Casa Grifone B is a graceful one-story apartment surrounded by meadows and by green hills. It sleeps six people. From Casa Grifone B you will have a fascinating view of the Tuscan countryside. Casa Grifone B is 90 square meters (970 square feet). It features a shared swimming pool, a private patio, a shared garden, air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed) and winter heating.
You will be roughly 6 km (3.7 miles) from Camucia di Cortona, where you will find restaurants, the shops and public transportation. You will find the closest restaurant and a grocery store at 3.5 km (roughly 2.2 miles).
Casa Grifone B is located on the ground floor.
To stay at Casa Grifone B you will need a car. You will be able to park it on the premises, inside the entrance gate. Please note that access to Casa Grifone B is along an 800-meter (half-a-mile) unpaved road.
Casa Grifone B is one of the holiday homes available in a small complex. Please find a general description of the complex below, and please scroll further down for a description of Casa Grifone B.
The Grifone apartments are 3 apartments belonging to a farmhouse which lies deep in the Val di Chiana, at the foot of the Etruscan city of Cortona.
The apartments, that have been nicely renovated, preserve all their original features. The renovation has not only preserved but it has even enhanced the apartments' original building features such as the floor in terracotta tiles, the stone façade and the wood ceilings.
The house is surrounded by a large green field which is entirely fenced and shaded by trees and flowers. In this field you will find a swimming pool with Roman steps that seems to merge with the cultivated lands that surround the property.
The vast Val di Chiana, with its corn and sunflower fields, is a beautiful setting for this little corner of peace and quiet. In the backgroung of this lovely setting you will also enjoy the view of the beautiful Etruscan city of Cortona, situated on a steep hillside.
The swimming pool is 6 meters (20 feet) large by 11 meters (36 feet) long, 2 meters (6.5 feet) deep. The swimming pool area is equipped with a table, chairs, sun umbrellas and deck chairs. From the swimming pool you will have a pleasant view of the Valdichiana Valley and of the surrounding countryside. You will share the pool with the other guests staying at the complex. It is open from the beginning of June until the end of September.
The garden is 500 square meters (5380 square feet) large. It is equipped with a table and chairs. Here you will also find a portable barbecue. From the garden you will have a pleasant view of the Tuscan countryside. You will share the garden with the other guests staying at the complex.
The patio is 8 square meters (86 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by a porch. It is equipped with a table and chairs. From the patio you will have a pleasant view of the vegetation.
The living room is paved with Tuscan terracotta tiles. The ceiling has characteristic exposed wood beams and terraccotta tiles. The furnishings are warm and welcoming. The furnishings include a divan that unfolds into a double bed. There is a nice fireplace made of bricks. In the living room you will also find a cooking area. The kitchenette is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a refrigerator with freezer, a dishwasher and an Italian-style coffee-maker. There is also a washing machine, an iron and an ironing board. The dining table can accommodate six guests. In this room you will find a flat-screen satellite television. From the living room you will be able to enter the patio and the garden through two French doors. The room has a window. It is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the corridor. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has two windows.
You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches), that can be pushed together into a matrimonial bed if requested. The room has a window.
The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a shower. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.
Accommodations: Independent house or villa in small complex
The rental price includes: electricity; linens; towels.
Local Costs: To be paid at the property:final cleaning EUR 70.00.Available upon request, if desired:air conditioning EUR 80.00/week.