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COME TO FABULOUS SICILY FOR YOUR FANTASTIC HOLIDAY IN VILLA DELLE PALME!

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Maria

Speaks English
Sleeps17
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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COME TO FABULOUS SICILY FOR YOUR FANTASTIC HOLIDAY IN VILLA DELLE PALME!

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday villa in Casteldaccia - VILLA DELLE PALME

Located in a Quaint Village. Near the Beach. Subtropical Garden. Mountain View

Tthis beautiful architect designed VILLA DELLE PALME, owner’s holiday residence, is ideal if you want to stay away from commercial properties. It is available for rent year round.

VILLA DELLE PALME offers two interconnected but independent sections: GARDEN VILLA and TERRACE VILLA . You can rent the whole villa or one of the two sections according to your preference and the number of guests in your party. You will be charged only for the number of guests in your party and will have exclusive use of the section of the villa you are renting.

VILLA DELLE PALME can include up to 6 bedrooms and accommodate up to 12 guests or a total of 17 guests with additional very comfortable beds. Its unique style and comfort will surprise you to an unforgettable holiday. It is exquisitely furnished with antiques and family heirlooms.

GARDEN VILLA, a large section of the villa, can include up to 4 bedrooms and accommodate from 2 to 8 guests or a total of 11 guests with additional very comfortable beds. In the evening you will relax in the shade of the secluded subtropical garden. You will feel free to move in and out from the covered patio and the luscious garden to the intimate and comfortable living room.

TERRACE VILLA, with independent exterior access, can include up to 3 bedrooms and accommodate from 2 to 6 guests or a total of 9 guests with additional very comfortable beds. Overlooking the subtropical garden, this section is also perfectly sized for your romantic holiday. The fully furnished large decks (60 sq. meters) with view are covered with the locally traditional vaulted roofs made up with logs and clay tiles, perfect for candlelight dinners while you relax at the breeze of the sea and enjoy the view of the mountains and the nearby town, after a day of sightseeing. You will enjoy the original oil paintings on the walls and the birds and cherries hand-painted on the new custom-made cabinets of the kitchen area.

Regardless of your choice, you will find custom-made beds and 100% cotton linen will insure you the best comfort while you sleep; a wall safe, should you wish to have extra protection for your jewels and valuables; Sicily Maps and Guides in English, a treasure of information for your explorations; a supply for your basic need, such as cold bottled water, sugar, salt, etc, at your arrival.

Please contact the owner to receive a quotation specific to your group size.

ABOUT SICILY: Sicily is the largest and most important island in the Mediterranean, it extends for 25,460sq km. Planes of fertile red soil, excellent for the cultivation of vine grapes, citrus orchards and olive groves, alternate with hills, green in spring for the cultivation of wheat and, among the majestic mountains, Mount Etna, the most popular of active volcanoes. The climate is typically Mediterranean along the coasts, with mild, short winters and moderate rainfall.

NEAR-BY CENTERS: Palermo, 1.500.000 inhabitants, capital of Sicily– an island in the sea of sunlight – is a splendid city adorned in the course of 2500 years by Greeks, Arab Emirs, Norman Kings and Spanish Viceroys; it offers an incomparable example of beauty, history, culture and traditions to excite the mind and the eye. It has a wide selection of museums and entertainment. Casteldaccia is well connected to Palermo by freeway and by public transportation. Close-by centers are: Santa Flavia and Solunto, with its Graeco-Roman archaeological site, 3 km west; Bagheria, an active and very alive town, ideal for elegant shopping, with its seventeenth century mansions once summer retreat of the Palermitan aristocracy, 5 km west; Porticello, a delightful fisherman village, 3 km west; Aspra, another unspoiled fisherman village, 5 km west; and Altavilla, with its Sanctuary to the Holy Mary, 2 km east. All are offering plenty of tourist attractions.

Excursions: Casteldaccia is east of Palermo, so you will be closer and will not meet the city traffic when driving for a day trip to Cefalu`, Taormina, Mount Etna, Siracusa, Agrigento, Selinunte.

