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Mascali: Country Cottage / Gite - Mascali

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Puntalazzo

The house, located on a hill few kilometers far from te most famous tourist resorts on the Ionian-Etnean seaside, allows to visit every kind of environment and /or landscape in a very short time.

No more than 3 Km from the millenary “Castagno dei cento cavalli”, the biggest tree in Europe, 20 min by car to Taormina, the “Pearl of the Ionian”, 15 min to Acireale, 30 min to Catania, Acitrezza and Acicastello. Being located on the slopes of Mount Etna, you can easily reach the top of the highest volcano in Europe in few minutes. Arraged excursiones will allow you to visit the volcano safely and in a relaxing atmosphere. Fondachello gravelly shore is only 15 minutes far by car. Day trip can be organised to

- Siracusa with its Greek theatre,

- Noto and its baroque style,

Agrigento and its “Valle dei templi”.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Angelo Greco
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

Mascali: Country Cottage / Gite - Mascali
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Just like the pictures

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is just like the photo's , very pretty, floor tiling throughout making the it very cool on hot sunny days.

Excellent views of Mount Etna, and the coast as the village is on a hill side.

Plenty of site seeing available, Mount Enta day trip a must.

The owners are a very nice couple who showed us around the cottage,explaining all we needed to know, a welcoming gift of Coffee & biscuits, also a basket of fresh lemons picked from his garden was left in the kitchen for us.

Great holiday, excellent weather and good clean will maintained property would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Affittuari puntuali, gentili e rispettosi della casa. Sono orgoglioso di averli ospitati.
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"Nice gesture by receivin...

  • 5 of 5

"Nice gesture by receiving some home grown vegetables on arrival.

Very friendly couple. The place was very roomy and had a nice terrace to enjoy the balmy evenings"

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bonne location

  • 3 of 5

Location fidèle à la description qui en ai faite. Propre, simple et bien équipée. Les propriétaires sont charmants et accueillants. Il est à noter qu'il faut traverser la rue pour accéder à la terrasse mais ce n'est pas dérangeant!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Soggiorno immerso nella natura incontaminata e tutto quanto si possa desiderare tra mare e montagna a portata di mano.

Ottimo come punto di riferimento se piace girare, comodo x etna, mare........lo consiglierei ad un amico!!!

Proprietari gentilissimi.....location molto pulita e accogliente.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Location toujours aussi agréable.

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons apprécié , de la même façon que la première fois, car il s'agit de notre second séjour dans cette maison, la gentillesse, la disponibilité des propriétaires. C'était un plaisir d'y retourner. La maison est toujours aussi accueillante et propre. Nous avons apprécié le nouveau système de ramassage des ordures ménagères. Elles ne trainent plus sur la route lorsque les bennes sont pleines. Grand progrès. Josiane G.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Un vrai dépaysement sur les pentes de l'Etna

  • 5 of 5

Un endroit à conseiller : village tranquille avec cloches de l'Eglise qui tintent discrètement aux rythmes des quarts d'heure, des coups d'oeil depuis la rue sur l'Etna en éruption, des repas sous la tonnelle aménagée avec de la vigne, une maison très propre avec des équipements en très bon état, des propriétaires très disponibles et offrant de délicieux produits du jardin (tomates, pêches...) ou produits locaux (pain, confiture faite par Angelo..).

On a bien aimé aussi les explications d'Angelo sur l'histoire de sa maison, les éruptions de l'Etna, les coutumes locales.

Bref, une adresse à conseiller à toutes les personnes recherchant des vacances tranquilles à deux pas de l'Etna, de la mer et aussi tout près de Taormine. Possibilité de se rendre aussi dans d'autres villes de Sicile avec un accès assez rapide à l'autoroute (à Giarre).

Bellissimo soggiorno a Puntalazzo, tutto era perfetto! Casa molto pulita e gentilezza di Angelo e delle sua moglie che hanno fatto tutto per farci sentire bene nella loro casa.

I loro prodotti dell'orto erano buonissimi. Molto interessanti anche le spiegazioni di Angelo sulla storia della casa, sulle eruzioni dell'Etna, sulla vita locale e le abitudini della gente del paese.

Questo posto è da consigliare per chi è appassionato dalle eruzioni dei volcani ma anche per chi non lo è (perché lo diventerà senza dubbio!) per chi ama andare al mare e chi ama la cultura (bellissimi posti di Sicilia da vedere su tutto il littorale).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Meditate gente, meditate!
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Take the highway A18 CT-ME exit at Giarre. Follow the signs for Macchia. When you arrive in Macchia continue towards S. Giovanni and then towards Sant'Alfio. Before arriving in Sant'Alfio, on the right you will see the signs for Puntalazzo. The house is near the center.

Typical restaurant 150m, baker's 30m, butcher's, confectioner's and market 150m. In "Incanto" square (auctions of various object) on Sunday afternoon in July and August.


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Prices for this holiday cottage in Puntalazzo, Catania

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Puntalazzo in Sicily

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Historic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Canoe
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • Hydrotherapy
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • diving
  • ski
  • caving

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