Cerqua Bella

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Sleeps: 15 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

Wedding Venue Pool Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Walk to Village Parking Space

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Allow yourself to be enchanted by this stunning Italian farmhouse surrounded by rolling hills and boasting 5 acres of land. Recently renovated but still maintaining its classic Italian style, this villa is the perfect mix of old and new. Unwind and take a dip in the inviting pool or roam through the majestic gardens and olive groves.

This unique property dates back to the early 1900s and was recently renovated in 2007. Offering modern amenities whilst maintaining its traditional Italian architecture such as the original coto tiles, chestnut beams and brick. Cerqua Bella offers ample space for the whole family, with a spacious common area, living room, fully equipped kitchen, six bedrooms and five bathrooms.

The outside of Cerqua Bella is even more impressive. Take the opportunity to dine outdoors at the long table and chairs provided in the magnificent loggia. Here you can admire the outstanding surrounding scenery as you eat or drink. Go for a wander through the extensive grounds and discover a wide variety of diverse flowers and trees such as lavender, fig and olive trees. Additionally, you can swim in the large swimming pool or sunbathe on one of the comfortable chaise chairs.

This property is in an excellent location, situated in the Italian countryside in the spectacular region of Le Marche. In addition, there are several vineyards nearby offering wine tastings. Surrounded by charming hilltop towns and valleys with the Sibillini mountain range visible in the distance, you can truly experience the best of what Italy has to offer at this villa. What’s more, you are also just a short distance of a few local restaurants and a small supermarket in the nearby village.

Moreover, there is an abundance of historic towns and nature sites to explore. Make sure to visit the magical towns of Torre di Palme and Fermo, just a 25-minute drive away. Furthermore, there are plenty of hiking trails to try out nearby. In addition, a range of tremendous beaches are easily accessible from the villa, such as the beaches of Grottammare, a 30-minute drive from Cerqua Bella.

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What you should know…

  • Please note that whilst this property can comfortably accommodate 15 guests, there are only 6 bedrooms. Please see the features tab for the full bedroom layout.
  • It is recommended to hire a car to reach a more extensive range of amenities, larger towns and landmarks.

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Coffee Machine Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer Ground Floor Bed & Bath Indoor Games Table Tennis Working Fireplace/Woodburner Parking Space

Villa Interior (480 square metres)

Ground Floor

- Living room with sofas, a log burning fireplace and patio doors leading into the garden area
- Dining room with a long table seating up to 15 guests and a mini bar
- Fully equipped kitchen with a five-burner gas stove, large oven, refrigerator, kettle, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, blender and dishwasher and patio doors opening onto the loggia outside
- Butlers pantry which is connected to the kitchen and includes an additional refrigerator, sink, wireless printer and washing machine
- Bedroom suite with a canopied queen-size bed, access to the garden and ensuite bathroom with a bathtub, separate shower, WC and bidet
- Powder room with WC and sink

First Floor

- Hallway with lounge chairs, a wood burner and juliette balcony 
- Master suite with a queen size bed, built-in wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom with bathtub, separate shower, WC and bidet 
- 1 x bedroom with queen-size bed, twin bed and cot if required 
- 1 x bedroom with queen-size bed 
- 1x bathroom with bathtub, separate shower, WC and bidet (shared between the two bedrooms without ensuites)
- 1 x bedroom with queen-size bed and an ensuite bathroom which includes a shower, WC and bidet 
- 1 x bedroom with twin beds and a set of bunk-beds accommodating up to 4 guests with an ensuite bathroom with shower, WC and bidet

Outside Grounds (5 Acres)

- Swimming pool, open approximately end-May to end-September
- Sun loungers and a sun deck
- Loggia with large dining table seating up to 20 guests
- Gardens with a variety of plants and trees
- Private driveway for parking

Facilities

- Wifi
- Air conditioning in all rooms 
- Barbecue
- Washing Machine
- Hairdryer
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Safe
- Table Tennis
- Games

Location

About the surrounding area of Cerqua Bella
Beach Nearby Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Surrounded by vineyards, mountains, and picturesque villages this property offers an exceptional location. Due to this, there are many hikes nearby with some extraordinary views. Moreover, there is a huge array of amazing wineries to visit, with the closest being just a 10-minute drive away. This property is also a short distance from local restaurants and a supermarket. This area's local wine and food is delicious and inexpensive because it is a lesser-known region of Italy.

