Villa Il Cerro has been beautifully restored with attention to detail, maintaining the original features of the building. It has spectacular views of the Gran Sasso mountains, and is in the heart of the Sibillini National Park. Ideal base point for excursions in the Park, walking, biking.
Access is by a private road. It has a private fenced garden with it's own private swimming pool (8 by 4 metres), outside furniture and a barbeque.
The property is on three levels and it is ideal for families or large groups, with generous accommodation for eight-ten people. The style of decoration is characteristic of the area, with many interesting pieces of furniture, all combining to create a relaxing setting for a holiday surrounded by nature.
On the ground floor there is a large living room, a utility room, wood store and laundry with washing machine.
On the first floor there is a sitting room with a large fireplace, a dining room and fully equipped kitchen
(oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher), a bedroom with a double bed and a room with two beds,
and a bathroom with a shower.
On the second floor there is another bathroom with a shower, a landing area with a double beds
and a large bedroom with a double bed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||San Benedetto 45 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Ancona 70 km, Nearest railway: Urbisaglia-Sforzacosta 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
Villa Cerro is at the heart of Le Marche in the province of Ascoli Piceno, near the border to the province of Macerata. Closest town are Amandola e Sarnano. Property is about 800 meters above the sea level, and enjoy a wonderful dry climate. Summer is hot but nights are fresh because of the altitude.
Due to its position at the meeting point of the three provinces, Ascoli, Macerata and Fermo, villa Cerro is within easy reach of many centres of artistic and culture interest such as Recanati, Camerino, Ascoli, Macerata, Fermo.
The area around Villa Cerro offers innumerable festivals and cultural events of various types. This is a list of the principal events, for a more complete list visit the site:
www.turismo.marche.it en www.marcheinfesta.it
The area of South Marche is also famous for designer outlets of big names in Italian design (Armani in Matelica, Nazareno Gabrielli in Tolentino, Tod’s in S.Elpidio a Mare)
For a complete list: www.spaccimarche.com
Here you can enjoy good wines and wonderful tipical products. The food of the area of the Sibillini National Park combines the flavours of the farming area with the art of curing pork. The area is famous for its extraordinary salamis, sausages and hams. Amongst other products of the area it offers a variety of apples, truffles, mushrooms, chestnuts, chick peas and broad beans. There are excellent honeys as well as wood-baked bread and pastries. There are two excellent locally produced liqueurs, Mistra and Vin Cotto.To get more info www.prodottitipicimarche.com
In the area of Sibillini National Park you can practice different activities and sport.
Villa Cerro is in the heart of the park, and is a perfect starting point for excursions, walking etc. On request, direction organizes excursions amongst the many fascinating destinations:
- a visit to Lake Fiastra
- a hike from Infernaccio/Hermitage of Saint Leonard/Waterfalls of Rio
- a visit to Pilates Lake
- a visit to Mount Sibilla (source of the legend)
- a visit to Mount Vettore (highest peak of the Sibillini's)
There are walking guides in the area available to lead parties on longer walks into the mountains.
For those who love skiing the ski slopes of Sarnano-Sassotetto are just 15km away from Tenuta. There are seven slopes suitable for skiers of all levels, with new lifts.
On the opposite side of Sibillini Mountains, in Umbria, there are slopes in Ussita-Frontignano, with 14 km of slopes.
-Swimming. For lovers of swimming there is a 25metre covered swimming pool 6km away in Sarnano.
-Tennis. Courts are in both Amandola and Sarnano, 6 km far.
-Horse riding is available at the stables “Le Querce”, only 10km away from Tenuta.
-Biking. The owners have mountains bikes available for guests who would like to explore the mountain roads and paths around Tenuta.
-Golf. In Petriolo there is a golf court with 9 holes, 25 km far.
The Thermal Baths were established in Sarnano in 1933. The different cures available include inhalation, bathing in the sulphuric waters and mud baths, as well as beauty treatments and rehabilitative treatments.