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Nestled into the hillside with expansive views over the Cortona valley to Lake Trasimeno.
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13 reviews
Nestled into the hillside with expansive views over the Cortona valley to Lake Trasimeno.
Clear sparkling cooling water. Relax in the pool surrounded by the beautiful countryside.
Dining al-fresco - yay - that is what summers are all about.
The lavender wall/walk is a haven for butterflies and scented with Tuscan magic.
The pool is situated away from the villa which provides a secluded and special space to relax in.
Old and the New - perfectly situated for the Tuscan Sun and Al Fresco Living
The spacious living room with easy access to outdoor patios - to the BBQ patio and the pool patio.
The kitchen is designed for ease of use and functionality.  Any cook will love it.
The perfect reading sofa! Large, comfortable and big enough for the whole family.
The double bedroom.  Situated high in the house to capture the vista. Air-conditioning available.
Twin beds that can be pushed together to make a superb king size bed. Bliss in a bed!
En-suite bathroom.  Bath and Shower, toilet and basin.  Functional and comfortable.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner - the hub of the home. Treasured memories are created here.
Pool Time:  Relax, cool down, doze, and luxuriate in the warmth.
The Villa is designed for easy open plan living. Al Fresco dining from breakfast to dinner.
Tuscany: The large patio provides ample space for the family to spread themselves around.
Tuscany: The large patio provides ample space for the family to spread themselves around.
The large patio provides ample space for the family to spread themselves around.
The essence of Italy in 1 photo -warmth, homely, exotic, romantic, rustic, charming, sun, food, wine
Morning Tea or Coffee in the sheltered patio - just bliss.
Nestled into the hills for privacy and space
Pool, lounger, Olive Tree= Tuscan Living
Tuscan Spring Time - a dramatic change from earthy winter to vibrant happy colours of spring.
Torreone Bar on the Corner - just minutes away for brioche, lunch or apertivo! Easy.
Villa Rosa welcomes you to Tuscany
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Cortona, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
A dream home just for you. We created our home in Cortona with all the essential mod cons. Music, Kitchen, comfy beds, and of course with the essential pool and (FREE) Wi-Fi. Villa Rosa is nestled into the Cortona (Tuscan) hillside with only a few minutes drive to the historic hill top town or you could also take a leisurely walk into vibrant Cortona. Couples love it, families love it. It is heaven. A two bedroom, two bathrooms, fully furnished beautiful private house for your Tuscan holiday.

You will notice on your arrival that Villa Rosa is a tranquil haven that instils a very special calm on your arrival. A wonderful way to start your fabulous Tuscan experience!

The House:
Villa Rosa is a fabulous holiday home for all types of people. It is cosy enough for a couple who want a romantic break and roomy enough for family...
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About the Owner, Christine M
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 49 reviews and 5 properties
Interaction with guests
We will greet you in person and are on-hand via mobile or email to answer any questions you may have.
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Joe A
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 for a stay in June 2016
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The remodelled historic house is the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Open plan living areas with an amazing outlook over the Tuscan countryside. The close proximity to town and historic sites is a bonus. A perfect spot to launch your discovery of Cortona. I hope to return one day.

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Management response:

You will always be welcome at Villa Rosa Joe, hope to see you soon so that you can continue your exploration of Tuscany.

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Susan T
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 for a stay in July 2015
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We have visited Villa Rosa twice, and have had a wonderful time on both occasions. Set in olive groves under the walls of a Medici fortress, and a 20 minutes walk from the centre of Cortona and its piazzas and restaurants, it is an exceptional holiday destination. An old homestead, renovated to the highest standard, including wifi, it looks over...

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Management response:

Thanks Sue, always a pleasure to see you again at Villa Rosa. As you say it is an ideal location (I would even say perfect!) for both Cortona and the wider Tuscan region.

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Philip M
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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Villa Rosa is a favourite destination where I have stayed a number of times and will keep going back. It is an ideal combination of rural idyll and urban convenience, being located a 5 minute drive or 20 minute scenic walk from the enchanting, historic walled town of Cortona, yet with a panoramic countryside view from its hillside spot. Equipped...

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Always lovely to see you at Villa Rosa. Thank you for your review.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
- Smoking is permitted in outside areas only. Please dispose of all cigarette butts in the outside bins provided and ensure all are extinguished properly. - Smoking inside the...
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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 night Per week
Default 4 nights
$373
£289
$2,610
£2,023
Jun 3, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
2017 Hot Summer Time
7 nights
$373
£289
$2,610
£2,023
Sep 24, 2017 -
Jun 1, 2018
2017 Hot Summer Time
4 nights
$328
£254
$2,294
£1,778
Jun 2, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
summer 2018
7 nights
$373
£289
$2,610
£2,023
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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
Rate Notes
Included in the Rate:
- Fully furnished private home with pool, lawn and garden
- Extra fold out beds (2) and cot, highchair, pushchair for baby
- Linen - one set of bed and bath linen per person, per week.
- Free Wi-Fi/Internet access
- Pool towels
- Utilities; water and power (gas/heating is extra - see below)
- Cleaning; pre and post
- All state taxes
A returnable security/damage deposit is requested and held at booking time.

Please note:
1. Heating: Gas is metered and is charged on a user pay basis
2. Tourist tax is included in the rental fee.
3. Scheda Di Notificazione - the registration of tourists at hotels and rental accommodation. All tourists are obliged by Italian law to comply with the submission of the scehda de notificazione. We will provide the forms via email or on arrival.
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About the neighborhood
Cortona is well serviced to make any holiday easy and enjoyable.

At Villa Rosa we provide a welcome pack with ideas of things to do and there is also an information centre in the heart of Cortona that will help pack your holiday with activities from cooking classes to wine tasting to golf courses.

English is widely spoken as Cortona has been aligned with The University of Georgia (USA) for summer school for over 30 years which has bought many English speakers to the town. Cortona is also the mecca for all those who love Frances Mayes and her Under the Tuscan Sun book and film.

The locals are welcoming and generous in their hospitality.
There are 5 supermarkets within a 10 minute drive, over 30 excellent restaurants in the City of Cortona which are well frequented by both...
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Getting around
Two wonderful options:
Hire a Driver for the day (or half day) or drive yourself.
Let me know and i can provide you with lots of information to make the best out of your exploration of Tuscany.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Florence (Rome, Pisa, Perguia): 85.1 mi
Railway: Camucia or Terontola-Cortona: 2.5 mi
By Air to Italy then either:
Drive:
From the Airports, it is an easy drive on the A1 - the Autostrada (main motorway). Rome (approx. 2hours), Florence (approx. 1 hour) and Pisa (approx. 2 hours).

OR

Train:
If you wish to travel to Villa Rosa by train you can catch a train from all major cities and you will need to disembark at either: Camucia-Cortona (8 min drive) or Terontola-Cortona (15 min drive). Taxi's can be pre-ordered or you may call one from the station to take you to Villa Rosa.

I provide full directions at the time of booking and final payment.

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International Airlines usually land at Rome Airport. European carriers may land at Rome, Pisa, Florenc...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.2 mi.
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