Reach the phenomenal Sibillini Mountains and National Park in just 45 minutes by car from Cerqua Bella. This park has abundant flora and is even home to wolves and birds of prey. It is also home to one of the highest peaks in Italy, Monte Vettore, which is 2,476 metres high.

Furthermore, you have an array of wonderful beaches at your fingertips. For example, from this property, you can explore the Conero Coast, one of the most beautiful coastlines in Italy, which is surprisingly still relatively unknown by tourists. These unmissable beaches are about an hour and 20 minutes away by car. For closer breathtaking beaches, you can head to Grottammare, which is only a 30-minute drive from the villa.

Additionally, several historic hilltop towns nearby are definitely worth a visit. Just a 25-minute drive away sit the enthralling towns of Torre di Palme and Fermo. Marvel at the intriguing mediaeval and renaissance buildings in Torre Di Palme. In the hilltop town of Fermo, you can take in unbelievable views as you roam the streets. What’s more, this town is well known for having some of the best artisan shoemakers in Italy.

Further afield, you can reach the sensational city of Ancona, which is bursting with history, art and glorious architecture. Spend a day here admiring the elegant Cattedrale di San Ciriaco, wandering around the delightful harbour or visiting the fascinating Museo della Città di Ancona. Ancona is roughly an hour’s drive from the villa.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Ancona Airport

(91km)

Nearest Airport 2 Abruzzo Airport

(104km)

Nearest Airport 3 Giovan Battista Pastine International Airport

(253km)

Nearest Train Station Pedaso

(14km)

Nearest Village Rubianello

(3km)

Nearest Restaurant Rubianello

(3km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Rubianello

(3km)

Nearest Supermarket Valmir

(4km)

Nearest Golf Golf Club I Lauri

(12km)

Nearest Beach Pedaso

(14km)

Region

Le Marche, a hidden gem in the heart of Italy, is a region that encapsulates the essence of both tradition and natural beauty. Nestled between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea, Le Marche offers an authentic Italian experience that is often overshadowed by its more famous neighbours. With its charming villages, rich history, and diverse landscapes, Le Marche is a destination that beckons those seeking a quieter, more authentic Italian experience.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Le Marche is a fantastic region to travel to with children, with many interesting museums, child-friendly beaches offering watersports and a multitude of idyllic towns to explore. Take a trip to the Museo Malacological Piceno and discover 900,000 shells and corals just 20 minutes away by car. What’s more, Museo del Balì is an hour and a half’s drive away. This intriguing science museum is sure to keep all the kids entertained.

In addition, this region has an array of mesmerising beaches, many of which are child-friendly. Some of the best options for a day out with the kids include the beach resorts of Grottammare and San Benedetto del Tronto, which are roughly a 25-30 minute drive away. These locations offer sunbeds and umbrellas for hire, toilets and many bars and restaurants along the seafront. For watersports such as kitesurfing and windsurfing, take the little ones to Civitanova, a short 30-minute drive by car. 

Moreover, there are many quaint towns close to Cerqua Bella, which the kids are sure to love. For example, the gorgeous town of Offida is just a 30-minute drive away. 

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Kid-friendly museum
  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Board games
  • Indoor Games
  • Table Tennis

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Private excursions available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Bike hire

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Private chef
- Wine tours
- Grocery shopping service
- Maid service
- Private excursions

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Event information

Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.

