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GELSOBELLO - Rosmarino
BARBERINO VAL D'ELSA - Chianti region - Tuscany
Property ID: 4477
Sleeps: 2-3

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- Premium selection
- Air conditioning
- Washing machine
- Swimming pool

- 1 bedroom
- 1 bath

- Baby bed available
- Bikes for rent
- Sauna
- Gym
- Barbecue
- Wireless Internet
- Clothes dryer
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Gelsobello is located in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Chianti area, the Val d’Elsa, and dates back to 1798. It lies amidst the flourishing green of the Valacchi agricultural estate where, for many years,  the Sanesi family has produced the typical products that this remarkable land yields: Chianti wine, extra virgin olive oil, grappa and Vin Santo dessert wine.  The landscape is particularly striking where vineyards alternate with olive tree groves and the towers of San Gimignano stand tall in the background.  Gelsobello enjoys the privileged position of sitting opposite the 10th century Romanesque church of Sant’Appiano.  The location is very centrally located between the two great art cities, Florence at 26 km and Siena at 30 km.

The Gelsobello estate is a small hamlet of buildings and is made up of the owner’s house, where the caretakers live, and a handful of small buildings.  These comprise 7 guest apartments as well as a pleasant common room where guests can read and relax and dinners, wine tasting and other special events can be arranged.  The staff is helpful, friendly and accommodating.

Gelsobello now has a new kitchen facility for cooking lessons.

Guests arrive along the cypress lined avenue which already gives a preview of the great care that has been taken in the attentive and high class restoration of this structure.  Complete consideration has been given to detail and the furniture and fabrics are tasteful and of high quality.

Materials typical of the region were used during the refurbishment such as the clay bricks for the ceilings, the silver-grey Pietra-Serena stone for the fireplaces, the wood used for doors and windows as well as the heavy roof beams.

The apartments are a striking mix of old character and modern design and conveniences.  Each has air conditioning, central heating, satellite television, WiFi Internet connection, microwave and conventional oven, hairdryers, safe and dishwasher (for most apartments). 

Gelso means mulberry tree and the old white mulberry tree (gelso bianco) can be seen on the well maintained grounds.  The extensive outdoor layout includes a large shared swimming pool (7x15) with sundeck and loungers and there are several furnished outdoor areas for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful countryside setting.  There is parking on the grounds.

About Rosmarino

The Rosmarino apartment is located in an ancient stone building and offers one of the most private and quiet areas of the estate.  It is ideal for a honeymoon couple or simply those seeking a peaceful setting and unique panoramas over the Chianti valley.

Mezzanine floor
Kitchen/dining/living room with stone fireplace; one  king double bedroom , one bathroom with shower.
Private  furnished terrace and views of San Gimignano’s towers

The apartment works best for two people.  There is a single divan bed that can accommodate an additional person for an extra fee.

Rosmarino is equipped with air conditioning, central heat, satellite TV, microwave oven, electric oven, hairdryer, safe and fireplace.

Rental prices 2019

  1 Mar - 13 Apr
27 Apr - 11 May
  5 Oct - 22 Dec
14 Apr - 27 Apr
11 May - 1 Jun
7 Sep - 5 Oct
1 Jun - 20 Jul
24 Aug - 7 Sep
22 Dec - 7 Jan '20
20 Jul - 24 Aug

Euros 720

Euros 870

Euros 1080

Euros 1245

Plus Euros 35 booking fee

Gelsobello apartments book from Saturday to Saturday in high seasons.  For other than high seasons, please inquire.

Rosmarino is not available to rent in January and February.

Tourism tax is collected in cash Euros on site for the local municipality: 1.5 Euros per person per night for a maximum of 7 nights.  Children under 14 excepted.

SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: Bed/bath/kitchen linens, final cleaning, one set of pool towels, consumption of water, air conditioning, heating, WiFi connection, electricity and gas for cooking and hot water production, gym, Finnish sauna, barbecue area.  Midweek towel change for stays of five nights or longer. 

ON REQUEST AND NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: Breakfast service, extra cleaning services, laundry facilities, mid week linen change, cooking class.

SECURITY DEPOSIT:  Credit card imprint as guarantee.


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Denver, Colorado 80209 USA


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