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SUPER STONE FARMHOUSE / VILLA NEAR SALSOMAGGIORE, PARMA-

Roisin Dockrell

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english, italian
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Roisin Dockrell

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Speaks: english, italian
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SUPER STONE FARMHOUSE / VILLA NEAR SALSOMAGGIORE, PARMA-

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Parma Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Self - Catering Renovated Farmhouse, ideal for a relaxing or activity holiday.

Wonderful spacious Stone Villa situated between Milan and Bologna in Parma Region, Nearest town is Salsomaggiore. August is the month to visit Emilia Romagna and sample the wonderful variety of food that is available at the many Festivals that take place each week, in a different town.

Tastefully restored 2008.

It has 4 double bedrooms and a large landing suitable for relaxing or keeping up to date with emails on our Wi Fi Broadband. . . A large living room with wood burning stove and dining area for 12 people. Kitchen has all modern appliances. Terra Cotta tiles on 1st and 2nd Floor and wooden floors on 3rd. central heating and double glazed windows with shutters and mosquito shades. + 2 new bathrooms

Super Patio with a bar-b-cue and Gazebo for outside dining in the beautiful balmy evenings. Villa Nascosta is a Restored Stone Villa in the mountains of Parma ne Salsomaggiore. There are wonderful views across the peaceful and tranquil Valley with plenty of walks.

Our local Trattoria's offer superb home cooked food at very reasonable prices, in summer we have many Festas' taking place in the surrounding Villages.

15km to A1. Moto

Just a few reasons why you should holiday in Besozzola, there is something for everyone;

The area is renowned for its wonderful food and our local Trattoria's all produce home cooking of the region.

The house is ideal as a base for relaxation or for touring or both. Built in stone and timbers, it dominates the ridge with sensational views over the surrounding country. In high summer it offers welcome cooling breezes. The bedrooms offer ample space and storage. Downstairs the kitchen seats 8 and is new and fully equipped. The living room has a new TV if you need to catch up on news or play some discs, it has comfortable seating and a log fire if the evenings turn a little chilly. It also has a large dining table and plenty of games for evenings indoors.

Giovanna my husband’s cousin is a wonderful cook (she has worked in Trattoria’s in the past) now looks after her family and mother and produces some superb dishes, she would be more than happy to divulge some of the secrets of Piacentine dishes which are famous throughout Italy with some cookery lessons at her house. After the lesson you can then sit down with her and her family to hear all about the region and sample their home made wine and preserves.

Further details

For the Astronomer – fantastic conditions for observing the stars, and spectacular shooting stars in October, we have actually got 2 telescopes in the house on the 1st floor.

For the Gastronome – world famous cheeses, salamis and pastas. Visit the the local Winerys to sample Gutturnio Red and Ortrugo White. We of course have some wonderful local Trattoria’s just nearby, I will give you the names at a later date, they produce all of their own food from local produce.

For culture – visit the birth place of Verdi or take in opera at Vigoleno or Salsomaggiore. Every town has a range of festas during the summer.

For history lovers – visit the Roman settlement of Velleia, the castles of Gropparello, Bardi, Castell’Arquato or the delightful medieval village of Grazzano Visconti.

For the geologist – fossils in Rio Rosello and learn about the disused oil-fields at Montechino.

For the ornithologist – a wide range of birdlife.

For walkers – local circuits or access to the higher Apennine ranges with possible sightings of hare, wild boar, fox or birds of prey.

For the sports person – Golf, swimming and horse-riding.

For the fisherman – Try catching giant Wels catfish in the River Po.

For shopping, Fidenza village outlet, Parma, Milan

For indulgence-the Spas at Tabiano and Salsomaggiore

For the Petrolheads -the Ferrari and Maserati factory at Modena offer tours and also Ducati Motor bikes have the manufacturing plant nearby.

The house is constructed of stone ideal for keeping cool in summer but easier to heat in Winter. For summers that may be extreme we have an air conditioning system for the bedrooms.

