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Your Fantastic Holiday in a Quaint Village Near the Beach with Mountain View

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Enjoy the sea breeze and the mountain view across the valley

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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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This beautiful architect designed VILLA DELLE PALME, owner's holiday residence, is ideal if you want to stay away from commercial properties. It is available year round for weekly rent. It offers a Garden Suite and a Terrace Suite that can be interconnected to accommodate larger groups.

The GARDEN SUITE with its unique style and comfort will surprise you to an unforgettable holiday. It is exquisitely furnished with antiques and family heirlooms. In the evening you will relax in the shade of the secluded subtropical garden. You will feel free to move in and out from the covered patio and the luscious garden to the intimate and comfortable living room.
In this Suite we can accommodate up to 8 guests and a total of 11 guests with additional beds; it includes up to 4 bedrooms; 3 washrooms; living; dining; kitchen; a subtropical garden; fully furnished covered deck with exterior cooking facility, eating and barbecue.

The TERRACE SUITE with independent exterior access overlooks the subtropical garden. This section is perfectly sized for your romantic holiday. The fully furnished large decks (60 square meters) are covered with traditional logs and clay tiles, perfect for indulgent candlelight dinners while you relax at the breeze of the sea and enjoy the view of the mountains and the nearby town, after a day of sightseeing. You would then catch your dreams in the most comfortable custom-made beds and 100% cotton linen. You will enjoy the vaulted ceilings, the original oil paintings on the walls and the birds and cherries hand-painted on the new custom-made cabinets of the kitchen area.
In this Suite we can accommodate up to 4 guests and a total of 5 guests with one additional bed; it includes up to 2 bedrooms; 2 washrooms; living and dining; fully equipped kitchen including D/W; 2 furnished covered decks with exterior cooking facility, eating and barbecue.

In either Suite you will find custom-made beds; HIGH SPEED INTERNET; a WALL SAFE, should you wish to have extra protection for your jewels and valuables; 100% COTTON LINEN to insure you the best comfort while you sleep; Sicily MAPS and GUIDES in English, a treasure of information for your explorations; at your arrival you will find a SUPPLY FOR YOUR BASIC NEEDS, such as one complimentary cold bottled water, sugar, salt. WASHING MACHINE, soap, iron and iron board are available at no charge. CENTRAL HEATING, at no charge, will make your winter stay comfortable. During summer A/C is available in each room.
Use of barbecue, griddle, deep-frying and smoking on covered patio or terrace only.
All guests to be registered
Small pets to be approved and registered

From September to may, the GARDEN SUITE and the TERRACE SUITE can be interconnected and can be rented together to accommodate larger groups up to 12 guests or 15 guests with additional beds with a total of 6 bedrooms and 5 washrooms.

Please contact the owner to receive a quotation tailored to length of your stay and your group size.
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ABOUT SICILY:
Sicily is the largest and most important island in the Mediterranean, it extends for 25,460sq km. Planes of fertile red soil, excellent for the cultivation of vine grapes, citrus orchards and olive groves, alternate with hills, green in spring for the cultivation of wheat and, among the majestic mountains, Mount Etna, the most popular of active volcanoes. The climate is typically Mediterranean along the coasts, with mild, short winters and moderate rainfall.

NEAR-BY CENTERS:
Palermo, 1.500.000 inhabitants, capital of Sicily – an island in the sea of sunlight – is a splendid city adorned in the course of 2500 years by Greeks, Arab Emirs, Norman Kings and Spanish Viceroys; it offers an incomparable example of beauty, history, culture and traditions to excite the mind and the eye. It has a wide selection of museums and entertainment. Casteldaccia is well connected to Palermo by freeway and by public transportation. Close-by centers are: Santa Flavia and Solunto, with its Graeco-Roman archaeological site, 3 km west; Bagheria, an active and very alive town, ideal for elegant shopping, with its seventeenth century mansions once summer retreat of the Palermitan aristocracy, 5 km west; Porticello, a delightful fisherman village, 3 km west; Aspra, another unspoiled fisherman village, 5 km west; and Altavilla, with its Sanctuary to the Holy Mary, 2 km east. All are offering plenty of tourist attractions.

