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1 bedroom apartment in impressive Tuscan barnhouse with swimming pool surrounded by olive trees

Front view of Giaggiolo apartment  - Podere Albereto
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11 reviews
Front view of Giaggiolo apartment  - Podere Albereto
Side view of Giaggiolo
Panoramic view of the property
Steps leading to front door of Giaggiolo
Enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool surrounded by olive trees
Open plan living space
lounge area
Fully equipped fitted kitchen
dining table andchairs
dining area
Bedroom with queen size bed
Shower room
Shower room
Private and secluded gardens
View of Podere Albereto from the swimming pool
Steps leading to the swimming pool
Gazebo with splendid view for al fresco dining
..take a nap in a hammock overlooking the beautiful valley
Barbeque and shaded dining area
Sun terrace
Shaded private car park
Main courtyard
View of the valley
Irises in springtime
Podere Albereto in summer...
...and in winter!!!
Aerial view of Podere Albereto
Chianti vineyards seen from the property
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
San Polo in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Tuscany
The GIAGGIOLO apartment is on the first and top floor of this characteristic barn on the farm estate of Podere Albereto, in the heart of the Tuscan countryside on the rolling hills above Florence, overlooking the San Polo in Chianti valley. The estate of 10 hectares of fields, olive groves and woodland is only 13 km from Florence and 2 km from San Polo in Chianti. At 350 metres above sea-level there is a gentle breeze in the evening so air-conditioning isn't necessary even in the height of summer.
At Podere Albereto you can enjoy a relaxing holiday, admire the breathtaking view of the Chianti landscape under the shade of a pergola, swim in the pool, sunbathe on the terrace, enjoy a home-cooked barbeque accompanied by a Chianti wine or alternatively visit all the cultural and artistic treasures that Tuscany has to offer.
The owners...
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About the Owner, Delia P
Languages spoken: English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 28 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
The owners will be there to welcome you when you arrive. They will give you a brief tour of the property and provide useful information about the local area. They are on hand throughout your stay, if you need any help or just some useful tips or recommendations.
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Listing #HL25155
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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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Claire O
1 review
Reviewed 6 November 2017 for a stay in September 2017

A lovely peaceful, pretty location. Facilities were just right, with more than enough space for a comfortable stay. A great base for day trips, as not too far from destinations such as Florence, Siena, Lucca and Viareggio. Fabio and Trinidad were so helpful, friendly and a pleasure to meet. Delia was also very helpful with our booking and quick at...

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Thank you so much for the great review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come to Podere Albereto again very soon.


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Isabell H
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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We stayed at this beautiful place in September for four days and it was absolutely perfect. After the initial shock of the dark (and a bit scary) drive from San Pollo to the house, we realised this was just the perfect escape to have a beautiful quiet holiday, exploring Italy in our car and coming 'home' each evening and enjoying...

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Fabio the owner greeted us warmly. He was very kind and helpful throughout our stay. We immediately felt at home. We wish we could have stayed for longer than 5 nights. The property has everything you need with a lot of space and wonderful views. We particularly enjoyed the unspoilt rural location in the hills (wildlife around) and peace &...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The GIAGGIOLO apartment has an external staircase leading to the independent entrance on the first floor of the barn. There is a spacious living room with a comfortable double sofa bed, a fitted kitchen and dining area with table and chairs, a double bedroom with king-size bed, a bathroom with shower, basin, wc and bidet. The surface area is 45 sqm in all. The barn has been lovingly converted into comfortable holiday accommodation whilst retaining its typical Tuscan features such as wooden beams, cotto flooring and brick-latice windows and also provides modern facilities such as wi-fi internet connection. There is a lovely view of the valley from the windows.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
EUR 80
1 Nov 2017 -
31 Mar 2018
3 nights
EUR 60
EUR 420
1 Apr 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
3 nights
EUR 80
EUR 560
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
3 nights
EUR 90
EUR 630
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning: $48 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The little town San Polo in Chianti is situated in north- west Chianti, surrounded by hills of about 700 metres. It is an area known for the cultivation of Giaggiolo (sword lily - a plant used in cosmetics) , the Gallo Nero Chianti wine, and extra vrgin olive oil.The village of San Polo is 2 km away. Here you can find a restaurant, a bar, two small supermarkets, a post office, and a bank. The valley overlooking San Polo has a wonderful landscape of undulating hills leading to the river Arno and historical monuments such as the old church of Rubbiana (13th century). It is ideal for country walks - from the fields surrounding the property you can access walking paths of one, two, or six hours, with panoramic views of Chianti and of Florence.
Getting around
As Podere Albereto is in the heart of the beautiful Chianti countryside at the end of a private lane, a car is necessary when you stay at the property. You can hire a car from any reputable car hire firm on-line and collect it at the airport when you arrive. We provide detailed and easy-to-follow directions on how to reach the property by car. There is a space for your hired car inside the property gates.
If you want to reach the local town of San Polo on foot, it is a 1 km walk. The private road is quite hilly, so bring some comfortable walking shoes. There is a bus stop in the town with services to Florence and Greve. The owner will provide bus timetables when you check-in.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Firenze or Pisa: 20.0 km
Railway: Firenze: 18.0 km
• By plane: fly to Florence (20 km) or Pisa (80 km). Low cost flights are available from the UK to Pisa (EasyJet, Ryanair)
• By car: the property is only 12 km from Florence and can be reached via the A1 motrorway; we will provide detailed, step-by-step directions to Podere Albereto after booking
• Car rental is available at the airport.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 100.0 km.
Nearby cities
Tuscany Villas (24,363)
Umbria Villas (3,614)
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