Splendid Tuscan farmhouse situated in the hilly area that surrounds Cortona, immersed in a lush green park with wonderful views of the surrounding landscape composed of vineyards, olive groves and green rolling hills.
The villa has 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, offers enough room for a group with max. 11 persons. Villa Stefi is a typical Tuscan country home that dates back from the 18th century and has been totally restructured in the original rustic style, offering all comforts for a relaxing vacation in contact with nature.
The villa has a wonderful private swimming pool, located in the lush garden that surrounds the house, with a fluffy meadow where to sunbath on comfortable sun loungers or just relax by the pool under the umbrella with a glass of wine.
The main entrance has a charming loggia made of local stone like the whole house, which offers a very cool environment even on summertime. The loggia is furnished with table and chairs for outdoor meals. The garden area has a second space for meals al fresco under a lovely gazebo with enough shadow given by century old trees, like pine, oak and chestnut trees, original from this area. There is a barbecue structure and much space where to have meals, chat with friends, play, relax and stroll around.
The villa is developed in two levels, each one with separated entrance from the garden. This is ideal for two family units travelling together, composing two independent apartments which are not rented out separately.
The ground floor opens to a large living-dining room with fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, a second sitting room with fireplace. The sleeping area offers one double bedroom, one twin bedroom (the beds can be joined to make a double bed on request), one bathroom with shower and one bathroom with a bathtub (all of them have also WC; sink and bidet).
The top level is composed of: sitting – dining room with fireplace and equipped kitchen corner. The sleeping area is composed of 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms are furnished with double beds; one has twin beds (which beds can be joined to make a double bed on request), and the last one is a single bedroom.
There are two fully equipped bathrooms, one bathroom with shower and one bathroom with a bathtub (all of them have also WC; sink and bidet). The villa offers all modern amenities like: washing machine, SAT-TV, Stereo and CD player, dishwasher in the main kitchen. Both kitchens are equipped with a refrigerator with freezer box, stainless steel double sink, stove and electric oven. All necessary utensils and sets of pans, dishes, glasses and silverware are included.
The best features of this villa are the well kept terracotta floors and archways and the very high wooden ceilings of the original architecture. The bathrooms are brand new and tiled with local stones and ceramic tiles in delicate colours. The furniture of the house follows the traditional characteristics, with wooden tables, chairs, dressers; leather armchairs; wrought iron beds and local handicraft.
Villa Stefi is the ideal base for many kinds of day-trips, from wine tours, to cultural tours, water activities, farm activities and contact with nature. Closer points of interest: the medieval city centres like Cortona, Arezzo, Siena, Florence, Perugia. The largest Lake in Tuscany, Lake Trasimeno with its sandy beaches, surrounding green park with picnic areas and many water activities. The winery areas of Cortona and Chianti Colli Aretini wines.