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The Room with a View, a loft on Etna
The Room with a View, a loft on Etna
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Built in the traditional style of Mount Etna, this loft is part of a larger chalet and boasts a superb location, with fantastic views of Mount Etna and the bay of Taormina. Situated on a large private farm (8 hectares), 500 meters above sea level. The loft is brand new and has been recently fitted. Surrounded by vineyards and olive orchards, the setting for your holiday is idyllic, with the properties boasting panoramic views of Mount Etna and the bay of Taormina.

The space

This property is 45 sqm and can fit 2 people. Recently fitted it comes with a comfortable bed and private bathroom. There is also a flat screen TV and laundry machine. Please note that there is no kitchen, but a barbecue is available outside. All of the beds are prepared ready made for your stay, along with the towels you shall need. There is a gas heater available.

Enjoy eating outside on our equipped terrace surrounded by Mount Etna and the panoramic views of Taorimina and the coast beyond.

When here you will experience the natural reserve of Mount Etna, a UNESCO world heritage site, free of noise and light pollution. The property provides maximum privacy while allowing complete independence, and is the ideal location to explore the surrounding area as it is close to Taormina, the natural marine reserve of Marina di Cottone, Catania, Castiglione di Sicilia and the Alcantara Gorges.

We are 500 meters above sea level so you can expect great views, amazing stargazing, pure air and no pollution at all.

Guest access

Usually there will be someone on site to help with any questions that you may have, however if we are not available we are always reachable by phone. All wines are available for consumption on site.

Interaction with guests

We are always available via phone, on request we can organise trekking with an experienced guide, wine and food tours from our very own vineyards and farms, and barbecues on our terrace. Please contact us for further information.

Other things to note

Due to the area it is important to bring along trekking or tennis shoes. Please also note that the weather at mount Etna is subject to diurnal shifts, meaning that the temperature may vary between high and low temperatures during the same day. Therefore, please consider bringing a jumper even in summer.

On request we can organise trekking with an experienced guide, wine and food tours from our very own vineyards and farms, and barbecues on our terrace. Please contact us for further information.

Please note that the road up to the property is about to be refurbished so it will be bumpy but is doable in any car. Please be aware that the loft has the only washing machine on the property, and we may ask you if we can use it.

Amenities
TV
Essentials
Shampoo
Heating
Prices
Extra people $18 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $22
Weekly Discount: 14%
Weekend Price $67 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Availability
1 night minimum stay.
From Dec 01, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

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The location is breathtaking. Beautiful views of old winefields and wilderness. When the weather is bright you can look very far, which is very beautiful at night. The accomodation is great! It's neat and clean. Davide, the host, is very kind and hospitable. He provided us with tips for diner, sightseeing etc. You can walk to the village Presa. If you want to go to Piedimonte for groceries or diner and you don't want to go by car, it's handy to rent bikes at Davide before arrival.

Michael User Profile
September 2016
great communication from Davide pre and post arrival. new and clean apartment with washer was very comfortable. definitely use the opportunity to try his natural wine!

Jannick User Profile
September 2017
Very nice house on a beautiful place with a magnificent view!! Realy recommend this place.

Lucie User Profile
May 2017
We had a nice stay at Davide's garden loft! He and his friend were inviting us to diner, it was a great pleasure to get to know Davide's passionate project, we had a very pleasant evening. It was easy to get lost by arrival because the house is in the middle of nature, if you want to have a off city vacation, it's a very nice place to stay. Thanks again for the host, hope to see you soon! Lucie

Lukas User Profile
March 2017
Davide is a great host. He took good care of us and made us feel welcome even though we arrived very late. The place is really unique. Davide restaurated the old houses very good and built beautiful terraces from which you can see the etna. In the evening this is really spectacular, because you can see the lava. It's a very quite and peaceful place surrounded by nothing then nature. To make it short, it's the most beautiful place I have ever been in my entire life and I will come back there. 100% recommended

Lukas User Profile
October 2016
Cool place and cool people. Valentina and Davide are very kind and helpful. The access road is a little bumpy but we made it without problem on a fiat 500. The location is perfect for exploring Taormina and the Etna. Davide's wine is also very good, do not miss the chance to try it.

Marta User Profile
September 2016
Perfect place to stay if you love nature and a good wine! ;) highly recommended!

Aci Castello, ItalyJoined in August 2013
Davide User Profile

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i live in Sicily were i run a wine production in Etna, i am often away and i also find my space too big just for me ......i like to meet new people while keeping their and my privacy , i oftne find that visiting a place with some local hints get my life much better and enjoyable.
With us you also get a chance to taste our natural wines ad olive oil plus our production of vegetables.
In a past life i was living in Milan were i also rent an apt.
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Italiano
vivo tra milano e la sicilia dove ho una azienda agricola
ho un loft molto grande con due stanze indipendenti e trovo inutile avere tutto questo spazio lo stesso vale sull'etna

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Response time: within an hour

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