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Charming Tuscan Farmhouse with Large Pool in Unspoilt Rural Setting

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Last updated: 12/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cortona villa description

This charming Tuscan Farmhouse is set in a lovely, unspoilt region near the Etruscan hill town of Cortona, amongst olive groves and sunflower fields. Casa Il Campo has 2 acres of unfenced land including its own private vineyard, two terraces and plenty of shaded seating areas and a 12m x 6m swimming pool with salt water and refurbished in 2013 . This large farmhouse has been restored to a very high standard using traditional materials to maintain authenticity and atmosphere, though with modern kitchen equipment and bathroom facilities. There are five spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms. The two large living rooms (one on each floor) each have their own fireplace. The kitchen opens onto a romantic jasmine-covered pergola ideal for al fresco dining. The house has central heating making it suitable for winter rentals. This is a perfect base to explore Tuscany and Umbria's greatest treasures or simply settle down to the pace of rural life.Each bedroom has been given the name of an artist who has had a strong connection with Cortona, from Luca Signorelli, Fra Angelico, Vasari and Severini to Pietro da Cortona. Every room enjoys unspoilt and serene views on the tuscan countryside as shown in the pictures on this website . The house is ideal for families with children of all ages also because the pool is fenced .


A Family Home: The home flows from a large live-in kitchen. From here you step out onto the jasmine-covered pergola and the herb and rose garden. Guests are welcome to help themselves to the seasonal abundance which usually includes sage, basil, thyme, rosemary and parsley and to the fruit from the orchard in the lower garden, beyond the lavender hedge (apples, pears, apricots, figs and hazelnuts). The kitchen is fully equipped for those who love cooking. The hob has 4 gas and 2 electric rings as well as a large oven. The kitchen comes with a dishwasher, toaster, microwave and large fridge/freezer. From the kitchen you proceed to the formal dining room with a long table seating 12. Walk through the arch and you are in the sitting room with its large fire place. The second sitting room and four of the five bedrooms are on the first floor which you reach via an internal staircase equipped with child gates at the top and bottom.

Upstairs: The four bedrooms upstairs radiate from a large family sitting room with two sofas and armchairs. This sitting room opens onto a small balcony. In winter the fire place comes into its own.

Winter Rentals: The house has full central heating and two large fire places. It is therefore suitable for the colder but no less beautiful winter months.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 450 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 'Vasari': 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            on the second floor.Option :using bathroom of ground floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 'Fra Angelico': 1 queen

            En suite bathroom .Independent entrance from the garden ...moreless

          • Master bedroom ' Pietro da Cortona': 1 queen

            on the 2nd floor .En suite dressing room and bathroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 'Signorelli': 1 queen, 1 baby crib

            On the 2nd floor. Bathroom with shower adjacent ...moreless

          • Bedroom 'Severini': 2 twin/ single

            on the 2nd floor. Option :using bathroom of the ground floor...moreless

          • The bedroom 'Fra Angelico' (Queen size bed with en suite bathroom) can only be accessed from its own private courtyard. This suite is ideal for grandparents who might like some independence from family life or older children and friends....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom of the bedroom 'Pietro da Cortona: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet

            Nice view from the bathroom on the cypresses ....moreless

          • Bathroom on the ground floor : toilet, combination tub/shower

            access from the dining-room downstairs ....moreless

          • Bathroom on the second floor : toilet, shower

            adjacent to the 'Signorelli ' bedroom ...moreless

          • Bathroom of the 'Fra Angelico' bedroom: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The pool is equipped with a safety cover.Mid-weekly maid service as well as all linens, towels and pool towels are included in the rental. The house is equipped with an iron and ironing board. Upon your arrival you will find a small welcome pack (enough for a light dinner and breakfast) waiting for you. The house is suitable for small children. The owners provide 2 baby beds,2 high chairs and have installed permanent child gates at the top and bottom of the internal stair case....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • CD Player
              • Radio
              • Toys

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Fireplace:

