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Idyllic country house, panoramic pool with sea views, quiet, WiFi, heating, 7 people

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,163 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Very quiet, 3 bed., 2 bathrooms, wonderful views, just 10 min. to the beach

The 200 m² house has been restored recently and comfortable. It is set in an approximately 5 000 m² large land with meadows and pastures, about 330 m above sea level.

It is beautifully decorated and has a kitchen, dining room, living room, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a superstructure with double bed and two covered porches, one with spectacular views to Siracusa's entire environment and its coasts.

From here you can even see Mount Etna. You can enjoy fantastic sunrises and sunsets.

The accommodation is suitable for six people, extra bed available for a small surcharge.

Now there is a pool with magnificent views that invites to linger.

There is also a barbecue available for our guests.

In summer you need no air conditioning due to the high altitude and the thick walls. For the colder months the house is equipped with a heating system.

You can do a lot and relax at the same time.

More Details

Property Manager
Vincenzo Arcuri
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About Vincenzo Arcuri

Since 2007 we mediate holiday homes in Sicily.

Every house has been chosen by us personally.

We are any time available to our guests and can be on site personally if desired.

Why Vincenzo Arcuri chose Syracuse

Panoramic, very quiet location, but only 10 min drive to the highway, village (Cassibile) and beach.

What makes this house unique

Very kind owners that will welcome you personally.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Syracuse in Province of Syracuse

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2163 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 bathrooms with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • 2 double bedrooms and two shower bathrooms on the ground floor. Double bed in the superstructure.
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Internet Wireless 20 € extra (optional).


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(9 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

A stunning beautiful retreat in the mountains of Sicily

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived it was clear that this was a special place. Our welcome was so warm. Nothing was too much trouble for Enzo, the agent (who speaks perfect English) or Giorgio, who manages the estate. They were perfect hosts. Even the cat was delightful! Everything was taken care of. I have stayed in many villas over the years, but in terms of equipment and attention to detail and comfort this was the best. We lacked nothing, and our one issue- a minor one- was instantly addressed. If you want to get away from it all, this is the place. It is really quiet, relaxing, peaceful. The location is excellent for visiting some of the beautiful towns- Noto, Syracuse, Ragusa Scicli etc. There are beaches nearby, and all the amenities you could want within a short distance.

The only word of caution: the drive to the villa (you will need a car) is not for the faint-hearted. We came to love it, but there was a certain sense of relief when we negotiated the multiple hairpins safely for the final time. If in doubt sit on the horn. The locals do. It works!

Ciao Giorgio and Lucia. Thank you for everything, especially the medlars. And thank you Enzo.

I hope we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

From the moment we met the delightfully enthusiastic Enzo (letting agent), who came to meet us not only on Easter Monday holiday, but on his birthday, we knew we would love our stay at Villa della Cava.

If you are looking for beauty and tranquility, yet quick and easy access to amenities and attractions, Villa della Cava is ideal.

Enzo guided us on the steep, curling drive through limestone rock faces, up onto fields of green farmland, giant wild fennels and golden marguerite daisies. The location of Villa della Cava is magnificent.

On arrival at the house we were warmly welcomed by our hosts, Lucia and Giorgio, who showed us the lemon and mandarin grove, the home of the Italian hares they conserve, and the splendid new swimming pool with views over Mount Etna - this will be such a bonus in the hot Sicilian summer.

Inside the house we were greeted by carefully selected arrangements of homegrown lemons, mandarins and orange blossom; tomatoes, aubergines, red peppers and fennel. Lucia and Giorgio provided us with more than enough food for our evening meal and breakfast, as well as a bottle of wine and almond cakes from Al Bianco Bar pasticceria in Cassibile. The kitchen is wonderful. It is equipped with everything a cook could need! The whole house is immaculately clean, well-equipped and homely. The entire property is superbly maintained and cared for with love.

We visited in early April to experience a Sicilian spring. We were entranced. Villa della Cava is a wildlife haven. Behind the house are views over a canyon. Birdsong echoes all day long. Explore the surrounding fields and you will discover a myriad of wild flowers. The array of orchids is breathtaking. Our children (4 and 8) delighted in the freedom to explore.

On a practical note, the village of Cassibile is a 15 minute drive down the hill and provides everything you need, including a bakery, fishmonger, butcher, fruit and vegetables, small supermarkets, tratorrie. There are bigger supermarkets down the road in Avola should you need them.

We enjoyed the beautiful beach Pineta del Gelsomineto which has safe bathing for children. Villa della Casa is also well-located for trips out to Noto, Ortigia and Mount Etna.

Villa della Cava surpassed our expectations. Lucia and Giorgio are discreet and generous hosts. We thank them for their kindness. Mille, mille grazie.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un grand bol d'air au paradis

  • 5 of 5

Nous voulons remercier très chaleureusement Giogio et Lucia pour leur accueil très chaleureux. Nous garderons toujours en souvenir, ce moment de convivialité autour d'une coupe de champagne. Les enfants ont très apprécié ce lieu verdoyant, ce cadre magnifique, cette vue unique à 360 degrés mais surtout la piscine. La maison est très bien équipée. Les propriétaires savent très bien recevoir, petit vin d'Avola "Nero", fruits et légumes fraîchement cueillis et de l'huile d'olive faite par Giogio. Ces vacances resteront gravées dans notre mémoire.

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup!
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Un lieu de vacance idyllique.

  • 5 of 5

Lorsque nous sommes arrivé, Giorgio et son épouse avaient déjà tout préparé. C'est la première fois qu'on m'offre des pâtisseries traditionnelles, du vin, que des fruits et légumes frais ainsi que de quoi préparer les premiers repas sont présents dans les placards. Tout était très propre et bien équipé. Pelouse fraîche et lieux ombragés.

