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Spacious Country House, Pool, Lovely Garden, Beautiful Lakeside Valley Setting



Updated: 29-Jul-2016
Country House in Amandola, Le Marche, Italy - Peaceful Location with Mountain and Lake Views; 10 Mins to Town and All Amenities

Very spacious (4,300sqft), elegantly restored country house in the beautiful Tenna valley overlooking San Ruffino lake. Between the Sibillini mountains (10 miles) and the Adriatic Coast (30 miles). Set in 1.25 acres of lovely English style gardens with many fruit and ornamental trees and shrubs and a secluded pool with panoramic views of the mountains. The property is 5 miles from Amandola which has a full range of normal town facilities. The closest restaurants, including pizza takeaway, are 10 minutes walk away, beside the lake. The local area provides the opportunity to undertake a wide range of activities from hill walking to open air concerts. Particularly in the summer months there is an abundance of local open air festivities involving live music of all genres, local food and wine. For further information see our website.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"This was the best villa I've stayed in ever.  We had a big family group so having a separate bathroom for each room made life a lot easier.  It was clean and spacious so that everyone can enjoy themselves and have space to themselves if they wanted to."

"Nice location, lovely views, great facilities at the house."

"Just to say how much we enjoyed Casa Lago d'Estate. The house and gardens are beautiful,very well equipped and extensive. Everything was pretty much exemplary from the welcome to the cleanliness and upkeep. We had not realised just from the website how big and lovely the property was."

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely spacious house

  • 4 of 5

Lovely spacious and well equipped house with beautiful gardens and lots of shady spots for relaxation as well as by the pool. The garden also had an orchard with a good selection of fruit trees and bushes which we were encouraged to pick - there were apples, plums, pears and blackberries whilst we were there. The owner was very helpful throughout as was the local property manager who was available if we needed help with anything. The house is in a peaceful rural area which we enjoyed exploring. It's close to a lake (with boat hire) and within walking distance of a couple of restaurants by the lake so eating out didn't always mean a drive.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Crisp Sheets, Well equipped, RELAXING!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Lago is the perfect Italian villa for a group of stressed people to relax. a very easy villa to share with friends, family and our weimaraner as everyone can share the lounges and eating areas but still have their own personal space as the villa is well laid out with 5 en-suite bathrooms and other separate toilets. We spent most of our time outside- obviously as the weather was everything that we could wish for- sunshine for a month! The gardens offer several separate areas for eating, we were invited to pick from the fruit bushes and eat the amazing figs. The pool area is tranquil, with plenty of surrounding sunbed space and ideal for languishing & playing. Surrounding area is beautiful with the lake 5mins walk below, offering boats and a great restaurant. We met so many friendly people; locally through the restaurants and markets but also the villa itself is well supported by estate managers, gardener and owners that really did go the extra kilometre for us all. This is our second visit to this villa and we can only highly recommend it to you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous property set on a remote hillside with lovely views of the San Ruffino lake and the Sibillini mountains in the distance.

The facilities are excellent with spacious, elegantly restored rooms, a tranquil terraced garden and a swimming pool ; all clean and well maintained.

There are two places to eat out within walking distance of the villa , a very good value pizza house and a more up market, though still reasonably priced restaurant.

There are plenty of quaint hill top towns and the lake Fiastra 50 minutes away is well worth the trip.

I have been twice to this lovely villa and have no hesitation in giving it the highest possible recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

a range of activities such as visits to vineyards, cultural points of interest and historic sites can be arranged and include the services of a fluent English and Italian speaker.


The Adriatic coast is 30 miles away. The sea is gentle (suits children) and the coast has miles of sandy beaches and many towns and villages with lovely fish restaurants. Children are well catered for and there are many beach-side restaurant / bars offering sun loungers and toilet/showers.

The coast is particularly busy during August, but the rest of the time it is not crowded.


The nearest airports are Ancona 65 miles and Pescara 90 miles which are served by Ryanair from Stansted.

The nearest mainline station is at Pedaso 30 miles with links to Bologna and Milan.

The nearest Autostrada is the A14 with access at Pedaso 30 miles.

The use of a car is essential. Cars can be hired at both Ancona and Pescara airports. Car hire locally is difficult, but not impossible.


Amandola 5 miles and Sarnano 8 miles have restaurants, bars, supermarkets, banks and specialist shops. The nearest hamlet is Val Tenna 2 miles where there is a bar and a chemist / pharmacy. The Sibillini National Park is 10 miles away.

Further Details:

The nearest doctor is at Val Tenna 2 miles. The nearest hospital (including Accident and Emergency) is at Amandola 5 miles. Boating, horse riding and fishing are available locally. The nearest restaurants, including pizza takeaway are by San Ruffino lake 1 mile.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
An initial payment of 25% of the total booking price is required to confirm a booking. The remainder is paid no later than 8 weeks prior to the start of the rental. Payment is by bank transfer (other methods may be agreed). A refundable security deposit of £250 is payable no later than 8 weeks prior to the start of the rental and will be repaid within 14 days after the end of the rental, assuming no losses or damages.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally Saturday, but other days will be considered on a case by case basis.

The property will be available for occupation from 3pm on the rental start day. The property must be fully vacated by 10am on the rental end day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 29-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • lake
  • rural

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • mountain biking
  • sailing

Floor Area

  • 400 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite to bedrooms 1 and 2 with toilet, bidet, wash basin and bath. En-suite to bedrooms 3 and 4 with toilet, bidet, wash basin and shower.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 en-suite bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with two single beds.


  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The property is not recommended for very small children and anyone unsteady on their feet. The floors of the house are tiled throughout (no soft landings) and the accommodation is on 3 floors. Outside: The gardens are 1.25 acres of trees, shrubs and grass, including a pool (7x5m) with a water depth of 1.4m and a solar powered shower. The private pool and surrounds are suitable for children when under the supervision of a parent. There are two outdoor sitting areas with pergolas, two large flat grassed areas, an orchard with several varieties of fruit trees. Tables, chairs, poolside loungers and barbecue facilities are provided. Utility Room: Large sink, washing machine, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, including pool/beach, and linen are included. House towels and linen are changed weekly. The house is cleaned at the end of each stay. Basic household items such as washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, toilet paper etc are provided.

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