We recommend excursions to: Palermo e Monreale (20 km), Cefalu` (50 km), Segesta, Agrigento, Madonie Natural Park (80 km), Taormina (200 km), Mount Etna (200 km), Siracusa (250 km), Eolie Islands.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Maria

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2003
Speaks English

The garden has been in my family since the year 1725, date of the foundation of the town of Casteldaccia.

I grew up and played every summer with my brother and my cousins in this garden, at that time much larger. Many years later, also my children played in it every summer. Many of my fondest memories are connected to this garden

The house, built in 1965, was my first project after I graduated in Architecture!

Every year I return with my family to this house and to Casteldaccia to restore my energy and get in touch with my roots.

For 10 years, during summer, I ran in the garden a ‘Scuolina’, a free Art School for the children of Casteldaccia and nearby towns, teaching drawing, painting and ceramics.

My home is located off the main road of Casteldaccia, at walking distance from all the stores. At the same time allows me to retreat at home in the paradise of my subtropical garden.

Casteldaccia is close to Bagheria, a larger town, where I can go shopping, and still enjoy the fresh air of the countryside.

Palermo, the capital of Sicily, is only 20 minutes away from my reach, with its history, culture and traditions, restaurants, museums, churches, squares.

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Reviews for this holiday villa rental in Casteldaccia, Italy

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Come to FABULOUS SICILY for your fantastic holiday in VILLA DELLE PALME!
average rating of 5.0 based on 68 reviews
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  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2007
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2007
Hi Maria, just to let you know we had a wonderful time in Sicily and couldn't believe the beauty of the place! Your home is full of character and it was so restful to be able to come back after travelling all day and make our own meal if we wanted etc. Thank you again and we shall certainly recommend you to any of our friends who might be travelling to Sicily. Kind regards, L.W., P.D., P.W. and J.W., England
Thank you for making us feel welcome from day one and helping to make our stay in Sicily a wonderful experience. We have driven from coast to coast and seen the true beauty of your country and the people here. We hope one day to return to Sicily and in the mean time we’ll recommend a lovely place we know in Casteldaccia!
I.L.& S.V. from London, England - We had an absolutely fantastic time in Sicily and we want to thank you again. What a wonderful home you have!! And we did enjoy Casteldaccia... M.J.H.and L.V., from Victoria, Canada
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Thanks for very handy detailed instructions

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
Wonderful week spent in the house for a family reunion. We had 4 children who had a great time playing in the garden.
Great base for exploring the local area.
Highlights:
1 - Climbing 'La Rocca' at Cefalù - beautiful sea views, amazing sunset.
2 - Having a beach day(also at Cefalù) in November!!!
3 - Ruins at Segesta - again gorgeous views
4 - Gelati on a daily basis - personal local favourite was 'La Rotonda'
Took the advice of previous guest and had roast chicken from the deli - delicious
Thank you for the very detailed instructions, very handy.
fabulous holiday. Just wish it could have been longer.
9 guests + 2 babies from Australia: Andrew & Catherine A, Poppy, Harriet, Hamish, Samuel + Stuart A, Alexandra O, Charlotte, Archie
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Lovely house; plenty of space, comfort, interest

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
A great week, spent in amazing weather - temperatures of 27 ? -31 ? are unknown to those of us who normally spend October on the north of England!
This is a lovely house, with plenty of space, comfort, and interest. Great value, and a fine base for touring - and we have done lots of that.
Casteldaccia is a welcoming town, but we have met friendly people everywhere else too, although some could benefit from extra driving lessons.
Fine food from large shops & street carts, and great restaurants too whom we've eaten out. Best was the "Locanda del Marianio" in Cefalù (a great place, but they don't show in outside). However. if you come after a long day out, there's nothing best than roast chicken and potatoes from the Macelleria La Grigliata - down the street, turn right, and it's on the next corner. Perfect every time. Thank you Maria & family for providing this fine place
3 guests from UK: Tom D, David James D, David John D
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A place to call home

  • Review Submitted: 16-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
Dear Maria & Riccardo,
Thank you so much for a fabulous place to call home on our visit to Sicily!! Your home was perfect for us and we all felt very comfortable here.
It was a delight to get to meet you and have some time to get to know you.
We really appreciate our lovely gift. Thank you so much!
The S. Family of 6 from USA
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A trip of a lifetime

