Beautiful villa in Porto Palo
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
CASA GURRA is located 100 mt above sea level and 300 mt away from a magnificent 10 km long sandy beach, with the presence of a natural phenomenon of "Dunes" modelled by the African wind.
The house is on the "Gurra di Mare" hill, 10 minutes walking from the fishing village of Porto Palo, that has been declared “Blue Flag” by “Legambiente” for ten years in row thanks to its sea and environment low pollution level, and where it is possible to find restaurants, bars, beach resorts, mini-market, tabacconist...
Casa Gurra is well equipped for kids and babies, the ideal solution for a family vacation: its environment is perfect for children who can have a good time playing in the fenced garden or in the safe sandy beach of Porto Palo, while you can enjoy the sunshine of Sicily in a quiet and relaxing environement.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porto Palo 300 m|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palermo Punta Raisi "Falcone-Borsellino" 92 km, Nearest railway: Castelvetrano 24 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||Log fire, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Keeping the old home style, the building was refurbished in 2004, when the old stable was converted into a nice living room with a fireplace and a loft.
There are some ancient pieces of furniture and attention for details, 8 comfortable places in a 140 square metres house with a 4 single beds room and direct entrance from the patio, a family bathroom, a big double bedroom and a loft in the living room with a double bed and a private bathroom upstairs. The big kitchen has an old furnace, but also all the modern equipment (microwaves oven, washing machine, fridge/freezer and professional stoves).
The kitchen is also supplied with every kind of pans and pots. Facilities include fans and satellite tv-set.
Asking for, you can find baby equipment.
|Further details outdoors|
The garden is equipped with barbecue, sun umbrella, outside shower, lawn chair, hammocks and three bicycles.
€ 60,00 for final cleaning
€ 15,00 per person for sheets and towels, if requested
Eventual disposition for monthly rental
Owner's welcome - English and French speaking
The Sicily region
Sicily is an island in the middle of Mediterranean Sea, which has been one of the most important multicultural centre of ancient civilizations, from Greeks and Romans to Arabians and Normans... So, visiting this beautiful island you will come across the signs of these different and great cultures such us Valle dei Templi in Agrigento and Selinunte ruins in Castelvetrano-Marinella that are near or even within urban context in beautiful towns like Palermo, Siracusa, Agrigento, Noto, Catania and many others, or in exceptional natural site like mountain Etna the bigest european vulano, or the small islands, Egadi or Eolie.
Menfi is an agricultural centre near the sea on the Southern coast of Sicily between Selinunte and Agrigento. The wine production has had an important role on the village's development and economy and every year, between end of June and the first days of July, Inycon Feast is a three days celebration of this territory and its wine.
Particularly, Porto Palo has the singular peculiarity to be a real countryside village in front of sea.
Places of interest near Menfi and Porto Palo: Agrigento (km 85) and Valle dei Templi; Selinunte (km 25) with its archeological sights; Mazara (km 44) one of the most important fishing village in Italy; Sciacca (25 km) and Montevago (km 22) with their thermal centres; Marsala (km 63) where you can visit the ancient "Cantine Florio".
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5 May 2013
"Blissful cottage by the sea with a tranquil terrace"
Comfortable bedrooms in a country cottage with chic, modern architectural touches and up-to-date bathrooms and a divine garden and terrace overlooking vineyards. A jasmine vine filled the whole house with its intoxicating scent. Hosts are friendly and go out of their way to make you comfortable. You can walk to the beach and have it all to yourself in April. The wildflowers are spectacular and there is a bicycle/hiking trail to Menfi, a charming small town with an excellent cafe on the main piazza with perhaps the best gelato in Sicily.
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