Villa degli Allori
Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Located in the historic property “Carranco”, owned by the Baroni del Castello di Randazzo, this Farm house dates back from 1870, when Baron Antonino, who was bored of living a flat town life, decided to find a unique spot to build his personal countryside residence. “Carranco” Estate is an active olive oil and wine producing Estate.
The Villa, which is surrounded by olive groves and 6 ha. of vineyards, features a private terrace overlooking the stunning Mount Etna, the highest active Volcano in Europe.
Outside – The front of the house private terrace has an unique view on Mount Etna. The Pool is only a few meters away, surrounded by beautiful lawns overlooking the Etna and not far from the Tennis court, one of the unique features of this property. Several paths lead down through the vineyards and the olive trees to a two hectares Historic park with lush autochthonous vegetation and flowers, passing lawns and panoramic spots for reading.
Inside - The Villa is hard to fault for beauty and quality. Fully refurbished in 2008 to an exceptionally high standard, where special attention has been paid to the use of antique and traditional techniques and local materials such as lava stonework from Etna, hand-made terracotta floors and walnut shutters. All decorations, furnishings and fittings are of impeccable taste and quality combining Ralph Lauren and Philip Stark modern designs with antique furniture. Heating and Air Conditioning are throughout (perfect for summer and winter). Amenities such as Satellite TV and Hi-Fi, among others, are meant to blend in a perfect balance the best of Sicilian traditions with the maximum modern comfort.
SLEEPS: 4 / BEDROOMS: 2 / BATHROOMS: 1
• Luxury recently restored (2008) Manor House
• Active Wine and Oil producing Estate
• Available all year
• Air Conditioning/Heating
• Private Terrace
• Tennis court
• Satellite TV DVD and HiFi
• Miele Dishwasher/ Washing Machine
• Private Parking
• Access to Private Historic Park
• Privileged access 18 hole GOLF course (10 km/10 min)
• Privileged access Taormina Beach Club (35 km/30 min)
• Nearest shop/supermarket (Castiglione-7 km/10 min)
• Massage and Spa
• Personal cook
• Cooking classes
• Trekking and excursions
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Taormina 35 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Catania 60 km, Nearest railway: Taormina 40 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Sicily region
Sicily is one of the Italian regions with the richest history. This makes it a perfect place to visit dividing your holiday time between: cultural activities and visits, discovering natural beauties (Etna Volcano and many natural parks), taking advantage of a beautiful sea and resting in the middle of a world class countryside. Not to speak about the amazing food and wonderful people who will make your holiday fantastic.
Carranco Estate is ideally situated in the surroundings of Taormina, discretely isolated and close to everything (Catania Airport, Taormina and its Beaches, the Picciolo 18 Holes Golf club, Mount Etna and many other world known locations of Sicily).
It has unique panoramic views (especially on Mount Etna, the village of Castiglione di Sicilia, the Mounts Nebrodi and, at night, the sky, featuring a complete map of the stars).
Its optimal location permits our guests to either move to make easy day visits of the beauties of Sicily, go for the day to the seaside in Taormina or to just stay at the Estate and relax.
Whatever your choice, we will be at your disposal to make you feel comfortable and at home.
A detailed routing ('Directions') will be sent to you at reservation, though, feel you are always welcome to call us, at any moment ,if you should need any kind of help to reach us.
Other Activities: Ping-Pong
Golf: Il Picciolo Golf Club
18 Holes Golf club just 10min away from the Estate.
Ski: Ski experience on the volcano
In the winter, when temperature and snow permits it is possible to have the best ski experience, descending on the slopes and craters of Mount Etna while watching the sea.
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