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The Residence in The Valley of Etruscan Princes Il Casale, a residence out of a building of the year 500 sits in front of the towers, the domes the green and the sky of Cortona, a city of ancient origins, often visited by the ex French president Mitterand, and today by the University of Georgia (UGA). During august it is the chosen location for the National Antiques Showroom, where for the occasion, in the old rooms of Palazzo Casali and Palazzo Vagnotti, all the most important Italian exhibitors gather. The rural complex is situated nearby the San Pietro a Cegliolo neighbourhood. Today it is a very comfortable and accommodating Residence, hidden in the silence of a spectacular and suggestive creation of the nature. It is laid out around a huge garden and the mother tower which overlooks the main building, which is also the oldest and still maintains the original features, like the double slope roof and the external stairway with a wide landing for the middle floor access. Behind one of the complexes’ wings, finds room on over an hectare of green grass, the swimming pool which is for guests use only. Built with the most modern and efficient techniques its size is 16 by 8 meters. Furnished with deck chairs, comfortable pillows, umbrellas, showers and everything to help relax and fun for the kids, while watching Cortona’s skyline. The garden is one of the most beautiful features of the complex. Very well grown and cared, shines with plenty of different flowers varieties and plants which give colour to the spectacular green English carpet. Here you’ll find the tables and chairs for breakfast and dinner in a relaxing environment. The residence is made of 10 apartments, of which 8 sleep 4, one sleep 3, and one sleep 2. They all provide a stylish and elegant solution, floors and ceilings made with old cotto tiles and antique furniture aging around the year ‘800. Everything carefully planned and put together in respect of the most modern way of living. The apartments have two bedrooms, some of which with two double beds, some other with one double bed and a room with single beds, bathroom with shower and the living room with a cooking corner (fire spots, electrical oven, fridge, double sink). The general feeling is of a relaxing and “antique” luxurious environment. The bedrooms are especially thought in the way they’ve been furnished. Antique beds (‘700 and ‘800), carpets who match the period of the furniture, practical closets also from the ‘800 style. Everything is planned to match with the floors and the ceilings. Apartment sleep 4: two bedrooms with two double beds or one double bed and two single beds, bathroom with shower, living room/kitchen fully equipped. Apartment sleep 3: one big bedroom with a double bed and a single bed, two bathrooms with shower, living room/kitchen fully equipped. Apartment sleep 2: one bedroom with a double bed, one bathroom with shower, living room/kitchen fully equipped. Possibility to have additional beds on request. SERVICES: Every apartment has its own external space furnished with garden chairs and table, and inside provides Satellite TV, air conditioning/heating direct phone line. WI-FI CONNECTION
Lovely setting with a beautiful, immaculate pool and surroundings. .
The apartments are very well kept and historic. My only criticism was with booking.com who we booked with as their property description is inaccurate. It says additional toilet and none of the 2 bedroom apartments...More
Beautiful environment and magnificent high rooms nicely decorated. Of all facilities. Fine pool for the entire day to enjoy! Supermarket nearby as well as restaurants in the beautiful old town of Cortona.
Some people dream about a 2nd home in Toscany. Our House in Tuscany is situated on the estate of Vittorio at the foot of Cortona, only 10 min. by car. Almost every year we want TO BE THERE. Because if the atmosphere, the beautifull apartments,...More
Stayed here on the second leg of an Italian adventure. Not much happening in the immediate area, but a fantastic base for flying around. Felt very rural, even though its almost on a main road. Quiet, laid back and a lovely layout. Staff were most...More
I first stayed here 5 years ago and found Il Casale perfect for what we wanted - comfortable, well equipped, good grounds and a good location close to Cortona and the wonderful countryside around. I returned here in May for a foolw-up visit to do...More
Thank Michael T
Response from ownerCortona, Proprietario at Residence Il CasaleResponded 4 April 2016
Thank you Michael!
I hope to see you again at Il Casale!