Villa Simon is a pretty detached villa surrounded by its own grounds and with a lovely large private swimming pool set in a sunny position enjoying fine views of the countryside. Its covered loggia terrace is perfect for dining al fresco and there is plenty of space for relaxing in the garden.
Villa Simon is situated in a beautiful area of Southern Tuscany, immersed in lovely countryside yet just 7 km from the famous Etruscan town of Cortona and within easy reach of many of the regions other sights. The villa itself is on two floors and is comfortably furnished with a homely atmosphere. At the entrance t...o the house is a lovely covered loggia terrace, furnished with table and chairs for dining al fresco. This leads to the ground floor level where there is a large living room with settees, fireplace, and satellite television, a fully equipped kitchen with dining table and chairs, and a twin bedroom with ensuite shower room. Steps lead down to a lower level where there is a double bedroom also with ensuite shower room which opens directly onto the garden and pool area.
From the living room stairs lead to the first floor where there are two double bedrooms, a twin bedroom, and two shower rooms, further steps lead up to a mansard floor where there is another double bedroom with en suite shower room opening onto a panoramic terrace.
The villa is surrounded by its own grounds with well kept gardens perfect for relaxing and soaking up the atmosphere, and in a lovely position is a large private swimming pool (12m x 6m) for a cooling dip. There is also a barbecue for guests use and parking is in the grounds.
The location is perfect for visiting the area. As well as the lovely town of Cortona which is only 7km away there is plenty more to see and explore. The town of Montepulciano, renowned for its excellent wine, and Pienza, for its pecorino cheese are both close by and in addition Arezzo, infamous for its Piero della Francesca frescoes and Siena with its shell shaped Piazza del Campo square are both less than an hours drive.
The treasures of the region of Umbria with its famous hill towns of Perugia and Assisi to name but a few are also within easy driving distance and Lake Trasimeno with its beaches, and ferry services to its islands is an interesting place to visit. The main motorway link is only 10km away, making also Rome and Florence easily accessible.
Ground Floor: Large living room with settees, fireplace and satellite television > Kitchen/dining room with cooker (4 gas rings and electric oven), microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and dining table and chairs > Twin bedroom with ensuite shower room with shower, basin and w.c.
Lower level: Double bedroom wih ensuite shower room with shower, basin and w.c.
First Floor: 2 Double bedrooms > Twin bedroom > 2 shower rooms with shower, basin, bidet, w.c
Upper Mansard Floor: Double bedroom with en suite shower room with shower, basin, bidet and w.c. opening onto panoramic terrace.
Central heating* > Covered loggia terrace > Garden > Barbecue > Private swimming pool > Washing machine > Fly screens > DVD and CD player > Internet connection* > Parking > 3km to the village of Camucia > 7km to the town of Cortona > 30km Arezzo > 60km to Siena (Facilities marked * are payable locally)
Additional amenities include: heating, oven: standard.Read more
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