Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14
The villa is only accessible by a private road that serves a few other villas around Villa Mimma. So it's Very peaceful around the villa.
The villa is located just one kilometer from the sea. Who would like to do a fantastic tour of Sicily, need to Know that from this Villa can reach all the most known seaside resorts like: Scopello and his famous faraglioni, San Vito lo Capo and the wildlife reserve of the Zingaro; and the most attractive touristic sites like: Erice, Segesta e Selinunte with their magestic Greek Temples.Egads' Island (45 min. by car).
Moreover the Villa is located at 8 km from Terrasini, a very nice small town provided of shops, restaurants, bars and discos. Who needs more relax can visit “Città del Mare” a big resort located at just 5 km from the Villa, provided of swimming pool, health centre and tennis court.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ciammarita (città del mare beach of nearby resort) 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Falcone Borsellino 15 km, Nearest railway: Trappeto railway station 4 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, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Inside the house there is: a big kitchen provided of all the necessary utensils, dining room, a toilet with shower, three double rooms, one of them is located on the basement of the house, a living room with chimney and 4 folding beds. Each dependence (Annex) includes a double bed and a toilet with shower. There are comfortable Latex mattresses in every room.
|Further details outdoors|
The Villa includes a big central house and two annex behind it, everything is surrounded by a well-kept garden. Outside there is also a kitchen, a wood stove and the barbecue.
The Airport is located at 15 km. To reach the Villa is recommended a vehicle. You need to drive long the A29 motorway, direction Mazzara del Vallo for 8 km. You will take the exit for Terrasini and at the first junction, you will turn right for the S.S. 113, after 5 km you will reach “Città del Mare” where we will meat to go to the Villa. Recommended to use the car to visit the area better and for each type of move.
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.
Terrasini is located 30 km west of Palermo at the motorway between Palermo and Trapani, between the mountains and the Gulf of Castellammare near the Palermo International Airport.
The name Terrasini probably derives from Latin "terra sinus" = "land at the gulf" (the Gulf of Castellamare) or from "terra sinorum" = "land of the bays" due to the strongly curved coastline with a large number of larger and smaller bays. The name was first cited for the region in a letter of saint Martin della Scale of November 24, 1350 as "terras vocatas li Terrasini".
The grottoes in the area of Terrasini were inhabited already in the late paleolithic times. On different sites, tracks of Roman settlers were found.
The origin of the town goes back to the late medieval times to a small settlement (called Favarotta) of agricultural workers on the large-scale landed property of the family "La Grua Talamanca" from Carini.
In the 17th century, fishermen settled at the coast. When the former feudal property was left to the agricultural workers for cultivation, a flourishing agriculture developed around the fishers' village.
Terrasini was founded October 24, 1836, when King Ferdinand II issued a decree that the village Favarotta should no longer be part of Cinisi but should instead be a town of its own with the name Terrasini.
* Chiesa Madre "Maria SS delle Grazie", (18th century, facade of 1901)
* Chiesa "Maria SS della Provvidenza"
* Chiesa "Maria SS del Rosario"
* Chiesa "S Rosalia", (18th century)
* Palazzo Grua, (18th century), now seat of the town administration
* Palazzo Cataldi, (18th century), now seat of the town library
* Palazzo Aumale, built in the 19th century as a winery by Henri d'Orléans, duc d'Aumale, the son of king
Louis-Philippe of France, now comprising the three sections of the Museo Civico:
o Museo del Caretto (ethno-anthropological section)
o Antiquarium (archeological section)
o Museum of history of nature
* Old watchtowers along the coast: Torre Alba (16th century), Torre di Capo Rama (15th century), Torre
Toledo or Paternella (16th century)
* Villa Fassini
* Fishers and tourists port
* Grotta Perciata, a large grotto in the cliffs
* Cala Rossa (red bay, due to the red colour of the rocks)
* Natural Park (Riserva Naturale) Capo Rama
* Festa di li schietti (on Easter Sunday)
* Festa di San Pietro (in August)
* Festa di Maria Santissima delle Grazie (beginning of September)
* Estate Terrasinense (June - September): Season of theater and concert performances throughout the town
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5 Mar 2013
Staying at this home was wonderful. With breath taking views, a wonderful Italian style villa and very accommodating home owners, this was a perfect escape for a countryside getaway. I would go back… More
30 Oct 2012
"Great holidays, fantastic food, beautiful and helpful people of Sicily."
We spent a week in this wonderful country villa! We were 4 couples. The location couldn't be better; quite at the same time with a unique view to the sea and mountains! Outdoor living was one of … More
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