About the home
An ideal place for chilling out and where you can linger amidst of the fragrance of natures very own gift. Just a 20 minute drive away is the splendid, ancient town of Cortona with a unique atmosphere, rich in history and culture and renowned world over not only for the historic Etruscan discoveries but also for it's beauty, mediaeval streets and squares giving an enchanting insight into times long gone.
Villa Grazia is composed of two units, The Villa, an ancient stone farmhouse which has been recently restored with good taste and an eye for detail and a dependance which can accommodate additional guests (cannot be rented to other parties). For the exclusive use of guests is the private swimming pool.
All bedrooms have air-conditioning.
At just 2km you will find a small bar/grocers and at 6 km a restaurant and a small bar/grocers All amenities are in Cortona.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
Nearest amenities: 15km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||6 Bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 4 family bathrooms and 3 en suites|
|Furniture:||Double beds (6)|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany / Arezzo Province region
Tuscany is an area in Central Italy. Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition and is very well known for its wines-more famously Chianti! Tuscany is also known for its Artists and great paintings and sculptures, not to mention the Architectural masterpieces.
There are many reasons to visit Tuscany form the beautiful countryside, fine wine and cuisine, mountain paths for walking and cycling, the fine art and to learn the language!
Tuscany is a great destination for shopping in Italy. The larger cities for shopping are Siena and Florence with boutiques and brand name shops. The villages often focus on the weekly markets with local craftsmen who host workshops.
The Cortona area
As you stroll along the narrow streets, into the pages of history, you will savour the ancient culture of Italian life whith every step. There are many typical little reastaurants offering genuine local cuisine and charming little shops and bars and just to stand and gaze in one of the "Piazzas" is surely an unforgetable experience.
The Cortona Summer Festival, offers a full program of artistic and cultural events, which represent the first expressions of Italian life. T he ancient town of Cortona , one of the twelve cities of the Etruscan league, is situated at 600 mts above sea level with magnificent views over the Val di chiana the most extensive valley in the apennine chain.
Substantial fragments of its primitive cyclopean defences can still be seen incorporated in the medieval walls.
The medieval atmosphere is felt in it's long narrow streets.
The Etruscan Museum displays the Etruscan chandelier known as the lamp of Cortona, one of the most celebrated bronzes of antiquity.
The work of artists such as Luca Signorelli and Fra Angelico can be seen in the diocesan museum.
In these and in the Renaissance churches of S. Maria Nuova and S. Niccolò valuable works of art are preserved. The churches are in themselves museums.
Many are the Etruscan monuments to be found in the Cortona neighbourhood. The most important medioeval buildings are the churches of S. Francesco and S. Domenico and Palazzo Casale which has a Renaissance facade. Severini's "Via Crucis" (20th century) accompanies the mistic ascent linking the inhabited centre with the sanctuary of S. Margherita which, in its turn, is overshadowed by the powerful defences of the Girifalco fortress.
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Activities near Cortona
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 12|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Oct-Dec||3 Nov 12||22 Dec 12||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|December/January||22 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|January - March||5 Jan 13||30 Mar 13||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|March/April||30 Mar 13||6 Apr 13||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|April/May||6 Apr 13||4 May 13||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|May||4 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|June||1 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||£ 2400||-||-||1 Week|
|June - August||29 Jun 13||24 Aug 13||£ 3550||-||-||1 Week|
|August/September||24 Aug 13||28 Sep 13||£ 2400||-||-||1 Week|
|September/October||28 Sep 13||12 Oct 13||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|October - December||12 Oct 13||21 Dec 13||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|December/January||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Included in the rental fee:
One set of bed and bath linen per week
Electricity up to 200 kwh per week
Extra costs to pay on the premises:
Refundable damage deposit Euro 500
Heating according to consumption
Electricity 200 Kwh per week included - Excess payable at € 0.40 per kwh
Air conditioning included in electricity meter reading
Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday
Arrivals 16.30 - 19.30 Departure by 09.30AM
Pool opening dates from 11 May to 28 September
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