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Tuscan holiday farmhouse villa features stunning grounds and pool, sleeps 4

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
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Casa Contea was created from an old farmhouse dating back to 1800, completely renovated. With its stone walls, the courtyard, the wooden beams, you can recreate the atmosphere of the ancient past, combined with the comfort of our days. Its elevated position, surrounded by forest, dominates the entire Valdichiana offering a glimpse of the Lake Trasimeno. With its swimming pool which enjoys a breathtaking view, where you can see in the distance Montepulciano and the outline of Mount Amiata, you can indulge in blissful relaxation, leaving behind the stresses and strains of everyday life. To really get the beauty and fragrance of the countryside, we recommend healthy walking and cycling among the many routes available in the area, including the famous passage of Hannibal. Its strategic locatio...Casa Contea was created from an old farmhouse dating back to 1800, completely renovated. With its stone walls, the courtyard, the wooden beams, you can recreate the atmosphere of the ancient past, combined with the comfort of our days. Its elevated position, surrounded by forest, dominates the entire Valdichiana offering a glimpse of the Lake Trasimeno. With its swimming pool which enjoys a breathtaking view, where you can see in the distance Montepulciano and the outline of Mount Amiata, you can indulge in blissful relaxation, leaving behind the stresses and strains of everyday life. To really get the beauty and fragrance of the countryside, we recommend healthy walking and cycling among the many routes available in the area, including the famous passage of Hannibal. Its strategic location allows to reach, with just a few minutes drive, the most important Umbrian and Tuscan historical, cultural and gastronomic sites. Casa Contea lies at 9 Km from Cortona, an Etruscan city in which you can visit historical buildings of a great interest, such as Fortress or the hermitage of the Celle, founded by St. Francis. Lovers of art and archeology, will satisfy their curiosity by visiting the Diocesan Museum, containing works by Luca Signorelli. The farmhouse is divided in 3 apartments, two of which are in the main building (one on the ground floor and the other one on the first level) and the last one is an independent cottage which lies at 20 mt from the main house. Il Leccio cottage is composed by a typical countryside livable kitchen open to the living room. The living room is accessorized by the brick fireplace, a couple sofa-bed, LCD tv, and all the typical furniture of a farmhouse. Laterally you can find an ample double bedroom with a bathroom. The outside garden of 8000 square meters has got an amazing panoramic view overlooking the Lake Trasimeno from side to side and the whole Valdichiana; it's furnished by a grill and a stoned pizza wood oven and a panoramic stoned patio with outdoor tables and chairs with umbrellas just beside a big swimming pool surrounded by a roses enclosure and secure parking inside. In addition, for the free use of the guests, there are 4 mountain bikes, a laundry and a little grove of trees with a vineyard and a olive grove in which it's possible to take a walk, free wi-fi connection. During spring and summer the area is fulfilled by cultural and typical folklore events. About 38 km from Arezzo, which was a major lucumonies Etruscan, then Roman city of strategic importance. Center full of interesting monuments such as the amphitheater, the Cathedral, the Medici Fortress and the town hall. Among all its beauty stands the Romanesque church of Santa Maria della Pieve. He was renowned for its famous coral vases. About 30 km from Montepulciano, famous for its imposing Renaissance palaces, the elegance of its churches, but especially for its fine wine noble, well-known importance of international importance. About 73 km from the city of Siena has a fabulous repertoire and geographic environment, full of villages, historical memories and treasures of art. Center that keeps alive its ancient traditions, of which the most important is the festival of the Palio. Perugia (42 km), Assisi (65 km) Spello (70 km) More
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Valentina A
Languages spoken:English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

We were so impressed with the beauty and charm of this little farmhouse. The view was incredible, the grounds gorgeous and the hosts just wonderful! We would stay here again in a minute. It's the perfect location to use as a home base to visit...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank John Mitchell J
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Stunning service and personal treatment . the facility was up to dat and well orgnized . great view and area good for hiking location between all the great cities of tuscny and umbria . travaled with children and extended familiy all togheter 11 peopel ....More

Date of stay: August 2016
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Reviewed September 19, 2015

I stayed with two of my teenage daughters and we all fell in love. The houses were spacious and comfortable. There was amazing views of the farmland and small town right outside our doorstep! There was also wifi at the office/lobby which was very resourceful...More

Date of stay: April 2015
3  Thank karenrW2504KF
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Oulu, Finland
Reviewed January 15, 2014

Date of stay: August 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Washer
Highchair
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
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Is this vacation rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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