Villa Barberina

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Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 9

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome All Bedrooms En-Suite

Villa Barberina is a place that has been stopped in time and is steeped in history. The quaint yet large cottage style villa is a nostalgic palace immersed in beautiful Italian woods, vineyards and olive groves. Surrounding this magnificent villa that is located in the Chianti area is all the very best that nature has to offer; aromatic lavender, delicious fruit trees, and delightful flowers.

The outside areas of Villa Barberina boast numerous living and seating areas, including a roofed terrace, making it effortless to gaze at some of the region’s best views while enjoying a glass of the country’s finest wine in your very own sweet escape. The outside dining area is large enough to seat ten people and makes for magical evenings spent eating and drinking under the moon and stars or staring at the awe-inspiring skyline of San Gimignano that overlooks the villa. The private pool is the ultimate staple of luxury. Located outside, the pool is in the middle of evergreen trees, letting you swim surrounded by Italy’s incredible nature.

Inside, the splendid bedrooms are cosy yet grandiose and all benefit from natural light seeping through, from the sun in the day and from the moon at night. The luxurious bedding is adorned with subtly beautiful floral prints and paired with grand headboards. Artworks decorate the walls, and charming wooden ceilings add some enchantment. All of the seven bedrooms have the added comfort of air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms, with a small balcony or patio in three of them.

This old Tuscan farmhouse will make you feel as if you’ve been swept into the Middle Ages. The open plan dining and living spaces are airy and spacious while still being a comfortable place where you can unwind and relax after days spend wondering Chianti, discovering the very best of what the region has to offer.

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What you should know…

  • Cleaning is not available on Sundays and Public Holidays
  • On request a sommelier can be arranged  for a wine tasting – giving you advice on the best food and wine combination
  • Car hire is highly recommended due to secluded location

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Tennis Court Satellite TV

The Villa

Villa Barberina is an old Tuscan farm house surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. It can accommodate up to 14 people with 7 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.

Interior
- Large living room with fireplace and bar
- Dining room and a covered outdoor dining area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Seven double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms

Exterior
- Internal courtyard
- Infinity swimming pool
- Parklands surrounding the property
- Playground for children

More Facilities...


- Washing Machine And Dryer
- Parking

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Barberina
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Villa Barberina is situated in an idyllic and hushed area of Chianti, but the rest of Italy’s treasures are not too far away. You will be only a forty-five-minute drive away from Florence and Siena. The nearest town is Castellina, famous for its spectacular wine, cultivated from the Chianti Hills. The old town sees travellers flock to the 16th-century San Salvatore church and the Via delle Volte, a historical arched passageway built in medieval times, giving visitors an insight into an ancient world.

For those wishing to revel in the history of the local surroundings, following the 'via Chiantigiana' route which connects Florence to Siena will lead you to explore various churches, abbeys, monasteries, villages, and hamlets. The areas on the route are world renowned for their excellent food and wine: sample the most extraordinary extra virgin olive oil, cheese and salami.

The famed site of San Galgano is in the picturesque region of Val di Merse. It is renowned for its deep and rich history and is visited today particularly to view the San Galgano Abbey which has always depicted an important reference point for world travellers.

The enchanting building sees the very best of Cistercian architecture and one of the fascinating sites to see at San Galgano represents the legend of The Stone and the Sword. Catholic saint Galgano Guidotti received a divine message which led him to split rock with a sword, today at the Abbey; the sword can still be seen embedded into the stone. Other great local locations to visit include San Gimignano, Volterra, Lucca, and Pisa.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Florence Airport Peretola

(50 km)

Nearest Airport Pisa International Airport

(100 km)

Nearest Village San Donato in Poggio

(7 km)

Nearest Town/City Florence

(30 km)

Nearest Town/City Siena

(30 km)

Nearest Restaurant Cafes and restaurants

(3 km)

Nearest Shop Shops and supermarkets

(7 km)

Region

With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion. 

This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Barberina is truly a playground for children with its vast surrounding woods and countryside, ideal for imagining games in the flourishing nature. During your stay, children can enjoy partaking in biking, skiing, swimming, sailing, horse-back riding, hot air ballooning, sports, and fishing.
In the woods lies an outdoor theatre where various events including concerts and opera are performed, great for all ages!

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Tennis Court

Services Available

  • Breakfast Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • Babysitting Available
  • Complimentary welcome hamper and two-hour daily cleaning (except Sundays and public holidays).
  • Cook service available on request: €20/person for breakfast and €35/person for dinner.

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
- Babysitting/childcare services

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

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

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Terms & Conditions

 

 

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

Security deposit €1500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time Vacate rooms by 09.00 am and check out by 10.00 am
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Linen & bath towel included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? Pets are allowed
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.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the property
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Heating costs included? No. Paid in cash on departure, charged on consumption.
Other Ts and Cs Air conditioning is included in the rental price.
Changeover day Saturday in high & medium season, flexible in low season
Minimum stay 7 nights.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 18th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £4,900
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £6,859
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 £5,390
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 £8,721
Jun 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 £10,681
Oct 1st 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 £8,721
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 £5,390
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £6,859
Jan 2nd 2021 - Apr 1st 2021 £5,390
Apr 1st 2021 - May 21st 2021 £8,721

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 18th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €5,375
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €7,525
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 €5,913
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 €9,568
Jun 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 €11,718
Oct 1st 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 €9,568
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 €5,913
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €7,525
Jan 2nd 2021 - Apr 1st 2021 €5,913
Apr 1st 2021 - May 21st 2021 €9,568

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 18th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $5,943
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $8,320
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 $6,537
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 $10,578
Jun 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 $12,955
Oct 1st 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 $10,578
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 $6,537
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $8,320
Jan 2nd 2021 - Apr 1st 2021 $6,537
Apr 1st 2021 - May 21st 2021 $10,578

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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