Casa Santa Lucia is a beautifully restored stone farmhouse set in 10 acres, with its own wood, vineyard and landscaped gardens, between the hilltop towns of Mogliano and Petriolo, ensuring a peaceful, panoramic spot to enjoy a stay in the idyllic Italian countryside. Surrounded by vineyards and sunflower fields, the spacious house offers fantastic views from every window taking in the vine & olive-studded strolling hills, and perfectly kept hilltop stone villages. Recently renovated by local artisans, the property has 4 bedrooms all with ensuites, luxury kitchen dining room and high quality furnishings throughout, ensuring a relaxing stay for everyone. The tiled swimming pool and wrap-around portico are perfect for outdoor summer fun, relaxing and dining, with sun all day long. Guests can relax in total comfort whilst still being only minutes away from all local amenities. The house is ideally located 25 mins from the beach and, 45 mins from the ski slopes of the Sibillini Mountains.
The Region - Le Marche: Marche is an amazing combination of beautiful rolling countryside, mountain ranges, woodland, ancient hilltop villages, stunning coastline and beautiful cities. Marche offers the traveller a wealth of culture, art, crafts, excellent local cuisine & wines (to be tasted at the local vineyards), beautiful scenery and being fairly undiscovered you will rarely be faced with the crowds associated with Tuscany. The list of villages, towns and cities worth seeing is endless where you can visit the numerous historic attractions or simply roam the narrow streets and beautiful piazzas. For the traveller who simply enjoys soaking up the local atmosphere Marche is certainly the place. For those wishing to take part in more energetic activities, the region offers it all - skiing, walking, golf, aqua parks, tennis, horse riding, twin-engine go karting, quad biking, hot air ballooning, fishing, sailing and scuba diving, to name a few. If you are planning to just relax, then Casa Santa Lucia is perfect
Local Area & Amenities: There are shops, supermarkets, banks, numerous restaurants & bars, bakeries and butchers, in the local hilltop towns of Mogliano and Petriolo. There are many other medieval villages and towns nearby with lovely restaurants, gelateria, architecture, historic places to see and summer festivals. Each of these local villages have a market day providing plenty of chances to stock up on local cheeses, meats, breads, olives, wines etc. Mogliano boasts a fantastic week long festival in late June/early July. The festival includes dancing, music, re-enactments from 1744 around the town and to end the whole event a spectacular firework display to music. At Civitanova Marche there are many designer outlets for a little retail therapy. Macerata, the atmospheric provincial capital, is within 20km offering sophisticated shopping and a market, restaurants, historic sights and the 'World Famous' outdoor opera.
Further Information: The Monti Sibillini National Park is a nature reserve covering 60,000 hectares spread over the Sibillini mountain range, this area of natural beauty which offers breath-taking walking for all enthusiasts. Mountain lakes, waterfalls, deep gorges, woodlands and ancient monasteries are just some of the delights of this area. Organised walks and mule treks are available. The well-known Grotte di Frasassi (Frasassi caves) are one of the most complex karst systems in Italy. The caves offer an underground world of lakes, beautiful transparent alabaster formations, vaulted caverns and stalactites suspended like daggers. Guided tours are available. There is a full information pack and guides, with a listing of all local amenities, festivals, markets, beaches, vineyards, and other activities for the Le Marche region in the house. Further assistance can be obtained through our local representative if you have any problems or queries. We will do all we can to make your holiday simply fantastic.