Villa Cristina is a romantic 17th century stone farmhouse nestled in luxuriant terraced olive groves and vineyards on a quiet county lane a few steps from the ancient Etruscan hill-town of Cortona.
Totally renovated in 2015, Cristina features original 5 meter high brick vaulted ceilings on the main floor and 8 meter high wood beamed ceilings upstairs, antique “cotto” floors, ancient carved stone fireplaces and a stone built wood-burning oven in the kitchen.
The main floor incorporates a large open plan kitchen/dining/living room accessed by luminous twin French doors, a cozy and private bedroom with its own French doors and external patio, a large bathroom with ancient brick vaulted ceiling, and a sun drenched solarium with voluminous four panel French doors framing stunning views.
The second floor, reached by an ancient oak cantilevered staircase, is comprised of 3 bedrooms – each with multiple windows streaming dappled sunlight and framing breathtaking views. Two bedrooms share a large bathroom with twin sinks, double shower and luxurious bathtub.
The third bedroom/master-suite boasts an ensuite bathroom with shower and private balcony with expansive views of Cristina's gardens, olive groves, Lago Trasimeno and the Val di Chiana.
Cristina is finished in a sophisticated blend of antique and modern fixtures, furniture and art, including authentic Art Deco lighting throughout, a modern fully equipped gourmet kitchen with professional stainless gas cook top, electric stove, dishwasher and full-sized fridge/freezer, an antique refectory table that can seat up to 16, modern air-conditioning, and in-floor heating. Stepping out of the cool living room or kitchen, Cristina is embraced by a large medieval stone patio with columned pergola overgrown by violet and white wisteria, shading a dreamy and quintessentially Tuscan outdoor dining and lounge area.
The gardens feature extensive ancient stone pathways and terraced olive groves, a vineyard of Etruscan grapes, and a swimming pool incorporating a swim jet and enveloped by ancient stone pavements. Ensconced in the vineyard, under an 800 year old olive tree, is a stone built outdoor kitchen with wood burning oven, BBQ, medieval marble sink, and dining area, with heart stopping views of Montepulciano, Mount Amiata and Mount Cetona.
The windows and gardens of Villa Cristina capture early morning sunrises over the hilltops, cooling afternoon breezes rising from Lago Trasimeno, and blazing sunsets backdropping Cortona's ancient skyline. With shops, restaurants, local markets and Cortona's vibrant village life only minutes away by foot, Villa Cristina is a sublime Tuscan paradise in which to experience “la dolce vita”.
Features: Bedrooms: 4 Sleeps: 8, Kitchen, Dining room, Living room, Bathrooms: 3, Property surface: 190 m2 ,Swimming pool ,
Not suitable: For the disabled
Kitchen: Burners: 5 Oven Refrigerator Dishwasher
Amenities: - Independent heating system, Air-conditioner, Washing machine/Laundry, Clothes dryer, Fireplace, Phone Dial-up Internet Wireless Internet, TV Satellite, TV, Hi-Fi, Hairdryer, American coffee machin,e Mosquito nets.
Kitchen with Traditional wood burning forno (pizza/bread oven) - Sun Room - In-floor heating, - Swimming pool with swim jet, shower, sun lounges, umbrellas, outdoor table and chairs, paved and grassed seating areas and private view terrace. - Outdoor kitchen and dining area with barbeque, forno (pizza oven) and sink, - Internal/external Wi-Fi - Sound system with MP3 - Extensive gated parking - Garden, olive grove and vineyard.
Outdoor Garden, Countryside, Covered outdoor area, Outdoor lighting, Barbecue, Wood-burning oven, Car park, Panoramic views of: Cortona, Valdichiana
Swimming pool:Private use, Sizes: 4m x 8 mm, Shower, Opening time: 01/05 - 10/10. Towels, Swimming pool with swim jet, shower, sun lounges, umbrellas, outdoor table and chairs, paved and grassed seating areas and private view terrace.
|Priser||Lav sesong||Mellom sesong||Høy sesong|
|Jan-Mars Nov-Des||Apr-Juni Sep-Okt||Juli-Aug|
|VILLA CRISTINA||Opp til 8 personer||Pris uke||€||4,700||4,700||4,700|
|Depositum||€ 1000 som tilbakebetales ved avreise hvis ingenting er ødelagt|
|Oppvarming og bruk av AC||Betales ved avreise i henhold til forbruk|
|Ankomst lørdager||Etter kl 16:00|
|Avreise||Før kl 10:00|
|Turistskatter||Betales lokalt hvis de lokale myndigheter krever det|
|Nearest cities||Arezzo 20km - Montepulciano - 20km; Perugia - 40km; Siena - 40km|
|Utstyr og tjenester|
|Bed and bath linen||Included|
|Water and gas consumption||Included|
|Use of electricities||Included|
|Use of heating and AC||To be paid localy according to consumption.|
|Not suitable||For the disable|