Ragalna - Mt Etna area

  • 10 Sleeps
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pool
  • VillaSciara_Etna_WelcomePoolArea_ScentOfSicily


  • Amazing villa in the countryside with lovely swimmingpool
  • Breathless view on the vineyards and olive trees and Etna as background
  • Elegant furnishings


  • Just around the corner-by car- restaurants, bar, supermarket
  • Nearest city center 1,5Km
  • 33Km to Catania airport


  • Etnapark waterpark 15km
  • Etna volcano 20Km
  • Catania 27Km

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About property

Skilful refurbishment has perfectly blended minimalist contemporary design with the solid, historic character of this splendid Sicilian villa. Set on the slopes of Sicily’s imposing Mount Etna, the villa looks out beyond a huge, beautiful Mediterranean garden to a rural backdrop and the legendary volcano.

Its setting is an oasis of absolute calm. Gaze out over a landscape carpeted with ordered vineyards, countryside and sinuous olive trees, on a view that flits from the dazzling green of the garden to the sky’s light-infused shades of blue. Shades of gold and brown rise from the sun-scorched earth and a profusion of palm trees and other exotic plants frame the vista. Amazing and private infinity saltwater pool  with view on the countryside.

Villa Sciara is spread over three elevations. On the ground floor, with access from the outside, there are two double bedrooms en suite (if a couple prefers to sleep with their children, instead of a separate bedroom, there is a double sofa bed for children in the larger bedroom on the ground floor). The heart of the residence is the first floor: the living room is very bright and elegant in its minimalist style, the modern, luxurious kitchen preserves the Sicilian construction tradition of the wood-burning cooker and the very pretty oven. Along the corridor there is a cosy double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, and a twin bedroom, which can be converted into a double, and which also has a bathroom with shower and a WC. Essential and harmonious furnishings, soft colours that blend well with the antique, typically Sicilian floors and the white walls. The loft is refined in its simplicity and elegance: a double bedroom en-suite with a bathroom with shower.

Sciara offers plenty of space to relax and simply enjoy being together. The elegantly furnished terraces look out over a living scented garden and a spectacular landscape.

The villa is located in the Etna National Park, with its rich, fertile soil and vineyards, olive groves, fruit and nut orchards and forests of oak, larch and chestnut trees. For nature lovers, a series of gentle paths that ascend the volcano are just minutes from the villa. Be prepared to be amazed too by other local Sicilian treasures, including Taormina, Catania, Syracuse and the splendid Ionian coast.


First Floor

- 1 Double bedroom 160x200 A/C(convertible in twin)- 1 Double bedroom 160x200 , A/C(convertible in twin)en-suite with shower/bath- Kitchen with induction cooker- Living room with digital TV A/C
Loft- 1 Double bedroom 140x190 en suite,A/C
- 1 Bathroom en-suite with shower and tub- 1 WC in the corridor- 1 Showerin the corridor

Loft- 1 Bathroom en suite with shower

Ground Floor

Access from outside- 1 Double bedroom 140x200 en suite A/C with single sofa bed*- 1 Double bedroom 160x200 en suite A/C (convertible in twin)

- 2 Bathroom with shower en suite


- Pool open Easter to end of October
☀️ ECO FRIENDLY ☀️Villa Sciara has several aspects that make it an environmentally friendly villa: Thermal energy is produced by solar panels / photovoltaic system. Ecological and locally sourced materials have been used, such as lava stone, a roof made of reeds, chestnut wood, etc., and wherever possible, recycled materials like antique tiles and 19th-century terracotta tiles were used, both in the renovation of the main house and in the construction of the "pool house," as well as in the restoration of the terraced retaining walls. Rainwater is collected for garden irrigation and for the toilets. To further reduce the water footprint, we have exclusively chosen native plants for landscaping the garden, and their maintenance is carried out without the use of pesticides. The DOC Nerello Mascalese vineyard, grown on trellises, and the Nocella Etnea olive grove surrounding the house are cultivated exclusively using organic methods. We can only wish you a pleasant vacation in this eco-friendly property, surrounded by the wonders of Eastern Sicily.

*On the ground floor with external access, if a couple prefers to sleep with their child in the room next door, instead of in a bedroom separated by a corridor, there is a single sofa bed for children in the largest bedroom on the ground floor (total guests will always be 10pax)

Floor plan




  • Double room
  • Twin room
  • Flexible doubles/twins
  • Single bedroom
  • Travel cot/High chair
  • Linen/towels
  • Extra Linen/towels
  • Air conditioning : in all the bedrooms and living room
  • Bathrooms: 5 of which 4 en suite
  • Hair dryer
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • Satellite tv
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Dining area
  • Tools for kitchen
  • Plates, glasses, cutlery, pots
  • Fridge with freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Gas stove
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Moka
  • Tools and linen for kitchen
  • Dining Table
  • Electic kettel


  • Garden
  • BBQ
  • Dining table
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Swimming pool with salt water Infinity pool - 14m X 3,5m - 1,10m depth
  • Pool towels
  • Sunbeds
  • Sun umbrella
  • Private Parking
  • - separate access to the ground floor, to the owner's room/studio: complete privacy for the guests but as well the owner will gladly provide them with some tips on request
    - shared parking area


Area info


  • Nearest city center 1,5Km-0,9miles
  • Paternò 9Km-5,5miles
  • Etnapark waterpark 15km-9miles
  • Etna volcano 20Km-12miles
  • Catania 27Km-16miles
  • Acireale 43Km-26miles
  • Giardini Naxos 65Km-40miles
  • Taormina 70Km-43miles
  • Golf 60Km-37miles

Transport info

  • Airport Catania 33Km-20miles
  • Airport Comiso 109Km-67miles
  • Airport Palermo 239Km-148miles
  • Airport Trapani 319Km-198miles
Ragalna - Mt Etna area


Pricing information

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
  • Supply of bed linen and towels
  • Fast cleaning and linen change every 7days – for booking more than 14 days
  • Final cleaning
  • Water/Gas/Energy consumption
  • Internet wifi 30Mb/s
  • Ordinary pool/garden maintenance (1 time for week)

Extra (to be paid locally in cash):

  • Extra cleaning service
  • Change of bed linen
  • Change of bath towels
  • Change of pool towels
  • Chef
  • Local tourist tax

Safety deposit: € 1000

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.

Terms & conditions

The below specific Booking conditions are related to Villa Sciara. These specific conditions overrule the general conditions. For the other matters are still valid the General Booking Conditions

Point 1. Booking. The full amount for bookings made is due 60 days before the beginning of the lease
Point 5. Cancellation by the Customer. The cancellation will lead to the following penalties that will be expressed as a percentage of the amount on the booking: Date of the Cancellation’s Notification (Days before start of booking period) Penalty (% of the total amount of booking)
Up to 61 pays – 30%
Within 60 days 100%


From this villa's guests

Joy Kolin

- Trustpilot
13 October 2023 - United States
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- Others
1 August 2021 - Spain

Fantastic country house. We loved how clean and new was everything, the nice house design, and of course the great reception of Virginie, her advices and her help in every moment when we needed it. Totally recommended

Miguel A.  - Spain
From all our guests