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Pretty shared gardens
This little group of cottages lies in a village at the foot of the hill town of Cortona. Guests share the pretty gardens and the attractive pool. The garden is the perfect location for relaxing during those lazy summer evenings. The properties are within walking distance of the shops, a busy colourful weekly street market and the nearby train station, making it an excellent choice as a touring base.This little group of cottages lies in a village at the foot of the hill town of Cortona. Guests share the pretty gardens and the attractive pool. The garden is the perfect location for relaxing during those lazy summer evenings. The properties are within walking distance of the shops, a busy colourful weekly street market and the nearby train station, making it an excellent choice as a touring base. After a hard day sightseeing why not take advantage of a local restaurant that will deliver breakfast, lunch or dinner to your door (approximately two hours notice is required). If you would like a meal on your first night, please ask us for a menu so this can be arranged with the owner in advance.
Steps to entrance: All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed/dining room with French doors. Kitchen. 2 double bedrooms (one can be twin), one with additional single, one with en-suite shower room with toilet. Shower room with toilet.
In a peaceful hillside setting you will find this medieval property surrounded by fields and forests. From the romantic inner courtyard, which has seating on the terrace and a barbecue, you enter the kitchen and living area with a large fireplace. At the front of the house guests can enjoy the sunset under the pergola or sunbathe on the lawn around the pool. The lawn slopes down a little towards the pond which has a natural waterfall and is an excellent place for swimming. This is an excellent location if you wish to go walking in the Pratomagno Mountains (1,600m). Other places to visit include Arezzo (30km), Florence (50km), and Sienna (60km). The charming town of Loro Ciuffena with its numerous shops, restaurants and bars is just 2.5km and can be reached by via a pleasant path along a stream.
Steps to entrance: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. 5 Bedrooms: 4 double, 1 single. 2 bathrooms with toilet. Shower room with bidet and toilet. Annex: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin, 1 single. 2 Shower rooms with bidet and toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. M/wave. W/mashine. D/washer. Garden and furniture. BBQ. Ample parking. Swimming pool (45m²), open mid-May - Sept.
Panoramic valley views
High up in the mountains with panoramic views over the valley, this mountain house offers two separate apartments overlooking an oval swimming pool. There is a shared terrace/pergola beside the swimming pool, and anyone with a little energy to spare can enjoy a game or two of boules. There is also use of a barbecue by arrangement. The apartments are simply furnished in rustic style. The enchanting old town of Loro Ciuffenna still has a working water mill, and little of the town centre has changed since the 16th century. From here, it is an easy drive to Arezzo or Florence.
Ground floor: Living/dining room with double sofa bed and corner kitchen. Gallery double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.
Picturesque town of Cortona nearby
The huge 18th century ’Villa Ferranti’ is situated in a beautiful valley just below the picturesque town of Cortona. There are just three apartments available in the villa, and this apartment is in a side wing. Cortona is one of the real jewels among the Tuscan hill towns. Set amidst terraced slopes covered with olives and vines, it has winding medieval streets and a rich, historic past. Visit Lake Trasimeno, take a trip to the fascinating city of Perugia, the city of Arezzo, or to Siena.
All on ground floor: Living room with sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. 2 shower rooms with toilet, both accessed via master bedroom.
CH. Satellite TV. Stereo/CD. W/machine. D/washer. Shared garden with furniture. BBQ. Parking. Shared swimming pool (15m x 6m, depth 1.3-2.5m), open Jun-Sep. NB: Slopes and drops in grounds.
This pretty, terraced house has been comfortably and traditionally furnished to provide the ideal holiday base for guests to relax and explore the local area. Situated in the hills in the town of Loro Ciuffenna, the property benefits from a private above-ground swimming pool and a sun terrace with furniture, ideal for dining al fresco. This accommodation provides the ideal start point for day trips to Florence, Siena, Arezzo and Chianti, as well as for trekking in the mountains of Pratomagno. The popular town of Arezzo is just 30km away.
Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with bidet and toilet. Sloping ceilings throughout first floor.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot on request. Gas/elec cooker. W/machine. Terrace. Shared outdoor furniture. Parking (1 car). Shared outdoor above ground swimming pool (36m²), open mid June-mid Sep. NB: Steps to pool.
This is an 18th century villa belonging to the family of a famous painter, set upon a hill only 10 km south of the city of Arezzo. As it’s situated on a hill, the view is incredible and the view of the garden and the hills are particularly amazing as well as peaceful. The villa is characterized by a series of grassy areas spread over 1 hectare (with deck chairs, tables, chairs and a swing) with a shared above-ground swimming pool. There are about 10 ha of woods which are ideal for walks. The owner’s, who are very kind and hospitable, live at the back of the villa and they are also artists. The property is 20km from Cotona and 30km from Lake Trasimeno.
Living room with sofa bed. Second living room. Third living room. Galleried living room. Dining room/kitchen 3 bedrooms 1 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with bidet and toilet. Bathroom with toilet. Separate toilet.
CH. Cot on request (at cost). Elec cooker. W/machine. Shared garden and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Shared outdoor above-ground swimming pool (36m²) open mid June–mid Sept.
