Casa Fontelunga is a lovely country house placed in an enchanted location hillside, between our olive plantation and just a few minutes from the beautiful art city of Cortona, made famous worldwide from the book and movie 'Under the Tuscan Sun'.
Privacy and quietness are the main features of this accommodation, left intact in the original stile, renovated maintaining a warm and welcoming atmosphere and a very romantic look.
It is easy to reach and to move from, thanks to the centrality of the area, well connected to main communication road and railroad that you can reach in only a few minutes drive. Still you will feel the sensation of being immersed in the quietness of the typical Tuscan countryside.
The 3 level garden faces the sunset and the swimming pool has view on the valley underneath. The typical Tuscan country stile has been preserved and it is also close to main Umbrian city like Perugia, Orvieto, the Trasimeno lake.
In villa chef available on request
Cooking School: In our taverna, just a few minutes from the villa, it is possible to attend traditional Tuscan cooking classes and dinner
Mamma Donatella will expose you technical and theoretical of the Tuscan country tradition e will use ingredients coming from our farm
bikes rentals: bikes rentals available on request on daily or weekly basis
shopping services: we can buy groceries for you before yourarrival so you dont have to worry about food 10 € + the cost of the grocery
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze, Nearest railway: Terontola-Cortona|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
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.
Casa Fontelunga is located about 4 km from Cortona, close to the border between Tuscany and Umbria.
Cortona is a wonderful small medieval town, rich of incredible and caracteristic restaurants and food shops. The museum Diocesano with its medieval and Piertro Da Cortona's paintings and Museo etrusco, with ancient Etruscan reperts, are surely wort visiting. It was in the past a religious focus point: s. Francesco di Assisi built a very sprotual and beautiful monstry here, and you can find many renaissance churches.
In 30 minutes drive you can reach Montepulciano, Pienza Arezzo, Perugia, Assisi, Città di Castello S. Sepolcro,Trasimeno Lake. In about 1 hour you can be in Florence, Siena, Montalcino, S. Gimignano, Gubbio, Todi, Spoleto and you can reach Roma with the train or car in about 1.30 hours.
Other Activities: Tuscan food experience/ cooking classes
Golf: There are 2 nice nice golf corses at about 25 minutes car drive