House Don Salvatore
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Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 13
On the slopes of Etna, surrounded by a lemon grove where our guests spend pleasant moments in the big pool.
Holiday house Don Salvatore is located on the outskirts of Santa Venerina, exactly in the fraction of the Maria Vergine (Linera). Thanks to its particular location it can be an excellent base to move around and enjoy the most beautiful natural scenes and evocative of the Mediterranean, the volcano Etna and the east coast of Sicily.
Elegantly furnished, our apartments are always ready to welcome our guests in a relaxing environment. All our rooms are equipped with: bathroom with shower or bathtub, toilet, sink and bidet, hairdryer, satellite TV, air conditioning with heat pump control, linens and bathroom amenities, iron and ironing board, free entrance to balcony with terrace. The apartments are located on 3 levels. Bright, spacious and well maintained.
On the mezzanine floor there are 4 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms 1 kitchen is equipped with Italian espresso machine and many other accessories.
In the central plane instead there are 5 bedrooms consist of: 1 bedroom, 1 kitchen, 1 cinema 3D Blu-ray player with 5.1 channel surround sound, DVD library with Blu-ray and wine bar that offers Sicilian wines, 1 dining Fitness gym equipment, 1 room with a piano playing Billiards with 220 x 110 cm with accessories to play Snooker Blue, with wet bar, 1 bathroom and 1 laundry.
On the ground floor lives the owner who has manzione guardian of the Builder providing continuous assistance to customers.
The entire property is fenced and is located within a small plot of land where you coltivono also seasonal vegetables for family use.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Stazzo 9 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Aeroporto di Catania 35 km, Nearest railway: Stazione ferroviaria di Acireale 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, Fax machine, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 4 En suites and 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Special monthly rates for American friends who work at the NATO base in Sigonella ....
|Further details outdoors|
Angling spot: approx. 10 km
going out: approx. 1000 m
railway station: approx. 15 km
shopping: approx. 1000 m
airport: approx. 30 km
location: approx. 1000 m
riding facility: approx. 5 km
restaurant: approx. 1000 m
cable car: approx. 29 m
down-hill skiing: approx. 30 km
cross-country skiing: approx. 30 km
beach: approx. 20 km
supermarket: approx. 1000 m
tennis court: approx. 15 km
water: approx. 9 km
water sports: approx. 20 km
- In our house the reception is multilingual.
- On arrival, before handing over the keys, you will be registered at our reception.
- A deposit s requested when booking the room to guarantee your reservation. The arrangements for paying the deposit will be sent via email to confirm availability. Following will be sent a voucher confirming the booking of the room and describes all the services offered.
- In case of cancellation 15 days before the stay will be deducted from the amount of one night deposit.
- We accept credit / debit cards.
- Check-in from 15:00 on day of arrival (we will be available to accommodate up to 22.30) and should be freed on the day of departure before 10.30 am. We will appreciate communication from you regarding arrival time and delays. Subject to the possibilities of the moment, we look forward to the most extensive flexibility to respect these times.
- In no case is made accommodations to persons not registered in the structure. We reserve the right to refuse accommodation if this condition is not observed.
The Sicily region
Sicily is an autonomous region with special status, part of Italy insular. With its 25,710 kilometres ² is the largest region of Italy, and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
The history of Sicily has been influenced by the many rulers who have passed on its soil. Due to its geographical location, right in the middle of the Mediterranean, Sicily has had a significant role in historical events that have had as protagonists the peoples of our sea. The succession of various civilizations have enriched the Sicily of urban settlements, monuments and ancient monuments that make the region one of the privileged places where history can be relived through the pictures of the signs that time has passed and scratched up today.
For the triangular shape, Sicily in ancient times was called Triquetra or Trinacria. Because of its location, the region and its surrounding islands are affected by intense volcanic activity. The most important volcanoes: Etna, Stromboli and Vulcano, and have the peculiarity of being three different types of eruptions of basaltic lavas interspersed with periods of calm on the first, continuous eruptions, and lava fountains, the second, whose characteristics are been taken as a typological model by scientists in the field, who coined the term "Strombolian to describe similar activities of terrestrial volcanoes, and finally the explosive type opliniano third, characterized by long periods of apparent calm and violent eruptions.
Also please note that the eruptive activity in the nineteenth century, the area of the Strait of Sicily today named bench Graham, has led to the birth of the ephemeral island Ferdinandea. The territory of Sicily also includes several smaller islands, such as the Aeolian archipelago and Ustica north, and that of Egadi west and south, the islands of Pantelleria, Lampedusa and Linosa, and other minorities.
Etna is the highest volcano in Europe, located in north-eastern Sicily and is active from time immemorial.
With its enormous bulk, overlooking the Ionian Sea to the east, north is bounded by the river Alcantara, which carved its bed on lava has given rise to beautiful gorges, the so-called "Gole Alcantara. The west and south west of Etna is bordered by the river Simeto. Etna is currently about 3330 meters high, stretches across a perimeter of about 210 km and an area of 1600 square kilometres.
Rich in history, artistic heritage and environmental. Historical centres which dominate and coexist in different architectural styles. Churches, piazzas, palaces and landscapes, unique, do not leave indifferent the visitors. Over 20 wine farms that are part of the "Strada del Vino Etna. Wine firms that open to visitors and those who love wine. Firms located in enchanting places. Ancient cellars, with full respect for tradition, using modern technology. Suggestions and atmospheres of other times.
Santa Venerina is 24 Km from Catania. The municipality has 7692 inhabitants and an area of 1879 hectares. It rises on a coastal hilly area, located 337 meters above sea level. The local agricultural production is based on the cultivation of wine, fruit, citrus and hazelnuts.
Already inhabited during the Byzantine and Roman times, as attested by the remains of an ancient spa and its oratory of that time, the land of Santa Venerina was included in that of the nearby Acireale until 1934 when it achieved the establishment of the municipality. His name is linked to the Patron of Santa Venera Acireale changed by a loving pet. Dedicated to Santa Venera Church matrices in eighteenth-century paintings of Alexander (1720-1793) and Pietro Paolo (1697-1760) Vasta. In the neighbouring village of Dagala del re you can admire the remains of a small Christian temple with wall paintings.
Attractions include the Church of the Rosary, the Church of Santo Stefano and the Church of the Bongiardo. The village of Santa Venerina time was inhabited by various peoples including the Romans and the Byzantines, who decided to build their place in this picturesque city. Their step is still attested by the presence on the territory of the remains of baths and numerous churches. Always belonged to the territory of Acireale, the country was raised to the rank of municipality in 1934.
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5 Jul 2014
"Fantastic House, Terrific Owners -- A wonderful stay in Acireale"
We stayed for 7 nights in June 2014 in the upstairs unit, which has 4 bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. Our group included 3 seniors, 2 adults, and 2 young children. From the moment we a… More
30 Aug 2012
"Good accommodations and super owners."
Our accommodations were very good. We were three couples traveling together. We had the upstairs unit which had 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. Everything was clean and in place when we arrived. Don Salva… More
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