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Taormina 4 charming unities, country, garden, pool, wifi, close to the beach - Trinacria

Bedrooms 1
Space 516 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking




The smaller houses are named LEONE and TRINACRIA and can accommodate max 2 adults and 2 children each one.Each one consists of : 1 double bedroom, a bath with shower, a sitting room with a kitchen corner and a small mezzanine with 2 beds for children 5/13, an exclusive patio with cane covering and creepers (6x6m.), an exclusive garden (6x6m.).

All rooms are equipped with air conditioning units that can be individually regulated and provide both hot or cold air.

About the property

Princely Cottages-Taormina

The four houses are named Luna-Polifemo- Leone and Trinacria and derive from the refurbishment of an old farmstead located in the stunning countryside of Taormina and more precisely in a princely family estate producing oranges, lemons, olive oil and wine.

The cottage LUNA is equipped for max 6 pax (4 adults and 2 children) and consists of 2 double bedrooms with their own bath with shower (2 bathrooms with shower in all), a confortable kitchen-dining-living room with a small mezzanine with 2 beds for children 5/13, an exclusive gazebo with cane covering and creepers ideal to stay al fresco or have meals.

Max 4 adults + 2 children (5-13 years).

The cottage POLIFEMO is equipped for max 6 pax (4 adults and 2 children) and consists of 2 double bedrooms with their own bath with shower (2 bathrooms with shower in all), a living room with a kitchinette and a small mezzanine with 2 beds for children 5/13, an exclusive gazebo with cane covering and creepers ideal to stay al fresco or have meals. Max 4 adults + 2 children (5-13 years).

The cottage LEONE AND TRINACRIA are equipped for max 4 pax (2 adults and 2 children) and consist each one of 1 double bedroom with his own bath with shower, a kitchen-dining-living room with a small mezzanine with 2 beds for children 5/13, an exclusive gazebo with cane covering and creepers ideal to stay al fresco or have meals.

Max 2 adults + 2 children (5-13 years).

The 4 houses share a mature lush extended garden with a big stunning pool area with solarium in the lemongrove. The pool is available from May on.

Changeover day preference : Saturday (other dates must be agreed with the owner).

Services and facilities included in the price: weekly linen and towels, shaded parking area , communal swimming pool,wifi, communal washing machine.

There is a person encharged for check in and check out who provides guests with all infos related to the area such as restaurants, shops, supermarkets, pharmacy, excursions. The area is very safe and serene ideal for country lovers and in the mean time close to the beach, Taormina and shops. The nearest airport is Catania (Fontanarossa) distant about 60 kms from the property. The car is essential (Sicily is a very big island). Restaurants and shops are distant between 10/15 minutes driving from the property. The nearest beach in Giardini Naxos is at 2 kms from the property (sandy). The location is ideal to visit oriental Sicily (Taormina, Etna, Catania, Valley of Alcantara, Savoca (the village where the Godfather was filmed...)

A dream place for a dream holiday.

More Details

Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About Gabriele

I love Sicily

Why Gabriele chose Taormina

Ideal for country lovers, amazing garden and pool area, lemons, oranges, olive trees and flowers. Close to Taormina and to the beach. Spectacular view of Etna and in the mean time away from it all.

What makes this house unique

There is a person encharged for check-in, check-out and guests assistance during the stay. There is a mantainor for any tecnical problem occurring and the owner lives in the estate for most part of the year.

Available Rentals

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Prices can be changed by the owner prior to the booking is done.
Pool available from April to October.
Standard services and taxes included in the price :
Vat, weekly full linen and towels (including pool towels), shaded and gated parking area, pool maintainance, wifi, night light in the parking area, 24 h. daily maintainor assistance for any breakage occurring, 24 h. emergency electric generator, check-in and check.out, communal washing machine.
Extras to be paid on the spot: air conditioning/heating daily € 12 (on demand), final cleaning weekly € 50 (obligatory).
All other conditions are listed in the rental agreement.


Accommodation and facilities for Trinacriain Taormina in Province of Messina

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 516 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , mezzanine
  • 1 double, 1 mezzanine with 2 single beds for children 5/15
  • Books
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 7 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
stunning countryside and garden. Close to Taormina and the beach


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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  • 5 of 5

2 adults + 2 children (6 & 9) from France : we all loved this charming place, well designed and effectively maintained.

Some other places we went during our stay in Sicily were good too but “La Casa Del Principe” really proposes a good mix of coziness, countryside, equipment and location.

Kids enjoyed the big and clean swimming pool with its diving board.

A detail we also appreciated: an efficient air conditioning during this blazing summer peak.

Monica is very helpful when needed and respects your privacy as well.

