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Francesca

Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian

Last minute 16/7 - 6/8. Romantic holiday rental for 2/4 guests in the center.

28 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Ragusa House Rental Photos and Description

Charming holiday letting in the center with roof terrace - 5 mins. to the sea

It is a typical early twentieth century Sicilian house, restored using old squared stones for the walls, wood for part of the ceiling and other local raw materials. The charming furniture reminding the past together with the most modern comforts are thought to grant a pleasant and quiet stay to families with children and couples. “Make yourself at home” is our motto.

The holiday letting in the centre of Scicli is on three levels. On the ground floor there is a dining room furnished with wooden table and chairs and a comfortable double sofa-bed, a fully-equipped kitchen corner and one bathroom. On the first floor there is a bedroom with double bed, a nice tiny balcony and the second bathroom. On the top the suggestive roof-terrace from which you can enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding hills and architectures while spending your time in total relaxation. Around the house only narrow pedestrian safe alleys.

The house can host up to 4 adults.

If you wish to come with relatives or friends, consider that just round the corner we own a second brand new restored house with the same characteristics, named Via Tivoli (www.homeaway.co.uk/p1973355).

Free services:

- Independent entrance

- kitchen provided with electric cooker, refrigerator, dishes, glasses, cutlery, ladles, pans, frying pans, espresso machine, detergent, tablecloth, cloths

- Hair-dryer

- TV with satellite and decoder

- Iron and ironing board

- Washing machine and clothes-horse

- Electric oven

- Necessary for daily house-cleaning

- Sheets and blankets upon arrival

- Set of towels (3 per person) upon arrival

- Final cleaning

Free services on request:

- Equipment for children:

Cradle

High chair

Playpen

Baby bath

Feeding-bottle heater

Feeding-bottle sterilizer

Toys

- Shopping for you. You just need to tell us in advance what you need to find at home upon arrival (milk, fresh bread, fruit, cheese, wine,…) We will buy it on your behalf and you will refund us the amount spent only.

- Suggestions about restaurants, pizzerias, café, wineries, pubs,…

- Assistance in renting car, scooters or bicycles

Services on request

- Change of bed linen € 7,00 /double bed

- Change of towels € 4,00 /person

- Push-chair € 7,00 / week

- Italian lessons (tariff to be agreed)

- Customized cooking class (to be agreed)

- Pick up at the airport (tariff to be agreed)

- Cleaning lady € 8,50/ hour

- Organization of daily excursions or guided tours (tariff to be agreed)

Services not included:

- Electricity (upon consumption 0,4/kwh)

Terms and conditions:

- Arrival time: from 3 to 8 p.m. Departure time: by 10 a.m.

- Late check-in: for arrivals after 10 p.m. an extra Euro 30 will be charged

- We are sorry but we cannot admit animals in the house.

- Final cleaning do not include the cleaning of the fridge and of the crockery. Only if necessary they will be charged separately.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Francesca (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian

What makes this house unique

Via Piedigrotta, from the name of the street, as well as Via Tivoli ( https://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1973355) are two welcoming and charming holiday rentals in the center very close one to the other.

Both of them have been recently renovated maintaining the original stony walls, the wooden roof and the panoramique terrace overlooking the surrounding natural and historical landscape.

We tried to pay the maximum attention to all comfs to ensure a pleasant stay.

Reviews

4.9
based on 28 traveler reviews

Last minute 16/7 - 6/8. Romantic holiday rental for 2/4 guests in the center.
average rating of 4.892857 based on 29 reviews
5

A great place to stay and enjoy Sicilian life

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house at the end of a very busy trip to Sicily, and it was a great place to slow down and just enjoy life in Scicli. The house was well equipped and very comfortable. It had a great 'sun deck' at the top of the house, which was a wonderful place to go and enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad anytime we read how much our friends/guests like the house and enjoy the roof terrace. Nonetheless it is exaclty what we like to offer: an original atmosphere of the local life. Scicli, among the 8 late-baroque UNESCO sites in the Val di Noto, is maybe one of the most original and not spoilt. We love to welcome nice, discrete and sweet couples like you've been. Come back to Scicli anytime you wish. Un caro saluto. Francesca and Luigi with Marta and Sara
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5

Charming house in a beautiful town.

