Located in one of the quietest and most panoramic spots of Asolo, this newly restored and air conditioned villa is at a five-minute drive from the center of the town. Asolina is elegantly furnished and provides comfort and space for 3 couples, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Pool, panoramic terrace with outdoor furnishing, Adsl WIFI Internet connection. Village at walking distance (20 min).
This new property develops over 5 ha/12acres. Benefiting from its elevated location on the top of the hill, Asolina was built to take full advantage of the exceptional panoramic views. The villa is at a five-minute drive or a 20-minute walk from the center of the village.
The design of the villa is a wonderful combination of a traditional taste combined with modern comfort. This newly restored property has 3 double bedrooms (beds 180x200) and it is ideal for 3 couples, providing them comfort and space. The bathrooms are all large and equipped with the latest technologies. Two of them are ensuite, while the third one is not ensuite. Please note that, although the beds feature a one-frame bed of 180x200, they have 2 mattresses, in case people prefer not to sleep together. This way, they can request for the beds to be fitted with single linens.
The villa is 300 m2 /360ydl2 and develops on three levels.
The front door leads into a large open-plan lounge/dining area.
The large inviting living room has a working fireplace, comfortable seating, satellite TV, and a stereo with CD player. The adjacent dining area has a square table seating up to eight guests. The modern and spacious kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, stove, large refrigerator, oven and a beautiful ancient table. Just off the kitchen is a guest bathroom. French windows open out from the living room to the panoramic terrace and a swimming pool.
The terrace furnished with lounge chairs and umbrellas provides the perfect spot to relax and to dine while enjoying great views of the valley. Outdoor lighting illuminates the property and the pool in the evening.
A staircase (16 steps) leads to the second floor where there are two bedrooms. One has a double bed (180x200) and a bathroom with shower. The other has a double bed (180x 200) and an ensuite bathroom with shower. Each of the bedrooms has south-facing windows towards the garden. At the same floor, there is the laundry room with a washing machine and dryer.
The master bedroom is on the third floor (15 steps) and has a direct access to a private terrace and to the rear upper garden. Its fabulous bath suite features a large Vicenza stone tub (1.58 x 76) and a separate shower.
Decorated with a stylish and comfortable appeal and equipped to a high standard, Asolina is a perfect choice for those seeking peace and seclusion, but who desire a very easy access to the village. Simply not to be missed!
Amenities include central heat, air-conditioning, ADSL high-speed Internet access, satellite TV, VCR, DVD, stereo and security system. Voips telephone available: guests will be provided of 50 Euro credit at arrival and will be charged the consume at departure. On request, the caretaker will charge new credit on the Voips card. There is a convenient parking for 2 cars inside the property, right at the villa's entrance.
The house and grounds are attended by a gardener. The caretaker can organize light lunches. Dinners can be also arranged with her and be paid to her directly.
Air Conditioning – ADSL WIFI Flat; pool towels available.
The following services can be provided on request and will be paid on the spot: extra maid service, cook service, additional linen, driver, airport or station transfer.
The pool is not gated therefore children between 1-7 y.o. are not admitted. The pool can be heated only request and with and extra charge. The villa is not suitable to people with walking difficulties.
Please note that Asolina is a non-smoking property. The property is accessed through an electric gate. Behind the villa there is another house where nobody lives, belonging to the same owner.
• 3 double bedrooms (beds 180x200)
• 3 bathrooms
• Pool (2x8x1.50 m open May to Oct )
• Panoramic terrace with outdoor furnishing
• Air Conditioning in the living room and bedrooms
• ADSL WIFI Internet connection
• Village at walking distance (20 min)
• High standard decoration
• Working fireplace
• TV SAT –CD player -DVD player
• Voip telephone with rechargeable card
• Daily housekeeping
• Not suitable to people with walking difficulties
• Children between 1-7 y.o. not accepted
• No pets
Located in the proximity of Padova, Treviso and Venezia, in the Veneto region (North-East Italy), the medieval town of Asolo is a perfect choice for an unforgettable holiday. Historical memories and beautiful sceneries, medieval walled towns and Palladian villas blended into the magical landscape surrounding Asolo.
