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Villa with private swimming pools in Chianti ,Tuscany, near Florence - Castellaccio 2

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking



Castellaccio 2

The rural complex of Villa il Castellaccio, once a fully working farm, is set in a beautiful panoramic position in the heart of Chianti, between Florence, Siena and Arezzo . The apartments, all recently reconstructed from the original farm buildings are furnished in style and comfort with all mod-cons .They all have their own entrances on different sides of the complex giving each a sense of privacy. They share a big terrace with gardens and the main swimming-pool, but often it will seem like you are the only guests, it's always so peaceful and quiet !

Castellaccio 2, sleeps 5 people, in it you will find: a big sitting room/dining room, a large fully equipped kitchen, 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and shower, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom and shower, an extra bathroom with WC.

Above the living-room, there is a little open loft study with a single bed.

The apartment has a private outdoor porch with a dinning table and chairs.

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About the property


Villa il Castellaccio lies in a panoramic position surrounded by vineyards and olive groves at Lucolena, near Greve, in the heart of the Chianti countryside. It has an independent VILLA (4 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite bathrooms for tot. 10 people) with its own private pool & garden. It's possible have untill 2 eventual extra single sofa-beds in attic room with private bathroom with shower (Extra Euro 200 per bed per week to pay on spot) so total 12 people.

Strategically placed for Florence (only 25 mins by train from nearby Figline) and a comfortable drive from Siena, San Gimignano & Arezzo, makes it an ideal home-base for combining sight seeing and relaxation. Have fun visiting medieval towns like Greve in Chianti, Castellina, Gaiole, Radda and along the way, discover typical restaurants, Castles, Wineries & Nature Reserves. On our hilltop you can find an C11th church and the ruins of the original Castle, destroyed in the C14th strife between Guelfs and Ghibellines. But after an exciting day out it’s great to get back “home” to the fresh country air and a dip in the pool !

Cooking classes and Dinners with Chef: It is possible to organize Cooking classes and Dinners (for those of you who just love the food but don't cook) with a professional Chef who comes to your kitchen on the evening you prefer- it's a great highlight to a stay at Villa il Castellaccio and very popular. You can choose from several menus, all typical Tuscan!!....your kitchen is cleaned up for you after which is nice too!

Wine tasting: We do wine and olive oil tasting in our wine cellar € 5 per person.

There is also a small museum of farming equipment from days gone by.

Trips further afield: Maybe some of you would like to explore more distant places

We can organize day trips or half day excursions to places like Rome, Siena, Venice and the Cinque terre (to name but a few).

With special permits enabling our drivers to go directly into the Historical city centres and often right up to the main monuments and places of interest, means you can concentrate your time enjoying the sights without the hassle of parking, traffic and endless walking.

Another advantage is for the Chianti wine tour; noone has to te-total for driving so you can ALL enjoy the wine!

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Property Manager
Leonardo Maccioni
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

Available Rentals

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Extras not included: Final cleaning €12 per person , minimum €40
Heating calculated on consumption (circa € 2,50 per hour)
Security Deposit in CASH on arrival, RETURNED to you at end of sojourn-€ 200.
Sojourn Tax not included: 1,5 euro per person per night just for people over 14 years old and for a maximum of 7 nights

Included in price are: Wi-Fi, All household linen, pool towels (changed weekly), 1baby-cot on request, 1 high chair on request, electricity, hot water, gas for cooking, parking.


Accommodation and facilities for Castellaccio 2in Greve in Chianti in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • All the bathrooms are new and in pristine condition. Hair dryer supplied. A set of towels per person is provided per week. Any changes during the week are extra.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Inside the Apartment there are some small steps to reach bedrooms. All linen is provided per week. Any changes during the week are extra. Nb. There is a washing machine in your apartment for which you have free and exclusive use.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
This apartment has access to the main swimming pool and gardens and also, on a different terrace, a Pizza & Barbecue area with wood burning oven and tables & chairs for eating next to it . Free Wi-Fi connection covers the entire property and grounds (you can even use it while relaxing by the pool!!) Apart from helping you with restaurants and places of interest in the area, we can also organize cooking classes, dinners with chef, Wine tasting, Day Trips and walking tours. Please note : For hygienic reasons no foodstuffs are provided therefore remember to bring basics like salt, sugar etc.