  • 5 of 5

C'era una Volta is an immaculate charming house in the beautiful town of Scicli. It is in a great location and has a lovely roof terrace with fabulous views. The owner Francesca speaks perfect English and is the most friendly and helpful host you could wish to meet. She arranged transfers to and from the airport for us and gave us local information. The neighbours and people of Scicli are very friendly. We had a lovely 11 days and highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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5

A Dream Holiday

  • 5 of 5

C 'era una Volta is an immaculate charming house in the beautiful town of Scicli. It is in a great location and has a lovely roof terrace with fabulous views. The owner Francesca speaks perfect English and is the most friendly and helpful host you could wish to meet. She arranged transfers to and from the airport for us and gave us local information. We really felt at home. The neighbours and people of Scicli are so friendly. It is a holiday we won't forget. We highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Janet. You and Kevin are a fantastic couple. We wish we had all guests like you ( to tell you the truth we've welcomed many nice families and pairs so far). Thanks for thinking of us while we were in Paris on november 13th. Those who come to Scicli and choose C'era una volta become part of a family that grows day by day sharing emotions, knowledge and love. We hope to welcome you back would you wish so.
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5

Review of our Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just arrived home from a wonderful 14 day stay at this lovely well equipped property. If you are looking for a typical Italian retreat away from the crowds and tourists then this is the place for you! The property is located in the old part of town which is only a 5 minute walk way from the outskirts. The beautiful local beach which is highly recommended at Samperi is only a short 15 minute drive away. Sicili is an ideal base for visiting local towns such as Modica, Ragussa and Noto. If you are a fan of Inspector Montalbano you will be in heaven! Francesca was a prefect host and on hand if we had any problems, although we didn't have any or if we required further information. We can highly recommend this property! Thank you for your lovely stay and we will definitely return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words, Stephanie. You've been simply fantastic guests, those any host would love. We definitely hope to welcome you back to Scicli whenever you wish. Un caro saluto. Francesca with Luigi, Marta and Sara
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5

A great home in Scicli

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 6 nights (2 people) and loved this house. Excellent hosting by Francesca

who responded with care with anything we needed. As we didn't rent a car, we made use of buses and trains, with francesca offering us a lift to Sampieri on one of the days.

The accomodation is perfect, great location, peaceful and private. The town is superb and was our favourite after travelling to Ortigia and Avola. Looking forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Shane for your kind appreciations. I told you how we love Ireland. I feel Irish and Sicilian, as living on an island, have a lot in common. It has been a real pleasure picking you up at the airport and driving you to Sampieri one day. Being without a rented car, I assume you experienced this part of Sicily in a more original way: isn't it so? Un caro abbraccio da Scicli and a presto. Francesca with Luigi, Marta and Sara
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5

just a wonderful, lace, go there!

  • 5 of 5

Stylish, architecturally renovated, spotless, charming in a tiny quiet lane at the end of town yet only 5 mins walk in a stunning village with wonderful architecture and landscape. Apartment has everything you need and description is accurate . Francesca is a treat and communication and generosity faultless

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Comiso
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Scicli
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Pozzallo
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Scoglitti
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Scicli
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Rosolini
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Scicli
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Sampieri
Car: recommended

It is located in the suggestive and picturesque “Cava di San Bartolomeo”, facing the rock-settlement of Chiafura on the way from Ragusa, Modica, Noto and Siracusa and 5-10 minutes by car to the sea.

It is well located to visit the Sicilian late-baroque architecture of Scicli, Modica and Ragusa Ibla, part of UNESCO world heritage, to enjoy holidays with children, to discover the interesting archaeological sites of Chiafura, Ispica or Kamarina, to visit the sets of the fiction “il Commissario Montalbano' and of many other films, to make suggestive naturalistic excursions through caves along wild paths and to enjoy the several cafes and restaurants tasting the local traditional cookery.

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Rates & Availability

Scicli House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Promo luglio-agosto
Jul 24 2016 - Aug 19 2016
4 night minimum stay
$88
$615
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Media Stagione
Aug 20 2016 - Oct 7 2016
4 night minimum stay
$77
$538
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Bassa Stagione
Oct 8 2016 - Mar 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$66
$461
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$66
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Non sono inclusi i consumi di energia elettrica (Euro 0,5/kwh)
Electricity use is not included ( Euro 0,5/kwh)
Elécricité doit etre payée selon la consommation ( Euro 0,5/kwh)
Strom nicht inkludiert ( Euro 0,5/kwh)

I bambini sino a 2 anni sono nostri ospiti gratuiti.
Free for children up to 2 years
Discount for 2-weeks stays
Kostenlos fuer Kinder bis 2 Yahre.
Gratuit pour enfants jusqu'à 2 ans.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Ragusa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , First floor
    Toilet - toilet , shower , bidet , Ground floor
  • There are two bathrooms, one each floor. The shower is in the upper bathroom with independent access.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double bed
    Bedroom - 1 queen
  • The fifth bed is an added bed suitable for children up to 10-12 years.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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