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  • 3 weeks ago
    “Fantastic Family Villa with private pool”
  • 12 Jan 2017
    “a Meditteranean fairy tale”
Castello, 98034 Francavilla di Sicilia, Sicily Italy See on map
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely two week holiday here. Beautiful location with views of the sea and Mount Etna. Francessco was a great host, helpful but not intrusive. The pool was one of the best we've ever had. Plenty to see and do for adults and kids...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This villa apartment has all that could be imagined of an Italian / Sicilian holiday. Just a five minute walk from the centre of Taormina, stunning views of Taormina out to the Calabrian coast, incredible scenery and coastline and magnificent views of a snow-topped Mt...More

Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stayed for 5 nights. Fabulous views from the terrace, bit of traffic noise from way below but blends into the background. Comfortable and well equiped with washing machine and dishwasher. Decent shower and plenty of hot water. Ten minute walk into town and about...More

Thank cornwallrabbit
Response from Francesco S, Proprietario at Villa AuroraResponded 25 May 2016

Dear cornwallrabbit, thank you for your review about our villa in Francavilla. We are happy to hears you feel well and we hope to meet you again soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2012

The interior of the house is extremely basic & cheap no taste " plastic flowers" shower does not work properly it drips... Kitchen cupboards filthy, bedrooms clean but the beds gave you the sensation you were sleeping in a hammock. We chose this specific house...More

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Large, attractive house with pool and diving board, large patio/garden nestled against a mountain, with a splendid view of the Alcantara Valley and Etna. Close to the ocean and the pleasant seaside resorts Taormina ...More and Giardini Naxos. **LAYOUT: The house has a sun lounge over the entire back wall. A permanent barbecue grill and pizza/bread oven are located in the sun lounge. There is a seating area with TV and three eating areas. The house has a fully furnished kitchen with an eating area. The living room is furnished simply in Italian style with a sitting area, fireplace and eating area. A bathroom with shower, toilet, lavatory and bidet is located on the ground floor. The first floor has two bedrooms with two-person beds and a smaller room with two separate beds. A WC with lavatory is also located on this floor. The two-person bedroom has a TV, large clothes cupboard and commode. ** The villa faces on a large patio with two magnificent 150-year-old palm trees. The right side looks out over Etna with its plume of smoke. A swimming pool with a diving board is located at the side of the house. You can dive safely, since the pool is 3 metres deep under the board. The pool is surrounded by a large patio with a splendid view of the Alcantara Valley, with a glimpse of the ocean at the end of the valley. **Villa Aurora lies halfway up a mountain slope above the village of Francavilla di Sicilia. It has a view of the Alcantara Valley and several villages, including Motta Camastra, Francavilla, and Castiglione di Sicilia. The supermarket is around 1.5 km away, and the centre of Francavilla is about 1 km distant. The well-known seaside resorts Giardini Naxos and Taormina are approximately 15 km away. Catania (airport) is 75 km away, and Messina (harbour) is around 65 km distant. Less
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Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Francavilla di Sicilia
Number of rooms
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Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Francavilla di Sicilia
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