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Large Villa with a Private Pool in Tuscany Near a Train to Arezzo

Villa Il Cortile

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About The Experience

At this large villa in the Tuscany, you and your group of up to 18 guests can enjoy being located in the Italian countryside, and yet be within 3 km of a small train line which goes directly to Arezzo. From there, fast trains will take you to Florence and Siena. Of course, once you see this villa’s gorgeous interior – with wood beam ceiling, classic tile floors, and ancient stone walls – and huge yard, spending your vacation at this home away from home might be just as tempting!

Location Description

This villa is located in the province of Arezzo in a small hamlet that dates back to the 12th century. Three kilometers away, the village of Capolona offers stores and food shops. There is a small 2-coach train at the same distance away that goes to Arezzo (17 km away). There are train tracks 80 meters from the villa, so you can expect to hear train noise. Arezzo is the beautiful city that’s the setting for Roberto Benigni's Life is Beautiful. Arezzo is a city characterized by an array of architectural styles, from Etruscan ruins to the Roman amphitheater and the Medici Fortress. The first weekend of each month features a popular antique fair, while annually the town hosts a festival called Joust of the Saracens, where all of the citizens dress in medieval attire to watch knights charge at a target (representing the Saracen king). Arezzo also has a train station, convenient for accessing other cities in Tuscany like Florence and Siena.

Nearby Attractions: Arezzo (Etruscan ruins, Roman amphitheatre, Medici Fortress, antique fair, Joust of the Saracens, train station), Florence, Siena, Cortona

Florence: 90 km/56 mi
Siena: 80 km/50 mi
Cortona: 40 km/25 mi
Arezzo: 17 km/10.5 mi
Capolona: 3 km/1.5 mi
Exterior Description
(2500 m2/26,909 ft2)

This villa is made up of the main house and a smaller apartment across the courtyard (not attached to the main villa). The villa has been recently restored inside and out, and occupies a large, fenced yard with trees, flowers, and large grassy areas. There’s a private pool (12 x 8 m) and furnished outdoor areas for al fresco dining and a hammock for enjoying a nap. The pool is open from the middle of April to the end of September.

Interior Description

(600 m2/6,458 ft2)
Main Villa
Ground Floor: This level is accessible up ten steps. There is a large dining room with a decorative fireplace and a small living room with satellite TV and a decorative fireplace. The kitchen equipped with an oven, microwave, dishwasher, and American coffee machine. There are two bedrooms. The first has twin beds (85-90 cm). The second has a queen size bed (160 cm). There are two bathrooms, each with a bathtub and hand shower, sink, and toilet.
First Floor: This floor has 5 bedrooms. The first has a standard double bed (140 cm). The second, third, and fourth have queen size beds (160 cm). The fifth has a queen size bed (160 cm) and an additional single bed (85-90 cm). There is a large living room with satellite TV and a decorative fireplace. There are two bathrooms, each with a bathtub and hand shower, sink, and toilet.

(80 m2/861 ft2)
Annex Apartment - Not attached to the Villa
Ground Floor: Accessible from the courtyard, this floor has a large living area with tables and a fireplace. There is a game room room with table tennis. The kitchen is equipped with an oven, freezer, dishwasher, and bread oven. There is a guest bathroom with a toilet and sink.
First Floor: This floor has a living room with a fireplace and wood stove. The dining area has a table and chairs, and the kitchen corner is equipped with an oven, dishwasher, and American coffee maker. There are two bedrooms. The first has twin beds (85-90 cm). The second has a queen size bed (160 cm). There is a bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet. There’s also a storeroom with a washing machine.

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.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Housekeeping: 12 Euros per hour
  • Linen and Towel Change: 100 Euros per week
  • Extra Bed: 50 Euros per week

Please Note:

  • There is a small train line located about 80 meters behind the villa, which means that there will be some train noise.
  • Pets are welcome at an additional cost of 100 Euros per week.
  • The pool is open from the beginning of April until the end of September.

