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Torretta Residence: Leonardo – Roomy, Light-Filled, Own Lawn & Parking

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Last updated: 08/24/2012

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bologna house description

TORRETTA RESIDENCE: LEONARDO – Roomy, light-and-bright, own lawn and parking.

A former two-storey, very welcoming typical early 1900’s Bolognese rural house, Torretta Residence is located in the Calderara section of Bologna, only a few kilometers from the center of town. It benefits from good public transportation connections (suburban train at 300 mts – 8 minutes to the center!) and is extremely convenient to the airport and the fairground.

The house features a private parking lot and a pretty fenced yard with a lawn and a barbecue for relaxation and child safety. All windows overlook both farming land and a couple of storage-industrial barns. Any possible disturbance caused by the airport and the industrial area is prevented inside the house by a very effective noiseproof insulation. The property as a whole underwent total renovation in 2012 with particular attention paid to decoration, details and functionality.

Torretta Residence is centrally heated and firewood is available for the fireplace. Cotto floors, timber ceilings and furniture chosen with taste and zest mix with all the necessary modern appliances including a dishwasher, a washing machine, an air-conditioning system, a microwave oven, a satellite TV with VCR/DVD and complimentary 24 hours/day broadband internet wi-fi connection. All this to make your stay at our place exactly like home – or even better!

All rooms in the house are large, bright and charming. LEONARDO unit has its own entrance for total privacy. Its layout is:

- Ground floor: large living room with a fireplace (1 double sofa bed), kitchen (all tools provided), bathroom.
- Upper floor: one bedroom (sleeps 6: 1 double + single bunk-bed, 1 two-single bunk-bed, one single bed), own en-suite bathroom; one double + single bedroom with own bathroom.

LEONARDO accommodates up to 8-9 guests. If you need more room, see VRBO #433798 for the other unit onsite.

Booking is accepted for every time of the year. There is no fixed changeover day and the minimum stay is 4 nights.

With its location and general features, LEONARDO is ideal for those willing to share their time between business and sightseeing. Along with the center of Bologna, all the major northern-central Italian art cities are just a stone's throw away. It is also an ideal accommodation for the business person in need of a strategically-positioned headquarters that is close to the fairground (no need to drive through the congested center of Bologna!), the airport and the highway. All guests will enjoy total comfort and absolute convenience – exactly as they wish.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Only small pets. Securty deposit may apply....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            One flight of stairs to 1st floor....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            One flight of stairs to 1st floor....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking allowed outside only....moreless

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • Double Beds (1) One double in room #1., Twin or Single Beds (2) One in room #1, one in bunk beds room., Child Beds (1) On request (no extra charge)., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double, in the livingroom., Bunk Beds (2) 2 in bunk beds room. Bunk bed #1 is made of a double bed + one single. Bunk bed #2 is made of two singles....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Completely stocked kitchen. All tools provided....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All cooking tools, appliances provded....moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Within the boundaries of the property. Free, safe (gated and fenced)....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            In the whole house....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Firewood provided....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • We run our own organic farm nearby, so fresh, hand-picked organic produce and excellent red/white wine can be provided on request (complimentary bottles, fruit as a welcome hamper upon arrival). We can also hook you up with an excellent chef for traditional Bolognese cooking classes and a tour guide for gourmet food factories (Parmesan cheese, Prosciutto ham, Balsamic vinegar, wines...) and other tours - Ducati, Ferrari, Lamborghini factories; city and art tours; etc.. - discounted rates!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Communications

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    In the whole house, free, 24 hours a day....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        In town (city pool) - about 1.5 kms....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Activities

                          • Churches
                          • Roller Blading
                          • Racquetball
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Golf
                          • Cycling
                          • Basketball Court
                          • Medical Services
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Laundromat
                          • Hospital
                          • Groceries
                          • Fitness Center
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Walking
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shopping
                          • Outlet Shopping
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Antiquing
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Synagogues
                          • Ruins
                          • Restaurants
                          • Museums
                          • Live Theater
                          • Library
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Cinemas
                          • Spelunking
                          • Tennis
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High Season
                          Jun 28 - Sep 19, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €560

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €17 per night, per additional guest

                          Trade Fair
                          Sep 20 - Oct 9, 2014
                          6 night min stay

                          €890

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €17 per night, per additional guest

                          Mid-Season
                          Oct 10 - Oct 19, 2014
                          5 night min stay

                          €490

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €17 per night, per additional guest

                          Trade Fair
                          Oct 20 - Oct 25, 2014
                          5 night min stay

                          €890

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €17 per night, per additional guest

                          Mid-Season
                          Oct 26 - Dec 19, 2014
                          5 night min stay

                          €490

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €17 per night, per additional guest

                          High Season
                          Dec 20 - Jan 7, 2015
                          5 night min stay

                          €560

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €17 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          5 night min stay

                          €390

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €17 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          The above rates are weekly, for 2 guests. Each additional guest + 120 Euro/week. Children under 12 = 50% off. Babies = no charge. Initial & final cleaning, washing, utilities = 60 Euro up to 4 guests; 5 or more guests = 80 Euro. Flexible changeover day. Shorter-than-1-week and long-stay rates available. Minimum stay = 5 nights.


