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The villa lies in a large lemongrove plantation between Etna and the sea, just 2 kms from the sea, 30 minutes by car from Etna and 10 minutes from the center of Taormina in the village of Trappitello.
The villa is surrounded by a mediterranean garden of about 2000 sq. m. with a lawn, sweet-smelling and flowering plants, olive trees and palm trees.
This is a manor house from the end of the 1800s in mediterranean style with high-quality period furniture. The dining room holds a collection of plates showing the history of 19th century Italy.
The house has all the best modern conveniences such as air conditioning, stereo with CD player, satellite TV, telephone, PC with internet access, dishwasher, laundry with washing-machine.
Two bedrooms look onto the garden, one is in the tower which is reached via a wrought iron spiral staircase from the 1800s.
Outside there is a large gazebo covered with a climbing plant, a dining area and the private 6x14 m swimming pool.
From the garden you can admire Mount Etna with its fascinating nighttime lava flows.
Besides the daily cleaning service included in the price you can also book the services of a cook to be paid separately.
Inside there is a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom (tub), one double bedroom up a 19th century spiral staircase with views of Etna (turret first floor) and a bathroom on the ground floor (shower), a single bedroom and a twin bedroom sharing a bathroom (tub).
A large sitting room with fireplace, smaller sitting room with fireplace, dining room, study (turret first floor) and a large fully equipped kitchen.
In an Independant Suite located in the garden a few metres from the house, there is a bedroom with an 1810 double bed, sitting area, and bathroom (shower).
The bedrooms, the kitchen and the suite all have air conditioning.
The house is furnished with antiques (19th century).
Outside, the house opens out into a cool, furnished gazebo overlooking the lush lawn. The garden has a rich variety of aromatic plants including laurel, camphor, lavender, and hibiscus, daturas, palms, ficus, and centuries-old olive trees.
There is not much to add about Taormina and its beautiful coastline that has not already been said and written by the many travellers that have come here since the beginning of the 1700s and who have defined it the pearl of the Mediterranean.
Along the coastline that is one of the most beautiful and famous in the world you follow a long series of large coves and pretty inlets alternating with the beaches at Spisone, Mazzarò, and capo Sant'Andrea.
Located in Trappitello/Taormina. Minimarkets, pharmacy and basic shops are 1.5 kms distant from the villa, the town of Taormina lies about 6 kms away, Catania 50 kms, Syracuse 90 kms, Piazza Armerina 120 kms.