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1 Bedroom
2 Beds

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Fantastic place. in the centre of Tuscany.
Ideal for relax and to visit Florence, Siena, Arezzo and towns and landscape unique in the world (Chianti e Val d'Orcia) famous for local wines, olive oil and cheese. Reachable by public transport.

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The Space
Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM


Extra people: $6 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $41
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Il Gelso 2

1 house at the ground floor composed by 1 kitchen with sofa bed, 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with shower
Max 4 people
Cot and high chair available on request.
Indipendent entrance
Garden with shadows, trees and flowers, and fruit trees.
Swimming pool large 6 mt x 12 mt (open from 1 jun to 30 september).
Free parking.
Property is wide and is composed by three indipendent apartments. If you find a busy schedule please verify the availability of the other two apartnents: Chianti 1 (managed by Mauro) and Chianti 3 (managed by his sister Paola).

Il Gelso is situated near Ambra, a little medieval town which you can get easily by foot.
Within walking distance ( 10 minutes by foot) you can find two restaurants, three pizzerie, also take away, several shops and a minimarket.
Supermarket at 10 km (Bucine).
Ipermarket (Ipercoop) at 20 km (Montevarchi).

Il Gelso is situated in uncontaminated area, within a wildlife reserve (faunistic reserve). Sometimes you can see pheasants, hares and roe deers while it's to see swallows during the night and fireflies in the night.
Quiet, in the country, windy.
No too hot

Located in the Chianti aretino, in the centre of Tuscany (Italy). Near Florence (1 hour by car or by train), Arezzo and Siena (both within 30 minutes, the former by car o by train and the later by car or by bus).
The nearest railway station in situated in Bucine.
Other beutitul towns easy do visit not too far: Castelnuovo Berardenga, Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo, Montepulciano, Pienza, San Quirico d'Orcia, Bagno Vignone, Montalcino, Cortona, Assisi e Perugia.
You can visti the beautiful landscape of Val d'Orcia (UNESCO's patrimony) and the Chianti shire, well known for its wine production.

At 15 km the hot and termal water of Rapolano Terme with two termal estabilishments (Antica Querciolaia and San Giovanni). Special prices at Antica Querciolaia for our guests.

If you love sea, in one hour and half, you can reach the coast and its free beaches.
If you love mountain you can reach Monte Amiata (more than 1.700 mt).

For shopping near there are the PRADA's outlet (Levane), selling directly from the factory to customers, the Valdichiana's Outlet (Foiano della Chiana) and the luxury outlet THE MALL near Leccio-Reggello.

In a few words. Il Gelso is the ideal location to spend your holiday in relax but also, if you wish, to visit beatifull towns and landascapes.

Guest Access

Swimming pool, garden with table and chairs, barbecue, parking.

Getting Around

Pubblic transport (if you have no car).
Ambra is easy to reach by public transport.
From Florence take the train going to Arezzo-Roma keeping attention che the train stops at Montevarchi. From Montevarchi take the coach towards Siena keeping attention that it stops at Ambra. From the coach stops you reach our property in 10 minutes by foot.
From Ambra, by coach, you can reach Siena and the nearest railway station in Bucine. From Bucine railway station you can easy reach Florence and Arezzo.
Remember that the coach goes only in working day, saturday inclused.
By coach, in two hours, you can reach the tirrenic beaches too and in this case we advice to visit Castiglione della Pescaia ad its free beach.

Other Things to Note

Additional cost in case of heating.

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House Rules

Swimming pool
Open from 1 jun to 30 september. Well lighted in the night.   
Depth swimming pool mt. 1,40 and not monitored, pay attention.
Forbidden punge into. Forbidden introduce animals in the swimming area.
Access young people only under adult supervision. Wait three hours after the meal before bath.
Walking away from swimming area in case of bad weather.
Don't smoke inside.
Additional cost in case of heating.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

3 nights minimum stay

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About the Host, Mauro

Ambra, Italy
Member since March 2013
Response rate: 100% (past 90 days)
Response time: within an hour


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