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Terrazza Barocca

Townhouse -
2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Modica, Province of Ragusa, Sicily
Ideal for two couples, or a couple with adult offspring, with additional space for two more guests: a light-filled town house with its own independent guests' apartment in the fashionable Cartellone district of the Unesco preserved baroque town of MODICA, southeast Sicily, about 12 km (7 miles) from the coast and close to many archaeological and historic sites. It's located in the pedestrian area of the city centre, so it's very quiet, yet only a stone's throw from the main central street with shops and bars.
The two dwellings are linked by a 30 m2 terrace with a magnificent view of the historic centre.
The main house (stone wall) is on three levels: ground floor, study with a sofa bed, and unique cave bathroom. The intermediate level consists of a bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and hardwood floor. A beautifully designed...
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Listing #HL324841
About the Owner
Vittorio S
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

A brilliant property in the heart of Modica. The house is extremely well equipped and has a fantastic terrace overlooking San Pietro church with lovely views of lower Modica. The town is a great base for exploring south east Sicily and is a short drive...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank BrianFoodWine
Vittorio S, VR Owner at Terrazza Barocca, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Dear Brian and Orla, Thanks so much for your nice words. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in Terrazza Barocca. It is always our goal that our guests spend a great time in Modica and when they are leaving they return home...More

Reviewed June 2, 2018

We spent a week here and enjoyed apartment living. The apartment is right in the middle of things, the views are wonderful, and Its a neat little place with loads of history (be sure to look through the scrapbook of how it came to be)....More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank ellen5181
Vittorio S, VR Owner at Terrazza Barocca, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Dear guest, thanks a lot for the useful recommendations, for us its very important to know where we can do it better. We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay in Terrazza Barocca. Kind regards Fabio and Vittorio

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We enjoyed our stay at "Terrazza Barocca" from the first moment on. It started with a very warm welcome and useful information about the house which is really only a few steps away from the historic center of Modica. A lot of space and separate...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Daniel L
Vittorio S, VR Owner at Terrazza Barocca, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

It has been a pleasure to have Daniel to stay. I hope they decide to come back again some time. I am happy to recommend to other hosts. Kind regards

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: C$93 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The climate in this area is mild and sunny from late April through to late May, then lovely and hot through to the end of September, and warm throughout October. This accounts for the profusion of fruit trees and vegetables in the surrounding countryside, as well as the rich pastureland for the cows whose milk goes into some delectable local cheeses. Another pride of the area is chocolate, which was introduced to Modica under the Spanish domination of Sicily in the 16th century, and still has a number of features in common with the original product discovered by the Spanish in Mexico. Wine lovers will also be happy to discover a wide range of Sicilian wines, some of them rich and fruity, other lighter and more elegant, like the Cerasuolo di Vittoria red, made in this area, that pairs very... more
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How to get there
Airport: Catania Airport (CTA) / Comiso Airport (CIY): 40.0 km
Railway: Modica: 1.0 km
Ferry: Catania: 120.0 km
There are several daily bus connections directly from Catania Airport to Modica. So if you don't want to rent a car at Catania Airport, you can easily get to Modica by bus, then hire a car locally for the days you want it. There is also a railway station in Modica, with a VERY slow train to Siracusa. Otherwise the local bus service is pretty good, and reliable. There are several daily bus connections with Palermo too, which is about 4 hours away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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