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Charming farmhouse with private pool



Updated: 09-Jul-2016
Secluded and peaceful location overlooking stunning countryside

A charming old farmhouse nestling in the heart of the Verdicchio wine region. Full of character the house is traditionally decorated and furnished with antique furniture.

Inside there are 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms; a large comfortable sitting room with open fire, TV & dvd player; an open plan kitchen and dining area. Outside there are 2 eating areas - we prefer the table at the front of the house for breakfast before moving to the long table under the pergola with its vines & cherry trees for lunch and dinner shaded from the summer sun, a BBQ is avaiable to complete the al fresco experience.

We would like to make your stay as stress free as possible so upon arrival you will be met by an English couple who have lived locally for a number of years - Italian speakers they can help with restaurant recommendations and bookings or even places to visit should you so wish.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Diana & Co.

After having been hit very hard with the return to the harsh reality, I am finally coming to writing an email to you and your team on behalf of my and Alena’s family to say thanks again to making it possible for us to enjoy a great vacation at your place. As mentioned in my previous email, the house was great and perfect for our needs. But the helpful and friendly attitude of you, Jackie, Lesley, and both Tonys (hope I remember it correctly) is what made the trip even more enjoyable. We had some bad experiences with landlords in the past but your team has set the bar very high, so thanks again for that.
Jul 2011
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10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


What a wonderful house and what a beautiful location. A lovely place to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 weeks in Cupramontana and have had a wonderful time. The house is full of character and has everything you need. It has the most amazing views. Very peaceful. The children particularly enjoyed using the pool. We also made use of Diana and Brendan's dvd collection some evenings in their comfortable lounge. The town is only a short drive away and has a number of good restaurants - a lovely, friendly place to wander around. The children's favourite places were Cafe Ruggero (ice creams) and Ristorante Gina (pizza).

Lesley and Tony, who look after the house were amazing. Incredibly helpful. We had a flat tyre and not only did they help change the spare, but they insisted on coming to the local garage to help us buy a replacement (our Italian wasn't quite up to that) and then kept popping into the garage to check if it was in stock yet as we needed exactly the same tyre as on the hire car.

There are some beautiful places to explore nearby. The Frasassi caves are amazing - well worth seeing. The children were captivated. All in all, a wonderful holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a Fantastic holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We are a family with 2 young children; 4 and 2.

We loved our holiday; the house, the facilities, toys, pool, Bonci's wine, the location, the local town and the general area.

We had a mixture of day trips and a beach holiday.

We returned home happy and relaxed.

Prior to our holiday Diana answered any questions we had. Thank you. We spoke often and she could not have been more helpful.

Tony, Lesley and Molly were very unobtrusive and extremely warm and helpful, again thank you!

The local town is beautiful; its market, its cafes and lots of affordable great Italian eating options.

Our only two regrets are;

1. our poor spoken Italian, as this area is not a tourist trap, a little bit of the language would be good. The local Italians are extremely warm and helpful and we always got by.

2. Getting home to cold london.. But a great holiday has to end:)

We were so happy here! We would love to get back.

Thank you.

Jo pete poppy and ruairi x

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tranquil setting, remote location, difficult road.

  • 3 of 5

Overall impression of the property was spacious and clean but with basic Bathroom facilities, which proved challenging for two families sharing. Remote location, car essential, four wheel drive preferable. No facilities within walking distance. Lovely pool and outside eating area, which would benefit from some out door lighting. For us, it was fine and we had a great holiday, but may not suit everybody.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We recommend that our guests carefully read the information on the location, specifications and facilities for our property on the website and we encourage any questions they may have, depending on the type of holiday they are looking for. We try to speak with our guests before they book to ascertain their requirements and check as far as possible that the house meets their needs. Unfortunately, you did not come across our house through the usual manner. We have never needed to hire a car larger than a fiat panda but recommend that guests hire the type of car they are used to driving (ie manual/automatic). Whilst appreciating your comment regarding outside lighting, because in the UK we live in an area of high light pollution, aside from the entrances, we have made the conscious effort of keeping light pollution to a minimum so that we can enjoy the night skies and fire flies. There are plenty of lanterns at the house and candles are easily available in all the supermarkets. We are pleased that you managed to enjoy your holiday and appreciate that our home is not to everyone’s tastes.
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Perfect house, perfect accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property which was even more beautiful and spacious than the photos can portray! All of the fittings, furniture, bedding etc were of a very high quality. The service provided was excellent in terms of any support we needed with either the property or tourist advice. Perfect location for airport, beaches, gorgeous villages, ancient architecture and local markets.

Five minutes to excellent vineyard, ten minutes to local village with shops and market, bars and very good restaurants. Idyllic!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heavenly - sorry we had to leave!!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Brendan and Diana

You are so lucky to have such a wonderful house:

we were a party of 8 ages ranging from 14 -81 and it suited us all - we were so impressed with the cleanliness of everything and the lovely homely touches around the house - we all felt so welcomed, especially by Lesley and Tony who couldn't have been more helpful - even leaving their phone number in case we need them due to our eldest member having dementia! (He even remembers the great holiday saying he would go back again!!)

We can't say enough in praise of this house - it really made our holiday we felt at home straight away

the local town is so friendly and helpful and just a minute up the hill

I can say enough thank yous to you all I was nervous bringing our 'oul fella' with us - we needn't have worried!

we will be back!!

warm wishes

the Tighes Co Down N Ireland

Oh meant to say the wine tasting up the road - glad we were so near home!

also the caves even grandpa loved it and was able to walk round and so cool!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments - I know Lesley and Tony are looking forward to having you visit again! Diana & Brendan
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Nice, spacious and well equipped; beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

Nice, spacious and well equipped; beautiful views.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Richard, we are very happy you all enjoyed your stay. Hopefully, you will visit us again soon. Diana
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Ancona at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Ruggero's, Cupramontana at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Ancona at 45 Kilometres Nearest Train : Moie at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Ancona Nord A14 at 21 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Rosina's at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Senigallia at 45 Kilometres Car: necessary

Set in the heart of the Verdicchio wine region of Le Marche this 4 bedroom rustic farmhouse, with private swimming pool, is ideally situated to explore the surrounding area rich in history and culture; stunning hilltop towns & impressive architecture - Urbino & Asissi being amongst the most prominent; blue flag beaches at Senigallia; the Conero Riviera National Park and other areas of natural interest such as the Frasassi Caves or Cingoli Lake.

Alternatively, kick back, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility offered in such a rural location surrounded by sunflowers and wildlife, yet only a 1km away from the nearest resaurant and 2km away from the medieval market town of Cupramontana with all the necessary modern amenities.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off peak
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Off peak
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Off-peak with pool
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off-peak with pool
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Off peak
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

For the fourth year we have decided to keep our rates at the same level reflecting the current economic climate.
A non refundable deposit of 25% of the price is required to secure your booking. We will confirm your booking upon receipt of your deposit. A refundable security bond of £300 will be added to your final payment.

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Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 200 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • A cot is also available, if required


  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio


  • Self-catering

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