Fattoria Ascolana

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Sleeps: 11 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids
Pets on Request
Wheelchair Access

Surrounded by vineyards, fruit orchards and olive groves, enjoy beautiful Le Marche landscapes whilst being so close to the sea at Fattoria Ascolana. This sensitively restored farmhouse offers warmth and charm in a perfect location for exploring this alluring region.

Fattoria Ascolana has been in the family for generations and is much loved by its current owners who often spend weekends caring for the organic olive groves and vineyards in the home’s vast grounds, as their ancestors have done over the many years. Indeed, in September guests can take part in the wine harvest and see how the grapes are traditionally prepared or visit in October for the olive harvest – both intimate and truly authentic experiences.

At any time of year to stay at this pretty farmhouse is a joy. The interiors are all about simplicity, characterful style and charm. The main accommodation is on the first floor with its pretty living area and fireplace as well as a modern kitchen with old-fashioned furnishings which creates a typically Italian ambience. Four bedrooms and three bathrooms allow ample space for family and friends and there’s a delightful upper terrace with beautiful valley views. Downstairs, with its own separate entrance, a self-contained floor includes a cosy lounge, well-equipped kitchen and inviting bedroom and shower room, perhaps ideal for visiting grandparents.

There’s a real sense of seclusion here. Peek out over the vineyards towards the sea as you relax by the swimming pool or create feasts by the barbecue as you sip wine produced on the estate. Wander around the olive and fruit trees and marvel in the idyllic surroundings knowing how close you are to the sandy shores of the Adriatic.

It’s such a short drive to the local seaside town or the most energetic could walk down the hill to reach the sea in around half an hour. It’s a lovely place to spend some time – explore the historic buildings in the old quarter and by the sea-front, enjoy lunch in a beachside restaurant or spend the day on the sandy beach or lido. Cyclists can follow the trail all the way to Grottammare, another Adriatic gem with glorious beaches and a beautiful old town on the hillside, classified one of Italy’s prettiest villages.

Spend time exploring historic gems such as Ripatransone, Fermo and Ascoli Piceno, enjoy some sumptuous regional cuisine, sample excellent wines from other local vineyards or, a little further afield, discover the magnificent hiking trails of the Sibillini Mountains. There really is so much of this captivating area to discover. 

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What you should know…

  • Each floor is self-contained with its own entrance, well-equipped kitchen and living area. The first floor is reached via external stairs
  • Air-conditioning is featured in the bedrooms only
  • Adjacent to the house is the owner’s private wine cellar

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Hairdryer Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Wheelchair Access Indoor Games Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating

Villa Interiors

Ground Floor (80m2, adapted for wheelchair users)

-    Open-plan kitchen-diner, fully equipped including gas hobs, oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. Doors lead to al-fresco dining terrace
-    Open-plan living area
-    Double bedroom
-    Shower room

First Floor (200m2, via external stairs)

-    Open-plan living room with fireplace and dining area
-    Open-plan kitchen, well-equipped including breakfast table
-    3 x double bedrooms
-    Triple bedroom with three single beds
-    Bathroom with bath, shower and two sinks
-    2 x shower rooms
-    Access to upper terrace with al-fresco dining area

Outside Grounds

-    Swimming pool (11 x 5m, depth: 1.4m), surrounded by a fence. Open approximately May to September
-    Upper al-fresco dining terrace
-    Al-fresco lounge
-    Barbecue
-    Children’s play area
-    Extensive grounds (15 hectares, terraced in parts)
-    Olive groves and vineyards
-    Fruit orchard
-    Covered parking (up to 4 cars)

Facilities

-    Wi-Fi
-    Heating
-    Air-conditioning (bedrooms only)
-    Satellite TV
-    Board games
-    Hairdryer
-    Mosquito nets
-    Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Fattoria Ascolana
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Watersports Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Only a short distance from the sea, Fattoria Ascolana is surrounded by glorious grounds featuring olive groves, vineyards and landscapes so typical of Le Marche countryside. Located an hour south of Ancona, you are a short drive from a lovely seaside town with golden sandy beaches.

The local seaside town features a medieval quarter alongside early 20th century villas along the seafront near the promenade. Restaurants, bars and cafes can be found in the town as well as shops and your nearest supermarket. History lovers should visit the Archaeological museum as well as admire some of the town’s beautiful historic architecture whilst sport fans can find tennis, water sports and a great cycling trail as far as Grottammare. The sandy beach is especially loved by families and there are places to hire sunbeds and parasols.

