House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Borgo Valecchie is an ancient Tuscan property.
It's composed of two separate houses,about 50 meters from one another, that can be rented either by one large group of people, or by two smaller ones.
The bigger building is named "Villa del Pittore"; in every room there are paintings from the seventeenth century, since the owner of the place,was the lord of these lands.
It is three storeys high and it has a beautiful view over the garden, the swimming pool and the nearby valley.
On the ground floor you can find a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room and a living room with bathroom; the second and third floors include four bedrooms, four bathrooms and three living rooms, one of which has a sofa-bed (8-10 guests).
The other house, which is smaller, is named "La Casina"; it is a one-storey building with two double bedrooms, two bathrooms (one of them has a washing machine), and an open space area with a kitchen and a living room.
It has a complete view of the first garden, and another one of its own!(4guests)
it's possibile to rent both houses or separeted, the pool is shared by the two houses,
write us for any information,
A welcome dinner is provided upon arrival and visits to the wineries in the area can be organized!
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||180 kms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rome Fiumicino 200 km, Nearest railway: Terontola 13 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is one of Italy best-loved regions. It combines a beautiful countryside reminiscent of the landscapes of Renaissance masterpieces, a rich artistic heritage including exquisite art and architecture, a glorious history, excellent wines and delicious food.
Set down between the blue-green Apenines and the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea, Tuscany is the joyful heart and soul of the ancient Etruscan civilisation which lives on in every city, town and village.
Every town offers unique characteristics, charm, and regional cuisine making each one worthy of your time.
Tuscany is also well known for its splendid landscapes with charming low hills covered with olive groves, vineyards, woods, isolated cypress trees, and beautiful old farmhouses, all part of a landscape that seems to have been carefully tended since the dawn of time. Tuscany is a refuge for the spirit as well as an ideal place for rambles or for idle contemplation of views that have not changed in centuries.
The castles and country churches are a standing order for the many visitors to Tuscany from all over the world.
Tuscany is also the home for the famous wines of Chianti and Montalcino.
There is so much to discover in this region that the above are just a few of the reasons why people enthusiastically return year after year and share their experiences with others.
Cortona is a town and comune in the province of Arezzo, in Tuscany, Italy. It is the main cultural and artistic center of the Val di Chiana.Cortona is surrounded by Etruscan walls, around 3000 years old. It retains much of its history through its architecture, layers of history built upon the Etruscan core. The plain below Cortona is speckled with Etruscan tombs. But Cortona isn't just about the past; Cortona's thriving Expat community is quite involved with the city, so a tourist speaking only English will feel welcome--and have interesting things to do.
Yes, Cortona is the setting for "Under the Tuscan Sun." People I've talked to who live here can't really explain their attraction to friends who've never lived in Italy. Waking up, throwing open the shutters to the slant of sun in a piazza where merchants are setting up for business, having your morning cappuccino in a bar where the barista knows your name!