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

Bedroom with double bed
Very good
17 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: 4 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Cooking class to learn how to make Home made pasta or traditional Tuscany kitchen
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Listing #HL184631
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Ameena H
Lanham, Maryland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed November 30, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

I had a short stay here and can confirm that the family is really nice. This was my first trip to Italy and my first stop and I am very happy that I stayed here. The view of the mountains are unbelievable! The pictures really don't do them justice. I came down too late for dinner but Danilo offered me...

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Thanks very much for your review! We hope that you can come back. Danilo and Lorenzo


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Robert Ni...
1 review
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.

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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
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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...

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


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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
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
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Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 27, 2017
July-August 2017
3 nights
Aug 28, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
Sept 2016
3 nights
Oct 1, 2017 -
Dec 17, 2017
Autumn 2017
3 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
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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.
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About the neighborhood
Appartamenti Il Castagno is a family-run holiday houses rentals in the central part of Tuscany near Florence on one of the most beautiful hills of Chianti in the quiet and beautiful village of Poggio alla Croce (a few km from Greve in Chianti) . The apartments are located in an ideal place for a holiday in the quiet of the Tuscan countryside , close to all major tourist and cultural place of interest such as Chianti, rich in charming rural views and gourmet products of excellent quality and the art cities like Florence , Arezzo , Siena, San Gimignano , Volterra, Pisa and Lucca are within a short drive (8 km from the highway A1 - Incisa Reggello , by bus or by train (8 km from the railway station of Figline Valdarno). Poggio alla Croce is the ideal place for those seeking an accomodation cl... more
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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
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 62.1 mi.
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