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San Gregorio Di Catania: House / Villa - San Gregorio Catania

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

(Automatic translation)-HOUSE "VILLA LINDA" - THREE, new outbuildings of an old manor house that can accommodate 2/6 people, consists of terraced houses in pleasant architectural setting and great location. It is composed of: entrance, living room with a sofa bed, central fan to the ceiling, table and chairs. Small kitchen equipped with oven and microwave. Toilet-bathroom with shower. Large room with double bed, air conditioning hot and cold, TV-led, other room, with double or twin bed and a sofa bed, air-conditioned with ceiling fan. Large courtyard in front, barbecue possibilities. Free parking, and private (on request).

The HOSTS:

LIDIA is a professor of French, studied in Paris, Sorbonne University, faculty for the teaching qualifications of the language in schools and competitions for professorships. And President of the "Diapason" for the Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania, the Italian Confederation of Associations and Foundations of Music Opera and Symphony.

GIUSEPPE: farm, Bachelor of Arts, is a professor of History of Popular Traditions. Interest in the history of Sicily, his dialect and art. He has several publications.

Joseph and Lydia have two children: Rosalinda degree in business administration, specializing in international marketing studies at the universities of Angers and Paris, is married and lives in Geneva. Francis graduated in law at the University of Pavia, is a young lawyer and lives in Catania.

Two dogs: Syria and Mozart.

More Details

Owner
Giuseppe & Lidia
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

Why Giuseppe & Lidia chose San Gregorio di Catania

(Automatic translation) VILLA LINDA is located in the foothills north of the city of Catania, on the 330 m. m., near the small town of San Gregorio, said "Balcony of Catania."

In 800, our grandparents, like other families Catania each year, in the second half of June were moving - on holiday - San Gregorio, to escape the summer heat of the city and enjoy the cool night air and the health move from winds, which slid down from the volcano Etna.

In San Gregorio, grandparents had an estate vineyard, part of a large and ancient feud Bourbon, where there was a house-villa typical Etna, which was the delight of us all children and cousins ​​who came to visit us, and that in 'arc of years, they had spent in San Gregorio, a few weeks of their hot summer Catania.

After the unification of Italy, the grandparents - since the family was larger and larger - wanted to build a real house, you can live the whole year.

Around the 2000s the large residence was renovated and adapted to modern living requirements.

VILLA LINDA remained for nearly a century partially inhabited by the custodians and deep restructuring, but leaving out the elements and styles of nineteenth-century construction: monolithic jambs lava stone square, shaped, carved and hammered a chisel, porch with arch of the Romanesque style carved in white stone of Noto, just as you can see in the old family photos.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in San Gregorio di Catania in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15.00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fan
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Ski Locker
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
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5

Sicilian Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation in Sicily in August (from 7th to 14th) and one of the most enjoyable things, was our stay in VILLA LINDA, in San Gregorio Di Catania. The house was perfect, better than the description on homelidays, illuminated, with a positive aura. Our hosts, Giuseppe and Lidia were there to salute us, help us, and guide us in our journey to discover Sicily. Their hospitality was unique, and as a Greek, I should say that it reminded us of the Greek "philoxenia". We found a home at VILLA LINDA.

We hope to be able to visit again in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had the greatest time ...

  • 5 of 5

We had the greatest time ever, the owners are extremely nice people, were very friendly and helpful. The place is very well located, in a calm street, although only a 15 minutes from the busy Catania. The access is easy by car. The place is well equipped, cosy and adorable in every sense. Pictures are very faithful to the reality. Thank you very much Lidia & Guiseppe, you were great, hope to see you soon!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

una soluzione ottima per visitare la costa est

  • 5 of 5

La casa si trova in posizione strategica per visitare tutta la parte est della Sicilia, è confortevole, ampia, molto pulita.

Il vero valore aggiunto, impagabile, lo danno i proprietari che con tutta la loro cordialità, discrezione e disponibilità sono sempre pronti a dare il consiglio giusto per sfruttare al meglio i giorni della vacanza. Ci siamo sentiti coccolati e indirizzati al meglio da persone di grande cultura ed esperienza. E' fuor di dubbio che quando torneremo, e lo faremo certamente visto che la Sicilia merita molto più dei tre giorni che gli abbiamo potuto dedicare, ci rivolgeremo nuovamente a loro. Grazie di tutto!

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gentili ospiti, vi ringraziamo per le belle parole ed il buon ricordo che serbate del vostro breve, ma intenso soggiorno a VILLA LINDA, La Sicilia è terra di grande magia: assistere ad una rappresentazione al teatro greco di Siracusa, con la luna piena che si staglia fra le ideali quinte della skené è una delle tante da voi esperita. La Trinacria è terra di grande storia, che parla con le sue vestigia, le sue pietre a tutti coloro che intendono quella lingua, la lingua della cultura classica. Anche la vostra presenza ha seminato in noi un ottimo ricordo ed a tal proposito ci sarebbe gradito poter ricevere copia delle foto, scattate nel nostro salone, in occasione del brindisi di benvenuto che riserviamo ai nostri ospiti; di queste foto ne abbiamo una collezione. Cordialissimi saluti da Lidia & Giuseppe
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5

Une location parfaite !

