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*Please note distances are straight line measurements and are approximate
"Meeting at the Oleander House"
If today we were to meet in sunny Scicli to visit the property you found on this ad I would give you this as first information, I don't know about you, but the tree with a mailbox hanging on me drives me crazy.
If I were a painter, as soon as I entered this alley in the center, I would stop on the terrace of this apartment. I would begin to paint starting from this typical Mediterranean plant, which with its green lanceolate leaves and its pink flowers, stands out among the white of the surrounding houses, and I would finish with the blue of the sky of Sicily.
My current owners liked my work and they invite me to come in to enjoy a Zammù, there is nothing more refreshing and with an unmistakable taste.
We sit in the living room kept cool, like all the rooms, by the thick walls, but that even on the hottest or coldest days can be kept at an ideal temperature thanks to the system installed in the rooms.
I am immediately struck by the location of the rooms, we understand that this apartment, was built from a historic house.
The living room is divided by a sliding door from the kitchen, while the master bedroom is reached by climbing two steps and looks out, like the living room on the main terrace.
The freshness and intimacy that I perceive within these domestic walls makes me think of private public dualism, in which sociability can also be given simply by a chair that leads out to chat with a neighbor.
The courteous guest, satisfies my curiosity by showing me how, a few years ago, he renovated, with a wall he divided the master bedroom thus obtaining a second room that he used as a second bedroom. He then built two bathrooms, the smaller one with a practical washbasin, in the main one the particular glazing of the shower cubicle is repeated in the built-in wardrobe that houses the washing machine, embellishing and creating harmony.
Saying goodbye to my guests, I stay a little longer on the balcony, I want to impress this typical view of Sicily in my memory before going to the nearby beach of Micenci where after a refreshing bath I will enjoy a splendid sunse