Casa Hortus, a Latin-language garden
Casa Hortus a charming and exclusive retreat housed in a 16th century complex in front of the spectacular Cathedral of S. Giorgio, in the heart of Modica baroque jewel of Sicily. A gorgeous retreat with a Mediterranean garden. The house is within walking distance to restaurants, bars, shops, Parking is on-street nearby and relatively easy to access.
The renovation was carried out with extreme attention to the environment and the future well-being of guests, through the adoption of bio-architecture and contemporary design solutions integrated with original elements and local materials.
Access to the Casa Hortus has been maintained by the garden, where the terraces have been preserved, recovering the original limestone basole and the ancient pitchstone steps of the stairs to reconstitute the courtyard flooring and walkways.
The living room, incorporating renaissance lintels and niches, is furnished with a Glow sofa. Three bedrooms in stones and decorations, are each inspired by a natural element and are embellished with engraved stone headboards, coverings with decorated lava stone accommodate up to 3 couples. Very private. The full and modern kitchen has everything you need. Very well equipped with cooking utensils, dishes, washing supplies and toiletries. The garden and terrace included a variety of furniture and a large table for aperitifs and dinners. There is a wine cellar stocked with wine for guest use (for a charge)