About the Homestay
Welcome! Private entrance, private bathroom and kitchen in our independant ground-floor flat. We welcome guests to stay in our 3 floor semi-detached house in a quaint village located in the beautiful Illasi valley on the outskirts of the ancient city of Verona. Our ground floor room is a very spacious wood-paneled room with its own terrace where you can enjoy a glass of local Soave (the enchanting walled town and castle of Soave is a fifteen minute drive away) or Valpolicella wine or have a bbq overlooking the green hillside and cherry groves.
The room is furnished with a long wooden dining table and chairs, has cooking facilities, large fridge, sofa and double bed (2 single beds or an extra single bed in the Additions to the double, are disponibile anche on request). There is a private bathroom with a shower and washing machine - we access it only to do the washing!
There is a traditional wood-burning stove (firewood provided!) And a fireplace for a warm and cozy atmosphere during the winter months and the gentle breeze Which blows down the dry river from the nearby mountains will keep you cool in the summer.
We have a large (and rather wild) garden with cherry, apple and pear trees equipped with table, umbrella and chairs, a swing and a small pool during the summer months. Also you can use our mountain bikes on the track That starts right behind our house. There are many hiking routes nearby and the mountain tracks, outdoor ice-rink, ski slopes and resorts are just a short drive away.
A sports center with horseriding, a gym and indoor and outdoor swimming pools is just a 10 minute drive away and there is a well-known pizzeria / restaurant with play-park within at 2 minute walking distance for your evening meals if you do not want to cook for yourselves. Wifi access is available for a small fee.
I am a language tutor and translator and can Provide Inglese or Italian conversation lessons on request. Students of any level or age are very welcome and tailor-made individual, group or family courses can be organized in advance or booked During your stay.
On request I'm available to Accompany you to local wineries and interpret while you taste!
Inglese, Italian and some French spoken.
Private tutoring / conversation lessons in Italian or Inglese available on request.
Airport / station pickup available.
Use of washing machine for a small fee.
Use of pool at times in September.
Use of landline telephone calls to Europe.
Languages spoken: Inglese, Italian, French, (a little Spanish)
- Bikes for use
- Swimming Pool
- Internet Access
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Non Smoking
- Allow Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house is located in a village nestled in the wine valley about 20 km East of Verona with its famous Roman amphitheater, 39 km from Verona airport, 50 km from Lake Garda and 100 km from Venice. Just round the corner there is a bakery for fresh bread, grocery shop, bar and bus stop (buses to Verona or mountains) 200 meters away. It is in a safe dead end road with no through traffic and parking area available. You can get an idea of the beautiful landscape of the Illasi valley here https://youtu.be/1jLPRraCi-s
Wines in the Veneto here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au5gHe6Z9Uo
Local Area Facilities
- Horse Stables
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
A few house rules:
Please do not ever smoke inside the buiding but only in the garden or terrace and use the ashtrays provided.
Please respect our neighbors by keeping the noise down between 13:30 to 15:00 and at night.
Please make sure you close the shutters of the balcony and lock the door When you leave the house.
You are welcome to use the kitchen but please wash up and leave clean.
Please do not bring any people into the house without consulting us first.
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
Accueil sympathique et bien soigné, un peu comme à la maison. Malgré la distance de Verona assez facile et rapide pour les déplacement.
Pour ceux qui veulent découvrir Soave et région c'est l'idéal et la Tenuta de Romano dal Forno est tout près!
Une bonne adresse
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.