L'appartamento comprende l'intero piano superiore di questa grande casa di famiglia e offre l'opportunità di rilassarsi e godere della splendida vista in ogni direzione. Perfetto per gli escursionisti, turisti, appassionati di auto, o adoratori del sole.
Immergetevi nella tranquilla Montagna vita, ma vicino a luoghi di Tutti i tipi di interesse
Camere da letto
Stephen C Brown
- inglese, francese, italiano
- Ultimo aggiornamento del calendario:
- 17 dic 2018
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Regole della casa
Politica di Cancellazione
Rimborso del 100% se si cancella la prenotazione almeno 60 giorni prima della data di arrivo. Rimborso del 50% se si cancella la prenotazione almeno 30 giorni prima della data di arrivo.
Superb, well presented property, idyllic setting
The property is well presented and well equipped. The owners are very welcoming and offer great advice about the local area. We used the property as a base for day trips to Milan, Lake Garda and more locally to Modena to the Ferrari and Panini museums. A trip to the local Parmesan factory in Monchio with Stephen is well worth a visit too. A week wasn't long enough for us to explore the area so we will be going back. The views from the property are sensational too !
An incredible location, villa and host!
Our stay at Casa Brown was an amazing experience and we would highly recommend!
We stayed at the villa following a weeks travelling in Italy and it was the perfect place to relax and unwind. The apartment was well furnished with all the facilities you need and three large bedrooms (one with ensuite).
The location of the villa is ideally located centrally in Italy to allow you to explore the surrounding area and Stephen and Caroline were eager to share their own recommendations and ideas of places to see.
The view from the pool (and all around the villa) is incredible with the photos not doing this justice! The villa is located in the mountains south of Modena and there is no noise pollution allowing for total isolation and relaxation.
Stephen and Caroline make excellent hosts, helping us find the local supermarket, giving us all the information on the local area, including a suggestion to walk to the top of the mountain and see the Milky Way (highly recommended), and even going so far as to giving us a lift to a local restaurant to allow the designated driver an evening off!
Our group consisted of four 24 year olds and I would highly recommend this villa to anyone looking to enjoy Central Italy!
Amazing Holiday and thanks again to Caroline and Stephen!
Thanks for your generous review. You will be most welcome to stay again in the future to explore more local authentic Italy.
A wonderful and peaceful week at Casa Brown
My wife, adult son and I just returned home after spending an incredible week at Casa Brown and surroundings, located up in the hills between Polinago and Monchio in the Emilia Romagna region of Northern Italy. Caroline and Stephen ensured that our stay in their beautiful home was perfect, right from the beginning. Before arriving at their home they quickly responded to our questions about the home and the area via email. Several days before leaving for their home they sent a very detailed set of driving instructions, including where to get some groceries and supplies. Upon our arrival we were warmly greeted by Caroline and Stephen and shown to the spacious, comfortable and very clean apartment on the upper floor of their newly renovated farm house. We were very thankful to find a fridge stocked with some basics to get us started, including eggs, milk, a bottle of the local rose frizzante, a cold beer, and some delicious homemade cherry jam, chutney, and limoncello. This was such a wonderful surprise after a long day of flying and driving! During our stay we explored the nearby bigger towns of Modena, Verona, and Bologna, as well as some smaller gems, such as Brandola. While the area is steeped in history it is also a food lovers paradise and Caroline and Stephen had plenty of advice for some local trattorias and pizzerias! We were never disappointed! They have organized several binders for their guests which help with everything you might want to know about their home, where to eat, and what to see. Of course, they are also very accommodating and were more than happy to share their time and their love and knowledge of the area. We spent a fun morning with them both on a tour of the local parmigiano-reggiano factory! We also enjoyed spending some time relaxing by the pool and looking out over the valley from our perch on high. It being the end of July, the valley bottom got very warm, but up at Casa Brown there were always cool breezes in the evening. We always slept very well. Caroline and Stephen obviously love their home in the hills and they are very gracious, friendly, and helpful hosts. We will be highly recommending their home to all our family and friends. And, if lucky enough, we would love to return for another stay in their home. Thank you Caroline and Stephen for your hospitality and your friendship!
What a lovely apartment with gorgeous views
I cannot recommend this property enough, unless you hate mountain roads ! The apartment has everything you could reasonably ask for. The owners are attentive and genuine and have mastered the art of not appearing to be in your face whilst trying to look after you. The position of the property is simply stunning and definitely don't make assumptions from the drive from Bologna - which is rather flat and uninteresting. To wake to the views from the bedrooms every day was a true privilege and left me somewhat envious of Caroline and Stephen.
There is lots to do around particularly if you are a car nut or just relax around the pool, drink fine Italian wine and enjoy the rest.
A tranquil hilltop haven
We spent a glorious 8 days in Casa Brown. Stephen and Caroline could not have been more helpful. The views are stunning and we left refreshed and relaxed. We enjoyed several meals in local restaurants suggested by our hosts. Would highly recommend this as a base to explore the area or just to chill and get away from it all. The views from the pool are breathtaking.
Best hosts ever!
We heartily recommend a vacation at Casa Brown. Caroline and Stephen were warm, welcoming, helpful and generous. We arrived in a Fiat, 8 person van we unaffectionately labeled “the beast” which was surely too big for the narrow, wiggly roads. We comprised a group of 2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 grandchildren and found ample space in the beautifully decorated apartment. The picture of the swimming pool on the website is beautiful, but magnify that view to all directions.
The apartment had 2 baths and 3 bedrooms with a large, stocked kitchen / living area, with a balcony. The weather in many of the places we visited was hot, so coming back to the house was a treat with the breezes cooling us. The apartment stayed cool with the terrific windows and shutters.
One of our daughters especially loved Winnie the dog, Ginger and Basil, the cats, and being able to go outside and pick fresh plums and figs. The pool was a plus for our grand -daughter and her mother. Photography opportunities were everywhere. We saw hares, lots of deer, and Winnie up on her hind legs checking out the deer. This is truly a lovely part of Italy.
We traveled to Venice, Verona, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Abetone, local shopping, and took two nights away to visit Rome and Pompeii. We got a brief overview of the gems of Italy, and in retrospect would have spent far more time relaxing at Casa Brown. We had to return to the U.S. to get rested!
People everywhere were friendly and fun. We were only sorry we did’t have time for the local Parmesan cheese farm visit. The Parmesan cheese sample Caroline and Stephen gave us was delicious. Who knew you actually slice and eat it- not just use if for spaghetti!
We thank Caroline and Stephen for a wonderful family vacation and especially recommend Casa Brown for more relaxation than we took advantage of! Caroline and Stephen absolutely thought of everything one could want in a vacation getaway.
Meraviglioso montagna pizzeria Dal Brutto (vedi Trip Advisor) a dieci minuti di distanza. Gamma di bar, banche, macellaio, farmacia, fornai e piccoli negozi a Polinago. Belle chiese in tutte le città e villaggi.
Altre informazioni sui prezzi
Booking Notes: Reservations are reconfirmed upon receipt of a deposit (via bank transfer) equal to 25% of the rate for the entire stay. The remaining 75% of the rate is due a month before arrival. The keys of the apartment will be handed to you upon arrival. Changeover Day: Changeover day is Saturday but can be flexible dependent on flights and other bookings. Guests are expected the vacate the property by 10am on their last day so that cleaning can be undertaken for new arrivals. Notes on prices: Special offers are available from time to time. Please enquire at booking stage.