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Charming countryhouse and vineyards in the Monferrato

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
13
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights

Description

Acqui Terme Cottage Rental Photos and Description

A perfect place to enjoy family reunions, friends gathering, and wine getaways

Beautiful country house surrounded by charming vineyards and fruit trees in the Unesco region of Monferrato. A perfect place to enjoy family reunions, friends gathering, getaways to explore slow food (cheese, white truffle) and the great Piedmont wines.

We recently renovated the house while preserving its history of more than one hundred years. Three generations of winemakers lived here, built these walls and used the barrels still visible in the tuff cave rock cellar.

The 3 floors house has 4 double rooms, 4 bathrooms, washing machine, a fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, oven, microwave), a huge living room with a fireplace that we love to lighten up to warm up the cold winter nights. One of the two dining rooms used to be the place where the winemakers were making the sweet and delicious Moscato Passito DOC of Strevi.

We recently installed a new heating system. In winter, the house will be pre-heated before your arrival.

During the summer you can enjoy some relax under the shade of the trees on the hammocks, use the barbecue to eat, and if you're lucky eat some figs and peaches directly from our trees.

You can use our 4 bikes to go aroud. The main road is wonderful to jog or bike down, with amazing views at the top.

The renovation is still unfinished (external facade to be done, garden to be completed), so we're offering accomodation at a special price.

The surroundings are the true reason to be here. The Monferrato area has been recently included in the UNESCO heritage, offering beautiful walks through the vineyards, the Roman spas in Acqui Terme, visits to the old charming castles with dungeons and towers, and of course wine and food tasting. There is one Michelin star restaurant in Acqui, plus a number of other excellent ones.

Famous winemakers are all over the place, one excellent wine shop in Acqui with all of them. The area is also well known for its world famous white truffles, with two top restaurants a few minutes' drive from our place.

Our valley is the home of the sweet wine Passito di Moscato di Strevi, a Slow Food Presidium. See the Slow Food foundation web for more details.

For the fashion victims, one of the top designer malls in Italy is 45 minutes away with the very best of fashion (Armani, Aspesi, Bulgari, Prada...). But we are quite sure that once you see the vineyards, you will never think of going there ;-)

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Eugenia & Simone
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2016

About Eugenia & Simone

Hi, we are a young coupe and we live together in Rome (and on the Lake Maggiore since two years :)

I am a biologist and Simone is a consultant. We love travelling around the World, we are enthusistic foodies, and love good wines of course!

Eugenia & Simone purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Eugenia & Simone chose Alessandria

We have been captured by the beauty of this area during a short trip for wine tasting. We love the atmosphere of the house, immersed in the peace of the countryside.

We hope you would enjoy the house and feel welcome like it's your own place.

What makes this cottage unique

It is an old countryhouse, so please don't expect the standards of a modern one, or of an hotel room.

For instance most of the windows don't perfectly seal the room, apart from the ones we got changed. You have to pull hard to open a couple of them, especially if there is rain (the window wood frame expands).

Heating is provided by a brand new heating system. The house will pre-heated before your arrival, so it's perfectly ok also for cold winter nights (we still prefer to use the fireplace :-)

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Charming countryhouse and vineyards in the Monferrato
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
4

Idyllisches Haus inmitten von Weinbergen

  • 4 of 5

Wir waren als Großfamilie mit Kleinkindern von Mo bis Fr dort. Das Haus an sich ist super gelegen, die Zimmer sind geräumig und liebevoll eingerichtet. Es hat alles, was man für einen enspannten Urlaub braucht (inkl. Grillplatz), und Eugenia und Simone haben sich bei der Buchung und während des Aufenthaltes gut um uns gekümmert. Das Haus war bei unserer Ankunft sauber, die Angaben zum Haus und zur Anfahrt waren ausführlich und gut.

Durch das kalte regnerische Wetter haben wir den Kamin und das bereitgestellte Feuerholz sehr zu schätzen gewusst.

Fazit: jederzeit und gerne wieder!!

Einziger Nachteil war der Gestank in einem der Badezimmer, das wohl von einem undichten Rohr stammte, und inzwischen wieder behoben sein durfte.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

FANTASTICO!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo soggiornato in 11 amici per 5 notti nel periodo di capodanno, la casa è molto grande ed immersa nei vigneti proprio come descritta,molto pulita, ordinata e curata nei dettagli.

La zona giorno ristrutturata è stupenda, pareti in pietra, soffitti a volta con mattoni a vista...da vedere!!!!!

Camino, stufa, locali di generose dimensioni, legna reperita grazie ai proprietari, di ottima qualità come il vino delle loro vigne, squisito e ad un prezzo imbattibile.

A 5 minuti in auto c'è un ottimo agriturismo che offre cucina locale.

La proprietà anche se non presente in loco è stata sempre molto disponibile e ha soddisfatto tutte le nostre richieste.

Per chi vuole godere del fascino della campagna senza rinunciare a nessun comfort!!

I nostri complimenti e ringraziamenti sono rivolti ad Eugenia e Simone, sempre gentili e professionali.

Da ritornarci!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

Familiar atmosphere and relaxing experience

  • 5 of 5

Ottima occasione per ritrovi di Famiglia e per godersi la quiete e la magica atmosfera dei vigneti che circoncidano la casa

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Genova
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Strevi
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Strevi
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Ovada - Alessandria
Car: necessary

The Monferrato area - including the valley where our house is located - has been recently included in the UNESCO heritage, offering beautiful walks through the vineyards, the Roman spas in Acqui Terme, visits to the old charming castles with dungeons and towers, and of course wine and food tasting. There is one Michelin star restaurant in Acqui, plus a number of other excellent ones.

Famous winemakers are all over the place, one excellent wine shop in Acqui with all of them. The area is also well known for its world famous white truffles, with two top restaurants a few minutes' drive from our place.

Our valley is the home of the sweet wine Passito di Moscato di Strevi, a Slow Food Presidium. See the Slow Food foundation web for more details.

For the fashion victims, one of the top designer malls in Italy is 45 minutes away with the very best of fashion (Armani, Aspesi, Bulgari, Prada...). But we are quite sure that once you see the vineyards, you will never think of going there ;-)

Rates & Availability

Acqui Terme Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Invernale
Oct 17 2016 - Dec 6 2016
2 night minimum stay
$149
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Immacolata
Dec 7 2016 - Dec 11 2016
2 night minimum stay
$160
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Invernale bis_
Dec 12 2016 - Dec 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
$149
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Prima capodanno
Dec 28 2016 - Dec 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
$1
$2,496
 
 
Capodanno
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$928
$2,496
 
 
dopo capodanno
Jan 2 2017 - Jan 7 2017
1 night minimum stay
$1
$2,496
 
 
Invernale bis
Jan 8 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$149
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Spese pulizia $64
Refundable damage deposit $213

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Acqui Terme Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 280 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , bidet
  • 3 full bathrooms with shower or bathtub 1 bathroom with only toilet and sink
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 3 double rooms 1 room with two twin beds 1 sofa bed in the living room (it can be moved) 2 single beds can be added in any of the rooms
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
The whole house, with exclusive access (no other guests).

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