Set in the rolling province of Le Marche, Villa Belvedere is a beautiful traditional Italian farmhouse, lovingly restored by top London florist Ercole Moroni.
Included in the price is all furnish, equipment and the professional kitchen.
The villa is nestled on a hill, five minutes' drive from the historic and picturesque medieval town of Belvedere Ostrense. It's a peaceful haven just 20 minutes from the coast, and the wide, welcoming beaches of Senigallia on the Adriatic.
Villa Belvedere has seven bedrooms in total: four double bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms, a single bedroom with ensuite bathroom, and two feature bedrooms sharing a bathroom. The house sleeps up to 15 people comfortably and can accommodate up to 20.
Downstairs are the enormous living room with all amenities and the professional kitchen where the owner (a very good chef). A large infinity pool measuring 14x7m, with diving board, plus a poolside lounge area for relaxing, BBQ-ing and sunbathing, plus a fantastic, privately placed Jacuzzi. It is the ideal location for cookery and art courses, flower demonstrations, wine-tastings, weddings and corporate functions and events.
It has been furnished with a fine eye for detail. Using traditional pieces specially sourced, the house retains a rustic charm of its own, while still incorporating the latest creature comforts including satellite TV and DVD player, CD players and internet link.
Le Marche has often been described as one of Italy's 'best-kept secrets', and once you visit the area, you'll understand why. It seems to sum up the best of all things Italian, from the wine and the weather, to the food and the architecture. No wonder the locals call it 'Italy in a single region'.