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Charming Cortona villa rental with private pool

  • Dardano surrounded by poppies in June
    Dardano surrounded by poppies in June
    Dardano surrounded by poppies in June
    The pool is gated and totally private
    Dine outdoors beneath a vine canopy
    Dine indoors before the ancient fireplace
    The kitchen is a masterpiece of ancient and modern
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    Dardano is a deceptively large house, full of atmosphere. It is a simple country home, basic even, but with an elemental charm. You drive up to the house with its ancient stone well and to one side there's a little vine-covered area for shady outdoor eating. The garden is a neatly mown meadow with glorious views of the surrounding countryside, while the large outbuildings house a barbecue and give welcome shaded parking. A flight of steps leads to the front door and into the old farmhouse kitchen, which also takes a stab at doubling as a sitting room. The stone floor and old fireplace (with a medieval “spy hole” hidden in it) has authentic Tuscany stamped all over it. We couldn't call the place smart; it isn't! But it'll charm you nevertheless with its comfortable bedrooms,... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(3)
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Parking
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    2 double bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom with shower)

    Entrance floor:
    1 small double bedroom,
    1 bedroom with twin beds,
    bathroom with shower,
    traditional farmhouse kitchen with huge fireplace and sitting area.
    Washing machine, barbecue, table football, covered parking

    Free dinner with bookings of 2 or more weeks

    The owners offer their own cold pressed olive oil for sale

    Pool info: Private pool, 36 ft x 13 ft x 3 ft 9 ins deep
    Listing #HL250755 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Warkworth, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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The pictures do not do Dardano justice. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, Carla and Paolo amazing hosts . Great spot to explore Siena and Umbria. Fantastic local food market 2 minutes up the road. Will return. more

Suzy G
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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We stayed at Dardano in July of 2012 and enjoyed a wonderful vacation!. Dardano is beautiful, and very comfortable for an extended family (there were 7 of us). It was a warm summer so we spent many happy afternoons in the beautiful pool while the house stayed very cool and comfortable. What makes Dardano so very special are the owners, Paolo and Carla. From the minute we arrived they treated us like returning family. Their welcome was warm, informative and most importantly involved an invitation to attend Paolo's birthday taking place the next day. Of course we went!, the food, location and people made the day very special. Carla and her mother in law, Stella also joined us for a cooking class later in the week where we had the opportunity to make some of the dishes we had enjoyed at the party. What a fun afternoon and what a feast we all created together. We can hardly wait to return, to spend more time at this beautiful home and to enjoy the company of such warm, wonderful owners. more

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