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Two luxury apartments- converted Wine Cellar, Large Pool, all ensuite, exclusive - Visciola Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Cupramontana Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Exclusive 10 guests only. Convenient location for parks and sea. 2 apartments.

Cantinone is immersed in the countryside in the foothills of the Appenines but still just 35 minutes from the seaside and from the port of Ancona and the international airport. Situated centrally in Marche region, only 15 minutes to the famous Frassasi caves, and under an hour to Fabriano, Gubbio, Assisi and hundreds of fascinating hill-top historic villages.

We have Verdicchio Apartment with 2 bedrooms for 4-5 people and Visciola Apartment with 1 bedroom for 4 - 5 people.

Both our apartment kitchens have every appliance, including dishwashers. Our bedrooms have ceiling fans for the warmest summer nights. See More Details for more information on each apartment.

New for 2015 - guest lounge and bar. As well as our outside terraces we now have a large Guest Lounge and bar for the cooler nights. There is a television, DVDs music, games and books in our guest library.

From here you can visit Marche's wonderful local restaurants, eat very good cuisine for a very good price. Nearby are family pizzarias offering very good value, and you'll also find fine dining at three-star Mitchelin restaurants as well.

Here on-site, the Cantinone has a 12metre outdoor swimming pool, hydro massage spa, garden, terrace, sunbeds and sun umbrellas. There is a vine-covered pergola for outside relaxed dining. You can barbecue outdoors or make pizzas in the wood-fired pizza oven. Your hosts will be on hand to look after you, to help you make the pizza bases, and even cook the pizzas if you want. For dining out, we can advise you of the best places to eat and be entertained. Talk to us about the fiestas and fairs on in the region during your holiday.

Further afield it is an hour to the shopping outlet villages around Macerata and Tolentino, and another half hour to visit the spectacular Sibillini National Park.

Verdicchio Apartment: Our two-bedroomed apartment has ensuite bathrooms in both bedrooms, giving maximum comfort and convenience. Our bedrooms have ceiling fans for maximum comfort in summer. Verdicchio's two bedrooms: Verde bedroom has a large 160cm kingsize bed. D'Oro bedroom can be arranged as a super-kingsize 180cm bed, or can be set up as two single beds. A third bed can be added for a child up to 12 years in D'Oro bedroom. Maximum 5 persons. A baby cot can be added.

There is a kitchenette and dining area, and just at the door is a covered pergola for enjoying outdoor dining.

For larger families or groups it is possible to add our one-bedroom with ensuite bathroom - Visciola.

Visciola Apartment: Our one-bedroom apartment has a large lounge and dining area with a private paved terrace with dining table and lounge chairs, directly from the kitchenette. There is a super-kingsize bed in the bedroom 180cms which can also be set up as two single beds. The lounge area has a sofabed for two addtional people, and the bedroom can fit a child's bed for a child up to 12 years, or a baby cot.

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Details for Visciola Apartment 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Visciola apartment is 48 sq meters, has one bedroom and one ensuite bathroom. The bedroom has a super-kingsized 180cm bed, which can be arranged as two single beds if required. The sitting area has a sofabed which sleeps two people, suitable for children. There is also available a single bed to put into the bedroom for a child up to 12 years. The apartment has a large lounge dining room, and has a private terrace directly from the kitchen area.

Note: The price quoted is for 2 persons. Extra Bed charges apply for additional persons, to a maximum of 4 person occupancy.

Each additional Bed €18,00 per night, or €50,00 per week for bookings of 7 nights.

**NEW** for summer 2015 bar and games room

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Jane and Ian Foster
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2016
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About Jane and Ian Foster

Originally from New Zealand, we worked in London for 20 years before deciding on a change of life-style in Italy. We restored the Cantinone in 2001 to 2004 and would love to show you the pictures of our project. Our first guests arrived at Easter in 2006 and we have loved showing all our guests the wonders of this region of Italy.

Jane and Ian Foster purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Jane and Ian Foster chose Ancona region

We fell in love with the Cantinone when it was just a ruin, and it has been a labour of love to bring our house back to life. We like the location - we are so conveniently located to the major roads to the beaches, mountains and the regional attractions but have a quiet secluded garden and pool.

