The house, close to both Etna and the sea, is located inside the "House of Felcerossa straw. Permaculture Etna "on the eastern slope of Etna, a family project based on the hospitality (two houses for a total of 9-10 beds), the realization of courses and events, the production and processing of agricultural products.
It 'a typical lava stone, restored in a simple but functional. It 'a unique setting on several levels, ideal for a family or a group of friends and for those who want a holiday in a quiet and natural environment, .very cool and shaded, has a large outdoor terrace and the opportunity to enjoy of the surrounding terrain. Some of the cottage walls were refurbished using plaster of clay and / or painted with lime colors. The decor is very simple often made by us with recycled materials. The kitchenette is well equipped (oven, blender, ...). Heating is provided by an air conditioner (powered by solar panels). Parking inside the property.
a trampoline, a small basketball court and a playground made of recycled materials is available for children.
The house is available for a minimum of two nights (discounts for periods of one week).
We decided to live here for the tranquility, the amazing views of Mount Etna, the desire to become self-sufficient, to experience the Permaculture and green building (our house is made of wood with infill of straw bales, built entirely with ecological materials).
We are part of the Network Permaculture Sicily and hope to implement more sustainable and self-sufficient ecosystem. We are currently working to improve the soil, to the production of aromatic and medicinal plants, vegetables and fruit for family consumption according to a natural run of the land; we have solar panels, we recover rain water.
The conduct of the ground follows the principles of Permaculture.
The house is completely independent and private, relatively close to our house for any need. The car can be parked near the house.
During your stay here we will be at your disposal. The welcome is simple and familiar. Guests will have the opportunity to visit our house in straw bales and to exchange information on permaculture and green building, will be able to collect seasonal fruit, try the eggs from our chickens. We are available to advise you on tours, local restaurants, significant realities of eastern Sicily according to the principles of responsible tourism. Upon arrival you will enter into the standard of "Tourist Lease contract".
We periodically organize courses in which you can participate. For more information you can search casadipagliafelcerossa.
We are very close to the hamlet of Fornazzo and delightful towns of Milo and S. Alfio they offer, especially in summer, various cultural events, and of course all the basic minimum services (ATM, pharmacy, grocery, bakery). A few minutes from our house there is an adventure park with paths arborismo Children / e and adults.
From the square of Fornazzo start several bus services to Catania and Giarre if you do not want to use the machine in some cases. We are very close to Mareneve road on the eastern side of the volcano (Rifugio Citelli and Provenzana Plan) from which splendid walks of different difficulty levels and about half an hour from the south (Rifugio Sapienza). If you want to go to the beach in half an hour you reach the beautiful beach of Marina di Cottone (Fiumefreddo). We are also relatively close to Taormina, the beautiful Isola Bella beach, and the Alcantara river park.
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