Villa Pietraperciata - Merrion Charles

Villa Pietraperciata - Merrion Charles



A wonderful venue from

which to explore the

fascinations of Sicily

Only twenty minutes from Taormina with

its famous amphitheatre and colourful

streets and yet hidden away from the

outside world, Villa Pietrapiercata

provides the opportunity for a very real

Sicilian experience on this island rich in

culture and history.

Having followed the long drive up the hill

one finally reaches the princely family

home surounded by lush vegetation.

Stepping inside one finds typical Sicilian

ninteenth centruy furnishings and objets

d’art combined with many modern

up-to-date fittings in the bathrooms

and bedrooms. The spacious sitting/

dining room with its ornate fireplace

and comfortable traditional furnishings

leads onto the fabulous large oval terrace.

Pine trees surround the terrace on which

there is a working stone font – the perfect

setting from an evening aperitivo watching

the flaming Etna volcano as well as dinner

on those warm balmy Sicilian evenings.

On the lower floor the bedrooms and

bathrooms have been recently restored

providing every comfort required with

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Via Ariosto 32, Cotto, Fivizzano 54013, MS, Italy

Villa Pietraperciata

Nr Taormina, Sicily

Nestled amonst the bougavillea, citrus and olive plantations with

outstanding views to Mount Etna, this classic Sicilian home is an ideal base

from which to explore the delights of Eastern Sicily.

pretty colouful decoration and shutters

leading out onto the front garden. Here,

guests will love the beautifully designed

berceau covered with flowering creepers

with its impressive bar madewith ancient

Sicilian tiles and kitchen with sink and


Behind the villa is the large pool with

palm, avocado and olive trees providing

shade over the terrace from which one

can enjoy stunning views to Etna and

the sea. Due to its spectacular position

and historical legacy, Taormina has long

been Sicily’s most popular destination

and the view of a smoking and snowcapped

Mount Etna from the Greek/

Roman theatre is certainly its best known

image. There is also a good selection of

sandy beaches down the hill on the nearby

coast including those at Fiumefreddo and

Marina di Cottone which have received

several consecutive “Bandiere Blu”,

attesting to the cleanliness of the water

and their general ecological excellence.

Villa Pietraperciata is well placed for

visiting the north eastern coast of Sicily,

doing spectacular hikes on Mount Etna

and visiting the hill towns of Etna, the

Nebrodi and Peloritani mountain ranges.

Further afield one can easily reach

Messina, Catania, Siracusa and Noto

and even Reggio Calabria on the Italian


A fabulous aristocratic family home, Villa

Pietapierciata is a wonderful venue from

which to explore the fascinations of Sicily

as well as being a haven of relaxation

where one can relax and unwind at ease

whilst enjoying lingering al fresco meals

of delicious Sicilian cuisine accompanied,

of course, by wine from one of the many

renowned Sicilian wine estates.



Sleeps: 8


• Daily maid service 2 hours/day for up to 5

guests, 3 hours/day for up to 8 guests.

• Cook PRIVATE service on TRAVEL request CONSULTANT


Upper floor:

• Hall

• Kitchen

• Living room

• Reception room

• Dining room

• Double bedroom

• Two bathrooms

Lower floor:

• Twin bedroom

• Double bedroom (accessed via twin)

• Double bedroom

• Twin bedroom (accessed via the double)

• Two bathrooms

• Note: Each of the lower floor bedrooms has

independant access via French windows


• Private pool 6m x 12m

• Washing machine

• Dishwasher

• Air conditioning

• Satellite TV, DVD

• ADSL Internet

• HiFi

• Barbecue

• Microwave

Places of Interest:

• Shops & restaurants in Trapitello 5mins

• Taormina 4kms

• Beach at Marina Cottone 4kms

• Etna 50kms

• Siracusa 100kms

• Noto 138kms

• Marsala 323kms

• Agrigento 213kms


• Catania 52kms

• Palermo 286kms

Tel: +39 0585 92098 | Mobile: +39 392 155 1464 | Email:

Via Ariosto 32, Cotto, Fivizzano 54013, MS, Italy



Tel: +39 0585 92098 | Mobile: +39 392 155 1464 | Email:

Via Ariosto 32, Cotto, Fivizzano 54013, MS, Italy

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