House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
BellaVista is a fully equipped self catering house situated in the hamlet of Casone, Oltrepo at 400 metres with spectacular views over the Appenine Hills south of Pavia Lombardia Italy
Owned by a British expatriate the house has been recently refurbished and is situated in vine growing countryside ideal for walking and mountain bike excursions. The cantina produces a small amount of Red Bonarda and White Reisling wine and the location is ideal for families who enjoy the open air life.
A barbeque and large terrace provide dining "al fresco" and a recently added 7 meter swimming pool provides fun for kids and adults. A washing machine, satellite TV and WiFi internet is provided all bed-linen and towels are provided
The market towns of Broni, Maria Della Versa and Stradella are 30 minutes drive and the towns of Milan & Pavia are about 90 minutes by car. Milan and Pavia can be reached by a regular train service from Broni and Stradella at a cost about about 9 Euros.
Mountain bikes can be hired at a small charge from the owner who will be in attendance to advise on trails and excusions.
Genova area and the seaside towns of Nervi and Sestri Levante can be reached in about 90-120 minutes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Nervi 80 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergamo Linate Malpensa 90 km, Nearest railway: Broni, Stradella 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
The Lombardy region
Rocca de Giorgi is a large grape growing area south of the river Po where the start of the Appenines form rolling hills up to 500 metres in altitude. The market towns of Broni,Maria della Versa and Stradella provide all services for shopping etc and Milan can be reached within 60-90 minutes by car or train. The temperature can reach 25-30 degrees during the summer although is usually tempered by cool breezes from the surrounding hills.
House overlooks a game reserve with clear views of the Appenines and Mount Penice at 1400 meters in the distance.
The area historically was dominated by feudal families who built hilltop castles which still remain.
The main industry is grape growing and winemaking making the OtrePo are the 3rd largest wine area in Italy