- 5 bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms
- Sleeps 10
Description from the owner
Casa Ruspiano is situated between Bologna and Florence, the villa sleeps up to 10 and has a large swimming pool (12 x 6m and is surrounded by 93 acres (32 hectares) of unspoilt, peaceful woodland and farmland. Originally an old farmhouse, now restored, it provides spacious accommodation in an outstandingly beautiful and unspoilt part of Italy. Its position on a hillside has spectacular views of Bologna Apennine Hills.
The villa is finished to a very high standard while retaining its simplicity with terracotta tiled floors, volterama ceilings and chestnut ceiling beams, plus contemporary furniture creating light and airy spaces. The vill...Read more
Superb Villa with Pool near Bologna and Florence
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Additional Location Information
Situated between Florence and Bologna, two world famous Italian gems the villa is within easy distance of major destinations such as Bologna, Florence, Lucca, Verona, Siena, Venice and Milan. Wine lovers can visit Tuscany and Coli Bolognese; for spa opportunities you can chill out in the thermal baths in Porretta Terme and Pistoia – just 30 mins by car.
In the local town of Vergato just 1.5 km from the Villa, enjoy a morning cafe or drink in the piazza while watching real Italian life. Vergato has all of your immediate needs from supermarkets, pharmacies, shops, restaurants and railway station – don’t miss the Monday market selling everything from fresh produce to clothes. Plus there is a wonderful restaurant just 10 minutes walk from the Villa, where you can enjoy wonderful Bolognesei cooking at very reasonable prices.
There are concerts (classical, brass band, jazz, modern), opera, art shows in Bologna, Pistoia Jazz festival, the Porretta Soul Festival, and a host of other events throughout the year. Other local activities include cycling, walking, tennis, canoeing and horse riding. In the autumn and winter months there is skiing and hiking at the local ski slopes of Sestola and Corno alle Scale, both are less than 60 minutes from the villa.
After exiting the A1 Autostrada at Sasso Marconi, follow the SS64 road for 22kms, the villa is located near the town of Vergato, between Bologna and Florence. The Villa is at the end of a 100m gravel road (strada bianca) maintained in good condition and there is plenty of space for parking.
More About This Location
City vacations, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Fishing nearby, Tennis courts nearby, Horse riding nearby, Water park nearby
Nearest shops, 1.5 miles
Nearest beach: Rimini , 90 miles
Nearest ferry port: Livorno , 90 miles
Nearest train station: Vergato , 1.5 miles
Nearest airport: Bologna , 40 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on September 21, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
PLEASE ASK US ABOUT DISCOUNTS FOR LATE NOTICE BOOKINGS.
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK pounds, payment accepted in UK sterling, US dollars and Euros. For long lets, short breaks and bookings over Xmas/New Year please contact the owner for further information on prices.
Flexible changeover day. Please depart by 10 am so that the property can be cleaned. Guests arriving - please arrive no earlier than 4 pm. Thank you.
- High chair
- Housekeeping Optional
- Washing Machine
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Hair dryer
- Central heating
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Corporate bookings allowed
- Clothes Dryer
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Stereo or CD player
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 10 Dining chairs
- 10 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 400 square meters