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The apartment is peacefully situated in an old farmhouse which lies at the foothills of the Etruscan hill-top town of Cortona. It is located in the heart of the Valdichiana valley, in one of the most beautiful parts of Tuscany. In an elevated positon of 270 metres, the farmhouse has far-reaching, beautiful views over the surrounding counntryside and of Cortona itself.
The house was recently renovated retaining its original Tuscan features of exposed beams, open fireplaces and terracotta floors. It is tastefully furnished with chestnut furniture and wrought iron beds and is both comfortable and cosy.
It is surrounded by 40 hectares of olive trees and wheat and sunflower fields. It has a large pool (12 x 5m) in a large garden where one can enjoy the wonderful sunsets during the warm summer evenings and the enchanting view of Cortona. Large covered loggia with wood fire and barbecue for al fresco dining and cooking. There are lovely herb-scented walks in the surrounding countryside.
It is possible to stay for just a few days.
Free Wifi Internet.
End-of-stay cleaning, bedlinen and towels and weekly linen change are included in the price.
Cortona is 4 km away and the small town of Camucia where you will find various shops and restaurants is 2 km away.
The village of Monsigliolo is within easy walking distance (500 metres) and has a small supermarket and a bar.
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Nestling peacefully in the beautiful Valdichiana valley and close to the Tuscany/Umbria border, this agriturismo offers the perfect combination of both a relaxing and cultural holiday. Its location makes the apartment the ideal base for trips to some of the most famous towns of central Italy such as Florence, Arezzo, Siena, Assisi and Perugia. The medieval hilltop towns of Montepulciano, Montalcini, Pienza, Rapolano and Bagno Vignoni can also all be visited on a day trip.
The ancient Etruscan town of Cortona with its rich historic and artistic heritage is only 5 km away and offers a wide variety of restaurants and shops. Camucia with its station, shops, restaurants and bars is 2 km away or 20-30 minutes on foot. The little village of Monsigliolo is 500 m away (easy walking distance) and has a small supermarket, bar and tobacconist's.
Good motorway links make Florence, Siena, Assisi, Rome and Naples easily accessible.
Lake Trasimeno with its numerous sporting facilities and restaurants is very close.
Beautiful walks, golf and horse-riding are all in the vicinity.
I have other holiday rentals with pool in Tuscany, both in the countryside and in the historic centres of Cortona and Siena - please contact me for details at: Chantalrowley@tuscanyholidayproperty.eu