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Charming 2 bedroom apartment in restored Tuscan farmhouse with pool located in historic Cortona

'La Lombarda' - through the vines
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
3 reviews
'La Lombarda' - through the vines
Swimming pool. Great for relaxing, parents as well as the kids.
La Stufa lounge
La Stufa lounge
La Stufa lounge
La Stufa lounge
La Stufa kitchen/diner
La Stufa kitchen/diner
La Stufa twin/double bedroom
La  Stufa twin/double bedroom
La Stufa ensuite shower twin/double bedroom
La Stufa double bedroom
La Stufa double bedroom with separate family shower
La Stufa family shower
La Lombarda with Cortona in the background
Back garden from our balcony
'La Lombarda' - Entrance
Our little vineyard
The little orchard. Cortona is visible on its hill in the background
Have lunch or dinner off Cortona's Piazza Repubblica
Cortona - Art and Coffee
Cortona from the air. The ancient, the medieval and a small touch of the modern.
Castle at nearby Castiglione del Lago on Lake Trasimeno
Isola Maggiore on Lake Trasimeno.
Perugia - Fontana Maggiore
Florence - Ponte Vecchio. The 'old bridge', famous for its gold and jewellery shops.
Siena - Palazzo Pubblico - just an hours pleasant drive away
Front garden
Stunning Val D'Orcia. Brilliant for walking, cycling and even motoring.
Beautiful Montichiello in the Val D'Orcia. Princess Margaret reputedly bought her linen here.
Val D'Orcia from Pienza with Monte Amiata in the background.
La Stufa lounge
La Stufa lounge
La Stufa lounge
'La Stufa' - lounge
'La Stufa' - lounge through to kitchen
'La Stufa' - bedroom 1
'La Stufa' - bedroom 2
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Cortona, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
La Lombarda is our charmingly restored traditional 18th century Tuscan farmhouse. La Stufa is a charming two bedroom apartment with wood-beamed ceilings and terracotta floors. There is a comfortable sofa and two armchairs in the lounge, TV, DVD, books, games and videos for your enjoyment. The fully fitted kitchen/diner has a table and chairs, fridge/freezer, oven and hob and washing machine. On the first floor there is a pretty twin/double bedroom, with views over vineyards and olive trees, with en suite shower room. There is a second double bedroom with views towards Cortona and a further shower room. From the lounge french doors open onto your own private patio, where you can enjoy al fresco meals or simply relax with a glass of wine.<BR><BR>The La Stufa apartment was, formerly, a tobacco-drying tower which was added to th... Read more
About the Owner, Giovanna Peter S
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2006
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 3 properties
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 for a stay in July 2016

La Lombarda is an ideal spot for total peace, tranquillity and relaxation; it is exactly as described. With just 3 rented out guest accommodations and another for hosts Nina and Peter and Nina’s mum. We stayed in La Stufa, the 2 bedroom 2 storey apartment. Plenty of room and space for four of us. The kitchen is equipped with everything...

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Hello Patricia, Thank you for your review. Peter and I were very happy to welcome you back to La Stufa at La Lombarda and pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Nina and Peter Shelley


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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Nina and Peter were great. We went to see how olives are pressed and made into oil and it was a good learning experience.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2013 for a stay in July 2011
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
“La Stufa”, once a tobacco drying tower, is charmingly restored on two floors in cotto and wood beams.<BR><BR>The two single beds in the twin/double bedroom can be placed together to make a king size bed.<BR><BR>Telephone and fax services provided on request.<BR><BR>WiFi Internet available at all times.<BR><BR><BR> <BR><BR><BR>
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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7 Apr 2017
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19 May 2017
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
1. In addition to the rental prices quoted above there is a tourist tax imposed by the Italian authorities. Currently it is Euro 2 per day per person but subject to a MAXIMUM of four days only. i.e. Euro 8 per person for stay of 4 nights or more. The tax is payable locally to the owner on arrival.
2. Prices include:-
- Final cleaning
- Towels, pools towels, bed-linen, electricity
3. Prices do not include gas central heating which is charged at cost. (Usually only required during the late autumn and winter months)
4. Stays between 1st June and 30th August are Saturdays to Saturdays only.
5. Breakage/damage deposit Euro 200 returnable as applicable within 7 days of departure.
6. Please contact owners for daily/monthly rates
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How to get there
Airport: Perugia-San Francesco D&#039;Assisi : 60.0 km
Railway: Camucia-Cortona: 10.0 km
Travelling by aeroplane:<BR><BR>The following airports in Italy are situated either conveniently or fairly conveniently for traveling to Cortona by road:-<BR>1. Perugia – San Francesco D'Assisi: 40 miles<BR>2. Florence: 80 miles.<BR>3. Rome – Fiumicino: 125 miles.<BR>4. Rome – Ciampino: 125 miles. <BR>5. Pisa: 130 miles.<BR>6. Bologna: 135 miles.<BR>7. Bologna (Forli): 125 miles.<BR><BR>Who flies to where and wherefrom:-<BR>1. Perugia-San Francesco D'Assisi. – RyanAir from London-Stanstead.<BR>2. Florence. - Meridiana from Gatwick.<BR>3. Rome-Fiumicino. – <BR>- (i) British Airways from London Heathrow and <BR>- (ii) Alitalia from London-Heathrow.<BR>4. Rome-Ciampino.<BR>- (i)... more
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 118.0 km.
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