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Villa with private heated pool, luxury marble feature, WiFi and air-conditioning

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-May-2017
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

private heated pool, marble, WiFi, air conditioning, 2 km from sandy beaches

A huge villa with a private heated pool and a stunning garden located at only 2 km from the sandy beaches and restaurants of Recanati and Giardini Naxos.

Villa di Marmo is a villa with all modern comforts, luxury marble features (the owner's personal touch) and several terraces ideal for dining together or reading a book in the shade. The well-tended garden has a fresh English-style lawn, a lovely pavilion and a fountain with fishes.

The villa is on three floors. The main floor on the level of the garden consists of a living room, a well-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a double bedroom and a bathroom with shower. From this floor you have access to the veranda with a hammock and armchairs and to the terrace with a table, chairs and a view of the crystal clear pool and of Mount Etna.

On the upper floor there are two double bedrooms and two luxury bathrooms with fine marble features. One bathroom is en-suite and has a shower with massage jets. The other bathroom, next to the room, has a relaxing jacuzzi. Both bedrooms have access to two terraces, one with view on the pool and Mount Etna and the other with view of elegant Taormina. On this floor there also is a laundry room with a washing machine.

Below the main floor, and slightly below the ground level, there is an entire area devoted to games: pool table, football table, flipper and table games. On this floor there is also a convenient second kitchen, a bathroom, and a sleeping area with a double sofa bed created with dividers and an actual bedroom, (but with no windows facing outside), with a double bed.

Villa di Marmo is an ideal fully-equipped family villa that will make everyone happy, all year round!

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About the Manager

Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts / Giulia Tiriticco
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
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22 May, 2017

10 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

5

Beautiful house and garden, perfect for families.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely small but well kept garden surrounds the house on 3 sides, each with covered sitting areas and seats, sofas, rocking seat, or hammock. In the garden there is a wendy house, slide and pond with frogs and goldfish to keep the kids amused. A large pool with a sliding roof provides more entertainment, and there are several areas for eating outside, as well as a good charcoal barbecue. There are two external hot/cold showers outside.

Inside, the ground floor has french doors opening to each of the 3 sides, and is open plan with kitchen, dining table and TV area. There is plenty of seating. A gas hob, electric oven, fridge and separate freezer, and all the usual utensils and tools. There is a bedroom off the lounge area. Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms, one ensuite, a second large bathroom with the a huge jacuzzi bath, and a utlities room including a washing machine. Both bedrooms open on to a balcony with sunbeds. In the basement, there is a another bedroom and separate bathroom (with shower), and a games room with table football, pool table and a working pinball machine.

The house is in a gated community but the village community are relatively friendly with a range of greengrocer, butchers, gelateria, cafes, restaurants, and a small supermarket to chose from. You only 10 mins from Giardina Naxos with its beach area, and 20 mins from Taormina. The house is a short distance (about 5 mins) from the motorway but you need to be careful finding the correct exit into and out of the village so study the route beforehand.

The caretaker was friendly and helpful and tried her best to sort out a few niggles (the heating wouldn't turn on for the first 3 days, and the internet stopped for the last 3 days).

We all thought it was a great family holiday and want to return to this house next time we come to Sicily!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Everything was excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay att this house. We really enjoyed it. The house owner was really helpfull with everything.

We agreed all that we would come again!

Thanks :)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Good property for a larger group

  • 4 of 5

The property was well prepared for us on arrival and the two people that met us were very helpful. They left us a bottle of wine and even recommended somewhere to go out for New Years Eve.

We were two families - 4 adults, 5 children - so the size of the villa was just about right. Everyone had a bed, and the smallest was on a fold out sofa bed.

Major plus points were the pool and the basement level games room with a pool table and pinball machine.

The kitchen was also large, but we struggled to get 9 people around the table. It was also a little under equipped if you wanted to cook at home, but a relatively minor point.

Spectacular views of Etna every morning were certainly uplifting for the soul, and we were lucky with the weather for the time of year (28 Dec to 4 Jan) with highs of 17 deg and lots of dry weather and sun.

The only downsides for the adults were that the beds were in need of an upgrade - new mattresses would sort this easily.

