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Old Winery converted in a cosy and authentically Sicilian home

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

8 Sleeps, Trecastagni, Garden, Palmento, Farmhouse

A converted winery. It’s a uniquely Sicilian house built of grey lava stone, with the working of the wine press still visible in the cool, spacious interior. The property is located just 100 meters from the centre of Trecastagni, where you can find restaurants and shops.

The original farmhouse and wine pressing room have been restored to create comfortable living areas. The first floor of the farmhouse hosts the master bedroom, with en-suite bathroom and another bedroom with adjacent bathroom that is effectively en-suite if the 3rd bedroom on this floor is unoccupied. The second bedroom features a mezzanine floor (that could sleep two children if required). Downstairs is a living area on two levels. This used to be the wine pressing room. The upper level hosts a double bed, with curtains to create privacy. The window of this room offers a beautiful view on Mount Etna. The lower level has a cosy TV room with sofas and a fireplace. From the modern kitchen there is access to the terrace and the well tended garden with BBQ.

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About the Manager

Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts / Giulia Tiriticco
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts / Giulia Tiriticco

We have been with Homeaway since 2006, proposing houses that are able to unfold Sicily's colours and charm at best.

Houses with quality furnishing in unique locations, with incredible views or with a pool, always accurately selected in order to satisfy our main wish: to see you falling in love with Sicily just like we did.

We provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We will advise you as much as we can about travel info, transfers and car rental.

Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is usually possible.

26 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

5

The most amazing stay!!! Very highly recommended!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the first entrance till the last moment the house felt like a home! Very welcoming hosts, Francesca and her Mum were super helpful and warm. Made us feel at home the same minute we met! The house itself is so big and spacious with loads of good charm in it. Felt so warm and cosy, from the living area to the garden!

House is located in lovely town with quiet few nice local restaurants, lovely shops and also the best ever Gelateria! Loved the people, so charming and very helpful although not many English speaking locals, even if they didn't, they were ready to go the extra mile to help us out:) All the church bells made this little town even more special!

House is only 30min away from wonderful beaches in Taormina or 1h drive from beautiful beach San Lorenzo, if you are travelling with kids, this beach is for you:) Also only 16km away to the lifts to get to Etna, so beautiful up there!

We just got back today and already miss it a lot!!! We will be coming back for sure!

Thank you, Owners Direct, Giulia & Lenneke and Francesca with the loveliest Mum ever!!! You made our holidays 1000000% perfect :) Thank you a million!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing stay in this Trecastagni winery! The outdoor space was absolutely perfect with plenty of seating and even a grill area. The kitchen and living room were very large and extremely well appointed. There are four full bathrooms - 3 with showers and one with a jacuzzi tub. One note- it's not really three bedrooms. The third bedroom is a loft above the living room with curtains and a pull out sofa with a bathroom. It worked fine with us but may be difficult for anyone who is unstable walking/children. Location is ideal, with shops and restaurants nearby. Included is a gated driveway and two entrances. Francesca was very accommodating and we have no complaints!

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thoughtful welcome

  • 5 of 5

We arrived as a family of 6 late on a Sunday night to a thoughtful welcome from the owners. This house had everything we needed and had been finished with pride. All the little extras were there. The garden was lovely and would be an easy place to spend more time.

The neighbourhood is friendly and the house felt safe. All your basic needs were covered locally, and a large supermarket was in San Giovanni la Punta (easy to access by car). Parking behind the gate is a challenge, and we couldn't do it with our van, but street parking was easy.

It was a good base to use as a base to explore the sights of Sicily. There are a few noisy dogs in the area, and of course the early church bells (like all of Italy!), and these did affect our sleep a little - but maybe we sleep a little lightly.

I would recommend this as a place to stay, and would happily return.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Amazing property..

  • 4 of 5

The property has all the charm of the old wine press and the convenience of the contemporary and sensitive restoration. Its a great location for day trips to the surrounding areas and it is only a short walk to the square with lots of shops, There are quite a few good restaurants close by as well

I would have given the property 5 stars except one 0f the beds is actually a quite uncomfortable hideabed.

Driving in the area is challenging at first because the signage is pretty erratic but a gps would help.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and unusual house in friendly town

  • 5 of 5

This is a very special house - a quite wonderful conversion of an old winery, brilliantly blending the old and the new. It has a lovely garden and every modern feature that you could hope for. Trecastagni is a friendly town which gradually reveals its considerable charms, all just a very short walk from the house. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Remarkably stunning!!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is in a beautiful location with exquisite views of Mt. Etna. It is within walking distance of the supermercato, the fruit and vegetable store and the meat and cheese market. It is also in a good location for a day trip to Taormina, Aci Trezza, Villa Romano de Casale and a bus trip to Catania. The locale merchants are very gracious and helpful and alittle bit of Italian goes a long way!!. The villa is also spacious and well equipped. We enjoyed the gardens where oranges, chestnuts and lemons were growing. Be sure to go to the piazza and see the fountain and also walk to St. Alfio's church. Driving somewhat nerve wracking, at times, to and from the small towns to the autostrada. Otherwise, overall a wonderful stay for us. Thank you to Francesca and Sara. Grazie Mille. Tom and Rose Curtis, Macedon, New York

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Catania at 17 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Trecastagni at 300 Metres Nearest Ferry : Catania at 17 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Il Picciolo, Linguaglossa at 50 Kilometres Nearest Train : Acireale at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Paesi Etnei / San Gregorio at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Trecastagni at 300 Metres Nearest Ski : Etna, Rifugio sapienza at 20 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Catania / Santa Tecla at 17 Kilometres Car: not necessary

The village of Trecastagni, perched on the south-eastern flanks of fascinating Mount Etna, is a perfect gateway to exploring not only the looming volcano but also its many interesting towns and villages. There are a great number of excellent walks in the area and many very good restaurants. Coming down from the mountain there are many visits to be made: Taormina, Catania, the Alcantara Gorge and, slightly further afield, Siracusa.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 2017
10 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£531
for 7 nights
£531
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
4 Jul 2017 - 10 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£421
for 5 nights
From
£84
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£674
for 7 nights
£674
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
11 Aug 2017 - 16 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£472
for 4 nights
From
£118
 
 
Rate 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 25 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£531
for 7 nights
£531
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
29 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£632
for 7 nights
£632
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£480
for 7 nights
£480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£547
for 7 nights
£547
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£480
for 7 nights
£480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£674
for 7 nights
£674
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£758
for 7 nights
£758
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£674
for 7 nights
£674
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£648
for 7 nights
£648
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£632
for 7 nights
£632
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£480
for 7 nights
£480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£547
for 7 nights
£547
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include use of Internet, linen, towels, final cleaning, electricity, gas, water. There are no hidden costs.
A security deposit of 200 euro is due in cash to the key holder at your arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • chateau / country house

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • town
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling

Floor Area

  • 170 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Jacuzzi, Bidet, Bathroom on the first floor with Hot tub
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, ground floor
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, First floor
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, On the mezzanine
  • The house has one bathroom with shower (toilet and bidet) on the ground floor and two bathrooms on the first floor one with shower toilet and bidet and the other with whirlpool bath, toilet and bidet. An extra bathroom with shower in on the mezzanine.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, First floor
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, First floor. The double bed in on a mezzanine.
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed, 1 Child Bed

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed

Notes:

  • Casa nel Palmento is within walking distance from the shops and the restaurant of the cute village Trecastagni!