An extraordinary history and the stunning natural beauty of rural Sicily can be yours here. The amazing turn key option allows you to own a lifetime of unique local antiquity.
Built in the XVIII century as a wine production estate by Domenico Coffari, this hidden jewel has since been delicately and completely restored in 2007 and is a “turn key” offer. Fully furnished with antiques dating from the 1900s, all modern appliances, accessories and decor as well as a 4 Wheel drive vehicle are included in the offer.
Nestled on 15,000 m² of non-taxable land at the foothills of Mount Etna in a nature park, the villa sits at 500 m above sea level and offers unforgettable views to the Mediterranean Sea and Etna volcano.
Stunningly built from solid lava stone with walls as thick as 70 cm, it can be used as a single large home or divided in three complete homes. Currently divided into three wings, the south wing suite features a living room with lava stone fireplace, dining room, kitchen, one bedroom and full Carrara white marble bathroom and double doors out to lovely terrace views. It’s features terracotta flooring, antique doors from the 1800s, and lots of unique features.
The main house on the ground level has large sitting and dining room and a full kitchen, carrara white marble bathroom and a beautiful lava stone staircase leading upstairs. The main bedroom has a thick lava pavement, bright skylight, iron balcony, antique large bathtub that fits 2, and a stunning Phoenician stone bench dating from 900 BC.
The north wing is a two level unit with all antique doors made of chestnut wood and consists of a dining room, kitchen with antique tables, main room and laundry room and three double bedrooms each with private bath.
In addition, there is a guesthouse which is currently an authorized tourist lodge with three double bedrooms a suite and dining room. It’s run almost entirely on renewable resources produced by windmills and hydro plants.
The property also has expansive and impressive cultivated orchards and mature flowering gardens, where you’ll have year round crops of avocado, orange, very rare vanilla orange, lime, grapefruit, fig, apple, apricot, cherry, hazelnut, olive, plum, almond, and pear trees, just to name a few. With stunning views and historic significance, this is a rare opportunity to own a piece of history.
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|Built||1700s and completely renovated in 2007|
|Size sf / m||370 m² + habitable greenhouse|
|Lot Size||15000 m²|
|Pool||Yes, the existing circular agricultural water -tank height 5,50 meters, diameter 7,5 meters- has fittings for a filtering system and we use it as a swimming pool|
|Sales Price||€ €497,000 with all furnishings|
|View||Mediterranean Sea and to Etna volcano|
The land is 15,000 m.sq. and is constructable and not taxable being “mountain agricultural land”.
The property also has a 1,000 liter solar collector providing hot water, a 50 ton rain water collection well, a 45 ton agricultural water tank and a concrete solar fruit dryer.
There is solarium terrace with a gorgeous view of the all area next to the large agricultural circular water storage of 7,5 meters in diameter that can easily be transformed into a swimming pool by simply fitting a circulation pump and a filter.
It has an antique flood irrigation system and new hose points.