La Tocella is a beautiful stone farmhouse with a fantastically kept terraced garden in the hills near to the walled city of Cortona. Set at the end of a private drive that winds through its sixty two acres of private land this charming house is surrounded by extensive lawns, rose beds, stone walls and rock gardens all perfectly maintained by the full time gardener. The house and guest house face the valley enjoying very pretty views of the countryside with a lawn leading down to the private swimming pool with teak garden furniture which is set on a terrace with cypress trees. Both buildings have been very tastefully furnished and fitted too a high standard with a modern and well equipped kitchen, large modern bathrooms, spacious air-conditioned bedrooms and a living room both on the ground floor and on the first floor. There is a dining loggia, a breakfast terrace, an outside shaded living room, and a further two seating areas in the garden.
Max Occupancy: 9
Villas near Cortona, Tuscany
- Private Pool
- Air Conditioned Bedrooms
- Internet Connection
- Washing Machine
- Satellite Tv
In the fertile, hilly farmlands to the north-west of Lake Trasimeno below the walled hilltop city of Cortona, 15 minutes. A bar, shop, pizzeria and restaurant are about 3km/2 miles with a larger selection at Cortona including a weekly market. The property lies just west of an ancient battlefield at Tuoro sul Trasimeno, where Hannibal famously trounced a Roman army many times larger than his own, and north of the fortified promontory of Castiglione del Lago. Perugia, Assisi and Spoleto can be reached within about an hour's drive.
Main house/Ground floor
All open plan. Kitchen leading out to the paved terrace with a breakfast table with no shade. Entrance hall leading out onto the terrace and stairs to first floor, note open stairs. Dining room and sitting room both leading out to the terrace. Study. At the rear a WC.
Main house/First floor
Air conditioned sitting room with fireplace. To the left. Bathroom with a bath and separate shower. Air conditioned master double bedroom with fireplace. Air conditioned double bedroom. Bathroom with shower. To the right. Air conditioned double bedroom and single bedroom sharing an ensuite bathroom from both bedrooms with shower.
Guest house/On one level
Sitting/dining room. Kitchenette [separate room]. Double bedroom leading out to the lawn. Bathroom with shower.
Set within a private sixty two acres estate, with a beautfully kept terraced garden with large lush lawns and rose beds, of which 1.5 acres of olive groves. The private swimming pool, 4 x 10m/13 x 32 feet, lies on a lower terrace with teak furniture. Two outside dining areas one of which shaded and a seating area with wonderful views of rolling countryide. Pool house with a changing room, shower and WC.
Assistance is provided locally by the property's very helpful offsite caretaker who does not speak English. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Fixed barbecue next to the guest house. Wood oven. Washing machine. Satellite TV [No sky channels] with DVD. iPod docking station. Air conditioned double bedrooms and the first floor sitting room of the main house only. Several portable fans. Central heating. Three decorative fireplaces. Wireless internet connection [computer not provided]. Intruder alarm.
Tennis at Cortona. Riding stables and beach with water sports within 30 minutes. Two 18-hole golf courses within 45 minutes, near Perugia.
Kettle. Toaster. Mixer. Iron and ironing board. Gaggia espresso machine.
The private swimming pool, 4 x 10m/13 x 32 feet, has depth of 1-2.2m/3-7 feet with steps for entry/exit.
Prices & live Availability
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