EXCURSIONS:
Casteldaccia is east of Palermo, so you will be closer and will not meet the city traffic when driving for a day trip to Cefalu`, Taormina, Mount Etna, Siracusa, Agrigento, Selinunte.
We recommend excursions to: Palermo e Monreale (20 km), Cefalu` (50 km), Segesta, Agrigento, Madonie Natural Park (80 km), Taormina (200 km), Mount Etna (200 km), Siracusa (250 km), Eolie
Islands.
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TESTIMONIALS FROM GUESTBOOK - TERRACE SECTION

Date of stay: 6-20 July, 2014
Dear Maria & Riccardo,
Thank you do much for all your help to make our stay in Casteldaccia so memorable!
The 'Attico' is so very comfortable and we felt very much at home during our 2 weeks here.
Thank you, too, Alessandra!
We love the spiral staircase!
Love from Sarah & Jan B from UK
P.S. Excuse my handwriting but I haven't written anything for 2 weeks and have nearly forgotten how!
That's what 2 weeks of relaxation does to you!!
Sarah & Jan from UK
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Date of stay: 28 May-2 June 2014
Dear Maria + Riccardo,
thank you for a wonderful stay in your unique and beautiful apartment.
It has made our trip to Sicily truly memorable.
Warmest wishes,
Julia & Steve M from UK
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Date of stay: 3-10 May, 2014
We have a great stay.
Everything was PERFECT.
Nice weather, nice apartment, nice sightseeing and very delicious food.
Thomas and Sabine P. from Germany
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Date of stay: 4-15 November 2013
Dear Maria, Riccardo & dear Alessandra,
We really enjoyed our holidays at your apartment in Casteldaccia! Sicily is so nice - even in November we had some sunny days and went to the sandy beaches of Cefalù and still took a bath in the sea. Love the clear water! We climbed on the Etna and also had a wonderful view from the top of the amphitheatre in Segesta. Besides we relaxed in the studio on the rainy days. I love to use the shower outside! We cooked a lot, too. The people of Casteldaccia were very friendly, even if they couldn't speak English - with the help of hands and feet (and a smile!) we always got along.
It's a shame that we didn't get to know you two ( because you are in Canada right now)!
Anyway, many, many thanks to Alessandra who did a great job!
Best wishes,
Daniel H, Maria K, Eckhard S, Rita K from Germany
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Date of stay: 27 October-3 November, 2013
Wonderful week spent in the house for a family reunion. We had 4 children who had a great time playing in the garden.
Great base for exploring the local area.
Highlights:
1 - Climbing 'La Rocca' at Cefalù - beautiful sea views, amazing sunset.
2 - Having a beach day(also at Cefalù) in November!!!
3 - Ruins at Segesta - again gorgeous views
4 - Gelati on a daily basis - personal local favourite was 'La Rotonda'
Took the advice of previous guest and had roast chicken from the deli - delicious
Thank you for the very detailed instructions, very handy.
fabulous holiday. Just wish it could have been longer.
9 guests + 2 babies from Australia: Andrew & Catherine A, Poppy, Harriet, Hamish, Samuel + Stuart A, Alexandra O, Charlotte, Archie
Occupied Garden Section + Terrace Section
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Date of stay: Sept 1-8, 2013
Never having been to Sicily before we did not know what to expect... Wow!
Great people, great food, fantastic accommodations we love it here.
Cefalù beaches, Agrigento ruins, Palermo all easy driving distance.
Alessandra, Riccardo, Maria all ready and willing to help. We need to stay two weeks next time.
4 guests from Alberta and British Columbia, Canada: Karl K. & Julie, Mark & Nancy
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Date of stay: August 14-24, 2013
Thank you for a great ten-day stay, which we've enjoyed enormously. great studio apartment, complemented by wonderful weather, excellent food & wine, & some lovely places to visit.
We've not been adventurous, but have hopped on and off more trains & buses than we normally do in England. And have had a memorable holiday. We've really warmed up to Casteldaccia, & won't forget in a hurry the splendid celebrations for San Giuseppe. the fireworks were great; but the storm the next night was even louder & brighter!
Thank you, & warmest best wishes,
6 guests from Oxford, UK: Helen A., Eddie, Esme, Jez, Freya, Etty
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Date of stay: April 27-May 1, 2013
Dear Maria & Riccardo,
The suite was WONDERFUL!
We really appreciated the porch & open, airy living space. Our 1st visit to
Sicily was great!
Thank you!
4 guests from Seattle, Washington, USA: Patricia D, Keith, Selena, Virginia

