Castellare Corti

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Property Amenities

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Private pool
Wi-Fi/Internet access
Air conditioning
Pets allowed
All bedrooms en-suite
Tennis court on site
Party House (Ideal for celebrations!)
Stag/hen parties allowed
Ground floor bed & bath
Child-safe Pool
Working fireplace
Heating
Chapel on site
Caretaker/owner lives on site

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Cot(s)
Toys
Child-safe Pool
Ideal for babies & toddlers

Kids & Teens

Ideal for kids
Ideal for teens

Things to Do

Rural Location
Walking/Hiking paths
Stalking/Hunting
Fishing
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
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Property Tour Video

Overview of Castellare Corti

What Oliver loves…

  • The ideal spot for total relaxation surrounded by vineyards, roses, and olive groves.
  • Sample the estate’s produce on a guided tasting tour of the medieval cellar abundant with wine and olive oil.
  • Enjoy a glass of Chianti under the poolside gazebo and enjoy the views.

What you should know…

  • Not suitable for the elderly or disabled due to the layout and terrain.
  • You will need a car to make the most out of the region.

Castellare Corti is a lovely villa situated in the Chianti area between the provinces of Florence and Siena. The location, in the heart of Tuscany, is rich in history with many Renaissance cities and towns nearby, including Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, and Volterra.

Many activities are available in the area surrounding the villa. The lovely, private swimming pool, is beautifully positioned and surrounded by gardens, vineyards and olive trees. A day lounging by the pool in the Tuscan sun is well deserved and an occasional dip in the pool is the perfect way to cool off. More theatrical visitors can take advantage of the new open air theatre in the woods.

There are many interesting country roads to travel on and breathtaking vistas to enjoy. Cycling or riding motorbikes or scooters are all perfect ways to enjoy the scenery. All are available from rental agencies nearby the villa.

A tennis court at a private villa adjacent to the property is available for guests.

Amid the vineyards, olive groves, roses and Mediterranean plants and herbs, are the scents, tastes and colors of this special region. This Chianti villa rental will provide an experience of wonderful discovery and sincere pleasure.

Interior & Grounds

Castellare Corti is an ancient manor house who's restoration has not only maintained its architectural style, but has also enhanced the natural harmony which bonds this structure to the Tuscan landscape.

The Villa is composed of six finely furnished bedrooms, two living rooms, dining room and kitchen.

Bedrooms
Yellow Bedroom
Queen size bed, view of the garden and swimming pool, bathroom with shower.

Yellow/Green Bedroom
2 beds (can be joined as a double), view of the courtyard, bathroom with shower.

White/Blue Bedroom

Queen size bed, view of the courtyard, bathroom with shower.

White Bedroom
Queen size bed, view of the church and the cypress-lined road, bathroom with shower.

Single Bedroom
Single bed (an extra single bed can be added), view of the garden and the area in front of the Villa, bathroom with shower.

Ground floor bedroom
2 beds (can be joined as a double), bathroom with bathtub/shower.

Other Rooms
Living Rooms

On the upper floor of the villa, you will discover two large and beautifully bright living rooms with the added comfort of satellite TV, a DVD and CD player.

Dining Room and Kitchen
The dining area holds a grand dining room table, three meters long (with the possibility of an extension to 4.5 meters, seating 12-20 persons), comfortable chairs, sideboards and antique wooden cupboards graciously furnish this room.  An impressive fireplace decorates one entire wall in this perfect location to share your lunches and dinners. 

The very well equipped large kitchen with professional stoves, an industrial dishwasher, double refrigerator and a marble topped table provides the necessary tools to create wonderful food, along with a barbeque located directly outside the kitchen door, or in the kitchen’s oven.

Outdoor Grounds
In the warm weather months you can comfortably eat outdoors, under the large gazebo.  An enormous table and chairs for 20 persons welcome you to the courtyard.  Upon request, it is also possible to organize dinner, elsewhere, in the spacious garden.

There is a beautiful little open air theatre in the woods where you can enjoy concerts such as jazz, blue grass or a short opera with dinner.

Air conditioning services the entire villa and windows have built-in screens, which will guarantee a cool and relaxing summer. Surrounding the villa, the beautiful  garden and swimming pool with surrounding stone deck.

Amenities
- Air Conditioning
- Gazebo
- Swimming Pool
- 500 meters to tennis court

Map, Location & Local Information

Villa Castellare Corti is situated near Florence in Chianti area, the heart of Tuscany. About 1.5 km from the town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa there are some restaurants and a supermarket. In the town Poggibonsi, approximately 15 km away, there is a large supermarket and wide selection of shops.

The Chianti villa rental is part of the one thousand year old hamlet of Palazzuolo and is surrounded by a park full of olive trees, roses and Mediterranean herbs. It has a large swimming pool and courtyards which can be enjoyed in the fine weather.

Location
- Florence Airport is 30 minutes away.
- Pisa 1 hour 20 minutes away.
- Bologna 1 hour 40 minutes away.
- Rome 3 hours 50 minutes away.

