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Fantastic ancient country house, unique place! Wine & Relax, Pool ,area Gavi - Unit 3776689

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Parking



Unit 3776689

The accommodations the have following layout:

"FAIRY" Accommodations

• corner kitchen and living room

• bathroom

• 2 single beds on large, comfortable wooden loft

• possibility of additional bed in the lounge

• 1 double bed

• external terrace with solarium

• unlimited use of swimming pool

• unlimited use of barbeque

• unlimited use of garden

• occupants # 4

• extra bed on request # 1

• single bed # 3

• double bed # 1

• rooms # 3 plus comfortable wooden loft

The accommodation is very comfortable and looked after in all details with furniture and all extras included as : Sheets, heating, private bathroom, hair dryer, washing machine, TV, Wi FI, fridge and gas cooking appliances, on demand small beds and cots.

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About the property

Country house wonderful place

Cascina Burroni is located inside the Natural Park of Capanne di Marcarolo. The property is divided into 2 private unit which accommodate up to 11 guests and is just perfect for couples, families or even larger groups holidaying together. You can rent the whole property and have exclusive use of the swimming pool and all the outdoor spaces or just one of the two apartments. The first one is called " Superior " and the second one is called " Fairy ". The Mantero Family with Andrea , Alessia and little Mattia will be very happy and pleased to have you as their guests, accommodating you in their farm house where you can discover the way how to live in the ancient times, where the children can stay in close contact with nature and the animals. You can choose between riding lessons or walks in beautiful places, or rent mountain bikes, even electric, to reach fantastic places where you can also see the sea. If you like open air activities, the Owner can show you the most amazing path where to walk in the middle of the country side or the close by Natural Park of Capanne di Marcarolo . Inside whic there is a wanderful area " LAGHI DELLA LAVAGNINA" lakes alonge you can cycle , run or simple walk enjoying the great views or directly reach nice little lakes and ponds where you can swim.

Please feel free every morning to take freshly layed eggs from our hens, or find our goat visiting you at your window and a cute little rabbits running and jumping free around our grounds, you will be happy to be here discovering this world.

The farm house offers you enchanting new accommodations and each one of them is independent with an exclusive privilege of using the swimming pool.

Our " Wine and food" , or enogastronomia, offer the best of the local products, with wines such as Dolcetto, Barbera, Barbaresco and Nebbiolo; our meat from the prestigious Fassona race; cheese and mushrooms. The owners can organize for you typical dinner at the property with the owners as chef (as home restourant). It is possible to taste the fine wines in the very ancient family winery that has been in the property for over a hundred years.Beautiful experience visiting one of the most beautiful castles in the area the castle of Tagliolo Monferrato where the Marquis in person accompanies the visit. A magnificent experience

The Cascina Burroni owns a wooded area where the white truffle grows, and its white truffles are awarded the official quality and location stamps.

The white truffle that grows in the hills nearby Cascina Burroni is thought to be one of the most perfumed and tasty in the world – its virtues so great that Gioacchino Rossini defined it ‘the Mozart amongst all the truffles’.

The Cascina Burroni is situated within wooded private and fenced area where guests, together with the hosts and their faithful ‘truffle-hunting’ dogs, are allowed to ‘hunt for truffles’. During the ‘truffle-hunting’ excursions, which take place either late in the evening or at night-time, the guests will be able to watch the unique relationship between the dogs and their owners, as they search for the precious truffle. With a bit of luck, after walking for a couple of hours, the ‘hunt’ might be turning into a successful one and white truffles will be found and available for purchase.

The truffles of the Cascina Burroni are awarded the official quality and location stamps.

The perfumes you can find in the country side are the streets which tell stories, they are the languages to communicate emotional feelings, the natural perfumes that have an enriched power.

They are essentials, they fascinate us, the Perfumes you can smell here in the open air tells us about old episodes that happened in the past and they deeply go through our feelings.

These perfumes make us happy and they can even be more attractive like just baked bread or how freshly baked biscuits smell, or a wood burning chimney smell and hay drying off under the sun as well as a little stable near by.

Don’t wait there, come here and enter in this amazing area to find all these perfumes that only this place can offer you, they will be part of you and you can understand what they’ll tell you and you will love them more and more.

