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GIUSI & DARIO'S: a dream cottage in Tuscany

  • swimming pool and sun deck with loungers
    swimming pool and sun deck with loungers
    swimming pool and sun deck with loungers
    view of covered dining terrace
    view of cottage from front garden
    Frances and Ed Mayes come to lunch
    front garden view
    Property description
    Cortona
    |
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    A delightful Tuscan cottage designed, decorated and furnished by ‘Giusi’, the Italian cook who helps friend Frances Mayes prepare splendid luncheons and dinner parties at Villa Bramasole, near Cortona. Giusi is mentioned and photographed in Frances Mayes’ books “Under The Tuscan Sun”, “Bella Tuscany”, “In Tuscany”, and most recently her illustrated book about Tuscan living style, “Bringing Tuscany Home”. Located in the grounds of Giusi and Dario’s farm in the hills to the east of Cortona, the cottage faces the setting sun, overlooking the beautiful valley at the mouth of which stands Cortona on its hilltop. Giusi and Dario live in an old Tuscan farmhouse a little further uphill with Dario’s mother and their two sons. They lead an active farming life, but the privacy and tranquility of gues... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Central Heating
    • Deck
    • Dishwasher
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Garden or Yard
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      Ask
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Ask
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #FK342627 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week
    Default - - 7 nights
    $429
    $3,000
    Low Nov 1, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 7 nights --
    $3,000
    Christmas Dec 20, 2014 Jan 2, 2015 7 nights --
    $4,000
    Fees
    • Cleaning fee: $250 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Central heating fuel, firewood, air-conditioning are extra charges payable locally in euros at the end of your stay
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Additional Location Information
    7 miles east of Cortona, 1800 feet above sea level, near a small village called Montanare, surrounded by beautiful oak woods, not far from Lake Trasimeno (a 30-minute walk uphill from the cottage will take you to a fantastic panorama view of this beautiful lake) Cortona 11 kms, Perugia 40 kms, Arezzo 40 kms, Siena 70 kms, Florence 120 kms, Rome 200 kms
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Fernandoa...
Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We found Giusi e Dario by chance. Our stay was in the Ciciano cottage. The weather was good, the appartment just great, Giusi's hospitality is excellent. She cooked for us several days and her food is delicious. My wife and I had nice walks with our children, our dog Cuki and Giusi's dogs Pongo, Stella and Lola. We had several... more

M. Egizi
CA /Santa Fe, NM USA
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

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Beersel
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 for a stay in July 2013

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Owner
Giuseppina De Palma
Speaks English
Listed since : Dec 2011
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within two days
Calendar Updated: 199 days ago
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