(Minimum of one week rental required) Villa Marsala is a luxurious villa with private swimming pool, and is situated not far from Trapani, a charming town in the west of Sicily that enchants visitors with its beautiful, lively old center. The dwelling is surrounded by native carob plants, young olive groves, dwarf palm trees and spectacular scenery. Behind the villa stands the Erice mountain, in front of it, the center of Trapani and its salt pans, the sea and the Egadi islands. Combining comfort and luxury with contemporary design, the villa delivers the ultimate in residential quality. Beautiful marble floors and large window doors create a...n immediate impression of space and light, especially in the wonderful living area, which opens onto the large terrace and onto the swimming pool. Equipped with the best materials and furnishings, the property provides many quiet areas to while away the hours with conversation, good wine, or a good book. Villa Marsala is also perfectly located for exploring the interesting and dramatic surrounding area. A few kilometers away is Trapani with its narrow streets and alleys, squares, baroque buildings, cafes and good restaurants, and also the medieval village of Erice and the imposing temple of Segesta. The route to Marsala leads the visitor to the charming salt pans with their windmills, and the Stagnone reserve, an impressive lagoon with the island of Mothia.
Included in the rental price: Water, gas, electricity (up to 350 kwh/week, .25 euro/kwh above that), final cleaning, linens and towels, twice weekly light cleaning, Internet connection, private parking, welcome basket
Services available upon request and additional charge: Babysitter (12 euro/hour), cook service (150 euro + food), maid service, car rental, boat rental, transfers, guided tours
Within walking distance is a restaurant (1.5 km), a deli (2 km), and a grocery store (2 km). Additional services (shops, banks, restaurants) are found in Trapani, three km away. Villa Marsala is comprised of 300 sq. meters of living space on two floors.
On the ground floor is the beautifully conceived living room with lovely marble floors and fireplace, complemented by a bright red sofa. The dining room comfortably seats eight and offers direct access out onto the terrace. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/freezer, gas stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, and all utensils. There are three bedrooms including a double bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bathroom with bath, another double bedroom with queen, and a single bedroom. These two share a bathroom with bath. Also on this floor is a study, guest WC, and laundry room.
The lower floor has its own, separate living room with double sofa bed, table seating six guests, a well-equipped kitchen corner, double bedroom with queen bed and a bathroom with shower.
The park-like exterior includes a large terrace with tables and chairs, solarium, swimming pool, and gardens.
The charming town of Trapani is the pride of Sicily's west coast. In the last few years Trapani has been restored to its original, architectural splendor. In the majority of its tiny streets, alleys and squares traffic is not allowed and therefore its old town center has become a communal, open air gathering place. On Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the main road between the Chiesa dell' Addolorata and Palazzo Senatorio, there are magnificent baroque dwellings. The Cattedrale di San Lorenzo is well-known for its crucifixion attributed to Antoine Van Dyck. The entire area presents a dream-like landscape, offering endless stretches of vineyards that produce the rare and delicious Marsala wine.
Additional amenities include: living room, car recommended, views, family room, heating, crib, walkable, video player DVD, cook available inquire, study room.Read more
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