Being surrounded by its own private park with palm trees and citrus trees, Villa Aranjaya is an oasis of peace and tranquillity where you can reconnect with nature and their loved ones.
The outdoor areas are carefully designed, the villa boasts a beautiful swimming pool surrounded by palm trees and sun beds with umbrellas. The property also features a tennis court where guests can keep active and a sauna accommodating up to six people.
Guests can also dive into a good a book in the library situated on the upper level of the property with views onto the garden and a very welcoming atmosphere created by the soft lighting and warm colours.
For even more entertainment options, just a short stroll from the property through the garden, lies the Orangerie, with a beautiful greenhouse drawing room and dining area. This is the ideal space to gather the whole family around the fireplace and relax on the cosy sofas. There are different board games and a large collection of movies as well as a fully stocked bar at guests' disposal.
Among some of the most charming features of this property are the polished–terracotta floors, high ceilings and antique furnishings.
The dining area can host as many as 60 people, ideal for celebrating special occasions. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the entire room is beautifully decorated with antiques, family-portraits and Sicilian porcelain.
Going up a floor, guests can enjoy the Belvedere, the cosiest space of the house offering breathtaking views of Mount Etna and the surrounding valleys. The belvedere is ideal for relaxing, practicing yoga or painting the stunning scenery.
The property features two kitchens, where the fresh produce from the farm is prepared by the chefs into world-class gourmet dishes.
This luxurious villa rental boasts 13 bedrooms, eight beautifully designed rooms are located in the main villa between the upper garden level and the ground garden level. All of them feature charming antique furniture and have access to the balconies, which open up to the garden.
Furthermore an additional part of the villa has been recently renovated, the Old Boat House, equipped with two en-suite bedrooms, a convertible living room and a large veranda.
Being such a large property, villa Aranjaya can perfectly host business trips, weddings and any other special occasion.
The staff on the estate will be at your disposal ensuring you will enjoy your holiday to the fullest and feel pampered from the moment you step off the plane.
L’olivoLocated on the garden level and being closest to the pool, L'Olivo boasts twin beds with detailed vintage headboards that easily convert to one double bed and a large en-suite bathroom with tub.
RosmarinoRosmarino is connected to L'Olivo by a foyer, which when opened can form a two-room suite. This bedroom has a king size bed and a bathroom with a spacious shower area and a walk-in dressing-room.
Tre limoniConnected to the nearby Bougainville by an adjoining foyer, on the lower garden-level. Tre Limoni has breathtaking views and an en-suite bathroom with a large shower.
BouganvilleTwin of the nearby Tre Limoni with which it can be transformed into a suite through the adjoining foyer, the Bougainville features a bathroom with a bathtub and great surroundings.
Cinque PalmeLocated on the upper level and connected to the neighboring Zagara, this suite can be opened to create a double-suite. Features twin beds that are easily converted to a king and a bathroom with shower and a private balcony overlooking the garden.
La ZagaraAdjoining the Cinque Palme, the Zagara boasts convertible twin beds and a generous bathroom with a bathtub and shower. The private balcony offers a stunning view of Mount Etna as well as the estate's garden.
Lavanda SuiteLocated on the main floor of the house, this suite features a bedroom and separate sitting room, two bathrooms, one with a shower and one with a bathtub. The master bedroom is furnished with a king size bed. The sitting room opens to a large terrace overlooking Mount Etna and the gardens below.
GelsominoLocated on the main floor of the Villa, this suite has a wheelchair accessible bathroom with shower.
The Old Boat HouseA separate building equipped with 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a convertible living room with double sofa-bed, an extra bathroom and a large veranda overlooking the pool with stone corner and barbecue.
NB: Mobile sleeping beds available in any room on request.
The estate is situated between Mount Etna and the sea, an area of outstanding natural beauty with lush gardens, hillsides, pastures and orange groves. Aranjaya enjoys a secluded location, ensuring the utmost privacy, yet maintaining proximity to airports, train and bus stations.
There are many activities, for guests to enjoy the estate. Whether organising cooking lessons on Sicilian gastronomy or wine tastings, classes of watercolour painting, photography or gardening, there is not one request which the staff won't try to accommodate.
The sea is 16 km away from the Villa Aranjaya and There are also three golf-courses nearby, the closest one is 25 minutes driving.
The surrounding area is waiting to be explored, from wineries and vineyards, Sicilian ceramic producers to archeological sites, guests will feel that they need to come back year after year to discover more of the island's hidden charms.
Sea - 30 km from the beaches of the Gulf of CataniaClosest village - Scordia 15 kmGolf - 1 hour awayAirport - 20 minutes drive from the Catania's Fontanarossa international airportSiracusa - 45 minutes
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