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Sicily - Cottage in Augusta

Bedrooms 2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Charming cottage 5 mins from cliffs with access to the sea and shopping centres.

Description of object

Situated in a very quite residential area nearby the town. Catania, Syracuse, Pantalica, Noto, Taormina, Piazza Armerina and Etna are all within one hour drive. The cottage consists in Lounge, kitchen/dining, 2 bedrooms, bathroom with shower stall, veranda, private parking, private garden with fruit threes. WIFI, indipendent heating and airconditioning.

Augusta is not a busy tourist city but at the same time the most famous sites of cultural and touristic importance of East Sicily are all within one hour drive range.

Augusta is a city placed on a small island connected to the mainland through two bridges. A very important military and commercial harbour is to the west of the island and a wide bay to the east. Augusta has experienced various foreign dominations which have left vestiges, such as two Spanish fortressen and a monumental Spanish gateway.

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Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

Why The Owner chose Augusta

This cottage is very confortable, equipped with alla desirable facilities, away from crowded tourist centres and at the same time at reasonable distance from the most important tourist attractions of East Sicily. The tenants are a very friendly Dutch/Italian couple who live in the attached master's House. They have lived many years abroad and both speak Italian, Dutch, English, French and German.


Augusta Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(10 traveler reviews)

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Sicily - Cottage in Augusta
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews

Séjour très agréable

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une excellente semaine dans la jolie maison d'Eugenio et Johanna. Ce sont des hôtes charmants, très chaleureux, qui connaissent bien la région et sont toujours de bon conseil. Augusta est une ville bien placée pour rayonner sur la côte est de la Sicile.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour votre appréciation et surtout pour votre compréhension. Nous avons aussi apprécie votre sejour et nous sommes tres hereux de vous avoir connue. Nous espérons de vous avoir encore chez nous. Cordialement. Johanna et Eugenio
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tres bien

  • 5 of 5

nous avont ete contents de notre sejour a augusta mr polizi et son epouse sont charmants ils nous ont bien conseille maison bien equiper il on eu un chien tres agreable

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Casa molto accogliente e confortevole

  • 5 of 5

Devo dire che i padroni di casa sono persone splendide e molto disponibili ad ogni richiesta. Il soggiorno della nostra famiglia è stato delizioso. Ci tornerò sicuramente

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ampia e bella casa ma calda

  • 2 of 5

Abbiamo avuto una buona accoglienza dal Signor Eugenio e sua moglie. La casa è grande, ha il giardino e un piccolo patio che può essere utilizzato per cenare alla sera. Il materasso del letto matrimoniale è scomodo perché si infossa al centro. L'auto si parcheggia sulla strada pubblica. E' necessario avere un'auto per spostarsi. Purtroppo abbiamo saputo solo al nostro arrivo che l'aria condizionata, contrariamente a quanto scritto sull'annuncio, era guasta perciò abbiamo sofferto molto il caldo in quanto la casa è esposta al sole tutto il giorno e la zona è poco ventilata

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mi dispiace dover contestare la sua recensione che trovo ingenerosa ed inappropriata. - L'aver parcheggiato in strada è stata una sua rispettabilissima scelta, gli ospiti che l'hanno preceduta sono riusciti a parcheggiare DUE AUTO nel parcheggio privato. - La mancanza del condizionatore non è una difformità rispetto alla descrizione, come lei lascia intendere, ma un guasto verificatosi il giorno prima dell'arrivo (lo sbalzo di tensione ha danneggiato anche un mio condizionatore) e comunque le ho messo a disposizione diversi ventilatori. - La villetta è esposta per l'80% a NORD, ha pareti esterne di 40 cm e tetto in legno coibentato: voler attribuire il caldo sofferto all'abitazione, anziché all'eccezionale ondata di caldo, mi sembra quantomeno azzardato. I am sorry I must disagree with your review which I find ungenerous and inappropriate. - Parking on the road was just your choice, previous guests succeded in parking their TWO vehicles in the private parking. - Airco failure was an unforeseen event which took place just the day before your arrival, not a different situation from as described, as you suggest. Anyway you got several fans to cope with the discomfort. - The cottage faces NORTH for 80%, has 40 cm thick walls and a wooden insulated roof. Ascribing suffered warmth to the cottage and not to the unusual heat wave sounds at least specious.
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Sehr gute Unterkunft

  • 5 of 5

Sehr gute Unterkunft, sehr liebe Vermieter, alles sauber und Ordentlich .

Wenn man eine Frage hat, wird sie sofort beantwortet. Ruhig gelegen und gut zu erreichen.

Nachteil: viele frei laufende Hunde die viel bellen!!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Our stay in Augusta, january 2017

  • 4 of 5

We had a pleasant stay here. The property is good quality and much spacier than expected, with quite a large and nice garden with - even in winter - some ripe fruits like oranges and mandarins. The house is in a very quiet neighbourhood, but on the downside, you have to drive a few kilometers or more to find good opportunities for walking or jogging. On the other hand, Augusta is quite a good location for exploring Eastern Sicily as a whole, and the old town of Augusta has more to offer than meets the eye at first sight. Further, parts of the equipment of the house (e.g. the shower) could be better, but all our questions and requests were always met in a timely manner by our hosts Eugenio and Johanna. All in all the price-performance ratio is more than good, and we would certainly consider coming back!


Wilfried & Philip Simons, Holland

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review, and very happy that you consider of coming back. Be sure you will find a new shower cabin! Best regards and "tot volgende keer".
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Mount Etna
Piazza Armerina
Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
25 Kilometres
Bar Daniel
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Archi Vuoti
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Faro Sant'Elena
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Winter stay central heating will be charged on site.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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