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One bedrrom apartment in historic, stone-built Tuscan house with private garden and breathtaking views

  • Property description
    Cortona
    |
    Condo/Apartment – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
    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 local...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Sofa Beds:(2)
    • Stove
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      No
    Additional amenities & feature info
    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.
    Listing #HL25466 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    PLEASE ARRANGE TO ARRIVE BEFORE 7-00PM FOR SECURITY REASONS.

    To get to Cortona, the cheapest low-cost airlines are Ryanair and Easy-jet , to Rome, Pisa and Perugia.... In the Summer there are also flights to Florence ....


    We strongly recommend that you rent a car to pick-up at the airport of your choice, cheaper via internet ....
    Florence Airport is 1hour and 30 minutes circa .... Pisa is 2 hours and 30 minutes as well as Rome ....
    Perugia is only 40 minutes away ....

    Without a car you will find getting about difficult and time consuming as most visitors find public transport iinadequate.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.3 mi.
    Nearby cities
  • About this property
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    How can I contact the owner?
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Juliana E
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 for a stay in December 2013
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person found this review helpful

I came to Cortona several years ago and loved “La Torre Dei Venti” for it's beauty and peace in the middle of Tuscan olive groves and views of the countryside beyond belief. The host of this house is French and a wonderful cook. She is also outstandingly welcoming. I was able to taste her imaginative and delicious meals and enjoy... more

diggers19...
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

The house feels like it is in the middle of nowhere and is peaceful, relaxing and charmingly Italian. Much to our delight the beautiful town of Cortona was within easy walking distance, ideal for an evening out. Marie-Claire is a charismatic hostess, willing to provide all the information that you need for your stay in this area. The meal she... more

1JacJac
Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 for a stay in September 2012

Charming accommodation tucked away within easy walking distance of the ancient town of Cortona. Marie Claire is an excellent hostess, who is always available for any assistance or information. The accommodation is well situated for the train station for Florence and surrounding areas, a car is a must as there is lots of sight-seeing to do. Marie-Claire keeps the apartment... more

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39 0575 630088
Speaks English, Italian, French
Listed since : Apr 2007
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within two days
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
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