Rustic in the vineyard by the sea

Entire cottage hosted by Riccardo

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Two-storey stone farmhouse in the heart of the Cinque Terre National Park facing the sea, between the Colle del Telegrafo and the Sanctuary of Montenero, on the heights of Riomaggiore (about 500 meters above sea level). South facing, in the middle of a vineyard with the forest behind it. The cottage is isolated and can be reached by a dirt road from Colle del Telegrafo (1 km). The parking lot is 30 meters from the house. The nearest village is Biassa (3km) .Riomaggiore is approximately 10km away.

The space
The house is independent and is located in a strategic position on the path n ° 1 of the Cinque Terre (Portovenere-Levanto). From the house there is a path that leads to the medieval Sanctuary of Montenero and from there to Riomaggiore.
It is ideal for walks, for rest, reading and meditation.
It has a large outdoor area consisting of a pavement with chairs and table and a lawn with umbrella and deck chairs. Parking is 30 meters from the house. Outside there are also a barbecue and a shower.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
EV charger
Free washer – In building
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.82 out of 5 stars from 38 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Riomaggiore, Liguria, Italy

The house is located in an isolated position between the vineyard and the wood. Next to it there is another house used from time to time by Riccardo and his wife Francesca. We are in the heart of the Cinque Terre National Park. The nearest village is Biassa about 3 kilometers away where there are small shops. The nearest restaurant is located 1 km from the house at Colle del Telegrafo where there is also a bus stop.

Hosted by Riccardo

  1. Joined in September 2016
  • 38 Reviews
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I am a teacher of Geography viticulture and ecology buff. I am very concerned with environmental protection and diffusion of geographical culture. I recently wrote a book, "Mucche allo stato ebraico. Svarioni da un paese a scarsa cultura geografica” which collects the funny blunders of my students. I like the anglo-saxon and italian pop music, especially that of the '70s on which I wrote and edited texts events . The realization of this house is the result of a very ambitious project began in the early 2000s: the recovery of an abandoned vineyard of about 6,000 square meters. Together with other friends (with whom I founded a small company Prima Terra) I joined the Project of abandoned vineyards adoption of the National Park of Cinque Terre. At our expense we explanted completely abandoned the old and diseased vineyard. We planted more than 6,000 new seedlings. We have restructured almost 100 linear meters of dry stone walls (some high even 4 meters ! ), we made a fence of over 1 km to defend ourselves by wild boars. We cleaned the wood by weeds. The cottage, which consisted of a ruin, was completely rebuilt in 2005 and is shared with pleasure with those who love the Cinque Terre landscape and the workmanship that wisely has shaped this territory with terraces, and good wine. Sono un insegnante di Geografia appassionato di viticoltura ed ecologia . Mi occupo attivamente di difesa dell'ambiente e di diffusione della cultura geografica. Recentemente ho scritto un libro , "Mucche allo stato ebraico. Svarioni da un paese a scarsa cultura geografica", che raccoglie i simpatici svarioni dei miei studenti . Mi piace la musica pop anglosassone e italiana , in particolare quella degli anni '70 . La realizzazione di questa casa è conseguenza di un progetto molto ambizioso iniziato nei primi anni 2000 : il recupero di un vigneto abbandonato di circa 6.000 mq . Insieme ad altri amici (con cui ho fondato la piccola azienda vinicola Prima Terra ) ho aderito al Progetto di adozione di vigneti abbandonati del Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre. A nostro spese abbiamo espiantato completamente la vecchia vigna abbandonata e malata . Abbiamo piantato più di 6.000 nuove piantine. Abbiamo ristrutturato quasi 100 metri lineari di muretti a secco (alcuni alti anche 4 metri), abbiamo realizzato una recinzione di oltre 1 km per difenderci dai cinghiali . Abbiamo ripulito il bosco dalle piante infestanti. Il rustico , che consisteva in un rudere, è stato completamente ricostruito nel 2005 e viene condiviso con piacere con chi ama il paesaggio delle Cinque Terre, il lavoro dell’uomo che sapientemente ha plasmato questo territorio coi terrazzamenti, ed il buon vino .
I am a teacher of Geography viticulture and ecology buff. I am very concerned with environmental protection and diffusion of geographical culture. I recently wrote a book, "Mucche…

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Riccardo and Francesca, while living elsewhere, are always available to guests
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  • Languages: English, Français, Italiano, Español
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Checkout: 10:00 AM
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No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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