Nestled within its own private park adorned with palm and citrus trees, Villa Aranjaya is a serene haven of calmness and tranquility.
Situated at the heart of the San Giorgio Estate, this remarkable 10-bedroom villa commands sweeping vistas of the picturesque Catania countryside in Sicily.
Meticulously designed outdoor spaces enhance the villa’s allure, featuring an exquisite swimming pool cocooned by palm trees and accompanied by sun loungers shaded by umbrellas. Additionally, the estate boasts a tennis court for active guests and a sauna accommodating up to six individuals.
For those seeking a quiet escape, the upper level of the property houses a library with garden views, exuding a warm ambiance through soft lighting and inviting color schemes.
For added entertainment options, a brief stroll through the garden reveals the Orangerie, an enchanting greenhouse drawing room and dining area. This space is ideal for gathering the entire family around a cozy fireplace and lounging on comfortable sofas. Equipped with a home cinema screen, satellite TV, an extensive movie collection, board games, and a fully-stocked bar, it offers endless enjoyment.
Some of the villa’s most charming features include polished terracotta floors, soaring ceilings, and antique furnishings. The expansive dining area can accommodate up to 60 guests, making it perfect for special celebrations. It exudes a welcoming atmosphere adorned with antiques, family portraits, and Sicilian porcelain.
Ascending to the next level, guests can relish the Belvedere, a cozy sanctuary offering breathtaking vistas of Mount Etna and the surrounding valleys. This space is perfect for relaxation, yoga practice, or capturing the stunning scenery on canvas.
The property boasts two kitchens where the farm’s fresh produce is skillfully crafted by chefs into world-class gourmet dishes.
With 10 beautifully appointed bedrooms, including eight in the main villa between the upper garden level and the ground garden level, Villa Aranjaya showcases charming antique furnishings and access to balconies that open onto the garden. Additional guests can be accommodated on “French” beds or portable cots within the main villa.
The Old Boat House features two en-suite bedrooms, a convertible living room, and a spacious veranda. Additional guests can be accommodated on a double sofa bed or portable cots in the guest house.
Given its expansive layout, Villa Aranjaya is perfectly suited for hosting business retreats, weddings, and other special occasions.