Ancient dwelling of a Sicilian aristocratic family, immersed in the Sicilian countryside, just 6 km from Ragusa, Villa Castiglione, set by Commissioner Montalbano, offers exclusively for guests a large house built from the 18th century, a large 13x7 swimming pool located on a large garden with lawn and a park of 18 thousand square meters with hundreds of ornamental plants and trees typical of the place. At the center of the park stands an immense and majestic maritime pine secular that reaches 50 meters in height if not beyond. Beyond the park you can see a wonderful view towards the Hyblaean hinterland and beyond, even the distant Etna volcano. A wonderful feeling of absolute mastery towards what is around us, lived by every visitor of ours.
Furnished according to a refined style and with a delicate taste that deserves such a dwelling and embellished with pitch stone floors and a double bedroom with the "maioliche" of Caltagirone, the House consists of a kitchen that incorporates the antique style of Sicilian kitchens with the stone oven paved with "maioliche", the stone sink with copper faucets, all filled with kitchen, refrigerator and appliances such as microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, washing machine and the latest generation dishwasher. We continue with the Entrance Hall where we will welcome you on your arrival with a welcome drink with a buffet tasting of typical local products, ranging from sweet to salty to local wine.
A large dining room with seating for 6, stocked with satellite TV and a HI-FI system and DVD player, takes us to the red lounge, where important meetings took place at the time. From the living room you reach the terrace overlooking the Parco del Pino. The three bedrooms with courtesy set, antique furniture typical of the Sicilian tradition and air conditioning.
Two full bathrooms with shower cabin, shower gel and shampoo sets, hair dryer phone newly renovated.
As said the House is surrounded by 50 hectares of land with views of the Ragusa and Etna Volcano, from the classic "dry stone walls" of the Ragusa countryside that divided a fief from another. We have four large courtyards, a church where until the mid-60s there was the usual Sunday mass and a park of 18 thousand square meters with a centuries-old maritime pine surrounded by plants and fruit trees such as almonds and walnuts. One of the four courtyards leads first to a room and two other baths serving the pool area, then right to the garden with a 13x7m swimming pool with whirlpool, with blue beds to lie down and take the sun comfortably, a gazebo where you can if necessary, have lunch or dinner or even talk, and lots of games to entertain both inside the pool and outside the lawn with children, with inflatables, mats and sporting accessories.
Providing free parking, the Villa is located first as said 6 km from Ragusa (5 minutes by car), 7 km from the airport of Comiso, 150 meters a farm that offers typical dishes such as ricotta, sausage, provola ragusana, local wine and many other delicacies. At 500 meters the restaurant and pizzeria "Alla corte di Bacco" and especially at 1 km Ibleo IperCoop shopping center with supermarket, tobacconist, clothes and souvenirs. Continuing among the baroque cities of Unesco heritage, the Villa is 10 minutes from Ragusa Ibla, the "Vigata" of Montalbano, 20 minutes drive from Modica and Scicli and the nearest beaches, located in Marina di Ragusa and Punta Secca. the "Marinella" of Montalbano "and 5 km from the Castle of Donnafugata where you can admire the famous collection of the" Arezzo di Trefiletti "family belonging to our great-grandfather. Noto and Siracusa are 45 minutes away by car. Catania Airport is 100 km away. It is ideal for long stays of 3-4 weeks and as mentioned, well located to visit the entire province of Ragusa and Syracuse
About the Commissioner Montalbano, almost an entire episode was filmed inside the Villa, "Il Gatto e il Cardellino".
Ideal for families with children, young couples or friends who want to spend their holidays together.
Come to us not as tourists, but as guests!