Outside we have a new Gazebo which gives protection from the intense sun, whilst eating or relaxing.

Each day there is a different Castle to visit as we are close to the medieval castles of Castell' Arquato, Castel Nuovo, Vigoleneo, Bardi.;

Visit Giuseppe Verdi's birthplace, theatre and museum at Busetto - catch some local opera to go with the local food and hospitality.

For anyone who is interested in Astronomy we have a large Telescope, the house is in an ideal location with little light pollution for following the stars and Constellations.

Just a few reasons why you should holiday in Besozzola, there is something for everyone;

The area is renowned for its wonderful food and our local Trattoria's all produce home cooking of the region.

The house is ideal as a base for relaxation or for touring or both. Built in stone and timbers, it dominates the ridge with sensational views over the surrounding country. In high summer it offers welcome cooling breezes. The bedrooms offer ample space and storage. Downstairs the kitchen seats 8 and is new and fully equipped. The living room has a new TV if you need to catch up on news or play some discs, it has comfortable seating and a log fire if the evenings turn a little chilly. It also has a large dining table and plenty of games for evenings indoors.

Giovanna my husband’s cousin is a wonderful cook (she has worked in Trattoria’s in the past) now looks after her family and mother and produces some superb dishes, she would be more than happy to divulge some of the secrets of Piacentine dishes which are famous throughout Italy with some cookery lessons at her house. After the lesson you can then sit down with her and her family to hear all about the region and sample their home made wine and preserves.

Further details

For the Astronomer – fantastic conditions for observing the stars, and spectacular shooting stars in October, we have actually got 2 telescopes in the house on the 1st floor.

For the Gastronome – world famous cheeses, salamis and pastas. Visit the the local Winerys to sample Gutturnio Red and Ortrugo White. We of course have some wonderful local Trattoria’s just nearby, I will give you the names at a later date, they produce all of their own food from local produce.

For culture – visit the birth place of Verdi or take in opera at Vigoleno or Salsomaggiore. Every town has a range of festas during the summer.

For history lovers – visit the Roman settlement of Velleia, the castles of Gropparello, Bardi, Castell’Arquato or the delightful medieval village of Grazzano Visconti.

For the geologist – fossils in Rio Rosello and learn about the disused oil-fields at Montechino.

For the ornithologist – a wide range of birdlife.

For walkers – local circuits or access to the higher Apennine ranges with possible sightings of hare, wild boar, fox or birds of prey.

For the sports person – Golf, swimming and horse-riding.

For the fisherman – Try catching giant Wels catfish in the River Po.

For shopping, Fidenza village outlet, Parma, Milan

For indulgence-the Spas at Tabiano and Salsomaggiore

For the Petrolheads -the Ferrari and Maserati factory at Modena offer tours and also Ducati Motor bikes have the manufacturing plant nearby.

Nearby

Among the rolling hills surrounding Salsomaggiore, it is worth visiting the Castello di Scipione (3 km), the ancient manor of the medieval Pallavicino family which had the function of protecting the area’s many salt wells.

Of great interest near the town are two splendid examples of Romanesque art built between the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the Romanesque church of St. Nicomedes in the village of the same name (about 5 km from the centre) and the Romanesque church of San Giovanni in Contignaco (2.5 km).

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Roisin Dockrell (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english, italian

About Roisin Dockrell

We purchase a home in this region as both my husband's mother and father were Italian and originated from this area.

In the 1990's we had an Irish Pub & Hotel in Fidenza, We returned to live in the UK in 1999 but we missed our friends and the lifestyle and then made a decision that we would buy a house and come back to retire in the area.

We purchased our home in 2001 and since then have been making lots of renovations to it and extending it to include 2 more bedrooms and another bathroom.

We go back very often and love the peace and the Italian way of life.

