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The Roman Well - Spacious 15th Cent 2 Baths Duplex Apartment

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Red sofa with lamp and coffee table hand made by local artists.

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Last updated: 08/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This spacious duplex apartment in the historical center of Cortona, is conveniently located on one of the main step-ways near Via Nazionale, that takes directly to the highest section of the city. It is close to Piazza della Repubblica, Teatro Signorelli, cafes and many wonderful restaurants. A three minutes walk to Piazza Garibaldi and to Parterre Park will allow you to enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Trasimeno. From Piazza Garibaldi you can also take a bus to nearby cities or to train stations for Rome, Florence, Venice and other cities. This means you do not need to rent a car!!! Though centrally located, the apartment is in a very quiet area. Parking is available on the streets or in Cortona's Parking lots. Contact owner for maps of Parking lots.

The first floor of the apartment includes the living room, the kitchen, the den, a foyer and a full bath. In the living room there is a Roman well, and in the kitchen there is an impressively large fireplace.

The second floor includes two bedrooms, one bathroom with shower, one walk-in closet and one foyer with antique fireplace.

The original terracotta floors and wooden beams, give the apartment a pleasant historical charm.

The apartment was recently renovated and all its amenities are new and modern. There are two brand new bathrooms, one with shower and one with bath tub; hair-dryer, washing machine. The kitchen was also recently renovated and it includes all brand new furnishing: stove, refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster,TV set,cable TV, stereo and cd-player. The furnishing is composed of antique and modern furniture.

The apartment provides for linens and all cooking utensils. Personal cleaning services are available upon request, for an additional fee.

For additional information regarding the apartment or Cortona, please visit our personal website, or contact us directly.



Keywords: Duplex Apartment

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Radio, Microwave oven, Toaster, Cooking Utensils, Linens, Hair dryer,washing machine....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) One TV in family area on the ground floor, and one TV in master bedroom, on the second floor, with digital programming. You can see both Italian and foreign channels, including CNN, BBC, MSNBC, British, German, French, Spanish and much more. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Lake View:

    Lake view from nearby Piazza Garibaldi...moreless

  • Monument View:

    There is a beautiful fountain with sculpture in the Parterre garden, and in other sites of the city. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mountain View from nearby Piazza Garibaldi, Piazza del Duomo, and more....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There are powerful ceiling fans in the two bedrooms and in the dining area....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    outside the window, or inside, on drying stand....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    One cellular phone is available for guests to use; need to put money in phone, at local tobacco shop....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Cell...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    For WiFi connection, a TIM key is provided for all guests; rechargeable at your own expense. This means that if you bring your laptop, my TIM key allows you to navigate on internet. In summer 2011 I brought my portable MAC and was able to go online with no problems. The upper rooms allow better internet access....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/12/2015
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Location

160 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Rome
35 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Bar La Saletta, Bar Signorelli
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Camucia
30 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Loggetta

Car: Not Necessary

Art Galleries, Painting, Jazz, Poetry Readings, Scholarly Artistic and Literary Conferences, Concerts, Parks, Live Representations of Medieval and Renaissance Culture, Cooking Lessons,Italian lessons, outdoor movies, live theater, visit wineries.

 

Owner info

About the owner: I teach literature, from Antiquity to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Virgil, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarca, and Ariosto, among others.

Why the Owner Chose Cortona:
In their literary works, 'The Aeneid' and the 'Divine Comedy,' Virgil and Dante tell us of their journey in Cortona and of the inspirations they found in this beautiful Etruscan city. Being in Cortona allows me to share the culture and the beauty that inspired these poets. I also like Etruscan Art and Cortona allows me the opportunity to visit its Etruscan Museum which exposes all kinds of Etruscan artistic expressions--terracotta vases, jewelery, and much more-- that have been found in the territory of Cortona. The central location and the narrow street on which the apartment is located, the Roman-style well and the 16th century fire-place, the wooden beams ceiling and the original terracotta floor, make my vacations in this apartment truly inspirational.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The apartment is central: within a one-minute walk I am in the main Piazza, where I can visit museums, galleries, churches and other interesting places. Though my apartment is central,it is located in a very quiet area. This allows me to work quietly and to be able to meet my friends in the main square, or visit any of the beautiful spots, within a one minute walk.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Red sofa with lamp and coffee table hand made by local artists.

    Red sofa with lamp and coffee table hand made by local artists.

  • Living Room with Roman Well

    Living Room with Roman Well

  • Kitchen - Cooking Area next to a 15th-century Fireplace

    Kitchen - Cooking Area next to a 15th-century Fireplace

  • First Floor Bathroom with Bath Tub

    First Floor Bathroom with Bath Tub

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Second Floor Foyer with Fireplace

    Second Floor Foyer with Fireplace

  • Pool in Cortona, with a view of surrounding mountains

    Pool in Cortona, with a view of surrounding mountains

  • St. Francis Monastary

    St. Francis Monastary

  • Fountain in Parterre Park

    Fountain in Parterre Park

  • Teatro Signorelli (Theater)

    Teatro Signorelli (Theater)

  • Wall of Etruscan homes

    Wall of Etruscan homes

  • Entrance door on a street made of steps.

    Entrance door on a street made of steps.

  • Kitchen with window

    Kitchen with window

  • Dining/Living Area

    Dining/Living Area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Second floor bathroom with shower

    Second floor bathroom with shower

  • Exit side of the room.

    Exit side of the room.

  • Piazza della Repubblica -- Town Hall Square

    Piazza della Repubblica -- Town Hall Square

  • View of Trasimeno Lake from Piazza Garibaldi

    View of Trasimeno Lake from Piazza Garibaldi

  • Town Hall

    Town Hall

  • Church of Saint Margaret

    Church of Saint Margaret

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
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  • Calendar last updated 08/12/2015
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