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The Refuge in Cortona - Farmhouse 5 Bedroom 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, 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: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 87 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
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51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
  • 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
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$6,000
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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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Florence: 0.0 mi
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