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Mint ancient center Sicily

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Ancient Mint typical old house with nature swimming pool

Beautiful house in the country situated in Pietraperzia in the province of Enna in a beautiful location in the heart of Sicily with views of the medieval castle. Finely restored with taste and in typical Sicilian style. Ideal for a peaceful holiday. It can accommodate up to seven people. Guests have two double bedrooms and a third bedroom in a loft (in you can add a single bed), a sitting room, a living room, dining room, kitchen, library and two bathrooms all furnished with antiques carefully to detail (total 240 sqm) The cottage and 'furnished and tastefully decorated in typical Sicilian style. Completely restored following a logic the most appropriate possible to its history. Ideal for those who want a holiday of rest and relaxation surrounded by ancient olive trees, carob and citrus. Inside are old terracotta floors and features ceiling with wooden beams. The outdoor area is a real 10. 000 square meters. which it includes in its interior a bio swimming pool with deck chairs and various seating areas in the garden with the arrangement of sofas, armchairs, tables and chairs for a sweet life. . You can enjoy a garden with attention to detail and a pleasant natural swimming pool.

We are in a strategic area of ​​Sicily, 3 km. is Pietraperzia with old ruin of Castle Barresi - Branciforte, with a beautiful old town, with palaces and numerous churches, 21 km away. Mazarin is located with its Roman Byzantine Castle with one of the most beautiful old towns and interesting of Sicily (called small Noto) 5 km. it is the nature reserve Monte Capodarso and Southern Imera Valley, just 26 km away is Piazza Armerina - Villa Romana del Casale and that 'the greatest archaeological discovery of Roman Sicily, since 1997 is recognized by UNESCO, 26 km is the Greek city of Morgantina IV century BC with one of the largest theaters that could accommodate five thousand spectators, to 114 km away Cefalu picturesque fishing town, 65 km away is the town of ceramics Caltagirone, with a famous staircase of Sicily with majolica, 34 km away. Enna is called the belvedere of Sicily, boast remarkable medieval and Baroque monuments, 41 km away. Calascibetta is a typical medieval style, its origins are linked to Ruggero. The Byzantine village is a settlement from the Byzantine Roman period of the sixth century is the heritage of early Christianity, 77 km. is Sperlinga - Castle with defensive ability is a rare example of rock Castle with unique characteristics in the world, Borgo rock with houses in the rock, there are about fifty caves inhabited by the poorest households until 1960, to 74 km is Agrigento - Valley of the temples is an archaeological area of ​​Sicily characterized by the exceptional state of preservation, and a series of important Doric temples. Located 84 km. It is the scale of the Turks is a cliff that rises above the white sea. A 97 km. It is Torre Salsa nature reserve with one of the most beautiful beaches of Sicily. A Manfria the nearest beach only 45 minutes drive away. A90 km. Catania is located at 115 and is the capital of Sicily - Palermo.

What do you find in the house:


The property is all fenced and is accessed by an automatic gate, has ample parking inside the property, the villa is suitable for families with children. On request it is possible to insert a cot. The owners will establish with you the times for all daily maintenance regarding the bio swimming pool and water management of the lawn, changing towels and bed linen.

More Details

Member since: 2017
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Speaks: english, italian, polish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Pietraperzia Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    - 2 double , 1 baby crib
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • hunting
  • tennis
All other services are extra payments according propia specific request.


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Mint ancient center Sicily
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Perfect Sicilian villa

  • 5 of 5

A delightful Sicilian experience at this authentically restored, stylish villa. A 300 year old building set in impressive private garden and olive grove. Our party of 5 stayed for 4 nights in May 2017, and loved it. Olga and Carmello, our generous hosts, were hospitable and efficient and we would recommend them to guests seeking a genuine taste of Sicily.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Siete entrati da Clienti è siete usciti da AMICI....GRAZIE a presto!
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Characterful home stay in central Sicily

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful house and host in central Sicily. A little ramshackle in places but honestly presented in the description and photographs. A beautiful place, inside and out, to spend some time in the Sicilian countryside. But remember to bring plenty of mosquito protections.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, beautifully renovated and huge old home- you won’t be disappointed.

  • 5 of 5

O goodness, how glad you are going to be to have stumbled across this gem of a house, it is simply wonderful, and it’s owners kind, caring and available to offer any help you could ever ask for. Photos almost do it justice, but the house is bigger than it appears online, and the reality of the home easily measures up to the fabulous pictures. We have travelled Italy extensively and here on our first trip to Sicily we thought we would escape to the countryside and simply live. The house is perfect for this, extraordinarily renovated, a genuinely artistic and cleverly thought out home with room galore and beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces. And so much space, this place is hugely well appointed, a huge living room with vaulted ceiling, a lovely indoor dining area for 8-10, and several outdoor seating areas to follow the sun as it wings it’s afternoon journey around the garden before falling every night into a spectacular deep red sunset. And very well located for a number of Sicily’s most alluring historical sights. We stayed as a couple, just the two of us and we were spoiled for space. A brief chat with the owners revealed that this house has more to it than meets the eye. It has been the location for a movie, and has been used in professional photoshoots, and is sometimes used as a wedding reception venue, it’s photos easily found on it’s Facebook page should you need any further convincing

So disappointing then to read the former review on Google of the property just before we arrived. Having stayed at the house just a day after this negative reviewer left, we would like to unequivocally denounce their review as utter, complete crap. Please ignore it and the idiotic perspective which made these comments. This house deserves the unanimous 5 star review which previously existed. This is an old house, with old things, steeped in antiquity and yet with every modern amenity. It is not a Disneyland pastiche or a Hilton Hotel. This is Sicily, it is Europe, it’s full of wonderful old and glorious things of which this is one beautiful example. If you don’t like this type of thing I hear Florida for example is nice, shiny, new and sunny; if you do like this kind of beautifully renovated real seventeenth century country house in it’s wonderful ancient fruit tree laden gardens, and you appreciate real class, culture and the peace of centuries then come here- you’ll absolutely love it

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What amazing place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here while on our honeymoon. Pictures do this Eden no justice. My wife and I were blown away by the tranquility and decor. The owners Olga and Carmelo where extremely hospitable and a pleasure. We will definitely be back!! I give this sanctuary my highest recommendation, you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal place for vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is great place!

When you are thinking about historical, beautiful villa in Sicily - it`s exactly what you could imagine. This is lovely house with cosy, historical interiors. Here you can feel, that you are part of this story, because it`s not a artificial interiors - it`s really living interiors!

Here you can find so many nice historical or cute elements, then you can imagine.

But this not only about the past - the house is well equipped with modern technics!

The house is delight!

But this accommodation is great not only, because of the house...

There is also very wonderful garden, where you can walk for a long time and discover different nice areas... And from the garden you will have nice view on the valley and Petraperzia. Additional benefit is natural swimming pool, where you can cool down during hot summer days!

But one of the highlights of the property - are the owners!

We stayed many times in different houses over whole Europe, but here was the best service ever! It was even impossible to imagine, that in the renting house can be such a great service!

We would like to return to this house one more time!

I can fully recommend it for anyone!

Thank you very much Olga, Cormelo and Hugo :)

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Maison très agréable avec beaucoup de charme

  • 5 of 5

Très belle maison, spacieuse et confortable. On apprécie la piscine naturelle avec la chaleur et le jardin plein de charme. Très bon accueil.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vi aspettiamo presto.
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Oasi di Caulonia
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Palermo- Catania A19
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Ristorante pizzeria
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $307.65

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.