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Villa Pietrenta

Villa Pietrenta

Tuscan countryside
up to 10 guests 5 bedrooms 4 bathrooms

Overview

Just below the hilltop town of Cortona and surrounded by lush vegetation, this east-facing villa is bright and filled with natural light throughout the day. A beautiful rural farmhouse, Casale Pietrenta used to belong to the current owner’s ‘nonni’ (his grandparents). It’s been recently renovated and the homeowner tried to keep the original features intact wherever possible, like the walls, door and window frames made in pietra serena, a traditional stone from Tuscany. Surrounding the villa, a terraced garden, dotted with beautiful olive trees, with patios and a swimming pool. One hectare of the estate is lined by a fence and the land is supervised by Biondino, a friendly Sardinian donkey!

This 250 sqm farmhouse comprises of two self-contained apartments. Both have a ground floor entrance. You can choose to rent the entire property or just one of the units.

Apartment Chiara (Unit 1) | Apartment Chiara can accommodate up to 4 people.
The entrance to this apartment opens onto the living room. Here one can find a stone fireplace, sofas and comfortable armchairs. An archway frames the fully-equipped kitchen which can easily accommodate 10 people. A bathroom with shower and a laundry room can also be found on this floor.
A wooden staircase in the living room leads to the first floor where there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom with shower.

Apartment Laura (Unit 2) | Apartment Laura can accommodate up to 6 people.
As you enter this apartment, you’ll be welcomed by a cozy living room with a fireplace, sofas and armchairs and an antique chest of drawers. A dining room, with a large table and straw chairs in different colors, is joined by a fully-equipped kitchen, an ideal space for the entire family to gather around the table and enjoy delicious homemade food.
A bathroom with shower is also on this floor. A wooden staircase in the living room leads to the first floor, where there are two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom (with two single beds) and another bathroom with shower.

Both apartments feature a gorgeous patio with outdoor furniture.
Both apartments are decorated with upcycled, traditional pieces, which the owners hand painted in bright colors. Many chandeliers are vintage and there’s an antique credenza in the dining room.

The owners live about 500 meters from the farmhouse. Guests are guaranteed every privacy and complete independence. Nonetheless, the owner is always on hand and ready to help, should you have any requests.

The terraced villa grounds offer many lovely spots where to relax, all with outdoor furniture. Elegant stone stairs lead you from one level to another. The pool deck and swimming pool, which guests have exclusive use of, are entirely fenced and just a few steps away from the farmhouse.

The pool is outdoors and it is not heated. In compliance with local regulations, it’s open from 15 May to 15 September. This may change depending on the homeowner and/or bad weather conditions.
In any case, please check with us before confirming your reservation.

Please note that only those who rent the entire property will have exclusive use of the pool. If you rent only one of the units, you’ll share the pool with the guests staying in the other units.

LCD TV (with italian channels only), Wi-Fi, dishwasher, oven, cooker/stove, fridge and freezer, American-style coffee maker, Moka pot, toaster, kettle, washing machine, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, cot and highchair. Free parking on site for 3 cars.

Cortona is about 1.5 km away. One can either walk there or take the car and park at one of the free parking lots, which are just a short walk away from the old town. Here one can find many restaurants, ice cream shops, handicraft shops, cafes and wine shops.

Camucia is 5 km from the villa. Here there are large supermarkets, gas stations, a train station, as well as restaurants, pizzerias and ice cream parlors.

Distances by car: Cortona 2 km, Camucia 5 km, Montepulciano 30 km, Pienza 40 km, Siena 60 km, Castiglion Fiorentino 20 km, Lucignano 25 km, Passignano sul Trasimeno 25 km, Corciano 40 km

Distances by train: Rome 2h30, Florence 1h10, Assisi 1h10, Orvieto 40 min, Arezzo 25 min, Perugia 40 min

A1 Motorway exit: Valdichiana- Bettolle

Airports: Florence 1h30; Rome 2h; Pisa, about 2h20.

Closest railway station: Camucia-Cortona [for Florence and Rome] or Terontola.

Minimum stay: 1 week – Check in: from 3.00pm – Check out: by 9.30am

Arrival day: during high season, stays are from Saturday to Saturday only.

Rate includes: weekly linen change, utilities (except for heating and A/C), wi-fi, firewood, pool and garden maintenance, outdoor furniture, final cleaning.

Together in Tuscany & Umbria always implements comprehensive health and safety procedures. For this reason, our already stringent hygiene protocols have been reviewed and adapted with additional COVID-19 cleanliness measures consistent with our own high standards.

Pets are allowed at the owner’s discretion and require prior approval. Please note that there are 2 dogs and a donkey at the property already.

Extra Costs: Heating, if guests turn radiators on (based on usage- to be paid cash at check-out).
Refundable deposit for incidental damages, to be paid by credit/debit card upon arrival:
– Entire property €500
– Apartment Chiara (Unit 1) €250
– Apartment Laura (Unit 2) €250

A/C (to be paid cash at check-in):
– Entire property €200/per week
– Apartment Chiara €100/per week
– Apartment Laura €100/per week

Taxes: mandatory tourist tax, to be paid in cash at check-in. The tourist tax is €8 per person for the first week (except for children under 12 years of age).

Codice Identificativo Regionale (CIR):

The ID number above certifies that this vacation rental complies with local regulations and legislation.

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Reasons to book with us:

Established in 2005, we're local & experienced

We've been managing vacation rentals for over 15 years. In that time, we have learned a lot about how to provide our guests with the best vacation experiences possible. There is no middle man when it comes to customer service - any problems or concerns you have, we are here for you.

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Our team is local - we live, eat, shop and play right here in Cortona and love sharing our local expertise with guests. Not only can we provide you with the perfect vacation rental, but we can also make arrangements for tours and activities to enjoy while you are here.

Still unsure? Why not send our reservations team an email to discuss your requirements and see what we can offer?
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