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Location: Cortona town center
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3

With frescoes, beamed ceilings, two beautiful gardens and a panoramic view, Casa Ombretta is a unique property at the heart of Cortona. An ideal base for groups exploring Tuscany and central Italy, with plenty of bedrooms and spaces where to relax.

  • Casa Ombretta is split on 3 level and comes with a private garden of around 500 sqm (entirely fenced).
    Tastefully furnished with decor in typical Tuscan style and antiques, it is ones of Cortona’s oldest houses and has been expertly restored just a few years ago.
    The ground-floor entrance welcomes guests into a foyer with an original fireplace from the 1300s.
    An internal staircase leads to the first floor, where an open-plan space includes the spacious living room, the dining room and a fully-equipped kitchen. Still on this floor, a beautiful double bedroom with a canopy bed, a bathroom with a Jacuzzi and a lounge room with a sofa where to relax. Completing this floor, the panoramic terrace with access to the garden.
    Another internal staircase leads you to the second floor, where two double bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom with a hydro-massage shower cabin, can be found. Completing this floor, a living room filled with books you can read whilst on vacation, another great spot where to relax.

  • Casa Ombretta has 2 gardens, a rarity in Cortona, making this property even more unique. The front garden comes with outdoor furniture for al fresco dinners. The lush vegetation here makes the garden cooler in the summer heat. The rear garden comes with deckchairs for sunbathing but offers plenty of shade too, thanks to the large plants and trees.

  • Wi-fi, private garden, heating, washing machine, dishwasher, iron, American-style coffee machine, Moka pot, oven, toaster, hairdryer, LCD TV. Cot and highchair upon request.

  • The picturesque town of Cortona, made famous by the movie ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ is perched on a hill overlooking the Valdichiana valley. This beautiful medieval town is rich in history and art, but also excellent restaurants, cafes and ice-cream parlors. All are within walking distance from Casa Ombretta. A small supermarket is also less than 10 minutes away on foot and so are ATMs and the post office.

    The town of Camucia is less than 4 km away. Here one can find bigger supermarkets, shops, restaurants, pizzerias, a train station, ATMs, cafes and petrol stations.
    In Terontola, only 15 km from Casa Ombretta, there are a small supermarket, ATMs, petrol stations, a post office and a train station (Terontola-Cortona).

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

    A1 Motorway exit: Valdichiana

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

    Closest railway station: Terontola-Cortona (for Florence and Rome).

  • 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. Stays can begin on a different day during low season.

    Rate includes: weekly linen change, utilities, wi-fi, garden maintenance, outdoor furniture.

    Extra Costs: heating, if radiators are turned on.

    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).

    Refundable damage deposit: € 500


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