Villa Mirascilla

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village

This gorgeous four-bed home is situated on the northeast coast of Sicily, overlooking an incredible lake. Admire the breathtaking coastal views of the strait of Messina while relaxing in the garden or sitting under the veranda. Cool off from the warm Italian sun by taking a dip in the villa’s exclusive infinity pool. With a billiards room and terraced outdoor dining area, you can create lots of special moments with your loved ones.
 
Inside the villa, there is a blend of old and new styles, giving the place a unique character. Antique décor such as impressive paintings and beautiful candle-holders and ornate rugs create a timeless look. The kitchen is equipped with shiny modern appliances – everything you need to cook up something delicious for the family. The billiards room is the ideal place to play a game with loved ones, and it opens out onto a large veranda with panoramic views.
 
Villa Mirascilla has a gorgeous infinity pool that overlooks Lake Ganzirri. Take in the incredible landscape while enjoying a swim or relaxing in one of the sunbeds. The terraced outdoor dining area is ideal for eating meals with family or friends al fresco, whether it’s a morning brunch or a group dinner. With a well-maintained garden, various verandas and a barbecue, this villa has everything you need to spend some time in the sunshine.
 
Located just a short drive away from Sicily’s coastline, Villa Mirascilla is nearby blissful shores and quaint alcoves. Torre Faro beach is popular with both tourists and locals, thanks to its brilliant sand and sapphire-coloured waters. Mortelle beach offers stunning views and crystal-clear water – ideal for snorkelling. Lake Ganzirri is just moments away from the villa, where you can take a leisurely stroll around the water, stopping off at one of the many restaurants or cafés for a bite to eat.
 
Sicily has a diverse landscape which makes exploring the island very exciting. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Mount Etna is an awesome volcano known as one of the county’s most significant landmarks. Learn more about the region’s history and culture by visiting the local towns such as Taormina which sits on a hilltop and has its own volcanic beach.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • One of the bedrooms has a comfortable pull out bed
  • There are five air conditioning units throughout the house

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Satellite TV Table Tennis DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Villa Layout (280 m²)

Ground Floor

- Living room with comfortable sofas and fireplace
- Dining room
- Kitchen with dishwasher, two fridges, freezer, toaster, hot plate, hob (gas and electric), oven (electric), microwave and coffee machine
- Laundry room
- Guest toilet

First Floor

- Billiard room opening out to terrace
- Double bedroom with walk-in closet, en-suite with whirlpool bath tub and air-conditioning
- Twin bedroom with air-conditioning
- Single bedroom with pull out bed and air-conditioning
- Bathroom with shower

Second Floor

- Double bedroom with sofa, running machine, air conditioning and en suite with shower 

Outside Grounds

- Private pool (11m x 5m, depth: 1.3m – 2.4m), open all year round
- Sun loungers
- Pool house with shower and air conditioning
- Terrace (300 m²) 
- Garden (500 m²)
- Barbecue
- Al-fresco dining table
- Comfortable seating area

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning in the bedrooms and in the pool house
- Heating
- Iron
- Hairdryer
- TVs (2) and satellite receiver
- CD player
- DVD player
- iPod docking station
- Running machine
- Mosquito nets
- Table tennis
- Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Mirascilla
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Watersports Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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This gorgeous home is located in a lovely residential area, overlooking the lake of Ganzirri. Enjoy a brisk walk around the water and admire the wildlife that resides there. A wide variety of restaurants and bars are dotted around the lake, so you can stop off for a bite to eat or a quick coffee during your stroll. Pantano Piccolo is another saltwater lake worth visiting, filled with cute little fishing boats that bob on the water.

Nestled close to the coastline, Villa Mirascilla is near some of the island’s most beautiful shores. Torre Faro is a picturesque beach with golden sand, turquoise water and its own beach bar. Enjoy a cocktail while listening to the waves crash against each other or have a picnic in the sand. Another beach worth visiting is Mortelle, where you can admire the cliff faces and snorkel for fish in the sea. 

For an exciting day trip, head to the centre of the Messina. As you walk through the city’s winding streets, you’ll unearth fascinating historical buildings, eateries and shops. Madonnina cathedral, Camposanto and Piazza Duomo are amazing sites worth seeing. The Messina cathedral is another incredible structure; it’s coated with over a thousand gold sheets, has an astronomical clock and is the world’s largest bell tower! Learn more about the city’s history at the Messina Regional Museum, which displays archaeological ruins and ancient paintings.

Sicily’s rich culture and varied landscape make it a popular hotspot for tourists. Mount Etna is an incredible active volcano lined with miles of vineyards and orchards. Learn about the island’s history by visiting the hotspots such as the hilltop town of Taormina, home to an ancient Greek Theatre where you can watch shows. Whether you like hiking up mountains or relaxing on the beach, this region offers something for everyone.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Catania

(125 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Comiso

(200 km)

Nearest Village

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Messina

(12 km)

Nearest Restaurant

(500 m)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(1 km)

Nearest Beach

(2 km)

Nearest Supermarket

(1 km)

Nearest Shop

(1 km)

Nearest Tennis

(3 km)

Nearest Train Station Messina

(12 km)

Nearest Ferry port Messina

(14 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

The whole family will enjoy walking around the beautiful saltwater lake this villa overlooks. Treat the kids to an ice cream while spotting the fish swimming around in the water. There are many different restaurants near the villa, where youngsters can get their first taste of Sicilian cuisine. Locals are very accommodating to young guests, and will happily supply you with kid’s menus, cutlery and high chairs.
 
Located only a short drive away from Sicily’s vast coastline, there are lots of different shores and alcoves to discover. Younger children will love making sandcastles at Torre Faro beach while older children snorkel in the clear blue sea, spotting all sorts of wonderful sea-creatures. Sprinkled with smooth pebbles, Mortelle is another great beach to spend the day at.
 
Messina is a kid-friendly city that’s full of history. Youngsters will be fascinated by the world’s largest bell tower on the Messina cathedral, which is covered in over a thousand gold sheets! Madonnina cathedral, Piazza Duomo and Camposanto are just some of the old sites they can explore. The Messina Regional Museum displays the city’s in-depth past, with loads of fascinating artefacts to marvel at.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Watersports
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Table Tennis
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Boat/Car Rental Available
  • Grocery Shopping Available
  • Airport Transfers Available

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

Extras included at this property:

- Welcome basket: breakfast items

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Boat rental
- Car rental
- Change of linen
- Private chef
- Diving excursions
- Dry cleaning
- Grocery shopping
- Small wine cellar
- Transfers 
- Welcome buffet

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 €1000 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. Late arrivals between 9.00 p.m. and 11.00 p.m. are subject to a €50 fee, payable locally.
Departure time 8.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Included up to 200 kWh per week. Extra consumption fee of €0.40 per kWh, payable locally.
Linen & towels included? Yes, plus mid-week towel change. Weekly linen change for stays over 7 nights.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Changeover day Flexible.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
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.
Minimum stay 7 nights.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Pool towels included? Yes, plus mid-week change.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open all year round. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Other Ts and Cs This property has 5 air-conditioning units.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 23rd 2019 - Jul 25th 2020 £2,863
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 £6,011
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £4,580
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £3,578
Sep 26th 2020 - Apr 25th 2021 £2,863

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 23rd 2019 - Jul 25th 2020 €3,169
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 €6,654
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €5,070
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €3,961
Sep 26th 2020 - Apr 25th 2021 €3,169

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 23rd 2019 - Jul 25th 2020 $3,526
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 $7,404
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $5,641
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $4,407
Sep 26th 2020 - Apr 25th 2021 $3,526

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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