A tranquil and private property located in the archaeologically rich city of Siracusa, this villa for rent in Sicily is a well preserved and artfully restored early 20th century home featuring the traditional and classic Mediterranean style of the region.
Encircled by expansive park like grounds, the structure is immaculately maintained, with skillfully integrated modern updates.
Bright and cheery, the interiors are enhanced by many original features and hand crafted furnishings and antiques that complement the classic aspects of the property, creating a stylish mix of contemporary and old world style.
Large and welcoming, the home can accommodate up to eight guests with a cozy sitting rooms and dining areas at the sociable heart of the house and five bedrooms, each with their own distinctive character and décor.
The expansive grounds wrap around the house with a mixture of lush gardens and terraces for alfresco dining, a pool and ample space for relaxation, entertaining and play .
Optional services include: Touring and excursions, cooking classes. Wifi throughout, satellite TV with DVD player, climate control, kitchen and bath amenities, laundry facilities.
Once the ancient capital of Greece, Sicily’s south eastern port town of Siracusa is a significant archaeological and UNESCO destination with an ancient Greek amphitheater, the Orecchio di Dionisio Cave, Apollo’s Temple and the Teatro Romana ruins.
Its historic heart – the tiny island of Ortigia – is joined to the mainland by two bridges and is known for its Baroque palaces and churches and its maze of narrow medieval lanes that converge on the lovely Piazza Duomo and cathedral.
There are a number of city beaches nearby with Ru Frati and its seafront bike path and park making an ideal destination for early morning or sunset ramblings. Further south, the pristine beaches and bays of the Plemmirio Marine Reserve, Arenella, Fontane Bianche, Cala Flies, Vendicari and the Pachino River Ciane and Cavagrande del Cassibile Marine Reserves offer some of the island’s best.
Nearby Noto is a historic UNESCO World Heritage site with some of the most spectacular and elegant Baroque sites in the world and is one of the gems in the greater Val di Noto region along with its sister cities of Modica, Ragusa and Scicli, all reachable within a short drive. Make a day of it.
Siracusa, Sicily, Italy. Nearest Airport: Catania Fontanarossa Airport (61km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall
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