“Cascina sul Po” located near the Po river is a charming property with ancient origins dating all the way back to the 1400’s. This completely renovated house is divided internally into two independent units but can easily be connected.
On the west side on the ground floor we find a large hall used as living and dining room with a fireplace and barbecue, a large kitchen and a guest bathroom. On the first floor is a large game room with a billiard table, bar area, and home video. There is a double suite with a sitting area and an en-suite bathroom, a double bedroom and bathroom with a double shower, and a third double bedroom with a fireplace, lounge, a large walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom. On the second floor are two additional double bedrooms and a bathroom with a tub and hydro shower.
On the east side of the farmhouse, in addition to the entrance, is a large living room with two fireplaces, a dining room with a small patio, a large kitchen, a small guest bathroom, a double bedroom with fireplace and a small garden with outdoor shower and fountain, and an en-suite bathroom with tub and shower. On the first floor are two double bedrooms, one of which is a mezzanine with a gas fireplace. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower.
The interconnecting part between the two units is located in the center of the house and consists of a gym with showers, dressing room and a wellness area overlooking the indoor swimming pool, to which it is also connected. The indoor swimming pool is truly spectacular, it was created under the ancient porch and overlooks the garden and the solarium area through a large window.
The property also includes the caretaker’s house, a secondary building to be restored, a large garden and two hectares of land part of which is adult forest.
Numerous parking spaces are available on the property.
The surrounding area is rich in history and art with ancient towns such as Mantua, Sabbioneta, San Benedetto, Parma, Verona, Modena, Brescia, Cremona. There is an abundance of wildlife with birds of prey such as grey herons, magpies, and pheasants. The natural habitat of the Po river, the Mincio and the lakes of Mantua covered with lotus flowers in July, all add to the serenity and beauty of the area.
The region offers plenty of sporting activities such as cat fishing, pike fishing, hunting, horseback riding, and bike tours. The local cuisine and wine is world renowned as this is the homeland of Lambrusco and Parmesan from the Padano and Reggio. The area also produces melons, vialone nano rice, pumpkins, bell apple mustard, and garlic salami. Let’s not forget that this is also where white truffles are found as well as two of the most famous restaurants in Italy: Quistello “L’Ambasciata” and Runate di Canneto sull’Oglio “Il Pescatore”.