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Villa Chiara

Villa - Tuscany

    Nice family villa

    Lots of privacy

    Great value for money

  • Closest food shopping3 km
  • Distance from the center3 km
  • Cortona3 km
  • Closest village3 km
  • Camucia6 km
  • Castiglione del Lago24 km
  • Arezzo32 km
  • Montepulciano35 km
  • Perugia53 km
  • Montalcino70 km
  • Assisi75 km
  • Siena78 km
  • San Gimignano114 km
  • Firenze124 km
  • Florence Airport131 km
  • Distance from the sea147 km
  • Rome airport238 km

Lovely family villa with lots of privacy

Villa for 10 - 14 persons with 5 bedrooms. 

Villa Chiara is a lovely family villa, peacefully situated in the middle of a green olive grove and only 3 km from the cozy town of Cortona. The rustic stone house has been restored and the whole place has a welcoming and cozy atmosphere. Around the villa's lovely natural plot is a sloping garden and a large private pool (12 x 6 meters wide and 0.80-2.50 meters deep) and an outdoor shower. Here is also a nice terrace where you can eat in the evening and enjoy the view of the area; from the garden and this terrace there is a beautiful view over the Valdichiana valley. The villa also has its own barbecue and stone oven if you would like to make your own pizzas one evening. 

The villa is divided into two buildings; a main building and a smaller annex, but you rent the entire place just for you. The large part of the villa (140 sqm) can accommodate 6 people. The ground floor has a cozy rustic living room with raw brick walls. Here are two sofas, fireplace and TV. Next to the living room is a large dining room, kitchen, a bathroom and small laundry with washing machine. On the first floor the three bedrooms are placed; 2 bedrooms with double bed and 1 bedroom with two single beds and a nice decorative fireplace. A bathroom with shower cabin is available for all three rooms.

The annex is divided into two smaller apartments; one on the ground floor and one on the first floor, both with their own entrance. The division of the two apartments (each 40 sqm and accommodating 2-4 people) is the same; both have a smaller living room with a sofa bed for 2 people, dining area and open kitchen, one double bedroom and a bathroom with shower.

Villa Chiara has of course wi fi and if you rent the villa in the spring or autumn months, it is possible to heat the house using the house's own heating system.

Villa Chiara is the ideal place if you are traveling with family or a group of friends as the three divided apartments offers you some privacy while you are close to each other.

In the pretty medieval town of Cortona there are good shopping opportunities and many nice restaurants and small bars. In the area of ​​Cortona there are many activities like horse riding, bicycle rental, good hiking opportunities. Villa Chiara is also centrally located for excursions in the area; 1/2 hour drive from Lake Trasimeno, 1 hour drive from Perugia and Siena and 50 minutes from another beautiful medieval town Montepulciano, where there is ample opportunity to taste the city's famous wine production and one of the best Italian wines; Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.

Please note that Villa Chiara does not have air conditioning, but there is mosquito net for all windows so you can sleep at night with open windows

Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Dishwasher
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
  • Extra bed
  • Washing machine
  • Very, very quiet
  • Baby chair
  • Extra cleaning
  • Baby cot
  • Fireplace
  • Wood-burning oven
  • Extra cost for final cleaning
  • Satellite TV
  • American coffee machine

Activities at the property

  • Bicycles
  • Cooking class
  • Cook
  • Dinner
  • Babysitter
  • Shopping service

Activities in the area

  • Trekking and running
  • Horseback riding

Location

  • Tuscany
  • Arezzo area
  • Cortona

Check availability and prices

Available weeks

  • Villa Chiara (10 - 14 pers.)

Price list in Euro

Out of the two high seasons you have free check-in, minimum 7 days

Per week Min. number of days Max. persons Final cleaning
Villa Chiara (10 - 14 pers.) 7 14 200.00
07.01. - 08.04.
15.04. - 29.04.
14.10. - 16.12.
08.04. - 15.04.
29.04. - 03.06.
30.09. - 14.10.
03.06. - 01.07.
26.08. - 30.09.
16.12. - 06.01.
01.07. - 26.08.
1,810.00 2,080.00 2,704.00 3,825.00


The prices include gas, water, electricity, towels, bed linen and wifi.

The swimming pool is open from 1st May to 30th September.

Baby cot and baby chair available on request free of charge.

 

To be paid locally:

Deposit: 500 euro.

Final cleaning: 200 euro.

Heating upon consumption.

Maid service

Dinner.

Baby sitting on request.

Bikes on request.

Private chef on request.

Cooking course on request.

Shopping service on request.

 

Pets are allowed (max 1): Approved in advance (deposit rises to 800 euro).

 

NB

There is a tourist tax, which is a small amount to be paid directly at the country house on arrival. The tourist tax is 1.50 euro per person per night for max. 4 nights. Children under 12 years do not pay.

Possibility of extra cleaning at extra cost Option for dinner for extra charge Pets allowed (max 1): Approved in advance (deposit rises to 800 euros) Babysitting at extra charge Bikes for extra charge Private chef for extra charge Cooking course (with extra charge) Shopping service with extra charge.