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“Serene and private. With goats.”
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Radda in Chianti, Tuscany

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EmmBee9
Wadsworth, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Serene and private. With goats.”
Reviewed 17 February 2016 for a stay in September 2015

Four of us, two couples, stayed here in early September. The setting and view is absolutely perfect - the Volpaia valley, with the town of Volpaia is the distance. If you can tear yourself away from the long table under the arbor the location in Radda is great for day trips to the hill towns. Radda itself is worth a look too. Nora recommends a drive around the valley on your Sunday after arriving Saturday, including a market, one-of-a-kind butcher shop and Volpaia - do it. A good way to get the feel of the area.

For two couples there is essentially one set of rooms upstairs, and one set downstairs, giving privacy for each. Whoever gets the upstairs rooms should buy wine for the whole gang though. Downstairs is fine but upstairs is much nicer.

I'd definitely stay here again!

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Beth C
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Magnificent”
Reviewed 16 January 2016 for a stay in April 2014

We had such a nice time visiting Chianti Cashmere. We stayed in the big guesthouse with the pool. (It wasn't pool season, but that would be a big draw for another trip.) The goats and dogs were super fun. We even got to comb a goat!

Nora was a delight. You can really see the pride she takes in her work. Can't wait to go back!!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Lorac
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“An Ongoing Joy”
Reviewed 13 January 2016 for a stay in July 2015

Our visits to La Penisola have taken place each summer for at least 20 years. The house is a simple two story dwelling with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. It is comfortable, attractive, and has an outstanding view of a forested valley with vineyards. The swimming pool is large, well tended, and deliciously cool after a hot day's journey around the area of Radda.
Nora Kravis, a licensed veterinarian, raises cashmere goats, some of whom live adjacent to the rental property. The goats are beautiful and fun to watch. Nora also has several very large dogs who tend the goats, only adding to the attraction of the place!
We have brought family members and friends to this treasure. We plan on returning over and over!

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Liked best: Ummmm - all of it!
Liked least: Departing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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ingridmra...
Breda, The Netherlands
1 review
“best stay ever”
Reviewed 13 January 2016 for a stay in July 2015

On the most beautiful spot of Toscane, a wonderful, charming house with a beautiful vieuw. We do hope to come back. We have had the best holiday ever. Thank you so much.

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Liked best: beautiful area
Liked least: too short stay, only 1 week
Travelling group: Teenagers
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CristinaD...
Siena, Italy
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“Pure Bliss!”
Reviewed 12 January 2016 for a stay in October 2015

I needed a break from our day to day life. Rush here, rush there, hurry hurry hurry. When we arrived at the entrance to the Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm, we turned down the road and entered a different time and space. We became one with nature. There were deers to lead us to the house!!!

We then met the owner, Nora who is a dynamo. Always on the go.

The house is surrounded by beauty, the goats are amazing (goat therapy is the best thing for a tired soul), the dogs are lovely and the idea of staying on a property that does so much for nature and animals made every day perfect.

The house is wonderful, spacious with phenomenal views.

The pool was amazing and just for us!

Come and visit, you will not regret it!

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Liked best: the serenity
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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