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Panoramic villa on the hills between Florence and Siena - Apartment 2



Updated: 24-Jul-2016
3 Bedrooms apartment in the Florentine chianti

Come and stay in our stone villa on the hillside in the magnificent country between Florence and Siena, right in the heart of Chianti. This is an ideal place for those who wish to visit the most important cities in Tuscany. It is also the perfect starting point for nice countryside walks. And if you're looking for total relax, the apartment has its own outdoor area or terrace equipped with table, chairs and sun umbrellas, with lovely countryside view, arches and terracotta floors, satellite TV, washing machine, well equipped kitchen with electric oven.

Details for holiday chateau / country house Apartment 2 , 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Apartment 2- (2 + 3) 70 qm. We reach this apartment by few steps, but the terrace, equipped with table, chairs and sun umbrella, offers a nice panorama. Living/dining room with view to the pool and well equipped kitchen corner with oven, single sofa-bed, two single beds in a corner of the living-room. One double bedroom, two bathrooms with shower. Satellite TV and washing machine.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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9 Reviews

based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Skipton, Nth.Yorks, U.K

Absolutely Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my two children (15yrs +21yrs) stayed at Casa Gabriella for a week in early June. The location was perfect, just a 10/15minute stroll to the town, local supermarket, tourist information (with bus time-tables etc) restaurants, pizzerias/eateries, shops, markets, public library (with internet access) and main bus stops (for Florence, Sienna etc. etc) even though it's a small town there was always something going on, we felt ideally situated!

We don't drive and have never travelled to Italy before, in hindsight, a car driver or someone more familiar with traveling/conversing in Italy would've made things easier, initialy I did feel a bit unprepared but never the less we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

The accomodation itself was fantastic, cool, spacious, clean, well maintained including gardens and pool, well furnished & equipped with all basic essentials. I adored the views and waking up everyday to the smell of jasmine and such perfect peace, watching the sun set each evening beyond the cypress tress with nothing but the sound of crickets, I am a keen walker and found the surrounding countryside breathtaking, I would thoroughly recommend Casa Gabriella and definately stay again, I miss it already!!

With many Thanks to all concerned!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, Tx

Perfect location for exploring Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Casa Gabriella. We had a group of 8 sharing the 3 bedroom apartment and it never crowded. With 3 bathrooms we never had a line. The apartment was very well appointed. It is only a short walk to the village for supplies. We had a car but you can easily catch a bus in the village if you need to. Being located between Florence and Siena it was easy to find and also easy to get to not only Floence and Siena but all the lovely Chianti towns, San Gimignamo, Volterra, San Donato, Greve, Panzano. We had such a great time. We just need to find out when we can come back. I would recommend April as the wisteria was in full bloom and it wasn't crowded at all. Our thanks to AnnaMaria, Fernando and Gabriella for being such wonderful hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Fantastic place for family stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife, my two girls and I visited from Canada and had a great time staying at Casa Gabrielle. After many days of touring Rome and Venice, the quietness and beauty of the country side were very welcomed. We stayed in the top suite and enjoyed the incredible view. We also played some football in the yard, and enjoyed a picnic amongst the olive trees. The walk into town was an easy kilometer, although there aren't any sidewalks for some of the walk. Our host was great, and we found it convenient to travel by bus into Florence for the day. But just staying there and relaxing was the best!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heizung unzureichend und Ärger mit der Vermieterin

