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Farmhouse Overlooking 'Under the Tuscan Sun' Villa

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

This spectacular 600 year old beautifully restored Farmhouse is located just above the famous Villa Bramasole written about in author Frances Mayes 'Under the Tuscan Sun'. The property sits on a scenic 20 acres just outside the city walls of Cortona, Italy. Walk or drive into town and immerse yourself in a 3000 year old Tuscan hill town, complete with amazing restaurants, shops, museums, and true Italian culture.

The 4BR/4BA Farmhouse sleeps 9 comfortably. Fully restored with modern appliances and bathrooms, the house was carefully restored using a local Italian architect to maintain the integrity of the original farmhouse design. Furnished with authentic Italian antiques from the 17-1800's, dressed with fine Tuscan linens by Busatti.

Make your own pizza or bread in the outdoor Brick Oven while lounging around the stone swimming pool enjoying the panoramic view. Enjoy your morning coffee under the rose arbor, later toast the sunset with a glass of wine in the olive grove overlooking the medieval city of Cortona.

Explore Tuscany with easy daytrips: Pienza 30 mins, Montepulciano 20 mins, Siena 45 mins, Assisi 45 mins, Montalcino 45 mins, Florence 1 hr, Rome 2 hrs.


Keywords: Farmhouse
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Overlooking Tuscan Villa Written About in 'Under the Tuscan Sun', Panoramic Mountain View, Walking Distance Into Town Via a Roman Road, on 20 Acres, New Stone Swimming Pool, 250 Olive Trees, Just Outside the City Walls, Aside 500 Bc Etruscan Wall, Just Below 200 Ad Roman Fort. Spectacular 600 Year Old Farmhouse, Completely Restored....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area


  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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Nov-Mar .. $2000/week
Apr-Jun .. $3000/week
Jul-Aug .. $3500/week
Sep-Oct .. $3000/week

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I am an Architect with a passion for the sweet life of Italy.

Why the Owner Chose Cortona, Arezzo, Italy:
After frequent trips to Italy, we fell in love with Cortona. The location, the people, the food, the culture, the art!

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Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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  • Poppies in July

    Poppies in July

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • View to Lake Trasimeno from Olive Grove

    View to Lake Trasimeno from Olive Grove

  • Rose Garden with Lavender

    Rose Garden with Lavender

  • Kitchen


  • Master BR

    Master BR

  • Approach to the Farmhouse

    Approach to the Farmhouse

  • City Wall at Olive Grove

    City Wall at Olive Grove

VRBO #238793

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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Member since: 2009
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