Poesia is a lovely stone Tuscan cottage located in the area of Cortona, an outstanding countryside with rolling hills covered of vineyards, olive groves and Mediterranean vegetation. The villa enjoys its own private garden full of Italian plants and century old trees, with a private swimming pool beside the house.
The garden is fully equipped for outdoor meals, relax and sunbathing, with a complete garden furniture. There is a barbecue structure, a cosy gazebo with table and chairs, many sun loungers where to relay while overlooking the stunning panorama. The villa stays on the top of a hill, in a strategic position for breathtaking views of the whole valley and the rolling hills behind.
The location is very quiet and secluded, a special place for lover of nature where to relax with a glass of wine while watching the sunset, yet not far from all conveniences. The closest shops and restaurants are located within 5 km, less than 10 minutes by car. The villa is an ideal vacation home also for who is looking for culture and art. Cortona and Arezzo can be reached within around 15 km. Siena, Perugia and Florence can be reached easily within less than 1 hour.
The private swimming pool is located a few steps down from the villa and faces a wonderful panorama of the green hills. The pool area, ideal also for children, is surrounded by a stone solarium with a gazebo to offer a shady spot and many sun loungers to sunbath comfortably under the Tuscan sun when you are not swimming in the clear water.
The front door opens to a living – dining room with a kitchen corner. This large room is furnished in the typical Tuscan style, rustic and comfortable at the same time, with a lovely fireplace. The villa offers all modern amenities: SAT-TV, Stereo, CD player, washing machine.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all brand new appliances: refrigerator with freezer, stove, oven, dishwasher, double stainless steel sink and all necessary sets of pans, glasses, dishes and silverware to prepare delicious meals for your group. If you prefer to have a great time without cooking, ask for Clara, the owner to come up and prepare you a traditional Tuscan menu, specially matched with the local wine, Cortona D.O.C.
The stairway leads to the first floor of the house where all bedrooms are located. The villa offers 2 double bedrooms and one twin bedroom. One double bedroom, carefully furnished with typical wrought iron bed, has its own en-suite bathroom, fully equipped with shower, WC, sink and bidet.
The second double bedroom and the twin bedroom share one large bathroom fully equipped with shower, WC, sink and bidet. The bedrooms have been furnished with wooden beds, to match perfectly the original characteristics of this farmhouse.
The typical features have been all preserved, the original terracotta (fired bricks) floors and the wooden beamed ceilings genuine of the Tuscan country architecture. The walls are very thick, built of stone which provides a mild and almost constant temperature inside the house, with no need of air-conditioning in the total respect of the environment.
The nearest restaurants, bar, café and grocery stays only 5 km away. The town centre of Cortona, with its lovely cafes, wine bars, handicraft shops, museums, parks and historic buildings stays 13 km from the villa. The place is ideal to many day trips like Arezzo, Siena, Perugia, Florence, Anghiari, Sansepolcro and much more. Who likes water activities don’t miss the Lake Trasimeno, it has sandy beaches, water activities, boat trips to some islands located in the middle of the Lake and a wide surrounding park and picnic area.