All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 paid via bank transfer to the owner one month before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
End of stay cleaning included? No. €400, payable locally. This is for a standard changeover clean. Guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€5 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately end-May to end-September. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.
Other Ts and Cs A cot and highchair are available on request.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that whilst this property can comfortably accommodate 15 guests, there are only 6 bedrooms. Please see the features tab for the full bedroom layout.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 £4,838
Apr 6th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £5,727
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 £6,517
Aug 31st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 £5,727
Jan 4th 2025 - Apr 5th 2025 £4,838
Apr 5th 2025 - May 31st 2025 £5,727
May 31st 2025 - Aug 28th 2025 £6,517

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 €5,268
Apr 6th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €6,235
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 €7,095
Aug 31st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 €6,235
Jan 4th 2025 - Apr 5th 2025 €5,268
Apr 5th 2025 - May 31st 2025 €6,235
May 31st 2025 - Aug 28th 2025 €7,095

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 $5,707
Apr 6th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $6,755
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 $7,686
Aug 31st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 $6,755
Jan 4th 2025 - Apr 5th 2025 $5,707
Apr 5th 2025 - May 31st 2025 $6,755
May 31st 2025 - Aug 28th 2025 $7,686

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Wonderful house!

    on 12/08/2023

    We are a group of friends who vacation together once a year in summer and have seen a lot of the world. This is one of the nicest spots we have been to. Such a wonderful and charming place! The pool, the views, the terrace, we would love to stay longer. We enjoyed our time so much and hope to return.

  • What a wonderful house!

    on 05/08/2023

    We have had a brilliant week here spending time in the pool and enjoying the wonderful wines. We have been to the beach a couple of times, visited many cafes and gelateria’s , and climbed Monte Vittorie. Brilliant week spent with friends and we would all love to come back again.

  • We dont want to go home!

    on 29/07/2023

    This place of yours is absolutely fantastic. Every little detail of the house is beautiful and the surroundings here has kept us in a mindful state of mind the whole week. We have been two families from Denmark here, and we have all enjoyed the pool, the big social dining area and all the good opportunities you offer with the house. We did take short trips to the beach for a day and also a trip to the market but we really enjoyed being in the house and by the pool in the wonderful weather. We will all really like to come back again

  • Cerqua Bella

    on 22/07/2023

    To the owners! You have created a sacred space for people to be able to detach themselves from the real world. Thank you for sharing it with us.

  • What a wonderful house!

    on 15/07/2023

    A wonderful week with my family whilst celebrating a marriage. We have all had such a happy time and look forward to returning to this stunning part of the world.

  • Fabulous stay

    on 05/10/2022

    We’ve just returned from a fabulous stay at Cerqua Bella. We were first-timers to Italy, and the Marche region was not originally on our “must visit” list of places to see, but we cannot recommend it enough! We built a three-week Italian trip around a week at this villa, which proved to be a wonderful plan. After a busy week in Rome, it was a beautiful drive across the country to commence a week of relaxation, wine tasting, beaches, hilltop towns, pool time, and great food - both cooked at home and out. Calm, and without the frenzied tourist scenes we experienced in Florence, Venice and Rome, our group of seven quickly settled in to the region. The chef’s kitchen had everything we needed to prepare delicious group meals for breakfast and dinner (and the local food prices were amazing!) We also took advantage of a local chef suggested by the owners to set us up with a first night dinner and pantry stock as well as a final night four-course dinner, beautifully prepared and served for us. The property is huge - with fields, fruit trees, views, and a beautiful pool. The villa itself was everything we’d dreamed of - modern upgrades seamlessly placed within a beautiful, multi-room stone farmhouse with ample space to spread out, relax, read, play games, cook and more. Places we visited included the spectacular grotto and caves in Frasassi, olive oil tasting in Ascoli Piceno, wine tasting at several local small wineries with winemakers who literally came in from their fields to welcome us, a beach day - so many choices for this - fantastic seafood, coffee and fresh pasta. The entire stay was perfection. Highly recommend.

  • Vacation of a lifetime

    on 30/09/2022

    A reunion of 5 women who had worked together 10 years ago turned into a vacation of a lifetime! We had 7 perfect days at Cerqua Bella and enjoyed every single moment, the beautiful Villa was so spacious and inviting for such an event and we utilized every highlight of the property from the family kitchen, where we dined together for breakfast each day, to the formal dining room, where we brought in a guest chef, to the beautiful Pergola, where we enjoyed many glasses of wine, to the beautiful swimming pool, where we enjoyed music and friendship. Each day we planned a different adventure from beach clubs to truffle hunts to wine tastings to ceramic shopping to a private yacht on the Adriatic! What a week it was, we will never forget the beauty of Cerqua Bella, and of the beautiful Marche region that we enjoyed so much. I can’t wait to return again. I also want to thank our hostess for helping us to arrange all of our activities and gave us so many great ideas. We couldn’t have done it without her!

