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Charming and Historic Castle Apartment in the Veneto Region - Castello Ricco - L

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Enjoy a superb apartment accommodation in Veneto, surrounded by rolling vine-covered hills dotted with small villages. At this conveniently located holiday castle, you’ll be able to explore local hill towns, go wine tasting, or take day trips to Padua or Venice. In the afternoon you can come home to this vacation rental in Veneto and enjoy a dip in the covered and heated swimming pool or cook your own authentic Italian meals. (90 hectares) Dating back to 1150 and once referred to as the Monastery of Lispida, the property was bought by the Earls of Corinaldi in 1850. These new owners then added wine cellars to the property and began producing their own wine. During the early 1900’s, King Vittorio Emanuele the 3rd of Italy used the property as headquarters. Today, the castle and outbuild...Enjoy a superb apartment accommodation in Veneto, surrounded by rolling vine-covered hills dotted with small villages. At this conveniently located holiday castle, you’ll be able to explore local hill towns, go wine tasting, or take day trips to Padua or Venice. In the afternoon you can come home to this vacation rental in Veneto and enjoy a dip in the covered and heated swimming pool or cook your own authentic Italian meals. (90 hectares) Dating back to 1150 and once referred to as the Monastery of Lispida, the property was bought by the Earls of Corinaldi in 1850. These new owners then added wine cellars to the property and began producing their own wine. During the early 1900’s, King Vittorio Emanuele the 3rd of Italy used the property as headquarters. Today, the castle and outbuildings are surrounded by parkland and lie in the center of the Euganean Hlls Natural Park. There are also olive groves, vineyards, trees, plants, and flowers making the landscape peaceful and beautiful. There is a shared, covered, and heated swimming pool (11.5 m x 3.5m) with jet streams looking out to the ancient monastic orchard. Sun loungers are nearby. Parking is available within the property grounds. This apartment, which faces a walled courtyard, was once used as the lodgings for the guardian fathers. It offers fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. <b>Ground floor:</b> The entrance to this apartment is from the porch. There is a living room with a satellite TV and sofa bed (most suitable for one person, available on request for an additional cost). There is a dining area with a table and chairs, and a kitchen equipped with a cook-top, oven, and dishwasher. There is a bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower. There is also a laundry room with a washing machine. <b>First floor:</b> A staircase leads up to two bedrooms and one bathroom. The first bedroom has a 90 cm single bed and the second bedroom has a 160 cm queen-sized bed. The bathroom has a sink, toilet, and Jacuzzi tub. <b>Extra Services:</b> The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. <ul> <li>Extra Housekeeping: 60 Euros</li> <li>Extra Towels: 10 Euros per person</li> <li>Laundry Service: 8 Euros per load</li> <li>Extra Bed: 22 Euros per day</li> </ul> <b>Please Note</b></li> <ul><li>Wireless Internet signal at the apartments cannot be guaranteed due to weak signal because of the thick castle walls. If Internet needs to be used, you can use the Internet at the Reception Office, or in the gardens and the pool where the signal is better.</li> <li>Swimming Pool: Pool is open all year round, and it is heated up to 93 degrees Fahrenheit.</li> <li>The sofa bed is available on request for an additional 30 euros per person per night.</li></ul> Additional amenities: Free Parking on Premises, Outside Area - Shared, Washing Machine - Shared, bikeMore
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Languages spoken:English, Spanish, Italian
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Listed Since:December 2008
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Air Conditioning
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Dishwasher
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Microwave
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
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About the neighbourhood
The castle is located four kilometers from Monselice where there are shops, restaurants, and markets. Monselice is a town that dates back to 586 CE and features many interesting monuments and buildings from throughout the previous centuries. The Piazza Mazzini is Monselice’s main square and leads to the 12th century Santa Giustina Romanesque church, Villa Duodo, and the Carrarese Castle, a museum that today is home to many of Europe’s medieval weapons and armor. Rumor has it that the ghosts of of Jacopino de Carrara and his beloved Giudita still roam the castle today. A perfect destination for a day trip is the canal-filled city of Venice. As one of the top travel destinations in the world, Venice has plenty of amazing things to do and see. Although you may be inclined to take a gon...
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