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Stunning 400 Sq. Meter Sea Front Villa! Truly Unique Cliff-Top Location

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Last updated: 03/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Portopalo Di Capo Passero chateau / country house description

Perfect for groups. Villa Torrefano is a 400 square meters stunning 100 year old aristocratic villa in a fabulous cliff-top position overlooking the Ionian Sea, and the island “Isola Capo Passero”, the most southern point of Italy, the place where the Ionian Sea meets the Mediterranean Sea. It would be difficult to ask for a more delightful setting. Torrefano is perfect for relaxing holidays. With the possibility of organising a cook, you might find that you will never stray very far from home, even though its proximity to the stunning baroque towns of Syracuse, Noto and Ragusa Ibla make it an excellent base for a cultural exploration of this UNESCO World Heritage area. Two white sand beaches distance only a couple of hundred meters. After passing through the gate, the first view of the villa is of green lawns and the turquoise sea. It is also possible to see the picturesque village of Marzamemi. This fisherman’s village boasts restaurants, pizzerias and shops selling delicious local produce.


Marzamemi: Heading south towards the south-eastern tip of Sicily, you find a fishing village called Portopalo. Taking the road from Marzamemi to Portopalo, but turning off before an impressive castle on the sea, one can turn left and visit the old ‘Tonnara’, one of the most scenic and extraordinary sights to be seen in Sicily. Marzamemi, which is an ancient fishing village in the extreme southeast of Sicily. The tradition of all things marine is still very much alive in Marzamemi today. Only recently has it become a popular destination for Italians who enjoy the combination of the area’s natural beaches and the vibrancy of an authentic coastal village. The village of Marzamemi boasts many restaurants, pizzerias and shops selling delicious local produce such as locally caught and processed tuna and swordfish or the famous cherry tomatoes from nearby Pachino.

San Lorenzo: San Lorenzo, which lies 2 kilometres to the north of Marzamemi, marks the beginning of one of the most beautiful stretches of the Sicilian coast. Here the shore is characterised by golden sand beaches, turquoise seas and white limestone rocks. San Lorenzo borders on the natural reserve of ‘Vendicari’. Here you’ll find a breathtaking variety of Mediterranean flora and fauna, exotic beaches and Byzantine ruins. It is also a veritable oasis of rest and tranquillity for an array of bird species.

Noto & Syracuse: Noto, a magnificent little city famous for its stunning Baroque architecture, lies 10 kilometres away. You can’t miss the traditional afternoon stroll down its main street. One of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean, Syracuse - famous for its Ancient Greek ruins - is situated just 40 kilometres away. The heart of modern Syracuse lies in its historical quarter, situated on the peninsula of Ortigia. The neighbouring province of Ragusa has cities such as Ragusa Ibla and Modica, which are known for their Baroque architecture and their houses that have been dug out of the region’s limestone rock. Ragusa is a popular destination for beachgoers, as it boasts endless golden sandy beaches.

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 400 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have many guests with young children, but parents must take care, because the house is located on a steep cliff....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    sea view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    sea view...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    sea view...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    sea view...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • It is possible to add two extra beds (or childbeds). With the 2 extra beds we have 16 sleeps + two cots available. 4 bedrooms have sea view. All rooms have windows and/or doors with acces to the terrace....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Inside, the villa has been renovated totally, including the bathrooms, in December 2007....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The house is situated on a steep cliff, pay attention to children.

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Rate 8
Mar 5 - May 2, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,190

Rates are based on 8 guests; add €7 per night, per additional guest

Rate 7
May 10 - Jun 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,350

Rates are based on 8 guests; add €7 per night, per additional guest

July high seasons
Jul 16 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,750
Rate 4
Aug 1 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,750
Rate 3
Aug 22 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,500
September
Sep 5 - Sep 25, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,700
October
Sep 26 - Oct 30, 2015
5 night min stay

€1,500
Nov-Dec
Nov 1 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,250

Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Price includes: change bed ware & towels for all guests, final cleaning + gas, water & electricity.

The villa has 14 regular sleeps. Two beds can be added for an extra of 100 euro per bed per week.


Cancellation policy:

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Location

100 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Catania, Fontanarossa Airport
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Marzamemi
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Catania (ferry from Napels)
160 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Pachino
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Noto
900 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Portopalo di Capo Passero
120 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Etna, Rifugio Sapienza
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

At the south-eastern tip of Sicily, you find a fishing village called Portopalo. Taking the road from Marzamemi to Portopalo, but turning off before an impressive castle on the sea, one can turn left and visit the old Tonnara, a scenic and extraordinary sight. 4 km away from Marzamemi, an ancient and very picturesque fishing village with a small port and vividly painted boats. The tradition of all things marine is still very much alive in Marzamemi today. Only recently has it become a popular destination for Italians who enjoy the combination of the area’s natural beaches and the vibrancy of an authentic coastal village that boasts many restaurants, pizzerias and shops selling delicious local produce such as locally caught and processed tuna and swordfish or the famous cherry tomatoes from nearby Pachino. San Lorenzo, 2 km up north, marks the beginning of one of the most beautiful stretches of the Sicilian coast: the shore is characterised by golden sand beaches and turquoise seas.

 

Manager info

About: “We have been with Homeaway since 2006, proposing houses that are able to unfold Sicily's colours and charm at best. Houses with quality furnishing on unique locations, with incredible views or with a pool, always accurately selected in order to satisfy our main wish: to see you falling in love with Sicily just like we did. We quickly reply in the language you feel more comfortable with. We provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We advise you as much as we can about about travel info, transfers and car rental. Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Once in the house you can always count on our reliable keyholders. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is often possible. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs.”


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch

 

Photos

  • Villa Torrefano

    Villa Torrefano

  • garden with gorgeous views

    garden with gorgeous views

  • 100 sq. meter living room

    100 sq. meter living room

  • ...

    ...

  • fascinating light on this extreme southern end of Sicily

    fascinating light on this extreme southern end of Sicily

  • 80 sq. meter terrace with breathtaking views

    80 sq. meter terrace with breathtaking views

  • enormous bedrooms with high ceilings

    enormous bedrooms with high ceilings

  • Torrefano & Castello Tafuri on the left

    Torrefano & Castello Tafuri on the left

€170 - €393 per night (EUR)
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  • Sleeps
    16
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
  • Reviews
    10
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/27/2015
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