Gaia Home Holiday
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Country house with garden of about 1000 square meters surrounded by a fence and locked gate with private access.
The house has 3 bedrooms: one with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, one with 1 double bed and another with 2 single beds. In addition, the house is equipped with a kitchen attached to the living / dining room and a comfortable bright bathroom. There' s also a second external shower very useful especially during the summer when you come back from the sea.
Outside there is a spacious veranda, which is connected directly to the garden front of the house, with a table and outdoor chairs, two sunbeds and a parasol.
The property is located in Contrada Fraginesi, a residential area in the countryside where you can enjoy your days of relaxation. The area is quiet and off the vehicle traffic and noises that are often not lacking in the summer in the town center. At the same time is not far from all access to the sea (only 3 Km) and places of interest nearby in fact you can easily visit some of the most beautiful places in Western Sicily, from the point of view of nature and historical / cultural as Segesta, Erice, Trapani, Palermo, San Vito lo Capo, Selinunte, Trapani, Palermo, Marsala, Agrigento ... A few minutes away from the antique Tonnara di Scopello, from Guidaloca Bay, from the Zingaro Nature Reserve and 5 Km from Castellammare del Golfo .
It's 50 km away (25 minutes by car), from the airport of Palermo - Punta Raisi "Falcone Borsellino" and 54 Km from airport of Trapani - Birgi "Vincenzo Florio".
Among the services available you can find: parking, veranda, 3 TV connected to satellite TV, washing machine, barbecue, linen and towels, internet Wi-Fi, hammock, rocking poised for children, possibility to bring pets, rent bicycle / car, etc...
For detailed information and prices please contact me.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Guidaloca Bay, Scopello 3 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palermo Airport, Falcone–Borsellino Airport (IATA: 50 km, Nearest railway: Castellammare del Golfo Station 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||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 1, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
The Sicily region
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea; along with surrounding minor islands, it constitutes an autonomous region of Italy, the Regione Siciliana (Sicilian Region).
Sicily is located in the central Mediterranean. It extends from the tip of the Apennine peninsula, from which it is separated only by the narrow Strait of Messina, towards the North African coast. Its most prominent landmark is Mount Etna, which is at 3,320 m (10,890 ft) the tallest active volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate.
The earliest archeological evidence of human dwelling on the island dates from as early as 8000 BC. At around 750 BC, Sicily became a Greek colony and for the next 600 years it was the site of the Greek–Punic and Roman–Punic wars, which ended with the Roman destruction of Carthage. After the fall of the Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, Sicily often changed hands, and during the early Middle Ages it was ruled in turn by the Vandals, Ostrogoths, Byzantines, Arabs and Normans. Later on, the Kingdom of Sicily lasted between 1130 and 1816, first subordinated to the crowns of Aragon, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire, and finally unified under the Bourbons with Naples, as the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Following the Expedition of the Thousand, a Giuseppe Garibaldi-led revolt during the Italian Unification process and a plebiscite, it became part of Italy in 1860. After the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946, Sicily was given special status as an autonomous region.
Sicily has a rich and unique culture, especially with regard to the arts, music, literature, cuisine and architecture. Sicily also holds importance for archeological and ancient sites such as the Necropolis of Pantalica, the Valley of the Temples and Selinunte.
It 'a place which is about 5 kilometers from Castellammare, a vast plain between Castellaccio and Dagala Secca that slopes slightly towards Guidaloca Scopello.
Historically part of the vast territory called "agro Erice" and under the authority of the feudal baron of Baida. In the Arab era Fraginesi was certainly inhabited by Saracens and here and there, in fact, were found some tombs dating back to that era. The name itself seems to be of Arab origin.
Coming from Castellammare, the plain of Fraginesi begins with a place called "Castellaccio". From the name, you do some proponents of the argument that on the hill of the same name was once a castle existed. However, it seems that this name might also come from the peculiar morphology of this hill, which has an unlikely resemblance to a "castle" produced by Mother Nature. The hill also could also have some distant resemblance to the Babylonian ziggurat, or perhaps much more profanely could even resemble a dancer Iberian act of making spin around itself a fantastic clothing bell.
Fraginesi, in fact, is not only a very fertile land, but over the last 50 years of the century. XX has also become a tourist site that lends itself very much to ensure villeggiature dream. Following this news, in fact, the area has been enriched by shelters more comfortable and rich, and is partly also changed the social fabric of the owners and inhabitants. Many of these, that is, they are no longer castellammaresi, gradually increased the number of Palermo and more often you meet people of foreign origin.
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3 Jan 2014
Con un gruppo di amici ( 6 persone ) abbiamo soggiornato presso la struttura dal 31 al 2 gennaio. La villa si presenta davvero bene, dotata di tutti i confort. Nonostante fosse la prima volta che la v… More
2 Nov 2013
"Very nice house with Sicilian atmosphere"
Nice garden, spacious house, friendly owner, quite location, great veranda. You need a car to get to the property.… More
12 Sep 2013
"la vacanza ideale"
La casa è molto accogliente e si trova in un contesto splendido, ricco di vegetazione e il mare è raggiungibile in 10 minuti. La collocazione territoriale è strategica, perchè consente di svicolar… More
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