What makes this apartment unique

Best of both worlds - we are quiet and secluded, but we have good access, no difficult 20 minute access to the nearest main road. The house has history, but has been restored with every modern convenience and comfort. We have towering high ceilings, cellars to explore, a small gym, games room and bar for our guests to relax in. Our guests tell us that our pizzas are the best that have ever tasted - come and see for yourself if they are right.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Il Cantinone exceeded my expectations. The service provided by the owners was truly amazing, which made my stay comfortable and extremely enjoyable. The accommodation was just what I needed and was clean and well presented. The pool area was amazing. The owners Jane and Ian are very informative about local knowledge and know the best places to visit and eat giving me the true experience of Italian culture. I will definitely be booking again and if anybody wants to visit unspoilt Italy in it's true glory then I would definitely recommend you stay at the Il Cantinone.
Jul 2013
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Visciola Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Sweet spot in the Marche

  • 5 of 5

These beautiful apartments are situated in a quiet valley between the typical Marche hills. Its a feast to stay at Cantinone. Jane and Ian, the owners, make you really feel at home. During your stay they let you really experience the Marche. Every week they organize a great pizza-party near their original wood burned pizza oven. Every guest gets to create their own delicious pizza.

This apartment has a great full size pool and a very nice and sunny pool area. There are enough beds to lay in the sun. We have never been there with more than three other guests, so it feels like your own place.

The apartments are nicely furnished and have excellent beds. There is a wide variety on movies available, which you can watch from a very comfy chair. The kitchen is well equipped. There are just two hot plates. But then again, eating out is cheap and very good. There is a small restaurant on walking distance, which serves a great 3 course lunch for under 15 euro, including wine and water.

Remarkable for the region is the wine. Cupramontana is in the centre of the Verdicchio area, a delicious white wine. Jane and Ian know exactly what wineries to visit for a nice tasting.

The location is perfect for exploring the region. You are close to the SS76 which leads to Ancona within half an hour, where you can enjoy the beautiful beaches. There are also some great places to have lunch.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious apartment and a great base

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the Visciola apartment's space, comfort and private courtyard. The Cantinone's outside areas are beautifully laid out with a super pool. Our week's stay was relaxing but there is also plenty to see and do in the area, with good access from the Cantinone to the beautiful scenery and interesting towns of Le Marche. Jane and Ian are perfect hosts and we really enjoyed the pizza night with everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, and for your visit to us at the Cantinone. See you another time in Le Marche, we hope. Best wishes, Jane and Ian
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Very nice stay

  • 5 of 5

The hole property is very beatifull and nice. The Visciola apartment has everything what you need. Very sweet were Jane en Ian. The swimming pool is realy large and everything is clean.

We loved to stay here. Thanks again.

Reinier and Monique

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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A most relaxed holiday

  • 5 of 5

Jane and Ian always offer the warmest of welcomes. We have stayed a number of times over the years and would highly recommend Il Cantinone for anyone looking to explore the beautiful region of Le Marche. Jane and Ian keep themselves up to date on all their local knowledge so you can always be assured of discovering new sites or restaurants or markets to visit each time you stay! Spotlessly clean, comfortable and peaceful - we will continue to return for our 'Italian break'. J and J

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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We had a lovely relaxed holiday at the Cantinone

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a very relaxed stay at the Cantinone. We can't thank Jane and Ian enough for their hospitality, and while they couldn't control the weather they offered us a lot of different places to see when the weather was not so good. We read a lot of books and were pleased to see there was a small library of books to swap or read.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your visit to us here at the Cantinone, we are gld you enjoyed yourselves. Maybe better weather for your next trip.... J&I
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A beautyful place to relax and a perfect place for starting to explore the marche

  • 5 of 5

Thank's Jane and Ian for the wundefull and warmly treatment. We have enjoyed the great full size pool. Jane and Ian are perfect hosts, they told us a lot of the aera. It is a good spot for sightseeing. The see is only half an hour away, also there is a lake neat by. The next town is only 10 minutes away. it is very lovely, with a lot of restaurants and in August there are many spectacles.

