Country House Materassera

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 Country House Materassera

 Country House Materassera is located in the village of Druento just outside Turin (about 15km, less than 25 minutes from the city centre by car) and at cycling distance (5 minutes) from the entry to the Parco Della Mandria where you can visit the famous royal palace La Venaria Reale . The building is a traditional “casa padronale”, i.e. small manor, attached to a farmhouse where farmers are still living. The house has the exclusive use of an internal garden of about 2000 m2 with a swimming pool, pigeon loft tower, etc. Country House Materassera is surrounded by about 12 hectares of family land some of which farmed with hazelnut. The land is limited by two hills one of which with a tower. The house has gone through a significant renovation during the last years paying very much attention to keep all original features of the house (the house was built in the late 1600, renewed in the late 1800 a first time by the great grandfather of current owners, marginally renewed in 1920s before latest renewing project). As we have decided to preserve all original features we would describe the property as having a rustic charme. 

ABOUT US

We are a couple with two boys, 14 and 17 years old and a dog. Clarien is Dutch (runs a startup www.beeopak.com) and Aldo Italian (economist at the university) and we live in Turin. The house was Aldo's old family house, we have decided to plant hazelnuts and run the house for tourists (and for us sometimes!) .

We speak Italian, Dutch, English, French, German

 

OUR ROOMS

The property of about 500 m2 is subdivided into two independent living spaces. A tenant lives in the lower building. The part open to guests includes the old main lounge area (now with a sleeping sofa), TV room, kitchen, two bathrooms and three sleeping rooms. Up to 8 people can sleep at Country House Materassera. The master bedroom has a king size bed, the second bedroom has two single beds that can be prepared as double bed too, the third bedroom has a double bed.

 
 
 
 
 

OUR SERVICES

Available at the property:

  • Fridge

  • Dishwasher

  • Washing machine

  • TV – Blueray

  • Play Station

  • LP Stereo

  • Nespresso

  • Bicycles for kids

  • WIFI

  • Ping Pong

Garden

A large private garden of about 2000m2 is for the exclusive use of the guests

Dog friendly

Pool

A 9m x 4m, 1,40 deep pool  with a large decking is available for the exclusive use of the guests 

 
 

GALLERY

 

THINGS TO DO

Visit Torino
You can reach the city centre of Turin by car in 25 minutes (if you want you can cycle or take public transport - 20 minutes walks to get to the bus stop). Torino was the first capital of Italy, today it is an  elegant, lively northern Italian city not yet discovered by mass tourism. It has an astonishing selection of museums (e.g. Egyptian Museum, Cinema Museum, churches and big squares perfect to enjoy a good aperitif  (invented here)
Mountain walks
At about 25 minutes' drive you reach the first group of mountains with walks till about 1800 meters. You may want to go to the Val di Susa where you can find mountains walks till 3300 meters (for example the Rocciamelone). Val d'Aosta with the famous Mont Blanc and Matterhorn  and many other easier walking destinations is less than an hour drive.

Visit la Reggia di Venaria
You can drive to the Royal Palace la Reggia di Venaria in about 15 minutes. You can also decide to ride a bicycle through the Parco della Mandria, it is a nice 45 -60 minutes ride.
Horseback Riding 
Around Druento there are several hippie centres where you can horseback ride in both inside and outside setting.
Wine Tasting and good food
It is always easy to arrange a nice wine tasting in either Torino or in the Langhe/Monferrato. In and around Torino there are lots of nice restaurants, from simple but good "trattorie" to star Michelin restaurants. Piedmont is one of the best places where to eat, drink and enjoy slow life. The Slow Food movement was invented in Piemonte.
Cycling paths
The house is on a cycling track that connects you to a large number of rides nearby. You can ride directly to the Val di Susa, il Pian del Lys and many others
In a radius of 100km
In about 35 minutes you can reach the Ducal Castle of Aglie' at the centre of the Canavese region. Another 20 minutes take you to Biella at the start of the cashmere valley of Italy (where you can visit local fashion producers such as Zegna, Loro Piana among others).  Within a hour drive you can visit the famous wine hills Le Langhe and Il Monferrato, various castles, medieval cities and other attractions are available. Milano is only 45 minutes train ride from Torino Porta Susa (connected by bus to Druento). A bit more then 150Km, less than an hour and forty-five minutes' drive takes you to the Mediterranean sea, on the Ligurian cost, for example the beautiful Noli
 

Location

Country House Materassera is located just outside the village of Druento, about 5 minutes by bicycle (15 minutes walk) to the village centre where  you find a fruit and vegetable market twice a week, bars, bank, bakery, butcher,  pharmacy, restaurants, pizzeria's, etc. There is a bus every 20 minutes, that connects Druento directly to the centre of Turin in about 45 minutes. 

