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Casa Victoria

Villa with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and swimming pool in Gratteri, Sicily

From £2,505 per week

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Villa to rent in Gratteri, Sicily

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning

Villa overview - owner's description

Casa Victoria is a modern and stylish villa in Sicily with expansive views to the bay of Palermo. Relax in a beautiful landscape.

Casa Victoria is a modern and stylish villa in Sicily with expansive views to the bay of Palermo. Relax in a beautiful landscape, swim in a superb 12-metre pool and then freshen up with an outdoor shower. You're also only a short drive from sandy beaches and the historic town of Cefalu.
This sleek and chic villa is split over 3 floors with stunning views from every room, including the sitting room/dining room, which has floor-to-ceiling glass walls, and the fully equipped modern kitchen. With four bedrooms, three luxurious bathrooms and air conditioning throughout, 8 guests can holiday in comfort. Sip a cocktail before dinner on the large top-floor balcony, and enjoy Wi-Fi access to keep up with the news from home.
Casa Victoria is close to the shops and facilities at Lascari (4 km) and the mountain town of Gratteri (4.5 km), gateway to the Madonie National Park's beautiful walks and mountain scenery. Visit Cefalu (10 km) to experience authentic Sicilian culture on narrow medieval streets and its famous beaches with warm, calm water. Keep active by climbing the famous Rocca, which has amazing coastal scenes.
Reach this splendid holiday villa via the Palermo airport (90 km).

Features

Interior
The interior of this propertyis sleek and chic, split over 3 floors, with stunning views from all vantage points.
Downstairs
Downstairs there are two bedrooms and a shower room, with sliding doors opening onto the beautiful pool area.
The middle floor is the kitchen and dining area.
Upstairs
On the upper floor there are a further two bedrooms and a bathroom, with a large balcony for drinking in the wonderful views.

Amenities
The villa has Wi-Fi access available and comes equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine and air conditioning in all rooms. There is also an outdoor shower to accompany the superb 12-metre swimming pool.

Location

Just one hour's drive east of Palermo, sitting serenely between its natural bay and the towering rocky granite mass of La Rocca, is Cefalu.
Cefalu is one of the Mediterranean's undiscovered jewels, the epitome of picturesque grandeur. Cefalu has a beach, winding and narrow medieval streets, and delightful restaurants overlooking a rocky coast. Everything is under the ever-present gaze of the Norman-Arab-Byzantine cathedral, one of the greatest churches of southern Europe. Nestled between the Madonie Mountains and the sea, Cefalu's mountain boasts the ruins of a large fortress and an ancient Sicanian-Greek temple. The view from the summit is inspiring.
Cefalu has a long and lovely beach with clean, golden sand, without doubt one of the best in Sicily. It is very easy to get to, just a short walk from the main road leading through town. It gets very crowded in the summer months, but not quite to the same extent as the beaches near Taormina. Public showers are available on the western side of the beach.
Il Duomo, the cathedral built by the Norman King Roger II circa1131, is the dominant structure in the town. Its two towers rise up well above the rest of the buildings. The exterior is well preserved, while the interior has been restored several times throughout the centuries. It is more Gothic and Romanesque than Byzantine in character but still has impressive mosaics.
A much more strenuous, yet rewarding, exercise is to climb up to the summit of the promontory above the town. It is steep, and it takes a good half hour, but the views of the coast and the sea from there are impressive. The walk will also take you to the ruins of an old fortress and temple devoted to the goddess Diana from the fifth century BC.
The Mandralisca Museum was founded by a local art collector who bequeathed his art treasures and extensive library to the town. It houses the Portrait of Unknown by Antonello da Messina, an extensive collection of shells, and a variety of objet d'art, among which is a Chinese puzzle in ivory.
The beach and the sea offer excellent opportunities for sunbathing, swimming and other water activities to keep families happy. There are pedal boats for hire at the beach in Ogliastrillo, 4km (2.5 miles) west of Cefalu. Fishing is available everywhere. Walking in the hills to the south of town is another popular activity, and there are several gentle routes that can be enjoyed by kids.
Directly south of Cefalu is the wonderful Madonie National Park with its charming villages and towns, such as Castelbuono, its delightful scenery, its impressive mountains and some wonderful walking. It is no coincidence then that after Taormina and Palermo, Cefalu is probably the most popular tourist town in Sicily, offering something for everyone.

Extras

At this property, we can help you arrange any of the following at an additional cost:
- Extra bed: €10 per day
- Baby Cot: €30 per week
- Baby Chair/High Chair: €2 per day
- Late arrival: €10.00 per hour from 22.00 until 01.00
Concierge package: €750
The concierge package includes the follow services that you can purchase when you book
- Linen and Towels
- Final Cleaning
- Pool Towels
- Fridge Stocking
- Villa Book app
- Key holder service and assistance
- Local rap visit 2 times a week in the villa
- Mid-week cleaning
- Mid-week Linen and towels change
- Airport assistance
- One Hour Flex on Check out
- Fast Checking
- Late Checking

T&Cs

Late arrival fee? Access to the property is available from 15:00 on the first day of rental. There is an additional Euro 10.00 per hour charged for late arrivals.

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Location

This villa is:

95.01km from Aeroporto di Palermo Falcone e Borsellino airport
Outside this villa in Gratteri, Sicily
This villa has a pool.

Prices and availability

Updated 23 September 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 9 September 2017 - 29 September 2023: the minimum stay is 2 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £885.90 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms

3 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable

General

Air conditioning, Central heating, Car hire optional

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