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CHARMING COTTAGE WITH PRIVATE POOL. AMAZING ETNA AND SEA VIEWS.

Fabio Monaco/Nadia Monaco

Advertiser since 2011
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Fabio Monaco/Nadia Monaco

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CHARMING COTTAGE WITH PRIVATE POOL. AMAZING ETNA AND SEA VIEWS.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Santa Venerina - Casa Etnamare

House immersed in a panoramic parkland, up to 5 accommodations

Casa Etnamare is a lovely cottage surrounded by a huge garden with a private swimming pool.

The house consists of a living room with an open kitchen and windows from which it is possible to enjoy a spectacular view of Mt Etna, a bathroom (with shower, toilet and bidet), two double rooms and a single room.

The living area leads out onto the sunshade terrace equipped with table, chairs and a barbecue.

The swimming pool is situated just next to the terrace; it is surrounded by a large garden with splendid palm trees, flowers and fruit trees. The pool is private and for the sole and exclusive use of the five Casa's guests.The rich orchard is ideal for relaxing strolls; guests can pick many types of fruit directly from trees.

Casa Etnamare is located only 500 meters away from Santa Venerina, a village famed for the production of sweets and liqueurs. In Santa Venerina (5 minutes walking distance) there are supermarkets, shops and restaurants.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Fabio Monaco/Nadia Monaco (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
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Santa Venerina Catania
5

Thanks Nadia, Dario, Fabio, Angelo and Teresa

  • 5 out of 5
We look back on two wonderful weeks at Casa Etnamare.
We were very kindly received by Nadia and Dario.

The house is excellent and the pool and the garden are a true paradise. Everything is very well maintained and the pool is cleaned thoroughly every three days.

The garden is fantastic and Angelo shows you everything and taste the delicious fruit.

All are very discreet and willing to help you.

It is a wonderful place to explore. Sicilie

With the background Etna which showed well during our stay and hear.

It was unforgettable! ...!
  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872559
+39 -3294291825
Santa Venerina Catania
5

Our home away from home

  • 5 out of 5
We were welcomed by Nadia and Fabio . We had a beautiful time in this place of paradise. From the fresh fruit and vegetables her father brought us to the walks to the village. And for overseeing the wine making and pasta and sausage for neigh ours across the road. Was truly a happy place. The accommodation was very clean and well maintained the grounds and the pools were lovely. The village is within walking distance and the markets are fully stocked with what you need. Thank you to Nadia and her family for sharing their home with us. We would love to return one day. They even gave us a ride to train station highly recommend anyone to stay here!
  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872559
+39 -3294291825
Santa Venerina Catania
5

Lovely stay

  • 5 out of 5
We spent a week iin the house in June 2012. We were a group of 5 friends. The house was clean and well equipped. The swimming pool was a pleasure, we could relax next to it to enjoy the sun and it is large and deep enough to enjoy swimming. We could park the car in the driveway. Nadia and her family were helpful and friendly.
The house is well located to explore Eastern Sicily: Mount Etna, Taormina, Syracusa, Ragusa...
If you want to have a good time in Sicily, this is your house!
  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872559
+39 -3294291825
Santa Venerina Catania
5

Excellent villa, private paradise!!!

  • 5 out of 5
"We stayed in Casa EtnaMare in september 2012 with our one-year old daughter. The house is absolutely lovely and well equipped, complete with baby-crib and baby-chair. Very clean. Spacious kitchen. But you will not spend a lot of time inside. The garden, the outside porch and the swimming pool are a treat. The owners of the house live on the same property, they are really nice, modest and discrete. If you enjoy fresh fruits, you are welcome to pick fresh figs and grapes from the lush garden. The pool is private and very well maintained.
The young couple Nadia and Dario who welcomed us in the house are extremely nice and polite. They speak english very well and are more than helpful. We travelled without a car - with is not recommendable, by the way - so they arranged pickup from the airport and local transportation with their own car.
The surroundings are beautiful. The village of Santa Venerina is small, but offers a couple of nice restaurants and supermarkets.
EtnaMare was a great choice, even better than we hoped!

