Viilla Cuiano - Casa Luca
Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4
If you take the road which follows the Tuscan-Umbrian border you come to Pierle, a medieval hamlet in the hills between Cortona and Lake Trasimeno, its castle dominating the verdant valley below.
Here surrounded by olive groves and woodland of oaks and chestnuts, you will find the agriturismo Villa Cuiano. Whether you are a large family, a couple or a group of friends the agriturismo Cuiano is the ideal place for your holiday. Thoughtful restoration has preserved the Tuscan style of the stone built farm houses with chestnut beams and lintels and 19th C. stone fireplaces.
Villa Cuiano is divided into light and independent apartments . Each apartment has autonomous central heating, satellite TV and music centre. The kitchens are well equipped including dishwasher. A welcoming open fire will keep you company if you decide to holiday at Villa Cuiano in the winter. In the extensive gardens around the Villa you will find quiet corners to sit and out door cooking facilities with a barbecue and a wood fired Pizza oven ideal for tasting local produce or taking an aperitif.
Bedding Information: King beds in the master bedroom , and 2 singles in the other bedroom.
Casa Luca is a typical Tuscan rural house with a loggia in front. There is a dining-sitting room with sofa, armchairs and old stone fireplace; the kitchen is off to one side and a bedroom (with double bed) is off to the other. Another bedroom and the bathroom can be reached from the kitchen.
Casa Luca has another balcony to dine outdoor.
The garden open as a terrace with a spectacular view of the valley below and of the distant Umbrian mountains and has frequently an ideal and idyllic setting for wedding and parties.
At the swimming pool, exclusively, for the use of guests (12x6 m, 140 maximum depth) you will find sun beds, tables, chairs and umbrellas. There is play area for children, where they can play in maximum safely.
Whether you love to trek or simply stroll in the open air you will find beautiful countryside all around the villa; marvellous footpaths through chestnut woods or ancient olive groves where in autumn you can gather chestnut and mushrooms.
A weekend near Cortona, an agriturismo holiday in the green hearth of Italy, between Tuscany and Umbria; the charm of Pierle, Cortona, Montepulciano, Pienza, Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto and Lake Trasimeno will give you a relaxing tine with unforgettable sights, smells and flavours
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tuoro sul Trasimeno 20 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 40 km, Nearest railway: Terontola 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
What do you ask at your holidays in Tuscany?
- If you are looking for relax we are the ideal place. Indeed we are far from traffic, noise, and crowd and we put at your disposal our swimming pool and a lot of path between the green field and forest, with all around multicolor flowers, butterfly and a really pleasant climate. There aren't noise during the night and during there is the maximum privacy all around the property. So remember we are a splendid locality for hill walking. No walks exist on just level ground! Instead of you prefer a relaxing holidays enjoy the large garden and swimming pool.
- If you are looking for good food you have to try our traditional cuisine is fantastic, and you can try it with our cook or reserve a table in the local "trattorie" to have a wonderful experience for your taste.
-If you are looking for art we are located between the green Umbria, where you can visit Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto, Gubbio, Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio and Tuscany with Florence, Pisa, Sienna, Montepulciano, Cortona, Pienza, San Giminiano, Lucca and many other fantastic places.
Maybe you see Piero della Francesca or Leonardo or Pinturicchio pictures in British Museum or National Gallery, but here they born and there are may churches, museums, Pinacoteche, where you can see their creations.
Villa Cuiano is located on the hill in a fantastic position with a breathtaking view over the Umbria valley.
It is located at 20 minutes drives from the medieval town of Cortona and 15 minutes from Trasimeno Lake.
Mercatale di Cortona, Villa Cuiano's closest village at 4 minutes drives, it is in a rural area where you can have a real experience of Italian style life not stereotyped for tourist, but at the same moment within one hour drive or by train you could reach the most beautiful hilltops town of Tuscany and Umbria.
At Mercatale there are restaurant, bar, pub, shops, chemistry, ATM, bank, laundry service, doctor and also vet service for your animal friends.
During the summer there are also festival of music, game and other traditional attraction and also many fantastic dishes to try.
JUST SOME INFORMATION ABOUT CORTONA
Cortona, Italy sits high in the Tuscany hills overlooking a stunning valley landscape. Located about 50 miles from Florence, Cortona is rich in the history that has defined so many medieval hill towns of the region.
Nearly 400 years later, the town's features remain alluring to those who are looking for a quintessential 'hill town' experience. Cortona's museums and galleries, restaurants overlooking the valley below, and narrow cobbled streets lined with shops and boutiques offer the perfect Tuscany vacation.
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