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Charming Roof-Top 18 Century Condo in the Heart of Cortona!

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Last updated: 08/20/2010

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This exquisite roof-top condo, in the historical center of Cortona, dates back to the 18th century. Its character and style appeal to the traveler who wants to feel comfortable in tasteful surroundings.

An entrance foyer with a library leads upstairs to the rest of the apartment.
The living room has a convertible sofa-bed; with an additional convertible armchair in the loft.
Full kitchen with a fireplace, table & chairs and a china cabinet
Bedroom with queen size bed, armoire and a dresser.
Full bathroom with a shower, bathtub and washing machine.
From the kitchen, stairs lead to the loft where there is a comfortable convertible arm-chair.
All rooms have one or more windows equipped with screens --- with breath-taking views of Cortona’s roof-tops and of the Val di Chiana Valley.
A real charming and rustic condo with mighty chestnut beans supporting all ceilings; with massive stone walls which keep the place cool in summer and cosy in winter.

Shiatsu massage; lymph energy; all wellness and beauty-farm ameneties available upon request.

The apartment provides for linens and all cooking utensils. Cleaning services are available upon request.

After enjoying our condo for 17 years my family and I, in the Summer of 2010, we decided to rent our condo and share its magic with our guests. A few comments from previous guests:

'Waking up in the morning or at sunset and watch the sun all over Cortona's roof-tops...'

' Location. Location. Location'

' Nice to be in center of town with all its amenities.'

'We had an unforgettable experience!'

' It was a wonderful beginning to our vacation in Italy. We were very comfortable and loved staying in the heart of the town. We traveled around to Arezzo, Montepulciano, Pienza and were always happy to come home to Cortona.'

Keywords: roof-top condo in historical center of Cortona

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Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 2-5

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Loft + Den

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  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 0ne double convertible bed in the living room; one single convertible bed in the loft...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Cortona is one of the most important cultural and artistic centers on the border of Tuscany and Umbria. The building is flanked by charming cobblestone streets, walking distance from the main piazza, shopping, restaurants and museums. Cortona is a jewel of medieval hilltowns which has maintained its local and historical character. It has an incredible scenic charm in all seasons. The roof-top condo is on the second and third floor of an historical building overlooking the entire Valdichiana , and the northern tip of Lake Trasimeno.. Easily accessibility to trains or/and parking makes it ideal to take day trips to Arezzo, Florence, Perugia, and many more places, and be back to Cortona in the evening for a fine-dining experience or for a typical cuisine in one of its trattorie....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lake View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove:

    There is an ecological wood-pellets stove which easily heats up the entire apartment in no time!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
 

Reviews

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November- Feb. [except Christmas] $450/wk
March - $550/wk
April - $600/wk
May - $700 /wk
Sept, October .[& Christmas; New year's Eve; Easter] $750/wk
June, July, August - $800/wk
Included: all utensils; linens; electricity / Final cleaning not included
Heating charges apply Jan. 1- May 15; Sept. 15- Dec. 31  --- Take a 15% discount  

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: I am a university professor very interested in the arts. I was born in Torino; however, years ago I chose Cortona as the city in Italy where my family and I would go to recharge ourselves during our vacations. In fact,a few years ago my daughter from the USA celebrated her wedding in Cortona. Our charming roof-top condo in Cortona is a very special place; it will make your vacation truly unique!

Why the Owner Chose Cortona:
Cortona is an art-city, known for its Etruscan and Renaissance history and culture in its architecture, paintings and museums that bring back to us the flavor and the beauty of various, rich cultures..

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
In 2010 we decided to rent our condo in Cortona. A quiet roof-top condo at the second & third floor of an historical building in the heart of Cortona, close to restaurants, museums and other amenities. Its serene charm appeals to the artist in all of us and somehow brings us closer to the true lifestyle of the Cortonese people who inhabit the town. A remarkable experience, not to be missed!


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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Foyer & Library

    Foyer & Library

  • Stairs to Loft

    Stairs to Loft

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Fireplace

    Fireplace

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View from one of the windows in the Living Room

    View from one of the windows in the Living Room

  • Entrance to the 18th century building where the condo is located

    Entrance to the 18th century building where the condo is located

  • Entrance to the condo

    Entrance to the condo

  • Partial View of Living Room

    Partial View of Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Partial view of the bathroom

    Partial view of the bathroom

  • Festivities with the flag throwers in the center ot town

    Festivities with the flag throwers in the center ot town

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Condo
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 08/20/2010
Email owner

(786) 351-6224 (Florida, USA)

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