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2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Cortona, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
Charming small villa in pretty medieval village about 25 minutes from Cortona. The house is set in large gardens and olive grove with views of the surrounding hills. A/C and Wi-Fi throughout. Very comfortable and really fully equipped. Mint condition. Lovely Garden setting with dining patio ovelooking really beautiful gardens. Stunning countryside. The perfect base to explore Tuscany and nearby Umbria.

• Visit Florence, Siena, Chianti, and the hill and wine towns of Tuscany. Discover Assisi and Perugia in Umbria: 1 hour's drive. Itineraries provided.

• FREE COMMUNICATIONS PACKAGE: GPS (Sat-Nav), Italian mobile/cell phone, laptop computer, Wi-Fi internet.

• Rental rates are all-inclusive: all utilities, A/C, Wi-Fi, linen, final cleaning, wood for the open fireplace. If central heating is needed, gas and electricit...
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Listing #HL191607
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
Interaction with guests
We are available if you need us but not intrusive. We provide a list of things to do and places to see. We are usually resident but not always; when we are not resident, there is a designated 'problem solver'!
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We so enjoyed our week here in 2016, it was always somewhere we had to return to. We managed it this year and our stay more than lived up to expectations. It is a truly charming home and we really didn't want to leave. There...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank RedKite_Bucks
Management response:Responded 4 July 2018

Thank you so much. You are wonderful guests and we look forward to you returning, Grazie!

Reviewed 7 November 2017

This beautiful and spotlessly clean cottage was perfect for 4 people. David was most helpful and had lots of information to share with us. It is in a charming village called Marciano della Chiana and close to many of the Etruscan villages that we wanted...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Deborah C
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

La Colonica was perfect from the start, beautiful gardens, great rooms and a wonderful host. Everything you would want was available with one of the best equipped kitchens we have stayed in. Cesare has even thought of mosquito screens for the windows great for someone...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Gwyn1997
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
• FREE COMMUNICATIONS PACKAGE: Use of GPS (SAT-NAV) and Italian mobile/cell phone (you only pay for your calls). Use of Laptop computer. Please book on reservation).

• Unlimited Wi-Fi internet free of charge
• FREE: Baby cot/crib and high chair.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
smoking ALLLOWED outside the house!
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    2 Kings
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Final cleaning: R 807 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All-inclusive rental rate includes A/C,utilities, Wi-Fi Internet, bed and bath linen, logs for open fireplace. For stays of less than 1 week, there is a final cleaning charge of not more than 50 Euro depending on the number of persons and number of nights. Central heat is metered and charged at cost during the winter.

FREE COMMUNICATIONS PACKAGE: GPS (Sat-Nav) and Italian cell phone, unlimited fast Wi-Fi internet.
Maid service or experienced babysitter (optional: daily or as required): Costs extra
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About the neighbourhood
Cortona was made famous by the film and book Under the Tuscan Sun. It is a lively town with excellent good value restaurants. There is a special occasion nearly every week, including the Tuscan Sun festival in end July/early August and many musical and artistic events all year.

Local Festivals are dedicated to mushrooms, truffles, olive oil, chestnuts, pizza, duck, beefsteak, lumberjack competitions, jousting on horseback, processions in medieval costume.

There is an open-air market in the area every day including Monday in Foiano, Thursday in Camucia (beside Cortona), Friday in Castiglion Fiorentino and Saturday in Cortona.

Special trips: Dive across enchanting countryside to Villa La Foce and its world-famous garden created by an Anglo-American lady who was also a war hero. On...
Getting around
A car is esssential here to explore the wonders of Southern Tuscany and Umbria.
If you want to go further afield, there are very good train connections to Rome, Venice and Naples.
Car recommended
How to get there
• Driving: we provide detailed driving directions if coming fom A1 motorway (Rome-Florence).

• Car-hire: All major car-rental companies are in Arezzo (20 mins. away). Two reliable car-rental companies operate near Cortona and will meet you at the train station (we can give you details).

• Flights: Flights to Florence (1 hour), Perugia (50 mins), (Rome (2 hours), Pisa (2 hours).

• Budget flights to Perugia (Ryanair from London Stansed), to Pisa and Rome.

• Fly to Florence - we are just 1 hour from the airport. Flights from London Gatwick (Meridiana) and London City (Air France).

Please ask us for further information.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Tuscany Villas (26 741)
Umbria Villas (3 869)
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