Number of Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 8 + 1
Shower Rooms: 4
Nearest Airport: Comiso 20km
Nearest Town: Ragusa 15km
Nearest Beach: Marina di Ragusa 17km
Available Board Basis: SC
WiFi: Yes, Free of Charge
Swimming Pool: 1, Freshwater, Unheated
Pool Towels: Yes, Free of Charge
Air Con: Yes (In 2 of the 4 Bedrooms)
Rep Service: Telephone
Casale Balate is a farmhouse style villa with private swimming pool immersed in the countryside near the town of Ragusa and Donnafugata Castle in the south east of Sicily. It has a picturesque setting framed by olive and carob trees with far reaching scenic views.
Built in typical Sicilian farmhouse style in local stone with beautiful views from the terrraces, gardens and pool, the villa has a welcoming interior (200m2) with beamed ceilings and arranged on two levels. On the ground floor there is a large living room, dining room and kitchen all with doors to the outside terraces, 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, shower room and a cloakroom/laundry room. Upstairs, with sloping beamed ceilings, is a living room/study with sofa bed, 2 double bedrooms and 2 shower rooms.
The villa is equipped with WiFi, 3 satellite TVs, stereo system, CD and DVD players, air conditioning (in 2 bedrooms only), ceiling fans (4 per floor), underfloor heating and mosquito deterrents (in all rooms).
The kitchen is fully equipped including fridge, freezer, toaster, hob with 5 gas burners, electric oven, microwave, espresso coffee maker and dishwasher.
There is a washing machine and iron in the laundry room and a hairdryer is supplied. For families with young children, there is a cot and highchair.
Doors lead outside from most ground floor rooms and there is a patio with table, chairs and sofas and an al fresco terrace also with a furnished dining area and barbecue.
This lovely farmhouse style villa is brand new and the owners have paid particular attention to detail.
This is an ideal villa to experience the authentic Sicilian countryside with many outside areas for al fresco dining. It is set in a valley of century-old olive and carob trees, criss-crossed by typical dry stone walls.
This location is perfect for those looking for peace and quiet yet within easy reach of the renowned Baroque towns and cities in this area.
It is 20 minutes' drive from Ragusa and 25 minutes to the beach at Marina di Ragusa. The closest restaurant is 3km away.
Car hire essential for supplies and exploring the local area.
Location: Ragusa >
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