Unit Description: The Villa is composed of 2 floors ( 350 m2). Ground floor: Entrance from the wide porch equipped with table and chairs for al freso dining, big saloon with perfectly functioning fireplace and satellite (cable) TV, big kitchen furnisched with electric oven, microwave oven, dishwasher, kettle and toaster, bedroom with two twin beds and bathroom with shower; going down a few steps there's an independent double bedroom with a private bathroom with shower. This bedroom gives onto the garden and the pool. First floor: Three double bedrooms of which rwo with double beds and one with 2 singles, two bathrooms with shower, going up there's a mansard with a well-light double bedroom and a bathroom with shower. The mansard gives onto a wide terrace with panoramic view of Cortona. Facilities: * indipendent villa * washing machine * dish washing * iron and ironing board * satellite tv * car park * cd player * dvd player * garden * slide * tennis table * barbecue * fireplace * central heating * wi-fi connection (10 € per week) * baby cot (30€ per week) * high chair * pets are allowed (30 € per week) * bike renting
Overall Property Description: Where the harsh hill, on which Cortona rises, meets the fruitful Chiana valley, the valley that the Romans called the eternal barn, you'll find Villa spacious and green area.
All around the house there's a fresh park with pines and forest trees, with a wonderful pool (7m x 14m) with children area. The guests have at their disposal slide, tennis table and masonry barbecue.
The villa is placed in a very good location to visit the south of Tuscany, Cortona with its interesting Etruscan origins is just 10 minutes by car. In a close range (30 minutes by car) there are Montepulciano, famous for its exellent wines, Pienza renowned for the Pecorino cheese and Siena with the world famous “Piazza del Campo” square.
The most famous cities of Umbria, like Perugia and Assisi, with their art treasures, are easily accessible. It also could be interesting to make a trip to the Trasimeno lake.
The nearest motorway junction is just 10 km far from the Villa, so Rome and Florence are easily accessible.
For those who are keen on nature, recently the “reclamation path” has been opened: a route between the green and the old farms which connect the Chiusi lake and the city of Arezzo. The path is easily practicable by bike or on foot. During the journey you can find interesting archeological sites.
At guests' disposal: wi-fi connection (10 € per week) baby cot and high chair (30€ per week) pets are allowed (30 € per week) Private pool (7 x 14 mts, depth mts 0.50/2) open from 15 of March to the end of October, barbecue.
Distances: Monsigliolo with food shops at 1 km and Camucia with all kind of shops at 2 km. Cortona is at 5 km.
Accommodation and Amenities:
Cortona, Tuscany, Italy
Villa, 6 bedroom, 5 bath, sleeps 12 €250 - €280 per night
€1,150 - €2,500 per week