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Villa With Private Pool and Furnished Garden, Barbecue and External Dining Area

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Peaceful Location on Etna slopes, with spectacular views. 5 Km far from Beaches, Restaurants, Pizzerias

Typical Sicilian villa with inside a restored "palmento" (the wine pressing room) a very large living room with sofa, fireplace, TV, a well equipped spacious kitchen with a dining area and terraces overlooking the garden and the pool. Three bedrooms overlooking the Ionian sea , three bathrooms. It is an ideal location for a family group or a friends party as everyone can enjoy different opportunities, an outdoor play area for children, deckchairs, tables and a barbecue.


Owner
MARIA G.
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About MARIA G.

This villa is very important for my family. As a child, my husband used to play with his friends in this "palmento" (the place where wine grapes are pressed). As an adult he built our house around this "palmento". In this garden, we also celebrated our wedding. Here our children are born and raised. In this house we lived unforgettable moments with our friends, we enjoyed the pool, garden and the barbeque.

Now our children are studying away and we decided to move into town.

MARIA G. purchased this villa in 1980

Why MARIA G. chose Catania

The location is very convenient, in the middle of the east coast of Sicily, the panorama is beautiful, on one side there is the majestic Volcano Etna, on the other side you can see the Taormina, the Ionian sea and, with clear sky, Calabria, Catania's coast.

What makes this villa unique

I want my guests during their holidays living the joy, happiness and serenity that this home has always given to those who have lived there

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Santa Venerina in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Outdoor shower in swimming pool - Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • Bathroom 1 en-suite to bedroom 1 with bath, shower, wc, bidet. Bathroom 2 with bath,shower,wc, bidet. Bathroom 3 with wc, bidet. In swimming pool have a outdoor shower with hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and double sofabed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, bedroom3 with twin beds. 1 Bed armchair
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: The villa is surrounded by a very wide private garden equipped with sun beds, tables, chairs, a barbecue and a play area for children. The private pool is not heated, the size is 7x12 mt. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron, iron board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: A set of bed and bath linen and a pool towel for person, weekly changed are included. A middle-week cleaning service is included. Not included final cleaning. On request it is possible to have cleaning service during your stay. Baby cots are available free of charge.

Reviews

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Villa With Private Pool and Furnished Garden, Barbecue and External Dining Area
average rating of 4.78125 based on 32 reviews
5

Lovely house with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday. The directions Maria provided to the house were simple to follow and made for a stress free arrival. Maria was on hand to meet us at the house and gave us lots of useful information along with a huge bowl of fresh cherries and a bottle of local wine which was much appreciated. The house was very homely and well equipped the gardens and pool were the perfect place to relax in and as the weather was so good it was very tempting to stay at the house by the pool. Etna and Taormina are nearby and an easy drive. There is a handy supermarket and lovely bakery within walking distance. We all had a great holiday and will be returning to Sicily again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful villa - we are dreaming of when we can go back

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for a week in June. The house is so much more than expected. Very spacious and beautifully decorated. The pool was a total hit and the outdoor area is fantastic. Everything in the house is thought out. Maria was extremely kind and helpful and we would HIGHLY recommend staying at her place. We will hopefully return again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A spacious villa, full of character but not sat nav friendly.

  • 4 of 5

This is a great villa for visitors wanting something more traditionally Sicilian but with the home comforts of wifi etc (although there is no air-con). We liked it but found it quite cold (in spite of central heating - although we had no access to settings) and tricky to navigate. It's in a village long since absorbed into the suburbs of Catania but still surrounded by fruit groves and wild terraces. I would recommend the place for a family holiday but be prepared to do a lot of driving, Italian style.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful spacious and comfortable villa surrounded by lovely gardens. Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We chose this villa because of its location on the lower slopes of Mount Etna within easy reach of the main Catania to Messina highway and the key east coast sites such as Syracuse and Taormina. We visited all of these - Syracuse is highly recommended - and also made several trips to the closest town Acireale (10 minutes away) which is lovely and quite unspoilt by tourism.

We also enjoyed both swimming and dining in some of the extremely attractive local fishing ports along the riviera de Cyclops.

The villa itself is very much a family home, and has clearly been furnished and kitted out by people who have loved living there. The gardens are secluded and very pretty, and there are vantage points for every time of day. Breakfast al fresco with Etna smoking gently in the background was a particular treat. So was relaxing by the pool. Because of this it was tempting to stay put despite all the attractions around.

We loved our stay and will certainly consider returning!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Très belle villa avec deux belles vues

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons rarement eu une villa aussi pratique et aussi agréable . Le matin lorsque l'on ouvre ses fenêtres sur la mer ionnienne et le petit dejeuner sur la terrasse en regardant l'Etna !!!!!! Magique . Une piscine tres agréable et un joli parc . Tout est là pour d excellentes vacances . De plus nous avons fait de belles rencontres avec Michele ( la trattoria de Lorento ) et le proprio du magasin Salvatore Ré . Maria nous a offert une bouteille de vin et si besoin est disponible . La localisation est parfaite pour visiter la région jusqu'à Noto. Si nous pouvions avoir une aussi belle villa tous les ans ........

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

exceptional

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful well stocked house. The place is quiet, very few of promiscuity with the neighbors.. Beautiful view of the sea and the volcano. Great spot to visit the east coast of the sicily. Essential car to visit. Éven if the village offers a few steps a bakery and a super market accessible by foot. Maria gorgona the owner was attentive and caring. ONE Word : EXTRA .see you soon.calogero Morina

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Location

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Rocky beaches are 5 km. far, pebble beaches 15 km. far direction Taormina, sandy beaches 25 km. direction Catania.

Travel:

Catania airport is 30 km. far. Car hire is recommended, but we can arrange a transfer from and to the airport and a taxi service during the Holiday.

Distances:

The nearest village is 600 mt. far, Acireale town 5 km., Santa Venerina 4km, Taormina 30 km.

Further Details:

In a walking distance you can find local shops, cafe, patisserie, market. A few minutes driving you can find restaurants, pizzerias, bank, many big shops, go karting. The villa is an ideal point of departure for many interesting naturalistic or Archaeological or artistic excursions: Etna volcano, fisherman villages, Taormina, Siracusa.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Santa Venerina, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 8
5 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£757
for 5 nights
From
£133
£918
 
 
Rate 1
31 Mar 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£849
for 5 nights
From
£151
£1,147
 
 
rate 2
29 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£963
for 5 nights
From
£174
£1,285
 
 
tasso3
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,009
for 5 nights
From
£184
£1,376
 
 
tasso4
30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,633
for 7 nights
From
£220
 
 
tasso 5
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,730
for 7 nights
From
£234
 
 
tasso 6
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,032
for 5 nights
From
£188
£1,408
 
 
tasso 7
29 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£849
for 5 nights
From
£151
£1,147
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£757
for 5 nights
From
£133
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £91.75

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is Saturday, but we are flexible if possible. The check in is from 4:30 pm and the check out is at 9:30.

Notes on prices:
Included in the price: water, gas, electricity, a set of bed and bath linen for person, weekly changed, pool towels; Middle-week cleaning.
Heating is charged according to consumption.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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