Villa Raffaello

10 guests
4 bedrooms
4.5 bathrooms
1000 m² Surface

Description

Located close to Palermo on the north coast of Sicily, Villa Raffaello is an elegant 18th century villa set in a large park with a private swimming pool. Located at the end of a long tree-line driveway, the villa features lakes, fountains, crumbling grottoes, statues, and neoclassical follies, making it the perfect venue for family holidays, weddings, and other events. The villa is close to shops and restaurants, as well as towns such as Monreale (7 km) and Palermo (5 km) and there is a sandy beach at Mondello (17 km).

The space

Villa Raffaello offers a concierge service, daily housekeeping, a butler, a host, and a private chef (food costs are extra). On request, a driver, wine tastings, laundry and shopping services are also available. In addition, guests of the villa can use the exclusive ‘La Vela’ beach club at Mondello.

The villa (1000 sqm) develops over two floors. The owners live in a separate wing with independent access, and please inform us if guests with serious walking difficulties will be staying.

On the ground floor, you will find two sitting rooms (with comfortable seating), the main kitchen, a reading room, a billiards room (complete with a billiards table) and a guest bathroom (with a toilet). The sleeping area consists of two bedrooms, one double bedroom (with double bed) with ensuite bathroom (with bath and shower) and one double bedroom suite with double bed (an extra single bed is available on request) with ensuite bathroom (with bath and shower), a private terrace and a private lounge.

An elegant double staircase leads up from the garden to the first floor, where you will find the main living area, decorated with neo-classical frescos, majolica floor tiles, Persian carpets, and antique Murano glass. Here, you will find a central hallway leading to a dining room, three elegant sitting rooms, a music room (complete with a piano) and a small service kitchen. There are two large bedroom suites in this part of the villa. One suite has a double bedroom with a double bed (an extra single is available on request) and an ensuite bathroom (with bath/shower). The second suite has a twin bedroom (with two French beds), an ensuite bathroom (with bath/shower) and a private lounge.

The villa is set a large park featuring mature gardens with English lawns, an impressive range of Mediterranean and tropical flora and an irregular-shaped private swimming pool (18 m x 10 m). There are several relaxation areas in the garden and two terraces where guests can dine in the summer months - one on the first floor and one on the ground floor.

Facilities: Air conditioning (all bedrooms), Internet Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, DVD player, Piano, Kitchen, Garden, Terrace, Swimming pool, Outdoor dining, Concierge service, Chef (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), Host and Butler (approximately 8 hrs daily), Housekeeping service (8 hrs daily), Shopping service (on request), laundry service (on request), Driver (on request), Wine-tastings (on request), Private parking.

Sleeps 8 + 2 – Code SI784

Distances:

Nearest shops and restaurants: 5 minutes’ drive
Nearest beach (sandy): Mondello 17 km
Nearest airport: Palermo 30 km, Trapani 111 km, Catania 209 km, Comiso 233 km
Nearest towns: Monreale 7 km, Palermo 5 km, Cefalu 70 km, Scopello 75 km, Zingaro Nature Reserve 76 km, Segesta archaeological site 75 km, Trapani 106 km, Erice 116 km

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Essentials Essentials Kitchen Kitchen Air conditioning Air conditioning Pool Pool Bed linens Bed linens Wireless Internet Wireless Internet Toiletries Terrace DVD player Garden or backyard Towels Concierge Parking Luxury

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Cancellation policy

  • Charge 30% if cancelled anytime after the booking
  • Charge 70% if cancelled within 60 days before arrival

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