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5 charming apartments on a country estate with a view of the sea and heated pool - Apartment 'Girasole'

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wireless Internet
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub

Overview

Description

Apartment 'Girasole'

Apartment 'Girasole' disposes of a spacious living-/bedroom with one double bed (extra bed possible) and beautiful antique furniture, a well equipped kitchen with dining area, a bathroom with shower and bidet, TV (sat). This lovely holiday flat (about 45 m²) is located on the first floor and very stylish. In front of both sides of the apartment there are two outdoor areas to choose from. You can relish your breakfast in the shadow of a huge acacia and enjoy the impressing sunset with a glass of wine after dinner. During the holiday season we offer apartment 'Girasole' and apartment 'Nido' together to families with elder children for the price of apartment 'Mar e Monte' - if all other family flats are already booked.

Since 2009 our pool can be heated in spring and autumn. Now our guests can already swim in April and May and as well in October... Beside the pool there is a whirlpool where you can have massages.

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About the property

Holiday Estate: Borgo Vecchio

The estate has been restored in original Marchigian style and is situated on a hill with a fantastic view of the sea. Three houses, an old Church, the pool and the 6,000 m² park-like garden help to make this a refuge of peace and quiet. There are five apartments to choose from, suitable for a maximum of 20 people. During the restoration we tried to avoid 'classical' hotel standards. Each apartment has its own charm by its individual and charming interior. All holiday homes have a cosy kitchen/dining area, a spacious bathroom, central heating and satellite TV. Our residents can dispose of the swimming pool, the barbecue, the bar, numerous quiet resting places and a sport field for boccia, badminton, volleyball... Borgo Vecchio is situated in a region of a cultural, culinary and scenic variety and the distance to the different beaches is only a few kilometers.

Since 2009 our pool can be heated in spring and autumn and we can offer to our guests as well a whirlpool to have massages.

Location:: San Costanzo with its good shopping is just 3 km away.

The romantic village with its imposing Malatesta Fortress is situated between 'Fano', a lovely old Roman town and 'Senigallia', one of the most famous old seaside resorts along the Adria. San Costanzo offers nearly all shopping possibilities, bars, restaurants, banks, a post-office and service stations.

Italian cooking:: Our italian cook is cooking for you 1-2 times a week a typical Marchigian dinner; Sometimes we prepare for our guests pizza in our pizza oven. The dinner is served at the pool or in the church.

Courses:: Cooking, Pottery and Italian Language on Borgo Vecchio only during the Low Season (before 1st of June or after 15th of September). Italian Language Courses : Dante Alighieri School Mondavio (15 minutes by car)- the whole year.

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Owner
Harry Mock, owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

About Harry Mock, owner

We live here now 19 years - after we have seen so much of the world and travelled as well from north to south here in Italy - must say . we found one of the best places you can stay.

Harry Mock, owner purchased this apartment in 1996

What makes this apartment unique

Our property is situated far away from traffic... noise... but anyway you can reach in a few minutes the next villages or towns and the beaches.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Die Preise sind inkl. Wasser, Gas zum Kochen, Strom, wöchentl. Kurzreinigung, Benutzung der gesamten Anlage mit Pool...

Bettwäsche, Hand-, Dusch-, Bidettücher, Tisch- und Küchenwäsche (10 €/Person); Zusätzliche Wäsche nach Verbrauch;

Endr./ Pulizia fin.: 40 €;
Hund/Cane: 30 €/Woche;

Wir verfügen über eine weiteres 2 Personen-Apartment, ca.30 qm, ab 371 €/Woche +ER 35 €; HS: 448 €/Woche + ER 35 €;


Amenities

San Costanzo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 king , third bed available
  • 1 double, bed for third person available
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 35 garden chairs
  • 18 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Apartment 'Girasole'
average rating of 4.875 based on 50 reviews
Thorpe Egham Surrey UK
5

A Relaxing House Party.

  • 5 of 5

Following clear directions (the last stretch is on an unmade road through farmland!) we arrived to a warm welcome and a cold drink, Ulla, Harry and Paul the dog made our stay something special. We felt like guests at a house party. Although we were the only English guests, everybody spoke to us in English and we were included in everything. It was a lovely atmosphere. The apartment was clean, well equipped and comfortable, whilst the pool and the grounds were idyllic. The poolside bar was very welcome and the weekly get-together over a meal or drinks further encouraged the bonhomie. Ulla and Harry are happy to recommend trips and book restaurants, whilst Paul makes sure everybody gets his attention (for the price of a biscuit!). Le Marche is unspoilt with many beautiful places to visit. Urbino was the highlight of our trip. Otherwise, this really is a place to get away from it all and relax.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hull, East Yorkshire, England
5

Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

Borgo Vecchio was our home for 2 weeks in August 2008. We were fortunate to hit on Borgo Vecchio. The property has been cleverly and lovingly restored by Harry and Ulla whose unobtrusive efficiency and quickly established friendship contributed greatly to our enjoyment of the holiday. At the heart of the property is an impressive pool with 'Harry's Bar' at its head. Harry's gruff exterior ( like that of his faithful dog Prugna) hides a heart of gold. Ulla introduced us to reasonably priced local restaurants. The nearby beaches are easily reached. We used Torrette which has a nice Italian family atmosphere and safe bathing as well as free car parking. For sightseeing we visited Urbino. Be sure to attend the poolside dinner prepared by Ulla and Angela. A great party! Borgo Vecchio truly a home from home!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
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5

Taylor family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We arrived after a long drive from Lake Garda and were greeted with friendly smiles and complimentaty drinks from Harry and Ulla by the communal pool. The open-plan apartment had a balcony area where you could eat privately.

