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Il Rifugio is a private Tuscan villa
in Cortona, Italy.
"Slow down, review your dreams
and rethink your life at Il Rifugio"
Front of house at Il Rifugio

Il Rifugio

(The Refuge) is a respectfully restored seventeenth-century stone farmhouse set on a Tuscan hillside surrounded by fifty six rolling acres of private property near the Etruscan citadel Cortona.

Situated on the edge of a centuries' old terraced olive grove, Il Rifugio is located above the village of Montanare in the community of Cortona in Tuscany Italy.

Seventeenth century farmhouse / villa
for rent by owner.
Located in the Etruscan hill town community Cortona, in Tuscany Italy.
Pergola and cantina at Il RifugioPergola at Il Rifugio

Vacation in Tuscany at Il Rifugio... where you will enjoy spectacular views, quiet, and privacy. Unwind in a restored seventeenth-century farmhouse on fifty-six acres of gardens, fields, woodlands, and centuries old terraced olive groves.

Il Rifugio has all modern conveniences with a large fully-equipped kitchen, including dishwasher, outdoor pizza oven, laundry, and Internet access. The area is rich in natural beauty, history, art, architecture, wineries, churches, and fine restaurants; it is 10 minutes from the Etruscan hill town of Cortona and within easy reach of trains, markets, gardens, and more. Il Rifugio is perfect for writers, artists, naturalists, families, groups, and retreats.

Gazebo on side patioGazebo on side patio
vineyard at Il RIfugioVineyard at Il Rifugio

sojourn \SO-jurn; so-JURN\

Verb: To dwell for a time; to dwell or live in a place as a temporary resident or as a stranger.
Noun: A temporary residence, as that of a traveler in a foreign land.

Vacation in a Renaissance Painting
at Il Rifugio
Where being in the moment can last all day...

Il Rifugio is the perfect vacation rental for families and friends,
an ideal retreat venue or simply a romantic get away.

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Swimming poolSwimming pool site at Il Rifugio

Tuscan Villa Rental ...This Cortona villa has eleven rooms plus four and one half bathrooms and three fireplaces. There are five bedrooms, a large kitchen with separate walk-in pantry, first and second floor sitting rooms, a formal dining room and elegant but cozy living room with a wood-burning stove. The house will comfortably accommodate up to twelve people. Do visit the floor plan for visual details.

South side of Kitchen at Il RifugioSouth side of kitchen

Il Rifugio is constructed in the traditional old style with stone walls inside and out. The ceilings are made with large chestnut beams and terra-cotta bricks and the floors are terra-cotta tile.

The property offers the ultimate in privacy. It is rented by the owners complete to individual parties with no apartments, other guests in the house or nearby neighbors.

View from the terrace at Il RifugioSunset view from terrace
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author of Extra Virginity.

Terrace at Il Rifugio
Where being in the moment
can last all day..