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"Borgo Valecchie" Cortona

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Borgo Valecchie is an ancient Tuscan property.

in all rooms there are affreschi from the 17th 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, all the bedrooms are independent and have a private bathroom.

the garden start from the building to the river where is the pool too (6x12 mt,sun beds)

there is the possibility to rent the dependance, indipendent and private from the other for 4 more guests.

the family will invite you for show how make some traditional handmade food and have dinner togheter.

the owner is sommelier so he can plan for you wine tour and wine tasting

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach argentario 180 km
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
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
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 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
Access Secure parking

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

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!

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27 Sep 2013

5/5

"Piece of heaven in the middle of a wonderful region."

Peaceful and quiet environment inside one of the most beautiful parts of Italy - Tuscany. Everyone who loves Tuscany's architecture, nature and environment should visit it as it combines all of i… More

23 Sep 2013

5/5

"Tuscan Experience of a Lifetime"

My stay was amazing here in Cortona, beautiful scenery and an incredible town to experience the Italian culture. Our stay here was comfortable and luxurious. I couldn't have asked for a better pl… More

18 Sep 2013

5/5

"My Italian hideaway"

Oh Cortona, such a wonderful place. Visiting this hidden town of Tuscany was possibly one of the best experiences of my life. Extremely friendly people, the most impeccable wine and of course the food… More

13 Sep 2013

5/5

"A Tuscan Dream"

Beautiful old Tuscan villa with amazing swimming pool overlooking the surrounding countryside. Property very well maintained and full of character. Davide is attentive to your every need. He and his … More

6 Sep 2013

5/5

"A Second Home In Tuscan Province..."

I stayed at the Villa last Summer of June 2013 as part of my 1 month EURO TRIP and had an AMAZING holiday there. I was greeted by one of the owner Davide. Very well equipped, comfortable bedroom and l… More

4 Sep 2013

5/5

"parfait"

Le titre parle de lui même, tout était "Parfait"!!! Une famille extrêmement gentille et accueillante, un domaine fleuri et bien entretenu, une maison simple mais fonctionnelle...tout pour… More

3 Sep 2013

5/5

"The perfect Tuscan experience!"

Beautiful and scenic accommodations! It was an idyllic location for us and was close to the heart of downtown Cortona. I would most definitely recommend this amazing home to any and all of my friend… More

3 Sep 2013

5/5

"great!!!"

the house is just amazing, the owners are generous and friendly! the place is easy to find and cortona is a beautifull city just as the valleys surrounding it!… More

3 Sep 2013

5/5

"Great location, nature, comfort, piece&quite"

I loved this house for our friends, it's ideal if you want to spend your time with a company, to enjoy time together by the pool, having lunches or dinners together here etc. I loved jogging in t… More

28 Aug 2013

5/5

"Beautiful stay in Italy"

We had a lovely time with a beautiful villa and host family. The pool was exceptional and even had a diving board so both my sons can now drive. Local restaurants were great and we were helped and adv… More

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