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18th Century Home with Captivating Historic Charm

Private Terrace - relax under a star-filled sky.
2 reviews
Private Terrace - relax under a star-filled sky.
Enjoy a delicious glass of Sicilian wine after a long day of sightseeing....
Enjoy a morning coffee on the private terrace....
Kitchen with exposed wood beam ceilings
Spacious marble countertops and a 4-burner gas stove with an electric oven
Well-equipped kitchen with sharp knives and a full set of pots and pans.
Delicious coffee is widely available - even at home!
Kitchen - rustic 'scala' (ladder) Siciliana
Tutti a tavola!
Dining room with extendable table - up to 10 people!
Cozy living room with sofabed
Living room with art by Canadian artist Alannah Cavanagh
Master bedroom with double bed, side tables and reading lamps on each side.
Alcove with desk in master bedroom. Floor to ceiling windows let in the warm Mediterranean light.
New boutique hotel quality pillows with linen and cotton sheets. Blinds keep out ambient light
Second Bedroom - a repurposed door makes a beautiful (and handy!) design detail.
Second bedroom with one single bed and one double bed (not shown).
Second bedroom with wooden shutters to block out ambient light at night.
Second bedroom with double bed (shown), single bed, ceiling fan, A/C and armoire
Second bedroom - eiderdown pillows and duvets
Main floor bathroom with LARGE walk-in shower and heated towel rack.
Laundry facilities - brand new Bosch washer
Upstairs bathroom + bidet
Large upstairs bathroom
Our street side balcony is a perfect spot for breakfast!
Private lounging on our street-side balcony with a view of Modica's recently restored castle
Exposed stone stairway
Front of house includes period details from the 1800s- including our 'saint and protector' statuette
Front Door - our home is located on a quiet, cobblestone lane.
Front of the house (with tiny almond tree!)
Baroque detail
Palazzo Benevento in Scicli (8kms from Modica)
Enjoy Modica's amazing local produce!
Art detail at the top of the stairs
San Giorgio - Modica's stunning baroque masterpiece
La Contea Pizza: only 6 Euros! Just down the street down a charming alley.
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Modica, Province of Ragusa, Sicily
An elegant and comfortable 18th century home in Modica's historic centre, renovated by a Florentine architect. It combines brand new amenities, WI-FI, A/C, and contemporary style, with historic character. Nestled in a charming, residential neighbourhood, it's steps from Modica's lively cafes, restaurants, and stunning Baroque architecture.<BR><BR>This 85 sq m palazetto features original stone floors, domed ceilings and sandstone archways, alongside air conditioning, all-new, contemporary furniture, and marble kitchen counters. Enjoy coffee on the balcony with a view of Modica's historic castle, or relax with a glass of Sicilian wine in your private interior terrace. Ideal for five people, it can comfortably accommodate seven, thanks to a comfortable fold-out sofa.<BR><BR>Modica offers urban amenitie... Read more
About the Owner, rosanna n
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 2 properties
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Reviewed February 1, 2013 for a stay in January 2013
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Reviewed July 8, 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Recommended for families with infants and kids over the age of 5. As the house is on 2 levels with stone stairs between the first and second floor, it would not be advisable for...
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About the neighborhood
Our freshly renovated, 18th century home is located in the historic center of the lively Baroque town of Modica (Bassa), steps away from green grocers, cafes and restaurants. Street parking is free, abundant and conveniently located (a 1-minute walk from our front door).
Nearest Airport : Comiso Airport at 43 kms, or Catania at 130 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry : Pozzallo (25kms - for ferry to Malta), Catania (130 Kms)
Nearest Train : Modica Centrale at 2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway : Siracusa-Gela at 20 Kilometres
Nearest Beach : Sampieri (our favourite) at 15 Kilometres
Car: recommended
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Comiso: 18.0 mi
Railway: Modica Centrale: 1.0 mi
Ferry: Pozzallo ferry to Malta: 9.9 mi
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 9.3 mi.
Nearby cities
Sicily Villas (15,795)
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