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"Il Malazzene"; Sicily Etna and sea


"Il Malazzene"; Sicily Etna and sea

11 guests
5 bedrooms
6 beds
4 baths
11 guests
5 bedrooms
6 beds
4 baths
Great check-in experience90% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
PoolThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The space

The property is developed on two levels, the atrium of the house leads to a large living room with reading area TV, surrounded around an ancient well with an old internal combustion engine of the early 900 formerly used for lifting water of mineral spring which flows below the property to a depth of about 60 m. The living room leads to a large modern kitchen and equipped with a large fireplace on one side and the other, a convivial dining table. The house has a small private garden, barbecue with tables and chairs where you can enjoy dinner and breakfast.
On the upper floor are four bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, elegantly furnished. The two suites also equipped with a a relaxing corner and terraces offer a view of the pool, the lemon grove and the sea. The other two bedrooms with private bath overlooking Mount Etna.
The house has access to the common areas: swimming pool, garden, parking and access to the sea.

Nearest Airport: Catania 37 km
Nearest Ferry: Port of Catania 33 km
Nearest Train: Acireale FS 10 km
Nearest Motorway: Giarre - Highway A18 Catania / Messina 7 km
Nearest Beach: Private beach at 200 meters
Bar Pub: 1.7 km Pozzillo
Skiing: Etna - Nicolosi 34 km
Golf: The Golf Club small - Castiglione D.S. (18 holes) 33 km
Restaurant: 1.7 km Pozzillo
Supermarket: 2 km
Car: recommended


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM


37 Reviews

Anthony User Profile
June 2018
The home was absolutely amazing. Situated in a quiet (peaceful) farming area just minutes outside of Acireale. The grounds are immaculate, the pool is sublime with a great patio and views of the ocean and Mt. Etna. The home was large, comfortable and well equipped with everyth…
Frédéric User Profile
December 2017
Incredible location. Unusual house, built over a well with a machinery. The house is within a property with direct access to the sea and a swimming pool, in a large citrus garden. Since it was winter, we did not use the outside facilities very much. The large kitchen is incred…
Martina User Profile
December 2017
We had a fantastic stay. You made our stay very easy and really helped us with and went out of his way for us. Available on (Hidden by Airbnb) whenever we needed help. The villa was outstanding and we had such a lovely stay: any issues were resolved quickly and efficiently. the …
Tim User Profile
October 2017
Fabulous. A great kitchen and eating area. A huge pool. Large, well-maintained, attractive grounds. A wonderfully-eccentric house. Organized and helpful hosts.
Harcoline User Profile
September 2017
beautiful house and garden. stylish interior, very clean. beds too small for tall people, friendly hosts. smashing view, no beach.
Emma User Profile
September 2017
We were delighted with the villa outside Acireale. It was ideal for a family reunion (7 adults) with comfortable bedrooms for everyone, a wonderful swimming pool, lovely rock beach swimming in crystal clear water and a magnificent kitchen, perfect for preparing even the most elab…
Gaby User Profile
August 2017
An amazing stay in end of August! Place is juat super, with amazing views and tranquil area. We were a family of 9 and a toddler. Treated amazingly and being very helpfull from the host and the workers on the place. The place is exactly like pictures. Highly recomemded. :)

Hosted by Esmeralda

Acireale, ItalyJoined in April 2012
Esmeralda User Profile
233 Reviews
Ciao a tutti, che dire di me? Insieme a mio marito gestisco la nostra splendita villa lieti di ospitare persone da ogni angolo del mondo e far scoprire le bellezze della nostra amata isola Sicilia.
Languages: English, Italiano, Русский, українська
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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