The pool was a great antidote to the long sunny days and everyone was friendly. There were several excellent restaurants nearby (frequented by local people) at reasonable prices. As Le Marche is not too touristy I would recommend it. Our trip to Urbino was a highlight and there are also beaches nearby with all facilities. The owners arranged a communal meal for everyone that was a fun experience of food, beers, wines and music. As we had young teenage children we wondered how things would work sharing the pool with others. It worked very well and Harry arranged a darts game in the evening that turned out to a competition between England and Germany! England might win another time.

Thanks for making us feel at home.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ottobeuren, Deutschland
5

Ein wunderbares Feriendomizil

  • 5 of 5

-Die gesamte Anlage ist sehr gepflegt, die Appartments sind liebevoll und funktionell eingerichtet. Die Außenanlagen sind landestypisch gestaltet mit idyllischen Rückzugsmöglichkeiten.

-Alle Angaben im Online-Inserat waren voll zutreffend

-Die Betreuung durch die Vermieter war überaus gastfreundlich und zuvorkommend.

-Direkt von der Wohnung aus können wunderbare Wanderungen in die hübschen teilweise historischen Dörfer der Umgebung gemacht werden.

-Tipps für sehr gute REstaurants in der Umgebung kann man von den Vermietern gerne bekommen.

-Es gibt gute Einkaufsmöglichkeiten für hervorragende biologische Weine und Olivenöle.

-Wir haben die Anlage schon vielen Freunden empfohlen und werden auf jeden Fall wieder kommen.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Herten
5

Erholung auf die schöne Art !

  • 5 of 5

Ein Urlaub wie er schöner nicht sein kann. Wer Ruhe, das ursprüngliche Italien und Gastfreundlichkeit sucht, ist auf Borgo Vecchio richtig.

Weites Land, fern vom Massentourismus. Mir hat es sehr gut gefallen. Ich komme gerne wieder. Vielen Dank an Ulla und Harry.

Gruß Chris

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Zorneding, Oberbayern, Deutschland
5

Top-Adresse in den Marken

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben dieses Jahr im August unseren Urlaub hier verbracht und uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Ulla und Harry sind ein nettes Vermieterpaar, die es an guten Ratschlägen und vielen Tipps zur Umgebung nicht fehlen lassen und so den Urlaub zu einem Erlebnis machen. Dazu die Landschaft rund um das Borgo sowie der Pool, den unsere beiden Mädchen (10/13) aber auch wir genossen haben. Das Grundstück bietet bei seiner Größe aber auch genügend Stellen, wo man sich zurückziehen kann - entsprechende Liegen etc. sind auch aufgestellt und laden dazu ein.

Nicht zu vergessen auch das Essen mit den anderen Feriengästen - ein Erlebnis.

Die Ferienwohnung ist für Familien mit Schulkindern ideal geeignet, wobei sie am besten das Grundschulalter überschritten haben sollten und Schwimmen können sollten. Dann ist es auch für die Eltern am schönsten - man kann den Kindern mit den Kindern der anderen Gäste freien Lauf lassen ohne ständig Angst haben zu müssen. Spielgelegenheiten finden sich immer - auch der Hund Paul findet aufgrund seines ruhigen Gemütes rasch Freunde bei den Kindern.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Ancona-Falconara (45 km)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
about 1 km
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Ancona
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Fano (12 km)
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Marotta (8 km)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
ca. 1 km
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
about 8 km
Car: necessary

San Costanzo is only about 3 km away. The contemplative little town with its imposing Malatesta fortress is located between the old Roman town Fano and the famous sea resort Senigallia along the Adriatic Sea. San Costanzo offers all shopping facilities, bars, cafés, restaurants and pizzerias, a post office, a pharmacy, doctors and not at least interesting historic buildings. You still can find here originality and typical Italian flair. To the railway station of Fano it takes you only 15 minutes by car and Ancona Airport is only 45 km away. You can choose as well from the airports Forli, Rimini or Bologna which you reach in 1 - 1,5 hours and meanwhile there are a lot of inexpensive flights to come over here to Le Marche by aeroplane. A change of beach life you will find in all the well restored villages and towns nearby with their markets, festivals and concerts. The local restaurants offer fresh and homemade pastas and delicious meat and seafood specialities.

Other Activities: boccia, badminton, volleyball, darts

Golf: The next Golf Club: 'Conero Sirolo' near Ancona; 18 + 9 holes, Greenfee: 35 -40 €.

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