Price Starting from € 7500 per week (more information) Price on request.
Sleeps 8-10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 6
Accessibility The house is not specifically accessible for those with mobility problems.
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L'Opera


The verdant landscape that surrounds this large property is reflected in the calm energy within, all just a short drive from the beautiful beaches of the Adriatic


Note: L'Opera will be offered in this setting for max 8-10 guests. On request this property can be prepared also for 16-18 guest where more ensuites will be opened for guests. Pricing for larger groups mentioned under 'availability'.

Set in one of the most unspoilt areas of Italy, L'Opera is a seamless fusion of ancient buildings and modern design. Once run as a boutique hotel, this large property is set over three buildings, parts of which are known to date from as far back as 1485.

Guests are indulged by the spacious layout that includes a two-storey main building with a breathtaking entrance, an impressively large living room, a state-of-the-art kitchen and three double bedrooms upstairs. This is attached to a smaller two-storey farmhouse (Annex 1) with three further bedrooms, one of which is a fabulous principal suite. A further, stand-alone building (Annex 2) houses a yoga studio, Jacuzzi, sauna and hammam on the ground floor. Here, glass doors open to the pool at one end and to the expansive view over the surrounding hills along the longer wall, while upstairs there's a large, family-sized bedroom. All rooms have a floor-cooling system.

The buildings’ simple, clean lines are thoughtfully decorated with a modern mix of Nordic and Italian interior design in ice-cream colours. Much of the furniture has been custom-made exclusively for the property using high-end materials, and unique flea-market finds add elegance and comfort to an interior that is light and bright, original and relaxing. 

The property’s tranquil setting offers magnificent views from myriad vantage points, including from the infinity-edge pool. L'Opera's layout means guests can always find a quiet corner while large groups can party with ease thanks to the big reception rooms, separate buildings, beautiful grounds and the easy inside-outside flow between. In fact, it's the perfect location for a big celebration - please get in touch with our team if you would like to discuss this further. 

While you could happily spend your entire holiday at the house and in its lovely gardens, it would be a shame not to explore the ancient towns of Urbino, Gubbio and Fabriano, or the Adriatic coast.

Rooms description


Bedrooms

There are nine double en-suite bedrooms - six are upstairs in the main building, two in Annex 1 and a family room upstairs in Annex 2. In the 8-10 max guests set up only the main building bedrooms will be offered. When the house will be used for 16-18 guests also the annexes will be offered.
These are beautiful calm spaces in natural colours with whitewashed wooden beamed ceilings. As with the rest of the house, the feel of things has been carefully considered which means the floors are smooth and lovely to walk on in bare feet and the linen on the beds makes for a great night's sleep. Big and light and airy, these are rooms that are restful retreats.

Bathrooms

All the bedrooms are en-suite. While some of the showers are placed behind the wall at the head of the bed, most rooms have a separate shower room. Light and bright with big mirrors and high-spec fixtures and fittings, they follow the less-is-more design of the rest of the house.

Kitchen

The kitchen, with its natural oak island, is in the main house and, along with other pieces throughout the property, was custom-made by a local carpenter. Expertly equipped - all appliances are by Mareno - it's a fabulous space to prep and cook although the views from the window may prove distracting. If you would prefer to have a chef to prepare a special meal or for every meal throughout your stay, please let us know and we can arrange it.

Living rooms

The vast double reception room is located in the main building and opens onto the dining room. Its central feature is its high ceiling with a walkway to the bedroom area on the second floor. Guests can choose to dine inside or out.

Other rooms

Two pantries are located in the main building, along with a hub for the home-control technology and a laundry area. The ground floor of Annex 2, which is separate from the main building, is a wellness area with a yoga studio, a Jacuzzi, hammam and sauna.

Facilities


Cleaning

The property is cleaned twice a week, linen and towels are changed weekly, and the garden and pool are regularly maintained throughout the year.

Amenities

private pool, air conditioning, dogs allowed, espresso machine, sonos music system, hob/stove, oven, fridge, fridge with freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron+board, satellite TV, wifi, central heating, cot, high chair, barbeque, hairdryer

Accessibility

The house is not specifically accessible for those with mobility problems.

Outside

The property is surrounded by a large garden with far-reaching views of the valley and a delightful sense of space. Guests can stare at this view from the various chairs and loungers dotted about. There is a large shaded outdoor dining terrace with a long table, and the recently built 10m x 4m pool has sun loungers on two terraces next to it.

