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Villa Vigna Contarena: Mid Summer Dream

Palladian facade
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Castle -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Este, Province of Padua, Veneto
Villa Vigna Contarena is a spectacular property, which has belonged to the family for several generations. It is cherished as a family home, and has been the centerpiece of a large agricultural estate still in operation today.

The villa's origins date to the 16th century, and there have been several major remodelings since that time. It is situated in an 2,5-acre park constructed in the 18th century 'Italian style Garden' enriched, among others by a secret garden of oriental style (Persian Garden).

Archeological finds from Roman times, found in the park, are displayed around the garden.

The furnishings and decorations in Vigna Contarena are fitting for its history and grandeur, but still with all modern conforts.The villa has interesting architectural features in ceramic tile and wood. The floors are in the typical Venetian...
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Listing #HL194012
About the Owner
Guido C
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 6 adults and 4 children and had a great time, the house and grounds are really impressive and its an easy walk and you are in the town center with great restaurants, a twice a week market and late night shopping with live...More

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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    2 Showers
    4 Queens
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Cleaning costs and lawndry for linens/to: R 17 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 371 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Costs on site might vary depending on the season (e.g. heating costs from October till April to be charged separately).
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About the neighbourhood
Este is on the southern side of the Euganei Hills, a natural park reserved to excursions by cars, mountain bike or hiking. There is a tradition of wineyards and wine making of over 1000 years. Several Olive trees yeld a very delicate oil. Este sports a history datin back to the Etruscan times, as demonstrated by the remnants in the Museo Nazionale Atestino, next door to Vigna Contarena. Several Villas, Churchs and monuments from middle age to 1800 are to be seen in the area. Este features a lively athmosphere in the public gardens, in summer time, with entertainment and cultural initiatives. Venice and other major cities can be reached by train from Monselice.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Venice: 60.0 km
Railway: Monselice: 6.0 km
Nearest Airports are Venice, Treviso, Bologna and Verona
By car: use highway A13 Bologna Padova, get out in Monselice, then follow directions to Este (8 km). Once in Este, spot the ancient castle downtown. The villa is bordering the ancient walls of the Castle. Proceed to Via Guido Negri n.15, there you will find an open gate with the entrance to the monumental park. The villa cannot be seen from the outside. Please keep us informed by phone on your whereabouts, we will provide you advice and wait inside.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 60.0 km.
Nearby cities
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