Casavecchia Alla Piazza / Chianti Hills in Tuscany

  • Il Capanno Exterior Dining Area
  • Casina Nuova Kitchenette
  • Casina Nuova Living Room
  • Il Capanno Dining Room
  • Il Capanno Living Room
  • Il Capanno Window View
  • Casina Del Cortile Kitchen
  • Casina Nuova Bedroom
  • Casina Nuova Bedroom
$ 782 – 3,496 /wk
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Sleeps
2 – 10
Rating
3
Top Features

Rustic and authentic on a Chianti wine estate once owned by Michelangelo.

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Overview

Casavecchia, a picturesque and ancient farming estate, is located halfway between Florence (35 min.) and Siena (35 min.) in the lovely Chianti Hills region of Tuscany near Castellina in Chianti. Famous for its award-winning wines, the Chianti Hills are also known for olive oil, beautiful scenery, wonderful restaurants, parish churches, and fortified towns.

The local restaurants offer regional specialties made with the local cheeses, wines, and produce. San Donato is 6 minutes away and Castellina in Chianti is 15 minutes away and, like the many other hill towns nearby (Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, and Colle di Val d'Elsa) they have their own special flavor. Casavecchia makes an attractive base from which to explore the medieval villages and small wineries in the area and also the art treasures of Florence and Siena.

Casavecchia extends over 45 acres of farmland planted with grapevines, olive groves, and pine forest. The owners cultivate their vineyards organically and produce fine wines without the addition of manufactured chemicals. The very cordial young owners speak English and are present to welcome you upon your arrival. They live in the farmhouse, which was originally constructed in the 1500's and was once owned by Michelangelo. The building's exterior retains the typical architecture of the district, with arched entryways, a courtyard, and irregularly placed windows. The estate is a pleasant place for walking or cycling, enjoying the fresh air and relaxing in quiet, beautiful surroundings. You can observe the wine making process at first hand.

Casavecchia offers guests a choice of a farmhouse apartment or separate cottages. Each has a private entrance and offers impressive views of the countryside. The interiors have been renovated and fitted with modern appliances, including hairdryers.

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Details

Casavecchia alla Piazza

Il Capanno (SLEEPS 4)

GROUND FLOOR
  • Two-story high living room
  • Large patio
    Two bedrooms (one has twin beds and one has one large bed)
SECOND FLOOR
  • Balcony dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Huge back terrace

For additional details, visit Il Capanno.

Casina del Cortile (SLEEPS 2+2)

  • Living room with pullout sofa and dining area
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Bedroom with matrimonial bed
  • Access to a large terrace with lovely views

For additional details, visit Casina del Cortile.

Casina Nuova (SLEEPS 2+2)

  • Open-plan living room
  • Sofa bed (sleeps 2)
  • Kitchen 
  • Bedroom with a matrimonial bed

For additional details, visit Casina Nuova.

Amenities

Features
  • Terrace/Balcony
Location
  • Closest store or village: 4.0 km
Closest Village/Services
4.0km
Climate Control
  • Central Heat
Laundry
  • Washer
Accessibility
  • Child friendly

Rates & Availability

Rates and Availability

Availability

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Minimum Stay
1 week
Arrival Day
Flexible
2015 Weekly Rates
Units1-2p3-4p
Casina Nuova
Single Unit
$1,142 $1,142
Il Capanno
Single Unit
$1,332 $1,332
Casina del Cortile
Single Unit
$782 $1,022
Estate
All Units
$3,256 $3,496

Additional Information

Includes
  • Linens
  • Utilities (except heat)
  • Final cleaning
Extras
  • Heat is metered and paid upon consumption.
  • Local head tax is due in cash in Euros upon arrival.
Notes
  • No telephone. Please ask if you need help or advice with cell phones.

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Location

Distances
Florence 35 min
Siena35 min
San Donato6 min
Castellina15 min

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