Casa Castagna
Country House  with   Stylish Interiors, Peaceful location.
Private Pool and Garden - 15 kms Coast Pedaso  Central Marche
Sleeps 14
Luxury Country House  Sleeps up to 14  - 6 bedrooms 4  En suite, 10 x 5 Private  Pool , Dining  Terrace under Loggia
Located 4 km  from hill town with , Pizzeria, Bars, and Shops 15 km Coast  Private Location ,  Open Fire,  Wifi Table Tennis
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Ancona - Stansted - Ryan Air  40  mins
Bologna - Gatwick - Easy Jet  2.00 mins
Rome Ciampino - BA - Easy Jet - BM - 3.00 Hours
Pescara - Stansted - Ryan Air  2 Hours
Pisa - All Major - 4 Hours
Milan - Ancona In  flight.
Trains:

Train Station 20 mins
Milan - Ancona 3 hrs
Venice 4  Direct from Ancona
Rome Ancona 4 hrs
All Major Hire Car Companies at each airport - Bookable On- Line
Kitchen:
Fitted Contemporary  - marble surfaces -
island and eating bar with stools
Electric Oven - Gas Hob
Dishwasher
Fridge/Freezer
Washing Machine in utility
Toaster / Kettle /Coffee Jugs/Juicer
Equipped to cater for 12  people
Glasses, Crockery , Cutlery, Utensils
Cooks and Serving ware
Iron & Board
Clothes Line outside
OUTSIDE :
Chairs
Tables - Chairs
Loggia with tiled roof
Long Wooden Table - Benches
Parasols
Outside Lighting
Established Garden
Barbecue
Grass Lawn
Fruit trees
Lavender and Rosemary Beds
Table Tennis
Sitting room with 3 large white linen sofas
CD Player/Speakers
Flat Screen TV Screen /DVD player
CD Collection
Large Open Fire
Log Supply
4 Sets of French Windows lead to Terraces on 3 Sides.
POOL:
Pool  10  x 6  Meters
Roman Steps
1.3  - 2.4 M with safety ridge.
Robot
Cleaned 2 times per week.
Sun Beds Tables
Parasols Deck Chairs
Bed 1French Bed Wardrobe Chaise Lounge - Private Bathroom
Claw foot stand free bath tub - large walk in shower  double hand
basins WC Bidet
Bed 2 Ground Floor 4 Poster bed with curtain doors to back terrace
Private stand free bath, walk in shower hand basin WC
Bed 3 Bed 4 with wardrobe and large doubles
Share a bathroom with walking shower WC basin
Bed 5 Double Bed Private Shower room WC and Hand Basin
Bed 6 2 Single Beds and 2 bunk Beds - Shower room with basin and
WC
Bathrooms fitted with top quality chrome fixtures - taps and fittings
Tile and Fitted glass in Showers.
General:
Shuttered Windows
Cot   and Highchair
Central Heating
Open Fire
Mosy Plug
Wifi
Linen / Bath/Pool Towels Provided
Welcome Basket
Weekly Clean Included
Daily Maid Available
Chef and Meals on arrival - lady cook available to bring ready
made local dishes.
 
CHRISTMAS - EASTER
CURRENCY
 
26th April - 31st May
£  1750.00
 
31st May - 28th June
£ 2500.00
 
28th - June 30th August
£  3200.00
 
30th August - 27th September
£  2250.00
 
27th September - 17th October
£ 1750.00
 
     













Newly renovated spacious beautifully presented  farmhouse with loads of space and stylish  interiors. 6 bedrooms - 4 En suite with top quality shower and
baths .  Newly installed 10 x 5  pool , 20 hectares of land including an ancient olive grove 15 minutes from San Benedetto 5 minutes drive into a medieval
hill town. Casa Castagna is perfect for groups of 12 - 14 people, each bedroom is individually furnished and stylish understated luxury. The kitchen is well
equipped and ideal for those keen cooks out there. An extra long loggia has a vast wooden table  and wonderful views towards and of Monte Rubbiano a
charming and perfectly preserved hill town a few kms away.
The new pool has roman steps and a " swim up bar " area with pool bar stools for a bit of added quirkiness.
The garden newly landscape in 2013 is generously planted with mature walnut trees providing shade , fruit trees , olive trees and beds of lavender and
rosemary. The back garden is designed to be a formal Italian garden with box hedges providing symmetry divided by gravel paths .
The architect designed the house to run smoothly , to provide 6 spacious independent bedrooms, 5 doubles one a twin bedroom with two bunk beds also.
Four bedrooms have a private bathroom or shower room and two bedrooms share a spacious bathroom and shower room. The bathrooms have had no
expense spared, the taps, tiles and fittings are all top designed quality , spacious walk- in shower, claw foot bath and free standing baths.
The decor is Provence Farmhouse style , calming, stylish , luxuriant but understated , farmhouse style rather than a marbleised villa private but still
conveniently close to shops and amenities. The local village is walking distance .
HOUSE MANAGEMENT - PAYMENT - BOOKING WITH ITALIAN IDYLL

