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Tuscany Apartment

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Last updated: 11/05/2013

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cortona apartment description

Is this an apartment or a hotel room? In fact, it combines the best of both worlds: the privacy and spaciousness of your own large Tuscany apartment, along with a restaurant on-site and full time staff eager to help you with any difficulties that may arise—or simply to recommend local day trips and excellent restaurants. In addition to all of this, this Tuscany accommodation gives you acres of beautiful grounds to explore, a huge swimming pool, and the lovely outbuildings of the hamlet itself. Escape the “real world” when you retreat to this holiday vacation rental in Cortona, which is where the movie "Under the Tuscan Sun" starring Diane Lane takes place as well as the book it's based off of by Frances Mayes.
(35,000 m2) This beautiful 19th century hamlet has been carefully and lovingly restored by the owner, a member of a noble Cortonese family. It is situated at the base of a hill, looking up towards the town of Cortona, which sits on top of the hill. The estate consists of eight apartments within three buildings, all similarly decorated with some antique pieces. There is also a nice restaurant, a bar, a wine bar serving traditional foods, a lovely chapel, and a beautiful new swimming pool with showers and changing rooms. The dimensions of the pool are 10m x 20m, 0.9-2.2m deep. The pool is open from the middle of May to the middle of September. There is also a small hall for meetings, as well as an intimate hotel with twelve rooms. There is a shared washing machine available.
(105 m2/1,130 ft2) First Floor: Formerly the house of the games keeper, this apartment has a large patio area in front which can be used for outdoor lunches or relaxing in the sun. The entrance to the apartment has a lobby area with a stone staircase which leads to the first floor entrance. The entrance is shared with one other apartment. Inside your own residence you will find a living/dining room with arm chairs, double sofa bed, and a dining table with chairs. There is a fully equipped kitchen. There are two bedrooms, one with two twin-beds, and the other with a trundle bed. There is one bathroom with sink, toilet, and shower, and a second bathroom with sink, toilet, and tub with handheld shower head.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. Babysitter Available: 10 Euro per hour Housekeeping Available: Upon request Chef Available: Upon request Cooking Classes Available: 80 Euro per person Internet Available: 30 Euro per week Please Note: There is free parking available or you can park in the garage for an extra fee
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Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

              • Television

              Arrival Day

                  • Saturday

                  General

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Safe
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Parking
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Telephone
                  • Heating

                  Kitchen

                  • Oven
                  • Coffee Maker

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Rental rates quoted in: $
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

                      Apr 1 - May 17, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,580

                      May 17 - Sep 20, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,528

                      Sep 20 - Nov 1, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,580

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                      Security Deposit: Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in by credit card. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 260 EUR.
                      Additional Expenses: Final Cleaning Charge (Mandatory): 80 EUR. Parking (Supervised Garage) - Daily Rate: 10 EUR. Telephone: According to consumption.
                      Other Notes: Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather . Housekeeping: Usually available upon request. Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival. UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day.

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                      Location

                      Situated on a large estate at the foot of Cortona, you will be happy to know that many comforts, amenities, and activities are right outside your door. The property features two restaurants, tour guides anxiously waiting to take you around on daily excursions, and summer concerts featuring live music every Monday evening from June to September. Guests can take cooking classes, go horseback riding, fly with a glider, or even rent a vintage car! This hamlet is two kilometers from Cortona and is perfectly located for day trips throughout eastern and southern Tuscany, as well as northern Umbria. Just off the road leading to Cortona, this location is easily accessible, especially because of the bus stop just outside the estate which goes to Cortona and Arezzo. You can also go as far as Florence, via a train from Camucia, just three km away. Nearby Attractions: Restaurants, summer concerts, tours of area, horseback riding, fly with a glider, bike rentals, vintage car rentals, cooking classes, wine tasting, Cortona, Arezzo, Perugia, Siena Florence108 km/67 mi Siena72 km/44.5 mi Perugia: 50 km/31 mi Arezzo: 30 km/18.5 mi Camucia: 3 km/1.5 mi Cortona: 2 km/1 mi

                       

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                      $1,580 - $2,528 per week
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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