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VRBO | F12 | Catania_ Original style in a perfect location!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Catania - SCS |F12 | VRBO

Perfect location for 3 bedroom in front the medieval castle with winter garden

Elegant apartment recently renovated the property.

The property is an old family mansion of the early 900 right in front of one of the most representative monuments of the city of Catania : the Castello Ursino.

The house is well exposed, sunny and bright. The design (by the architect/owner) was prepared in every detail to give maximum comfort to guests. There is a heating system and air-conditioned in the main and common rooms and fan system in all other spaces. A accurate system to guarrantee confort and well stay. Thermal comfort has been taken into serious consideration in arranging the rooms and all openings have been equipped with solar shading system.

The wide open spaces and the exposure of the house provide a perfect stay in the middle of the city.

The spacious apartment is provided with all the accessories and equippment to allow guests to feel at home. It's composed by 3 bedrooms very large and comfortables: two of them, about 25sqm each, have a balcony with views of the medieval castle (each balcony has a breakfast table with 2 chairs very nice to have coffee, tea or aperitiv looking at the medieval castle) and another one, about 16 square meters ( with balcony) is equipped with air conditioning.

A large kitchen and dining room ( more than 25 sqm ) has all the main amenities (fridge with freezer, kettle, microwaves, electric oven, toaster, boiler, pots) and it's directly connetcted with the hall-living room with sofas and armchairs with a SAT TV corner and with a winter garden with a wonderful and amazing skylight. This is the heart of the whole apartment: the “winter garden” it's equipped with ornamental plants and a mezzanin with relaxing sofa, home theatre, projector with maxi screen, surround. We have equipped home with the main technologic systems like with wifi free, smart led tv.

The house has 2 bathrooms ( one with bathtub) , laundry room , winter garden with a mezzanine relaxation.

The furniture is made from original pieces and is a mix of ancient and original (1800 and 1900) and from pieces of contemporary design. Particular attention has been given to the arrangement of the rooms. A particularity: were chosen beds in untreated natural wood and without metallic components to minimize the electromagnetic fields during the night.

The entire building is recent restored and is like a private and quite corner in the middle of the city, overlooking a wonderful castle and inserted in the heart of one of the gastronomical center of the city. the square on which the building faces is full of good restaurants where you can taste excellent traditional Sicilian dishes and good wines.

The historic market called 'La Pescheria' is just behind the corner. Few steps for the Duomo, Via Etnea, Roman amphitheater, opera house, amenano river. Five minutes walking from a bus station with connections to the main city around: Siracusa, Taormina, Ragusa, Noto, Agrigento, Palermo.

The rental is supplied without centralized services pursuant to Law 431/98

Very positive feedback on the net

SELFCATERINGSICILY

Web Toursim Network

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Massimiliano
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016

About Massimiliano

I am an architect 40 years old, working and living in Catania, on historical center. I love my job and I consider it very exciting because it gives me the tools to analyze the cities that I visit.

I love Brazil and Brazilian music (MPB), I also love jazz. I studied piano and when I do I like the jam sessions with friends in my home.

I love the cinema, reading, and good wine.

Self Catering Sicily is a Tourism network which I founded becasue, as traveller, I would like to help other traveller to make them to feel at home when they rent an holiday house. Part of the network are the owners of the house that I propose, who I know personally. My agency creates connection between good houses, good services and good guests. All this makes a good marketing.

I select and inspect houses in Catania and the whole Sicily, offering support and suggestions at guests.

I work directly in Catania center and i'm trying to expand my businnes in the whole Sicily.

Welcome to Sicily

SELFCATERINGSICILY

Web Toursim Network

Massimiliano purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Massimiliano chose Catania

Perfect location for a stay in Catania. Apartment in front of the castle ursino a short walk from the Duomo, the main street and a few meters from the historic fish market. Castle Square ursino is a gastronomical center of the city and have focused a great deal of restaurants and clubs. This area is still alive and can be reached easily from here all the most representative of the city. Stazinoe a bus is about 5 minutes from where you can take the means to reach places such as Etna, Siracusa, Taormina, Noto, Piazza Armerina

SELFCATERINGSICILY

Web Toursim Network

What makes this apartment unique

The neighborhood is alive day and notZona perfect for a stay in Catana. Apartment in front of the castle ursino a short walk from the Duomo, the main street and a few meters from the historic fish market. Castle Square ursino is a gastronomical center of the city and have focused a great deal of restaurants and clubs. This area is still alive and can be reached easily from here all the most representative of the city. Stazinoe a bus is about 5 minutes from where you can take the means to reach places such as Etna, Siracusa, Taormina, Noto, Piazza Armerinate, full of bars and restaurants of typical Sicilian cuisine where you can take a trip enograstronomico respectable at reasonable prices.

