Villa | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Perched high on a mountainside amid olive trees and orange trees, Villa Franca boasts spectacular views of one of the most sought after coastlines in Sicily.
This property is an independent apartment in Villa Franca with its own entrance, living room, bathroom, well-equipped kitchen, and private veranda overlooking the sea and the enchanting town of Castellammare del Golfo, which sits at the foot of the mountain and is just a few minutes drive away. The main apartment, offered here, includes 1 spacious double bedrooms with heating and air conditioning. The Villa also provides private parking. (Please get in touch for details about the other two Villa Franca apartments.)The owners of Villa Franca are always on hand to help with any problems.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Spiaggia Playa 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palermo Airport "Falcone Borsellino"; Tr, Nearest railway: Castellammare del Golfo|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Sicily region
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and it's a popular travel destination with a volcano, beaches, mountains, and centuries of history and tradition.
The island is a year round destination. The long summer season will be ideal for beach lovers while Spring and Autumn season are the perfect time for mountain excursions, walks or cycling trips. Those who love skiing will enjoy from December to February the slopes of Vulcan Etna and Piano Battaglia in the Madonie Park.
Castellammare del Golfo (pop. 15,000) is wonderfully positioned in a bay in the north-west of Sicily, just 15 minutes drive from the Greek temple of Segesta, from the famous Scopello cliffs, and from the specialist marine nature reserve of "Lo Zingaro". Years ago Castellammare del Golfo was an important centre for tuna fishing but today it is known for its spectacular location. The town is perfectly suited for those wanting to stay somewhere with atmosphere close to beaches, like those at Scopello, Lo Zingaro and San Vito Lo Capo. It is also the ideal starting point for several of the most interesting cultural and gastronomic tours through the provinces of Trapani, Palermo and Agrigento in Western Sicily, given the easy access by car and other means of local transport
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16 Sep 2013
"Charming apartment with outstanding Views over Castellamare"
We stayed at Franca and Lorenzo's apartment in September 2013 and had an great stay at the Villa Franca. The apartment is located in our charming hosts' splendid property which overlooks the… More
12 Aug 2013
"Beautiful view, nice house"
We traveled as a family with a toddler and we enjoyed our stay at Vila Franca. The best thing by far is the amaizing view over the golf! It really is spectacular. The house is not that special but it … More
22 Oct 2012
"Wonderful place, wonderful views"
Very nice house up on a hill, above the city. The owners are very helpful, kind, we left very early in the morning (4.30) but they were already up waving for us :) Stunning views whilst drinking your morning coffee or evening wine. We will definitely reccomend it to our friends and family. Thank you.
2 Sep 2012
"Le paysage vaut le détour, le reste moins !"
Nous gardons de ce lieu de villégiature, le mot "passage". Pourquoi ?Nous avons été émerveillées du paysage du Golfe qui s'est ouvert devant nous une fois arrivées sur la terrasse… More
2 Aug 2012
"Nice views and charming owners"
Basic but very quite and spatious apartment with a wonderful view of the sea and the Sicilian hills and a big terrace. It has all the basic amenities and the owners are a charming sicilian couple that… More
2 Jul 2012
"A little corner of Paradise up above Castellamare del Golfo"
This place was exactly what we were looking for, peace up in the hills above Castellamare, with a terrace where we could lounge in the morning over coffee, enjoying the incredible views. The apartment… More
1 Nov 2011
"“Like staying for a local holiday with your favourite aunt and uncle!”"
Vila Franca is not only a wonderful holiday location, perched on a hill with a wonderful view both towards the sea and the Sicilian hills. It is also a warm embrace by your Sicilian hosts Franca and L… More
7 Sep 2011
"Great place to stay with amazing view"
this holiday stay was just perfect.. we did get what we expected, lovely sicilian house with a real sicilian lady Ms. Franca :) from the terasse we had amazing views Mver the village and see, we enjoyed our coffee every morning there.. ooooh wish we could stay longer.
everything was well organised, no issues with paying or deposit, we were pickup at the meeting point on time. the road to villa france is a bit steep (you dont want to go without car :) ) but we did get used to it very quickly. we did not need anything during our stay, but it was nice to know that Ms. Francesca or her husband are there if needed.
there are 3 appartments / so if you are a bigger group just ask if the other two are free too
Hope we can return someday, to see if the garden is really so full with flowers :)
2 Sep 2011
"un lugar tranquilo y acogedor"
El lugar donde está situada la casa tiene unas vistas fantásticas. El camino para llegar es un poco malo, pero solo son cuatro minutos y te acostumbras rápido.
Franca y Lorenzo son muy amables y te ayudan en todo lo que necesites, contribuyen a que sea un lugar muy acogedor.
La casa es muy confortable, tiene todo lo necesario para que te sientas como en casa.
Castellamare es un pueblo muy grande y turístico, con bastantes comercios (supermercados, bares, restaurantes...). La parte antigua y el puerto son muy bonitos para pasear. Y está muy bien situado para ir a visitar la reserva dello zingaro, trapani, segesta...
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