Situated within 2½ hectares of land, on a hill side offering views of valley, forested slopes and undulating farm lands. In the heart of Chianti Classico, a mere 2km from San Donato village shops, equidistant at 40 minutes drive from both Florence (38km) and Siena(43km).
Meticulous transformation from 16C farmstead to comfortable retreat using sensitive and imaginative design. Vallicino is built on three levels giving a cool sensation on entering into small hallways, floors and stairs of smooth Travertine stone.
The ground floor with master bedroom en suite also has a study with day bed, intimate sitting room and library. Stairs lead down into another salotto adjoining the large dining area and a spacious very well equipped kitchen. Glass doors open onto the dining terrace overlooking the tempting heated swimming pool (13m x 4m). Planted beds edge meadow where wild flowers nestle below fruit and olive trees, and hidden by forested canopy, a 19C castle perches above.
First floor has four well designed bedrooms with two shower rooms en suite and large family bathroom, as well as a family sitting and television room. Facilities throughout are of a high standard with both air conditioning and areas of under floor heating.
Sleeps: maximum 10 people
in 5 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms + 2 shower rooms + 1 sep WC
2 levels underfloor heating. 1st floor air-conditioning.
Wi-Fi, pool (pool heating Mid & High Season only ** see Important Information), A/C, TreadMill, exercise bike, built-in barbecue.
Staff: Non Resident housekeeper, gardener.
Cooking & English speaking guide by arrangement
Cost of Let per week in Euro 2018
Low Season – (Oct 7/Mar 3) by arrangement
Mid Season – (Mar 3/June 2 & Sept 8/Oct 6) €4,600 (+ electric)
High Season – (June 2/Sept 8) €6,000
Christmas & New Year by arrangement.
Tavarnelle val di Pesa (6km with city hall + administration). Greve in Chianti (18km). Historic Arrezzo (76km). Tyrrhenian coastal Cecina (90km). International airports at Florence (38km), Pisa (92km), Bolognia (128km), Perugia (153km) Rome’s Ciampino and Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci (296km).