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Castellaccio 2
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Best villa we've ever stayed in

  • 5 of 5

We had a super time in Castellaccio 3! The peaceful apartments are set in the most idyllic location with stunning hillside views. The pool is huge; surrounded by olive groves and as you swim you are surrounded by views of the Tuscan hills. The apartment was amazing. Spacious and well equipped with high ceilings that kept it cool despite unseasonally high temperatures of 40 degrees on a couple of days. You're well located to see the famous Chianti towns; Greve, Radda and Castellina plus San Gimignano (beautiful) and Siena. Huge Co-op 15 mins away in Figline Valdarno. Also in Figline is a station with 25mins fast trains to Florence - perfect! Leonardo is delightful and a fount of local knowledge. He's happy to book restaurants, advise on itineraries, pre-book museums. Cannot recommend enough. A Tuscan idyll!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beleef de Chianti op z'n mooist!

  • 5 of 5

Villa il Castellaccio is een prachtige locatie midden tussen de wijn- en olijfgaarden. Het huis was goed schoongemaakt en bood alle comfort. De villa wordt omgeven door een mooi terrein met een goed onderhouden zwembad. Het was een perfecte uitvalbasis om de Chianti streek goed te verkennen. In Lucolena is een klein winkeltje met genoeg keus voor ontbijt en dergelijke. Grote boodschappen doe je bij de Coop in Figline. Leonardo is een zeer behulpzame en vriendelijke gastheer, die voor een Italiaan uitstekend engels spreekt. Ook de Chianti-wijn die zijn familie maakt, is zeer aan te bevelen.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your beautiful review! It's a pleasure when our guests enjoy your holiday at Villa il Castellaccio. I hope see you again next time!
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Very nice place

  • 5 of 5


Nice appartment and super service from Leonardo

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Villa il Castellaccio! I await you again!
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  • 4 of 5

The place is great! The location was well equipped and large! We enjoyed the covered veranda. Our teens enjoyed meeting other teens!

We all want to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely villa in great location

  • 5 of 5

The villa and apartments are very well equipped and in a lovely location well placed for exploring the area including Florence and Chianti. Leonardo was an excellent host and looked after us well. We enjoyed the wine tasting tour and learning about the history of his family and all about how he makes wine. There is a pizza oven and barbecue area for guests to use which was great fun.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your beautiful review! I am happy to hear that you enjoy your stay at Villa il Castellaccio! I hope to have you again as our guests!
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We had a great vacation

  • 4 of 5

It was a great pleasure to meet Leonardo and to stay a week In his apartment. We appeciated the space, the equipment, the nature around and the pool. We will recommend to ours friends.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review and to recommend our structure to your friends! I hope to have you again as our guests!
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Florence and Pisa
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Ugolino Impruneta
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Figline Val D'Arno
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
La Botteghina di Dudda
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The Chianti area is a small but stunningly beautiful part of Tuscany. Explore the famous rolling hills 'Le dolci colline' depicted in Renaissance Art, and discover castles, wine cellars, Typical eating places & craftshops and the many medieval towns, like Greve, Radda, Gaiole and Castellina. Perhaps you may come upon one of the local gastronomic events(called Sagre) or an antique fair and there is always a market somewhere every day ! As we are central, you can reach most places in minimum 5 to max.40 mins. The main cities of Tuscany; Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Lucca, Pisa & Volterra are also close at hand, and don't forget the fashion outlets The Mall & Prada !! both near Figline. From there you can hop on a train and be in Florence in just 25 mins (we supply timetables). In a day you can even reach the coast for places like Le Cinque Terre and romantic Porto Venere. The nearest villages for food stores and Typical Trattorias are Lucolena and Dudda,only 1km away.

Other Activities: Cooking class/dinner,wine tasting, Day trips with chauffeur,Walking tours.

Golf: Ugolino Golf: 18 Holes, just 10 Km