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Taormina spectacular countryside, 2 pools, wify, stunning view, beach 2 kms

People30
Bedrooms 12
Bathrooms12
Separate WC's1
Space 7,534 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

11 double bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, stunning view, lush garden, close to the sea

The Relais Taormina Country is located in the middle of an immense countryside estate blooming with citrus fruit and Saracen olive trees.

There are in all 11 bedrooms (Queen size or twins as preferred) with their own bathroom ensuite (shower) , 1 large mezzanine in the main house with twins beds and a small bath without shower fit for 2 pax, 4 small mezzanines in the smaller houses with twins for children from 5 to 13 (without bathroom). Max 24 adults and 6 children.

Two private pools, an exclusive stage, impressive lawns and garden, the green hilltops of Taormina countryside, the Ionian sea and the view of the Etna volcano create an enchanting atmosphere...

A spectacular gazebo in the gardenfit for 30/35 pax is ideal to have meals all together from Easter to November.

There is also a large barbecue area in the lemongrove.

The secret of the property is to be very close to the sea and to the center of Taormina but in the meantime completely away from all in the relax, serenity and charme of the Sicilian countryside.

Extra on request : cooking service (Sicilian home specialities) and daily cleaning.

Ideal for family and friends reunions, weddings and incentives.

The best way to reach the property is to fly to Catania or Comiso (about 1 hour from the property) and hire cars or minivan at the airport (book it well in advance).

In case of landing to the airport of Palermo the distance of the

property from Palermo airport is 250 km by motorway (about 2 hours by car and the airport of Trapani 300 kms (about 3 hours from the property).

The property is 60 km away from the airport of Catania ( motorway ), 2 km from the nearest beach, 2 kms from shops and mini markets, 6 km from the center of Taormina, 30 minutes drive from Etna

(cable way station).

More Details

Owner
Gabriele
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Gabriele

I love Sicily

Why Gabriele chose Taormina & Surroundings

Ideal for country lovers, amazing garden and pools (2), lemons, oranges, olive trees and flowers. Close to Taormina and to the beach. Spectacular view of Etna.

Extra services such as home cooking service (great sicilian specialities) and daily rooms cleaning on demand.

A fantastic solution for family reunions and weddings.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The secret of the property is to be very close to the sea and to the center of Taormina but in the meantime completely away from all in the relax, serenity and charme of the Sicilian countryside. There is a manteinor everyday for any problem occurring and the owner lives in the estate.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Trappitello in Taormina

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 7534 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:30 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 30
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 12 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 7 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 8 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 9 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 10 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 11 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 12 - Toilet
    Bathroom 13 - Bath (no shower)
  • 11 bathrooms with shower, 1 small bath in the loft and 1 outdoor bath
Bedrooms:
  • 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 9 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 10 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 11 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 12 - 2 Single Bed
  • There are in all 11 bedrooms (Queen size or twins as you prefer) with their own bathroom ensuite (shower) , 1 large mezzanine in the main villa with twins beds and a small bath without shower fit also for 2 adults, 4 small mezzanines in the smaller houses with twins for children from 5 to 13 (without bathroom). Max 24 adults and 6 children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

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Taormina spectacular countryside, 2 pools, wify, stunning view, beach 2 kms
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
Franklin Ma
5

Delightful holiday stay

  • 5 of 5

Our group of twenty adults spent a wonderful two weeks at Le Case del Principe. We rented cars at the airport in Catania and used the villa as a base for exploring Etna and the vicinity. The driving was challenging at times, with twisting roads to hill towns, but let us see many off the beaten path spots. The property was even more lovely than pictured, with quiet corners for reading, and shady gathering spots for large group dinners. We rented the entire estate so there was privacy and comfort for all. There was also a bocce court which provided opportunity for lively evening competitions.

The grounds were beautifully maintained with lemon trees and colorful flowers surrounding the pool areas. Monica and the other staff members were responsive to all our needs, and the meals prepared for us by Maria and Antoinetta featured fresh local ingredients in traditional Sicilian recipes. Outstanding!

We appreciated Monica's help in arranging day trips to Agrigento and Piazza Armerina, a fabulous wine tasting at Gambino Vini, and a night out for pizza at Flora. We also enjoyed waking into town for cappuccino and croissants in the mornings.

Other day trips included exploring Mt. Etna , Alcantra Gorges, Taormina, Enna, Castiglione , Savoca, and other picturesque spots. Those who love ceramics were particularly satisfied by the shops in Caltagirone.

A highlight for us all was a concert by the tenors "IL Volo" in the spectacular setting of the ancient Greek theater in Taormina with Mt. Etna as a backdrop.

I would definitely recommend the property to others. We were sad to say farewell to Monica who who became like a family member to our group.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So many thanks for the fantastic review
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5

The perfect base for exploring...east of Sicily

  • 5 of 5

Nestled among grape vines and fruit trees, Le Case del Principe is a relaxing oasis just below Taormina, near the sea with soaring views of Etna. The rooms are immaculate, lovingly decorated in the local style and the food is out of this world. It's one of those places where time seems to stand still and let's you reconnect with yourself and nature.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Simone many thanks. Your review is gorgeous !
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH
5

Beautiful Relaxing Villa

  • 5 of 5

Our group was 15 people including 3 small kids. We each had our own bedrooms and bathrooms. Each area had a living room. But the highlight of this property was the covered patio, with a table large enough for all of us to dine together. There is also a quite a bit of nice patio furniture to enjoy. All of this beautiful area is surrounded by vineyards, lemon, orange and grapefruit trees. We were very close to Taormina, and the beach, but you could just stay at the villa and be perfectly content. Monica put together our trips to Mt. Etna, the Gambino Vineyard, and the Godfather tour. They were all fabulous, with our own van, and the same driver each day. Maria cooked for us at least three night, and I highly recommend this at least once. She is quite an accomplished chef and we enjoyed her meals more than local restaurants. The location was prime, not far from the Catania airport, Taormina, Castelmola, the beach and several beautiful cities. The owner Principe Gabriele, Monika, Maria, and Antoinette (don't know if I got that right) really did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable. If you decide to stay here please go with their ideas on what to see and do in the area, but schedule some downtime to just enjoy the property. One thing I forgot to mention but is very important to me is that the property is very clean.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks your group was fantastic.
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We will be arriving at the Naples Airport- from Catania
5

Wing family and friends Sicilian adventure.

