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Walk to town, AC, Cooking classes, wine/Cheese tasting
Villa Parterre, is composed of two independent houses recently remodeled in a traditional style while maintaining modern comfort. Tiled floors, wood ceilings, stone walls and wrought iron beds are perfectly combined with satellite TV, free wi-fi, AC and modern appliances. Guests will enjoy the beautiful views and of course the infinity pool to cool off on summer days. Free laundry facilities are also available. From Villa Parterre it is possible to walk into the village and enjoy the Tuscan way of life. Villa Parterre is a working farm so it is possible to pick some fruit on the property, learning cheese making or do cooking classes. Please inquire for all of the extras we can arrange for your stay!
Villa Parterre is perfect for a large family or a group of friends who want to spend a holiday together in Cortona. It is suitable for up to 10 people. During low season, (November to March), it is possible to rent one house for a few people or small family. Please inquire for prices.
The Wisteria house accommodates 6 people on two floors. On the main floor there is the living room with fireplace, kitchen with gas stove and an electric oven, dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, stone sink, one master bedroom and one bathroom. Downstairs there are two other bedrooms (one master and one a one double) with two bathrooms, each having it's own separate entry. In all the bedrooms and the living room, there is a heater and an air conditioner. Wooden furniture, in old Tuscan style with attention for details, helps maintain the old world feel.
The Oak house accommodates 4 people. There is a great room with a kitchen. In the kitchen, there is a gas stove with an electric oven, a microwave oven, refrigerator with freezer and a dishwasher. There is one master bedroom with bathroom and a double with bathroom. Also, in this house there are heaters and air conditioners in each bedroom and the living room.
Nearby are facilities such as tennis and horseback riding, bicycling. There are beautiful trekking paths in the mountains or in the countryside walking along an old roman road.
Cortona is one of the most important art cities in Tuscany, and to it’s visitors, it offers an unforgettable tour of culture, history, art and nature. According to the legend, the poet Virgil said that Cortona was founded by Dardano, who during a fight, lost his helmet which he had named Corys From this, the name 'Cortona' was derived. While, according to history, Cortona was probably founded by the Umbrian people about 3,000 years ago, around the VIII century BC. It became a famous Etruscan “lucomonia” called 'Curtum', Cortona’s original name. After the city was dominated by Romans and Goths and in XII century, Cortona became a free municipality and it was transferred for a period to the Florence Republic.
Cortona, pearl of Etruscan and medieval art and history, is surrounded by fabulous Etruscan and Roman walls. It’s characterized by alleys with breathtaking views of Valdichiana and Tuscany hills, huge medieval and renaissance palaces and many churches very important for the history of art and religion. One of the most interesting sites of Cortona is the town hall that dominates the Republic Square with its magnificent staircase, the sixteenth century Palazzo Casali, which houses the famous museum of the Etruscan academy. In Signorelli Square is The Maec, (Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca e della città di Cortona) that has Etruscan, Roman, Egyptian, medieval and modern treasures such as an Etruscan chandelier made of bronze from V century BC. Cathedrals and other diocesan (Diocesano) museums display many important pictures by well-known artists from Cortona such as Beato Angelico, Luca Signorelli, Pietro Berrettini and Pietro Lorenzetti; the S.Margherita Basilica and the Medicea Fortress are on the top of the hill and dominate all the city. Not far from the center is the Monastery Le Celle, where S. Francis of Assissi spent time spreading his ideas. Finally, at the base of the hill, near Cortona, an archeologic park with Etruscan tombs recently has been opened.
EXTRA SERVICES ON REQUEST:
Cheese making class + tasting 50 euro for person
Cooking class+ dinner or lunch 60 euro for person
Dinner 35 euro for person
Prices: Prices are per week and listed in US Dollars. Weekly Rental Saturday to Saturday.
Please enter your dates on the right to get an exact price.
1 - Final cleaning: 150 Euros
2 - Air Conditioning: 150 Euros Week
3 - Heating: 200 Euros Week
4 - City Tax: 2 Euros per person for 4 days
Living, Dining, Kitchen, Terrace,
Bedroom 1 - Queen with bathroom ensuite
Bedroom 2 - Queen with bathroom ensuite
Bedroom 3 - Queen or two twins upon request with bathroom ensuite
Bedroom 4 - Queen or two twins upon request with bathroom ensuite
Bedroom 5 - Queen with bathroom ensuite
King size bed: 180 cm, Queen size bed: 160 cm, Double bed: 140 cm, Twin bed: 80-100 cm
Full bathroom with tub (with wall mounted shower) - 2
Full bathroom with shower - 3
Type - house/villa
Stove - Yes
Caretaker - Yes
Area - rural
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Walk to town, AC, Cooking classes, wine/Cheese tasting