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Amazing Countryside House / Villa - Melilli (SYRACUSE)

Bedrooms 3
Space 110 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

If you are naturalist and wish to re-conciliate with yourselves, you surely will find comfortable our farmhouse. The villa is inside a large estate located near to Climiti Mounts, part of Ibleo plateau. Landscape is typical of Iblei mounts, characterized by white stones and distinctive stonewalls. Logistically speaking the estate is easily reachable and well disposed to explore all oriental part of Sicily. Famous archeological site of Pantalica is few step away (5 min), Siracusa (Syracuse) is some steps over (10 min). The proximity of highway let you reach easily all principal towns and tourist centers such as Brucoli, Noto, Pachino, Ragusa, Modica, Catania, Taormina, Agrigento, etc. Catania airport is 35 minutes away. The villa is composed by a large master bedroom and two other rooms that can be configured with double or single beds. There is also a living room and a kitchen/lunching room.

The estate of S.Catrini is a traditional Sicilian farm owned by our family since 5 generations. The farm produces organic and aop extra-virgin olive oil, almonds and carobs. Picking periods are august for carobs and almonds, october approx for olives.

You will have all our support and assistance to spend beautiful holidays.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks english, spanish, italian
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
29 July, 2017

About Giovanni

Fifth generation owner of S. Catrini estate, I grow up here and I love this place. Hope to share this with you.

Giovanni purchased this farmhouse in 1812

What makes this farmhouse unique

The cheateu is a traditional sicilian farmhouse restored in 2014. It is inside our 85 hectares estate. Silence, quiteness, slow flow of time, nature, peace, away from the chaos of the city but also well positioned and close enought to the highway to easily reach every town. If you are looking for that you find the right place.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Melilli, Italy

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Computer Available
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed , Can be configured with 1 double bed or two single beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , Available optional baby small bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Porch Furniture
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • caving


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Amazing Countryside House / Villa - Melilli (SYRACUSE)
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 19 reviews

lovely house in the country

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at this lovely country house which is set in beautiful countryside. The garden and patio area are great for dining outside. The host wa very helpful with ideas of places to visit and there was a store cupboard of essentials we could use which was really handy.

We visited many lovely places in the local area and enjoyed the local speciality pizoli (not sure on spelling) a kind of double pizza yum.

  • Review Submitted: 12/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Wij zijn van 28 aug tot 11 sept 2017 hier geweest en hebben het hier heerlijk gehad .

Bij aankomst stond onze gastheer Giovanni al buiten om ons te verwelkomen en het huis met enorme tuin rond te leiden , Het huis heeft vele zitjes zodat je als het erg warm is uit de zon kan zitten .Hij heeft ons ook vele plaatsjes en strandjes aangereikt waar we zeker gebruik van hebben gemaakt .Wij vonden de plek voor ons te afgelegen ,hoewel de de omgeving en opkomende zon prachtig is ,een auto moet je dan ook zeker hebben .Als je naar dit deel van Sicilië gaat moet je zeker Noto, Modica, Catania,Siracusa,Toarmina en natuurlijk de Etna bezoeken .Wat wij erg fijn vonden was omdat onze vlucht in de avond was wij in het huis konden blijven tot het tijd was om te vetrekken.

Als je van rust,ruimte ,geen massa toerisme en lekker tussen de sicilianen wil vertoeven , moet je het zeker doen !

  • Review Submitted: 14/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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grande maison, au calme

  • 4 of 5

Grande maison, au calme (malgré le ronronnement tres distant de la rafinerie à plusieurs kilometres) et accueil tres sympathique. Tres bien placée pour visiter syyracuse, et les environs.

  • Review Submitted: 11/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Casa rural

  • 4 of 5

Giovanni ha sido un anfitrion muy amable y atento. La casa correcta y bien ubicada para conocer la parte oriental de Sicilia. La única pega -aunque por lo visto es común en Sicilia- es que para depositar la basura tienes que llevarla en el coche a unos seis kilómetros, a la entrada de Melilli, donde encontrarás los contenedores de basura más cercanos. El camino de acceso, desde la carretera, es algo complicado para coches con poca altura en los bajos.

  • Review Submitted: 14/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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A calm and relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a nice week at Giovanni's wonderful house that is situated between olive groves and almond trees. It is a very remote location, so perfect for anyone who wants to be undisturbed and in nature. The magnificent garden and olive trees field are a perfect path for long walks in the quiet, and you can discover on precious little fossiles on stones that are left from ancient times. It was wonderful to have the breakfast in the morning on the terrace and to use the open fireplace in the evenings. We spent our week there in February so the open fireplace gives the house a nice warmth.

If you are a friend of animals this is your place, the cats are adorable and you have regular visits of horses in the garden, company of dogs, etc.

Its location is very convenient, because you can reach the highway taking you to Syracuse and Catania very easily.

For any problems Giovanni and his family are very careful and present. The olive oil produced by Giovanni is excellent, and the house is already filled with food in case you arrive late and need to rest before the first shopping time. The beds are comfortable, and plenty of blankets, pillows, towels are provided.

A car is absolutely necessary if you want to enjoy all the hiking possibilities in the surroundings and visit especially the South-East of Sicily.

We can highly recommend this place if you want to discover South-East Sicily.

  • Review Submitted: 29/02/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Toller Aufenthalt!

  • 4 of 5

Wir hatten eine wirkliche tolle Woche und haben alles so vorgefunden wir abgebildet, bzw es war sogar noch größer als wir dachten!

Das Grundstück ist sehr groß, man ist sehr für sich und kann die Natur genießen!

So ein freundlicher und bemühter Vermieter wie Giovanni ist uns bisher noch nicht begegnet, alleFragen und wünsche konnten wir an ihn richten und er ist so bemüht gewesen, das es einem schon unangenehm war! Ganz ganz großes Lob!

Wir haben uns auch wegen ihm sehr wohl gefühlt und würden es jeder Zeit weiter empfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: 23/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Catania Airport
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Kilometres
Catania-Siracusa highway
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Marina di Melilli
Car: necessary

Take the highway A-18 Catania-Siracusa. Exit at Sortino and follow signs to Sortino/Pantalica, after about 4 km turn on the left (direction Melilli) on Strada Provinciale 95. After 1km you reached the estate.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Melilli, Italy

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2017
16 Oct 2017 - 24 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning AU$53.79

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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