The 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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Catering & Services

Price includes:
- Complimentary arrival dinner 
- Two hours of cleaning twice a week (except Sunday and festivals)
- Towel change every Tuesday
- Bed linen change every Saturday
- Access to shared tennis courts (500 m from villa)

Optional extras:
- Cook service available: €20/person for breakfast; €35/person for dinner
- Additional cleaning services

This is by no means an exhaustive list of services, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a professional chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of? From peeling the spuds to helping with the service, our chefs will ensure you have the most relaxing – and definitely the most delicious – holiday you can dream of.

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

Arrival time 16:00 Departure time Vacate rooms by 09:00 and check out by 10:00
Energy costs included? Yes Internet access? Yes Wi-Fi is included
Tax Local Tax of €1.50 per person per day not included, to be paid cash before departure Linen & towels included? Yes
Changeover day Saturday Security deposit The Security Deposit is €1500 payable only in Euro and is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Payment method for security deposit: Cash
End of stay cleaning included? Yes

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Castellare Corti is an ideal location for letting the kids enjoy themselves independently as they have plenty of private green space to explore within the large garden area. The pool is child safe, and there is plenty of baby and toddler equipment for the younger ones.

Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
High chair(s)
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Cot(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Onsite Facilities
Services Available
High chair(s)
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Tennis court on site
Cot(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Toys
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Child-safe Pool

Event information

Situated on a ridge overlooking the valleys and the hills of the Chianti area, Villa Castellare Corti offers a dream location for weddings and ceremonies. Right in the heart of the tranquility of the Tuscan countryside and under the Chianti sky, the villa organizes on the premises ceremonies such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, or any other type of event.

The large garden which surrounds the villa is suitable for ceremonies of all kinds, from weddings to musical events, offering a unique and picturesque scene, surrounded by the colours and typical atmospheres of Tuscany. 

The extensive lawn has a reception capacity of up to 100 guests, while the indoor capacity is 40/50 guests.

The villa can arrange catering and take care of the organization of the ceremony, satisfying the requests and special needs of the person being celebrated. Furthermore, the villa can arrange any kind of artist or musical group, with extensive repertories in English and Italian.

Next to the villa, on the estate's property, there is a small stone church with a bell-tower from the year 1000 where it is possible to celebrate weddings in English.

There is an additional €1500 fee (to be paid in cash on arrival) and the villa must be rented on a weekly Saturday to Saturday basis. In the case of a civil wedding there is a fee to be paid to the city hall.

Rental Rates

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 11 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
June 26th 2017 - September 30th 2017 - - £10,001.77
September 30th 2017 - November 4th 2017 - - £7,648.41
November 4th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - £5,295.05
January 6th 2018 - March 31st 2018 - - £5,295.05
March 31st 2018 - June 2nd 2018 - - £7,648.41
June 2nd 2018 - September 29th 2018 - - £10,001.77
September 29th 2018 - November 3rd 2018 - - £7,648.41
November 3rd 2018 - December 28th 2018 - - £5,295.05

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 11 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
June 26th 2017 - September 30th 2017 - - €10,943.75
September 30th 2017 - November 4th 2017 - - €8,368.75
November 4th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - €5,793.75
January 6th 2018 - March 31st 2018 - - €5,793.75
March 31st 2018 - June 2nd 2018 - - €8,368.75
June 2nd 2018 - September 29th 2018 - - €10,943.75
September 29th 2018 - November 3rd 2018 - - €8,368.75
November 3rd 2018 - December 28th 2018 - - €5,793.75

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 11 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
June 26th 2017 - September 30th 2017 - - $12,256.83
September 30th 2017 - November 4th 2017 - - $9,372.87
November 4th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - $6,488.91
January 6th 2018 - March 31st 2018 - - $6,488.91
March 31st 2018 - June 2nd 2018 - - $9,372.87
June 2nd 2018 - September 29th 2018 - - $12,256.83
September 29th 2018 - November 3rd 2018 - - $9,372.87
November 3rd 2018 - December 28th 2018 - - $6,488.91

Owner Profile

Property Owner
Annagloria

How long have you owned the property?
More than 20 years.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
I fell for it's great location, it's close to a village in the heart of Chianti and close to Florence, Siena and San Gimignano. The extensive lawns, the large pool , the private theatre are also captivating.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
It was a noble family villa, then a monastery and then a farm, we restored it to how it looked like when it was a villa.

What’s the strangest or most difficult guest request you’ve ever received?
I was told to put an umbrella in the pool in addition to the large gazebo because an old photo was showing an umbrella.

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really do?

Go for a walk on the hills surrounding the villa and experience a concert in our theatre.

Really eat?
Taste our cook food, as well as our production of olive oil.

Really see?
From small hamlets to famous art cities.

Lastly, what insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
The property has a fantatic location being close to everything important to see in Tuscany. We also offer to our guests a customized concierge service

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