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"Villa Stefania" Old Tuscan Farmhouse - Great View on Cortona

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Stone-built farmhouse that has recently been restored with great care and is situated in the hills approximately three kiliometers from Cortona.

The property is situated in a well reserved country place but not remote, very near to all necessity. The Villa is divided into two floors and there are five bedrooms, large living-room with fireplace, three bathrooms, large dining-area and two kitchens.

All rooms are equipped with air conditioning

The outside private garden of 5000 m2 is all recinted with olive trees, vineyards and spacious lawns.

The panoramic pool, inside the property and fenced, is located near the house with a exclusive and fantastic view on historic town of Cortona.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

Amenities

Cortona Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Possibility of cooking lessons. Meeting of wine and olive's oil tasting.

Reviews

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"Villa Stefania" Old Tuscan Farmhouse - Great View on Cortona
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
5

Family holiday with my three children, brother and partner and my elderly mother.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we initially had problems finding the villa but Luigi kindly came to meet us and we followed him back to the villa. Our hosts Luigi and Stefania spoke very good English and gave a very comprehensive guide of the villa and all the amenities.

The villa has a well equipped kitchen, large spacious bedrooms and three large bathrooms equipped with hair driers and a large supply of towels. Air conditioning made it very comfortable to sleep at night. Outside there are three separate seating areas, one of which has a barbecue with plenty of loungers around the pool.

The villa was well located near to the beautiful hilltop town of Cortona where there are a vast array of shops and restaurants. Camucia is just 10 minutes away where there is a co op and a railway station and en route to Camucia we found a superb fish restaurant. You can take the train to Florence for the day and Siena is only an hour away by car and for my elderly mother We found that Pienza was much flatter than the usual hilltop villages.

Our stay was in July and the pool was a perfect way to cool down, enjoyed by all. For those that didn't want to swim there was plenty of shaded seating areas around the villa.

I couldn't fault Stefania and Luigi, they were perfect hosts. On two mornings Stefania left fresh pastries for us to eat along with a bottle of olive oil made from the olive trees within the grounds and Luigi also kindly printed out our boarding passes for the return home.

Thankyou Stefania and Luigi for making this such a memorable stay and I would certainly come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you so much😊
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5

It is a very nice villa and the location is great. Very peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

It is a great place. We we a small group of 9 friends and family members. Lots of room. The views were great. We did a bit of walking around the area. I would recommend this villa to anyone who wants to relax and enjoy the Tuscan countryside. The town of Cortona is very nice. It has many nice shops and good restaurants. This location was our hub for day teipa to San Gimignano, Florence, Siena, etc. You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible Villa with a great location

  • 5 of 5

The villa was gorgeous, clean, organized and well furnished. The pool was incredible with amazing views and the kids loved spending the afternoons by the pool. The hosts were very nice and available for questions. The location was central enough where we were able to make day trips to Siena, Arrezo, Florence, and many trips to Cortona. We went in the middle of August and the villa was cool enough inside we only had to occasionally use the air conditioning. I really don't have anything negative to say. It was just a fabulous 2 week vacation for the family.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Villa to Explore Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Villa Stefania was the perfect place to explore Tuscany with our daughters, their spouses, and our four grandchildren (pre-school to teenage). There were ten of us in all and plenty of room for everyone to have his or her space as well as explore the property. The furnishings in the house were lovely, the bedrooms very large, the baths very modern, and the kitchen was well equipped. The grounds were beautiful and well maintained, and the views of Cortona and Tuscany were breathtaking, especially from the pool area. The pool and surrounding area made one feel as if you were in a movie, complete with terraces, lovely pool, chaises, and table and chairs with umbrella for a lovely poolside lunch. Often, photos are misleading , especially if taken with a wide angle lens. In the case of Villa Stefania, the Villa and property outshines the photos.

Villa Stefania was the perfect respite after a day of sightseeing. We love Cortona and enjoyed introducing our family to it. They loved it, even our 13 year old grandson! All, or part, of our family took easy day trips to Siena, Montepulciano, Pienza, Perugia, and Assisi. Each one was special and worth the drive. Our short drive to Perugia and Assisi was just an hour and half each way which left time for sightseeing.

We've saved the best for last. Stefania assisted us in navigating the small roads to get there, greeted us upon our arrival, and was gracious and helpful. She assisted us in finding a personal chef who prepared a delicious Tuscan dinner for us. He entertained all of our questions, let us watch him do his craft, and even let our granddaughter help serve.

We would give Villa Stefania a 5 Star rating. It was the perfect setting to build family memories that will last a lifetime and beyond.

Pat and Bill

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for nice words.It was a pleasure to meeting you. Stefania
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5

Beautiful restored villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the villa. You cannot beat the location. It is 5 minutes by car to the town of Cortona, which ended up feeling like a home away from home. Stefania and Luigi were very welcoming. They went out of their way to show us how things worked, even when we bothered them a few times! Stefania greeted us 2 mornings with delicious pastries and was kind enough to provide some gluten free products for my sister and I. She also drove our luggage to the train station when it was time to leave, which was a huge help. Thank you Stefania and Luigi.

I cannot say enough about Cortona, the friendly people and the fantastic food. We were lucky enough to be there during the town's festival week too. The villa is also centrally located to so many other quaint towns. Close to Florence and Rome by train. We drove to some towns and booked tours with Francisco from Toursintuscany.com who was wonderful.

We miss Cortona and hope to return some day.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for nice words it was a pleasure to meet you! Luigi e Stefania
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5

Villa Stefania and Tuscany were Bella!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Stefania is a beautiful farm house located in the hills of Tuscany. The house was perfect for our group of 8 adults. It's conveniently located to Cortona, where there are many excellent restaurants and shopping. The Coop grocery store is close with good selections of food and wine. We visited the Coop almost everyday and ate many of our evening meals at the villa. The pool at the villa is very nice where we spent the hot afternoons keeping cool. Luigi and Stefania were very gracious hosts, bringing pastries to the villa a couple of mornings. We throughly enjoyed our time at Villa Stefania and would definitely recommend a stay there.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks. It was a pleasure to meet you! Luigi e Stefania
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Perugia
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Borgo
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Valdichiana
Nearest Train
3 Miles
camucia
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Canta Napoli
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $591.79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.