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Enchanting house on the beach of the ancient port, in the historic city center

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Bright and airy apartment in ancient restructured seaside building, equipped of every comfort and furnished with care.

It offers an enchanting view of the ancient little port of Cefalù and its little beach.

It is situated in the historic city center, near the principal squares of the town, in which, in the summer period, it is possible to attend several events and performances.

The balcony on the sea allows to enjoy wonderful sunsets and, in summer warm evenings, to relax thanks to the sea breeze and the sweet sound of the waves breaking on the sand.

Recently (July 2010) the window in the bed room was fixed to reduce noises coming from the street.

Close to the house and in the nearby streets there are a lot of tipical restaurants, pubs, shops and cultural sites. Its position inside the historic city center allows both young and old people to have fun going around on foot. Visitors can be absorbed in the daily life of the ancient seaside village, which is still animated by fish itinerant sellers and by artisans, who meet close to the apartment to hand-weave their fishing-nets. As well, considering that the apartment is 50 meters far from the medieval public wash-house, in the warm afternoons, it is possible to look for refreshment and relax on its inside, even reading a good book. It is possible to park in a guarded area with an agreement fee.

More Details

Owner
Irene Urso
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 4, 2017

Amenities

Cefalù Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12.00 / Check-out: 9.00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Canoe
  • Parasol
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(25 traveler reviews)

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Enchanting house on the beach of the ancient port, in the historic city center
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

Excellent Location with Beach View

  • 5 of 5

The location of this apartment was fantastic - right in the historic centre and only steps from a sandy beach. We stayed with our kids (ages 2 and 4) and the apartment was well equipped. The owner was helpful and responded quickly to all inquiries. We really enjoyed our time in Cefalu.

One note - parking is difficult - there is no access to this apartment by car at certain times of day (pedestrian only). We managed to find street parking fairly nearby but it was not easy. In high season, I expect it would be quite difficult. This is no reflection on the apartment or owner, it simply is what it is.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"Typical fisherman''s cot...

  • 5 of 5

"Typical fisherman''s cottage renovated to modern standards. Simply the best location but best to travel light! Be clear about parking before you arrive by car."

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"The appartment was perfe...

  • 5 of 5

"The appartment was perfectly located, right on the beach. It is a good size for a young family. The road can be a bit noisy first thing, but just added to the authenticity of the area. The apartment had everything needed for a comfortable stay, including a washing machine which came in very handy. The only thing to note is that there are very steep steps to the gain entry so not recommended for people who have mobility issues. There is free parking at the end of the road but need to be lucky (which we were several times) to get a space. It was the perfect stay."

  • Submitted: May 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"The appartment is very n...

  • 5 of 5

"The appartment is very nice with excellent location. The owner is extremely helpful and we had a wonderful stay in beautiful Cefalu. The ony thing that should be noted is that the bedroom in the appartment is located towards the street. This means that street noise can be disturbing sometimes."

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"L’appartement est joli e...

  • 5 of 5

"L’appartement est joli et très confortable. Il est situé dans le centre historique de Cefalù et bénéficie d’une belle vue sur le petit quai et la mer. Il est très propre, bien équipé et convient parfaitement à deux adultes. La cuisine et la salle de bain sont petites mais quand même très fonctionnelles. La chambre est grande et confortable. La propriétaire, Irene, est très gentille. Par contre, c’est Sarah, sa cousine, qui nous a accueilli. Son accueil a été correct. Il y a une petite précaution à prendre si vous utilisez la climatisation : il faut vider régulièrement l''eau dans le bidon situé sur le balcon avant. En bref, nous avons aimé l’appartement et nous avons bien apprécié notre séjour à Cefalù. C’est un endroit magnifique. Merci encore à Irene."

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"E'' stato veramente grad...

  • 5 of 5

"E'' stato veramente gradevole, tutto perfetto, da rifare."

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Motorway Messina - Palermo. Exit: Cefalù

(Text automatically translated) By car you can reach the "Beach Caldura", located about 20 minutes walk from the historic center. It 'a lovely pebble beach lapped by the beautiful turquoise sea, clear and transparent, from which emerge very suggestive of brown rocks from which you can also dive. The beach is fringed by green trees and extremities is bordered by jagged high cliffs and picturesque dark. To reach the beach you cross the harbor, follow the signs for the Hotel Kalura - Hotel Coves, coming to a path with stairs, located between the Hotel and the Residence Kalura Coast Houses, which leads to the beach. If you are in your car, you have to follow the signs to the Hotel Kalura. A trip pretty, but to do early in the morning (7.00) is that the Fortress of Diana, can only be accessed on foot from the Roger, you can get on top of the mountain overlooking Cefalù and from there to admire the breathtaking views.All 'Company Autonomous stay and sightseeing you can ask for the brochure that tell the history and beliefs related to the fortress itself. You can also inquire about the "Puppet Theatre" by Mimmo Cuticchios, the oldest and only now, "puppeteer" Sicilian.As far as restaurants, a good restaurant is right near home "Old Navy", in general, however, all of the restaurants in the area have a kitchen and a good standard of service, including the pizzerias / restaurant is one of the prettiest "The port ", are very nice and have a good service," Drunk Rock "has a beautiful terrace overlooking the sea,

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $47.06
Pet Fee $47.06

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Owner'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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