Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Villa Millefiori is a 50 hectare large historical estate with a mansion from the 19th Century, on the northeast coast of the Sicily. The property invites you to vacation with a traditional Sicilian rustic charm.
From this location you can take numerous trips to various parts of Sicily e.g. West to the beautiful beaches of Capo d'Orlando or to Cefalu with its famous ‘Duomo’. To the East you can visit Taormina, Mount Etna and the Aeolian Islands or to the South the hinterland of the famous mountainous ‘Nebrodi’ region.
Below the villa lies the beautiful garden with, as the name promises, Millefiori '- with thousand flowers many flowering shrubs, ornamental flowers and bushes, olive trees and palm trees also grow here and create a special Mediterranean charm. Several footpaths extend over the property and lead to shady places and terraces inviting to relaxation in the open.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torrenova 2 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palermo airport 166 km, Nearest railway: Torrenova 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The living area is divided into two levels. The ground floor consists of the spacious entrance hall, a living room with fireplace, a spacious kitchen very beautiful, decorated with Sicilian majolica , dining room and a bedroom with double bed and private bathroom.
Upstairs on the first floor is another double bedroom with private bathroom, two twin and two single bedrooms with private bathroom and a study with sofa bed and a large furnished panoramic terrace. The thick stone walls of the house keep the interiors relatively cool even in the highest summer heat. Meals can be enjoyed outdoors on the stunning terraces. Buon Appetito!
|Further details outdoors|
On the property you can also find the remains of a old Benedictine Monastery and a old mill adding even more history to this place. Furthermore the interiors of the villa include many a traditional antiquity.
This creates a very special atmosphere and guarantee relaxation, peace and a sense of timelessness in harmony with nature and culture.
On the upper part of the garden behind the house, you find the exclusive swimming pool and pool area with its three water supplies. From here you can also enjoy a magnificent view of the sea and the coast.
The Sicily region
Sicily, more than an island! Discover Sicily and discover the world. The world's first multicultural society, Sicily is Italy's (and Europe's) most historically cosmopolitan region, having been ruled by Asians, Africans and Europeans. Sicily is black and white and a million shades of gray.
There's no other place on Earth like Sicily. Our island is a unique place full of art, archaeology, history, folklore and breathtaking scenery. And, of course, great food. Sicily is almost a nation unto itself. The enchanting land where Archimedes taught and Saint Paul preached was a Greek colony, a Roman province, an Arab emirate and a Norman kingdom.
Millefiori is situated in Torrenova, a small Sicilian commune which is centrally located in the region of Messina and Palermo.
It is therefore a great base for exploring the North-Eastern and North-Western parts of Sicily, Taormina, the Alcantara Gorges and Cefalù, but there are also plenty of interesting things to see in the nearby surrounding area, like:
San Marco D'Alunzio (an ancient village set high upon a hill) Fragalà Abbey, the magnificent Nebrodi Park, the Tindari Sanctuary, Santo Stefano di Camastra (the village of ceramics) and Sant’Angelo di Brolo and Floresta, which are famous for their culinary traditions.
The Aeolian Islands can also be easily reached by by hydrofoil which leaves from Sant'Agata di Militello, a village just 10 minutes from the villa.
Day trips to the Aeolian Islands by motor yacht or days of sports fishing can be organised in Summer and deckchairs and beach umbrellas can be reserved at the beach in Capo D'orlando.
Jeep tours can be organised all year round in the Nebrodi Park and the beautiful Catafurco waterfalls, as well as carriage rides in the park or trips to the lovely Marinello nature reserve.
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