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Casale Orioles - casa vacanze

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Very Good 4.5/5 

11 reviews

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Villa / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Villa / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Casale Orioles is a recently built holiday home. The apartment is equipped with all necessary amenities to ensure a pleasant and relaxing holiday. The apartment has a living room with sofa bed, TV and kitchen (gas cooker, oven, fridge and kitchenware), a bathroom with shower and a comfortable bedroom furnished with a double bed and wardrobe (on request it is possible to add an extra single bed or a cot). The apartment is equipped with air conditioning, heating, free internet wifi and is complete with linens, towels and hairdryer as well as a small kit for personal hygiene. In the apartment are also available a road map of Sicily and tour guides in various languages.

The outside consists of a large furnished veranda and a large green space for guests with barbecue, a corner with washing machine and a large car parking.

The holiday home is located in the town of Torretta, 20km from Palermo, immersed in the quiet of a typical Sicilian countryside. It is in an ideal location as it is only 4km from the junction of the highway A29 which connects to the Punta Raisi Airport, 4km from the shopping center Poseidon (Carini) and just 5km from the beautiful beaches of Capaci and Isola delle Femmine. On YouTube, typing Casale Orioles, it is possible to view the video presentation of our structure.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Check in time: 14:00
Check out time: 11:00
Nearest beach Capaci 5 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Airport of Palermo - Punta Raisi 17 km, Nearest railway: Station of Capaci 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Sicily region

Torretta is a small town of Palermo, near the Mount Canalicchi, 313 meters above the sea level, easily accessible by a network of roads connecting the village with Palermo, Capaci, Carini and Montelepre. Founded in 1599, Torretta was first a barony and then a fief, belonging to the noblest families of Sicily as Grifeo, Traina, and finally, for four centuries, Tomasi di Lampedusa (from which descended Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, author of the famous Italian novel “Il Gattopardo”), who here owned one of their summer residences.

The local economy is based mainly on livestock farming (mainly cattle) and agriculture, characterized by the cultivation of citrus and olive trees spread on the territory of the country. From these olive trees, we produce a very tasty extra virgin oil using the local oil mills. More interesting are also: the woodworking and the production of furniture of exquisite workmanship, the presence of some restaurants and bakeries where you can taste bread produced following the old traditional methods.

As in all small towns of Sicily, also in Torretta is still possible to appreciate the genuine products of agriculture and livestock local and taste the typical products of Sicilian cuisine such as cookies, cakes, breads baked in wood-fired ovens, caponata, cheese and extra virgin olive oil produced locally. In the restaurants located in the village and surrounding areas you can also taste the typical Sicilian dishes at good prices. Don't miss every year, the two local culinary events:

The famous “Festival of Vastedda”, organized on every 8th December during the feast of the Immaculate Conception, where you can taste local products and the Vastedda, loaf of bread with extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, cheese and cottage cheese, accompanied by a good sip of wine;

The “Festival of Setti Pitanzi“ organized on every 19th March, during the Feast of St. Joseph. During the event are distributed local products, sandwiches with sausage, cheese, wine, cakes with cottage cheese (typical sweet) and a plate of “Virgineddi” (fresh pasta cooked with vegetables and greens). All these are enjoyed by traditional and contemporary music.

Central Palermo

The territory of Torretta borders inward with the town of Carini and towards the sea with the town of Capaci. Both neighboring towns are rich in history and tourist attractions.

Carini, about 4 km from Torretta, is the largest town in the area, where there is the famous Castle of Carini's Baroness, recently restored and open to the public. The Castle was built between the late eleventh and early twelfth century, over an earlier building certainly Arabic, created by the first Norman feudal lord Rodolfo Bonello. The recent excavations carried out walls of earlier ages than Norman. Today it is possible to visit the Castle paying a ticket of only 3 euro.

Capaci and Isola delle Femmine,about 6 km from Torretta, are the main coastal towns in the area and due to their beaches, pubs on the promenade, the crystal clear sea, attract thousands of tourists every year. The beach extends for about 1 km and is characterized by some sections free and some lidos. From Isola delle Femmine beginsthe Marine Reserve of Capo Gallo, which can be visited both by land and sea routes (for scuba divers). Besides the sea, the area is also famous for its good fish and for the fish market that takes place every morning in the small port of Isola delle Femmine.

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18 Jul 2015


"Location perfetta!!!!!!!"

Siamo stati 4 giorni presso il Casale Orioles e devo dire che è stata la scelta migliore che potessimo fare!!!!! Immerso nel verde, fuori dal traffico e dal caos cittadino, ma logisticamente vicino a tutte le località marittime più in voga e a soli 4 km dal capoluogo siciliano. Camere comode, accoglienti, molto pulite e ben arredate. Il proprietario Giuseppe molto preparato, gentile e disponibile ci ha fornito itinerari turistici, consigliato ristoranti dove degustare le prelibatezze tipiche del palermitano ma anche cucina a base di pesce. Lo consiglio vivamente e spero di poterci ritornare al più presto!!!!!!!

