15% discount on all available dates in June, July and August 2021.

Price Starting from € 2926 per week (more information) Price on request.
Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 7
Accessibility The house is accessible for guests with less mobility skills, with special bathroom for guests in a wheelchair.
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This is such a special place! The historical real Sicilian feeling is still all around you, but the new design elements makes it to the perfect modern holiday destination.

Beautiful villa with pool in Sicily, Carritaria is surrounded by the Sicilian countryside, located between Ragusa and Marina di Ragusa. Built in the XIX century by the Schininà family, the villa tells the story of an ancient Sicily, of baroque style and stones, of gardens and secular olive trees, of a time that stands still. Walking in the countryside which surrounds the villa can be a unique alternative to moments of relaxation by the pool: a hidden gem among the stone walls typical of the rural Sicily. A vegetable garden, with fruit trees, aromatic plants, lemons and pomegranates gives extraordinary feeling to spend time outside and indulging in dining under stars in summer or to have breakfast under the Mediterranean garden’s trees of the villa.

Carritaria is built in monolithic stones and has the typical shapes of farmhouses in Sicily. The interiors were recently restored, preserving the authentic elegance and Sicilian taste. The spaces on the ground floor effortlessly are a  mix of monolithic stones and the decadent elegance of Sicilian traditional architecture. The first floor apartment, with large terraces, has the authentic and sophisticated style of the piano nobile and boasts a unique view.

All the gorgeously-remodeled rooms, the traditional Sicilian tile-work and stone floors, the bathrooms in every bedroom are just elements that make Carritaria one of kind Sicilian villa! 

The villa is perfectly positioned to explore the land of the famous Italian character of Inspector Montalbano: the charming cities of Ragusa, Ibla, Scicli, Modica, Noto, Ortigia and Syracuse as well as the Sicilian beaches of Punta Secca, Marina di Ragusa, Donnalucata and Marzamemi. In the surroundings, other beautiful places to visit in Sicily include the Donnafugata castle, the Kamarina archeological site, Cava d’Ispica, the Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina with its Roman mosaics, the Valle dei Templi in Agrigento with its beautiful Greek temples, Vendicari, Portopalo and the Scala dei Turchi. 

Rooms description


3 bedrooms present the typical high stone ceilings. The first bedroom has a king size bed, the second bedroom has a king size bed plus another king size bed in the loft, and the third bedroom has a king size bed plus a king size sofa bed. On the first floor, there are other 3 double bedrooms, all with king size beds.


6 bathrooms, nicely designed are en-suite and there is an extra bathroom too. 3 bathrooms on the first floor are recently redesigned in a unique modern style. The 3 downstairs bedrooms are still more traditional but spacious and with modern finishings.


Open space traditional simple kitchen on the ground floor that breaths a true Sicilian spirit. Fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, oven, microwave and coffee machine. Here is also a dining table and a sitting area which opens to the courtyard. On the first floor is a second small kitchen with Fridge.

Living rooms

On the ground floor, the ancient “carrittaria” (the chariot chamber) was wisely preserved and it became a large living space with dining room, kitchen and sitting room room. The fireplace room on the first floor invites the host to slow readings and relaxed conversations, while the elegant dining room on the first floor is the perfect set for a true Sicilian lunch.

Other rooms



3 hours of mid week cleaning from 10.00 to 13.00 and on Saturday in case of bookings of more than 1 week. Bath and bed linen change on Wednesday and Saturday. The pool is under continuous maintenance during your stay.


private pool, air conditioning, hob/stove, oven, fridge, fridge with freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, iron+board, cable TV, satellite TV, television, wifi, central heating, high chair, barbeque


The house is accessible for guests with less mobility skills, with special bathroom for guests in a wheelchair.


Private pool on the back side of the house (6 x 12 meters). There is also a shaded terrace under the Mulberry tree with wooden table and benches.


A welcome package with milk, water, bread, fresh fruit etc will be provided. Airconditioning in the bedrooms only. Carrittaria is an old working farm, which means that there is still some work going on sometimes. On the courtyard there is still living the old 'custode' of the farm and in Summer also the father of the owner is still living there as he is organizing the pool maintenance and the garden. They both try to guarantee your privacy as much as possible, but please know that you are not completely alone there.

