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Hilltop Villa Hideaway with Pool

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5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
5 nights minimum
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Our spacious terracotta villa is ideal for groups or families with a well-equipped kitchen diner, spacious sitting room with wood burning stove, 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Its pergola-covered terraces provide stunning views of the surrounding landscape and offer multiple places to relax, read a book, or enjoy al fresco dining. The large 12 x 6 metre swimming pool is an ideal spot for sunbathing with its comfy sun loungers and umbrellas. Inside, the large sitting room with its 42-inch satellite TV, iPod dock, books and board games, is certain to keep all entertained. The open plan kitchen provides a fantastic space for cooking a meal with loved ones with its wooden beams, large Range Cooker, microwave, Nespresso Inissia cafe machine, dishwasher, and dining area with french doors leading to...Our spacious terracotta villa is ideal for groups or families with a well-equipped kitchen diner, spacious sitting room with wood burning stove, 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Its pergola-covered terraces provide stunning views of the surrounding landscape and offer multiple places to relax, read a book, or enjoy al fresco dining. The large 12 x 6 metre swimming pool is an ideal spot for sunbathing with its comfy sun loungers and umbrellas. Inside, the large sitting room with its 42-inch satellite TV, iPod dock, books and board games, is certain to keep all entertained. The open plan kitchen provides a fantastic space for cooking a meal with loved ones with its wooden beams, large Range Cooker, microwave, Nespresso Inissia cafe machine, dishwasher, and dining area with french doors leading to a shaded terrace. There is also a large Weber barbecue for cooking outside during the warm evenings. Upstairs, the first floor offers 3 large bedrooms with king size or twin beds. All bathrooms, including one en-suite, are equipped with power showers, modern wash basins and bidets. The barn, located just 6 metres from the villa, provides separate accommodation, making it ideal if you are staying with another family or group and want your own private living space. Inside, the ground floor offers an open plan living area with sofas, satellite TV and wood-burning stove, a fully-equipped kitchen, dining area with table, and small terrace. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, one with a king size bed and another with twin beds, and one bathroom with power shower, modern wash basin and bidet. Situated on a hill and surrounded entirely by nature, the setting offers stunning idyllic views and the opportunity to see wildlife such as wild hares, deers and porcupines, as well as plentiful opportunities for walking, playing and exploring. In the summer, you can enjoy horse riding, cycling, tennis, or canoeing, whilst in the winter there is skiing and hiking on the local ski slopes of Sestola and Corno alle Scale. In the heart of Italy's finest culinary region, Emilia-Romagna, you are best placed to sample Italy's most delicious foods such as parmesan cheese and parma ham. The nearby town of Vergato offers an insight into authentic Italian life with its quaint piazza, shops, restaurants and Monday market selling everything from fresh cheeses to clothes. For art, culture or shopping, the villa is located just a 40-minute drive from Bologna where you can enjoy concerts, opera or art shows, or for those wishing to relax and be pampered the thermal baths at Porretta Terme and Pistoia are just a 30 minute drive away. Italy's other major destinations, such as Milan, Florence and Venice, are easily accessible. The villa is also just a 35-minute drive from Maranello where there is the testing track and museum for Ferrari Formula 1; ideal for motor sport fans! For Spring, Autumn and Winter lets - we provide free wood for the wood burners. We Summer stays, air conditioning is available throughout the Villa and Barn. We have a fair usage policy for energy (Gas and Electricity). As part of your booking, a credit of €150 per week is applied and guests are charged for any energy used above this sum. Full meter readings are provided. More
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About the Owner
Sandra H
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Our family of seven enjoyed a delightful stay at the villa. It is truly a Hilltop Hideaway—a bit more so than we had imagined—but we loved every peaceful moment it afforded to us during our week and a half stay. The ample kitchen allowed us...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Lynette S
Management response:Responded 16 July 2018

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you again for your booking. Sandra

Bklyn06
New York
Reviewed 12 November 2013

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Date of stay: October 2013
Management response:Responded 12 November 2013

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London
Reviewed 13 April 2013

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Date of stay: July 2012
A FlipKey verified reviewer
Doncaster
Reviewed 14 April 2010

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Date of stay: July 2009
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Situated between Florence and Bologna, two world famous Italian gems the villa is within easy distance of major destinations such as Bologna, Florence, Lucca, Verona, Siena, Venice and Milan. Wine lovers can visit Tuscany and Coli Bolognese; for spa opportunities you can chill out in the thermal baths in Porretta Terme and Pistoia – just 30 mins by car. In the local town of Vergato just 1.5 km from the Villa, enjoy a morning cafe or drink in the piazza while watching real Italian life. Vergato has all of your immediate needs from supermarkets, pharmacies, shops, restaurants and railway station – don’t miss the Monday market selling everything from fresh produce to clothes. Plus there is a wonderful restaurant just 10 minutes walk from the Villa, where you can enjoy wonderful Bolognesei...
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