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Dardano

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    Dardano surrounded by poppies in June
    Dardano surrounded by poppies in June
    Dardano surrounded by poppies in June
    The pool is gated and totally private
    Dine outdoors beneath a leafy canopy
    Dine indoors before the ancient fireplace
    The kitchen is a masterpiece of ancient and modern
    Property description
    Cortona
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    Dardano is a deceptively large house, full of atmosphere. It is a simple country home, basic even, but with an elemental charm. You drive up to the house with its ancient stone well and to one side there’s a little vine-covered area for shady outdoor eating. The garden is a neatly mown meadow with glorious views of the surrounding countryside, while the large outbuildings house a barbecue and give welcome shaded parking. A flight of steps leads to the front door and into the old farmhouse kitchen, which also takes a stab at doubling as a sitting room. The stone floor and old fireplace (with a medieval “spy hole” hidden in it) has authentic Tuscany stamped all over it. We couldn’t call the place smart; it isn’t! But it’ll charm you nevertheless with its comfortable bedrooms, ancient arched... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(3)
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Tower:
    2 double bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom with shower)

    Entrance floor:
    1 small double bedroom,
    1 bedroom with twin beds,
    bathroom with shower,
    traditional farmhouse kitchen with huge fireplace and sitting area.
    Washing machine, barbecue, table football, covered parking

    Free dinner with bookings of 2 or more weeks

    The owners offer their own cold pressed olive oil for sale

    Pool info: Private pool, 36 ft x 13 ft x 3 ft 9 ins deep
    Listing #HL250755 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Mid 30 Aug 2014 26 Sep 2014 7 nights
    £1,090
    Low 27 Sep 2014 17 Oct 2014 7 nights
    £950
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Additional costs to be paid directly to the owners:
    - Cortona tourist tax: 8 euro per adult
    - Heating if used: charged at cost
    Everything else is included
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leonab62
Warkworth, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
1
person found this review helpful

The pictures do not do Dardano justice. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, Carla and Paolo amazing hosts . Great spot to explore Siena and Umbria. Fantastic local food market 2 minutes up the road. Will return. more

Suzy G
Michigan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 August 2012 for a stay in July 2012
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed at Dardano in July of 2012 and enjoyed a wonderful vacation!. Dardano is beautiful, and very comfortable for an extended family (there were 7 of us). It was a warm summer so we spent many happy afternoons in the beautiful pool while the house stayed very cool and comfortable. What makes Dardano so very special are the owners, Paolo and Carla. From the minute we arrived they treated us like returning family. Their welcome was warm, informative and most importantly involved an invitation to attend Paolo's birthday taking place the next day. Of course we went!, the food, location and people made the day very special. Carla and her mother in law, Stella also joined us for a cooking class later in the week where we had the opportunity to make some of the dishes we had enjoyed at the party. What a fun afternoon and what a feast we all created together. We can hardly wait to return, to spend more time at this beautiful home and to enjoy the company of such warm, wonderful owners. more

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Bob Monroe (Property Manager Summer's Leases)
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Listed since : Jul 2012
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 17 days ago
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