MEDIEVAL HAMLET IN THE COUNTRY. LARGE COUNTRY-HOUSE, RESTAURANT, TENNIS COURT

Pierpaolo Rizzo

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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MEDIEVAL HAMLET IN THE COUNTRY. LARGE COUNTRY-HOUSE, RESTAURANT, TENNIS COURT

Montalto Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Old country-house, 4 rooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 9 people.

In the midst of the Tirrenian Appennine, in Calabria, part of a large property of about 50 acres of olive trees and chestnut woods, lies the Hamlet Berarda. Within the completely refurbished medieval hamlet is a large country-house with 3 bedrooms, living-room with kitchen, 2 bathrooms, large courtyard facing a chestnut wood. The tennis court is located at the side of the yard. The house enjoys a wonderful vista on the Sila valley.

The house sleeps 1 to 9 people. The guests enjoy full acces to the property and its attractions, which include a restaurant, trekking paths, and the full privacy of a secluded property wthin nature. The nearest beach is half an hour drive, so that one can choose to enjoy a day at the sea, or the cool breeze of the low mountain trees. Quads vehicles available to rent.

Family owned and gay-friendly.

Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome

Pierpaolo Rizzo

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The pic above is of Mother, Giulia Catanzaro, the One In Charge! :)

We are a family whose property was passed down through at least 5 centuries

Pierpaolo Rizzo purchased this chateau / country house in 1500

We decided to rent the cottages so we could take better care of the property and at the same time enjoy meeting people from abroad.

The cost stated is for 1 to 4 people. For groups of more than 4, or for long stays, please contact the owner.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
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Medieval hamlet in the country. Large country-house, restaurant, tennis court
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Medieval hamlet in the country. Large country-house, restaurant, tennis court
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Montalto Cosenza
5

Excellent holiday at Montalto Uffugo

  • 5 of 5
We have nothing but praise for our stay at the casale. We were greeted by the owner's son Pierpaolo who kindly travelled to meet us so that we did not get lost. The house (or more accurately houses) was excellent for our needs. It slept 8 but as we were only two we had masses of room. The house was very clean and well maintained. It was well away from other people yet was within easy reach of local villages. We used it as a base for walking up the hills for several days. At other times we walked across the valley to villages beyond.

Considering it was Italy we saw very few tourists on our side of the valley. On other days we used the car to travel to the Sila National Park and walked around some of the lakes where there were more tourists. The location of the house was excellent for very different types of activity. It was only about 25 minutes to the beach at Paola.

As we were on vacation in early October the weather was not overbearing and suited us. The land around the house is very private and you could spend your days there without being disturbed if you wished to do this. On leaving the front door you are immediately among olive groves!
The facilities of a tennis court / mini football is excellent for families or larger groups. Just below the casale is a small restaurant which was very handy when we did not feel like eating in.

The photos do not do the houses justice and we were amazed at the space we had. We were even given a choice of which accommodation we wanted when we arrived (the big house, the studio attached to it or a separate house just below) we chose the big house!

Facilities were up to date eg two bathrooms, utility room as well as three dedicated bedrooms. They had evidently been refurbished recently to a good standard. There is a permanent canopy and outside table for breakfast which we used every morning and would be good for evening meals earlier in the season I suspect.

As the owner live a few hundred metres from the house they were always on hand to help out if needed. Pierpaolo (the son) regularly enquired how things were going and was very helpful in recommending areas to see or restaurants etc. WiFi was available for my iPhone near the owners house and it was useful to check emails every few days.

I would have no hesitation in recommending the property to families, couples or someone wanting a quiet time away. If we return to Calabria we will definitely come back to stay.
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot! It's been a great pleasure to have you both here and hope to see you again!

Pierpaolo Rizzo
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Medieval hamlet in the country. Large country-house, restaurant, tennis court
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p809107
+39 340 6855 713
Montalto Cosenza
5

ottimo

  • 5 of 5
molto accogliente e riservato, grandi spazi, tranquillità; ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo. Proprietari e personale del ristorante molto cordiali ... e si mangia molto bene!! Un saluto da Parma
  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie mille Maria Cristina e tutta la gang di Parma, è stato un piacere!
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Medieval hamlet in the country. Large country-house, restaurant, tennis court
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Montalto Cosenza
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Bellissima casa

  • 5 of 5
Stupenda vacanza passata in quel posto stipendo.
Diponibilita massima dei proprietari.
si ha la possibilita di rilassarsi, divertirsi e visitare posti bellissimi a pochi chilometri.
Andateci!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie mille!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Lamezia (SUF)
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Cetraro
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Paola
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Cosenza Nord/Rende
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Paola
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Gesuiti
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Camiglatello Silano
Car: necessary

Large cottage part of a hamlet within a property of about 50 acres. Montaneous landscape with chestnut woods and olive trees. Closest beach at 25km. Sila mountain 1 hour drive. Many medieval villages nearby. City of Cosenza at 30km. Tennis court and restaurant within the property. Family owned and gay-friendly.

Other Activities: Trekking, possibility of renting Quads to roam on the hills!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Montalto Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
€450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €100
Cleaning €25
Notes il prezzo indicato è per 1-4 persone per immobile. Per informazioni costo per più persone, per offerte promozionali, e per offerte per lunghi soggiorni si prega di contattare il proprietario
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Amenities

Amenities

Montalto Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Historic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bagno 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Camera da letto 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Camera da letto 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • More beds and bed for children on request
Entertainment:
  • Foosball
Outside:
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • pond
  • theme parks
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
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