Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 17
Villa Provenza sits stylishly amongst the trees, on the hills of the Madonie Park in Cefalu. This impressive property boasts outstanding views of the surrounding rolling hills, and the sea just a short distance away.
The property is tucked in a peaceful, idyllic location, the three apartments providing a perfect sanctuary to get away from it all. Surrounded by mango and orange trees, the terraces and large outside swimming pool instantly transport guests to a place of relaxation and rejuvenation.
This development is perfect for families with children who want to leave behind the hustle and bustle of daily life and relax in their own piece of paradise.
Apartment A: a ground floor property with two double-bedrooms, a living area with sofa-bed, one bathroom and a large, well-equipped kitchen.
Apartment B: this first-floor apartment has a living area with single sofa-bed and adjoining kitchen space, the room opening out onto a sea-view terrace. There is one double bedroom and one twin room, and the property boasts a laundry and bathroom with shower.
Apartment C: on the second floor, this apartment has a living room with double sofa-bed, a kitchen opening onto a sea-view terrace, one double bedroom, a bathroom with shower, and a laundry.
All apartments are furnished with satellite TV and private parking facilities. Apartments B and C have air-conditioning. For horse lovers, there is a riding facility just 3km away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 17, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Beach 35 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 43 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (5)|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
Please note that linen and towels are not included but can be provided upon request.
Cleaning available but not included.
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