  • 2 of 5

Die Anlage Casa Gabrielle ist prinzipiell ganz nett; leider war es zu der besuchten Zeit (Ende April) sehr kühl. Leider war die Zentralheizung völlig unzureichend und lief nur abends ein paar Stunden. Wir baten die Vermieterin, die Heizung aufzudrehen, aber leider ohne Erfolg. Statt dessen wurde sie sehr unfreundlich und laut, obwohl wir eine völlig berechtigte Bitte hatten. Sie versuchte uns nachzuweisen, dass die Wohnung warm genug war (angeblich 19 Grad), aber als wir uns ein eigenes Thermometer gekauft hatten, haben wir sehr viel weniger gemessen. Die Unfreundlichkeit und die fehlende Hilfsbereitschaft der Vermieterin war schockierend und inakzeptabel. Wir können die Ferienwohnung leider nicht empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2008
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ich kann mich an diese Personen sehr gut erinnern, da sie die einzigen unfreundlichen Kunden waren, die ich jemals hatte. Zu der Kundenbeschwerde möchte ich folgendes klarstellen: - Am Tag ihrer Ankunft (samstags) haben die Kunden um 22,30 Uhr bei mir angerufen (meine Familie und ich schliefen schon) und bemängelt, dass die Heizung in der Wohnung nicht an war. In 5 Minuten war ich bei den Kunden und habe nachgeschaut: Die Heizung war nicht ausgeschaltet (sie war seit dem Morgen angeschaltet), aber die Kunden haben dennoch gefrohren, was ich leider nicht ändern konnte. - Am Sonntag morgen war es draussen sehr warm (man kann die Temperatur des Wetterdienstes leicht im Internet nachprüfen. An dem Tag gab es im Dorf eine Feier und 250 Leute haben draussen gegessen!). Die Heizung in der Wohnung war bis 10 Uhr eingeschaltet (wir haben einen Timer, der die Heizung sehr früh morgens und dann nachmittags bis abends einschaltet). Ich bin nochmals zu den Kunden gefahren und habe ein Thermometer mitgebrahct: Es waren 21 Grad in der Wohnung! Ich habe die Kunden gebeten, mir dies zu unterschreiben, damit ich später einen Beweis haben konnte, dass es nicht so kalt war, wie sie es empfunden haben (wir haben nunmal in Italien nur im Juli und August Hochsommer!!), aber sie haben sich geweigert. - Am nächtsen Tag war das Wetter auch wieder schön und warm, die Heizung zu den nötigen Tageszeiten an. Die Kunden haben nichts weiter gesagt, haben bezahlt und sind abgereist, also dachte ich, sie seien endlich zufrieden. Das Problem ist wahrscheinlich, dass viele Leute denken, in Italien sei immer Sommer (es kann im Frühjahr oder Früherbst jedoch leicht mal kühl sein, besonders morgens und abends) und keine angemessene Kleidung mitbringen: Trotz vorhandener und funktionierender Heizung sollten deswegen ein Pullover und eine leichte Jacke auf jeden Fall im Gepäck mit dabei sein. p.s. jeder Kunde kann Heizung den ganzen Tag und die ganze Nacht haben mit einem kleines extra, Euro 5 bis Euro 7 pro Tag.
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14 2

Très bon séjour en Toscane, merci Annamaria !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons loué ( couple avec 3 enfants : 17, 15, 11 ans) l'appartement 2 pendant 11 jours. Propreté et linge de maison impeccable, situation géographique idéal, excellente piscine (bonne dimension...), très bon accueil avec Annamaria qui parle Français !! Séjour inoubliable... Nous recommandons fortement cette location...Nul doute que l'on reviendra !

Merci Annamaria pour ta disponibilité et tes conseils !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Un grand merci à Vous pour Votre cordialité!!!
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Très bon séjour

  • 5 of 5

Très bonne location, conforme à la description. Grand appartement, belle terrasse, très belle vue. Belle piscine.

Très bon accueil, hôte très sympathique.

Emplacement idéal pour visiter Florence (en bus c était parfait), Sienne, San Giminiano et autres.

A recommander sans hésiter.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Firenze ( 50 kms ) or Pisa ( 90 kms ) at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : in the village at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 90 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Montelupo at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Firenze at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Firenze- Siena at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : in the village at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Abetone or Amiata at 70 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Versilia at 100 Kilometres Car: not necessary

You can reach Tavarnelle by walk, where you'll find restaurants and pizzerias (in summer also open air pizzerias, low cost and very good), shops and a supermarket, wine tasting and bus transfers (hourly to and from Florence and Siena), and a large tourist office. From the property you can also make walking routes discovering ancient villas and magnificent old castles and villages. In each village, there are open-air markets each morning where you can find everything and enjoy the Italian way of life. Large supermarkets and outlets can be reached in an hour. For children, approximately less than one hour from here there is the seaside, the lining tower of Pisa, the wind caves, the Dinosaurs’ Park, the Pinocchio Park in Collodi, the Pratolino garden. At client disposal two mountains bikes, Euro 20,00 per week each


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall to winter 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter to spring 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July - August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Fall-Winter 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

Prices are per apartment, everything included: water, electricity, weekly change of linen for the beds, the bathrooms, the kitchen, final cleaning, taxes. No extras to pay. In the apartments you'll find all detergents for cleaning such as soap for dishes, soap, etc. Iron and iron board, toaster. Outside small barbecue. From the property you can do several walking paths (at the tourist office you'


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  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • chateau / country house


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 70 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 2 Child Bed, 3 Sofa bed/Futon
  • wooden ceilings, view over the country side.


  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

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