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Mansion - Altarello di Riposto

Bedrooms 1
Space 710 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

The house in the citrus orchard has been recently renovated, creating a country and comfortable environment thanks to the wooden ceiling which also makes it cool in summer; the house was furnished with care, making it elegant. The house is located in a small property of lemons, oranges and tangerines, surrounded by the smells and colors of the countryside of Eastern Sicily, with sight of Mount Etna (the highest active volcano of Europe – 3340 meters). The house has a large living room-kitchen, which if necessary is easily converted into sleeping area because there’s a sofa bed; also a bedroom with additional single bed and a bathroom with shower. Both rooms open onto a terrace of 140 m ^ 2, ideal for outdoor dining, with barbecue and gazebo, where you can enjoy the cool summer evenings and eat the fruits (including strawberries and several varieties of peaches) and seasonal products of garden that owner will make you available. The house is immersed in the quiet countryside, but close to the city of Riposto and Giarre. The house is situated in an ideal geographic context for holidays, within a radius of a few kilometers there are the most attractive locations of the Ionian coast: The tourist seaport of Riposto, Taormina, Giardini Naxos, River Alcantara Gorges, Castiglione di Sicilia, Zafferana Etnea, Acitrezza (Lachea Island), and last but not least, the beautiful cities of Acireale, Catania and Siracusa.

Salvo Barbagallo
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Giarre in Giarre

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 710 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

Mansion - Altarello di Riposto
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews

Delightful house with views of Mount Etna which is surrounded by a wonderful garden

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful house and even more wonderful garden to return to after each day out in Sicily. Well equipped, and cared for. Whether one is going to the beach, or to Catania or to other towns around Etna, this house is a great retreat and in itself gives great pleasure. Salvo and Carmela are perfect hosts - sensitive, genuine, and tactful, and always available for help if needed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ospiti eccezzionali li consiglio vivamente, Michael persona squisita così come sua moglie, carinissimi davvero. Salvo
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New Kent

Garden of Eden!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 5 nights in this beautiful home. It might be the best property we have ever booked in our years with HomeAway. It is pristine and we'll equipped with all the bells and whistles. Salvo was a charming host who met us at the autostrada exit. We followed him to the casa with a "drive-by" of the supermercato first so we knew where it was ( one road beyond our destination). He supplied us with unlimited oranges, lemons, and strawberries. The location is perfect for visiting Etna and the beautiful Taormina. I'm not sure how many English speaking guests stay here but we had no problem communicating. He knows a few English words and I know a few Italian words. You don't need to speak with your tongue. You can speak with your hands, your eyes, and your smile. Don't hesitate to book this home!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a wonderful time i...

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in the house. The house was very clean, quiet, with a nice view at the Etna. The owners were very friendly and we got fresh vegetables and fruit from the garden. We‘re very pleased with our stay in the house and we strongly recommended it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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"The house was great! Ve...

  • 5 of 5

"The house was great!

Very clean. Great garden en beautifull surroundings, a nice view at the etna.

The owners of the house were very kind and provided us with lots of information and fresh vegetables and fruit from their own garden. We are still in touch with the owners.


  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très belle location

  • 5 of 5

Accueil très chaleureux de Salvo et sa compagne, qui nous ont offert à notre arrivée des fruits, du vin, des gâteaux (délicieux!!!). la maison, le jardin, les terrasses sont très bien aménagés. Nous avons passé une excellente semaine dans cette maison avec vue sur l'Etna.

Les photos sur le site correspondent à ce que nous avons trouvé en arrivant. Nous sommes un couple d'une soixantaine d'années et nous recommandons CHALEUREUSEMENT cette adresse.



  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michel e Eliane ospiti che fa piacere ospitarli .
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Bagnolo Mella

Tutto perfetto!

  • 5 of 5

Tutto veramente perfetto!

Casa molto carina, pulita ed accogliente con ampi spazi all'esterno x colazioni/cene.

I proprietari sono stati molto cortesi e disponibili per ogni tipo di informazione.

Grazie mille e alla prossima!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
26 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
18 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

From Catania Fontanarossa Airport take highway A18 towards Messina and exit at Giarre. Follow signs to Altarello, After about 1 km you will arrive or you can call us and we will be happy to welcome you at the exit of Giarre.

An ideal place in summer to enjoy the varied types of beaches and winter ski slopes of Etna. We recommend restaurants and taverns by the sea where you can enjoy fresh seafood specialties.Our typical products are: “arancini” (rice speciality), ice cream and “granita” made of Sicilian citrus fruits and the famous Sicilian pastries. Wine lovers can follow the wine road of Etna between the traditional piedmont villages and ancient vineyards. In the summer for fans of dance, music and theater there is the “Art Taormina Festival” with high level performances in the famous greek theater.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Giarre, 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
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Tariffa per notte
6 Jul 2017 - 12 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Tariffa per notte
13 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Aug 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
10 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 2 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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