Exciting contemporary 4 bedroom/5 bath villa on the slopes of Mt. Etna, 20 minutes from Catania, and 30 minutes from Taormina.

Sicily Villa 8

Set in the DOC wine region on the slopes of Mount Etna, and approximately 20 km north of Catania, the second largest city of Sicily, Villa Maude offers the ideal balance between the sea and the countryside, the traditional and the modern. Located in an area of great natural beauty, this newly restored independent villa is a haven of calm and serenity. Crossing its gates you will think the time here stopped a while ago. The façade of the property remains in fact unchanged retaining the structure of a typical wine making facility. The interiors have been completely renovated with a contemporary eye, and this juxtaposition creates a nice and dramatic contrast. This three-story villa can accommodate a total of 8 guests, and also includes a separate annex ideal for weddings or large group celebrations.

The villa is located in a tranquil outskirt area only a 5 minute drive from the town. The beach establishments and Taormina are 30 minutes away. Its quiet location is ideal for those guests whom want to spend time relaxing at the house, touring this old wine region or visiting the eastern side of Sicily. However you envision your vacation, you will appreciate the great quality and comfort offered by this villa.

Laundry (washing machine) for staff’s use only. Caretaker lives on the premises, privacy of the guests is guaranteed.

All bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning and Wi-Fi; all bathrooms are supplied with hair dryers.

4 Bedrooms/5 Bathrooms


  • Air COnditioning
  • BBQ
  • Gym
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming pool
  • Washer
  • WiFi

Included with rent

  • Electricity, heating, water, A/C, heating, final cleaning
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi connection
  • Weekly gardener and pool maintenance

Not included with rent

  • Housekeeping service to be requested in advance, minimum 5 hours: €50 per service
  • Cook service upon availability
  • Personal laundry: €10 per hour
  • Supplement for late arrival (after 7 pm): € 100 to be paid at check-in. No arrivals accepted after 10 pm
Property Type
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  • Deluxe World Class Property
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  • Outdoor pool

Ground Floor

From the courtyard, climbing approximately 20 steps, you will enter the sun-washed double living room with dining and sitting areas. This spacious room, with its central glass fireplace, vaulted fresco ceiling, white floor against grey walls, warm wooden table paired with canary yellow polypropylene molded chairs, boasts a timeless and fashion-forward look. The plush, white sofas act as the focal point in the space, along with the beautiful windows bringing in a lot of natural light. The modern glass fireplace and the floating shelving adds an artistic and youthful appeal. A bright and fully equipped kitchen with a central cooking island and large picture window, serves the dining room. 1 queen bedroom, with walk-in closet, en-suite bathroom with double sink and large shower.1 queen bedroom, with en-suite bathroom with shower. A guest bathroom completes this floor.

First Floor

1 queen bedroom, with private adjacent bathroom with large shower

Second Floor

Very large queen/twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower


The villa boasts a 30,000 sq feet manicured garden where a generous infinity edge salt-water swimming pool, complete with sunbeds and umbrellas, is the belle of the ball. Just next to it, a beautiful sun room with glass walls, a great space to enjoy when tired of sunbathing or willing to just lounge in the shade. An additional lovely terrace with an ancient well is located next to the kitchen, and it is an ideal place for having morning breakfast and dinners under the stars.


Weekly gardener and pool maintenance. Housekeeping service to be requested in advance, minimum 5 hours: €50 per service. Cook service upon availability. Personal laundry: €10 per hour.


Security deposit: €1,000 held at our office.


Catania and airport: 20 mins, Taormina: 30 mins, Syracuse: one hour


55% of rental


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Prices include all taxes, agency fees, foreign exchange fees, and credit card fees.

2017 Prices

Sep 02 - Sep 30 $9,735 Weekly

Sep 30 - Nov 04 $8,465 Weekly

Nov 04 - Dec 23 $7,788 Weekly

Dec 23 - Jan 06 $7,920 Weekly



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