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luxury hilltop Villa,30000 sm secular park, huge swimming pool



Updated: 24-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 35
  • 18 Bedrooms
  • 12 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

14 bedrooms,9 bathrooms, huge villa with spectacular views on hills

Camillina is a spectacular property belonging to the Gancia family famous for 'Asti Spumante'. Carlo Gancia, the inventor of this sparkling wine, bought the best location in Canelli to build his magnificent and huge property. Its dominant position among vineyards has a 360° view of Canelli and Langhe hills, its quietness and its 30.000 sqm of secular park, garden, swimming pool and meditation paths make this wonderful property one of the best location to spend a relaxing holiday in theLanghe Area.Now the house belongs to another family that transformed it in an elegant, luxury self catering property. The huge house is 350 sm on two floors: the first floor has two big living rooms with the original fireplaces, a big dining room with a marble floor, a large kitchen, a big bathroom with two sinks and a mirror,one big wooden staircase that arrives upstairs where there are 14 bedrooms,9 bathrooms, two changing rooms with wardrobes (180sm). The house is completly furnished and fully equipped.Wooden floor. There is the possibility to reach 35 sleeps using a second house- Chalet- belonging to the property.

Outside the villa is surrounded by a secular park, with paths, benches, on the other side of the property just in front of the house in the southern exposal there is a fantastic swimming pool with a jacuzzi, a solar shower, a closed showers, changing rooms, a patio and a pool-house with a refreshment -room.

There is also the possibility to rent the villa for parties(2000,00 € up to 60 people)including a catering service (from 70,00 € to 140,00€), accomodation, secular park, music, car parking, swimming pool and fireworks.

Soccer +volleyball court and bocci

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Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
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24 February, 2017

3 Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


Heaven on earth, with mosquitos

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 20 (4 under 10s, 4 teenagers, 12 adults) had a fabulous week at this stunning property. Cristina and the owners were extremely helpful and reactive to the smallest problem - clearing a blocked sink, and providing a kettle and more tea towels very promptly, despite a bank holiday. Rubbish is collected (and recycled) every day, and the garden maintenance was very unobtrusive, arriving very early so plants etc were watered, often before we got up.

Cristina's sparkling Chardonnay wine is highly recommended, and the food she catered for us was delicious.

The building is perfect for large gorups - the smallest bedrooms have individual bathrooms, but otherwise 2 bedrooms share. There is also a bathroom downstairs, and the pool house is excellently equipped with shower, toilets, and changing rooms... and wifi.

Being in its own grounds makes the property very safe for small children, and the pool is also suitable for little ones, & well equipped with lilos. The property also has swings, a table tennis table, football area, boules pitch outdoors - and table football and some puzzles and games indoors. You can also walk or jog on a path round the property's grounds, partly through the woods and round the gardens. We lived at the pool house and in the kitchen - but there was plenty of space, even if we had had rain.

Only drawback was the mosquitos - especially in the kitchen. Do bring strong anti-mosquito stuff. Smidge worked for me - but we also had slowburning products under the tables by the pool, and sprayed curtains, bed clothes etc to try to discourage them at night.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful venue for a group holiday

  • 5 of 5

For our party of fourteen oldies and five young adults Camillina Villa was the perfect place to stay. The sun shone, the pool was inviting and the food was delicious.

From the Villa there is a walk of 20 minutes or so into Canelli centre (ask for the key to the side gate to avoid a tedious stretch of road). Canelli has restaurants, bars and useful supermarkets. It’s not a big tourist town but has its share of old streets, churches and pleasant squares. Wider afield, there are interesting places to visit in the vine clad and wooded hills which are superb to walk or drive through. We also took trains into Turin (from Asti) and Genoa (from Acqui Terme). Piedmont is a big food area and eating in or out the wonderful taste of the local produce added greatly to the enjoyment of our holiday.

Camillina Villa itself is a big solid house, not perhaps the most attractive of buildings from outside, but the rooms are large and the interior has character. There were plenty of bathrooms but we would have liked more kitchen equipment. We spent most of our time in the area by the pool and the pool house. The latter has an in built barbeque and long veranda which gets shade from about noon onwards. It was perfect to sit here talking, reading or taking a beer or glass of wine during the extremely hot days that were a feature of our stay. The villa is very private, set in its own gated and large grounds. It is circled by a road, so there is some road noise although this only really bothered us at the weekends when cars were returning from a late night out in Canelli.

The high temperatures made sleeping sticky and brought out the mosquitoes. If you are coming in high summer, some good insect repellent and after-bite would be a wise thing to pack. The biting insects were less noticeable on the cooler days, so there is clearly a trade-off to be had. The Wi-fi was a bit hit and miss. We mentioned this to the owner but it may be a problem beyond their control.

The owners and Cristina, who translates for them in excellent English, were extremely pleasant and helpful. Cristina organised a wine-tasting and meal for us early in the holiday which got the fortnight off to a splendid start. If you have a large party and want to visit an interesting but less visited area of Italy, Camillina Villa might well be the place for you. If you enjoy your trip half as much as we have ours I doubt if you will be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prima huis op "top"-lokatie

  • 4 of 5

Ruime woning met voldoende comfort, prima zwembad met handig en gezellig pool-huis. Deel van het huis prima te huren met maximaal 12 personen. Loop afstand van Canelli. Verhuurster heel servicegericht en heeft ook eigen wijnbedrijf met mogelijkheid voor bezoek en kookcursus. Eigenaar van het pand is zeer zorgzaam en heeft te bezoeken delicatessen bedrijf. Als verwarming nodig is, is de energie ( ook vanwege de grote van het pand) duur. Waar voor je geld. Streek is uitstekend voor liefhebbers van Italiaans eten, wijn en slowfood.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : torino Caselle at 120 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Canelli at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Savona at 80 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Acqui Terme at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Acqui Terme at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Asti at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Canelli at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Limone Piemonte at 100 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Savona at 80 Kilometres Car: necessary

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
low season
5 Oct 2016 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
high season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

These prices are for maximum 8 people, from 9 to 35 people there will be an addition a day per person.
EASTER , CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR'S EVE must be considered HIGH season
Final cleaning is excluded from the rental price
A free bed for a 0/2 year-old child

the prices include all the services(electricity, gas, water, internet line, fresh linen, fresh towels)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Feb-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 550 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Bidet
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 8 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 10 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 11 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 12 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 9 - sink
  • 9 bathrooms with showers and/or baths fully equipped.


  • 18 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 8 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 9 - 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 10 - 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 11 - 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 12 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 13 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 14 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 15 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 16 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 17 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 18 - 2 Single Bed


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 35
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...


  • In this property there is an additional cost for the final cleaning

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