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Polyphemus- Princely cottages

4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
4 reviews
The farmstead
the pool
the pool
the way to the pool
the  roses corner
the second bedroom
the gazebo
the garden from the gazebo
the parking area
the children area
The bay of Isolabella
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily
The cottage Polifemo is part of an old farmstead located in the stunning countryside of Taormina and precisely in a family estate producing oranges, lemons, olive oil and wine. The cottage is equipped for max 6 pax (4 adults and 2 children) and consists of 2 double bedrooms with their own bath with shower, a living room with a kitchinette and a small mezzanine with 2 beds for children 5/13, an exclusive gazebo with cane covering and creepers ideal to stay al fresco or have meals.
Max 4 adults + 2 children (5-13 years).
Polifemo shares a mature lush extended garden and a big pool area with solarium in the lemongrove with other 3 little houses of the same old farmstead (Luna, Trinacria and Leone). The large garden and pool area preserves the privacy of guests.
Changeover day preference : Saturday (other dates must be agreed by the owner...
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About the Owner, Gabriele A
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2005
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 6 properties
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Listing #HL5438
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 4 reviews
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Stephen G
Retford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We loved our 2 week stay at Le Case del Principe. We stayed in Polifemo, a three bedroom villa with shared access to a large swimming pool and beautifully maintained grounds. The villa was exactly as described on the website. We were welcomed on arrival and supported throughout our stay by the excellent Monica. Monica advised us on local attractions,...

emily m
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Le Case del Principe is one of those places you hope to find, but rarely do. It's a little out of town, so completely free of any hustle and bustle of urban life. The grounds are stunning - surrounded by olive and lemon trees and the gardens / pool are so pretty we had to drag ourselves away to visit...

Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We went there during May 2013 (2 adults and 2 children) we had the house "Polifemo-Bacco" and enjoy very much the morgning breakfast (in extra) with the fresh orange juice from the proprety. The view of the Etna was great, the swiming pool and the pool house are very nice. The playground for the children close to the pool is...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fax
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
Apr 15, 2017 -
May 19, 2017
Medium 2017
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May 20, 2017 -
Jul 8, 2017
High 2017
7 nights --
Jul 9, 2017 -
Sep 2, 2017
Top 2017
7 nights --
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover day Saturday. Different dates will be considered by the owner under request (prices could change).
Services and facilities included in the price: weekly linen and towels, shaded parking area , daily communal pool cleaning, wifi, communal washing machine ,hairdryer.
Final cleaning € 70
Air conditioning/heating, midweekly cleaning, baby cot and high chair on demand.
The pool is available from of April to November (not heated).
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About the neighborhood
Sicily is the most important island of the Mediterranean. It is famous for the nature and the blue sea but also for the history, culture and food.
The property is closed to the sea (2 kms) and to the center of Taormina.
The nearest airport of Catania is distant about 60 kms (motorway), Etna cable way station 1 hour by car, Gorges of Alcantara 15 minutes by car, Savoca the medieval village where the "Godfather" was filmed 50 minutes by car.
Restaurants, shops, Pharmacy and supermarkets are distant a few minutes by car.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Catania - Fontanarossa: 37.3 mi
Railway: Giardini Naxos: 3.1 mi
Ferry: Catania: 28.0 mi
Address of the Relais: Via Fondaco d'accorso Trappitello (countryside of Taormina).
Itinerary to follow from from Catania:
From A18 Catania-Messina motorway exit at Giardini Naxos and follow for Trappitello ss 185 on the right, reach the Bar Centrale and turn right, then follow the signpost for "Le case del Principe" . The house manager will keep in contact with you on the arrival day through mobyle telephon.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.2 mi.
Nearby cities
Sicily Villas (15,603)
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