Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A charming cottage situated in dominant position with view of the surrounding hills covered with silver olive groves and the Valdichiana valley. The house lies in a relaxing, peaceful area and is surrounded by a large fenced garden and aromatic plants. In the garden you will find an inviting 14 x 5 m. swimming pool with Roman steps available from May to October, as well as a lovely wood oven and large external areas with table and chairs, for 'meals al fresco'. This unforgettable corner of Italy immersed in nature is near the splendid ancient town of Cortona, which is just 4 km away and offers all kinds of services including Tennis and Horse riding.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 50 km, 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Details: pax 6 / 135 sqms
Ground floor - Sitting/dining room with kitchen corner, one twin bedroom (can be made into double) with access to the garden, one double bedroom, two bathrooms with shower, covered patio with external kitchen corner; starecase to the elevated ground floor.
Elevated ground floor: 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower, sitting room.
In case of cancellation of a booking must be paid the following penalties:30% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made 45 days or more before the start of the rental period; 50% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made between 44 and 30 days before the start of the rental period; 90% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made between 29 and 1 day before the start of the rental period; 100% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made on the arrival day or in case of no show.
The Tuscany region
The region is located in the central, western part of the country, north of Rome and south of Genoa. It is bounded by the Apennine Mountains to the North and East, the Apuan Alps on the north west and by the Tyrrhenian Sea on the West.
From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural masterpieces.
Tuscany: a row of cypress trees breaking the blue sky on a rolling hilltop. Olive groves and grapevines marching tidily down the side of a slope. Little medieval hill towns gazing down upon a country that has been carefully cultivated.
The Chianti area, between Florence and Siena, is one of the most beautiful countrysides in Italy and a famous wine production area. Florence is the capital of Tuscany. Other important cities are Siena, Pisa, Arezzo, Pistoia, Prato, Lucca, Livorno, Grosseto, Massa Carrara.
Ideally situated for visiting the most important cultural and tourist centres in both Tuscany (Arezzo 25 km, Siena 65 km, Florence 90 km, Pisa 180 km) and Umbria (Trasimeno Lake 18 km, Perugia 50 km, Gubbio 65 km, Assisi 70 km, Todi 90 km, Orvieto 95 km).
Furthermore, from the nearby railway station (5 km) you can comfortably reach by train Florence, Rome, Orvieto, Perugia or Arezzo.
Nearest airports: Perugia 50 km, Florence 110 km, Pisa 175 km, Bologna 215 km, Rome 230 km.
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9 Apr 2013
"Everything and more!!!"
Upon our arrival, we were greeting by the owner (Mrs. Claudia) and given a tour of the house, beautiful gardens and pool area. She showed us how to use everything and asked us if we had any questions. We stayed with our 3 children in the main house on the ground level. The description of the property is very accurate. We spent most of our time either by the pool or by the smaller BBQ area off the front of the property enjoying the view of the hills and city below. The property is stunning. The view, flowers, landscaping is everything you would expect of your stay in Tuscany.
The house itself was clean and spacious. It has classic italian decor with modern ammenities in the kitchen and bathrooms (including a washer and dryer, which was so nice). The kitchen was stocked with all of the necessary items for preparing a great Italian meal. We ate most of our meals at the outside table. There is a great grocery store just minutes from the property. The ancient hillside town of Cortona is only a 15 minute drive.
The location is great because it allows you to take day trips to other tourist locations in Tuscany and Umbria and still be back for an evening swim. A car is essential to get the most out of your stay at this property. The secluded location is great because it is peaceful and private, yet so close to the market, restaurants and town. The only thing you hear during the day are the sounds of birds and church bells. We had a great time during our week stay at Poggio Sereno (Casa Maria Laura). We can't wait to go back. We can't imagine staying anywhere else now.
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