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Villa Carmella located in the historical center next to St. Giorgio and Castle

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Villa Carmela is an 18th century home located in the historical centre less a min. walk from the Castle and St. Giorgio church. 300 sqm of living space. 3 main bedrooms, garden, spectacular terrace, medieval guesthouse with lemon and plum trees. Located in the heart of the historical centre, this recently renovated, 'sunny' 18th century villa with garden consists of a main building, a large terrace garden, and garden studio. The property is only a minute walk to the famous St. Giorgio church and Modica's castle. From both the main villa, garden studio and terrace there are spectacular views of the historical centre. The main building has 4 meter domed high ceilings and three very unique bedrooms (two are ensuite) with one of these bedroom having walls carved in rock. Large, fully equipped kitchen. Villa Carmella is perfect for extended family gathers. 50 inch flat screen tv complete with a digital library of over 100 films.

The Space

Located in the heart of the historical centre, this recently renovated, 'sunny' 18th century villa with garden consists of a main building, a large terrace garden, and garden studio. The property is only a minute walk to the famous St. Giorgio church and Modica's castle. From both the main villa, garden studio and terrace there are spectacular views of the historical centre. The main building has 4 meter domed high ceilings and three very unique bedrooms (two are ensuite) with one of these bedroom having walls carved in rock. Large, fully equipped kitchen. Villa Carmella is perfect for extended family gathers. 50 inch flat screen tv complete with a digital library of over 100 films.

Guest Access

Guests can reach by car. However, they must park on the road. Villa Carmella does not have private parking.

Interaction with Guests

You are greeted and given an orientation tour of the premises.

The Neighborhood

Our neighborhood is located beside the castle and a minute walk from St. Giorgio. We are a five minute walk to Modica Bassa. Villa Carmella is fortunately located between Modica Bassa and Modica Alta. This is an advantageous location because our villa offers spectacular views of the area. Whereas many Modica's homes have very dark interiors, our villa is graced with beautiful morning light and subdued afternoon light.

More Details

Property Manager
Peter Mantello
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Japanese
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

Location

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Modica in Province of Ragusa

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • There are four bedrooms in total. Three bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. The fourth is simply a bedroom. Currently we do not have a communal toilet in the villa so this means our place can accommodate three couples with perfect privacy and a fourth bedroom for children.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • There are four bedrooms in total. Three bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. The fourth is simply a bedroom. Currently we do not have a communal toilet in the villa so this means our place can accommodate three couples with perfect privacy and a fourth bedroom for children.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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Villa Carmella located in the historical center next to St. Giorgio and Castle
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Great upgraded rustic villa experience

  • 5 of 5

This was a great stay in a quiet part of town, which is itself not too heavily trafficed by tourists. Modica has some nice places to visit, and they are easy to get to from the villa.

The hosts exceeded all expectations in getting us set up and making us comfortable. We arrived on Christmas Eve, so grocery shops were going to be closed. Not to worry! They took a shopping list from us by email and had the place all stocked when we arrived. Pretty impressive.

A really nice feature of the house is that there are doors between all the various living and dining rooms. This makes it good for a multi-family stay--not everybody is forced to be involved in everything that is going on.

Only one downside and one word of caution. There was mold growing in one of the bedrooms with a rock wall, and it was a little dank in there. I guess that's what you get along with a striking living rock wall inside the villa. Caution: Don't believe google maps instructions on how to get to the designated parking spots. The host probably told us this and we forgot, but we ended up damaging our rental van trying to get it through the narrow alley in front of the property. Instead, be sure you take the big main road to get there.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brian: We are really happy you enjoyed our Carmella!!! We hope to see you and your family there in the summer next time! We had some specialists come to our place to inspect rock wall. They told us that it is not mold but in fact salt. Apparently this area of Sicily has high concentrations of salt in much of the geography and its land scape. So in the end it is nothing to worry about. However, they advised us on a natural coating to keep the moisture out. Regarding the google maps/GPS issue. For some reason, google maps and GPS tell our guests to come from the wrong direction. Instead, we advise our guests to follow only the map directions we send out. Also, we ask them to contact our property manager to arrange a meeting at the famous landmark church St.Giorgio (which is only a minute from our house). Our property manager usually will point out the good parking spaces which are less 1 minute walk from our Villa. Once again thanks so much for staying with us!!! Peter and Kazue
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Modica, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
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4 night minimum stay
£498
for 4 nights
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£107
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.2
Refundable Damage Deposit £355.98

No rowdy behavior. Our neighborhood is quiet and peaceful.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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