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Historic Villa Veneta



Updated: 22-Oct-2016
Villa in Palù, Verona, Italy

Historic Villa Veneta situated in the peaceful lower half of the Verona province, the ancient manor house overlooks the farmyard and the huge garden. The secular garden, 27.000 square meters, with a new swimming-pool at guest exclusive use, is surrounded by ancient wall and watercourses. In the property there is also an ancient tower called La Colombara built at the end of 1500. Villa Maffei Rizzardi is perfect to those who want a peaceful vacation in the countryside. Perfect base to visit the wonderful historic cities nearby: Verona 20 km, Vicenza 50 km, Mantova 30 km, Venezia 120 km.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are four sisters.





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Speaks English, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

I had the pleasure to rent the Villa with a group of friends and family. The Villa is just not the same as the pictures, much larger and beautiful than I anticipated.

Amazing place, the billiard room, t.v. room and the pool were the main places of entertainment for kids and adults alike.

We did organize outside cookouts and dinners. The owners were very friendly and helpful when we needed to hire extra help for any occasion.

I highly recommend this place for a vacation.

Steve Volpe

Miami - Florida - USA

We stayed here for 2 weeks and we have a wonderful time. The historic Villa is beautiful, filled with stunning antiques and family heirlooms. The Villa was perfect for us, 4 adults and 2 children. We used the Villa as a home base for many daytrips, always returning for swimming and wine in the evenings. The grounds are spacious and well-maintain. All of us had a lovely time. Thank you for a fantastic holiday!

The Macaluso Family

Atlanta – Georgia – U.S.A
Dec 2011
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2 holidaymaker reviews


Une merveilleuse maison

  • 5 of 5

Nous n'oublierons jamais l'atmosphère de cette maison, sa belle simplicité et son caractère historique.

Elle est joliment et simplement meublée par les tableaux et les meubles de la famille.

Manuela était d'une présence amicale, discrète et toujours prête à nous aider si nous avions besoin de quoi que ce soit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa, lovely people

  • 4 of 5

Villa Maffei Rizzardi is a gorgeous villa in the countryside, but close enough to many cities for site seeing. Hard to believe, but it really is as lovely as the pictures show. Our group was two families with four teenagers between us and it was the perfect location for us. The rooms were sizable and well appointed. The pool is good-sized with a lovely jasmine-covered entryway room. We used it every day.

Several of the owners live on site, but you do feel like you have the space to yourselves. Emanuella was so kind - she keeps beautiful gardens and brought us fresh herbs and vegetables each day. She gave great advice on places to visit and insider information on how to make each day trip successful.

We took several convenient day trips (Venice, Verona, Mantova), but thoroughly enjoyed our days relaxing by the pool or in the hammock. You could also easily spend a relaxing week just staying "at home".

A small issue for those who are used to fast internet access or rely on it for work away from the office...we had trouble getting access part of the week. This seemed to get fixed later in the week but was still slow. However, Emanuella was very responsive in trying to get this working and respond to any other requests we had.

All in all this was a wonderful vacation and we would highly recommend Villa Maffei Rizzardi!!! Thank you Emanuella and Giulia for being such gracious hosts!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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City of Verona

From the Owner

This is our family Villa and we grew up here...

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Valerio Catullo - Villafranca at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Palù at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Musella at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Verona Train Station at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Feniletto at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Chioggia at 50 Kilometres Car: recommended


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October - November 2016
25 Sep 2016 - 12 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
April - May 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
June 2017
28 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July - August 2017
2 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
September 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October - November 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £712
Final cleaning £249

Booking Notes:
30% of rent to be paid at the moment of booking by bank draft. On receipt of the deposit the booking is definitively confirmed. 40% of the rental price , at least 30 days before the arrival date; the remainder is due upon arrival.

Changeover Day:
We consider reservations from Saturday to Saturday but we also consider short stay with a minimum of 3 nights during low seasons. Unless otherwise agreed, the check-in is from 5 pm and the check-out by 10 a.m.

Notes on prices:
Please contact owner.

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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Updated: 22-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
  • Sauna

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling

Floor Area

  • 800 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • There are a total of 4 bathroom (bath and shower and bidet).


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 3 bedrooms with double bed. 2 bedroom with twin beds. The bedrooms are large and have garden views.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Please contact owner. Outside: Huge garden with swimming pool. The swimming pool is 1,50 high x 6,5 large. Utility Room: Internet wi-fi, washer machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Rates included: water, gas, internet connection, electricity supply (up to 300 kw. per week) and maid service costs (resetting of bathrooms and kitchen, two hours twice a week), as well as bed linen and bathroom and swimming towels, to be changed weekly. Other: In the villa, there is a billiard room and a sauna. Air conditioning is just in the bedrooms and could be a heater for cold period (april, may, october, november) Almost all the rooms in the ground floor have fireplace.

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