Poggio DI Castelletto
Country house with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Corti, Italy
From £512 per week
Country house to rent in Corti, Italy
OLD FARMHOUSE IN HILLS OF EMILIA;BEST AREA FOR CULTURE&FOOD. (cooking classes) TOUR NORTHERN ITALY,or simply relax and enjoy the area. GRATIS 2 CASES FROM OUR VINYARD. We now have internet.
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Country house overview - owner's description
The old farmhouse is detached and hidden away at the end of the village, near a mantle of green woods and a soft flowing stream.Fully renovated, its thick stone walls keep you cool in the hot Italian summer and warm in the cold winters. At the rear is a cosy terrazza, where you can relax and watch the world go by.There is a large garden,plus furniture,BBQ grill, and the old forno where you can bake fresh bread-pizza etc.Inside, the house offers all the main facilities.
PATRICK SYMMES.( travel writer and auther, stayed in our house) wrote an article in TRAVELER MAGAZINE. here is the link http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/501350
PS.WE ALSO ARRANGE CATERING FOR WEDDINGS AND ORGANIZE COOKING CLASSES
Emilia is ideally situated for touring Northern Italy.Venice-Firenze-the lakes-the riviera,and even Rome,are all within a mornings drive.
The old roman Via Emilia links Cities like,Piacenza,Parma,Reggio,Modena,Bologna...etc.All with there own history,cultures,traditions and fine foods and wines.
All famous in there own rights.
The local Area
People who stayed at the house,remarked how beautiful and pleasant the area was,with its inumourus medieval castles and market towns(one every day of the week)Its many very good restaurants and trattorias. pizzerias and bars.
The Old spa town of Salso Maggiore,20 min drive where you can spend time in the waters,or beauty clinic,or just relax and enjoy the cool of the evening at one of the piano bars and savour the local world famous ice cream.
This country house has 6 verified reviews.
5 out of 6 people recommend staying here
Loved this villa. Situated right at the edge of a small village high in the hills surrounded by woods, it has everything you could wish for when you want to get away from it all. Inside the house was beautiful, more than enough space for the 5 of us who stayed. We loved to spend the evenings on the balcony eating and chatting. The garden is quite extensive and the owner lets you take any fruit, veg or herbs you want. There is a barbecue and a pizza oven outside which we had great fun trying out. Would definitely recommend this villa and look forward to returning ourselves in the future.
A very nice and carefully restored house. The finish was very good. The house was placed in lovely surroundings up in the hills. It was a good position for trips to Parma/Bologna//Milano//Cinque Terre and some other places.The landlord was very friendly and show great concern. We strongly recommend this house.
One of our best holidays. A car is essential (we drove down, which added to the holiday) and you really must spend time at the local markets. Beautiful, peaceful and yet we were able to travel to Milan, Florence and the sea with little hassle. A stunning place.
Poggio di Castelletto is a beautiful home with a wonderful garden in a very small village surrounded by beautiful green and lush hills. The pictures really do not reflect the beauty or personality of the home and the area or the quality and workmanship used in its renovation. It provided all the conveniences that a visitor could want or might find in a modern hotel, but offers so much more in character and atmosphere. We had a very busy itinerary so the time we spent out on the balcony or on the plaza, just enjoying the peace and quiet and the sounds of nature were priceless. The location was idealremote enough to provide serenity for those with a less hectic travel plan, yet close enough to the surrounding towns to provide places for dinner, shopping, and not too far to use as a base to some of the larger attractions that a tourist may be interested in. The hosts Frank and Gabby are wonderful people willing to provide whatever help they can to make your stay enjoyable.
This property is absoultly stunning, in a beautiful area of Italy, a perfect base for seeing the sites of Emilia Romania.
The house is beautifully finished with a rustic charm, it has its own fruit and vegatable garden, which the owners are happy for you to use, the gardens a pretty and well kept. The house is situated in a small village with lots of fantastic restaurants and bars close by (within a short drive). Theres a local super market close by which have all the necessities.
The owners are really friendly and helpful and speak amazing english. The even left us some home made wine to try, and were helpful in telling us the best places to visit.
The house is split into 2 stunning apartments, we stayed in the ground floor apartment which is perfect for our young family.
We had a truly perfect holiday, seeing all the sights and spending time in a simply tranquill, beautiful house in italy.
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Sights and attractions
Outside this country house in Corti, ItalyThis country house is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 9 October 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 16 February 2020 - 11 October 2022: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 13 October 2022 - 4 January 2023: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Long stay discounts
- Arrive between 29 January - 31 December and receive 25% off if the booking is for 4 weeks or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
due to rise of gas priced we charge extra for heating
1 November - 31 March: £49.81 per week, paid locally
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 7:
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 1 double bed
- 1 single bed
There is also 1 double sofa bed in living foom, 1 cot
2 bathrooms including 1 en suite, 1 Separate WC
Internet, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Central heating, Open fire, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
Infants, Smoking, Pets
This house has been fully renovated and overs a comfortable and relaxing stay,but most people use it as a base to tour.
Private Owner From Fidenza, Italy Member since Feb 2007
Past bookings: 13 bookings
Last seen: 4 months ago
Number of properties: 4