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  • Guests: 4/8
  • Living-units: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1/4
  • Bathrooms: 1/5
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
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Not only the magical beauty of being perched on top of a hill at an altitude of 600 m with a breathtaking view of the Chiana Valley, with the bright mirror-like reflection of Lake Trasimeno in the distance along with the Sienese hills stretching as far as Mount Amiata, its ancient origins (which reach far back in time, so much so that according to legend its foundations have been attributed to Noah or Ulysses!), its strong Etruscan character (the town walls give us an idea of how important it was in that period) and combined with its strong Medieval imprint (the alleys that wind up to the top of the town) have created the fame of Cortona, but most of all for its lively, kind and genuine personality and its cultural viability (numerous art, gastronomic and cultural events take place all year round, such as the famous Tuscan Sun Festival with internationally famous artists) make it truly unique and one of the most fascinating and desirable places to spend a holiday in Tuscany.
Casa Gilda offers you the rare opportunity of living in a typical Cortona-style house; this is where the owner's great-grandmother once lived, an eccentric nonconformist woman, descendant of a cultured family, who cultivated particular interests for their time, such as medicinal herbs, homoeopathy, astrology and photography. Situated at the beginning of the famous Ruga Piana, the town's "corso" (main street) and the its only flat street, the largest apartment has the typical vertical layout and as the fulcrum is a convenient stone stairway with cast iron handrail, from where the various areas develop out. Some windows overlook the central streets, the others overlook the valley with an incredible panorama. The owner has just finished renovating it, entirely preserving the original structure and adding value to its unique elements, furnishing it with a mixture of ancient traditional Tuscan pieces and original elements, modern and comfortable, which create a very cosy and welcoming atmosphere. The smallest apartment is on the ground floor and is accessed from a doorway on the street from the entrance, which is shared between the 2 apartments (the building consists of only 2 independent apartments that can also be rented together for a large group of people), has windows with views of the alley towards the valley and is just as pleasant and comfortable. Casa Gilda is situated at the beginning of the pedestrian street in Cortona; the guests can unload their luggage 50 m from the house in the small square, where there is a car park and where also the escalator arrives, which goes up from the free car park below. Internet WI-FI.

Guests 8 Code TSI097 Apt. 1 (Size: 250 m²) Bedrooms: 4 (2 doubles, 2 Twin bedrooms ) Bathrooms: 5
From the entrance door: stairway which the entire house develops out from:
2 ramps lead to the FIRST FLOOR: from the balcony on the right: 1 double bedroom with 1 private bathroom with double shower, in a passageway from the double bedroom 1 twin bedroom (both bedrooms with view of the alley in the back).
From the balcony on the left (2 stairs): 1 double bedroom with windows overlooking the main street.
From the balcony going up 1 ramp (5 stairs): 1 small bathroom (WC and washbasin),
going up 2 more ramps (11 stairs) lead to the balcony of the SECOND FLOOR: on the right is the day area: hall, 1 large kitchen where you can eat with old fireplace and stone sink, dishwasher, oven and French doors with view of the entire valley, 1 spacious pantry with fridge freezer, 1 living-room with panoramic bow window, satellite TV and area with dining table. From the balcony (3 stairs); 1 dining-room (windows overlooking the main street),
going up one ramp (5 stairs): 1 small bathroom with WC, open shower and washbasin.
Two ramps of stairs (11 stairs) lead to the balcony on the THIRD FLOOR: on the right: 1 bathroom with bathtub and washing machine under the eaves,
1 ramp (6 stairs) lead to the left to 1 twin bedroom under the eaves with small window overlooking the main street.
1 ramp (5 stairs) lead to 1 small bathroom (WC and washbasin),
6 stairs lead to: small panoramic terrace equipped with table.

Guests 2+2 Code TSI098 Apt. 2 (Size: 50 m²) Bedrooms: 1 (1 doubles) Bathrooms: 1
(From the shared entrance)
GROUND FLOOR: 1 corridor, 1 living/dining-room with TV, double sofa-bed and view of the back alley from the windows, kitchen (dishwasher and oven), pantry with fridge, microwave and washing machine, 1 double bedroom with view of the alley, 1 bathroom with large shower.

  • Guests: 4/8
  • Living-units: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1/4
  • Bathrooms: 1/5
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
high-speed internet line Yes
washing machine Yes
dishwasher Yes
TV Yes
Satellite TV Yes
* The amenities are generic for the whole property. Upon booking please ask for details about the single apartment you wish to book.
Public amenities
Bus stop 0 km
Nearest grocery Cortona 0 km
Casa Gilda ~ Arezzo Area,CortonaFlorence & Tuscany
Distances from main towns
Arezzo30 km
Perugia50 km
Siena75 km
Firenze120 km
Cortona0 km
Distances from transport
Airport: Perugia Sant'Egidio50 km
Railway Station: Camucia Cortona4 km
  • Guests: 4/8
  • Living-units: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1/4
  • Bathrooms: 1/5
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
Prices & Services
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The below price list shows rental costs per week
- Minimum stay: 7 nights
07 Jan 2017 - 10 Jun
16 Sep - 06 Jan 2018
10 Jun - 16 Sep
Apt. 1
USD 2,240
USD 2,775
Apt. 2
USD 825
USD 985
Services Included
Extra costs
1 set of bed and bath linen per week included in the price.
Cot for babies under 2 years
Use of wireless Internet.
Further costs to be paid on the premises in cash
Central heating according to consumption
Extra services on request (hours of extra cleaning €12 an hour, cook for preparation of dinner €15 an hour or menu per person to be established).
Total final cleaning cost:
Apt. 1 € 120
Apt. 2 € 50
Apt. 1 Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival: 500
Apt. 2 Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival: 250
Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival - Domestic pets  Allowed
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  • Guests: 4/8
  • Living-units: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1/4
  • Bathrooms: 1/5
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
Apt. 1 Guests: 8
Apt. 2 Guests: 2+2
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"Wonderful. The owner is a joy. Cortona is our favorite town in Tuscany. The house was delightful and located conveniently to Piazza Garibaldi and accessible to everything in town. Cortona has wonderful restaurants, great places to walk and plentiful parking. The countryside surrounding Cortona is simply breathtaking. The girasole/sunflower fields lining both sides of the back roads are memorable. Camucia, which is just down the hill has a large supermarket Coop, gas stations and the train station.
Steven, New York 2011"
(September 2011)
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