Casa Asmara is located at the lower part of Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the main street running through Noto’s historic centre. The cathedral, main churches, theatre and museum are all within walking distance. Parking is possible in front of the apartment during non-working hours, however, there are numerous other free parking possibilities close by. A stroll through to the upper town via the many staircases offers a multitude of views over the rooftops of the town. There are a number of nice restaurants in the vicinity of Casa Asmara offering typical regional cuisine at a reasonable price. Of the many cafes in the town, Café Sicilia in the central pedestrian area is the most outstanding for its excellent range of Sicilian pastries, granita’s and jams. Two small grocery stores and an organic shop are located a couple of minutes walk from the apartment. Local wine is available straight from the barrel just a stone’s throw down the road. The newly refurbished apartment combines traditional and modern elements. It comprises a living room with integrated kitchen, one bathroom and two large bedrooms. The kitchen has an electric / gas oven, fridge and essential kitchen appliances allowing guests to fully self-cater. Both bedrooms and the main living room are equipped with modern air conditioner-heater units. The two generously sized bedrooms both have double beds with one of the rooms also having an in built single bed suitable for children. The bathroom is fully equipped with shower unit, bidet and other high quality fittings. The apartment is accessed via an inner courtyard and has its individual spacious roof terrace providing views over the old town. Its strategic location provides easy access to restaurants, cafes and places of interest while offering a quiet space for rest and relaxation. 10 minute drive away is the Vendicari Natural Reserve, with its protected coastline and its breathtaking views and paths, a heaven to nature lovers and birdwatchers, its archaeological marvels and its pure beauty are part of Sicily´s most treasured heritage.
In the same house the owners also have a second apartment which is newly renovated. Casa Ginestra is completely independent, with independent entrance and also with a wonderful terrace. Together, the two apartments are perfect for 6-9 people. Casa Ginestra is composed as follows. On the second floor is a bedroom with access to the terraces, on the first floor a living room with 2 additional sleeping possibilities (large bed sofa), a large living room and a bathroom.