A few kilometers from Borgo di Scopello, Alka real estate…
91015 Visicari TP, Italia
On Mount Sparagio, near the ancient village of Visicari, 400 meters above the sea level, Alka Immobiliare offers for sale the most innovative design villa ever built in western Sicily.
Embedded into the mountain in order to achieve the minimum environmental impact, the villa shows a unique sea view on the Gulf of Castellammare and the green countryside of Scopello. It is located in a natural and protected area, surveyed by the Region as a site of Community importance (SCI) and a special protection area (SPA) as well as having the qualification of Important bird area (IBA).
The villa was named “Terrassenhaus 2“ by its famous designer Architect since It evokes the natural contours of the land. It is stepped in order to attract the agricultural terraces and to create movement, letting people living there to enjoy the vastness of the sea from any corner of the house. It is minimal and harmonious as a whole, with a sophisticated perception of the concept of living where contamination and nature coexist.
The villa was built with more than 400 square meters of Carrara marble, one by one cut by using numerical control to cover the inside of the house and the one of a kind pool flooring. Concerning the insulation, It has 18 cm of isolation under the floor and on the rooftop in order to successfully prevent the heat transfer and the sound and electric power transmission. The underfloor central heating and cooling was made by using new generation systems, resulting in a perception of comfort and wellness. The front of the house is 24 meters long with magnificent glass walls.The South side of the villa is characterized by several rocks where the famous “Perlato di Sicilia” marble of Mount Sparagio is taken from, creating evocative light reflections.
Inside the villa there is a 65 square meters living room. On one side there is a circular naval aluminium kitchen with induction cooking and a precious Bulthaup tap. On the other side you can find a lounge area with an hanging fireplace, custom built by Ergofocus. It is a pivoting fireplace that exploits at the utmost the intensity of its flame and lets you enjoy the fire from any corner of the house. Inside the house there are lime wood walls dividing the living room from the two bedrooms, also used as walk-in closet and kitchen cupboards. To guarantee the privacy, It is possible to get in and get out from the two bedrooms without crossing the living room. The bathroom is wide and in perfect harmony with the other rooms, given the fact that its sanitary ware is in conformity with the other elements of the house. It is a Gardena sanitary ware, made of Laveno Ceramic, designed in 1959 by Antonia Campi, an Italian designer working at that time on the management of Richard-Ginori factories.
The sloping line of the walls in the living room and the large marble slabs of the floor and the pool have been created in a radial partition system starting from a projection point into the mountain, towards the skyline.
Outside, near the 200 year-old carob-tree, there is an elegant, heated and salted pool, 24 meters long. It was built as the natural inclining of the slope and It is outstretched over the blue sea of the gulf. You can enjoy it in a 9000 square meters of rocky natural park, once used as pasture lands.
Alka Immobiliare – Solo i migliori immobili della Sicilia Occidentale
Alcamo – via SS. Salvatore n. 40 – t./f. 0924.24154
Castellammare del Golfo, Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi n. 105 – t./f. 0924.531074
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