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House overview of Taormina and Etna

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


About the property

Very quiet in an excellent environment with a large terrace (120 sq.m)

From Catania take the A18 motorway towards Messina and exit at Fiumefreddo. From there go up to Piedimonte Etneo. Before reaching the village, turn left towards Nunziata and continue for about 800 meters. The house will see it after a sequence of curves, high up on your right. From the entrance gate, take the steep climb flanked by columns. The climb requires a bit of attention because it is narrow with two curves. But come on you will find that it's worth it.

The particularity of this house is not only the landscape, but also the fact of being in the countryside, surrounded by citrus and fruit trees, and at the same time be close to the sea (the beach of Fiumefreddo is a 10 minute drive) that the mountain. Taormina is also accessible via the motorway in about 25 minutes, in 15 minutes you reach the Picciolo Golf Club, golf course of 18 holes, and also the tourist port of Ripon is about 15 minutes. There you can also rent sailboats to continue the holiday exploring the east coast. A Fiumefreddo (5 km) there is also an airfield for hang gliders and microlights and a kart track. We are on the slopes of Etna, and the area is full of hiking, including the ascent to the crater, visit the Alcantara Gorges and many restaurants. Catania also, half an hour of highway, reserves the surprise of a beautiful baroque old town.

More Details

Pietro Calì
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Mascali in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
  • possibility to separate the double bed into two single beds
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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House overview of Taormina and Etna
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

A place to enjoy

  • 5 of 5

If you want stainless steel and an infinity pool, this isn't the place for you. If you want stunning views, complete relaxation and lots of different laces to sit and catch a gentle breeze while you read your book, drink your wine or just stare off into the distance, this IS the place for you. The house is charming, clean and very well equipped. The photos don't really do it justice. Pietro was always helpful, friendly and available if you needed him. I would certainly recommend this house to friends. Do go to Taormino. It's worth a couple of visits. And, do go to the Café Cypriene near the Domo in Acireal. Its granitas make even Italian ice cream seem ordinary.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan & Dave are a very nice couple. We had a friendly relationship, exchanging our feelings about how to have a relaxing holiday while profite of a place like Sicily, rich of history, natural beauties and shaped by the culture of 'the good life' (food, pastries, wine etc.) Is always a pleasure having hosts like them, and I recommend all the owners to welcome Susan & Dave at their home.
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"A very nice location (Et...

  • 5 of 5

"A very nice location (Etna - Taormina - sea - Catania) in a quiet environment. The house is a bit old, but all the luxury you wish is available (pool, dishwasher, washingmachine, oven, bbq). Magnificent terrace with a lot of shadow facilities and beautiful views. We enjoyed our stay very much!"

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très belle propriété

  • 4 of 5

Vue somptueuse depuis la terrasse et plusieurs chambres, avec une vue à 180° sur la côte, et l'Etna enneigé en arrière-plan

La propriété, une ancienne maison de famille, est calme, au milieu des arbres fruitiers, et bien pourvue en terme de tables, à la fois au soleil et à l'ombre ; la cuisine est bien équipée pour cuisiner, avec nombreux ustensiles et plats.

Un seule pièce pour salle d'eau et toilettes ; des travaux sont en cours pour l'aménagement des niveaux inférieurs, et la propriété devrait être superbe

Il est nécessaire d'avoir une voiture pour se déplacer (village pas très loin, mais route pas vraiment adaptée à la marche à pied)

Propriétaire sympathique et accueillant, avec une bonne maîtrise du français

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Pascal, je suis content que vous avez apprécié la maison et mon accueil.
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"Maison de famille isolée...

  • 5 of 5

"Maison de famille isolée ayant beaucoup de charme, bien équipée, idéalement située, en hauteur entre Etna et mer, immense terrasse avec panorama exceptionnel de toute la côte jusqu''au Volcan, jardin ombragé (pins, orangers, citronniers) en pente. Grand bassin d''eau très agréable pour se rafraîchir en plein air tout en profitant de la vue.

Accueil très amical du propriétaire qui habite à qq km mais qui est très disponible.

Lieu idéal pour visiter la région, au calme en retrait de l''autoroute qui est toutefois rapidement rejointe en une dizaine de mn. Nous y avons passé d''excellente vacances."

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"La maison est au calme, ...

  • 5 of 5

"La maison est au calme, sans voisinage. Elle dispose d''un panorama exceptionnel sur la mer et l''Etna dont on peut profiter depuis les terrasses ombragées ou depuis un balcon filant qui fait le tour de la maison. La proximité de l''autoroute permet de faire des excursions sur toute la côte. Le propriétaire est charmant et trés disponible."

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Belle vieille maison sic...

  • 5 of 5

"Belle vieille maison sicilienne.

Les terrasses sont magnifiques et permettent de suivre le soleil au rythme de la journée.

La vue est panoramique, de l''Etna a Tormina...

Le joli village de Piedimonte à coté dispose te toutes les commodités avec de nombreux et sympathiques commerçants.

Nous remercions aussi le propriétaire pour sont accueil chaleureux.


  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £266.59

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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