Roisin Dockrell purchased this farmhouse in 2001

Why Roisin Dockrell chose Parma

We wanted to live in the country but have contact with people and be part of a small community. We choose the hamlet where people live all year round people who were born in the hamlet but return from the Cities - April to November, There is a wonderful sense of belonging and a peaceful existence , whether in winter or summer. In fact we love going there in the winter, it is so relaxing snuggled up with wonderful wood fires. We have created a lovely home that we are always sad to leave..

What makes this farmhouse unique

Ideally placed to enjoy peace and quietness of the area with outstanding views of the area.

Where it is

Surrounded by rolling green hills, Salsomaggiore Terme lies between the provinces of Parma and Piacenza, in the heart of Northern Italy and the Po Valley, about an hour from Milan and Bologna.

Why visit

The ideal destination for those seeking a place of relaxation, the exquisitely Nouveau-Deco-style spa is particularly recommended for recovering from city stress with its quiet places, its huge green spaces and its wellness center where you can enjoy regenerative treatments.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Bessozola



We spent a most comfortable week in the small village of Besozzola.

The property was a real home from home, spotless and extremely well equipped. The house has been renovated to a superb standard but it felt like home.

The views were spectacular travelling up to the property and the directions on arrival easy to follow. The surrounding villages and towns were wonderful to visit - the Spa at Salsomaggiore is spectacular, we were spoilt for choice with the many castles in the vicinity and the local bakery was amazing. We fitted in a day trip to Florence on the train and a day trip to Venice by car. Despite lots of sightseeing, it felt most relaxing tucked away in the Italian hills.

The local residents made us feel very welcome but not under the spotlight. Our neighbour, who had spent some time in England many years ago, spoke great English and was really helpful. It was a pleasure to chat to him and learn about the village and the surroundings.

Our chief chef enjoyed the wonderful kitchen and it was just great for the 7 of us to enjoy fantastic Italian food at the large family table at our leisure; the patio was a lovely spot to sit and relax; the bathrooms were pristine and we loved the pictures on the stairwell giving us a glimpse of the past.

The kids were pleased to be able to hook up to the internet but there was so much to do and see they didn’t spend much time surfing. It was great to access the internet for train timetables and current tourist information.

I would highly recommend a stay in this property and we would love to return in the future.
Aug 2010
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4.8
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Super Stone Farmhouse / Villa near Salsomaggiore, Parma-
average rating of 4.8125 based on 17 reviews
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Super Stone Farmhouse / Villa near Salsomaggiore, Parma-
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p91892
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Parma Emilia Romagna
5

Relax Italian Style

  • 5 of 5
I really wanted to appreciate the Italian country lifestyle, and this was perfect. You'll need a car to experience driving on winding roads, meandering through lush paddocks, small barns, old churches, quaint villages, trattorias (that may or may not be open...) and locals that are friendly and appreciate your effort at speaking very bad Italian...
The farm house itself was very clean, cool and comfortable, with all things necessary for a self-sufficient holiday. It allows you to do nothing at all, or read a book on the sun-drenched patio, or stir up a huge pasta in the well equipped kitchen. The wi-fi worked well to keep you in touch with the rest of the world.
The village itself it small and friendly, but you'll need to go further for supplies. The local villagers are friendly, but not imposing. Their pets were even more fun ! You'll feel blessed going to Church, whose hourly bells remind you you're in farming territory (but it's not difficult to forget with the district views).
The surrounding areas are for the foodies - parma ham, parmasen cheese, balsamic vinegar, pasta making, cooking classes - so Italian, so fresh.
I had such a wonderful time, staying here and visiting local towns and cities, i extended my stay, which was no problem at all with such a helpful owner.
Would highly recommend if you want to get away from busy hustle and bustle.
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted with the review that this guest has posted and feel she was as taken with the house and the surroundings as I was on my first visit before we purchased the property.

My guest came from Australia and was so looking forward to coming to the country where her family originated from and experiencing the way of life that they had left many years ago. Unfortunately, her parents were not able to come with her, at the last minute as her mother had to go into hospital, this was an ideal place to relax as I believe she has an extremely busy life back in Australia.

