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La Torretta

Val d'Orcia & near Cortona, Tuscany, Italy

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A wonderfully private little cottage, designed with charming simplicity, this villa for two in Tuscany is a rare find. Beautifully renovated, the romantic retreat is an easy walk from Cetona’s piazza.

In brief

  • Romantic getaway
  • Walk to shops and restaurants
  • Village location

About the villa

The setting is superb for this honeymoon hideaway. Nestled into grassy gardens in the gorgeous hills of southern Tuscany, the villa combines all the peace of the countryside with easy access to Cetona, its narrow streets and busy piazza about five hundred metres away. After imaginative restoration, inside and out, the villa has a rustic-chic feel, from its terracotta tiled floors to its cheerful rugs and fabrics and whitewashed beamed ceilings. With a double bedroom on the upper floor, the compact ground floor sitting room has double doors to a shaded al fresco dining terrace, the small kitchen opens out to a vegetable garden, and a study in the inner hallway leads into the dining area.

There is satellite tv and WiFi in the house and, in the garden, a power point in the Ottoman style pergola, the ideal spot for lounging and listening to music. Set in a tree-lined terrace, a traditional Tuscan fountain has been transformed into a private plunge pool, perfectly proportioned for two and complete with hydro-massage. La Torretta is adjacent to sister-villa La Torre, and the two could be booked together for groups of family or friends.


Villa details


Ground floor

  • Sitting/dining room with 2 single sofabeds
  • Compact kitchen
  • Compact shower room

first floor

  • Double (king size) bedroom on mezzanine above


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair


  • WiFi
  • Smart TV
  • CD player

Kitchen Essentials

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Pool

  • Plunge Pool 2.2m x 1.6m
  • The pool is open from the last week of May until mid-September

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Heating

Service & Staffing


  • Maid service 1.5 hours per day 2 day(s) per week
  • Linen change 1 day(s) per week

Important Information

CV Representative

An English speaking CV representative in Italy will be available by phone 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.




  • Golf 25km Lamborghini-Panicarola
  • Watersports 30km Lake Trasimeno


  • Shops, bakery, ATM, chemist, and restaurants in Cetona 500m
  • Larger supermarkets 9km
  • Fonteverde Spa

Places of Interest

  • Citta della Pieve 14km
  • Montepulciano 30km
  • Lake Trasimeno 30km
  • Pienza 45km
  • Perugia/Orvieto 60km
  • Arezzo 80km
  • Siena 90km


  • Perugia 60km
  • Florence 150km
  • Rome 200km
  • Pisa 210km
  • Bologna 240km

Train 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.