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"Al Bayd" Castello di Baida


Excellent 5/5 Score from 2 reviews

Square outside the Castel walls

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The house is located inside a medieval fortress' walls called Castello di Baida, rebuilt in XIV century over the ruins of an ancient arab settlement known as Bayd.

On the gate's archway stands a commemorative stone for the visit of the king Ferdinand from the House of the Bourbons in 1801.

Nowadays the settlement is populated by countrymen and people who, charmed by the place's quiet and landscape, decided to buy a house to spend their weekends and holidays away from the city.

The first level is composed by a large living room with fireplace, leather couch with armchairs and a queen-size sofabed on the other side of the room, a toilet with showerbox and bidet, a dining room with a brickwork kitchen.

From the dining room you arrive at the second level through a stonework stairway; this level is composed by two queen-size bedrooms and a toilet with shower. Optionally you can choose to have one of these two queen-size bedrooms converted to a double or triple room.

The overall surface of the house is about 110 sqm.

On the outside, by the main gate inside the castle's walls, you have a table with chairs and a bench, while in the backyard you find a veranda with a wonderful view on the valley below the 1000 sqm private garden.


Pots and dishes, linen, television, air condition heat/cool, fans, fireplace, hair-drier, washmachine, iron with board, refrigerator with freezer, toaster, Kettle and barbeque. The energy for the aircondition and the cost of the wood for the camino is extra, not included.

The house is located in the quiet country of Baida's Castle near Scopello; as the crow flies it's at 3,7 km to the wonderful beach of Guidaloca Bay, 4,2 km to the picturesque stacks of Scopello where's the ancient tuna-fishing port, 6 km to the Zingaro Natural Reserve with its clear, azure bays and its untouched mediterranean flora and fauna.

Near the house, at about 50 meters, there's a cheese factory where in the morning you can find just drawn milk, fresh ricotta and other cheese, at 500 meters there's a pizzeria/restaurant, at 2.5 km Balata di Baida village with bar, restaurants and post office, at 5 km there's a super market, at 6 km Scopello village with shops, bars and restaurants, at 7,5 km the Zingaro Natural Reserve

Size Sleeps up to 7, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Baia di Guidaloca 5 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

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20 Jun 2014


"Unique property"

We stayed here for a week with friends in May. The house is situated in the walls of the old fortifications. A truly unique place - renovated to a high standard & retaining many original features (esp… More

7 Apr 2014


"La sicile"

Un gîte qui correspond parfaitement à ce qui est annoncé et au photographies présentées. ...un espace de repos au cœur de la Sicile rurale et cependant très proche de la ville, et des lieux tou… More

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Calendar last updated:13 Sep 2014

Based in Italy

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian

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