Historia

Europe / Italy / Sicily

Villa Historia is located in the vicinity of the center of Palermo.

up to 4
Bedrooms
up to 9
Guests
4
Bathrooms
Min. Nights

Overview

This antique 16th century mansion belongs to one of the most prominent Sicilian noble families, owner of a well-known wine-producing region on the island. Villa Historia, a unique urban oasis of peace and tranquility, opens to all those wishing to discover beautiful Palermo and its surrounding areas, rich in history and art, while enjoying the total privacy of the villa. Surrounded by 18th century frescoes and breathtaking interiors, guests will experience the magical atmosphere faced in the past by many European royalties and that inspired musicians and writers who stayed in this very same villa.

The villa features numerous social spaces, all opulently furnished, including a drawing room, music room, library, formal dining room, TV room, billiard room and many more; after all, if you can easily count the rooms then you are not in a mansion.

A ten-hectare park, wherein lies one of the most beautiful gardens in Sicily, surrounds the villa and offers a wide variety of exotic plants. Romantic pathways connect a charming pond with swans and a neoclassical gazebo. The outdoors features multiple sitting/dining areas, terraces and a private swimming pool.

The property is beautiful and ideal for those who want to indulge in relaxation while enjoying an aura of classic elegance. The attentive staff will make sure that you are pampered during your stay and that you experience Sicilian hospitality at its best!


Amenities

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Sleeps 9 Guests


Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Ground Floor): Suite with queen bed, direct access to the garden, and en-suite bathroom with tub and shower stall
Bedroom 2 (Ground Floor): Suite with queen bed, direct access to the garden, and en-suite bathroom with tub/hook on the wall shower
Bedroom 3 (First Floor): Frescoed over-sized suite with queen bed, en-suite bathroom with tub/wall-mounted shower
Bedroom 4 (First Floor): Frescoed over-sized suite with one queen bed and one French bed, en-suite bathroom with tub/wall-mounted shower
All bedrooms have A/C; all bathrooms are provided with hair dryers

Pool Details

Private swimming pool

Staff and Services

Final cleaning
Newspapers, magazines and weeklies
Housekeeping: 10 hours a day, 7 days a week
Daily towel change
Mid-week linen change
Breakfast setup service – available 2 hours a day, 7 days a week
Chef Services for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Full gardening and pool cleaning service
Local concierge during office hours

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Personal laundry service
Cost of food and beverages

Location Details

Nearest Airport: Palermo Puntaraisi 22 min
Cefalu 1 h min
Erice 1 h 30 min
Segesta 53 min

Villa Notes

All utilities including A/C are included
Non-smoking villa
The owners live in separate quarters on the premises – guests’ privacy is guaranteed
Check-in: between 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Check-out: before/by 10:00 am
All extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure, unless agreed otherwise
Due to limited transportation in outlying and rural areas, a rental car is essential for stays at countryside villas in Italy. We are more than happy to arrange a car for you during your stay, please just let us know at time of booking.
Please note that Italy villas rent from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis and upon request.
The Italian government has implemented a Visitor’s Tax of €1.50 - €5.00 per person, per day and applies to all overnight stays for the first seven days in the destination. This tax is payable to the local property manager.
Most villas in Italy require the cost of extra services be paid upon arrival in cash. Please check with your Villa Specialist or Concierge for details.

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
Points above are based on approximate currency conversion. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Security Deposit Details

€5,000 Pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

7 Nights

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.