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Monastero Sant Ansovino

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Romantic evenings by the pool
The Grand Salon
A special dinner by the pool
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Overview
6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
14 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Sant'Ansovino is a 12th century Benedictine monastery nestling in the breathtaking and tranquil hills of central Italy at the crossroads of Tuscany, Umbria and Le Marche. It has been lovingly restored into an elegant and comfortable holiday home using all original materials. Modern conveniences such as en-suite marble bathrooms, Wi-Fi broadband internet links, a large American-sized fridge and professional range cooker abound. Whilst outside, you can sip wine on the terrace, enjoy lunch under the loggia (which has a wood-fired oven as well as a bbq), or simply relax in the large heated swimming pool. An ideal destination for family holidays, anniversary celebrations or indeed a wedding. There is an excellent restaurant within walking distance, together with a wine bar and a bar/shop (ope...Sant'Ansovino is a 12th century Benedictine monastery nestling in the breathtaking and tranquil hills of central Italy at the crossroads of Tuscany, Umbria and Le Marche. It has been lovingly restored into an elegant and comfortable holiday home using all original materials. Modern conveniences such as en-suite marble bathrooms, Wi-Fi broadband internet links, a large American-sized fridge and professional range cooker abound. Whilst outside, you can sip wine on the terrace, enjoy lunch under the loggia (which has a wood-fired oven as well as a bbq), or simply relax in the large heated swimming pool. An ideal destination for family holidays, anniversary celebrations or indeed a wedding. There is an excellent restaurant within walking distance, together with a wine bar and a bar/shop (open 7 days a week). San Ansovino lies about 4KM East of the beautiful medieval village of Apecchio which offers a wide range of services including a bank (with ATM), several supermarkets, bars, numerous excellent restaurants, a post office, chemist etc. The world famous UNESCO City of Urbino is just 40 minutes away, as are other beautiful hill towns. For the more adventurous we are able to offer many activities including, mountain biking, truffle hunting, and rock climbing, as well as cooking lessons and wine tasting. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite), 2 Showers
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About the Owner
Marc G
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 30 July 2019

Warm welcome by Anna, who had been a great host to us. Group of 9-14 happy people enjoying the cool chapel as a study, the pool as a Place to relax, held a ping pong tournament, had great walks in the mountains and really loved...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank karo n
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a beautifully restored property with the special touches of a loved home. Owner Louise and host Anna made us feel very welcome and cared for. Really excellent for families and young children. Wonderful old chapel hall with piano and antiques, several lounges, kitchen...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank godfreym48
Management response:Responded 15 November 2017

Dear Godfrey, very many thanks for your lovely review and for being such delightful guests. The team and I hope to welcome you back very soon. With best wishes Louise

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

San Ansovino was a beautiful place in a largely tourist free area of Italy. We had four families (total 8 adults and 5 kids aged 0-8) stay at the monastery and it was wonderful. Lots of space to be together or apart, the pool was...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank 320craigs
Management response:Responded 3 September 2017

It is always lovely to get a great review, but especially one from someone who clearly appreciates all the history, beauty and tranquility this wonderful area has to offer. I know that Anna and the team will also really appreciate your kind words. Thank you...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

With 2 families we enjoyed a very comfortable, relaxing holiday at this place. The house is very special, well equipped, cool. has enough space for even 14 people. We enjoyed the swimming pool very much as we had high temperatures: very nice to be able...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Fernanne V
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Dear Fernanne, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review and for being such delightful guests. We hope to be able to welcome you back very soon. With best wishes from us all at San Ansovino. Louise

Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was clearly a massive conversion and a big house (previously monastery) and yet the rooms as cosy and well appointed. Was particularly impressed by the facilities in the kitchen but then not surprised as they can cope with 14 people! The people that maintained...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Additional amenities & feature info
There are masses of books and games (in English) and since the owners have young children, two built in stairgates, highchairs, and child friendly cutlery, cups, plates etc.
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About the neighbourhood
Lying on the crossroads of Le Marche, Umbria and Tuscany a visit here offers a wonderful opportunity to visit many fascinating towns and sites. This area was frequently visited by travellers making their way between Florence and Urbino and in towns like (Arezzo and Sanselpolcro) you can almost feel their presence. No trip to this area would be complete without visiting Urbino, or indeed to see the Roman remains in Furlo. Gubbio is approximately 30 minutes away, and Assisi approximately an hour and a half. Much nearer home Piobicco (five mins drive) has a castle museum with a fascinating collection of antique clothes. The town of Apecchio is a lovely example of a medieval hill town, with an excellent fossil museum, this is a town in which the locals are proud to be able to leave thei...
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