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Villa Verde

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
1 night minimum
Rental Home
“ Villa Verde ” is an ancient typical Sicilian stone villa of the IXth century, in the Madonie Natural Park , completely restored, maintaining its old structure and atmosphere but at the same time supplied with all modern comforts. The property is dipped into a secular hazel-nut woods, crossed by a natural spring water stream and has got also a very large outdoor area with a flower garden where you can have a pleasant break and equipped to dine outdoors. In the summer season fruit trees and a kitchen garden are freely at disposal of the guests. The house offers a wonderful view of the ancient medieval village of Polizzi Generosa and of the surrounding mountains. It is very easy to reach from both Catania and Palermo airports. The house is dipped into the natural area of the Mado...“ Villa Verde ” is an ancient typical Sicilian stone villa of the IXth century, in the Madonie Natural Park , completely restored, maintaining its old structure and atmosphere but at the same time supplied with all modern comforts. The property is dipped into a secular hazel-nut woods, crossed by a natural spring water stream and has got also a very large outdoor area with a flower garden where you can have a pleasant break and equipped to dine outdoors. In the summer season fruit trees and a kitchen garden are freely at disposal of the guests. The house offers a wonderful view of the ancient medieval village of Polizzi Generosa and of the surrounding mountains. It is very easy to reach from both Catania and Palermo airports. The house is dipped into the natural area of the Madonie Park and from it you can easily reach all the other ancient villages of Madonie. The house is only 15 minutes from the highway and represents a good starting point to visit many Sicilian locations of tourist interest: Palermo, Catania, Etna volcano, Piazza Armerina, Caltagirone, Agrigento Temples Valley and many others. The total living area of the cottage is about 140 mq on two storeys: a living room with a fireplace, a spacious kitchen where you can also dine, two large bedrooms , bathroom and a mezzanine. The house is very fresh in the summer, comfortable and charmingly furnished, typically country stylish, it has a is well equipped spacious kitchen and wood high ceilings on the first floor. Internet connection is available on request. The guests will enjoy the relax and comfort of an absolutely bucolic environment , superb for hiking, riding, cycling/ mountain biking or just strolling along the magnificent wooded paths in the neighborhood or profit from its favourable and central position to visit the natural and historical attractions of Sicily More
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About the Owner
Giancarlo C
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2007
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

Carlo and Maria were welcoming and keen to ensure we felt at home. Communication with them prior to the stay was good and they called us during our stay to confirm there were no problems. The house is secluded and quiet. As another reviewer states,...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Helen T
Osservatore11, VR Owner at Villa Verde, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2015

Dear Helen, thanks for your kind and detailed review, it has helped us to improve the house. The shower cabin has actually been changed with a new, bigger one which can fit anyone tall up to 2 meters and more! Regarding Internet, the credit could...More

Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed at the villa with our baby and parents for a week in March. Positive points - the villa was indeed well appointed with working but slow wifi and appliances and the heating worked well especially for an old house (it was cold for...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank Matthew N
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stayed at Villa Verde for 2 weeks from the end of October through to November and had the most relaxing time, It really was idyllic and looked exactly like the photos on Trip Advisor, if not better. Living in a traditional property was a...More

Date of stay: November 2013
Thank Jackie M
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Harvard, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 29, 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Reviewed June 10, 2015
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Date of stay: April 2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighborhood
Polizzi Generosa is a town at 917 meters (3,008 feet), on the Madonie Mountains . The area is a botanical paradise which has survived from ages past.The area around Polizzi is well-known for growing hazelnuts and for other agricultural specialities. On the Madonie Mountains around Polizzi, you can admire a real botanical rarity, the white fir (abies nebrodensis) which disappeared from all other parts of Italy during the ice age. On the slopes and plains of these mountains, you will find many plants that do not grow elsewhere, and , in spring, you can admire the finest orchids in all the Mediterannean.
How to get there
From Palermo “Falcone Borsellino” airport take High-Way A-19 (Palermo-Catania), in the direction of Catania- From Catania “Fontanarossa” airport take the same highway in the direction of Palermo. Get off at Scillato to take the scenic State Road, SS 643 (17 km), or continue on A-19, and get off at Tre Monzelli. Then, take SS 120 and 643 (14 km) to reach Polizzi Generosa. A bus service from both Palermo and Catania railway station connects with Polizzi
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