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  • 3 bathrooms

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Immerse yourself in the Tuscan brand of 'dolce far niente' with a stay at this charming villa, offering stunning views of the green hills, nestled on the outskirts of the historic town of Cortona. This is a place to truly relax and leave all the stresses of modern living behind. Ideal for a family or a group of friends – and that includes your four-legged companion too – this home is waiting to welcome you with a warm embrace. Arrive to be wowed by the sprawling views and lush greenery surrounding the quaint exterior – you’ll fall in love with this gem before even crossing the threshold. Outside you’ll find a small pool, perfect for cooling dips on those hot summer afternoons. You can also organise delicious Italian feasts with your loved ones on the terrace which overlooks the breathtaking vistas – as the sun begins to set over the hills you’ll know it’s time for aperitivo. Get your Aperol spritz ready and fire off the barbecue. The inside awaits you with a cosy ambience and plenty of unique features we love – the wooden beams, the charming fireplace, and the characterful country kitchen where you can rustle up those lovely meals while gazing out of the window at the belltower of the old church in the historic centre of town. Get some good night’s rest in the comfy bedrooms and wake up well-rested and ready for another day of Tuscan bliss. You can explore the surrounding countryside by hiking or take a walk into Cortona for some sightseeing and a choice of great restaurants. For a day trip, you can take the ninety-minute drive into Florence or just a forty-minute journey will take you to the beautiful city of Arezzo.

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What to expect


Stay in the heart of the stunning Tuscan countryside

Stay in the heart of the stunning Tuscan countryside

Take a dip in the pool and marvel at the breathtaking views around you

Take a dip in the pool and marvel at the breathtaking views around you

Organise drinks and family feasts out on the terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside

Organise drinks and family feasts out on the terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside

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Home truths

    We recommend hiring a car to make the most out of your stay

    There is free parking on the premises

    One well-behaved dog is welcome to join you here

    One of the bedrooms is situated in a mezzanine with pretty steep stairs leading up to it

    The swimming pool is open between June and September inclusive

    The home's caretaker lives nearby and is available to assist you should you need anything during your stay

    The interiors are rustic & traditional and we've been told that the house is a little dated

About this stay


Outdoor seating


Air conditioning

Pets allowed

Parking available

Swimming pool

Bedrooms & bathrooms

3 bedrooms, 4 beds

3 bathrooms


Additional fees

  • There may be some extra fees to pay here, such as charges for utilities, final cleaning fees, city tax and security deposits – all of which you may need to pay in cash to the homeowner. Please reach out during the booking process to confirm.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide

About Cortona

Cortona, nestled in the scenic hills of Tuscany, exudes a timeless charm that captivates every visitor. This ancient town, perched high above the Valdichiana valley, offers breathtaking panoramas and a glimpse into centuries-old history, with its medieval streets and Renaissance architecture. The town's heart, Piazza della Repubblica, is surrounded by historic buildings and lively cafes, where the local culture and hospitality warmly embrace all. Rich in art and history, Cortona houses...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Explore the Basilica of Saint Margaret

Explore the Basilica of Saint Margaret

Enduring Catholic church with an opulent interior, a 17th-century bell tower & countryside views. Enjoy the stunning stained glass and panoramic view. A quick stop that's worth a visit in Cortona.

6 min
Relax in Parterre

Relax in Parterre

Parterre is a peaceful and level park in hilly Cortona, offering a great place to soak up the sun. With stunning views over the valley, it's the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy a picnic while watching the sunset.

9 min
Explore the art at Accademia Etrusca

Explore the art at Accademia Etrusca

Accademia Etrusca is a captivating museum housing beautiful works of art. A must-see for art enthusiasts and history buffs.

7 min
Explore the Diocesan Museum

Explore the Diocesan Museum

Discover outstanding art, including Fra Angelico's Annunciation, and a collection of Etruscan artefacts in this beautiful and peaceful museum located in the Duomo of Cortona.

9 min
Dine at Trattoria Dardano

Dine at Trattoria Dardano

Experience the amazing local cuisine at this lovely restaurant in the old town. Try their delicious carpaccio and freshly made pasta, including the mouthwatering ragú. Don't miss the pici with duck and the friendly service.

7 min
Dine at Osteria del Teatro

Dine at Osteria del Teatro

Outrageously good Tuscan-style restaurant tucked away on a beautiful street in Cortona. Lovely team, unbeatable food. A top-notch dining experience worth the visit to this lovely town.

6 min
Sample the menu at La Bucaccia

Sample the menu at La Bucaccia

Enjoy elevated Tuscan classics in an intimate venue set within a rustic 13th-century mansion. Locally sourced and cooked in a traditional Tuscan manner, the food and wine selection are award-winning. The owner, Romano, adds a touch of humor and warmth to the dining experience.

8 min
Explore the Beauty of Cortona Cathedral

Explore the Beauty of Cortona Cathedral

Discover the breathtaking Cortona Cathedral, a gorgeous place of worship that showcases stunning decor. Enjoy the magical atmosphere and watch locals playing archery outside this enchanting establishment.

8 min

Get around


Amerigo Vespucci

1 hr 48 min

Train station

Camucia Cortona

14 min

Bus stop

S.P.Umbro Casentinese Cortona N.C.251

17 min

Local shops & services


6 min


7 min


6 min

Booking policies

House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

Pets welcome

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 18:00

Departure before 10:00

Air con


Cancellation policy

  • Up until



    Cancel at least 60 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 60 days away.


This home is managed by Hans

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Hans and his team manage a number of homes and are invested in giving guests a comfortable, personable stay. An expert in the area's offerings, your host is always happy to provide assistance and offer local tips to get the most out of the region.

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