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Casa Serena, stylish villa in Madonia mountains

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View of the house and mountains from the drive
The terrace viewed from the garden
Part of the impressively planted garden
The beautiful spiral stair and kitchen
Dining room and one of the pieces of artwork
Plunge pool and part of the garden
View along the terrace looking east
View of main bedroom with French doors leading to the west terrace
Dining room and view through full-height windows to the terrace
View of the Madonie mountains looking east from the garden
View south to Polizzi Generosa from the living room
View to kitchen from living room
Night-time view of the lit terrace and seating area
One of the paths through the extensive beech forests on the top of the Madonie mountains
View of the mountains at the centre of the Madonia regional park
1 of 15View of the house and mountains from the drive
Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Scillato, Province of Palermo, Sicily
Casa Serena is a beautiful, architect-designed villa in the Madonia mountains, close to Polizzi Generosa,which is 12 kms south-west of Scillato. It has 1.5 hectares (4 acres) of land, planted with flowers, olives and fruit trees – and is internally furnished with distinctive, modern furniture and an interesting selection of art and photography. It offers the perfect holiday location for people who like contemporary style, rural seclusion and natural beauty – whether for quiet relaxation or more energetic pursuits such as walking, hiking or cycling. The house and garden are set within the boundaries of the Madonie mountain park and the mountain views from the house and terrace are stunning. Despite its quiet seclusion, it is only 4kms from the nearest town, Polizzi Generosa, with restaurants, bars, a supermarket and various food shops. In... Read more
About the Owner, Carl G
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Calendar Updated: 203 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2014
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Super Kings
    2 Twins
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R 15 490
£900
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About the neighbourhood
The historic, picturesque town of Polizzi Generosa, perched on its 900-metre high ridge at the south-west edge of the park, has been occupied by humans for at least 2500 years -- and is a perfect base for discovering the Madonia mountains. In fact Casa Serena sits just inside the park boundary and some hiking trails start at the front gate. This entsire sloping valley to the north of Polizzi is a beautiful enclave of woods, scattered houses, gardens and orchards, guarded to the north and east by the towering Madonia mountains. This green enclave is watered for 12 months a year by many streams and springs, fed by rain and melt water trickling down through the limestone strata of the mountains. So plentiful is the water that in the 17th and 18th century, the area was called the 'valley... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Palermo airport: 90.0 km
Ferry: Palermo ferry port: 75.0 km
The house can be accessed via autostrada A19 from Palermo towards Messina/ Catania. After about 35 kms, the autostrada divides and you take the autostrada A19 towards 'Catania' (NOT the A20 to Messina) which heads inland towards the mountains. About 12 minutes later you exit the autostrada at the junction signed for Scillato, Collesano and Polizzi Generosa. Polizzi Generosa is about 12 kms further.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 28.0 km.
Nearby cities
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