Castellare Corti

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Sleeps: 13 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 8

Overview

Wedding Venue Pool Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome All Bedrooms En-Suite Ideal for Parties

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.

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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

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Tennis Court Ground Floor Bed & Bath Working Fireplace Heating Chapel on Site Caretaker/Owner on Site

The Villa

Castellare Corti is an ancient manor house composed of 7 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, dining room and kitchen.

Interior
- Four double bedrooms with queen size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower
- Two twin bedrooms with 2 beds (can be joined as a double)and en-suite 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
- Two living Rooms: two large and beautifully bright living rooms with the added comfort of satellite TV, a DVD and CD player
- Dining area holds a grand dining room table, three meters long, 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
- 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

Exterior
- Large gazebo with table and chairs for 20 people
- Beautiful little open air theatre in the woods
- Garden
- Swimming pool with surrounding stone deck
- Tennis Court

***For larger groups up to 18 people, the Guesthouse with 2 double bedrooms, can be rented on request

Location

About the surrounding area of Castellare Corti
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Tennis Nearby Horse Riding Stalking/Hunting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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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.

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

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

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Tennis Nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Tennis Court
  • Toys

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • Babysitting Available
  • English speaking babysitter available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • Babysitting Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • English speaking babysitter available
  • Complimentary arrival dinner and two-hour daily cleaning (except Sundays and bank holidays).
  • Tennis court included (500mt from Castellare Corti)
  • 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

Price includes

- 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)

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!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
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

Event information

Situated on a ridge overlooking the valleys and hills of the Chianti area, Villa Castellare Corti offers a dream location for weddings and ceremonies. In the heart of the tranquil Tuscan countryside and beneath the Chianti sky, the large garden  surrounding the villa is suitable for ceremonies of all kinds, from weddings to musical events. It offers a unique and picturesque background scenario for a celebration, surrounded by the colour and typical Tuscan atmosphere.

Wedding Reception
A reception of up to 100 people can  take place in the villa grounds  with the option to hire a marquee. There is a wooded area near the theatre for up to 90 people, a new covered veranda for up to 70 guests or an indoor dining room where up to 40 can be seated.

Dancing for up to 100 people can continue under the veranda in the garden or in the theatre room. For groups of up to 60 guests there is a first-floor room in the villa.

Music can continue to be played outside until 1am and as late as you like inside with no restrictions.

Wedding Ceremony
The ceremony can take place in the grounds and gardens surrounding the villa or there is a church 30m from the villa which might be available for ceremony use.

The owners are able to provide details for an English-speaking celebrant.

Where to Stay
Up to 13 people can sleep in the villa. Nearby, there is a range of other accommodation where several other guests could stay. There is also a guesthouse on site  which is able to sleep a further 5 people – extra cost and on request.

The owners are able to supply details of local transport firms.

Wedding Planning
The venue owner can help with simple requests or can suggest planners for more complex events. Clients may also provide their own planner.

Catering
For up to 50 guests, the catering is done in-house while for larger groups the owners can bring in external caterers or the client may provide their own.

Other information
Low season – minimum 4 days stay, other seasons minimum 7 nights, Saturday changeover day.

Owners can supply contacts for all wedding suppliers that might be required.

Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.

All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.

Terms & Conditions

*** All extras, included expenses, need to be paid in cash ***

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

Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time Vacate rooms by 09.00 am and check out by 10.00 am
Energy costs included? Yes.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs approximately between €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Linen & towels included? Linen & bath towels included in the rental price
Changeover day Saturday
Security deposit €1000 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
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.
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.
Pets welcome? No.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Heating costs included? No, payable in cash prior to departure dependant on consumption.
Other Ts and Cs Air conditioning included in the rental price.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings and other special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 13 people:

Rental period Weekly
Aug 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 £14,762
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £7,702
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £8,986
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 £7,702
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 £12,195
Jun 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 £16,046
Oct 1st 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 £12,195
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 £7,702
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £9,628
Jan 2nd 2021 - Feb 22nd 2021 £7,702

Prices based on an occupancy of 13 people:

Rental period Weekly
Aug 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 €15,454
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €8,063
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €9,407
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 €8,063
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 €12,766
Jun 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 €16,797
Oct 1st 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 €12,766
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 €8,063
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €10,079
Jan 2nd 2021 - Feb 22nd 2021 €8,063

Prices based on an occupancy of 13 people:

Rental period Weekly
Aug 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 $17,132
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $8,939
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $10,428
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 $8,939
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 $14,152
Jun 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 $18,621
Oct 1st 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 $14,152
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 $8,939
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $11,173
Jan 2nd 2021 - Feb 22nd 2021 $8,939

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

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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