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Rocca di Pierle : Farmhouse Cortona

Rocca di Pierle

Set within the green hills of Tuscany, a few kilometers away from the old Etruscan town of Cortona farmhouse Rocca di Pierle is the perfect place to find peace and tranquility in contact with the pace of nature.

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  • Address: Loc. Pierle 30 Mercatale di Cortona , Cortona (AR)
  • Phone: +39 0575 619378
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Completely renovated Tuscan farmhouse with 3 rustic-style apartments. For groups possibilities to rent the whole villa.

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  • Apartments: 3
  • Villas or cottage: 1

Description

Set within the green hills of Tuscany, a few kilometers away from the old Etruscan town of Cortona farmhouse Rocca di Pierle is the perfect place to find peace and tranquility in contact with the pace of nature.

This farm house has been completely remodeled and refurbished in full respect of its rustic country style, overlooks a beautiful untouched valley and is kissed by the sun, from sunrise to sunset. It is possible to rent one of the full-optional apartments or the whole villa, to enjoy the place with family or friends.

The country house completely remodeled in full respect of its rustic country style overlooks a valley called Val di Pierle that is untouched and kissed by the sun from sunrise to sunset.
Apart from the three apartments of the farmhouse, the adjacent common room, called Cambusa, has been also refurbished to be used either as a common space for the guests renting the whole property or to offer additional services such as breakfast, cooking classes and tasting menus.
The hilly location of the country house, only 17 Km from Cortona and at an altitude of 500 m AMSL, together with the pure air of the beautiful Tuscan hills mean that summer heat is never unbearable, making thus your stay in Tuscany really pleasant and relaxing.

Agriturismo Rocca di Pierle has always paid attention to “Green Energy” and energy saving: since 2012 it is equipped with a photovoltaic system producing most of the electricity used and, for the remaining part, avails itself of the services provided by a supplier producing power exclusively from renewable sources.

Every apartment is equipped with air-conditioning and heating by heat pump, having a separate thermostat for the living area and for the sleeping area, which can be complemented, during particularly cold winter months, by a heating system with LGP powered radiators.
The favorable position of the farmhouse, a few kilometers from Cortona and from Lake Trasimene, makes it possible to quickly and easily reach the main cities of historical value and cultural interest in Tuscany and Umbria and to go hiking along natural paths or simply along the marvelous roads scattered all around the district.

After a lovely excursion it is nice to come back and continue enjoying the beauty and the relaxing sounds of nature in this stunning country house with swimming pool in Cortona, maybe taking a well-deserved dip in the large panoramic swimming pool made available to guests from April to October.

Panoramic Swimming pool
The beautiful swimming pool with a magnificent view onto the entire valley, gives another touch of elegance and distinctiveness to Agriturismo Rocca di Pierle.
Thanks to the great skills of experienced craftsmen we succeeded in creating something simply uncommon and peculiar.
Every single stone used to build the pool was sourced by a local supplier and then shaped and hand-smoothed directly on site to make sure the result was as natural and exclusive as possible. The dark-color tarpaulin that coats the pool gives the water a somewhat warm and mysterious effect. Its size is as follows: 7.5m maximum width, 5 m minimum width, and 14 m length. Depth varies between 0.50 m and 1.80 m.
The elevated location, as compared to the house and the garden, of the swimming pool and the sunbathing area offers perfect privacy in addition to a scenic view onto the underlying valley.

The garden
The farmhouse is set in a huge panoramic garden of about 5,000 sq.m. overlooking the Val di Pierle valley near Cortona on one side and the surrounding hills on the other. The garden on different terraced levels is undoubtedly the jewel in the crown of our farmhouse with the swimming pool and the sunbathing area in a slightly elevated position, and the garden all around, characterised by a lawn where one can walk on, trees, bushes, flower beds, evergreen plants and seasonal flowers.

The large garden and the panoramic swimming pool are also available to organize receptions and exclusive events.

Dinning hall
Another strong point of our farmhouse in Cortona Rocca di Pierle is represented by the spacious and comfortable multi-functional room called “Cambusa”, which can accommodate up to 14/16 people.
With its area of about 40 sq.m., fully air-conditioned (and heated), equipped with Bose – Harman Kardon audio/Dolby system, 60-inch flat TV, WI-FI, and timber floor, it is the ideal place to share relaxing moments or social gatherings during sport or recreational events.
Thanks to its new full optional kitchen, this is the right place to organize cooking classes, traditional buffet breakfasts and tasting sessions of typical local products, such as homemade pasta, cold cuts, cheese and fine Tuscan wines.
In case the whole farmhouse is rented for the exclusive use of guests, it is possible to use this space with a little surcharge to spend fun moments all together.

