Villa Al Bosco / Near San Donato in Chianti

  • Villa Al Bosco Main House And Guest Cottage
  • Villa Al Bosco Pool From Pergola
  • Villa Al Bosco Exterior
  • Villa Al Bosco Pool
  • Villa Al Bosco Family Room
  • Villa Al Bosco Rosa Canina Bath
  • Villa Al Bosco Ginestra Bathroom
  • Villa Al Bosco Rosa Canina Bedroom
  • Villa Al Bosco Ginestra Twin Bedroom
  • Villa Al Bosco Terrace
  • Villa Al Bosco Kitchen
  • Villa Al Bosco Terrace
  • Villa Al Bosco Living Room To Dining Room
  • Villa Al Bosco Living Room To Terrace
  • Villa Al Bosco Lower Bathroom
  • Villa Al Bosco Lower Level Bedroom
  • Villa Al Bosco Margherita Bath
  • Villa Al Bosco Dining Room
  • Villa Al Bosco Margherita Bath
  • Villa Al Bosco Dining Room
  • Villa Al Bosco Margherita Bedroom
  • Villa Al Bosco Dining Room
  • Villa Al Bosco Pergola
  • Villa Al Bosco Entrance
  • Villa Al Bosco Pool
  • Villa Al Bosco Exterior
  • Villa Al Bosco Pool
  • Villa Al Bosco Exterior
$ 8,938 – 12,188 /wk
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Sleeps
10
PoolParkingA/CInternet/Wi-FiTVWasher/Dryer
Rating
4
Top Features

Welcoming villa beautifully restored, with stunning terraces and pool. Natural setting.

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Overview

Al Bosco is a beautifully restored stone house in a peaceful setting just three minutes drive from the tiny village of San Donato in Poggio, halfway between Florence and Siena, in the heart of Chianti.

This estate of over 30 acres is mostly natural woodland. The rest is cultivated with olive trees and vineyards, and a stream on the southern edge of the property is stocked with trout during the winter months. Relax under the wisteria-covered pergola or on the covered loggia. Or take a hike in the woods or to the nearby village or a winery.

San Donato is an ideal base for visiting the medieval hill towns of Tuscany, as well as the famous wineries of the Chianti Valley. Charming towns like Castellina in Chianti (15 minutes), Tavernelle in Val di Pesa (20 minutes), and San Gimignano (30 minutes) are nearby, as well as the treasures of Florence (25 minutes) and Siena (30 minutes). In the village of San Donato, within walking distance of Al Bosco, you will find public tennis courts as well as a bakery, coffee bar, restaurant, and a fantastic butcher shop.

Family-friendly amenities

  • Safety: A car seat available and the pool is fenced and lockable 
  • Furniture: high chair, two baby beds, two other extra child beds that can be added.
  • Entertainment: Toys and American DVDs

Reviews for Villa Al Bosco

  • D.C.
    June 22, 2015
    0

    Al Bosco is wonderful. It is an ideal location to visit most of Tuscany. The staff was excellent and the villa was perfect for our needs. It is a great combination of a historical farmhouse with all the modern amenities. The surroundings are very beautiful. Great place to sit and eat outside. I was very pleased with every aspect of the Doorways experience and would highly recommend Doorways to others. Everything was fully explained and the documents and recommendations were excellent. The experience exceeded our expectations. 

  • S.W.
    May 19, 2015
    0

    A very lovely property, secluded and beautifully kept. The owners are on their way to transforming it to an even more lovely and beautifully appointed property. You'll love it! 

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Details

The Villa

The property has more than 4,000 square feet of living space and can sleep 10 adults + 3 children + 2 babies maximum. 

First floor (sleeps 2)

  • Living room and dining room
  • Very charming country kitchen with easy access to outdoor dining on a covered pergola
  • Double bedroom with queen bed (can be made up as twins on request)
  • Recently remodeled bathroom (shower over tub)
  • Laundry room with washer and dryer

Second floor (sleeps 6+1)

  • Double bed room with queen bed, fireplace, large en-suite bathroom with clawfoot tub and separate shower
  • Smaller double with queen bed (can be made up as twins on request), en-suite bathroom with tub and separate shower
  • New bedroom with large queen (can be separated into twins on request) and a separate single ottoman-bed.  
  • New bathroom across the hall having a large shower and double vanity.

Garden level (sleeps 2)

  • Queen bedroom with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with clawfoot tub and separate shower

Grounds

  • The beautiful swimming pool (23 x 46 ft) is set in the garden and is surrounded by flower-filled terracotta urns. The adjacent dining patio with BBQ and wood oven is the perfect setting for al fresco dining.
  • There is covered parking for five cars.

On the estate is a separate hayloft that has been made into an apartment for the owners, who live in the USA.  This will not be rented out to other guests, but occasionally the owners may be in residence. 

Amenities

Location
  • Closest store or village: 3.0 km
Closest Village/Services
3.0km
Transportation
  • Parking
Pool/Spa
  • Pool (unheated)
Communications
  • PhoneFAXInternet/Wi-Fi
Entertainment
  • TV (satellite)CD Player/StereoVideo Player
Climate Control
  • Air ConditioningCentral HeatWindow Screens
Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
Laundry
  • Washer/Dryer

Rates & Availability

Rates and Availability

Availability

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Minimum Stay
1 week
Arrival Day
Saturday
2019 Weekly Rates
DatesRates
Low Season
Mar 30 - May 31
$8,938
High Season
Jun 1 - Sep 27
$12,188
Low Season
Sep 28 - Nov 29
$8,938

Al Bosco will be closed the rest of the year

Additional Information

Includes
  • Linens (changed mid-week)
  • Pool towels
  • Utilities
  • Maid service (2 hr/day)
  • Final cleaning
  • Pool and garden maintenance
  • WiFi Internet
  • Welcome snack
Extras
  • Telephone is metered - local calls only are included.
  • Cooking classes and special dinners are available at an extra cost.
  • any local head tax is due in cash in Euros upon arrival.
Security Deposit

$1,000 payable in advance to Doorways and refunded a month after your stay less any damage or unpaid fees.

Notes
  • Copies of passports are required at check-in.

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Location

Distances
Castellina in Chianti15 min
Tavernelle in Val di Pesa20 min
San Gimignano30 min
Florence25 min
Siena30 min

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Contact Us

Doorways Ltd.
(800) 261-4460USA & Canada
(610) 520-0806International
(610) 520-0807FAX
PO Box 531
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
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