Casa Gorgacce is situated at the Tuscan end of the picturesque Niccone Valley which runs into Umbria. The house stands on its own surrounded by its own grounds. The village of Mercatale di Cortona is about 2.5km from the house, it is a friendly village with shops, cafes and a popular trattoria. the Umbrian village of Lisciano Niccone is a further 1 km and has a pizzeria/trattoria. The living accommodation at Casa Gorgacce is all on the first floor reached by wide steps from the parking area below. At the top of the steps is the loggia with table and dining chairs and a retractable awning for shade in the summer months. The front door open onto a large room with fully fitted kitchen to the near end, dining area and sitting room with sofas and armchairs in front of the fireplace at the far end. The master bedroom is directly off this room and has a queen size bed and en suite bathroom with shower (no tub). At the far end of the living room is a door through to a hallway off which are a bathroom (shower) and another double bedroom and a room with 2 single beds. The house has ceiling beams throughout and terracotta floors. There is parking space for one or two cars at the front of the house - there is another parking area at the rear. From the steps at the front of the house a gravel driveway leads to the pool area and covered barn. The barn has table and chairs for dining and a barbecue. The pool measures 9 v 4.5 metres and is fenced and gated. The owners (UK residents) have an apartment on the other side of the house on the ground floor which they use occasionally. They are respectful of the privacy of guests and do not use the pool. Free wifi.
Casa Gorgacce is rented exclusively by Gorgacce Rentals: renting houses since 1993.