I do hope this lady and her family return and I will make sure to make their stay as good if not better then on this occasion.

Thank you for taking the time to write this review.

Roisin
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Super Stone Farmhouse / Villa near Salsomaggiore, Parma-
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p91892
- 7771765848
Parma Emilia Romagna
5

Secret hideaway - Home from home!

  • 5 of 5
I've just returned from a visit to Emilia Romagna, where I stayed in Casa Nascosta in a small hamlet in this beautiful landscape rich in culture and history.
This house is more than a rental property - it's a home from home with everything possible to make your stay as easy and comfortable as possible. The house is beautifully presented, with a lovely patio area outside to relax and enjoy the weather and stunning scenery.
It's a great base for visiting all the region has to offer - from lovely towns with traditional markets, to medieval castles, wineries and the famous cheese factories.
Salso Maggiore is "just over the hill", and is famous for the natural thermal spa facilities, set in an architecturally stunning building in the centre of town. Verona, Modena, Parma and the magnificent coastal area of the Chinque Terra are all within just over an hours drive.
There is no shortage of restaurants, pizzerias and trattorias in the area, and it seems truly impossible to get anything other than delicious food, cooked to perfection, with a range to suit every taste!
Try the trattoria in Trinita, l'Ocha Bianca, and Il Giardino di Borla for a taste of rustic dishes as they've been made for generations - all only a 10 minute drive away.
If you prefer to stay home, the kitchen has all the essentials you need plus a "store cupboard" of seasonings and flavourings, provided by Roisin, the owner, who has thought of every little detail to make your holiday stress-free!
If you want to get away from the rat race to a slower pace of life and see the way the locals live Casa Nascosta is the place for you!
I'm thrilled to have found this secret hideaway and look forward to returning very soon to experience more of what this lovely house and region have to offer.
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  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Parma Emilia Romagna
5

Wonderful place to stay to explore Italy!

  • 5 of 5
Roisin and Frank have a beautiful home that is well situated for visitors to stay and then do day trips to many areas of northern Italy. The house is well equipped and well appointed and is in a picturesque village with friendly people. Roisin and Frank are easily accessible for initial arrival questions and have provided all the amenities of home - a great kitchen, updated bathrooms, wi-fi, laundry facilities, and comfortable rooms. We greatly enjoyed the opportunity to visit local villages and castles, eat at local restaurants, do some of our own cooking with local ingredients, and to be able to visit Parma, Milan, Florence, and the Cinque Terra region on day trips and to then return home to a comfortable shower and bed. The village has a beautiful local church, nice neighbors, and even friendly local cats and dogs , if you are an animal lover! The listing was indeed accurate and the house very well maintained and Roisin and Frank were a great help. We would absolutely recommend this as a great place to either base out of to explore Italy or simply stay, relax and enjoy local food and wine! If you go, be sure not to miss the local castles and take Roisin and Frank up on their recommendations on places to eat!
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is really good to get a review where the Guests have taken our advice on places to see and eat, it is really a wonderful area and we are proud to have people visit and see what a stunning area it is. It has so much to offer that those who have been to Tuscany say is superior to what they found when the went on holiday there.

Thank you Guests, only spoke to Paul but hope he and his family will return to Besozzola in the future.
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Super Stone Farmhouse / Villa near Salsomaggiore, Parma-
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Parma Emilia Romagna
4

