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Panoramic country house in a lemon orchard, 50 m. from the beach of Praiola - Casa Limone + Casa Mandarino

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights



Casa Limone + Casa Mandarino

A rural road brings you to this ‘casale’ proudly surveying its lemon grove from a stunning and perfectly peaceful setting on the coast. It would be difficult to ask for a more delightful setting. The house is situated on a volcanic cliff between Acireale and Praiola, and has a sweeping view over the sea, the beach and the coast with Taormina on the horizon. A private path leads directly to the beach (50 meter). Close to Casa Limone are some other holiday homes.

The farmhouse is separated in two independent apartments that can be rented together: Casa Limone and Casa Mandarino.

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About the property

Casale Mare Praiola

A rural road brings you to this country-house, proudly surveying its lemon grove from its stunning and perfectly peaceful setting on the coast. A private path leads directly to the beach of Praiola (50 meter).

The country house is separated in two independent apartments: Casa Limone e Casa Mandarino. Both apartments have their own terrace with privacy. Casa Limone has unique views from its two big terraces. Mandarino has a smaller terrace and less views.

Property Manager
Giulia Lattanzio / Chiara Caporali / Giulia Tiriticco / Nina Schuttert
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
10 May, 2018

About Giulia Lattanzio / Chiara Caporali / Giulia Tiriticco / Nina Schuttert

We have been with Homeaway since 2006, proposing houses that are able to unfold Sicily's colours and charm at best.

Houses with quality furnishing in unique locations, with incredible views or with a pool, always accurately selected in order to satisfy our main wish: to see you falling in love with Sicily just like we did.

We provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We will advise you as much as we can about travel info, transfers and car rental.

Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is usually possible.

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Prices are valid up to 2 guests. Every extra guest costs 40 Euro extra per week
Prices include final cleaning, linen and towels, water, gas, electricity.
Security deposit = 150 Euro.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Riposto in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please try to be on time for your check-in (which is usually set at 4PM) and in case of delay please send a text message directly to the keyholder.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom Casa Limone - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom Casa Limone - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom Casa Mandarino - 1 Double Bed
    Living room Casa Limone - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Living room Casa Mandarino - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Bunkbed and queen size Sofa bed
  • On the top floor is a room with a single bed and a double room with sea view. The bedroom has a beautiful panoramic terrace. The 2 single beds of the bedroom on the ground floor can be turned into a double bed.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
The house can also be heated if necessary with gas stove. There are beach parasols available.


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Casa Limone + Casa Mandarino
average rating of 4.5263157 based on 19 reviews

Sun, sea and lemon trees

  • 5 of 5

We (2 families) stayed for ten days in the beautiful Limone and Mandarino villas and it was a wonderful vacation.

The views form the terraces (both the main one and also the one from the first floor) were breathtaking, especially on sunrise. Add to that the sound of the waves and you could say you're pretty close to paradise. The house is quiet, with plenty of light (the living room of villa Limone has three large doors that open to the terrace on two sides of the room) and well equipped (including two barbecues which we quite used). The villas are placed in an idilic lemon and mandarin trees orchard. The access to the pebbled beach is easy.

The villas curator, Rosario, is very friendly and his advices about the restaurants and shopping options in the area were extremely useful! It's a very convenient location to visit Etna but we also added Taormina, Noto and Siracuse to our trips in the region.

All in one, a vacation to remember!

Just two more remarks: do not expect luxury but rustic and be prepared for the tinyest and yet the most active (only at sunset) mosquitoes :)

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely old country house

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. House is very comfortable, clean and well equipped (we rented both units Casa Limone and Casa Mandarino). The view is fantastic and the patios large so you can move around to avoid sun and wind. The care taker Mr. Rosario was great and went out of his way to help us get settled in the first day, he even guided us on his motorcycle to the nearest shops and to a supermarket which was 20 minutes away. The only slightly negative aspect, and why I am giving this 4 out of 5 stars, is the long drive in to the house on a very rough country lane.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely secluded property: strongly recommended

  • 5 of 5

You have to drive for maybe half a kilometre through a lemon grove to reach this house, with views of Etna behind you. Delightful. But you must have a car.

The house itself is basic; if you want luxury, then probably look elsewhere. But it is clean and well-maintained, and was just right for us (two adults, two teenagers). We very much enjoyed breakfast on the balcony overlooking the sea - you have a good view along the coast perhaps as far as Taormina. You can get down to the beach very easily. The beach itself is rocky and good for an evening stroll, but we didn't swim.

The owner was extremely kind and helpful, even though we arrived four hours late.

The local village (about 10 minutes drive) has nice shops, including a bakery and fruit/veg shop, and there is a huge supermarket about 15/20 minutes drive away. After the first day, we just used the local shops, with very friendly staff.

We could happily have relaxed in the property for most of the week, but instead we made various excursions to temples and volcanoes.

In all, a thoroughly enjoyable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and yes: the view along the coast is as far as Taormina. And sometimes you can see even the coast of Calabria, in front.
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Juillet 2011 - Famille de 5 personnes

  • 4 of 5

Très beau séjour à la Casa Limone.

La Casa Limone est bien située pour profiter de la mer et du calme, ce que nous avons fait. Très belle vue sur la mer et sur l'Etna (éruption visible depuis la terrasse).

La maison est agréable, bien équipée et bien entretenue.

Pour ces vacances, nous recherchions surtout le repos dans un bel endroit, ce qui a été pleinement réussi.

Attention : la maison est isolée, l'accès en voiture un peu difficile, par des chemins agricoles parmis les citronniers, après avoir franchi un portail verrouillé. Eloignée des commerces. A déconseiller à ceux qui veulent aller faire leurs courses à pied et aux familles qui ont des adolescents qui souhaitent être autonomes.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Een fijne villa op een rustige locatie

  • 5 of 5

Een keurig verzorgde villa op een bijzondere locatie, gelegen direkt aan de kust . Helaas hadden we zeer matig weer en hebben we niet uitbundig kunnen genieten van de unieke terrassen. Gelukkig was er rust en comfort om heerlijk een boek te lezen. Uitstekende bedden en gezellig ingericht. Vanuit deze locatie hebben we Catania en Aceriale bezocht en ondanks het matige weer zeer genoeglijke dagen gehad.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alles Super!!!

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schön! Gerne wieder!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Catania, Fontanarossa Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Kilometres
Acireale, Giarre
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Guardia Mangano
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Stazzo, Santa Tecla, Torre Archirafi
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Rifugio Sapienza, Etna
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: necessary

Praiola is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily. The place lies halfway between Catania and Taormina and just 7 kilometres from Acireale (a pretty little city, built on a plateau of lava, that is known for its Baroque churches).

Giardini Naxos, a seaside resort with beautiful sandy beaches, is just 20 kilometres from Praiola. Next to is is Taormina, ‘the pearl of the Mediterranean’, with the most exclusive seaside resort in Sicily. Its ancient Greek-Roman theatre is world famous for its stunning views.

Santa Maria la Scala and Aci Trezza are pleasant seaside villages near Praiola and renown for their fish restaurants. At 2 Kms from the house is Carruba, a tiny village with a few shops and a square.

Other Activities: Excursions to Mount Etna, the biggest volcano of Europa or the lively city of Catania.