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La Stalla @ Villa Bonicelli

The shared outdoor pool has a glorious mountain vista
10 reviews
The shared outdoor pool has a glorious mountain vista
La Stalla
La Stalla (centre) from the vineyard below
The shared pool, at sunrise
Sundowners, anyone?!
The views from La Stalla are stunning
Enjoy the mountain vista from your private terrace
Watch the sun rise from your east-facing terrace
Kitchen and dining area
The cosy sitting area with pellet-burning stove
The dining area and staircase
The double-height ceiling with stairs to mezzanine floor
The huge double bedroom has large picture windows with lovely mountain views
La Stalla on a beautiful winter's day
The river is just a few minutes' walk from La Stalla
River swimming
Keen walkers might brave the Tibetan Bridge, part of a Via Ferrata
The Pietra di Bismantova is a local landmark
Bismantova, viewed from Quara
Visit the Castello delle Carpinete for some spectacular views!
The lovely town of Modena is only an hour away
A visit to Bologna is a must
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Toano, Province of Reggio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna
La Stalla at Villa Bonicelli is a recently completed barn conversion that sleeps two people in style. It is situated in Villa Bonicelli, a picturesque and peaceful hamlet in the heart of the Appennini mountains of Emilia Romagna. The property is well equipped, comfortably furnished and boasts absolutely stunning views of the mountains and the river Dolo. It's an ideal spot for couples looking for a romantic hideaway, but could also be rented in conjunction with one or both of our other properties: Casa Vigneto, a three-bedroom house, and/or L'Antico Palazzo, which can sleep up to 10. (Please see our other entries for more information on these properties.)

An outdoor swimming pool with mountain view is located just a few paces from the front door of La Stalla and is shared between the three properties. Wifi is available in the ho...
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Listing #HL324512
About the Owner
Property Manager J
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Villa Bonicelli was the wonderful and peaceful haven we sort. Our accommodation was immaculate and everything we had hoped for. Our hosts were extremely efficient and helpful through out our stay.Thank you.

Thank pctdean
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This was a wonderful Villa with spectacular views of the stunning Italian countryside. It was such a peaceful place to stay. Richard and Janet the local Managers were extremely helpful throughout and couldn't do enough for us,they recommended places to visit including organising an event...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

OMG! I have just got back from a week I'll remember forever. A friend recommended La Stalla to me, and I was not disappointed. This picture postcard pretty part of Italy is a real hidden jewel. I normally visit Tuscany, but this region of Italy...More

Thank ExploreCatalunya
M0i26, VR Owner at La Stalla @ Villa Bonicelli, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thanks for your lovely comments! It was a pleasure to welcome you to our slice of heaven! Hope to see you again.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 Twin
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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.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
9 Jun 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
7 nights --
8 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The changeover day is usually Saturday and during peak season the minimum stay is usually 1 week; however, we can be flexible if other bookings allow. Prices are for the property per week or per day and are listed in Pound Sterling. These prices include cleaning, sheets, towels, gas, electricity, wood pellets and a welcome basket. 25% non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before the start of the holiday. Payment is via the Holiday Lettings payment system. In addition we request a fully refundable damage deposit of €300, to be paid in cash on arrival at the property. Our English-, Italian- and French-speaking booking manager will deal with any queries you have about the house and the area before your holiday. There is also lots of information about the area on our website Cool Retreats, to help you plan your stay in advance. If you would like any help putting together a customised itinerary that will make the most of your stay, don't he... more
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About the neighbourhood
For those looking to take it easy, why not simply sit back with a glass of vino and take in the gorgeous views from your terrace, relax by the pool or head out to one of the lovely local restaurants to be treated to some delicious Emilian cuisine? The river Dolo, which is in places deep enough to bathe (if you like a very 'refreshing' dip!), is just a few minutes' walk away and there are some spectacular walks that can be enjoyed directly from your front door. There's also a wealth of wildlife to observe – sharp-eyed guests might very well spot woodpeckers in the forest, deer in the fields and birds of prey circling over the mountains. The beautiful scenery also makes Villa Bonicelli an ideal location for painting holidays.

The area has many restaurants and pizzerias that...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bologna, Parma: 95.0 km
Railway: Modena: 62.0 km
The nearest airports are Bologna and Parma, which are both around 90 minutes' drive from the house.

Ryanair flies to Parma from London Stansted, and to Bologna from London Stansted and Edinburgh.
Easyjet flies to Bologna from London Gatwick.
BA flies to Bologna from London Heathrow.

If you don't mind a longer drive you could also consider flights to the Milan airports or Pisa. Milan Malpensa is about 3 hours from Villa Bonicelli and Milan Linate is about 2.5hrs. Pisa is around 2.5hrs away.

For flights from regional airports, Ryanair flies to Milan Bergamo (also approx 3hrs) from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow Prestwick, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Stansted.
Ryanair also flies to Pisa from Bournemouth, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow Prestwick, Leeds Brad...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 110.0 km.
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