On the doorstep of the historic village of Castiglione Tinella, equidistant between Alba and Asti, Cascina La Galeisa is a lovingly restored farmhouse with a fully equiped gourmet kitchen, quality amenities sleeping up to 12 people, luxury pool, garden and stunning views.
Think Michelin star restaurants, Barolo and Barbaresco, white truffles, local osteria's, walking trails and cycling amidst Unesco heritage landscape.
From the moment you step through the wrought iron gates of the courtyard you can feel Galeisa is a peaceful place to stay. Rescued from ruins, this beautiful farmhouse was all but abandoned until the new owners found and purchased it in 2013. Now it's rooms echo with fun, food, wine and life once again.
Enter into the gourmet kitchen with large island bench, ascot double oven, huge double door fridge and freezer, dishwasher, and all essential kitchen appliances. The adjacent dining room is dominated by an antique 12 seat dining table, 18th century French sideboard and a stunning open fireplace for cosy winter evenings. The original cantina abutts the dining room; partitioned by an impressive glass panelled wall.
The ground floor also comprises the living room and library, both with french door access to the terrace, with views across the Moscato vineyards to the historical town of Nieve and the Barbaresco tower. On a clear day you can see all the way to the Italian alps.
Ascending the original stunning staircase the lower mezzanine level bedroom includes a queen size bed, beautiful Victoria & Albert bath and a gorgeous shower ensuite.
The upper mezzanine level bedroom contains a king size bed, ensuite shower bathroom and commanding views of the rolling Langhe hills and vineyards.
The top floor of the farmhouse consists of four bedrooms, one with two single beds and the remaining rooms with king size beds. All bedrooms have shower ensuites, with one bathroom including a Victoria & Albert claw-foot bath. The magnificient exposed oak beam ceilings highlight the spaciousness and character of this fine home.
TV's are located in the living room and one of the top floor bedrooms, wi-fi throughout, DVD and stereo, washing machine, dryer, timber floors in all six bedrooms, traditional cotto tiles and stylish small ceramic tiles on the ground floor, sumptious couches and antique furniture combine to make this a truly special place to stay.
The garden offers a brand new heated pool with surrounding area for lounging, a grapevine covered BBQ area for long summer lunches, delightful planted areas with herbs and flowers as well as the welcome extention of being able to stroll through the vines at any time!
Galeisa offers peace and privacy with all modern comforts.
Weekly rental Saturday to Saturday. Linen provided. Cleaning fee of EUR 190 payable. Additional cleaning services can be provided during stay at own cost.