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Casa Lescano - central and striking apartment in a historic house.

37 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment




Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Vanchiglia - Casa Lescano

Cosy 64-sq.m apartment for 4-5 people. Bedroom, large living room & bed

Very bright apartment, recently renovated, located in the heart of the historic district of Vanchiglia, in a house built in 1936.

The sisters of the Lescano Trio, swing queens, lived in this house from 1939 to 1945.

The avenue gets its name from the presence of numerous artists that in the worked for the RAI in the 50s, which is 8 minutes away by foot.

The apartment, on the first floor with a lift, consists of one bedroom and a wide angular living room, eat-in kitchen, bathroom, two balconies and a wide entrance.

It can accommodate one to four people, with the possibility of adding a cradle or small bed.

The kitchen is fully equipped: dinnerware carefully chosen, cookware suitable for any kind of food, baking sheets, chopping board, microwave oven, and gas oven.

The bathroom has a tub, electric water heater and a wide window.

The bedroom has a brand new double bed (which can be split into two singles) with slats and orthopaedic mattress; the curtains, produced by the famous fabric shops of Chierese. A closet and side tables complete the room’s furnishings.

The living room is wide and extremely bright because it is angular. There is a comfortable and brand new white leather sofa with three seats that turns into a comfortable and large double bed with mesh.

The sleeping quality is very important even for a brief stay. And it is because of this that we have chosen high quality mattresses.

Bed, bathroom and kitchen linen of excellent quality is provided.

The renovation of the apartment was made by experienced and qualified artisans, with attention to the use of materials and processing techniques for the protection of labour and the environment.

All the parts of the apartment have been restored to its origins and enhanced, in particular the fixtures.

The door window and the windows have double glass and glazing.

The apartment measures 64 sq.m and has a ceiling height of 3.70 metres. Due to its particular location, it is never too cold in winter or too hot in summer.

The area is well served by public transportation and bicycle paths.

The railway station of Porta Nuova is the closest subway stop, at a distance of 2 km.

Upon request, we can arrange typical or standard dishes, vegetarian, vegan and pastry. The owner has the necessary permits for food and beverage service.

On the outside there are many small supermarkets, the nearest one is exactly opposite to the house in a corner. Banks, laundromats and dry cleaners, bakeries, newsstands, tobacconists, bars, traditional and ethnic restaurants, craftsman workshops, libraries and an excellent and historical pastry shop (del Borgo) are all within a few minutes’ walk.

In the opposite direction, always within a few kilometres, you can find the large and romantic Parco di Valentino.

Every morning, a market is held in the historical Piazza Santa Giulia.

The famous market of Porta Palazzo is a 20-minute walk away.

Upon arrival, guests will find a welcome gift.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Graziella Silipo
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Italian, Basic English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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About Graziella Silipo

My name is Graziella Silipo, I am 51 years old, and Turin has always been my city. I think I would only switch my current residence for one at the sea, perhaps in Genoa.

Turin for me has the perfect dimensions, nothing is too small or too big; I love the river, taking walks in the city centre, looking for books, going to the cinema, and eating chocolate. I grew up in the suburbs, and I know what the industrial city was like!

I attended the business school and then the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters.

I have lived in the city centre since 1990.

My occupation and passion is health, safety and the environment.

I believe that people relationships are one of the most important things in life, jointly with the cinema, good wine, good bread, and good reading.

I have formed an association called "Voglia di Futuro", which deals with environmental education and food.

I attended a cook and pastry school with the Cooks Association of Turin and I have also been a teacher in cooking courses done by the association.

We will have a chance to know each other better in person!

Graziella Silipo purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Graziella Silipo chose Turin

When I was little and passed by this area, I always told myself "One day I would like to live in this house". And it happened. Actually, I don't live here, but it is my place! It is a particularly active area and avenue, with all the necessities and frequented by many young people. It is home to the studio of the Italian rock band "Subsonica".

I thought of sharing my passion for Vanchiglia with the people that desired to visit this place, renting this house because at the moment I don't need to move out of my current house which I have lived in for twenty years.


based on 37 holidaymaker reviews

Casa Lescano - central and striking apartment in a historic house.
average rating of 4.783784 based on 38 reviews

Charming, centrally located apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lovely warm welcome by Grazielle and Renato to their charming apartment in Turin. Perfect for two people but good also for four since the sofa-bed in the living room was comfortable and easy to open and close giving you a sitting room to rest in after a day's touring

Everything near to hand: parking, shops, restaurants and a great wine merchant in the via Giulia di Barolo who sells local wines on draught - and supplies the bottles. Also perfectly situated for visiting the 'must-see' things in Turin - of which there are many. Easy on foot but also easy by car - Turin is the one city in Italy where we drove without concern.

