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Perfectly located villa with private pool and airconditioning: car not essential

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps up to 9 guests in 5 bedrooms, wi-fi internet, high value for money

Dating back to the 19th century, the welcoming Villa Primula is the perfect choice for all those who want to live the real charme of Tuscany without the need of relying constantly on a car while on holiday. Sleeping up to 9 guests in 5 bedrooms and benefitting from a beautiful private pool, the villa is set just next to the famous Cortona within the traditional town of Camucia with its shops, bars, restaurants and train station.

Villa Primula simply ticks all the boxes for a perfect holiday: attractive interiors with antique furniture, large private gardens, private swimming pool, seclusion, air-conditioning, wi-fi internet, village location just steps from shops and unbeatable value for money.

The villa is set over 2 floors, was purposedly built as a residence for a local noble family, and is surrounded by fenced gardens providing total privacy, trees and flowers.

On the ground floor there is a spacious air-conditioned lounge together with a separate fully equipped kitchen (with fireplace), a bedroom with a single bed and a family shower room.

Upstairs there are 4 beautifully decorated and air-conditioned bedrooms (3 doubles and 1 twin) and a family bathroom. The twin bedrom has access to a private terrace providing lovely views over the garden. A further, pleasant, seating area opening onto a 'Juliet balcony' is available at this level.

The whole villa has been carefully restored to retain its traditional carachter yet offering all the most modern comforts and extras such air-conditioning, wi-fi internet and a useful private swimming pool.

The private swimming pool (available from the 15th of April until the 15th of October) is surrounded by manicured gardens and lush trees providing shade during the hottest hours of the day: it is the ideal place to relax after a day exploring the Tuscan countryside. Take a refreshing dip, or taste a glass of wine comfortably sitting on the provided sunbeds: the real atmosphere of Tuscany and the breeze will caresse you. The swimming pool has been cleverly designed to feature also a seating space and jacuzzi jets: you will have your own hydromassage bath under the Tuscan sun!

PLEASE NOTE: The small outbuilding in the garden is used as a storage room by the cleaners, therefore noone will share the grounds or the pool of the villa with our guests.

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Property Manager
Posarelli Villas
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Greek, Finnish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed in Villa Primula with a group of 10 people, including a little baby and simply loved everything about our stay. We had a slight miscommunication regarding check in and getting the keys, but the problem was solved within minutes by the owner after we texted him. The villa was beautiful - although a little cold the night we arrived - and we really enjoyed the privacy it offered, even though it is located so close to everything. Ten minute walk to the train station and to the supermarket, two minutes from the nearest restaurant, you could by tickets two the bus to Cortona from around the corner and get to the bus in five minutes... We had considered renting a car during our stay, but quickly realized it really wasn't necessary. The pool are was very nice and a great place to relax. All in all the owner made us feel very welcome and well taken care off and it was an extremely wonderful week in Camucia and Cortona and we will definitely be back someday!
Mar 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Camucia in Tuscany

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 08:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Perfectly located villa with private pool and airconditioning: car not essential
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews

Review for stay from 03 June 2017 to 03 June 2017

  • 5 of 5

Ganz toller Urlaub in schönster Umgebung. Sehr empfehlenswert.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 05 August 2017 to 05 August 2017

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Enrico for your warm welcome and your precious recommendations! Our stay at the villa was just fantastic.

The villa is well maintained, tastefully furnished e very clean. Enrico and his family were always available for us and they made our stay as easy and as pleasant as possible.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 17 September 2016 to 17 September 2016

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 8 people rented Villa Primula for a small family reunion, our priorities were: a private pool, AC in the bedrooms and walking distance to the town. This villa met all our request. The hosts were attentive and helpful. Fully equipped kitchen if you want to do your own cooking, beautiful garden and great pool. The property is just as described. We highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 30 September 2017 to 30 September 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay at Villa Primula. The villa could easily fit our group of 8 friends (4 couples). We had great fun relaxing and hanging out by the pool to finish the day after our busy tuscan cultural trips. Our host was very uncomplicated and friendly. The beautiful medieval town of Cortona is only a 5 minute drive away and offers amazing sunsets and great food.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 08 July 2017 to 22 July 2017

  • 4 of 5

Très agréable villa dans un lieu sublime. Le village de Cortone est magnifique de même que les villes de Sienne, Perouse et Arezzo, rapidement accessibles. Il faut toutefois prévoir de se protéger des moustiques, très nombreux et savoir que la facture d'électricité est un peu salée (notamment à cause de la climatisation présente dans l'ensemble de la maison)

De très bons souvenirs au final

Très belle destination

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Large Beautiful Old Home

  • 5 of 5

The location of the home was very convenient to restaurants and shopping, but far enough to be very quiet. It is a large home with plenty of room for several families. It was very clean and well stocked. The decor is charming and reflects the period of time when the home was built. Check in was extremely easy. We didn't get a chance to use the pool because we were there in April, so it was too cold. The only drawback was the electricity. We were surprised by the amount he charges for electricity. We were there for 4 nights, about 1 hour at night and 1 hour in the morning. The charge for the electricity was 29eur. But, I would definitely recommend this home.

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Annette, good morning from Tuscany! Many thanks for your lovely review. We are delighted to see that your stay was enjoyable: at Posarelli Villas we all work hard to ensure unforgettable holidays at the best rates on the market. Concerning electric usage, probably the surplus was due to an use of electrical heaters, but of course we will check with the owners. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again in one of our properties! Best regards Daniele - Posarelli Villas
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Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Car: not necessary

Our villa is ideally located within the pretty village of Camucia, just below the famous Cortona. This is the perfect place for all those people that don't want to rely constantly on a car while on holiday: the village offers excellent restaurants, shops as well as a train station all within easy walking distance from the property. Enjoy a walk through the square on thursday to see the market, taste a fantastic pizza or catch a train to visit Florence, Siena, Rome..: Camucia is the perfect base for a turly Tuscan holiday. Additionally the Lake Trasimeno, with beaches and sunbathing opportunities, is just 15 minutes drive away.


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