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Stylish apartment in Italian Farmhouse, with pool. Stunning Valley position

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Updated: 16-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment. Private entrance & terraces. Perfect to relax and enjoy real Italy

Your holiday home would be the ground floor of a lovingly restored Casa Colonica (stone farmhouse of classic Marche design).The restoration, with original features, respects building traditions and materials, yet incorporates quality contemporary Italian fittings.

The smart kitchen/ living areas open on to 2 terraces, for your private use, ensuring Sun or Shade all day, as desired. Enjoy al fresco dining under the locally hand-crafted iron Pergola with a granite-topped iron table and comfortable chairs , or BBQ on your own terrace.

Quality bed linen is provided in both bedrms; 1 double bedrm with valley views, and 1 queen size/twin bedrm with door to a terrace; there are useful wardrobes and a charming rustic ambience.

You will surely delight in the beautiful scenery from the large secluded pool terrace as you sunbathe/cool off, or if you prefer, relax amongst olives, vines, oleanders, figs and pomegranates.The large garden is on three levels, and not recommended for children under 4 yrs old.

More about facilities: The terraces and grounds are well-looked after. Fresh towels and bed linen are provided each week. A washing machine, iron and ironing board are available, and a vacuum cleaner on request. Wi Fi connection is possible from the apartment and terraces. There is also a computer shop a 10 minute drive away adjacent to a modern bar with good bread, coffee and aperitifs. There is a range of delightfully individual restaurants and bars in the locality and similarly a good choice of fish restaurants at the coast. Most are reasonably priced and some are more sophisticated for that special evening out, treat, or celebration. Very many share a pride and commitment to providing quality local food and good service. This area is unspoilt by mass tourism and local people are generally keen to assist visitors; the use of English is increasing.

Travel to Casa Corovanda, San Ginesio: Travel from UK. -Ancona airport - 1hr 15mins drive away; Ryan Air flys daily from Stansted. Rimini,Perugia and Pescara airports take about 2 hrs driving time and Bologna is approx. 3hrs away. Rome Ciampino airport is about 3hrs 30mins driving time but once beyond the ring road it is a lovely scenic drive through the mountains across Italy. Ryan Air provide services to these destinations from various UK airports.

Travel from other european countries - By car - It is the A14 autostrada that passes along the Adriatic coast-line to Civitanova Marche exit. From there Casa Corovanda can be easily reached via the SS77 superstrada, then the SP78 and local roads.

By air - The number of flights into Ancona are increasing every year, including for example flights, from Brussels, Dusseldorf, Munich and Madrid. The driving times from other airports are given above.

We provide very detailed directions with photographs and maps which are reliable, but we are happy to meet guests, if desired, usually at a service station on the SP78 and guide them.

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About the Owner

Thompson or Tricia
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Tricia and Thompson, from the first warm welcome to the farewell your hospitality and wonderful place made our stay a very special one. We will definitely keep in touch and revisit when possible. Thanks!!! Best Regards.
Sep 2013
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Tricia and Thompson, from the first warm welcome to the farewell your hospitality and wonderful place made our stay a very special one. We will definitely keep in touch and revisit when possible. Thanks!!! Best Regards.
Sep 2013
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20 Reviews

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Lovely holiday in a peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the high standard of the apartment, the cleanliness and the spectacular views. Thompson and Tricia were very helpful and hospitable and always ready to give us advice and tips on where to go and what to see. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and our daughter particularly loved the pool.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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  • 5 of 5

Nice view, comfortabel house, privacy, nice hosts and the. Swimming pool was big enough for us. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Tampa, Fl

A delightful house in a stunning surrounding

  • 5 of 5

As we are frequent visitors to the Marche region, the truly splendid and tranquil setting of Casa Coronada was not unexpected but he house itself was a delightful surprise. This is a wonderful layout for two couples or, like us, a small family. The pool was a particular delight after a day of hiking or touring the area. Favorites towns such as Ascoli Piceno and Macerata are within and easy drive as is the splendid Monte Conero park and beaches on the Adriatic. The charming village of Ripe San Ginesio makes for an excellent morning's hike. Oh, and the Sunday market at San Ginesio - I could go on and on.

Casa Coronada is a real gem to which we look forward to returning.

Ann and Dennis Oveis Tampa Florida

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Five Stars!

  • 5 of 5

As seasoned travellers and enthusiastic users of self catering properties we award Casa Corovanda five stars for accommodation and location, representing excellent value for money.

