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5 Bedroom Stone Farmhouse in Cortona

Front of Il Rifugio
5.0 of 5 stars
24 reviews
Front of Il Rifugio
Side patio
Side patio
Raised bed herb garden
Back patio pergola
Lower front yard
View from lower front yard
Front yard sitting area
Front yard sitting area
Path to swimming pool area
Path to swimming pool area
Trellis over path to swimming pool area
Pool site
Pool site
Swimming pool
Swimming pool
View from swimming pool
Shade lath-house at swimming pool site
Beautiful sunsets
Santa Margherita (Master bedroom)
San Francesco bedroom
Santa Maria bedroom
San Niccolo bedroom
Cottage bedroom
Fireplace in kitchen
Working side of the kitchen
Kitchen back door
Eating side of the kitchen
Kitchen stove
Downstairs sitting room
Downstairs sitting room
Diningroom table
Looking into the livingroom
Upstairs sitting room fireplace
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5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Il Rifugio (The Refuge) is a respectfully restored seventeenth-century stone farmhouse/villa set on a Tuscan hillside surrounded by a centuries' old terraced olive grove and fifty six rolling acres of private property near the Etruscan citadel Cortona. Agriturismo Il Rifugio is the perfect vacation rental for families and friends and an ideal retreat venue for small groups of writers, artists and naturalists; or simply a romantic get away.

This Cortona villa has eleven rooms plus five and one half bathrooms and three fireplaces. There are five bedrooms, a large kitchen with separate walk-in pantry, first and second floor sitting rooms, a formal dining room and elegant but cozy living room with a wood-burning stove. The house will comfortably accommodate up to eleven people.

Il Rifugio is constructed in the traditional old style...
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About the owner, Charles O
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 1 property
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Lisa W
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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I finally made it to Tuscany! I have been wanting this trip for over 5 years. A villa in Tuscany with friends. Il Rifugio could not have been any more perfect of a setting, an experience or an adventure. The villa is beautifully appointed and will not disappoint. Every last detail has been thought out and provided. The kitchen had... more

Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 for a stay in October 2014

We booked Il Refugio for the week and had our wedding there on the Tuesday. With 11 people staying and many more passing through the venue was perfect with lots of space, huge kitchen, beautiful grounds and many corners to hide for a private, quiet read. The house is beautifully appointed with many antiques scattered around. Bedrooms and bathrooms are...


Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 for a stay in September 2013

There were 10 people in our group. Il Rufugio has beautiful grounds including olive trees and vineyard. The owner has someone to oversee if you need anything. He set up a private wine tasting and jewelry making tour where he works. The outside has many areas to relax and watch sunsets .Each room was decorated with impeccable taste and met... more

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
Apr 25, 2015 -
Oct 30, 2015
High Season
7 nights
Nov 7, 2015 -
Apr 30, 2016
Low Season
7 nights
May 7, 2016 -
Oct 29, 2016
High Season
7 nights
Additional Rate and Availability Information
There is a Cortona Tourist Tax of 2 Euro per person per day for a maximum of 4 days. Example: 8 people staying for the week would pay 2 Euro X 8 People X 4 Days = 64 Euro. Please pay this tax in cash on the arrival day. Thank you.
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