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Charming Tuscan Farmhouse Walking Distance to Cortona - Casa Toscana

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studio
3 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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Two couples looking to have an ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ experience need look no further. This rustic stone villa, within walking distance of Cortona, overlooks the beautiful Valdichiana Valley, and offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a private swimming pool and a covered terrace for outside dining. The location is ideal for visiting Eastern Tuscany and Umbria. Immersed within a private landscape of woods and olive groves, the house is nestled into the hillside overlooking the Valdichiana Valley and the city of Cortona. The private garden can be accessed from both the ground and first floors. A special note about this villa is that it sits only a few hundred meters away from the villa owned by Frances Mayes, the author of Under the Tuscan Sun. This villa has a private swimming poo...Two couples looking to have an ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ experience need look no further. This rustic stone villa, within walking distance of Cortona, overlooks the beautiful Valdichiana Valley, and offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a private swimming pool and a covered terrace for outside dining. The location is ideal for visiting Eastern Tuscany and Umbria. Immersed within a private landscape of woods and olive groves, the house is nestled into the hillside overlooking the Valdichiana Valley and the city of Cortona. The private garden can be accessed from both the ground and first floors. A special note about this villa is that it sits only a few hundred meters away from the villa owned by Frances Mayes, the author of Under the Tuscan Sun. This villa has a private swimming pool within a well-kept garden and against the house, a covered and furnished terrace with a barbecue. Parking is available on the property. <b>Ground Floor:</b> A typical stone farmhouse of the region, the restoration has preserved many of its original features including wood beamed ceilings. Furnished with rustic charm, the living/dining room has chairs, a wooden table, and an old stone fireplace. The reading room with a sofa has a Satellite TV to the garden. The fully equipped kitchen has an oven, a dishwasher, a toaster, an American coffee maker, and an Italian moka stove-top coffee maker (for espresso). One bathroom has a shower. The villa has a washing machine but no clothes dryer. <b>First Floor:</b> There are two double bedrooms. The first bedroom with a queen size bed (160 cm) has a nice balcony with table and chairs. The twin bedroom (90 cm), which can be made into a king size bed (180 cm) upon prior request, has a set of French doors going out to the garden. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with showers. <b>Extra Services:</b> The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. <ul> <li>Cook Service: Upon request</li> <li>Housekeeping: Upon request</li> <li>Babysitting: Upon request</li> </ul> Additional amenities: Air Conditioning - Whole House, American Coffee Maker, Balcony/Terrace, Cook Service Available - Extra Cost, Fireplace - Indoor, Free Parking on Premises, Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost, Independent Villa, Outside Area - Private, Outside DiningMore
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Pets Allowed: Ask
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Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
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Languages spoken:English, Italian, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2008
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December 2018
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About the neighbourhood
The city of Cortona, with its shops, restaurants and open air market is a 20-minute walk away. Cortona has all the necessities and services including banks, bars, a post office, antique shops, pharmacies, and grocery stores. This city is an encounter with art, history, and culture. You'll rediscover Tuscany's past in Cortona, which has changed very little in the last 400 years or so. Sitting in the center of the triangle formed by Arezzo, Siena, and Perugia, as well as being near Lake Trasimeno and the Apennines, In Cortona there is no end to picturesque streets and historic buildings. Tour frescoed churches from the 13th century; explore the original city walls; see and art exhibit in the 16th century fortress. You can also visit the local museums and libraries, tiptoe around ancient mon...
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