The Cappuccini Convent which dates from a year 1560 is an evocative and aesthetically romantic structure in a dominating position on top of a hill near the pretty medieval town of Morrovalle, a small town of Roman origins which grew and became more consolidated in the 10th century when it was enriched with palaces, churches and monasteries. The Convent is perfectly preserved and restored.
Once part of a larger religious complex built in the 16th century, and expanded several times, it was the Cappuccini friars’ residence until the order was suppressed following the Unification of Italy. Purchased by the current owners, it has been almost completely restored and has been used as a private structure since 2001, and currently functions as a splendid restaurant and agriturismo.
The basement of this prestigious property for sale has vaulted ceilings displaying the fine details of such typical ancient Marche buildings. It measures approximately 200 square metre in total and is used in part as a warehouse
The ground floor of 400 sqm, is currently used as a restaurant, and is equipped with a banquet and ceremonial area, which encompass the unique historical features commensurate with its past.
The first floor, of about 400 square metres, contains the family’s private apartment of 220 square metres, while in an adjacent area on the same floor, and yet to be fully completed, is another area of 180 square meters, where there are five bedrooms with three spatial rooms which might be reserved for those who want to immerse themselves in the unique atmosphere of this ancient convent which still evokes the sumptuous nature of its past.
All the plumbing and electrics are well preserved and functional, and the windows are of wood frame and are double glazed and double opening. There is a videophone and tv points.
This beautiful and very particular property for sale is available for immediate habitation, It is surrounded by 2 hectares of land and has a lovely a private garden with olive and magnificent oak trees as well as an orto (vegetable garden).
Set as it is on a hill, on the highest part of Morrovalle, it offers spectacular vistas of the coastal plain and the Adriatic sea to the east and the open Marche countryside to the west.
It is on offer at an extremely low price of E650.000
Town centre 1 km
Ancona Airport 55 km
Macerata 22 km
Civitanova Marche 12 km
Adriatic Coast 12 km
Roma 280 km