• Villa Barbaro at Maser (3.1 mi/5.0 km)
• Treviso (23.0 mi/37.0 km)
• Padova (29.8 mi/48.0 km)
• Vicenza (31.7 mi/51.0 km)
• Venice (42.9 mi/69.0 km)
• Dolomiti (Alps Range) (62.1 mi/100.0 km)
• Verona (68.3 mi/110.0 km)
• Cortina d'Ampezzo (80.8 mi/130.0 km)
• Lake of Garda (87.0 mi/140.0 km)
• Milano 266 km
- Golf- there are 3 golf clubs in the area:
Golf club Asolo: a 20 min drive from the villa- 27 holes, 2 tennis, heated pool, club house, restaurant and wellness centre (www.asologolf.it)
Golf club Castelfranco: 18 holes http://www.golfcastelfranco.it/
Golf Club villa Condulmer http://www.hotelvillacondulmer.com/uk/golf.htm
San Zenone degli Ezzelini (a 20 min drive from Asolo)
Quad excursions on Monte grappa .
Valstagna rafting on the Brenta River (a 40 min drive from Asolo)
WHAT TO DO
Follow the artistic and historic itineraries visiting the nearby art towns as Treviso, Padova, and Vicenza, the walled cities, and the Palladian villas such as Villa Barbaro (1549) by Andrea Palladio and frescoed by Paolo Veronese. Wander the boutiques and local artisan shops in the centre of Asolo. Relax in the Villa Cipriani Wellnesspace.
The Asolan Hills and Mount Grappa offer the possibility of excursions on foot or horseback and routes of natural interest, as well wonderful cycle routes.
End the day with an unforgettable dinner enjoying the delicious traditional dishes of the region.
The summer season includes organized shows and festivals, restaurants near by offer a wide variety ranging from a dinner to the world renowned hotel villa Cipriani to quaint country pizzeria's.
Coming from east exit Treviso /Montebelluna
Coming from south Padova Est /Castelgfranco
Coming from west Vicenza Est/ Dueville
Venice’s "Marco Polo" airport - 63 km [www.veniceairport.it]
Treviso Airport - 37 km [www.trevisoairport.it]
"ASOLO FLIGHT" Light aircraft airfield [www.asoloflight.melograno.net]
Milano Malpensa: 301 km by motorway
Nearest railway stations transfer can be arranged
Castelfranco, km. 16
Bassano del Grappa, km. 16
Montebelluna, km. 15
Trenitalia site (Italian State Railways) www.trenitalia.com
The villa is only an hour's drive– and 51 minutes by train from Venice (Castelfranco/Venice)
"I assure you that even with the experience I have had of the most beautiful landscapes in Italy and elsewhere, I know of nothing that can compare with the view one enjoys from the tower and the Queen's palace" (Robert Browning letter dated 1889 to friend Mrs FitzGerald ).
The charm of Asolo attracted many intellectuals and artists they included Robert Browning, Eugene Benson, Igor Strawinsky, Ernest Hemingway... Among them three non-conformists and intellectual women lived here: Caterina Cornaro former Queen of Cyprus who exiliated in Asolo in 1489, created here a magnificent Renaissance court of artists, men of letters and poets. Eleonora Duse (1858-1924) star of the international theatre world, and Freya Stark explorer, author and photographer.
CULINARY TRADITION/ WINES/ CRAFT
Everywhere in Asolo you can find a “trattoria” to savor the unforgettable dishes of the culinary tradition: as "sarde in saor", Treviso or Castelfranco radicchio (a kind of red lettuce), pasta and beans, pumpkin and white asparagus from Bassano.
Asolo is part of the national circuit of Città Del Vino (Wine Cities), and celebrates in august with special wine tastings its first class wines.
Fabrics and embroidery, hand-painted ceramics and antique furniture represent the Asolan handicrafts: a treasure of an ancient knowledge to discover in the heart of the town:
- One of the oldest centers is the Tessoria Asolana, a hand weaving workshop which has been making unique, high-quality fabrics.
- The Embroidery School of Asolo for linen, lace and artistic ornaments.
- The colorful ceramics for beautiful vases, and the finely painted cups.
- The antiques market, for furniture, pictures, jewellery in the many antiques galleries under the porticoes and in the squares of the city center.
• every second Sunday in the month