Luxury Sicilian villa near Siracusa and the sea – Located in a residential area on the edge of Siracusa and a mere two miles from the beautiful sandy coast of southern Sicily, Villa Archimede is a splendid Mediterranean villa with a large pool and manicured gardens all around. The accommodation is spacious and conveniently arranged over the ground floor with many French doors leading onto the ample sunny patio. Several parasols and luxury loungers around the pool provide pleasant spots to relax or sunbathe after dipping in the pool.
Stylish outdoor furniture is comfortably arranged under the gazebo and the covered patio, allowing maximum enjoyment of the outdoor living space at different times of the day. The far reaching views across the pool and the garden complete this idyllic setting. A few miles away from Villa Archimede lies Syracuse, one of the most beautiful Greek cities in Sicily. Enjoy a tour of the Neapolis Archaeological Zone encompassing the impressive Greek theatre where ancient tragedies and comedies are still performed every other summer.
The enormous stone quarry caves, known as Latomie, are also part of this unique legacy, especially the Ear of Dionysius, famous for its extraordinary acoustics. Walk across the bridge to visit the Ortigia island, separating the city’s two ports. As well as countless ancient and baroque buildings, castle ruins and elaborate church facades, Ortigia boasts a plethora of restaurants and a beautiful sea front promenade. Villa Archimede is within easy reach of a number of magnificent historical towns, such as Noto, Ragusa Ibla, Megara Hyblaea and renowned seaside resorts all along the Gulf of Noto, featuring both sandy and rocky beaches.
Blending perfectly into the surrounding countryside, Villa Archimede looks over a well-kept lawned garden with a swimming pool and furnished terraces ideal for life outdoors. The well-planned, welcomed interiors with all modern comforts has been tastefully decorated with particular attention to the materials and finishes. Ideal for large families or group of friends, this is the perfect property for those looking for a relaxing holiday and a base from which to explore the charms of the local area: from the beautiful beaches of Fontane Bianche and Calamoresche, to the evocative baroque towns of Syracuse, Noto, Modica, Scicli, Ragusa Ibla, the picturesque fishing villages of Marzanemi and Portopalo, to the nature reserves of Pantalica and Vendicari and the park of Mount etna to lively Catania and wordly Taormina.
MAIN VILLA (all on one floor):
Large living room, (TV), wood-burning stove, sliding doors to terrace and outdoor living room, outdoor dining facilities.
Dining/ billiard room, sliding doors to terrace.
Large kitchen/ breakfast room (TV), French doors to terrace.
3 x double bedrooms, (TV), French doors to terrace, ensuite shower rooms, WCs.
GUEST COTTAGE (ground floor only)::
Double bedroom, ensuite shower room, WC.
Double/ twin bedroom, ensuite shower room WC.
Large flat, mature grounds, planted with flower beds, mature palm trees and shrubs, ample lawn areas. Outdoor living room, covered terrace, outdoor dining facilities, BBQ, outdoor fitenss area under covered terrace. Gazebo. Private 15m x 7.5m salt-water pool (depth: 1.10m - 2.40m, ladder entry), trampoline. Outdoor shower. Parking.
There is an additional property within the grounds which remains closed to guests and is unused during rentals.
Included: WiFi internet. Daily maid service, including mid-week & Saturday linen & bath towel change. Pool towels (Saturday change). Welcome drink. Use of pool (open from 1 Mar - 31 Oct). Electricity included up to 300Kwh per week*.
Extras: Maid service €12 per hour. Baby-sitting service €10 per hour. Cook €300 + cost of ingredients. Breakfast service €10 per person. Shopping service €60 + price of shopping. Personal shopper, dry cleaning, beauty treatments, cooker classes on request. Airport transfers, car/boat/bike hire, guided tours on request. Beach service. Late arrivals after 2100 hrs by arrangement only €50 to be paid locally.
A local tourist tax may apply.
*The amount of electricity included in this rental should cover general use. Excessive use of air-conditioning or heating may incur additional costs which will be charged locally by meter.
About The Location
- Siracusa 8km
- Noto 32km | Marzanemi 48km
- Necropolis of Pantalica 55km
- Portopalo di Capopassero 56km
- Catania 70 km
- Ragusa 87km
- Harbour / Ferry
- Siracusa 9.5 km
- Restaurant 1.5km
- Shops 5km
- Sandy & Rocky beaches 1.5km
- Fontane Bianche 13km
- Calamosche 40km
- Tennis courts 12km
- Golf course (Floridia) 20km
- Parco Archologico Della Neapolis 8km
- Temple of Apollo 10km
- Vindicari nature reserve 30km
- Calamosche nature reserve 32km
- Noto baroque town | cathedral 32km
- Necropolis of Pantalica 55km