Baita 1697, Pragelato

Europe, Italy

  • Casa Lucie McCullough a Pinerolo Torino 0009
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Featured in Architectural Design, Conde Nast Traveller and The Times, Baita 1697 is a 17th century Piedmontese farmhouse lovingly restored by the internationally-acclaimed interior designer, Lucie McCullough.

The house sleeps 12 adults and 6 children in five master en-suites, a media room and a children's dorm. There are also two extremely spacious living areas with open wood fires - one attached to the kitchen on the ground floor, while the other on the top floor opens out onto the roof terrace, where a wooden hot tub overlooking Monte Banchetta beckons.

The house is equipped with modern amenities including WiFi throughout, televisions in every room featuring multiple cable channels and access to an international film library and iPod docking stations. Luxury furnishings and fittings such as 100% Egyptian cotton bed sheets, underfloor heating in all bathrooms and salon-standard hair dryers are also provided.

The Baita 1697 Team offers a fully catered service, which has been enjoyed by past guests including acclaimed chef Jamie Oliver.

The Lodge is within 3 minutes stroll of: A Cable car to 400km of downhill Olympic piste, known as 'The Milky Way’ which is spread over five resorts across Italy and France, it boasts 400km of piste and is as high as 3,300m. In just 12 minutes you can ski the Olympic downhills and be back at the chalet's front door.

Villa Information

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 5

Facilities & Amenities: 

  • Fully catered service
  • Homemade breakfast
  • Afternoon tea
  • 4 course evening meal (5 nights with buffet dinner on arrival) and carefully selected Piedmontese house wines.
  • WiFi connection
  • International film/music library
  • Drying room with underfloor heating for storage of all ski gear and laundry room
  • Bluetooth audio connections throughout
  • Spacious communal living space with wood-burning open fire
  • Second communal living area with Mountain-view roof terrace
  • 8-person wooden hot tub on roof terrace
  • Ski rental & English-speaking ski instructor (offering kids pick-up service within 2 minutes walk).

Additional Services: 

  • Airport transfers
  • 8-seater minivan taxi service
  • Private Ski Lessons with English speaking instructors
  • In house massage with trained physical therapist.
  • Sommelier selected wine and Champagne available in addition to house wines
  • Babysitting can be arranged prior to your holiday. 


        Fully Catered rates from: 18,400 EUR per week


        •  Turin - 90km
        • Milan - 220km
        • Heli-ski launch pad and a chair lift to: 50km of pristine downhill skiing. 
        • Excellent restaurants in the village within walking distance, featuring Italian-French fusion, and 'Italy's best pizza restaurant'.

        Rental Rates

        Prices from:

        EUR 18,400 / week

        Price Guide

        *Subject to reconfirmation



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