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Charming little house with terrace with view on Modica

Bedrooms 1
Space 50 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Romantic house with beautiful view on the baroque city of Modica

The house is ideal for two persons to enjoy a romantic atmosphere in one of the prettiest areas in Modica, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where time seems to stand still.

Located in the southern area of the Iblei Mountains, close to the Mediterranean golden beaches, fishermen villages and the splendid Baroque towns of the Val di Noto, the independent house is a perfect base to discover the Southeastern Sicily.

The terrace

Ideal for al fresco life, the terrace has a dining table surrounded by palms and a truly romantic setting. A perfect place to relax, chill and have a wine privately with a beautiful view on the city and its twinkling lights.

The house is finely decorated and renovated with love by me and my family to preserve its original charm while providing it with modern utilities (TV, A/C, oven, washing machine, etc.). The kitchen is equipped with everything you need and decorated with hand painted tiles. The house is ideal for a couple or 3 persons as the sofa is easily convertible into a comfortable single bed.

5 eur per person per night after the 2nd person.


At a few minutes by walking from the house there is a free parking area where you can park.

Things to do

The house is in located in 'Modica Alta', in the most authentic and beautiful part of the town where time seems to have stood still. There are plenty of monuments, beaches, historical towns of Sicily to explore and car rental is essential to make the most of the experience. The Duomo di San Giorgio is the symbol of the city, one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Sicily and you can see it from the terrace of the house.

One-of-kind place

What makes this house unique is the gorgeous view of Modica from the private terrace. There, with a candle and a glass of wine and the city lights that remind of a crib in a magic valley, is a unforgettable experience.

How to reach Modica

Comiso is the closest airport (30min driving); Catania is at 2 hours driving. From the airport there are shuttles and buses to Modica. For further information don't hesitate to contact me.

I will provide you with information about restaurants, places to visit, wineries, etc.

Please inform me in advance if you need internet connection and I will organize it for you.

Flexible check-in

You can arrive anytime as I will provide you with a code to access the house and 2 useful maps to show you where the house is exactly located. Once inside you will find the keys that you can use from then. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me and I will try to do my best to meet your demands.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2017

About Olivia

I like traveling, painting (you can see some of my paintings in the house) and cooking. What I love of Sicily are its vivid colors, rural life, welcoming people and -last but not least- delicious specialties, and I would like that visitors who come to Modica would feel and experience the best out of this beautiful baroque gem.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Modica in Modica

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mezzanine
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Parasol
  • Singles
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Charming little house with terrace with view on Modica
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Modica and in this comfortable, tastefully planned and decorated apartment. Everything you could need is provided including kitchen equipment, bed linen, towels, a stereo and tv. Basic ingredients (tea, coffee, oil, salt pepper etc) were available as were maps and guidebooks. There is good information about the town and recommendations for local restaurants which we followed and agreed with. There is a very reasonably priced supermarket a short walk away. The apartment is in the heart of the old town and staying here feels very authentic and off the beaten track - you are surrounded by local people living their daily lives. It was quiet and secluded with glorious views. The terrace has views of Chiesa San Giorgio as well as the old town. Air Con works well. There was a problem with the water when we first arrived (outwith the owner's control) but it was quickly resolved with a personal and attentive service. We would stay here again and would recommend it to friends. The apartment provided excellent value for money and the owner was easy to contact and deal with. Key collection was very easy - the best we have experienced as there was no need to agree a strict time in advance and end up standing around waiting. Fantastic holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thannk you, I'm glad you left Modica with nice memories. It was a pleasure, be back soon :)
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A beautiful apartment in a beautiful town

  • 5 of 5

Olivia's apartment was absolutely fantastic. The decor and furniture are all gorgeous, and includes a number of excellent paintings by the owner herself. The main highlight is definitely the terrace, with unobstructed views of Modica, making it the perfect place for a glass of wine in the evening or a coffee in the morning. It's located high in the Old Town which is stunning and very quaint, and the apartment's location is perfect for a late afternoon stroll through Modica's antiquity. Most of Modica's hotels are located lower down in the town, and so I can't think of a better place to stay than at Olivia's. It offers stunning views of the town and the surrounding valley and hills. Olivia was a wonderful host, who was available to contact with any queries whatsoever, and the guide that she provides to Modica is informative and excellent. We will definitely be staying here again. A perfect trip.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautiful. The view from the terrace and window is amazing. It was perfectly cleaned, AC works beautiful and Wifi as well. I will recommend anyone this place in Modica Alta. You can walk to the middle of the city in 5 minutes, where a lot of restaurants are. It was really an incredible beautiful place and the service from Olivia and the lady that takes care of the apartment was just perfect. Do not advise someone that cannot walk good, as it is really up and down the hill. Thank yopu for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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séjour à Modica

  • 5 of 5

petite maison très agréable où nous avons séjourné avec notre fils de 9 ans.

exercice physique garanti gràce aux escaliers qui desservent le dédale des rues de Modica.séjour réussi pour notre petite famille

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Wunderschöne Tage in Modica

  • 5 of 5

Romantisches kleines Haus für 2 Personen. Die Aussicht von der Terasse - vor allen bei Nacht - wird unvergesslich bleiben. Einfach da sitzten und bei einem Glas Nero d'Avola die Seele baumeln lassen. Das Leben findet unten im Tal statt. Kulinarisch ist auf jeden Fall zu empfehlen die Arancinis. Ausgebackene Reiskugeln mit verschiedenen Füllungen.

Zum Haus: Sauber, ordentlich und alles vorhanden zum Wohlfühlen und relaxen. Vernünftige Küche mit 4 Platten und Ofen, Kühlschrank, Toaster etc.

Würde jederzeit wieder hinfahren.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Petite maison agréable, b...

  • 5 of 5

Petite maison agréable, bien équipée, calme, avec une belle vue sur Modica.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Modica Alta is a very traditional and pictoresque district inhabitated by very nice local people. Typical food shops are close to the house (try the special 'cannoli alla ricotta'), a very good restaurant at a few minutes from the house with nice tables outside, a nice square with a well equipped supermarket also reachable in a few minutes walking. You can also find many interesting churches, small typical streets and some art shops.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Modica, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
bassa stagione
24 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
alta stagione
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Aggiunta di 10 euro a notte per la terza persona. Tariffe scontate in relazione alla durata, Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione, Proprietario non presente in loco

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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