The first apartment is Zypresso, the main access opens to a dining room with table and chairs for 4 people, beside it separated by a typical terracotta arch there is a comfortable living room with two sofas, TV and fireplace. On the right there is the kitchen with pretty new equipments like refrigerator with freezer box, dishwasher, microwave, oven, 4 burner stove and stainless steel sink. In the back there is a small laundry with sink, washing machine and clothes horse.
A wooden staircase from the living rooms takes to the first floor where there are 2 bedrooms: the first one is a spacious double bedroom with a wrought iron bed, the second one is a twin bedroom with one single bed and one French bed (1,20 m wide). Between them there is a full bathroom with a shower box, sink, WC and bidet.
The second apartment named Pini, is composed by dining room with table that seats 6 people and separated by an arch, a living room with SAT TV, comfortable sofas, fireplace; a small but very well equipped kitchen with 4 burner stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer box, washing machine and all necessary table and cook ware. From the living room there is a staircase to the first floor.
On the right there is a double bedroom, beside it there is a large bathroom with shower, bidet, WC and sink. On the opposite side there are 2 more bedrooms, one of them with a double bed and the other one with twin beds, that can be converted into one double bed according to your needs. In the back of the corridor there is the second bathroom with shower box.
The furniture is typical and rustic Tuscan style, wooden large wardrobes, wrought iron beds and the architecture preserves the apparent stone walls, arches, terracotta bricks, wooden beams and fired brick tiles on the roof. Everything united to modern conveniences and pretty new bathrooms and kitchen equipments.
The Pini apartment has its independent access to the swimming pool through a beautiful terracotta staircase that goes down to the pool area from the back of the garden. The name is given because an ancient pine that stands in front of this apartment.
The third apartment, Orto, is an independent house next to the main house, and closer to the swimming pool area. It is ideal for a family with children. The main entrance leads to a charming living room with fireplace, a sofa and two armchairs, Italian TV. On the left there is a small kitchen with enough equipments to cook for 6 people, like stove, oven, sink, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator with freezer box, table and cookware.
The kitchen has a back door that opens to the garden, if you prefer to have an outdoor meal. It easier if you decide to prepare a barbecue maybe tasting the good “Chianina” meat or a delicious “Fiorentina” steak. On the ground floor, there is also a comfortable double bedroom and a full bathroom with a shower box. From the living room there is a wooden staircase that leads to the first floor, where you have the second bedroom in the house, this one with twin beds and a gorgeous view from the window.
All apartments have a portable barbecue and near to the swimming pool, there is a common area covered by a straw roof, where there are massive wooden table and benches available for a group to have lunch or dinner all together. Moreover, the owner will be happy to prepare a welcome dinner with Tuscan home made specialties, by request.
The location here is excellent, right outside the walls of CORTONA, one of the most beautiful fortified cities in Italy, very important for its history, architecture and arts. Not far from Lago Trasimeno (in the picture), about 12 km from the villa, the largest lake in central Italy. Easy communication with the most important art towns in Tuscany and Umbria, like Florence, Arezzo, Perugia, Siena, San Gimignano. In Cortona you can find public transportation for many day-trips, and not only this but supermarket, pharmacy, veggie market, bar, good restaurants, wine shops.
The swimming pool is very large, 12m x 6m sides, enough for the whole group staying in the three apartments. It has two levels of depth and it is safe for children. It is all surrounded by a terracotta bricked floor, so you don’t stay over the grass. You have available all beach furniture necessary for a delicious sunbath: sun-umbrellas, sun-beds and chairs to enjoy comfortably this amazing Tuscan hilly and green landscape!