580 - LA FRATTA PRICE JUST REDUCED
Monte San Martino
Good gravel road
JUST REDUCED IN PRICE AND NOW AMAZING VALUE
A most beautiful restored manor house offering 9 bedrooms and with a 2 bedroom guest or staff cottage annexe, all set within 4 hectares of mature landscaped gardens with swimming pool. This 200 year old period property is centrally located within the increasingly popular Le Marche region and is an impressive family home. It would equally be suitable for use as a boutique hotel.
This private estate is situated a short distance from the historic town of Monte San Martino and approached by a quiet country lane leading to the gravelled parking area and front courtyard. From the grounds and the house there are ourstanding views of the countryside and the mountains in the distance.
Internally, the three storey stone built main house is full of interesting features including traditional cotto tiled flooring and oak timber beamed ceilings and lintels. All principal rooms are of generous proportions and the accommodation is arranged as follows.
Spacious Entrance Hall leading to large Living Room with open fireplace and three sets of arched glazed doors onto the garden terrace; second Living Room; Dining Room with part exposed stone walls; Kitchen with raised open fireplace; Pantry; Cloakroom with wc. A wide curving staircase leads to the
Off the large central landing there are two Bedrooms with adjoining Bathrooms and two Bedrooms with a shared Bathroom between them; Study/Library with open fireplace.
Comprising four further Bedrooms and three Bathrooms (one ensuite). Two of the Bedrooms feature fresco painted domed ceilings. A spiral staircase leads to a pretty loft Bedroom.
Attached to the main house but totally self-contained is a two storey stone built cottage - ideal for additional guest or staff accommodation. This property comprises a Living Room, Dining Room, fully fitted Kitchen, two double bedrooms, Bathroom and Studio. The Cottage also has its own private courtyards on two sides.
The properties are delightfully set within four hectares of mature gardens and woodland. Also within the grounds is a detached studio with shower, wc facilities and storage area, a large swimming pool, double garage with covered storage area and ample parking spaces.
This very special property is situated within 5 minutes of the historic hilltop town of Monte San Martino and 15 minutes from the larger town of Amandola. Access to skiing is only 30 minutes away and the lovely beaches within the Riviera delle Palme are reached in 45 minutes. The nearest airport of Ancona is 90 minutes away and Rome with its 2 airports a 2.5 hour drive.
The Marche region was voted the No.1 place to settle in the world by AARP Magazine and the New York Times has described it as "the new Tuscany".