Andrea and Floris from Holland."
  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872559
+39 -3294291825
Santa Venerina Catania
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 out of 5
We had a lovely hoilday in the house. Nadia and her father were very helpful and gave us a tour of their gardens and picked fresh fruit for us. The house is nice, comfortable and clean and the pool and gardens are beautiful. Our kids loved the pool and we spent a lot of time just relaxing and swimming. The weather in October was great . The house is really handy for trips to Mount Etna, Taormina and other attractions. Its great to see Mount Etna smoking form the house ! Catania is also worth a visit. The village is quiet and not touristy but but we found nice restaurants 10 - 15 mins walk away. We had a great time and would recommend the house.
Ian Janette Euan and Isla from Edinburgh Scotland.
  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ian, we would like to thank you again for choosing our property and for such a beautiful review. It is very important for letting our prospective guests know how our home and its location really are, but it is even more important because it describes the beauty of our land, where swimming is very enjoyable throughout October and where, let me also say, nice skiing is possible between December and March on the slopes of Etna, a unique experience... sea view! Weather is mild all year long and, whatever the season, Sicily is well worth a visit to discover antiquity, historical buildings, art and natural beauty. Thanks for your kindness, we look forward to hosting you again in the near future! Nadia & family
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872559
+39 -3294291825
Santa Venerina Catania
5

Summer Holiday in Santa Venerina we won't forget

Summer Holiday in Santa Venerina we won't forget
  • 5 out of 5
We stayed at the villa for 2 weeks in August with our two children. We thought the villa and the grounds and the pool were all set in idyllic surroundings. We had a very warm welcome from Nadia and her Dad. Both my husband and I and our children really loved being there for the whole 2 weeks. Nadia's Dad was lovely and presented us with fresh ripe figs from his orchard which were really tasty. I just wish my Italian was a little better so we could have spoken at more length.

The villa is set on the drive up to Mount Etna and the village is very quiet. The villa is well equipped and immaculately clean and tidy. It is in easy driving distance for many points of interest by car. The local area was able to provide all of our family needs for the 2 weeks and we felt very safe whilst there.

We would like to thank Nadia and her family for their kind reception of our family which made our stay in Sicily very enjoyable.

Kind regards Karin, Kiley, Emma, Lucy
  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Catania Fontanarossa
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Bar Russo
Nearest Ferry
28 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Il Picciolo, Linguaglossa
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Giarre
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Giarre
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Santa Venerina
Nearest Ski
23 Kilometres
Rifugio Sapienza,Etna
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Praiola

Santa Venerina is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily thanks to its very strategic position halfway between Catania and Taormina. The village distance 5 minutes from the highway A18 Catania-Messina from which (in an average time of 20 minutes) it is possible to reach the most beautiful places of eastern Sicily.

The charming town of Acireale distance only 15 km from Santa Venerina. It is situated next to the 'Riviera dei Ciclopi', a unique coast with a crystal clear sea and lava stacks (faraglioni) which is believed by Greek mythology to correspond to the stones thrown by blind Polifemo to Ulysses.The Riviera traditional resort towns of Acicastello and Acitrezza have long been a magnet for local day trips and offer arguably the best Granita to be found anywhere and lots of good seafood trattorias.

The village is just 25 km from Gardini Naxos and 30 km (20 minutes with the highway) from Taormina, which draws more visitors than any other town in Sicily, thanks to its splendid position and its Greek/Roman theatre with a unique view of Mount Etna.Torre Archirafi, Pozzillo and Santa Maria la Scala are pleasant seaside villages near Santa Venerina. The nearest can be found in Praiola (8 km), a wild pebbled beach next to an impressive cliff.

Santa Venerina is also an excellent starting point from which to explore Mount Etna and its surroundings. The towns and villages that dot the flanks of Etna, such as Zafferana Etnea, Trecastagni and Randazzo, are well worth stopping off for a visit to their seventeenth century churches built in lava stone or for a spot of lunch in restaurants offering delicious local products. The village is only 4 km away from Zafferana Etnea and 10 km from Rifugio Sapienza, the main ski area, where it is possible to take the Etna cableway.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Santa Venerina, Catania

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Tariffa 7
11 Oct 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€850
for 7 nights
€850
 
 
Tariffa 1
20 Dec 2014 - 9 Jan 2015
4 night minimum stay
€543
for 4 nights
€950
 
 
Tariffa 2
10 Jan 2015 - 3 Apr 2015
4 night minimum stay
€486
for 4 nights
€850
 
 
Tariffa 3
4 Apr 2015 - 5 Jun 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,150
for 7 nights
€1,150
 
 
Tariffa 4
6 Jun 2015 - 10 Jul 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
for 7 nights
€1,350
 
 
Tariffa 5
11 Jul 2015 - 21 Aug 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,450
for 7 nights
€1,450
 
 
Tariffa 6
22 Aug 2015 - 11 Sep 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
for 7 nights
€1,350
 
 
Tariffa 7
12 Sep 2015 - 9 Oct 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,150
for 7 nights
€1,150
 
 
Tariffa 8
10 Oct 2015 - 19 Dec 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€850
for 7 nights
€850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit €150
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Santa Venerina in Catania

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Guests can stroll in the park, soak in a variety of colors, scents and flavors of the Mediterranean, and reap the fruits of the orchard with many kinds of fruit trees.
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