A beautiful place for a stay in Turin. Thank you Graziella at Renato for a perfect stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! it was a great pleasure to meet nice people nice, enthusiastic and energetic as you. When you want to exercise in the Italian language, I am available! See You soon.
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Soggiorno di 5 giorni

  • 5 of 5

Siamo appena rientrata da 5 giorni trascorsi a Torino, Casa Lescano. L'appartamento è risultato più bello di quello visualizzato nel sito. La posizione è ottima e muovendosi a piedi abbiamo potuto vedere molto e usufruire al massimo il ns tempo. Il fatto che poi abbiamo trovato a disposizione delle provviste (pasta, sale, olio, caffè, biscotti, frutta) per poter aver subito un pasto e la colazione, per noi, è stato sicuramente un valore aggiunto. La Signora Graziella e il Signor Renato sono stati gentilissimi e pieni di buoni consigli. Grazie! Sicuramente un ritorno a Torino mi porterà a Casa Lescano e lo consiglierò ad amici.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Perfecta base per a visitar el Torí històric

  • 5 of 5

La casa és cèntrica, a dues passes del Po, de la plaça Vittorio Veneto i de la Mole Antonelliana. Molt ben comunicada amb transport públic (tramvies, autobusos) que passen fregant-la (això genera l'únic problema objectiu del pis: el soroll inevitable al vespre i, sobretot, a la matinada). L'entorn compta amb comerços, restaurants, bars i el mercat de Santa Giulia ben a prop. L'arquitectura de la casa és característica de l'època de Mussolini, en el millor dels sentits: modernitat i bon gust. El pis és molt agradable, d'acord amb la descripció que en fa l'anunci, amb equipaments moderns perfectes, molta cura en tot tipus de complements (cuina, bany), llibres interessants i una selecció de mobles antics ben bonics i útils. Els llits són amplis i molt còmodes. Una menció a part mereixen els propietaris, Graziella i Renato, dues persones extraordinàriament agradables de tracte, plenes de detalls envers els seus hostes, que són tractats com a tals i no com a simples turistes. A l'arribada ens hem trobat amb una provisió d'aliments generosa i bona, que permet de fer un primer àpat sense sortir de casa. No és que la nostra estada hagi topat amb problemes, però hem tingut sempre la certesa de poder comptar amb el seu suport.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sehr schöne Wohnung

  • 5 of 5

Graziella und Renato sind die nettesten Gastgeber, die man sich vorstellen kann.

Ihre Wohnung ist sehr gut ausgestattet und lichtdurchflutet.

Obwohl der vorbeiziehende Verkehr deutlich hörbar ist, kann man sich in dieser Wohnung richtig wohlfühlen.

Alle interessanten Plätze in der Altstadt sind bequem fußläufig zu erreichen.

Versorgen kann man sich im supermarkt gleich gegenüber und in den vielen kleinen Einzelhandelsgeschäften (inkl. täglichem Markt) gleich in der Nähe.

Wir würden die Wohnung jederzeit wieder mieten.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank für Ihre Sympathie und Freundlichkeit. Ich hoffe, wieder zu treffen.
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Jolie appartement en centre ville

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un bon week-end en famille dans l’appartement de Graziella et Renato.

L’appartement est propre, spacieux et bien placé pour visiter Turin à pieds. Nous avons pu garer notre voiture dans la rue devant l’immeuble.

Certes on entend le tram et les voitures mais tout était précisé dans l’annonce donc ce ne fût pas une surprise.

Notre fille de 3 ans avait un lit bébé dans la chambre. Et il y avait encore de la place pour y mettre le 2e lit bébé que nous avions apporté.

Un grand Merci pour l’accueil fort sympatique de Graziella et Renato, pour la corbeille de fruits et pour les friandises offertes à notre fille. Ils nous ont donné de bons conseils pour visiter et pour faire nos courses, notamment une très bonne patisserie juste à côté de l’appart pour trouver des biscuits fondants aux amandes…

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Tolle komfortable Wohnung

  • 5 of 5

Tolle gepflegte Altbauwohnung, sehr gute Ausstattung in wirklich toller Lage. Wir haben alles genauso vorgefunden wie beschrieben und waren begeistert. Sehr nette und grosszügige Vermieter. Absolut empfehlenswert.

