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The red-painted house Cortona

Bedrooms 1
Space 409 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

The red-painted house and 'a lovely bright, independent apartment, quiet, newly renovated, composed of bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, air-conditioned, two terraces with panoramic views of the Valdichiana old town and the church of S. Maria Nuova from private parking, is 400m from the entrance of the old town (Porta Colonia) and the main activities 'recreational and cultural activities of the city'

franco rossi
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 August, 2018

About franco rossi

My name is Franco ,born in Cortona live with my family at Camucia

franco rossi purchased this house in 1974

Why franco rossi chose Cortona

e' stata la casa che mi ha permesso di vivere da solo la mia giovinezza in maniera indipendente e , piccola ma confortevole, fuori da Cortona ma allo stesso tempo dentro ,piacevoli serate da solo e in compagnia con un contorno di panorama senza fine lontananza le luci di Montepulciano ,Pienza, Monte S, Savino .Lucignano,di giorno la vetta del Monte Amiata, la meravigliosa Valdichiana,il sole preso sul terrazzzo,i buoni libri la bella musica ascoltata sono e restano dei bellissimi ricordi legati a questa casa e sono sicuro che chi avra' la possibilita' di venirci da solo o in compagnia potra' assaporare queste piacevoli sensazioni..

What makes this house unique

appena ristrutturata, arredi nuovi,curata riscaldata d'inverno, climatizzata in estate è un posto incantevole con una vista panoramica unica , indipendenza e privacy,balcone solarium , un'altra,terrazza ideale per cenette e aperitivi con amici al chiaro di luna in compagnia di una buona bottiglia di vino toscano.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cortona in Province of Arezzo

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 409 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
On customer request we organize dinners and cooking-class.Excursions to wineries and farm in the area or in the places of artistic interest. All this has to be requested by e-mail when you'll book, if the guest has clearly defined the program of his stay.Vice versa if you want to use these services to her pleasure and satisfaction without booking you couyld agree when you'll aririve here.


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(4 traveller reviews)

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The red-painted house Cortona
average rating of 4.75 based on 5 reviews
Valparaiso, IN USA

Cortona Visit 2017

  • 5 of 5

This is one of those places you don't want anyone to know about fearing that it will be booked next time you want to go there. Franco's place is outstanding. The bedroom is large enough for two people with plenty of storage space. The bed was very comfortable.There is a door to an outside terrace where you can sit with a glass of wine and look out over the valley. What a view. The kitchen is well equipped and there was coffee, milk, juice, and croissants waiting for us. We didn't cook there but there were plenty of pots and pans and utensils. The bathroom and shower were very good. It is in a very quiet location. The town of Cortona is a short walk away, maybe 3-5 minutes. Outside the front door is another terrace with four chairs and a table with a great view. Franco was very helpful regarding what to do in the area. We would have liked to have an iron or maybe we didn't find it. We wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Giovanni , thanks for the beautiful recency. I hope to have you again as guest for a longer period of time A presto Franco
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Très bonne location dans une belle région

  • 4 of 5

D'abord très bon accueil de Fanco qui donne plein d'informations. La location, très proche de la très belle ville de Cortona, est très bien équipée et bénéficie d'une vue imprenable. Nous avons pu visiter Sienne, Florence, Arezzo et la région viticole du Chianti. A recommander.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5 stars

  • 5 of 5

More than perfect! the house, Cortona and the host Franco

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Ottima soluzione per visitare Cortona e dintorni Amazing location to visit Cortona and surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Abitazione molto tranquilla appena fuori le mura, panorama notevole sulla Val di Chiana e la vicinissima S Maria Nuova. Molto pulita e ben attrezzata, confortevole, curata nei dettagli. Accoglienza amichevole. Proprietario gentile e prodigo di informazioni. Difetti riscontrati nessuno. Consigliabile senza esitazione.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
square Signorelli
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A1 raccordo per Firenze e Roma
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
ponticelli- trattoria dardano toscana loggetta
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
monte amiata abetone
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
adriatico,tirreno lago trasimeno
Car: not necessary

The red-painted house e'appena outside the ancient Etruscan walls, but at the same time in the town of Cortona, a comfortable walk of 400 mt allows you to be in the center of the ancient and charming city rich history of monuments, churches and museums, restaurants, bars, antique shops, and more, enjoy life and daily habits before returning to enjoy the tranquility and privacy that the "red-painted house" ... provides a good glass of wine drunk on the terrace both day and night with panoramic view of the Chiana valley, and the wonderful below the church of Santa Maria Nuova alone are worth the stay ....


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £26.79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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