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Il Roccolo, Ascoli Piceno - Eco Friendly Family Holiday Cottage in the Marche

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ascoli Piceno cottage description

La Casetta is a self-contained single storey stone cottage situated on the side of Monte Piselli with views down over Ascoli Piceno and the Tronto valley right the way down to the Adriatic coast. Comprising three bedrooms, a family bathroom, a large lounge/dining room/kitchen with an open fire place and a private garden and out door eating area, it has been recently restored and is a light and airy place to stay in the summer.

The cottage is on the opposite side of a courtyard from the main house where the owners live but has it's own private garden and shaded outdoor dining area with views to the sea and sole use of a roofed outdoor games area including darts and table football. Guests are also free to roam and relax in our 7 acres of woodland and meadow, perhaps meeting with our chickens and donkey en route. Various seats,hammocks swings and toys can be found in shady corners. There are BBQ areas and a wood burning pizza oven, with help available if required!

Bedrooms comprise one large double bedroom, one twin bedroom and one single bedroom with the possibility of adding a cot or foldaway single if required. All linen is provided and changed weekly. We do ask that you bring your own beach towels, however. There is a washing machine and washing line for sole use of the guests.

Just up the hill from us,at Pianoro di San Marco, is a public open air pool with bar and restaurant. There are beautiful walks, both gentle and more demanding, on this mountain (Monte Piselli) and a little further afield (Monti della Laga, Monti Sibillini) for which we can provide information and maps if required. Particularly in the spring the flower and birdlife of the area is spectacular.
If you prefer sightseeing the stunning city of Ascoli Piceno is at the bottom of the hill and we are not far from Civitella de Tronto with it's amazing fort, Offida the centre of the wine producing area, the gastronomic centre of Norcia, or from the coast with their 'bandiera blu' sandy beaches. Food and wine is generally good and restaurants are plenty, again, we are happy to advise and can also help booking some activities, for example, donkey trekking.
A car is essential to fully appreciate the area.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 115 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome:

                Cot and High Chair available on request...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Includes bedside tables and a large wardrobe...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

                This room can accommodate a second fold up bed if required....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Situated just 5mins drive up the mountain in Colle San Marco is a large outdoor public swimming pool with bar and restaurant....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Selection of adult and childrens books available....moreless

                  • Television
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library
                  • Stereo
                  • Games
                  • Foosball
                  • Toys:

                    A small selection of toys and puzzles...moreless

                  • Game Room:

                    Open air room with darts and table football....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Playground
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Mountain
                  • Rural

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Swimming

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Internet:

                        Available in the front garden...moreless

                      • Fireplace
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Parking
                      • Living Room
                      • Hair Dryer

                      Kitchen

                      • Kitchen
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Oven:

                        Electric Fan Oven...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Toaster
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Welcome pack (salt, pepper, sugar, tea bags, coffee, milk)...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Kitchen is well equipped. ...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Filter coffee machine, coffee grinder, cafetiere...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        4 Ring Gas Hob ...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Guests are very welcome to roam the 7 acres of woodland and make use of the numerous seats to enjoy the views and bask in the sunshine. ...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        An outside BBQ and Pizza oven are available for guests to use....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High Season
                      Jun 28 - Aug 29, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      €900

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Low Season
                      Aug 30 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      €100
                      €650
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      €100

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      We require a 25% deposit with the booking (online booking or bank transfer), with the balance paid either through the online booking/bank transfer system 2 weeks prior to arrival or by cash/euro cheque on arrival. We do not take a security deposit but rely on the integrity of our guests to inform us of any damage/breakages and pay for any repair/replacement.


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                      Last updated: 08/23/2014
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                      Location

                      113 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Pescara
                      7 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Ascoli Piceno
                      36 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      San Benedetto
                      2.6 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Parco Miravalle

                      Car: Necessary

                      Situated on the flanks of Monte Piselli, the cottage overlooks the majestic town of Ascoli Piceno and the Tronto valley looking towards the Adriatic sea. In among the mountains, close to lovely hill top towns, with great wine producers, great views, great walks, half an hour from the Monte Sibillini and Monti della Laga national parks and half an hour from the sea. There is a beautiful outdoor pool just 3 minutes drive away. Il Roccolo is well placed for exploring the beautiful regions of Le Marche and Abruzzo, whether it is walking or cycling in the Monti della Laga or Sibillini National Parks, lazing on the beaches of the Adriatic or exploring the numerous hilltop towns and villages across the region. The hilltop towns are renowned for holding festivals throughout the summer months.

                      We are just 10 minutes drive from Ascoli Piceno, reputed to be the most beautiful city in the Marche. It is a small city with plenty to see and numerous places to eat and drink, including the renowned Meletti. There are roman ruins, all eras of churches, museums, art, theatre and piazzas, including the Piazza del Popolo, arguably one of the most beautiful in Italy.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: Il Roccolo Ascoli Piceno is owned and run by Martine and David Albon in the Marche region of Italy. We moved here from the UK in 2012 with our son George, to live and set up a holiday cottage with the focus on providing high quality eco-friendly family holidays in a secluded but easily accessible location. We live here full time and George goes to school in Ascoli Piceno. Since our arrival we have expanded our family by adopting two cats, four chickens and a donkey. We speak Italian and English and a small amount of French.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: italian, english

                      Links to more information:

                       

                      Photos

                      • La Casetta

                        La Casetta

                      • Sun Terrace

                        Sun Terrace

                      • Twin Bedroom

                        Twin Bedroom

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Kitchen and Dining Area

                        Kitchen and Dining Area

                      • Wood burning pizza oven.

                        Wood burning pizza oven.

                      • The Garden Snake for children to clamber all over.

                        The Garden Snake for children to clamber all over.

                      • Piazza del Popolo in Ascoli Piceno

                        Piazza del Popolo in Ascoli Piceno

                      • L'Eremo di San Marco, built into the cliff a little way from Il Roccolo.

                        L'Eremo di San Marco, built into the cliff a little way from Il Roccolo.

                      • Il Vallone, Monte Piselli, a 3-4 hr walk.

                        Il Vallone, Monte Piselli, a 3-4 hr walk.

                      • A Caciara - one of the shepherds shelters typical of this area.

                        A Caciara - one of the shepherds shelters typical of this area.

                      • Offida, Santa Maria della Roccia.

                        Offida, Santa Maria della Roccia.

                      • Shaded outside dining area

                        Shaded outside dining area

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Third Bedroom

                        Third Bedroom

                      • Living Area

                        Living Area

                      • The Orchard, a place to contemplate in.

                        The Orchard, a place to contemplate in.

                      • Ambrogio, the new member of the family.

                        Ambrogio, the new member of the family.

                      • View from Monte Piselli towards the Sibillini Mountains.

                        View from Monte Piselli towards the Sibillini Mountains.

                      • Il Laghetto on Monte Piselli in it’s summer guise. There is more water in winter.

                        Il Laghetto on Monte Piselli in it’s summer guise. There is more water in winter.

                      • The coast at Martinsicuro, half an hour's drive from the house.

                        The coast at Martinsicuro, half an hour's drive from the house.

                      • Civitella Fortezza just 20 mins drive away.

                        Civitella Fortezza just 20 mins drive away.

                      €100 - €129 per night (EUR)
                      1

                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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