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“A holiday in paradise”
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Relax in the evening - so peaceful
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Relax in the evening - so peaceful
Your apartment has lots of room and wide open views. A pool with a view
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506 reviews
Relax in the evening - so peaceful
Your apartment has lots of room and wide open views.
A pool with a view
Shall we take a drive out this afternoon or just take it easy and look at the view?
Maybe you fancy apartment Ricci with a spiral staircase?
Your own private garden - would you like lunch here?
One of the things you really want is a good nights sleep
Fancy a swim? or maybe just take it easy and read your magazine
Are you joining us for our free pizza party on Monday?
We think a nice bathroom is so important
Extensive landscaped grounds means there is space for everyone
Get lost in a big big bed!
Sunflowers everywhere in the summer
If there is anything else you need, just ask
Now maybe that is the spot to chill-out this afternoon!
I never get tired of that view!
We have lots of lavender by the steps to the pool
There is everything I need in this kitchen
Each apartment has a  unique feature
What do you fancy for lunch?
Shall we have a game of Bocce on the top lawn?
Not too much around to disturb you
There are always lots of places to sit, relax and look at the view.
Take a trip up to the mountains - spectacular!
Breakfast in bed? -  relax, you deserve it
I wonder what's in that little town over there on the hill? let's ask Bob & Ian
Sit for a while - no need to rush around here!
Lunch in your own private garden.
Lets pick something from the veggie garden for lunch
I want to find a beautiful bay on the Conero today
Lets go for a walk in the grounds
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Francavilla d'Ete, Province of Fermo, Marche

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Louise S
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A holiday in paradise”
Reviewed 11 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We had the most amazing time as it was so peaceful. Having stayed in many apartments in different countries this is the first time we have felt comfortable to spend most of our evenings staying at the apartment and cooking a meal. It's such a beautiful environment and the kitchen is well equipped. You definitely need a car as there is nowhere nearby to pick up essentials but you just need to be well organised. Bob and Ian are fantastic hosts and so helpful. Great swimming pool - like swimming in the middle of a field!

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Liked best: The views and the peace and quiet
Liked least: The driving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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PTbibi
Clinton, Washington
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4 reviews
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“Pure Alchemy”
Reviewed 30 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Having travelled a very long way (Seattle to Italy) in hopes that our planned holiday at Casal dei Fichi would bring both rest and a new adventure we were blessed with that exact magic. Bob and Ian have transformed this property into an extraordinarily special place where the combination of their attention to detail, insuring one's comfort and 'having fun', are met with their enthusiasm and high standard to deliver just that! Our unit ( Rafaello) had everything we needed to feel comfortable and cared for. ( Weekly cleaning with fresh bedding, kitchen stocked with local wine, olive oil, fresh eggs, grounds proferring fresh produce from the garden and/or fruit from the trees, lots of DVD movies available, wonderful guide book prepared by them with personal suggestions of sites to visit, restaurants to experience, even extras such as a boat trip, shopping, markets and festivals). Add to this magical combination the weekly pizza party (loved learning how to make pizza dough), the opportunity to meet other guests (but with ones own private sitting area this was always a personal choice, not any sort of expectation or pressure to do so ) and the genuine friendliness of the local people in this region and you have the elements of alchemy. We so enjoyed meeting fellow guests as well as friends of Bob and Ian's and can easily see why they have the volume of repeat business. We are actively plotting our return. This is truly a magical place!

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Liked best: High standard of attention to all details to insure ones comfort, privacy, AND inclusion with all that the are has to offer
Liked least: Can't think of anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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harryworc...
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22 reviews
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“Hidden treasure!”
Reviewed 29 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

After planning to visit Marche for the past 10 years, my husband and I chose Casal Dei Fichi as our base. What a clever move!! It is set amongst the most beautiful landscape of Marche surrounded by mountains full of sunflowers.The 6 apartments, all different, are spacious, spotlessly clean and are well equipped .The swimming pool sparkles in the sunlight amongst the well attended gardens. You are encouraged to use the garden produce, fresh eggs from the chickens.The pizza night was fun - making and cooking your own pizza washed down with the local very drinkable wine. We also mingled with the other guests all of whom had visited before - I can see why! You can be as private or as sociable as you wish. Exploring the area was an absolute delight! The hosts Bob and Ian are attentive and nothing too much trouble. We will be back!

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Liked best: The apartments and the beauty of Marche
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Bill M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“An ideal place to chill out.”
Reviewed 29 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Having been highly recommended by friends, Casal dei Fichi fully lived up to expectations. The nicely laid out and tastefully decorated self-catering apartment provided all the necessary facilities. In addition, the landscaped gardens provide a comfortable environment in which to relax and Bob and Ian, who could not have been more helpful, brought a friendly atmosphere to our stay.

Surrounded by beautiful scenery the villa proved a convenient base from which to visit many of the attractive small hilltop towns and also for further afield trips to Ascoli Picena and Urbino. More locally Francavilla d’Ete and Moligno catered for most of our culinary needs.

As frequent visitors to Italy we consider Casal dei Fichi and the hitherto undiscovered Le Marche region to be one of our best, if not the best, holiday destinations in our 25 years of visiting this beautiful and interesting country.

Bill & Heather

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Liked best: The ambience of the villa and its setting
Liked least: Thunderstorm for the first 2 days
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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susanmorr...
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Splendid”
Reviewed 29 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Excellent accommodation, sympathetically restored and very well furnished with a lovely pool, situated in a fabulous landscape of rolling countryside bounded by towering mountains and long sandy beaches.
Bob and Ian are warm, friendly and approachable but never intrusive. They genuinely want to help their guests to have the best holiday experience...and we did.

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Liked best: Bob and Ian
Liked least: Can't think of anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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