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"Il Malazzene"; Sicily Etna and sea

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"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 experience100% 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 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

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


40 Reviews

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 …
Claire User Profile
May 2015
Beautiful house with a friendly and helpful host. Extremely relaxing for our party of two families including five young children. Plenty of space around the pool, all rooms and facilities exactly as described. A lovely part of Sicily. Highly recommend.
Kim User Profile
May 2015
This villa is amazing! Spent most of our time in the fantastic kitchen cooking and sitting around the huge table, and the rest of the time sitting by the pool. Esmeralda and Marco were great hosts - provided everything we needed and then left us to enjoy the villa, but were avail…
Tom User Profile
November 2014
Truly awesome place, exceeded our expectation - from the private beach, boats to take out to wonderful November weather. This place is amazing.
Joanna User Profile
July 2014
We stayed as a group of 4 couples for 6 days at Il Malazzene. The villa and grounds are wonderful, the pictures do not do it justice! Guiseppe made us very welcome with coffee in his villa and showed us around. The other house minders next door were very helpful when Guiseppe was…
Linda User Profile
May 2013
6 of us stayed at Il lMalazzene for 6 nights. From the moment we entered through the ancient gate, we loved it. The house was spacious and full of character. It was difficult to leave to explore Etna and all that the island has to offer as we were so happy at home in the sun, s…
Andreas User Profile
August 2018
It was a perfect place for a family holiday.

Hosted by Esmeralda

Acireale, ItalyJoined in April 2012
Esmeralda User Profile
247 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 an hour
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