This stretch of coastline is known as the Riviera delle Palme and also includes Grottammare, San Benedetto del Tronto and Porto d'Ascoli. Nearby Grottammare is a delight with its charming historic town on the hillside (classified as a Borgo Piu Bello d’Italia) and joyful coastline below with sandy beaches, gently shelving shores, lidos and beachside cafes by the attractive promenade. The palm-backed beaches and lidos of San Benedetto del Tronto are also fantastic, as is the Riserva Naturale Regionale Sentina with a stunning sandy beach.

Alternatively, for a change of scene head north to the incredible landscapes and rugged coastline of the Parco del Conero, about an hour's drive north, with tiny villages, amazing sea vistas and especially wonderful hiking opportunities. Indeed, there is so much of Le Marche to explore – head north to charming Fermo, home to music festivals and outdoor markets in the summer or drive inland to the beautiful town of Ascoli Piceno, famous for its large square, Piazza del Popolo, and a wealth of historic gems. Try some of the delicious local delicacies such as stuffed olives, olive all'ascolana, and sample some of the town’s excellent wines!

Other regional delights to try during your time in Le Marche include brodetto (fish stew) from San Benedetto del Tronto, Porchetta alla Marchigiana (suckling pig), truffles, olive oil and delicious sea-food straight from the Adriatic. There are also many opportunities to sample wines from local vineyards or cantinas with some excellent names produced in the area (Verdicchio, Rosso Conero, Rosso Piceno and Falerio, for example).

The Sibillini Mountains are a little over an hour away or drive even further to the spectacular hiking trails of the Gran Sasso.

Across Le Marche you will find horse-riding, cycling and mountain biking – yet more wonderful ways to admire the amazing scenery of this incredible region.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Marche Airport - Ancona

(89km)

Nearest Train Station

(3km)

Nearest Town Grottammare

(9km)

Nearest Restaurant

(3km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(3km)

Nearest Supermarket

(3.5km)

Nearest Beach

(3km)

Nearest Tennis

(3km)

Nearest Golf Golf Club I Lauri

(12km)

Nearest City San Benedetto del Tronto

(10km)

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

Families enjoy the best of both worlds at Fattoria Ascolana – just a short distance from a lovely seaside town yet also surrounded by beautiful landscapes so typical of Le Marche, ideal for walking and horse-riding.

It’s just a ten-minute drive (or the most energetic could walk) down to the local town with its restaurants, cafes and shops as well as a glorious sandy beach, attractive promenade and a choice of lidos with sunbeds and parasols to rent for the day. There is also a tennis court in the town whilst history lovers can admire the architecture in the old quarter and visit the town’s museum.

Grottammare is another fantastic place for children with sandy shores and shallow water for great paddling and splashing. Keen bikers can follow the fantastic new cycling trail along the coastline or just find a relaxing beachside café for a coffee and gelato.

San Benedetto del Tronto is home to yet more fine palm-lined beaches, summer lidos and water sports. Nature lovers can enjoy the tranquillity of the Riserva Naturale Regionale Sentina.

Beautiful historic towns to explore include Fermo and Ascoli Piceno or discover idyllic medieval villages with steep winding lanes and delightful restaurants. The hilltop village of Ripatransone for example, is sure to enchant children with one of  narrowest lanes in Italy!

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Board games
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Indoor Games

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Wine-Tasting 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
- Babysitting / childcare services

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Wine-tasting
- Cooking classes
- Taking part in olive oil or wine harvest
- Beach services
- Sport rentals

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!

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Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €300 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, 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.
Minimum stay 7 nights from end-June to beginning-September. 5 nights in all other periods.
Changeover day Saturday during July and August. Flexible during all other periods.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, pets are not permitted in the bedrooms.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately May to 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 Air-conditioning is featured in the bedrooms only.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 11 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 3rd 2024 - Apr 8th 2024 £2,035 £2,849
Apr 8th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 £2,035 £2,849
Apr 29th 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 £2,326 £3,255
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - £4,069
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 27th 2024 - £4,395
Aug 27th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - £4,069
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 15th 2024 £2,326 £3,255
Sep 15th 2024 - Apr 7th 2025 £2,035 £2,849
Apr 7th 2025 - Apr 28th 2025 £2,035 £2,849
Apr 28th 2025 - Jun 22nd 2025 £2,326 £3,255
Jun 22nd 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 - £4,069
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 26th 2025 - £4,395
Aug 26th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 - £4,069
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 4th 2025 £2,326 £3,255

