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Large and historical villa on 5 acres between the sea coast and the mountain - Studio 2 for 2 people 1 bedrooms



Updated: 13-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 3
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Towels provided


Studio 2 for 2 people 1 bedrooms

Studio-apartment with fireplace, kitchen and big veranda with pergola of 40m2, 1 double bed, a iron sofa bed, and a bathroom with shower and bidet. ADSL, Wirless.

About the property

Baglio delle Gazze

This is a charming traditional historical villa in Sicily, on 6 acres on the protected Nature Reserve Monte Cofano. The House has been recently renovated and has 3 independent areas: The main area has a large living and a big fireplace, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There are also 2 separated studio apartments with 1 bedroom, 1 kitchenette and bathrooms. Old farms and villas with typical inner courtyards known as “baglio” are scattered across the area, testifying to its old agricultural roots. There is an ancient firewood furnace to make bread and cook traditional Sicilian meals. The entire house offers sea view. All the rooms have their own independent entrance. The geographical location of Baglio delle Gazze makes it an ideal starting point for day trips to numerous places of interest in western Sicily.

The City of Custonaci: A farming town of about 4,600 is located in the Trapani province; its territory comprises the Monte Sparagio, rising over 1,100m, where a lush area known as the Bosco di Giacalamaro has evolved. The town was founded in the late-1700s; it currently comprises several administrative divisions and an old centre developed on two orthogonal axes around the central Santuario della Madonna di Custonaci. The city economy primarily relies on the marble mining and processing. The Perlato di Sicilia, avorio venato and fiorito, libeccio antico and bottoncino marble types are worldwide famous. Endowed with a beautiful, unspoilt shore, Custonaci is an attractive destination for summer tourists. Particularly attractive are the seaside resorts of Cornino and Cala Buguto, the former being a lovely fishing village overshadowed by the Cofano Mount. From the coast, a trail facing the mount, winds its way past the 1500’s Torre di San Giovanni di Cofano and the Piana di Frassino-Tuono.

How to reach Baglio delle Gazze: I A29 Palermo-Trapani: leave the motorway at the Castellamare del Golfo exit. SS187 then following signs to Trapani and turn on SP16 to the city of Custonaci, then proceed in the direction of Baia di Cornino and once arrived at the sea-front of the bay turn right on the last battered road going through the mountain, Baglio delle Gazze is the last house on the left side of this battered road. Google Earth: 38° 05' 55' N // 12° 39' 49' E

Day Trips: Numerous walks, offering a various scenery, can be found along the coastline: the wide, sandy beach of San Vito, ‘Lo Zingaro' National Park , with its stunning bays of crystal-clear water, the amazing pinnacles of rock (Faraglioni) at Scopello, the Marsala Lagoon. In perfect harmony with this abundance of unspoilt nature there are traces of human life: the ancient tuna factories, salt works, water mills and old harbour sites, which are evidence of the strong ties with this rich and beautiful land. In no time a tall you can visit a host of unforgettable places. However, we will try to give you some advice about those places which are absolutely 'not to be missed'. Archaeological sites: Selinus the largest Greek colony in Western Sicily; Segesta is an Elima town with its Doric temple and magnificent theatre. The island of Mothia is one of the most important Phoenician towns; the medieval town of Erice. The archipelago of the Egadi Island is magnificent.

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Aldo Grompone
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
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Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2017

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Gas, electricity and water of the reservoir included. Cleaning at entrance and exit included. Daily service of cleaning and laundry excluded and to be charged 10 Euro per hour upon request, or part of the hour of service.

5 Reviews

4.4/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


Amazing, perfect place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Studio 2 for four nights at the beginning of our week in Sicily and it was the absolute highlight of the whole week. Getting there was easy as we arranged to meet the housekeeper in the local town to guide us to the house. We were the only guests so had the whole place to ourselves which was magical.

The studio apartment was tiny, but everything was perfect and the bed was comfy, there was some welcome fruit, bread & milk in the kitchen and the bathroom was great. The whole place is stunning, and the views from the terrace in front of the apartment were spectacular of the sea and you can see Erica in the distance. More than we'd bargained for.

The local area is very quiet, and we didn't find anywhere to eat or have a drink in Custonaci or Cornino, but probably partly because we were out of season. That said, the local supermarket is great and we got some delicious BBQ food and wine and spent a lot more time chilling out at the house than we'd thought. Lovely walking through the nature reserve and a beautiful tonnery and swimming spot about an hour and a half away around the mountain.

