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Delightful Independent Villa Restored by Owners

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Greve in Chianti - Casa San Martino a Cecione, 1A

180 sqm, Sleeps 7+1, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths

A delightful and charming independent two-storey Villa, renovated by owners from what was once a 12th Century church only 3 km from the well known town of Panzano in Chianti (home of the world famous “Crazy Butcher, Dario Cecchini (http://www.dariocecchini.com/en), located in a quiet holiday resort area, within the fraction of Greve in Chianti (8km) and nearby the famous towns of Castellina (13km), Radda (12km) and Gaiole (23km), the larger cities of Florence (30km) and Siena (40km) home of the famous Palio horse race run twice a year on July 2nd and August 16th. A very spacious villa, suitable for couples, single or sharing families of up to eight people, offering great comfort at all times of the year. One bedroom can be used as either a double, twin, or for three children. The backyard/garden offers peace and relaxation, and for the more energetic, the area is ideal for walking, riding and other outdoor pursuits. The villa is both cool in summer and warm in winter with an outdoor dining area that can be used despite any rain with a large pergola veranda, equipped with table and chairs, a wood oven and a barbeque grill. A semi above ground swimming pool is available from May to October. The winter months offer full central heating if desired (extra billing if used) and a supply of logs for the large open fire maintaining a very cozy atmosphere. The owners are available daily to deal with any concerns you may have.

The main floor has 2 separate entrances – one from the patio into the kitchen/area and one from the lawn area to the open concept dining and living area (the original Church entrance and original door). The top floor has 1 bedroom with and en-suite bathroom with shower, the other 3 bedrooms share a bathroom with shower. One of these bedrooms has an adjacent balcony. There is a gorgeous view from the “Church” Tower (available 2016 season).

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 October, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

FABULOUS! Let me start by telling you about the house since that is why you are staying there. It has plenty of space, rooms are beautiful, clean, comfortable and the entire house gives you "home" feeling. I would strongly recommend staying there. We would love to rent for a month ! Having the owners near-by, Grazia & Nicola was great. They could not have been more helpful, especially having a flat tire on Sunday (EVERYTHING is closed on Sundays) where Nicola went above and beyond with taking the tire to a friend and had it fixed so that we would not miss out on a day of site-seeing. We also chose to have and evening where we had Grazia make my husband and I dinner, OMG, it was delicious and we were stuffed.........what an amazing home-made dinner she and daughter-in-law made. We would love to go back and take the entire family. I would rate it **** stars. Thanks again! Jan & Ed
May 2016
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Nearest Airport
52 Kilometres
Florence Airport - Peretola
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Panzano in Chianti
Nearest Ferry
55 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Colle Val D'Elsa (Circolo Golf L'Abbadia)
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Raccordo Siena - Firenze
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Panzano in Chianti
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Monte Amiata
Nearest Beach
145 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Car: necessary

You are very near the rich artistic and historical heritage towns of Siena and Florence along with San Gimignano, Volterra, Lucca, Pisa and Le 5 Terre that make great day trips. As this is Chianti country a few notable suggestions are: The new architectural phenomenon of the Antinori Winery in Bargino (tours and restaurant), Fonterutoli, Lilliano, Cesani in San Gimignano, Terrabianca in Radda, Badia di Coltibuono and Castello di Brolio in Gaiole, Dievole in Vagliali and Scoperto near Siena. Don't forget Montalcino, Val d'Orcia (Bagno Vignone and San Quirico) and Montepulciano (on the way to the province of Umbria). Chef/Cook/Catering on request to the Property Manager. Panzano is most famous for Dario Cecchini, the 'Crazy Butcher'. Outlet shopping can be found on the outskirts of Florence (Lecchio, Reggello www.themall.it/en/outlet-italy/homepage.html) and Barberino Designer Outlet ( www.florentiabus.it/eng/outlet-barberino.asp )


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Greve in Chianti, Chianti

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4 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £625

Please note that the damage deposit is paid via Home Away by use of your credit card and will be reimbursed 7 days after your departure in full once a damage inspection has been and no damage has been found.

The rental tax (obligatory) of €1.50 per night must also be paid in cash together with the damage deposit.

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2) Direct bank transfer payment to owner's account. We will send you banking information upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Greve in Chianti in Tuscany

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 180 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 1 full bathroom is ensuite on top floor 1 full bathroom is shared with 3 rooms on top floor 1 Powder room (toilet) on the main floor near living room
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , with Ensuite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , with balcony and shared bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , shared bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , For 2/3 children or couple - shared bath
  • Bedroom 2,3 & 4 share a bathroom with shower. One of these bedrooms has a balcony. Bedroom 1 has an en-suite bathroom with shower.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
A stunning view from the tower available in 2016. Neither air conditioning nor central heating are needed during the summer. If desired, central heating is available for an extra cost

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