The apartment is contemporary, sunny and airy, and very well equipped. The kitchen and living area have everything you can possibly need for both fine dining inside or on the terrace and for chilling out with books or dvds. The bedrooms are spacious, with comfortable beds and loads of storage space (including enough hangers!). Bathroom facilities are excellent.

The location is fabulous - private, peaceful and rural, with stunning views of the valley, yet within easy access by car to lovely medieval villages and towns, and glorious walks.

The owners, Tricia and Thompson, are very welcoming and helpful. Their knowledge and enthusiasm for their locality is inspiring and their advice on where to go, what to see and where to eat was greatly appreciated. They pointed us in the direction of great family-run restaurants which were excellent value for money - compared for example with the South of France.

We shall certainly be returning to Casa Corovanda again and have already recommended it to family and friends.

Anne and Chris Hennessey

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
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Beautifull terrace and views with a lot of privacy

  • 5 of 5

For the second year in a row we visit this wonderfull place for three weeks. Having dinner on the nice shaded terrace with a big dining table and comfortable chairs and in the meanwhile having a wide view over the mountains is perfect. The house and kitchen are very well equipped. The shutters and insect blindes on all doors and windows are a blessing as well as the big refrigerator and even a separate wine refrigerator to keep your Rosso Piceno on an ideal temperature :-). Thanks Thompson and Tricia for a nice stay. Lieve & Joris, Antwerp, Belgium

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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The Best Holiday Rental Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Corovanda is an outstandingly well presented property. The accommodation is spacious, extremely well equipped and the view from the terrace is stunning. The owners are very friendly and anxious to please. The Marche is a beautiful region - rolling countryside with medieval hill villages crowning the summits. Highlights were the Monti Sibillini, Ascoli Piceno, the Conero Riviera.and neighbouring San Ginesio.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Ancona at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Ripe San Ginesio at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Ancona at 90 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Abbadia Fiastra at 9 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sforzacosta at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A14 Civitanova Marche at 42 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Colmurano at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Sasso Tetto at 30 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Civitanova Marche at 45 Kilometres Car: necessary

This farmhouse apartment is in the National Park foothills and a 40 min drive to the coast. It is a 10 min drive to Ripe San Ginesio, admired for its modern sculptures, and to Colmurano with its amazing street festival in July.

This area's beautiful landscape and climate provide a wonderful sense of well-being for guests; an essential holiday benefit, helping you to relax and explore as you wish.

You may choose to:

- Amble around the nearby Abbey/San Nicola Basilica/ or Roman Urbs Salvia.

- Take a quiet drive to explore San Ginesio, Sarnano,M.San Martino, etc.

- Enjoy short or long walks - maps/guides available.

- Have a big day out - Conero beaches/Assisi/Frasassi Caves/Loreto/Urbino.

- Discover seasonal joys - the garden magic of fireflies & nightingales (May/June)

- Celebrate foods - wild asparagus in Spring to chestnuts in Autumn. Local Festas are a must!

- Visit designer outlets.

We can share full weekly information on cultural events - many are free!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
27 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
17 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
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
Refundable Damage Deposit £130

If you make a booking less than 40 days before your arrival the rental amount in full will be required to confirm the booking.

Gas CH -€5 /hour

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 16-Jan-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 80 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Pool shower - Outdoor Shower
  • Both bathrooms are well-appointed with quality fittings including bidet hoses, and Italian tiles. Luxury towels and hair dryer are provided.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, If combined make one queensize
  • The bedroom windows and French door have fitted insect blinds and wooden louvred shutters to ensure comfort. Wardrobes with drawers are provided.


  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • Casa Corovanda is approached by a leafy, fairly flat lane, from the main tarmac road between Colmurano and San Ginesio.The peaceful setting of the apartment, in a mature garden, promises opportunities for full relaxation in privacy. The kitchen is very well equipped with built in oven,microwave,large fridge,small freezer,dish washer,recycle bins, breakfast bar, and a wine cooling cabinet! Quality cooking equipment and tasteful tableware contribute to your holiday experience. Indoor comforts include a leather sofa, additional seating plus a dining table and chairs. A modern wall unit which houses the Ipod dock, TV ,and Blu-ray DVD player, a collection of books, guides to local attractions and facilities, information and maps for walking, cycling and motoring. The 6m x 2.6m pool is 1.4m deep. It is super for toe-dipping and cooling off, aquaerobics,and pool fun. The walled pool terrace is spacious and enjoys full sun all day. Picnic set available

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