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Independent Accommodation in Villa with Private Pool and uninterrupted views

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa Apartment in Cortona, Tuscany, Italy - Peaceful Location Within Easy Walking Distance of Cortona

A spacious apartment on the first floor of a small villa. The views from our house are uninterrupted right over to Lake Trasimeno about 20km away. We are within easy walking distance of the beautiful and historic town of Cortona. There is a bar with a small shop for essentials a few minutes away. There is also a small 4 star hotel close to the bar with an excellent restaurant. Cortona is full of delightful eating places.

Property Manager
Liz Rigden
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
5 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Cortona in Province of Arezzo

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1. Bath / shower over. Washbasin, bidet, loo and washing machine. Bathroom 2 with shower, washbasin, bidet and loo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 plus small child Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with 2 sets of bunk beds and a single bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Notes on accommodation: The swimming pool area is completely fenced off for the safety of children, but there is still lots of areas where the children can play and explore. The dormitory contains childrens books and some toys which I am happy to allow children to use. A baby sitting service is available in the evenings. There will be a charge for heating in the colder months. Outside: There are two shady pergolas, one close to the house and the other by the pool where you can sit outside and eat. Garden furniture, deck chairs and loungers are provided by the pool. The pool is 8x4m with small steps down into the shallow end. The pool has an infinity edge looking over the most fantastic views. The pool is for the sole use of the guests in the apartment. The pool will be open from mid May until the end of September. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen is provided. These are changed each week. The apartment will be cleaned at the end of each week.


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Independent Accommodation in Villa with Private Pool and uninterrupted views
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Best Italian holiday ever

  • 5 of 5

A well-equipped and comfortable apartment with garden and pool all looking out over a marvellous view with Lake Trasimeno and mountains in the distance. It's a 2km walk into central Cortona (largely flat but with one steep hill) and the walk is one of the best things about staying here. Liz, the owner, is a generous and delightful host, full of useful tips about the area.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house, exceptional views

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful holiday in this lovely house. The view really is spectacular. We spent a lot of time in the pool, which is well-equipped with chairs, loungers and sunshades, and enjoyed eating outside under the pergola. The house is also well-equipped, with everything we needed, and Liz was very helpful and welcoming, booking tables and suggesting trips etc. The walk into town is pleasant (although it's a bit of a climb on the way back up!!) but there is a bar and restaurant nearby if you aren't feeling that energetic! We also saw fireflies at night. In easy reach of Florence airport and lots to do in the surrounding area. Would thoroughly recommend. Kate, Tony, Emma & Becky

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Brilliant stay. Wonderful apartment and location and Liz was an excellent host. The pool and surrounding areas are stunning. We had a very relaxing and comfortable stay and we couldn't have wanted for more- fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay with wonderful views and close to Cortona.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely villa with beautiful views and an infinity pool in a secluded spot but only 20 minutes walk from Cortona. The walk back in the dark from Cortona was lit by fireflies. Lix is very hospitable. We came here 3 years ago and have been looking forward to coming back. Everything lived up to our memories and I would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I loved having you all to stay, and I hope that you will return again sometime soon.
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Wonderful, idyllic Tuscan experience

  • 5 of 5

Having read the reviews before arriving, we were expecting a lot from our holiday at Villa Torreone and I'm happy to say it lived up to its billing. The pictures really don't do the villa justice: while it looks amazing in the photos, it is actually better! The setting is exactly as you imagine Tuscany from the movies; rolling hills, olive groves, beautiful views across the valley below and the beautiful historic town of Cortona a short walk away.

Liz really is a wonderful ,welcoming host. Having lived in the area for many years, her local knowledge was excellent and the apartment is laden with books about Tuscany and Italy, which meant we could make the most of every day of our stay.

Cortona offers excellent and very affordable bars and restaurants, which we made the most of every evening, and we particularly enjoyed the walk home under a crystal clear, starry sky each night. The boutiques and artisan shops were also fun to wander around and buy presents.

We took the opportunity to visit Florence by train one day, which was very easy. Whilst we didn't do it, Perugia is also accessible by train. Perhaps next time...

Many thanks for a holiday experience that will bring a smile to our faces for many years to come.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a wonderful review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Torreone and I hope that I will see you here again in the near future.
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

It's difficult to put in to words just how perfect Villa Torreone is. If you have seen the film or read the book 'Under the Tuscan Sun', you will feel like you are living the experience. In fact, Bramasole is a short walk down the road. From the tastefully decorated apartment with literally everything you could need, to the breathtaking views across the Chianna valley, to the divine outdoor eating areas, to the beautiful garden and grounds and finally the amazing private eternity pool with exceptional views, you instantly feel like you are in paradise. Liz was an exceptionally welcoming host. We were there with our 10 month old son and she thought of additional extras like providing baby wipes and toys that made us feel right at home. Having been to Tuscany several times, we can also highly recommend Cortona as one of Tuscany's most charming towns. Excellent restaurants, shops and bars, many sightseeing opportunities and very quaint with a true Tuscan feel. We had such a wonderful stay that we have already booked to come again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cortona is truly an amazing town. If you are feeling lazy one evening, instead of heading off into Cortona for a meal there is a restaurant few minutes away or even better a bar that serves traditional platters of meat or cheese which you can wash down with Luca's excellent wine, his own production! A change from the hustle and bustle of town.
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Car: recommended


Car hire is recommended. Perugia Airport is our closest, approx 45 mins away. Rome, Pisa and Florence are all suitable airports to use but it would take longer to get here. Pick up from Perugia Airport can be arranged.


4-5 minutes to nearest bar/shop. 4-5 minutes to nearest restaurant. Walking to Cortona depending on route approx. 20-35 mins but with beautiful views all the way.

Further Details:

Cortona has everything that you would need for your holiday. Lots of restaurants from the more pricey and down to Pizzerias. Two small supermarkets and lots of bars and interesting shops. There are a number of banks and a chemist. There is an excellent museum.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Cortona, Arezzo Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
26 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
2 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £300
Cleaning per week £40
Stay tax £1.50 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Booking Notes:
Booking must be made initially with an email or over the phone. A deposit will be required at the time of booking into a UK bank but the rest should be paid in euros on arrival at the apartment.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day will normally be a Saturday. The apartment must be vacated at 10am. Arrival time will normally be 4pm allowing for the apartment to be thoroughly cleaned.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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