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Country Houses: posts and news

Country Houses: posts and news

The backcountry of the region Marche is dotted with country houses, sometimes centuries old buildings, and sometimes more recent buildings, that have the features of being located far from the frenzy of the city and modernity, becoming almost a shelter and barrier against stress and other “evils of the city” for those who live there.

Houses with land: how to make the most of it

Each building hat its own peculiarity: there are houses with various size located in the backcountry, close to the sea or in the old town. And then, there are houses with land, almost a separate category.

Houses to restore: find out more

Are you thinking about buying a house to restore? Or did you see houses to restore in the region Marche on our website and you are worried about wasting money and time?

Porto Recanati and its brodetto

Porto Recanati’s brodetto

Maiolati Spontini and Gaspare Spontini

Maiolati Spontini: on the notes of a magical itinerary

San Marcello and the Telephone Museum

Getting to know the region Marche: the Telephone Museum in San Marcello Curiosity and history immersed into the green landscape

Pesaro and Rossini

Getting to know the region Marche: Pesaro and Rossini.

Polverigi and the land of castles

Getting to know the region Marche: Polverigi and the land of castles.

Osimo and its caves

Getting to know the region Marche: Osimo.

Christmas traditions in the region Marche

Christmas in the region Marche: a story of warmth and sharing.

Christmas Markets in the region Marche between Fermo and Ascoli Piceno

Discover the region Marche: Christmas Markets between Fermo and Ascoli Piceno.

Christmas markets in the region Marche between Ancona and Macerata

Discover the region Marche: Christmas markets between Ancona and Macerata.

Christmas Markets in the region Marche: between Pesaro and Urbino

Discover the region Marche: Christmas markets between Pesaro and Urbino.

Ostra and its Arts and Crafts

Excellences of the region Marche: Ostra’s Arts and Crafts.

Belvedere Ostrense’s Salamora

Knowing the region Marche: Belvedere Ostrense’s Salamora.

Visit Marche, its literature and arts

Visit Marche: literature, painting and music.

Apiro and its polenta

Let’s discover the region Marche: Apiro and polenta.

Recanati and its Leopardi

Let’s discover the region Marche: Recanati and its Leopardi.

Cupramontana, Verdicchio wine capital

Let’s discover the region Marche: Cupramontana, the Verdicchio wine capital.

Morro d’Alba and its Lacrima

Let’s discover the region Marche: Morro d’Alba and its Lacrima.

Arcevia and its ottofile corn

Let’s discover the region Marche: Arcevia and its “ottofile” corn.

Farmhouses in the region Marche: vineyard and wine

IWine raises the soul and the mind, and all worries leave the human heart.

The Marche countryside: garden and officinal herbs

Which plant can you find in the Marche countryside? And which flower?

Houses by the sea in the region Marche: the Adriatic Sea

Buying one of the houses by the sea in the region Marche is a highly appropriate choice for those who love nature. The Adriatic Sea, in those places, shaped beautiful sandy or stone beaches, with well-equipped beach resorts and breath-taking public beaches. The region Marche is one of the Italian regions and countries – think of...

Farmhouses in the region Marche in the province of Pesaro Urbino

Marche is a particular region, distinguished by plurality, not only in its name (in fact Marche is plural for Marca, the only Italian region with a plural name!) but also in its landscape: the region covers the Apennine mountains and the coasts on the Adriatic Sea.

Farmhouse with land in Marche: seasonal fruits and vegetables

When you own a farmhouse with a plot of land in the region Marche, you have uncountable advantages and benefits, it helps you develop your bond to the land so that doing activities such as agriculture might arouse ancient traditions that allow you to enjoy every day the produce you collect.

Farmhouse in the Region Marche with swimming pool: types

A sweet shelter, a small distraction and the certainty of a home with exclusive comforts: this and much more could be a farmhouse in the Marche with swimming pool in the Marche.

Farmhouse with SPA in the region Marche: enjoying well-being

What is better than a farmhouse immersed among the green hills of the region Marche? A farmhouse with SPA in Marche. Well-being comes from the two words “well” and “being”, which means living well.

In the region Marche: 3 things to do and discover

If you have the fortune to live in a villa or a farmhouse in the region Marche, we suggest some ideas to help you discover our region.

A farming business in the region Marche: how to start

The idea of starting a farming business is not a typical choice nowadays: technology helped develop so many other jobs that keep us away from traditional practices.

Farmhouses in the region Marche: cultivate agriculture

Farmhouses in the region Marche often have the same features, indoors they can have several floors and an essential element is the fireplace.

Stone farmhouses in the region Marche: history and tradition

The stone farmhouses in the region Marche are steeped in old stories and handed down from generation to generation.

Houses in Marche: 3 borgos that will surprise you

Houses in Marche have all the necessary qualities to give the people who live there unique experiences and emotions of arts, history, nature and delicious food in a timeless frame.

Buying a house in Marche: your advantages at a glance

For the purchase of a house in the Italian region Marche we suggest addressing a real estate agency. You would get many additional services and you would have a guarantee of excellence and trust, so that you are protected and your investment is much safer.

Houses to restore in Marche: your advantages at a glance

Whenever you speak about houses to restore in the region Marche, in the popular imagination you often think of non-recoverable old and worn-out ruins, which would probably be better to demolish and then rebuilt anew. Why then all these efforts in buying a house to rebuild? That is actually the wrong thing to do. Let…

Villas and castles in the region Marche: valuable heritage

Villas and castles in the region Marche have always represented a benchmark for aristocracy. Although at first the castle used to be the dwelling place of the king and a shelter for the king’s subjects, and then during the Fifteenth century it turned into the dwelling place for the Landlord in the countryside and more…

Houses by the sea: why choose the region Marche

The sea has always been alluring for man, if you think that waters cover two thirds of the planet we live in. Water represents life, its flowing and its path; so that it is quite clear that everyone who needs quiet and calm moments might think, among others, about the sea.

