A luxurious old stone villa set among acres of vines in the heart of Chianti, Borratella is a fabulous holiday home for up to eight guests. It’s very convenient for the lively market town of Gaiole and Brolio Castle is also nearby.
This tastefully designed property retains much of its history, yet has an airy, modern look with a bright décor and interesting antique pieces. Exposed stone walls and a mixture of typical terracotta, light-tiled or attractive wood floors adds texture to the overall feel. The huge, traditional-style kitchen is perfect for rustling up communal meals and there’s space for dining, too. But don’t miss eating in the spacious loggia, which has views across your private pool and garden to the vineyards and olive groves beyond. The pool, set in lush lawn, it really couldn’t be more inviting – pull up a sunbed and enjoy the views. With a lounge on every floor, there’s space for everyone to relax here. Sleeping arrangements are flexible,
too – an annexe en-suite bedroom offers privacy for one couple, while others will be tossing a coin for the enormous master suite.
Lounge 1 – Two sofas, two armchairs, coffee table,
Kitchen-Diner – Fully equipped, table and chairs,
Bathroom 1 – Bath with handheld shower, shower,
twin sinks, WC.
Laundry room – Fully equipped.
Bedroom 1 – Double bed (cannot be converted into
twins), wardrobe, chest of drawers, desk and chair,
Bathroom 2 – Shower, sink, WC.
Loggia – Table and chairs, barbecue, sink.
Lounge 2 – Two sofas, two armchairs, coffee table, sideboard,
access to loggia.
Bedroom 2 – Double bed (cannot be converted into twins), two
armchairs, wardrobe, two chests of drawers.
Shower, twin sinks, WC.
Bedroom 3 – Twin beds (cannot be converted into a double),
wardrobe, chair, decorative fireplace.
Shower, sink, WC.
Bathroom 3 – Shower, sink, WC.
Lounge 3 – Table and two chairs.
Bedroom 4 – Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), two
armchairs, coffee table, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Bathroom 4 – Shower, sink, WC.
This is a luxury villa that retains lots of Tuscan character, while offering all mod cons and contemporary touches. It’s beautifully decorated and achieves the perfect blend of old and new. The pretty gardens and the huge pool are big draws, too, as are the views to the surrounding vineyards.
Four bedrooms. Six bathrooms, two en-suite. The annexe is accessed independently via external stairs or a door in the garden – it is not linked internally to the rest of the villa. The caretaker lives nearby on the estate. Air conditioning is available in every bedroom as well as the first floor lounge. This service is included in the weekly price.
The pool is located to one side of the villa. It is accessed from the main loggia and down some wonderful, large stone steps. It is nestled in a pretty, perfectly manicured lawn dotted with trees and surrounded by a paved deck which has several sun beds. Excellent views of the surrounding Chianti hills covered in a dense forest can be enjoyed while relaxing by the pool side or in the cool water. Immediately around the villa there are the property’s vineyards which can also be seen from the pool area. To one side of the pool there are roman steps to enter the crystal water.
The pool is 15×8 metres and 1.6 to 2 metres deep. It’s open from April to October, weather permitting.
Villa La Borratella is a luxury property, maintained to an excellent standard. The caretaker lives on the estate, a short distance away from the villa. He can be easily contacted for any queries.
The nearest village is San Regolo, it has a restaurant open only at lunch. The village Lecchi in Chianti, it is about 7km away and this has a small grocery and a good restaurant. Gaiole in Chianti is the nearest town, it is 8km away and has a selection of shops and restaurants. There are also other amenities such as the post office, banks, pharmacy and doctors office in Gaiole.
- Gaiole in Chianti 8km
- Radda in Chianti 14km
- Castellina in Chianti 25km
- Siena 30km
- Florence 65km
- San Gimignano 70km
- Montalcino 70km
- Lucca 150km
- Pisa 175km
- Rome 240km
Villa La Borratella is surrounded by its 5 hectares of Chianti Classico vineyards, 2 hectares of olive groves and 75 hectares of woods.
At an altitude of 350 meters above sea level, the grape variety mainly cultivated is Sangiovese and complementary also Cabernet and Merlot are grown; an excellent Extra Virgin Olive Oil is produced from approximetely 200 olive trees. Collects about 300 quintals of grapes and gets, in its own cellar equipped with the most modern technologies, about 200 hl of wine destined to the bottling of Chianti Classico wine, Chianti Classico Riserva and IGT Super Tuscan.
Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
The Security: Deposit is €750, cash payment is required on arrival. You will be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay.
Approach road: Unpaved, even
Meet and greet: Arrival time is 16:00 – 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. Out of hours arrivals on request.
Pool towels supplied: available on request
Internet in the Villa: free WI-FI available
Heating, if used: by consumption
Final clean: included – provided by local supplier
Tourist tax: 2,00 € per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply.
Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
Parking: Private, onsite parking
- Guests: 8
- Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom essentials, BBQ, Bedroom comforts, Dishwasher, Espresso Machine, Fireplace, Free parking, Fully equipped kitchen, Garden, Hair dryer, Heating, Oven, Separate waste collection, Swimming Pool, Washing Machine, Wi-Fi
- View: Gaiole In Chianti: 4 Bedrooms and 5 Bathrooms. Private Pool.
- Categories: Countryside, Family Holidays, Tuscany
- Location: Chianti Area, Siena, Tuscany
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 5