Villa Altera - Sicily, Italy

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Villa Altera - Sicily, Italy

  
 

A noble house belonging to one of the oldest aristocratic families of Sicily since 1200, Villa Altera was recently brought back to its ancient splendors by its owners. The property consists of a main patronal villa and two annexes, surrounded by a wonderful four-hectare park awarded as one of the best contemporary ornamental gardens in Italy. Few places in Sicily match the charm and allure of Villa Altera. This luxury getaway offers complete privacy, sophisticated lifestyle catered by its staff, traditional décor and modern amenities. It is located just 15 minutes by car from the beaches of Brucoli, half an hour from Siracusa and approx. one hour from Taormina. The estate produces its own prestigious wine, extra virgin olive oil and other products grown by traditional organic farming methods.

Discover the rich Sicilian culture while enjoying this luxury country villa where vacation living is at its finest. Once you stay at Villa Altera you really understand the uniqueness of this property and this special part of the island.

FEATURES--The gates of the villa open to a fantastic exotic park. The outdoor space is completely manicured offering plenty of areas for dining, lounging and sunbathing. Relax and entertain around the private pool that sits in a secluded oasis, or enjoy the tennis court and the several walking trails amidst citrus trees and olive orchards.

GROUND FLOOR--feel yourself drifted into the old aristocratic Sicilian life. The family coat of arms, sculpted in white marble, is positioned in a corner of the entrance to greet the guests entering the villa. Beautifully maintained dramatic and spacious interiors include formal dining and very generous living rooms. Separate comfortable TV room. The elegant décor of all rooms is attained by using heirloom antique furniture combined with cheerful fabrics and high-end upholstery, achieving a very well balanced timeless style. The original tiled floors and the vaulted ceilings were left intact to preserve the historic home’s original architectural details. The villa is equipped for large groups and its chef offers a delightful typical Sicilian cuisine.

FIRST FLOOR--one queen bedroom with four-poster bed, portable a/c unit and ceiling fan, views of the volcano Etna, fireplace and en-suite bathroom with double sink, tub and separate shower; one queen bedroom, with a/c, views of the volcano Etna, fireplace and en-suite bathroom with double sink, tub and wall mounted shower; one queen bedroom with a/c, garden views, and en-suite bathroom with shower, separate wardrobe room; two queen bedrooms with a/c, garden views, and each with en-suite bathroom with tub and wall mounted shower, separate wardrobe room.

ANNEXES--one queen/twin bedroom with a/c, garden views, and en-suite bathroom with tub and wall mounted shower; one queen/twin bedroom with a/c, garden views, and en-suite bathroom with tub and separate shower; one queen/twin bedroom with a/c, garden views, and en-suite bathroom with shower.

Includes morning housekeeping service 5 days/week, personal laundry and ironing service, house staff for 8 hours per day (one day off per week): manager, butler, four housekeepers, cook, (food and beverages extra), garden and pool maintenance service.

 

Property Highlights

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  • 8 Bedroom
  • 8 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 16
  • Pool
  • Tennis court