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Casa Panorama holiday apartment

Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Santa Flavia
  • Small penthouse
  • Living area:  35
  • Roof terrace:  25 with panoramic views
  • Distance from the sea:  1 km
  • Distance from train station:  0.1 km
  • Comfort heating for winter holidays

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Casa Panorama - Location

Holiday destination Santa Flavia

Casa Panorama is located in the historic center of the small Sicilian town of Santa Flavia (red umbrella on the right) – a calm, but not sleepy suburb of Palermo.

The central location has a major benefit: within a hundred-meter radius are cafes, bars, shops, pizzerias, and at least one supermarket.

But the best thing about its location is this: the apartment is just 500m from the train station. So you can take the local train and in just twenty minutes get to Palermo. So this holiday apartment is a perfect jumping off point for holidays in Sicily that are "auto-free".

For more information on Santa Flavia see these:

Layout

Casa Panorama is located on the top floor in the highest building in Santa Flavia (4th floor). The brown arrow on the map below shows the entrance to the apartment. From the entrance you find the kitchen (Marker 1), and immediately thereafter the almost fully glazed exterior walls providing a breathtaking panorama.

The kitchen is not for nothing the central room of the apartment. It leads to the bathroom, the bedroom, and a terrace which doubles the panorama yet again, reached through the two sliding patio windows (red double arrows on the floor plan).

Please note: the colors and types of furnishings, plants, and so on may differ from the illustrations shown in the plan.

Casa Panorama - Layout
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1Kitchen:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Kitchen
2Corridor:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Corridor
3Bathroom:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Bathroom
4Bedroom:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Bedroom
5Terrace - sunrise:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Terrace - sunrise
6Terrace – view of the sea:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Terrace – view of the sea
7Terrace – overlooking the Pizzo Cane nature reserve:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Terrace – overlooking the Pizzo Cane nature reserve
8Terrace – view of the Rocca Busambra:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Terrace – view of the Rocca Busambra
9Terrace – view of Villa Valguarnera in Bagheria:
Holiday apartment Casa Panorama - Terrace – view of Villa Valguarnera in Bagheria

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Apartment special benefits

Panorama

Casa Panorama terrace

The name of this holiday apartment gives you a good idea that the large terrace belonging to the highest building in Santa Flavia offers a breathtaking panoramic view (Marker 5 und 9). But the kitchen being uniquely expanded may be a surprise.

The reason is the giant windows. They open onto a panoramic view of the Pizzo Cane nature reserve (Marker 7), as well as most of Palermo's eastern suburbs (e.g. Marker 9). The glittering nighttime lights of the city are particularly impressive.

Casa Panorama's terrace opens to the south. So it's situated perfectly toward the sun for all seasons. In the summer, awnings and blinds protect from too much sun, while in winter, the sun shines down and warms apartment and terrace both.

Amenities

Casa Panorama - Bedroom

Starting with the most important – the bed. At the end of the day, holidays in Sicily always take place in bed. Thankfully, Casa Panorama comes with two mattresses (80 x 200cm) and an integrated mosquito net.

In addition, located in the bedroom are a sofa, a large closet, and a desk. You may wonder after looking at the floor plan: where is the sofa? Under the bed! The bed descends from the ceiling and in the daytime can be raised back up as easily as before.

The kitchen in the apartment has a gas stovetop with four burners, an oven, a washing machine, a large refrigerator, and a sitting area. The modern minimalist decor of the apartment was designed by interior decorator Maria Carnevale and artist Mirella Pipia, and implemented by local artisans.

Technology

Casa Panorama - Air conditioning

If the Sicilian sun doesn't warm Casa Panorama quite enough in wintertime, modern climate control takes care of the rest. And if the sun is a bit too helpful in summertime, the same modern climate control can help take the temperature back down.

These systems are located on the floor, making for warm feet in winter and a cool head in summer. And it's done without a lot of noise: the systems we have installed are among the quietest on the market.

There is a solar collector on the roof. In the winter, it helps support the hot water supply at Casa Panorama, and in summer it takes over almost completely.

Holiday apartments like these make use of digital technology as well. The internet at Casa Panorama is fast and reliable. And of course, there is digital satellite television as well. TVs operate independently in the living room and the bedroom.

Excursions

Excursions in Sicily

Casa Chloé in Santa Flavia is perfect for self-organized excursions. "Right around the corner" you'll find mountains, the sea, and ancient history. You can reach it all:

You will find that for all types of trips, Casa Chloé makes the perfect jumping-off point: Many sights are within walking distance, while a bicycle shop is close by and a train station just 100m away. A car rental is only 10min away down the highway. And one of your goals for several excursions will be the Sicilian capital, Palermo:

Palermo

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Casa Chloé is great for convenience and for being "close to civilization". But even for those who like a more urban environment, the apartments are perfect. The reason is Trenitalia. The proximity to the train means that during your holidays in Sicily, you can reach Palermo in just thirty minutes – and that includes the walking time from Casa Chloé to the station.

Palermo is one of the most underrated cities in Europe, despite drawing more and more visitors every year enjoying their holidays in Sicily. Part of the reason is why it is more and more popular is that it's one of the safest cities in Europe.

Indeed, today it could even be called an "anti-mafia" capital. One thing hasn't changed though: the hustle and bustle of its wildly colorful city life. Luckily, Santa Flavia and Casa Chloé offer a perfect contrast – you get the best of both worlds.

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Local contacts

Maria Carnevale and Thomas Grüssner and the Solemar Sicilia Team

The holiday apartment Casa Panorama is supervised by Solemar Sicilia. Solemar Sicilia is a Sicilian-German family-run operation that has offered excellent holiday apartments, Bed & Breakfast and hotel accommodation for thirty years.

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Solemar Sicilia also offers

Holidays in Sicily are at their most wonderful when Solemar Sicilia helps you with their tourism and accommodation service.

  • Tel.: +39 091 955 561   (English)
  • Email: info@solemar-sicilia.it   (English)
  • BOOK here (English - Subject line "Mongerbino / Aspra")

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Trip Tipp Compass - Getting to Casa Panorama

This Trip Tipp Compass covers the route from entering Santa Flavia to Casa Panorama.

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Last update: 15 April 2017