Overview

Property ID: ITAG19
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  • Sleeps
  • 19
  • Bedrooms
  • 19
  • Bathrooms

Description

Experience exclusivity and charm in the heart of the Sicilian countryside, just miles from the sea and near the iconic Valley of the Temples. Perched on a hill, this villa offers a tranquil stay in the rustic simplicity of an ancient farmhouse and the renovated rooms of an old train station and winery, surrounded by an olive grove.

Discover exclusivity and charm with this breathtaking estate nestled in the heart of the Sicilian hills, immersed amongst the olive trees, the property boasts a stunning panorama that spans vast hectares of land. The estate features a collection of distinct buildings and a total of 19 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Located in proximity to the highway exit, close to historical sites of high cultural importance such as the iconic Valley of Temples in Agrigento (29 Km) and the famous beach of the Turkish steps (39 Km), makes it an ideal location to explore the rich history and cultural heritage of the region.

Close to historical sites with high cultural importance as well as to the crystal-coloured Sicilian Sea, this beautiful property used to be the old estate’s winery. It has been fully restored and modernised in a harmonious blend of old and new. The estate features an impressive mill, where guests can witness the production of delicious and authentic olive oil. The ancient farmhouse and the old estate winery have been thoughtfully restored with unique character, and the original family furnishings make them warm and typically Sicilian style. The several outdoor terraces offer ample space to bask in the beauty of the countryside while enjoying the sun under the shade of the olive trees. Furthermore, the independent villa vaunts its very own infinity pool and outdoor seating area offering guests privacy and seclusion. The estate features in fact four separate buildings, one is the main house and one is an independent villa immersed into the olive trees grove and distant a few metres from the main structure. The independent villa (building D) benefits from its private infinity pool and an outdoor sitting area.All rooms are very comfortable, and after the restoration, in some rooms, the original family furnishings make them warm and genuine, typically Sicilian style; in others, the design and tradition blend harmoniously with the surrounding landscape. Stones, cement and plaster are the materials used for the restoration.

Facilities

  • In Palma di Montechiaro village and at 17’ drive to the beautiful beach
  • Four separated buildings and several courtyards all surrounded by gardens
  • The property can accommodate up to 30 guests in a total of 19 bedrooms, including 2 single bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms. Please note that Building D, which consists of 3 bedrooms and can accommodate 5 guests, is not operational during the low season. As a result, the number of available bedrooms is reduced to 16, but the property can still comfortably host all 30 guests
  • Additional sofa-beds are available for children (also 2 cots, 2 highchairs available):
  • Outdoor swimming pools
  • In-land olive tree grove
  • Air conditioning throughout the property
  • Solarium terrace
  • Fitness space
  • Billiard room and activities room
  • Laundry room (staff use only)
  • Cooling system with class A ++ machines
  • Solar panels
  • Rainwater tank and waste water purification system for irrigation
  • Eco wooden fixture

Outdoor

A green oasis surrounded by hundred years old olive trees reflecting in the private pool. Immersed in a timeless landscape, wherefrom the wide terrace you can enjoy an unparalleled view over the olive grove across to the sea. The estate features several courtyards and gardens, set between ancient stone walls, in the typical Sicilian stone used for construction. Surrounded by palm trees and African plants, the various terraces and patios are equipped with sun loungers and armchairs and dining tables for all guests where guests can enjoy unforgettable breakfasts and dinners, also ideal for fitness purposes where to find the inner voices immersed in nature. The view of the countryside and the surrounding olive grove is breathtaking. A perfect place to relax with a local glass of wine or at dinner under the stars, enjoying Sicily from a privileged and intimate panoramic view.

  • Outdoor Wi-Fi and sound system
  • 10 Sun loungers and armchairs
  • Dining patios
  • Solarium terraces and garden
  • Organic garden
  • 2 swimming pools

Location

Your Italian experience begins in your villa, with a patio where you can read, listen to music or enjoy an aperitif overlooking the propriety’s olive trees grove under the warm light of the sunset and the beautiful panoramic view of the crystal seawater. In the area adjacent to the swimming pool, it is possible to set up a massage or fitness area with yoga, Pilates and meditation teachers. We recommend our speciality chefs and musicians for a very special evening, who will leave an indelible memory of all-Italian joy and taste.

Southern Sicily is a treasure trove of art, culture, and cuisine. The Greek ruins of the Valley of Temples, as well as the stunning Scala dei Turchi beach are sites of charm and inspiration. The medieval villages of Burgio and Caltabellotta and cities like Sciacca, Menfi, and Santa Margherita Belice are renowned for their art, wine, and delicious food. Don’t miss the Macalube nature reserve, the art center in Favara, the medieval castle in Racalmuto, the baroque architecture in Naro e Piazza Armerina, and the ricotta cheese producers in Sant’Angelo Muxaro.

  • Valley of Temples in Agrigento (29 Km)
  • Beach of the Turkish steps (39 Km)
  • Torre di Gaffe Beach (7.6 km)
  • Spiaggia dei Sogni (18.5 km)
  • Natural reserve of the Punta Bianca (19.2 km)

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