Vignale a fraction of Traversetolo is a natural balcony on the river Enza and has hosted the illustrious painter De Strobel. The building, located on a peak at the side of the foothills, was built at the end of the 19th century by the painter De Strobel who, fascinated by the wide perspectives on the foothills of the pre-Apennine and the strong historical presence of the surrounding castles of Rossena and Canossa, decided to create his own atelier.
Today this monumental single floor atelier, which develops considerably in height, has three large windows on the two main facades and has been transformed into a living room. The cottage attached to the atelier constitutes a singular example of Alpine two-storey architecture facing the valley of Enza.
The decorative motifs that characterize the villa have floral elements skillfully emerging. In typical Liberty style, with medieval memories of the neo gothic and designed completely by the painter himself who also designed the ornamental motifs on the walls and lacunar ceilings.
The entire property has a total surface area of 350 sqm; In addition to the atelier, on the ground floor there is a kitchenette, dining room and a lounge that lends itself to conviviality meetings; On the second floor are three bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and in the attic 2 further bedrooms with a bathroom. An annex completes the property and is currently used as a shelter for gardening tools, a garage and 1.5 hectares of land with various secular plants.