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Located just 10 km from Verona, in the enchanting green hills of the Marcellise Valley, Villa Sogara is a stunning historical mansion filled with treasures, built during the 15th-18th centuries upon Roman ruins. The owners have completely restored and remodeled the Villa, which contains 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a fully appointed kitchen, dining room, library, music room, various living rooms and outdoor relaxation areas.
A new swimming pool with a terraced sunbathing patio is surrounded by picturesque vineyards. Daily cleaning service, Wi-Fi internet access, air conditioning, dishwasher and washing machine are included. This stellar location is ideal for exploring Veneto and the surrounding area, for attending the many international fairs held in Verona or just for avoiding the chaos of modern life.
Veneto is a region full of history and tradition, great also for local food and wine production. Many interesting sites to be visited are Venice, Vicenza, Padova, and Lake Garda. You will find countryside, mountains and seaside, lakes and sea beaches.
Verona is one of the main tourist destinations in north-eastern Italy, thanks to its artistic heritage, several annual fairs (Vinitaly, Fieracavalli, Marmomacc and many others), shows and operas, such as the Opera Festival in the Arena, the ancient amphitheatre built by the Romans.
Because of the value and importance of its many historical buildings, mostly of Roman and Medieval ages, Verona has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Moreover, Verona is the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Verona's Natural history museum contains one of the most valuable collections of fossils and archaeological remains of Europe. Castelvecchio Museum features a collection of sculptures, statues and paintings in a magnificent castle built in 1354-1356.
* The rental rate includes the complete and exclusive residence in the villa, all expenses for water, electricity, gas, air conditioning, private swimming pool usage, internet adsl wifi access, daily cleaning service for bedrooms and bathrooms, and final cleaning. Linen and towels are provided, including pool towels. Swimming pool is open from the first week of June to the last week of September. From November 1st to April 15th central heating surcharge will apply. Phone bills are not included and must be paid separately. Security/damage deposit of euro 800 cash to be left at arrival.
** Additional services available on request: Food&Wine excursions (Visits to high quality local wineries, cheese factories etc). Cooking lessons. Personal chef / catering for special events or just everyday life; Chauffeur / shuttle transfers for Airports, Train stations, Opera, or any other location. Wedding planners available to arrange breathtaking celebrations. For any further request or desire, feel free to contact us.
This villa was bought by my great-grandparents in 1929. Now it's my duty to preserve it in good shape and to share it with those who appreciate this kind of mansion and look for the charm and tranquility of the Italian countryside. I had great days staying here with my grandfather when I was a child, and I hope that you will be able to have such a good time too.
The villa is located in the countryside in the eastern part of Verona. While the property is surrounded by vineyards of Valpolicella wine DOC production area, it has also easy connections to the motorway, to the airport, and to the cities of Verona, Venice, Padua, Mantua, and Vicenza. Lake Garda is also easily reachable in about 30 minutes, and with the new high speed railway lines also Florence and Milan are an easy destination for a daily trip. Guests come here to spend a vacation in a true piece of history, and also for many activities like food and wine tours, art history, museums, Opera, and so on.
Are you tired of hotels that look pretty much all the same? Have you had enough of cold, impersonal courtesy? Do you appreciate historic houses furnished with original antiques? Are you in search of a 'home away from home' to spend time and relax with your family and friends, surrounded by lush countryside? Villa Sogara is the place to be!
Visits to local wineries with wine & olive oil tastings can be arranged on request. We provide assistance for anything you may require during your stay, like booking taxis, restaurants, private chef etc. If you need help, you are welcome to ask.