Overall, loved the place and the location and can recommend it with a clear conscience.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

We had e very nice stay in this beatifull Villa, in a great location. The hosts were very friendly.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this villa with about 8 people. The villa is very luxurious, and the hosts very friendly and considerate. The bedrooms are very spacious, with practically private bathrooms, there is a playing room in the basement, and several outside areas to lunch and dine. Some of the best meals we had were at our own villa, with beautifully dressed tables. The hot water was gone at times, but even on a Saturday night the owner came straight away to fix it for us. With the usual weather in Sicily it also wasn't a big issue. All in all this place comes highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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3

Overall nice Villa

  • 3 of 5

Overall a nice villa but little things let them down. First the good things, great size swimming pool. Lovely garden. House has a good flow and a great games room. Kitchen is fully equipped. The things which let it down are no toilet paper provided, some of the towels provided were stained, the pool which should of been cleaned after 3 days wasn't cleaned until day 5 and only at our request. The pool toys were either broken or dirty. Probably better to dispose of them. Also when we arrived we were given a list of things that weren't allowed which wasn't very welcoming. It maybe an idea to attach a list of local attractions, nearest grocery store, recommendations on restauarants etc. So its more like a welcome pack. As I said these were little things but it is a nice villa and has amazing views.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback, although this villa does not deserve 3 stars. We will use it to improve even more the stay of future guests in Villa di Marmo. Please note that the pool is cleaned at the beginning and at the end of each stay in order not to disturb the privacy of the guests. Bathroom towels are cleaned by a professional company weekly.
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4

Stunning views, lovely gardens and pool

  • 4 of 5

The property was difficult to find due to the complex road system locally, located in a private road off a VERY busy road running through the village of Trappitello. The villa has stunning views of Etna, the garden and pool area very impressive. The location is very convenient for visiting any of the resorts on the Eastern side of the island, but Trappitello itself is quite a run down little town with just a few small local shops.

The games room in the basement was a great source of evening entertainment, and the outdoor space is stunning with plenty of seating and outdoor dining areas.The interior décor of the villa is an odd mix of traditional Italian opulence and modern Ikea furnishings.

We did have some problems with lack of hot water at times which was a bit of a nuisance with a young child and the dishwasher seemed to have a mind of its own! Compared to some villas we have rented elsewhere in Europe and considering the rental rates I felt it could do with a little updating.

I have also noted that villas rented through agencies like Owners Direct (rather than traditional Villa rental companies) do not include things like a welcome pack of essentials such as toilet rolls, dishwasher tablets, bottled water - these little extras are really helpful when arriving late in the day. It would also be useful to have some info in the villa re location and opening times of local shops/restaurants etc.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Catania at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Trappitello at 500 Metres Nearest Ferry : Catania / Messina at 45 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Il Picciolo Linguaglossa at 30 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Giardini Naxos at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Trappitello at 500 Metres Nearest Ski : Piano Provenzana, Etna at 40 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Giardini Naxos Recanati at 3 Kilometres Car: recommended

The beaches of Recanati and Giardini Naxos distances less than 2 km from the villa and have a charming promenade and a good range of Lidi (beach clubs offering facilities ranging from restaurants and bars to loungers, umbrellas and water sports).

Taormina is a at 10 minutes drive and Catania and Syracuse are perfect for a day trip. Perched on a rocky promontory high above the sea, Taormina has been the most popular tourist destination in Sicily for hundreds of years.

Beautifully restored medieval buildings, breathtaking views around every corner and a giddy network of winding streets strewn with shops, bars and restaurants make for a perfect holiday spot. Taormina is served by its very own cable car which ferries tourists to and from the seaside resorts down along the coast. Extensive beaches, rocky coves, tiny islands (such as the famous Isola Bella) and sea stacks abound, make this enchanting coastline the favourite place of Sicilians and visitors alike.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,895
for 7 nights
£1,895
 
 
Rate 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,274
for 7 nights
£2,274
 
 
Rate 2017
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,137
for 3 nights
From
£379
 
 
OFFER 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,354
for 5 nights
£1,895
 
 
Rate 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,316
for 7 nights
£2,316
 

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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 250 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom in the basement - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom on the main floor - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom on the last floor - Toilet, Jacuzzi, Bidet
  • En-suite Bathroom on the last floor - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, hydromassage shower
  • Outdoor shower (warm and cold water) - Outdoor Shower
  • Outdoor shower (cold and warm water) - Outdoor Shower

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 without window on the basement - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Sofa bed partially separated in the basement - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The villa has 4 double bedrooms: Two bedrooms are on the last floor; One bedroom is on the main floor; Another bedroom, with no windows facing outside, is on the basement (or game area).

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...

Notes:

  • The sandy beaches of Recanati and Giardini Naxos, with cafes and restaurants, are at less than 2 Km!

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