This stone farmhouse has been fully restored to a high standard. the stone walls are cool in the summer and warm in the winterThe comfortably furnished first floor apartment has its own balcony offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. The light, airy and spacious accommodation comprises: two double bedrooms (1 x double and 1 x twin beds), large bathroom with bath, separate shower and washing machine, large living room with dining table, leading to a large, open kitchen.The windows are doubleglazed and all fitted with fly sceens, The apartment is air conditioned and also has central heating for those who wish to visit out of season. The grounds of the property are secure, with a private area in the garden for guests to enjoy at their leisure to sunbathe.and eat al fresco with b.b.q.facilitys Parking is
available in the quiet piazza, situated directly across the road from the property.
Villa Faggio is located in the heart of the small and friendly village of Borla, .The old stone farmhouse was renevated 4 years ago to a high standard . An area of outstanding natural beauty, surrounded by forests, rivers and fairytale castles. It has long been recognised as a peaceful retreat for city dwellers
who come from far and wide to soak up the cool, clean mountain air.
We are 30min drive from the main A1auto link Milano to Rome it is well situated for the moterways to the lakes,Venice,Florence,la Spezia and the Cinque Terra on the Eastern Riviera.On the Appennine mountains are some lovely cities-Parma,Modena,Cremona,Bologna.It is a perfect base to relax and spend time exploring theEmilia Romagna with its wealth of Art,Architecture and Opera, Busseto,home town of Giuseppe Verdi,vist the Spa towns of Salsomaggiore and Tabiano where there are some stunning buildings and excellent swimming pools.
There are lots of Historical sites nearby.Castell Arquato. castell of Vigoleno
An enjoyable stay is assured by the host family at this popular property, the reason why so many visitors choose to return year after year. The comfortably furnished first floor apartment has its own balcony offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. The light, airy and spacious accommodation comprises: two double bedrooms (1 x double and 1 x twin beds), large bathroom with bath, separate shower and washing machine, large living room with dining table, leading to a large, open kitchen. The apartment is air conditioned and also has central heating for those who wish to visit out of season. The grounds of the property are secure, with a private area for guests to enjoy at their leisure. Parking is available in the quiet piazza, situated directly across the road from the property.
Borla is a typically small village within the province of Piacenza in the Emilia Romagna region, 10 minutes' drive from the nearest town of Vernasca.
Borla and the surrounding area will appeal to those keen to experience the traditional Italian way of life, whether it be mingling with the locals and sampling the cuisine in the weekly markets, playing a hand of cards at the local bar or enjoying a waltz at the many village 'festas' held throughout the year. There are many places of interest to visit, each offering their own insight into the region; from the historic castle at nearby Vigoleno, the spa town of Salsomaggiore to the university city of Parma (reputed to be the wealthiest town in Northern Italy). The diversity of its attractions appeals to all kinds of people, including artists, cyclists, moter bikes hikers ,with breath taking views and historians.There are many market towns,1 for every day of the week there is an abundance of things to do and see,the area is full of places of interest to explour.
I grew up in London ,got married and had 3 children,I came to Italy on holiday and fell in love with the good life-style,the good home-made food,and the area.my husband and i decided to come and live in the village,so in 1982 we bought a farm and took up bilogical farming and we have never looked back and are very happy with the slow life-style we have no regrets.
Its is a beautifull stone farm-house,and i loved it from the moument i saw it.we are out of the noisy city but very near the the stations and outo-strada,and with-in 20 mins you are in the city.Plus the vieuws are stunning all the year round.
From every window looking out it ia a stunning painting of nature and with every season the colours change.
The area is full of historical buildings to visit,Parma -loverly old city visit the baptistery,the Art gallery( they have a Leonardo da Vinci painting) Plenty of mediaval castle to visit Vigoleno,and Castell'Arquato,just to name a few.
The spa town of Salsomaggiore for fun! plus the beutifull views from the house and country-side
We can arrange traditional cooking lessons( lasagne,ravioli pasta,with lots of diferent sauces) and locale cheese factory-- Parmiggiano Reggiano ,and Winery tour.
Golf: Within 15mis car drive there is Castel Arquato golf course which is very picturesque. The staff speak english and are very helpful.
There is also another golf course in Salsomaggiore which is the local Spa Town.
Ski: Information on Ski resorts can be obtained on request.
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May 31 2014 - Aug 31 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
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Gas and Electricity is charged for winter / autumn period
A small charge will be added for air-condition
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (EUR) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.