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Patricia

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

Taormina - Carranco Resort - Villa Baroni

13 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Overview

Catania Villa Rental Photos and Description

Fabulous, luxury Resort with world class amenities, close to Taormina

Carranco Estate, owned by the Baroni del Castello, is an active Olive Oil and Wine producing Estate ideally situated in the vicinity of Taormina, recently refurbished and transformed in a world class Resort.

The Villas are surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and feature private pools, overlooking stunning Mount Etna, and a Tennis court. Recently refurbished with luxury furnitures and world class amenities, to provide our Guests with a unique and unforgettable experience.

The villas is hard to fault for beauty and quality. Decorated up to exceptionally high standard, where special attention has been paid to the use of antique and traditional techniques and local materials such as lava stone from Etna, hand-made terracotta floors and walnut shutters. All decorations, furnishings and fittings are of impeccable taste and quality combining Ralph Lauren and Philip Stark modern designs with antique furniture and paintings.

Services (Included): Villa dei Baroni

- FREE WI-FI High Speed Internet throughout

- Daily maid

- Clean linen and towels

- Pool & garden maintenance

- Private garden maintenance

- Caretaker on grounds

- Breakfast

- Tennis

- Ping pong

More Details

Details for Villa Baroni 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, 6 Bathrooms

Located in Carranco Estate, this Manor house dates back from 1870 and was constructed by Barone Antonino Vagliasindi del Castello and soon became his favorite countryside residence . The Villa, which is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, features a unique view of stunning Mount Etna. Private garden of about 3.000 m2. Tennis court. Splendid L-shaped pool (15x6m) set in a panoramic position. Several paths lead down through the vineyards and the olive trees to a two hectares historic park. Recently refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, using antique and traditional techniques and local materials such as lava stonework from Etna, hand-made terracotta floors and walnut shutters. All decorations, furnishings and fittings are of impeccable taste and quality combining Ralph Lauren and Philip Stark modern designs with antique furniture and paintings. Heating, Air Conditioning are throughout. FREE Wi-fi High Speed Internet.
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Patricia (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

About Patricia

I inherited this property when I was 11 (my father passed away). I spent there all my holidays since I was a kid... Now I'm a world wide traveller, though, I always return to this beautiful place to relax and take advantage of its incredible energy.

Patricia purchased this villa in 1979

Why Patricia chose Catania

This property is a special place. It is unique. Why? Because of its history... Because its previous owners (all family ancestors) always loved it and considered it special...

It has a unique Karma... a special energy...

Though, I travel around the world, rarely have I seen such a special and unique location.

What makes this villa unique

- Breathtaking panorama

- Beautiful night skies full of stars

- View on Mount Etna and its breathtaking eruptions

- Calmness and lack of stress

- Special karma and positive energy

- FREE Wi-fi High Speed Internet

Reviews

4.6
based on 13 traveler reviews

Villa Baroni
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
5

Definitely wort it!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! Big rooms, Big pool, King size beds (not easy to find around vacation rentals), Wonderful Villa and above average service (the caretakers speak basic English but are always ready to help). Very well situated to visit Eastern Sicily! We love Tennis and were able to play almost every day. We definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review. We are happy you had a great stay in Carranco. Hope to have you back soon.
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5

Top of the Line: Expensive but worth it!

  • 5 of 5

Luxury, beautiful, unbelievable location (in the middle of the countryside with a unique view on Mount Etna, though well connected), great service and help by the caretakers.

It was easy to organize excursions through the caretaker at reasonable prices.

Even if the price of the Rent, was higher than many other vacation rentals, it was totally worth it.

If you want a unique experience, it is the place to go.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. We are very happy you liked your stay. Our prices are indeed slightly higher than competition, though, as you mentioned in your review, our Villas are top of the line, with amazing amenities.
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4

Amasing stay, very nice and relaxing location

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was amasing. The surroundings of the house are very nice and quiet and the accomodation is excellent for family/friends vacations (lot of space, closed garden). Very good location to relax and rest (rather than for intensiv tourism).

Two points to improve: lower options price (e.g. 170 euros for personal cooker excluding groceries and wines is too expensive) and put a door on the swimming pool access (broken just before our stay though).

