Casa Pauline, Sicily
"Pauline" free standing house (140 sq.mt on two stories) is arranged with the living quarters downstairs and the bedrooms upstairs.
The property sleeps six people and can be taken by parties of up to six plus a collapsible cot making eight. Renovated with exposed beams and floor board upstairs.
Ground floor: Consists in a large open plan lounge and dining area with an ample supply of sofas and armchairs and a fireplace. The dining area is large, bright and airy with a wooden table that comfortably seats six and direct access onto the terrace through full length glazed door. The homely kitchen is well equipped (microwave, blender). Full bathroom (shower, basin, WC, washing machine).
Upstairs: one air-conditioned double bedroom + 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds + 1 full bathroom (bathtub, basin, WC).
Central heating. Air conditioning. Piano, stereo, DVD player, satellite TV, standing fans.
The garden in the rear (160 sq.mt) is for exclusive use of guests and comes with patio furniture. Sheltered barbecue, perfect for eating out in the shade.
on the hill of Sciacca
We are on the south western part of Sicily, often referred to as African Sicily, both for the climate and the proximity to the Tunisian coast, between the ruins of the acropolis of Selinunte and the The valley of the temples of Agrigento.
Our property dates from the 18th century during the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies is owned by our family since 1830, the new country home which originally had only one storey, has undergone many changes it has been carefully restored throughout in the last decade.
Al VivaioVerdetecnica is located 1 Km. out of town on the top of a small height with an extensive view over the countryside and the coastline. The site is in fact a panoramic terrace overlooking a wide range of mountains on one side and the sea coast on the other side.
distance to sightseeing
Palermo (~90 km), the Greek temple of Segesta (~85 Km), the Greek city of Selinunte and Eraclea Minoa with superb beaches (~30 Km),temples valley Agrigento (~60 Km), Trapani(~90 Km), Erice (~95 Km), the marine natural reserve of "Lo zingaro" (~85 Km) and the white sandy beach in San Vito Lo Capo (~90 Km).
Further afield are Piazza armerina (200km) The fabulous Roman mosaics of the Villa del Casale and Mount Etna (300km), are well worth the journey.
Another important point to remember: the nearby town of Caltabellotta (~20 km) an old village nestled on the flanks of the mountains at an altitude of 1,000 metres, the Matrice church, the Castello Mount and the Hermitage (13th century) with a stunning views over the coast and the valley for miles away.
From the main communal garden, extensive views over the valley and the south coast of the island