Bargain! 54min from Verona
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This property features two double bedrooms, one bathroom a very spacious living-room a modern kitchen and a whole room for storing goods. This lovely home house was never built or furnished to be rented and has been the previous family home of the current owners. The furniture includes some antique pieces and a bed which belonged to a the aristocratic family of the Strozzi. The property is immerged in the green of a woodland which covers forty-six acres of private land. This gives to the house a unique atmosphere of peace and silence. The nearest train station is 10 minutes drive. The city of Verona is forty-five minutes drive from the house and Venice is about one hour and a half. Other towns of historic interest are within forty-five minutes from the house as Padua, Este, Ferrara, Montagnana Mantua and least but not last Lake Garda. All the destinations mentioned are reachable via train but it is indispensable to hire a car to make the most of your journey.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Villafranca di Verona 50 km, Nearest railway: Sermide 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details outdoors|
This property is surrounded by a forty-six acres of private woodland and garden.
The Veneto region
Verona’s area lays between the Lessinian Mountains on one side and the river Po on the other. The river Po is the longest in Italy and offers an attraction for those who love boating. The vast territory between the river Po and Lake Garda is called the Great Valleys of Verona. This is an idyllic spot of tranquillity where stately country houses can be seen here and there in the landscape. Gentle hills towards the North of Verona are covered with vineyards and olive trees, whereas the plain is traversed by streams and country roads which divide wheat fields and poplars.
Verona’s hills are renowned for their fine wines, namely the Valpolicella, the Amarone and Recioto wines of the Valpolicella, the Soave wines to the east, the Bardolino, the Custoza and Lugana wines produced south of Lake Garda and finally the wines of the "fort district" of the Adige Valley. A visit, therefore, to the hidden pleasures of the wine-producing district with its cellars, its Romanesque abbeys and churches, sumptuous villas, impressive crenellated fortresses, parks and archaeological sites of extraordinary beauty, is an absolute must.
This district is particularly proud of its cuisine, which can be tasted in its countless village feasts, as well as through the hospitality of hotels, restaurants, inns and bed and breakfasts of all types spread out throughout the area.
The nearest airport is Verona, here you can hire a car from Hertz or Avis. To reach the property from the airport please follow these directions: from the airport take the Tangenziale Sud, from here take exit no 3 (transpolesana) then exit at Vangadizza and follow for Castelnovo Bariano.
This tranquil spot is a blend of history and tradition and is equidistant from Mantua and Verona which are reachable within forty-five minutes drive. Venice and Lake Garda and Padua are about one hour and a half from the village. The nearest train station is at Sermide and is at 3 Kilometres from the property. The fortunate geographical position occupied by Castelnovo Bariano allows visitors to visit the above mentioned towns in a day’s trip and come back in the evening to enjoy the tranquillity of the village.
Historically Venice offers a magnificent variety of churches, palaces, historic buildings and the unique charm of a city built in the middle of a lagoon.
Verona is renown for its Roman sights as the Arena, Romeo and Juliet’s House and Villa Arvedi.
Mantua instead has a unique church, namely the basilica of S. Andrea which contains the relic of the blood of Christ along with the Ducal Palace.
Padua, which is reachable in an hour’s drive has a chapel called Cappella Degli Scrovegni which was painted by Giotto and the tomb of S. Anthony.
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17 Apr 2014
"Quiet and Relaxing cottage in the vicinity of Verona, Mantua, Ferrara and Padua"
I stayed at this beautiful cottage for two weeks with my husband, stepdaughter (8 years old) and my sister. The cottage is located in walking distance of the Po River. The owners are extremely friend… More
13 Jan 2014
"Very Good house with all you need for family holidays"
We really enjoyed 1 week staying in that house. I has big living room , good kitchen and decent bedrooms. Our kids had lot of space to play. We felt very comfortable and owners were friendly and helpful.
16 Aug 2012
great to go touring around from! a car is a must even though it has a train station close by, i feel a car is a must, it is truly lovely here, dont be put off by the grey exterior of this property, it has beautiful furniture inside and the owners are really lovely and helpful. there is nothing negative to say about this property, very clean with everything there that one could need, my husband and I travelled there with our two young daughters and had a very memorable stay!
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