Castello di Volognano

- Entire home/apt · Florence, Tuscany, Italy

The Space

Castello di Volognano and its attractive village lie in the Chianti hills just 15 kms from Florence, in a very panoramic position with a 360 degree view of the olive groves and vineyards that are part of the extensive property. In the past the castle has hosted such distinguished people as Giacchino Rossini, Giosuè Carducci and Enrico Fermi. It has undergone a detailed restoration and offers a wonderful atmosphere of times gone by, and is furnished with antique pieces perfectly in harmony with the style of the castello. The outside areas, which are very well looked after, include an italianate garden and a swimming-pool which has the unique feature of being build partly inside the old lemon-house and partly outside. The property is very well equipped and has washing-machine, dishwasher, broadband internet connection, satellite-TV, telephone. Next to the castle is a small village which is partly inhabited, and the large wine-cellars where they produce the wines from the farm and extra-virgin olive oil. They can organize special tastings in a large and attractive room. The nearest town is Pontassieve which is about 2.5 kms away, and other small villages can be reached in just a few minutes by car. Siena is about 80 kms away. Nearest town: Florence Distance: 15 km TFI113 - 700 m² - Sleeps 12 - 6 bedrooms GROUND FLOOR: living-room with sofas, fireplace, stereo, broadband internet connection; dining-room with table for 14 people; kitchen with oven, dishwasher, microwave oven, ice maker, large fridge/freezer, American coffee machine, kettle, toaster; guests bathroom; a large games room has been created in the old oil press with TV, DVD, ping-pong table, espresso coffee machine, sofas, games table and space for up to 2 extra beds, (access to the garden from all of the rooms), bathroom and separate shower for the use of the swimming-pool. FIRST FLOOR: 1 large double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bathtub with shower extension and separate WC; 2 twin bedrooms; 1 bathroom with hydromassage shower. SECOND FLOOR: reading-room with stereo and broadband internet connection; 1 large double bedroom with ensuite shower; 2 twin bedrooms; 1 large bathroom with shower. THIRD FLOOR: (tower) billiard room with satellite TV and games table. Enclosed italianate garden with relaxation areas and dining area and a beautiful swimming-pool.

Weekly Rates-

27 Feb-3 Apr, 10 Apr-29 May, 2 Oct-27 Nov: US$ 9475 (12 ppl), US$ 5685 (6 ppl)

3 Apr-10 Apr, 29 May-3 Jul, 28 Aug-2 Oct: US$ (phone number hidden) ppl), US$ 6945 (6 ppl)

3 Jul-28 Aug: US$ (phone number hidden) ppl), US$ 11580 (6 ppl)

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 7 nights
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  • Very clean and a nice space. Easy drive to the plaza. Overall, a very convenient place to stay in Sonoma.

    October 2013
  • We had a few issues with the woman overseeing the apartment from slow response time to claiming we paid partially and now owe additional funds. All eventually got sorted out and we enjoyed our stay. The apartment is beautiful and well located. It's a shame we felt uncomfortable with how we were treated.

    June 2013
  • We loved staying at Mark & Bonnie's place in Sonoma. Everything was great and perfectly located for our needs. Fall in Sonoma is beautiful in it's own right, but this quiet getaway allowed us to enjoy it even more.

    October 2012
  • My husband and I stayed at Lomita for our one year anniversary and had a fabulous time!

    July 2012
  • Great location as a home base for wine country excursions. Near the Historic Sonoma Town Square by way of the town's paved walking path - perfect spot to enjoy good restaurants, scenic hiking, local wineries and cycling. Just a few miles from the Russian River so kayaking is an easy option as well. Gateway to the Sonoma Valley, short drive up to the Alexander Valley, Napa Valley and Carneros Wine Region. Your own 1 bedroom place, with a furnished kitchen, wi-fi, a designated parking spot and a private back patio perfect for starting the day with your morning coffee. It looks just like the pictures!

    July 2011
  • Our stay at Rialto was brilliant from beginning to end. We especially appreciated Judit assistance in meeting us to hand over the keys she went much further than required and gave us lots of advice on our stay and how best to get back to the airport. This was fantastic as we had no idea without this advice .The accommodation was ,clean comfortable and centrally located. We felt secure and had easy access to market Rialto bridge and short walk to San Marco square. the apartment was attractive with plenty of bedding and towels ..The washing machine and dishwasher were a bonus. The apartment was large,spacious attractively decorated and made our visit to this beautiful location all the more enjoyable. We thank Judit Mark and Bonnie for such great stay in Venice

    September 2010
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