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ANCIENT MANOR HOUSE SURROUNDED BY A PRIVATE PARK, BETWEEN ETNA AND THE SEA

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

living room with fireplace, dining room , large kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

The house - renovated, well furnished and lived with great love by its owners - is made of three independent apartments and, upon request, you could rent the whole.

The apartment for guests is located on the garden level and it measures 140 square meters (1507 square feet).

It is all on one floor and it has a loft (height 2.70 m). In the living area there is a dining room with a table of 8 seats and next to it, the living room, with fireplace and a beautiful view of the sea, and then there is a very well equipped kitchen. There are two bathrooms with spacious showers separated by a corridor and a double bedroom plus a room with bunk beds from which a comfortable stair takes to two double bedrooms with a large central hall.

Outside there is a porch with a view of the sea, equipped with a dining table with benches; a patio with loungers

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
8 December, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Piedimonte Etneo in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flessibile / Check-out: Flessibile
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bagno 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Camera da letto 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , possibility of extra bed
    Camera da letto 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Camera da letto 2 - 2 Single Bed , bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The owners of the propriety will receive the visitors and are very happy to help and advise them during the whole stay

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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ANCIENT MANOR HOUSE SURROUNDED BY A PRIVATE PARK, BETWEEN ETNA AND THE SEA
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 23 reviews
Los Angeles, CA
5

So much more than the photos....

  • 5 of 5

Nothing could possibly prepare you for this villa. It is so incredibly special and is one of those lucky home-rental finds where you can actually stay in someone's home and it feels like people actually live there. Not a single thing about this place is generic...

The property itself is like a fairy wonderland, in the shadow of Mount Etna, and steeped in history.

Agata, the owner, is quite possibly the most gracious host I've had the pleasure of renting from. She provided us with dinner upon our late arrival the first night, and stopped by to check on us and bring us fruit from her trees a couple of times. Three nights were truly not enough and I can't wait to go back and stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY, USA
5

Stay Here!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for three nights. In total there were eight of us, seven adults and an infant.

The highlights: The villa is absolutely gorgeous, it is exactly what I would imagine a Sicilian villa to be. It is very well-located for a Sicilian adventure - with Taormina, Catania, vineyards, and Mt. Etna all close by. We also enjoyed exploring the small towns up the mountain nearby. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen was well-stocked with equipment to cook, there was ample space in the living room to hang out in (and a fireplace). And the view! From the front lawn you can see out over the town of Piedimonte Etneo and the sea.

However, what really made the stay for me was the host, Agata. After a night of traveling from New York, she met us at the villa with a lunch of pizza and other foods. And as we were celebrating my parent's wedding anniversary, she had even baked them a cake and left us a bottle of prosecco to toast with! She is extremely friendly and was helpful with recommendations of things to do and was responsive to our questions.

I highly recommend this villa. You will be glad you stayed here, I know we were! We stayed in three apartments/villas on this trip and this one was hands down the best by far.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ciao Michael thanks so much for your beautiful words. I’m so happy you appreciated my beloved house. Hosting you and your wonderful family was really a great pleasure. We didn't get to spend a lot of time together but I really loved to met all you. I think that holiday is a magical period and a friendly welcome could be a good start Thanks again for your stay, thanks to left my appartment so clean and neat and I really hope to meet you again. Arrivederci
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5

A Little Piece of Paradise in Piedmonte Etneo

  • 5 of 5

We are so thankful that we found this beautiful and tranquil villa that sits on a hill beneath Mt Etna overlooking the Ionian sea. The location and park-like setting were, for us, absolutely magical. The charming Agata was the perfect host, welcoming us with caponata and a bottle of wine, and attending to our needs with the perfect combination of attentiveness and discretion. Bellissimo!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spaarndam, The Netherlands
4

Amazing stay

  • 4 of 5

We’ve had a wonderful time in this very special house. We spent one week with two families here and Agata made us feel very welcome and was always available if we needed advise on local activities or where to get things. The house itself and the estate are unbeatable, the village is not so interesting but is well located for exploring other more interesting places nearby. Furniture is a nice mixture of old and new but some beds could do with an update/upgrade. Thanks again for making us feel so at home Agata!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful Holliday in a beautiful spacious house

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived in the evening we got a warm welcome from Agata.

We enjoyed our stay very much. Nice house, breakfast in the morning sun and beatiful trips during the day. It was a perfect holliday week.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A magic place

  • 5 of 5

We have spent a wonderful stay in Agata's house. The house is very special, a huge garden, a beautiful terrace and garden for kids to play and for adults to relax, in front of the sea and the village of Piedimonte. Large bedrooms, comfortable living room, big kitchen. Everything marvelous. the house is also very well located, close to Etna, Taormina, Catania, Syracusa.

Thank you very much Agata for your friendship and all the little presents, we will try to come again in the future ! Best wishes

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Nicolas thanks so much for your nice words. You and your loving family were really awesome guests, so friendly, so easy to comunicate with and so respectfully of my beloved house. it was fantastic sharing my house with you. Thanks so much and I really hope to welcome you again in piedimonte. Arrivederci
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
in the center of Piedimonte Etneo
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
the Picciolo Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Fiumefreddo
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
in the center of Piedimonte Etneo
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Etna
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Fiumefreddo
Car: recommended

Typical late nineteenth-century Sicilian villa surrounded by green in a private park, in the proximity of the center of Piedimonte Etneo.

It can be considered as a peaceful oasis located on the slopes of the Mount Etna, very close to the Etna National Park, to beaches of Fondachello and Cottone and to the Alcantara Gorges. The visitor will be surprised how easily it is possible to reach the most important attractions of the island and the area. The proximity with Calatabiano (archeological site, famous for its medieval castle), Taormina and its Greek theatre, Catania and Acireale, makes the Villa an ideal choice for those who love both nature and arts. At the same way, Milazzo, from where the hydrofoils take off for the Aeolian Islands, and Syracuse are also easily reachable.

500 mt from the Villa there is the the railway station of the traditional train “Circumetnea”, in use from 1895, which will allow the visitor to take a tour of the small villages located on the Mount Etna and take pictures of the breathtaking landscapes of the volcano.

Sports lovers can take advantage from the close and most beautiful golf center in Sicily as well as the ski slopes of the Mount Etna.

Our guests can profit from agreements with a restaurant and a pizzeria, which does home delivery both day and night.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Piedimonte Etneo, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Tariffa per notte
4 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£449
for 3 nights
From
£132
 
 
tariffa 1 anno 2018
15 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,196
for 7 nights
£1,196
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
tariffa 2 anno 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£607
for 3 nights
From
£185
£976
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
tariffa 3 anno 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 2 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£897
for 4 nights
From
£211
£1,020
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
tariffa 4 anno 2018
3 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,108
for 7 nights
£1,108
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
tariffa 5 anno 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£607
for 3 nights
From
£185
£1,020
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
tariffa 6 anno 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£607
for 3 nights
From
£185
£976
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£449
for 3 nights
From
£132
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £263.9
final cleaning £52.78

Animali domestici solo previa conferma da parte del proprietario
• We accept pets by prior agreement with the owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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