Villa Etna is a true "get-away-from-it-all" romantic country home. It sits on a hilltop sourrounded by its own vineyard and olive trees. Marvelous views of Mount Etna and the rolling hills of the Alcantara Valley. Sunbathe on the balcony with gorgeous Mount Etna views, sipping a glass of local wine. Sit under the palm tree and relax in the shady part of the romantically walled-in courtyard. Barbeque underneath the olive trees on the main terrace while enjoying the breathtaking view of the medieval town of Castiglione di Sicilia and the rolling hills around. Hang out by the pool or enjoy a dinner at Antica Cavalleria-Agrihotel only 400m away.
The house has been built from grey lava stone and many original features have been kept. The house includes an open living-dining-area with romantic fireplace and kitchen with lovely views all over the valley and mountain hills, vineyards and the castle of Castiglione There are 3 tastefully decorated bedrooms, each with a double bed and a bathroom including shower. Panoramic views wherever your eyes fall.
Villa Etna is ideally situated in the vincinity of Taormina, isolated yet close to everything, Taormina and its beaches are only a 20 minute drive away. Other attractions include: the Picciolo 18 Holes Golf club, Mount Etna and Gole di Alcantara.
Lose yourself in the vast night sky, stargaze your evenings away and wake up to the sound and silence of the country side, in this little piece of paradise.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Giardini Naxos 14 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Catania 60 km, Nearest railway: Taormina|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated), Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Children's pool|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
Villa Etna is only a 20 minute drive away from Taormina and the beaches of Giardini Naxos. Catania is only 1 hour drive away.
Villa Etna lies 2km outside of the ancient town of Castiglione di Sicilia. You can take a stroll up to this medieval town or walk 10 Minutes down the romantic dry-wall-lava stone paths toward the Alcantara-River.
The area sourrounding Villa Etna mostly consists of beautiful Vineyards and ancient houses. Very quiet and peaceful. Except for the wine harvesting period when it seems that all of Sicily is busy in the vineyards harvesting the grapes to make the wonderful wines of the region.