Villa La Ganza

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Villa/Cottage
Modern, cool, recently refurbished

Property Amenities

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Private pool
Wi-Fi/Internet access
Air conditioning
Jacuzzi/Hot tub
Pets allowed
All bedrooms en-suite
Tennis court on site
Ground floor bed & bath
Games room
Indoor games
Cable TV
DVD
Working fireplace
Heating

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Cot(s)
Gated/fenced grounds

Kids & Teens

Ideal for kids
Ideal for teens

Things to Do

Coastal
Rural Location
Walkable Village/Town
Walkable Pub/Restaurant
Wine tasting
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
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Overview of Villa La Ganza

What Oliver loves…

  • There’s loads to do on site, with a tennis court, 12x6m swimming pool and billiard table—and the views from the hot tub room are spectacular.
  • The villa's great WiFi signal reaches all the way to the pool area!
  • Enjoy fresh towels and a complimentary mini-clean mid-week.

What you should know…

  • The tennis court is shared with another villa.
  • The hot tub is an extra €200 per week from April-October.

Villa La Ganza, a newly built villa in Sicily perched hillside on the site of the Marquis of Ganzeria’s old hunting lodge, offers incredible views of the southern coastline, from the lighthouse of Punta Secca to Capo Bianco. The large swimming pool is perfectly positioned for the panoramic vista, and guests can use the outdoor kitchen to prepare a delicious al fresco meal. With a tennis court, hot tub room and complimentary welcome pack, you’ll feel pampered.

This holiday villa’s décor is magnificent, with modern furnishings that blend with the landscape. All six bedrooms have luxurious private bathrooms and air conditioning. Bi-folding glass doors along one side of villa make the most of the property’s breathtaking views. Dine in the fully equipped kitchen or a more formal dining area.

The villa’s location in Santa Croce Camerina means an easy drive to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Ragusa, Modic and Scicli, famous for their Baroque architecture. You’ll want to spend time on the golden sandy beaches of Punta Secca, a charming fishing village. The owner can help you organise sailing, wine tasting and other tours too.

Villa la Ganza is 20 km from the Comiso airport or Ragusa train station.

Interior & Grounds

Ground Floor
- Open plan living area with sitting area, reading area and pool table
- Fully-equipped kitchen with small dining set seating 4 people
- Dining area with seating for 10 people
- 6 x double bedroom with air conditioning and en-suite 
- 4-person hot tub room, with bi-fold doors opening onto garden
- Family bathroom 

Exterior
- Covered porch with outdoor kitchen and dining set with bench seating
- Covered porch with 2 x armchairs and 2 x sofas and coffee table
- Swimming pool (12 x 6 m) with sunloungers
- Pergola with outdoor furniture

Amenities
- Welcome pack on arrival!
- Wi-Fi
- Air-conditioning
- Swimming Pool, Dimensions; 12 x 6m  Depth: 0.80 to 1.65 m
- Barbecue
- iPod dock
- One cot and one highchair are provided for free, others are available for a fee of €35/week

Map, Location & Local Information

Punta Secca is, a small village in the Province of Ragusa, the most beautiful part of the south-eastern coast of Sicily and the ideal place to spend your holiday. It features golden sandy beaches and rocky cliffs and is the hometown of Inspector Montalbano in the TV series “Il Commissario Montalbano”.

Punta Secca is a typical fishing village, originally an old Arab port, which faces the African Sea. It has wonderful sunny weather: not too hot in summer and a mild climate in the winter months. Autumn and spring are particularly pleasant as most holidaymakers have left and the seaside villages become peaceful and quiet.

The golden sandy beaches of Punta Secca are all free of charge and safe, and are surrounded by low cliffs on the West and on the East. The old white lighthouse, built with dry stone at the beginning of the last century, towers over the village.

The Province of Ragusa stretches out from the plateau to the sea and beautiful carob and almond trees dominate the landscape. The local cuisine is exquisite: the freshest ricotta ravioli; home-made cavati with tomato and meat sauce; aspic made with locally-raised pork; Valle dell'Acate artisan wines; and, most famously, ”Ragusano” cheese, made from raw cow's milk using age-old techniques and traditional wood and copper tools.

Religious festivals are plentiful and a terrific opportunity for experiencing important traditions with participation particularly evident during the feast days in honour of the Patron Saint, Christmas and Easter.

There are many cultural and prestigious events that take place in Ragusa including classical theatre performances at the Greek Theater of Syracuse, the International Music Show “Ibla Grand Prize”, and the Wine & Food Event “Cheese Art” (just to name a few).

The Province of Ragusa has recently been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List for its precious Baroque-style buildings. The whole are is bursting at the seams with architectural, archaeological and naturalistic treasures with Ragusa, Modica and Scicli particularly lovely to visit. 

