Casa Zaffira is a gracious cottage for 6 people, with private swimming pool and recently renovated, located in a silent residential area only a 700 meters walk from the main square of Greve in Chianti. The property consists of two self catering houses separated by a lush hedge but also communicating with the possibility to be rented out together or separated. Casa Esmeralda and Casa Zaffira can be rented together with a discount of 5% on the regular rate.
Anyway, each one keeps its own privacy, while the villa has its own private garden, swimming pool (6 x 3 meters; 1,30 meters deep), and parking area for up to 2 cars.
The villa offers 130 square meters of total living area. On the ground floor there is a full bathroom with shower and a laundry room equipped with washing machine.
The ground floor opens to a living room with SAT-TV. A fully equipped eat-in kitchen offers table and chairs for everyone, stove, oven, refrigerator and dishwasher.
The first floor holds the sleeping area composed of 3 bedrooms and 2 fully equipped bathrooms.
Two bedrooms are furnished with double beds, and the third one is furnished with twin beds. The villas matches all modern comforts with brand new furniture, equipments and utensils with the typical Tuscan style.
The first floor holds two large bathrooms, with complete modern equipments, brand new shower box, WC, bidet and sink.
One extra bed, a baby cot and a high chair can be provided upon request.
The 400 square meters of surrounding garden is a charming refuge for moments of relax with a book and a glass of delicious Tuscan wine, bought in one of the “Enotecas” (wine shops) of Greve. The central square of the charming town can be reached by foot easy in 10 minutes.
The private garden is fully equipped with garden furniture, table and chairs for outdoor meals and a solarium around the pool furnished with comfortable sun beds and umbrellas ideal for sunbathing, immersed in a quiet residential zone on the borders of the countryside, with delightful views. Ideal place for a morning walk around the grapevines to recharge your energies for the next day-trip. There are also shady areas where to stay and relax under century old cypress trees. Greve is an exciting town yet isonly a small medieval town immersed in a natural area, surrounded by the characteristic Tuscan countryside and many small roads.
Other activities close to the villa are: golf course Ugolino, wine tours, historic tours, shopping in Tuscany and a visit to the local castles. You can make your own wine tour and tasting in many of the local wineries, some of them offer also a cooking lesson and meals, by appointment. In the town of Greve you will find all facilities, like shops, gas station, coffee shops, wine bars and several tasty restaurants. Going down to the center square you will even find a supermarket. Every Saturday there is an open street market on the main square and on May there is the flower market there. The triangular main square of Greve has a beautiful open gallery with many shops and cafes.
This area is perfect for day trips to local Chianti vineyards and important cities like Florence, Arezzo, Volterra, Siena and Cortona . Shops and restaurants are only a few meters away in the charming city center of Greve in Chianti - yet they don't intrude in the silence of your vacation. Close by to this Tuscan vacation rental you will find many Italian restaurants, open air Tuscan markets, shops and cafes. Quick access to public transport for Florence and Siena is available. The surrounding small hill towns likeRadda, Castellina, Strada and Panzano with their famous wineries of the "Gallo Nero" (Black Hooster label) are definitely worth a visit. The medieval walled village of Monteriggioni, close to Siena, is not far away and a beautiful daytrip.