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. 1/ It was unfortunate that the swimming pool gate broke just before your arrival and that it was in the middle of August: in Sicily impossible to find someone to repair it during your stay. We are really sorry for the hassle. Now it is repaired and functional! 2/ Following your remark we are going to revise all the prices for our services for 2016 and especially the ones for the private cook. We plan on proposing a full week including private cook for an unbeatable price. Hope to have you again as our preferred guests!
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5

Incredible, secluded, chilled week at the Villa

  • 5 of 5

Villa Baroni is better than the photos make it out to be. The Villa was perfectly presented and each of the double bedrooms (with ensuites) were fantastic. We also had use of the additional rooms next to the villa which were fabulous as well. The pool and surrounding area is fabulous. We spent so much time at the villa rather than exploring around the area because we loved it so much.

Thank you also to Luciano for his great hospitality.

Caroline

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We love it when our Guest are happy...
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5

Great location, stunning views fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

The property is stunning and has been superbly modernised whilst keeping its original Sicilian charm. We were a large group travelling with young children and the grounds and swimming pool provided everything for our needs. It would equally make a peaceful retreat for just adults. The owner and caretakers are on hand for all enquiries. The view of Etna is stunning. thanks for a wonderful stay

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

A very special family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to the Villa Dei Baroni and it was I think even better than our first. There was something for everyone - and there were a lot us....12 in fact! Alexandro was as helpful as ever - arranging trips and visits - the festival at Castiglione di Sicilia was amazing and our sunset walk up Etna to see the eruptions, spectacular. And the food...... our chef Maria Antionella was incredible, giving us a truly sicilian dining experience.

A memorable holiday and a very special place - we hope to return again someday.

Jane Moss

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Jane and I am so happy you all had a great time. You are most welcome whenever you want.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Barpub
15 Kilometres
Randazzo
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Messina
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Il Picciolo
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Taormina
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Fiumefreddo
Nearest Restaurant
15 Kilometres
Randazzo
Nearest Ski
25 Kilometres
Etna
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Taormina
Car: necessary

Carranco Resort is ideally situated in the surroundings of Taormina, discretely isolated and close to everything.

It has unique panoramic views (especially on Mount Etna, the village of Castiglione di Sicilia, the Mounts Nebrodi and, at night, the sky, featuring a complete map of the stars).

Its optimal location permits our guests to either move to make easy day visits of the beauties of Sicily, go for the day to the seaside in Taormina or to just stay at the Estate and relax.

Whatever your choice, we will be at your disposal to make you feel comfortable and at home.

Please visit our website where you will find all the best things to do around the Resort and all over Sicily (Mount Etna craters visit o eruption watch, Gole dell'Alcantara, Taormina excursion, Trekking,... and much more).

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Rates & Availability

Castiglione di Sicilia Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
PEAK
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 19 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,458
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
 
HIGH
Aug 20 2016 - Oct 7 2016
1 night minimum stay
$556
$3,340
$6,478
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
MID
Oct 8 2016 - Nov 18 2016
1 night minimum stay
$464
$2,781
$5,339
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
LOW
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 23 2016
1 night minimum stay
$371
$2,223
$4,267
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
CHRISTMAS
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
1 night minimum stay
$556
$2,558
$6,411
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0

Security Deposit due in cash upon arrival € 500.

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Amenities

Catania Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Vaulted Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , En suite
    Pink Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , En suite
    Green Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , En suite
    Hermes Bedroom - toilet , shower , En suite
    Guest - outdoor shower
    Dependance 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , En suite
    Dependance 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , En suite
  • Our bathrooms are designed for your best comfort including all the accessories you might need. - All main rooms are 'En suite' with their bathrooms. - Main bathrooms feature Philippe Starck design accessories and bathtubs, glassed rain showers. - Outside shower with hot water at the swimming pool. Hair dryer and towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Vaulted Suite - 1 king , En suite bathroom
    Pink Suite - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , En suite bathroom
    Green Suite - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , En suite bathroom
    Hermes Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , En suite shower room
    Dependance 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , En suite shower room
    Dependance 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , En suite shower room
  • All Bedrooms are with en-suite bath/shower room. Guests may choose between 1 kingsize beds or 2 single beds. Extra beds are available at no extra cost.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Services - You decide which level of service you want: Contact us to arrange Cut-to-Fit services and activities up to your needs. All areas around the house including the pool are fenced to allow children to play securely. FOR DISCOUNTS EMAIL NOW.

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