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Romantic suite Fico nero with pool, garden and art

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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The villa is part of the complex of Villa Paladino Solunto, a property of exceptional charm and prestige for the peculiarity of its site, by the unique characteristics in the area between Palermo and Cefalù, consisting of a main building and two secondary bodies,standing on a lush hill, emerging on the ridge of the wonderful promontory of Monte Catalfano with the Archeological park of Solunto, ending up at the sea with the Rock of the Ant and its natural marine archeological park, between Gulfs of Palermo and Termini, with a view of the sea, that embraces from Palermo to Cefalù until the high chain of Nebrodi and that over mountains reaches from Mount Pellegrino to the inner mountains of Sicily, with the hills, the rocky promontories and the green valleys of Bagheria, Santa Flavia and rea...The villa is part of the complex of Villa Paladino Solunto, a property of exceptional charm and prestige for the peculiarity of its site, by the unique characteristics in the area between Palermo and Cefalù, consisting of a main building and two secondary bodies,standing on a lush hill, emerging on the ridge of the wonderful promontory of Monte Catalfano with the Archeological park of Solunto, ending up at the sea with the Rock of the Ant and its natural marine archeological park, between Gulfs of Palermo and Termini, with a view of the sea, that embraces from Palermo to Cefalù until the high chain of Nebrodi and that over mountains reaches from Mount Pellegrino to the inner mountains of Sicily, with the hills, the rocky promontories and the green valleys of Bagheria, Santa Flavia and reaching eastwards the magnificent tops of Madonie (alt. m 2000). The villa, planned by Armò, was erected in the beginning of the last century by Domenico Paladino, famous Florio's cousin and nephew of the builder of the Royal Hunting Palace of King Ferdinando IV Borbone at Ficuzza's wood (Palermo). It is the meeting's centre of the International Institute for Advanced Studies of Space Representation Sciences. Villa offers romantic, regenerating and pleasant stay for weeks or weekends in a dreaming and welcoming atmosphere. The three bodies of Villa Paladino, smartly standing on the slope and the ancient marble fountain, which adorns the square, are immersed in a fantastic and amazing atmosphere, between the exuberance of nature, owner of the place, rich in different species of birds (among them the superb Peregrine Falcon, so loved by Frederick II of Swabia, which nests on the Soluntine rocks) and in countless species of plants,thanks to the extraordinarily welcoming climate (tamarisk, oleander, giant august Pomelia Strelizia, ivy, wisteria, Sicilian and azzorico jasmine, carob, olive tree, maritime pine, date palm, dwarf palm, mimosa, geranium, yucca, eater laurel, boxwood, pittosporum, dragon tree, aloe vera, cipressetto, pink grapefruit, etc.). All this, in a space between history and mith, that, embracing two bays and overlooking the green hills of Bagheria and Santa Flavia, with the famous eighteenth - century villas built by the best Sicilian nobility, and the fantastic Soluntine Basilica, leaves the visitor charmed at such a wealth of nature and culture. The villa is adjacent to the Archaeological Park of Solunto and next to its Museum. Alongside is extending the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano and, near the coast, the underwater archaeological site of the Formica. 200 meters away you may visit the touristic village of Santa Flavia and the fishing villages of Porticello and S.Elia, where you can taste delicious Sicilian dishes. Approximately 1 Km. after S.Elia, driving along the quite panoramic coastal road, that flows around the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano, you’ll get the seafaring village of Aspra and the promontory of Mongerbino with its breath-taking views on the Gulf of Palermo and Monte Pellegrino. 200 meters away, Santa Flavia’s Station allows you to take one of the trains going to Palermo or Cefalù. In 30 minutes, by car, you can easily reach Palermo and visit its precious monuments, its old town, the largest in Europe, where lie the spectacular markets, rich and fragrant, its museums and its major theaters. Don't forget to visit the well known beach resort of Mondello and the town of Monreale, with its Cathedral, the most beautiful and important in the world. At the same time you may easily get the famous medieval town of Cefalù, with its fantastic beach and the Arab-Norman Cathedral, or the enchanting Castle of Caccamo. Lastly, in a few minutes, you can visit the spectacular Madonie National Natural Park (mt.2000 level sea), the highest mountains in Sicily, after Etna, a paradise of rare plant and animal species protected. More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Porch
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Balcony
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

The house were perfect and so charming. We were very well welcomed buy Marida and Giuseppe Maria. The view is outstanding and you can appreciate a wonderful sunset. For being there 10 Days a long, we were very happy to appreciate the calm and the...More

Date of stay: July 2014
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Marida2013, VR Owner at Romantic suite Fico nero with pool, garden and art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2015

Thank you. I was very happy to have you in my home and I'll be very happy to have you again. see you soon.

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Reviewed 17 April 2016
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Date of stay: April 2016
Marida2013, VR Owner at Romantic suite Fico nero with pool, garden and art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

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Reviewed 6 August 2013
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Date of stay: July 2013
Marida2013, VR Owner at Romantic suite Fico nero with pool, garden and art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

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About the Owner
Marida M
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Paladino Solunto, adjacent to the Archaeological Park of Solunto and the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano, close to the fishing villages of Santa Flavia, Porticello and S.Elia, is a fascinating and enchanting site, between history and nature, a very peaceful place on a small hill dominating the gulfs of Palermo and Cefalu, where adults and children can enjoy and spend unforgettable holidays. It is a perfect place for anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing break thanks to the gorgeous setting with an incredible pool similar to a natural lake in the middle of a large mediterranean garden, the great views down to the city and the Gulfs of Palermo and Cefalù, the spectacular sunsets on the sea you can admire sitting on the benches and deck chairs around the pool. It is a great place ...
How to get there
Do you arrive at the airport of Palermo / Catania / Trapani? Take the A 19 (Palermo - Messina) until the exit Casteldaccia. Then, follow the signals to go to the National Road 113, direction Paleremo. After 5 minutes about, you'll see the train station of Santa Flavia on your left. Pass the cross (follow the National Road) and 100 metres after you'll see a yellow letter box with the writing Villa Paladino Solunto on your right. turning on the right immediately before the Esso petrol station. You’ll see other signals Villa Paladino Solunto. . As you see a gate on the left of STOP call me on my phone or ring where you read VILLA PALADINO SOLUNTO and I'll open it. Drive for 200 meters You're at home
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