A 17th century farmhouse with a swimming pool in Vezzano Ligure, a characteristic medieval village on the border between Liguria and Tuscany, it is located a few kilometers from La Spezia and the Cinque Terre territory.
The farmhouse is surrounded by a private estate of 4 hectares, cultivated with olive trees and fruit trees, which also houses 3 horses owned and has a magnificent view of the valley.
The farmhouse has been recently renovated and transformed into a cozy country house with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, swimming pool, private parking, wi-fi internet connection (free), barbecue, wood-burning fireplace.
===== Exterior =====
Guests will have at their disposal the farmhouse and the courtyard (patio) in front, equipped with table and chairs in teak for eating outdoors, the barbecue.
Guests can use, shared with the owners and friends (if any) the private pool with salt water (4 x 10 meters depth 1.30), sun loungers, the outdoor shower with hot water, the garden, the play area for the children.
Pool cleaning is done before the start of the stay. Daily cleaning is not provided.
Free parking inside the property -> Please note: since in the final stretch (about 100 meters) the road to access the Casale is a typical Ligurian road, therefore narrow and steep, there is the possibility of free public parking at about 250 meters from the entrance of the farmhouse.
Il Casale is located in Vezzano Ligure, (La Spezia) a characteristic medieval village on the border between Liguria and Tuscany.
6 km from the La Spezia motorway exit, it is the ideal base for excursions with public transport to discover the pearls of the Ligurian Riviera and Tuscany.
La Spezia (all kinds of shops, port, station) 10 km, the Cinque Terre territory 22 km, Portovenere 23 km, Lerici 14 km, Chiavari 65 km, Viareggio 55 km, Pisa 75 km, Lucca 75 km, Genoa 100 km, Livorno 92 km, Parma 116 km, Florence 144 km.
===== Interior =====
110 m2 - traditional heating + fireplace, stove and wood oven
Ground floor (access to the house through a large equipped courtyard): lounge (double sofa bed, sofa, 37-inch LCD TV with satellite dish, wood stove), bathroom (toilet, sink, shower) kitchen (oven and fireplace) wood burning stove, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, microwave, electric coffee machine, toaster maker).
First floor (accessed from the ground floor room through a chestnut staircase with child protection gates, or through an external stone staircase): double bedroom (double bed, baby bed, panoramic terrace), forest view room (double bed or 2 single beds), room with view over the courtyard (double bed or 2 single beds), bathroom with shower, bathroom with bathtub.
Peace, silence and a wonderful view of the valley are the characteristics that make the Casale unique.
===== Condition of the property =====
Arrival between 17:00 and 19:00
Departure before 10:00
Swimming pool open from May 1st to October 15th.
Not included in the rental price and to be paid on the spot upon arrival:
Final cleaning (obligatory): 100.00 €
Heating: € 20.00 per day
Included in the rental price:
Bed linen and towels (initial set)
High chair (on request)
Pets (on request)
==== Casale and Pool Rules ====
We ask our kind Guests nothing more than common sense and good education, not to disturb the neighbors and leave the farmhouse in order as found.
In thanking you in advance for your understanding, by way of example, some explicit rules that I kindly ask you to respect:
===== General rules =====
Inside the farmhouse smoking is NOT allowed.
Your pets will be welcome by prior written agreement and provided they are not left alone inside the farmhouse.
It is not allowed to keep loud music, noisy parties and disturb the neighbors, especially during the evening and at night.
In order to avoid entry into the building of rain or animals, when the kind customer leaves even temporarily from the building is required to close the front door, windows and turn off the lights.
The use of water, electricity and gas must be done sparingly and within the strict limits of necessity, avoiding any waste.
Upon check-out the kind Guest will leave the farmhouse in order as found.
The trash must be differentiated by type and left out of the property on the day indicated in the manual inside the farmhouse.
There is no custody and / or deposit service: goods and objects, even money, left in the apartment are under the direct responsibility of the guests.
The objects in the house must be stored in the original place and position. The objects present, and the whole apartment, are used under the direct responsibility of the guests.
Dear Guests will be able to turn into the land owned under their own responsibility, in order to avoid falls or accidents of which the owner declines all responsibility.
===== Pool Rules =====
The pool is not fenced and there is no lifeguard.
It is mandatory to take a shower before entering the water, especially if you use tanning creams or hair oils (there is a hot shower by the pool with biodegradable soaps).
Access to people with contagious diseases, injuries or open injuries is not permitted.
For children under 3 years of age as well as for physiologically incontinent users, the use of appropriate restraining costumes is mandatory.
It is not allowed to introduce in the pool and in the surrounding area of glass of any kind: the kind guests can use the glasses in plexiglass inside the Casale.
It is forbidden to introduce animals.
It is forbidden to dive and run on the pool level.
The risks deriving from the use of the pool are exclusively at the expense of the customers who will also supervise the children for the entire time: the use of the children's pool is forbidden unless accompanied by adults.
Thanks for your understanding, Grace