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Beautiful Peaceful Setting With Inspiring Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Roppolo, Province of Biella, Piemonte, Italy - From Walkers to Sun Worshippers, Couples to Kidz this is an Idyllic Spot

The Lodge sits under the shadow of an 11th century castle housing the regions best wines, in a hamlet on the outskirts of the sleepy village of Roppolo. Surrounded by woodland which runs the length of the Serra, with views on a clear day of a breathtaking mountain range. The area is completely unspoilt and extremely beautiful. Turin, Milan The Alps and the Great Italian Lakes are all within easy travelling distance. The Lodge has been updated with a modern fully equipped kitchen and a new bathroom. Outside there is a deck and ‘quiet’ areas for sitting and taking in the fabulous views and a newly installed 21ft in ground pool. There is a plethora of things to do here, cycling, walking, all water sports, horse riding, quad bike riding, go carting and mountain sports.

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017


We have been hosting guests in The Lodge for the past 11 years. We moved to Italy in 2005 with our three children, four horses, and two dogs. We lived in the 'Cascina' backing onto The Lodge, and currently spend our time flitting between Italy and the UK. My Mother lives in the property next door and is a great asset. Her and her partner Pino make all the guest feel very welcome. My Mother Dee is always on hand for any issues, directions or information. Pino spends alot of time in his fruit and vegetable garden (Orto) from which Lodgers are able to purchase fruit, vegetables and eggs. He is also a fabulous chef and can cook up something tasty for guests on arrival or during their stay.

SAMANTHA NUNN purchased this bungalow in 2004

Why SAMANTHA NUNN chose Biella

I have been holidaying in and around Viverone since I was born and when we married 23 years ago my huband fell in love with the place. It really has the best of all worlds. Summers spent down by the lake, swimming, skiing, boating or fishing and Winters up the mountains, although I don't ski, I skate and tobaggan and like picnicing in the snow. We bought The Cascina for its peace and tranquility, the fact that we are able to walk, horse ride, motorcycle or mountain bike ride on our doorstep was and still is a major bonus, the views just capped it off.

What makes this bungalow unique

We able to drive from our house in the UK to our home in Italy in around 15 hours. Surrounded by 4 airports we are able to have a choice. Although it is set up in the hills in a quiet and tiny hamlet you are not far from supermarkets, retail outlets, the hussle and bussle of Ivrea and Biella particularly on market days and as I have said the lake, mountains and a little further the sea.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'The welcome items were very welcome! I think its an excellent combination of rustic and modern comfort'

'We have utterly enjoyed our stay in these gorgeous surroundings;
May 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Roppolo in Piedmont

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with large shower sink and wc.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The Lodge has 2 bedrooms and a sofa bed. Bedroom 1 has a double bed. Bedroom 2 has twin beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The Lodge is a single storey dwelling and is self contained, there is a 2m x 8m deck running the length of the Lodge, from which you can enjoy outside eating with views of the castle and mountains. The property is very private and in a beautifully quiet and secluded location. Children are very welcome, there is plenty of room for them to run around. We have a 15' above ground pool which is available for guests use, it will only be shared with the family when we are there. Gas central heating. Unfortunately no pets as we have dogs and chickens of our own. Outside: The property is accessed at the rear via a long drive way. Which leads to the stables and fields. There are sunloungers available with views of the castle and the mountains. Fresh produce is grown on the farm (organically) and is available for you to buy (in season). The house sits on a two acre site, there are four stables and hay barn for anyone wishing to bring there own horse to ride along the 300km of bridle paths which can be reached from our back gate. The House is only a few minutes drive away from ‘Lago di Viverone’ a beautiful lake with opportunities for every kind of water sport including swimming, fishing, sailing, water skiing, wake boarding and canoeing. There are many swimming pools, bars and restaurants on its perimeter and in nearby villages. And as mentioned a cooling above ground pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: "The Lodge" is cleaned ready for your arrival. Additional cleaning can be arranged, at extra cost. Other: Baby facilities are available at no extra cost, cot, highchair, sterilizer and baby monitors etc. Towels and linen are included. As is a hairdryer.

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Great property, great location, and great price

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We stayed here for a week in summer 2014 as a family of 4 with 2 young children. Samantha and her family were very welcoming and were on hand (next door) for anything we needed. The accommodation was just the right size for our family and the pool was a bonus. Best of all the location was very central for a lot of attractions that we wanted to visit such as Milan, Turin, the Alps, Lake Maggiore, and many smaller towns and castles. We had our own car so it was easy to get around and almost everything was within 1 hours drive. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. Summed up beautifully.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A payment of £100 per weeks rental is required on booking, the balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to the rental period. At the end of the rental period the house should be left as it was found. On arrival a 100 euro deposit needs to be provided in cash for The Lodge.

Changeover Day:
Saturday seems to be the most popular changeover day. However we are flexible during off peak season.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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