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Charming Cottage for Two Couples or Small Family Near Cortona

Il Pavone

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About The Experience
A family or two couples can have it all at this comfortable cottage with private pool and wonderful views. It is only 4 km from the “Under the Tuscan Sun” town of Cortona, so there will be lots of day trip possibilities.
Location Description

The property is four kilometers away from Cortona, an ancient Etruscan hilltop town that is full of art, history, and culture. Tour frescoed churches from the 13th century; explore the original city walls, and then visit an art exhibit in the 16th century fortress. You are also sure to find restaurants featuring delicious Tuscan dishes and ancient tombs dating back to the second century BC. There are plenty of shops selling antiques, crafts, wines, and olive oils, as well as a bank, post office, and pharmacy. Excellent day trip destinations from the property are to Lake Trasimeno, where you can participate in water sports, Arezzo, Perugia, and Siena.

Florence: 110 km/68 mi
Spoleto: 110 km/68 mi
Orvieto: 95 km/59 mi
Siena: 70 km/43 mi
Assisi: 70 km/43 mi
Montalcino: 70 km/43 mi
Gubbio: 50 km/31 mi
Pienza: 50 km/31 mi
Perugia: 45 km/28 mi
Arezzo: 30 km/19 mi
Terontola: 15 km/9 mi
Camucia: 7 km/4 mi
Cortona: 4 km/2 mi
Exterior Description
The villa is a recently reconstructed house situated on the top of the hill overlooking the valley. There is a private swimming pool (open from May until October), a gazebo with dining tables and chairs and a BBQ. The fenced garden gives on to wonderful valley views. A long, unpaved road leads to the property. The road is only wide enough for one car so care should be taken while driving.
Interior Description

(100 sq. mts.)
Ground Floor: The entrance opens into a combined living and dining area with sofas, chairs and a dining room table. There is a fully equipped kitchenette. There are two double rooms, one with a queen-size bed (160 cm) and one with narrow twin beds (80 cm) which can be pushed together, upon prior request, to form a queen-size bed (160 cm). Each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with shower. There is air conditioning in the whole house.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Housekeeping: 15 Euros per hour
  • Internet Connection: 15 Euros per week

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub - Outside
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning - Whole House
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Jan-06-2018 - Jan-05-2019 $5,217 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 500 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Heating: According to Consumption
  • Final Cleaning Charge (Mandatory): 150 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Internet Access - Weekly Charge: 15 EUR
  • Gas and Electricity - Weekly Charge: 25 EUR

Other Notes

  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.
  • Departure Time: 10:00 am

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Customer Ratings

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
  • Peace and Quiet
  • View
  • Outside Area
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
Based on 4 Reviews

Customer Reviews

It was wonderful. It is very comfortable and the views are magnificent. The landscaping is well done and interesting.
Enjoyed Most:
The views and the comfort.
Enjoyed Least:
The road up to the villa is a gravel, single lane road.
Surrounding Area:
The beautiful scenery when we drove around and the interesting medieval towns.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Cortona was the nearest small town and it was not within walking distance.

Richard, September

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Absolutely wonderful Tuscan experience.
Enjoyed Most:
Immaculate property located on a beautiful hillside in the middle of an olive grove.
Surrounding Area:
The beauty and proximity to other desirable Tuscan and Umbrian cities.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Cortona. Not walkable but easily reached by car.
Tips or Restaurants:
The owners are exceptional in anticipating guest needs. They provided wonderful recommendations for restaurants.
We used a GPS. It was confusing but with communication with the owners we got there.
Check In Out:
The owners were so gracious and welcoming that both the check in and check out were good experiences.

Mike, May

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Our experience was fantastic. The owners could not have been nicer and more helpful. The property was well-maintained and the pictures on the website did not do the property justice. I would definitely stay there again.
Enjoyed Most:
The beautiful setting and how well-kept the property is. We loved the gorgeous view and the comfortable furnishings. Everything was fantastic.
Enjoyed Least:
It was tough to get up the hill to the property and back down again. After a few times it was easier.
Surrounding Area:
Cortona was a neat little hill town and it was easy to get to many of the other Tuscan hill towns.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Cortona. It would have been a tough walk bc of the hills.
Tips or Restaurants:
We ate at several of Rick Steves' recommended restaurants in Cortona and they were all very good.
The property owners met us at the little market a mile or so away from the house and that helped. More signs would certainly be needed if you were doing it alone for the first time.

Thomas , September

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