  • 5 of 5

Les propriétaires, sont très accueillants, généreux et discrets, disponibles, parlent français, et sont de bon conseil pour les visites . Nous avons eu la chance d'être invités à une chorale de musique sacrée organisé par Lidia ainsi qu'au délicieux buffet qui a suivi, le soir de notre arrivée ..

La literie est parfaite, les deux chambres sont grandes, la cuisine est petite mais très fonctionnelle, et la terrasse est un plus appréciable, parking facile, et localisation parfaite pour rejoindre les grands axes en 2 mn .

Ne manquez pas le marché aux poissons de Catane, l'Etna, les iles éoliennes à 90mn de voiture ,.......

Encore MERCI pour tout, Lidia et Giuseppe, transmettez notre bonjour à Jean-Yves !

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sono arrivati a VILLA LINDA tre persone, "numero perfetto"; come dire anche "ospiti perfetti"! Sensibili alla cultura della Sicilia, attenti al suo paesaggio, gradevoli e silenziosi ospiti. Credo (speriamo !) che ritornino; la Sicilia è grande ed ha molte proposte culturali da offrire: tanti secoli di storia, molta arte, buon clima, il grande senso di ospitalità mediterraneo ... e magari .... organizzeremo, per loro, un altro concerto ?!? Ciao Didier, Catherine e Théo. Lidia & Giuseppe
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5

Allez y les yeux fermés !

  • 5 of 5

Accueil chaleureux de la part de Lydia et Giuseppe malgré l'heure très tardive de notre arrivée.

Propriétaires charmants, avenants, disponibles, sympathiques.

Cerise sur le gâteau, ils parlent bien français.

Giuseppe est un adorateur de la Sicile (histoire, gastronomie, féru de musique, de spectacles....).

La location est conforme à l'annonce. Nous la recommandons les yeux fermés.

Merci à Lydia pour son petit concert privé de piano et pour leur apéritif.

Merci à Giuseppe pour la petite surprise dans le frigo (les pâtisseries étaient excellentes).

Nous garderons un souvenir immuable d'une région magnifique. La location est bien située géographiquement.

Encore merci à Lydia et Giuseppe pour toutes vos attentions.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marine, G., V. e A., grazie per la vostra "affettuosa" testimonianza e grazie per le belle fotografie nel salone di Villa Fiumara; esse segneranno, anche nella nostra memoria, il bel ricordo della vostra piacevole presenza a VILLA LINDA. L. & G.
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5

Un emplacement idéal

  • 5 of 5

2 grandes chambres disposées de part et d'autre d'une cuisine et salle à manger fonctionnelles. Une grande terrasse . C'est un endroit calme idéalement situé pour rayonner dans la région. Catane , Syracuse, Noto, l'Etna bien sûr mais aussi Aci réale, Taormine. Les propriétaires sont charmants, attentionnés et nous ont donné de bons conseils. Nous garderons un excellent souvenir de cette location et de ses propriétaires. nous so

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Alain per la testimonianza su VILLA LINDA. Siamo orgogliosi di avervi avuto ospiti: silenziosi, sorridenti e gradevoli sotto ogni punto di vista. Un saluto con molta cordialità Lidia & Giuseppe
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Location

Nearest Airport
9.5 Kilometres
Aeroporto Catania Fontanarossa
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Gregori's Bar
Nearest Golf
29 Kilometres
" Il picciuolo "
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Catania-Messina; Catania-Siracusa; Catania-Palermo
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
"Minetti" - "La locandiera" - "Le tre Caravelle"
Nearest Ski
16 Kilometres
Etna
Nearest Beach
3.5 Kilometres
Taormina - Acitrezza - Acicastello - CataniaPlaia
Car: recommended

GETTING THERE -

From Messina: Take the Messina-Catania motorway and exit at San Gregorio, entering the village.

From Palermo take the ring road towards Messina and after the last exit "Catania Centro", take the exit "Etna villages."

AROUND - Near VILLA LINDA, 200m Restaurants serving regional cuisine: "The Innkeeper", "The three Caravelle", "The Inn of Montekatira", pizzerias and various stations folk hot sellers typical gastronomy road.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in San Gregorio di Catania, Sicily

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
 
Primavera
1 Apr 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£135
for 2 nights
From
£67
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Estate
16 Jun 2018 - 10 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£154
for 2 nights
From
£77
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Autunno
11 Sep 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£100
for 2 nights
From
£50
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Natalle e Capo d'Anno
21 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
£130
for 2 nights
From
£65
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Lavabiancheria:extra
- Caparra del 25% richiesta alla prenotazione ed il rimanente 75%, alla consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario non presente in loco.
- Il costo della pulizia finale è di € 30 a settimana o frazione di essa.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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