Rustic houses for sale in the region Marche

The countryside of the region Marche is deeply characterized by rustic buildings, a concept that today has a different connotation compared to the past. The word “rustic” comes from the Latin word rus, i.e. “countryside”, and it is mainly used as adjective to describe the connection to rural areas or, in its negative connotation, to…

Visit Marche: the ancient folklore of the Carnival

Among the several good reasons for tourists from abroad and from other Italian regions to visit Marche – a multifaceted region and rich in history – there are: an incredibly beautiful, rich and multiform landscape of wild sea, the snow-clad mountains and the gentle hills, the strong culinary traditions and typical local products – referring…

Villas and farmhouses: value and tradition

In the region Marche, villas and farmhouses are the most typical and historical architectures that the territory offers. Charming in their appearance, they might be the perfect location for a special event or become your dream house.

Country houses for sale

Houses in the backcountry, especially those typical farmer’s houses in the Italian Region Marche dating back to the sharecropping period, are surrounded by a magical, welcoming and informal atmosphere, that still today remains, a fascination tied to the past traditions, times that seem so far away, but it was less than one century ago.

Enjoying Christmas & Holidays in the Italian region Marche

Christmas is the perfect time of the year to visit the italian region Marche: the atmosphere is enchanting, mountains and hills dress up in winter clothes, naked trees are decorated with lights and the city squares celebrate holidays.

Buying a house in the countryside

Why should you buy a house in the countryside? The air in the city seems unbreathable and the quality of life lowers, even if every comfort is at your fingertips.

Cuisine of the Italian region Marche in winter

The region Marche has a strong relationship with the territory and its richness, generations of men and women profited exclusively from what the land could give them, so that the cuisine of the Italian region Marche is vast and powerful, calling on ancient tastes and distant preparations, using raw materials that come from farming.

Stone farmhouses: an ancient material

Stone is an archaic, solid and compact material. Its view gives you a feeling of unconditional safety, thanks to its typical severe and unbreakable shapes. You can feel sheltered inside the stone walls, so that stone farmhouses have always represented a fascinating and handy solution.

Among the hills of the Region Marche with Fellini

The Region Marche is multi-colored from an environmental point of view, even though through the years it was unfairly almost completely ignored by arts, literature and mostly by the movies, since other places were chosen. In common belief it is deeply known this concept, even if it is not actually true: there were some very...

Farmhouses for sale in region Marche

Farmhouses and country houses used to be a secure shelter from city madness and were used by aristocrats during their holiday, i.e. a place for idleness at the time.

Landscape of the countryside

Nowadays the typical example of the landscape of the countryside in the region Marche, which is notoriously represented in portraits of Dukes of Montefeltro in the paintings by Piero della Francesca or in frescoes by Raphael, is to find rising upon the hills driving from the Adriatic coast on the back,

Fireplace: heating and tradition

Autumn has arrived, making leaves brown and air cold. In the region Marche weather is becoming uncertain, rain is more likely, and heating systems at home, like a wood burning fireplace, becomes necessary.

The medieval borgo

Continuity in time and variety in space are the two main features that drive history of medieval borgo and its countryside: history includes industry and arts, music and poetry, agriculture, rural and civic economy, manuscripts miniatures, the expertise of architects, painters and medical doctors.

Conservatories / Orangeries

Conservatories are magical rooms, they allow people to live outdoors without suffering from the outside temperatures.

Civil plaster and Venetian plaster

Civil plaster is the outward layer. It is applied to protect the wall but also to give a refined and pleasant touch to the surface. The sand that is used for the civil plaster is very thin and the width of the layer is not more than 3 mm.

Rural houses – plasters

Rural houses are notoriously built in bricks or in local stones, usually their walls are never perfected but most of the times they are left untreated, or rustic. 

Restoration and furnishing – Chapter 2

Very often, when we have to furnish a house, we get inspiration from interior design or architecture magazines that advise us through new shapes and colors.

Restoration and furnishing – Chapter 1

A shape limits our life; we live into our own shape, i.e. our body, that ancient covenants used to consider a unique entity together with mind and heart, contrary to our today’s belief (Leb, Nefes, Ruah, Basar).

The architectural restoration

Last week we spoke about the word restoration, about its dual meaning and our tendency to consider it as “bringing the building back to its ancient splendor”. We believe

Restoration work: splendor of villas

Villas, country houses and ancient buildings carry out a strong charm on everyone who loves the most beautiful architectural structures, especially if they keep visually their history and signs of old times, thanks to an expert restoration work.

The ideal villa

Last week we wrote about the emergence and devolopment of the concept – completely Italian – of the rustic villa and its modification through time. This post id about the ideal villa,

Rustic villa: an entirely Italian concept

The concept of the rustic villa developed in Italy, especially in the central Italian regions, and its features changed across history.

The garden: agreement between dream and reality

Nature is somewhat stunning and so are the scents and fragrances it emanates. Fresh cut grass, fresh lavander or rosemary, sweet perfume of a flower or the wet smell of dew:

The swimming pool: a beach in the countryside

The Summer season has just begun and the Region Marche turns itself into a colorful place full of quivering and shiny shades.