Sleeps 14, 7 bedrooms,8 bathrooms, air conditioning, close to Cortona
This Villa by Cortona is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and buildings that were once used for rural activities as well as the old private chapel of the owners. A short tree-lined road leads to the villa's entrance, surrounded by a wide park with age-old trees. Wonderful a ornamental elements - ponds, small bridges and other handmade articles create a magical garden.
Vacation Property Details
The Villa, skilfully restored and finely furnished, is made up of a main building and an annex, which was once the granary of the property. The main house is built on two floors.
The main house is built on two floors. The main entrance, at the ground floor, is into an impressive setting-the-scene hallway which leads to the ample sitting room with satellite TV and DVD-player.
The typical Tuscan kitchen is equipped with everything necessary to prepare enjoy wonderful traditional local dishes prepared by the villa's cook, from the Ribollita to the Chianina steak.
The three bedrooms (one twin and two doubles) are comfortable and beautifully furnished. Still on the ground floor there are two bathrooms and an extra bedroom with a trundle. A stone staircase leads to the first floor.
The cozy sitting room is elegantly furnished with antique pieces, while an arch made up of original bricks separates the fully equipped kitchen from the adjacent sitting area, ideal for relaxing after an abundant meal.
The three bedrooms on this floor (two doubles and one twin) have ensuite bathroom and are uniquely furnished. The ceilings are either typically Tuscan widely-corrugated brickwork or chestnut beams, both giving a cosy feel to every room.
Tapestries and wall paintings create a lovely atmosphere, while tastefully flowing curtains adorn almost every window. The villa has central heating, washing machine and dishwasher.
The casetta is made up of a typical Tuscan fireplace,traditional decor, fully equipped kitchen, one bedroom with double wrought iron bed, bathroom with shower and hydro-massage. The casetta also includes a comfortable gallery with two single beds. The floors are made of typical Tuscan terracotta tiles, the ceilings have typical wooden beams and the curtains are decorated with sunflowers, which contribute to recreating the atmosphere of another era.
Outside there is a Terracotta foyer, furnished with wrought iron furniture, ideal for dinners en plein air.
The swimming pool (7 x 14 m) is furnished with umbrellas and deckchairs. Its exclusive use ensures the guests can fully enjoy this wonderful villa and its incredible location. Florence, Arezzo, Siena and Montepulciano in Tuscany and Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio and Lake Trasimeno in next-door Umbria are all with an hour's drive. The pool is shared by the villa's guests and the owners.
- wifi, air conditioning, Independent heating system
- Washing machine/Laundry
- Safe box
- Phone, Fax
- Satellite TV, Hi-Fi
- Park, Garden, Countryside setting,
- Covered outdoor area
- Outdoor lighting
- Barbecue, Wood-burning oven
- Car park, Covered car park
- Panoramic views of: Cortona. Valdichiana
Included/Excluded in Price
Bed linen and pool towels are included, and are changed weekly while bath towels are changed twice a week.
Not included: telephone and heating, which are paid according to consumption.
On request we can arrange any of the following and more...please ask: baby bed, extra cleaning, rental of an Italian mobile phone, cook for dinners. Air-conditioning is 300€ per week. A € 500 security deposit must be paid upon arrival.