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Farmhouse located in a panoramic position with a view over the beautiful town of Cortona. If you are looking for a peaceful retreat in Tuscany, with its world-famous cultural attractions and tasty food, you have found the right house.
Brolio Quinto is the ideal location for a peaceful holiday in the warm atmosphere of an old country farmhouse, beautifully preserved in its original architectural style.
You can rent the top floor of this historic farmhouse with its independent access. It sleeps 7 comfortably in the three bedrooms and an addition sofa-bed is available in one of the two sitting rooms.
The stone farmhouse, built in the 19th century, is at a height of 320m, near the old route connecting Foiano to Castiglion Fiorentino. There are panoramic views of the old castle of Montecchio and Cortona, a short drive from the farmhouse. S. Savino Mountain, Lucignano and the Trasimeno Lake are all close by, offering plenty of cultural attractions and the folklore of international renown. The farmhouse is situated in the Chiana Valley, a beautiful natural environment characterised by low hills, each concealing an endless variety of landscapes. Cereals and corn are grown in the valley and the hills are covered with olive-groves and vine-yards, which are gradually replaced by woods when going towards Cortona's mountains and the foothills of the Appennines.
The farmhouse is surrounded by fully-fenced grounds of 4.5-hectares, which include a stunning private swimming-pool (6x14 m) set in a spacious, sunny position. The pool is fully equipped with beach-umbrellas, deck-chairs and sunbeds. A barbecue and other equipment are available so that you can eat in the open air. The owners are glad to share with their guests, the produce from the extensive vegetable garden, with its large selection of seasonal vegetables, herbs and fruit trees.
There is a warm welcome from the owners (mother, father and daughter) who live on the ground floor. They also manage the agricultural estate of 80 hectares.The accommodation is accessed by typical stone stairs and panoramic logia. It consists of a large entrance hall with its imposing fireplace and dining table to seat ten, an extensive sitting room including a sofabed, TV and DVD, plus a kitchen. There is a twin bedroom, which could become a double, and two further doubles, one en suite with a Jacuzzi. A further bathroom also provides the washing machine. The accommodation is tastefully decorated and welcoming, typical of a Tuscan farmhouse.
The apartment is equipped with a washing-machine, television and dvd, internet.
Garden, pool, vegetable garden
On booking organize guided excursions with truffle dogs, including steps to clean and keeps the truffles. Guided mountain bike tours in the surrounding areas.
Guided tours in Cortona, Castiglion Fiorentino, Arezzo.
Distance from the major towns and cities in the area:
Cortona Km 9
- Arezzo Km 20
- Perugia Km 50
- Siena Km 60
- Assisi Km 65
- Florence Km 75
Other Things to Note
farm holiday is found in the heart of the Tuscany campaign, and joins to the peace of its landscapes the vicinity at art of cities . At only 20 km, we can reach Arezzo, where, every the first Sunday of the month, is carried out an important market of the antique.
Moreover the first Sunday of September the city accommodates the ancient Giostra of the Saracino, typical medieval quarrel. If you will be hosts of the Brolio Quinto farm holidays, in the months of July and August you can assist to the famous Palio of the city of Siena, which is only distant 45 km.
Siena is soaked of traditions and artistic masterpieces of inestimable beauty like the Cathedral, the Communal Palace and the famous square Piazza del Campo, where takes place the Palio.
More nearby, and not less interesting, we can find cities like Cortona, than in the August month she accommodates a famous market of the antique; wealth of Castiglion Fiorentino are art works which as the Church of Saint Francisco of the 1200. Castiglion Fiorentino is also the inhabited center more neighbor to the BROLIO QUINTO farm holidays.
An other goal for interesting tourist routes can be Pienza, a jewel of the renaissance architecture. But not even Chianciano Terme, elegant thermal station the much famous for its curative waters and a lot searched shopping that cannot be omitted. Famous Montalcino for its most valuable wine quality Brunello and Montepulciano with the wine quality Nobile
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