Apartment with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom in Sciacca, Italy
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From £281 per week
Our estate is situated in a rural and very peaceful idyll of about 50.000 square meters in the middle of a grove of olive-trees. Our oldest olive tree has about 2000 years!!
Our holiday domicile is situated at the bottom of SAN CALOGERO mountain, which is very famous all over the world due to its natural vapour bath grottoes, good for rheumatism and neuralgia therapy. Our estate is about 4 km from the town centre of Sciacca and also from the sea, situated in a rural and very peaceful idyll of about 50.000 square meters in the middle of a grove of olive-trees (the oldest olive tree is about 2000 years old!). In our large villa, we live in the ground floor: my husband Massimo, Sicilian (a very simpatico one), our son David, 1/3 German + 2/3 Sicilian (thats what he says) and last but non least me, Doris, German (who is living here in Sicily for more than 20 years). Part of our family are also our lovely dogs Camilla and Theo, our cats Chip & Chop and our chickens ;-).
The four, nice and cosy apartments are situated on the first floor (mansard).
All units are fully equipped with TV, Hi-Fi, fridge, toaster, heating, air condition, standing fans, linen and towels weekly change, our Olive Oil extra vergine during your stay, garden furniture (sunshade, chairs, table, storm lantern, candels), clotheshorse etc.
All our guests can use the washing machine, the iron and ironing board, and our internet to check or send emails. Happy to announce that our apartments have Wifi, so bring your own laptop and surf the internet at top-speed.
The CASA is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday, if you love the uncontaminated nature and if you dont want to miss the closeness of the sea. You will have a most impressive panoramic view. We are looking forward to our guests who prefer to live individually and to enjoy nevertheless a certain comfort.
The apartment PAPERA
Ap. PAPERA: (35 sq.mt.) - 2 persons
One master bedroom, fully equipped kitchenette/livingarea with settee, bathroom with shower, private balcony (8 sq.mt.) - North facing....you have the sun in the afternoon!!
SCIACCA (ca.40.000 inhabitants) is situated in the middle of the ancient Greek temples itinerary, on the famous archeological road between Selinunte and Agrigento. Its one of the oldest towns in the island. Sciacca is noted mostly for its Thermal Spa complex, its beautiful beaches, and its numerous artisan shops which specialize in ceramic ware.
Within few minutes drive you will find restaurants, pubs, banks, supermarkets, post office, hairdressers, cinemas, museum, churches and other visitor attractions. Within ten-minutes drive you will reach the finest beaches (rocks or sand, as you like).
There is an abundance of good, reasonably priced eating establishments in the area. These include pizzerias and restaurants. Anything from the plain and reasonably priced, to the more sophisticated palate are catered for.
From Sciacca you can easily reach the most important sightseeing of Sicily in approximately 1 hour drive:
Palermo - 90 km Selinunte - 30 km Segesta - 75 km Eraclea Minoa - 25 km Agrigento/Greek temples valley - 55 km Monreale and Erice - 75 km Piazza Armerina with its antique Roman villa and mosaics - 140 km
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5 out of 6 people recommend staying here
My husband and I had a wonderfully stay at Fontana Calda. We rented PAPERA. It was a perfect size for the two of us. The view from the balcony of the Olive grove was wonderful. Doris was an excellent host. She stocked the fridge with some basics before we arrived and gave us great information about the area. We are already talking about going back. Sciacca was a very nice town as well and close to many wonderful sites of Sicily.
We had a really comfortable stay thanks to Doris thinking of absolutely everything you could want/need on holiday. I would recommend the location too as it is peaceful with lovely views, but with easy access to the town of Sciacca.
This is a very nice villa with everything there you need to have a nice vacation. The only thing that was very annoying was the very loud music and entertainment every night , the noise coming out of town! It destroys the silence and the beauty of the peacefull neighbourhood... I felt very sorry for this, because the villa does not deserve this! Maybe this wil be the fact only in july and august, I dont know.
Absolutely wonderful area close to the sea and historical Temples. Quiet and pleasant atmosphere with Doris (Landlady) and her delicious homemade Lasagnes! We definitely recommend this location! Doris, next time that we are in Sicily we visit you! Thank you again for everything! That was such a great time!
The apartment was in excellent condition, nice balcony, lovely quiet location, very clean and much care had been taken to think of things that guests may need or want to borrow such as picnic bags/candles/leaflets about places of interest. Doris, the owner who lives on site, was very helpful and answered questions we had about the area. A car is needed in this area as the apartment is located slightly out of the town/away from the beach but only 5-10 mins away by car.
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 1 August - 1 September 2016: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 2 September 2016 - 31 July 2017: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 1 August - 1 September 2017: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 2 September 2017 - 31 July 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 1 August - 1 September 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 2 September 2018 - 31 July 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Late booking discounts
- Arrive between 19 July - 10 August and receive £29.84 off if the booking is made within 2 days of the arrival date.
Long stay discounts
- Receive 15% off if the booking is for 4 weeks or more.
- Receive 10% off if the booking is for 2 weeks or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
1 bedroom, Sleeps 2:
- 1 double bed
CD player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in English, German, Italian, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 3, Dining area seats 4, Air conditioning, Central heating, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Kettle, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
Children, Infants, Single gender groups, Smoking, Pets
All units are furnished with heating and air conditioning. The price includes: Rental of the accommodation, water, gas, bed sheets, towels, blankets, iron and board, parking, washing machine etc.. Also, an excellent calibre of housekeeping (including linen, towels and blankets) is provided.
Private Owner From Sciacca, Italy Member since Nov 2004
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