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This country holiday villa is located in Pettineo a small agricultural town in the province of Messina. Situated in the middle of the island, it is a perfect place to visit both the western and eastern parts of Sicily. Pettineo in fact is just 40 km from Cefalù with its wonderful Norman Cathedral, 95 km from Palermo and 165km from Messina. Pettineo rises along the coast on a hill. Over the centuries the town was ruled by several feudal lords and members of the aristocratic class such as “I Ventimiglia” in the XIII and XV century and “I Valguarnera”. The most beautiful and important places to visit are : the Cathedral Church where a marble triptych attributed to Gagini is kept and the ruins of a castle and Capuchin convent of the second half of the XV century. The nearest beach of Castel di Tusa is just 6.5 km from the villa, just 10 min by car. Another important town near Pettineo is Santo Stefano di Camastra known for the production of ceramics. Pettineo is also part of the art trail “La Fiumara”. La Fiumara is an open air museum where several contemporary artists, both Italian and international, have created modern sculptures and aims to unite art and nature.The art trail , created by Antonio Presti, goes along the coast and in the Nature Reserves of the Nebrodi and Madonie mountains.
This fine country villa is built on 2 floors. The entrance leads to a spacious and bright living room with swimming pool view. This room features a fireplace and sofas where you can rest in total comfort . From here an internal staircase leads to the first floor. The property is elegantly furnished with many antique pieces. All the rooms show the owner’s good taste and attention to detail.
There are 4 bedrooms, two double bedrooms with en-suite shower on the first floor, one twin and one double on the ground floor where we can find also a further bathroom with bathtub. On the ground floor there is also a large and bright kitchen. The house is surrounded by a porch and ample outdoor spaces. This estate is also surrounded by a large piece of land cultivated with olive trees, fruit trees such as lemon and orange trees. Guests are welcome to pick the fruit. The swimming pool is located at the front of the house and is furnished with sun loungers and a covered gazebo. An external bathroom with shower and equipped kitchen with wood stove and BBQ are also located near the pool
The owner will be glad to offer his guests a buffet with typical Sicilian products to welcome them to the house.
The price includes: Rental of the accommodation for one week, electricity, water, gas, bed linen, bath and kitchen towels. Assistance in Sicily. Extra services paid for separately: Baby cot and high chair available on request. Airport transfer from Palermo and Trapani Airport. Maid for house-maintenance or a cook.
Complimentary Welcome dinner
The owners of the villa offer its guests, on the day of their arrival, a basket with local products and a free welcome dinner. The welcome dinner menu will be composed of various local and typically Sicilian appetizers, followed by different pasta dishes and delicious meat dishes from the BBQ and homemade desserts based on ricotta and seasonal fruits, dessert liqueurs, wine and mineral water.
Also included are 12 bottles of mineral water for each weekly stay for free.
A shuttle service from and to the airport of Palermo is available. (costs €120 one way)
From / to Castel di Tusa Euro € 12.00
From / to the city of Halaesa ancient and important cities from the Greek era that has its origins in 403 AC. To enter in the city of Halaesa visitors need to pay an entrance charge of €25 .
From / to open air museum of Fiumara D'Arte Euro €80 .
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