- 6 Sleeps
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- XVII c. prestigious farmhouse
- Amazing pool with view on the countryside
- Garden all around with citrus and olive trees
- 5 mins drive to Aidone center
- Park of Morgantina 2Km reachable by foot
- 74Km to Comiso airport
- Piazza Armerina 15Km
- Modica 105Km
- Punta Secca, Montalbano's beach 103Km
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Country House Aidone is a prestigious farmhouse and historic 17th-century country house, about 450 square metres in size. Totally immersed in nature before the majestic Mount Etna volcano, the farmhouse lies within the Morgantina Archaeological Park, among the hills and cultivated fields that once formed the granary of ancient Rome.
Handed down through generations from father to son, this mansion has been restored with great care and attention to the details that have furnished it with every modern comfort, without altering the characteristic spirit and beauty of homes from another time.
On the first floor of the house, the interiors are enriched by detailed ceilings with precious stuccoes and elegant vaults. The doors of the rooms remain those of past times in form and colour, also surmounted by ancient stuccoes. The salon is characterised by a fireplace decorated with precious ceramics of Caltagirone and a large terrace that dominates the valleys in front of Mount Etna. The entrance and the rooms retain the unchanging taste of tradition that makes this house so unique. The modern, furnished kitchen is flanked by a spacious pantry room.
The large Roman-style pool enjoys sunshine throughout the day, with the gift of a magnificent view of the heart of Sicily and the Etna volcano. The farmhouse is the perfect place for those looking for relaxation and breathtaking views – the ideal place to live in contact with nature, history and archaeology.
In the flat below lives permanently the maintenance/guardian of the property, a very discreet person (during the day he works outside).
Always available to guests in case of need.
Morgantina is an ancient Roman and Greek city, an archaeological site in the territory of Aidone, an Italian town in the province of Enna in Sicily. The city was brought to light in the fall of 1955 by the archaeological mission of the University of Princeton. The most easily accessible area belongs to the period that goes back from the middle of the V to the end of the 1st century BC, the period of the greatest splendor of the city.
From this site come very important archaeological finds such as the Venus of Morgantina, currently housed at the archaeological museum of Aidone which came on March 17, 2011 after the dispute between Italy and the United States where it was exhibited at the Getty Museum in Malibu, and the Treasure of Morgantina, also returned.
- Double room
- Single bedroom
- Travel cot/High chair
- Extra Linen/towels
- Air conditioning : In the 2 double bedrooms
- Bathrooms: 2 of which 1 en suite
- Hair dryer
- Satellite tv
- Wi-Fi Internet
- Dining area
- Tools for kitchen
- Plates, glasses, cutlery, pots
- Gas stove
- Washing Machine
- Iron and ironing board
- Tools and linen for kitchen
- Dining Table
- Electic kettel
- Daily cleaning
- Covered veranda with furniture
- Dining table
- Swimming pool 12m x 6m - access with romas steps
- Pool towels
- Sun umbrella
- Private Parking
- Shopping service
- Morgantina Park 2Km-1miles
- Piazza Armerina 15Km-9miles
- Enna 40Km-24miles
- Caltagirone 50Km-31miles
- Catania 66Km-41miles
- Etna volcano 82Km-50miles
- Ragusa 95Km-59miles
- Marina di Ragusa 108Km-67miles
- Agrigento 108Km-67miles
- Taormina 120Km-74miles
- Punta Secca 103Km-64miles
- For shopping lovers the villa is only 30 minutes drive from an outlet with luxury brands
- Airport Comiso 74Km-45miles
- Airport Catania 97Km-60miles
- Airport Palermo 195Km-121miles
- Airport Trapani 276Km-171miles
Standard booking conditions include a minimum of 4-5 nights for villas and 2-3 nights for apartments. Different booking conditions may apply for specific properties or seasons. Always check booking availability and rates for your stay. If you have specific requests don't hesitate to make an enquiry. The bedrooms made available, where the number of guests is below the maximum occupancy, and in case of a reduced rate due to the lower occupancy, will be adequate for the number of guests to stay there. The accommodation is for exclusive use.
Weekly price includes:
- Welcome pack
- Water/Gas/Energy consumption
- Supply of bed linen and towels
- Ordinary maintenance of garden/pool
- Internet wifi
- Extra linen for bookings longer than 14 days
Extra (to be paid locally in cash):
- Final cleaning € 150,00
- Extra linen/towels
- Touristic tax
Safety deposit: € 300
All villas provide for the retention of the security deposit, before check-in, by pre-authorisation on the credit card or by bank transfer.
The deposit will be refunded upon departure, less any damage or consumption (in excess of that agreed in the booking). Greater compensation for further damage is always legally valid.
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