The Villa

01-villa althea-la_villa_totaleLocated in a natural amphitheater of vineyards, the villa enjoys a breathtaking view of the castles of the Roero (Guarene, Castellinaldo and Govone), the Alps and the hills of Monferrato. The ancient town of Alba, the capital of the white truffle and Barolo wine is at short driving while Neive village, one of the three towns of the Barbaresco wine district and ranked among the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy, is just 4 miles away from the villa.

The exteriors of the villa immediately strike the beauty of the garden where is dominating the pink color of the flowers in all its form. A tower with private balcony stands on the patio and on two large terraces, perfect places for relaxation. A beautiful garden is overlooking the swimming pool of 60 square meters surrounded by large Art Nouveau windows that you can open in Summer and have an outdoor use of the pool.

The interiors are elegant and adorned with classic-style furniture skilfully combined with an exotic one and precious fabrics by the bright colors. Each room shows great attention to detail, a passion for color and a personal eclecticism in style.

The common rooms are spacious and equipped with every comfort. Among these is a charming breakfast room; a large living room with direct access to the patio; the billiard room, the well-stocked library and a small bar area get from the woodwork of a small abandoned theater.

A large and fully equipped kitchen is located at the ground floor, with direct access to the garden. This is the ideal place for cooking all together and have some special cooking class with local chef. At same floor, and adiacent to the kitchen, is the “crutin” , the small cellar carved in the tuff which houses best bottles of local wine production and where is possible to arrange special private wine tastings with local sommeliers.

 

Opening Time

The villa is open from March to November. In the winter months opening is scheduled only for the rental of the villa in exclusive use.