Le Marche, Italy

Casa Moderna

Low season per night from$947High season per night from$1,636

Style

Finessed farmhouse

Setting

Mellow Marche

Sleeps

11

Bedrooms

5

On the edge of a village in pleasingly pastoral Le Marche, Casa Moderna is a five-bedroom farmhouse where contemporary comforts and original features come together in minimalist harmony. No thick-walled, dimly lit rusticity here, however. Bare-stone walls, cool, polished floors and boldly beamed ceilings are the tastefully traditional backdrop for a state-of-the-art stainless-steel kitchen and atrium-like, open-plan dining space. Neutrally hued bedrooms – all with elegant ensuite bathrooms – are calmly cocoon-like. Outdoors, an alfresco dining area with a teppanyaki grill has stone-arch-framed vineyard views, opening onto a soirée-worthy, sunlounger-lined deck with an impressive infinity pool. The manicured grounds are bordered by olive trees, with the vine-dotted hills beyond. It’s a space that invites easy conviviality, but – when more structured entertainment is called for – a concierge can advise, and wine tasting, mozzarella-making or cookery classes can be arranged.

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A bottle of olive oil sourced from the on-site olive grove

First Glance

  • Five-bedroom, 300-year-old stone farmhouse in Le Marche countryside.
  • Sleekly modern, open-plan interiors, including a double-height dining area and state-of-the-art kitchen.
  • Living room split into a sofa-lined snug by the fireplace and a TV area.
  • Heated infinity pool and spacious terrace.
  • Outdoor dining area with seating for 12.
  • Fitness room with Technogym equipment.

Villa highlights

  • Blissfully bucolic setting
  • Panoramic pool and terrace
  • Wine tasting, cheese-making and more

Sleeping arrangements

  • Pillowy beds are simply dressed in white and grey bedlinen. Bare-stone walls, polished concrete floors and, in some rooms, timbered ceilings make a traditional backdrop for modern, white furniture.
  • The 20sq m master bedroom has a king-size bed, desk, armchair and an in-room freestanding bath tub; there's a walk-in shower in the ensuite bathroom.
  • The 20sq m Bedroom B has a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower.
  • There are three single beds in the 20sq m Bedroom C, which has an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower.
  • The 20sq m Bedroom D has twin beds and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower.
  • There’s a double bed in the 15sq m Bedroom E, which is in the guest house next to the main house. This wheelchair-accessible groundfloor room has an ensuite bathroom with a shower.
  • Up to two extra beds and two cots can be added to each of the rooms at no extra cost.

Key kit

  • Home-theatre entertainment system.
  • Satellite TV.
  • iPod dock and speakers for music on the terrace.
  • Air-conditioning.

Poolside

  • A flight of five steps leads you into the solar-heated, 60sq m infinity pool.
  • On the terrace, there are six sunloungers, a table and four chairs.

Grounds

  • Manicured lawns carpet the 350sq m gardens, shaded by olive trees.
  • There’s outdoor parking for four cars.
  • An alfresco dining area has a table and seating for 12.
  • There’s a teppanyaki grill.

Location

  • Casa Moderna is in Le Marche, west of Macerata, in central Italy.
  • Ancona Airport is an hour’s drive away.
  • It’s five minutes by car to hilltop Treia.
  • The Adriatic-lapped beach at Monte Conero is an hour’s drive away.

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