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Cottage house with a garden at the sea between Catania and Taormina

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This house is s little paradise corner made for a perfect vacation enjoying simple things
The main bedroom with a double bed
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Cottage
This is a one-storey house with direct access to the sea/ a volcanic beach (scogliera), located in the middle of the Ionian riviera - a prestigious part of the Sicilian coast in the middle between Catania and Taormina. The place is good for the lovers of nature, sea air, enjoying every moment in a calm and peaceful atmosphere! It is a house and not an apartment with all pros and cons of it. *In summer months (especially July and August) the neighbourhood becomes lively and many families come there with children. If you have children 2-12 y.o., it is an ideal place for them to make new friends and you will not be bothered about their leasure time - you can be sure your kid will speak Italian in a week's time! Everyone in the neighbourhood is very welcoming and children play safe altogeth...This is a one-storey house with direct access to the sea/ a volcanic beach (scogliera), located in the middle of the Ionian riviera - a prestigious part of the Sicilian coast in the middle between Catania and Taormina. The place is good for the lovers of nature, sea air, enjoying every moment in a calm and peaceful atmosphere! It is a house and not an apartment with all pros and cons of it. *In summer months (especially July and August) the neighbourhood becomes lively and many families come there with children. If you have children 2-12 y.o., it is an ideal place for them to make new friends and you will not be bothered about their leasure time - you can be sure your kid will speak Italian in a week's time! Everyone in the neighbourhood is very welcoming and children play safe altogether from morning till evening ________ The closest city is Acireale and the property is situated in between two smaller towns of S. Tecla and Stazzo. The house makes part of a condominium of 10-15 houses which enjoy the exclusive access to the sea/private vulcanic beach. In the area there are some good places to eat - in the nearby towns, which would require 3 min drive or 15 min walk. You will be completely independent in this house, we will give you the keys and you can contact us any time when needed. During your stay you will enjoy Sicily, sun and the sea. Etna, Taormina, Messina, Siracuse, Catania are all relatively close and can be reached by car in 20-60 minutes. We can advise tour guides, day trips, cooking classes. In most cases we can also organise the transfer to/from the airport for an additional payment. Please contact us for details. Arriving with public transport is difficult, we do not recommend counting on this option. ________ THINGS TO NOTE *We do recommend renting a car for the guests who would like to combine a relaxad vacation at the sea with active tours and exploring Sicily, as the closest transportation hub is a couple of kilometres away uphill, and few transportation option are available right next to the house. Having a car would be very useful for the trips. *The roads in Sicily in general and in particular in Santa Tecla and in the condominium are narrow and there are a lot of ups and downs/hills. We advise to book the smallest car possible for your amount of people and luggage as it will be very useful during your trip *If you do not have an idea of what 'scogliera' is, please check either the photos or google the images of it - it is not a sandy beach and the beach in a traditional way of thinking. The closest sandy beach is about 20 km away. *Both bedrooms are double rooms. There is an extra single bed in the living room in case two double beds are not enough. *The house is not a luxury destination, but it is equipped with everything basic and necessary for a comfortable vacation. If you have any special request or question - please check with us if we have it there. *We provide you with the bedsheets and towels. If you stay more than a week we also provide you with a change for the bed linen. We can organise a daily/weekly cleaning or towels/ bed linen change upon request for an additional charge. Alternatively, there is a washing machine that you can use. *We provide you with a portable modem and a sim-card for Internet which you can use during your stay, in the house as well as outside. The Internet provided is 100 MB per day only. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Oksana B
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2013
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

Wherever I go, I usually stay in an old cottage in countryside with no neighbours but of a good standard and efficient kitchen as I love to cook. This time because I had a night flight to Catania, I did not want to drive for...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Oksana_Barkhat, VR Owner at Cottage house with a garden at the sea between Catania and Taormina, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Hi Liz, thank you for your feedback and staying at our house. Your points and advice are well noted, and we're definitely working on them! Thanks again!

Reviewed October 9, 2016

Located in a private gated (VERY steep) road, DO NOT hire a car any bigger than a mini -the road is very narrow and one or two locals leave their (dented!) cars parked along the side all the time, and the sweep into the drive...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Reviewed August 29, 2015

Recently returned from 10 day stay in this property and would thoroughly recommend it as the sea access (not sandy beach but lava rocks) is 1 minute walk away perfect for snorkeling. The house is furnished with everything you need especially air conditioning in the...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Pickle261169
Reviewed September 16, 2014

I stayed at the property with my wife in August 2014. The house is on its own plot in a small enclave of properties. It is well furnished and quite spacious inside with just about anything you could want supplied - probably the best equipped...More

Date of stay: August 2014
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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Date of stay: June 2014
Oksana_2011, VR Owner at Cottage house with a garden at the sea between Catania and Taormina, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2014

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Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a week and were made very welcome by Oksana. The house had everything we needed and although the kitchen was rather small there was an outside kitchen which was useful. (The fridge/freezer would be better located elsewhere). There...More

Date of stay: June 2014
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Oksana_2011, VR Owner at Cottage house with a garden at the sea between Catania and Taormina, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2014

Alison, thanks very much. Glad you had a good time and enjoyed your vacation. You, your family and friends are always very welcome!

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 19, 2014

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Date of stay: May 2014
Reviewed October 6, 2013

It's a very lovely house, suitable for a company of friends. We came for a week this July, the house has a private access to the sea, and a private area for barbecues in the evening. The journey will be perfect if you have your...More

Date of stay: July 2013
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Odessa, Ukraine
Reviewed October 3, 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Oksana_2011, VR Owner at Cottage house with a garden at the sea between Catania and Taormina, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2013

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Reviewed August 21, 2016
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Date of stay: August 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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How to get there
Arriving to Catania Fontanarossa airport follow green signs to Autostrada, follow Tangenziale Ovest signs on the green background, then follow Messina direction and exit at Aci Reale. Following the street towards the sea from Autostrada you will get directly to the area. We will send to you a detailed description and address upon your booking request.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cottage house with a garden at the sea between Catania and Taormina

  • Cottage house with a garden at the sea between Catania and Taormina is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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