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Il Rifugio in Cortona - 5 Bedroom Farmhouse Villa

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Front of Il Rifugio
Excellent
30 reviews
Front of Il Rifugio
Side patio
Gazebo
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
Livingroom
Livingroom
Library/den
Library/den
Upstairs sitting room fireplace
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Overview
Villa -
5 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 11
Cortona, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
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 (two have fixed double beds and three have beds that can be configured as a double bed or two single beds)one , 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...
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About the Owner, Charles O
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Calendar Updated: 46 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 1 property
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Ilene m
San Francisco, California
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We just stayed in the beautiful stone villa just outside of Cortona. The villa is very large with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped for at home cooking. The villa itself has several sitting rooms and a beautiful country dining room separate from the kitchen that also has a large breakfast room area. The outdoor terraces...

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Management response:

Thank you Ilene! You are very kind, but I knew that when you were here. Your group was as good as it gets for us. We hope to see you again... Chuck

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danfly2
Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed September 28, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Il Refugio is a retreat or refuge from the busy world, but close enough to visit and enjoy the charms of Tuscany, Cortona and the surrounding area. It is a beautiful villa with all the amenities one would want, internet, TV, swimming pool, quiet areas to relax, indoor and outdoor places to meet, socialize, eat and enjoy the views from...

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Reviewed June 30, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

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Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind words. It really is appreciated and important to us knowing that our efforts to please our guests were well received. We continuously try to make improvements at Il Rifugio and getting it right encourages us to keep trying. Please come back! It would be a pleasure to see you again.

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (5)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • 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)
  • Queen Beds:(5)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    5 Full baths
    1 Half bath
Bedrooms
    5 Queens
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Rates

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

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$5,653
€4,800
Nov 4, 2017 -
Apr 27, 2018
Low Season
7 nights
$5,653
€4,800
Apr 28, 2018 -
Nov 2, 2018
High Season
7 nights
$6,831
€5,800
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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About the neighborhood
Il Rifugio is located above the village of Montanare in the community of Cortona in Tuscany Italy. Il Rifugio is 10 minutes from the Etruscan hill town of Cortona and within easy reach of trains, markets, gardens, and more.

Cortonais a small medieval hill town above the Valdichiana in eastern Tuscany. With its rural setting and rich cultural history, Cortona combines the best of traditional Tuscan life with all the conveniences of a small city.

This classic Etruscan hill town lies between Lago Trasimeno and the Appenine mountains. It is rich in archaeological wonders from the Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Renaissance eras. During the summer, Cortona hosts numerous festivals, art exhibitions, antique markets, and gastronomic fairs.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Florence: 0.0 mi
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