CHARMING COTTAGE WITH PRIVATE POOL. AMAZING ETNA AND SEA VIEWS.

Fabio Monaco/Nadia Monaco

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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CHARMING COTTAGE WITH PRIVATE POOL. AMAZING ETNA AND SEA VIEWS.

Santa Venerina Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

House immersed in a panoramic parkland, up to 5 accommodations

Casa Etnamare is a lovely cottage surrounded by a huge garden with a private swimming pool.

The house consists of a living room with an open kitchen and windows from which it is possible to enjoy a spectacular view of Mt Etna, a bathroom (with shower, toilet and bidet), two double rooms and a single room.

The living area leads out onto the sunshade terrace equipped with table, chairs and a barbecue.

The swimming pool is situated just next to the terrace; it is surrounded by a large garden with splendid palm trees, flowers and fruit trees. The pool is private and for the sole and exclusive use of the five Casa's guests.The rich orchard is ideal for relaxing strolls; guests can pick many types of fruit directly from trees.

Casa Etnamare is located only 500 meters away from Santa Venerina, a village famed for the production of sweets and liqueurs. In Santa Venerina (5 minutes walking distance) there are supermarkets, shops and restaurants.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Fabio Monaco/Nadia Monaco

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Speaks french, swedish, german, italian, spanish, english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Santa Venerina Catania
5

OUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME

  • 5 of 5
We were welcomed by Nadia and Fabio . We had a beautiful time in this place of paradise. From the fresh fruit and vegetables her father brought us to the walks to the village. And for overseeing the wine making and pasta and sausage for neigh ours across the road. Was truly a happy place. The accommodation was very clean and well maintained the grounds and the pools were lovely. The village is within walking distance and the markets are fully stocked with what you need. Thank you to Nadia and her family for sharing their home with us. We would love to return one day. They even gave us a ride to train station highly recommend anyone to stay here!
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
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5

LOVELY STAY

  • 5 of 5
We spent a week iin the house in June 2012. We were a group of 5 friends. The house was clean and well equipped. The swimming pool was a pleasure, we could relax next to it to enjoy the sun and it is large and deep enough to enjoy swimming. We could park the car in the driveway. Nadia and her family were helpful and friendly.
The house is well located to explore Eastern Sicily: Mount Etna, Taormina, Syracusa, Ragusa...
If you want to have a good time in Sicily, this is your house!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
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5

EXCELLENT VILLA, PRIVATE PARADISE!!!

  • 5 of 5
"We stayed in Casa EtnaMare in september 2012 with our one-year old daughter. The house is absolutely lovely and well equipped, complete with baby-crib and baby-chair. Very clean. Spacious kitchen. But you will not spend a lot of time inside. The garden, the outside porch and the swimming pool are a treat. The owners of the house live on the same property, they are really nice, modest and discrete. If you enjoy fresh fruits, you are welcome to pick fresh figs and grapes from the lush garden. The pool is private and very well maintained.
The young couple Nadia and Dario who welcomed us in the house are extremely nice and polite. They speak english very well and are more than helpful. We travelled without a car - with is not recommendable, by the way - so they arranged pickup from the airport and local transportation with their own car.
The surroundings are beautiful. The village of Santa Venerina is small, but offers a couple of nice restaurants and supermarkets.
EtnaMare was a great choice, even better than we hoped!

Andrea and Floris from Holland."
  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
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5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY

  • 5 of 5
We had a lovely hoilday in the house. Nadia and her father were very helpful and gave us a tour of their gardens and picked fresh fruit for us. The house is nice, comfortable and clean and the pool and gardens are beautiful. Our kids loved the pool and we spent a lot of time just relaxing and swimming. The weather in October was great . The house is really handy for trips to Mount Etna, Taormina and other attractions. Its great to see Mount Etna smoking form the house ! Catania is also worth a visit. The village is quiet and not touristy but but we found nice restaurants 10 - 15 mins walk away. We had a great time and would recommend the house.
Ian Janette Euan and Isla from Edinburgh Scotland.
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
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Owner's Response: Dear Ian, we would like to thank you again for choosing our property and for such a beautiful review. It is very important for letting our prospective guests know how our home and its location really are, but it is even more important because it describes the beauty of our land, where swimming is very enjoyable throughout October and where, let me also say, nice skiing is possible between December and March on the slopes of Etna, a unique experience... sea view! Weather is mild all year long and, whatever the season, Sicily is well worth a visit to discover antiquity, historical buildings, art and natural beauty. Thanks for your kindness, we look forward to hosting you again in the near future! Nadia & family
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
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5

SUMMER HOLIDAY IN SANTA VENERINA WE WON'T FORGET

Summer Holiday in Santa Venerina we won't forget
  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the villa for 2 weeks in August with our two children. We thought the villa and the grounds and the pool were all set in idyllic surroundings. We had a very warm welcome from Nadia and her Dad. Both my husband and I and our children really loved being there for the whole 2 weeks. Nadia's Dad was lovely and presented us with fresh ripe figs from his orchard which were really tasty. I just wish my Italian was a little better so we could have spoken at more length.