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 180 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Queen size bed or two single beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen size bed or two single beds. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    two single beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Queen size bed or 2 single beds...moreless

  • Garden Suite: 4 BRs Terrace Suite: 2 BRs Total Villa, Garden Suite + Terrace Suite: 6 BRs Each bedroom is furnished with closet, table, chairs, night tables. All mattresses are custom-made. Linen are 100% cotton, they will insure you the best comfort while you sleep. Additional quilts and pillows supplied. For larger groups, we can provide added beds, all with custom-made mattresses, very comfortable. We can provide crib and high chair. We can provide crib and high chair ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Hand basin. Flex head bidet...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Hand basin. Flex head bidet...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Hand basin, Flex head bidet...moreless

  • Garden Suite: 3 BAs Terrace Suite: 2 BAs Total Villa, Garden Suite + Terrace Suite: 5 BAs Custom-made ceramic sculptured tiles adorn each bathroom. A flex 'doccetta' replaces the full fixture bidet...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The villa has high ceilings, air-conditioned, cable TV, stereo/ CD player. The kitchen in each section of the Villa is fully equipped with all you need for gourmet cooking and have a supply for your basic needs. It is furnished with love and care to the smallest detail and include dishwasher, fridge, four-burners stove with oven, microwave; all the utensils and basic supplies. Coal barbecue unit and exterior burners allow you to barbecue, griddle or deep fry on covered patios. In the house you will find fresh bed and shower linen as well as soaps for shower, dish, dishwasher and laundry. Clothes washer is available at no extra cost. We have provided you with a wall safe, should you wish to have extra protection for your jewels and valuables. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    To welcome you at arrival, in the kitchen you will find some basic supplies, such as cold bottled water, sugar, salt, pepper...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May-June 2015
May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
4 night min stay
€57 €63
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
€400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest

July-August 2015
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
4 night min stay
€86 €94
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
€600

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €8 per night, per additional guest

September 2015
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
4 night min stay
€64 €71
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
€450

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €6 per night, per additional guest

October 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
4 night min stay
€57 €63
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
€400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest

Nov 2015-Jan 2016
Nov 1 - Jan 31, 2016
4 night min stay
€43 €47
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
€300

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €4 per night, per additional guest

Feb 2016
Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016
4 night min stay
€36 €39
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
€250

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €3 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee €10
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

The above basic prices are for double occupancy

Each additional guest: 8% of above prices

We offer 'ALL-INCLUDED QUOTATIONS'

Please contact the owner to receive a quotation tailored to length of your stay and your group size

FOR YOUR MAXIMUM SECURITY, WITH A SAVING IN BANKING FEES, YOU MAY CHOOSE TO PAY RENT IN CASH AT YOUR ARRIVAL.

In alternative, payment of rent can be arranged via PayPal (standard bank fee applies). Please let me know your preference.

At booking we request Security Deposit via PayPal. The Security Deposit is not part of the rent and will be returned at departure.


