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Sally M. Veillette

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, spanish, russian, italian, polish

Spacious beachtown villa overlooking Mediterranean, dream kitchen and gardens!

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Marina di Ragusa Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 baths (full, 3/4, 1/2), sleeps 6+

A luxurious villa with astonishing sea views, 'Villa Chiara' is a magnificent, modern, musical home with Sicilian and American influences.The gorgeous Mediterranean sea can be viewed from the privacy of the spacious 70 square meter deck and patio or the swings in the front garden. Just a ten minute walk from the beach and a fifteen minute walk from the main piazza, this villa gives the guest the luxury of privacy while also being only a short walk from the merriments of the Marina. Relax in the living room with access to television, movies, books, and a baby grand piano. Practice your Italian cooking skills in a dream kitchen equipped with the comforts of an American home(stovetop, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer) and an Italian wood-burning pizza oven. Enjoy your meal together at the large, welcoming table amidst sunny Sicilian tiles and breezy glass doors.

Villa Chiara has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, an art studio with two desktop computers and an exercise machine. This modern villa is made to American comfort standards: Wifi, washer/dryer, satellite TV with English/French/German channels, baby grand piano, and foosball table. Dream kitchen: 50 sq yards, custom ceramic table for 12, dishwasher, 6 burners, 90 inch gas range, steam oven, wood burning pizza oven, pellet stove for the winter months. Patios: two outdoor showers in olive garden, bikes, private driveway with parking for multiple cars covered entrance onto 70 sq yard deck overlooking sea. Living room: 52' plasma TV, sectional sofa, art, books. A local caretaker who speaks Italian and English.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Sally M. Veillette (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish, russian, italian, polish

About Sally M. Veillette

The owner, Sally Veillette, is the founder of Hands-On Sicily, a 'five-heart' tourist agency, specializing in making tourists and travellers feel at home throughout the island, year-round. Check out (website hidden) to complete your stay on the island.


What makes this villa unique

** SPECIAL RATE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF OCTOBER: $200/NIGHT for “raccolta delle olive'- olive picking! Come pick olives and help make delicious Sicilian olive oil!


based on 4 traveler reviews

Spacious beachtown villa overlooking Mediterranean, dream kitchen and gardens!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

we will definitely come back in summer time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the property for a week with our friends - three families with children. So we also rented the apartment below the villa. This was our third family holidays in Sicily and, we should admit, that the villa, garden and sea views were the best so far. The villa itself is convenient, spacious and with thousand of sweet touches which turns the villa into the sweet home. The kitchen needs some special evaluation - you simply can't resist the desire to cook there. With everyday fish market just a couple of kilometres away, with fresh vegetables and fruits sold almost everywhere - anyone could feel being the chef there.

The beach is sandy (which is quite a rare thing in Sicily), the sea view from terrace is extraordinary. The only thing we wish we could have made different - invite the chef for cooking classes not the last day of our stay but earlier. She prepared heaps of delicious food from "frutti di mare" which could not have beed eaten within one dinner. This was also extraordinary experience arranged by the manager of the property Bozena - intelligent and always helpful lady.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great property that is hard to leave.

  • 5 of 5

This property more than lived up to our expectations. The property is beautiful and well maintained. The photographs on the website do not do it justice. Our party of six enjoyed our four weeks here. There are plenty of interesting places to visit within an easy drive from Marina di Ragusa. If you are a Commissario Montalbano fan, you can visit all of the sites used in the Italian film series. In addition there are several World Heritage sites within a reasonable drive from the villa.

Sally, the owner, was easy to deal with and Bo, her representative, did all she could to make our stay wonderful. From being our guide for a day, arranging a cooking lesson for us, to handling a few small problems, she was always ready to help. Her restaurant recommendations were very helpful.

Our visit, though nearly a month long, was not long enough. We hated to leave the villa and that part of Sicily. If we return to Sicily, we will do our best to stay at Villa Chiara.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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beautiful time!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was absolutely beautiful and we had such a great time! Everything we needed was in walking distance; the beach, food store, town, and bus station. It was perfect for our stay and really made it a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Owner's Response: This group was fantastic, very respectful and kind. Perfect guests!
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  • 5 of 5

Descriverla è molto difficile in quanto non manca nulla ! Location fantastica, la villa tenuta benissimo e dotata di ogni confort...difficilmente si può trovare un difetto. Fantastica la vista a mare, e poi è tutto come nelle foto. La consiglierei a chiunque. Una nota di merito a Bozena veramente gentile e sempre disponibile.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
La Dolce Vita
Nearest Ferry
32 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa (luxury 5 star*****)
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Baciamo Le Mani
Nearest Ski
165 Kilometres
Mt. Etna
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Marina di Ragusa
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Marina di Ragusa Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
September 2015
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
October 2015
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
November - Dec
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

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Cleaning fee $220

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Marina di Ragusa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , upstairs in villa
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , main floor in villa
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , in villa garden
  • Main floor bath serves guest bedroom. It has shower, bidet. 2 upstairs baths serve two bedrooms. One has large tub with shower, bidet and the other one a shower and a bidet. Two outdoor showers near olive garden in upper garden.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , luxury mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , luxury mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , luxury mattress
  • Villa has three bedrooms - one on the ground floor and two on the upstairs floor. All beds have luxury mattresses and linens. The house has air conditioning and heating throughout.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
English-speaking manager will bring in, on request, massage therapists, beauticians, hair dressers, cooks, cooking teachers, photographers, videographers, excursion drivers, etc, according to your desires. Payment for these services is made directly to the artisan. Villa Chiara is just outside of the town center of Marina di Ragusa--close enough to walk (15 minutes), bike (5 minutes), or drive. It has a locked front gate, is very private, expansive, and beautiful. The villa has two floors--two bedrooms/bath on top floor, one bedroom/bath on main floor (handicap friendly).

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