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Tasteful homes with private terrace, enclosed by a scented garden with sea view - Casa Afrodite

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Riposto House Rental Photos and Description

Well furnished houses, 5 sleeps, bike to the beach and enjoy beautiful views

Casa Afrodite and Casa Nespolo are located on a 10 acres lemon estate with other 6 houses and enjoys beautiful sea views. The residence is located about 700 m from the coast. Guests can use the available bicycles to reach the coast, biking on scenery paths. There is also a wide lawn and a playground for children. The residence is characterized by the vast variety of its Mediterranean plants and flowers.

Both Casa Afrodite and Casa Nespolo have a spacious terrace and a private garden. It is very spacious and with high quality high quality furniture and bathroom with whirlpool shower. Wireless internet for free. The house is composed by a living room with open kitchen, dining table and sitting area with double sofa bed; a bathroom with toilet, bidet and shower and a spacious bedroom with double bed and the possibility of adding a single bed.

During your stay the residence manager will offer you daily fresh products for preparing a good breakfast

Mount Etna - skiing on a volcano: Torre Archirafi is also an excellent base from which to explore Mount Etna and its surroundings. The villages of Etna, such as Trecastagni, Zafferana Etnea e Randazzo, are famous for their ancient lava flows, the architecture of their seventeenth century churches, their delicious local produce and the hospitality of the villagers. Situated 700 m above sea level, they are a favourite retreat of the city dwellers who, in summer are in search of cool, fresh air, while in winter are in search of snow for skiing. Few people are aware that Etna is a popular location for skiers in winter. On some glorious days in winter, it’s even possible to ski the frozen slopes in the morning enjoying a wonderful panoramic view of the Mediterranean, and then, the same afternoon, go and sunbathe on the beaches below!

Bicycle path Torre Archirafi-Alcantara: The cycle path Torre Archirafi - Alcantara develops for a distance of approximately 12.700 km, mostly flat course and sometimes with a minimum slope, close to 0. The route crosses the territories of Riposto, Mascali, Fiumefreddo and Calatabiano but involves the whole area of the Etna base. The cyclists will travel along a favoured route, with functional and convenient relax areas, a safe path, signed with information panels and tourist signs.

More Details

Details for Casa Afrodite 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

Casa Afrodite is a cute, idyllic cottage, with high quality furniture, including a bathroom with whirlpool shower. It has a spacious terrace and a private garden. Wireless internet for free. The house is composed by a living room with open kitchen, dining table and sitting area with double sofa bed; a bathroom with toilet, bidet and shower and a spacious bedroom with double bed and the possibility of adding a single bed.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016
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About Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts

We have been with Homeaway since 2006, proposing houses that are able to unfold Sicily's colours and charm at best.

Houses with quality furnishing in unique locations, with incredible views or with a pool, always accurately selected in order to satisfy our main wish: to see you falling in love with Sicily just like we did.

We provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We will advise you as much as we can about travel info, transfers and car rental.

Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is usually possible.

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Casa Afrodite
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
5

Simply great!

  • 5 of 5

A sweet and relaxing fairy-tale dream… We just came back from two weeks holiday in Casa Afrodite. My husband and I truly felt refreshed, like after a long and nice sleep. My two kids, John and Esther were very happy to finally have so much space where to play. Thank you everybody, especially Francesco, the keeper. It was exactly what we were looking for and we will surely come back to charge our battery again. Grazie ancora! :)

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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3

Ein sehr schönes Urlaubsdomizil mit wenigen Einschränkungen

  • 3 of 5

Es war ein sehr schönes Urlaubsdomizil, allerdings schwer zu finden, trotz guter Beschreibung. Die sehr freundlichen und äußerst hilfsbereiten Sizilianer in einer Autowerkstatt telefonierten den ihnen bekannten Francesco herbei. Die Anlage ist wirklich super schön, allerdings vermiesten uns die äußerst bluthungrigen Mücken den Aufenthalt. Trotz traumhaften Wetters war das draußen Sitzen weder am Morgen noch am Abend möglich.

Der Service vor Ort (Francesco und seine Mutter) war äußerst freundlich und zuvorkommend. Alles war sauber und gepflegt. Handtücher wurden zweimal gewechselt.

Ein Auto ist dringend erforderlich, da die Anlage doch ca. 1,5 km außerhalb von Torre Archcirafi liegt und die Straße in den Ort wegen der "rasenden Autofahrer" nicht zum Laufen in den Ort einlädt.

Trotzdem haben wir die zwei Wochen vor Ort genossen, denn es gibt viel zu sehen auf der Insel. Insbesondere die Bergwelt hat uns begeistert.

Ich würde das Domizil auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Mysigt ställe

  • 5 of 5

Mysigt ställe

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Bella Sicilia

  • 5 of 5

Angenehmer Aufenthalt, Ferienhaus entsprach voll der Beschreibung, Gastgeber sehr zuvorkommend und hilfsbereit, erlebten sogar einen Vulkanausbruch des Aetna mit (spektakulär, aber völlig ungefährlich, 30 km entfernt). Vorher aber unbedingt eine genaue Wegbeschreibung besorgen. Wer den richtigen Abzweig am Anfang verpasst, dem hilft dann auch die weitere Ausschilderung nicht mehr. Also etwas schwierig zu finden.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Ottima

  • 5 of 5

Grande disponibilità di Francesco che ci ha accolto e curato in questo resort veramente ben tenuto. Giardino magnifico pieno di agrumi e vari fiori. Casa pulitissima ed arredata con gusto, comodissima con bimbi piccoli che possono giocare fuori in totale sicurezza. Andatevi senza aspettare

  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Kilometres
Catania Fontanarossa Airport
Nearest Barpub
350 Metres
Torre Archirafi
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Catania
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Acireale
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Giarre
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
Torre Archirafi
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Rifugio Sapienza, Etna
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Torre Archirafi
Car: recommended

Torre Archirafi is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily. The place lies halfway between Catania and Taormina and between the volcano Etna and the sea. Gardini Naxos, a seaside resort with a sandy beach and a promenade, is just 20 km away. Beside it we find Taormina ‘the pearl of the Mediterranean’ and the most exclusive seaside resort in Sicily. Its ancient Greek theatre is world famous for its extraordinary panoramic views. Santa Maria la Scala and Aci Trezza are pleasant seaside villages near Torre Archirafi. In the village Santa Tecla, a few kilometres from Praiola, is the renown, but quiet cheap, fish restaurant “Da Lorenzo“. 2 km from Torre Archirafi is a big supermarket.

Other Activities: Bicycle path Torre Archirafi - Alcantara

Rates & Availability

Riposto House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 2016
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$555
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$629
 
 
Rate 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$555
 
 
Rate 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$640
 
 
Rate 2017
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$853
 
 
Rate 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$640
 
 
Rate 2017
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$555
 
 
Rate 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$629
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include use of air-conditioning, wireless internet, final cleaning, bed linen, towels, water, gas and electricity.
During your stay the residence manager will offer you ingredients for preparing a good breakfast.

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Amenities

Riposto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • The houses are composed by a living room with open kitchen, dining table and sitting area with double sofa bed; a bathroom with toilet, bidet and shower and a spacious bedroom with double bed and the possibility of adding a single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
It is also possible to rent a bicycle. Parco dei Fiori has 5 bicycles. In the residence there is no washing machine but there is a laundry service!

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