Property For Sale In Sicily
The beautiful island of Sicily is much more than just another Italian region. The rich heritage and culture of the island is unique, and the landscapes diverse, making property for sale in Sicily highly desirable. Perhaps best known for its coastal tourist resorts, Sicily has a largely undiscovered heart full of character, history and breathtaking beauty.
Sicily lies to the south of Italy, and a short distance from the African coast. Of course, this location provides a wonderfully warm climate, but has also resulted in a series of historical invasions, with each conquering race leaving their mark in both the architecture and the culture of the island. Today property for sale in Sicily can be found on an island with a unique character, drawing inspiration from the Mediterranean way of life with a blend of the Arabic and African.
Property in Sicily can be found throughout the island, and in many diverse locations. Taormina is one of the best examples on Sicily of a true beach resort. The extensive facilities and spectacular beaches ensure that it remains one of Sicily’s best and most popular tourist spots, and is therefore one of the best locations of property for sale in Sicily for holiday lets. In complete contrast, the hilltop town of Enna is located at the heart of the island and largely untouched by mass tourism. The town boasts spectacular views over the Dittiano Valley, with vast rural landscapes and dramatic rocky outcrops. Here, perhaps more than anywhere else, the true traditional Sicilian way of live can be experienced.
Property for sale in Sicily can also be found in and around Palermo, the regional capital. Palermo is a busy and bustling city, packed with modern facilities such as shopping malls, restaurants and cinemas, as well as museums, art galleries and theatres, all blended with great Baroque churches, Norman cathedrals and spectacular palaces.
With such a rich history, property for sale in Sicily is often located near a historic building or important site. Perhaps one of the best examples of this is Siracusa (Syracuse), an important ancient Greek town and once home of Archimedes. Among the many historic attractions are the ancient Greek theatre, which shows traditional plays and dramas periodically, the archaeological park, and the vast maze of catacombs that run under the town.
Property for sale in Sicily is not just about owning a beautiful home or investment in the sun, but also about owing a little piece of the Sicilian way of life. All property for sale in Sicily is within easy reach of both historic towns and the countryside. The rural landscapes of Sicily are characterised by vineyards and olive groves growing in the fertile soil, but further inland the verdant plains give way to vast forests, lakes, and dramatic sun-drenched scenery dotted with rocky cliffs and hillside villages in which to buy property for sale in Sicily.
Sicily is also home to several nature parks, perhaps most famous the unspoilt countryside around the base of the dramatic snow-capped peaks of Mount Etna. Of course, property for sale in Sicily is also never far from one of the islands famous beaches. Sicily has some dramatic and beautiful seascapes, with sheltered bays and coves surrounded by high cliff walls, but most popular are the beaches near the resorts and those near Palermo, which are typically wide beaches with fine sand, lapped gently by the sparkling ocean. Though these beaches typically offer the best beachside facilities and access to watersports, the far south of the island is popular with surfers and windsurfers due to the higher winds and currents around the rocky peninsulas jutting into the sea.
The Sicilian way of life is not just centred around the natural beauty of the island, but also its rich cultural influences. As well as a great number of traditional festivals with various origins held throughout the year, there are also markets held in almost every reasonably sized town. Many of these are farmers markets and are a great opportunity to try some local produce, as well as hinting at the importance of food in the Sicilian culture. Property for sale in Sicily is never far from a wide selection of eateries serving fresh local produce, ranging from superb and acclaimed restaurants to small local brassieres, yet undiscovered by tourists, and, of course, the famed pasticceries selling the traditional local pastries. There are a great many l ... More
Property For Sale In Sicily
Villa in Augusta
Beautiful villa surrounded by a well-kept garden of 25,000m2 with pool and private beach. The villa has several access points, firstly a the fully furnished terrace that leads through wall-length slid...
Villa in Piedimont Etneo
900 sqm (9684 sq ft) floor size
Beautiful villa with a breathtaking 180 degree view of the Ionian coast, Taormina, Sicily, Calabria and Mount Etna. The property of about 850/900 square metres is situated on a hill, half way between...
Villa in Belvedere
200 sqm (2152 sq ft) floor size
A beautiful villa with pool, located in Belvedere. The villa has a surface of 200 sqm and it is built on a plot of land of about 3000 sqms. Inside there a large entrance into a living room with a s...
Mill in Siracusa
370 sqm (3981.2 sq ft) floor size
Old mill which was carefully restored in 2005, retaining its romantic charm, on a plot of approximately 4,800m2, of which approximately 2,000m2 is lawned where the mill wheels are in full view, there ...
Villa in Fontane Blanche
130 sqm (1398.8 sq ft) floor size
Villa with direct access to the beach of Fontane Bianche. This property comes with about 130 sqm of habitable living space and is built on a plot of land of 800 sqm with a nice well-kept garden. T...
Villa in Alicudi
120 sqm (1291.2 sq ft) floor size
Villa in a stunning panoramic position, just a 15 minute walk from the port of Alicudi. The property is on two levels, with large patio terrace, wood oven, outdoor sink (pila), outdoor shower, tank ...
Villa in Caltagirone
250 sqm (2690 sq ft) floor size
An elegant villa in Caltagirone. It is an old rural house which has been renovated inside, with prestigious finishing both outside and inside. In the grounds there are three properties, the first i...
Villa in Balestrate
360 sqm (3873.6 sq ft) floor size
PRICED REDUCED - Villa with a living area of 360m2, in excellent condition and enjoying wonderful sea views. Ground floor: large living room with fireplace, kitchen, big veranda, 4 bedrooms and 2 ba...
Villa in Siracusa
186 sqm (2001.36 sq ft) floor size
Fantastic newly constructed country villa, in a quiet setting near Floridia (Sr), on a plot of 4,800m2 with olive trees. The villa has a living area of 186m2 which includes an entrance hall, living ...
Villa in Augusta
700 sqm (7532 sq ft) floor size
Luxury villa with a swimming pool and breathtaking views, located in the beautiful Bay of Silence, on a hill overlooking the sea. The large panoramic windows offer breathtaking views of Mount Etna a...
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