Tenuta del Carrubo is a beautiful country house in Sciacca, in the province of Agrigento, Sicily. Just 15 minutes from the sea and sandy beaches perfect for families, the house is the perfect place to discover Sicily. Sciacca is famous for its colorful ceramics, already used centuries ago to decorate historic buildings. Today we can find them in contemporary crafts such as vases, plates and tiles. The estate is located in the Contrada (district) di San Calogero, which takes its name from the Basilica Santuario di San Calogero. The Basilica is located on the same road of the country house and offers a beautiful view. Around the city you can visit the Chiesa Madre also known as Basilica di Maria SS. Del Soccorso, rich in 15th century works, the fascinating Castello Luna dating back to the 15th century and the 16th century Palazzo Steripinto. From Sciacca you can reach the Park of the Sicani Mountains, a magnificent natural oasis including mountains and ponds, easy to vistit thanks to the several itineraries provided. Just 15 minutes from the estate you will find the Verdura Golf Club. In an hour you can reach Agrigento with its architectural wonders and in about 45 minutes is the magnificent Valley of the Temples.
Tenuta del Carrubo is a family-run business so will give you a warm and personal welcome with attention to your needs. In the house there are two large double bedrooms, each equipped with air conditioning. The rooms share a bathroom with a shower. A living room with sofa, fireplace and satellite TV is perfect for relaxing in the winter days, while the large dining room and the kitchen with wood- oven will allow you to cook on your own. In summer it is possible to dine outside under the porch, use the barbecue and take advantage of the carob tree’s shadow, an imposing and fascinating century-old tree that characterizes and gives its name to the entire estate (as carrubo means carob). Free wi-fi is available in the whole house, also there is a reserved and free parking for guests.
Tenuta del Carrubo is part of a farm, surrounded by the Sicilian countryside. Vineyards and olive groves characterize the landscape and represent the main activities of the estate. So you can taste the wines and oil produced on site and on request you can visit the fields to see the work: at the end of August for the grape harvest, or in November for the olive harvest.
The house is rented only on an exclusive basis.