Sicily - Pantelleria - Balata dei Turchi
Pantelleria is a charming island with a volcanic origin characerized by a strong and primitive impact.
The ancient lava flows and the craters, now mostly turned into vineyards, can be easily recognized in the orographic setting.
The property is located in the vicinity of Balata dei Turchi, one of the most impressive And unspoilt of the island.
The closest villages are Tracino and Scauri,, reachable in a few minute drive, while the small town of Pantelleria and its airport are just 30 minutes drive.
The property is also close to the main facilities (restaurants, bars and food shops).
Description of buildings
The complex consists of a several stone Dammusos connected by terraces, patios and hanging gardens overlooking the sea.
The breathtaking view stretches from to sea to the nearby Africa beyond the horizon.
The buildings cover an overall surface of 250 gross sqm, plus 210 sqm of terraced outdoor area and include:
Dammuso n.1 with main dwelling consisting of:
- spacious living-room overlooking the portico and the terrace
- dining-room with kitchen and terrace
- access room
- double bedroom with terrace
- further independent kitchen serving the barbecue area
- utility room and storage
Dammuso n. 2 ideal for guests consisitng of:
- double living-room with fireplace overlooking the portico and the terrace
- kitchen with terrace and outdoor dining area
- three double bedrooms
- two bathrooms
- sunroof with garden and outdoor shower
Dammuso n. 3 ideal for guests consisting of:
- double bedroom
- private bathroom
- spacious garage and storage
- wide terrace
- two large cisterns.
Energy class: D.
The property features exteriors made of characteristic hand-squared dry-stone blocks and plain and functional interiors.
The Dammusos are embraced by a luxuriant garden of local plants stretching through a typical maquis for a total area of over 8.500 sqm.
Facilities & utilities
10 Kwatt electricity system
Satellite telephone system
Watering plant and outdoor lighting system
Usage and potential
Pantelleria ia a paradise to be explored, quickly reachable and at the same time far away from all the rest: an ideal place for those who love living in a peaceful location, contemplating the sea listening to the noise of the waves sea against the rocks. Pantelleria is a livable island, in a few minutes drive it is possible to reach wonderful bays, such as Balata dei Turchi or "Laghetto delle ondine”, a natural swimming-pool of turquoise water a few metres above the sea level. The coast offers walking and trekking paths through a breathtaking panorama of natural gardens.
The dry stone walls shelter lines of vineyards producing the unique wine Passito di Pantelleria with its sweet and fruity taste.
Halfway between the coast and the "Montagna Grande", there is the lake "Specchio di Venere”, a basin within an ancient volcanic caldera with hot springs (40° C) and natural mud baths used for healing treatments.