Exquisite Vacation in Tuscany, Former 11th Century Presbytery(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Villa, 6 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-15)
On the ground floor there are two full kitchens, one with antique functional wood burning oven, a breakfast room with open fire grill and antique stone carved sink, a formal dining room with antique fireplace, king bedroom and bathroom, large casual living room (includes a sleeper sofa), half-bathroom, large portico dining area. The home has six bedrooms, each with private bathroom. All rooms have either king or queen size beds, with comfortable mattresses and linens. It also has a separate Guest House on the property (included in the 6 bedrooms) accommodating two adults and up to two children with a sleeper sofa. It is fully air conditioned.
The pool and the roof-top terrace above the Guest House serve as a perfect place for a glass of wine with a view over the Chiana Valley. There is plenty of outdoor furniture for large group dining. Pets are not allowed, smoking outside the house only is allowed. There is a bocce court, bicycles and hammock outdoors, with plenty of outdoor furniture at pool side.
Included in our rates: our fully planted and maintained organic vegetable and fruit garden; luxury linens; cleaning at departure; utilities such as water, gas and electricity, and internet use but do not include telephone, cell phone, air-conditioning usage and heat for the pool. A Voice over IP telephone is provided making calls to the USA, Canada, and many countries in Europe free of charge.
Located within seven minutes from Cortona, and within walking distance of the train station of Terontola, Sant'Andrea is very centrally located for those who wish to explore Tuscany's wine regions or for taking day trips to Rome or Florence. Major highways are a two mile drive.
We also offer many special services like your own private cook or massage,and children's programs. Please visit our website for more information (see below under 'Additional Web Information').
Member since: 2000
- 5500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Events Allowed
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 14-17
- King size beds (1) One king bed is located on the ground floor, two others are on the upper level, all bedrooms have their own private bath, flat-screen satellite TV, and air-conditioning., Queen size Beds (1) In Loft bedroom, another guest room and in the guest house., Double Beds (1) There is a double bed on the lower level of the loft bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Recommended as an extra bed, the single bed is on the upper level of the loft bedroom, but can be moved when needed., Baby Cribs (1) Folding crib available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Two sleeper sofas are available, one in the downstairs floor of the villa in the living room, the other is in the guest house....moreless
Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Six all en-suite bedrooms-bathrooms,Fully Air-Conditioned, 4 antique Fireplaces, Antique wood-burning oven, Phones, Cellular phones, 2 Full Kitchens, 1 kitchenette, 3 Microwaves, 2 Dishwashers, 3 Refrigerators, 2 Washers, Large outdoor dining table (seats 16)and other outdoor furniture, tree swing and hammoock, 4 mountain bicycles...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
Satellite / Cable:
Flat Screen Smart TV with satellite connection is available in the ground floor sitting room, and each bedroom has it's own satellite TV which can also be used as a screen for your laptop computer. All of the villa is wireless, and also the pool area....moreless
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
All rooms are individually air conditioned. Some hallways and bathrooms that connect to rooms with units do not have specific units, but are cooled from the other rooms. The charge for the air conditioning is not included in the rental rate....moreless
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available:
- Covered Parking
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Wood Stove:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $900
10% non refundable deposit to hold reservation.
50% of balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
100% of balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Mountain Bikes on location, Tennis nearby, Fishing nearby at Lake Trasimeno, Hunting nearby, Wildlife Viewing and excellent bird watching on property, Horseback Riding nearby, Shopping nearby, Excellent Restaurants nearby, Museums in Cortona and surrounding area, Sightseeing tours available, Swimming at property, Windsurfing at Lake Trasimeno
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: I rented many apartments and a villa in Italy before deciding to buy my own, so I understand what a renter would like to have...convenience, comfort and a villa that is well furnished like your own home. I strive to make our guests as comfortable as possible, and I know you will love our area.
Why the Owner Chose Cortona, Arezzo, Italy:
I visited Cortona many times before buying our villa there. The people are wonderful, the town as beautiful as the photos, and the food, ahhh, it doesn't get any better. The town is just the right size, and when you want something more, Florence is one hour by train, Rome only two hours.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
While staying at our villa, you will have a fully planted and maintained organic vegetable garden full of the seasons delights. We have air conditioning, high speed internet and a voice over ip telephone making calls to the USA and Canada free of charge. Our staff will look out for you and gently care for you and allow you to practice your Italian.
View of the Pool & Villa
Casual Dining Area
Casual Living Room
Guest House with Queen bed and sleeper sofa, bathroom and kitchenette
Our villa is located on 7 privated acres with gated entrances
Dining al Fresco
Filming for More Bang for your Buck
Ground Floor King Bedroom, one of 6, each with en-suite bathrooms
Guest Bedroom with King bed and en-suite bathroom
Guest House Terrace
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This listing was first published here in 2000.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 29, 2016
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