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                          Location

                          1.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          BLQ Bologna Marconi
                          400 Metres
                          Nearest Train
                          Bologna Bargellino
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Bologna A1
                          90 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Ravenna
                          1.3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Bar & Grocery Stores
                          14 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Bologna Golf Club
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Trattoria-Pizzeria

                          Car: Recommended

                          Weekly market - groceries, clothing. We run an organic farm, so produce and wine are available in season on request. Nearby cities such as Modena, Maranello, Sant'Agata (Ducati, Ferrari, Lamborghini factories) are easily reachable both by car and train. Università del Gelato (Ice Cream Univerity) is just 10 minutes drive. The short distance to the local train station (400 mts.) allows visiting the major Northern/Central Italian cities in minutes (Bologna-Florence: 45 minutes; Milan: 55 minutes; Venice: 90 minutes; Ferrara, Ravenna: 45 minutes; etc.). We are in a key location! VERY CONVENIENT to Bologna Exhibit Center (Fiera District) - trafficky center can be by-passed! Winery and gourmet food tours can be easily scheduled (discounted prices) and so are traditional Bolognese cooking classes.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1989

                          About the owner: I am a retired entrepreneur in my early 60's, married, two children. A true passion for photography and traveling, I help my wife Anna in her organic farming activity (the farm is walking distance to the house). I lived in Canada for a while and love making friends from all over the world.

                          Why the Owner Chose Bologna:
                          We bought this house when we decided to leave the busy center for something closer to our way of living, which was definitely countryside-oriented. After a short stay here we bought another house nearby - where we presently live - and passed this one onto our children. Now the children are married and moved elsewhere, so we decided to turn the house into a short-stay rental.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          It was away from it all and a typical Early-1900's Bolognese country house, so we fell in love with it and its warm, family atmosphere.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

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                          • Welcome to TORRETTA RESIDENCE! This is the livingroom at LEONARDO unit.

                            Welcome to TORRETTA RESIDENCE! This is the livingroom at LEONARDO unit.

                          • The livingroom is roomy, airy, light-and-bright. Wi-Fi is provided.

                            The livingroom is roomy, airy, light-and-bright. Wi-Fi is provided.

                          • The diningroom from the livingroom. LEONARDO accommodates up to 8/9.

                            The diningroom from the livingroom. LEONARDO accommodates up to 8/9.

                          • LEONARDO is gifted with a very cozy, family atmosphere.

                            LEONARDO is gifted with a very cozy, family atmosphere.

                          • The fully stocked kitchen. All tools, appliances are provided.

                            The fully stocked kitchen. All tools, appliances are provided.

                          • Downstairs bathroom. Towels, detergents, toilet paper are provided.

                            Downstairs bathroom. Towels, detergents, toilet paper are provided.

                          • All linen are provided - no exra. Good quality sheets, blankets, pillows.

                            All linen are provided - no exra. Good quality sheets, blankets, pillows.

                          • Upstairs bathroom. Bathrooms get thoroughly sanitized after each stay.

                            Upstairs bathroom. Bathrooms get thoroughly sanitized after each stay.

                          • Bunk beds room, for 6: 1 double + single bunk, 1 two-single bunk-bed, 1 single.

                            Bunk beds room, for 6: 1 double + single bunk, 1 two-single bunk-bed, 1 single.

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                          • The yard features outside furniture, barbecue.

                            The yard features outside furniture, barbecue.

                          • The yard (share) is safe for children - lot of space to play and relax.

                            The yard (share) is safe for children - lot of space to play and relax.

                          • The sofabed in the livingroom is a real bed - firm and comfortable.

                            The sofabed in the livingroom is a real bed - firm and comfortable.

                          • All rooms are large, light-filled, with timber ceilings and cotto floors.

                            All rooms are large, light-filled, with timber ceilings and cotto floors.

                          • Thanks to a very convenient extensible table seating is for 10.

                            Thanks to a very convenient extensible table seating is for 10.

                          • Stores, shops are no more than 1.5 kms., and so are restaurants, bars

                            Stores, shops are no more than 1.5 kms., and so are restaurants, bars

                          • Downstairs bathroom. Bathrooms are being kept 100% spotless.

                            Downstairs bathroom. Bathrooms are being kept 100% spotless.

                          • Room #1 features one double bed + one single bed, both comfy and firm.

                            Room #1 features one double bed + one single bed, both comfy and firm.

                          • The house is roomy, in mint conditions, completely air conditioned.

                            The house is roomy, in mint conditions, completely air conditioned.

                          • The bunk bed bedroom. All beds feature firm frames, mattresses.

                            The bunk bed bedroom. All beds feature firm frames, mattresses.

                          • For its location and features the house is ideal for corporate people, groups.

                            For its location and features the house is ideal for corporate people, groups.

                          • TORETTA RESIDENCE entrance. Gated, fenced, private parking inside.

                            TORETTA RESIDENCE entrance. Gated, fenced, private parking inside.

                          • Facade. TORRETTA RESIDENCE is surrounded by green, trees.

                            Facade. TORRETTA RESIDENCE is surrounded by green, trees.

                          • We look forward to your visit soon! Book TORRETTA RESIDENCE now.

                            We look forward to your visit soon! Book TORRETTA RESIDENCE now.

                          VRBO #433799

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Friday, July 04, 2014

                          €56 - €127 per night (EUR)
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                          2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

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                          Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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