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Tania & Keith von Barkenhagen

Member since: 2008
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'Casa Bel Posto' Lovely Tuscan Farmhouse Near Cortona W/Pool!

Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of the Cortona vacation farmhouse rental

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Val di Chiana, minutes from the picturesque hilltop town of Cortona, is 'Casa bel Posto', a tranquil and charming Tuscan farmhouse conveniently located in southern Tuscany. Casa bel Posto boasts the perfect Tuscan getaway with the best of both worlds; located in the heart of the countryside with all the benefits of having a lively historical city nearby.

Casa bel Posto is secluded, completely fenced in a spacious yard with a delightful view of Cortona, has a considerably large swimming pool and is surrounded by small farms where you often find fields of vibrant sunflowers in the summer. The well-equipped 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment sleeps 6 comfortably and is located on the entire bottom floor of the farmhouse with its own private entrance.

The Casa bel Posto vacation apartment has been designed with style and convenience in mind; each bedroom is individually themed and artistically decorated to make you feel at home in a 'B&B' like setting. The kitchen comes fully equipped with appliances, cooking utensils, pots and pans, dishes, silverware, etc.; everything necessary to make you feel at home. The dining room, located in the same large open plan room as the kitchen, has a sizable rustic wood table that can easily seat ten people, perfect for entertaining. The living room is comfortable and spacious and thanks to the very thick stone walls the apartment stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter. There is a brand new Whirlpool washing machine in the rental unit. Bedding, towels, electricity and heating are included in the weekly rental rates, mid-week cleaning service can be arranged for a minimal fee. As additional amenities for our guests we also offer complimentary internet (Wi-Fi) which is accessible both from inside the apartment and outside on the property, even by the pool.

We highly encourage our guests to make use of the large yard where you can enjoy meals, dining al fresco at the outdoor dining table (seating 12), under the protective cover of umbrella pine trees while enjoying views of Cortona up on the hillside. There is also a charcoal barbeque on-site for guest use. The 24 ft. x 48 ft. swimming pool, open from May – October, is a cool refreshing break from the summer heat. Poolside you will find lounging chairs, inflatable mattresses and plenty of noodles to ensure maximum relaxation in the peaceful countryside setting. Two bicycles are available to guests for explorations of the nearby local farming community and rural country roads.

The delightful town of Cortona is just a few minutes drive from Casa bel Posto, perched dramatically on a hillside looking out over the Val di Chiana and Lago Trasimeno. Cortona has picturesque little streets, enchanting churches, museums, local shops and entertainment and well as a wide variety of delectable restaurants.

We will be happy to give you recommendations and help make reservations for local dining and give you advice on what to do or see in the area. We also operate Journey to Enlightenment Tours, a small custom-designed tour company specializing in the local area and can arrange personalized tours for you upon request.

Casa bel Posto is centrally located in southern Tuscany, 2.5 hours north of Rome, a little over an hour south of Florence, 45 minutes from Siena, 20 minutes from Montepulciano and Perugia and in easy reach of numerous other beautiful Tuscan towns. The property is just a few minutes from Camucia, where the main train station for Cortona is located, a stop on the Rome – Florence train line.

For additional information and more pictures of Casa bel Posto, please contact us directly.

Keywords: Apartment in Farmhouse, Cortona, villa, farmhouse, apartment

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Tania & Keith von Barkenhagen (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks english


Car: recommended

Full day cooking classes with 'Alessandra's real Italian cucina' can be arranged, located a couple minutes away, half or full day wine tours can be scheduled with the owners who also write.

The beautiful medieval village of Cortona is just a few minutes away by car and is a favorite amongst travelers. There are Etruscan ruins nearby, Lago Trasimeno a few minutes away and plenty of beautiful drives in all directions in the spectacular Tuscan countryside.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation farmhouse rental in Cortona, Italy

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Season
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$73
Refundable Damage Deposit C$439

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation farmhouse rental in Cortona, Italy

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • cell phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , Bathroom is ensuite.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Also can be made up as two large singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Also can be made up as two large singles. Bathroom ensuite.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Small pull-out couch in living room. 1 adult or 2 children
  • King size beds (2) The two king beds can also be made up into four large twin beds., Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4) These beds can also be made into two very comfortable king size beds.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
There are two bicycles for guest use, outdoor lounging furniture, hammock, outdoor dining table and chairs under shaded umbrella pine tree area.