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

Bedrooms 2
Space 688 sq. ft.
Property type apartment


About the property

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.

More Details

Graziella Silipo
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Italian, Basic English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vanchiglia, Turin

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 688 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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
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.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

Casa Lescano - central and striking apartment in a historic house.
average rating of 4.785714 based on 43 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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Tout est parfait !

  • 5 of 5

Séjour idéal d'une semaine. Appartement très propre, agréable,confortable et lumineux. Situation exceptionnelle pour découvrir Turin. Propriétaires sympathiques, accueillants, disponibles et prévenants.

Adresse que nous recommandons très vivement.

Yves & Sylvie

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Ottimo appartamento

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo soggiornato in questo appartamento, in posizione centrale, ottimo per visitare i luoghi di maggiore interesse di Torino. Appartamento pulito perfettamente in ordine completo di tutto il necessario. Proprietari gentili, premurosi, disponibili per ogni eventuale esigenza. Consigliato

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Siete stati ospiti gentili, ordinati e cordiali. Consigliatissimi. Auguri per tutto.
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Ottimo soggiorno al centro di Torino

  • 5 of 5

L'appartamento è molto grazioso ed accogliente. La posizione è ottima vicino a Piazza Vittorio ed a piedi abbiamo potuto visitare tranquillamente tutto il centro di Torino. Supermercati, bar e ristoranti a pochi passi da casa. La signora Graziella è gentilissima e ci ha fatto trovare a disposizione delle provviste (pasta, pomodoro, caffè, biscotti, marmellata, frutta) per poter aver subito la possibilità di un pasto e la colazione inoltre se dovvessero nascere delle necessità è sempre pronta a venire incontro alle esigenze dei viaggiatori.

Grazie ancora per il piacevole soggiorno e le attenzioni che ci avete riservato, sicuramente un ritorno a Torino ci porterà a Casa Lescano e lo consiglieremo ad amici.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sir.ra Tiziana e Famigia grazie per aver scelto CasaLescano per il vostro soggiorno torinese. Siete stati ospiti cordiali, gentili, simpatici e corretti. Buon Natale e auguri per uno splendido Anno Nuovo. Ps: i migliori auguri per il futuro dei vostri ragazzi.
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Appartement sympa, tout comme les propriétaires

  • 4 of 5

Bel appartement, bien entretenu, idealement situé par rapport au centre ville (à proximité du musée du cinéma) avec un parking gratuit à dix minutes à pieds.

Très bon accueil des propriétaires, tout à fait charmants.

Un lit qui grince et beaucoup d'animation dans la rue ont par contre entaché un peu notre sommeil.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci de nous avoir signaler le lit qui grince, serait certainement réparer. Merci aussi d'avoir choisi ma maison pour votre séjour, vous etez courtois et propre. C 'est un quartier central, universitaire, plein de jeunes et le week-end des Saints était plein d'initiatives et de touristes. Souhaits pour les études des garçons.
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Tolle Wohnung im Herzen der Turiner Altstadt

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schöne, geschmackvoll eingerichtete und saubere Wohnung. Diese ist sehr zentral gelegen.

Alle interessanten Plätze und Gebäude in der Altstadt sind fussläufig sehr gut zu erreichen.

Das Vermieterehepaar Graziela und Renato ist sehr freundlich, bemüht und hilfsbereit. Wir hatten dort eine sehr schöne Zeit und haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, thanks for this nice comment. Family friendly, nice and kind. Guest certainly reccomendable. We hope to see you sooner or later! Our best wishes for your future.
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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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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1 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £84.22

Costo di pulizia: 40 euro.
Arrivi entro tra le ore 12 e le 15; partenze entro le ore 9 del mattino.
Il costo è variabile per periodi uguali o superiori alla settimana di soggiorno (ovviamente scontato).
Bimbi tra 3 e 10 anni pagano 10 euro; sotto i 3 anni gratis.

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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