3 bedroom farmhouse in Tuscany
The farmhouse is named after the mythological character, Dordano, who legend says was the founder of Cortona and from here went on to found Troy and then Rome. Certainly the building is steeped in history. On the ground floor there is a central fireplace in which is carved the coat of arms of Cardinal Passerini, evidence that the property once belonged to the famous Cardinal who was Counseler to Pope Leone X of Medici.
The property is laid out over 3 floors. On the ground floor, there is an open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The kitchen is simple but functional with everything you should need during your stay. There is also a double bedroom on this floor and a further bedroom with 3 single beds. These bedrooms share a bathroom with shower. Stairs lead from the living area to the second floor where there is another bathroom and double bedroom. Stairs lead from the bedroom to a mezzanine level where there is another double bedroom. This is a lovely room, with terracotta floors and Gothic windows. Guests can't fail to be charmed by this lovely property with its wooden beams and simple rustic furnishings.
Outside the property has a private swimming pool (40 feet x 20 feet) and garden. Plenty of loungers are provided for lazy days by the pool. Tables and chairs are also provided and there is a BBQ for al fresco dining. Children and the young at heart will have lots of fun playing at the table football table. There is an old stone well in the garden and next to this is a lovely seating area, shaded by the grapevine growing over it. The gardens are mowed meadows and enjoy lovely views over the countryside. There are also substantial outbuildings which provide welcome shaded parking bays for your cars.
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|Start Date||End Date||Weekly Rate (€)||Minimum Stay|
|23 Mar 2019||12 Apr 2019||1,200||5+ nights|
|13 Apr 2019||24 May 2019||1,350||7+ nights|
|25 May 2019||28 Jun 2019||1,500||7+ nights|
|29 Jun 2019||30 Aug 2019||1,950||7+ nights|
|31 Aug 2019||27 Sep 2019||1,500||7+ nights|
Rates include electricity, water and gas with the exception of gas central heating which is an additional charge when required for stays during the cooler months. If used, heating typically costs between 10-12 euros per day for 8 hours heating. A local tourist tax of 8 euros per adult is also payable locally to the owner on arrival. Linen, towels and final cleaning are all included in the price. A free welcome dinner is also included in the price of your stay. A €250 security deposit is payable locally on arrival and is returned to you on departure upon the property being left in satisfactory condition.
The pool is open between May and the end of September each year.
A 30% deposit is required on booking to reserve the dates. The balance of rental payment is due 9 weeks before arrival. Payment methods include credit or debit card, direct bank transfer or PayPal. Payment can be made in GBP or euros. Please ask for more details.