The Visciola appartement was perfect for a little family. It was furnished with love. The bathroom had a spacious shower and a window, it was bright. We had slept very well, because the beds were comfortable.

Jane and Ian offer one day a week a pizza-night. They create special pizzas in their own wood burned pizza oven. They do everythink to make you feel comfortable and welcome. Thanks again and until next time .

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your visit. We enjoyed your stay too, and the lovely pizzas you helped to create. We hope to see you again on another visit to Le Marche, we feel it is not your last time here. Have a good summer, see you again.
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Ancona Airport, Falconnara, Raffaelo Sanzio
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Sparapani Cafe, J'Ros
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
SS76 Exit No. 11 Apiro Mergo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Trattoria Fiorana
Nearest Ski
45 Kilometres
Monte Cuoco
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Senigallia Numana Portonovo
Car: necessary

Come and stay in our restored wine cantina where Verdicchio wine was produced until the 1960s. The Cantinone is situated in one of the most breathtaking and diverse regions in Italy - Le Marche, also called Italy in One Region. Waiting for you are tourist-free, undiscovered towns - and the best of Italian food, wine and culture as well as some time relaxing in the pool, at the beach, or perhaps a day on the golf course.

We have en suite bed rooms in our fully-equipped self-catering apartments. We have just two apartments, so the maximum number of guests is 8. This is the place for a relaxing and secluded holiday but you have very quick access to all the facilities of central Marche, the beaches, mountains, natural parks and outlet shopping. Also it is very easy to visit Assisi in Umbria, only an hour's drive away or even take a day trip to Rome.

The Cantinone has a 12metre outdoor swimming pool, hydro massage spa, garden, terrace, sunbeds and sun umbrellas. There is a vine-covered pergola for outside relaxed dining. You can barbecue outdoors or make pizzas in the wood-fired pizza oven. Your hosts will be on hand to look after you, answer all your questions about Marche, and to cook pizzas with you in the Cantinone's wood-fired pizza oven. We'll help you make the pizza bases, and even cook the pizzas if you want. You'll be welcome at the Cantinone. The Cantinone was awarded Italian Quality Mark.

Other Activities: wine tasting, walking, cookery courses, caving, exploring and just relaxing.


Rates & Availability

Cupramontana Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
PEAK 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$118 **
$699 **
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$91 **
$592 **
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $54
Pet Fee $11
Pets $ 11 per person per night

Our Rates are based on 2 person occupancy. There is a charge for additional guests which has not been calculated into your holiday cost. Additional beds in the apartment are €7.50 per night / €50,00 per week.

Currently Marche does not apply tourist taxes, but if enforced this year, this will be an additional cost.

Deposits are required at the time of booking, normally €100 for a one week booking.

The above prices are for 2 person occupancy in Visciola Apartment. Additional persons are charged at €50 per week / €18 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Cupramontana Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 48 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom Ensuite to Azzurro Bedroom - toilet , shower , bidet , Modern, fully tiled room heated towel rail in winter
  • Ensuite bathroom for Azzurro bedroom with shower basin, wc and bidet, heated towel rail in winter. There is an additional separate toilet available on the same level as Visciola apartment.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Green / Verde - 1 king , The bedroom in Visciola Apartment has a super-kingsized 180c
  • The bedroom in Visciola Apartment has a super-kingsized 180cm bed. The bed can be arranged as two 90cm single beds. A third childs bed for a child up to 12 years, or a baby cot can be added to the bedroom. Ceiling fan for summer comfort. Note: The price quoted is for 2 persons. Extra Bed charges apply for additional persons, to a maximum of 4 person occupancy. Each additional Bed €18,00 per night, or €50,00 per week for bookings of 7 nights.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
  • 12 garden chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
We can arrange additional services: first-night meals, pizzas nights, beach barbeques, private chef to cook for you, wine tours and tastings, olive oil tours and tastings, a babysitter, taxi service, guided tours, and anything to add to your holiday. Please ask us about costs, but all can be arranged. We are a non-smoking (indoors) establishment, however you are welcome to smoke outside. We accept well-behaved dogs in our Visciola Apartment but please enquire first. Unfortunately no dogs are permitted in Verdicchio Apartment.

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