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Antica Dimora Grimaudo 4 sleeps, Emma Villas Exclusive

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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PRIVATE STRUCTURE On the tip of the promontory of Castelmola, overlooking Mount Etna and eastern Sicily with its old cities, its natural beauty and the crystal-clear blue sea of the splendid Sicilian coast, very close to Taormina and surrounded by a green, luxuriant park of 20 hectares with more than 6000 species of plants, stands the Antica Dimora Grimaudo (old Grimaudo residence), a villa which still breathes the atmosphere of past splendours and which, today, is provided with all mod cons. The villa consists of a large portico where you can enjoy meals in the open air, sipping the best wines of the area, and with lots of space to relax, listening to the sounds of nature or admiring unforgettable sunsets. The swimming pool, just a few paces from the house, is perfect for those wanting to...PRIVATE STRUCTURE On the tip of the promontory of Castelmola, overlooking Mount Etna and eastern Sicily with its old cities, its natural beauty and the crystal-clear blue sea of the splendid Sicilian coast, very close to Taormina and surrounded by a green, luxuriant park of 20 hectares with more than 6000 species of plants, stands the Antica Dimora Grimaudo (old Grimaudo residence), a villa which still breathes the atmosphere of past splendours and which, today, is provided with all mod cons. The villa consists of a large portico where you can enjoy meals in the open air, sipping the best wines of the area, and with lots of space to relax, listening to the sounds of nature or admiring unforgettable sunsets. The swimming pool, just a few paces from the house, is perfect for those wanting to swim or to soak up the sun while reading a good book by the pool. The strategic position of the house allows you to get to beautiful Taormina or to the famous beaches of the Giardini Naxos in about 10/15 minutes. In the large park of the property there is an annex where the caretaker lives and a second house used by the owners only a few times a year. They can be a useful reference point for guests to whom, however, complete privacy is guaranteed. Additional amenities include: internet wireless connection, hairdryer, plug adapters, mobile barbecue, baby cot, sky decoder with card, radio with cd reader, squeezer, iron and ironing board, fans, american coffee machine, books and magazines, moka, air conditioning in the bedrooms, garden games for children. Check-in Saturday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Check-out Within 10:00 AM Security deposit 300.00 € Security deposit payment Pay cash on arrival Interior The house is on one level and the rooms are furnished with period furniture of the highest quality, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The entrance from the portico leads into a tastefully decorated living room with working fireplace, connected to the built-in, fitted kitchen. The sleeping area is separated from the living area by a corridor with 2 steps which leads to the main bathroom with a large shower and to two spacious and bright double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom with shower. Both rooms have a private veranda. Park The immense park, crossed by paths perfect for going for long walks, surrounded by nature, where you can admire more than 6000 different species of plants such as centuries-old olive trees, cypresses, oaks, sorb trees, mimosas and eucalyptus and sit on the many benches placed along the paths and admire the unique panorama. Walking in the park, the views change from that of Mount Etna to that of the beautiful Taormina coast. Swimming Pool The beautiful rectangular swimming pool, measuring 10 x 7 m, with a depth of 1,40 m and lined in PVC, is about 30 m from the house, on a higher level, and is reached along two flights of steps. Entrance to the water is by ladder and it has chlorine purification. On the hottest days you can cool off in the water or soak up the sun in the exclusive tranquillity of this home. In addition, the pool has a large solarium area, paved on one side and with lawn on the other, with sunbeds for relaxing or reading a good book. The pool is equipped with lighting both internally and externally and is open from the first Saturday of May until the last Saturday of September. Pets On request. € 30,00 per animal per week to be paid on site Handicap No The price includes: EuropAssistance Insurance to cover expenses in case of booking cancellation fully cleaned property equipped with linens utilities (water - gas for kitchen use) The price does not include: electricity (on consumption up to date market prices) heating (on consumption up to date market prices) tourism tax (where applicable) Security deposit (to be paid on site and refundable at the departure) (We remind that the herein contained information and any possible updates are to be attested by the Property Manager).More
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EMMA VILLAS S.r.l.
Languages spoken:Russian, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Beautiful, isolated villa. Amazing view with Etna in the background and great pool with comfortable loungers. Takes 20 mins to drive from the main road - quite a climb. WiFi wasn't working for our visit ('Connected, no internet') and the 300 euro cash deposit was...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jackus007
LukeEV, VR Owner at Antica Dimora Grimaudo 4 sleeps, Emma Villas Exclusive, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Dear Jack, thank you for your feedback! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay at Antica Dimora Grimaudo and you've appreciated its beautiful panoramic view, its position and the amazing swimming pool. At the same time, we're very sorry to hear that there...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Amazing location up a mountainside. Great views of Mount Etna from the terrace and the Mediterranean. The grounds are ENORMOUS!! Beautiful pool. So private. Just stunning!More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank SallyEcc
LukeEV, VR Owner at Antica Dimora Grimaudo 4 sleeps, Emma Villas Exclusive, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

"Dear Sally, thank you very much for your beautifull feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed Antica Dimora Grimaudo, especially its surroundings, the panoramic view and the swimming pool. We really wish to thank you for your precious cooperation and we’ll be very pleased to...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

We’ve just come back from our stay at Antica Dimora Grimaudo and it was lovely. It’s incredibly private and so quiet and if you live in a major city, like we do, and want to switch off, it’s perfect. The villa itself is set on...More

Date of stay: June 2015
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is a very beautiful and pristine villa in a very private location with beautiful grounds and magnificent views of Mount Etna. The private swimming pool is lovely. This is a wonderful place for a private and restful get away. It is a 20 to...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 21 August 2018
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Date of stay: July 2017
LukeEV, VR Owner at Antica Dimora Grimaudo 4 sleeps, Emma Villas Exclusive, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Ocean Views
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The old residence of Grimaudo is situated in a strategic position for those wishing to combine hill and sea. In fact, you can visit all the villages at the foot of Mount Etna in about half an hour by car or make an excursion on the famous volcano itself, perhaps stopping on the way at Bronte to taste the famous pistachio, or spend days on the nearby beaches of the Giardini Naxos (9 km) or Letojanni (14 km), and in the evening you can stroll through the typical streets of Taormina (9 km). In addition, just over 50 km away, you can visit Aci Trezza, the town in the province of Catania where the famous author, Giovanni Verga, used to live.
Getting around
Airport: Catania airport suggested: Catania Fontana Rossa 69 km Train station: Taormina-Giardini 8 km Highways: A18 Giardini Naxos 10 km Shops and services: Castelmola 7 km Beaches: Giardini Naxos 9 km Access roads: Unpaved road and dimly lit, fairly steep and narrow. night arrivals and sports cars are not advised. Attractions within 100 km: Giardini Naxos 9 km, Taormina 13 km, Letojanni 14 km, Etna 60 km
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