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Villa Giara Castellammare Del Golfo

Villa Giara

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Phone: (0039) 0924 528373 Fax: (0039) 0924 528373

It is an elegant villa with pool located in the countryside of Castellammare Del Golfo, at 2,5 Km from the sea and 5 Km from the typical Sicilian borough of Scopello and the Zingaro natural reserve.

  • Price from 300 EUR / Day
  • Capacity up to 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
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Last updated: 06/24/2009

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Overview

Villa Giara is an elegant home , located in the territory of Fraginesi, a countryside of Castellammare Del Golfo. The villa is situated 5km from Castellammare Del Golfo, a little town where you may find all the basic services and also to do shopping. Situated 5km from Scopello and Natural Reserve of Zingaro with its renewed Tonnara and turquoise waters. The villa is surrounded by a nice garden with olive trees and various Mediterranean plants.

Villa Giara is a two-storey structure, newly built using typical Sicilian materials such as ancient majolica and massive wood staff, create warm and welcoming atmosphere, combining the practice of the new house and at the same time the charm of tradition.
The dinning room organized as a part of the open plan living room with a lovely corner for conversation, enhanced by a fair place that makes environment harmonious as well as furniture. A sliding door that opens to the living room, leads to the kitchen.
The kitchen is provided with all necessary appliances, and is structurally built according to the Sicilian tradition, that is masonry. On the ground floor there is a bath room with shower and one bedroom with twin beds. A comfortable wooden stair goes up to the first floor, there is a room with a pool table that gives the possibility to spend a pleasant time and have fun.

On the first floor there are two well furnished bedrooms , one is a double bedroom and another one is a twin bedroom. The bathroom is with Jacuzzi. From the living room is accessible a large covered veranda, fully furnished that creates a nice atmosphere for lunch and outdoor relax. There is also an external kitchen with a barbeque and a wood oven for pleasant refreshments and grills in the open.
The nice position of Villa Giara gives the possibility to visit different sightseeing and archeological sites such as Palermo, Castellammare del Golfo, Scopello, Segesta, Erice, Selinunte, Marsala, Agrigento.

Prices & deals

Lowest Daily Price:
300 EUR
Highest Daily Price:
386 EUR
Lowest Weekly Price:
2100 EUR
Highest Weekly Price:
2700 EUR
Cleaning fee:
N/A
Charging Method:
Payment Types:
  • No Cash
  • No Credit Card
  • No Cheque
  • No Travellers cheque
  • No Paypal
  • No Wire Transfer

Location & area

Castellammare del Golfo is one of the most beautiful places in the west coast of Sicily. The name is roughly translated "Sea Fortress of the Gulf." It is so named because of the medieval fortress in the harbor. This harbour still works as well as for tourism than as for commerce.



The Gulf is a set of environments which to their spectacular beauty splendid coasts, to the east low and open, to the west high, jagged, and over them a mountain chain with some ecological niches which are unique in Sicily.

In august you can assist to a very spectaculary religious procession out of the sea.



Scopello is perhaps the more evocative and colorful place of the entire gulf of Castellammare.



It is a small village risen at the end of the 18th century around the "baglio", on a previous arab country house. I n the low-lying wonderful cove limited by the stacks and protected by old towers, there is the "tonnara" (thunny-fishing structure), known since a long time ago (it is mentioned in documents of the year 1200); it has worked until few years ago, together with the"baglio", the buildings and the warehouses.

Upon the bay of Guidaloca is set a 16th century cylindrical tower.



The name of Scopello probably derives from the Greek "scopelos" (rock), from the Latin "scopellum" (rock) and from the arab "iscubul iactus" (high rock).

It has been inhabited since the prehistoric period (finds discovered in the caves of the inland document the human presence, starting from the palaeolithic period), the zone has been known since ancient times because of the abundance of tunnys, which were fished in its sea, so much that the Greeks called it "Cetaria", that means "earth of the tunnys". The Arabs founded there a country house, which was inhabited by fishermen and shepherds and, in 1235, Frederic II the Swabian, after having annexed it with all the feud to the city Mounte San Giuliano, granted the property to a group of settlers of Piacenza, who soon left because of the continuous piratic incursions.

