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Elegant villa with swimming pool close to beautiful historical and natural beauties

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, poll with jacuzzi, free WiFi, private parking

The Design and refinement marry the love for tradition and for nature creating a perfect union: the dwelling "A Turri". Located about 700 meters far from the sea, reachable in 5 minutes walking, and in a very quiet residential area, where you can enjoy the coolness of a beautiful and pinewood part of the property, this beautiful villa was born as holiday home designed for those who want to enjoy all that the Sicilian territory without giving up all the comforts that can offer a five stars holiday, so that the experience lived here stays well engraved in memory and soul.

The dwelling A Turri warmly welcomes its guests in a magnificent outdoor space realized with attention to every detail: pool of 12 by 5 meters with Jacuzzi, sun beds and parasols; fountain with sensors, hammock, relaxing covered bed, private parking, large veranda with barbecue, summer kitchen finished with the famous ceramics of Sciacca, dining area and lounge area to spend different times of the day in harmony with nature.

The villa consists of 4 bedrooms, one of which is located upstairs, with bathroom and terrace that overlooks the pool and the beautiful countryside of Ribera.

On the ground floor there are the other 3 bedrooms and three bathrooms (two ensuite) all with shower and equipped with high quality linens; the large, bright living room with large flat-screen TV and comfortable kitchen equipped with everything you need.

The villa offers guests the maximum comfort: air conditioned rooms, mosquito nets, free WiFi, security system.

The dwelling A’ Turri is the perfect compromise for those who choose to spend a holiday made of relaxation, comfort and sea without renouncing to enjoy the natural and historical beauty of the surrounding area, from the Scala dei Turchi to the Valley of the Temples . Moreover, golf and spa lovers will find, few chilometres away, the famous Rocco Forte Verdura Resort.

More Details

Property Manager
Francesco Paolo Di Lorenzo
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

Amenities

Seccagrande Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Piscina disponibile dal 14/04 al 27/10 Pool available from 14/04 to 27/10 Piscine disponible du 14/04 au 27/10
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , hair dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • mosquito nets at the windows
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Air conditioning, cot on demand
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Air conditioning
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Air conditioning
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Air conditioning
  • two of the double bedrooms can accommodate a single bed each on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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Elegant villa with swimming pool close to beautiful historical and natural beauties
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Even more spacious than the photos suggest. Pool is long enough to swim in with plenty of space around it to sit in the sun on the loungers, the chairs and table, or the hammock. Lots of covered space for shade / in the evening with several tables and chairs, the largest of which sits 8 for a meal.

Galley kitchen is well suited for holiday meals. Inside lounge is comfortable if you've had enough of being outside.

Everything immaculately clean.

Food and wine there on arrival was a nice touch.

Owner was very helpful in providing advice on things to do.

If we go back to Sicily we'll definitely go back here.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday - Thank you so much

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the villa and were stunned by its beauty and the peaceful surroundings. Our gracious hosts met us and showed us around with instructions on how to use the kitchen gadgets. We were delighted with the villa, which is much nicer and more luxurious than the pictures show. Four large bedrooms housed our family incredibly well along with the inclusion of cot and high chair for our granddaughter.

The garden is gorgeous with lemon, lime, fig and olive trees and it was a joy to watch the swallows swooping and coming down to the pool in the evenings for a drink. Dragon flies and damson flies were abundant and beautiful and certainly no bother - it was lovely to watch them.

Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts and they certainly went above and beyond to ensure our stay was enjoyable and that we lacked for nothing.

I would highly recommend this beautiful villa and we would love to return one day.

Thank you to our hosts - we are very grateful for all your assistance.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Una Villa meravigliosa

  • 5 of 5

Una Villa con il colore del sole. Pulita, comodo con una piscina stupenda. Gli dettagli sono fatti con gli occhi di una artista. La Villa è molto moderna che anche mantiene il cuore Siciliano.Siamo stati sei adulti per otto notte. Io sono viaggiato molte volte in Italia e anche la bella Sicilia. Questa casa è stata la più bella. Devo dire al Gaspare e la sua mamma Maria una grazie grande fra noi e sperò di ritornare. A dopo. Arrivederci Nicola (Nick) e compagni.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved our stay in the Seccagrande villa. The property is as beautiful as the photos show and in pristine condition. The house was very well equipped and the accommodations were excellent for our large group (six adults). Our hosts were extremely helpful, responsive and gracious-- they were very welcoming and made our stay even more special.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful in every detail. in fact the photos don't do it justice, the surrounding gardens, the lovely architectural features and the attention to detail make this a high end piece of heaven.

