Live the dream in a brand new luxurious home offering spacious yet comfortable accommodation. Built from Langa Stone in traditional Piedmontese style, the house is nestled in the beautiful countryside of historical Rocchetta Palafea. 5 bedrooms (3 en-suite & 4 with French balconies) mean there's ample room for 10 to 12 guests. Sink into the amazing infinity pool overlooking the vineyard, relax on the terrace, fire up the outdoor pizza oven, or pick fresh produce from the vegetable garden!
This exquisite newly-built home is the jewel in the crown of Rocchetta Palafea. This tiny village has only a few hundred inhabitants and is surrounded by breathtaking countryside, farmland, and vineyards. You can relax and unwind in peace and tranquillity, enjoy the many luxury amenities the house has to offer, or explore the cities of Canelli, Acqui Terme, and Nizza Monferrato. For the more adventurous, why not try out wine tasting, cookery, or perhaps truffle hunting - all organized by the host!
Set over 3 floors, the house is an effortless blend of traditional regional architecture and contemporary Scandinavian interior design. Everything is new; the rooms are clean, comfortable, and stylish with a welcoming vibe, and the whole house offers you the chance to live in luxury during your stay.
The attentive and thoughtful host provides bed linen, towels, bathrobes, pool slippers, and tea/coffee for guests, along with an optional fridge fill-up service. You also have free access to the vegetable garden and fruit and hazelnut trees in the grounds, so you can enjoy picking the freshest produce right on your doorstep!
THE GROUND FLOOR -
The Kitchen/Living Room: An incredibly spacious open-plan area featuring comfortable places to relax and eat, including a dining table for 12. The fully-equipped kitchen has everything you could need and more; cooker, microwave, self-service wine cooler, sous vide machine, and dishwasher. There is a bathroom on this floor for your convenience. The fireplace and luxury underfloor heating and cooling create a cozy atmosphere.
The Laundry Room: Houses the washing machine and dryer as well as ironing facilities.
THE FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS -
The Bedrooms: 5 spacious bedrooms in total on these floors, all with plush double beds which can easily be separated into twins. 3 have private bathrooms, and 4 have access to balconies from which you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
The Bathrooms: 5 in total across the 3 floors. The bathrooms have showers in place of bathtubs. One of the suits has a freestanding bathtub.
THE OUTSIDE SPACE -
The property's outside space is totally private and includes a 6 x 12-meter infinity pool which overlooks the vineyard, plus a terrace with a portico for shade. Laze on a sunbed around the pool or admire the lush garden area. Feel like dining al fresco? There's an outdoor kitchen complete with wood-fired pizza oven!
Though the area is secluded and peaceful, there are amenities within easy access. A 5-minute car journey will take you to the local butcher, bar, and the closest restaurants. There are other eateries less than 10 minutes' car journey away.
Nearby places of interest include:
Nizza Monferrato: A market city founded in 1225. It is the home of Nizza, a red DOCG wine made with the Barbera grape. Visit the Town Hall and Bell Tower, believed to have been built in the 14th or 15th Century, wander around the monthly antiques market, or time your stay to coincide with the Barbera Wine Festival in May!
Acqui Terme: An ancient geothermal spa city, known as "the city of water and wellbeing". Famous for its hot sulfur springs and thermal waters discovered by the Romans over 2000 years ago. Notable places include the 10th Century Acqui Cathedral, The Palaeologi Castle, the 7th Century Church of the Addolorata, and the historical ruins of the baths. Acqui Terme is a city that is sociable, stylish, and steeped in history
Things to do include:
Hiking Trails: Trek the hills and valleys of Rocchetta Palafea to truly appreciate the beauty of the area. There are a number of trails suitable for a range of abilities
Learn about the Region's Wine Culture: Wine connoisseurs will have the time of their lives! Two notable wine producers in the Piedmont region include Coppo and Contratto
The Coppo family vineyard in Canelli produces the world-renowned Barolo and Barbaresco wines, made from the Nebbiolo grape. Barolo is often described as one of Italy's greatest wines
Founded in 1867 and long synonymous with quality and prestige, Contratto is the maker of Italy's first sparkling wine (in 1919) and at the turn of the 20th Century was the personal supplier to the Vatican
The city of Canelli is also famous for being the most important producer of Asti Spumante, a prized aromatic white wine. Take a tour of the fascinating World Heritage-recognized wine cellars below the city, known as "underground cathedrals"
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