Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Capo Zafferano - Zoo Villa
3 bedroom villa to sleep 6 in Santa Flavia near Arco azzurro
The house is an ideal place to enjoy fishing line on the rocks around, a few steps from the shore you can enjoy the surf when the wind blows during the late night catching octopus until the birth of dawn is a beautiful spectacle you can also see from the balcony terrace of one of the bedrooms from where it overlooks a picturesque seascape, this being at the center of the gulf that stretches from Capo Zafferano in Punta S. Elia and that in the days of strong wind comes alive flicker of multicolored sails came to seek shelter in this gulf.
The sea which is accessed directly from the villa through a staircase of about eighty steps it is crystal clear and it is really difficult to resist its call. Have a drink on the terrace at sunset with the lights softened by sunset the sea lapping on the stones of the coast the dim lights of the boats of fishermen is an experience that is desired that the time to stop we have a large patio where you can cook with a wood oven and barbecue bon appetit!
Further information: In Sicily, 20 minutes from Palermo, a few steps from the seaside village of Porticello is the 'ZOOVILLA' considered one of the most beautiful mansions on the sea of the place. Owner in his travels around the world has dealt with the sale of rare animals that's why we called the house 'Zoovilla'.
There is also a short stretch of beach along the shore with very fine gravel where children can play safely. Our guests will have the opportunity to go trekking in the nearby nature reserve of Mount Catalfano.Inside the villa you will find an extensive collection of books on animals and on Sicily guides and magazines written in Italian and English. Going up the few steps leading up on the main road, turning their backs to the sea, lies the North side of the mountain with its walls Catalfano rarely attempted even by the ancient inhabitants, who preferred to settle on the opposite side. Solunto is an ancient settlement, because the remains of ancient civilizations are called Solunto, Solanto.
Further information: The villa is near Santa Flavia a small fisheman village and the archaeological site of Solunto, Bagheria with his beautiful villas is a ten minute drive, Palermo with different museums is a 30 minute drive by car, the small medieval town of Cefalu' is a 45 minute drive and is worth seeing, it is possible to go to Agrigento with his Temple Valley 1 hour drive, on the western side Trapani with the small medieval village of Erice another 1 hour drive, looking over Palermo there is Monreale with his beautiful cathedral, looking around Palermo there are San Giovanni of Lebbrosi, San Giovanni of Eremiti wonderful examples of Arab Norman style, and Palazzo dei Normanni with the Cathedral.
Further information: The house is equipped with a wireless service available 24 hours a day 24 still in the living area has a three sofa, a working fireplace, a corner bar with refrigerator and freezer also have the opportunity to consult numerous guides written in Italian in Sicily in English. In the days of south wind from behind the living room windows you can sight the island of Alicudi and when you are lucky also to Filicudi, when the sea is calm far north-east, can be seen from a terrace formation of sea foam The waves constantly slamming on a rock piercing the water rises to the surface (local fishermen the appointment 'ant', as if to establish an 'analogy between the tiny insect and the rock in the vastness of the sea). The villa has a large patio where you can cook with a wood oven and six large loaves a barbecue for excellent grilled fish, bon appetit! The villa has its own reserved parking space in the parking lot.The sea is very iodate and on some rocks.
Details for holiday villa Zoovilla, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms
- not suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible
- children welcome
My wife and I live in the city of Palermo, the home of the sea I inherited from my parents. I did do a comprehensive restructuring of the apartment and the terrace in 2006, and every year we gild the apartment and add plants in our terrace.
My wife is a teacher of English, and I before I was a wholesaler of all exotic animals and affection I am now renting my house by the sea only to foreign tourists. I called the house of the sea 'zoovilla' because inside you will find animals in ceramic, wood, iron, and maybe next year you will find birds in a small aviary that is located on the terrace.
My wife and I live in Palermo and when our house is not rented we dive into this place of peace and tranquility. The distance to go to Palermo is 25 km, but it is more convenient to take the train that takes you to the city of Palermo in only 20 minutes. You live in this small fishing village, eating all foods fresh and the best thing that you are away from the smog and traffic and noise of a city like Palermo.
Francesca purchased this villa in 1958
Why Francesca chose Capo Zafferano
This has always been the home of the sea where I learned to swim, to fish, to go under the water and discover all the beauties that there are in these places. My parents had built back in 1958, I was not born yet. I have and I will always have a memory of this great house, the best time to spend time in this house is at the beginning of May and after 15 September, the beach is located the house is deserted seems to be in a film will find much peace and quiet and if you are lucky as we are in Sicily also a mild weather with a chance to take a swim in the crystal clear sea and very clean.
What makes this villa unique
The peace and quiet in the months of less tourist influx, because in 1987 the municipality of Santa Flavia has constructed a ladder for access to all of this lovely beach. I would recommend staying in a holiday during non-tourism for those who love the sea as I've always lived in my childhood.
Guestbook comments from the owner
We loved the beach, the sun and the warmth of the Sicilian way of living. It was very nice, the children loved to play by the sea. Two weeks in Sicily is too short! The nature, the culture,the people and the food are great.The comfort of your house together with the sound of the sea and the lamps of the fishermen's boats in the evening we 'll not easily forget! Thanks also for being so friendly and helpful.