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Casa della Palma, a Magic Cube.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

In front of the Mediterranean with two extint volcanoes in the background.

The house, renovated by a renowned architect who also uses it as his residence, sits at the northern most corner of the Island of Salina, in a Zen like pebble stepped garden surrounded by caper shrubs and cactus fruit, not far from an 60 meter cliff to the sea where in the horizon sits the smoking Vulcan of Stromboli and closer yet, the Island of Panarea. On the island,and not far to the east is Capo Faro with a wonderful active lighthouse. Behind and some distance from the home are two steep verdant mountains that millenniums ago were active volcanoes and today are perfect hiking sites. The house used to be a well to do farmer home as it is comprised of 2 floors and a separate studio once used as a stable and today the owner's studio retreat .

A large terrace in front of the house is the dining place, a vegetable garden for your daily fresh items, a soaking pool shaded by a tall palm tree and a smaller terrace above the studio complete the exterior of the house, saved for what used to be the "Outhouse" today is the laundry room.

A large kitchen with an original volcanic stone wood oven and all the appliances and fixtures of a modern home are included. Next to it is a large and comfortable living room with a sofa and a sofa bed, tables and desk and TV with wireless service also provided.

The second floor houses two bedrooms with each having a private bathroom. One is a master bedroom and the second bedroom has two single beds with a second pull up single bed completing two double beds.

The house is 10 minutes by car either way to the towns of Santa Marina (where you may arrive by ferry), or Malfa, which is the town this area belongs to. Beaches and market, as well as shopping and restaurants can be found in either of these two towns.

More Details

Rodrigo del Canto
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Rodrigo del Canto

I am an architect born in Chile and educated in the US and Italy. Spend most of the Spring, Summer and part of Fall on the island enjoying the quietness and awesome views of Stromboli, sunrises and sunsets. The vegetable garden keeps me quite busy and the fruits of it are available to the tenants as long as they take care of the garden while staying here!

Rodrigo del Canto purchased this villa in 2007

Why Rodrigo del Canto chose Malfa

This house, sitting at the northeastern tip of the island offers sights not available anywhere else. Its is a house and site with the most precious views and Zen like atmosphre difficult to find in other corners of the world.


Malfa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , ample room with closet and space for crib if needed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single , two single beds with nested beds to form two double beds
  • Each bedroom has its own bathroom,
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming


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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Catania and Palermo
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Santa Marina and Malfa
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Santa Marina and Malfa
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $194.88
Damage Deposit $243.61


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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