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Alessia Parodi
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Alessia Parodi

Alessia restored the family house where she lives with her husband Andrea and her son Mattia. She work in the Cascina Burroni, attending to the little animals of the farm, such as pig, goats, hens.Every morning you can take fresh eggs in the nest of the hens. She make tipical products such as jam and wine. Her husband Andrea work in Lerma as surveyor. Mattia is 9 years old and is passionate about country living and animals.

Alessia Parodi purchased this farmhouse in 1920

Why Alessia Parodi chose Lerma

This is a unique place where you can discover again the joy of living in silence in contact with nature. This is an ideal place for a family holiday also your pets are welcomed, there are a swimming pool in our garden for you exclusive pleasure, BBQ, wood hoven, lots of relax areas.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Excellent view from the terrace, swimmingpool, ancient oak trees where you can enjoy reading or relaxing. We can provide you a professional massage. Here you can discover the white truffle that grows in the hills nearby Cascina Burroni is thought to be one of the most perfumed and tasty in the world.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Lerma in Province of Alessandria

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Fairy - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • towels provided, hair dryer, all that you can need
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Fairy - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , corner kitchen bathroom 2 single beds on wooden loft
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The accommodation is very comfortable and looked after in all details with furniture and all extras included as : Sheets, heating, private bathroom, hair dryer, washing machine, TV, Wi FI, fridge and gas cooking appliances, on demand small beds and cots. For both accommodations exclusive usage of swimming pool and all facilities within the farm house.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Unit 3776689
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Amazing place!!

  • 5 of 5

Best place ever....Alessia was so very welcoming and shared a bottle of homemade wine with us upon arrival. We stayed in the smaller unit which was simply amazing. Plenty of room for 5, big eat in kitchen, porch, pool and a great location. Alessia was very attentive and helpful. She took the time to show us where to hike as well as where to horseback ride. It's everything you want for a relaxing holiday. We'd love to go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathy It has been a pleasure To meet and host you and your family. It is a pleasure to share our house with guests loving every details. We hope to can have you again.
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

We have just stayed 10 days at this wonderful place and we loved it.

Fairy was perfect for us (two adults and two children). The house was very nicely decorated and had everything we needed. Outside was a nice terrace where we spend many hours just relaxing (and enjoying the local wine)

Our kids (6 & 9) loved the animals especially the dog Joma. They visited the different animals several times a day. The pool was also a big hit with them.

Thank you Alessia for being such a wonderful person. You made our trip very special.

Thank you for inviting us into your house, bringing us on a very memorable trip to the ocean and for all your help with restaurants, helping us find places etc. You and your family are very nice people it was very nice getting to know you.

If you are looking for a quiet place far away from tourists, with nice views, piece and quiet, animals etc this is the place.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Idyllic rural accommodation, friendly and helpful hosts

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay in this beautiful property. We were made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble for our fantastic hosts. It's in a lovely rural location and very peaceful but closeby to play park, grocery shop and restaurants in the nearby town Lerma. We enjoyed day trips to Acqui Terme, Genoa, the lakes, Alessandria and enjoyed the mix of different scenery etc. Lots of space outdoors for the kids (aged 3 and 18 months) to run off energy. Would definitely recommend it to others wanting to get a flavour of Italy.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage in tranquil surroundings with a fantastic pool.

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant six nights at this cottage. The cottage is beautiful and decorated to a high standard and has everything you need. Alessia and her family are lovely and incredibly hospitable. Lerma is a lovely village and has a handful of restaurants one of which serves excellent pizza at a very reasonable price. The cottage is up out in the countryside so you do need a car. However, Ovada is short drive away and is a pretty town with supermarkets and other shops. There is a fab café there which serves very tasty gelato! Also you are in driving distance of Genoa and other beautiful towns on the coast. We had camped for a week in France so for us this stay was more about relaxation and we definitely managed that in such peaceful surroundings, all you can hear at night is the chirping of insects. Alessia did suggest various towns to visit and also suggested walks in the countryside, she is so lovely and incredibly helpful. Alessia and her family produce wine and other products which are all very tasty and definitely worth purchasing. The pool area is up the hill a short walk away from the cottage and is very clean and a decent size. Our children are 7 and 9, they loved the pool and the variety of animals at the farm. Overall we had a fantastic 6 nights and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this beautiful cottage. I would like to wish Alessia and her family all the best for the future.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply the Best

