Villa Testasecca in Caltanissetta
Built in the second half of the nineteenth century by the count Ignazio Testasecca, rich mining entrepreneur, the villa represents a unicum, for grandeur and charm, in the territory of the province of Caltanissetta.
The planimetric layout and the distribution of the interiors follow the typical pattern of the buildings residences dell 'Sicilian aristocracy of eighteenth century.
La villa it is spread over three elevations, and is approximately square in plan.
The main entrance is on the north side, while on the south side opens a large and scenic flight of steps which leads to terracing lower than the garden. The latter surrounds the villa on all sides and 4, encircling it with lush vegetation and paths rich in testimonies Artistiche.
The external facades are characterized by the contrast between the plaster Pompeian red of the flat surfaces and the pilasters giant white. On the portal entrance, flanked by column free, rests the balcony of the great salon.
All the ambienti interior of the villa were restore with care and respect of the original architecture, is furnished with taste and skill.
The history of Villa Testasecca
Villa Testasecca it was built in the second half of the nineteenth century, along the driveway that connects Caltanissetta with San Cataldo.
The commissioner of the work was the Commendatore Ignazio Testasecca, rich mining entrepreneur, later appointed count from king of Italy for his merits in the field philanthropic, having funded and implemented the Hospitalization of Mendicism in the city of Caltanissetta.
Villa Testasecca it was alienated by the count's heirs Testasecca in the 1972, and has been owned by the family ever since Benza who, with dedication and passion, has taken care of it over the years renovation he furnishings.
Services: reception, wedding location and events in Eastern Sicily
The wide and luxuriant outdoor spaces and the suggestive interiors are well suited to theorganization di photo sets e film, conferences e meeting , corporate events, private and cultural.
La villa also has 5 bedrooms, for a total of 10 beds, with 5 bathrooms (including two in the room) that allow it fruition, Both for short stays, that for long vacations, in a relaxing atmosphere full of art and culture.