My cozy 3-floor house is placed on top of the Etruscan walls of Cortona, at the edge of the historic center, on a very quiet and characteristic street. It can accommodate up to 4 guests. I hope you will enjoy the stunning view on the valley beneath!
Immersed in the Tuscan countryside and surrounded by the picturesque streets of Cortona, my house is the perfect place to relax. You can take the chance to visit the beautiful surrounding area, go hiking, have a glass of good wine in front of the fireplace, or just enjoy the breathtaking view of Valdichiana valley from the house.
The house has 3 floors and consists in 2 bathrooms - both with showers - 1 bedroom, 1 room for reading and chilling out with a very comfortable, double sized sofa bed, and 1 living room with open-style kitchen and fireplace. Furthermore, there is an outdoor area in the back facing the valley beneath that can be used to accommodate a small table or just enjoy the sunset. The house can cozily accommodate up to 4 persons and every room is extremely bright.
Wi-Fi internet connection, satellite TV, washing machine, stereo, american coffee maker, espresso machine, microwave, oven, and dishwasher are also provided.
I am sure you will love the place as much as I do!
You will have the entire house for you.
Interaction with Guests
I will be welcoming you at your arrival, and I will be collecting the keys as you depart. Of course you can feel free to call me if you need advice or anything special!
Cortona is a small, ancient, and charming town in the Tuscan countryside. There is plenty of museums and historical places to visit, as well as renowned restaurants, wine bars, and characteristic shops.
The house is just 200 mt away from Cortona main square, where you will be able to find everything you need.
Cortona is well connected by bus and train to the towns nearby, all worth a visit: Arezzo, Siena, Castiglion Fiorentino, Lucignano just to name a few. In the surrounding area, you have the possibility to visit thermal baths, the Trasimeno lake, Valdichiana, Valdarno and Casentino valleys, and many other places - just ask and I will be happy to give you some advice!
The closest city is Arezzo, that is also well connected by train to airports in Florence, Milan, Bologna, Rome, Pisa.
If you come by car, you can easily find parking places either 150mt or 300 mt away from the house.
Other Things to Note
Since it is a 3-floor house without an elevator, my accommodation is unfortunately not suitable for disabled persons.
Just try to have a delicate and respectful touch!
Cortona is an amazing ancient city! Ester provided us with lots of suggestions for good walks and other sightseeing activities and we enjoyed our time there very much The house is beautifully decorated, pristine clean and very charming - so authentic that we almost started to feel like locals. Just one tiny surprise was having to pay for heating which was quite expensive and not mentioned until our arrival. Apart from that, Esther was a lovely host and provided us with a lovely warm welcome.
Posto superlativo, accoglienza veramente all'altezza. Il posto è accogliente e ricco di tutti i confort con una vista splendida.
Grazie Ester per aver reso questo mini-soggiorno proprio come lo avevo immaginato! Torneremo sicuramente!
La casa di Ester è incredibilmente famigliare, si respira un atmosfera di una vera casa toscana , davvero comoda e (website hidden) dentro c'è tutto ciò che può servire ad una intera famiglia, si può passare una serata a cucinare e guardare la TV davanti al camino.
Senza parlare di una vista magnifica su tutta la valle uscendo di casa!! La posizione della casa è davvero comoda, a 2 min esatti dal centro. La nostra bimba è stata benissimo in questo appartamento!! È la signora Ester è stata davvero disponibile e carina anche se abbiamo fatto ben 2 ore di ritardo !! Un esperienza unica degna di ottime vacanze di Natale!!
Our family of four had a lovely stay in this charming home! My boys loved it so much they requested to move-in!
Ester was prompt on meeting us for check-in and check-out. She provided us with great restaurant feedback. Her home is decorated so nicely and it is super clean. My husband and I enjoyed a glass of wine outside the front door overlooking the valley. Outstanding views from this home. Thank you again Ester for a wonderful relaxing weekend in your home.
Ester's home was perfect for our stay in Cortona! It was just me and my boyfriend, and there was a second room with a pull out couch if you came with 3-4 people total. The house is very charming and in a perfect location - away from the busier streets in Cortona town, but you're still in the center. Beautiful view outside of the door. Ester was on time meeting us and gave us a bottle of wine for our stay - very nice and I haven't had that before with other AirBnB bookings.
If you are planning to get a taxi to leave, you may want to book it in advance (we figured we would call in the morning a couple hours before needing to get to the train and we were not able to reach any taxi services who were available). You can take the bus though and that works out very well, just make sure to know where it picks you up.
Splendida accoglienza. Tutto é stato perfetto.
We cannot thank you Ester enough for our amazing stay at your house! You made us feel so welcome! The cozy and welcoming touches- fruit, water, juice, chocolates, really were so lovely! Your house in Cortona is just delightful, in such a picturesque little town! You have a true gem of Tuscany in your lovely home and town! Thank you also for arranging a taxi for us on a day where very few buses ran, that was extremely helpful! Thank you for making our visit to our daughter so memorable! I would gladly come back and stay! Ciao!
I was born in Tuscany. The beauty of my land taught me to appreciate harmony and its history forged my interest for other cultures and other people's stories. I love art, literature, cinema, music. I love traveling and getting to know new countries and different lifestyles.
It is the greatest of pleasures, for me, to welcome my guests in my house, to take care of them and advise them on what to see and what to do. I like the idea of sharing my books, the objects I love, the silence of Cortona, the view on the valley and all its ever-changing colors. Each guest leaves a piece of themselves and of their story in this cozy place and I am left with one of the most beautiful of feelings: having opened my house to an entirely new world.
Sono nata in Toscana e la bellezza della mia terra mi ha educata all'armonia, la ricchezza del suo passato ha determinato il mio interesse per la storia e per le storie delle persone. Amo l'arte, la lettura, il cinema, la musica, viaggiare e conoscere altri paesi e stili di vita diversi. Le persone mi piacciono, mi incuriosiscono, mi stimolano.
È un piacere prendersi cura degli ospiti, accoglierli nella mia casa, condividere con loro i miei libri, gli oggetti che amo, il silenzio di Cortona e la vista sulla valle, con i colori che cambiano ad ogni stagione. Ciascuno di loro lascia qualcosa di sé ed è bellissima la sensazione di aver aperto casa al mondo.