our short break in italy

  • 4 of 5
frank and roisin had been very helpful with the information they gave us with regard to which airport to fly to, car hire and directions to the property which took about an hour to get to from bologna airport.
the house is simply but adequately decorated and furnished and we located everything we needed. (on a personal note it really reminded us of a property that iain's father once owned in dinan in france.
we arrived on a tuesday and due to time constraints sadly had to leave only 4 days later - we wished we could've stayed longer.
It's beautifully peaceful, surrounded by a spectacular hilly landscape, and we loved it there - especially in the evenings when we sat quietly on the terrace. sipping the local red wine, being visited by hundreds of beautiful fireflies.
there's hardly any light pollution which is fantastic, if like us, you have an avid interest in the stars, and even if you don't you can't fail to be 'wowed' by the clarity of them.
we visited a wonderful pizzeria not far away one evening and spent a couple of hours at a local vineyard one afternoon, where, after a short tour we then bought some of the delicious sparkling white (on a par with champagne!) and red wine produced there.
i had booked the trip as a little surprise getaway for my husbands 50th and i'm hoping he takes me back there for mine next summer !! here's hoping.
sandra guildford and iain hughes, woking, surrey.
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Super Stone Farmhouse / Villa near Salsomaggiore, Parma-
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p91892
- 7771765848
Parma Emilia Romagna
5

A year-long stay: different yet the same

  • 5 of 5
My review is a little different, as my daughters and I lived at Casa Nascosta for a full year. I was a little worried about not having all the "things" we were used to, but the appointments of the house left almost nothing to be desired, winter or summer. We were warmly welcomed in Besozzola and Pellegrino, and found plenty to do in our year, as we traveled all over Italy or just took a picnic down to the river. Short trips to Castell'Arquato, Polesine Parmense to see the famous culatelli, and Pellegrino's own caseificio were among the highlights of the year, and all within 45 minutes' drive. A car is an absolute necessity, because the hamlet is indeed a bit isolated, but we found it easy enough to get around (the twisty mountain roads did take a little getting used to!). Definitely reserve a table at Trattoria Trinita' and at L'Oca Bianca during your stay -- one foodie friend who came to visit said he had never had a better Italian restaurant meal anywhere than at Trinita'! Stop by the bar up the hill for a caffe and bargnolino (local berry liqueur) with Angela, or walk up the hill toward the top of the mountain through fairy-tale woods to magnificent views of the Parma countryside. We were extremely happy here and have nothing but praise for Roisin and Frank who were on top of everything through the year and a tremendous help in getting us integrated into the life of the village. We're already missing the many friends we made here, and are planning to go back in a few years!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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Parma Emilia Romagna
Stockholm, Sweden
5

The perfect vacattion!

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for a place to live in Italy and really feel the Italian vibe, culture, climate and taste. Or just relax and beeing happy then this is the perfect house! In a beautiful spot, amazing nature and beautiful views all over the region. The little village is extreamilly cute, with the nicest neightbours I´ve ever had.
The house in itself - we all agreed that it was perfect. Very fresh and with everything a family need to live, cook, wash clothes, sleep etc. They also had beds for our babies and internet connection. The owners were always super nice with us and if we needed something or any kind of information they were very fast to provide us with everything.
We tried many restaurants in the area and they were all extremily good, even if it was a very very simple restaurant it would taste like a 5 star restaurant.
We had the opportunity to have cooking classes with Giovanna, the best teacher ever!!! super clever and a nice person. What we thought would be two days classes, became many more! we just couldn´t get enought from Giovanna. It was just so nice to spend time with her learning to cook the real italian food. My husband and I learned a lot with her.
Well, we loved this house so much that we are coming back this year and if life continues to be good to us we will probably come back every year.
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
30 kms. to Parma & 100kms - Milan or Bologna
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Besozzola Hamlet
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Livorno - Route to Sardinia
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Salsomaggiore & Castel A'rquato
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Fidenza, Main route to Milan or South of Italy
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Fidenza Exit to Autostrada - Milan / Bologna
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Pizzeria in Pellegrino & Bar
Nearest Ski
25 Kilometres
Bardi
Nearest Beach
120 Kilometres
Massa de Carrera & Cinque Terra
Car: necessary

Besozzola a wonderful Hamlet, with so much character and charm situated in the the centre of Northern Italy in the Province of Parma,

The immediate area offers plenty to explore on foot, bicycle or car. Travel to Milan, Bologna, Verona, Florence and the 'The Lakes', in less the 2hrs. Visit La Spezia and Cinque Terra in just over 1 hour.