Utilities, Arrival and Departure Clean, Welcome Basket, Pool Cleaning, Gardening, Linen, All Towels, Basic Larder and Sundries, House Manager for Help in an Emergency, included.
Weekly Management by House Manager Speaks Italian  - Dutch - English - German
Payments
30% of Total Payable on Booking for 1 week stay.
25% on Booking for 2 week Stay
20% for 3 week Stay.
Remainder due 9 weeks before arrival day.
If booking within 9 weeks of arrival the total booking rate will be due.
£ 500.00 Security Deposit is requested before 2 weeks of arrival - by bank transfer
The payee is responsible to pay this within time, to notify the agency when done and t provide bank details to ensure its prompt return. No entry is allowed without the full security deposit.
In the unlikely event of substantial damage or breakage occurring the tenant must notify the house managers immediately.
There is a full house instruction booklet at the house -
if required the agency will email you a copy prior to arrival along with driving directions.
The house is strictly non smoking inside and in all but the designated areas.
The security deposit can be withheld if guests smoke in areas not designated - including dropping butts.
Pets allowed on prior agreement - but an extra cleaning charge of 50 euros will be charged .
Mid stay cleaning- Extra cleaning on request.
A restaurant guide will be left at the house - along with local information.
Arrival  after 3.30 pm - unless on prior arrangement.
Departure is strictly before 10.00 am.
For full details please see BOOKING DETAILS

Rates 2014
Changeover Day - Arrival - Departure
HOUSE DETAILS - CONTENTS
LAYOUT
On entering the front door you enter the spacious hall way with the staircase running up to the 1st  floor. You enter a second hall space with a double
bedroom to the left with a 4 poster bed, door to back terrace and a private bathroom with bath, walk in shower hand basin and WC.
To the right in the inner hall is a cloakroom with a fashioned stone hand basin and WC.
You enter the sitting room - reception room with a large open fireplace, sofas flanking it a coffee table, writing table and several ornate chairs and a
sofa.
Door lead to the back terrace and Italian garden.
Through to the Games room with a table for back gammon and other games provided and a table football.
The kitchen has a marble topped large island with a " breakfast bar" and coffee bar seats.
A large gas French stove type oven, copper hand basin , open wood burning fireplace, several built in cupboards double hand basin, dishwasher,
American style fridge freezer with ice maker.
A utility room is to the back of the kitchen.
There is a large table and several chairs .
Doors lead to both side and back terrace with the loggia.
LOCAL AREA
The closest Hilltown is  only 3 kms away. Both beautiful medieval  hill towns steeped in history , perfectly preserved lively living villages.
Bars, shops, churches, banks, chemists, restaurants.
Santa Vittoria 5 kms similar medievals hill town with stunning architecture and perfectly preserved.
These towns have regular markets and some excellent restaurants. Each has a calender of events and fiestas throughout the year.
With regular markets, very good shops, supermarket, award winning wine maker.
The beach is an easy drive - the closest beach is Pedaso - A sandy long beach with a good choice of places to enjoy freshly caught fish dishes
where children are caterd for and very welcome.
Further Afield.
Further Details
There are many fabulous fish and meat restaurants close to the house and recommendations will happily be provided by the owner, if requested. The
house is only 15 minutes drive from the recently voted "best pizza restaurant in the world"!. Many of the local villages have fresh fruit and vegetable
markets during the week. The house is also close to some excellent shopping, most notably the factory outlet of Todds and Prada.
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Over 3 acres, largely untended but in progress. Formal Italian gardens now planted as is lit path to pool. Pool is 10x5 metres and has an extra area
to one side where there is a swim up bar. From here, it is possible to sit on one of the 4 submerged bar stools and enjoy the stunning view whilst
sipping a cold drink. Electric socket and wifi is connected at the pool. Fruit trees will provide plentiful pickings in the autumn months and it is
also possible to participate with the olive harvest, if desired.