Villa dell'Oca

Siracusa and Southern Sicily, Sicily, Italy

From £5,597 per week

Early Booking Offer - 15% Off if booked by 20.04.19

Our view

Seamlessly positioned to capture the panoramic views over the famous Vendicari nature reserve, this villa with infinity pool marries traditional and modern Italian design with exceptional landscape and garden design by Ivan Gallo.

In brief

  • Magnificent views
  • Splendid beaches nearby
  • Exquisitely furnished

About the villa

Showcasing exceptional Italian workmanship, this villa provides incredibly versatile living where indoor and outdoor areas blend with great harmony with the natural surroundings. An antique wooden door opens leads you to the impressive entrance hall. The interiors are in some parts traditional, and in other parts more contemporary. A modern library area has been placed in the sitting room adjoining the main dining room. A living room has sleek modern furniture and TV has large picture windows. The five bedrooms, some opening outside and some with with terrace, have been decorated with a blend of considered Italian finishes and the highest quality fixtures and fittings. All have a private dressing rooms and a bathroom. Each one of these has been fitted in classic Sicilian majolica with ‘his and hers’ basins, large showers, WC and are lit by skylights.

A pathway leads to the covered-out door lounging area covered with a natural pergola and its vines. The open-air kitchen provides an exceptional vantage point to enjoy the views and sit around the large table enjoying freshly barbecued fish from Siracusa’s fish market. The infinity pool has two shaded terrace areas and a roof terrace and from here there are wonderful sunsets. Here there is also a small air-conditioned gym, changing room, shower and WC.

What sets this villa apart is the exceptional quality of the landscaping around which follows the undulations of the land around the villa in total harmony with the views of the Vendicari nature reserve. As you move from the main gate through the meadows and pathways to the dry cactus gardens around this villa, Ivan Gallo has created a distinctive atmosphere conveying a true sense of the place. A small pond is carefully set into the garden meadows to deliver spatial serenity, offering at the same time sweeping views of the immediate landscape. For those uninterested in lazing by the pool, Vendicari provides an alluring medley of lagoons, sand dunes, rocky coastlines and uninhabited sandy beaches – the perfect seaside walk with only the waves, birds and wind for company.

Villa details


Accommodation

Ground Floor

  • Entrance hall
  • Kitchen
  • Veranda (informal dining area) opening to gardens
  • Dining room
  • 2 Double bedroom (King size), each with TV and shower room en suite with twin sinks opening to furnished terrace areas
  • Single bedroom
  • Shower room
  • Utility room

First Floor

  • Landing with telescope
  • Master double bedroom (king size) with TV, opening to private terrace with small ante room with workspace area and shower room with twin sinks
  • Double bedroom (king size), with TV opening to shared terrace, with shower room en suite with twin sinks
  • Shared terrace

Facilities

CHILDREN'S FACILITIES

  • Cot and highchair

COOKING OUTDOORS

  • Built-in barbecue
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Sink

ENTERTAINMENT

  • WiFi
  • TV
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • Satellite TV (limited English speaking channels)
  • DVD library
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Stereo
  • CD player

GAMES & SPORTS

  • Gym
  • Running machine
  • Exercise bike
  • Yoga mats
  • Yoga terrace
  • Beach umbrella

COOLING FACILITIES

  • Air conditioning throughout

KITCHEN ESSENTIALS

  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Coffee machine
  • Nespresso machine
  • Juicer
  • Blender
  • Hob
  • Oven

PRIVATE INFINITY POOL

  • 16m x 4m
  • 1.5m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • Pool house with WC and shower room
  • Pool towels

VILLA ESSENTIALS

  • Washing machine
  • Hairdryers for all bathrooms
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Central heating included

Important Information


Please note that this villa also has a pond in close proximity to the villa as well as the swimming pool on a lower level and is unsuitable for small children under 7 due to the cactus garden area with many plants with sharp thorns. 

CV REPRESENTATIVE

An English speaking CV Representative in Italy will visit during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.

TENANCY TIMES

Arrival from 16:00. Departure by 10:00.

LOW WALLS

Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website.

Recommended

Flights

CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.

Car Hire

Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport or port of arrival. Please ask for details.

Additional services

CV Villas offers a wide variety of additional services, to make your villa holiday even more special.  You should be able to find all the information you need here, otherwise you can check out our frequently asked questions page or simply send us an enquiry.

Service & Staffing


Included

  • Maid service 6 hours per day 3 day(s) per week
  • Linen change 2 day(s) per week
  • Towel change 2 day(s) per week

AVAILABLE ON REQUEST AT AN ADDITIONAL COST

  • Wine delivery
  • In villa wellness and beauty treatments
  • Personal laundry service
  • Cook service
  • Flowers

Location


Amenities

  • Pachino 8km
  • Marzamemi 9km
  • Noto 13km
  • Rosolini 21km
  • Siracusa 46km

Places of Interest

  • Villa del Tellaro 7km
  • Noto Antica 28km
  • Cave d'Ispica 35km
  • Cavagrande Nature Reserve 30km
  • Palazzolo Acreide 45km
  • Siracusa archaeological site 46km

Beaches

  • San Lorenzo 5km
  • Calamosche 8km
  • Eloro, Marianelli and Vendicari beach 13km
  • Le Dune 17km

Airport

  • Catania 97km

Train Station

  • Avola 19km
About the area

Siracusa and Southern Sicily

Average weather

As one of the quieter destinations on the diverse island of Sicily, the south is home to some of the top, one and two Michellin star restaurants in the country. And it’s no wonder, with the abundance beautiful local produce available. As in all parts of Sicily, there is a contrast in landscape from the marshland of Vendicari to the rebuilt towns of Noto and Ragusa. Siracusa has a tradition in making puppets - buy one as a souvenir or visit the puppet theatre for some light entertainment. Or try out the range of restaurants, bars and tours for a relaxing evening with friends.

Find out more about Siracusa and Southern Sicily