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Country House Il Gelso e l'Ulivo - Casa il Gelso

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Only 2 Km far from the wonderful beaches of San Lorenzo and Vendicari lies this large Country House, perfect for those who are looking for the scent and the quietude of Sicily's countryside....but close the seaside ! It's the perfect location for families or group of friends It was known as “La casa ro Parrinu” – “Priest's House” from the former owner, a priest who came to Pachino and left the Church to marry a parishioner that was almost destroyed and it was restored with passion and enthusiasm respecting the local architecture and using typical building material but taking attention to energy saving as well. At the ground floor “The Mulberry House” (6+2) is a large house fully equipped with living room at the entrance, country style kitchen, two double rooms and a room with twin bed...Only 2 Km far from the wonderful beaches of San Lorenzo and Vendicari lies this large Country House, perfect for those who are looking for the scent and the quietude of Sicily's countryside....but close the seaside ! It's the perfect location for families or group of friends It was known as “La casa ro Parrinu” – “Priest's House” from the former owner, a priest who came to Pachino and left the Church to marry a parishioner that was almost destroyed and it was restored with passion and enthusiasm respecting the local architecture and using typical building material but taking attention to energy saving as well. At the ground floor “The Mulberry House” (6+2) is a large house fully equipped with living room at the entrance, country style kitchen, two double rooms and a room with twin beds that can be transformed into a double room all with bathroom en suite and conditioning air A comfortable sofa bed in the living room can accommodate two more guests. Available for the guests of the ground floor there is a large shady veranda, furnished to relax outside that offers a nice view on the countryside and the vineyard in front of the house; an other natural and pleasant area to relax outside is in between the two secular trees. The guests of the two apartments have also available a rustic hut that belonged to the former country estate completely restored with a wood oven, barbecue and washing machine. At the back of the villa there is an external shower to be used by the guests back from the seaside. From June 2015 free wi-fi access and external Jacuzzi (5 person) More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Blender
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Lovely modernised old house that was perfect for our party of six adults. All rooms were air conditioned and ensuite. There was wifi but access to the Internet was intermittent. The house is equipped with everything you need as welll as lots of extras like...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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Reviewed 22 July 2017
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Date of stay: July 2017
156GianlucaM, VR Owner at Country House Il Gelso e l'Ulivo - Casa il Gelso, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2014
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Date of stay: September 2014
About the Owner
Gianluca M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2014
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About the neighbourhood
The House is beautifully situated 2 km (that you can run by bike) far from the seaside and from the main tourist destinations, art cities and historical villages: Marzamemi former arabian fishermen village 3 km, the natural reserve of Vendicari, the last humid area of Europe before Africa a real bird sanctuary 5km, the wonderful beaches of Calamosche and Eloro, 10-15 km, Noto city Unesco World Heritage 18 km, Siracusa 50km, Ragusa 55km, Sortino and its Necropoli of Pantalica Unesco World Heritage 70 km, Catania – nearest airport 100km by motorawy, Taormina 140km by motorway. Art, history nature but also food ! Nearby you can find wine cellars (Nero d'Avola, Moscato di Noto, Inzolia) typical cheese producers (Ragusano DOP, Ricotta, Caciocavallo, Pecorino), butchers (sausage made by Nebrodi...
How to get there
From Messina take the motorway to Catania; after Catania's airport take the motorway (Catania – Gela) to Siracusa; straight on and exit at Noto and then follow direction Marzamemi; on the main road before the road fork to Marzamemi on the left side you'll find the traffic mark to S. Lorenzo, go ahead, after 700m. follow on the left side the traffic mark to “Agriturismo La Vignazza” “Vini Scirè”; after 300m. on the right side you'll find a partially restored house, at the corner, just before the wall of “La Vignazza” turn right; at the end of the small country road you'll find find a light pink house... here you are ! From Catania's airport take the motorway (Catania – Gela) to Siracusa; straight on and exit at Noto and then follow direction Marzamemi; on the main road before the road for...
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