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in a charming and delightful cottage beautifully decorated by the very talented Alessia. The "Fairy' home was perfect for my husband, 10 yr old daughter and myself. We spent endless relaxing days by the pool and in the evenings had sundowners on our terrace in peaceful and tranquil surroundings. My daughter, Carmen, loved the animals on the farm especially Joma and Minolo, Alessia was the perfect host recommending many places of interest and taking us to a beautiful nature park where we swam in the cool mountain water. We went to the fascinating market in Ovada which is also must. Gavi is beautiful and a lovely drive. Our most memorable day was when we went to Camoglio with Alessia, Andrea and Matti. My daughter made friends with the local children in Lerma's play park much to her delight. There is also a fabulous communal pool and cafe for those necessary icecreams! We spent 2 glorious weeks at Cascina Burroni and had a fantastic time, I will definately be back, thank you Alessia to you and your lovely family. Maria di Blasio - Taylor

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Heaven in the hills

  • 5 of 5

My best friend and I made an effort to see the more authentic, less tourist laden areas of Italy and this property was perfect for this. It is very much off the beaten path. The property has been in the family for generations and we had the chance to sample some of the homemade items that they produce from the land. They produce wines and preserves and any number of other seasonal items. It is well worth paying for breakfast, what we had was perfect & satisfying (homemade jam, brioches, bread, cappuccino, juice, soft cheese, prosciutto). The cottage looks newly renovated and was lovely inside. The hosts are very accommodating and were such lovely people (and very patient while I struggled with the language!). You will not have much service in the hills past Ovada, so make sure you have a good meeting place arranged ahead of time. It is a really lovely retreat and I would absolutely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Genova, Milan, Turin
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Villa Carolina
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Ristorante Italia Lerma
Nearest Ski
200 Kilometres
Sestriere, Courmayeur (Aosta), Cervinia
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Arenzano, Portofino, Camogli
Car: necessary

The holiday house is located inside a little farm, in an old recently refurbished property totally surrounded by the green hills of Monferrato areas.

This Family property has maintained the old fashion style of the handcraft stone, bricks and wood making together a good compromise between useful comfort and relax.

You will have a wonderful terrace at your disposal, you can use the bbq or, and you can even use a real wood pizza oven; just a little walk up a path you’ll reach the swimming pool and enjoy a refreshing shade of suggestive oak threes, wisteria flowers, lavender or hay, here everything changes as the season changes.

But if you like open air activities, the Owner can show you the most amazing path 992where to walk in the middle of the country side or the close by Natural Park of Capanne di Marcarolo, or you can be their Guests during truffle season and they will guide you in the woods with their well loved truffle hunting dog to discover together (with a little bit of luckiness) a pearl of this territory……the rare white truffle.

You can even choose to ride horses or move freely with Mountain bikes, and for the one who likes action……we can organize a drive with cross motorbikes given at your disposal by the Owner, and a specialized staff will assist you providing suggestions, briefing and with all material and equipment that suit your needs and ready to go and enjoy the motorbike driving experience.

But if you instead decide to move away just for few kilometers, you can have a lot of opportunities:

…do you like shopping? Serravalle Scrivia Mc Arthur Glen Outlet retail shopping center is located just half an hour driving, then there is Milan the capital of Italian brand fashion and its only an hour drive away.

… do you like the sea sides and beaches? Liguria and its wonderful coast the riviera is only 40 Km away from here. Genoa has one of the most biggest aquarium in the entire of Europe and in the downtown there are a lot of attractions for children and adults.

..Acqui Terme is the main place for SPA and thermal beauty resorts, all of those places are just a few km away.

…do you want to discover our territory? you will be amazed to see all the castles located on top of the hills all around the areas with small villages still in real medieval origin and also old towns kept as the ancient roman emperor style.

Food & Wine are the cherry on top of our territory, with special and famous wines, meat, cheeses, mushrooms and if this is not enough, you can visit the Langhe area recently named as UNESCO artistic and environment Heritage.