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Casa dei Vini

Val d'Orcia & near Cortona, Tuscany, Italy

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In a stunning sylvan setting, with beautiful bucolic views of timeless hills and valleys, this family villa in Tuscany is steeped in tranquillity, yet within easy reach of historic towns.

In brief

  • Withing very easy reach of shops and restaurants
  • Very private
  • Historic cities nearby

About the villa

There’s something quite bewitching about the approach to this villa, along an avenue of beech, oak and ancient chestnut trees, and past a century old cedar to the pretty stone house, cloaked in climbing roses, with a super view of Cetona forming a fairy-tale backdrop. Within the grounds, broad lawns are punctuated with flowers and shrubs; the swimming pool is set between silvered olive trees and scented lavender. Within the villa, spacious rooms are attractively furnished in fresh country style. On the ground floor, a charming sitting/dining room is divided by a huge stone arch, echoed by big double doors to the garden, while a second sitting room, on the floor above, has a cool country look and opens out to the top of the outdoor stone staircase. With woodland paths on the doorstep, the villa is just 2.5km from Cetona’s shops and good restaurants, with golf at Panicarola, water sports on Lake Trasimeno, a state-of-the-art spa at San Casciano dei Bagni, Citta della Pieve and fascinating Cortona all within 50km. Within easy and fast access of interesting towns both in Tuscany and Umbria and Rome and Florence within easy reach via fast train from Chiusi, this is truly an excellent location. 

Villa details


Ground Floor

  • Entrance hall
  • Kitchen opening to shaded dining terrace
  • Sitting room with dining area opening to gardens
  • Shower room
  • Utility room
  • Double (king size) bedroom (can be made up as twin) opening to gardens with shower room en suite

First Floor

  • Living room opening to staircase down to gardens
  • Master Double (king size) bedroom (can be made up as twin)
  • Bathroom
  • Twin bedroom (can be made up as double)
  • Shower room


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair

Cooking Outdoors

  • Barbecue


  • Wireless speakers
  • WiFi
  • Smart TV
  • Netflix
  • DVD Player
  • CD player
  • Selection of books

Games and Sports

  • Table tennis

Keeping Cool

  • Air Conditioning in all bedrooms

Kitchen Essentials

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Moka Coffee machine
  • Espresso Coffee machine
  • Filter Coffee machine

Private Pool

  • 11m x 6m
  • 1.3m x 1.85m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • Gated
  • Pool towels provided
  • The pool is open from mid May until mid September
  • Outside these dates, the pool can be opened on request for an extra charge

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Heating
  • Insect screens
  • EV charging point

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome pack
  • Maid service 2 hours per day 6 day(s) per week
  • Linen change 1 day(s) per week


  • Cook service

Important Information

Fewer of You?
Reduced Prices are available for lower occupancies for departures from mid May to the end of June and in early September.

Air Conditioning 
Payable locally 

CV Representative

An English speaking CV representative in Italy will be available to visit during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.


Arrival from 16:00 . Departure by 10:00


Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website.




  • E-bike rental in Cetona 2.5km
  • Golf in Lamborghini 25.8km
  • Watersports at Castiglione del Lago 28.5km
  • Fonteverde Spa at San Casciano dei Bagni 17km


  • Shops, bars, bakery, chemist, boutiques, restaurants 2.5km Cetona
  • Archaeological site of Belvedere 3km
  • Large supermarket and all amenities 9km in Chiusi or 12km Querce al Pino
  • Further restaurants in San Casciano dei Bagni 16km

Places of Interest

  • Citta della Pieve 14km
  • Lake Trasimeno 30km
  • Montepulciano 30km
  • Pienza 45km
  • Cortona 50km
  • Orvieto 55km
  • Perugia 70km
  • Arezzo 80km
  • Siena 85km
  • Assisi 90km


  • Perugia 80km
  • Florence 145km
  • Rome 180km
  • Pisa 210km
  • Bologna 240km

MainLine Station

  • Chiusi Scalo 9km
About the area

Val d'Orcia & near Cortona

Average weather

The rolling, strangely haunting scenery of the Val d’Orcia is the backdrop to many a Renaissance painting. Its cypress-studded ridges form one of the iconic modern images of ‘classic Tuscany’. The towns are a delight for architecture buffs: the Renaissance palaces of Montepulciano and Pienza; the Romanesque Collegiata in San Quirico d’Orcia, hewn entirely from honey-coloured travertine. Cortona clings to the side of a mountain overlooking the Valdichiana, looking out to Lake Trasimeno and neighbouring Umbria.

Find out more about Val d'Orcia & near Cortona

Essential Information

Please note that there is a European tourist tax payable on arrival. Further details will be advised prior to arrival.

Having a barbecue in Italy is one of the best ways to cook your food but you may find that due to long drought periods in high season barbecuing may be restricted in some areas. You will be informed if this happens by your house staff or local representative. 


CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.


Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport.