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Principe di Lumia

A wonderful villa set in pretty countryside with beautiful beaches incredibly close

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Principe di Lumia

Location Features Surroundings Ideal for Sciacca
Sciacca

Infinity pool
Close to beach
Outdoor space
Barbecue area
Rural location
Exceptional views

Sciacca
Caltabellotta
Menfi
Eraclea Minoa
The Turkish Steps
The Valley of the Temples
Agrigento

Families
Beach holidays
Culture holidays
Groups

Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
5

Overview

Principe di Lumia offers the perfect location for a countryside getaway in Sicily, whilst also being close to the beach! The views from the infinity pool are something else, and the surrounding olive trees add a wonderful relaxed and authentic setting. Principe di Lumia has a wealth of outdoor space, including a barbecue area and several furnished seating areas and dining tables, as well as comfy and spacious interiors. This villa is perfect for a holiday in Sicily where guests want to get away from it all and relax in pretty surroundings.

Property

Outside: Surrounded by olive groves and with sea views, the outside space of Principe di Lumia offers a real Sicilian atmosphere. The infinity pool looks out towards the sea and is slightly below the villa. Walk down the few steps and you will arrive at the pool, around which there are many sunloungers and beautiful olives trees, as well as a small table and chairs.

From the pool there is a path that leads to a charming outdoor wooden table, surrounded by Mediterranean plants that is a magical spot for an evening aperitivo. This path continues down to the countryside below. A remote and fairly secluded beach can be accessed on foot (about 10 minutes) from this path (see extras).

Set above the pool, next to the villa is the furnished veranda. There is a comfy seating area and also a dining table for enjoying al fresco meals. An outside guest bathroom is also found in this area. There is also a separate barbecue area with dining table set away from the villa. A furnished first floor terrace with incredible sea views that can be accessed from the garden is ideal for a morning cup of coffee.

The villa owner's horse, Pulcher, also lives on the property, in stable set away from the villa, offering a glimpse into rural Sicilian life. Pulcher always becomes a firm favourite with guests at Principe di Lumia, especially with children! A stone bench is also found in the garden. With its sea views, and peaceful ambiance, this is a wonderful spot for a moment of quiet contemplation.

Inside: Walk straight into the villa's bright and friendly living area. Divided into two sections, there is a small dining table, and comfy sofas around a traditional fireplace. A furnished terrace overlooking the pool can be reached through French windows. The traditional kitchen - decorated in blue Sicilian tiles - is next to the living area and has all you need for your holiday. There are two ensuite bedrooms (one double, one with bunk beds) on the ground floor. Another bathroom with shower is found by the living area.

Two further double bedrooms are found on the first floor. Both have their own ensuite bathrooms and both have access to the panoramic first floor terrace.

Area

Local sights

The area surrounding Principe di Lumia is a delight to discover. There's so much to see and do, including beautiful beaches and impressive ancient ruins.

There are many wonderful beaches to discover. The closest can be reached on foot from the villa. If walking to and from the beach isn't for you, then hop in the car and visit pretty beaches such as the San Giorgio beach.

Further afield there are stunning sandy beaches. Visit Eraclea for its golden sand and wonderful beach restaurants. Or, for a truly unique beach experience, visit the striking and unforgettable Scala dei Turchi.

Sciacca is the closest town, and is a wonderful base. There are great shops, and the view from the belvedere over the sea is beautiful. The highlight it the port where you can see the fishing boats come in daily. Be sure to visit a restaurant in town and eat wonderfully fresh fish!

Found above Sciacca, Caltabellotta is a pretty hilltop town with lovely views over the countryside. Visit and stroll through atmospheric streets, taking in the traditional atmosphere of this captivating town.

Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples should not be missed. As Sicily's most popular archaeological park, these ruins are well worth seeing. It is almost as though you are transported back in time.

 

Local experiences

South Sicily's coastline is a dream to explore, and what could be better than discovering pretty bays and diving into crystal-clear waters during a boat trip. Take to the seas for a day during your holiday and see Sicily from the beautiful Mediterranean sea.

Foodies are spoilt for choice in Sicily, with the island's fabulous food being a highlight for many. At Home with Sicilians is a unique experience where soloSicily guests can enjoy a meal in authentic Sicilian surrounding. Another option is an in-villa cook service, where an experienced cook will come to the villa and prepare a traditional meal for you and your guests.

Menfi is close to Principe di Lumia, and this small town has a wonderful wine heritage. Surrounded by vineyards, this area is known for producing some of the island's best wines. Book a tour of a winery and discover more about Sicily's wine production, and taste some of the local wines!

Extras

The pool is open to guests from 30th March to 2nd November.

The nearest beach is about ten minutes away by foot. The walk downhill is fairly simple, although the return up to the villa is a little more strenuous. Adventurous guests enjoy the ascent through the olive grove up to the villa. However, we do not recommend this walk for guests with young children, and we always advise wearing sturdy shoes, rather than sandals, when reaching the beach. There are many other beaches close by, the closest of which is 5 minutes away by car.

Amenities

General Info

Outdoor

Indoor

Services

Accommodates (max) 8
Bedrooms 4
Double 3
Bunk bedroom 1
Bathrooms 5
... of which ensuite 4
Pool (LxW in meters) 12x6
Pool shower present
Pool towels present
Toilet present
Private parking present
Private garden present
Vegetable & Fruit garden present
Veranda present
Barbecue area present
Air conditioning present
Heating present
Open fireplace present
Washing machine present
Iron & ironing board present
Dishwasher present
Kettle present
Mixer present
Toaster present
Oven present
Microwave oven present
Satellite TV / Dvd present
Sky * present
iPhone speaker dock present
Stereo present
Adsl Wi-Fi internet present
Welcome pack present
Pool cleaning ** present
Mid-week cleaning *** present
Final cleaning present
Daily cleaning on request
Laundry & ironing on request
Linen & towels change **** on request
Maid service on request
Cot & highchair on request
Shopping delivery on request
Breakfast delivery on request
Cook service on request
Cooking classes on request
Guided tours on request
Wine experiences on request
Transfer on request
Boat & yacht rental on request
present present on request on request not available not available

* Includes Sky Movies

** Once a week

*** Wednesday

**** A mid-week towels change is included; weekly linen/towel changes and a cleaning service are included for multiple-week bookings

Distances

Transport Links

Surrounding Area

Palermo airport 123 km - 76 miles - 1 hr 25
Trapani airport 124 km - 77 miles - 1 hr 30
Comiso airport 168 km - 105 miles - 2 hr 40
Catania airport 218 km - 136 miles - 2 hr 50
Nearest pebble beach 10 mins walking
Nearest sandy beach 5 mins driving
Supermarket 10 mins driving
Shops & restaurants 10 mins driving
Sciacca centre 7 km - 4 miles - 15 mins
Roccoforte Verdura golf resort 9 km - 5 miles - 15 mins
Ribera centre 15 km - 9 miles - 20 mins
Caltabellotta centre 19 km - 12 miles - 35 mins
Fiume Platani beach 22 km - 14 miles - 25 mins
Menfi centre 24 km - 15 miles - 25 mins
Eraclea Minoa beach 26 km - 16 miles - 30 mins
Torre Salsa nature reserve 32 km - 20 miles - 30 mins
Selinunte archaeological site 40 km - 25 miles - 40 mins
The Turkish Steps 44 km - 27 miles - 40 mins
The Valley of the Temples 56 km - 35 miles - 50 mins
Agrigento centre 60 km - 37 miles - 1 hr

Prices

2019 Prices
2020 Prices
Period Sleeps: 8
Bedrooms: 4
05 Jan - 29 Mar N/A
30 Mar - 24 May 3600
25 May - 21 Jun 4400
22 Jun - 12 Jul 5300
13 Jul - 23 Aug 5900
24 Aug - 27 Sep 4400
28 Sep - 01 Nov 3600
02 Nov - 03 Jan N/A
Refundable security deposit 800

Prices include: taxes, water, gas, electricity, mid-week cleaning, mid-week towels change, bath towels, linen, pool or beach towels, welcome pack and our 24/7 local support during your stay at our property.

Please note: A late check-in is available after 12:00 am at an extra cost of € 50.

We are currently taking bookings for 2020. If you book now for 2020, you can take advantage of our Price Freeze promotion, which means you can book your 2020 Sicily holiday villa at 2019 price. Please contact us for availability.

Booking


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