La Camera Ancona, Le Marche, Italy
Resurrected from profound disrepair by London expats and internationally renowned architects and designers, this 1940’s hilltop apartment has been reborn as a chic and contemporary home that’s a refreshing interpretation in contemporary style.
Set on a hilltop compound in the small village of Arcevia in Italy’s Marche region, the property offers breathtaking 360 degree views of the bucolic countryside. The meticulous exterior stonework restoration and complete transformation of the interiors lend a renewed vitality and chic contempary update to this simple rustic residence.Working together with a team of local architects and craftsmen, the apartments were pared down to the essentials and given a subtle lift, creating a more contemporary space. Entering through a private ground floor garden and terrace, the large open plan living room is intimate and bright with east facing windows, cool concrete floors and a cozy fireplace. Furnished with a collection of modern pieces and a few marquee objets d’art, the effect is easy and relaxed with subtle sophistication. The all in one kitchen and dining area serves up to four inside or out on the dining terrace and lounge. With one ensuite bedroom the apartment is ideal for two.
A separate communal lounge and spa serves as a club house of sorts and features a large lounge with library, open fire place and bar. Down the dramatic spiral stair are the sauna, hamman and indoor relaxation areas with the stunning black infinity pool just outside. With extensive gardens, lawns and outdoor lounge areas, you can fire up the BBQ, wander the grounds, swim or explore the beautiful countryside. Simple and chic, this apartment offers a peaceful and relaxing rural escape.
Wifi throughout, Satellite cable TV/DVD, audio system with CD player. Housekeeping and laundry facilities. Luxury linens, robes and Korres personal care and bath products. Library, games and mountain bikes available for guest use. Parking.
COMMON AREAS SLIDESHOW
Just five minutes outside the beautiful hill town of Arcevia. Often described as one of Italy’s best kept secrets, the Le Marche region offers spectacular mountain scenery, unspoiled beaches and the best in traditional Italian culture where picturesque villages are full of beautifully preserved ancient architectural and cultural treasures. Arcevia is located in the foothills of the Appennine 35 km inland from the Adriatic coast and the resort town of Senigallia, where you’ll find some of the best and largest beaches in Italy.