La Luna e il Leone
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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Benvenuti alla Casa della Luna e del Leone , Welcome to The House of the Moon and the Lion, a wonderful place in the sun in a small vineyard under the stars.
The property is located between Verona , Vicenza and Padova , 8 km from the centre of Vicenza, 35 to Padova, 80 km to Venice, 40 km to Verona , 80 km from Garda Lake , 40 km to Piccole Dolomiti Mountains , 70 km to the sea of Chioggia ; 1 and half hour to Lido di Venezia .The house is in Altavilla Vicentina , 3 km from the exit of Montecchio Maggiore on the highway A4 Milano direction Venezia; Beautifully located over the hill of Selva , with the view over Romeo Montecchi and Juliet Capuleti Castles. In 2 hours you can comfortably go by train to the EXPO in Milan.
The house is a blend of Mediterranean, Moroccan and traditional Italian style where all the experiences and emotions of the trips made by the owners in the world are here mixed together. It is located in a property surrounded by vineyard, meadows and woods where deer and foxes arrives close to the house during the quiet hours.
It is perfect for a relaxed holiday, with trips to discover this wonderful side of Italy with all the natural beauty of the area, between Garda Lake and the Sea of Venice, the Venetian countryside with all the cellars of winemakers and the cities of art of Vicenza, Bassano del Grappa, Asolo, Verona, Padova, Treviso and Venice.
The house has lot of lights thanks to large windows that let in the sun and light the colors of the interior. The house is available for minimum 3 days all seasons. We are located 3km from the 18 hole Golf Club Colli Berici with which we can make arrangements (www.golfclubcolliberici.it ). This is one of the most particular golf courses of Northern Italy for the beauty of nature that surround the course .
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Venice Lido 70 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Verona 40 km, Nearest railway: Vicenza 10 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
About this location
The Veneto region
PALLADIO'S ITALIAN VILLAS
The Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio shaped the world that surrounds us today.
Some of his most influential villas survive in the Veneto region around Venice, Italy.
Vicenza represents a unique artistic achievement in the many architectural contributions from Andrea Palladio integrated within its historic fabric and creating its overall character. Through its architecture, the city has exerted exceptional influence on architectural and urban design in most European countries and throughout the world.
Vicenza is situated in the Veneto region of northern Italy on the low hills between the mountains of Berici and Lessini, on a natural communication route. The city of Vicenza was founded in the 2nd or 1st century BC by the Veneti and was granted Roman citizenship with the status of municipium in 49 BC. The ancient town plan is still recognizable in that of the modern town, Corso Palladio being the decumanus maximus and Contra Porti the cardo maximus.
Among the public buildings erected from the time of Augustus that survive are the remains of the theatre, now incorporated in a more recent structure, and sections of the aqueduct to the north of the city.
Asolo (70 km)
is a town dating back to pre-Roman times, located in a magnificent spot above a hill overlooking the plain. Asolo has a charm that few other towns possess, starting with its glorious and unusual history. Famous figures such as the English poet Robert Browning, the actress Eleonora Duse and the explorer Freya Stark all lived here. At the end of the 1400's it was also home and prison to the Queen of Cyprus, Caterina Cornaro, to whom Venice offered the symbolic dominion of the town in exchange for rule over the Cypriot kingdom.
Marostica (50 km)
Situated in the foothills, just half an hour's drive from Vicenza and a few minutes away from Bassano del Grappa, Marostica is surrounded by the ancient walls of its castles, as if it wants to symbolize its discreet elegance. This finds its moment of greatest expression and renown in the world famous Chess Game.
Every September of an even numbered year, this human chess game is played on the square of Marostica. It occurs every second Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Bassano del Grappa (57 km)
The town is situated at the point where the flat Veneto plains reach the hills leading up to the Alps; it takes its name from the nearby Monte Grappa. The four things for which Bassano del Grappa is best known are its covered bridge over the Brenta, the strong grappa liqueur produced in the area, the military history of Monte Grappa and locally-produced ceramics. Like so many of the Veneto's historic towns, this is a prosperous place and is studded with smart clothes and furnishings shops. The architecture reflects Bassano's location: typical Veneto-style arcaded streets and piazzas are interspersed with alpine wooden balconies, and some of the hostelries have a decidedly Austrian flavour.
its history as a spa was ennobled, from its origin as the first thermal centre of the Venetian Republic until the early 1900s, by the aristocracy who frequented it, and whose presence can still be felt today in the gardens and elegant villas around the area.
The surrounding nature is enchanting, as is the view offered from every corner of the plain in which it is situated. A cableway connects it to Recoaro Terme.
Recoaro Mille is a gem among the holiday resorts of the Piccole Dolomiti, with piste. suitable for every level.
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28 Jan 2015
Posto meraviglioso, casa spaziosa, luminosa, particolare.Ospiti gentili e disponibili.Tutto perfetto.… More
12 Oct 2014
"You can't beat perfect!"
From the time you go thru the gate and see the owners beautiful horse (who comes when called) to the glass fronted home you know you are entering a very special place. The home has a peaceful effect … More
28 May 2014
"Great Place in the Heart of Northern Italy"
This Villa was great and the owners were very nice and responsive to our every need. It is easy to get to Venice, Pisa, Florence, Verona, Milan and many other places from here. The views from the Vi… More
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