The famous Spa towns of Salsomaggiore and Tabiano are just a few minutes drive and offer therapeutic treatments for many conditions. These towns also have excellent sporting activities, 2 Golf Courses with in 20mins. Swimming Complex at Camping Arizona (4 Pools) horse riding and hiking.

Visit the famous Ferrari factory Museum at Modena. For lovers of Art, History and Culture the immediate areas of Castel d'Arquato, Bardi and Fontanellato offers all of this. Nearby is the beautiful city of Parma, steeped in history and works of Art. A half hour drive brings you to Busetto, birthplace of Giuseppi Verdi; here they have Opera outdoor in summer. Opera lovers can also attend Verona, La Scala in Milan in July performances in nearby Vigoleno Castle. Designer stores at Parma and Fiden

Other Activities: Visiting Museums, Castles and Attending the Opera, Shopping at The Fidenza Outlet. Cookery Classes & visits to Local Winerys and Cheese Factories.

Golf: We have 2 excellent 18 Hole Golf Courses nearby, Salsomaggiore Course is less then 15min. drive and Castel A'rquato is 30mins. drive. During the week these courses are virtually empty as they are mainly played on by residents of Milan and visitors to the area.

Prior to your holiday you can go online and check the facilities.

Ski: We have 2 excellent 18 Hole Golf Courses nearby, Salsomaggiore being less then 15mins. drive from the house and Castel A'rquato 30mins. drive.

For Opera lovers on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July 2014 – Giovannino Guareschi Square, Roncole Verdi

Il Trovatore

Friday 10th October 2014 – Giuseppe Verdi Theater

Memorial concert for the anniversary of Maestro Verdi’s birth.

Sunday 31st August 2014 – Pallavicino Villa Stables

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra

Conductor Zubin Mehta

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Rates & Availability

From €650 Per week

Parma Farmhouse Rental Rates

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Winter/Spring
Feb 15 2015 - Mar 29 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€650
€1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes We have recently installed a Pellet Stove which gives excellent heat, each time it is filled it stays lighting for approx.16h hours before refilling.
We would like to request that any alcohol or other items in the store cupboard that are consumed be replaced, this ensures that there are basics for our other guests.
Final Cleaning charge €150.00

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Parma Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , All new fittings
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , all new fittings
  • Two light, airy, spacious luxury bathrooms with powerful Showers, Bidet, Washbasin and Toilet. . Each bathroom is fully tiled to a high standard The washing machine is located in the 1st floor bathroom (as is normal in Italy)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 king , Extra Large King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king , Extra Large King
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Single Beds on Next floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Single beds
  • All bedrooms are very large with new mattresses and supplied with cotton bedding and natural duvets for the cooler months. Beds and furniture are in the contemporary style of the house. There are large wardrobes in the King size rooms and plenty of storage in the rooms. Beds are made up in cotton linen and have natural duvets for Autumn and Winter. Windows are double glazed and can be opened at half tilt, each one is fitted with fly screens and shutters to keep out the heat in summer. There is no need for air conditioningon the ground and first floow as the house in constructed from stone, the walls are very deep which ensures that the rooms are cool in summer and retain the reat in winter. We have an air conditioning unit for the top floor if required.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
This house is ideal for those who want to get away for periods of months as it is equipped for all seasons. All rooms are fully furnished and have been recently redecorated. For our guests that are interested in having a 'Hands On' Cookery Classes we are pleased to be able to arrange them. Guests spend morning or evening cooking with Nonna Giovanna who has been cooking in Ristorante for many years. After spending the morning learning how to make a range of Pasta's & Sauces you are then invited to share the meal with the family and learn so much more about the culture and high s We have recently installed a new Kitchen which has a water purifier taking away the hassell of buying large amounts of bottled water each time you visit the supermarket. For those who wish to work remotely, away from the hustle of the City we have a designated area with a desk where you can work with ADSL WIRELESS BROADBAND. We are happy to negotiate Costs for longer term rentals

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