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Apartment Overlooking the Rooftops of the Ancient Town of Cortona

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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

Treat yourself to an experience within the heart of ancient Cortona! Imagine gathering around the long wooden table in the kitchen for breakfast, then stepping just outside the front door of this Tuscany apartment to explore! Feel at home in this self-catering accommodation in Tuscany with modern amenities and elegant furnishings throughout. In the afternoon, you can stop by for a snack and a quick nap before going out for an evening stroll. The fantastic medieval town of 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, is yours to wander as long as you like... and for however long you choose, this holiday accommodation in Tuscany will be your home.
Built in the 14th century, this apartment is an old stone building in the heart of Cortona. Much like a home, this apartment has an on-street entrance with several windows in front and along one side. Lovingly refurbished over several years by the owner, with respect to the traditional Tuscan style, this apartment has many modern conveniences. The apartment has been renovated with careful attention to detail using high quality materials.
(110 m2/1,184 ft2) Tastefully decorated with antiques and family heirlooms, this vacation apartment has kept its historical character while modernizing its amenities. Many of the doors, windows and wall niches are decorated with bricked arches. Ground Floor: Entering on the ground floor of this apartment, you will find yourself in a long living room with a sofa, two armchairs, satellite TV, DVD player, stereo, and a fireplace. There is also a cute little bar corner under the stairs. This floor also has a bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower, and a laundry room with washing machine. First Floor: Wooden stairs lead up to a kitchen, equipped with dishwasher, electric oven, and a long wooden table seating up to ten. This room has five windows and is very light. This floor also has one bedroom with a king-size bed (190 cm). Second Floor: Up another flight of stairs you will find two more bedrooms, one with a king-size bed (190 cm) and the other with two single beds (90 cm). There is also a beautiful bathroom with a marble sink, toilet, and shower stall with marble tiles.
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. Wine Tours: Available upon request Chef Service: Available upon requestInternet Usage: 20 euros per week
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Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • CD Player

          Arrival Day

              • Saturday

              General

              • Washing Machine
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Hair Dryer
              • Broadband Access
              • Ceiling Fans

              Kitchen

              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
               

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

              Mar 1 - Apr 12, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,975

              Apr 12 - Jun 21, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,272

              Jun 21 - Aug 30, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,568

              Aug 30 - Sep 27, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,272

              Sep 27 - Dec 13, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,975

              Dec 13 - Jan 10, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,272

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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 cash. 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: 300 EUR.
              Additional Expenses: Housekeeping (Upon Request) - Hourly Charge: 12 EUR. Telephone and Internet (If Available): According to Consumption. Final Cleaning Charge (Per Person): 12 EUR. Heating: According to consumption. Internet - Weekly Charge: 20 EUR.
              Other Notes: Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather. 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

              This apartment is located in the center of Cortona on Via Berrettini, inside the old Etruscan walls. It is situated one block from the church of San Francesco, near the building where Pietro Berrettini (a Baroque painter, architect, and writer) was born. If you walk along via Berrettini, you will reach the highest part of the city, where you can see medieval buildings and alleys all around. You'll find that this city is an encounter with art, history, and culture. You'll rediscover Tuscany's past, which has changed very little in the last 400 years or so. Sitting in the center of the triangle formed by Arezzo, Siena, and Perugia, as well as being near Lake Trasimeno and the Appenines, Cortona is both ideally located for day trips and a sparkling gem of the region. In Cortona there is no end to picturesque streets and amazing historic buildings. Tour frescoed churches from the 13th century; explore the original city walls; see and art exhibit in the 16th century fortress. You can also visit the local museums and libraries, tiptoe around ancient monasteries and tombs dating back to the second century B.C. Dine on the best Tuscan dishes as you look out on an historic palazzo or drive out to one of the villas dotting the countryside. As for shopping, you'll find local handicrafts, antiques, and of course local wines and olive oils that simply outdo anything you've ever tasted! Nearby Attractions: In Cortona (Church of San Francesco, medieval buildings, city walls, art exhibits, museums, shopping) Florence: 100 km/62 mi Orvieto: 80 km/50 mi Assisi: 80 km/50 mi San Gimignano: 60 km/37 mi Perugia: 50 km/31 mi Siena: 45 km/28 mi Montalcino: 40 km/25 mi Pienza: 35 km/21.5 mi Arezzo: 30 km/18.5 mi Montepulciano: 25 km/15.5 mi Lake Trasimeno: 20 km/12.5 mi A1 Motorway: 20 km/12.5 mi Camucia-Cortona train station: 10 km/6 mi

               

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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