Prices based on an occupancy of 11 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 3rd 2024 - Apr 8th 2024 €2,214 €3,099
Apr 8th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 €2,214 €3,099
Apr 29th 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 €2,531 €3,542
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - €4,427
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 27th 2024 - €4,781
Aug 27th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - €4,427
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 15th 2024 €2,531 €3,542
Sep 15th 2024 - Apr 7th 2025 €2,214 €3,099
Apr 7th 2025 - Apr 28th 2025 €2,214 €3,099
Apr 28th 2025 - Jun 22nd 2025 €2,531 €3,542
Jun 22nd 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 - €4,427
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 26th 2025 - €4,781
Aug 26th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 - €4,427
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 4th 2025 €2,531 €3,542

Prices based on an occupancy of 11 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 3rd 2024 - Apr 8th 2024 $2,402 $3,361
Apr 8th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 $2,402 $3,361
Apr 29th 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 $2,745 $3,841
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - $4,801
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 27th 2024 - $5,185
Aug 27th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - $4,801
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 15th 2024 $2,745 $3,841
Sep 15th 2024 - Apr 7th 2025 $2,402 $3,361
Apr 7th 2025 - Apr 28th 2025 $2,402 $3,361
Apr 28th 2025 - Jun 22nd 2025 $2,745 $3,841
Jun 22nd 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 - $4,801
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 26th 2025 - $5,185
Aug 26th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 - $4,801
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 4th 2025 $2,745 $3,841

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

  • Would recommend

    on 29/08/2023

    Lovely house in a quiet rural area, quick drive to the beach and restaurants. Very relaxing stay, lots of bbq’s and pool time. Wish the house had a few more amenities such as soap, dishwasher tablets etc but I believe that is common in Italy. Clean house, would recommend.

  • Nice view from the pool

    on 11/08/2023

    Wonderful garden with lots of tomatoes and fruits an nice view from the pool. Beds very comfortable an air conditioning works perfect. We felt very comfortable Very close to beach and lovely villages. We had a nice stay in the house

  • Superb view

    on 27/07/2023

    Perfect place for sharing by several families
    Unabashed and large property, with nice sized rooms. Beautiful garden and superb view. Tommaso is a wonderful host, quick response both before and during the stay. Nothing - advantage with car. It will be long and steep to the nearest shop without a car :)

  • The view is literally to die for

    on 30/06/2023

    We were a group of 7 relatives and we all cannot find the appropriate words to describe our 1 week vacation at this villa. Lets just say that in all the trips to Italy (there have been many) this is by far the best place we stayed. It exceeded our wildest expectations. The view is literally to die for. It is calm, quite, clean, large, away from everything but 10 minutes from everything you needed. We were in June during a heat wave and after our daily sightseeing tour, we could not wait to get refreshed with a dip in the cool pool upon our return. Our host Tommaso, was very gracious, friendly, quick response and even stopped by to meet us and to make sure that everything was properly set up. He makes his own wine from the grapes that are all around the villa, if you get a chance to try it will not be disappointed. Nearby you will find beautiful hill top medieval towns that are less than 30 minutes to 1hr drive. Since this area is relatively unknown to tourists outside of Italy, is unspoiled and the food that can only be described as from another universe. The only problem was that eventually we had to leave.

  • Incredible view of the sea. Wonderful comfortable villa

    on 15/06/2022

    Marchetti Villa was the perfect place to stay and explore the Cupra Marittima area. The villa and pool were clean and comfortable for our family group of 6 adults and 2 kids. Tommaso met us when we arrived and showed us the house, gardens, pool and fruit trees. Tommaso helped us find a cooking lesson with a local lady, which was a wonderful experience. We had an exceptional fixed price supper at PepeNero and another fine dining experience with farm fresh ingredients at the La Fattoria di Lori. We wish we could stay longer than the 5 nights we stayed at Fattoria Ascolana.

  • Landscape!

    on 03/11/2020

    As a family we spent the autumn holidays in Fattoria Ascolana. The communication in advance was extremely friendly. Landscape, period features (old stone floor), friendly landlord, heating, good mattresses!!!! Cleanliness

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