  • Beautiful home

    on 24/09/2022

    Visited with a group of girlfriends for a week. Hosts were extremely helpful in arranging excursions and dinners. House was absolutely stunning! Enjoyed the beautiful outdoor space with sunsets in the evening, of course with a glass of wine in hand! Hosts even arranged for a chef to come in one evening and cook us an authentic Italian dinner. Will definitely come back and highly recommend booking this beautiful home!!

  • Incredible!

    on 27/08/2022

    Incredible! The best villa we have rented. We have had the most amazing two weeks with 3 families. The villa is beautiful, interior design and a fantastic kitchen with all the mod cons! The pool and outside areas were very generous. The host was fantastic and responded immediately as did the local management team! We will all have fantastic memories and hope to return!

  • Perfect

    on 06/08/2022

    Cerqua Bella was the perfect place for our family holiday. The beautiful villa became home to 13 family members across 3 generations, with ample bedrooms, bathrooms and living space for us all. There was something for everyone…the pool became a haven from the searing heat, the stunning surroundings gave us a sense of peace and the wonderful entertaining space came alive when we hosted a bbq for 35! The location was perfect: 20 minutes from the long sandy beach of Porto San Giorgio, 5 minutes from welcoming vineyards for wine tasting and 10 minutes from our favourite Italian village Petritoli where we have many memories. The host was great and easily contactable with any small problems during our stay. We hope to be back in the future!

  • Wonderful

    on 26/03/2022

    Had a wonderful month in Cerqua Bella. Friends came throughout the month and we traveled the area, ate some amazing food, enjoyed the historical sights around us. Had a chef, referred by the owners, come and cook for us - fabulous. The house was warm, comfortable and easy to live in.

  • Highly recommend

    on 01/01/2022

    Visited Cerqua Bella with a group over the Christmas holiday. The house is beautiful and with 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths and a half bath, it comfortably fit our group of 11. Rooms are generous, comfortable and beautifully decorated. Was lucky enough to have a room facing East so I was rewarded with stunning sunrise views over the hills every morning, Bathrooms and showers are all upgraded. Kitchen is perfectly appointed, and we enjoyed cooking multiple meals there. Both the dining room and outdoor eating area comfortably seat 12 or more. On our last evening, we took the suggestion of having a chef come cook a four-course dinner for us. It was an incredible dinner and I can say it was definitely a highlight of our visit. The location is perfect. 10KM from the Adriatic and the charming town of Pedaso where we met the fishermen in the morning to buy seafood for our Christmas Eve feast of the seven fishes. We were able to make easy day trips to the hilltop towns of Fermo and Ascoli Piceno. Pedaso also has a train station that whisked us away to Bologna for a quick excursion. Staying closer to the house it is an easy walk into the little town of Rubbianello for a morning coffee or an afternoon Prosecco at the local bar. A small hike up the hill rewarded us with views of the Adriatic on one side and the snow covered slopes of the Sibilini mountains on the other. Can recommend Mama Rosa for fantastic pizza in nearby Ortezzana and the Cantine Antisociale wine bar in Petritoli. Definitely planning on making a return trip to Cerqua Bella, especially during the warmer season when I can enjoy the lovely swimming pool. Highly recommended.

  • Exceeded expectations

    on 11/09/2021

    Cerqua Bella exceeded my expectations! A secluded luxury farmhouse only minutes to the sea. It’s a wonderfully relaxing place to return to after a day trip to Rome or Bologna…or you could spend weeks exploring the local hillside towns and lounging by the pool. The kitchen is a dream as are the en-suite bedrooms, each with a different name. My favorite views are from the “Limone” suite. Come and see for yourself!

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