 

REVIEWS 

4.9 OUT OF 5 AVERAGE

BETTY (NL) - SEPTEMBER 2020

Karakteristiek huis met mooie grote kamers met de sfeer van vroeger. Fijne badkamers, wasmachine en internet dat in een deel van het huis goed is. Gezellig geluid van kippen van de aangrenzende boerderij. Pingpongtafel, veel ruimte buiten en binnen. Turijn dichtbij. Een aanrader voor wie van een sfeervol Italiaans huis houdt!

CLEMENCE (F) - AUGUST 2020

La maison est incroyable, grande et dans son jus, on se croirait dans un château, très sympa avec les enfants. Dans les environs, il n'y a pas grand chose à faire à part visiter Turin, d'autant qu'à la mi-août beaucoup de choses ferment dans les grandes villes et l'ambiance était très calme. Nous avons toutefois passé un très bon séjour, la maison est bien équipée, la piscine, le jardin sont très agréables. Seul bémol, pas vraiment de possibilité de déjeuner dehors, il y a seulement une petite table. Énormément de moustiques aussi mais ça les propriétaires n'y peuvent rien !

SYBILLE (F) - AUGUST 2020

Très bien

JOHN (UK) - AUGUST 2020

A truly gorgeous house with a perfect pool and lots of sun and shade. 20 mins to the centre of Turin but set in beautiful countryside location.

ALDO (B) - JULY 2020

Zo goed dat we volgend jaar terugkomen!

YURI (AU) - AUGUST 2019

The Italian luxury villa experience in total countryside glory

FREDERIC (F) - AUGUST 2019

Un fabuleux séjour dans une demeure familiale exceptionnelle. Un cadre merveilleux avec vue sur les montagnes. Une piscine très agréable rien que pour nous. La maison est très grande et dans son jus. La déco est de qualité. Les équipements sont complets (manque un grille pain). Bref, super séjour.

MATHIJS (NL) - JULY 2019

Een eeuwenoud landgoed met een grote ommuurde tuin, dikke muren, koel zonder airconditioning, donkere houten vloeren, dito deuren, luiken, statige vertrekken, een gezellige grote keuken, de geluiden van het platteland: vogels, kippen, een broedende steenuil; heel rustig aan het eind van een privé landweggetje gelegen en toch dicht bij Turijn. En natuurlijk de enorme schaduwrijke tuin met bomen en een zwembad. Heel fijn en ontspannend.

ANITA (D) - APRIL 2019

Zunächst: Wer es modern und stylish mag, für den ist es nix. Aber wer das Schöne in Schlichtheit und Natur sucht, kommt hier voll und ganz auf seine Kosten. Wir, Eltern mit zwei Jugendlichen, haben hier für fünf Nächte gebucht. Wir werden auf jeden Fall im Sommer wiederkehren um auch den Pool zu nutzen. April ist für Pools noch nicht Saison 😍. Das Haus is ländlich gelegen, und Hühner und Hähne der Umgebung geben morgens den Ton an. Aber es ist charmant, man ist schließlich auf dem Land. Nichtsdestotrotz hat man es zur Großstadt Turin nicht weit. Genauso wie die Berge und etliche weitere Sehenswürdigkeiten, die der Piemont zu bieten hat. Zum Haus. Riesig groß. Beide Bäder (eins im EG, eins im 1. OG) neu und das unten modern. Ansonsten war es den Besitzern wichtig stilistisch in der Epoche zu bleiben. Mobiliar ist entsprechend alt. Der Cottoboden original, Decken und Wände liebevoll restauriert. Die Küche mag spartanisch erscheinen, es fehlt aber nichts. Außen: Ruhe pur. Morgens sind, wie gesagt, Hühner und Hähne nicht zu überhören, aber ansonsten richtig ruhig. Die Gastgeber sind sehr nett und zuvorkommend. Uns hat der Urlaub in diesem Haus sehr gut gefallen.