                    2:one in the living room on the fisrt floor and one in the living room on the second floor ...moreless

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

                    2 large living-room(one on close to the dining room and one on the second floor )...moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Safe
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    for bathrooms and swimming-pool...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    high quality ...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    italian coffee maker and also filter coffee...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    well equiped for coocking for 8...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    well equiped for dining for 8...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    High quality...moreless

                  • Freezer:

                    freezer above the refrigerator ...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    large kitchen open to the patio and the garden...moreless

                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Terrace

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Pool

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Detached
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 13 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Medium
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Low season
                      Jan 3 - Apr 24, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €1,720
                      Spring season
                      Apr 25 - Jun 26, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,200
                      High season
                      Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,980
                      Prime season
                      Jul 11 - Aug 21, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €3,450
                      High season
                      Aug 22 - Sep 4, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,980
                      Autumn season
                      Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,200
                      Low season
                      Oct 3 - Dec 18, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €1,720
                      Winter season
                      Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,500

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • OfflineRDD €500
                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      A 15% deposit is payable within 2 weeks of booking. Payment in full needs to be made 10 weeks prior to departure.

                      A refundable security/telephone deposit of Euros 500.- is payable upon arrival. Phone charges will be worked out prior to your departure and need to be paid in full.

                      Prefered method of payment is by bank transfer.

                      The holidaymakers pay by a bank transfer to the owner.

                      15% of the rent for the reservation of the week(s) and the full amount 10 weeks prior their arrival.


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                      Last updated: 12/07/2014
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                      Owner info

                      About the owner: I now live in Europe but together with my family I spent few years in Asia and in United States. My family and I love Tuscany and have been there every year since 30 years . We have friends in Cortona area .

                      Why the Owner Chose Cortona:
                      We always dreamed to find a house there and fell immediately in love with Casa Al Campo because it entails all we love about Tuscany. Besides the charm and character of the well restored farm we really enjoyed its location : man made landscape combined with unspoilt nature ,medieval and renaissance art of Tuscany and Umbria all around, traces of history everywhere. It starts from the estrucans defense walls of Cortona to the battle field of Hannibal against the romans (in 217BC) and culminates with the well preserved town of Cortona with its proud and welcoming inhabitants.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                      The place is timeless and serene .


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian

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                      Photos

                      • House from the entrance

                        House from the entrance

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • Upstairs sitting room

                        Upstairs sitting room

                      • scenery from the 'Signorelli'bedroom

                        scenery from the 'Signorelli'bedroom

                      • Pergola

                        Pergola

                      • Poool seen from the pergola with herb garden on the forefront

                        Poool seen from the pergola with herb garden on the forefront

                      • the pool with its fence seen from the orchard

                        the pool with its fence seen from the orchard

                      • Pool with the house and cypresses in the back

                        Pool with the house and cypresses in the back

                      • upper lawn with irises ,vineyard ,lower garden and pool

                        upper lawn with irises ,vineyard ,lower garden and pool

                      • House with Lavender Hedge and Garage
at spring time

                        House with Lavender Hedge and Garage at spring time

                      • Downstairs sitting room

                        Downstairs sitting room

                      • Master bedroom named Pietro da Cortona

                        Master bedroom named Pietro da Cortona

                      • Live-in kitchen

                        Live-in kitchen

                      • Lunch under Pergola

                        Lunch under Pergola

                      • garden and pool viewed from the pergola in summer

                        garden and pool viewed from the pergola in summer

                      • lemon trees in terra cotta jars and lavander close to the pool

                        lemon trees in terra cotta jars and lavander close to the pool

                      • view on pool ,lawn and part of the vineyard

                        view on pool ,lawn and part of the vineyard

                      • Summer morning view on olive grove seen from
master bedroom

                        Summer morning view on olive grove seen from master bedroom

                      €1,720 - €3,450 per week (EUR)
                      13

                      5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 12/07/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
                      • Response time: Within 12 hours
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/07/2014
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