Casa Olivia is a beautiful country house set on three acres of land, with a private swimming pool. It has a large garden with lawn, planted with olive, cypress and mature elm. Set amongst fields of cherry, oak and truffle, it enjoys views of rolling hills, distant mountains and the medieval hill-top town of Penna San Giovanni. Access is by private white road, ensuring privacy and tranquility. The river Saline is just a short walk away. Beautifully located, it has been described as “paradise” by the local mayor. The house itself is an imposing stone house with almost 400 square metres of living space over three floors. It has traditional exposed stone walls, tile and beam ceilings and a stylish, contemporary finish. All the rooms are very spacious and generously proportioned, with high ceilings and plenty of natural light. The house facilitates the flow of indoor/outdoor living, with open-plan spaces extending to outside terraces and gardens. Luxuriously and generously appointed.
Local to the villa - Casa Olivia is an ideal location for enjoying the outdoors. There are easy walks from the house, and complete freedom to roam and explore in any direction. You can spot the local wildlife – birds of prey, wild boar and deer are a common sighting. Paddle or dam the river. Collect wood for a barbecue. Don your wellingtons and walk across the river for lunch at local restaurant, Tre Querce. Or relax by the pool and enjoy the view. Should you ever wish to leave the house, there is Renaissance art and architecture to be admired and ancient hill-top towns to be explored. You can trek or climb in the mountains, ski, dive, sail, horse ride, mountain bike, quad bike or hang-glide. There are vineyards to tour, local markets to meander and sumptuous restaurants aplenty.
Local hilltop villages that surround this beautiful country house are Sant Angelo in Pontano, Falerone and Penna San Giovanni and are each approximately 10 minutes in the car. In the villages you can find restaurants, pizzerias, bars, coffee shops, butchers, bakers, supermarkets, pharmacies and banks. The picturesque towns of Amandola and Sarnano, with its thermal spa and luxury health spa are thirty minutes away. The sophisticated county town of Macerata, with its renowned open-air opera and boutique shopping, and the vibrant Ascoli Piceno, with its splendid architecture and Le Marche’s most beautiful piazza, are both less than an hour by car. The long sandy beaches of the Palm Riviera are 30 minutes away, and the Riviera del Conero, an area of outstanding natural beauty, is a 1 hour drive. The Sibillini Mountains are visible from the house and provide wonderful walking, trekking and climbing opportunities. Vineyards and outlet shopping aplenty.
Other Activities: cooking courses, wine tasting
Golf: There is a golf course at Conero, a 1 hour drive. Club hire available.
Ski: Skiing at Sassotetto, a 40 minute drive. Full and half day passes, ski and boot hire and tuition available at very reasonable prices.
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