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Charming Tuscan Farmhouse with Large Pool in Unspoilt Rural Setting

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Last updated: 03/02/2015
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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
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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
Low season
Jan 9 - Apr 22, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,780
Spring season
Apr 23 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,250
High season
Jun 25 - Jul 15, 2016
7 night min stay

€3,010
Prime season
Jul 16 - Aug 19, 2016
7 night min stay

€3,500
High season
Aug 20 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,980
Autumn season
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,250
Low season
Oct 1 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,780
Winter season
Dec 17 - Dec 30, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,600

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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Location

40 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Perugia
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Pergo
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Lago di Trasimeno
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Perugia golf Club
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Terontola station /Cortona
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Val di Chiana - Betolle
900 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Il Mulino
20 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
on the lake of Trasimeno

Car: Necessary

The house is situated near the charming little village of Montanare in southern Tuscany. This romantic and tranquil family home is the ideal base to explore the historic hill towns of Tucany and Umbria. Cortona's Museo Diocesano and Museo Etrusco are world renowned. In the summer Cortona hosts an international photo festival high praised 'Cortona on the move ' and the Cortona Mix Festival (concerts,ballets,cooking classes ,movies...). The Cortona Antiques' Fair is one of the most important in Italy (September). Other wonderful attractions include the Palio in Siena and the Giostra del Saraceno (jousting) in Arezzo.

Perugia, Assisi,Orvieto,Castiglione del Lago ,Citta della Pieve are lovely big villages in Umbria to discover. In Tuscany ,Siena, Montepulciano, Piensa, Citta di Castello,Arezzo,Florence , amongst others are also inreresting to visit and all within easy access by car or by train .

Other Activities: walking, cycling,tennis on the hills of Cortona

Golf: There is a nine hole course at Panicarola, about 20 km away. A number of 18 hole courses are located within 40 minutes of the house as the perugia golf club .

 

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

Guestbook comments from the owner

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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 - €3,500 per week (EUR)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    Villa
  • Reviews
    13
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/02/2015
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