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Between Langhe and Monferrato

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

At 10 minutes from Asti and 20 from Alba: in the heart of the native Asti Langhe


Owner
Giordana Ruatasio
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Giordana Ruatasio

I am a naturopath dealing with natural food. I am from Alba and have always loved this land, rich with stories and gastronomic traditions. In my free time, I like to walk, take care of my plants, play tennis and arrange lunches and dinners with friends.

Giordana Ruatasio purchased this villa in 2004

Why Giordana Ruatasio chose Rocca d'Arazzo

It is a typical countryside dwelling dating from the early 1900's of Rocca D'Arazzo, an original feudal small village. I decided to rent this house because it is quiet, immersed in a lush green setting, surrounded by trees and flowers. It is located in an ideal area to visit Langhe e Monferrato, ideal places to spend an unforgettable holiday weekend or week. The farmhouse preserves the ancient atmosphere and has been restructured taking in consideration this characteristic. The staircase accessing the bedrooms upstairs is made in stone, the ceilings have brickwork and the floors are part wood and part terracotta. The wide bedrooms have a sober and warm atmosphere: the modern and functional fittings are in some bedrooms and other typically peasant in other rooms (wrought-iron beds). The bathrooms are new (with a hydro massage shower). The mansard is very big, has exposed rafters and sleeping accommodation for 6. This is a house suitable for groups of friends that want to live together and enjoy their time here, couples that want to spend days of absolute peace in the green nature, families that wish to have a large garden for their children to play outdoors. It is beautiful house to see and live. Thanks to its large bedrooms, the double dining room, and the large living room with chimney, it can comfortably accommodate 10, 12 or even 15 people. I have spent many weekends in this house, organizing dinners for friends and I have wonderful memories. During summer, it is fresh and you can sleep extremely well, there is no need of air-conditioning! A few kilometres away, between the hills, you can find pools and tennis clubs, golf and even a Yoga school, at 8km, in the open countryside, a beautiful SPA with interior and exterior pool. For anybody that loves biking and Nordic Walking in the surrounding area you will find nice paths. Now I want to put it at guests’ disposal that can enjoy the conviviality, nature, the good food and wine.

What makes this villa unique

From each window of the house, you can see the countryside and surrounding hills. There are no houses near, even if the village is only at 800 metres. It is quite and surrounded by a land filled with trees: pines, magnolia, walnuts blackthorn, pears, fig tree, and pomegranates. In spring and summer, we have geraniums, dahlias, violas and surfinia that beautify the house facade. To cook you will find in the garden, sage rosemary, thyme, mint and marjoram. In the morning and during the day, the only noise you will hear will be the bird’s song. During the evening, cricket and cicadas.

Amenities

Rocca d'Arazzo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom with hydro massage shower - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom with bathtub and shower - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Ground floor bathroom - toilet , bidet
  • The bathrooms are three: One at the ground floor (equipped with washbasin, toilet and bidet) and two upstairs, one with bathtub and shower, toilet and bidet, very large washbasin and the second bathroom with hydro massage shower toilette, bidet, and washbasin.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Cellar
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Parasol
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Groups
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
It is advisable to go wine tasting at the wine cellar in Langhe and Monferrato. In the area: tennis, a riding stables, pools, golf, nature walks (Rochetta Tanaro river park), bike and mountain bike tours. To not miss a visit at the Langhe and Monferrato castles, and thermal baths at Acqui (25 km). The house is a little bit more than an hour from Milano (EXPO) and Genoa (bathing city, aquarium and Cinque Terre) and 45 minutes from Turin (Cinema museum, Historic centre, Reggia di Venaria)

Reviews

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5

Weekend bellissimo!

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo trascorso nel casolare un bellissimo weekend. Eravamo 3 famiglie con 5 ragazzini e devo dire che quest'ultimi non volevano più ripartire. La casa è grande, luminosa, ben tenuta e accessoriata di tutto. Ci sono tanti posti letto ( i ragazzi hanno dormito tutti insieme nella bellissima mansarda) e una bella sala con camino dove poter mangiare ed intrattenersi.

