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A Breathtaking Sea View And A Private Access To The Sea

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, just 20meters far from the sea

A luxury Nineteenth-Century villa with exclusive inside spaces, a delightful English lawn, a breathtaking sea view and a private access to the sea. In the charming marine village of Torre Archirafi, near the Baroque city of Catania.

The apartment, on the ground floor of the villa, can accommodate up to 4 guests, within a comfortable and wide space (120 sqm). Privacy is preserved and the apartment shares just the entrance and the parking with the upper floor. The recent renovation has magnified the Sicilian charm of the villa - majolica tiles, terracotta pavements, vast and bright spaces, ancient and very refined furniture – offering, anyway, all the modern comforts.

Outside, the view is just spectacular. A pergola, pleasantly furnished with outdoor furniture, will be the ideal start of your day: staring at the beautiful colours of the sea, just in front of you. There is also a BBQ area where enjoy the fresh products of the fish markets nearby, as well as the sunbathing area of the gracious English lawn: the panorama here is really stunning, especially with the endless shades of the colours at dawn and at dusk. And then, just turning your head, the superb Mt. Etna, the active volcano, declared UNESCO world heritage, with the green forests of the Etna Park.

Inside, the living area with ancient vaults, elegant pavements and exposed-stone walls. Spaces are wide and bright. Dining room is elegantly furnished with tasteful antique chairs, table and cupboard. The kitchen, fully equipped, is enriched by Sicilian majolica, and bedrooms are warm and spacious. Then the pergola attached to Living room and Kitchen.

A private wooden platform grants the direct access to the transparent blue sea.

Everything you need – markets, restaurants and so on – is just 200 meters far in the lovely hamlet of Torre Archirafi.

More Details

About Us

Patrizia Romano
ING Property s.r.l.
Contrada Ettore Infersa, 81/I
91025 Marsala
VAT Reg No02453450815

Property Manager
Info Scent of Sicily
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

The Sea Terrace is a dream vacation home in the storybook seaside town of Torri Archirafi. Wake up to the sunrise over the Ionian Sea and spend the evenings drinking wine watching the moon rise and listening to the waves. The house is large with lots of outside space for relaxing. Enrico, the owner, lives upstairs and is an excellent host. You have the place to yourself but he is on call if needed. A car is necessary if you want to experience the larger towns of Riposto (1 mile away) and Giarre (2 miles away). Giarre has great shopping on Via Corso Italia and the train station. Riposto (just a little further down Via Corso Italia, closer to the sea) has great places to eat. Taormina is only about 40 minutes drive via the Autostrada in Giarre and the city of Catania is only a 30 minute ride on the dirretto train from Giarre. The house is only 200 meters from two places to eat, drink and get gelato as you watch the locals relax in the small park. Perfect Sicilian beach town.
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Riposto in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Convertible in double bedroom
  • Bedroom with air conditioning
  • Stereo
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveller reviews)

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A Breathtaking Sea View And A Private Access To The Sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Lovely property; accommodating host

  • 5 of 5

Enrico's home is lovely and, as advertised, right on the ocean. We could hear the waves breaking at night. Enrico also lives on the property so getting in and out was easy. Enrico took us shopping when we arrived and showed us all the best restaurants. Could't ask for a more helpful and charming host. The house was "rustic-chic" with exquisite antiques. We loved coking in the well-equipped kitchen and eating out on the patio with the ocean as our view.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A generous host in a beautiful house.

  • 5 of 5

Enrico was the most welcoming host one could imagine, with wine, fruit and warm arancini waiting for us on arrival. The house is exactly as described, with a super aspect over the sea, and a covered loggia for eating and relaxing out of the sun. We only had one regret, that we had only booked for 4 days! Enrico was helpful with suggestions for trips, and with restaurants - we went to the top of Etna, and to Taormina, and had one day just chilling out. Thanks, Enrico!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful property with great views of the sea and coast.

  • 5 of 5

We were two couples visiting Sicily for the first time.

Enrico was the perfect host and quite clearly wanted us to enjoy our stay.

He was very helpful when we arrived showing us where the supermarket was in Riposto and some of the restaurants in the area.

The property was wonderful and a perfect size for two couples. It was a privilege to stay in Enrico's lovely home and we would not hesitate to recommend it to others

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jane, it was a pleasure for us to host you and your friends. Regards Scent of Sicily
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Amazing location, great host!!!

  • 5 of 5

The location was even better than expected - the pictures don’t even manage to show how great it looks.

Enrico was charming and extremly helpful.

A little peace of heaven on earth - we loved every minute!

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ariane, thank you for your kind words. We are very pleased to receive your review Hope to see you soon ciao Scent of Sicily
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sehr gut

  • 5 of 5

nett gut und schön

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Buecker thank you for your words Ciao Scent of Sicily
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"Comme à la maison"

  • 5 of 5

Une grand merci à Enrico pour son accueil chaleureux qui nous a tout de suite permis de nous sentir "comme à la maison". Le cadre est magnifique et le village est attachant avec ses petits restos et ses commerces typiques. Des vacances de rêve pour ce 1er séjour en Sicile.

Pierrot et Chantal, France et Gil.

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
On the rocks/Private access to the sea
Car: recommended

Torre Archirafi is a pleasant quiet marine hamlet that enjoys a very privileged position: the scene, here, is magnificent and vast: from the impressive Volcano Etna to the sophisticated and celebrated town of Taormina. During the night, you’ll perceive little lights in the middle of the sea – the so-called “lampare” of fishing boats. Here, you’ll find charming fish markets as well as high-quality fish restaurants serving the freshest ingredients around.

Along three kilometres, on the enchanted coastal road, you reach the city of Riposto, with a touristy port that offers daily boat trips in the Mediterranean sea. The enchanting Taormina is just 20 kilometres far, and the Park of Etna is just 17 kilometres away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Riposto, Sicily

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
14 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
18 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
22 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Security deposit € 300 to be paid upon arrival to the owner / manager of the facility. The deposit will be refunded upon departure, after deducting any damage or consumption in excess of those agreed (as in the booking); except for the right at the most compensation for damages suffered.

We accept payments in Euros or Paypal.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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