Stunning views! Three (3) bedrooms, two (2) bathrooms, overlooking the Alcantara Valley, with the view of the Mediterranean Sea on one side and the Etna on the other. The house was built in the 1970's and it was renewed in the early 2000's. The electrical system was completely redone in January 2016. This home comes with solar panels that were installed in 2012, and the bathrooms were completely remodeled in 2010. A central heating system was added to the house in 2010 with radiators present in every room of the house. Three (3) AC units have been added as well to the house in 2006.
From the home, you can enjoy the view of the vulcano Etna with its majestic shows of eruptions and lava spewing high in the sky from the safety of your home, giving you a firework display like none others! This property features a citrus orchard of 30 trees that grows a variety of oranges, clementines, mandarins and lemons. In addition, there are 15 olive trees that usually produce around 40 liters of delicious organic olive oil per season. Apricot tree, avocado tree, and "more di Gelso" trees complete the orchard. All the trees are reached by a sprinkler system that was added in 2006.
From the home it's an easy drive and easy access to beaches, historical sites, the very famous Taormina with its ancient Greek Theater that is still functioning nowadays (summer concerts, theater productions, and so much more), Gole dell'Alcantara and its botanical park. Hospital is 20 minutes away. Grocery stores and shopping centers are plenty and close by. Restaurants are abundant and offer a variety of menus and products. In addition, this house is about one hour away from Sigonella Naval Air Station.
Catania airport of Fontanarossa is only a 45 minutes drive away, which provides international connections to the rest of Italy and all of Europe. The port of Catania is nearby with ferries and ships to go to the mainland. An easy drive to Rome in about eight (8) hours, Naples in six (6) hours.
If you're looking for a quiet retreat where to live in contact with nature, but with access to the amenities and services a city and town offer, then look no further. This is the home for you!!!