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Panoramic country house in a lemon orchard, 50 m. from the beach of Praiola - Casa Limone

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Updated: 27-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


Casa Limone

Casa Limone consists of a kitchen with Sat-TV, a bathroom with shower, bidet and toilet, a living room with a dining table, a sofa bed and sea view, and a twin room (possibility double bed). On the upper floor is a passing room with a sofa bed and a double room with sea view. This bedroom and the living room have both a big panoramic terrace with table, seating, deckchairs and barbeque. Indoor and outdoor living combine seamlessly due to the bright rooms and their communication with the terraces.

From 2 May 2015 Casa Limone will have Internet!

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About the property

Casale Mare Praiola

A rural road brings you to this country-house, proudly surveying its lemon grove from its stunning and perfectly peaceful setting on the coast. A private path leads directly to the beach of Praiola (50 meter).

The country house is separated in two independent apartments: Casa Limone e Casa Mandarino. Both apartments have their own terrace with privacy. Casa Limone has unique views from its two big terraces. Mandarino has a smaller terrace and less views.

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About the Manager

Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

About Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts

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.

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Prices include linen, towels, gas, water, electricity and final cleaning. No additional costs.
Security Deposit: 150 Euro

3 Reviews

4.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


Perfect Views - wake up to the sound of the sea amongst the lemon groves

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful ten days in Casa Limone - falling asleep and waking up to the sound of the sea is a truly revitalising experience. The house is well furnished and with all the amenities you would want - if you want luxury living, this is not for you, but the house has loads of character and the owners keep it in good shape.

Whilst it sleeps rather more, we were glad to have taken the larger property even though it was just the two of us. The two terraces are great to sit and eat and read on. There is a little lane down to the beach, which is pebbly and thus the water is wonderfully clear. It is easy to find your own little spot of beach, as there are no easy roads down to it.

The property is off the beaten track; there are other houses nearby, but very little disturbance. The final track to the property takes you through a lemon grove and in the evening the smell of the lemons is heady.

Casa Limone is well-located for visiting both coastal and inland villages and towns - Etna is an easy drive away, as is the wonderfully urbane Taormina. We had a wonderful holiday and highly recommend the property for getting away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thônex, Switzerland

Nice house, but not what we were expecting

  • 3 of 5

The hosts were very pleasant and helpful. They met us and explained everything about the property. The property says it's a country house, but we were surprised by a few things. First, the directions say you take a country road. This is a very narrow dirt lane suitable for farm tractors, not cars. Then, when you arrive at the house, you are expecting the house in the pictured on the website, but this is the view from Casa Limone, not the actual house. Next, if I'm staying in a country house, I was not expecting to have the neighboring house 10 feet away. It was very loud, we could hear people through the windows in all parts of the house as we were trying to sleep. On the positive side we could also hear the waves against the rocks. There is not potable water on the property. The hosts do a great job of supplying bottles of water, but it's still not convenient. The location of the house is nice. You can walk to the rocky beach or drive to a sandy beach 15 minutes away. It was very convenient for exploring Mount Etna and kayaking in the North Sea. Lastly, the house was comfortable, but not what we were expecting.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tolles Haus mit super Aussicht!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben die Zeit dort sehr genossen. Frühstück auf der Terasse mit Meerblick und abends lange dem Meeresrauschen lauschen.

Von dort aus kann man Catania, Taormina und andere interessante Orte mit dem Auto gut erreichen.

Der Hausverwalter Rosario und seine Frau sind sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit.

Vielen Dank, wir kommen bestimmt mal wieder!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Catania, Fontanarossa Airport at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Acireale, Giarre at 9 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Catania at 25 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia at 45 Kilometres Nearest Train : Guardia Mangano at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Giarre at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Stazzo, Santa Tecla, Torre Archirafi at 7 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Rifugio Sapienza, Etna at 30 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Praiola at 50 Metres Car: necessary

Praiola is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily. The place lies halfway between Catania and Taormina and just 7 kilometres from Acireale (a pretty little city, built on a plateau of lava, that is known for its Baroque churches).

Giardini Naxos, a seaside resort with beautiful sandy beaches, is just 20 kilometres from Praiola. Next to is is Taormina, ‘the pearl of the Mediterranean’, with the most exclusive seaside resort in Sicily. Its ancient Greek theatre is world famous for its stunning views.

Santa Maria la Scala and Aci Trezza are pleasant seaside villages near Praiola. In the village Santa Tecla, a few kilometres from Praiola, is the renown, but quiet cheap, fish restaurant “Da Lorenzo”. 2 km from the house is Carruba, a town, with a few shops and a square.

Other Activities: Excursions to Mount Etna, the biggest volcano of Europa


Property Type

  • chateau / country house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Rustic


  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 90 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - upper floor - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Living room - ground floor - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Passing room - upper floor - 1 Sofa bed/Futon


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • From 2 May 2015 Casa Limone and Casa Mandarino will have Internet!

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