The 500 years old stone built house, listed by the Italian Fine Arts Ministry, is situated at the end of a private road. It enjoys a 360 degree panorama of unspoiled hills,and dominates a valley of olive-groves. The guest apartment offers everything you need for your comfort, and consists of a large living-room with a kitchen corner and two sofa-beds, a double bedroom, a large bathroom, and a small sitting-room.
Each room opens directly onto or overlooks the gardens .... Nestled among nature, with no traffic passing by , the peace and silence here are only disturbed by song-birds ....Concerts, operas, and food and wine-tasting take place in Cortona, a medieval and Renaissance town rich in Architecture and museums ....A car is essential to visit the area as public transport is poor locally .
Wonderful Gourmet meals on request by French owner and excellent cook.
The owner / excellent French -cook suggests a free continental breakfast first morning after arrival and under request and upon arrival a dinner ready in your apartment for euros 30 each, including a bottle of wine and a bottle of mineral-water that will be 60 Euros for 2. The dinner includes a starter , a main-course with vegetables , a choice of cheeses and a dessert. The table will be set inside the apartment, but you will have outdoors tables and furniture to enjoy your meals outside....
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake Trasimeno 7 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia, Florence or Pisa& Rome, Nearest railway: Terontola/Camucia|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Details on request from our guest-books about the quality of welcome and food ,etc
There is no air conditioning in the property but old stone buildings remain cool in summer and lots of fans are provided.
Please be advised that the hot weather lasts between June and September.
|Further details outdoors|
Lots of outside furniture, umbrellas , tables, deck-chairs on every level, gardens, terraces and garden-corners to be private and cozy.
Beautiful public Swimming Pool and Tennis Courts just five minutes away on foot at reasonable entrance fee .
In Camucia, ten minutes away by car from the property, there's a superb large public pool with restaurant /bar and parking. Reasonable entrance fee.
No smoking , inside or outside, and no barbecues for safety reasons.
GUESTS WILL NOT BE RECEIVED AFTER DARK FOR SECURITY REASONS ,
IF YOUR ARRIVAL IS UNEXPECTEDLY DELAYED , GUESTS MUST BE PREPARED TO SPEND THE NIGHT ELSEWHERE AND ARRIVE DAY AFTER , A FREE MEAL WILL BE OFFERED TO COMPENSATE.
Discounts for longer lets are to be arranged privately with owner.
Dinner and breakfast graciously offered on the first night
Gourmet-meals upon request by French owner and excellent cook
Cortona is situated between Arezzo and Perugia, the area of the ancient Etruscan civilisation ....
A museum of Etruscan Art and tombs are a remarquable testimony of the local history and the Renaissance
period with the architecture of the palaces and paintings in Churches and museums when the Medici owned Cortona are a visual trace of the elegant past of Cortona .... Arezzo, half-an-hour away, Perugia, 40 minutes away and Lake Trasimeno where the Battles of Hanibal took place, 25 minutes away are other interesting places for their rich history and Art ....
there is a new private pool at the top fo the road, which has a reasonable entrance fee and a restaurant and bar.
Cortona offers open-air operas in the Summer, classical concerts in churches and in the local theater , jazz-festivals , wine and food tasting , medieval plays and lots of pizzerias and restaurants with terraces offer Tuscan specialties .... Alike other medieval towns in Tuscany , roads tend to be steep , so walking to discover is the best way , for young people keen on mountainbykes, the area is ideal ....Swimming in the new splendid swimming-pool with bar and restaurant five minutes away from us, by the tennis-courts with modest charges is another activity .... Montepulciano, the wine-tasting and cheeses area as well as Chianti , one to two hours away on lovely country-roads , another excursion and hot-baths in the area by car ....Florence is one hour away by train and Rome circa two hours with good train-service from our station Camucia, ten minutes from us ....