Casa Refolo A is a characteristic two-story apartment that is part of a villa surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. It sleeps six people. It is approximately 130 square meters (1400 square feet). It features a shared swimming pool, a private patio, a shared garden, air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed), winter heating and WI-FI Internet access.
You will be roughly 4.5 km (2.8 miles) from Gaiole in Chianti, where you will find a grocery store. You will find the closest restaurant a few meters (feet) away.
Casa Refolo A is located on the first floor. You will reach it from the patio going up an external stairway which consists of approximately 15 steps.
To stay at Casa Refolo A you will need a car. You will be able to park it inside the entrance gate. Please note that access to Casa Refolo A is along an 800-meter (half-a-mile) unpaved road.
Casa Refolo A is one of the holiday homes available in a small complex (you can find these holiday homes on this website). Please find a general description of the complex below, and please scroll further down for a description of Casa Refolo A.
The Casa Refolo apartments are six apartments belonging to a farm which is located in the heart of the Chianti region. The farm is situated on a hillock and it is entirely surrounded by grapevines and olive groves.
In the farm you will also find a small hotel and a restaurant where you could taste delicious traditional dishes. Cooking classes are held at the restaurant, which will give you the opportunity to learn how to cook the tasty Tuscan specialties.
A small spa, located in the farm, will give you the possibility to relax through the several relaxing treatments such as the chocolate therapy, the wine therapy, the Imperial bath and much more...
The farm features a swimming pool, and not only! Many more activities are available at the complex: you will find a pond which lies among the hills; you could practise archery in a proper field where a small bow for children is available; you will also find a tennis court which is situated among the grapevines and the wood; in a panoramic and shady area, you will even find a ping pong table along with a swing and a dartboard.
If you are fond of hiking, there are three different paths, each featuring a different level of difficulty (low, medium and high) departing from the farm. You will enjoy crossing through our woods and grapevines, walking along creeks and bridges, passing through medieval villages and more... all in the splendid set of the Chianti hills.
Not far from the farm, you will be able to go horse riding, to rent bicyles and quad bikes.
You will reach the swimming pool from the garden going down approximately 25 stairway steps. The pool is 5 meters (16 feet) large by 15 meters (50 feet) long, 1.8 meters (5.9 feet) deep. The area is equipped with a table, chairs, deck chairs, sun loungers and an external shower. From the swimming pool you will enjoy a pleasant view of the Chianti hills. You will share the pool with the other guests staying at the complex. The swimming pool is open from the beginning of June until the end of September.
The garden is 400 square meters (4300 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by a gazebo. It is equipped with a table and chairs. Here you will also find a brickwork barbecue. From the garden you will have a gorgeous view of the surrounding countryside. You will share the garden with the other guests staying at the complex.
Wellness room with bathroom
At Casa Refolo you will find a wellness room with a heated Jacuzzi pool with hydromassage. This room has a bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a shower and a Jacuzzi bathtub. Please note that use of the wellness facilities is not included in the rental fee and must be paid locally.
The patio is 20 square meters (215 square feet) large. It is equipped with a table and chairs. Here you will also find a brickwork barbecue. From the patio you will have a nice view of the surrounding buildings.
Bottom FloorLiving Room
The living room is paved with terracotta tiles. The ceiling has characteristic exposed wood beams. The furnishings are rural and characteristic of the Tuscan house. The furnishings include a sofa. There is a big fireplace made of bricks. In the living room you will also find a cooking area. The kitchenette is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a small refrigerator with freezer, an Italian-style coffee-maker and a kettle. The dining table can accommodate six guests. In this room you will find a satellite television (local channels). The room has a window.
You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the living room. The bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has a window with a view of the greenery. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit. Here you will also find a ceiling fan.
The first bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a fully enclosed shower. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the living room.
Top FloorBedroom 2
You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor. The bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has a window with a view of the greenery. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit. Here you will also find a ceiling fan.
You will be able to enter the third bedroom from the corridor. The ceiling is sloped and has characteristic exposed wood beams. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches). The room has a roof window. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
The second bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a fully enclosed shower. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.