Typical Italian farmhouse with large pool
From $34 / night
- 10 bedrooms
- 7 bathrooms
- Sleeps 23
Description from the manager
On the top of a green hill, just 15 minutes from the sea and close to the characteristic medieval villages of Marche, we can find a farmhouse finely turned into a delightful "Country House". An ideal destination to visit places that were of "Piceni".
The surrounding landscape is lush and rich in vineyards, orchards and olive groves. It shows us a beautiful view of the Sibillini Mountains to West and the Tesino Valley to East up to see the sea of San Benedetto del Tronto. An enviable location for visiting the art centres such as Ascoli Piceno, Offida, Fermo, Ripatransone and the Sibillini Mountain Natural Pak but also to appreciate the b...Read more
Typical Italian farmhouse with large pool
Cossignano, Marche, Italy
Additional Location Information
Cossignano stands on a hill, about 400 meters above sea level, and it's only 15 km from the sea. The town dominates the surrounding hills and it offers beautiful panoramas that go from Sibillini Mountains to Adriatic Sea. From the Adriatic highway you can reach us by the Valtesino, just at South of Grottammare.
A little castle of medieval origin stands out between the houses of the village. The architectural structure of castle walls is similar to the castle with the historical center clearly demarcated from the old town walls (regular oval-shaped of meters 180 x 90); it dates from the late thirteenth century and it's still well preserved.
To visit the Municipal palace with the Civic Tower Levant Gate (fifteenth century), the eighteenth-century Church of the Assumption and the Annunciation Church without aspe and with single nave: it's embellished with wooden altars of '700 and several cycles of frescoes of the XV cent. and XVI cent. by Alamanno, Vincenzo Pagani and Cola dell'Amatrice. During the summer there are numerous musical activities, film and theater, and you can also see the typical medieval historical re-enactment.
Cossignano still preserves old habits that we can found in the typical culinary products such as: beans with pork skin, grilled sausages, ham, roast pork, cod, polenta, stuffed "crepes", cooked wine, cheese and pears, "Taccu". These products are reproduced in the tourist season for our guests so, participating in the festivals, they can approach the culture of the small village of Marche.
The main events:
- October: Autumn Festival
- January 17: Feast of San Antonio
- April 25: Feast and Fair of Saint George
- July 26: Commemoration of the threshing
- August 1: "Nights of Saint George"
- August 9: Festival of fried fish
- August 15: Sausage Festival
Located a few kilometers from the Adriatic Sea and immersed in a green hilly landscape, Ascoli Piceno is surrounded by Sibillini Mountains and Laga Mountains. The city, rich in history and culture, has ancient origins and it was founded by Piceni. With its narrow and winding streets, its towers and characteristics doors, it still maintains at today the typical medieval aspect. People Square, as in centuries past, is a meeting place of people. Here stands the Palace of Capitani del Popolo (XIII-XVI cent.), where inside it has been found large Roman remains and medieval buildings. Here, during the first week of August, we have the famous carousel of "Quintana", originally Renaissance tournament in which riders try to win a Palio. On the square stands the Church of Saint Francis and the Loggia of Merchants dated 1513. Between the typical products we find the truffles, first to taste we recommend the lasagna and, of course, the most famous dish constituted by Ascoli olives stuffed with meat, breaded and fried. The Festingo is instead a Christmas cake made of dried figs, almonds and raisins. Between the wines D.O.C. we find the Piceno Red and Macerata White Hills.
The important events:
- August 5: Feast of the Patron Saint Emidio
- First Sunday of August: Procession of "Quintana"
- Sunday and Tuesday of Carnival: Ascoli Carnival
- From April 30 to May 3: mixed fried Italian
San Benedetto del Tronto
San Benedetto del Tronto is an important town in the Marche Coast, it's a very active fishing center and a major seaside resorts of the mid-Adriatic. The town is situated between the Tesino rivers at North and Tronto river at South and it has a long beach of fine white sand that slopes gently into the sea, characterized by shallow water. The seafront is characterized by lush vegetation mainly consists of palm trees that grow on the beach too. For this peculiarity San Benedetto del Tronto is also referred to as ''the Riviera of the palms''. There are many sports facilities and activities connected with the presence of sea as the Marina and the Yacht Club. The typical dish of San Benedetto del Tronto is a "soup to Sanbenedettese", a fish soup unique in its kind. The main festivities occur in October 13 (Saint Benedict martyr) and the last Sunday of July (our Lady of Navy).
The panoramic viewpoint of Piceno, situated on a hill where the view can space from Adriatic Sea to blue mountains of Leopardi, is one of the major centers of this land. Just 12 km from the sea, 15 km from Ascension Mount and 40 km from the Sibillini Mountain Natural Park, the village offers beautiful landscapes to traveler who is attentive in the values of the host land.
The orange flag assigned in recent years by TCI confirms the commitment to unite the splendor of the historic city's at quality of life, hospitality and services that are increasingly attentive to the needs of tourists. A tourist offer that aims at fostering the identity of the places where the environment, culture, wine and gastronomy are seen in a perspective of quality development.
The extensive municipality, which falls partly in the Superior Red Piceno, is characterized by intensive agricultural production. Sharing in the associations of the Wine City and Oil City, it represents very well the typical landscape of Marche so characteristically marked by the hand of man. The valleys and the hills that gently descend to the sea, are carved by small streams and they have been shaped during the centuries by the farmers work: the naturalis nature coexists with artificialis nature in an intense and balanced living exchange.
The main festive occasions:
- Octave of Easter: Fire Horse
- Good Friday: Procession of the Dead Christ
- July 22: Feast of the patron Saint Mary Magdalene
- Every Sunday in July and August: Red at night
- First Sunday of August: Feast of grain and threshing
- 14 and 15 August: puzzle gourmet
- Last week of August: ensemble music courses and further completion
- Second Sunday of October: International choral
- Last Sunday in October: super chestnut
- From November 8 to November 30: The streets of Bacchus
- From December 20 to January 17: artistic nativity scene in the square
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Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats
Last updated on March 16, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $135
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Local Guides/Maps
- Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 300 square meters