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Rural Villa with private pool, near Venice in the green hills of Padua

Arquà Petrarca, Padua, Italy
  • House2152 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps12
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

Ideal location for relaxing holidays with your family or group of friends

The Rustico is situated at the feet of Euganean Hills, in the little village of Arquà Petrarca: a gracious medieval village in province of Padua, said 'the pearl of the Euganean Hills', for its beauty. The location is ideal for relaxing and full of nature holidays and for people interested in discovering the traditions of the territory. In the garden there are at your disposal barbecue and table for have lunches under the shadow of the trees or under the gazebo, the swimming pool, plays for children and a lot of green space! Besides the location is optimal to reach the Thermal of Abano and Montegrotto (10 Km), the large and small towns of Veneto, like Venice (60km), Padua (15 Km), Vicenza (30 km), Verona (45 Km) , Ferrara and Bologna

Activities in the surrounding area: The surrounding area (the Euganean Hills) is rich of activities for people who loves to do a cultural vacation ready to try the local life and gastronomic traditions.

If you like to know more about the village of Arquà Petrarca, please have a look at the website of 'arqua petrarca' were you will find all the route departing from the house and from the village. In the surrounding area there are a lot of routes, immersed in the nature.

From the house you can easily reach the 4 golf club, one of which is less than four kilometers far from the house.

Wine and eat lovers won’t be disappointed: the zone is full of restaurants and Agriturismos, which offer to all visitors, wine, olive’s oil (one of the better of Italy) made by themselves. Near the house you will find two wine cellars 'Loreggian' and 'Borin' where is possible to taste and buy win

Activities in the house: At the Rusticos there will be at you disposal of a spacious swimming pool (7x3) with sun beds for people who wants to dedicate to the natural sun tanning in the quietness of the Hills and in a total privacy. Besides there is also a gazebo and a barbecue to have lunches outside in calm and green atmosphere. For the children there are some games and it is also possible to collect and to eat the varied fruits of the garden, of the vineyard and from olive grove.


Camilla Lanza

Member Since 2007
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english, french, german, spanish, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018
About Camilla Lanza

Rustico Lucia was built around 1300. My family lived there since ever and I, Lucia, was born there. I used to live there until I got married and I moved with my husband in Verona.

Camilla Lanza purchased this House in 2007

Why Camilla Lanza chose Arquà Petrarca

Me and my family we did not want that the house stay empty without anyone living there, knowing how much we care about it, how many nice days and time we have spent there. It is a perfect place for bug families and groups of friends! So, we decided all together that we will rent the house to people, who want to have a relaxing holidays and also want to know more about the history, the territory and the traditions of this region.

What makes this House unique

Familiar flair and atmosphere, friendly care of the house, garden and guests that could feel really like home! Silence, space, green and nature make the rest! Excellent food & wines are available nearby the house.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Bedlinnen included; possibility to add till 2 beds/cots.
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, Bedlinnen included; possibility to add till 2 beds/cots
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single, Bedlinnen included; possibility to add till 2 beds/cots
      • Bedroom 4
        1 king, Bedlinnen included;
      • Bedroom 5
        1 king, Bedlinnen included;
      • Bedroom 6
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Bed for 2 people
      • The bedrooms are all provided with ceiling fans and in every room is it possible to add 2 more small beds or crubs. All the rooms are supplied of linen for the beds and of spacious closets for your clothes. There are also available 3 cots for small children. The rooms have a very simple and romantic air
        they face the big garden and the hills in front of the house.


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet
      • 2 Bathrooms are on the first floor, near the 5 bedrooms. The other one is downstairs for everyday life and near the studio where the sofa is.

      Location Type

        • Rural
        • Village


            • Family
            • Historic


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Fireplace
                    • Local Maps
                    • Mosquito Magnet
                    • Parking
                    • Sunbed
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Freezer
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Grill
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator


                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 12 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Pool Table
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • VCR


                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Child's Swing
                                    • Golf
                                      Nearby possibility to play in 3 different golf courts.
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Tennis
                                      Nearby ( less than 3 Km) possibility to rent courts during your stay.


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Outdoor Pool
                                            • Private Pool


                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • library
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • golf
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis

                                                              26 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Clean, well equipped, welcoming, helpful owners.

