The property is a typical manor house dating back to the end of the 19th century, which, although recently completely renovated and refurbished in the energy parameters, has retained its original features (vaulted roofs and original floors of the era) all with views of the ancient square Church of S. Teresa, named after it, in the heart of the historic center of Modica Alta, 300 meters from the Cathedral of San Giorgio.
From the elegant entrance hall you go up to the first floor, where you can access two independent living units: (Eurialo and Niso):
"Niso", described below, has 5 beds, consists of a living room with kitchenette complete with appliances (fridge, freezer, oven, microwave, etc.), with comfortable double sofa bed with LCD TV and a small bathroom on the floor. The sleeping area is on the upper floor in an elegant and bright attic which is accessed by a spiral staircase, consisting of a double bedroom with balcony and a large equipped terrace, a study room with single bed, bathroom with shower, small hallway with washing machine.
Within walking distance of the house are: bars, tobaccos, newsagents, supermarket, bakery, butchers, restaurants, typical trattorias, pizzerias, pharmacy, laundry, cinema, beauty center, hairdresser, ATM, bus stop, shops and some of the best focaccerie and Modica sweets. Around the square and adjacent streets it is easy to park in the white strips for free or in the blue fees for a fee.
The residence is located in the center of an area from which it is easy to reach the most important sites of the BAROQUE SICILIANO that have become UNESCO patrimony: NOTO (The Stone Garden), SIRACUSA (Ortigia, Greek Theater), RAGUSA IBLA, SCICLI.
Only a few kilometers away you can reach the characteristic seaside villages that overlook the most beautiful beaches on the south-east coast, renowned for its finest golden sand and unspoilt sea: Sampieri, Pozzallo, Marina di Ragusa, Punta Secca, Donnalucata.
The enthusiasts of the fortunate television series "The Commissioner Montalbano" will recognize in the locations mentioned above the places of the tales of Camilleri.
Approximately one hour are also reachable: CATANIA (ETNA); TAORMINA (Greek theater); AGRIGENTO (Valley of the Temples); PIAZZA ARMERINA (Villa del Casale); CALTAGIRONE (Ceramic); VENDICARI (Oasis Naturalistica); CAVA D'ISPICA ("The City of the Caves" with its covert and Byzantine necropolis and its Christian catacombs); ACRY PALAZZO; PANTALICA (Gorges of Alcantara); MALTA (reachable by catamaran from Pozzallo);
MARINA DI RAGUSA (modern tourist port): Noto, Ragusa Ibla, Scicli, Syracuse.
A few kilometers away you can reach characteristic marinas that look out onto the most beautiful beaches of the south-east coast, renowned for the finest golden sand and unspoilt sea: Sampieri, Pozzallo, Marina di Ragusa, Punta Secca, Donnalucata, Vendicari.