  • Review Submitted: 16-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
The S. Family's first family vacation with it's new members. A trip of a lifetime and so many beautiful memories from this little house!
6 guests from USA
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Falcone-Borsellino
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Palermo
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Casteldaccia
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Casteldaccia
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Casteldaccia
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Kilometres
Casteldaccia
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Kilometres
Casteldaccia
Car: recommended

VILLA DELLE PALME is located in the heart of Casteldaccia, a quaint village on a Sicilian hill, two km from the sea and 20 min. easy drive to Palermo. The location offers a unique setting. Not placed in a isolated country site, this villa is placed in the centre of the town, melted among the town houses. You enter a portal and are placed in a magic intimate garden, while at the same time retain a taste of the local life, easy shopping and leisure walks. Excellent is the local production of wine. Don’t forget to taste the world renown 'Corvo, Duca di Salaparuta', the pasta Tomasello, exported in USA and Canada. Freeway connection, located 200 meters away, will allow you to quickly connect, explore and discover remote areas of the island.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday villa in Casteldaccia, Palermo

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Mar-Apr
1 Mar 2014 - 30 Apr 2014
4 night minimum stay
€240
for 4 nights
€420
 
 
May-Jun
1 May 2014 - 30 Jun 2014
4 night minimum stay
€280
for 4 nights
€490
 
 
Jul-Aug
1 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
4 night minimum stay
€400
for 4 nights
€700
 
 
September
1 Sep 2014 - 30 Sep 2014
4 night minimum stay
€320
for 4 nights
€560
 
 
October
1 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
4 night minimum stay
€280
for 4 nights
€490
 
 
Nov-Dec
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
4 night minimum stay
€200
for 4 nights
€350
 
 
Christmas-New Year
20 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
€490
for 7 nights
€490
 
 
Jan-Feb 2015
4 Jan 2015 - 28 Feb 2015
4 night minimum stay
€166
for 4 nights
€290
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit €1.00
Pet Fee €1.00
We offer you the maximum guaranty, peace of mind and trust: NO RENT DEPOSIT WILL BE REQUESTED BEFORE ARRIVAL
Please pay total rent at arrival
At booking we request a Security Deposit. It will be refunded at departure

NOTE:
The PUBLIDHED CALANDAR reflects the AVAILABILITY of the GARDEN SECTION
Please contact the owner for AVAILABILITY of the TERRACE SECTION
Notes The above basic prices are for the first 2 guests, double occupancy
Each additional adult guest and teenager: 10% of above prices
Children, 2-12 years old: 10% discount
We offer 'ALL-INCLUDED QUOTATIONS'
Included in quotation: ADSL, Central Heating, Final Cleaning, Linen, Taxes
All guests to be registered
Small pets to be approved and registered
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Casteldaccia in Palermo

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Shampoo
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bidet , Shower Enclosure , Shower enclosure off covered terrace
  • Custom made ceramic sculptured tiles adorn each bathroom. A flex 'doccetta' replaces the full fixture bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed can be separated into two singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed can be separated into two singles
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed can be separated into two singles
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed can be separated into two singles
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed can be separated into two singles
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Two or three single beds
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Very comfortable single sofa bed
  • All mattresses are custom-made. Linen are 100% cotton, they will insure you the best comfort while you sleep. Additional quilts and pillows supplied, For larger groups, we can provide added beds, all with custom-made mattresses, very comfortable We can provide crib and high chair
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness centre
  • laundrette - serviced
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • cycling
Notes:
The villa has high ceilings, air-conditioned, cable TV, stereo/ CD player. The kitchen, fully equipped with all you need for gourmet cooking, has a supply for your basic needs. It is furnished with love and care to the smallest detail and includes dishwasher, fridge, four-burners stove with oven, microwave and all the utensils and basic supplies. Coal barbeque unit and exterior burners allow you to barbeque, griddle or deep fry on the covered patio. In the house you will find fresh bed and shower linen as well as soaps for shower, dish, dishwasher and laundry. Clothes washer is available at no extra cost. Smoking, barbequing, griddle, deep frying on patio only. We have provided you with a wall safe, should you wish to have extra protection for your jewels and valuables. All guests to be registered. Small pets need to be approved and registered.
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