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

'La Lombarda' - through the vines
Very good
3 reviews
'La Lombarda' - through the vines
Ariel view of La Lombarda
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
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 in the comune of Cortona. 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.

The La Stufa apartment was, formerly, a tobacco-drying tower which was adde...
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Listing #HL18284
About the Owner
Giovanna Peter S
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

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....More

Management response:Responded 6 January 2017

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

Reviewed 3 December 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.

Thank ShawnOCallaghan
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Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2013


  • 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.

The two single beds in the twin/double bedroom can be placed together to make a king size bed.

Telephone and fax services provided on request.

WiFi Internet available at all times.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
EUR 125
23 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High Summer
7 nights
EUR 145
EUR 995
1 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
Late Summer
7 nights
EUR 140
EUR 950
29 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
4 nights
EUR 126
EUR 850
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$313 / stay - Deposit
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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About the neighbourhood
From its lofty perch, picturesque and historic Cortona an Etruscan town founded around 700b.c., much of the Valdichiana and Lake Trasimeno may be surveyed: the mountains of Cetona and Amiata, and the town of Montepulciano to the south.

Cortona's excellent Etruscan museum houses fascinating and priceless relics including the 4th century B.C. 'Etruscan Chandelier'. The Diocese Museum has many works of significant artistic value, the masterpiece being Fra Angelico's 'Annuciation'.

Hidden in a cleft of Monte Sant' Egidio lies 'Le Celle' founded by Saint Francis in 1211. This peaceful, spiritual place is where the saint spent some time and where you can still see his cell. The monks here continue living their lives according to his teachings.

Stroll Corto...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Perugia-San Francesco D'Assisi : 60.0 km
Railway: Camucia-Cortona: 10.0 km
Travelling by aeroplane:

The following airports in Italy are situated either conveniently or fairly conveniently for traveling to Cortona by road:-
1. Perugia – San Francesco D'Assisi: 40 miles
2. Florence: 80 miles.
3. Rome – Fiumicino: 125 miles.
4. Rome – Ciampino: 125 miles.
5. Pisa: 130 miles.
6. Bologna: 135 miles.
7. Bologna (Forli): 125 miles.

Who flies to where and wherefrom:-
1. Perugia-San Francesco D'Assisi. – RyanAir from London-Stanstead.
2. Florence. - Meridiana from Gatwick.
3. Rome-Fiumicino. –
- (i) British Airways from London Heathrow and
- (ii) Alitalia from London-Heathrow.
4. Rome-Ciampino.
- (i) RyanAir from Glasgow (Prestwick), Liverpool, London-Luton, London-Stanstead and
- (ii) EasyJet from Bristol, East Midlands, London-Gatwick, Newcastle.
5. Pisa....
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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