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Falcone-Borsellino
0.05 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Casteldaccia
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Palermo
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Casteldaccia
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Casteldaccia
0.05 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Casteldaccia
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Casteldaccia

Car: Recommended

VILLA DELLE PALME is located in the heart of Casteldaccia, a quaint village on a Sicilian hill, two km from the sea and 20 min. easy drive to Palermo. The location offers a unique setting. Not isolated in the country, this villa is placed in the center of the town, melted among the town houses. You enter a portal and are placed in a magic intimate garden, while at the same time retain a taste of the local life, easy shopping and leisure walks.

Excellent is the local production of wine. Don’t forget to taste the world renown 'Corvo, Duca di Salaparuta', the pasta Tomasello, exported in USA and Canada. Freeway connection, located 200 meters away, will allow you to quickly connect, explore and discover remote areas of the island.

 

Owner info

About the owner: The garden has been in my family since the year 1725, when the town of Casteldaccia was founded by my ancestors. I grew up and played every summer with my brother and my cousins in this garden, at that time much larger. Many years later, also my children played in it every summer. Many of my fondest memories are connected to this garden

Why the Owner Chose Casteldaccia:
The house, built in 1965, was my first project after I graduated in Architecture! Every year I return with my family to this house and to Casteldaccia to restore my energy and get in touch with my roots. For 10 years, during summer, I ran in the garden a ‘Scuolina’, a free Art School for the children of Casteldaccia and nearby towns, teaching drawing, painting and ceramics.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
My home is located off the main road of Casteldaccia, at walking distance from all the stores. At the same time allows me to retreat at home in the paradise of my subtropical garden. Casteldaccia is close to Bagheria, a larger town, where I can go shopping, and still enjoy the fresh air of the countryside. Palermo, the capital of Sicily, is only 20 minutes away from my reach, with its history, culture and traditions, restaurants, museums, churches, squares.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Enjoy the sea breeze and the mountain view across the valley

    Enjoy the sea breeze and the mountain view across the valley

  • Love and care to the smallest detail in the kitchen

    Love and care to the smallest detail in the kitchen

  • Dining rm opens to a covered deck

    Dining rm opens to a covered deck

  • Unforgettable jasmine scent

    Unforgettable jasmine scent

  • The optional two-twin bed bedroom

    The optional two-twin bed bedroom

  • Sculptures in shower with ceramoc fish

    Sculptures in shower with ceramoc fish

  • Palm, oleander and fig trees turn this into an enchated garden

    Palm, oleander and fig trees turn this into an enchated garden

  • Hand-painted custom-made kitchen cabinet

    Hand-painted custom-made kitchen cabinet

  • Entrance door

    Entrance door

  • Court: old ladders and wine kegs, memory treasures

    Court: old ladders and wine kegs, memory treasures

  • 'Piazza Matrice', Casteldaccia main square at night

    'Piazza Matrice', Casteldaccia main square at night

  • 'Il mercatino', the weekly open market

    'Il mercatino', the weekly open market

  • The luminous Living and Dining room

    The luminous Living and Dining room

  • Detail of the comfortable living room

    Detail of the comfortable living room

  • The Master Bedroom with view of the garden and the mountains

    The Master Bedroom with view of the garden and the mountains

  • The second bedroom, intimate and comfortable

    The second bedroom, intimate and comfortable

  • Custom-made ceramic sculpture over basin with pedestal

    Custom-made ceramic sculpture over basin with pedestal

  • Dining table next to cooking and barbeque area on covered furnished main deck

    Dining table next to cooking and barbeque area on covered furnished main deck

  • View of the garden from the Master Bedroom balcony

    View of the garden from the Master Bedroom balcony

  • The kitchen opens to the main deck

    The kitchen opens to the main deck

  • This subtropical enchanted garden will make you daydream!

    This subtropical enchanted garden will make you daydream!

  • Merulus or 'black bird' on our tree

    Merulus or 'black bird' on our tree

  • Casteldaccia bay

    Casteldaccia bay

  • 'U Cievusu', Casteldaccia public beach

    'U Cievusu', Casteldaccia public beach

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