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2 steps from the Middle Ages in the ancient town of Ližnjan magnificent apartment

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

110 sqm, 2 bedrooms, large living room with kitchen, two bathrooms and garden

Castle Lisignano stands on a site of Roman origin, near here was fought the battle of Trebbia with Hannibal and the Carthaginians. Not far from Milan, it is a perfect place to escape from everyday life and live the past.

Alessandra recently renovated this beautiful space, set in an old barn with a barn a few meters from the castle. The apartment has two bedrooms and a sofa bed in the living room with two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, and can comfortably accommodate 5 people. You also have access to the gardens and an outdoor park.

Alessandra and her staff guarantee perfect Italian hospitality and will be available for check-in and check-out.

On request it can be supplied a customized cleaning service at an additional cost. It smoking permitted.

It is worth then to discover the Piacentino through its cuisine, excellent wines and typical dishes, cooked with local products as well as its valleys: discover the beauty of Val Nure, Val Trebbia, Val Tidone, Val D'Arda mix simplicity and authenticity, all just 10-15 minutes from home.

The area can be easily visited by car, where guests requiring such Alessandra can arrange transportation with trusted people on site.

Two words about the village and the castle: built in the thirteenth century on the ruins of an ancient Roman agricultural settlement, Castle Lisignano is a good example of the process, from the end of the Renaissance, has seen the transformation of the feudal castles fortress-like in country residences for noble families.

The construction is similar to an isolated fortress, surrounded by a moat with a drawbridge. During the late seventeenth century, the castle interiors have been changed for the life of the new nobility. The renovation, designed by Ferdinando Galli, also known as Bibbiena (Bologna), are found on the east side of the courtyard, covered with frescoes and architectural elements that open onto an arched courtyard, while in the south there is a small grove natural whose centerpiece is a large statue of Hercules killing the lion.

More Details

Owner
alessandra del boca
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Gazzola in Province of Piacenza

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 2 bedrooms, quiet, spacious and comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

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2 steps from the Middle Ages in the ancient town of Ližnjan magnificent apartment
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

Beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

Magnificent apartment on beautiful property. Loved everything. Hope to return again some day.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fairytale place

  • 5 of 5

Simply amazing. Great hosts, great location, great house with unique interior. Most of all, you feel like in a fairytale. I recommend 100% and will be back for sure

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A TRUE GEM IN THE ITALIAN COUNTRYSIDE

  • 5 of 5

We were overjoyed when we arrived to see the lovely accommodations and the beautiful setting...The property and apartment were pristine.

It is situated in a very quiet bucolic area but the towns and villages

are nearby with lovely restaurants, churches and shops.

After a day out exploring, it was wonderful coming "home"

to such a welcoming place.

The owner, Alessandra, is everything you would expect in a person

who owned such an exceptional property... warm, friendly and helpful.

We would definitely recommend the farms of Lisignano to friends and would like to return ourselves.

David and Carol, Pa. USA

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Confortable et chaleureuse

  • 4 of 5

Maison bien équipée et bien située (présence du château de Lisignano et proximité d' un village pour les courses et le restaurant). La propriétaire s'est montrée attentionnée et compréhensive pour résoudre mon problème d'allergie ,bref c' est un séjour que nous recommandons volontiers.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: grazie dei vostri commenti gentili. faccio sempre del mio meglio per i miei ospiti, accogliere è per me una passione , ma ho una domanda perché solo 4 stelle ? ho sempre ricevuto 5 stelle!
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Luxembourg
5

Le lieu idéal

  • 5 of 5

Dans un environnement calme et reposant, une location optimale pour passer un séjour très agréable. Appartement idéalement situé pour profiter des beautés de la plaine padane comme de celles des collines et vallées des contreforts des Apennins. Alessandra a partagé avec nous son amour du terroir, de l'histoire et des richesses culturelles de Lisignano et des environs. Une location idéale pour les voyageurs qui ne se contentent pas d'être touristes.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Zoetermeer
5

Wonderful and peaceful stay in Lisignano

  • 5 of 5

We have a wonderful stay in Lisignano. The house was a same as we saw before on the picture. Full furnished and in a very good condition. The countryside was amazing, we have visited different castles, churches and small towns. We have enjoyed to drink a cappucino in the morning in the local bars in Agazzona. And we have also shopped in Fidenza and Serravalle Scrivia.

In the evening we made a small tour through Lisignano and we have spoken with the local people.

Alessandra has showed us the castle and talked with a lot of love about herbplace of birth and the very friendly people from Emalia.

Alessandra, thanks a lot and we hope to see you again one of the next years because we have to visit still different small towns.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you benny it was such a joy to have you all. people in lisignano miss you!
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Location

Nearest Airport
94 Kilometres
Milano Linate
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Agazzano
Nearest Golf
8.6 Kilometres
Croara (Gazzola)
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
Piacenza
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
autostrada A1 e autostrada A21
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Agazzano
Car: recommended

The Colli Piacentini are in the territory of the province of Piacenza and are crossed by four valleys with a great history.

In fact, the region is literally dotted with castles and medieval villages. The cultivation of the vine in the Colli Piacentini has a long tradition and the production of excellent wine is one of the most important features of this area. The great wines here are Gutturnio, Bonarda, Barbera with variations between the sparkling and still, between the bitter and the sweet, and a row of white, among which it is worth mentioning Ortrugo, dry Malvasia The Trebbianino, even among these there are many shades, colors and scents. The wine is associated with a very original cuisine based on local tradition and perfectly integrated with the great food culture of Emilia. The most popular dishes are the classic Piacenza ravioli with ricotta and spinach, those of pumpkin, the "pisarei and beans" first farmer-based bread dumplings and beans, "anolini" a variant of tortellini be consumed preferably in broth meat, many other types of pasta and then the second, from the classic "cup roasted" the guinea fowl, to the duck and boiled. without forgetting that this is the area of ​​the good meats of the north, especially the salami, coppa, bacon, culaccia, wonderful especially when accompanied by the famous "Fried dumplings". The climate is mild and warm weather you can reach the Trebbia by car along the beautiful valley to Bobbio to bathe in the natural pools of the river, between the loops most beautiful, in the town of San Salvatore and along the whole stretch up to Marsaglia.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Gazzola, Emilia Romagna

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Capodanno
29 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£621
for 7 nights
£621
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£89
for 1 night
From
£89
From
£115
Fri,Sat
£621
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Al pernottamento di un'unica notte durante la settimana si applica la tariffa weekend di 130euro.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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