Noto City Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description
Comfortable Villa, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, ventilator, heating, dishwasher.
Located in the countryside, but close to excellent beaches, Casa Falfala perches on a small plateau in the rolling hills above the beautiful UNESCO world heritage city of Noto. Here you can enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and spectacular panoramic views over the city and sea, along with the citrus, almond, and olive groves that are so typical of this part of Sicily. The house has three double bedrooms, two of which are self-contained and en-suite, with the third being the spacious mezzanine in the kitchen served by a bathroom below it making it ideal for couples and which also has direct access to the living/dining room. With Sicily being famous for its excellent fresh ingredients the spacious kitchen is well-equipped together with a six-burner gas stove, large refrigerator and dishwasher. The house was built in 2008 of traditional materials, with local stone floors and bathroom tiles throughout and terracotta tiles on the roof keeping the heat out in summer and making it seem much older than it is and part of the landscape. Due to the position of Casa Falfala in the hills, it is somewhat cooler than the city in summer and that along with an almost constant summer breeze, large fans and high ceilings you are always at a comfortable temperature in summer. Outside in a secluded area seating area/sunbathing area surrounded by a high stone wall which also contains a large eight person plunge pool ideal for a refreshing early morning dip or a cooling off in the afternoons with a glass of Prosecco after a lunch of seafood fresh from the market cooked on the barbecue next to it.
For winter the rooms are not only equipped with gas central heating but each room has a large glass fronted log-burner as well.The rooms are all connected by a large south-facing terrace with a covered pergola and amazing views; in addition to which there is a large Est facing terrace as well. Therefore one of Casa Falfala’s terraces is the perfect place to prepare yourself for a busy day out with a delicious breakfast, to enjoy good food and the company of friends at lunch or the just to read a book, relax or reflect with a glass of Prosecco as the sun goes down. Noto, with its excellent restaurants and food stalls, is located about seven minutes away with the beautiful sandy beaches of Eloro , Calamosche, Vendicari and Lido di Noto just ten to fifteen minutes further on. The beautiful Duomo Square of Ortygia in Siracusa is forty minutes away with the other Baroque towns of Modica, Ragusa an Scicli about an hour away. So with those, along the vineyards of Etna and the Roman mosaics at Piazza Armerina, which about two hours away, you are ideally placed to make the most of what South East Sicily has to offer whether that be food, wine, culture, or quiet relaxation.
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed