Villa Rossi

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Sleeps: 5 - 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

Pool Wellness Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Hot Tub Parking Space

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Sat on Mount Etna’s slope, this charming farmhouse provides incredible views of orchards, vineyards and mountain tops. Admire the panoramic landscape from the gorgeous swimming pool, various terraces or large garden. Whether you spend your time relaxing in the exclusive spa or working out in the gym area, Villa Rossi has something for everyone. 

Using environmentally-friendly materials, this former manor, winery and stables was beautifully renovated into a gorgeous home. Original features such as wooden beams and stone walls have been restored to maintain the character that sets this villa apart from others. On the lower floor, you’ll find a tranquil spa area complete with Turkish bath, sauna, jacuzzi and salt room; feel all your worries melt away as you bathe in serenity. 

Mount Etna’s volcanic ash makes perfect soil for plants, meaning the lovely garden that surrounds the farmhouse is filled with picturesque, aromatic flowers. The outdoor kitchen area is ideal for cooking meals to eat al fresco in the dining area underneath the terrace. Active families will love swimming in the inviting pool and challenging each other to a kick about in the small football field. 

Situated on the slopes of Mount Etna, this lovely home is surrounded by hiking and cycling routes. A short drive will take you to a variety of pretty villages, filled with eateries, parks and shops. For a taste of Sicilian cuisine, Zafferana Etnea has various restaurants serving local dishes. If you want to climb the volcano, summer or winter guided exhibitions will take you to its awesome summit. 

With miles of coastline, this amazing island is one of a kind. Learn about the Sicilian culture by exploring the nearby cities such as Catania, which sits on a port, and Syracuse, that’s’s bustling with bars and clubs. The exclusive town of Taormina is also exciting to explore. With a fascinating history, top-quality wine and delicious cuisine, this region is a great place to discover.

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What you should know…

  • Villa Rossi is made up of a beautiful manor house and two stunning annexes 
  • Whilst this property can accommodate 10 guests, please note that one guest will be sleeping on a sofa bed. Please see the 'Features' tab for full details 
  • Please note that only the 10 guests prices include the rental of the small house and the annexe. Please see the 'Features' tab for full details
  • There are several floating staircases and an open mezzanine,
  • Air conditioning is available in some rooms only
  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
  • Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager
  • Please note that the use of any external caterers and/or contractors is not permitted

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ Washing Machine Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Machine Hairdryer Sauna/Steam Gym/Fitness Room DVD Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating Parking Space

1) Villa Only (5 guests)
2) Villa + Small house (8 guests)
3) Villa + Small house + Annexe (10 guests)

Villa Layout 

Main House 

Lower Ground Floor 

- Spa area with jacuzzi (5m x 3m, depth: 1.2m, heated approximately beginning-October to end-May), salt room, sauna, Turkish bath, multi-sensory shower and relaxation area 

Ground Floor 

- Living room with fireplace
- Dining room
- Fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, oven (electric), hob (gas), espresso machine, three fridges, freezer, kettle, microwave, mixer and toaster and dining table for four guests
- Guest bathroom

First Floor 

- Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower
- Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom containing shower
- Single bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower

Small House

- Single sofa bed 
- Double bedroom (mezzanine level)
- Bathroom with shower 

Annexe  

- Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower 

Outside Grounds 

- Salt-water swimming pool (12m x 6m, depth: 0.5m – 1.5m), open approximately mid-March to mid-November
- Garden (3000m2)   
- Lodge with external kitchen and dining area
- Gym area 
- External shower 
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Chairs 
- Armchairs 
- Small football pitch
- Terraces
- Barbecue
- Private parking

Facilities 

- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning (5 units)
- Heating
- CD player
- TVs (3) and DVD player
- Fireplace
- Hairdryer
- Iron
- Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Rossi
Beach Nearby Watersports Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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This lovely farmhouse is nestled on the slopes of Mount Etna, providing breathtaking views around every corner. Surrounded by quaint little villages, there are a lots of different restaurants and bars a short drive away. Zafferana Etnea is a nearby commune filled with parks, shops and eateries. Founded in 1387, it was rebuilt several times after being destroyed by volcanic eruptions and streams of lava. 

