Farmhouse | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Valle dell'Acanto is a nineteenth century farmhouse which has recently been restored. It offers apartments, each of which has a fully equipped cooking area, entrance hall, lounge and upstairs bedroom.
Each apartment has central heating, air conditioning and a bathroom with shower. The patio area of each apartment has a gazebo or pergola, table and chairs. There are shared laundry and barbecue areas, a pool with a solarium, a lawn and a children's play area.
Life for guests at the farmhouse revolves around tranquillity and relaxation: a swimming pool with solarium is available.
Guests can also take walks rides along country paths. Nearby there are riding stables and a tennis court. The buildings are child-friendly and small pets can also stay by prior agreement.
The farmhouses is conveniently located for visits to the nearby Baroque sites and the sea. An eight-minute car journey will bring you to the nearest towns, Modica and Scicli, while Ragusa is 15 minutes away by car.
The famous Bareoque city of Noto is 30 minutes from us by car. Seaside resorts such as the Marina di Modica, Sampieri and Pozzallo are also nearby.
There are many interesting events to see in the Province of Ragusa and, in particular, in Modica: Eurochocolate, the Madonna Vasa Vasa Festival at Easter, the Festivals of St George in April and St Peter's Festival in June.
The staff will also be happy to suggest other trips and excursions according to guests' preferences.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pozzallo 10 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Catania 110 km, Nearest railway: Modica 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Sicily region
Sicily is located in the central Mediterranean. Sicily has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild and wet winters and hot, dry summers.
Sicily received a variety of different cultures, including the original Italic people, the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Saracens, Spaniards, French, and Normans, each contributing to the island's culture, particularly in the areas of cuisine and architecture. Sicily has long been noted for its fertile soil due to the volcanic eruptions in the past and present. The local agriculture is also helped by the pleasant climate of the island. The main agricultural products are wheat, citrons, oranges (Arancia Rossa di Sicilia IGP), lemons, tomatoes (Pomodoro di Pachino IGP), olives, olive oil, artichokes, Opuntia ficus-indica (Fico d'India dell'Etna DOP), almonds, grapes, pistachios (Pistacchio di Bronte DOP) and wine. Cattle and sheep are raised. The cheese productions are particularly important thanks to the Ragusano DOP and the Pecorino Siciliano DOP. Ragusa is noted for its honey (Miele Ibleo) and chocolate (Cioccolato di Modica IGP) productions.
Sicily welcomes you 365 days a year, because every day in Sicily have an appointment with flavors and traditions, rituals and ideas, performances and wonder, and power sports, theater and magic, music and emotions. Be amazed by the unique scenery that only Sicily can provide you with the ancient memories of a land rich in history and contemporary artistic expressions.
Modica is about rwenty kilometres from Ragusa.Magnificent sightseeing places are the rocky abutments which surround the city as though wanting to protect it. The centre is divided into two urban areas: Upper Modica, whose houses scale the rocks and Lower Modica, arranged in a valley. An important district of Modica is Frigintini (8 Km away), which bases its economy on agricolture, farming and milling.
Around Frigintini there are quarries from which they extract stone, which is then worked by able stone cutters.
The excursion to the river Tellesimo is extremely interesting from a naturalist point of view. A good variety of fish can be found there , such as trout and eels, as well as typically Mediterranean flora.
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