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Etna and Taormina House CoS

Bedrooms 3
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House CoS - Holidays between Etna and Taormina in an old winery with an extensive groun

Our house is part of an ancient Palmento restored in 2013 according to traditional Etna local building techniques. You reach the house through a narrow picturesque “trazzera” (country road). The whole house has been entirely rebuilt and renovated, from grounds up; it is located in an extremely quiet area, no car traffic at all. Awesome views on the sea from one side and on the Etna mountain on the other with her typical lava made terraces.

The home we rent is adjoining the owners one. It has an independent access and private views. On the outside there is a private, elevated patio where one can have breakfast and enjoy the sea and mountain views.

The area around the house has a wide flower garden, fruit trees, olives, citrus, large trees. There is also a pool with solarium and open air showers.

By car you can visit many nearby famous tourist locations: Taormina and its Greek Theater, the Isola Bella beaches, the “Gole dell’ Alcantara”, the majestic Etna with its local villages that offer all year round local festivities and food fairs. Catania, Siracusa, Noto, Modica, Ragusa, Piazza Armerina are all within a day’s trip reach.


• One Master Bedroom with King Size double bed.

• Fully equipped kitchen with eating table, five chairs, cooking facilities, fridge, micro wave oven.

• Bathroom with shower and separate cabinet WC.

• Living room with couch that can be turned into two single beds .

• Mezzanine (h 1,75m) with queen size bed (accessible with a ladder from the living room).

• 16 sqm balcony looking onto both the sea and the Etna


• TV Set, Wi-Fi inside the home, heating and hot water.

• Linen included (sheets and towels).

• BBQ, washing facilities shared with the owners, an additional external WC.

• Stone built swimming pool (20 mt X 4mt, maximum depth 1.4 mt)


• The nearest village is 4 Km away. A car is an absolute necessity.

• Pets may be allowed if previously agreed with the owners.

More Details

Vacanze Etna-Taormina -Casa Cos Antico palmento con piscina e parco
Member since: 2015
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Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

About Vacanze Etna-Taormina -Casa Cos Antico palmento con piscina e parco

Costanza is now retired and used to manage a Service Agency. Salvatore is a Mechanical Engineer. We both live in Turin but Salvatore has Sicilian roots and we fell in love with the magic and the history of this land. We spend most of our time now in this house and we will be happy to welcome you personally. Costanza looks after the large and beautiful garden surrounding the house; she also enjoys revisiting old Sicilian cooking recipes. Salvatore manages the citrus garden and the Avocado plantation. When he is free he likes biking, skiing on the slopes of Etna and sailing his own little fishing boat, located in the nearby Riposto harbor. We have friends visiting from all over Italy and we love sharing our happy time here with them. We have two dogs but they have their own playing field.

Vacanze Etna-Taormina -Casa Cos Antico palmento con piscina e parco purchased this chateau / country house in 2010

Why Vacanze Etna-Taormina -Casa Cos Antico palmento con piscina e parco chose Mascali

The House is very big for us and provided for from the outset a small separate apartment. It makes us so happy to share the beauty of the place with those who want to learn about and appreciate these places and opportunities that offer

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Beautiful view, quiet and unbridled nature


Mascali Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Double sink, shower, toilet area / bidet separate
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 double
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 double
  • Games
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
For longer stays, you can request additional cleaning service (additional charge)


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Etna and Taormina House CoS
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Magnifique propriété! C'est un lieu parfait pour le repos et la détente.

La beauté attend chacun de vos regards.

Un " je ne sais quoi" du passé accompagne vos pas dans le domaine.

C'est un lieu extrêmement attachant. La piscine est sublime même en mai.

Bravo aux propriétaires pour cette restauration effectuée avec confort dans l'esprit de la simplicité paysanne...

Merci aux habitants qui font pousser de si bons fruits et légumes et aux commerçants qui vous accueillent avec grâce et générosité! Très bien placé pour visiter tous les grands lieux de la côte Est...

  • Submitted: May 18, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Alles war schön.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Wunderschöne Tage in wunderschöner Lage!

  • 5 of 5

Wir sind im Sept 17 zu viert in Constanzas und Salvatores kleinem Paradies gewesen. Pool, Unterkunft und Lage sind wunderschön. Constanza und Salvatore haben alles getan, um unseren Aufenthalt so angenehm wie möglich zu gestalten.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Stupore e sorpresa!

  • 5 of 5

La casa di Costanza e Salvatore alle pendici dell’Etna è qualcosa di singolare, in un luogo speciale.

Un posto che ci si abitua lentamente ad apprezzare, giorno dopo giorno, e alla partenza, non lo si vorrebbe più abbandonare.