FRANCES (UK) - AUGUST 2018

My family and I had the most wonderful 3 weeks here. Clarien was extremely welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed. The house is so full of history and character, if you are looking for a real Italian farmhouse then this is a great place to stay. The pool was gorgeous too, really well maintained and surrounded by a lovely garden. This was such a perfect holiday, popping in to Turin to the market in the morning then relaxing by the pool in the afternoon. We would highly recommend as it really is a lovely place to relax and enjoy a beautiful part of Italy.

MARTIN (NL) - JULY 2018

Prachtig huis met goede voorzieningen in een authentieke setting. Fijn zwembad en een heerlijke ruime tuin. Goede uitvalsbasis voor stad, bergen en attracties. Basisvoorzieningen op korte afstand. Clarien is zeer gastvrij en zorgzaam en weet veel goede tips in de omgeving. Wij hebben een heerlijke week gehad!

LENNART (Dk) - JULY 2018

A wonderful historic house with a perfect pool

JUDITH (NL) - JULY 2018

Wij hebben met onze drie kinderen een fantastische week gehad in dit prachtige landhuis met heerlijke tuin en zwembad. Ook ontvangst en contact met eigenaren was heel goed en erg vriendelijk.Het landhuis is zeer ruim, lekker koel en schoon. Alles wat je nodig hebt is aanwezig. Turijn is zeer gemakkelijk bereikbaar en een erg mooie stad met veel bezienswaardigheden. Een echte aanrader!

 

MARC (NL) - JULY 2018

Prachtige oude herenhoeve, rustig gelegen tussen de velden en toch vlak bij mooie bezienswaardigheden en Turijn. Mooie tuin, goed uitgeruste keuken en alles proper en netjes onderhouden. Clarien was steeds vlot bereikbaar en gaf tips om de omgeving te verkennen. We hebben ervan genoten! Prijs kwaliteit een aanrader!

HANNA (D) - JUNE 2018

we had an incredible time at Clariens house! we enjoyed the beautiful surrounding and the pool! the house is really, really beautiful - and super well equipped! Clarien was really kind and gave us nice tips where to go! I can highly recommend this place and would love to come back on day!

JAN (NL) - APRIL 2017

De paasvakantie was genieten. Hadden wat pech met het weer maar het huis was rustig gelegen, verzorgd en alle benodigdheden waren aanwezig. Wij houden van authentiek logeren met het nodige comfort. Dat was er! Verder leuk huis om tijdens de lente of zomer te vertoeven. Ping pongtafel, zwembad, natuur. Echt een aanrader! Vlakbij de stad Turijn, makkelijk bereikbaar. Verwarming werkt ook perfect. Hoewel het een oud huis is, wordt het huis perfect opgewarmd. Daar had ik wat schrik Voor, hadden wat pech met het weer... Maar geen zorgen maken. Ook bij iets killer weer, perfect haalbaar om hier te logeren. Hebben kortom kunnen genieten van een leuk tussendoortje!

ANTON (NL/I) - DCEMBER 2017

Accomodazione molto bella e singolare. Ampiezza dei locali e grande giardino. Casa è molto grande e ci va un pò di tempo affinchè -d’inverno- tutti i vani arrivino ad essere ben caldi, ma una volta raggiunti i 20 gradi la permanenza diventa davvero gradevolissima ed indimenticabile. Siamo stati davvero benissimo!! Bellissimi anche i dettagli che arredano la casa. Clarien è una persona squisitissima e si prestava molto gentilmente a tutte le domande che le facevamo, facendoci sentire davvero a nostro agio. Grazie ancora e per ciò che ci riguarda, arrivederci alla prossima!

OLIVER (UK) - September 2017

The house is beautiful, spacious and has been sensitively restored. The children enjoyed the garden and the superb new pool. The kitchen is adequately appointed with new dishwasher and washing machine. The owners were relaxed and made us feel at home on arrival and very accommodating of any issues during our stay. The house is excluded but next to a working farm so we could hear the Cockerells in the early morning. We enjoyed climbing the pigeonnier in the evening for the best mountain views.

SOFIE (NL) - August 2017

Great family location with lots to do. Lovely pool and garden. Outlook over the farmland and mountains is breathtaking.

SAMUEL (B) - August 2017

Maison pleine de charme dans un endroit calme, piscine très agréable.

 

 

CONTACT US

Tel: +39 - 334 9571477

Strada San Gillio 61, Druento, TORINO, 10040

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