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Elegant villa with pool and garden, high quality furniture inside and outside

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
14 people, swimming pool and garden, beautiful view of Mount Etna and the sea

The villa is tastefully decorated with furniture of high quality. There are two floors covering a total of over 200 m². The ground floor consists of a lounge, a kitchen with dining table and sitting area, a bedroom with double bed and two single beds and en-suite bathroom with hydro massage bath, toilet and bidet. There is also a separate bathroom with a toilet and shower. On the first floor there are four bedrooms all with en-suite bathroom (toilet, bidet and shower) and double beds. Two of the four bedrooms have 2 extra single beds for a total of 14 beds. The garden and the terraces are decorated with beautiful furniture and all enjoy beautiful views on the sea and Mount Etna.

One half the property is used as holiday accommodation while the owners live in the other half. The pool (12 x 6 m and 2.20 cm deep) is open from April 1st until the end of October and is for the exclusive use of guests.

The villa remains cool during the hot Sicilian summer thanks to its hill top position and an aeration system.

The presence of central heating makes the property ideal for a winterstay.

In Santa Venerina is also possible to rent bicycles. The cost is about 10 euro for 1 day.

More Details
  • Sleeps 13
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Manager

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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19 Reviews

4.8
based on 19 holidaymaker reviews

5

Family and friends birthday

  • 5 of 5

we were a family and friends group celebrating a special birthday . The villa was all we could have wished for ( clean , commodious , lovely pool and super hosts ) . The location was ideal . The townspeople really friendly and overall we had a superb holiday .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Dream house!

  • 5 of 5

We were with 7 adults, and 3 small children. Two of them were babies of 7 months old. Villa Mareneve is a lovely place. Very clean, enough space for every one, a beautiful pool and a lovely garden. We could pick every morning the oranges from the tree for breakfast! The view to the Etna and the sea is marvelous.

Mara, the daughter of the owner, and also het mother are nice persons. Friendly, always willing to help us. They bought a second toddler high chair so that both of the babies could sit outside with us. When we asked her, Mara arranged a wine tasting in the house.

For us it was a very nice place to be.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This is the perfect villa !

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week in this beautiful villa. All the arrangements were made efficiently and we were welcomed on arrival, with everything explained well for us. It was great for everyone to have their own ensuite with plenty of room for everyone and a beautiful pool and garden. Everything was so beautiful. We had the most wonderful dinner cooked for us by the owner on our last night and it was fabulous. We found the location was great for exploring the east coast of Sicily.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful villa during the Easter holidays. It was very quiet and relaxing with amazing views of the sea and mount etna! The villa was clean and tidy and the owners are lovely and friendly. They offer to cook a traditional Sicilian dinner during your stay for a small fee per guest. We would highly recommend the fish menu - it was delicious! We would love to return during the summer months for more sunshine and warmer weather.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Attractive villa but either dome issues

  • 3 of 5

Large villa. Clean and attractive inside and outside. Great pool but it needed to be cleaned more often as there was ash in it most days. There is no air conditioning and the villa is uncomfortably hot at night.

The bedrooms and bathrooms are lovely but for a villa this size the sitting room area is inadequate.

We enjoyed our stay but we have stayed in better equipped villas for the same amount of money.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ash in the pool is a problem we have in the Etna area. Being the most active vulcano in Europe it releases often ash and it is not easy to get it out of the pool. In act pool systems in this area of Sicily lasts not very long. The ash destroys also the pool motor. The sitting room is quite small but the kitchen is very big and outside are a lot of sitting areas, also shaded areas.
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5

Great villa in superb location

  • 5 of 5

The villa was clean & well equipped, Owners who live next door are friendly & helpful. The views are superb with Etna on one side & ocean on the other, nice big pool. Just half an hour easy drive from airport it's really easy to travel around the area on a growing, good motorway system(compared with UK anyway!). The town which is a few minutes drive but fair walk has 3 great restaurants plus excellent patisserie & supermarket. Would love to return .

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Catania, Fontanarossa Airport at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Santa Venerina at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Catania at 25 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Guardia Mangano at 4 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Giarre at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Santa Venerina at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Rifugio Sapienza at 20 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Praiola/Santa Tecla at 7 Kilometres Car: necessary

Santa Venerina is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily. The village lies halfway between Catania and Taormina and just 8 km from Acireale (a pretty little city, built on a plateau of lava, that is known for its Baroque churches). Gardini Naxos, a seaside resort with a sandy beaches, is just 25 km from Santa Venerina (15 minutes with the highway). Next to Giardini Naxos we find Taormina 'the pearl of the Mediterranean' and the most exclusive seaside resort in Sicily. Its ancient Greek theatre is world famous for its extraordinary panoramic views. Pozzillo, Santa Maria la Scala are Aci Trezza are pleasant seaside villages near Santa Venerina. The nearest can be found in Praiola (7 km), a wild pebbled beach next to an impressive cliff.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Sunny Winter 2016
22 Oct 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,392
for 7 nights
£1,392
 
 
New Year's Eve
31 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,856
for 7 nights
£1,856
 
 
Incl. Private pool & WiFi
7 Jan 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,392
for 7 nights
£1,392
 
 
Incl. Private pool & WiFi
13 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,498
for 7 nights
£1,498
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
4 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,645
for 7 nights
£1,645
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,320
for 7 nights
£2,320
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,616
for 7 nights
£2,616
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
29 Jul 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,911
for 7 nights
£2,911
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,772
for 7 nights
£1,772
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,645
for 7 nights
£1,645
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
23 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,477
for 7 nights
£1,477
 
 
Incl. Private Pool & WiFi
28 Oct 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,392
for 7 nights
£1,392
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include: heating, Internet, bed ware & towels for all guests, final cleaning, gas, water & electricity.
Security deposit: 400 euro
Balance in cash at the arrival.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 220 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jacuzzi, Bidet, ground floor, en-suite
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, ground floor
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, first floor, en-suite
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, first floor, en-suite
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, first floor, en-suite
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, first floor, en-suite

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, ground floor
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, first floor
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, first floor
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, first floor
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, first floor

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs

Meals

  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Notes:

  • The villa remains cool during the hot Sicilian summer thanks to its hill top position and an aeration system. You can rent bicycles in a shop in Santa Venerina. The cost is about 10 euro for 1 day. The keyholder organizes guided tours of Mount Etna and its surroundings, both on foot and by bicycle.

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