Beautiful villa in the pretty Mediterranean style located near Balestrate, a small seaside town on the northern coast of Sicily, exactly 40 Km on the western side of Palermo. The villa is located in a wonderful setting: from its terraces - looking on to the beautiful and fine sandy beach lapped by the blue Tyrrhenian Sea – you can enjoy the beautiful view over the Gulf of Castellammare…from Terrasini as far as to San Vito Lo Capo. The holiday accommodation is divided into two comfortable independent apartments which have been furnished with functional furniture of good taste and each benefiting from a large terrace of their own equipped for open-air dinners (furniture, barbecue) and with external shower as well. The homely and spacious bedrooms have wrought-iron beds and coordinated fabrics. The bigger apartment has direct access to the beach through a staircase (about 15 steps) while the smaller apartment has access to the beach by walking along a 50 meters narrow path. This apartment is 110 sq metres and consists of: ground floor-living/kitchen room, 1 double bedroom , 1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower, terrace, arcade. 1st Floor: 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower. There is a parking space.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lido di Trappeto 50 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palermo 30 km, Nearest railway: Balestrate 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
There are another 2 apartments: one for 6 people and the other for 2 people in the same villa.
"Exactly as described in the internet site. Very positive welcome from the owner. Very clean and comfortable house. Good facilities and a wonderful view. Recomended 100%. Family with three teen-kids.
This house was nearer to Trappeto, very peaceful, very italian. Only one supermarket, with great staff and service. Balestrate which was further away, more touristic. " 27 June 2010
|Further details outdoors|
This apartment is just 20 metres from the sandy beach. Guests will enjoy relaxing on the sea view terrace listening to the waves gently lapping the shore.The terrace is equipped with outdoor table and chairs and sun loungers. Shops and restaurants are about 1 km from the property and Balestrate town is 2 km where other facilities can be found.
The price includes:
Water, gas, electricity consumption.
Bed linen and towels
Parking place: Allocated space
Pets: small pets allowed
Extra services on request;
Shopping service- €20 + shopping costs, domestic services €12 per hour.
With its fascinating beauty almost everywhere, lovely coastline, picturesque villages where you can taste the excellent wine and authentic Sicilian cuisine, unspoiled nature and fashionable resorts, Sicily has everything you could possibly want for your holiday!
There are many places which are really worth visiting and spending time in: Cefalu, Taormina and Mount Etna Europe's highest and most active volcano (3,323 meters above sea level) near Catania in the north east of the island, the majestic monuments in the Valle dei Templi (Valley of the Temples) of Agrigento, the beautiful Trapani area and Erice.
The coasts offer a landscape of fascinating beauty almost everywhere. There are hundreds of beautiful beaches, most famous are: Cefalu, San Vito lo Capo, Scopello, Taormina, Trapani, Pachino, Pozzallo, Marina di Modica and groups of wonderful smaller islands are scattered round the coast: the Aeolian Islands, the Egadi islands, the isle of Pantelleria and the Pelagie...
The west side of the island has beautiful scenery namely the Zingaro Nature Reserve (in the Province of Trapani), and the area of Monte Cofano with its ancient caves in Scurati. Between Trapani and Marsala, in the protected area of Stagnone, is the Via del Sale (The Salt Route) with windmills for processing salt, some of which are still operating, while others are set up as historical museums. An obligatory stop-off is the island of Mozia, once a Phoenician settlement, with the Withaker Archaeological Museum.
On the eastern side of the island is the Baroque architecture, UNESCO heritage site, of Ragusa, Ibla, Noto and Modica. Of extraordinary naturalist interest is the park of Etna.
Traditional puppet theatres in the historic centres of Palermo and Catania are good entertainment for all ages.
This property is also a good starting point to discover the beauties of the surrounding area: it is just a few kilometres away from many important nearby towns such as Scopello, San Vito Lo Capo, Erice, Trapani and Segesta. away, Palermo is 40 Km away, Catania is 240 Km away. Balestrate is a small bathing locality with about 6.000 inhabitants, located in the Gulf of Castellammare along the northern coast of Sicily, exactly 40 Km on the western side of Palermo. The existing seaside village has developed around the ancient tunny-fishing grounds and along the sea-front promenade with its small shops, bars and typical restaurants where you can enjoy Sicilian gastronomic specialities and excellent fish dishes. The shore is characterized by beautiful sandy beaches lapped by crystalline waters while the hinterland by some wine-growing and grape-producing farms with their typical bagli (internal courts). Worth visiting are: the Chiesa Madre (Mother Church) and the Castle of Calatubo, interesting Byzantine stronghold placed on the top of a rock overlooking the village.