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Castello di Montecavallo

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via per Chiavazza, 30 - Vigliano Biellese (BI) - Area: hills
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  • near a ski resort
  • charming property
  • spectacular view
Estling in the heart of the countryside barely five kilometres to the east of Biella, lies the Castle of Montecavallo, a little jewel of neo-gothic architecture.

In the last few years it has been transformed into a haven of hospitality and old world charm with an excellent restaurant. The estate, which has been the site of wine production since time immemorial, is now open to those who want to enjoy a holiday with many facets, whether it be a simple walk in the delightful woodlands that surround the castle, or a more challenging mountain trek in the nearby Alps. Within easy distance are the important mountain pilgrimage sites like Oropa, which is the largest sanctuary dedicated to the Madonna in the whole Alpine Region. There are also many and varied sporting activities available in the area like mountain biking, horseback riding, rafting, skiing, canoeing, golf and many more. Then there is the opportunity for some serious shopping in the luxury fashion shops and outlets attached to the factories, like Ermenegildo Zegna, Piacenza and Loro Piana.

For culture and history the magnificent historic centres, museums and art galleries of Turin, Milan, Vercelli and Valle d'Aosta are all within easy reach. Located in a central position between Turin and Milan, Castello di Montecavallo looks forward to welcoming you with a multitude of unique experiences from the worlds of culture, nature, fine wine and gourmet food.
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Conditions

Cancellation conditions (except for non-refundable rates)

You may cancel your booking up to 3 days before the check-in date. In the case of failure to show or late cancellation, you will be charged for one night’s stay

Payment terms

Balance to be paid at check-in
For non-refundable discounted rates, when the facility requires it, the guest must pay in advance as indicated to complete the booking. Payment is not refunded in the event of a cancellation.

Rules of the house

Check-in from 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Check-out before 12:00 PM
For a booking including breakfast, breakfast is served from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
No municipal tax will be charged
Only first linen change is provided
Extra towel changes, if requested, cost €10.00
Extra sheet changes, if requested, cost €30.00
Rooms are cleaned every 2 days. To allow staff to clean, we recommend leaving the room at 10:00 AM
Final cleaning is included in the price
No meal preparation allowed in rooms
No guests allowed in rooms

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Maximum Guests: 2
In the building below the tower of the castle are two charming, guest rooms, each equipped with all modern comforts and furnished with care and attention to detail. Guests have at their disposal a common lounge for reading, computers and relaxation, with free wi-fi. You can also enjoy the park and the garden in front of the chapel and be pampered and looked after by the owner who speaks fluent English and French. It is possible to have lunch and/or dinner in the agriturismo restaurant which, for guests of the B&B, offers an exclusive dining room or, weather permitting, in the garden and the charming "limonaia" or Lemon House.
Room with king size bed, a small hall, privte bathroom with shower.
Daily cleaning. Linen change twice a week.
Room
Camera Rosa x 2
Maximum Guests: 2 / Ensuite bathroom
Adults
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Breakfast
Breakfast not provided
Basic rate
Free cancellation within 3 days before check-in
Room
Camera Verde x 2
Maximum Guests: 2 / Ensuite bathroom
Adults
Children
Children ages:
Breakfast
Breakfast not provided
Basic rate
Free cancellation within 3 days before check-in
A night minimum stay applies for this room
No availability for this class of room for the dates selected.
Number of rooms with own bathroom inside the room (ensuite):
2
  • Pets Allowed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast included
  • Historic House
  • Romantic Atmosphere
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Free Wifi
  • Family
  • Business
  • Hair dryer
  • Charm
  • Heating
Declared by the Innkeeper

Various information

  • Pets allowed (Su richiesta)
  • Parking
  • Internet access
  • English speaker
  • French speaker
  • Spanish speaker

House features

  • Historic house
  • 19th century house
  • Recently restored house
  • Sharing areas available for guests
  • Panoramic location
  • Insured house