Beaucoup de commentaires étant en anglais : n’hésitez pas, les francophones (Monica parle très bien Français également pour vous accueillir…)

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merçi et a bientot !
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Nice location, with views of Mt Etna

  • 4 of 5

Monica the house Manager was so helpful. Our flight was late in and she waited until 10.30 pm to collect us from the motorway exit near the property with her husband. Many thanks for this. She also took enough time to run through everything about the property, the restaurants and local sites as well as shopping. We were in Trinacria cottage, its in a building with other cottages. we were really lucky and had the whole week of the pool to ourselves which was lovely and very clean, with plenty of space around for multiple families when its busier. Gabriele came and said hello and advised us of a restaurant 20 minutes away, "where locals go" for good food at reasonable prices. Its name was Florri in the village of Granita. Beautiful food at reasonable prices - would recommend this. Taormina was nice and we went up in the cable car. Further up the hill is Castelmola, this is a lovely hilltop village, very picturesque, and great views with some local food served Sicilian style. Local beach and harbour is Gardini Naxos. You can have a nice stroll and have lunch with nice views.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello , many thanks, see you soon again Monica
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Amazing location, beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

My wife myself and our little boy travelled to Sicily this June. We picked a flat as part of the Case Del Principe residence and it was an amazing decision. The property is beautifully surrounded by lemon and orange groves and it has beautiful views of the Mount Etna. Also, the swimming pool is fantastic and cleaned on a daily basis. The property is 5 mins drive from Trappello, which is a village/town with everything you need, from local fisherman to bakery, 2 chemists and plenty of caffes. Also, if you want to go out for dinner, Naxos is a 12mins drive from the house, so you can easily park on the seafront and enjoy one of the many fish restaurants. Monica, who manages the houses, is an efficient and helpful property manager who will answer all of your questions and more. Also, we were so lucky to meet the Principe himself, who gave us few tips on where to go for dinner and where is the best beach around the coast. An amazing holiday and a beautiful place to stay with kids and family. Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Adorable guests. Thanks
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Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous place to relax and enjoy the glorious view. Gabrielle and Monica were very helpful indeed.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello many thanks . please come again soon to the property for another break !!!
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An example to follow for all agriturismo

  • 5 of 5

A charming and very well maintained place in a real and living place.

In the middle of an orangetree field, the smell of the orange flowers was delightfull as the daily freshly pressed orange/grappefruit juice. The weather was not hot enough to enjoy the very nice swimming pool but late evenings along the pool in summer must be extraordinary.

Monica was extremly helpfull for all our requests

As a summary: I highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks Gabriele
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We definitely come back!

  • 5 of 5

Returning home to Germany just 3 days ago, we already got the travel bug. We are a family of 4 persons (2 adults and 2 children of 7 and 6 years) that spent 3 weeks of their summer holidays in the beautiful

„case del principe“. Just when we entered the property through a big gate, we felt the Mediterranean flair due to palm trees, rhododendrons, lemon trees and lots of other typical flowers and plants. The people were extremely friendly, gave us helpful hints and cared a lot about our well-being. We stayed in a small house called „Trinacria“ which was well-equipped. Especially the air conditioners in the 2 main rooms were a blessing when the temperatures outside reached 30°C and more. The pool was wonderful and nicely encircled by plants and a bigger sun shelter that invited us to spend some time reading, sleeping, chatting in the comfortable seating furniture. The place is perfect for families because the pool is not far from the house and you share it with the maximum of 4 other tenants. Once a week the house was entirely cleaned and we got fresh towels, linen, etc., so that we could feel completely at home. Things you definitely need, when you travel to the „case del prinicipe“ are tanning oil, mosquito repellent and a car, because fortunately you don`t stay close to the crowdy tourist places like Giardini Naxos, so that it`s calm and you can relax perfectly. But nevertheless shops, beach and restaurants could be reached within 5 to 15 minutes by car. Finally we enjoyed our stay so much that we can only recommend you the „case del prinicipe“ most warmly. We definitely come back. And apart from this.... who can tell

to have met a real prince in life. ?

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear dr Mona many thanks for your wonderful review. We really hope to host you and your family again in the property with a special price for our "aficionados" (10% reduction). Again many thanks and take care Gabriele Alliata di Villafranca
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Giardini Naxos
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Giardini Naxos
Car: necessary

Ideal for country lovers and in the mean time close to the beach and Taormina center town (10-15 minutes driving). Car necessary. The holiday homes are located amid the peace of the Sicilian countryside, 2 kms from the sea, 7 from the centre of Taormina, 10 from the Gorges of Alcantara, 35 from Etna (cableway), 100 from Syracuse, 150 from Noto, Modica and Ragusa Ibla and 90 from Piazza Armerina.

The property is the ideal base for visiting the oriental Sicily.

Other Activities: Etna excursions, Gorges of Alcantara discovery, Syracuse, Noto (barok valley), Piazza Armerina (roman villa), valle d'Agrò, Savoca the village where the Godfather was filmed.