The villa is set on the drive up to Mount Etna and the village is very quiet. The villa is well equipped and immaculately clean and tidy. It is in easy driving distance for many points of interest by car. The local area was able to provide all of our family needs for the 2 weeks and we felt very safe whilst there.

We would like to thank Nadia and her family for their kind reception of our family which made our stay in Sicily very enjoyable.

Kind regards Karin, Kiley, Emma, Lucy
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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Charming cottage with private pool. Amazing Etna and sea views.
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5

1 WEEK GREAT HOLIDAYS IN APRIL 2012

  • 5 of 5
We arrived on 19th april in Casa etnamare and spent an amazing ten days. Both the house and the location are wonderful. It was our first time in Sicilia and we hope to return again. Everybody loved the beautiful pool, the garden and the terrace. The house is very clean and very well maintained. It is minutes away from Etna and Taormina. Nadia and their parents are very friendly and ensured we had a wonderful time. We really enjoyed our vacations and were lucky enough to see an eruption of the Etna right in front of the house.
Thnak you again to Nadia and her family for the warm wellcome and kindness.
Pierre, Patricia, Mathilde and Juliette
  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
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Owner's Response: Dearest all, your words and beautiful email proved us that the love and passion we put in our Casa were correct. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our home for what it really is, a peaceful, true place with genuine real people.
Hoping to see you coming back soon, we wish you all the best!
Nadia, Dario, Fabio, Angelo and Maria Teresa
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Catania Fontanarossa
Nearest Ferry
28 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Giarre
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Giarre
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Praiola
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Bar Russo
Nearest Ski
23 Kilometres
Rifugio Sapienza,Etna
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Il Picciolo, Linguaglossa
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Santa Venerina

Santa Venerina is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily thanks to its very strategic position halfway between Catania and Taormina. The village distance 5 minutes from the highway A18 Catania-Messina from which (in an average time of 20 minutes) it is possible to reach the most beautiful places of eastern Sicily.

The charming town of Acireale distance only 15 km from Santa Venerina. It is situated next to the 'Riviera dei Ciclopi', a unique coast with a crystal clear sea and lava stacks (faraglioni) which is believed by Greek mythology to correspond to the stones thrown by blind Polifemo to Ulysses.The Riviera traditional resort towns of Acicastello and Acitrezza have long been a magnet for local day trips and offer arguably the best Granita to be found anywhere and lots of good seafood trattorias.

The village is just 25 km from Gardini Naxos and 30 km (20 minutes with the highway) from Taormina, which draws more visitors than any other town in Sicily, thanks to its splendid position and its Greek/Roman theatre with a unique view of Mount Etna.Torre Archirafi, Pozzillo and Santa Maria la Scala are pleasant seaside villages near Santa Venerina. The nearest can be found in Praiola (8 km), a wild pebbled beach next to an impressive cliff.

Santa Venerina is also an excellent starting point from which to explore Mount Etna and its surroundings. The towns and villages that dot the flanks of Etna, such as Zafferana Etnea, Trecastagni and Randazzo, are well worth stopping off for a visit to their seventeenth century churches built in lava stone or for a spot of lunch in restaurants offering delicious local products. The village is only 4 km away from Zafferana Etnea and 10 km from Rifugio Sapienza, the main ski area, where it is possible to take the Etna cableway.

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Santa Venerina Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Tariffa 4
Jul 12 2014 - Aug 22 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,450
 
 
Tariffa 5
Aug 23 2014 - Sep 12 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
 
 
Tariffa 6
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 10 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,150
 
 
Tariffa 7
Oct 11 2014 - Dec 19 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €150
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Amenities

Santa Venerina Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Near The Ocean
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Activities Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Firewood
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • arboretum
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • volcano
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • ski lift privileges
  • pier fishing
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Guests can stroll in the park, soak in a variety of colors, scents and flavors of the Mediterranean, and reap the fruits of the orchard with many kinds of fruit trees.
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