ExteriorsThis ample and spectacular villa, on the south-eastern flanks of Mount Etna, in the province of Catania, Sicily is only a couple of minutes away from Palermo and Catania.The small village is partially inserted in the Etna National Park, with bland hills born from ancient lava flows on top of each other that have been softened by the action of the weather through time.Mount Etna, the Mediterranean Sea and some lovely towns nearby are only some of the attractions on the island. There are also some nature reserves and parks, archaeological sites, medieval castles and towers all over the territory. In Catania, visit the Butterfly House of Monte Serra, which houses the world's most beautiful butterflies.The staff at the villa will provide visitors with information on excursions, restaurants and shops that cannot be missed as well as information regarding the nightlife, beaches and more.The gardens in the villa are large and perfectly tended, affording trees and Mediterranean plants and flowers. The fabulous swimming pool is surrounded by some shady areas, and there are tables and chairs to enjoy the sunny days and a moment of peace and relaxation outdoors.InteriorsThis spectacular villa by Mount Etna was designed by a French architect and it boasts lovely high vaulted ceilings, cool airy arches and colourful antique furniture, together with central heating, ceiling fans, an iron and an ironing board, Internet access, telephone, satellite TV, DVD and CD player, books and more.The construction is distributed on three levels. The main entrance hall leads to a dining room and then to a very spacious living area with a fireplace and large French windows that open onto the garden of the property. The fully equipped kitchen -with a microwave, refrigerator and a freezer, coffee maker, grill and even a washing machine- is also on this level, and it opens onto a beautiful flower-covered patio.A ramp leads down to a single bedroom, a twin bedroom and two bathrooms. The first floor includes three double rooms and one single room. Two of the double rooms have en-suite bathrooms, and the third one shares another one with the single room. Some of the bathrooms are equipped with a shower, and others with a bathtub.A short cooking lesson can be organized upon request and at an extra cost the day after the guests’ arrival in order to help them come in touch and taste the Sicilian food and traditions.All spaces in this spectacular villa by Mount Etna are ample, bright and comfortable, and the property is perfect for sleeping a large family or a group of friends.
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