Ippocastano Villa is located in Tuscany in a small town named Camucia di Cortona. This is an independently owned old Tuscan Villa that has been divided into individual apartments consisting of 1 and 2 bedrooms. The apartments must be rented together. All apartments have modern kitchens that include everything needed for cooking and entertaining. All kitchens have seating areas and some have fireplaces. All apartments are decorated maintaining the original 'Tuscan' charm inherent to the area. Linens are included and all apartments have access to washing and ironing facilities located on the grounds. Additionally, all units have access to the beautiful large swimming pool and the hot tub. There is also a playground for the children. All units include satellite television.
The entire villa must be rented. The villa can sleep up to 39 people and consists of 9 separate apartments. It is the perfect property for wedding groups, family reunions, etc. Underneath each rental period, there is a rental cost breakdown for each apartment so that each part of the family, or group, can pay for their particular apartment; HOWEVER, please note that this entire property must be rented together. The rental includes use of pool, hot-tub, and all of the grounds. All linens are provided for all units. So that you can decide ahead of time who will be staying in each particular apartment, the details of each apartment are as follows:
Apartment Cortona: is located on the first floor and sleeps 4 people. There is one bedroom with a double bed and a divan-bed that can sleep an additional 2 people. There is also a well equipped kitchen with eating area for 4 people and a nice living room. This apartment is well furnished and keeps the Tuscan charm with its many personalized furnishings. Enjoy the authentic wood beamed ceilings and Tuscan furniture. There are also beautiful views from the old wooden windows.
Apartment Valdichiana is located on the first floor and sleeps 3 people. There is 1 double bedroom and a divan-bed that can sleep 2 children or 1 adult. There is a full, and well equipped kitchen, and a beautiful view of the Valdichiana from the dining room window. There is seating for 4 people at the antique dining table.
Apartment Etrusco: is located on the ground floor, and it consists of one double bedroom with a divan-bed in the living room that can sleep another 2 people. There is a fully equipped kitchen and seating for 4 people. This is a charming and quaint apartment that is conveniently located on the ground floor for easy access, especially good for individuals with mobility impairments
Apartment Margherita; is located on the first floor and it sleeps 4 people. There is 1 double bedroom with a double bed and also a single bed, plus a divan-bed in the living room. The bedroom has a large window where you can look out to the grounds and watch the birds, butterflies, or look at the stunning view. There is also a cozy fireplace in the living room. The kitchen is fully equipped for all of your cooking needs. This is a nice place for a couple or a small family.
Apartment Camucia: is a cozy apartment that sleeps 2 people. It is located on the ground floor and has one bedroom with a double bed. It retains the 'Tuscan' charm with old wood beamed ceilings. This is a perfect place for a couple or for a single person. The kitchen is beautiful and fully equipped for your cooking needs. The Tuscan charm is retained in the kitchen with the old stone walls that still adorn the room. You will go back in time when you stay in this apartment; however, you will also feel all the comforts of home.
Apartment Taverna: is located on the ground floor and it sleeps 3 people. It is a good location for anybody who may not like to walk up any stairs. There is a double bed in the master bedroom and a divan-bed in the living room. The kitchen is fully equipped for all of your cooking needs. This apartment overlooks a beautiful garden that is shared with only one other apartment. Good for a particular family staying as part of the larger group.
Apartment Girasole: is located on the first floor and has a double bedroom, and a double bedroom that also has a single bed in the room (sleeps 5). There is a wooden staircase that links the two bedrooms. One of the bedrooms is situated at a higher level and has a breathtaking view of Cortona. There is a modern kitchen with all of the cooking pans and utensils you will need. There is also a fireplace located in the living room. This is the ideal apartment for a couple or a family.
Apartment Archi: is located on the ground floor and it can sleep up to 7 people. There are 2 double bedrooms, and a single bedroom with 2 beds. There is a spacious living room with a divan-bed for comfortably sleeping a 7th person. The kitchen has all the things you will need to cook an authentic 'Tuscan' meal.
Apartment Foclare: can sleep 6 people and is located on the first floor. There are 2 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen bed and is located on the 1st floor. The 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds and is located upstairs in the loft. There is also a cozy sitting area with a desk located upstairs. This is the ideal layout for a family or two couples. There is also a divan-bed located in the living room that can sleep 2 people. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need.
Ippocastano Villa is located in Camucia - Cortona in Tuscany. There are many museums and Etruscan ruins in the area. The apartments are close to wonderful restaurants, shopping, scenic views, and the train station. For those who enjoy water sports, Lake Trasimeno is only 15 minutes away by car or train. In the summer, you can watch the re-enactment of the famous battle by Hanibal. There are many open air concerts in the summer. For those who enjoy walking, there are many areas with inclines where one can exercise while looking at some of the most breathtaking views anywhere in the world. You can also walk an old Roman road and Cortona's beautiful Parterre. Tennis and golf can be enjoyed several months of the year. Cycling and horseback riding are also possible in the local area. You decide to participate in wine and olive oil tasting. The Chianti wine region is outside your back door. Tour guides are available for hire. Language classes and cooking classes are available on a regular basis and are within walking distance from the apartments. This area is the perfect location for day trips to Florence, Rome, Castelgione del Lago, Castelione Fiorentino, Citta de Castello, Assisi, Bologna, Parma, Pisa, Montepulciano, Perugia, Arezzo, Siena, Spoleto, Deruta, and Chiusi. There are also many other small towns hill towns to visit nearby. Rome is 2 hours by train and Venice is 4 hours. Milan can be reached in about 2 hours on the express train. The famous 'Tuscan Film Festival' is held yearly in Florence, and the 'Festival of the Worlds' is held yearly in Spoleto. You may also want to stay close to home and visit local places in Camucia or Cortona. If you are interested in Etruscan ruins then you are in the right area with the famous Etruscan museum in Cortona and several famous ruins in Cortona, Camucia, and Chiusi.
Distances: Florence 100 km, Rome 190 km, Chianciano Terme 40 km, Lake Trasimeno 16 km, Perugia 45 km, Assisi 60 km, Pienza 30 km, Montalcino 40 km, Arezzo 25 km, Siena 60 km, Montepulciano 20 km, Gubbio 70 km, Todi 70 km, Orvieto 70 km, S. Quirico D'Orcia 40 km, S. Gimignano 85 km.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites good for day trips:
Rome: The Vatican, Rome Historic Center
Tivoli: Hadrian's Villa & Villa D'Este
Cerveteri & Tarquinia
Umbria: Assisi and St. Francis' Basilica
Tuscany: Val d'Orcia, Pienza historic center, Siena historic center, San Gimignano, Pisa and Piazza del Duomo, Florence historic center.
Marche: Urbino historic center.
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