It’s peaceful here. Olive, fig and mulberry trees surround you and views soar over fields of sunflowers and wheat. Start your day with a long, lazy breakfast under the pergola: salami, cheese, eggs, ham and honey all come from neighbouring farms, fruits and vegetables are picked from the garden here and the bread is home-baked. Choose a book from the library (you’ll find them in four languages) and settle in the living area with its exposed brick walls and linen-covered sofas.
The saltwater pool is large enough for laps and the loungers are invitingly comfy but there’s also plenty to do. You can hike or cycle through two national parks and many local ones, join a truffle hunt then have lunch at the hunter’s house or head to the coast for boat trips or swimming in crystal clear waters under mighty cliffs.
Return to walk-in rain showers and super bedrooms with views all the way to the mountains of the Monti Sibillini National Park.