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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Casa Cavour has been restored by my husband and I and is spread over 3 floors. On the ground floor there is a double bedroom and bathroom, on the first floor there is a twin room, a small room with bunk beds and a separate loo, on the top floor there is an open plan kitchen/dinning and sitting room with double sofa bed. From the top floor there are double doors leading to a private terrace with BBQ and table and chairs, with a beautiful view of the church and down the valley. It is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a coffee or a glass of prosecco and enjoy the view.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Imperia and Alassio|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice, France or Genoa, Italy 130 km, Nearest railway: Imperia 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The kitchen/dining area has a modern fitted kitchen and has a extending table and chairs. The L shape sofa provides enough comfortable seating for everyone. There is a DVD player and selection of DVDs as well as some books. There is a bathroom with giant shower, bidet, loo and sink on the ground floor and a separate loo, bidet and sink on the first floor. The stairs from the first to the top floor are open on one side (as shown in the photo) so please be aware of this if booking with young children. The whole house is tiled and has white walls and natural stone walls for coolness. And for the cooler months there is a pellet boiler which heats the top floor and all the radiators.
|Further details outdoors|
There are 2 terraces, one at the front and one at the back, which is more secluded. The back terrace has an amazing view of the church and down the valley and is perfect for sunbathing, drinking your morning coffee and your evening glass of prosecco. There is a long table and 2 benches and a sun umbrella. There are also sun loungers.
There is no parking at the house as it is up a narrow street, but we can meet you at the car park 200m away and take your bags to the house for you. There are herbs and strawberries growing for your use in the flower beds. And a bag of charcoal next to the BBQ.
We can provide a cot, highchair and baby bath if required.
The North West Italy region
The Italian Riviera has many great places to visit from Hanbury Gardens, San Remo to the beaches, to the old villages set back in the hills. And is great to visit all year round.
Rezzo is a lovely friendly hill village with a river below it for walking , biking, swimming and picnics. Rezzo has two shops for supplies and a restaurant/bar. There is another restaurant Lavinella in the next village, Lavina and an outdoor swimming pool in Cenova (Rezzo, Cenova and Lavina are all on the same road and with 3km of each other)
There are many different food festivals in the area throughout the year.
Over at Molini Di Triora, 27km away there is mountain biking and there is climbing further along the coast at Finale. Beaches and shopping in Imperia and Alassio are only 30 -40 minutes away. Rezzo also has a tennis court/football pitch and in the summer the village holds several Feste with local food and traditional music and dancing. The town of Imperia has markets on a Wednesday and Saturday morning, where you can buy local olive oil and olives, cheese, plants and clothes. There are also a few vineyards in the area for wine tasting.
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12 Jan 2013
"A great house with great views in a peaceful location"
Casa Cavour is a beautifully redeveloped & refurbished house on a quiet street (no cars) with great views over the rest of Rezzo and down the valley. We called Amalie on arrival and she met us nearby. Recommend you just park up in the carpark she recommends as the streets get mighty narrow very soon afterwards! She showed us around the house & introduced us to the woodpellet-burning boiler - an awesome bit of kit that I grew to love. Need to keep it topped up, although it was end December/start January when we were there. Really appreciated the Prosecco/Olive oil/other local produce left for us.
Rezzo is a great "get away from it all" location in the winter although I'm told it gets quite lively in the summer with various fetes etc. The traditional architecture is fantastic. I have flown to both Nice & Genoa in the past and can thoroughly recommend the latter. Fairly small & quiet. A very easy drive (toll was circa EUR10/15 I think) from there to Rezzo, although you need to keep your eyes out for Rezzo signs as you get closer - they tend to spring it on you last minute - no doubt not helped by the fact we arrived in total darkness.
Rezzo is built on a mountain side with mostly car-free narrow hilly streets, so best suited to those who like to get around by foot. However, it is small enough to get anywhere within 10mins or so walk.
I have no hesitation in recommending Rezzo in general & Casa Cavour in particular.
7 Jan 2013
"Perfect stress-free family holiday"
Wonderfully relaxing fortnight spent in this picturesque village. Beautifully renovated, spacious accomodation and spectacular views down the valley from the roof-terrace, where we spent many an eveni… More
7 Jan 2013
"Idyllic location in the Italian hills."
The villa itself was beautiful. It is on 3 floors. On the ground there is a double bedroom and spacious bathroom. Up a flight of stairs to 2 further bedrooms and a toilet. On the top floor there is… More
1 Sep 2012
"Perfect for short or long stays with family or friends."
This newly decorated stone house is located on a hill, in a tiny Medieval village of Rezzo, Imperia region and surrounded by strikingly beautiful sky high mountains. It has three floors, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first two flors, and a kitchen - diner - sitting area on the top floor. The kitchen door takes you to the patio which has a fantastic view over the village and the mountains, with a long wooden table, two long benches on two sides of the table, a big umbrella, couple of stretcher beds for sunbathing and everything for bbq.
The house owner, a young and extremely sweet English woman called Amalie, met us at the car park and showed us to the property. The village roads are very narrow so you would have to walk about 100 meters from the car park. If you arrive with heavy bags Amelie will take them on her funny little track to the house for you.
The house is equipped with all kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom necessities including even shower gel and washing powder to make you feel like home. Some locally made produce - a bottle of sparkling wine, olives, pesto, pasta are waiting for you on the kitchen table as a welcome present.
If you decide to stay in Rezzo you will need a car and a GPS navigation, as the village is quite remote but very close driving distance to Imperia and its beaches, San Remo and other places.
The property will fit both, adventurous travellers who like changing places while they are on holiday, and the ones who look for a peasful place to relax and forget the hussle and bussle of the city life.
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