Il Casale dei Poeti is a charming and ancient country house, dating back to the first half of the 20th century, located in a quiet and peaceful area, in a dominant position on the Pianoro Livrere - an area that ends up overlooking the Grotticelli district in Scopello. Built in local stone, it has been completely restored reusing old materials and maintaining its original architectural structure, equipped with all modern comforts. The property is surrounded by more than 22,000 square meters of land and is located in an area of great scenic value. The whole area guarantees maximum privacy. The choice of the name "Casale dei Poeti" was dictated by places, quiet and isolated, which stimulate reflection and harmony, where the visitor can recharge with beautiful walks, in the beautiful scenery of the Sicilian countryside, natural places that lend themselves as meeting place for intellectual writers and artists.
Ideal residence for summer vacationers has a perfect location to explore the beautiful landscape of western Sicily. A few Km. From Castellammare del Golfo, medieval Erice, to the historical centers of Trapani and Marsala, from the cellars and salt pans with their ancient windmills to the temples of Segesta and Selinunte, to the Egadi islands. Near the Castle of Baida, (1 Km approx), a medieval fortress rebuilt in the fourteenth century on the ruins of an ancient Arab settlement known as Bayd, with a commemorative stele for the visit of King Ferdinand from the Bourbon house in 1801, on entrance arch. Near the village and the picturesque cliffs of Scopello where there is the ancient tuna fishing port, the wonderful bay of Guidaloca, the Zingaro nature reserve with its clear blue bays and its pristine Mediterranean flora and fauna. Near the Castle of Baida, there is a dairy where in the morning you can find fresh milk, fresh ricotta and other cheeses, about 800 m there is a pizzeria / restaurant and in the village of Balata di Baida there are bars and post office. Boat trips along the coast and a highly recommended walk.
The farmhouse, with independent access and driveway, has a large natural garden between whitewashed rocks and a beautiful illuminated private pool, with sun loungers and parasols. There are also several relaxation areas and outdoor dining tables for pleasant outdoor meals, shower areas, barbeque and access square in front of the house; From every side of the building it is possible to enjoy a breathtaking view: from the imposing chain of Mountains, to the tower of Scopello, from the Zingaro Reserve to the Gulf of Castellammare, to the distant view of the tip of the city of Palermo.
Guests also have panoramic terraces ideal for outdoor living, an outdoor dining table (sheltered by a wooden pergola) and a barbecue, for pleasant and enjoyable lunches in the open air, all enriched by characteristic corners in local stone.
The cozy, bright and well-proportioned interior has been tastefully decorated and is equipped with all modern comforts (washing machine, dryer, air conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi). Large about sqm. 210.
The "Casale dei Poeti" completely renovated, is formed by the main building (on 2 floors and divided into two wings "A and" B "and the swimming pool. The entire property can accommodate up to 12 people, for a total of 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Ground floor: The ground floor, very large, is dedicated to the living area and consists of a large common hall, with light colors with direct access to the garden, thanks to its solid wood chestnut and glass French window. The living room has a dining room area with a beautiful solid wood briar table, (for 12 people) a comfortable sofa (which can turn into a sofa bed if necessary, capacity a half square) and all the most modern comforts (flat screen TV). Following a delightful modern steel kitchen, decorated with local hand-crafted marbles (whose colors recall the local fauna and flora) and fully equipped (with table, oven hob, fridge, and toaster). In the east area, with entrance from the hallway, placed in the kitchen, we find a shared bathroom covered in rough travertine. All the floors are in a wonderful rare local Sicilian marble, enriched by some decorative hand-made by a Sicilian craftsman. In the west area we find the only bedroom on the ground floor, named Gabriele D'Annunzio, with a modern and sober double bed, furnished with a comfortable wardrobe, a single bed and a private bathroom, covered in rough travertine and direct access on the garden. First floor: An iron staircase leads to the upper floor, (wing A) consisting of three bedrooms, all characterized by an exposed roof made of wooden beams. The first room, named Giacomo Leopardi and its poetry, has a double bed and is equipped with a small balcony overlooking the sea, the pool and the countryside. The second room, called Giovanni Pascoli has a double bed with brown cushions, and is also equipped with a balcony overlooking the sea, the pool and the countryside.
The third room of the wing "A" first floor, named Giuseppe Ungaretti, is with two beds, with light furnishings and a window that protrudes over the mountains, if necessary the two beds can be composed to form a double bed.
Along the corridor in front of the Giacomo Leopardi room, we find a complete bathroom, shared between the rooms of the wing "A" of the rpimo floor, covered in marble and equipped with a beautiful stone sink, and a shower.
From another iron staircase you can access the last 5th room, Ala "B", named Andrea Camilleri, with a modern double bed, furnished with a comfortable wardrobe, a single bed and a private bathroom, covered in rough travertine and a beautiful balcony with a breathtaking view of the sea and the swimming pool.