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Overview

Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Sleeps:
6
Type:
Apartment
Pets allowed:
Ask
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

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Description from manager

Second floor:

* Beautifully furnished living room with a very high beamed ceiling and a dining area with a table for 6

* Modern & fully equipped kitchen (stove, oven, toaster, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, kettle)

* Guest bathroom

* 1 master bedroom with double bed (160 cm) with en suite bathroom with bathtub; the bedroom overlooks the Castle, having the same view as the living room.

* 1 twin bedroom (80 cm each bed – the beds can be joined together) with en suite bathroom with shower; the bedoom overlooks the main square of Asolo.

* 1 smaller bedroom with a French bed (140 cm) with en suite bathroom with shower. Please note that this room is accessible through the kitchen (next to the kitchen, 3 steps down); the wooden ceiling is not as high as it is in the other bedrooms; the bedroom overlooks the main square of Asolo and is best suitable for teenagers or a babysitter.

* Small laundry (washing machine, dryer, iron and iron board)

In the old town

Piazza Asolo is an elegant apartment located on the first floor of a historical palazzo in the centre of Asolo. The apartment overlooks the magnificent Queen Cornaro’s Castle and the main square of the town. It measures 200 sqm and has no elevator. Set in the main square of Asolo, this perfectly restored property has maintained its charme intact thanks to the 18th century frescoes and due to its unique pieces of furniture. At the ground floor of the building the famous "Caffè Centrale" animates the central Piazza of the town. Due to its position, the apartment could be slightly noisy.

Asolo is a spectacular medieval village, also known as the 'Pearl of Veneto’, which offers a variety of cultural and artistic amenities in an area with an outstanding natural beauty: for centuries it has been frequented by important people, such as Gabriele D'Annunzio, Eleonora Duse, Giosuè Carducci, Robert Browning, Ernest Hemingway, Henry James, Hugo von Hofmansthal, Freya Stark, Arnold Schoemberg and many others. Asolo is close to some of the most beautiful world-famous Palladian Villas and is strategically located near important cities such as Treviso, Venice, Padua, Vicenza and Verona. Thanks to its fine cuisine and excellent wines (don’t miss the ‘Colli Asolani Wine Road’), it is also the perfect destination for wine and great-food lovers. Restaurants nearby: Villa Cipriani (simply amazing!); La Terrazza Al Sole; Hosteria Ca’ Derton; Osteria della Giarrettiera.

A bit of history...

For centuries the famous “Caffè Centrale”, at the ground floor of the same building, has been frequented by illustrious figures, such as Gabriele D'Annunzio, Eleonora Duse, Giosuè Carducci, Robert Browning, Ernest Hemingway, Henry James, Hugo von Hofmansthal, Freya Stark, Arnold Schoemberg and many others.

Since 1796, the Palazzo, has been hosting a cultural circle named “Società del Casino”, some of his members took part in a conspiracy against Napoleon in 1808.

More recently, in the 20th century, Hemingway used to be in Asolo after World War II, mostly between 1948 and 1954; in that period he met countess Adriana Ivancich and wrote “Across the River and into the Trees”. He had previously lived in Veneto, in 1918, where he was helping our soldiers during World War I, particularly in Schio, Fossalta and Bassano. Thanks to his efforts during the Great War, in 2012 the Comune of Fossalta has inaugurated a path (http://www.**********************) aimed to creating a ‘historical memory’ of the places where Hemingway stood during that terrible period, and where he was seriously injured.

Nearby attractions

Together with its spectacular surroundings, Asolo is a must-see destination set in one of the most interesting historical and artistic parts of the Veneto region. In the sixteenth century, with Veneto’s architect Andrea Palladio (1508 – 1580) a new type of mansion was born: the temple-villa, like the nearby Villa Barbaro in Maser.

The ‘Barco della Regina Cornaro’ in Altivole it is worth mentioning. This was the country residence of the former Queen of Cyprus Caterina Cornaro and was built at the end of the 15th century, adorned with beautiful gardens, hunting grounds, canals and watergames.

Possignano is also very easy to reach: it is the home of the neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova, where his birthhouse and the ‘Gipsoteca’ temple can be visited in a truly inspirational environment.

Castelfranco Veneto is renowned for being the birthplace of the famous painter Giorgione. Within its spectacular medieval walls, the ‘Museo Casa Giorgione’ allows visitors to explore the history and evolution of the town under the influence of this artist.

Bassano del Grappa is a medieval city, well-known for its picturesque wooden bridge, the ceramic stores and the wine bars where it is possible to taste the traditional distillate of the city, ‘grappa’. This alcoholic beverage has been made in the town's distilleries since 1779, when the ‘Nardini’ factory (still one of the most renowned, along with ‘Poli’) was fo

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Manager profile

Hidden Italy
Years listed:
9

Languages spoken: English

About the manager

Are you planning to travel to Italy as a couple or with a group of family and friends? Are you looking to rent a house? In search of that special atmosphere? A place that combines the poetry of yesterday and the comfort of today? At Hidden Italy you will find it. Since 1995 Hidden Italy offers some ...

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Damage deposit: ($665.46) €600.00
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Amenities

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Toaster

Bathrooms

  • 4 Unknown types

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