                                                              Mary-Rose F.

                                                              We had a lovely time relaxing at the villa using the pool and barbecue but also went on many trips to nearby places of interest. The owner recommended vineyard down the road was great and two restaurants nearby extremely convenient. There are lovely walks and plenty of towns and villages to explore. Also, cyclists were in abundance in the local area.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Mary Rose, hope to welcome you again next time!

                                                              We are very happy that you've enjoyed your stay!

                                                              Great time!

                                                              Nick O.Almere

                                                              We very much enjoyed our fortnight in Rustico Lucia. Everything claimed on the website we found to be true, a very clean, spacious house with large well-kept gardens. Some minor problems were readily dealt with, Lucia and Renzo were very helpful indeed. The weather turned out to be exceptionally hot, but the splendid swimming pool brought the necessary cooling. We had several meals in the Costa Restaurant just around the corner, and we enjoyed their food as well as their fine shady terrace. Trips to Padua and Venice can conveniently be made by train.

                                                              We can recommend this beautiful holiday home for large families without any hesitation.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Dear Nick, thank you for your review!

                                                              And for your nice manner, your kindness and the patience during these small troubles with this exceptional hot!Looking forward to welcome you again when you wish to come back! Greetings to everybody!

                                                              Renzo, Lucia and Camilla

                                                              A Very Nice house and Very good service 😀

                                                              Annette A.

                                                              A Very Nice house and good service...we have had a Very good stay. We reccorment. Wineyard in the near have good wine. Visit it it's worth it...❤

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Annette! Thank you for your comment and we hope to welcome you back soon!

                                                              Gorgeous retreat ideal for larger famlies

                                                              Glenn F.

                                                              Fantastic property in beautiful gardens. The owners couldn't be more helpful and the large rooms and outside are spotlessly clean. Highly recommended!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you very much!! More than happy to welcome you again next time!

                                                              Very Comfortable House, great swimming pool

                                                              Harm Paul K.

                                                              We had a very nice holiday. We were welcomed with drink and cake. The house was exactly as was written on the site. The contact was immediatly very nice and good. If we had questions we could email or app and got quick and helpful answers.

                                                              We enjoyed very much the city monselice and Verona and Venezia.

                                                              The train to Venezia is very cheap so we preferred to travel by train.

                                                              We can recommend this house to everyone!!!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you very much! More then happy to welcome you again next time!

                                                              In een woord geweldig, aanrader :-)

                                                              Ron d.

                                                              In een woord geweldig, aanrader :-)


                                                              Arquà Petrarca, Padua, Italy

                                                              Arquà Petrarca is a small village, which preserve the unchanged glamour of medieval time and it is considered the pearl of the Euganean Hills. Arquà has been inhabited since the Roman times, and gained more importance when Francesco Petrarca, one of the highest poet of the Italian tongue, wished to spend the last years of his life in the serene quietness of the place. Wine and eat lovers won’t be disappointed: the zone is full of restaurants and Agriturismos, which offer to all visitors, wine, olive’s oil (one of the better of Italy) producted by themselves. Near the house you will find two wine cellars 'Loreggian' and 'Borin' where is possible to taste and buy wine and typical products. Few kilometers far, there are the thermal towns like Abano, Montegrotto Terme, Battaglia and Galzignano where to get massages and thermal bath, well-known all over the world.

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Taxes and fees are additional

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Damage Deposit

                                                              The price includes electricity expenses, gas and water expenses, laundry for bathroom and bedrooms for all the guests, kitchen, waste management, final cleaning. WIFI and ADSL connection are included. THE PRICE IS INDICATIVE FOR A 7 DAYS STAY FOR 6 PEOPLE. For longer stay or larger group please contact us to receive a quotation. - DER PREIS IST INDIKATIV FÜR EIN 7 TAGE AUFENTHALT FÜR 6 LEUTE. Für längeren Aufenthalt oder größere Gruppe kontaktieren Sie uns bitte, um ein Angebot zu bekommen. - LE PRIX EST INDICATIF POUR UN SEJOUR DE 7 JOURS POUR 6 PERSONNES. Pour un séjour plus long ou un groupe plus grand, veuillez nous contacter pour recevoir un devis.

                                                              26 Reviews
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