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  • 5 bedrooms

  • 4 bathrooms

    +1 extra toilet

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A veritable haven in the south of Sicily, this home offers larger groups and families an opportunity to experience a slice of Mediterranean life and revel in the luxury of an island getaway. With fresh, open spaces, the promise of peace and tranquillity, alfresco dining and barbecue, and a private infinity pool, you’ll be hard-pressed to find any reason to leave. With characterful design elements accentuating the classic interiors, there’s always something new to explore inside. We can’t decide which feature we like best, but one thing's for sure, those looking for a luxurious Sicilian getaway have found the perfect home for just that. When adventure beckons and the road calls, head on out to the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site of Modica, just eleven minutes away by car, for a day full of sightseeing, dining, wine tasting and shopping. Plunge headfirst into the history and culture of this remarkable island, trying local produce and delicious Sicilian delicacies, heading for the less-beaten track and immersing yourself in the welcoming atmosphere.


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What to expect


Highlights

Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site of Modica, just eleven minutes away by car

Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site of Modica, just eleven minutes away by car

Take a dip[ in the dreamy infinity pool

Take a dip[ in the dreamy infinity pool

Soak in the sumptuous freestanding bathtub

Soak in the sumptuous freestanding bathtub

Soak up the sun with spectacular views

Soak up the sun with spectacular views

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Home truths

    Due to the location of this home, we recommend hiring a car to get the most out of your stay

    There’s free parking for up to two cars on the driveway

    This home is spread over two floors, with no internal lift

    The swimming pool isn't fenced, so children will need to be supervised at all times

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Parking available

Washing machine

Dryer

Private pool

Bedrooms & bathrooms

5 bedrooms, 7 beds

4 bathrooms, 1 additional toilet

Extras


VIP services

Airport pick up

Arrange a chef

Baby sitting

Daily cleaning

Fridge fills

Laundry and dry cleaning

Massage

Restaurant reservations

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • Your host can help arrange a variety of extra services during your stay, including massages and beauty treatments, wine tours, laundry and dry cleaning, fridge fills, restaurant reservations, private chefs, airport transfers, and car hire

  • If you’re travelling with children, your host can organise babysitting services – alternatively, a live-in nanny can be arranged at a cost of £475-£670 per week

  • There may be some extra fees to pay here, such as charges for utilities, final cleaning fees, city tax and security deposits – all of which you may need to pay in cash to the homeowner. Please reach out during the booking process to confirm.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Val di Noto

Encompassing the south-eastern third of Sicily, Val di Noto is one of the three historic regions of the island. Many of the region’s towns were destroyed during an earthquake in 1693, meaning that they were rebuilt in the Baroque style they have since become famous for. There are eight UNESCO-listed towns in Val di Noto, including Modica, Scicli and Catania, the second-largest city on Sicily. Although each town has its...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Explore the Cathedral of Saint George

Explore the Cathedral of Saint George

Spectacular 1700s cathedral with a neoclassical dome and tiered baroque facade. Climb the bell tower for stunning valley views. Great view from the top of the stairs and inside the church.

35 min
Explore the Historic Castello dei Conti

Explore the Historic Castello dei Conti

Step back in time as you wander through the ancient halls of the Castello dei Conti. Immerse yourself in its rich history and marvel at the stunning architecture of this remarkable establishment.

30 min
Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere at Kaffa Street bar

Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere at Kaffa Street bar

A friendly cafe and bar in Frigintini, serving excellent coffee and interesting food. With its clean and welcoming environment, dog-friendly policy, and attentive staff, it's the perfect spot to relax and indulge in a delicious meal.

7 min
Dine at Ristorante Pizzeria Le Magnolie

Dine at Ristorante Pizzeria Le Magnolie

Enjoy high-quality ingredients and amazing service at this friendly restaurant. Don't miss the rare Carruba Mushroom, only available in late August and September.

14 min
Indulge in authentic pizza and drinks at Il Santo

Indulge in authentic pizza and drinks at Il Santo

A cosy and innovative restaurant and bar serving fantastic pizza with a vast menu of local ingredients. Excellent service and desserts make it a must-visit for pizza lovers.

8 min
Indulge at Pietre Nere Spa

Indulge at Pietre Nere Spa

Enjoy the serene spa, outdoor pool, and excellent dining. The perfect relaxing spot during your Sicilian getaway.

32 min
Try the beignets at Al Vecchio Mulino

Try the beignets at Al Vecchio Mulino

Enjoy delicious pizza, pasta with clams, and beignet desserts at this fantastic restaurant. The staff are attentive, and the atmosphere is nice, whether you choose to dine inside or alfresco.

25 min
Explore Parco Urbano Padre Basile

Explore Parco Urbano Padre Basile

A beautifully arranged and designed park on the edge of Modica. Enjoy a short walk, rest under the palm trees, and take in the panoramic views. A great place to spend the afternoon.

27 min
Dine at Osteria dei Sapori Perduti

Dine at Osteria dei Sapori Perduti

This restaurant offers good local food with a laid-back atmosphere, serving Sicilian flavours across a range of no-frills dishes. The rabbit dish comes highly recommended.

30 min
Take in the panoramic views at Pizzo viewpoint

Take in the panoramic views at Pizzo viewpoint

A bit of a climb, but well worth it. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the whole town from this viewpoint. A good resting place to catch your breath after climbing the numerous stairs.

32 min
Visit the Church of Saint John Evangelist

Visit the Church of Saint John Evangelist

Discover the picturesque Baroque church in Modica Alta, away from noise and crowds. Immerse yourself in the local life as elder people chat in the small square. A tranquil place of worship.

29 min

Get around

Airport

Comiso

1 hr 9 min

Vincenzo Bellini Catania

2 hr 7 min

Reggio Calabria

3 hr 58 min

Train station

Ragusa

49 min

Bus stop

Ragusa Strada Stradale 194

38 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

14 min

Cafe

15 min

Pharmacy

17 min

Points of interest

Beach

Marina di Modica

52 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    60

    days

    Cancel at least 60 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 60 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Oliver

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Nearly twenty years ago, Oliver and his friend began curating the world's most unique and rustic getaways. Driven by their own unforgettable experience at a chateau, they have grown remarkably since then. Much like Plum, they believe in hand-picked luxury that doesn't break the bank.

This home is nominated for the Plum Guide Award.

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