It was a good base for day trips and outings to Erice, Trapani, San Vito lo Capo and Scopello and we did go out for dinner a couple of nights. Not a place to stay if you don't have your own transport though.

I can't recommend this place enough, and would have been happy to have spent the whole week there to be honest. A very romantic spot!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We enjoy a lot knowing that you have enjoyed so much your stay. Hope to see you soon again, Regards. Aldo
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Great location & fantastic acomodation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the second week of our holiday (4th July to the 11 July 2011) and it was fantastic. The location is great for walks and we enjoyed the beaches very much.

We stayed in Studio 2 which was perfect for us with an outside kitchen.

When we arrived there was no other people around so it was nice and peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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4 1

Bellissimo posto e pieno di charme.

  • 5 of 5

La mia esperienza è stata fantastica. E' un posto speciale dove passare una vacanza rilassante immersi nella natura e con un panorama mozzafiato!!! Il mare è a pochi minuti a piedi.

Si viene ricevuti molto affettuosamente e la casa è ben organizzata. Raramente, poi, si ha la fortuna di poter stare in una casa arredata con gusto e attenzione ai dettagli.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Haupthaus exclusiv.Nebengebäude mittelmäßig.

  • 2 of 5

Die Bilder des Haupthauses sind spektakulär. Die Nebengebäude lassen zu wünschen übrig.Selbstverständlich wurden alte Fliesen und Waschbecken und Mobiliar verwendet, doch leider die Funktionalität vergessen.

Positiv: Absolute Ruhe und Entspannung. Sehr nette Housekipper.App.1 Aussicht unschlagbar.

Negativ: Den abgebildeten Strand habe ich nicht gefunden.Felsenküste.Wenn sie geschickt sind kommen sie rein und raus ohne Seeigelkontakt. Ansonsten die Möglichkeit in 5 Gehhminuten sich auf aufgebaute Holzterrassen mit 50ig anderen zu legen.Trotzdem bedingter Wasserzugang.

Das App.1 ist so klein, dass sie ihren Koffer nur geschlossen mit in den Schlafbereich, neben das Bett stellen können. Die Küche ist so groß wie in einem Kajütboot.(wenn sie nur Kaffee kochen möchten, ok.) Bad eben so klein. Blechbesteck fühlt sich beim essen unangenehm an. Bei beschriebener Exklusivausstattung erwarte ich saubere Putzlappen und Spülmittel für die Küche+Mülltüten. Fehlanzeige. Aus den Wasserhähnen kommt kein Trinkwasser. Es werden aber bei Ankunft 6 Flaschen Wasser zur Verfügung gestellt.

App.1 für die zur Verfügung gestellten Annehmlichkeiten zu teuer.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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3 2

We feel like living in paradies!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice appartment, friendly house keeper.

Our flight arrived in the evening in Canatia, as we arrived in appartment it was already midnight. We felt really welcome! House keeper was waiting for us and had even already prepared fresh fruit, milk, water and bread for us.

This appartment has very stilfull interior design, see and mountens are just few feet away, unbelievable romantic.

Summery:we really enjoyed our stay, the appartment is even nicer than the photos, we will recommand every friend of us to go there!

Micha & Yuan

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2008
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Trapani at 42 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 800 Metres Nearest Ferry : Palermo at 90 Kilometres Nearest Train : Trapani at 17 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A29 at 17 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 200 Metres Car: necessary

This is an untouched angle of paradise with a wonderful sea along the rocky coast in the protected reserve of Monte Cofano. The region is of a rare beauty with lovely little creeks and a beach and offers an ideal itinerary to practice trekking and mountain bike. It is very close to the Zingaro Reserve that is so praised by the tourists for the beautiful colours of the sea and the beaches. Besides, if you wish entertainment you could visit the cities of San Vito Lo Capo or Trapani or Palermo with its famous galleries, museums and its historical center.


Property Type

  • villa

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeper


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • live theatre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 60 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet


  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, sea view
  • in the large apartment there are a double bed and a typical Sicilian iron bed into a sofa


  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome


  • Romantic holidays: Properties suitable for a couple to enjoy a romantic break together, usually no more than one bedroom. Away from it all: Properties in a quiet, rural location - a place to unwind and relax.

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