Contemporary, eco-sustainable villa with
a large ecological swimming pool








Ecological pool

ArtHouse is ideal for anyone who wants to experience stylish eco-living – and thought-provoking contemporary art – within a landscape that has remained unchanged by the modern world. Close by are the wonderful UNESCO listed Baroque towns of the Val di Noto.

8 bedrooms, 14 sleeps

Security deposit

Refundable at the departure less any damages € 800

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Immersed in a typical landscape of meadows criss-crossed by dry-stone walls, ArtHouse is no typical country villa. Every aspect of the villa is informed by ecological practices and philosophy, and every room has been created as a kind of installation by an artist from the Accademia delle Belle Arti of Catania, sometimes with humour, sometimes with irony. The result is that a stay in the villa is intellectually stimulating as well as immensely comfortable.

Focus of the house is a large open living-space (and kitchen) with areas devoted to reading, TV and eating. There are also five bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom at the same level, and two bedrooms with ensuite bathroom on a gallery floor. Two of the bedrooms are suitable for people of limited mobility. Outside are two areas – shaded with white sails — for dining, reading or relaxing and a large ecological swimming pool (no chemicals). Beyond is a large garden with ancient carob and olive trees, citrus trees and prickly pears.

Your villa at a glance

  • A large open living-space with areas devoted to reading, TV and eating
  • kitchen
  • Laundry
  • 5 double bedrooms
  • 2 twin bedrooms
  • 8 Bathrooms (7 ensuite and a guest bathroom)
  • large ecological swimming pool
  • Lush garden

We like

The chance to experience living in an extraordinary house in perfect harmony with the Sicilian landscape that surrounds it.

Visiting the magical Baroque tows of Modica, Ispica, Scicli, Ragusa and Noto.

Discovering the marvellous local cuisine – whether in the Michelin starred restaurants of Ragusa or in the quality of local produce.

We think

ArtHouse is perfect for large, extended families or groups of friends.


  • Catania airport 74 miles
  • Comiso airport  36 miles
  • Ragusa 21 miles
  • Modica  12 miles

Things to do

  • Santa Maria del Focallo with its long sandy beach, many of which have benn awarded “Blue Flags”.
  • Visit the Sicilian Baroque towns of Ragusa Ibla , Scicli and ModicaSiracusa, with its ancient Greek theatre and sea-girt historic centre is an easy day trip.
  • Fans of the TV detective Montalbano can visit many of the locations used during filmingxos – and don’t miss the wonderful museum.
  • Chocoholics should not miss the chance to visit the chocolate producers of Modica.​

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