Grazie, è stato davvero un piacere avervi ospitato. Spero di rivedervi presto. Saluti, Giuseppe

8 Jul 2015


"Grazioso e ...strategico!"

Comoda villa in campagna a pochi minuti d'auto da Capaci e dai principali lidi di Palermo, e per chi osa strategico pied-à-terre verso le meraviglie tra mare e storia del Trapanese. Tre appartamenti con un unico accesso e una bella e spaziosa veranda. Simpatica e calorosa l'accoglienza del locatario Giuseppe che abita nella foresteria a pochi passi dal Casale, sempre pronto a dare dritte e consigli.

Grazie Max, è stato un vero piacere ospitarvi. Spero di rivedervi presto. Tanti saluti, Giuseppe

12 May 2015


"Wonderful & Silent Place"

I really enjoyed my stay @ Casale Orioles. Giuseppe, the owner was very helpfull and friendly. The appartment was very clean and i had everything i needed. The Villa is situated in a very calm and beautiful area with very beautiful flowers and olive trees. The only thing is missing is a swimmingpool :-) I had a great time there and i will definatly recommend this vacation to friends and family!

Thank You! We hope to welcome you again in the future. Best Regards, Giuseppe

11 May 2015


"Very nice apartment in a beautiful countryside villa"

The apartment was very nice and the surrounding was quiet and beautiful. Giuseppe is a very nice and helpful landlord. We enjoyed our vacation very much.

Thanks for choosing us for your trip to Palermo. I hope to welcome you again in the future. Giuseppe

10 May 2015


"Great stay. Delightful host"

We live in a very rural area in UK so found the area too industrialised. Toretto and Carini are not attractive. The house is however located with beautiful views and as described. You need a car and good Italian driving experience. If you need to be near polermo this house is perfect. There are also good eating places nearby. We tsvcomdbd Sicilly. Wonderful walking in the national parks

Thank You! We hope to welcome you again in the future. Best Regards, Giuseppe

1 Apr 2015


"Perfect place to rest"

Lovely place, clean and tidy. Staff ready to help all the time. Perfect location between Palermo and Airport. Brilliant local pizzeria. Highly recommended!

Thank You! We hope to welcome you again in the future. Best Regards, Giuseppe

10 Nov 2014


"Mooi appartement en gastvrije ontvangt"

Het is een prachtig, nieuw appartement met een geweldig terras. De Wifi werkt goed. De eigenaar is erg vriendelijk en behulpzaam.

Dear Karin, for me it was a pleasure to have known you and to have hosted you in my holiday home. I hope to welcome you again in the future. Thanks again for choosing us. Best Regards, Giuseppe

26 Sep 2014


"Wonderful Hosts & Appartment"

We had a wonderful time in Sicilly. Not least because of the extraordinary hospitality of Giuseppe and his family. Thank you again for the great time and say hello to your familiy and my friend Salvo :). Best regards Jochen

Hi Jochen, for me and my family it was a pleasure to have known you and to have hosted you in my holiday home. I hope to see you soon. Best Regards, Giuseppe

9 Sep 2014


"Relax in the sicilian olive trees courtyard"

The property offers two apartments for rental, and one big countyard all around with olive trees. Apartments are equipped with living room with kitchen, bed room and bath. Is it possible to enjoy the quite and relax in the big veranda. To mention also barbeque place and ping-pong table

Thanks again for choosing us for your holiday in Sicily. I'm glad that you enjoyed our holiday home and I hope to welcome you again in the future. Best Regards, Giuseppe.

1 Sep 2013


"Posto Spettacolare"

Siamo stati al Casale Orioles in Agosto, eraamo in 8, 2 coppie e 4 amici. Mai sceltà è stata più azzeccata. Ci siamo trovato benissimo, la simpatia, gentilezza e disponibilità del propetario Giuseppe sono state uniche nel suo genere, come i suoi consigli su spiagge da frequentare, ristoranti dove cenare e paesi da visitare. La struttura è nuovissima e molto bella e confortevole, le casettine sono dei bilocali con stanza da letto e soggiorno cucina arredato di tutto punto, più un bagno. All'esterno delle casette un giardino stupendo immerso nel verde di ulivi, alberi di nocciole, fichi ed un porticato con sedie sdraio, tavolini ed un tavolo da ping pong. C'e' anche un angolo barbecue dove una sera abbiamo fatto un'ottima grigliata di carne. Che dire serntirsi a casa propria è possibile. Ci ritornerò sicuramente prossima anche perchè il rapporto prezzo\qualità è ottimo.

Grazie Rosario, è stato un piacere avervi ospitato nella nostra casa vacanze. Siamo contenti che la struttura sia stata di vostro gradimento e spero di potervi ospitare nuovamente in futuro. Saluti, Giuseppe.

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      Languages spoken
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      • French
      • Italian

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