Area: Tuscany / Arezzo/Cortona
This farmhouse with private pool is located in the hills outside Cortona, a charming hilltop town in southern Tuscany. This estate, which has a main farmhouse with two annexes, dates back to the 15th century. The farmhouse and annexes have been restored with great care taken to preserve their original architectural features.
There are views of the surrounding countryside from the garden and house. On the grounds there is a pool, which is for the exclusive use of guests. There is also garden furniture, a gazebo, a barbeque and a pizza/bread oven for outdoor cooking and dining al fresco. This is a good location for visiting sights in southern Tuscany and in the nearby regions of Umbria and Lazio. Tavarnelle di Cortona, a small village with basic food shops is located about 500 meters away and Camucia, with a greater selection of shops, is just 2 kilometers away. Cortona is only 3 kilometers away, while Arezzo is 30 kilometers. The beautiful towns of Pienza, Perugia, and Siena are all within 50 kilometers and Lake Trasimeno is about 15 minutes away by car.
GPS Coordinates: No
Distance to Shopping/Restaurants: 1 km
Nearest Train Station: Cortona, 3 km
Nearest Airport: Perugia 60 km/Florence 110 km
The farmhouse, which is on three floors with a tower, has been tastefully furnished in traditional Tuscan country style, including some antique pieces. On the ground floor there is a living room with a fireplace and sofa bed. There is also a bedroom with a queen bed and a full bathroom with a shower on the ground floor. Stairs lead up to the first floor, which has a spacious living room, kitchen, and a large dining room with a fireplace. There is also a bedroom with a queen bed and a full bathroom with a shower on this level. More stairs lead up to the second floor, which has a small living room with a nice view and a bedroom with a queen bed with an en suite bathroom with a shower. From the bedroom, there is access via a steep wooden staircase to an open loft area in the tower with two single beds and a bathroom with a shower. Due to the steep stairs and low ceiling, the tower bedroom is good for older children or young adults who like the idea of sleeping in a tower.
In one of the annexes there is a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area and a half bathroom. In the other annex, there is a bedroom with two twin beds, a bathroom with a shower, and a laundry room with a washing machine, iron, and ironing board. There is covered parking on the grounds.
1. Queen bed
2. Two twin beds (annex)
3. Queen bed
4. Queen bed
5. Two twins in attic (low ceiling)
Sofa beds: Sofa bed for two
Cooking classes, dinners and events are available on request. English speaking chef.
This property rents on a weekly basis, Saturday to Saturday in high and mid season. During other periods, it is possible to rent for less than a week, with a three-day minimum stay. Included in the rate there is a welcome appetizer with cold cuts and cheeses. Rest of the year rate (for periods missing below) is Euro 2000 per week.
Security deposit Euro 500
Heating/Air conditioning Based on usage
Final cleaning Euro 300
Extra maid service Euro 12 per hour
Crib Euro 50 per week
Extra bed Euro 50 per week