Cortona Vacation Luxury Villas with Pool | Accommodation in Cortona

Villa I Girasoli

Villa I Girasoli provides more than just a touch of distinctive style and class. It comprises all modern comforts, while retaining many original Tuscan design features and elegant traditional furnishings which include terracotta-tiled, beamed ceilings; tiled floors; white- or colour-washed walls and working, wood-burning fireplaces. The choice of traditional Tuscan dark-wood furniture, glass-fronted dressers and wrought-iron, canopied bedframes remains in keeping with this architectural context.

For garden and nature lovers, the setting of this property is really extra-special too, enclosed as it is by lush, meticulously tended lawns. These are dotted with a whole variety of mature, shade-giving, native trees and bordered by colourful flowering plants, which also decorate the spectacular pool-terrace below. From here the extensive, unimpeded views over the fertile Val di Chiana (Chiana Valley) farmland are simply unique. The breathtaking garden and pool area are truly out-of-this-world!

ACCOMODATION

the villa is 360 square meters and can accommodate up to 16 persons in 7 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms. It extends on two levels plus a dependance:

Ground floor main villa: a few external stairs under a porch take you up to the elegantly furnished entrance hallway, situated to one side of the house, facing the garden and away from the road. On the left side of the hallway there is the eat in kitchen fully equipped with all modern conveniences.

Continuing along the corridor you can find a bathroom with shower and the dining room with fireplace. A large arched door leads to the large living room with sofas, Tv-Sat and a piano with direct access to garden through French doors. A separate smaller sitting room is available for your relaxed moments reading a book.

First floor main villa: from the hallway a staircase proceeds to the first floor. On this level you can find the master double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower and a sofa bed in the private sitting area. The other bedrooms are 4 (3 double and 1 twin) sharing 3 bathrooms (2 with bathtub and 1 with shower).

Garden annexe (60 sqm): it is located to one side in the back garden, just a few steps away from the main house. It extends only on the ground floor. You enter directly into the sitting area, comprising sofa and Tv-Sat. Open-plan from here you access the lovely kitchen. Issuing from the sitting-room is a bathroom with shower, a large double bedroom and a smaller twin bedroom.

Central heating and Wi-Fi throughout. The windows all have mosquito-blinds. 

GARDEN & SWIMMING POOL

Lemon trees in large ceramic pots line the pathway to the back garden where a spacious, manicured lawn is shaded by the leafy canopies of magnificent trees. In one secluded garden corner hangs a hamac, in another are arranged a little table and some chairs.

Proceeding down to the far end, you will find the pizza-oven and barbeque, sheltered under a loggia. Next to this, on a raised, tiled terrace, is a lovely, wrought-iron-framed gazebo equipped with table and chairs to eat outside whilst enjoying idyllic, uninterrupted views over the fields of the Chiana Valley. On the opposite horizon, the medieval hilltop town of Montepulciano is also visible.

Wooden steps now beckon you down to the lower grass pool-terrace. The tiled pool (14 x 6 meters, 1.5 deep) surround is equipped with sunloungers and sunshades and a little outbuilding houses changing-room, shower and toilet facilities, as well as a fitness-room. A separate, small jacuzzi pool is located next to the main pool. Garden lights serve to illuminate the grounds and poolside area at night, if required.

 

 

Suggested activities for this property:

Tuscany Holiday Packages
With this property we can provide our tailor made packages which include tours, transfers, cooking classes, wine tasting and much more. Everything that Tuscany has to offer can be enjoyed to the utmost relaxation without the stresses of organizing daytrips and driving. Contact us and choose your package - MORE DETAILS

Palio di Siena tickets
While staying at this property we would like you to consider the possibility to attend the famous Palio di Siena, a world wide renowned event. The Palio takes place twice a year on July 2nd and on August 16. You can contact us to reserve your tickets - MORE DETAILS

