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SPECIAL OFFER AVAILABLE - Large Farmhouse Ideal for Families in Peaceful Meadow

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool


About the property

Holiday House near Penna San Giovanni, Le Marche, Italy - Stunning Pool in Elevated Position Overlooking Garden, Family Friendly

This attractive 3 storey farmhouse has recently been beautifully restored by its English owners to a very high standard. Matilda is set in a peaceful 3 acre meadow in the foothills of the beautiful Sibillini mountains. It has a large private pool which is set in a stunning elevated position overlooking the house and meadow. Matilda is well suited to families, with a children's large playframe and trampoline available for guests use. The pretty hill town of Penna is just 5 minutes drive from the house and provides local services including a great pizzeria. The nearest large town is Sarnano, which has a thermal spa and is a ski resort in the winter. Good restaurants are located near the house in San Angelo in Pontano and Monte San Martino. The unbroken sand beaches of the Adriatic coast are a short drive away. The nearest resort being the marina town of Porto San Giorgio, just 40 minutes away. Ancona Airport is only approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes drive from Matilda.

Steve Pope
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
16 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Penna San Giovanni in Province of Macerata

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1st floor - family bathroom with bath, sink, wc, bidet, separate shower. Large en-suite to master bedroom with bath, h/basin, wc, bidet, seperate shower. 2nd floor - en-suite to double bedroom with h/basin, wc, shower. Grd floor - cloakroom wc, basin.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/13 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1st floor - Master bedroom with 4 poster double bed plus en-suite bathroom. Twin room with 2 single beds. Children's bedroom with 3 single beds. 2nd floor - Double bedroom plus en-suite bathroom. 2 large sofa beds in TV room which can sleep 2/4 people.
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Matilda has been tastefully renovated by it's English owners who have a young family of 3 small children. It has been carefully planned to cater for their own children and is therefore suitable for families as well as adult groups. The house is in a very quiet spot near to the Tennacola river. It is set away from other farmhouses and is set in its own peaceful 3 acre meadow. The fantastic pool is larger than most villa pools at 15 x 5m and is set in an elevated position overlooking the house and gardens. It is 1.3m deep with a diving area with a depth of 2.7m at the head of the pool. Access into pool is via steps at the shallow end. The pool is surrounded by a chesnut pole fence and lockable gate. The steps from the garden to the pool have a wrought iron gate at the bottom as further barrier to protect children. A large wooden playframe (swings/slide+climbing rope) and a large trampoline are provided in the meadow for guests use. Sun terrace is available adjoining the master bedroom. Outside: The fantastic pool is large at 15 x 5m and is set in an elevated position overlooking the house and gardens. It is 1.3m deep with a diving area with a depth of 2.7m at the head of the pool. Matilda benefits from large gardens. The area immediately adjoining the house is lawned and enclosed by an attractive wall which seperates the garden from the surrounding meadow which is laided out with grass and provides a large open area for ball games+outdoor play for older children staying at Matilda. Playframe and trampoline are set in this area and clearly in view from the loggia+ pergola/dining room and kitchen area. The brick BBQ is built into the garden wall and provides a great area for outdoor cooking close to the terracotta tiled covered loggia which has a large oak dining table that seats upto 14 people comfortably and is a great place for alfresco eating. A large pergola is also set out at the rear of the house adjoining the lounge. All areas are provided with good furniture. Utility Room: Modern washing machine and sink is provided in the garage for guests own laundry. A clothes horse is available for drying clothing. An ironing board and iron are available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedlinen are provided for each bathroom/bedroom. The house is cleaned by the owners excellent local cleaner Rosanna before each guests arrival. A further clean halfway through a 2 week stay and change in linen/towels can be organised locally. Other: Dining room including farmhouse pine table/chairs which is linked by arches to the lounge and kitchen. Stunning loggia for alfresco dining + built in brick BBQ. Separate TV room on the top floor with 2 large sofa beds, TV+DVD player available for guests.


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SPECIAL OFFER AVAILABLE - Large Farmhouse Ideal for Families in Peaceful Meadow
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Like a home from home

  • 5 of 5

Casa Matilda was everything we had hoped for and more.

It's location, size, character and charm. A real family friendly property set in a wonderful valley just a stones throw away from Penna San Giovanni, which dons some lovely restaurants and shops as well as fantastic views. My family and I absolutely loved staying here for our week in August. The spaciousness of the place, the amazing climate and not to forget a swimming pool to die for. Already re-booked for 2016 as my children often talk about their fond memories of their stay at Casa Matilda.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Simon for your kind comments re Casa Matilda. We look forward to entertaining your family again in 2016.Kind Regards Steve
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Fantastic villa in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

This year was our second stay at Casa Matilda. The house itself is fantastic, lots and lots of space and very well maintained. The swimming pool is huge which is fantastic as this is where we were spending most of our time. It's a 5 minute drive up the hill to the small town of Penna San Giovanni. Here you'll find everything you need; restaurant, bakery, bar, supermarket etc. It's a beautiful village, also incredibly friendly and welcoming. The surrounding area is simply stunning. We're looking forward to returning to Casa Matilda soon. It's an amazing place to stay and relax.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Antonio/Astrid for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoy the house as much as we do and look forward to entertaining you again in the future. Kind Regards Steve & Pauline Pope
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Italy's unbroken white sandy beaches of the Adriatic coast are only 50 kms from Casa Matilda. The owners favourite resort-Porto San Giorgio is 40 minutes drive from the house and is a marina town with a great beach with safe swimming conditions for families plus a wide range of lovely restaurants and bars on the sea front. Other popular beaches include the beautiful resorts on Monte Conero of Sirolo and Numana plus the palm lined promenade and designer shops at San Bennedetto del Tronto.


The main airport serving Le Marche is Ancona airport which is 90km from Matilda (c.1.25 hours). Flights from Stansted and Liverpool fly regularly into Ancona. Car hire is essential and Hertz/Avis and Europcar all operate from Ancona. Alternatively guests can fly into Pescara (140km), Rimini and Bologna (Forli). Croatia can be reached by ferry/hydrofoil from the main port in Ancona.


Sarnano 15km.

Ancona airport 90km.

Pescara airport 140km.

Porto San Giorgio 50km (beach).

Penna San Giovanni 5 minutes (by car).

San Angelo in Pontano 13km (restaurants).

Further Details:

Penna San Giovanni is a short drive away. Penna is a pretty little hill town with a medieval defensive wall and gate. Vistors will find a full range of local services including a general stores/pharmacy/bank/tobacconists and 2 bars. The lower bar also has an excellent pizzeria which is very popular with locals and vistors alike. There is a great children's play area at the top of the town for guests travelling with children. There are larger supermarkets in Piane di Falerone 15 minutes away and a large hypermarket at Piedripa/Macerata Sud on the route from Ancona. There are a number of excellent restaurants in the area including the owners personal favourites in San Angelo in Pontano-Duila and Pippo's.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Penna San Giovanni, Marche

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
2 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
end of hi season deal
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required at booking stage. Balance 10 weeks before the start of the holiday. £500 returnable security deposit required.

Changeover Day:
Bookings will commence from Saturday in high season -departure time by 10am and arrivals post 3pm and before 7pm. The owners will consider midweek changeovers out of the main July/August booking periods to enable clients to use cheaper mid week air fares.

Notes on prices:
All prices are quoted on a weekly basis in UK Pounds.All other dates not listed above will be charged at £1050/week. Separate quotes can be provided for shorter stays/smaller groups in low/mid season at the owners discretion. Gas and electricity included in the cost of the villa. Central heating available at an extra charge of £50 per week in the cooler months (end of September to end of March).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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