House of the Moon is a very elegant independent 120mq apartment in the heart of the historic center of Modica, a Unesco World Heritage city and pearl of the Baroque in Sicily. The apartment overlooks a breathtaking panorama of the baroque city and is situated in the district Cartellone, the Jewish quarter until the end of XV century.
The district is crisscrossed by narrow streets that climb up for stairs and paths where every detail is an expression of beauty. In this kaleidoscope of beauty, is located the House of the moon, apartment of great charm, finely furnished with antique furniture, which overlooks one of the best views of Modica.
The apartment is terraced and fully equipped.
It consists of two levels, 1st level consisting of a spacious dining room which opens onto an elegant reception room with a terrace from where you can admire the magnificent view. 2nd level a living room with two windows on a magnificent view,1double bed room 1 guest room with king sofa bed. These rooms have balconies overlooking the ancient alleys of the district.
THE NAME of HOUSE OF THE MOON:
The magnificent performance of the full moon which we see from the terrace of the apartment has inspired the name of the moon. In fact, in front of the terrace stands a hill with a hollow from where the moon, hitherto hidden, appears gradually up to show its luminous and overall fullness.
Facilities: Terrace equipped with a dining table for 4 person. Spacious fully equipped kitchen with views over the city. A bathroom with tub / shower. a closet. Air conditioning for hot / cold. Maid service upon request. TV and DVD player. washing machine. vacuum cleaner. hairdryer. Iron and ironing board.
near by the sea
Theme: romantic historical
SPECIAL PRICE OFFER FOR LONGER RENTALl. Please, enquire.
local restaurant guide
local activities guide
4 ring stove
iron & board
stove top burners
Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bidet, Bath with Shower
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
The main double bedroom is stylishly furnished with bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers. The second bedroom has a double sofa bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers
Onsite Services: housekeeper on demand
UTILITIES: House of the moon is only a few dozen meters from Corso Umberto, the main street of the old town. There are many fine shops, pharmacies, restaurants, cafes, pubs, deli food-wine-shops, urban and extra urban transport also to the airport of Catania (120 km.) Car hire, City Hall and the Tourist Office.
TOURIST SUGGESIONS: Choosing to live a vacation in the elegant and quiet atmosphere of the House of Moon allows you to visit the vast Iblea region which also called Ragusashire, rich of landscapes of extraordinary uniqueness, ancient villages, enjoying delicious Sicilian recipes and wines of outstanding quality.
A SHORT DISTANCE AWAY FROM MODICA (between 10 and 70 kilometers): Vendicari Nature Reserve, a paradise for bird watchers, with its golden sand beaches and reefs which form coves and secluded coves and pristine, Marzamemi, Porto Palo, Capo Passero, Marina di Modica, Ragusa, Donna Fugata, Cava d'Aliga, Scoglitti, Donna Lucata, Noto, Ragusa Ibla, Scicli, Syracuse, Caltagirone, Piazza Armerina, Santa Croce of Kamarina, Necropolis of Pantalica and Cava d'Ispica.
ONE DAY TOUR(between 100 and 160 kilometers) : Agrigento, Catania, Etna vulcano, Taormina,Gole dell'Alkantara
*Nearest Airport : Catania Fontanarossa Airport at 120 Kilometres
*Nearest Ferry : Catania at 130 Kilometres
*Nearest Train : Modica train station at 1000 Metres
*Nearest Motorway : Syracusa(Rosolini)Catania A18 at 20 Kilometres
*Nearest Beach : Marina di Modica-Sampieri-Pozzallo at 15 Kilometres
*Nearest Barpub : wide choice at 50 Metres
*Nearest Golf : Donna Fugata Golf resort at 30 Kilometres
*Nearest Restaurant : wide choice at 50 Metres
I am a classical musician and work in the production of cultural events. I love my job as well as traveling,look around antique and vintage markets, cooking for my family and friends. I was born in Sicily, an island in the Mediterranean Sea, the ancient land of the gods, wonderfully unique rich history, art, as well as uncontaminated landscapes where people welcomes you with warmth and generosity.