Property facilities

Location: 
Cortona area
Nearest town: 
Chianacce 3,5 km
Sleeps: 
14+2
Square meters: 
360
Bedrooms: 
7 (double: 5, twin: 2)
Bathrooms: 
6 (shower: 4, bathtub: 2)
High season price range: 
3,050 - 3,500 €
Swimming pool
Internet
Pets allowed
Parking
Mosquito screens
Baby cot + Highchair
Bikes
TV
Satellite TV
Phone
Fan
Fireplace
Heating
Countryside
Private villa
Private swimming pool
Jacuzzi
Private outdoor area
Barbecue
Oven
Microwave
Toaster
American style coffee machine
Hair dryer
Dishwasher
Washing-machine
Iron + ironing board

Villa I Girasoli

Location: 
Villa I Girasoli is located between Cortona and Montepulciano as well as with easy reach of most important Tuscan places of interest. The nearest airport is Florence (about an hour and a half). Pisa is about two hours and Rome airports both about two and a half hours away.
 
The nearest village is Chianacce 3.5 km. Cortona, which is a large town boasting wonderful art and architecture as well as all modern services is 20 km.

 

Suggested activities for this property:

Tuscany Holiday Packages
With this property we can provide our tailor made packages which include tours, transfers, cooking classes, wine tasting and much more. Everything that Tuscany has to offer can be enjoyed to the utmost relaxation without the stresses of organizing daytrips and driving. Contact us and choose your package - MORE DETAILS

Palio di Siena tickets
While staying at this property we would like you to consider the possibility to attend the famous Palio di Siena, a world wide renowned event. The Palio takes place twice a year on July 2nd and on August 16. You can contact us to reserve your tickets - MORE DETAILS

Cortona

Cortona is a small but fascinating city in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany, central Italy, situated on a commanding hill, and overlooking Lake Trasimeno. Its cyclopean walls reveal its Etruscan origins. It was one of the twelve cities of Etruria and in its vicinity many ruins and Etruscan tombs may be seen. Cortona sided against... Read more/

Val di Chiana

During the Tertiary Era, the Valdichiana was part of the Tuscan archipelago; however, during the Quartenary Era the marginal area became part of the sea while the the sides rose on various levels, creating deep depressions and clay formations, conglomerations and yellow sands. A profound mutation took place when the Vulsinii volcanoes formed, including four... Read more/

Pienza

The year following his papal nomination, he hired the architect Bernardo Rossellino to transform his obscure village into a city. Piazza Pio II opens up in the centre of the little town and is the hub of Pienza’s urban structure. The little Renaissance square was studied to welcome the urban constructions being built at the... Read more/

Montepulciano

The history and layout of Montepulciano, nicknamed the “Pearl of the Renaissance”, derives from its strategic position. The town is located south of the province of Siena, between the Valdichiana and Val d’Orcia (at 605m), and was always coveted by Florence, Siena, Perugia and Orvieto. Today, it is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, and... Read more/

Arezzo

The Arezzo territory is located at the meeting point between three of the four valleys surrounding the area. Directly north of the city is the Casentino; the Upper Arno Valley lies to the northeast; and the Chiana Valley to the South. The area is vast and varied: the terrain ranges from flatlands to hillsides to... Read more/

Nearby facilities: 
Nearest town: Chianacce km 3,5
Restaurants: Bettolle km 9
Supermarket: Sinalunga km 14
Grocery: Chianacce km 3,5
Shops: Bettolle km 9
Outlets: Foiano della Chiana km 13
Bank: Bettolle km 9
Post office: Bettolle km 9
Chemistry: Bettolle km 9
Tennis court: Bettolle km 9
Golf: Bettolle km 9
Horse riding: Bettolle km 12
SPA: Rapolano Terme km 34
Train station: Sinalunga km 14
Airports: 
Florence - Amerigo Vespucci: 120 km
Pisa - Galileo Galilei: 190 km
Roma Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci: 225 km
Roma Ciampino - Giovan Battista Pastine: 205 km
Milano Malpensa - Città di Milano: 455 km
Venezia - Marco Polo: 365 km
Perugia - Sant'Egidio: 65 km
Bologna - Guglielmo Marconi: 210 km
Art cities: 
Firenze: 105 km
Pisa: 185 km
Siena: 60 km
Lucca: 180 km
Arezzo: 45 km
Perugia: 55 km
 
