|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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Villa Visso is a prestigious Liberty residence located in a beautifully scenic area of Mount Etna, overlooking the beautiful scenery offered by the Gulf of Catania. The villa is surrounded by classically manicured formal gardens and furnished with unique decorations and precious objects that are sure to delight any guest with an eye for aesthetics.
A stylish site with a refined design that combines history and internationalization, the villa is also makes a venue for events that's sure to have a real impact. It also hosts tastings of typical Sicilian products and cooking classes for those who want to enjoy the authentic and traditional Sicilian cuisine and local wines!
The passion for the true art of Italian cuisine, and the rigorous presence of only fresh organic and locally produced ingredients are the components of the villa's tastings and cooking classes, and serve as a great way to combine culture, wine and food in one place - the perfect mix of tradition and innovation!Immersed in the typical landscape of the Mediterranean foothills marked by characteristic prickly pear plants, vineyards, citrus trees, figs, mulberries, wild fennel and the warm colors of the flowers of the season, Villa Visso is located in Viscalori-Viagrande, a hilltop village in the foothills of Catania, part of the Etna Park.
The microclimate of the village of Viscalori makes it a great vacation spot in both summer and winter. Known as one of the historic towns in which stabilized the population of Viagrande, Viscalori stands today as the most elegant residential area of Mt Etna.The historical Villa Visso is set over a generous 500sqm and located on the Etna slopes, surrounded by a splendid Sicilian garden of 4.000sqm. In the garden you'll find a swimming pool that comes complete with a breathtaking view of the Ionian Sea that stretches all the way from Siracusa to Calabria.
The Villa is arranged on 3 levels and remains true to its strong and historic character, with little (if anything) of the whole structure having been changed across the years. Beautiful furniture and decorations of the Sicilian liberty architectural style abound, as well as a collection of unique pieces of anthropological antiques. There are also many pieces of artwork celebrating the mechanical, as the owner is an ex-pilot and likes to have his passion shine throughout the property!
The ground floor is comprised of independent entrance, a large lounge room with a fireplace, a grand piano and a library. The garden houses a large table with various comfortable spaces to enjoy tea, lounge chairs and sunbeds for moments of relaxation. Then there's the typical Sicilian stone kitchen with its stone oven, as well as a boudoir and bathroom for the guests.
The first floor contains a double bedroom suite with a terrace overlooking the sea, a private bathroom with a spacious mosaic bath and a living room. Also on the first floor there is another double bedroom complete with private bathroom and view over the back garden. The second floor is comprised of a double bedroom, a cosy and relaxing, private bathroom with shower and view over the swimming pool and up to Mount Etna.
In the ancient wine press (known locally as a "Palmento") you'll find a billiard table and fitness area. The large yard also contains a garage for up to 3 cars.FacilitiesPrivate poolWi-Fi/Internet accessAir conditioningWi-FiPets allowedAll bedrooms en-suiteIdeal for celebrations / Party houseHeated PoolSauna/SteamGym/fitness roomGames roomIndoor gamesCable TVDVDWorking fireplaceHeatingExtrasOn site conciergeMaid service includedChef/Cook available (at extra cost)Butler available (at extra cost)Babysitting service available (at extra cost)
*Plus compulsory or optional charges based on actual occupancy or consumption. The payment has to be made in the currency offered by the property manager, before use of conversion tool. Payments in other currencies have to be negotiated beforehand with the property manager. The currency conversion tool is provided for your convenience only and is non-binding.