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Polyphemus- Princely cottages

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The cottage Poliphemus is part of an old farmstead located in the stunning countryside of Taormina and precisely in a family estate producing oranges, lemons, olive oil and wine. The cottage is equipped for max 6 pax (4 adults and 2 children) and consists of 2 double bedrooms with their own bath with shower, a living room with a kitchinette and a small mezzanine with 2 beds for children 5/13, an exclusive gazebo with cane covering and creepers ideal to stay al fresco or have meals. Max 4 adults + 2 children (5-13 years). Polifemo shares a mature lush extended garden and a big pool area with solarium in the lemongrove with other 3 little houses of the same old farmstead (Lunasol, Trinacria and Leone). The large garden and pool area preserves the privacy of guests. Services and facilitie...The cottage Poliphemus is part of an old farmstead located in the stunning countryside of Taormina and precisely in a family estate producing oranges, lemons, olive oil and wine. The cottage is equipped for max 6 pax (4 adults and 2 children) and consists of 2 double bedrooms with their own bath with shower, a living room with a kitchinette and a small mezzanine with 2 beds for children 5/13, an exclusive gazebo with cane covering and creepers ideal to stay al fresco or have meals. Max 4 adults + 2 children (5-13 years). Polifemo shares a mature lush extended garden and a big pool area with solarium in the lemongrove with other 3 little houses of the same old farmstead (Lunasol, Trinacria and Leone). The large garden and pool area preserves the privacy of guests. Services and facilities included in the price: weekly linen and towels (including pool towels), shaded parking area , communal swimming pool,wifi, communal washing machine. There is a person encharged for check in and check out who provides guests with all infos related to the area such as restaurants, shops, supermarkets, pharmacy, excursions. The area is very safe and serene ideal for countrylovers. The nearest airport is Catania (Fontanarossa) distant about 60 kms from the property. The car is essential (Sicily is a very big island). Restaurants and shops are distant between 10/15 minutes driving from the property. The nearest beach in Giardini Naxos is at 2 kms from the property (sandy). The location is ideal to visit oriental Sicily (Taormina, Etna, Catania, Valley of Alcantara, Savoca (the village where the Godfather was filmed...) A dream place for a dream holiday. More
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About the Owner
Gabriele A
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2005
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

We have just returned from this holiday and would like to thank Monica the housekeeper first of all. She was there to welcome us when we arrived, provided all the information on the local area and was really excellent, we had a small problem with...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Lindsey S
Galvill, VR Owner at Polyphemus- Princely cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Dear Mrs Linsey so many thanks for your lovely review ! We all loved you all and hope you will come back and visit us again.

Reviewed 23 August 2015

We loved our 2 week stay at Le Case del Principe. We stayed in Polifemo, a three bedroom villa with shared access to a large swimming pool and beautifully maintained grounds. The villa was exactly as described on the website. We were welcomed on arrival...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank stephengY9716JD
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

Le Case del Principe is one of those places you hope to find, but rarely do. It's a little out of town, so completely free of any hustle and bustle of urban life. The grounds are stunning - surrounded by olive and lemon trees and...More

Date of stay: June 2013
Thank emily m
Reviewed 16 May 2013

We went there during May 2013 (2 adults and 2 children) we had the house "Polifemo-Bacco" and enjoy very much the morgning breakfast (in extra) with the fresh orange juice from the proprety. The view of the Etna was great, the swiming pool and the...More

Date of stay: May 2013
Thank Christine R
Reviewed 5 August 2012

The location is unique with a view of the Etna while you are taking a swimm. And still nearby Taormina and Giardini Naxos. The apartment was clean, spacious and comfortable. The only thing we missed were comfortable chairs outside on our patio. Good value for...More

Date of stay: July 2012
Thank RBED03
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Central Heating
Dryer
Fax
Cable/satellite TV
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Microwave
Balcony
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Sicily is the most important island of the Mediterranean. It is famous for the nature and the blue sea but also for the history, culture and food. The property is closed to the sea (2 kms) and to the center of Taormina. The nearest airport of Catania is distant about 60 kms (motorway), Etna cable way station 1 hour by car, Gorges of Alcantara 15 minutes by car, Savoca the medieval village where the 'Godfather' was filmed 50 minutes by car. Restaurants, shops, Pharmacy and supermarkets are distant a few minutes by car.
How to get there
Address of the Relais: Via Fondaco d'accorso Trappitello (countryside of Taormina). Itinerary to follow from from Catania: From A18 Catania-Messina motorway exit at Giardini Naxos and follow for Trappitello ss 185 on the right, reach the Bar Centrale and turn right, then follow the signpost for 'Le case del Principe' . The house manager will keep in contact with you on the arrival day through mobyle telephon.
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