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Etna is an awesome active volcano known as one of Italy’s most important landmarks. Its incredible landscape consists of orchards and vineyards; the volcanic soil makes delicious wine. There are a wide variety of exhibitions that take you to the summit and, if you visit in the cooler months, you can go skiing. Guides will speak of the volcano’s fascinating history and its place in Roman mythology. 

If you feel like a change of scenery, a short drive will take you to Sicily’s picturesque coastline. Strazzo beach is filled with smooth rocks, black volcanic sand and several little coves – ideal for rock-pooling and diving. Catania is a long stretch of sandy shore in the shadow of Mount Etna. On a clear day, you can see the peak of the volcano while bathing in the clear blue water. 

Sicily is a wonderful island made up of blissful beaches, mountains and historical villages. Catania, an ancient port city, Taormina, a stunning hilltop town and Syracuse, a bustling place with a vibrant nightlife, are all easy to reach. Quality wine, unique Mediterranean cuisine and a diverse culture make this region a great place to go on holiday.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Catania

(37km)

Nearest Airport 2 Comiso

(120km)

Nearest Train Station Acireale

(12km)

Nearest Supermarket

(800m)

Nearest Shop Delicatessen

(2.5km)

Nearest Restaurant

(4km)

Nearest Village Zafferana Etnea

(4km)

Nearest Golf Castiglione di Sicilia

(38km)

Nearest Tennis

(4km)

Nearest Beach Rocky beach/sandy beach

(9km/15km)

Nearest Town/City Acireale/Catania/Taormina

(12km/20km/40km)

Region

Eastern Sicily, a captivating region in Italy, boasts a rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty that leaves visitors spellbound. This part of Sicily, with its enchanting landscapes and charming towns, offers a myriad of attractions and activities that beckon travellers from around the world.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Tucked away on Mount Etna’s slopes, Villa Rossi is nearby several walking and cycling routes the whole family can enjoy. Restaurants, green parks and playgrounds, are dotted around the little villages you can reach with a short drive away. Many eateries offer outdoor dining, so youngsters can blow off steam in between courses. 

Kids will be blown away by Mount Etna, an incredible active volcano listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike together through its vast landscape, made up of vineyards and orchards. Guides offer exhibitions to the summit and will talk about its rich history – including the Roman legend about a mythical cyclops who resided there! 

Younger children will love Strazzo beach, with its huge rocks and dark volcanic sand. Little ones can build black sand castles while older children dive or rock-pool in the little coves. Another great shore is Catania, which sits in Mount Etna’s shadow. Make sure they look out for the volcano’s peak while swimming in the sapphire-coloured waters!

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Watersports
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Football net
  • Heated Pool
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • Horse riding 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 pick-up/drop-off 
- Babysitting/childcare services 
- Bike hire 

Extras included at this property:

- Welcome basket: breakfast items
- Cleaning every other day (3 hours)

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Private chef*
- Transfers
- Babysitting
- Maid service
- Horse riding
- Wine tastings

Please note that the use of any external caterers and/or contractors is not permitted.

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!

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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 €500 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, if agreed, will be charged €30 (paid locally).
Departure time 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
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.
Linen & towels included? Yes, including mid-week towel change.
Energy costs included? Included up to 400kWh per week. Extra consumption fee of €0.50 per kWh (paid locally).
Heating costs included? Extra charge (on consumption and paid locally).
Minimum stay 7 nights from mid-July - end-August. 4 nights during all other periods.
Changeover day Flexible.
Pool towels included? Yes, changed weekly.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately from mid-March to end of November. 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 Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that only the 10 person prices include the rental of the entire villa, please see the 'features' tab for full details.
Other Ts and Cs A cot is available on request.
Other Ts and Cs This property has 5 air-conditioning units.
Other Ts and Cs Whilst this property can accommodate up to 10 guests, please note that one guest will be sleeping on a sofa bed. Please see the features tab for full details.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner/agent.
Pool heating charge? The Jacuzzi is heated up to 28C (see energy costs) from approximately beginning-October to end-May.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that the use of any external caterers and/or contractors is not permitted.
Other Ts and Cs During peak summer months, the 10-person rate is the only option available to book.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 £2,828 £3,536 £4,950
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 £5,028 £6,285 £8,799
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Sep 7th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 £2,828 £3,536 £4,950
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 £2,514 £3,143 £4,400
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Jan 11th 2025 - Mar 29th 2025 £2,514 £3,143 £4,400
Mar 29th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 £2,828 £3,536 £4,950
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 £5,028 £6,285 £8,799
Aug 23rd 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 £2,828 £3,536 £4,950

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 £3,457 £4,321 £6,049
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 £5,028 £6,285 £8,799
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 £3,457 £4,321 £6,049
Sep 7th 2024 - Mar 29th 2025 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Mar 29th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 £3,457 £4,321 £6,049
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 £5,028 £6,285 £8,799
Aug 23rd 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 £3,457 £4,321 £6,049
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 £3,143 £3,928 £5,499

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 £3,771 £4,714 £6,599
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 £5,028 £6,285 £8,799
Aug 24th 2024 - Jun 14th 2025 £3,771 £4,714 £6,599
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 £3,771 £4,714 £6,599
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 £5,028 £6,285 £8,799
Aug 23rd 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 £3,771 £4,714 £6,599

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 €3,056 €3,820 €5,347
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 €5,432 €6,790 €9,506
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Sep 7th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 €3,056 €3,820 €5,347
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 €2,716 €3,395 €4,753
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Jan 11th 2025 - Mar 29th 2025 €2,716 €3,395 €4,753
Mar 29th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 €3,056 €3,820 €5,347
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 €5,432 €6,790 €9,506
Aug 23rd 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 €3,056 €3,820 €5,347

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 €3,735 €4,668 €6,535
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 €5,432 €6,790 €9,506
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 €3,735 €4,668 €6,535
Sep 7th 2024 - Mar 29th 2025 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Mar 29th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 €3,735 €4,668 €6,535
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 €5,432 €6,790 €9,506
Aug 23rd 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 €3,735 €4,668 €6,535
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 €3,395 €4,244 €5,941

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 €4,074 €5,093 €7,129
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 €5,432 €6,790 €9,506
Aug 24th 2024 - Jun 14th 2025 €4,074 €5,093 €7,129
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 €4,074 €5,093 €7,129
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 €5,432 €6,790 €9,506
Aug 23rd 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 €4,074 €5,093 €7,129

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 $3,255 $4,069 $5,697
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 $5,787 $7,234 $10,127
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Sep 7th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 $3,255 $4,069 $5,697
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 $2,894 $3,617 $5,064
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Jan 11th 2025 - Mar 29th 2025 $2,894 $3,617 $5,064
Mar 29th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 $3,255 $4,069 $5,697
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 $5,787 $7,234 $10,127
Aug 23rd 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 $3,255 $4,069 $5,697

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 15th 2024 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Jun 15th 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 $3,979 $4,973 $6,962
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 $5,787 $7,234 $10,127
Aug 24th 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 $3,979 $4,973 $6,962
Sep 7th 2024 - Mar 29th 2025 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Mar 29th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 $3,979 $4,973 $6,962
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 $5,787 $7,234 $10,127
Aug 23rd 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 $3,979 $4,973 $6,962
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 $3,617 $4,521 $6,330

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jul 20th 2024 $4,340 $5,425 $7,595
Jul 20th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 $5,787 $7,234 $10,127
Aug 24th 2024 - Jun 14th 2025 $4,340 $5,425 $7,595
Jun 14th 2025 - Jul 19th 2025 $4,340 $5,425 $7,595
Jul 19th 2025 - Aug 23rd 2025 $5,787 $7,234 $10,127
Aug 23rd 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 $4,340 $5,425 $7,595

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Everything was perfect

    on 24/09/2023

    Everything was perfect. A big thank you to Gianluca.
    The Spa, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath and sauna facilities are really a plus! We took advantage of the outdoor kitchen throughout our stay.

  • Villa Rossi

    on 10/07/2023

    From the moment we arrived we have we have been impressed with the property and Our villas local guide is very attentive

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