Real Estate in Sant’Elia
This neat and beautifully located three room apartment is located on the third floor of a town house in the middle of Santa Elia – a small, picturesque fishing village 12km east of the regional capital Palermo on the north coast of Sicily – with a very large roof terrace that overlooks the village and the open sea.
This affordable property in Palermo province measures almost 70m2, the terrace 48m2. Entrance is up a spacious shared staircase to the third floor. Passing into the apartment the first door is to a small storage room. Just a few steps further, on the right hand side is the is the twin guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom and window. These rooms face west.
From the hallway on the left is a spacious kitchen with high wooden ceiling and light wood-effect floor tiles. Fitted with a complete kitchen unit made of a light sandy marble, a refrigerator, gas stove, oven and dishwasher are integrated. South-facing, floor-to-ceiling French doors open directly to the terrace and on the right a large window faces east. Access to the second bedroom with its own (internal) ensuite bathroom is through the living room. Both bathrooms are modern in design, colored green and blue.
Stepping into the warm Sicilian breeze on the roof terrace, a fantastic view of the bay and the sea of Santa Elia greets you. On your left hand side, under a canopy, is a washing machine and an fixed barbecue. The whole of the right half of the terrace can be shielded on the south and west sides, with blinds offering privacy and protection from the sun that can be lowered over the sides. The outdoor area extends to the west as a wrap-around balcony.
Inside, the apartment contains two air conditioning units, one in the master bedroom and one in the living room, as well as an independent gas central heating system and a cozy wood burning stove in the living room.
Santa Elia is directly on the coast of Sicily, a little outside the island’s capital city of Palermo. It is in the area of Santa Flavia, well known to us as it is a stone’s throw away from where one side of the family live. The front door of Casa Daniela is just a hundred yards from the beach and a few local cafes – the village has all day-to-day shops and a choice of restaurants can be found in the immediate vicinity (within 400m). A supermarket is around 700m away, the town of Porticello under 2km and the nearest train station is in Santa Flavia (2km).
The bright and airy apartment is already in perfect condition for year-round living, with both heating and air conditioning, and has a recently been decorated and given a full new interior. In addition to a new washing machine, there is an oven, a dishwasher, a marble kitchen and all other furniture in the bedrooms and in the bathrooms. The apartment needs no work at all.
The current German owner paid €170,000 for this apartment seven years ago and invested a further a total of € 40,000 on renovation and furnishing. Selling for personal reasons, this bright and homely apartment is well looked-after, and ready for immediate occupation. If you are looking to buy real estate in Sicily in a hurry this is the route for you – this could be your property by the sea as soon as you can move in!