Giordana è stata una padrona di casa squisita, sempre presente e gentile, anche nei giorni precedenti il nostro arrivo mi ha dato tante informazioni utili su ristoranti e attrazioni del luogo.

Vale la pena di tornare anche nella bella stagione per sfruttare il bellissimo giardino, noi torneremo sicuramente!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Manuela! Anche per me e' stato un piacere conoscervi e ospitarvi. A presto!
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5

Retour aux sources en famille

  • 5 of 5

Giordanna est une personne très accueillante et disponible. Elle répond très rapidement à vos mails ou SMS. La maison est agréable au calme, très bien équipée. Nous étions 12 dont 6 enfants, chacun y a trouvé sa place. Les chambres sont spacieuses. Les enfants ont bien profité du jardin et de la piscine. Ce fut une semaine très appréciée par toute la famille.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci!! Thank you very much!. I hope to host you next time. Best wishes
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WEEKEND NEL MONFERRATO

  • 4 of 5

Abbiamo passato un weekend molto bello e rilassante in compagnia, eravamo 8 adulti e 3 bambini (che si sono divertiti tantissimo), casa molto grande e fornita di tutti accessori sia per la cucina che per i bagni.

Giordana la proprietaria persona molto gentile e disponibile.

Ci siamo divertiti tutti.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

nice house

  • 5 of 5

we stayed a couple of days with 8 people. we enjoyed our stay very much as the house was very nice and well equipped. a big thanks to Giordana...she is great.

one little little complaint is that wireless internet did not work 24h.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! About the wireless we are working to have a better system of access to the satellite system. The country home has many advantages but ...some flaws ..:-) I hope to welcome you again!
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5

Très jolie et très agréable maison

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent week end dans cette maison qui est très belle et très agréable. Très bien équipée et au calme, spacieuse. La propriétaire avait laissé de précieux conseils notamment pour les restaurants, nous en avons testé un et avons été ravis. Nous y retournerons avec un grand plaisir !

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You. I hope to accomodate you next time!
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4

Meravigliosa casa di campagna

  • 4 of 5

Eravamo 3 coppie con bimbi ed è stata una vacanza meravigliosa. La casa è enorme e bellissima e dotata di ogni bene di prima necessità. La proprietaria, Giordana, davvero squisita e disponibilissima. Consigliatissimo!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: E' una casa adatta alle famiglie con bimbi! Il giardino è molto grande e anche gli spazi interni danno la possibilità di soggiornare comodamente.
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Torino caselle
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Rocca D'Arazzo
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Savona/Genova
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Asti
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Castello d'annone
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Torino-Piacenza
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Rocca D'Arazzo
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Riviera Ligure
Car: necessary

The farmhouse is located in the countryside, immersed in the green at 700 m from the Rocca D'Arazzo village. In the area, you will find restaurants, trattoria and wineries for wine tasting. In the village, boulangerie, butcher shop, bar, grocery shop, ATM, and pharmacy. The area is rich with forests and wonderful hills. Ideal for walks and ride on bike paths. A few kilometres away, golf, tennis, horseback ride and pools immerse in the green. It is at one hour and half from the Milan Fair EXPO. If you come from Turin: A21 exit Asti East coming from Genoa or Milano A21 exit Felizzano, ideal destination for the enotourism. During summer, various activities and festivals are held in town dedicated to the wine and the gastronomic specialities. During September, you have the Festival of the Sagre and Palio in Asti. In October until middle November in Alba you will see the International Fair of the White Truffle, at one hour and fifteen minutes by car from Milano and the EXPO. It is at one hour by car from Turin (Egyptian museum, Cinema museum, Reggia di Venaria), from Genoa (Genoa aquarium, Varazze, Cinque Terre) and from the Acqui thermal baths.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $366.57
pulizia $122.19
Pet Fee $24.44

Deposito cauzionale( 300 eu) Consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario presente in loco.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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