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Villa Casale della Quercia

Santa Maria la Stella, via Tropea 4/A, 95025 - CT
from/per night 390


Villa Casale della Quercia is situated in Santa Maria la Stella (Acireale), a small village on the slopes of Mount Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, recently added to UNESCO's World Heritage list. The Villa recreates a perfect and peaceful Oasi with its Private saltwater Swimming-Pool of 18x5mt, surrounded by a charming garden and paved terraces, with a superb outlook over the surrounding countryside and the Mount Etna and far away from hustle in the city. It incorporates a rare and privileged position, great views and beautiful interiors. 

The Villa was built at the beginning of the 19th Century and has been recently restored keeping its unique Sicilian style: singular smooth lava stone features and only local material such as "Terracotta". It is surrounded by a private garden of 4000 square meters planted with Mediterranean trees and bushes like citrus, olives and palms trees.
Inside, the villa is bright and spacious, with an accurate and well studied mix of modern design and antique furnishing.

The ground floor comprises a spacious open plan living room with fireplace, created in the most typical room of the villa with its three lava tanks where wine was produced; a modern fully-equipped kitchen and a comfortable complete bathroom. This floor is surrounded by a system of wide terraces furnished with sofas, tables and a water well, overlooking the garden and the landscape.

The first floor can be accessed even by an external staircase which lead to an intimate balcony which has the highest view of the house to the seacoast. This floor consists of a luxurious master bedroom with en-suite bathroom (with hydromassage and shower) and an anteroom with the access to the two double bedrooms and a complete bathroom.

The garden is beautifully kept and verdant, with shaded areas, including a porch with a barbecue area and a Tavern composed by kitchen with wood oven, fireplace, wine cellar and a WC.
The house also includes a laundry room and a bathroom near the pool.

Casale della Quercia is perfectly located to explore the Eastern side of Sicily and its beauty, thanks to the proximity to the highway. It takes:

  • 28 km - 30minutes to Catania Airport
  • 17 km - 40 minutes to Catania Center
  • 40km – 35 minutes to Taormina
  • 25 km - 30minutes to Mt.Etna - Rifugio Sapienza 
  • 84 km -1 hour to Siracusa
  • 5 km- 10 minutes to Acireale the center of the baroque majestic known for its Churches and the Carnival.
  • 6 km -15 minutes to the fishing village of Santa Maria La Scala with seafront fish restaurants and bathing platforms
  • 12 km - 20 minutes to the fishing village of Acitrezza famous for its legendary stacks, which offers a series of excellent seafront fish restaurants, bars and lidos with bathing platforms.
  • 2km – 3minutes to the nearest Supermarket
  • 3km – 4 minutes to the nearest Pharmacy
  • 2km – 3 minutes to the nearest Hospital
  • 600 m – 2 minutes to the nearest restaurant/pizzeria

Prices include all sales taxes, linen, bath towels, pool and/or beach towels, a comprehensive written guide to the villa and the local area, midweek cleaning and linen change for long stay (after one week), our award-winning service and specialist knowledge pre and post-booking and 24/7 local support while you’re on holiday.
House Keeper included in the rate a few times a week. Cooking service during the stay on request.

Standard Rate from 2.100 Euros* per week. The rate may vary according to season, number of guests and lenght of stay.

Please Send an Enquiry from our form just below for more information.


Property amenities

  • Pool-Beach towels
  • Parking Area
  • Outdoor shower
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Local support 24/7
  • Left Luggage Office
  • Kettle
  • Internet WiFi
  • Heating
  • Hairdryer
  • Garden
  • Fireplace
  • DVD Player
  • Drinkable water
  • Dishwasher
  • Concierge
  • Coffee maker
  • Bed Sheets
  • Bath towels
  • Barbecue area
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private beach
  • Swimming Pool
  • TV
  • Washing Machine

Extra amenities

Please contact us for further informations about our extra amenities

  • Late Check-in
  • In-Villa Car Delivery
  • Guided Tour
  • Extra Linen change
  • Daily cleaning
  • Airport transfers

What our guests say about us:

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This Villa is better that it appears in the photos. Excellent A/C, spotlessly clean. Lots of money has been spent on restoring this Villa/ Wine makers house, with interesting details and high quality finishes throughout. Beds are comfortable and excellent quality. Bathrooms work well, spotless and modern. Kitchen is high quality, better than photos and has every facility. Be aware there are lots of steps as the site is on a slope, so possibly not for the elderly or very young children. The grounds are beautiful, probably >0.5 hectare and well maintained and expertly landscaped. High quality pool and excellent outdoor kitchen and dining room. For a northern European, the challenge is the access. Like lots of Sicily, the roads do not support the style of driving and density of traffic. A car is required for every trip, and driving is not ideal in the urban area. Some excellent restaurants in Acireale, only a 10 minute, exhilarating drive away. Our hosts were charming and could not have been more helpful.

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Lotzi - USA

This is a stunning property, and perfect for a vacation for six people. House: A very large villa, combining old and newly built elements. There are three bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, two kitchens, laundry facilities. There are many "living" areas with sofas, tables, seating both indoor and outdoor. As we were there in late October, we were happy that the indoor living areas are there as on some days the weather was rainy and too cold for outdoor lounging. If you visit in warmer weather, one probably would use the outdoor facilities more often. I want to point out the eclectic interior decoration, which makes every room and corner of the house look and feel different. Every facility in the house was recently renovated to very high standards, was spotlessly clean and worked perfectly. Garden, pool, etc: Very large garden, very large pool. Simply stunning landscaping, with olive and citrus trees. On clear days you can catch the sight of Etna. Location: The property is located between two narrow streets with no sidewalks neighboring, as far as we can tell, other similarly large properties. In general, you need a car to go shopping, to restaurants and so on. In the bigger picture, the villa is a convenient as a starting point for visiting sights in Eastern Sicily (which we did). The property manager Giovanni was very helpful both at check-in and checkout, and answered our questions and requests promptly. We had an excellent time, we highly recommend this property and would be happy to return.

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Joel - Regno Unito

A great villa, in a private location with a wonderful pool area. A super location for relaxing by the pool, but also for exploring the local sites of Etna, Taormina and Syracuse.
The general service, communications and advice from Giovanni and Chiara were first class and really allowed us to have a wonderful holiday. Many thanks for your hospitality and assistance.

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This villa is perfect for a family or up to 3 couples traveling together. The house has all of the charm that you could hope for in an older villa, but all of the facilities (bathrooms, electricity, plumbing, wifi, furniture, etc.) are modern and of the best quality. The separate "pizzeria" kitchen and dining room are fabulous for entertaining. We hosted a dinner for 10 people but could have easily had twice that many. The grounds, terraces and swimming pool are scrupulously maintained and make for truly enjoyable outdoor living. The property manager, Giovanni, is gracious and responsive -- very easy to work with. All in all, an outstanding vacation home; highly recommended.