Casa Gherardi

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Sleeps: 18 Bedrooms: 9 Bathrooms: 9


Pool Ideal for Kids Wheelchair Access

Combining charm, character and modern styles, Casa Gherardi offers a remarkable nine-bedroom property, perfect for an unforgettable Italian retreat! Located in the heart of Chianti Classico, halfway between Florence and Siena, this unique property has a long history, with a story that weaves through fascinating biographies of all the owners. Seven centuries of history make any stay at the remarkable Casa Gherardi feel special.

Carefully renovated, this estate exudes charm whilst maintaining an elegant, contemporary feel throughout. Traditional materials and architecture bring warmth to each room, making you feel completely at home. The main entertaining space can be found in the fully equipped kitchen, designed for you to enjoy the company of friends and family with all the comforts of home around you. Whether you are gathered around sharing a bottle of wine or cooking a spectacular meal to enjoy al-fresco on the terrace, the kitchen is certainly the heart of this home. There is a beautiful lounge with comfy sofas, perfect for putting your feet up!

The nine bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, perfect for a good night’s sleep. With architectural features in Pietra Serena stone and pretty views that overlook the valley and forest, the bedrooms at Casa Gherardi feel like private retreats.

Each room consists of a sleeping area and a chic lounge. The decor combines a fresh, modern style with natural colours and Italian design elements. Embellished with artist Simone Boni’s murals depicting the nine neighbourhoods of medieval Florence, the rooms maintain the same magic and elegance as the rest of the property. 

Outside, the space is bright and open, with a maze of paths winding through the garden. There is a large infinity pool, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. Surrounded by strawberry trees, rosemary and jasmine, the only option is to put your feet up and relax, finishing off your favourite summer book! For those who enjoy dining al-fresco, there is a fabulous outdoor dining pergola and spacious dining table to seat twenty-two guests. Exuding style and charm from the inside out, there is no better spot to enjoy the scenic Italian countryside, soaking in the sun and enjoying the picturesque surroundings. 

The location of Casa Gherardi is perfect for wine tasting, as it is located within a world-famous wine (and olive oil!) producing region, celebrated by Verdi, Michelangelo and many others. This opulent estate offers a truly idyllic rural retreat. Stroll around the estate or explore by bike, with winding forests, olive groves and vineyards.

The closest town is Greve, a 10-minute drive away. In fact, the villa is perfectly located both to visit the art cities (with Florence about a 45-minute drive away, or Siena a little further afield, ideal for a day trip) and enjoying the tranquil calm of the Tuscan countryside.

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What you should know…

  • Due to the property’s many steps, young children should not be left unsupervised 
  • Due to the stunning rural location of this property, we recommend hiring a car to be able to explore

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Wheelchair Access Heating

Villa Interior

Main Villa

Ground Floor

- Living room
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Guest WC
- Bedroom with king size bed (180cm x 200cm), ensuite bathroom with shower and private garden
- Bedroom with king size bed (180cm x 200cm) and ensuite bathroom (wet room) with shower

First Floor

- 3 x bedrooms with king size beds (180cm x 200cm) and ensuite bathrooms with bathtubs
- Family bedroom with king size bed (180cm x 200cm), twin beds (90cm x 200cm) and ensuite bathroom with bathtub

The Barn

- 3 x bedrooms with king size beds (180cm x 200cm) and ensuite bathrooms with showers 

Outside Grounds

- Private infinity pool (15m x 6m)
- Garden 
- Large pergola with dining table seating 22 guests


- WiFi
- Air conditioning
- Heating 
- TV


About the surrounding area of Casa Gherardi
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Casa Gherardi is located in the heart of Chianti Classico, halfway between Florence and Siena. A maze of paths wind through the garden, surrounded by strawberry trees, rosemary and jasmine, with views across the countryside. This charming property is a wine-lovers paradise situated on an organic farm, with a historical wine cellar in operation since 1404. 