La maison est situé dans un endroit isolé, au calme avec une vue splendide sur la baie de Syracuse (15 min de Cassibile où on retrouve quelques commerces utiles et un excellent glacier/patissier et 25 min de Syracuse).

Notre hôte était présent chaque jour pour s'occuper de la propriété en veillant sur nous mais en évitant de gêner notre intimité de vacanciers. Il nous a demandé chaque jours si nous avions besoin de quelque chose et veillait à répondre immédiatement à nos besoin.

Il faisait extrêmement chaud mais nous avons pu nous rafraichir aisément. Il manque peut être juste un ventilateur dans une des chambres.

Il n'y a pas de piscine mais c'est prévu pour l'année prochaine. Avec cet équipement, l'endroit deviendra vraiment totalement paradisiaque.

Je recommande chaudement ce lieu de vacances.

Faites confiance à 200% à Giorgio.

Matthieu Desplan et sa famille.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mille mercis, Matthieu! Nous l'apprécions beaucoup.
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tutto perfetto!!

  • 5 of 5

Una settimana di vacanza dove tutto è stato perfetto, casa molto accogliente e funzionale , posto tranquillo e avvolto dalla natura,proprietari gentilissimi e attenti a tutte le nostre esigenze!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stressless pur! Ideale Erholung!

  • 5 of 5

Wir (2 Ehepaare 60+) waren begeistert! Die tolle Lage in der "Wildnis", der fantastische Blick zur Küste und zum Ätna, Die traumhaften Sonnenauf- und -untergänge, diese Ruhe und Natur pur! Für uns ein wunderbarer Ort zum Ausspannen und Ausgangspunkt für herrliche Ausflüge nach Syrakus, zum Ätna (als Jeep-Tourmit "Go-Etna-Tours" zu empfehlen), nach Taormina, Ragusa, Noto oder ins Landesinnere nach Palazzolo Acreide und Chiaramonte Gulfi sowie natütlich zum Cava Grabde del Cassibile!!!

Die 8 km (ca. 12 Min.) lange An- und Abfahrt von unserer tollen Unterkunft nach Cassibile (Autostrada E45) war aufgrund der schmalen Straße und der Serpentinenstrecke immer abenteuerlich und spaßig. Besonders toll war die Betreung durch den sehr gut deutsch sprechenden Herrn Arcuri, der immer bei Fragen telef. erreichbar war und natürlich unsere liebevollen Hausverwalter GEORGIO und LUCIA (Eltern des Besitzers und wohnhaft in Cassibile). Diese sprechen leider nur italienisch (trotzdem klappte die Verständigugn mit Händen und Füßen hervorragend), aber trotzdem war die Betreuung und die ganz besondere Gastfreundschaft dieser beiden einmalig! Wir wurden wie Familienangehörige aufgenommen und bereits am Ankunftstag mit kostenlos bereitgestellten Getränken, Brot, Gemüse, Obst und Süßigkeiten versorgt. Sie haben uns jeden Wunsch von den Augen abgelesen und auch erfüllt! Sizilianische Gastfreundschaft - einfach großartig! Mille Grazie Georgio & Lucia!

Wir empfehlen die "Villa della Cava" (für bis 8 Personen) sehr gern weiter und würden auch gern wiederkommen (in den nächsten Jahren ist dort noch ein Pool geplant!).

Wer viel Ruhe möchte in einer wundrvollen Natur, kann hier nichts falsch machen!!!

Dieter, Resi, Georg und Ulrike aus dem Harz

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen herzlichen Dank für die äußerst netten Zeilen! Wir wissen dies sehr zu schätzen und freuen uns, dass Ihnen der Urlaub so gut gefallen hat.
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Nearest Airport
76 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
9 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Pozzallo (day trip to Malta e.g.)
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
I Monasteri Golf Resort
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
A 18 - Cassibile
Nearest Restaurant
9 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Mount Etna
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Fontane Bianche (sandy beach)
Car: recommended

The immediate surroundings are ideal for long walks or hikes in untouched nature without noise and traffic. In this picturesque landscape, there are countless ways with typical dry-stone walls, surrounded by idyllic pastures and orchards.

It is close to the Cava Grande (Canyon), a protected natural area with waterfalls and breathtaking scenery. Recommended places are Pantalica, Anapo valley, Vendicari, Mount Etna, Gole dell' Alcantara etc.

The next town Cassibile (part of Siracusa) is only 5 minutes from the house. Here are supermarkets, restaurants, pharmacy, motorway entrance / exit, etc.

The nearest sandy beach is in Fontane Bianche (10 min.).

Syracuse (UNESCO World Heritage) is about 15 minutes away.

Other cities that should be visited are Noto, Modica, Ragusa, Scicli, Palazzolo Acreide, Catania, Taormina.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Syracuse, Sicily

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Seasonal Rate
8 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Seasonal Rate
26 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Seasonal Rate
23 Jun 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Seasonal Rate
26 Aug 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Seasonal Rate
23 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Seasonal Rate
28 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Seasonal Rate
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Endreinigung £87.41
Refundable Damage Deposit £218.51

Preise gültig von 2-6 Personen
Kinderbett und Kinderhochstuhl vorhanden (auf Anfrage)
Strom, Gas, Wasser, Bettwäsche und Handtücher inklusive
Internet Wifi: 20 € pauschal (optional)

Prices for 2-6 people
Baby cot and high chair available on request
Power consumption, gas, water, towels and bed linen included
Internet: 20 € extra

Manager'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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