A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Le Marche, Italy

2015 / Episode 9 on 13 July 2015

Episode 9

Graham and Dawn Tucker both fell in love with the beautiful Italian region of Le Marche eight years ago and since then have been dreaming and planning to buy their perfect home from home. With £160,000 Sara Damergi searches every nook and cranny of the local property market to find their perfect property. But will Graham and Dawn be able to agree on which property they like best?

Property 1:

Three bed farmhouse in Filottrano

Partially restored farmhouse in rural setting with two hectares of land, including an olive grove and vineyard. The accommodation is on the first floor, where the kitchen, living areas and bedrooms are located. The ground floor has plenty of potential for renovation. Priced at €220,000 with Marche Country Homes (www.marchecountryhomes.com).

Property 2:

Three bed village house in Sant'Angelo in Pontano

Fully restored stone village house with open plan living areas and kitchen downstairs and three bedrooms and a bathroom up. Private garden with a further small house and garage giving plenty of renovation options. The asking price is €210,000 with Magic Marche (www.magicmarche.com).

Property 3:

Three storey village house in Montefiore dell 'Aso

Fully restored rustic three bed village house with spectacular views. The ground floor is open plan with an original pizza oven. There are two bedrooms and a large terrace on the first floor, with an independent guest suite in the basement. The private gardens have fruit and olive trees. Yours for €215,000 with Magic Marche (www.magicmarche.com).

Property 4:

Three bed farmhouse in Falerone

Renovation work is needed to bring out the best of this three bed detached house. The first floor has been restored and is fully functioning while the ground floor needs insulation and converting into living areas. There's a private garden with an outbuilding providing further renovation opportunities. Priced at €165,000 with Cella Shirley (www.cellashirley.com).

Property 5:

Four bed restored farmhouse just outside Sant'Angelo in Pontano

Within easy walking distance of the town, this four bed farmhouse comes with two hectares of land, a barn and pigsty. The barn could be converted into additional living areas if required. Great views. On the market for €240,000 with Monica Bruni (www.monicabruni.org).