Danke für Alles!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice and friendly guests. Thank you for choosing CasaLescano for your stay in Turin.
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Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Degli Angeli Bar
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Porta Nuova Station
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Osteria Vanchiglia
Car: not necessary

Via Artisti is in Borgo Vanchiglia (Borgh Vanchija in Piemontese), one of the historic districts of Torino, located between the northeast border of the old town and the confluence of the Po and Dora Riparia rivers, and belonging to the seventh district.

We are in close proximity to:

5 mins walk from Piazza Vittorio and from the porches that, walking by Via Po, arrive to Piazza Castello. On the path (10 minute on foot) you can find the Museo del Cinema, the Mole Antonelliana, the Massimo Cinema (home to the Torino Film Festival), Piazza Carignano and its Theater, the Gobett Theatre, The Museum of the Risorgimento and the Egyptian Museum, the Readers Circle, Via Roma, and many historical palaces and bars.

The district is home to the University of Studi di Torino which is one of the main pillars of the artistic creativity and commerce of Turin.

At the craft workshops, still present today, you will see an artistic culture of great diversity, with architecture, design, sculpture, painting, theatre, music, and cinema.

Piazzetta Santa Giulia, heart of the Borgo Vanchiglia, also used as a market area, home to the church of the same name, built by the philanthropist Marchioness Giulia di Barolo in the mid- nineteenth century.

The famous Fetta of Polenta, located in Corso San Maurizio corner of Via Giulia di Barolo, is one of the Turin’s most bizarre palaces.

27 metres high, 27 metre long on Via Giulia di Barolo, 5 metre large on Corso San Maurizio and barely 0.7 metres on the third side. The story tells that it was designed in 1840 by Alessandro Antonelli for a bet. The curious name is derived from the shape of the palace that effectively reminds us of a "fetta" (slice), especially as it is painted with the traditional ochre.

The palace of the Bagni Municipali, or Municipal Baths, an eclectic 1905 building in Corso Regina Margherita is located on the Via Vanchiglia.

Birago di Vische Palace, In Via Vanchiglia 6, has hosted the Piemontèisa Associassion since 1993, an entity that studies and promotes the traditions and history of Piedmont.

In the long Montebello, perfectly round, at number 38, lies a plaque indicating the house, which according to tradition, was the house of Eugenia Barruero. This woman was the inspiration for Edmondo De Amicis’ figure of the young teacher with the red pen in the book Heart.

The Largo Rosario Berardi (the beginning of Corso Belgium ) was dedicated to the name of a police inspector murdered by the Red Brigades in March 1978.

One of the most famous "vanchigliesi" was certainly Fred Buscaglione, whose house was in the popular Via Bava, at number 26.

The Caduta Theatre, inaugurated in 2003 in via Michele Buniva 23, with its 45 seats, it is the smallest active theatre in Turin and among the smallest ones in Europe.

Since 2012, the new Einaudi Lungodora University Campus in Siena has been operational. It is located in the former area of Italgas that mainly houses the faculties of Law and Political Science. There is a large wooden statue by Mario Ceroli of the Raging Bull, a symbol of Turin, in the internal courtyard.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vanchiglia, Turin area

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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £89

Al preventivo aggiungere 40 euro per spese di pulizia finali.
Arrivi entro tra le ore 12 e le 15; partenze entro le ore 9 del mattino.
Nell'appartamento NON E' CONSENTITO FUMARE!
L'appartamento è concesso in uso esclusivo per soggiorni vacanze, studio, lavoro. Il rapporto è regolato da adeguato contratto.
Si diffida chiunque a telefonare o scrivere per motivi diversi da questi, per truffe e per attività illecite. Chiunque sia trovato a svolgere attività illecite nell'appartamento sarà messo fuori casa subito, senza nessun rimborso e denunciato alle autorità competenti.
The apartment is under exclusive use for stays holidays, study, work. The relationship is regulated by appropriate contract.
Everyone is warned to call or write for reasons other than these, for scams and illegal activities. Anyone found to perform illegal activities will be put out of the house immediately, without any refund and reported to the police authorities.

Il 30 % del costo totale pagato con bonifico o pay pal, il saldo all'arrivo in contanti.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vanchiglia in Turin area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 64 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedroom has a brand new double bed, which can be divided into two singles, with slats and orthopaedic mattress; the curtains made from the famous fabric shops from Chierese, closet and side tables complete the furniture. The living room is wide and extremely bright because it is angular. There is a comfortable and brand new white leather sofa with three seats that turns into a comfortable and large double bed with mesh.
  • Books ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Possibility to book dishes, pastry and complete meals, carefully prepared by the owner, Lady Chef.

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