Villa Castell is a stylish villa near Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, sleeps 13/17

  • Country location
  • Tiny hamlet
  • Large garden in olive grove
  • Private pool
  • Pergola in private courtyard
  • WI FI internet, computer, printer, fax
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito screens on most windows
  • Tennis court (own equipment needed)
  • Outdoor theatre (owners host performances during Summer)
  • Wine cellar – stocked with wines & olive oil
  • Adjacent 2 bedroom cottage for extra guests
  • Tavarnelle Val di Pesa – 1.5 kms
  • San Gimignano – 20 mins
  • Florence 20/25 mins

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Villa Castell is a historic villa that has been tastefully restored and conserves many originally features whilst providing lovely holiday accommodation. The villa is set on the edge of a quaint, little hamlet with a tiny 1.000 year old church. Villa Castell has very large grounds, which are set out as an olive grove. The location of this property is ideal as it is only a short drive into the local town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and within very easy reach of both San Gimignano (20 mins) and Florence (20 – 25 mins).

2020 Prices (in € euros per week)
Low Xmas & New Year Mid High
Jan, Feb, March, Nov
Rest of Dec
20 Dec - 6 Jan April, May, Oct June, July, Aug, Sept
Villa - €6,000
Villa + cottage - €6,950
Villa - €7,500 Villa - €9,500
Villa + cottage - €10,600
Villa - €12,500
Villa + cottage - €13,800

Rental: Weekly, Sat - Sat. Cottage not available at Xmas, July and Aug

Prices include: Welcome dinner on arrival, electricity, water, gas, air con, WI FI internet, linen (changed weekly), bathroom towels (changed mid week – on Tues), pool towels (changed weekly), 2 hours cleaning every day (except Sundays and national holidays), use of tennis court (red blaise - own equipment needed), final cleaning

Not included: heating – metered (approx. daily spend in Winter - €100 – €120), extra cleaning - €15 per hour, cook on request: breakfast €20 per person, dinner €35 per person, event fee - €2,000 payable in cash on arrival

Local Tourist Tax: €1.50 per person 14 yrs and over per day for the first 7 days of your stay - payable in cash on arrival.

Security Deposit: €2,000 payable on arrival in cash and refunded on departure.


SLEEPS 13 or 17 with cottage


Villa Castell has a large arched door, which opens onto a spacious entrance hall. This is used for loading /unloading only as it opens onto the lane and swings open on a central hinge. Off the hall to the left is a dining room, which opens onto the courtyard to one side of the villa. Through from the dining room is a well equipped kitchen with a 6 ring gas hob, oven, double sink and a professional dishwasher. There is a door, which leads from the kitchen out into the courtyard with original Tuscan flagstones and a pretty covered pergola. To the rear of the kitchen there is a pantry and also a twin bedroom with a bathroom with shower. As this bedroom is close to the kitchen it is suitable for staff in the group or 2 children. There is a laundry room with washing machine and dryer.

Off the hall to the right is a downstairs toilet and some stairs up to a twin bedroom with a bathroom with bathtub and hand held shower attachment. There is also a stair up to a small study area with a phone, computer, internet, printer and a fax.

There is a door, which leads down into a cellar, which is stocked with local wine and olive oil. Guests can select from the cellar and pay for what they have used.


Original stone stairs lead up to the first floor off the hall. On the first floor there is a large double lounge area, which runs the whole width of the villa and looks out over both the front and rear of the villa. To the front there is a large arched window plus 2 other windows, making this floor lovely and bright. On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms; 4 double bedrooms (1 can be made a twin) and a single bedroom. All bedrooms have air con and all also have their own bathrooms with showers.


 For larger groups there is an adjacent cottage, which sleeps 4. It is on 2 floors and has a kitchen, lounge/dining room, 2 bedrooms and one bathroom with shower. No A/C but has ceiling fans in bedrooms and screens on windows. It also has its own small garden. The villa plus cottage sleep up to 17 guests.


 The villa has an extremely large garden, which is set out as a lovely olive grove. It is fenced and hedged, making it very private. It also has outdoor seating. The private pool (15 x 7 mts) is located at a short distance from the villa. At the pool area there is a pergola and a fridge. The villa has a tennis court (own equipment needed). New - An outdoor theatre, where the owners host various performances during the Summer.


Private pool (15 x 7 mts)
Large garden
Pergola + fridge at pool
Private courtyard with pergola and outdoor dining area
Good quality outdoor furniture
Satellite TV
DVD player
VHS player
Washing machine & dryer
Study with computer, phone, printer, fax
WI FI internet
Air con in bedrooms, living rooms & dining room
Hairdryers in each bedroom
Tennis court (own equipment needed)
Screens on most windows
Private helipad close by for excursions by helicopter


Check in between 4pm – 7pm
Vacate bedrooms by 8.30am, check out from villa by 10am
No animals allowed


Tavernelle Val di Pesa  1.5km
Certaldo 19km
San Gimignano 25km
Florence 30km
Siena 49km

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