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Sunny villa in the nature reserve 'Oasi del Simeto', just 600 meters from the sandy beach

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house

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Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Vaccarizzo-delfino - Villa Allegra

Close to the beach, roof terrace, pergola, living room, satellite TV, 2 bedrooms, 6 pers.

Location and special feature:

Where the Simeto river flows into the Ionian Sea on the east coast of Sicily lies nature reserve „Oasi del Simeto“ with its fascinating flora and fauna.

Villa Allegra is located in the protected area of the nature reserve, only 400 m from the wide, fine sandy beach with beautiful dunes.

The plain of the Simeto River is dominated by 'omnipresent' Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano.

At the foot of Mount Etna, 13 km from Villa Allegra, lies the lively coastal town of Catania.

The villa:

Villa Allegra is part of a private park with villas and holiday accommodations. This park is known to be a preferred residential area, as it very conveniently located south of Catania.

The south-facing house accommodates up to 5 persons.

There are two bedrooms, one with double bed and the other with two single beds.

The kitchen is equipped with 4-burner gas stove, oven and refrigerator with freezer compartment.

The two sofas in the living area, which is also furnished with a TV, serve as sleeping facilities for the 5th/6th persons.

The bathroom is equipped with bathtub with shower device as well as WC and bidet.

Outdoor area:

The live-and eat-in kitchen offers access of the roofed south-facing terrace with adjoining arbor.

If you are looking for shade on particularly hot days, then the – also roofed – terrace on the north side of the house is just perfect.

That is where you find a grill and an outdoor shower. The nice roof terrace is accessible from the terrace on the south side, via a spiral staircase.

In the small, beautifully laid out garden, you find a great variety of Mediterranean plants as well as the classic „Arance rosse“, the Sicilian blood oranges.

Furnishing:

The villa also includes washing machine, SAT-TV (with German and English channels), radio and a children’s cot (no extra charge).

Parking:

There are two parking spaces on the fenced property.

Surroundings:

Apart from the Baroque town of Catania with its cathedral, amphitheater and fish market, the nearby towns of Taormina, Syracuse and Acireale are interesting and worthwhile destinations.

There is a small grocery store in the park. Other shopping facilities and restaurants are found in the vicinity.

If required, the very friendly Allegra family will gladly support you in any way to make sure you enjoy your holidays.

Tips for excursions:

The core zone of nature reserve Oasi del Simeto is only 1 km from Villa Allegra.

An extensive network of trails running through this nature paradise enables visitors to admire the rich avifauna, which includes herons, herring gulls, bee-eaters and purple swamp hens.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Matthias Baldauf --- Cilentano GmbH
Member since: 2000
Speaks English, German, Italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
16 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Ferry
21 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: recommended

Privileged location between Mount Etna and the Oasi del Simeto

Catania, second largest town on Sicily, lies amidst an impressive natural landscape. On the one side, majestic Mount Etna dominates the history-charged town; on the other side lies the nature reserve 'Oasi del Simeto'.

Baroque splendour and a wide range of cultural offerings

Catania itself is vibrant with life. Strolling through the Centro Storico with its artful baroque buildings, you should not miss visiting the grand Piazza Duomo with its Fontana dell'Elefante, the prestigious avenue Via Etnea with its elegant shops and neat café-bars, the beatiful parks and the impressive Castello Ursino.

The university town offers a wide range of cultural possibilities. Attending a performance at the beautiful Teatro Bellini or one of the events taking place in the course of the festival Etnafest from January to mid July, are only two possible highlights.

An experience for your senses – the extremely colourful markets

Less appealing to the intellect, but nonetheless appealing to the senses, that is what you will experience at the two extremely colourful markets of Catania, which have become sights to see. La Pescheria, the large fish market, takes place daily near Piazza Duomo. You will enjoy it most in the early morning. At Fera o Luni (Piazza Stesicoro/Corso Sicilia), locals find everything their hearts desire, ranging from vegetables and traditional 'caffettiera' to leather goods.

Pure nature at Oasi del Simeto

At nature reserve 'Oasi del Simeto', located south of Catania, there is an extensive network of paths. You will encounter a rich avifauna, including herons, herring gulls, bee-eaters and purple swamp hens. This is a paradise not only for hikers, but also for riders on horseback and divers.

Impressive Mount Etna

With its almost 60 000 ha, Parco Regionale dell'Etna is one of the largest regional parks in Italy. The various elevation climates with their diversity of animals and plants are a distinctive feature of the park. A guided tour of the volcano is surely one of the most thrilling experiences during a holiday on Sicily. Our tip: Climb Mount Etna early in the morning. Usually, the view is best then. On clear days, you will get a view of the whole island.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Vaccarizzo-delfino, Catania

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
Euro
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
5 Nov 2016 - 24 Dec 2016
0 night minimum stay
£380
 
 
24 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
0 night minimum stay
£392
 
 
7 Jan 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
0 night minimum stay
£380
 
 
8 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
0 night minimum stay
£392
 
 
27 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
0 night minimum stay
£443
 
 
24 Jun 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
0 night minimum stay
£557
 
 
29 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
0 night minimum stay
£662
 
 
26 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
0 night minimum stay
£620
 
 
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
0 night minimum stay
£443
 
 
30 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
0 night minimum stay
£392
 
 
4 Nov 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
0 night minimum stay
£380
 
 
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
0 night minimum stay
£392
 

Notes

  • Prices are valid per week occupancy of up to 4 persons incl. bed linen, towels and final cleaning.

    Cost for heating (small gas stove) and air conditioning are charged on the spot according to use. A deposit of 100 Euro is due upon arrival.

    Surcharge for the 5. person is 25 euros per week, travel period 24.06. - 02.09.2017 € 40 per week.

    Arrival and departure:
    - July and August: Saturday,
    - At other times by appointment.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Vaccarizzo-delfino in Sicily

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes:
Air conditioning with heating in the living room and a bedroom.

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