A stay at Casa Gherardi would never be complete without a visit to Florence, Siena or both. You can drive to the cities or take the train or bus. Florence is the larger of the two, with its renowned collection of Renaissance art and architecture, a fantastic range of boutiques and a wide selection of restaurants. Siena is a little further away, an hour’s drive from the villa. You could visit multiple times during your trip with an array of marvellous churches, galleries, restaurants, Renaissance and Gothic architecture, and a stunning central piazza. 

Florence is forty-five minutes from the villa by car, making it a must-visit during your stay. For foodies, Florence boasts a vast array of eateries to suit all tastes. Whether you fancy fine dining, street food or a traditional meal in a rustic trattoria, you can find it all among the city's remarkable architecture. Local wines and cocktails are served at various atmospheric bars, or perhaps you have more of a sweet tooth and would love to wander the pretty streets while enjoying gelato.

Florence's Renaissance art and architecture have drawn in visitors for years, so it will be no surprise that the city is overflowing with the most remarkable palaces, churches, museums and art galleries. Some key attractions are The Uffizi Gallery, Michelangelo’s statue of David, located in the incredible Galleria dell’Accademia and the former Medici palaces, The Palazzo Vecchio and The Palazzo Pitti. These vast galleries and Grand Duchal Palaces will each take half a day or more to visit, as there is so much to see and do!

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Florence Airport


Nearest Airport 2 Pisa Airport


Nearest City Florence


Nearest Town Greve in Chianti


Nearest Restaurant Greve in Chianti


Nearest Supermarket Greve in Chianti


Nearest Bar/Pub Greve in Chianti


Nearest Golf Circolo Golf dell'Ugolino


Nearest Train Station Figline Valdarno



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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Casa Gherardi is a remarkable setting for a family holiday and children will love the outdoors. Little ones will adore running around the ancient grounds, soaking in the history of this place, and enjoying the terrace by the pool. The pool is large enough for swimming lengths, and hours of fun can be had in the water!  

The charm and history of both Siena and Florence provide endless delights and experiences for all ages to enjoy. There are so many interesting places to explore, from Siena’s winding cobbled streets to the impressive main square, the setting of the famous Palio horse race. You can climb up the tower for fabulous views over the terracotta rooftops below, an experience kids will adore.   

The choice of places to visit in Florence is endless. Visiting galleries can be balanced with a trip to the magnificent Boboli gardens for a stroll or picnic. The art and culture are always best appreciated when mixed with a large scoop of delicious gelato or a bowl of fresh pasta; this rule applies to kids and adults alike! 

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Services Available

  • Breakfast Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Cocktail Classes Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers

Extras included at this property:

- Welcome hamper with local products (fruit, vegetables, wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pasta, cheese, milk, jam and more)
- Toiletries
- Mid-week towel and linen change

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Extra cleaning
- Breakfast
- Private chef
- Cooking classes
- Fridge stocking service 
- Cocktail classes

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

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Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €2000 charged to client’s credit card by the owner as a pre-authorisation one month before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 3.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Yes, and mid-week change included.
Energy costs included? Yes (except heating - see below).
Heating costs included? Extra €550 per week, payable locally.
Minimum stay 7 nights during high season. 3 nights in low season - prices are available on request.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€5 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to 10% VAT - Italy

Prices based on an occupancy of 18 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 11th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 £15,582
Oct 1st 2023 - Apr 27th 2024 £12,465
Apr 27th 2024 - May 25th 2024 £13,801
May 25th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 £15,582
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 12th 2024 £12,465

Prices based on an occupancy of 18 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 11th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 €17,103
Oct 1st 2023 - Apr 27th 2024 €13,682
Apr 27th 2024 - May 25th 2024 €15,148
May 25th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 €17,103
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 12th 2024 €13,682

Prices based on an occupancy of 18 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 11th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 $18,391
Oct 1st 2023 - Apr 27th 2024 $14,713
Apr 27th 2024 - May 25th 2024 $16,290
May 25th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 $18,391
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 12th 2024 $14,713

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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