Right in the heart of the Barolo zone, just minutes from Barolo, La Morra, Monforte d'Alba and Novello, Villa Ribota is a recently-renovated farmhouse set amongst the vines with its own swimming pool. Sleeping 10 to 12 people in 5 spacious double bedrooms, the house also offers 4 modern bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, living/dining room, outside dining area, garden and pool area. It is the perfect house for families or groups of friends to enjoy everything the Langhe has to offer. Alba (home of the White Truffle Fair) and Bra (the home of Slow Food) are each just 15 minutes away. We are COVID-ready! Not only are we out in the countryside, where you can breathe fresh air and escape the crowds, but we are also allowing a 24 hour gap between new bookings and are implementing a raft of new cleaning procedures to comply with local regulations and ensure that you have a healthy stay! We have also created a digital guidebook/house manual which guests will have access to as soon as they book. If you have any questions, please just ask. The house is set among the vines outside the hilltop town of Novello, with views across the vines all the way to the Alps. It is immersed in the peace and quiet of the countryside, yet it is just a few minutes' drive from the Barolo area's famous towns, vineyards, wine bars and restaurants. You can walk to the nearest restaurant in just two minutes, or follow trails through the vines which run directly from the villa to our nearest wineries, restaurants and local villages. - Swimming pool with views across the vines, and natural fence for added security - Large garden - Shaded outside dining area with space for 12 - Outside cooking area with BBQ and pizza oven - 5 double bedrooms, sleeping up to 12 people (Rooms can be set with King or Twin beds) - 4.5 bathrooms - Living room with 3 sofas, UK TV channels, Apple TV, bluetooth speaker and DVD Player - Dining area with open fireplace and table for 12 - High chairs, cribs and toys available for children - WiFi throughout the house - Fully-equipped kitchen - Private parking for 3 to 4 cars - Two extra beds or cribs can be added to any of the bedrooms Bedroom One Downstairs with direct access to the outside and pool. Vaulted ceilings and an en-suite bathroom with shower and bath tub. It has a double bed (US King size) with space to add another single bed or crib. It can also be set up with two single beds (90cm wide) instead of a double. Bedroom Two Upstairs, in the former hayloft area, this is a huge room, with high ceilings and picture windows, with views of the pool, vines and mountains. It has a double bed (180cm, US King size) or can be arranged with two single beds (each 90cm wide). A further single bed or crib can be added if needed. Bedroom Three Also in the old hayloft, offers views to the east, straight through the vines. Has a double bed (180cm wide, US King) or can be set up with two single beds (each 90cm wide). I Bedrooms Two and Three share a very big, modern bathroom with double sinks, walk-in shower and bath tub. Bedroom Four Large room with an en-suite bathroom and balcony. It has a double bed (180cm, US King) or can be set up as two singles (each 90cm wide) and a further single bed or crib can be added if needed. Bedroom Five Balcony access and private (not ensuite) bathroom. It has a double bed (180cm wide, US King) or can be arranged with two single beds (each 90cm wide), with space to add a further single bed or crib. Kitchen Fully-equipped, just bring some food and you're good to go! - Oven - 5 ring Gas Hob - Large fridge/freezer - Microwave and Toaster - Espresso Machine and 3 Moka Pots, plus a kettle - Huge selections of pots, pans, dishes, bowls, knives etc (Even a truffle shaver, obviously!) - Enough utensils, plates, glasses, mugs etc for everyone. Nobody has ever run out! - Wine glasses for white and red wine, plus a decanter Utility Room Off the kitchen, connects to the downstairs WC - Washing Machine - Iron and Ironing Board - Clothes drying lines and racks - Cleaning equipment Living/Dining Room Plenty of space for up to 12 people to relax, eat and drink. - Brick vaulted ceiling - Direct access to outside area - Large table with seating for 12 - 3 sofas - HDTV with UK channels, Apple TV and DVD Player - Bluetooth Speaker - Selection of books and games - Open fireplace for chilly, autumn evenings Outside - Shaded dining area with seating for 12 - Cooking area with charcoal BBQ grill and pizza oven - Swimming pool with wooden deck and natural fence - Sunbeds, deckchairs, umbrellas and pool toys - Storage area, perfect for bikes or golf clubs - Herbs (Basil, sage, rosemary, parsley etc) for cooking - Large grassed area for playing or just relaxing - Parking to the rear for 3 to 4 cars Other things to know - Bed linens, bath and pool towels are provided - The house is cleaned before your arrival and when you leave. - There is WiFi throughout The house is perfect for family groups and groups of friends. The area is paradise for wine and food lovers, with hundreds of great wineries and restaurants. We are happy to help you plan where to visit! You can also arrange a cooking lesson, or private chef at the Villa. We also often welcome groups of cyclists and walkers. The road cycling around the house is spectacular and we can help you plan routes. For walkers, you can head straight from the garden into the vines, where two footpaths take you to Novello and then on to La Morra, Barolo and Monforte d'Alba. There are cycle, e-bike and Vespa hire companies who will deliver to the house. The house sleeps 10 people in five bedrooms, though there are two further single beds and two cribs that can be added to any of the rooms, bringing the total number to 12, including children. If you are more than 10 (excluding children under the age of 6), there is a supplement of 10 Euros per night for the 11th and 12th guests. C.I.R: 00415200001 Since December 2017, the property is rented as a "Locazione Turistica" or private villa rental. This is regulated by Articolo 1571 e seguenti del Codice Civile, dall'articolo 4 del DL 50/2017 convertito con Legge n. 96/20, dall'art 1, comma 2 lett c0. della legge 9 dicembre 1998 n. 431 nonché dall'art 53 del Codice del Turismo, D.Lgs. 79/2011.