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The House of the Artist, Modica, RELAX AND COMFORT

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large kitchen, 2 living rooms huge.

In the heart of the countryside, between the town of Modica and the small town of Frigintini the House of the Artist is the retreat of the Sicilian Liliana Guarino.

"I remember the first volta..sentii immediately the energy of that land. In those stables between those times higher and those great spaces capii..da those white stones and in the midst of those trees suffering would be born a place of peace and meditation, "Liliana tells us how he restored with rigor this house of '30.

Domina large expanses of green olive and carob trees, and integrates the variety of colors where the colors of the sun-scorched earth are a source of inspiration for artists. The more than 4 hectares around to 'building were left uncultivated ... following the drywall between crocuses, wild carrots, blackberries and prickly pears will arrive at the pool (top view resembles the shape of Sicily!).

The House of 'Artist can accommodate up to 10 guests in the rooms created by former warehouses, high ceilings lined with wood and stone,. The feeders have been transformed into comfortable seating and the decor is a mix of antique furniture and pieces of pieces of design copyright. On summer days it's wonderful to eat together in the "bagghiu", the courtyard with cobblestones, between the bright colors of bougainvillea.

The place where is the house is in a strategic position for excursions into the history and nature: 20 kilometers from the sea of ​​Pozzallo, Marina di Modica and Sampieri and fifteen minutes from the baroque city of Modica, Scicli and Ragusa.

Possibility to book dinners based of typical Sicilian products.

In the period of May, June and September can book rooms double, triple or quadruple rooms with breakfast.

More Details

Property Manager
Roberto and Denyse/ That's Amore Italia
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2018


Modica Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There are four double bedrooms, also you can add a sofa bed and a single sofa bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Ability to request a private chef, the service staff for housekeeping and other activities, we will not hesitate to ask at your disposal for anything.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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The Artist House is a Winner

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival we were greeted by a wonderful food package containing local vegetables, melon, and delicious sweets gifted to us by Liliana. The house is really impressive - tastefully decorated with comfortable furnishings and many paintings on the walls done by Liliana. The house is located in the small village of Frigintini where we were able to get everything we needed for our stay of 12 days. We also ate in Frigintini and had the best home-cooked Italian fare at Maria Fidone Cucina Casereccia(5 delicious courses for a fixed fee - don't miss it), and the BEST PIZZA of our month-long trip at Laboratorio del Sapore. From the villa it is easy access to the UNESCO World Heritage towns - Modica, Ragusa, and Scicli, and also Noto, which is a bit further but has all the beauty and charm of the aforementioned towns. We ate at all the restaurants that Liliana recommended and they all turned out to be top-notch(which is what you would expect from a life-long resident of the area and creator of such an outstanding residence).

So thank you Liiiana for hosting us for a remarkable stay, and we hope to be able to return some time in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most memorable vacation with our entire family

  • 5 of 5

ou will find peace and tranquility during your stay at the Villa Rassabia. Our family of 7 enjoyed all the amenities offered, especially the pool! The home owners were very gracious hosts. The villa was extremely clean. The separate kitchen and out door pizza and BBQ area were thoroughly enjoyed. Fun times cooking authentic Sicilian meals with the family. You are 5 minutes to groceries in Figintini (town near by) with great restaurants as well. I want to thank Lilliana for her consideration to our space and needs during our stay. The villa created amazing family memories during our 10 days in Sicily!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The Villa is located in the countryside of Modica 8 kilometers from Modica, city declared World Heritage Site by Unesco ,, 1 km from Frigintini (fraction of Modica).

The golden beaches and beautiful Pozzallo, Sanpieri, San Lorenzo, Cala Flies, the Oasis of Vendicari are easily accessible (18-37 Km).

The fantastic baroque towns of Scicli, Noto and Ragusa are within 15-28 km.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $1.23 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 11 years.

Check-in dalle 12:00 alle 17:00.
Check-out alle 09:30.
Extra: Pulizie infrasettimanali-- Tassa di soggiorno
I prezzi si intendono per l'intero uso della villa.
Max numero di persone: 10
La TARIFFA B&B si intende per camera matrimoniale per i periodi di Maggio/Giugno/Settembre 2014.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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