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5 Bedroom Stone Farmhouse in Cortona

Front of Il Rifugio
5.0 of 5 stars
27 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: 36 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sirmione, Italy
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in September 2015

This house is fantastic!! We visited for one week in September with some friends and we had the best experience ever! Especially enjoyed the outdoor patio and it's magnificient view! The house is quiete. is very well located, has a beatiful pool and landscape and is an excellent value for the location. The owners and the manager are very helpful,... more

Lisa S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in October 2015

I was lucky enough to perform with my band for the guests who rented the villa in October and was delighted with the welcoming atmosphere, beautifully appointed kitchen and rooms as were the guests...We arrived after a five hour drive to a cozy warm atmosphere and enjoyed immensely filling the space with music. I would highly recommend this villa to... more

Joann B
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in September 2015

il Rifugio is the perfect setting for a complete snapshot of Tuscany. We have stayed at several villas but none provided the warmth and charm we experienced at il Rifugio. The accommodations are over the top from numerous seating areas inside and out to all the modern conveniences in a setting dating back hundreds of years. If you want the... 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
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 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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