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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

The Marches is in a sense a précis of Italy, because here, in unspoilt countryside, you come down from the tops of the mountains to the coast in just a few, brief kilometres. The coast alternates between beautiful beaches of golden sand, pebble beaches, cliffs and picturesque bays, and inland you travel through a landscape characterized by low hills covered with vineyards, olive groves and woods, and by ancient villages with imposing fortresses, and churches and museums rich in history. The region takes you by surprise: it's one of the richest in terms of cultural assets, it preserves and guards its art cities like precious gems, and one of the best preserved gems is the city of Urbino. It's been said that "whoever arrives in Urbino without any knowledge of its history and of its importance will find himself an extraordinary surprise, or more likely, a miracle.": it has an enchanting old city centre from the renaissance, declared by Unesco to be a World Heritage site, with its Palazzo Ducale representing one of its most outstanding masterpieces. This town is a place that can represent "a step back in time, a plunge into the purity and liberty of the spirit". Casa del Vescovo is a fascinating home with ancient origins just 2 kms from the city. The original part of this wonderful example of country religious architecture goes back to before 1300, and in the old days it was used by the Duke of Urbino as a hunting lodge and later became a convent. The complex has undergone several transformations through the years, and has now been made into a comfortable luxury residence, whilst still preserving many elements of the old nucleus: stone doorways and fireplaces, antique washbasins, bare stone walls and precious fragments of frescoes. The villa is on two floors and from the interior you can enter the little private chapel, which is still consecrated. Much good taste has been exercised in the choice of the furniture, with many antique pieces, and the décor enlivens the atmosphere, making it warm and welcoming. Inside the enclosed 5000 sq.m. garden there is a beautiful swimming-pool with a waterfall, an area furnished for dining outside or for sitting in the shade of the trees, and a masonry barbecue, all surrounded by the typical, harmonious, hilly landscape of the Marches.

All of the Villa with 4 bedrooms (customer choice) and the bathrooms.

Extra costs and further information

One set of bed and bath linen per week included in the price

Cot for babies under 2 years with bars available: free of charge

Domestic pets: allowed

Swimming-pool opening times (if available) May 11, 2013 - Sep 21, 2013

Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival € 0

Central heating: € per day

Electricity included in the price

Other services included in the price:

Linen for the bathroom and for the swimming-pool changed twice a week. Basic welcome pack (the necessary for breakfast on the first day, wine, water, cheese, prosciutto and fruit).

Further costs to be paid on the premises in cash:

Electricity consumption over 300 KW per week (according to the meter), extra cleaning hours (Euro 15 per hour), dinner service on request Euro 30 per person, minimum 8 people.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Access Car not necessary
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 9 Family bathrooms
Furniture
Outdoors BBQ

The Marche/Abruzzo region

If your idea of a great holiday destination is an almost endless stretch of blue flag beaches, fascinating cities, cultural hotspots and National Parks, then Italy's Adriatic Coast is for you.

From Puglia in the heel of Italy's famous boot, all the way up to Trieste in the north, the Adriatic Coast ticks all the boxes for even the most discerning holidaymaker. Whilst Venice alone has enough to keep any visitor enthralled, other gems of the Adriatic include the trendy boho town of Bologna, the Po Delta National Park with its teeming wildlife and the beautiful Byzantine buildings of Ravenna.

Did we mention the aqua blue seas and state of the art watersports as well? The Adriatic Coast is an adventure just waiting to unfold...

Urbino

If your idea of a great holiday destination is an almost endless stretch of blue flag beaches, fascinating cities, cultural hotspots and National Parks, then Italy's Adriatic Coast is for you.

From Puglia in the heel of Italy's famous boot, all the way up to Trieste in the north, the Adriatic Coast ticks all the boxes for even the most discerning holidaymaker. Whilst Venice alone has enough to keep any visitor enthralled, other gems of the Adriatic include the trendy boho town of Bologna, the Po Delta National Park with its teeming wildlife and the beautiful Byzantine buildings of Ravenna.

Did we mention the aqua blue seas and state of the art watersports as well? The Adriatic Coast is an adventure just waiting to unfold...

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Gemma or Heather (Property Manager Villa Parade)

  • 1 Years listed

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • German
  • Dutch

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