Notes

Availability & Pricing


weekly prices
from 6 January 2024 to 30 March 2024 € 7500
from 30 March 2024 to 1 June 2024 € 9500
from 1 June 2024 to 28 September 2024 € 10500
from 28 September 2024 to 26 October 2024 € 9500
from 26 October 2024 to 21 December 2024 € 8500
from 21 December 2024 to 4 January 2025 € 9500
Price on request.
Cleaning included in the rental fee
Extra cleaning: EUR 30 per hour
Baby cot & high chair: EUR 100
Dog: EUR 100.
Security deposit: EUR 1.000 to be paid to SU before arrival as specified in the booking confirmation.
Deposit: 30% upon booking, balance 30 days before arrival.
If the house will be booked in the max 16-18 setting the prices will be:
EUR 9.500 in low season, EUR 13.000 in mid season and EUR 14.500 in peak season.   
Sustainability For every booking we make on this property, we will plant a tree through our charitable partner, Trees for All.
Arrival & Departure Saturdays (depending on other bookings) arrival as of 4 PM and departure latest 10 AM. Other arrival and departures days on request.

Leisure & Activities


Activities

Some of the best beaches of the Adriatic are within 30-50 minutes’ drive of the property, including the white cliffs of Monte Conero, which is prized as one of Italy's loveliest beaches. Visit the caves at Frasassi and Furlo, as well as Monte Sibylline and Monte San Bartolo and experience the full glory of this coastline. If you've come for the food, you won't be disappointed. You have the pick of two Michelin starred restaurants: Moreno Cedroni's Madonnina del Pescatore and Mauro Uliassi's eponymous Uliassi in Senigallia. We recommend you don't try to choose between them but try them both and that you add Clandestino in Portonovo, too - it's well worth the drive.

Specials

We are happy to tailor-make itineraries for your stay, which might include the services of a local guide, massage therapist, personal trainer and/or a yoga instructor. We can also organise a private chef for your entire stay, someone who can prepare a special lunch, dinner or BBQ when required, or cooking lessons for guests. L'Opera is the perfect property to host friends and family for a big celebration. If you would like any help with organising any or all of these, please contact us directly for rates and availability.

Happenings

L'Opera is perfectly placed to make the most of the region's great cultural and gastronomic events, including the Summer Jamboree festival in Senigallia, the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, the historical Palio dell'Oca in Cagli, and, when in season, the local black truffle markets. In the autumn, the national white truffle market takes place in Acqualagna and Pergola, the olive and olive oil market in Cartoceto and more events in Senigallia.

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Surroundings


Location
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Surroundings

L'Opera is in the Montaiate area of the Le Marche Apennines. The nearest town is Pergola, just 7km away, where you'll find all you need, including a bakery, pharmacy, butcher and several restaurants and bars. A little further away you'll find Cagli, Urbino, Gubbio and Fabriano, while the towns on the Adriatic coast, specifically Senigallia, Marotta and Fano, are all within 50 minutes of the house.

Travel

Air
The nearest airports are Ancona [AOI] (62km); Perugia [PEG] (80km); and Bologna [BLQ] (195km).

Rail
The nearest station is at Urbino. You really do need a car which you can rent at the station.

Road
Exit the SP3 just before Cagli.

Distances

The villa is close to several towns, and the beaches of the Adriatic, including: Pergola (7km); Sassoferrato (18km); Cagli (20km); Furlo (21km); Acqualagna (28km); Frasassi (32km); Cartoceto (33km); Marotta (37km); Fano (42km); Senigallia (44km); Urbino (45 km); Pesaro (54km); Ancona (72 km); Assisi (90 km); Porto-Novo (90km); Perugia (100 km); Florence (200 km); and Rome (246km).

Your villa and Covid-19


To prevent any possible spread of Covid-19 and to enable you to enjoy a safe and relaxing holiday, all our villas are cleaned to the highest standard possible, and according to the latest Italian health and safety regulations.

Perfect hygiene: to ensure an exceptional level of hygiene in all our villas, we’ve worked with our owners to create a Covid-19 villa management protocol. Based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation, and in compliance with current Italian national law, this protocol goes above and beyond our usual rigorous cleaning standards.

Prior to arrival, your villa will have been fully sanitised, including all surfaces, objects, kitchen items, curtains, sofas, throws, pillows, toys, and in and around the pool. You are welcome to ask for a detailed list of the entire cleaning procedure we do after each departure and before welcoming new guests to the property.

The owner of this house has complied with the following standards:

  • To ensure the necessary information concerning social distancing and the use of masks is available to all guests
  • To guarantee availability of and accessibility to hand hygiene systems with hydro-alcoholic solutions and soaps in all inside areas of, and pertaining to, the villa
  • To guarantee cleaning and disinfection of all areas according to national authority guidelines. Further information is available on request
  • For the swimming pool: to guarantee the efficacy of the water treatments, while respecting legal limits (the parameter for free active chlorine in the pool is between 1.0 – 1.5 mg/l; combined chlorine ≤ 0.40 mg/l; pH 6.5 – 7.5 or equivalent oxygen)
  • For air conditioning systems: to guarantee the air re-circulation function is switched off and, according to the manufacturer’s instructions, with the plant in off-mode, to clean the air filters of the heating/cooling plants that use heat pumps, fan coils and convectors, at the end of each stay

For more general information about Covid-19 in Italy, please click here.


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