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The house is certainly in a great location, right on the slopes of Mount Etna and there are some great places to visit nearby and some lovely walking in the countryside. It is a peaceful location and the land around the house is spacious and safe. The house is well-equipped. The key holder, Giuseppe, was helpful and friendly, with lots of local knowledge, which was very welcome, and he responded quickly when we had a problem.
On the negative side, during our stay there was no drinking water available from the taps in the house, only bottled water which we had to obtain from the fountain in the nearby village of Passopisciaro - this wasn't a problem for us, but should be clarified up front. As stated in the property details, there was no heating included in the rental during the second half of April - since the temperatures were down to 0C, this did mean that the property was cold, even using the 2kW fan heater occasionally and the open fire. The area around house was overgrown, not tidy as shown in the photos - it looked like it needed some attention. The electricity cut out one day when we were using the grill and the fan heater at the same time, which seemed poor. Although the property description states that there is Internet and wifi, this is incorrect and the mobile signal is patchy, making it very hard to access the network.