We stayed for 2 weeks in this quiet and beautiful place. The gardens and pool are wonderful. Fantastic plants within a lovingly tended garden. This is a peaceful place even though it is close to Catania. We felt very welcome and at home. The Red House is spacious and comfortable. Lovely kelims and rugs. The kitchen has new equipment and is adequately resourced. The oven is rather ancient, two burners on the hob work well, a third with perseverance. The oven was a no go area but there was a brand new microwave ( lost on us but it was there). In spite of this we cooked every night and cooked some great food.
The house is very close to the autostrada so getting to Noto, Syracuse and Catania is easy. We went twice to Mount Etna, once walking and once right to the top. This is a good place for Etna!
Finding the house on our first day was a real challenge, one way systems that defeated us. However, the owners grand daughter met us and guided us in. From then on it was a perfect stay.
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