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Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts

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Rustic Cottages with shared pool scattered on a delightful estate in Mascalucia - 2-rooms cottage (35-40 m2)

3 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Mascalucia holiday cottage

peaceful paradise of plants with 8 scattered cottages and a pool

This property consists of 3 hectares, with botanical garden, vineyard and swimming pool and is located at Mascalucia on the southern slopes of Mount Etna. The owner transformed the property into a peaceful paradise, a park with the most beautiful Mediterranean plants and flowers. There are about 8 holiday homes of two kinds: large and small. Casetta Settanta and Casa Castagno are cottages suitable for a family of max 5 persons (including baby cot) and consist of 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, a living room with 2 single beds and a little kitchen. Mandorli, Orazio, Blu, Stalla, Cuoco and Palmento are perfect for a couple with a small child.

They consist of a bedroom, bathroom, a kitchenette apart and a terrace with outdoor furniture. There is no separate living room.

All the cottages are in the park and distances 50m from the swimming pool (open from 1 of April until 31 of October). These cottage have a terrace with outdoor furniture. You can opt to pay for breakfast and dinner, which are served on the terrace of the house where the owners live.

On the property you can also find a jeu-de-boules yard, a playground for your children and a botanical garden. Very close to the property you can find a pizzeria and the shopping streets of Mascalucia.

Exploring eastern Sicily: The accommodation is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily and the volcano Etna. It is just five kilometres from the highway 10 km from Catania and 15 km from Acireale (a pretty little city, built on a plateau of lava, that is known for its Baroque churches). Santa Maria la Scala and Santa Tecla are pleasant seaside villages near Acireale. Gardini Naxos, a seaside resort with beautiful sandy beaches distances 40 km. And a bit further we find Taormina ‘the pearl of the Mediterranean’ and the most exclusive seaside resort in Sicily. Its ancient Greek theatre is world famous for its extraordinary panoramic views. Syracuse and Noto are a 1 hour drive away.

More Details

Details for 2-rooms cottage (35-40 m2) 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

The 2-rooms cottages are suitable for a family of max 4 persons (plus cot) and consists of 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, a living room with 2 single beds (suitable for children that are not very tall, beds of 190 cm) and a little kitchenette. All cottages have a terrace with outdoor furniture.

Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • 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 in 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 provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We will advise you as much as we can about travel info, transfers and car rental.

Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is usually possible.

Reviews

4
based on 3 traveller reviews

2-rooms cottage (35-40 m2)
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Magnificent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful park with a fewcottages and central building where breakfast is served. The area is quiet and good to relax. Mascalucia is a suburb of Catania and located at the road to Etna. We found the good connection to many interesting places useful to start tours from here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

A good place to stay in summer time,

  • 3 of 5

We stayed in the end of october with my husband and my two sons (10 and 13)

Clean

Wonderful garden, quiet, the countryside in town ...

Good place for ETNA, not far from airport

Nice breakfast and dinners althought I found it expensive comparing with the price in the area

Almost no kitchen, just OK to have a drink. Only one bowl. Even difficult to make a proper breakfast, if you are four people staying.

The beds are really small for the children.

There is no heating/air-conditionning in the small room where the children sleep

Not enough hot water for four showers.

The pool seems great but is not usable at that time of the year

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

4/5

  • 4 of 5

Location agréable correspondant à la description. Accueil sympathique. Séjour agréable

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Catania Fontanarossa
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Catania (Ferry from Naples)
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nicolosi
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Gravina
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Mascalucia is an excellent base from which to explore the eastern part of Sicily. The villages of Etna, such as Trecastagni, Zafferana Etnea and Randazzo, are famous for their ancient lava flows, the architecture of their seventeenth century churches, their delicious local produce and the hospitality of the villagers. Situated 700 metres above sea level, they are a favourite retreat of the city dwellers who, in summer are in search of cool, fresh air, while in winter are in search of snow for skiing. Few people are aware that Etna is a popular location for skiers in winter. On some glorious days in winter, it’s even possible to ski the frozen slopes in the morning enjoying a wonderful panoramic view of the Mediterranean, and then, the same afternoon, go and sunbathe on the beaches below! The “Playa”, an endless sandy beach is found 15 km further, south of Catania. Charming fishing villages, such as Aci Trezza and Santa Maria La Scala (Acireale) are also near.

Other Activities: Excursion to volcano Mount Etna, the highest active volcano of Europe

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Mascalucia, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 2017
16 Nov 2016 - 14 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$142
A$836
 
 
Rate 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$170
A$1,020
 
 
Rate 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
A$142
A$836
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include use of air-conditioning, final cleaning, linen and towels, water, gas, electricity.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Mascalucia, Italy

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Rustic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • mini-fridge
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • The cottage is suitable for a family of max 5 persons (including cot) and consist of 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, a living room with 3 single beds and a little kitchen. The cottage has a terrace with outdoor furniture.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • deck chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
You can opt to pay for breakfast and dinner, which are served in the building or on the terrace where the owners of the cottage live. The host and his wife organize cooking courses and are glad to let you taste their homemade wine. On the property you can also find a jeu-de-boules yard, a playground for your children and a botanical garden. Very close to the property you can find a pizzeria and the shopping streets of Mascalucia. On the estate the following products are sold: DOC Etnean red wine, which is really a source of pride for the owners; marmalade made from biological citrus fruits; orange-blossom honey; extra-virgin olive oil with a refined and fruity taste; tomato puree and vegetables in oil.