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Bramasole is one of the most sought-after large luxury villas for rent in Tuscany with a story to tell. For those of us wanting to experience the setting of Frances Mayes’ book and the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun”, this is the first time they can have the same experience. As in the novel, this exclusive traditional house was a large brick house, two kilometres from Cortona, completely restored and now available for weekly rentals.

The American owners, as well as Frances, fell in love with the region of sunflowers, they have literally been conquered by the Tuscan countryside, rich in vineyards and olive groves, which made them decide to buy an old abandoned house in Cortona. The villa was in very bad condition, but, thanks to the work of local artisans and their craftsman skills handed down from generations, the villa has been restored using antique tiles, wooden beams and terracotta floors.

The driveway to the villa portends a well-kept garden, which offers a wonderful concentration of roses, lavender and plants of various kinds. The garden is completely fenced in and is situated on two different levels. Next to the villa, there is a pergola furnished for eating out.

Further on, there is a vegetable garden for the use of the guests at the villa. The swimming pool and outdoor Jacuzzi cheer up the warm summers. A cistern of the 17th century, giving an original effect and historical value, is now an ornamental structure in the garden, while in ancient times it was built as a reservoir to collect the rainwater.

The original magic and charm were maintained at Bramasole, despite the transformation. A mix of antique and contemporary furniture of an interior designer has been cleverly used to maintain the villa's original character.

A rustic farmhouse and a limonaia building, adjacent to the villa, complete the rental property. Accommodating twenty guests, Bramasole is ideal for families, large groups of friends or for the celebration of special events such as weddings. It is the perfect opportunity for guests to step into a movie set and live out their Tuscan dreams.

main villa sleeps 10

550 m2

ground floor

entrance hall, sitting room, dining room with table for 20 and fireplace, large kitchen directly connected to the dining room.

bedroom 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom with double basin, bath tub and shower.

first floor

bedroom 2 double bed with en suite bathroom with shower.

bedroom 3 double bed with fireplace, en suite bathroom with shower and bathtub.

bedroom 4 double bed with en suite bathroom with shower and bath tub.

bedroom 5 double bed with en suite bathroom with shower and bath tub.

lower ground floor

laundry room, TV room, two guest bathrooms, private chapel, billiard room (American full size table), wine cellar.

guest house sleeps 8

370 m2

ground floor

open plan room with fire oven, kitchen, small dining table for 8, sitting area, desk, small guest bathroom, steps going down onto a sitting area with wood burner and staircase leading to the first floor.

first floor

bedroom 6 double bed with en suite bathroom with shower.

bedroom 7 double bed with en suite bathroom with shower and bath tub.

bedroom 8 twin beds (convertible into a double) with en suite bathroom with shower and double basin.

bedroom 9 master bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower and bath tub.

limonaia sleeps 2

living area with double sofa bed and private terrace with beautiful views over the valley.

bedroom 10 double bed, with en suite bathroom with shower.

Additional amenities: supermarkets shops, bars, chemistry, shops, restaurants in Cortona (5 min. drive)

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Tripadvisor Property ID: 6934071


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Damage deposit: ($2,350.92) €2,000.00
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