This traditional terraced holiday home is in the historic centre of Cortona, between Tuscany and Umbria. The region is rich in history and art, with Etruscan sites, cathedral, churches, Diocesan Museum and the 16th century artist Signorelli. The house is comfortably furnished over several levels, and has an open fire in the living room. The town centre is within walking distance, and you can stop along the way to sample the Tuscan and Umbrian wines, or the traditional Tuscan cuisine in the town centre restaurants. From the town square there are beautiful views of Lake Trasimeno only 15km away. Don’t forget the many museums and art galleries in the town. Arezzo and its antiques market is only 25km, while Montepulciano is 25km, and Pienza, the city of Popes is 30km.
Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room with toilet, 1 with double sofa bed and en-suite shower room with toilet.
Open fire in living room (no fuel provided). CH at cost. Elec, bed linen and towels inc. Satellite TV. CD. Gas/electric cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Terrace and furniture. On road parking. Pet free of charge. NB: Sloping beamed ceiling in bedrooms.
Accessed by an unpaved road, this traditional first floor apartment, owner lives on site, is situated on the hillside overlooking the medieval walled town of Castiglione Fiorentino. The apartment has a traditional, rustic feel, with tiled floors, beamed ceilings and feature fireplace. There is a large terrace, BBQ, and above ground shared swimming pool (open May to Sep). Renowned for its medieval towers, the 13th century town of Castiglion Fiorentino is 6km, while the charming walled town of Cortona is 7km.
14 steps to first floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk with additional single. Shower room with toilet. Tiled floors and beams throughout.
Open fire in kitchen inc. Elec, bed linen and towels inc. Gas/electric cooker. Shared washing machine. Internet connection at cost. Shared garden and furniture. Shared grounds. Shared BBQ. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool open May to Sep. Pet free of charge. NB: Step into shower. Uneven surface in grounds.
This holiday house is set in a dream location and is ideal for a large family seeking an enjoyable time together in beautiful surroundings. This magnificent and prestigious building, dating from the 16th century, is situated in the middle of Tuscany close to the town of Arezzo. It has uninterrupted views over the valley and the surrounding countryside as far as Lucignano, and has been renovated with taste and care while retaining its charm of yesteryear. The vast grounds of 12000m² are very well maintained and provided with garden furniture. There is the added benefit of a lovely outdoor swimming pool for cooling down on hot summer days.
Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. 10 bedrooms: 4 double, 6 twin. Bathroom with bath, shower, bidet and toilet. 4 bathrooms with toilet. 5 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH and air conditioning. Cot. Satellite TV. Cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Ample parking. Swimming pool (72m²), open mid May-mid Sep. NB: Water feature and steps in garden.
These pretty, rustic, air-conditioned holiday cottages are located in a small hamlet consisting of 4 stone-built houses on a hill overlooking the valley. The site consists of 3 holiday rentals (ITA635, ITA636 and ITA637) and the fourth house belongs to the owner. All the cottages have traditional furnishings and a warm and cosy atmosphere, and provide an ideal holiday base. Each cottage has its own pretty terrace and there is a shared, outdoor swimming pool. At guests’ disposal there is a restaurant for dinners and breakfast on request. Olive oil and wine can be purchased on site.
Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet. Steep, open-tread spiral stairs to first floor: 1 double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
CH. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. Shared washing machine. Terrace. Shared garden. Parking (2 cars). Shared outdoor swimming pool (50m²), open Jun-Sep. NB: Steps in grounds.
This lovely holiday cottage is a pretty barn conversion, which has been completely restored in keeping with its traditional architecture and transformed into this beautiful holiday home. One of its main features is its panoramic views over beautiful Pratomagno. The property is situated opposite the manor house, which is inhabited by the owners and set amidst vineyards and woods, and bordered by a stream. Surrounding the house there is a meadow, half of which is for the use of guests and the other half is shared with the friendly owners. You can even buy wine produced by the owner.
Living room with double sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Beams throughout.
CH. Bed linen and towels inc. Cot. W/machine. Tel. Shared lawned garden with furniture. Parking (1 car). NB: Steep, open-tread, turning stairs to first floor.
This Tuscan villa, together with the adjacent farmhouse, is surrounded by olive groves and has views of the Valdichiana. The property consists of four self-contained units over two floors, which are not connected internally. The décor is rustic, and there is a large kitchen with fireplace. The holiday properties are accessed by a dirt access road and share an area of open land with trees, various terraces and furnished spaces. The caretaker lives in the grounds and can offer cooked meals on request. There are several historic cities to visit including Arezzo 20km, Siena 40km and Florence 80km. Other more local places to visit are Monte San Savino 4km and Civitella.
Two living/dining room/kitchens. Two living rooms. Two kitchens. 11 bedrooms (some accessed also from outside): 9 double, 2 single. Bathroom with toilet. Eight shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room (no fuel provided). CH at cost. Elec, bed linen and towels inc. Two cots. Two satellite TVs. Gas/electric cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection at cost. Grounds with terraces, sitting-out areas and furniture. BBQ. Ample parking. Pet free of charge. NB: Steps in grounds.
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