Villa in the Vineyard offers you a relaxing escape from the pressures of modern life. A time to get away from it all in one of the most beautiful areas of Italy, surrounded by breath-taking views, with the mountains in one direction and the sea in the other. You will have time to focus on the beauty of the world around you and your own wellbeing in this region known for sustainable living.
The spacious holiday apartment (102 m2) with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms is on the ground-floor of a stylish villa which was totally rebuilt 9 years to the highest standards, using as many of the original materials as possible to maintain the traditional character. Combine Italian architecture with state-of-the art renewable technology to heat/cool and power the house and you have the perfect holiday home – style and authenticity with all the comforts of modern living, run in a way which is more sustainable for our environment and better for our own health.
From our non-toxic wall paints and ionized water swimming pool to the complementary organic toiletries, Villa in the Vineyard is committed to offering only the best for your health and wellbeing. Enjoy the simple pleasures of trying locally produced food either in the many restaurants or alfresco on your private terrace; tasting the organic DOC wines at the neighbouring winery – you can even walk through the vines, which grow on our land; relaxing in the sun and swimming in the private pure water swimming pool; having fun on the many blue-flag beaches along the Adriatic coast; connecting with nature in the Sibillini mountains, where you will see nature at its most unspoilt.
Your spacious 102 m2 apartment with its independent entrance has a traditionally built Italian interior with timber roof beams and terracotta floor tiles throughout. Walls of muted colours and comfortable furniture in natural materials make you feel comfortably at home. The large sunny living room has a comfortable sofa and chairs with a wood burning stove for mid-winter.
Dining room with large wooden table and chairs for six plus high chair if needed.
Fully equipped modern kitchen with granite worktops, electric oven, gas hob, microwave and large fridge freezer. Plenty of extra crockery, glasses, mugs and cutlery so you're not waiting for the dishwasher!
Two large double bedrooms with antique or painted furniture, one with a memory foam bed and en-suite, the other with doors on to the loggia plus and ensuite plus a third bedroom with two single beds and family bathroom opposite. Modern bathrooms with power showers, bidets and plenty of hot water from our solar panels. All towels are provided (including separate ones for the pool).
In this sunny region the solar panels provide lots of hot water for showers. We have photovoltaic panels to power all the electrical appliances and lighting for free electricity with automatic outdoor lighting.
The villa has thickly insulated walls with natural materials and non-toxic paints, which allow the walls to breathe. A heat exchanger has been installed which keeps the house cool in the summer without unhealthy, noisy, energy-intensive air conditioning and wonderfully cosy and warm with underfloor heating in the winter months as well as a wood burning stove with logs provided.
Doors and windows are double-glazed and fitted with internal shutters and special fly screens.
Enjoy the pure water swimming pool, which uses an ionization system to keep it clean. Our guests have told us it's like swimming in bottled water! The pool is naturally heated by the sun and is open from April to October, weather permitting.
The villa is pet-free and we only use organic or environmentally-friendly cleaning products and laundry detergents. We provide complementary eco washing-up and dishwasher liquid with organic toiletries in the bathrooms.
We have Wifi for those who want it and you can also connect to the internet using an ethernet cable (we have plenty of spare) through the built-in cabling inside the walls.
Enjoy your private terrace (50 m2) overlooking the pool with table, chairs and parasol for alfresco dining as well as a shady loggia. Enjoy a cool swim in your private pool. or catch some rays on the sun loungers. It is also fully-fenced to avoid unaccompanied access for younger children. Read a good book from the apartment libary in one of the hammocks under the shade of the walnut and olive trees. Plenty of space in the fenced two-acre garden for children to run around and lots of games plus a table tennis table.
The Villa is accessed by a private drive with gates, with plenty of parking beside your apartment and attractive garden lighting.
We have set out areas in the garden and on the terrace with tables and chairs for you to eat alfresco. We will provide you with pots of herbs by the kitchen door for your cooking. You will be welcome to try some cooking in our outside wood pizza oven.
Take a stroll around the garden and vineyards of this 19-acre property, and enjoy the lovely views across to the hill-top villages.
We can arrange a wine tasting visit at our neighbours’, a short walk up the road, who manage the vines on our land and produce their top quality DOC wines. This can be followed by a nice snooze in one of the hammocks back at the villa.Get the full listing »