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Villa in Catania, Sicily, Italy

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Catania, Sicily, Italy


Notes for this villa

Security Deposit is 500 euro to be paid locally in cash upon arrival, unless different arrangements have been made at time of booking. The Security Deposit will be returned upon departure, minus any breakages.

All prices are per week for the villa only. Villas are booked from 2:30pm on your arrival day (Saturday) to 10:00am on your departure day (the following Saturday). Please note that availability shown is subject to confirmation - please call our reservations team.

This charming ancient farmhouse is situated in Acireale, Sicily, just 20k away from the town of Catania, at the base of

Mount Etna

. Acireale is well known for its thermal waters and for the earthquakes and volcano eruptions that changed the look of the surrounding a few times over the centuries. The last major reconstruction, that took place after the 1693 earthquake, has given Acireale its current beauty and baroque style that makes it one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily. Quite a few sites are worth a visit in the town: Church of San Sebastian, Zelantea art gallery, Puppets Opera theatre, the Baroque Cathedral Square. Worth a stay is its famous carnival parade with its allegorical papier-mache' floats which attract visitors from all over the world.

The countryside in the area is characterized by the lava of the many volcanic eruptions. The views are spectacular and the famous Cyclops's Rocks can be seen. Enchanting fishing villages, like Santa Tecla, Stazzo, and Santa Maria la Scala can be found close by at the foot of the 'Timpa' (a ridge of lava layers created over the centuries and up to 200 metres high), which, covered by the typical lush vegetation, is considered an area of outstanding beauty.

On the way to Mount Etna among lemon orchards, this property lies on a beautiful stretch of land overlooking the coast that spans between Taormina and Acireale, and the blue sea.

This is a converted ancient farmhouse, with private swimming pool, that recently has been painstakingly and lovingly renovated preserving its character and charm. The Villa is the oldest part of an agricultural complex consisting of a manor house, a wine press, and various other outbuildings. The structure dates back to 1700 and it still maintains many of its original exterior and interior architectural features. The interiors have been decorated with terracotta tiles and antique furniture making the Villa cosy and homey. Every part of the Villa features traditional Sicilian elements, such as the kitchen decorated with typical local colourful tiles.

This Villa offers plenty of outdoor space and panoramic views from various terraces overlooking Mediterranean gardens, lawns and the pool, ideal for relaxation. The location is also great for exploring Mount Etna and its natural reserve. Different tours, from gastronomic to cultural ones, can be easily organized.

All on one floor:

Living room with log burner, kitchen with fireplace, 2 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, 2 shower rooms, patio.


Large terrace, solarium, swimming pool, terraced lawns.

Items available at the Villa:

Hairdryer, Barbecue, External shower, Iron, Washing machine, CD Player, DVD Player, Satellite decoder, Heating (4 Stove burners TYPE gas), Oven (gas), Fridge, Freezer, Toaster, TV (LCD).


Catania 16K, Siracusa 80K, Ragusa 120K, Agrigento 180K, Taormina 35K, Messina 80K, Palermo 240K.

Swimming pool

Welcome hamper



CD / DVD player

Weekly cleaning

Sand beach 8K

Tennis 5K

Horseback riding 15K

Golf 20K

Catania Airport 45K

Additional Information

Safety deposit € 500 (to be paid in cash upon arrival)


Water and gas consumption

Electricity consumption up till 300 Kwh per week

Extra consumption fee of € 0.25 per Kwh is to be paid upon departure

Linen (sheets and towels) changed weekly

Final cleaning

Tidying up - Weekly

Cot available upon request

High chair for babies NOT available

Additional folding bed available upon request

Heating (stoves) - cost upon consumption

Air-conditioning NOT available

Fans not available

Not suitable for disabled

Facilities for disabled not available

Welcome Basket (Breakfast products)


Baby sitter (€ 10/hour)

Grocery shopping (€ 20 service + cost of groceries)

Extra maid service (€ 10/hour)

Breakfast service (€ 8/person)


Pets strictly not allowed

More Details

Property Manager
Russell Or David..
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017



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

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Internet
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


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  • You will be charged the rental cost for this booking only. Any extra charges such as cleaning fees, cots, high chairs or electricity consumption will be confirmed at the time of booking and may be payable at the time of booking separately or on arrival.