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Casa Balestra - Romantic sunset over the water

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View of the port from the terrace
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Balestrate, Province of Palermo, Sicily
Vaulted ceilings and a balcony overlooking the Tyrrhenean sea is what make this spacious residence so special.Casa Balestra is strategically located in the North West wine country area of Sicily. Two beaches (East and West) are at walking distance. It can accommodate 6 people very comfortably. The residence has a complete kitchen, tableware, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and more. It is close to both Palermo and Trapani airports. It is the perfect base to visit touristic and archeological sites and clear water beaches like: San Vito lo Capo, Scopello, Erice, Segesta, Selinunte, Mothia, Agrigento to name a few. A light commuters rail runs close to the house; it does not operate at night.
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Listing #FKN2377440
About the Owner
Concetta V
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2010
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have stayed at this location 2 times and will return again some day. If you want real Sicily, real people, smiles on greeting, and a great house to call your own for a week or a month this is it. Sit and watch the...More

Thank Paul154998
Management response:Responded 7 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am looking forward to host you again. Arrivederci Concetta

Reviewed 15 January 2016

Wow. Casa Balestra exceeded all of our expectations. The family home is beautifully maintained, completely equipped with all the essentials, fantastic views of the sea from the kitchen area and the large private terrace and a remarkable charming and comfortable decor. It was an excellent...More

Thank Peggy J
Management response:Responded 15 January 2016

Thanks Peggy and Mark for taking the time to write your review. Your opinion will help others make a decision about going to Casa Balestra. Take care and please come back Concetta

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

We recently stayed at Casa Balestra and couldn't be happier with our choice. The house is charming, cozy, roomy and in an excellent location. Everything you could possibly need is in the house, and if you need anything more, Rosanna is just a phone call...More

Thank melissakvandaltoo
Management response:Responded 28 May 2015

It was a pleasure to have you at Casa Balestra. I am glad you had a good time. Thanks for choosing my house for you vacation and please come back soon. Concetta

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We expect that our guest treat the house as their own with care and respect.
A binder in the house contains all information that you need to manage the house and feel at home.
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    2 Kings
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
Fees
  • Refundable security deposit: RM 486 / stay - Fee
  • final cleaning: RM 243 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: RM 486 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices shown are for one couple. 15 Euros per day will be charged for each additional guest.
Children under 3 stay for free. For stays longer than 2week 15 Euro for linen/towels changeover and light cleaning may be applied.
The air conditioning unit in the bedrooms are optional. If requested we charge 5 Euro a day per bedroom. This amount can be paid in cash at the end of your stay.
25% deposit due at time of reservation. Balance due 30 days before arrival.
Payments can be done through PayPal (even if you do not have an account). Other methods of payments can be discussed. Please inquire.
Longer rental welcome. Prices for longer rent are negotiable and charge for utilities may be applied. Please inquire with owner.
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About the neighbourhood
Balestrate is strategically located in the center of the Gulf of Castellammare. It's proximity to Palermo, Trapani, and many archaeological and touristic sites, makes it the perfect place to stay in any season. It is the perfect place if you need a break from the cold and snow. Whether your interest is just relaxing by the beach, sailing, fishing, sightseeing, biking, walking, art and culture, culinary or wine tasting, local arts and craft, you can experience it all. Let the slow southern Italian pace take you by the hand and guide you. Each day can be a discovery and a learning experience.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Palermo or Trapani: 34.0 km
Ferry: Palermo: 53.0 km
You can use both Palermo or Trapani airport to reach Balestrate. The car is not needed, but it's recommended. Sightseeing tours are available from Balestrate if you prefer not to drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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