In those centuries, in fact, the pirates who infested the low Mediterranean sea, used the bay of Scopello as a base for their raids: mooring the ships behind the stacks, they were practically invisible from the open sea.



The towers give to the landscape a mystery halo and a fascinating atmosphere, which mixes together nature and history. They go back to different ages and they were part of a system of defense and communication distributed along all the perimeter of the Sicily: communicating among themselves through the fire, by night and with the smoke during the day, all the island could be informed in very little time of every military new.

The oldest, probably built up by the Arabs to protect the "tonnara", is the one that rises on the stack that was once connected to the mainland, which could be approached through a bridge or probably a scale that was carved in the rock itself
The Doria tower, from the name of the Spanish nobleman who let it build on the terrace that faces the bay, goes back to the XVII century.

Another one, the Bennistra tower, is the one built in the XV century on the top of a mount in the south of the "baglio" and that dominates from its exceptional point of observation the entire gulf of Castellammare.



Il Baglio

Into the Town of Scopello there is the famous "Baglio" and there you can find some of typical shops, bar, a restaurant and a bank, infact all the main activities of Scopello are carry-on into this "Baglio".
In sping the town is full of turist attract from the joyful atmosphere that you find in the baglio. I n winter the town change in a paradise of peace and calm. In Scopello you find different bars (were you can eat the speciality food of the place as "Li Cassateddi", "La Pignolata" e "La Cassata Siciliana"), locali typical restaurants (where you can eat " Il Pani Cunsato"), a post office, a first-aid and a bank with bancomat. Naturally don't lack souvenir shops.

Address:
Fraginesi, 91014, Castellammare Del Golfo, Italy
Accommodation located in:
countryside, near restaurants & bars, town, village!

Amenities & services

Cots available on request

# of Units: 1... and each unit includes:

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Single beds: 4
  • Double beds: 1
  • Baby cots: 0
  • Single sofa beds: 0
  • Double sofa beds: 0

Bathroom

  • No Bath:
  • No Hair Drier:
  • No Shower:
  • No Towels:

Extras

  • Yes Washing Machine:
  • No Work Desk:
  • Yes Bed Sheets:
  • No Bikes:
  • Yes Cable/Satelite TV:
  • No Internet Broadband:
  • No Internet Dial Up:
  • Yes Ironing Board:
  • No Stereo/Radio System:
  • No Library:
  • No Telephone:
  • No DVD Player:
  • No Fax:

Extraservice

  • No Butler Service:
  • No House Chef:
  • No Local Guides:
  • No Local Transportation:
  • No 24h Concierge:
  • No Tours & Excursions:

Kitchen

  • Yes Fridge & Freezer:
  • Yes Crockery & Utensils:
  • No Dish Washer:
  • No Microwave:
  • Yes Oven:
  • No American Kitchen:

Living room

  • Yes Fireplace:
  • No Sofa Bed:
  • Yes Table & Chairs:

Outside

  • No Private Beach:
  • Yes Barbecue:
  • No Sauna:
  • Yes Garden:
  • No Shared Bathroom:
  • No Spa / Jacuzzi:
  • Yes Swimming Pool:
  • No Lift / Elevator:
  • No Disabled Facilities:
  • No Tennis Court:
  • Yes Terrace:
  • Yes Parking:
  • No Pets Welcome:

Rooms

  • No Safe:
  • No Sea View:
  • Yes Central Heating:
  • No City View:
  • No Daily Cleaning:
  • Yes Air Conditioning:
  • No DVD/Music Collection:
  • No Ensuite Bathroom:
  • No Balcony:

Additional information

Board Basis:
Accommodation Only
Breakfast:
No
Lunch:
No
Diner:
No
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