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Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch

Unwind in huge seafront villa in Portopalo at 500 meters from sandy beaches

12 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Pachino Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

waterfront, 400 m2, sea view, high ceilings, Marzamemi, Portopalo, sandy beaches

Villa Torrefano is a catch. Stunning cliff-top location, aristocratic charm, huge indoor and outdoor spaces and a small price. Perfect for groups of friends and families who will enjoy every day a fabulous view over the Ionian Sea and the island “Capo Passero”, the most southern point of Italy.

6 bedrooms with high ceiling and all with a window and/or with a door that opens onto the terrace.

3 bathrooms, all renewed in December 2007.

A spacious kitchen with oven and dishwasher.

Plenty of space where to eat together and make yourself feel at home.

You will relax while in Villa Torrefano (we can even contact a cook who can prepare a dinner for you) and get excited by its surrounding. Two white sandy beaches distance only a couple of hundred meters. In the nearby fisherman’s village of Marzamemi you can have a taste of the Sicilian nightlife, during high season, or more simply a good bite in one of its restaurants and pizzerias. Do not forget to shop for delicious local products such as locally caught and processed tuna and swordfish! Are you into nature and nice walks? You will love the natural reserve of ‘Vendicari’ just 2 km away. Here you’ll find a remarkable variety of Mediterranean flora and fauna, exotic beaches and Byzantine ruins. Do you prefer cities and admiring their architectures? The baroque towns of Syracuse, Noto and Ragusa Ibla, all UNESCO World Heritage and within an easy drive, will take your breath away.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts (Property Manager)
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch

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 on 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 quickly reply in the language you feel more comfortable with. We provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We advise you as much as we can about about travel info, transfers and car rental. Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Once in the house you can always count on our reliable keyholders. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is often possible. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs.”

Reviews

4.5
based on 12 traveler reviews

Unwind in huge seafront villa in Portopalo at 500 meters from sandy beaches
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews
Nederland
5

Een zeer boeiende oude villa

  • 5 of 5

Na even wennen was het een boeiend verblijf met fantastische uitzichten en zeer nabij het stadje met alle voorzieningen, een leuk zandstrandje en een aantal prachtige steden. Voor 4 personen bijna te groot. Zeer geschikt voor grote gezelschappen.

Vele karaktervolle elementen in deze villa gaven het geheel een bijzondere sfeer.

In de vakantieverhalen zal deze locatie zeker een onderwerp zijn.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
5

This villa is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the villa in July 2010, two families of 4 people each, one family from Canada, the other from Czech Republic. The villa is so spacious, one more family would fit in easily. The villa itself is absolutelly amazing, feels so magical! The porch seating area is so pleasant and the view is to kill for, it was hard to go to sleep, it was so relaxing. We walked to Portopalo for dinner several times, it was a short walk. We loved the place, the music, the food, very relaxing. We drove to Marzamemi several times, such a beautifull place, loved every moment, the restaurants, the shops, the walks. We made a day trip to Syracuse, wow, one of the most beautifull places I have ever visited. We do travel a lot, we have visited many places, this villa and this area is one of the best, unspoiled, relaxing, amazing.This villa exceeded our expectations!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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London
5

Absolutely stunning location

  • 5 of 5

The Villa Torrefano is in an absolutely amazing clifftop position overlooking the sea with views towards a fort-topped island. The house itself is very spacious and has a large terrace. The caretaker was very helpful. The only small complaint we had was that, for a villa sleeping so many, it was a little lacking in kitchen equipment. Everything else was fantastic though!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon USA
5

Villa Torrefano

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Villa Torrefano was by far the highlight of our two week family vacation in Italy. There was more than enough space for all eight of us in the enormous rooms with 15+ foot ceilings and lovely tiled floors. My room opened up onto a veranda overlooking the lovely jewel-toned sea. The key holders were charming and extremely helpful. The many nearby towns and cities makes Portopalo the perfect serene base camp from which to take day trips. The only problem was that we didn't know beforehand that we should have planned to stay longer. We will certainly try to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Utrecht, Nederland
5

Historie en zee om je heen!

