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Direct access to the Sea, ideal for family and group, submerged by nature, cosy

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

140 smq, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, big living room, garden, access to the sea

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The Villa is an old country residence settled on an estate of 26,000 sqm., a large and secret garden paradise containing groves of olive, orange and lemon, with trees of pine, cypress and palm, fruit trees such as the mulberry and the lotus, the fig, the apricot and the banana … and not least our abundant vines.

From the house you can hear the sea-waves: the beach is just 200m away, directly accessible by a pathway through the gardens .

The Villa is about 6 km from the well-known historic centre of Cefalu', therefore a car is recommended; closer is the town of Lascari, at 2 km distance.

The area offers markets, pizzerias, restaurants, pubs, beach lidos, to mention just a few of the offerings available.

The Villa itself has two floors. On the first is the entrance hall, the living room (containing a double sofa-bed), a delightfully traditional kitchen with attractive brickwork and a bathroom with shower. The second floor has 3 rooms with double beds (one of which can be separated into 2 singles), another bathroom with shower and a single bed located on the landing.

Two of the bedrooms have access to a large veranda/terrace from which you can enjoy a colourful view of the sea and the surrounding lush vegetation of palms, citrus and pine trees in which you will feel immediately immersed. And you can relax and have your breakfast outside in the shade of a large date palm beside the Villa.

Outside the house is an expansive wisteria pergola, underneath which is a large family-size table made in artisan brickwork, and a barbecue is located nearby, in the shade of a pathway of pine trees.

On returning from the beach, you can enjoy an external shower served by hot water and there is also a traditional-style stone basin for washing or rinsing small items.

Inside the villa there is everything you need for cooking – crockery, gas oven, microwave oven – and there is stereo system, satellite TV, central heating radiators, dish-washer, hair-dryer and irons if your clothes need ironing.

There is no air conditioning or internet, but in this place you will hardly feel the need for them!

Keeping watch over this rural environment are our affectionate four-legged dogs (one is even three-legged!), who will be delighted to make your acquaintance but who won't get in your way if you prefer this

Sun loungers and canoes are provided for beach use, and a small yacht is available for the more adventurous.

The area is very quiet and peaceful for most of the year, although in the summertime the beach attracts many visitors for its natural beauty, its soft sands and its safe bathing: this is Salinelle beach, among the most scenically beautiful of Cefalu'.

The proprietor, who lives on the estate, is very happy to meet all of your needs to ensure that your stay will be pleasant and relaxing!

More Details

Serena Maggiore and Dario Livecchi
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian, Swedish
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About Serena Maggiore and Dario Livecchi

Me Serena and mainly my son Dario will be very happy to host you in our old property that has been in our family from ever.

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Serena Maggiore and Dario Livecchi purchased this villa in 1850

Why Serena Maggiore and Dario Livecchi chose Cefalu

Situated just 6 km from the historic centre of the charming, age-old Norman town of Cefalu', this Villa combines the natural scenic beauty and peacefulness of the countryside with direct access to the sea.

The coastal conditions of this area in particular makes it ideal for water sports for several months of the year - such as wind-surfing, kite-surfing and yachting, not to mention extreme sports such as hang-gliding. Facilities are available on-site to enjoy these sports or to sign up for lessons at all levels, and sporting events also take place at this location.

The special geographic position of Cefalu' means that you have easy access to all the main areas of historical and cultural interest in Sicily, by going on excursions lasting no more than 2 hours.

Mount Etna, Taormina, Acireale and Catania and Siracusa (Unisco World Heritage Site), are about 2 hours away; the stunning and famous Greek temple and theatre at Segesta, and the Roman Villa of Casale at Piazza Armerina (also a World Heritage Site) are just 1.5 hours away; the artistic and archaeological treasures of Palermo, Monreale, Tindari are less than an hour away; the Madonne mountain range, a natural asset jealously guarded by Sicilians, with its dramatic hilltop villages like Castelbuono, Isnello and Gratteri are just half an hour’s distance.

And you will be surprised to discover that each year brings widespread snow, and you can ski at Piano Battaglia, located further inland in the Madonie.

But the real pearl is Cefalu', with its fabulous scenic panoramas and the town itself, which arose out of fishing and navigation, with which divinities, kings and adventurers all fell in love, from the ancient Goddess Diana to the Norman King Roger, and for you also it is certain to be an experience of love at first sight!

Charming and romantic restaurants abound, both here and in the neighbouring towns and villages, offering the finest traditional Sicilian food and wine, both of high quality and value.

What makes this villa unique

The winter months of October and November are a time to discover the rustic delights of ancient traditions such as the olive harvest, and our utterly authentic olive oil will be directly available for you to taste.

With our home-made limoncello and our jams made using the fruits which you can freely gather yourselves, you will rediscover the simple pleasures of ingredients prepared at home.

During the high summer season the area – which attracts many visitors as do all of the fine beaches of Cefalu', offers a full array of enjoyable recreational activities, and the low season is a time to appreciate the peace and quiet of the countryside, which you will have all to yourselves.

Within easy reach are a variety of sports facilities such as tennis, golf, horse-riding etc, located under 5 km away.

At a large nearby hotel you can avail of a waterpark and a wellness centre.

On the beach you can take on the more energetic sports of kite surfing or windsurfing, or you can take a short trip in a sailing boat like the Fly Junior or the Laser1, available to residents, or if you prefer there is the more relaxing option of a canoe trip to scout out the beautiful Cefalu' coast.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Piane Vecchie in Palermo

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • smoking allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
  • One bathroom is in the main floor, here you will have a shower with a glass box and all the normal services. One bathroom is in the first floor, here you will have a shower with a glass box and all the normal services. In the garden, submerged by nature, you will have a nice outdoor shower with hot water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - terrace side - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - balcony side - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Cot available - The double bed can be split in two singles
    Bedroom 3 - street side - 2 Single Bed , The two single beds can be used as double bed, if needed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Beautiful Villa and Amazing Host

  • 5 of 5

I cannot express enough what an amazing place this is. The villa is charming. Dario is a gracious host and made us feel like family. He is very accommodating and the villa has all the essentials and amenities you need, including a beautiful front patio for morning breakfast and coffee. The grounds are also beautiful - flowers and fruit trees adorn the villa. The location is perfect also - only a 2 minute walk to the gorgeous beach and a short drive to the city center of Cefalu, which I highly recommend visiting. I will definitely be visiting Cefalu again and staying at the villa will be a must! Thanks Dario for such an enjoyable experience for me and my family!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Mid Season
23 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
High Season
27 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Very High Season
8 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
12 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Very High Season
20 Aug 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High Season
10 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid Season
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Low Season
29 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

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Final Cleaning £50.53
Pet Fee £0

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