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An enchanting small villa, perfect for two, with an unparalleled view.

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Country villa, part of a complex of very beautiful restored rural buildings

Il Diaccino is an enchanting small villa, perfect for two, with a magnificent view. It overlooks an extraordinary landscape of hills, vineyards and olive groves, with Siena in the backgroud.

All of il Diaccino rooms are furnished with a taste for refined elegance. The entrance leads to the spacious living room that has large windows overlooking the garden and the unique view. There are two very comfortable sofa beds, armchairs, tables, lamps and a bookcase. Also on the ground floor, guests enjoy a large fully equipped kitchen/dining room with a door leading onto the garden.Before going upstairs to the bedroom, you find the bathroom with shower. Also the double bedroom with closet enjoys the beautiful view. Outdoors a covered private terrace with dining facilities. The pool may be shared with guests at Le Diacce(VRBO listing 281961). A tall thick edge separates il Diaccino from Le Diacce. Privacy is assured. To reach il Diaccino there is a private road and a private parking.

Franca Gatteschi
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Gaiole In Chianti in Province of Siena

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 1
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Never allow children to go to the pool without supervision. Guests are kindly required not to move furniture around ,inside or outside.
  • For any problem regarding WY FI,heating system,all electrical appliances such as dishwasher, washing machine etc. kindly ask owner.
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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An enchanting small villa, perfect for two, with an unparalleled view.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Tranquil peace of heaven

  • 5 of 5

The house we enjoyed was picture postcard perfect and the location was a dream ,so nice to be away from the hustle and bustle of life! That said it was in a great place for access to lots of the beautiful Chianti villages. Franca is so friendly it was a pleasure to be guests in her house

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfection in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

As world travelers, rarely do we find places where we long to return.

However Franca’s beautiful mountain villa is a place I could easily see us returning to, and even calling home. Nestled deep in the beautiful mountains of the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany, you will find a peaceful escape from the crowded museums of Rome and Florence, where you can relax with a bottle of local Chianti Classico in front of the fire and ponder your time in Italy. All too often we spend our trips running from site to site, museum to museum, and we miss out on savoring what it would really be like to live in a place like this. The villas are engulfed in absolute quiet, surrounded by olive trees, vineyards and plenty of local wildlife. Check-in and check-out was simple, and Franca didn’t make us feel like foreign visitors, but rather honored guests. The villa we stayed in was private, and quite large. The bedroom was comfortable and we spent several nights relaxing in the living room in front of the fireplace. The kitchen and bathrooms were well stocked and had everything needed. The location was a great 'home base' for exploring the Chianti region. The closest small town, Gaiole in Chianti, was magical, truly a step back in time. We couldn't resist visiting frequently to pick up provisions.

All in all, it was one of the most memorable and nicest places we have visited in the world, and we will hopefully return again in the future. Our sincere gratitude to Franca, who is truly one of the greatest hosts we have encountered.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A slice of heaven in Chianti

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 2 weeks plus at Il Diaccino and it was perfect for us. The house, space, and furnishings are better than the pictures show. Wonderful warm October sunsets overlooking the olive trees and vineyards. We used the house as our base for our stay in Tuscany and were able to take in the hill towns on day trips using Il Diaccino as our base. Evenings we enjoyed making our own meals in the well equipped kitchen and enjoying the quiet solitude of Montegrossi. As others have noted, Franca is a wonderful host and she made a number of great restaurant and sight-seeing recommendations. Everything in the house functioned well, including the fireplace for evenings when the temperature dipped. Altogether, it was a perfect place for us to thoroughly enjoy our first visit to Tuscany.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Doug and Marie, I always try to assist and help the travellers who choose my house. I can only say you were the perfect guests. It was a pleasure to welcome and host you at Il Diaccino!
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As good as it gets!

  • 5 of 5

We had wonderful experience with Franca and overall with this property. Flexible arrival time was ok with Franca, unlike some other properties we visited on this trip. The property is as beautiful as in pictures, if not more. Clean, bright, spacious, excellent pool. Private and relaxing, perfect getaway. Will recommend it to my friends.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I always try to offer to my guests the kind of welcome I would like to receive when traveling in a foreign country. I am at disposal to give any kind of tips: places to visit,restaurants worth booking, local outdoor activities( horse riding, biking, tennis),indications to rent cars locally or hire expert guides for local tours....
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Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had wanted to go to Italy for years, and we decided that our 30th wedding anniversary was the perfect reason to make it happen. Part of our trip included a week stay in this beautiful villa in the heart of the Chianti region. The villa itself is very spacious, charmingly decorated, and well appointed, including a bottle of Podere Ciona wine chilling in the fridge upon our arrival. The owners were extremely helpful with information about the area - suggesting restaurants, shopping, side trips, etc. We thoroughly enjoyed the winery tour and tasting, hosted by Lorenzo and Jennifer. Lorenzo provided us with information on how to buy Podere Ciona wine in the states, and we will be stocking up. Also, highly recommend attending the cooking class given by Franca and her sister. Not only was the food / drink delicious, but the family atmosphere. coupled with the lovely setting with views of Sienna were a perfect way to end a fabulous week. Finally, I cannot say enough about the views - such a sense of peace relaxing with a glass of wine in those sling back chairs overlooking the Podere Ciona estate and the Tuscan hills as a backdrop. Thank you Gatteschi family for a truly memorable trip!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This little Villa is a gem. It is beautifully decorated and has everything that one would need. The pictures were very accurate and Franca was amazing! She was so kind and was there for anything we wanted. For our first night, she made reservations at a close by yet very excellent and delicious restaurant. We had the opportunity to seeing their wine being bottled and Franca took her time to explain everything to us. The wines of their vineyard were a special treat. We enjoyed the silence - that is so hard to find these days and it was an excellent base to explore Tuscany.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Bar Centrale in Gaiole
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Ugolino, Firenze
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Badia a Coltibuono
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
120 Kilometres
Grosseto area
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Gaiole In Chianti, Siena Area

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3 night minimum stay
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