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Pool Towels
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • Ping Pong Table
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet
  • Internet - Wireless
  • American Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Firewood Available - Included
  • Heating - Whole House
  • High Chair
  • Pets Considered
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Apr-27-2019 - Jun-29-2019 $3,321
1 wk
Jun-29-2019 - Jul-06-2019 $6,558
1 wk
Jul-06-2019 - Aug-31-2019 $7,693
1 wk
Aug-31-2019 - Sep-28-2019 $4,861
1 wk
Sep-28-2019 - Oct-12-2019 $2,582
1 wk
Jun-13-2020 - Jun-27-2020 $3,491
1 wk
Jul-04-2020 - Jul-11-2020 $7,693
1 wk
Jul-25-2020 - Aug-01-2020 $7,693
1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 5:00 PM - 8:00 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: 800 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Final Cleaning Charge (Mandatory -To be paid upon arrival): 300 EUR
  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Arrival Fee (after 8:00 pm) Payable upon Arrival: 25 EUR
  • For stays longer than one week, the mandatory fee for bed linen and towel change is: 150 EUR

Other Notes

  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Arrival Fee (Outside Posted Times): Payable upon arrival
  • Departure Time: between 8 am and 10 am
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day

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Customer Ratings

  • 4.5 Star Rating Overall
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  • Bedrooms
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Based on 6 Reviews

Customer Reviews

The villa was beautiful. Overall we had a wonderful time.
Enjoyed Most:
We felt safe! Loved the pool and sofas by the apricot tree.
Enjoyed Least:
The noise from passing trains.
Surrounding Area:
We liked that it was close to many villages including Florence.
Tips or Restaurants:
There is a simple food store around the corner. Note that the apartment isn't attached to the main house.

Lauren, July

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The facilities were palatial! There are large bedrooms and a dining room. This was important because we were a family of 19. The house was very accommodating with a large walled back yard and pool. The hit of the two weeks was a large apricot tree that rendered fresh fruit each morning.
Enjoyed Most:
It was spacious, private, beautiful, comfortable.
Enjoyed Least:
The train that ran by every morning. The bathroom showers were not enclosed properly so water ran onto the floor.
Surrounding Area:
The views, the proximity to Arezzo, the proximity of trains to wherever you may want to travel. A few local restaurants.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Capolona was the nearest small town. Definitely within walking distance. Approximately a 20-30 minute leisurely walk although it was along a road with many cars.
Tips or Restaurants:
Several local family restaurants: Chennos in Subbiano and Hotel Relais de Flores a few minutes away. The owner can give you the name of a couple of others. There are a couple of supermarkets very close by to get food for the kitchen.
The GPS does not recognize the address given but when we put in the coordinates we found it.
Check In Out:
Call ahead of time to tell them when u will be there. It was a pleasure to meet Lydia and Eugenia was a constant source of help and information when we needed it.

Peter, July

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The villa was spacious and fit all 14 in our group very comfortably. Overall, it was a very enjoyable experience.
Enjoyed Most:
The spacious house and bedrooms. The grounds were well kept and there were plenty of plates/cups/utencils and other necessities.
Enjoyed Least:
The house remained quite cool and since we did not want to pay extra for heat we had to bundle up at night. Also, the showers in the bathrooms leaked, leaving the bathrooms very wet.
Surrounding Area:
There was a large grocery store about 10 minutes from the property which was very convenient. Also, the property was about an hour from the main tourist sites in Tuscany (Siena, Florence, Chianti) and we were charmed by some of the towns closest to the villa (Poppi, Arezzo).
Nearby Events or Locales:
You can walk to Capolona.
Tips or Restaurants:
Spend some time in Arezzo. It was an unexpected highlight. Make sure to bring slippers and loungewear!
Make sure to enter the given coordinates into your phone GPS. Google maps (based on the address) took us to a completely different town! The coordinates worked.
Check In Out:
The woman (Eugenia) who checked us in and out was very friendly and helpful. She was quick to responded to any emails and questions we had.

Alexis, October

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