Casa Nica is an ancient Baglio (the Sicilian name used for the ancient walled farms), dating back to the 1800s, where three different generations have lived and left their mark for over 200 years.
In 2011, the slow process of renovating started, keeping a balance between tradition and innovation, creating a line of continuity from its construction to nowadays.
The Baglio, now completely renovated, is re-living its original charm, the spacious bedrooms, living areas, large kitchen and dining room is where every guest can find a totally private area to relax and enjoy their well-deserved holiday.
In the summer evenings, the scent of jasmine in the breeze will enchant you, making it an unforgettable moment sitting on the terrace or under the pergola sipping a glass of wine enjoying the peaceful Sicilian countryside.
Your senses will be captivated by this area where long sunny days and the warm Mediterranean Sea caresses the soil making casa Nica the ideal place to spend a holiday.
You will be seduced by Sicily, kissed by the sun and wrapped in its hills.
The hub of this very special place is the colors, the perfumes, the landscape and the food – unique and special features of this land.
Nestled in the countryside, on the western cost of Sicily, near Trapani, Casa Nica is a hideaway with beautiful mountainous views and yet only 7 kms distant from the sandy beaches of Cornino or, a little further, Scopello.
Conveniently located near the major tourist spots of Erice, Segesta, the picturesque Salt Pans of Marsala, Mozia, Castellamare del Golfo and San Vito Lo Capo - all only about 20-minute drive – this semi-attached property combines simple yet elegant interiors and modern amenities with the natural beauty of the surroundings.
The villa sleeps up to 6 +2 people in 3 BEDROOMS and 3 BATHROOMS: one extra single bed can be added in 2 of the bedrooms.
Dining room with comfortable seating for up to 8 guests.
Spacious sitting room with TV area (65” flat screen TV) featuring a large arched picture window facing the back garden, and a mix of traditional and contemporary furniture. This airy room is an ideal place to relax and enjoy some quiet time indoor reading your favorite book, or one taken from the library collection available on the shelves.
A spacious professional stainless-steel and granite kitchen, with a central island and skylight, is at guests’ disposal or may be used by the chef to hire during the stay.
Living room with a large sofa and 50” flat TV, with wide French doors leading out to the front veranda and garden.
Separate laundry area with a washing machine and bathroom.
Queen bedroom ( 160x180) with garden view, direct access to the front terrace, and spacious en-suite bathroom with shower.
Queen bedroom ( 160x180) with pool view, direct access to the garden, and spacious en-suite bathroom with shower.
Queen bedroom ( 160x180) with a private bathroom with shower and access to roof terrace.
Each bedroom is equipped with air conditioning/heating and built-in safe; each bathroom is provided with hairdryer and toiletries.
Beamed ceilings, original stone walls, warm wooden details and traditional pieces - balanced with casually contemporary details - create a timeless atmosphere throughout the space. The good balance between classic and contemporary is what makes this property so desirable to rent. The ground floor is multi-leveled with some steps between the rooms.
Three different outdoor areas: the front garden with a jasmine-covered patio and al-fresco dining facilities; and a BBQ for casual meals, two roof terraces with sunbeds (accessible through the upstairs bedroom), perfect spots for sunbathing or for enjoying a cocktail before dinner admiring the breathtaking view of the Sicilian countryside. Private panoramic salt-water infinity pool (11m x 7m x 1.40m) and sun deck area.
A/C, heating, electric blinds, mosquito nets, salt-water swimming pool, digital Sat TVs (with some English channels), CD player, stereo system, dishwasher, washing machine, Wi-Fi, BBQ, safe, vegetable garden, private parking for up to two cars.
This property captures the true essence of leisure and it is perfect for small groups of friends – the bedrooms are far away from each other to preserve the privacy. The location is peaceful and yet not isolated, in fact other houses are nearby. The closest serviced village is only 1 km distant. In short, Casa Nica offers everything you could want from a vacation property with all the comforts of home. The area is served by two airports, respectively Trapani 20 minutes and Palermo about 50 minutes away.
INCLUDED IN YOUR RENTAL
All Utilities including A/C and heating, Final cleaning, Welcome buffet, Housekeeping: 2 hrs. a day 7/days/week, Mid-week changes of linen, Daily change of towels, Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access (available indoor and outdoor) Full gardening and pool cleaning service.
NOT INCLUDED/EXTRA, ON REQUEST, TO BE PAID LOCALLY
Extra housekeeping at €15/hour, Cook services, Cost of food and beverages, Pre-stocking service
Security Deposit: €500 to be paid locally on arrival, Non-smoking villa (designated areas externally have been provided)
Pets not allowed
Possibility to accommodate two extra guests (preferably children) in single beds in each of the bedrooms on the ground floor.
Caretakers live nearby in separate quarters, privacy of the guests is guaranteed.
Check-in: between 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Check-out: before/by 10:00 am.
All extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure, unless otherwise arranged
THE WONDERS OF WESTERN SICILY
West Sicily offers a number of wonderful places to visit on day-trips Including the extraordinary city of Palermo a cultural melting pot since 6th century BC, The Unesco Heritage site of Monreale and Cefalu. The medieval walled town of Erice perched on the rocky cliffs, with magnificent views of the sea. The archeological sites of Segesta, Selinunte and the Valley of the Temples. The coastal towns of Trapani and Marsala and stretched between them the salt pans are one of the most charming places in Sicily. Not to mention the blue sea and the enchanting three Egadi Islands: Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo located just off the coast of Trapani 20 minutes by hydrofoil. The beaches and the excellent food and wines.
Closest Beach - Cornino km 14/ min 17 by car
Egadi Islands 22km/ 30 min to Trapani by car + hydrofoil 20 min
Palermo 80 km/ 1 hr. and 25 min
Palermo Airport 64 km/50 min
Trapani Airport 32 km/35 min
Trapani 22 km/30 min
Marsala 45 km/50 min
Erice 35 km/30 min
Segesta 37 km/30 min
The valley of the Temples 162 km/ 2 hrs. and 20 min
Mount Etna 313 km/4hrs