Villa Francesca - Under the Tuscan Sun
Luxury villa by Cortona, Under the Tuscan Sun, sleeps up to 20, 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, air conditioning,much more
This beautifully restored 17th century estate is located just outside the walls of Cortona; with three buildings, the main villa, the farmhouse and the Limonaia, this stunning property is ideal for three buildings, a family holiday, private party, romantic wedding or corporate event.
Each bedroom has own ensuite bathroom, egyptian cotton linens, robes, slippers, daily maid service, plus this amazing setting! you won't find another villa like this.
Vacation Property Details
There are three main buildings on the estate, sleeping a total of 20 people (plus infants sharing rooms) in 10 en-suite bedrooms. The Villa, The Farmhouse and the Limonaia. All three buildings have been restored into luxury accommodation. Every room has a beautiful view over the gardens up to Cortona or over the olive groves and across the valley. All are fitted with air conditioning, hair dryers, a selection of luxurious natural Italian products, fully bathrobes, slippers and sheets of the highest quality Egyptian cotton.
The Villa is suited to accommodate ten guests in five bedrooms. There are four rooms on the first floor which are the largest, each one approximately 25 square meters, three with bath and shower and one with just a shower.
There is a further bedroom on the ground floor which is slightly smaller at 15 square meters with a bath and a shower. These rooms all have beautiful views, either out over the garden up to Cortona or over the valley.
Each room is individually designed featuring antique furniture, hand woven Busatti fabrics, beautiful travertine stone for the bathrooms and the highest quality bed linen. All rooms in the Villa have king size beds.
The Farmhouse is suited to accommodate eight guests in four bedrooms. Three of the rooms are approximately 15 square meters and one slightly larger at approximately 25 square meters.
There is one room that can be made into a twin, two with queen size beds and one with a king size. All have their own en-suite bathrooms, two with a bath and a shower and two with just a shower. These rooms all have beautiful views over the garden.
As in the Villa, each room is individually designed featuring antique furniture, hand woven Busatti fabrics, beautiful travertine stone for the bathrooms and the highest quality bed linen.
The Limonaia is a double suite with an en-site shower room, living area with double sofa bed and a private terrace with beautiful views out over the valley.
This room as been carefully designed using colours from the original 17th Century fresco which covers the dome ceiling of the living room. Soft pinks, turquoise, and creams make this a very relaxing special place to stay. With it's own private terrace you have complete privacy from the rest of the garden.
- swimming pool (5x10mts) with shallow end and diving board
- outdoor Jacuzzi seats 8
- air conditioning
- wifi internet connection
- tv with Sky
- surround cinema
- DVD player
- wood burning pizza oven
- fax machine
- vegetable garden
- tennis and billiard table
- bocce’s court
- private chapel
Special Note about Eating - such an important part of your Italian holiday:
We can prepare all meals, a pizza evening using our original stone pizza oven or simply an aperitivo to enjoy early evening by the pool. Continental breakfasts of fresh fruit, home made jams, warm pastries, freshly squeezed fruit juice, and locally made yogurts. Light lunches or full Italian feasts. Catering is entirely flexible, you can have as much or as little as you want. We also provide a drop off meal service. Ready prepared meals delivered to your door for you to help yourself.
amenities supermarkets shops, bars, chemistry, shops, restaurants at Cortona a 5 minutes drive. main distances 5 min driving from Cortona, Umbertide 40km/25miles, Siena 1 hour 10 min drive, Florence 1 hour 30 min drive. airports Perugia 57km/35miles, Florence 134km/83miles, Rome 243km/150miles.
Included/Excluded in Price
daily maid service from 10am till 1pm, weekly rental, all taxes, electricity up to 330kwh, water & hot water, weekly change of linen, change of towels twice a week, final cleaning on Saturday, heating, air conditioning, internet connection.
Not included telephone, cooking service (ask the office for the different menus and prices), extra maid service, babysitter service 20 Euros per hour.
Additional services on request We have extra services available at all times including chefs, extra maid service, babysitting, fridge stocking, private drivers, dry cleaning service and more.
- Groceries on arrival (tailored to your requirements)
- Airport transfers
- Private drivers and car hire arranged prior to arrival
- Baby sitting
- Cooking lessons
- Pilates and cycling tours
- Local art and history tours
- Wine tasting at the villa or local wineries
- Personal shopping with trips to Florence and the designer outlets
- Ask ...and we can likely arrange it!