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Stone-built villa with large private swimming pool set in the heart of Chianti

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps up to 6 guests, perfect location, welcoming interiors, extensive gardens

Few properties in Tuscany can offer such a fantastic location, a large private pool and an attractive price as Villa Cortine! Perfectly set in the countryside of Chianti, the most sought after area of Tuscany, Villa Cortine can accommodate 6 guests in welcoming and traditional interiors, with all the most famous cities and hamlets of Tuscany literally at your doorstep. The villa has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, an incredibly large private pool and is surrounded by fields as well as unspoilt woods: all the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday in Tuscany. The friendly owners are always on hand (they live in a nearby villa) should the guests require anything during their stay. On the back part of the villa there is an apartment, occasionally occupied by the owners, that does’t have access to the pool or the grounds that remain for the exclusive use of the guests staying in Villa Cortine.

Inside the villa is set over 2 floors: it has been furnished with care and attention to the details using antique pieces and finished making wide use of local traditional stone. On the ground floor there are a large, airy lounge furnished with sofas, TV, dining area, kitchen (fully equipped with oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle) and a bathroom with shower as well as washing machine. On the upper floor there are 3 bedrooms plus 2 further bathrooms: the re is a double bedroom with sn-suite shower room as well as a double bedroom and a bedroom with bunk-beds sharing a family bathroom with bathtub. Wi-fi internet connection is offered free of charge.

Outside, Villa Cortine will impress its guests with a stunning, large private swimming pool set within a green and inviting lawn. The pool area provides beautiful views over the rolling hills and is equipped with sunbeds, parasols and gazebo. The swimming pool is open from the 28th of April until 21st of October and measures 13m x 7m: definitely a considerable size! The depth is between 1.5m and 1.8m, access is via Roman Steps. For the lovers of al-fresco dining, Villa Cortine is also equipped with outdoor dining areas as well as a barbecue with traditional wood burning oven.

Welcome to Villa Cortine, for a taste of the most authentic Tuscany!

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Property Manager
Posarelli Villas
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Greek, Finnish
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Barberino Val D'elsa in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 08:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk-bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool

Reviews

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(9 traveller reviews)

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Stone-built villa with large private swimming pool set in the heart of Chianti
average rating of 4.0 based on 9 reviews
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Review for stay from 05 August 2017 to 05 August 2017

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine sehr schöne Woche in der Villa Cortine. Alles war sehr sauber und gepflegt. Das Schwimmbad und der Blick sind wunderbar. Die Besitzer waren sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit.

Danke Posarellivillas für die gute Betreuung und Vermittlung/Komunikation mit den Besitzern schon vor Reiseantritt. Alles hat sehr gut geklappt.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 03 June 2017 to 03 June 2017

  • 5 of 5

Wunderschönen Villa, sehr großräumig und toll eingerichtet. Die Lage ist sehr schön, das Schwimmbad fantastisch! Und die Besitzer haben uns sehr nett empfangen und uns gute Tipps gegeben.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 19 August 2017 to 02 September 2017

  • 4 of 5

A beautifully kept traditional Italian villa with all the comforts of home. Great views for the back of the house. The pool area is exceptional and a must in the hot summer months. Good amenities a short drive away. Highly recommended to get away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Traditional Italian style. Good facilities. Great pool. Quiet location but local amenities close by

  • 4 of 5

Great for exploring Chianti region, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Review for stay from 22 July 2017 to 05 August 2017

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed the villa, which is very nice, has a wonderful pool area, and is in the heart of the beautiful Chianti region; the owners were also very friendly.

However we feel that the property description is very misleading; the inaccuracies in the description were to such an extent that we would not have chosen this villa had we known the true extent to which the owners and their family use the grounds and facilities of the villa. We feel that these inaccuracies may also impact other customers when they are choosing their holiday. We have listed the key points of note below:

1) The description says:

"The friendly owners are always on hand (they live in a nearby villa) should the guests require anything during their stay"

- in fact the owners live approximately 150 meters from the property in a couple of wooden buildings. The owners go past the property many times each day and sit outside their building and can be heard from the villa. This may be useful to know if you want a truly secluded villa, as it does not feel as secluded as we had been led to believe.

2) The description says:

“(the owners don’t have access to the pool, that remains for the sole use of our customers).”

“private swimming pool”

- in fact on the day we arrived 4 of the family were in the pool; we mentioned this to the owner (Francesca) and having had a call with Elena from PosarelliVillas Francesca advised that this was an agent mistake, but agreed that the contract was explicit and the owners would therefore not use the pool when we were doing so.

However each day at approx 17.00 – 18.00 the owners’ family (3 boys and 2 adults) that were staying in the attached apartment used the pool whilst we were either in the pool or sitting in the pool area. We raised this again with Francesca and were told that this is “not a problem for the children to use it”. We disagreed but due to the language barrier this was difficult, and the situation continued; in fact they also started using it once per day in the morning also (if only for 30 mins or so).

On the second Wednesday of our stay Francesca gave us a piece of paper saying that they were having a ‘Working pool party’ that day from 14.00 – 24.00 and invited us to this and a buffet. The note said that she would waive the EUR100 cleaning cost; although we did not want this to take place, and it is clearly not in keeping with the contract/ description of the villa, we did not complain as this was ...

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 01 July 2017 to 08 July 2017

  • 5 of 5

Great location for exploring Tuscany, lots of space and lovely clean pool. Lovely family/owners. Felt very secure and safe.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Location

Villa Cortine is located in one of the most central and sought after areas of Tuscany: Chianti. chianti is famous all over the world for its stunning landscapes, rolling hills, charming atmosphere, great food and wine. With such a great setting, Villa Cortine will be the perfect base to explore this country: historical cities, hamlets, winery tours, will all be at your doorstep!

The property is located in a beautiful and central area, perfect to explore the whole Tuscany: Chianti Classico is just a few minutes’ drive away and the beautiful cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Volterrra, Arezzo, Cortona, Pisa and Lucca are all within easy reach.

Distances: San Donato in Poggio (shops of any kind) 3,5 km away, Barberino Val D'Elsa 7,5 km away, Castellina in Chianti 11 km away, Greve in Chianti 20 km away, San Gimignano 32 km away, Florence 35 km away, Siena 50 km away, Volterra 50 km away, Pisa 100 km away, Arezzo 105 km away, Cortona 120 km away.

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