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Premier Villas are proud to offer Villa Cara which is a delightful seven bedroom ancient farmhouse situated in Modica, Sicily. The villa was traditionally known as a place of wellness. In fact the first owner Don Saro was a medical-healer whose reputation crossed the borders of the ancient county.
Villa Cara boasts a large swimming pool, surrounded by dry stone walls, olive trees, carob trees, prickly pears and lemons, which give the location a typical Sicilian atmosphere. It is located in the countryside of the city of Modica, in the heart of the Val di Noto, a UNESCO area rich in natural beauty.
The villa has been beautifully renovated, respecting the architectural characteristics of the typical Modican buildings.
Accommodation in the main house includes 3 double bedrooms, all with private bathrooms. Two of these have showers and the third with a jacuzzi. There is a big living room with a TV and a large fireplace. The kitchen is modern and there is a large dining room. A mezzanine, provides a quiet meditation or reading corner, which in winter is an ideal spot in which to relax with a glass of wine or a good cognac.
There are two outbuildings, one of which is a suite, in fact it is the largest of the two. Inside there is a kitchenette, a large double bedroom and a large bathroom. This suite would be ideal for an elderly or disabled guest as access to the shower is also possible for wheelchair users.
The second outbuilding is divided in two parts, from one side there is a double bedroom with a private bathroom and on the other side there is a single bedroom and a double bedroom with a common bathroom.
The villa will accommodate 13 guests in total.
Outside, there is a large courtyard with a wood oven and charcoal barbecue decorated by stone seating for fifty. There is also a portico with dining and an industrial kitchen perfectly equipped to host cooking classes.
Near the porch there is the corner bar that overlooks the pool area.
In the pool area there is a large solarium and a big pool (9x19m) and runs from 1.5m to 3.0m in depth.
The Mediterranean garden is stocked with fruits trees (lemons, oranges and pomegranates) and centuries old olive trees. At the end of the garden there is also a good size multifunctional space for use as a dance floor or for pilates, excercise or yoga.
Located In a strategic position within easy reach the most beautiful towns of the Val di Noto, the archaeological site of Cava d'Ispica, the golden sands and the crystalline sea of the beaches of the South East, Villa Cara is only a 15-minute drive away from Modica, city of a hundred churches and the splendour of the Late Baroque period that explodes in the embroideries of the facades of the noble palaces, listed as a world Unesco World Heritage Site in 2001.