Casa la Bozza, IL Bozzino
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
THE HOUSE IS SPLIT IN 2 INDEPENDENT APARTMENT OF THE SAME SIZE, BOT WITH A PRIVATE GARDEN, ENTRANCE AND PARKING, WE CAN RENT ONE OF THEM FOR 6+1 OR THE ENTIRE HOUSE FOR 12+2. THE DESCRIPTION BELOW REFERS TO ONE OF THEM BUT APPLY TO BOTH.
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Started officially as a busines in 1994 but with previous experience of property rental in the precedent 10 years, Agriturismo Fontelunga is now a reference poit for those searching for a true Tuscan experience.
W own same of the nicest accommodation in the traditional country stile in the Cortona Area
Il Bozzino holiday rental is the lower apartment of an ancient 2 stories farmhouse, built probably second half of 1500.
The interios have been renovated on 2000 and we spent our effort to retain as much as possible of the original stile and materials, preserving a very welcoming and warm traditional look.
All the furniture are antique but we introduced modern facility for a more confortable stay.
The 3 bedrooms are spacious and the 1 of the 2 bathrooms is accessible from the living room. The second bathroom is ensuite.
In the kitchen we like to provide a fully functional equipment: other than a rich assortment of plates, glasses, cuttery, pots and pans and tools we also provide a , convection oven, 5 ring gas stove, toaster, american stile coffe brewer.
In the lovely ancient fireplace it is also possible to gril food.
The acces to the house is completely independent and the living room door faces directly the private garden . It has a large private garden with parking space, sun beds, table, chairs, high quality barbeque.
Not visible in the pictures due to a recent addition, a large pergola now shades the all front of the house providing a lovely shader space for your breakfast or dinners.
The swimming pool is in a separated area and it is shared with the twin apartment of the same house and another one we have in another house not far.
Due to the large private space we provide to each accommodation the swimming pool area is often little used and most of the time will be like it is a private one since you will not find always other people there.
The house is at the end of a small country village, a peaceful and relaxing places with plenty of privacy but also very easy to reach and not far from shops, restaurants, groceryes and down town. The word famous medieval city of Cortona is at 5 minutes drive.
Located in Tuscany but close also to Umbria, it's within a short drive from main locations like Florence, Siena, Montepulciano, S. Gimignano, Perugia, Assisi, Spello, Trasimeno Lake, Orvieto, Gubbio, Lucignano, Arezzo, Montalcino, San Sepolcro, Anghiari
In hour main villa close by the house we also provide traditional Tuscan cooking classes and dinners, also possible guided tours of the cities, winery and the local market
Cooking classes: During all summer my mother Mamma Donatella will be happy to welcome you in our restaurant and teach you ho to prepare traditional Tuscan dishes and then we will taste them together with your family
Please contact us for more details on classes or full courses. Guided tours: It is possible to organise guided tours of art city and attractions of the area, winery and musical events
Bicycle, scooters and car rental: We can arrange rentals for any of the items mentioned, just contact us in advance
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Grosseto 200 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 65 km, Nearest railway: Terontola-Cortona 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|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The house has been renovated respecting the original stile, using recovered hold materials and antique furniture typical of the time.
The two apartments are not conncected fro mt he inside but it is easy to move from one to the other.
|Further details outdoors|
A large private garden faces the entrance and the living room, one for each apartment. it is easy to settle the provided table anc chairs to have meals outside and relax close to home. Also sun bed and harmchirs available.
The swimming pool area is instead shared with other apartment we have nearby but it is separated form it and they have a separate access and parking area.
Price is referred to a max occupancy of 6 people, optional extra beds are available on rquest.
The full house rental is possible for about double the price for up to 12+2 people
Resonable good conditions of the house, garbage removal are expetted after yur departure.
Additional services available:
The Tuscany region
The arezzo aera was one of the outlasting property of the Medici family until reanissance. Many medieval tow rest on the hilly landscape of the area.
Cortona is an ancient city founded from the Etruscans about 4000 years ago, It wash rebuilt mostily during early mid age and it has benn preserved that way in the last 100 year.
Many artistic focal point are present in tow, mainly renaissance churches and building.
The Museo diocesano and the Museo Etrusco are rich of ancient manufact.
During all summer there are many event in town, concert, operas, food fairs, art expositions.
The city is rich a lovely tipical restaurants.
The main roads are within minutes and the very central locatio allow you to reach many of the most interesting location of Tuscany and Umbria with a short, shenic drive.
Montalla ia very small country village, we have an excellent grocery nearby and you can reach tow in a few minutes.
In our family villa we make traditional tuscan cooking classes and traditional dinners.
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21 Jul 2014
June 2014 - This was our second time staying in Casa la Bozza. The house is great, and the garden is amazing. Together with our kids, nearest family and friends we had a very lovely week. It was a ver… More
3 Nov 2013
"Casa la Bozza not a good choice in cool weather"
While no doubt pleasant in the summer months, we found the house cold, dark and damp while we were there. The owner was able to get the heat working within a couple of days which made it better but wa… More
I'm very sorry you felt that way.
I admit that the problem you found were real. Internet had problems, I fixed it a few days after your departure. The eating was not working and I had the tecnician to fix it the first working day after your arrival( by the way, I didn't turned on myne in my own house yet and either needed it the other people stayng in the same house , upper apartment in the same days). there is also a leek problem in the kitchen. I am working now on it right now.
The next guest will not find any of the above problems.
The apartment is in effect not very bright, during your stay it has been always very cloudy with not much sun which amplified this sensation. The minor exposure to the sun is an advantage during hot tuscan summer.
Anyway thank for your rewiev, I will use your comments to improve the quality of my apartment and try to give a more pleasant stay to my future guests.
10 Feb 2013
My husband, best friend and I stayed in La Bozza for one week. Michele was so kind and helpful. He met us in town and led us to this amazing villa. Michele made us a hand drawn map with landmarks a… More
Thank you very much Judy, I'm so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay here.I'm really looking forward to see you aganin this summer.
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