Vespa, scooter and motorbike rental
During your stay at Agriturismo Rocca di Pierle you could take advantage of a convenient Vespa and scooter rental service to explore the well-renowned countryside of Tuscany and Umbria and enjoy, for instance, the stunning landscape of Val d’Orcia, lovely sunsets by Lake Trasimene, or breathtaking views from the picturesque narrow streets of Cortona or Montepulciano.
The tours by Vespa or scooter are a really unique and unforgettable experience not to be missed to give a touch of magic to your vacation in Central Italy, between Tuscany and Umbria, as they allow enjoying beautiful sceneries at a low pace such as the characteristic Tuscan landscape with vineyards and olive groves covering smooth hills as well as old castles and perfectly preserved medieval villages.
Vespa, scooter and motorbike rental in Cortona
The service of Vespa and scooter hire, provided in collaboration with a local rental company, includes helmets for both rider and passenger, insurance and GPS to let you discover properly and safely this region in the surroundings of Cortona. A rental attendant will explain how to use the vehicle you have chosen and will provide roadside assistance in case of need.
At the end of the Vespa tour in Tuscany or Umbria, upon request, the people staying at our country house will have the chance to get pampered with delicious local food and wine tasting sessions or attend one of our entertaining cooking classes organized by our chef to end the day on a good note.


Accommodations:

Apartment La Valle - 70 sq. m. - 4/6 guests
Apartment “La Valle” enjoys a spectacular panoramic view onto the underlying Val di Pierle, from which it takes its name.
Apartment La Valle on the ground floor derives its name from its entry room overlooking Val di Pierle, which is directly accessible from the garden. La Valle can accommodate 4 to 6 people in case one or two extra single beds are prepared in the living area (upon request, with an extra charge to be agreed upon with guests): here we find a spacious living room with sofa, a fully functional fireplace, a big kitchen equipped with household appliances, a sleeping area with two comfortable double bedrooms with a view onto the garden and a bathroom with crystal shower box, hairdryer and small bathroom amenities kit.

Apartment La Loggia - 55 sq. m. - 2/4 guests
Apartment “La Loggia” is situated on the upper floor and derives its name from a little lovely loggia protecting the entry from where one can enjoy a breathtaking view onto the imposing fortress and onto the Val di Pierle valley.
Apartment La Loggia on the first floor, which is accessible through a remodeled external staircase leading to a typical Tuscan terrace, from which it takes its name, that is covered with a roof made of authentic reclaimed materials, can accommodate 2 to 4 people in case one or two single extra beds are prepared (upon request, with an extra charge to be agreed upon with guests) and is composed as follows: private external terrace from which it takes its name, large living area with fully functional fireplace, period sofa, full optional kitchen equipped with household appliances; sleeping area with a big double bedroom with a spectacular view onto Val di Pierle, bathroom with crystal shower box, hairdryer and small bathroom amenities kit.

Apartment Il Monte - 70 sq. m. - 4 guests
Apartment “Il Monte” is situated on the upper floor of the villa: from the beautiful habitable terrace covered with timber roof it is possible to admire the range of hills covered with woods that towers above the fortress complex.
Apartment Il Monte on the first floor takes its name from its entry room on the garden side, which is accessible through an external staircase leading to a small covered terrace that can accommodate two comfortable seats for reading and relaxing. Apartment Il Monte can accommodate 4 people: it consists of a spacious living room furnished with four single armchairs, fully functional fireplace,big kitchen equipped with household appliances, a sleeping area with two comfortable double bedrooms with a spectacular view onto Val di Pierle and a bathroom with crystal shower box, hairdryer and small bathroom amenities kit.


Services & activities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Car park
  • Pool
  • Internet
  • Panoramic view
  • Terrace or garden
  • Cooking Classes
  • Weddings
  • Wine tasting
  • Meeting Room
  • Sport activities
  • Bike hotel
  • Country relax
  • Romantic

Rates

Rates

La Loggia apartment
55 sqm - 2/4 guests
from 89 € to 149 € / night *

La Valle apartment
70 square meters - 4/6 guests
from € 139 to € 199 / night *

Il Monte apartment
70 square meters - 4 guests
from € 149 to € 209 / night

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Location

Loc. Pierle 30, Mercatale di Cortona   Cortona (Arezzo)

Sat Coordinates: Lat. 43.259538 - Lon.12.109895

Territory
The privileged location of this country house makes it possible not only to easily reach the main art towns in Umbria and Tuscany, but also to enjoy the natural silence and tranquility characterizing the Niccone valley, overlooked by the old medieval fortress of Pierle. This fairy-tale green landscape is scattered with the old castles surrounding the valley, from where one can see the light-blue color of Lake Trasimeno in the background.

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Experiences that you can have at Rocca di Pierle

  • Tuscany cooking classes

    Our interactive cooking classes consist of 2-3 hours lesson where Silvia and our welcome guests, helped by Sheila, prepare a 3/4-course menu chosen by guests according to their taste among a series of proposed seasonal recipes.

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