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Prestigious Villa In Taormina With Private Pool And Garden

Beach villa with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and private pool in Chianchitta-Trappitello, Sicily

From £3,703 per week

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Villa to rent in Chianchitta-Trappitello, Sicily

Prestigious villa in Taormina with swimming pool and private garden. 4 bedrooms (3 available), 3 bathrooms, large lounge and dining room. A few minutes from the best places in Taormina area

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Near beach
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Parking

Villa overview - owner's description

Prestigious villa in Taormina with swimming pool and a private garden. Two floors, 4 bedrooms (3 available), 3 bathrooms, large living room with fireplace and dining room, kitchen that overlooks the pool, large garden (2,500 sq m). There is an outdoor shower with hot water. The bathrooms are located: 1 (with corner tube) on the ground floor, 2 (both with shower) on the first floor. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning and/or ceiling fan. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms (two with double bed and one with two single beds) and a living room equipped with desk and sofa bed (single bed). This room has also a private entrance that connects the first floor with the garden. The villa has central heating. The entertainment system includes: satellite TV (40 inches), home theater interior and exterior, CD / DVD, wi-fi. Availability of cook and waiter on request. The house is regularly occupied by the owners and is equipped with all the amenities. The kitchen is well equipped, spacious and bright. Villa Calypso has valuable furniture mainly from "Sicilian" handicraft. The garden is particularly suitable for children with swing and "house on the tree". Located on several levels, the garden offers a beautiful view from any angle. There are ornamental plants, but also the famous orange "Tarot" red, lemon trees (winter-spring), the "fichi d'india" (early September) and many natural flavorings. There is parking for 2 cars. The pool is 6 x 12 mt, well exposed and with a pleasant temperature. The deepest part is 2.70 mt, the shallower less than 1 m. The villa, whose main building dates back to the 800', is situated on a hill facing Mount Etna and dominating the valley of the Alcantara. It is surrounded by citrus groves planted with lemon trees. It is located in the district of Trappitello Taormina, at the beginning of the road to the Alcantara Gorges. The location of Villa Calipso is ideal, being placed in an independent and quiet environment, just a few feet (200 meters) from shops and services. It is also a few minutes away from all major attractions of Taormina "Isola Bella" (4 km), the Alcantara Gorges (6 km), Etna (45 km) and only 2 km from the highway. A few meters from Villa Calipso there is a local bus stop for the city of Taormina and the beaches.

Tips and activities. The superb location allows easy access to all major tourist destinations in Sicily. The climate of the area makes it particularly attractive in the months of May-June and September-November. In June there is, among other activities, the Taormina Film Festival. The excellent organization of Villa Calypso, and services make this a particularly attractive place for young couples with children. Villa Calipso is suitable even during the winter period, when visiting Sicily is an amazing experience. The house is located 45 minute to Linguaglossa ski center; skiing on the Vulcano is an unforgettable adventure. The best period for skiing is December to March.


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2 out of 2 people recommend staying here


Family from Wallington, United Kingdom Sep 2015

The views from this villa are outstanding. There are plenty of shops nearby and only a short journey to the beach. We especially enjoyed the pool which was beautifully maintained and we ate outside at every meal with the spectacular views of the mountains and Etna.
The village of Trappitello itself is not very pretty but contains everything you need without having to drive. However once in the villa it feels as if you are in the middle of the country.

Reply from Sergio

Dear Margaret, thanks for your kind review! We are really happy to enjoy your vacation at Villa Calipso


Family from Woking, United Kingdom Oct 2014

Excellent location - we did not find a better view of Etna anywhere else than when we opened the curtains in the morning!
The owner went beyond his duty to help us with any issues we had. He was extremely considerate of our needs.
Our toddler and baby loved this place, although it needs child proofing for very young kids (especially the stairs).
Stairs also dont have a hand rail which makes it difficult for older people or those with mobility issues.
Impressed with the house staff - especially the pool guy, who was charming, friendly and very kind.
We did not speak Italian which made communicating with cook too tricky. But the owner and check-in staff were always very understanding.
Some issues with minor leaky roof in bedroom, accessing the villa during a festival, an ant infestation in the kitchen, working out the hot water for bathing, and mosquitos (October). But again the owner was always at the end of the phone to help even at a late hour.
Hot shower by the pool was fabulous. Lovely big bathtub which the kids loved.
Tasteful interesting furnishing. The villa has lots of character.
We were delighted with all the help yourself food items in the kitchen (pasta, cereal, local honey etc) - very little need to go shopping!
This is a truely wonderful place that offers so much more than your average hotel. You will not be disappointed when you arrive. It is extremely easy to drive to.
Highly recommended for families, particularly once it is tweaked to accomodate seniors and children.
The shops in the vicinity for food are


This villa is:

1.1km from the nearest beach 200m from the nearest bar 700m from the nearest restaurant 45km from the nearest ski lift 200m from the nearest supermarket 47km from Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa airport 90km from comiso Airport 70km from reggio calabria Airport 200m from bus stop 45km from ETNA vulcano 60km from Siracusa 220km from Valle dei templi

Local activities

Boat hire 1.2km Cycling 2km Fishing 1.2km Horse riding 1km Sailling 1.3km Scuba diving 1.5km Skiing 45km Sports center 1km Swimming 1.2km Tennis 500m Water skiing 1.2km Wind surfing 1.3km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 2km Local food market 200m Museum 2km Night club 2km Shopping 500m Theatre 7km Cinema 7km

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Outside this villa in Chianchitta-Trappitello, Sicily
This villa is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the beach. It has a pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is not necessary as the villa is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is available if required.

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Updated 8 May 2022

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 2 July - 31 October 2022: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 November 2022 - 11 March 2023: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 12 March - 31 October 2023: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 November 2023 - 11 March 2024: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 12 March - 2 July 2024: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 November 2024 - 11 March 2025: the minimum stay is 5 nights.



  • final cleaning

    £129.48 per booking, paid locally


  • late arrival (after 8.00 pm)

    £43.16 per booking, paid locally



4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 1 double bed

There is also 1 single sofa bed in the "studio" room at the 1st floor


4 bathrooms, 3 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Private pool, Size 12m x 6m, Depth 1m to 2m


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, WiFi / WiFi, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning, Central heating, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional


Cooker, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Smoking, Pets


Average rating from 2 reviews

Private Owner From Taormina, Italy Member since Aug 2014

This is my family house where we spend our vacations since I was child. I am a professor of medicine who live and work in Palermo but often abroad because of researches. My wife and I spent a couple of years in Canada and we particularly love this country.

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This is my family house where we spend our vacations since I was child. I am a professor of medicine who live and work in Palermo but often abroad because of researches. My wife and I spent a couple of years in Canada and we particularly love this country.

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