Availability & Pricing

15% discount on all available dates in June, July and August 2021.

weekly prices
from 30 March 2024 to 6 April 2024 € 2926
from 20 April 2024 to 18 May 2024 € 2926
from 18 May 2024 to 15 June 2024 € 3924
from 15 June 2024 to 29 June 2024 € 4655
from 29 June 2024 to 6 July 2024 € 5453
from 6 July 2024 to 20 July 2024 € 6318
from 20 July 2024 to 10 August 2024 € 6517
from 10 August 2024 to 16 August 2024 € 6783
from 17 August 2024 to 24 August 2024 € 6318
from 24 August 2024 to 21 September 2024 € 5453
from 21 September 2024 to 5 October 2024 € 3924
from 5 October 2024 to 21 December 2024 € 2926
from 21 December 2024 to 31 December 2024 € 3924
from 1 January 2025 to 6 January 2025 € 2926
from 1 January 2025 to 5 January 2025 € 3192
from 18 April 2025 to 17 May 2025 € 3192
from 17 May 2025 to 14 June 2025 € 4123
from 14 June 2025 to 5 July 2025 € 4655
from 5 July 2025 to 19 July 2025 € 5985
from 19 July 2025 to 16 August 2025 € 6251
from 16 August 2025 to 23 August 2025 € 5985
from 23 August 2025 to 20 September 2025 € 5653
from 20 September 2025 to 4 October 2025 € 4123
from 4 October 2025 to 1 November 2025 € 3192
from 20 December 2025 to 1 January 2026 € 4123
from 1 January 2026 to 5 January 2026 € 3192
Price on request.
Final cleaning: EUR 360,00
Extra cleanings: EUR 20,00 per hour minimum 2h per day
Mid-week linen change: EUR 120,00

Security deposit: EUR 500,00 to be paid before arrival as specified in the booking confirmation.
Deposit: 30% upon booking, balance 30 working days before arrival.

Tourist tax: 1 to 3 Euro per day, per adult for the first 7 days. Children under 14 are not subject to this tax. To be paid in cash up on arrival.
Sustainability For every booking we make on this property, we will plant a tree through our charitable partner, Trees for All.
Arrival & Departure Saturdays (depending on other bookings) arrival as of 16.00 hours and departure latest 10.00 hours . Other arrival and departures days on request

Leisure & Activities


There are many beaches close to Marina di Ragusa not very crowded and beautiful are: Randello (within a natural reserve), Punta Secca, Caucana, Playa Grande, Donnalucata and Costa di Carro.


Cooking, cooking classes and massages can be organized on request via Property Management.


More information


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The first larger town for shopping is Marina di Ragusa, 15 mins drive from the house. Here you find larger supermarkets, very good bars and a very nice and high-quality selection of restaurants.


Airport: Catania(120 km) Comiso: (120 km), Palermo: (250 km).


Marina di Ragusa 15 km, Ragusa 20 km, Modica, 25 km, Siracusa, 90 km

Your villa and Covid-19

To prevent any possible spread of Covid-19 and to enable you to enjoy a safe and relaxing holiday, all our villas are cleaned to the highest standard possible, and according to the latest Italian health and safety regulations.

Perfect hygiene: to ensure an exceptional level of hygiene in all our villas, we’ve worked with our owners to create a Covid-19 villa management protocol. Based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation, and in compliance with current Italian national law, this protocol goes above and beyond our usual rigorous cleaning standards.

Prior to arrival, your villa will have been fully sanitised, including all surfaces, objects, kitchen items, curtains, sofas, throws, pillows, toys, and in and around the pool. You are welcome to ask for a detailed list of the entire cleaning procedure we do after each departure and before welcoming new guests to the property.

The owner of this house has complied with the following standards:

  • To ensure the necessary information concerning social distancing and the use of masks is available to all guests
  • To guarantee availability of and accessibility to hand hygiene systems with hydro-alcoholic solutions and soaps in all inside areas of, and pertaining to, the villa
  • To guarantee cleaning and disinfection of all areas according to national authority guidelines. Further information is available on request
  • For the swimming pool: to guarantee the efficacy of the water treatments, while respecting legal limits (the parameter for free active chlorine in the pool is between 1.0 – 1.5 mg/l; combined chlorine ≤ 0.40 mg/l; pH 6.5 – 7.5 or equivalent oxygen)
  • For air conditioning systems: to guarantee the air re-circulation function is switched off and, according to the manufacturer’s instructions, with the plant in off-mode, to clean the air filters of the heating/cooling plants that use heat pumps, fan coils and convectors, at the end of each stay

For more general information about Covid-19 in Italy, please click here.

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