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Property Description

aerial view of Giusi and Darios


Our charming Tuscan Villa and our elegant Dream Cottage were designed, decorated and furnished with the utmost attention to detail and comfort. This was possible thanks to a successful marriage of our own unique and personal taste, along with some expert professional advice.

From the graceful avenue of Tuscan cypress trees lining our driveway, to the magnificent panoramic dining terrace, from where you can admire the pink, yellow and crimson sunset over Cortona - to the immaculately manicured gardens and pool terrace, the velvet lawns - and even the soft cooing of the pigeons - all these elements come together harmoniously to greet guests on arrival at the property.

We can accommodate any party combination up to 12 guests in our two homes - with up to 6 in the main villa and 6 in the adjacent cottage - all in great comfort and style, served by a total of 6 bathrooms.

Our family lives nearby on the estate, in an old 17th century farmhouse, where we lead an active farming life cultivating truffles, wild fennel, olive trees, 'porcini' mushrooms, hazelnuts, figs, vines and coppiced woodland for firewood. If you enjoy walking and hiking, the mountain environment affords breathtaking, panoramic views of Tuscany, Umbria and Lake Trasimeno.

The privacy of our guests is an absolute 'must' for us, however we are always available for help or guidance. We can also prepare and serve to order breakfasts and delicious Tuscan meals for a dinner party or a special anniversary.

Road access to property:
Secondary road SP35 from Cortona to Umbertide, turnoff into a gravel-surfaced lane, 800 meters long, leading uphill to the villa

Postal Address: c.s. 154 Montanare, 52044 CORTONA (AR), Italy.
GPS coordinates: 43°14' 31.36" North / 12°05' 27.11" East

Nearest food shops, restaurant and pizzeria about 3 kms away in nearby villages of Montanare and Pergo.

Distances from Cortona to:
Railway station 4 km, Lake Trasimeno 20 km, Montepulciano 30 km, Arezzo 30 km, Pienza 45 km, Perugia 50 km, Deruta 63 km, Montalcino 65 km, Siena 70 km, San Gimignano 110 km, Florence 120 km, Tuscan seaside (Castiglione della Pescaia) 160 km, Ravenna 167 km, Rome 200 km, Pisa 200 km, Bologna 220 km, Le Cinque Terre 280 km, Venice 370 km, Milan 415 km, Amalfi 457 km, Lake Como 470 km