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“Another lovely stay at Villa San Raffaello”
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Sarnano from the pool
Sarnano zoom with the villa
Sarnano, the medieval village from Villa San raffaello cortile
Apartment damiano double bedroom
The villa and gardens from distance
Apartment Gigi Bedroom
Apartment Damiano  35m Lounge
Apartment Elisa Double bedroom
Apartment Gigi kitchen
The Villa from the pool
The barn apartment with Sibillini Mountains beyond
The Villa at Night
View from the villa
Medieval sarnano from the courtyard
Flank shot of barn apartment
Swings slide and climbing frame
One of the lounges
Apartment Damiano bedroom
The drive at Villa San Raffaello
The front of the villa in evening sun
Apartment Grazia Lounge
Posing at the pool
Dining al fresco in the courtyard
Apartment Gigi Lounge
Sarnano backdrop to some chilling
Apartment Gigi dining
The Sibillini mountains from the pool
The villa from the pool
Mountain views from the garden
Apartment Elisa balcony
Damiano dining and kitchen beyond
Villa from the pool at night
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Sarnano, Province of Macerata, Marche

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londonart...
london
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Another lovely stay at Villa San Raffaello”
Reviewed 12 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Our fourth trip to the Villa and lovely as ever.
Beautiful mountain walk, swimming in Lake Fiastra and then one of the best meals we've ever had in Italy at the Refuggio overseen by the owner, who is also the local mayor.
Sarnarno is such a gem, the gorgeous square at the top of the town, great restaurants and bars, and shopping for local produce. And rural Italy is such good value.
Villa San Raffaello is comfortable and stylish with a large pool and Damien and Sharon are great hosts.

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Liked best: View from our terrace of the Sibillines and Sarnarno
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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rikgreenw...
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“Fantastic accommodation in a beautiful part of Italy. We want to go back!”
Reviewed 24 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Everything about our trip to Villa San Raffaello exceeded expectations and we had a brilliant week. The apartment was spacious, very comfortable and had everything we needed including good wifi. We were in the top floor apartment which has great views out out onto the Sibillini mountains. We felt completely at home and were made to feel very welcome by the owner, Damien, who was extremely helpful throughout our stay with local advice about where to go, what to do and which restaurants to try.

The villa has fantastic gardens, which guests can use, and plenty of space for everyone who's staying there to have privacy. You can swing in a hammock in the vineyard, chill in a deck chair, or sit by the pool and just stare at the beautiful mountains. There's also areas for bbqs and eating outside.

The villa is about 1km from Sarnano which is a beautiful little town full of charm. The local character has been preserved and it's full of local shops, bars and restaurants. But not in a touristy way at all. We ate at several of the restaurants all of which were very good and very reasonably priced. I still can't get over paying €1.50 for a very large glass of the local red wine!

The Sibillini mountains and national park are big reasons for visiting this part of Italy. The area is packed full of hikes through wild flower meadows, up mountains or along gorges. It's all stunning! The Villa is in the foothills of the mountains and 500 meters from the national park so everything is easily accessible.

We didn't know too much about the area before visiting, but knew that it wasn't as touristy as some other parts and we weren't disappointed. It felt very genuine and the area is absolutely stunning. We're already making plans to return!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Molly K
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Everything we could have asked for in an Italian countryside villa!”
Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Spent 4 nights here in mid-April with my mom on a vacation touring different places in Italy. We absolutely loved staying here. It was our favorite part of our 3-week trip. The views from the kitchen window in Apartment Grazia were spectacular, and I couldn't get used to seeing them every morning even after 4 days. The apartment was so comfortable and well-appointed. It was more than enough room for the two of us and would suit a family or group of 6-7 perfectly. Wi-fi access and all the amenities were as advertised, and everything else about the villa and the grounds and the location exceeded our expectations. Damien and Sharon have done a BEAUTIFUL job restoring this old villa into a vacation paradise, and its location outside the charming Medieval walled city of Sarnano makes it even more magical. Damien was an excellent and gracious host, answering all of our questions, giving us helpful information about the town and how to navigate getting food and supplies for our stay, and delighting with us when we found out information about our ancestors from Sarnano.

I will definitely be coming back to visit this place again as soon as I can, and I encourage all travelers looking for a peaceful, relaxing, authentic Italian countryside experience not to pass up this treasured property!! It has so much more to offer than what we were able to experience in our short stay, but I look forward to going back someday to explore the surrounding mountains and all the natural splendor of the national parks nearby. Truly a wonderful, soul-filling experience here, we cannot thank our hosts enough for creating it for us.

Molly K.
USA
Traveled with my mom, April 2015

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Your age range 25-34
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David E
Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Villa San Raffaello achieved our expectations.”
Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Villa San Raffaello achieved our expectations. The welcome was warm, the accommodation was spacious, the pool was maintained to a high standard and our hosts were most helpful. We found good rambling on tracks and quiet roads around Sarnano, as well as more adventurous outings into the Sibillini mountains.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Becca W
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“The perfect setting for a well earned rest”
Reviewed 28 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

The Villa is situated just outside of the local historic town of Sarnano so you have a perfect choice of privacy and comfort at the Villa and a variety of activities and excursions all in beautiful surroundings of Le Marche.
Damien's extensive knowledge of the region helps a visitor to really make the most of their time here, insider information is always a plus!
Thank you for making us so welcome.

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ianr12320...
Toronto, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Our best villa experience in Italy!”
Reviewed 7 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We spent a delightful warm spring week at Villa San Raffaello. We have enjoyed renting several villa accommodations in central Italy, none more than this one. The villa is less than five minutes by car to beautiful Sarnano with its many shops and restaurants. The surrounding area boasts charming towns and villages and endless possibilities for walks in the hills. You can ramble directly from the villa, taking in lovely hilly countryside untarnished by commercial or industrial development. The compact two-bedroom unit we rented (for two couples) was really charming – done in the “Tuscan” style of gentrified rustic with smart modern kitchen and bathroom. Best of all was the spacious, sheltered balcony with its spectacular west-facing view of Sarnano and the hills -- in late afternoon a perfect spot for drinks in the magical golden light. Damien was a super host who welcomed us warmly and provided us with plenty of advice on what to see and do. He provided us with lots of DVDs, CDs, and board games, as well as wood for the fire, and he even linked us up with local events that gave us a special connection to the community and its history. You can instantly tell that Damien loves meeting and engaging with people, and that he takes great pride in his garden and the property generally. I cannot recommend Villa San Raffaello strongly enough.

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Liked best: A perfect host for a charming country property handy to town
Travelling group: Friends
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219jdj
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantstasic, relaxing week”
Reviewed 21 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We had a lovely, relaxing week. We went with our two boys (9 and 11 years old) who made friends with the other children there. The setting of the villa is idyllic and the accommodation itself is perfect. We enjoyed eating outside on our balcony and one evening all the families came together for a bbq. The owners couldn't have been more helpful. Overall it was a perfect week.

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Liked best: The surrounding countryside
Liked least: The turn from the road into the drive
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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