Farmhouse | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 17
Cascina Cicogna is a more than two hundred year old farmhouse. It was recently renovated to a high standard, emphasizing its old walls, wooden ceilings and other original features, whilst incorporating all modern comforts.
The farmhouse contains in total eight large bedrooms, all with single or a double bed, and four bathrooms containing spacious showers of modern Italian design.
Furthermore there is a living room of some 35 m² with fire place The entrance hall leads to a large kitchen (also with fire place) equipped to a high standard, and a separate study. Total area is around 65,000 m².
Walking distance one can reach the village on foot via a path that runs along the back of the property.
Horse rental available and 4x4 tours on rivers and mountains in the area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 17, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Liguria 90 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Linate 40 km, Nearest railway: Pavia 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (7), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Cosy dining room with fireplace for inside BBQ .
Large rooms .
Large kitchen with fireplace.
|Further details outdoors|
Large garden for outdoor activities.
Outside dining and BBQ.
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese spoken languages by owners.
The Lombardy region
Multi cultural environment, with many historical sites and buildings. Pavia is a Roman city with the old centre left as it was centuries ago.
Between two rivers, Po and Ticino, Pavia is not only very famous for caonoeing but has got one of the oldest university in Europe and therefore the population is composed of many students coming from every where.
Very attractive cuisine based also on old recipes. Very famous are the wine production, cheese laboratories and salami farms. Extensive production also of one of the world's finest rice brand.
From May to October the area hosts a great deal of popular feasts and traditional rallies with music, songs, and local food and wine tastes.
Worth to be attended are the wine and cheese festivals.
On the hills nearby can be seen many Roman remains as well as historical buildings dating from the 1st century to the middle age.
In these areas during summer time the local municipalities organize festivals and create activities to know the culture , the habits, the food, and the attractions of the region.
Being a rural area it is also possible to visit the farms and see how different is the life today if compared to the old days.
Trips on boats on the rivers can be easily arranged to see the nature and the animals leaving there.