Situated in a beautiful rural setting with delightful views of the High Monferrato hills, this semi-detached rustic farm house dating back to the 18th century is located on the edge of the village, at the end of a quiet, narrow road leading to the vineyards and the woods.
Completely stone-built, with sizeable terraced garden, the property features cotto and tile floors, vaulted ceiling cellar which all add to the charm and uniqueness of its appeal. It is arranged over two floors, with the addition of a four-room cellar ideal for wine-making and a separate room under the old hay loft.
The property has been used from spring until autumn as a holiday retreat. There is no central heating.
Entrance from the street into a cozy room with an impressive man-size ceramic wood stove leading: on the left to a good-size regular-shaped living room with open-flame fireplace; on the right down a few wooden steps to a spacious kitchen featuring a historic stone oven and a white and grey marble sink. Two further steps lead into the scullery with granite sink, utility bathroom and the old barn now turned storage room. From the kitchen you can access a small balcony leading to the garden.
Three large double bedrooms share a bathroom with hotwater tank and bathtub. There is a picturesque belvedere (panoramic porch), great for relaxing, leading to an additional room.
The floors are connected both by an internal and an external staircase.
House surface area: 194 sq. metres
Terraced garden 100 sq. metres, additional land in lower terrace 400 sq. metres
With its rich history, dating back to medieval times, Parodi Ligure is a small village on top of a hill, with narrow roads and an impressive Baroque church in the central piazza.
The High Monferrato area
Surrounded by vineyards, hills and woodlands, the High Monferrato area is famous for its medieval castles, fortresses, monumental villas and world-renowned wineries. Gavi wine, one of Italy´s first brands, is based exclusively on Cortese grapes which are cultivated on these hills which offer plenty of hiking, biking and horseback riding routes. The nearby thermal town Acqui Terme, with its hot sulpher springs, has been renowned since Roman times for its therapeutic waters.
A wide variety of small trattorie or restaurants offer typical recipes and local wines.
Conveniently located, 1 hour from Genova and the Riviera, 1.5 hour from Milan, just over 2 hours from major skiing resorts.