Quiet Farmhouse in Tecognano Below Cortona

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
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Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 6

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Quiet Farmhouse in Tecognano Below Cortona

Tecognano is one of the most beautiful valleys in Tuscany. It is located 4 kilometers from the beautiful ancient Etruscan hill top town of Cortona. From Tecognano there is a footpath from the Roman era that will bring you to Cortona within 40 minutes.

Fattoria Tecognano Casa Contadini, ((website: hidden)) is very centrally located and ideal for those who wish to explore Tuscany's wine regions or for taking day trips to Arezzo, Florence, Perugia, Rome. Florence and Siena. Major highways are a 4-mile drive away with a train station in Camucia 2 miles away and another train station in Terontola 4 miles away. (More trains run at this station)

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Quiet Farmhouse in Tecognano Below Cortona
Cortona, Tuscany, Italy

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Tecognano is one of the most beautiful valleys in Tuscany. It is located 4 kilometers from the beautiful ancient Etruscan hill top town of Cortona. From Tecognano there is a footpath from the Roman era that will bring you to Cortona within 40 minutes.
Tecognano is very centrally located and ideal for those who wish to explore Tuscany's wine regions or for taking day trips to Arezzo, Florence, Perugia, Rome. Florence and Siena. Major highways are a 4-mile drive away with a train station in Camucia 2 miles away and another train station in Terontola 4 miles away. (More trains run at this station)
There is also a car rental agency in Terontola along with village shops and services.
Fattoria Tecognano Casa Contadini, constructed in the 18th century, sits on over 5 acres of private land. It is very quite and peaceful with outstanding views of the Val di Chiana. It has been totally remodeled retaining all the original features: beautiful chestnut beam ceilings, handmade terra cotto floors. It is very traditional, very charming and very comfortable. There is also the ground floor, which consists of a very large “play” room, fireplace, a kitchen, large dining room and bathroom with shower, all which are available for your enjoyment.
The apartments were named after the two-contadini families (email: hidden)d in the house. They were “sharecroppers” working the land for the Padrone (boss/owner).
The first apartment, "The Bugossi" has 3 separate bedrooms, accommodating 6 people. Two bedrooms have double beds and 1 bedroom has 2 twins. There is a spacious living/dining room with fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with tub and shower, (also another bath/shower downstairs)

The second apartment "The Ziraia" can accommodate 4 people; there is one double bedroom, a living/dining room with fireplace (including bunk beds), a separate kitchen, and a bathroom with shower.

Garden/Outdoor Space: 
There is a beautiful spacious garden with incredible views; the outdoor area has tables for dining al fresco. There is a wood-burning oven to you’re your pizza or just enjoy delicious meals while taking in the valley view. A few meters from the house lies the pool, also set in a panoramic position.

Swimming pool: 10 x 5 x 14 meters, with sun umbrellas and sun beds. 


Laundry Room: Washing machine, ironing board, iron.
Additional Services provided upon request:
• Dining: Lunches and dinners. All dishes are prepared with local produce and products.
• Olive Oil Lesson/Tasting: 
Know your oil! Enjoy a lesson on extra virgin olive oil including a visit to a local Frantoio, (oil mill)
• Wine tasting and winery/cantine visits 

• “Afternoon in the Kitchen”: 
Cooking lessons. You will learn how to prepare traditional Tuscan dishes and then enjoy your wonderfully prepared dinner.
• Horseback riding
Included: electricity, water, cooking gas, cooking utensils, linens, final cleaning*+ + +
Not included: heating expenses; average cost = Euro 80.00/week during winter months.
*Final cleaning included only for, up to 2 weeks rentals.
Additional cleaning is available at your expense,
Visitor's tax: (introduced by the Municipality of Cortona on April 15, 2012) Euro 1.50 per person per night, up to a maximum of 4 consecutive nights. Children under 12 years of age are exempt.

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