SEA OR MOUNTAINS?
You do not have to decide !!!For over 150 years our countryhouse has been situated on a picturesque hill in the Italian Region Le Marche, near the town of Monsampolo and Spinetoli in the province of Ascoli Piceno. Families as well as groups (max. 10 P.) are welcome. Relaxation, making music, swimming, horse riding and walks in the country or hillsides on foot, mountain bikes or on motorcicles... unforgettable daily tours in this natural and rural region are easy to organize. We can help, if needed. Visit Museums, historical architecture, churches or Monsampolos ancient underground streets.
Shopping is brilliant in the market, the Shops and the famous factories of italian design. You’ll certainly find that special gift for yourself or for friends.
We offer three rooms with three bathrooms (2 en-suite), one livingroom with a Sofabed, also a kitchen with adequate facilities.
Our Garden has a panoramic view to vine yards and olive trees offers, a romantic atmosphere. WLan/Internet avaliable
Article in the newspaper 'Corriere della sera': An Article was wrote by Laura Barbasio in 'Corriere della Sera' Corriere Lavoro, Eureka 21 June 2002 about our house.
'How we do let our guests feel good'
They are a multi lingual couple and they love to spend time with other people, they have a big house at an enviable place.
All these aspects have moved Chafic Kanaan, dental technician, Lebanese descent, with his wife Kristina, sculptor and graphic arts designer, German with Hungarian descent, in addition to make available their house 'Il Giardino Erboso'' to guests. It is in Monsampolo del Tronto, in the province of Ascoli Piceno .With only 15 km from the beach of the bathing resorts Martinsicuro and San Benedetto del Tronto and also near to the national park of the Sibillini mountains their house is one hour from the famous grottos 'Grotte di Frasassi '...
Le Marche - Simly special / Trips: If one wants to select an area that represents the nature of the typical Italian territory one has to choose the 'Marche'. In its totality, Italy is a prism in which the various landscapes on earth are manifested in marked proportions. In the same way that Italy
Illustrates the sum of the earth's landscapes, the Marche are the sum-total of the Italian landscape.
Guido Piovene - 1988, Insel-Reiselexikon
Trips max. 30 km around the house:
Apennine Mountains, mountain walking and go for a walk: Monte Ascensione (1108 m) which from a distance looks like the profile of Dante and is covered in herbs. The panorama reaches from 'Monti Sibillini ' to mountains like 'Gran Sasso' and 'Maiella ', and up to the Adriatic Coast.
Acquaviva Picena: historical village with approximately 4000 inhabitants. A castle with 4 unique towers, the museum and the breathtaking view let dreams become true.In July/August every Wednesday there is an antique market. A fantastic historical event is 'Sponsal
Monsampolo - small but great!: Monsampolo del Tronto (mt 184, ab 3972) maintains the visual aspect of a fortified medieval city surrounded by the hills out of which it emerges. Interesting sites are the 14th, 15th and 16th century towers, the main entrance and the walls outside the city, the17th century convent of San Francesco con Chiostro, site of the Municipal Museum, and the Public Library, 'Tomistica di san Alessio with more than 1,300 volumes(15th to 19th century). Another attraction are the underground connecting ways under the historical houses. They where used to store food and to connect houses underground. Few years ago the city decided to restore them and now they can be visited. Sometimes there are used for exhibitions.