SELFCATERINGSICILY

Web Toursim Network

Guestbook comments from the owner

Massimiliano was an excellent host and a pleasure to communicate with when doing the booking and very responsive while we were his guests. The flat was well furnished, clean and is the perfect location for our visit to Catania. You can walk to all the great spots in the city and the bakery right across the street was a special treat in the morning. If you are looking for a comfortable, well appointment place to call home in Catania, this is it. Thanks Massimiliano for making out stay so enjoyable. Hope to be back someday.
May 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

VRBO | F12 | Catania_ Original style in a perfect location!
average rating of 4.9 based on 26 reviews
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5

Great place to stay in Catania

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has lots of room and a great kitchen. It also has a view of the Castello Ursino. There are lots of good restaurants in the area. It is located near many famous sites and an open air market.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Balcony looks out over piazza and a castle!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 loved this apartment. It was absolutely amazing. Every bedroom has its own balcony. We looked out over a piazza and a castle. Massimilio was very helpful. There was lots of space for us. It even has a home theatre. We walked down the road to the famous fish market. It is an exciting place every morning and we bought fresh food for our meals. We were sad to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys :)
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5

you can not do any better than this place

  • 5 of 5

i could go on and about about how wonderful this place and person are....but there is no point. All you would read is ,... great...excellent.,...fabulous...kind... etc/ The biggest complement that I can give is that if any of my friends wanted to go to Cantania this is the best place you can find to stay!! Thanks MAX for a great stay!

The Boys

Halifax Nova Scotia

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Catania's Best

  • 5 of 5

It's difficult to imagine a better place to stay in Catania. First, Max is a fine host who patiently answered all of our questions, be they be logistical or "touristy". All aspects of the property were clean and functioning. Spacious bedrooms, all with balconies, and plenty of room for 3 couples. It is across the street from a medieval castle and within easy walking distance of virtually all historical sights. The food market just down the street supplied us with everything we needed during our 9-day stay. The fish section has to be seen to be believed. Restaurants of every kind are a stones throw away. I highly recommend this property to anyone fortunate enough to find it available.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gerard.. You are always very welcome here ::) Best
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5

Great apartment, central location

  • 5 of 5

This is a historic and beautiful apartment which we would wholeheartedly recommend to anyone considering a stay in this part of sicily. It is right opposite the medieval castle ursino and close to all the main historical sights. The open air food/fish market is within walking distance and is well worth a visit. There are plenty of restaurants and bars within walking distance suiting every budget. Max - the owner - was very friendly and and answered all our queries. We had a great four days at the apartment and would stay there again should we return to sicily in the future.

Steve and Tonia

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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SUPER APARTMENT TO STAY IN

  • 5 of 5

A delightful spacious apartment with great decor and small indoor garden area, and all very clean and well maintained. Kitchen very well equipped and bright. Car parking no problem. Wonderful nearby large fresh food and fish market where one can buy EVERYTHING. Easy walk to Catania centre and sites. Super restaurant close by. We'd stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
catania
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Castiglione di Sicilia
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
catania centrale
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
catania - messina -palermo
Nearest Restaurant
several
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Volcano Etna
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
catania
Car: not necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Catania, Catania

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
 
LOW
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£253
for 3 nights
From
£84
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
LOW
9 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£253
for 3 nights
From
£84
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
SUMMER
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£430
for 3 nights
From
£143
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£291
for 3 nights
From
£97
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £169

Not included in the quoted price:
Fixed costs per booking € 50 per week.
Heating if required to consumption (system with gas cylinders). Average consumption 10 € per day for 4 hours daily. Ask for details.
Air conditioning , on request, 5 € per day
Free Parking allowed on the road. Nearby there are facilities for indoor parking with daily fee.
The rental is supplied without centralized services in accordance with Law 431/98 without providing personal services.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Catania in Sicily

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming

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