La Capanna

(Colonica Val d’Elsa farmhouse)


Property facilities

Private outdoor area
Private garden
Mosquito screens
Baby cot + Highchair
Satellite TV
Hair dryer
Located in the heart of Chianti, on the panoramic road which links Poggibonsi to Castellina, the ancient Colonica Val d’Elsa has stood proudly over nine centuries. Its highly suggestive environment unites discretion and exclusivity with the convenience of being easily accessible.

Colonica Val d’Elsa has been completely restored, preserving the original characteristics and using traditional materials found in rural Tuscan architecture. 

The location between Siena and Florence and the nearness to historical towns like Castellina in Chianti, San Gimignano, Certaldo, Colle Val d'Elsa, Barberino and Monteriggioni make the potential of this place unique. 

Colonica Val d’Elsa is a suggestive Tuscan villa, it’s medieval structure comprises 15 beautifully restored holiday rental apartments. It is considered one of the best holiday homes in the region and we are sure you will enjoy spending your vacation there. 

All apartments are independent, one from the other. Furnished to a high standard and according to local rural traditions. They are comfortable and have all modern conveniences. All apartments are provided with heating, mini kitchens, Microwave ovens, satellite Television in multiple languages and telephone. Many of them have private gardens, loggia and/or a fireplace.


The swimming-pool (16 x 8 meters, 1.10 - 1.40 deep ) is part of a unique landscape, on the verge of the woods and overlooking a large vineyard. You will love whiling away the hot drowsy afternoons surveying the view.

In keeping with the ancient nature of the structure, the gardens are planted with native flora such as rosemary, lavender, cypress trees, etc.

There is a common living room for noisy kids to raise hell in on rainy days, boules court, toys and amusements, green open spaces.

La Capanna (sleeps 6+3, 105 mq): this apartment is on two levels. It is composed of a lounge/dining room, kitchenette, fireplace, 1 twin bedroom, 1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with double bed and single bed, 3 bathrooms with shower, private loggia, private garden with table and chairs.

Low/hight season cost: 
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Colonica Val d’Elsa is near to Castellina in Chianti as well as with easy reach of most important Tuscan places of interest. The nearest airport is Florence airport (one hour) and then Pisa (one and a half). Rome is about 2 ½ to 3 hours by car.

From Colonica Val d’Elsa you can easily reach the main cities of art such as: Florence 40 Km, Siena 30 Km, San Gimignano 25 Km, Castellina in Chianti 8 Km.

The surroundings are replete with woods and cypress groves, that invite you to go for nature walks and hikes and in the car, to discover the minor Tuscany, with its castles and country parishes.

Nearby facilities

  • Nearest town: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Restaurants: in the property
  • Supermarket: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Grocery: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Shops: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Outlets: The Mall, Reggellokm 55
  • Bank: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Post office: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Chemistry: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Tennis court: Castellina in Chianti km 8
  • Golf: Ugolino km 40
  • Horse riding: Staggia Senese km 14
  • SPA: Rapolano Terme km 55
  • Train station: Poggibonsi km 12


  • Florence - Amerigo Vespucci: 50 km
  • Pisa - Galileo Galilei: 95 km
  • Roma Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci: 305 km
  • Roma Ciampino - Giovan Battista Pastine: 285 km
  • Milano Malpensa - Città di Milano: 385 km
  • Venezia - Marco Polo: 295 km
  • Perugia - Sant'Egidio: 150 km
  • Bologna - Guglielmo Marconi: 135 km

Art Cites

  • Firenze: 40 km
  • Pisa: 95 km
  • Siena: 30 km
  • Lucca: 110 km
  • Arezzo: 75 km
  • Perugia: 140 km
  • San Gimignano: 25 km
  • Volterra: 50 km
  • Montalcino: 70 km
  • Forte dei Marmi: 140 km
  • Pienza: 95 km
  • Montepulciano: 95 km
  • Cortona: 105 km
  • Assisi: 160 km
  • Seaside: 130 km


from 01 April 2018 to 16 June 2018

€ 1,500.00 per week

from 17 June 2018 to 01 September 2018 

€ 2,050.00 per week

from 02 September 2018 to 02 November 2018 

€ 1,500.00 per week


These prices do not include booking fees: Euro 20 per reservation

Price includes

water, electricity, gas towels; bedroom and kitchen linen; final cleanings (on condition that the apartment is left free of rubbish and under decent hygienic conditions); heating (from 01 April to 13 May and from 23 September to 02 November); WI-FI internet connection in the common area; cot and high chair (on request); iron and ironing board (on request); hairdryer (on request); mountain bikes (on request).

Price excludes


Extra services (upon request)

restaurant service: dinner and breakfast with daily booking; extra heating: Euro 15 per day (in the period from 13 May to 23 September); extra cleaning: 2 room apt. Euro 30 - 3 room apt. Euro 35 - 4 room apt. Euro 40; extra bath and bed linen change: complete per person Euro 12 - only bath linen Euro 8 per person; swimming pool towel hire: Euro 6 per week; laundry service: only washing (return after 36 hours) or washing and ironing (return after about 48 hours).

Check in

from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Swimming pool

open from 29 April to 30 September

Check out

within 10 a.m.

Security deposit

Euro 150.00 in cash

High season booking strictly saturday to saturday. Other arrival days considered on request in medium and low season.



DEPOSIT: A deposit of 20% of the total letting price is payable at the time of booking. It may be paid by credit card or wire transfer. Upon receipt of your deposit you will be sent notice confirming your payment with contact and arrival information.

BALANCE: The balance is due upon arrival (credit cards are acepted: Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Eurocard and Jcb).

CANCELLATION: In the unfortunate event of you needing to cancel all or part of your holiday we will have to charge either:

a) deposit + a further 15% of the balance – if cancellation is received between point of booking and 30 days prior to arrival, or
b) deposit + a further 50% of the balance – if cancellation is received between 29 days and 10 days prior to arrival, or
c) total rent – if cancellation is received between 9 days and the day of arrival or in case of no show.

INSURANCE: All tenants are advised to consider insurance needs in relation to travel, accident, medical and personal cover; 'In Tuscany' can not accept liability for any accident, injury, loss or damage sustained by tenants.

IN THE EVENT OF DISPUTE: all disputes will be heard in the court of Montepulciano.


This property is subject to quick changes, please contact us to know his availability.


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