Villa Gessica

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach

Villa Gessica is a traditional house which has been completely renovated. It lies in the valley of Mazzo di Sciacca which is by the delightful town of Scopello. Just a few kilometres away from Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve, the property is as ideally situated for a holiday full of exploration and adventure as it is for one which is set around the pool and local wines!

The interior is bright and welcoming, the décor often reminiscent of the sea which lies beyond. There are three tastefully furnished double bedrooms and access to the first floor is via an external staircase which offers an extra element of independence for groups traveling together.

Outside is magnificent- white walls and red terracotta tiles compliment the vivid Mediterranean garden, which is lush and expansive. A BBQ equipped veranda provides a spacious area in which to relax outdoors, lined by palms and pomegranates; with stunning views of the turquoise sea beyond. The private pool offers a hydro massage function and similarly breath-taking views.

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What you should know…

  • The swimming pool is open from the start of April until late October, there is an optional fee to open outside of this times
  • The final leg of access road to the villa is up a steep and narrow road - we suggest hiring a sturdy car, also making the most of this fantastic area



Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV DVD Heating Waterfront

The Villa

Ground Floor
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Dining area with sofa, plasma TV and DVD player
- Living room
- Bathroom with shower
- Double bedroom

First Floor (access to the external staircase)
- Two bedrooms
- Bathroom with shower

Exterior
- Mediterranean garden
- veranda with barbecue
- Outside shower
- Swimming pool (open from 1st March to 15th November) with hydro massage
- Ample parking shaded by eucalyptus trees

More Facilities...

- Welcome Pack    
- First aid kit    
- Washing machine/iron    
- Cot and High Chair (on request)   
- Extra Bed (on request)   
- Baby buggy (on request)
- BBQ    

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Gessica
Walk to Beach Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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West of Palermo, just after Castellammare del Golfo, the coastline becomes rugged and spectacular. Part of this coastline is Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve, which stretches for 7km between the lovely village of Scopello in the east to near San Vito Lo Capo in the west. Created in 1981, this park and its surrounding areas are one of the most beautiful parts of western Sicily.
Lo Zingaro has been shaped by nature to dramatic effect. Cliffs drop precipitously into the azure sea and the series of pebbly beaches hidden amongst a myriad of coves are as lovely as you can find in the Mediterranean. The park attracts both walkers and bathers alike and in the summer, when many beaches are overcrowded, it is a good idea to head for Lo Zingaro, walk for half an hour and find relative isolation on a virtually deserted beach.

At the edge of the Zingaro Nature reserve lies the ancient Scopello (from the Greek word "Skopelos" that means "cliff”), a small, pleasant village that was built around a 16th-century “baglio”, on the site of a former Moorish hamlet. As you will discover, this nice courtyard is now the heart of the village. Here, ceramics and souvenirs shops, as well as boutiques, cafés and restaurants lie under the shadow of a large eucalyptus. On the road to Trapani one can spot the idyllically situated Greek temple of Segesta, one of the Mediterranean’s finest archaeological sites.

Castellammare del Golfo is an attractive seaside town between Palermo and Trapani. The historic fishing port has a picturesque location, below steep mountain slopes; with a handsome curved harbour at the foot of a small headland topped with a castle. There are still small working fishing boats, and you may see fishermen mending their nets on board, or selling the day's catch. Castellammare has a pretty little central park, opposite the elegant town hall on Corso Mattarella. The park has a small children's play area, shady trees and benches views over the harbour.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Palermo

(55 km)

Nearest Airport Trapani Birgi

(55 km)

Nearest Village Scopello

(1 km)

Nearest Beach Cale Mazzo di Sciacca

(200 m)

Region

Sicily is a picturesque and serene island, that somehow also seems to be full of drama. Choose your own adventure from your luxury villa in Sicily; whether you’re all about exploring history, food and drink or want to spend your time soaking up the sun. Mount Etna dominates the landscape, it’s active presence providing forests, mountainsides and cold lava streams to explore. The cities are bustling with activity in the form of markets, theatres and great shopping – all in the shelter of beautiful ancient streets. Learn more about the type of holiday in Sicily you’d like to experience with our handy travel guide – packed with tips, inspiration and things to add to your holiday to-do list.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens
  • Cot (per week) €30
  • High chair (per week) €30

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD
  • Waterfront

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Welcome pack €45,00
  • Villa pre-stocking service €40,00

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €300 payable in cash upon arrival
Arrival time 5.00 pm
Departure time 10.00 am
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Linen & towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets are not allowed
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price
Heating costs included? Not included in the rental price
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Internet access? €20 Internet Wi-Fi (Prepaid card 20H)
Other Ts and Cs Extra bed €100 per week, cot and high chair €30 per week
Other 2 Pool is available from 1st March to 15th November (opening pool fee out of season €100)

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 19th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 £2,127
Nov 1st 2019 - May 2nd 2020 £1,547
May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020 £2,127
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 £2,610
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 £3,094
Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £3,480
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 £2,610
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 £2,127
Oct 31st 2020 - Apr 21st 2021 £1,547

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 19th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 €2,365
Nov 1st 2019 - May 2nd 2020 €1,720
May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020 €2,365
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 €2,903
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 €3,440
Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €3,870
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 €2,903
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 €2,365
Oct 31st 2020 - Apr 21st 2021 €1,720

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 19th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 $2,642
Nov 1st 2019 - May 2nd 2020 $1,922
May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020 $2,642
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 $3,243
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 $3,843
Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $4,323
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 $3,243
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 $2,642
Oct 31st 2020 - Apr 21st 2021 $1,922

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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