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 18 stay at the Case del Principe. We had a wonderful stay. Monica took great care of us. Maria the chef made so many wonderful meals- it was like a culinary heaven.

The grounds- with the sights and smells of the lemon groves and wine vineyards were nothing short of extraordinary.

I highly recommmend this villa and their staff.

Chris Wing

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris many thanks for the review. We were all delighted to know you and your group. Your review encourages us to go on with enthusiasm in our activity. I hope to see you again in the property. Thanks again Gabriele
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5

Extraordinary villa in Taormina!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 8 Anericans looking for a place in Sicily to serve as a base for our exploration of the area and celebration of our son's wedding. Our son chose the perfect place in booking Le Case del Príncipe. This villa has six lovely ensuite bedrooms, a huge family kitchen and ample indoor and outdoor common areas, along with a large pool and deck area. We were greeted by the wonderful Monica, guest manager of the property. We were made to feel right at home and Monica was so helpful with a huge generosity of spirit. The house cook was Mary. We had a specially prepared traditional Sicilian dinner one evening that was a culinary masterpiece. The Prince chose wisely in having these wonderful women representing him and his glorious Villa. Our stay at Le Case del Príncipe was the single most memorable vacation of my life. Our thanks to the Prince, Monica and Mary. You will truly fall in love with this beautiful place with the magnificent Mt. Etna in the background

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. I hope to see you again in the property one day...
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5

Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Le Case Del Principe. My Wife and I traveled from the US and rented the Estate house for Friends & Family & Ourselves for the first week of July in 2016. We spoke with Prince Gabrielle over the phone to arrange the rental and found him to be very helpful. We were married in Taormina and the villa was a great base for all of our activities. There were 8 of us. The estate was beautiful, with views of Etna, the mountains, vineyards & orchards.

Upon arrival we were greeted by Monica, the caretaker of the Villa. Monica gave us a tour of the property, told us what there was in the area and even gave us a ride to the market. She was amazingly helpful. We had a bit of a medical emergency when one of my friends dislocated his shoulder. Monica came to our rescue, arranged an ambulance and stayed with my friend for hours at the hospital translating for him. She was truly amazing and went above and beyond and we were extremely grateful for her help.

The house had a Kitchen where we cooked dinner almost every night, we got fresh meats & produce from the market right up the road from the property. When we weren’t touring the area or getting married we spent our down time relaxing around the pool & wandering around the property. We found the rooms & property to be comfortable & clean. The town of Trapitello was a short walk from the Villa. Every morning I would walk into town & get fresh pastries & cappuccinos for the house from the local bar. The town had anything we needed and the walk had some really neat views of some of the other vineyards & orchards in the area.

The night before we were married we had Maria, the house chef, cook dinner for us. Maria’s meal was delicious with fresh local Sicilian dishes & wine that seemed to never end. I was even able to get her Pistachio Pasta Recipe. Maria was very sweet & accommodating, reminding me much of my own Sicilian Grandmother. The meal was a real traditional Italian experience. By the way her home made Limoncello was also amazing.

Our stay at the Villa was one of the best and most memorable trips of my life. Everyone in our party had a great time. We look forward to coming back one day and staying at Le Case Del Principe well worth the price.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your wonderful review
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bar Centrale Stagnitta
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Riposto
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Il Picciolo
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Taormina
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Giardini Naxos
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
A Massaria
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Giardini Naxos

The Princely Relais Taormina Country is located in the middle of an immense countryside estate blooming with citrus fruit and Saracen olive trees.

There are 11 double bedrooms (10 convertible into tweens) with their own bath with shower ensuite, a mezzanine room with twins bed and a small toilet fit for adults or children, 6 single beds in the mezzanines for children from 5 to 13 without bath. Maximum 24 adults and 6 children. Baby cots and high chairs are available on demand.

Ideal for country lovers, family groups, friends groups, weddings and incentives.

Two private pools , an exclusive stage, impressive lawns and garden, the green hilltops of Taormina countryside, the Ionian sea and the view of the Etna volcano create an enchanting atmosphere. There are a large gazebo in the garden overlooking the volcano and the countryside to have meals or stay al fresco and a large barbecue area in the lemongrove at disposal of guests.

We produce oil and wine. Distances: 60 km from the airport of Catania, 2 km from the beach, 7 from the center of Taormina, 40 from the Etna cableway, 10 from the Gorges of Alcantara, 25 from the Agrò valley.

Restaurants are distant from 1 to 5 km.

Nearest beach (sandy beach) is in Giardini Naxos.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Trappitello, Messina province

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Top 2017
9 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£10,963
for 7 nights
£10,963
 
 
High 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£10,049
for 7 nights
£10,049
 
 
medium 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£9,136
for 7 nights
£9,136
 
 
low 2017
5 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£7,308
for 7 nights
£7,308
 
 
medium
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£9,136
for 7 nights
£9,136
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£9,136
for 7 nights
£9,136
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £1,827.12

See Rental agreement

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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