  • 5 of 5

Een heel bijzondere ervaring om deze 19e eeuwse, adellijke villa met meer dan 180 graden azuren zee om je heen te mogen bewonen. Schitterend terras en uitzicht. Een fantastisch vakantieadres ook voor grotere groepen. Het nabijgelegen stadje Marzamemi begint de allure van St. Tropez te krijgen; gezellig, met een filmisch centraal pleintje, en goede (vis)restaurants. Uitstekende strandvoorzieningen in de nabijheid. Het zeer bezienswaardige barokke Noto ligt op een half uur rijden.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Excellent séjour famille/copains

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons craqué sur la photo de la vue depuis la terrasse et nous n'avons pas été déçus !

Tout d'abord l'accueil : un gardien habite en dessous de la villa. Très chaleureux et accueillant, il à répondu à toutes nos demandes sur l'environnement et la villa. Au quotidien, il est resté très discret et respectueux de notre tranquillité.

La villa : superbe batisse avec salon énorme (plus de 100m² sans doute), une immense cuisine, 6 chambres et 3 salles de bains... et surtout une terrasse qui à elle seule justifie la location. Très grande également, vue sur mer à 180°. Pas de bruit de la route en contrebas, bref elle nous a plusieurs fois empéché de repartir boire un verre le soir dans les villages alentours...

La villa est correctement équipée, mais il faut avoir conscience qu'elle est vieille et vraiment défraichie.

Attention l'eau du robinet nous a été déconseillée comme eau potable.

A proximité

deux villages Portopalo et Marzamemi avec port, restos et plages. Voiture obligatoire.

Il y aussi l'ancienne tonnerie à l'abandon au pied de la villa. C'est finalement le plus sympa, car outre l'aspect très original du site, avec de bonnes chaussures il était très agréable de descendre y piquer une tête.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Catania, Fontanarossa Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Marzamemi
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Catania (ferry from Napels)
Nearest Golf
160 Kilometres
Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Pachino
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Noto
Nearest Restaurant
900 Metres
Portopalo di Capo Passero
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Etna, Rifugio Sapienza
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: necessary

At the south-eastern tip of Sicily, you find a fishing village called Portopalo. Taking the road from Marzamemi to Portopalo, but turning off before an impressive castle on the sea, one can turn left and visit the old Tonnara, a scenic and extraordinary sight. 4 km away from Marzamemi, an ancient and very picturesque fishing village with a small port and vividly painted boats. The tradition of all things marine is still very much alive in Marzamemi today. Only recently has it become a popular destination for Italians who enjoy the combination of the area’s natural beaches and the vibrancy of an authentic coastal village that boasts many restaurants, pizzerias and shops selling delicious local produce such as locally caught and processed tuna and swordfish or the famous cherry tomatoes from nearby Pachino. San Lorenzo, 2 km up north, marks the beginning of one of the most beautiful stretches of the Sicilian coast: the shore is characterised by golden sand beaches and turquoise seas.

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Rates & Availability

Pachino Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Special offer!
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,561
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $33 per night, per additional guest
 
Stunt
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$279
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest
 
Sunny Winter 2016
Oct 29 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,394
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,338
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,617
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,338
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,561
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,119
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,565
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,111
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,565
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,784
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,617
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,338
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2017
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,561
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Price includes: change bed ware & towels for all guests, final cleaning + gas, water & electricity.
The villa has 14 regular sleeps. Two beds can be added for an extra of 100 euro per bed per week.

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Amenities

Pachino Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Inside, the villa has been renovated totally, including the bathrooms, in December 2007.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , sea view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , sea view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , sea view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , sea view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • It is possible to add two extra beds (or childbeds). With the 2 extra beds we have 16 sleeps + two cots available. 4 bedrooms have sea view. All rooms have windows and/or doors with acces to the terrace.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 20 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • 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
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The house is situated on a steep cliff, pay attention to children.

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