The “Ca d’la Lunga”(“Tall Woman’s house”) is charming newly restored Country House, in the Monferrato area (which has recently been appointed as A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE AREA), situated in the small village of Corteranzo.
The property, founded in 1742, is located in the Murisengo County, famous for its "truffle fair" and excellent wines, such as Barbera and Grignolino: It is placed in a hilly area (340 m) with an excellent exposure and panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards as well as the historical church of San Luigi Gonzaga, masterpiece of Baroque architecture.
Exteriors - The country house has a beautiful garden with a nice private swimming pool (working normally from mid-May to mid-October, with hypoallergenic salted water, non-chloric!), a football table game under a charming pergola and lots of space to quietly rest and read in the shade. Behind the property, a large lawn with fruit trees (in proper season you can have peaches, apricots, plums, hazelnuts and delicious figs) as well as a ping pong table. A spectacular view of the Alps can be enjoyed from the terrace located on the first floor, beside the main living room. Visit website
Interiors - The country house has been completely restored in the last 4 years, thus maintaining its old characteristics thanks to a conservative, respectful restoration according to original country life style.The property consists of a 220 s.m. on 2 floors, with 3double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (3) plus 1 single bed room (without door) , one parlor and one large living room with double bed sofas, so it can easily accommodate up to 10 people. All rooms have fireplaces and wood stoves, which makes the rent of the property very romantic and charming even in autumn / winter.
Style with comfort - The home furnishings is shabby chic style with many antique and precious furniture, still with modern devices such as dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster, oven, Wi-Fi. Every room has a character and a special place to stay and rest, watch and enjoy landscape, or simply read a book. A large collection of Classical music and BBC DVD masterpieces, can enrich your stay.
Tips and activities
Artistic sites to Visit: a panorama of art and history – every village is a tresasure to visit, with original medieval layout often preserved intact.
a. Castels and fortresses
Castello di Camino (XIII century) – Via Castello 26, Camino (AL) – Booking required +
Castello di Rinco (XIII century) – Rinco di Montiglio (AL)
Castello di Cortanze, (XII century) - Via Marchesi Roero, 1, Cortanze, Montechiaro (AT) - T +
Castello di Gabiano, (XI century) - Gabiano (AT) T +
Castello di Montiglio, (XIII century) - Piazza Umberto 15, Montiglio Monferrato (AT) - T +
Castello di Piea, (XI century) - Piea (AT) - T + -
Fortezza Sabauda Verrua Savoia (TO) - T + b. Abbeys
Abbazia di Vezzolano – Località Vezzolano, 35 – Albugnano (AT)
Santuario e Sacromonte di Crea (Unesco Heritage Site) – Piazzale Santuario – Serralunga di Crea (AL)
Shopping & Flea Markets
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Exquisite food experience not to miss:
Caffè della Fontana – (10 minutes drive from “Ca d’La Lunga”) - Via Umberto I°, 97 - Murisengo - Cozy little café/restaurant, shabby chic style, where one can eat the most genuine handmade food typical of Piedmont cuisine, lovingly prepared by Michela, the owner. See on Trip Advisor – Average price 15 € -
Agriturismo “La Ca’ Veja” – Cascina Francia (10 minutes drive from “Ca d’La Lunga”) - Via Voggiardi 14 Odalengo Grande - TEL : Restaurant_Review-g-d-Reviews-Agriturismo_Ca_Veja-Odalengo_Grande_Province_of_Alessandria_Piedmont.html - Fantastic restaurant in a restored old farmhouse where you can eat a complete handmade meal with km. 0 product. Great atmosphere. Excellent wine. Average price 25/30 €
La Canonica di Corteranzo. The most incredible Relais in the area. 5 minutes walk from our home, worth a visit. Possible to eat in their super panoramic Restaurant (to be booked, not open to public) – Average price 45 € - p=home&l=en
Cascina Rosengana is another cozy farmhouse / restaurant on the way to the beautiful town of Cocconato, with excellent food and atmosphere. - en/- Address: Via Liprandi, 50: 14023 Cocconato (AT) Italy: Phone: (+39) : Fax: (+39)
Osteria Lamberti – excellent restaurant with tasteful local meat of “Piemontese” cows.
Where to taste and buy wine:
Canonica di Corteranzo – Isabella Vini -the most excellent wine in the area – prices from 10 €/bottle
Cascina Francia - genuine Barbera with average prices
Shops to visit:
Il Tempo Abitato - Via Torino 24, Robella – T - pg/iltempoabitato/about/?ref=page_internal - The best shop for shabby style furniture and decorations: a must see!!
Vestiti ed altro - Via Cavour 70, Brusasco – T - pg/VESTITIealtroBRUSASCO/about/ - A very fashionable women’s clothing shop in a beautiful setting: an old palace
The rental property is a NON-SMOKING property.
Kids in the pool only under parental control!
Requested special care for mosquito's screen curtains.
|Per night ||Check-in day ||Check-out day |
|350€ ||Saturday ||Saturday |
Seasonal or Special Rates
| ||From ||To ||Per night ||Per Week ||Check-in day ||Check-out day ||Minimum stay |
| ||6/1/19 ||6/29/19 || 286€ || 2.000€ ||Saturday ||Sunday ||1 |
| ||6/30/19 ||8/31/19 || 358€ || 2.500€ ||Sunday ||Sunday ||7 |
| ||9/1/19 ||9/28/19 || 286€ || 2.000€ ||Sunday ||Sunday ||7 |
| ||10/12/19 ||10/27/19 || 358€ || 2.500€ ||Saturday ||Monday ||2 |
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