About this listing
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.
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.
Garden with shadows, trees and flowers, and fruit trees.
Swimming pool large 6 mt x 12 mt (open from 1 jun to 30 september).
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.
Swimming pool, garden with table and chairs, barbecue, parking.
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.
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.
About the Host, Mauro
The Gelso is an ancient and typical Tuscan colonic house. It is run by Mauro who is a farmer, lives here and is helped by his sister Paola and his brother in law Pietro. Built at the end of '800 and renovated several times in the last 40 years. In the early '70s was added the part with the terrace and more recently interiors have been renovated. He kept the look simple and welcoming, with a beautiful and wide garden where you can use a barbecue handmade by Mauro. Next to the garden was built the pool that can enjoy the sun for the entire day. All around there are cultivated fields directly from Mauro and the vineyard. Located in the heart of Tuscany you can easily reach Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Chianti, Val d'Orcia and the coast as well as Perugia and Assisi. Many of these resorts are international heritage of UNESCO.
Property is wide and it is composed by three apartments. If you find a busy schedule please check the availability of all of them: Chianti 1 e Chianti 2 (managed by Mauro) and Chianti 3 (managed by Paola).