Villa Lovere

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids

A villa that looks almost untouched by time, filled with gorgeous original wood features with an alluring Italian country cottage charm, you will not want to leave this place after your first blissful night at Villa Lovere, just off the eastern slopes of Mount Etna.

Originally built as wine-producing Palmento with black lava stone basins, the villa boasts a rich cultural history and a sense of old Italia. There are traditional tiled floors and hand carved wood ceiling beams throughout, touches of the past sprinkled here and there giving this villa an old-school charm like no other.

Though this property oozes old-school Italian country charm, the living, dining and kitchen area is open plan, giving you and your group or family the modern luxury of communal spaces without rigid walls and doorways. This area features stone floors and a handcrafted kitchen with intricate tile patterns and painted ceramic plates on the walls, along with a gorgeous granite farmhouse style sink, plus a deep stone fireplace, perfect for cosying around during the evenings.

There are three double bedrooms, each one featuring wood ceiling beams and lots of natural light. With two beautifully finished shower rooms, afternoons spent pampering and indulging in long showers are on the cards. There’s even a second, smaller kitchen that’s been finished in a cheery bright yellow in a part of the villa that offers privacy away from the rest of the space.

The outside area is perfect for entertaining and hosting others, or just to be enjoyed as a family or small group of friends, with stone steps leading down to a pool that seems as if it’s just been embedded into the hillside, offering uninterrupted views of the surrounding plant life and hilly landscapes. There are two outdoor covered terraces with tables and chairs for alfresco dining, along with a further outdoor dining area in the garden, a children’s outdoor play area, plus deck chairs and sunbeds for unwinding in the sun and being inspired by the surrounding heavenly views.

The garden features a plethora of greenery and foliage, as well as old-style stone walls that allude to the villa’s history. Private parking is available, as is WiFi and air conditioning.

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What you should know…

  • There’s a built in music system inside that’s perfect for those who want to host and entertain others during their stay

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Cable TV DVD Heating

The Villa - max. 8 guests (4 adults + 4 children)

Villa Lovere comprises two buildings: the first homed an old wine press dating back more than a century and the annexe. It can accommodate up to 8 guests (4 adults and 4 children) in 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

Main Villa

Ground Floor
- Lounge and dining area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Bathroom with shower
- Double bedroom
- Bedroom with 2 sofa beds

Annexe

Ground Floor
- Living room with double sofa bed suitable for 2 children
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Bathroom with shower
- Mezzanine
- Double bedroom

Exterior

- Private pool (12m x 6m)
- Poolside terrace
- Covered terrace for dining, seating eight
- Gazebo
- Patio
- Children’s play area
- Private parking

More Facilities...


- Washing machine
- Iron & ironing board
- Dishwasher

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Lovere
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Mount Etna itself is one of Italy’s greatest attractions, being its tallest mountain and one of the oldest volcanoes in Europe that’s still active. Exploring this wondrous beast is a must while you are staying nearby, with excursions, jeep tours and cable cars on offer.

Catania’s Piazza Duomo is also worth a visit for those who want to immerse themselves in the history and ancient architecture of the area, boasting awe-inspiring views inside and out, as well as being near to more than one other architectural gem, such as the Monreale Cathedral, meaning you could make a day of exploring these long-standing beauties before venturing off further into the square or stopping by the local fish market.

The Lungomare di Ognina Beach is the ideal spot for brisk evening walks along the coast, allowing you to take in the sunset, while the nearby fishing village of San Giovanni Li Cuti is great for family days outspent exploring the beach’s huge black rocks and clear waters.

For open green space and an old-school European feel with circular gardens, a day spent exploring the Giardino Bellini National Park won’t disappoint - you’ll feel as if you have your green Italian oasis for the day.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Catania Fontanarossa Airport

(25 km)

Nearest Airport Comiso Airport

(110 km)

Nearest Village Pedara

(5 km)

Nearest Town/City Acireale

(10 km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurants and bars

(800 m)

Nearest Shop Shops and supermarkets

(2 km)

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

Villa Lovere has a kids garden area complete with a trampoline and swing set for younger children which is handy for keeping them entertained while you enjoy the villa’s outdoor areas and garden. Catania’s coast and black rock beaches are perfect for family days out spent exploring, getting wet and taking in views of the coastline.

Boat trips curated for exploring the coastline are available for all ages, offering you a great, relaxing way to take in views of Mount Etna and the surrounding landscapes that you may not see otherwise. Hiking and trekking tours are also available for sporty adults and teenagers that fancy a challenge.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Extras

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!


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 €400 payable cash on arrival
Arrival time 4 pm to 8 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Included up to 20 kwh per day (for extra electricity €0,20 per kWh)
Linen & towels included? Linen, bath and pool towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets not allowed
End of stay cleaning included? 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
Heating costs included? Not included in the rental price (winter season €15 per day)
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included
Other Ts and Cs Water is included up to 1 cubic meter per day (€10 per extra cubic meter)
Other Ts and Cs Advertised rates are for 8 guests: 4 adults + 4 children.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Oct 13th 2019 £1,465 £2,050
Oct 13th 2019 - Dec 15th 2019 £1,072 £1,501
Dec 15th 2019 - Mar 17th 2020 £1,648 £2,306
Mar 17th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 £1,569 £2,197
Aug 14th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 £1,857 £2,599
Sep 1st 2020 - Sep 15th 2020 £1,648 £2,306
Sep 15th 2020 - Oct 13th 2020 £1,465 £2,050
Oct 13th 2020 - Dec 13th 2020 £1,072 £1,501
Dec 13th 2020 - Mar 16th 2021 £1,648 £2,306
Mar 16th 2021 - Mar 22nd 2021 £1,569 £2,197

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Oct 13th 2019 €1,585 €2,218
Oct 13th 2019 - Dec 15th 2019 €1,160 €1,624
Dec 15th 2019 - Mar 17th 2020 €1,783 €2,496
Mar 17th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 €1,698 €2,377
Aug 14th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 €2,009 €2,812
Sep 1st 2020 - Sep 15th 2020 €1,783 €2,496
Sep 15th 2020 - Oct 13th 2020 €1,585 €2,218
Oct 13th 2020 - Dec 13th 2020 €1,160 €1,624
Dec 13th 2020 - Mar 16th 2021 €1,783 €2,496
Mar 16th 2021 - Mar 22nd 2021 €1,698 €2,377

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Oct 13th 2019 $1,747 $2,446
Oct 13th 2019 - Dec 15th 2019 $1,279 $1,791
Dec 15th 2019 - Mar 17th 2020 $1,966 $2,751
Mar 17th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 $1,872 $2,620
Aug 14th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 $2,215 $3,101
Sep 1st 2020 - Sep 15th 2020 $1,966 $2,751
Sep 15th 2020 - Oct 13th 2020 $1,747 $2,446
Oct 13th 2020 - Dec 13th 2020 $1,279 $1,791
Dec 13th 2020 - Mar 16th 2021 $1,966 $2,751
Mar 16th 2021 - Mar 22nd 2021 $1,872 $2,620

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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