The wonderful welcome on arrival from owners and gifts of baskets with local produce, makes you feel truly welcome. the tasteful décor has been well thought out and has everything you could need. We planned to use this as a base for exploring and found we just didn't want to leave, a truly wonderful relaxing place to stay. already planning to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Top Quality Villa

  • 5 of 5

This house is presented and managed to the highest standards. Probably the best I have rented over 25 years. The owners went out of their way to welcome and support our visit, attentive, responsive and friendly. The pool is large, the gardens immaculate and the rooms air conditioned and beautifully furnished.

The location is private and you will need a car. It's close to the archaeological sites of Selinunte, Agrigento and Eraclea Minoa and great beaches along the coast. Easy access to Ribera & Sciacca for shops / restautants & inland for the rugged Scicilian countryside. Highly recommended and my thanks to La Famiglia Noto.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Trapani -Birgi
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
many
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Porto Empedocle
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Rocco Forte Verdura Resort
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Agrigento
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A29 Palermo-Mazara del Vallo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Trocadero
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Seccagrande - Corvo
Car: necessary

The villa is located in Ribera, a nice village which rises on a wide hill nearby Agrigento and famous for its international oranges production, so that it is known as “City of oranges” all over Europe.

Ribera is surrounded by gorgeous, uncontaminated and also unknown beach places; their long, white, sandy beaches will take your breath away! Some of them are natural reserves thanks to their beauty and their wildlife conservation.

One of the most beautiful is “Foce del Fiume Platani”, a protected area between Borgo Bonsignore and Capo Bianco, whose calcareous cliffs rise up marking the landscape incomparably. This area is characterized by sandy dunes, mouth zones, hill landscapes and Mediterranean wood that blend harmoniously each other.

“Torre Salsa” is another natural masterpiece, located between Siculiana Marina and Eraclea Minoa. Its peculiarity are the chalk and clay cliffs and the very bright sea, whose bottom is marked by a rich blooming flora and fauna. The six kilometers of wild nature encompass jagged shores, golden and secluded beaches, sandy dunes and uncontaminated paths which will fascinate sea and nature lovers. Furthermore you can admire the old famous sighting tower that dominates the top of a little promontory in the very centre of this oasis.

What you mustn’t miss is “Scala dei Turchi”, a singular white cliff made by limestone and clay which rises along the coast of Realmonte and overlooks a crystalline sea. Its name comes from the Turkish invasions. According to an old legend, the Saracens got there from the sea and climbed the cliff until the top; once there, they attacked the local people. It has became a tourist attraction for its particular color and shape; wind and rain have modeled it throughout the time, creating a huge natural staircase whose lines are rounded and irregular. Its white rocks look brighter thanks to the sun light and the water is incredibly clear.. it’s a paradise!

THE VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES - AGRIGENTO

The Valley of the Temples is one of the most suggestive attraction of Sicily. It rises in the southern part of the old city and is considered the biggest archaeological park in the world. Among a blooming almond trees countryside, the wonderful ruins of the temples, whose architectural majesty is still intact, will fascinate you.

This archaeological marvel consists of eight temples built in the 5th century BC: the Temple of Hera, the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Heracles, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Temple of Castor and Pollux, the Temple of Hephaestos, the Temple of Demeter, and the Temple of Asclepius (the God of Medicine). The last one is situated on the banks of the Akragas river, all the others are in the same area on a rocky scarp in the southern modern Agrigento.

The Valley of the Temples is the most sublime evidence of the Greek civilization in Sicily until today and it has been an Unesco world heritage site since 1998.

Dwelling A' Turri will offer you this and a lot more. You will experience the emotion of a special vacation combing the typical rustic quietness, magic landscapes, sea and natural paradises but also marvelous cultural routes.

SCIACCA – BATHS AND CARNIVAL

Sciacca rises on a famous archaeological place between Selinunte and Agrigento; it is the oldest baths resort of Sicily and one of the biggest town in the south-eastern coast. It is a tourist destination not only for its gorgeous coasts, but also for its Baths and its famous Carnival.

The spa resorts of Sciacca have been famous since antiquity. All its people know the legend telling that Daedalus, expert in labyrinths, was able to channel the hot vapors coming from the fissures of the rock and use them for baths. Very famous are the natural steam caves of St. Calogero, its healthiness attracts not only baths followers but also people who suffer from osteoarthritis and respiratory disease.

One of the most beautiful and oldest carnival in Sicily and Italy takes places in Sciacca; there are six days of celebration with featuring impressive allegorical parades. The atmosphere is full of color, pure fun and cheerfulness, everyone takes part in celebrations.

By tradition, Peppe Nappa, the mask symbol of Sciacca Carnival, opens the celebrations by giving out sweets, sausages and wine to everybody and closes them with its stake.

Sciacca boasts a substantial production of grapes, cereals, olives, and citrus fruits. The town also has conspicuous fishing resources. The handicraft activity is especially characterized by the production of artistic ceramics and wooden objects.

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $353.36

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.