Villa di Liliana

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Tuscany, Italy · Villa - Cortona area · 3 - 5 Bedrooms · 6 - 10 people

Villa di Liliana is one of four villas situated in a beautiful area close to the picturesque walled hilltop town of Cortona on a large wine and olive oil producing estate. Founded by the Etruscans, Cortona was a major seat of power during medieval times. It cobblestone streets lead to the Medici fortress and the Santuario di Santa Margherita, its highest church, from where there are magnificent views over the countryside. Cortona has a large antique furniture market in August and September. More recently, it has become well known as the setting for Frances Mayes’ book, ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’, and the author’s house can be seen from our property. Although 6 kilometres away by car, guests can choose to enjoy a scenic 2 kilometre walk to the centre of Cortona.

Villa di Liliana is situated near the main villa of the property, occupied by the charming owner. The other three villas (Villa di Orlando and Villa di Nello and Piccolo Orlando) are in completely different areas, making each property very private, yet also suitable for larger groups, or several families wanting to travel together. Each of the villas also has its own private garden and swimming pool, and all enjoy spectacular views over the Cortona countryside. The pool at Casa di Liliana in a very pretty wooded area, in a higher position to the rear of the house. It is a large pool (13 x 8m) which has been converted from the original antique water reservoir. Outside the house is a lovely wide veranda with wrought iron table and barbeque, suitable for enjoying enchanting candlelit dinners.

On the ground floor, a spacious hallway entry foyer leads into a living room, and one bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The spacious kitchen, once the original clay oven dating back to the 1800's, is fully equipped with all essential household appliances and amenities. On the first floor there are two bedrooms with views overlooking the Val di Chiana, each with air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. The entrance to the smaller apartment is on the first floor and is accessible via an external stone staircase with a covered terrace. It has two big living rooms, one with fireplace and the other used as a dining room. The fully equipped kitchen and the dining room are communicating. The sleeping area of the apartment consists of a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, both with en-suite bathroom with shower. There is air-conditioning in the bedrooms and in the living room. Further amenities at the property include heating, washing machine, satellite TV, DVD and internet connection. The estate’s olive oil and wine can be purchased by guests and the owner will also arrange a cook on request, for the arrival meal and during the stay. At the property there is also a Limonaia suitable for a party for a maximum of 32 guests, and a chapel available for rent. Cooking classes and wine tours can also be arranged. Arrival day at this property is a Friday.

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Season Date Weekly Rate
Low, Main apartment (6 people) 01/01/2017 - 06/05/2017 1750
Low, Main apartment (6 people) 21/10/2017 - 23/12/2017 1750
Christmas/New Year, Main apartment (6 people) 20/12/2017 - 02/01/2018 2310
Low season (dates as above) both apartments (10 people) - 2170
Mid season, both apartments (10 people) 06/05/2017 - 01/07/2017 3290
High season - both apartments (10 people) 01/07/2017 - 02/09/2017 3640
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*Please Note: We accept payment in the original currency specified (Euro), before use of the conversion tool. The conversion tool is provided for your convenience only. The exchange rate is subject to fluctuations.

€400 refundable security deposit due on arrival, as well as tourist tax of €2 per adult for maximum 4 nights.

Heating charged extra.


Main Apartment

Ground Floor

Spacious hallway, leading to living room. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Kitchen.

First Floor

1 double bedroom and 1 double/twin bedroom, both with en-suite bathrooms.

Small Apartment

 Living room with fireplace. Living/dining room.. Fully equipped kitchen, opening to the dining room. Double bedroom and a twin bedroom, both with en-suite bathrooms with shower.

Amenities Maid service included, Balcony and/or terrace, Internet access, A/C and Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi

Maid service included on Fridays, for stays of 2 weeks.

Extra hours of maid service on request.

Cook on request.

Air conditioning included, Heating charged extra.


Cortona 6 kms Lake Trasimeno 10 minutes drive Siena 1 hour Florence 1 hour 30 minutes Pisa Airport 1 hour 50 minutes Rome Airport 2 hours 30 minutes

Important Information

Villa di Liliana consists of two apartments with independent entrance. The bigger apartment, spread over two floors sleeps up to 6 people, whereas the smaller one, on the first floor, sleeps up to 4 people. For smaller groups, in low and mid season, the larger apartment can be rented, without renting the smaller one to other people, ensuring privacy for guests. Both apartments must be rented together in high season, and are ideal for an extended family or two familes, of up to 10 people.

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