Carob Tree Cottage
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This lovely cottage is about 40 sqm and it is entirely covered from a big and secular carob tree and it is 100 mt far from a wonderful very private sand beach. From the house you can hear the sea-waves and the beach is directly accessible by a pathway through the gardens. An added bonus for outdoor eating is the shaded terrace and a barbecue area where you can enjoy outdoor dining surrounded by nature.
This quaint, no fuss furnished cottage, has everything you need for a great stay in Sicily. There's one bedroom, a combined living room with a double sofa bed and a fully equipped kitchen, a tiled bathroom with stand up shower.
In the cold month you will have a nice air pellet stove with a charming fire view.
Perfect for couples or family with maximum two children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Salinelle 100 m|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palermo 100 km, Nearest railway: Lascari 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
There is no air conditioning but in this place you will hardly feel the need for it!
|Further details outdoors|
The cottage is settled on an estate of 26,000 sqm., a large and secret garden paradise containing groves of olive, orange and lemon, with pine trees, cypress and palm, fruit trees such as mulberry and lotus, fig, apricot and banana trees… and not least our abundant vines.
Sun loungers and canoes are provided for beach use, and a small sailing boat is available for the more adventurous. On returning from the beach, you can enjoy an external shower and a traditional-style stone basin for washing or rinsing small items.
The winter months of October and November are a time to discover the rustic delights of ancient traditions such as the olive harvest, and our utterly authentic olive oil will be directly available for you to taste.
With our home-made limoncello and our jams made using the fruits which you can freely gather yourselves, you will rediscover the simple pleasures of ingredients prepared at home.
Domestic pets including dogs are welcome, provided they of gentle disposition and friendly to humans as well as to any other animals which may be on the land!
The proprietor, who lives on the estate, is very happy to meet all of your needs to ensure that your stay will be pleasant and relaxing!
The Sicily region
The special geographic position of Cefalu means that you have easy access to all the main areas of historical and cultural interest in Sicily, by going on excursions lasting no more than 2 hours.
Mount Etna, Taormina, Acireale and Catania and Siracusa (Unisco World Heritage Site), are about 2 hours away; the stunning and famous Greek temple and theatre at Segesta, and the Roman Villa of Casale at Piazza Armerina (also a World Heritage Site) are just 1.5 hours away; the artistic and archaeological treasures of Palermo, Monreale, Tindari are less than an hour away; the Madonne mountain range, a natural asset jealously guarded by Sicilians, with its dramatic hilltop villages like Castelbuono, Isnello and Gratteri are just half an hour’s distance.
And you will be surprised to discover that each year brings widespread snow, and you can ski at Piano Battaglia, located further inland in the Madonie.
But the real pearl is Cefalu, with its fabulous scenic panoramas and the town itself, which arose out of fishing and navigation, with which divinities, kings and adventurers all fell in love, from the ancient Goddess Diana to the Norman King Roger, and for you also it is certain to be an experience of love at first sight!
Charming and romantic restaurants abound, both here and in the neighbouring towns and villages, offering the finest traditional Sicilian food and wine, both of high quality and value.
During the high summer season the area – which attracts many visitors as do all of the fine beaches of Cefalu, offers a full array of enjoyable recreational activities, and the low season is a time to appreciate the peace and quiet of the countryside, which you will have all to yourselves.
Within easy reach are a variety of sports facilities such as tennis, golf, horse-riding etc, located under 5 km away. At a large nearby hotel you can avail of a waterpark and a wellness centre.
On the beach you can take on the more energetic sports of kite surfing or windsurfing, or you can take a short trip in a sailing boat like the Fly Junior or the Laser1, available to residents, or if you prefer there is the more relaxing option of a canoe trip to scout out the beautiful Cefalu coast.
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18 May 2014
Excellent location - quiet and peaceful yet easy access to main roads; railway station a 10-15 minute walk. Pizzeria 5 minute walk; supermarket 5 minute drive. Well equipped cottage with direct access… More
23 Sep 2013
"Small but charming!"
We stayed in Carob Tree Cottage for a very enjoyable week - it's one of 4 properties on Dario's estate, but none are close by so it feels private. Dario is the perfect host, and very friend… More
18 Aug 2013
We had an amazing time in Carob Tree Cottage. We were very glad to spend our holiday in Cefalu. Really, it is the best place in Sicily for family holidays. We are very impressed with the cottage, its … More
30 Jul 2013
"A beautiful little cottage, so near a sandy beach."
A great place to stay. Conveniently close to sandy, quiet beach. But only a few miles drive to the beautiful town of Cefalu. Dario the owner was so helpful, right from enquiry and all through the holi… More
28 Jul 2013
Beautiful place! Quiet, private place few steps from the beach, surrounded by trees and a olive orchard. A nice, mostly sandy beach few steps away and a beautiful Cefalu just a few minutes by car. Own… More
30 Jun 2013
"Un vero paradiso!"
Io e la mia famiglia abbiamo appena trascorso quindici giorni incantevoli nella casa della vigna, uno dei cottage di questa struttura.Si tratta di un vero paradiso terrestre con piante di limoni, uliv… More
9 Jun 2013
"Idyllischer Ort zum Erholen"
Wir waren in einem der Cottages von Dario und es ist alles wie auf der Buchungsseite beschrieben. Das große Grundstück ist sehr weitläufig. Der Garten ist für Naturliebhaber ein Traum. Unser Haus … More
19 May 2013
"Quiet and peaceful place"
We spent a very relaxing holiday in one of the Dario's cottages. If you are looking for a place that is located close to the beach, in a quiet rural area surrounded by an olive trees that place i… More
2 Nov 2012
The Carob Tree cottage and Pini cottage were both wonderful. The property is just as described, a working farm, laden with lemons, oranges, olives. Pomegranate and fig trees were in arms reach out our… More
17 Oct 2012
"Fantastic relaxing base"
Carob Tree cottage appealed to us because of its location on a small olive plantation and right on the beach. The description was accurate and the cottage and grounds exceded our expectations. Dario w… More
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