Thank you for looking for Villa Sampaguita
After 18 wonderful years of operating our
B&B and farm and 100’s of satisfied guests, Rina
and Tim are downsizing. We have sold the property to an enthusiastic
young family from Torino, who will be continuing the B&B
under a new name and injecting new life into the farm.
We are moving to a smaller house in the charming
village of San Pietro, located in the Roero hills, halfway
between Asti and Alba and with panoramic views of the castle
town of Govone, the Alps and the Tanaro river valley. Not
to retire we must hasten to say, but to start a new chapter
in our lives
Villetta Sampaguita will have two nicely appointed
apartment suites, both self contained with kitchen and living
room, available for short and long term rental. Of course
guests can opt to have breakfast too. We will be open all
year round with both heating and air-conditioning for guest
We are building Rina a custom kitchen and
she will be conducting her cooking classes on a regular schedule
for smaller groups of up to 6 people. Naturally we will continue
to offer tours either self drive or with a driver; we have
found many new exciting wineries and restaurants. There are
two restaurants in our village and several others in the nearby
towns of Govone and Priocca. The nearest weekly food markets
are in Canale and San Damiano and of course, there are many
truffle fairs in season. Govone Castle hosts several musical
and art events each year and is known for its annual Christmas
The Roero is one of central Piedmont’s
main wine areas although not as well known as the Monferrato
and Langhe visible across the valley, which means less tourists
and better values. The area is also famous for peaches and
honey. The gently rolling hills are ideal for hiking and biking
and we will have e-bikes available for rent to those who need
a little boost.
San Pietro is very easy to get to, either
on the country roads between Asti and Alba, or by taking the
Govone exit on the A33 autostrada. If you don’t want
to drive; there is an hourly bus service between Asti and
Alba, and we can arrange a pickup from Asti train station,
or Milan and Turin airports.
Opening date will be September 1st, 2019.
For information please email email@example.com
We will have the new website up and running soon.
We look forward to many more years of being
with our friends old and new and invite all of you to add
Villetta Sampaguita to your Piedmont stop list.