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Sunny, upper floor Chianti apartment with large terrace and astounding views, sleeps 5

Bedroom with double bed
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
16 reviews
Bedroom with double bed
Poggio alla Croce
Living room with sofa bed
Bedroom with two single beds
Sunset on Florence
Florence by night
Open space on Chianti hills
Terrace on Florence
Danilo in a cooking lesson
Poggio alla Croce - Appartamenti Il Castagno
Chianti hills
Valdarno view
Our restaurant
Playground for children
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Poggio alla Croce, Greve in Chianti, Tuscany
Apartments Il Castagno is a family-run holiday houses rentals s in the central part of Toscana near to Firenze on one of the most beautiful hills of Chianti in the quiet and beautiful village of Poggio alla Croce (a few km from Greve).
Danilo Becattini, the owner, sympathetic cook lover of the countryside and typical gastronomic products of Tuscan cuisine has create an holiday homes complex called Il Castagno which consists of four beautiful apartments restructured maintaining the typical Tuscan style for 2 to 6 people.
Upper floor apartment with large panoramic terrace with a beautiful view on Florence and Chianti hills with a table and chairs.
Large kitchen that is also a dining/living-room with a convertible sofa bed, TV and it is equipped with all you need to cook, as well as an oven, a 4-rings-stove, fridge, freezer, moka-machine (I...
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About the Owner, Danilo B
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL184631 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 16 reviews
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  • Italian first
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Robert Ni...
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a lovely time and a cooking lesson with Danillo was a highlight - we found it hard to leave. Friendly, helpful family run accomodation in a charming village.

Management response:

Thanks very much. You arte very kind and friendly people! We hope that you can come back! Thanks Danilo and Lorenzo


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Nethy Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We actually ended with the downstairs apartment, which was very good. Along with a good terrace was an extensive garden area with excellent covered seating. The village is very small and fairly remote, but a nearby town has a supermarket, and there is a pizzeria in the village at weekends. Sitting at the apartment one looks down the valley to...

Management response:

Thanks very much for your appreciation! We hope that you can come back Danilo Becattini


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Sudbury, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed here and toured around the area. Danielo, and his son, Lorenzo were very helpful to suggest sites to visit that were not in travel guides. We loved the area, and the people were very welcoming. The apt was very clean and comfortable with all the comforts of home. We loved returning at the end of the day to...

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Thanks very much for your review. You are very friendly and nice people. Becattini family


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
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Oct 15, 2016 -
Nov 30, 2016
Autumn 2016
3 nights
Dec 1, 2016 -
Dec 18, 2016
December 2016
3 nights
Dec 19, 2016 -
Jan 8, 2017
Christmas 2016
2 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices includes: consumption of water and electricity, final cleaning, use of linen and towels, 10% VAT
NOT includes
use of heating that is counted with an independent system (Euro 3,7 al m3)
tourist tax (Euro 1,5 for each night).
Special offer: 10% of discount on the total price for every two consecutive weeks booking.
We can accept deposit by bank transfer in Euro and payment at your arrival by cash or credit card.
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How to get there
Airport: Firenze Peretola: 12.4 mi
Railway: Figline Valdarno: 4.3 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 62.1 mi
By Car<BR>From the motorway A1 Milan-Rome, exit at INCISA REGGELLO.<BR>At the motorway exit, turn left and follow signs for Figline Valdarno 4 Km<BR>Before arriving in the town of Figline Valdarno you will find a large roundabout and take the first exit on the right in the direction of Poggio alla Croce, San Polo, Grassina<BR>Route 7 km reach Poggio alla Croce and there you will find in the center of the village opposite the church.<BR><BR>For those arriving from Florence<BR>Reach the exit Firenze Sud on the passing of Varlungo Bridge.<BR>At the end of the junction turn right towards GRASSINA - GREVE.<BR>Go through all the land of Grassina and after the main square (Piazza Umberto I), turn left to San Polo in Chianti<BR>Go through... more
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 62.1 mi.
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