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Spectatular view overlooking the Mediterranean. 15 miute drive to beach

View from balcony North Shore of Sicily
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Pollina, Province of Palermo, Sicily
The house, in the medieval center of town near the old castle, has an amazing view overlooking the Mediterranean sea and the surrounding countryside. The attractive renovation joined two adjacent medieval houses, along the old medieval wall, to create a single house over three floor levels. Located along a high point of the town, both living room and kitchen/dining have balconies from where one can see most of the northern shore of Sicily. The House is fully furnished, it has two bedrooms, a living room and a kitchen/dining room, a full bathroom, a half bathroom and a small utility room with a washing machine. The kitchen's counter and main stairs are built with traditional handmade Sicilian tiles made in Santo Stefano di Camastra. There is air conditioning in the master bedroom, however, the town being at 730 m above sea level remai... Read more
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About the Owner
Massimo C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2017
Interaction with guests
Guests will be meet by the house care taker at a convenient arrival point. She will take you to the house show you were things are and provide you with keys. Before you leave you must arrange with her to hand back the keys. The caretaker speaks English fairly well and can be helpful in many ways, such as local information, cleaning and babysitting.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(2)
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 1:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 PM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    2 Kings
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: £23 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £385 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The town of Pollina is in the Park of the Madonie, the mountainous area located in the North Central part of Sicily. The mountains go right up to the sea and give the north coast of the island its characteristic high coast, populated by ancient hill towns with spectacular views. Pollina was built about 1000 years ago as a lookout over the sea protecting the town of Castelbuono with one of the best panoramas in Sicily, including a spectacular view of the Mediterranean sea, almost all the northern shore of Sicily and on the south side most of the Madonie mountains. On a clear day you can see Mount Etna and all the Eolian islands. The main industry in the area is tourism from vacation homes generally used by people from Palermo.
The two large
Getting around
Driving along E90 it takes 1:15 Hours to get to center of Palermo, 1:45-2:00 to the airport at Punta Raisi 1:30 to Messina. Gong along the SS113 it takes about 20 min to get to Cefalù; the drive to Castelbuono also takes about 20 minutes.
Parking: The house is locate in the upper section the old medieval part of the city and is hard to access directly by car (you need a permit and a very small car). You can access the upper section of Pollina by a modern road that takes you to a drop off point called ' i Palazzi' less than 100 m from the house, parking is along the road that leads to the 'Palazzi', In regular summer days you can park within 200 m of the house during festivals or theater performance it can be longer but there is a shuttle
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Punta Raisi: 120.0 km
Railway: Pollina Finale: 12.0 km
Ferry: Termini Immerese: 50.0 km
There are two parts to the Township of Pollina the historic town 'Pollina Paese'on top of the hill (730 m) and a modern neighborhood called 'Finale' (11 Km from Pollina) on the coast near the rail station; most people live in Finale. The best way to come and go from Pollina paese is by automobile. Pollina has good access to the Sicilian road system via the E90 highway which runs underneath the town, other major road is the SS 113 the panoramic coastal road that winds its way along the northern shore of Sicily. Public bus service to Pollina is very limited (Pollina – Cefalù 07:00 14:00 14:50) (Cefalù- Pollina 06:50 – 14:00 – 16:15), Finale has better public transport service including regional train service, and several bus lines.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 11.0 km.
Nearby cities
Sicily Villas (16,163)
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