San Gimignano: 100 km
Volterra: 115 km
Montalcino: 50 km
Forte dei Marmi: 210 km
Pienza: 30 km
Montepulciano: 18 km
Cortona: 20 km
Assisi: 80 km
Seaside: 125 km

Villa I Girasoli


Villa I Girasoli

2017 Rates

from 06 January to 02 June € 1,750.00 per week
from 03 June to 30 June € 2,450.00 per week
from 01 July to 25 August € 3,450.00 per week
from 26 August to 29 September  € 2,450.00 per week
from 30 September to 31 December  € 1,750.00 per week

 

These prices do not include booking fees: Euro 20 per reservation

Price includes

water, gas for cooking, electricity; towels and bed linens; final cleaning; WI-FI internet connection; baby cot and highchair (on request).

Price excludes

heating (if used): on consumption; city tax: Euro 1.50 per person per day (for the first 4 nights –adults and children from 12 years).

Extra services (upon request)

pets allowed (on request): Euro 25 per pet per week

Check in

from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Swimming pool

open from 01 May to 30 September

Check out

within 10 a.m.

Security deposit

Euro 500.00 in cash

High season booking strictly saturday to saturday. Other arrival days considered on request in medium and low season.
Conditions: 

DEPOSIT: A deposit of 20% of the total letting price is payable at the time of booking. It may be paid by credit card or wire transfer. Upon receipt of your deposit you will be sent notice confirming your payment with contact and arrival information.

BALANCE: The balance is due no later than 56 days (8 weeks) prior to the beginning of the letting period and must be sent to the owner via wire transfer. If the balance is not paid by the appropriate date, the letting agreement will be deemed to be invalid and the deposit forfeited. ‘InTuscany’ will send you a reminder when the balance is due and advise you how to send the money.

CANCELLATION: In the unfortunate event of you needing to cancel all or part of your holiday we will have to charge either:

a) deposit only - if cancellation is received more than 8 weeks before letting, or
b) Total rent - if cancellation is received less than 8 weeks before letting.

INSURANCE: All tenants are advised to consider insurance needs in relation to travel, accident, medical and personal cover; 'In Tuscany' can not accept liability for any accident, injury, loss or damage sustained by tenants.

IN THE EVENT OF DISPUTE: all disputes will be heard in the court of Montepulciano.

 

 

Suggested activities for this property:

Tuscany Holiday Packages
With this property we can provide our tailor made packages which include tours, transfers, cooking classes, wine tasting and much more. Everything that Tuscany has to offer can be enjoyed to the utmost relaxation without the stresses of organizing daytrips and driving. Contact us and choose your package - MORE DETAILS

Palio di Siena tickets
While staying at this property we would like you to consider the possibility to attend the famous Palio di Siena, a world wide renowned event. The Palio takes place twice a year on July 2nd and on August 16. You can contact us to reserve your tickets - MORE DETAILS

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Villa I Girasoli

Booking form

telefono

Our phone number
+39 0577 630257

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Our email address: info@intuscany.net

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Villa I Girasoli

Reviews

Dear Manola, Thank you for your message. I returned last monday from Italy so after a fabulous week in "Villa I Girasoli" we all are home again. As you know, staying there with my familiy of children and grandchildren was my "sogno Toscano" and we enjoyed our week in the villa very much. We had no opportunity to meet Jacopo because, after his wedding, he and his bride were away for their "luna di miele" But we were given a great welcome by his parents who showed us the house and surroundings. We very much appreciated the big cake on the table on our arrival and the plate tiramisu on the last evening which was a welcome "dolce" after our last dinner. The villa is a dream to spend ones holidays. Every room decorated with great taste. The beautiful garden wonderful kept, to play in for the children and to sit and relax for us. The great views over the Chiana valley, the pool and surroundings. It all made our days. So too much to tell. We have wonderful pictures and even better memories. Certainly we will contact you when we will come to Tuscany another time and are very grateful for your professional help. "Complimenti!!" Would you please be so kind as to give our best regards to the family Menchichi and thank them again for their great hospitality. Thanks.

José, Nederland
28 April – 05 May 2012