In a secret slice of eastern Italy, Nice2stay has discovered a hidden gem..a place full of charm, design & art..
Castello di Granarola was once an important feudal outpost, where wheat from the fertile valley below was stored and rationed out. What you see today is a sensitive reconstruction in local stone. In the nine self-catering suite apartments the owner (who is an interior designer) has used new and natural materials: wood, terracotta, ceramics and cast iron. Each apartment has its own theme, for example the Granaio (granary) suite, with shelves full of bread or the light Colombaia (dovecote) with bamboo bird cage lamps above the raised sleeping area. You will find qualitative beds with beautiful linen, fine care products, air conditioning and attractive details.
The location is beautiful, dominant on a hill with all-round views over the green hills and the coast of Le Marche. The nearest village is Gradara (5 min) and within 15 km you are in the larger towns Cattolica and Pesaro. A visit to the nature reserve San Bartolo is also worth a visit, there you will find beautiful quiet beaches ..
There is an inviting pool in the garden surrounded by a terrace, there is a communal BBQ, wood-fired pizza oven, a rain shower and a nice trattoria just outside the gate of the castle where you can eat!
White majolica royal suite
Cottage at the poolside (sea + dovecot)
Castle suite (magic bottles + granary)
All accommodations in our unique collection meet our high standards in quality, comfort, style and setting. We visit every place, meet the owners and explore the area, so we are sure that you will have a great holiday here!
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Castello di Granarola is located in the North East of Le Marche, very close to the sea, within 10 minutes you are on the beach.. within 2.5 km you will find the town Gradara and 10 km away are the famous towns of Pesaro and Cattolica. The beautiful city of Urbino can be reached within 50 minutes.
The castle is very quiet on top of a hill, overlooking the greenery, the castle of Gradara and the coast. If you walk 50 meters down the path you will find a very nice, traditional restaurant with outdoor terrace: Osteria Il Melograno.
Very worth visiting is the natural park of San Bartolo, the sandstone cliffs that form the distinctive coastline, extend over a length of 10 km between the towns Gabicce Mare and Pesaro. The protected area consists of rural and wooded landscapes, rich in flora and fauna. Along the scenic route, "La Strada Panoramica ', located in beautiful scenery, the charming villages of Fiorenzuola di Focara and Castel di Mezzo. From the village Fiorenzuola there is a 10 minute walk through the forest to a beautiful beach and for those who do not like walking there also runs a beach minibus.
Castello di Granarola is owned by the proud owner and Italian designer Marco Morosini. He has restored the building with lots of love, patience and attention to detail. Now it is a very special place to stay in Le Marche, only 10 minutes away from the coast!
The location is suitable for both couples and families who want to enjoy a beautiful place and yet remain close to the sea, without the accompanying crowds. In the area there are several good restaurants, the owners also offer tips.. also very nice is Osteria Il Melograno, a local trattoria at 50 meters from the castle.
The 17 apartments, suitable for 2 to 6 people, are spread over the first floor and ground floor and have a size of 20 - 80 m2. The interior is light and fresh and decorated with nice details, there is a lot of handmade ceramics. Each apartment is equipped with kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and all basic supplies for preparing a meal (except the Laterns and the...