The pretty seaside resort of Marina di Ragusa is just 5 km away and has a range of services and facilities available including banks, post offices, restaurants, bars and sport facilities.

About 6 km away on the coast is the River Irminio Nature Reserve, a Mediterranean estuary oasis. The area around the river mouth has wonderful sandy beaches and is a fantastic place for bird-watching. Approximately 3 km west from Punta Secca is Randello Beach, 3 km of golden sand backed by the Randello Forest Reserve a beautiful spot for a picnic.

The Hyblaean Mountains, characterized by deep “gorges” and wild Mediterranean undergrowth, are populated with rare species and are best explored on horseback. Also nearby is the must-visit “Cava d’Ispica” Park, a deep canyon housing a paleo-Christian catacomb.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Comiso

(20 km)

Nearest Ferry port Pozzallo

(20 km)

Nearest Train Station Ragusa

(20 km)

Nearest Beach Marina di Ragusa

(3 km)

Nearest Restaurant Rosacambra

(0.3 km)

Nearest Golf Donnafugata Resort

(7 km)

The 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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Catering & Services

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 transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

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

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a professional chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of? From peeling the spuds to helping with the service, our chefs will ensure you have the most relaxing – and definitely the most delicious – holiday you can dream of.

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit €500 Arrival time After 4.00 pm
Departure time Before 10.00 am Changeover day Saturday
Minimum stay 7 nights (will consider shorter stays off-season, please enquire) Pets welcome? Pets allowed, €50 per pet
Heating costs included? Heating if required is around €100 per week Other Ts and Cs Rates are based on 12 guests; there is an additional €200 fee per additional guest per week
Other 2 5% discount for advance bookings (6+ months) Other 3 3% discount for 2 week stay
End of stay cleaning included? Yes Energy costs included? Yes
Linen & towels included? Yes - Linen changed Saturdays; Towels changed Wednesdays and Saturdays Other Ts and Cs Hot tub free from 7/1 to 31/03 and 11/11 to 22/12, all other periods on request at additional charge of €200/wk

 

 

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
High chair(s)
Coastal
Cot(s)
Walkable Village/Town
Walkable Pub/Restaurant
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Onsite Facilities
Services Available
High chair(s)
Coastal
Tennis court on site
Cot(s)
Walkable Village/Town
Games room
Walkable Pub/Restaurant
Indoor games
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Gated/fenced grounds
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages

Rental Rates

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 12 people. For every additional guest up to 12 people costs an additional £31.31 per person per night.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
October 17th 2017 - November 11th 2017 - - £3,455.36
November 11th 2017 - January 7th 2018 - - £2,699.49
January 7th 2018 - March 24th 2018 - - £2,699.49
March 24th 2018 - May 12th 2018 - - £3,455.36
May 12th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - £3,887.28
June 23rd 2018 - July 28th 2018 - - £4,643.14
July 28th 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - £5,183.04
September 1st 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - - £4,643.14
September 23rd 2018 - October 13th 2018 - - £3,887.28
October 13th 2018 - November 10th 2018 - - £3,455.36
November 10th 2018 - April 20th 2019 - - £2,699.49

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 12 people. For every additional guest up to 12 people costs an additional €33.83 per person per night.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
October 17th 2017 - November 11th 2017 - - €3,733.32
November 11th 2017 - January 7th 2018 - - €2,916.65
January 7th 2018 - March 24th 2018 - - €2,916.65
March 24th 2018 - May 12th 2018 - - €3,733.32
May 12th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - €4,200.00
June 23rd 2018 - July 28th 2018 - - €5,016.65
July 28th 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - €5,599.99
September 1st 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - - €5,016.65
September 23rd 2018 - October 13th 2018 - - €4,200.00
October 13th 2018 - November 10th 2018 - - €3,733.32
November 10th 2018 - April 20th 2019 - - €2,916.65

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 12 people. For every additional guest up to 12 people costs an additional $39.90 per person per night.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
October 17th 2017 - November 11th 2017 - - $4,403.34
November 11th 2017 - January 7th 2018 - - $3,440.11
January 7th 2018 - March 24th 2018 - - $3,440.11
March 24th 2018 - May 12th 2018 - - $4,403.34
May 12th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - $4,953.77
June 23rd 2018 - July 28th 2018 - - $5,917.00
July 28th 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - $6,605.02
September 1st 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - - $5,917.00
September 23rd 2018 - October 13th 2018 - - $4,953.77
October 13th 2018 - November 10th 2018 - - $4,403.34
November 10th 2018 - April 20th 2019 - - $3,440.11

Owner Profile

Property Owner
Rosario

How long have you owned the property?
5 years

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The incredible panoramic views

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
The villa is brand new!

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
We have hosted a famous french architect and an important motorbike driver

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