Vi abbiamo soggiornato una sola settimana in quattro, con le ns. bambine di 7 e 10 anni.

Gli spazi sono comodi e muniti di ogni comodità come già descritto nelle altre recensioni.

Molto apprezzato, lo spazio esterno con la pergola, dal quale è possibile ammirare la costa e il mare durante la colazione, mentre si cena o durante le calde sere d’estate con la sola luce delle candele.

L’area circostante è in pendenza, completamente immersa nel verde e si sviluppa su piani terrazzati in pietra locale.

La vegetazione è tipicamente mediterranea, con bellissime piante grasse, alberi di agrumi, avocado, uva,...

Abbiamo trascorso momenti indimenticabili al bordo della piscina. A ns. parere lo spazio più bello in assoluto(!), appartato, dal quale come su di uno spalto si gode la vista verso il mare: argenteo al mattino, azzurro nelle giornate più limpide, più roseo la sera.

L’Etna fumante, sempre vigile alle spalle.

Veramente indescrivibile l'atmosfera nei momenti di assoluto silenzio.

Ci si immerge nell’acqua che ha un’altezza costante di mt.1,40 attraverso una serie di piccoli ma profondi gradini.

Il bordo scuro in pietra lavica e la pavimentazione del solarium in cotto molto comoda a piedi scalzi.

Il fondale è di un colore verde-blù molto particolare che alla sola vista emette frescura.

Consigliamo di cuore questa casa speciale.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Un petit paradis

  • 5 of 5

Difficile de décrire un endroit aussi joli : la maison est aménagée avec goût, la piscine est exceptionnelle et les propriétaires d'une grande gentillesse. Beaucoup de choses à voir dans le coin : Etna, Taormine, Gorges de l'Alcantara ...La maison est isolée, une voiture est donc indispensable. On recommande vivement à toute personne qui aime le calme.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Magnifique séjour dans cette très belle propriété

  • 5 of 5

Très bel emplacement entre mer et Etna, grande piscine (15 ou 18 mètres de long environ) avec vue sur la mer, dans une grande propriété fleurie et arborée. Terrasse très agréable dès le matin. Spacieux pour 4 personnes: 1 grande chambre et un salon avec mezzanine.

Nous avons été très bien accueillis par Cristina; les propriétaires ayant été obligés de s'absenter. De l'eau, du vin, des biscuits, des fruits et du miel nous attendaient en guise de bienvenue ! Très sympathique!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Catania e Messina
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Il Picciolo
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A18 (Fiumefreddo)
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Piano Provenzana (Linguaglossa)
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Riserva Naturale di Fiumefreddo
Car: necessary


You can reach Taormina, Isola Bella, Mazzaro and the Alcantara Gorge in half an hour. Always within half an hour you reach Piano Provenzano from which excursions to Mount Etna. In 45 minutes you can visit the baroque and the Timpa of Acireale, in one hour you are in the center of Catania and in an hour and a half you can reach Syracuse. And 'it recommended the tour of the villas and millstones Etna (Wine Road) to the Duchy of Nelson in Bronte.


You can reach Taormina, Isola Bella, Mazzaro and the Alcantara Gorges in half an hour, as well as Piano Provenzano, from Which excursions to Mount Etna start. In 45 minutes you can visit the baroque architecture and the Timpa of Acireale, in one hour you are in the center of Catania and in the first hour and a half you can reach old greek settlement of Ortigia, in Syracuse. Moreover, we suggest the tour through villas and millstones of Mount Etna (Wine Road), up to the Duchy of Nelson in Bronte.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $46.82
Damage Deposit $234.11

. L'appartamento è perfetto per 4 persone, è possibile avere max. 1 ospite in più al costo aggiuntivo di 20 € notte/persona
. Gli animali sono ammessi previo accordo con i proprietari
. Non è consentito fumare all'interno
. Il giorno di cambio turno è flessibile
. Gli ospiti devono fornire le proprie generalità quando prenotano
. I costi dell'affitto comprendono i consumi di gas, elettricità, acqua e riscaldamento
. Per affitto superiore a 7 gg sarà fornita biancheria aggiuntiva
. Le spese di pulizia (40€) sono obbligatorie indipendentemente dal periodo di soggiorno
. E' richiesta una cauzione di 200 € che verrà restituita al momento della partenza
. Check in dalle 10 alle 20
. Check out entro le ore 12
. Pulizie a cura dell'ospite: la casa deve essere lasciata in ordine, in particolare bagno e cucina; i rifiuti dovranno essere raccolti in sacchi chiusi e depositati nell'apposito bidone in prossimità del parcheggio auto.
In caso di mancanza il costo derivante potrà essere trattenuto dalla cauzione

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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