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Fabulous Country Villa with Charming Natural Stone Pool

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Last updated: 07/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Holiday-makers have been renting the house since the summer of 2008 and the guestbook is full of enthusiastic reviews of people who have loved it. You won't be disappointed.

The house has been completely redesigned and reconstructed by a talented local architect using local materials and techniques. It combines modern convenience and envioronmental awareness and is situated in one of the most desirable areas of the Madonie. Located on the slopes of Mount San Salvatore near the medieval Polizzi Generosa in the heart of the Madonie National Park. The house offers spectacular views of the town sitting up on the hilltop, the mountains and the valley itself. Spring water from the nearby underground source runs along canals through the one hectare property. It is also used to fill the natural, stone pool which you will be able to enjoy on warm days.

Ancient oak and hazelnut trees surround the house and the beautiful lawn at the front is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal, a drink or a good book. There is also another shady eating area next to the pool.

A foot bridge takes you to the other side of the stream where you'll be able to see the magnificent stone wall that was once part of the flour mill. There are a dozen of these mills in the area which are of great interest due to the fact that they were water generated.

In the main part of the house on the ground floor there is a spacious dining area, sitting room with an iron wood burner, well-equipped kitchen, master bedroom, single bedroom, main bathroom and WC. All the rooms are tastefully furnished, both stylish but down to earth and the high ceilings give the house a light and airy feel. An outdoor staircase leads to a small, independent apartment with its own terrace and bathroom. Ideal for a second couple or teenagers who like their privacy.

Check in time-between 4pm and 7pm
Check out time-by 10.30am
Security Deposit-250 euros (refundable on departure)
Central Heating-150 euros/wk
Wood for burner can be used at no extra charge.

Keywords: Cottage, Country house, in Madonie Nature Reserve with Fresh Water Pool


Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Natural Spring Stone Pool, Vegetable Garden with produce available in warmer months....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming


  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay


Discounts: 7 nights or more: €179 Nightly

Sep 6 - Oct 2, 2015
7 night min stay


Discounts: 7 nights or more: €136 Nightly

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit €250
  • Taxes Not included


Prices are for 5 guests. Cost for extra guest is 20euros/night.

Wood for log fire is supplied free of charge. Central Heating 150 Euros/week if required.

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Last updated: 07/18/2015
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Guided mountain walks and bike trekking excursions can be arranged on request. Mushroom picking walks also available in suitable conditions. Typical Sicilian cooking courses for private groups are also arranged.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Your hosts Giuseppe and Leanne will be more than happy to help with your travel plans both before and during your stay. Don't hesitate to ask if you'd like some advice. We are both well travelled so know how important the little things are and how they can make all the difference. We take great care to ensure that the house is always immaculate and beutiful for guests to enjoy.

Why the Owner Chose Palermo:
It was love at first sight.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
This property is ideal for anyone wanting to unwind and relax while discovering all that Sicily has to offer. Polizzi is well positioned for doing just that. Apart from all the day trips to the various famous sights and gems of Sicily you will be able to enjoy the town of Polizzi itself. The local feast days and processions, the well kept churches and monuments and the genuine restaurants and pizzerias are all there for your enjoyment. The local residents are famous for their friendliness and hospitality. Polizzi is the home town of Dolce from the famous clothing label D&G.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Pool


  • Wiew from the main bedroom

    Wiew from the main bedroom

  • lunch and sitting room

    lunch and sitting room

  • Lunch room

    Lunch room

  • Kitchen


  • Main bedroom

    Main bedroom

  • Outbuilding bedroom

    Outbuilding bedroom

  • barbecue


  • Movie scene  Based on the book The Daydreamer written by Ian McEwan

    Movie scene Based on the book The Daydreamer written by Ian McEwan

  • Pool


  • Sitting room

    Sitting room

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom


  • Downstairs bathroom

    Downstairs bathroom

  • Just outside main Bedroom.

    Just outside main Bedroom.

  • tool shed

    tool shed

  • view from the house

    view from the house

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Fabulous Country Villa with Charming Natural Stone Pool

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