Cornelia

Europe / Italy / Sicily

Just 7 kilometers from the beach, surrounded by lush orchard gardens, is Cornelia, a restored 17th-century farmhouse.

up to 12
Bedrooms
up to 24
Guests
17
Bathrooms
from 7
Min. Nights

Overview

The property rests on a working farm estate of 247 acres with olive and orange groves, a rich variety of Mediterranean flowers, and even a horse riding facility. The spacious villa, offering views of Mt. Etna, provides tranquility and privacy with a central courtyard. Cornelia provides a truly elegant and relaxing retreat with its many archways, vibrant interiors, fireplaces and fountains.

Each sun-filled room in this villa has high ceilings, calming hues, and a distinct style. Surrounded by greenery, the swimming pool area is a haven complete with Turkish bath and sauna. The villa owners may reside in the right wing of the main villa accessible via private entry. With its prime location between Catania and Siracusa, this is a great starting point for trips to main tourist attractions in Sicily.

Accommodations

Main Villa

  • Living room
  • Library
  • Salon
  • Dining room
  • Large professional kitchen
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • 5 Guest bathrooms throughout the villa

Ground Level

  • Enclosed courtyard
  • Spacious loggia facing a beautiful Italian garden featuring fountains and exotic trees
  • Swimming pool (18 x 9 m)
  • Turkish bath and sauna
  • Olive and orange groves
  • Horse-riding facility on estate

Annex

  • Located just steps from the main villa and adjacent to the swimming pool area
  • 2 Bedrooms

Amenities

12 Bedrooms, 17 Bathrooms

Sleeps 24 Guests

  • Wi-Fi
  • Turkish Bath
  • Sauna
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Separate Kitchen
  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Fully Equipped
  • Commercial Grade
  • Private Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Stereo
  • Television

Details

Bedroom Details

Bedrooms 1-10 (Main Villa): 10 Queen bedrooms,each with en-suite bathroom. Each bedroom has its own private entrance accessible from the courtyard
Bedrooms 11-12 (Annex): 2 Queen bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom

Beach Details

Closest sandy beach is about 7-8 km from the villa in the village of Brucoli

Pool Details

Swimming pool (18 x 9 m)
Turkish bath and sauna

Staff and Services

Housekeeping /Cook service up to 8 hours per day, including Sunday
Change of linens twice a week included
Final cleaning

Location Details

Brucoli - 15 minutes
Taormina - 1 hour and 15 minutes
Siracusa - 40 minutes
Noto - 1 hours

Villa Notes

Electricity, A/C, heating and water are included
Pets are welcome
Check in between 4-7 pm
Check out at 10 am
All the above services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged

Important note regarding Chef/ Cook Services: All Chef/Cook services need to be arranged by your Concierge. Only Villa approved Chef/Cooks can be used. This also pertains to In-Villa cooking lessons.
Due to limited transportation in outlying and rural areas, a rental car is essential for stays at countryside villas in Italy. We are more than happy to arrange a car for you during your stay, please just let us know at time of booking.
Please note that Italy villas rent from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis and upon request.
The Italian government has implemented a Visitor’s Tax of €1.50 - €5.00 per person, per day and applies to all overnight stays for the first seven days in the destination. This tax is payable to the local property manager.
Most villas in Italy require the cost of extra services be paid upon arrival in cash. Please check with your Villa Specialist or Concierge for details.


Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
Telephone charges extra
Security Deposit Details

€3,000 - pre collected


Minimum Stay Details

1 Week - Saturday to Saturday rentals.  Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.


Exclusive Offers

Executive Owners now receive up to $100 Destination Dollars when booking a Villas of Distinction property with Club Points.

Number of Nights

Destination Dollar Amount

1-4 Nights

$50

5+ Nights

$100


You can use your Destination Dollars to enhance your stay. Once the property of your choice is booked, your personal Concierge will coordinate and schedule eligible experiences for your stay, giving you more time to spend with family.


Destination Dollars are Valid for select prepaid services only. Minimum night stay requirement may apply. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused Destination Dollars is nonrefundable. Destination Dollars cannot be applied toward booking value. Destination Dollars may not be combined with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply. Access to the Vacation Homes is made available through the Abound by Marriot Vacations™ exchange program and is subject to the terms and conditions as outlined in the applicable Abound by Marriot Vacations™ exchange program documents. Actual experiences will be provided via contractual arrangements with third-party providers and may require the payment of additional fees. The experiences described herein are examples of potential vacation opportunities and are subject to change.

Presidential Owners now receive up to $175 Destination Dollars when booking a Villas of Distinction property with Club Points.

Number of Nights

Destination Dollar Amount

1-4 Nights

$100

5+ Nights

$175


You can use your Destination Dollars to enhance your stay. Once the property of your choice is booked, your personal Concierge will coordinate and schedule eligible experiences for your stay, giving you more time to spend with family.


Destination Dollars are Valid for select prepaid services only. Minimum night stay requirement may apply. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused Destination Dollars is nonrefundable. Destination Dollars cannot be applied toward booking value. Destination Dollars may not be combined with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply. Access to the Vacation Homes is made available through the Abound by Marriot Vacations™ exchange program and is subject to the terms and conditions as outlined in the applicable Abound by Marriot Vacations™ exchange program documents. Actual experiences will be provided via contractual arrangements with third-party providers and may require the payment of additional fees. The experiences described herein are examples of potential vacation opportunities and are subject to change.

Chairman's Club Owners now receive up to $250 Destination Dollars when booking a Villas of Distinction property with Club Points.

Number of Nights

Destination Dollar Amount

1-4 Nights

$150

5+ Nights

$250


You can use your Destination Dollars to enhance your stay. Once the property of your choice is booked, your personal Concierge will coordinate and schedule eligible experiences for your stay, giving you more time to spend with family.


Destination Dollars are Valid for select prepaid services only. Minimum night stay requirement may apply. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused Destination Dollars is nonrefundable. Destination Dollars cannot be applied toward booking value. Destination Dollars may not be combined with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply. Access to the Vacation Homes is made available through the Abound by Marriot Vacations™ exchange program and is subject to the terms and conditions as outlined in the applicable Abound by Marriot Vacations™ exchange program documents. Actual experiences will be provided via contractual arrangements with third-party providers and may require the payment of additional fees. The experiences described herein are examples of potential vacation opportunities and are subject to change.

Location

Reviews

Villa Cornelia was absolutely perfect for our very large group that filled all 12 rooms of this stunning estate. Our time here couldn't have been better. The rooms and common areas of the villa were tasteful, spacious, and well looked-after; the grounds, extensive and colorful with local flora, were beautifully maintained, and the staff was both attentive and discreet. Our group consisted of six families, a mix of adults, teens, and young children, and everyone was happy: there was no end to the discoveries around the property - extensive lawns, lush orange groves, hidden caves, courtyards, verandas, and surprise retreats. Our meals were delicious and all of the staff were sweet and amenable to our many and varied dietary needs. A wonderful experience for everyone that I would highly recommend. We were so well looked after in the kitchen! We weren't sure what to expect regarding food preparation as we had only pre-arranged a few meals... but the staff was always willing and eager to prepare meals for us whenever it was needed. - Sara W.

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.