Air conditioning and heating systems of the house

  • Certified systems
  • Heating systems
  • Room temperature controller
  • Double glazing or solar panels

Electric system

  • Certified systems
  • Emergency lights or fire exit directions
  • Automatic fire extinguishers
  • Smoke and fire alarms

Services of the house

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Garage / parking

Facilities and services

  • Laundry
  • Pets allowed

Location and surroundings

  • Panoramic view
  • Near (within 10 mins) pubblic transports

Number of rooms

  • Total number of rooms: 2
  • Number of rooms with own bathroom inside the room (ensuite): 2

Size of rooms

  • Over 30 sqm

Bathroom facilities

  • Bathrooms restored in the last 5 years
  • Hair dryer
  • Monodose products

Room facilities

  • Mirror or luggage case
  • Fridge
  • Internet connection or telephone

Furnishing

  • Historic furniture
  • Terrace / balcony
  • 2 windows / panoramic view
  • Desk / table and chairs
  • Sofa / armchairs

Cleaning services

  • Daily

Services

  • Guides / maps / books available
  • Local events calendar
  • Guestbook
  • Discounts in local shops and restaurants for the guests
  • Presents

Holiday themes - the place

  • Country

Holiday themes - town size

  • Town - between 25.000 and 100.000 in.

Holiday themes - area features

  • Near monuments
  • Arts or archeologic area
  • Cultural events and arts exhibitions
  • Wine and food attractions area
  • Local crafts
  • Metropolitan area
  • Historic centre
  • Shopping area
  • Located in country side or nature reserves
  • Near sports facilities
  • Gardens and landscapes
  • Near ski facilities

Holiday themes - house features

  • Historic house
  • Charm
  • Garden
  • Family
  • Business
  • Romantic atmosphere
Contact
from 110 € 1 night / 2 guests
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aleksandra
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
Posto da favola! Ci siamo innamorati del posto! Peccato di aver soggiornato 1 notte sola, torneremo presto per un weekend.
stayed from 06/12/2016 to 06/13/2016
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Vi aspettiamo con gioia! Grazie Chiara e Ferdi.
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We say that the people from Biella always return to their home because they love their land – austere mountains and challenging yet beautiful countryside. Me too, I went away and then I came back. The tough landscape breeds a tough people.

I grew up here in the Biellese, this difficult yet fascinating place, among the chestnut trees and vineyards; I spent Sundays in Oropa, walking in summer and skiing in winter. Even our mountains are not the easiest but, as my son says, other places bore us. Yet the spirit of that landscape gets inside you, with its crimson beech trees in autumn, the brilliant azaleas and rhododendrons in spring, and then the mesmerising rice fields that stretch out to the south looking like the sea.

I left the castle and went off to be a photographer and then later to manage a bar in Greece. As I travelled round the world I began to understand where I fitted into the great scheme of things and I came home and now I am happy to be here, to tend the vines that have been in my family for centuries, and to try to bring life to this old castle that needs so much care and affection.

My mother was a very hospitable person and I have always been used to having people around the house, people of every nationality. I believe that it is because of this background that I have now opened the doors of our home and am welcoming in those who know how to enjoy and appreciate its quiet beauty and charm. The winery is run directly by myself and Andrea Manfrinati, who is like a brother to me as we share our constructive discussions and inevitable seasonal bickering that accompany the harvest. We both have a passion for the land, the vineyard and the wine. We can spend hours discussing the possible changes and improvements to the winery and to the wines, needless to say with a glass in hand..

Twelve years ago I met Ferdinanda Salino with whom I share a passion for travel, mountains, cycling and a pack of cats and dogs. We have walked in the mountains together, raced each other on the steepest ski slopes, travelled across Germany and France on bikes - but we were never too grand to ignore the good restaurants and good wine we found on our way. Apart from books and cats, Ferdi is passionate about cooking and loves to follow old famly recipes. Over the years she has assimilated the creativity inherited from her grandmother.
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