One step closer to paradise

Large property with 1500 year old caves in Cava Grande, Avola

Fascinating estate with tremendous possibilities! The 480 sq m of buildings, are located on top of intact Byzantine caves from 500 A.C. The buildings have good bones and the land is vey fertile. To top it up, we are here within walking distance from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Cava Grande, a beautiful and important tourist attraction.


  • Several caves from 500 B.C. under the property
  • Fascinating stone walls run through the land
  • 480 sq m of houses with good bones
  • Large grinding mill stone from 500 A.C. on the land
  • Walking distance from UNESCO site Cava Grande
  • Area good for tourism
  • Fertile land, good for all kinds of agriculture
  • Four wells


This farm estate has got some very interesting possibilities. The 480 sq m of buildings have good structure and are located around a courtyard. Under the buildings you find the fascinating, ancient caves. One of the caves was used as church, with the carved altar still in place. On the very fertile, 13 hectare large land, there is an old, circular, 10 meter in diameter, large stone, used for the horses to grind the wheat during the same time period.

The stone walls cutting through the land gives the property a very characteristic feel. The lands are well suited for all kind of agriculture as well as for keeping cattle. Here you have good water access from four wells.

The proximity to well-known and well-visited Cava Grande makes this also a very interesting property for commercial activities. To the town of Avola and sandy beaches is 20 minutes by car.

About Cava Grande

Cava Grande is a nature reserve located a few kilometers from Avola and beaches. It is a very popular destination due to its amazing nature. At the bottom of the big ravine, you find a chain of small, green lakes with waterfalls, caves and a wonderful fauna. A must see when visiting Sicily! Just a few kiometers away you find the coastal town Avola, offering all services and some excellent restaurants. In addition, there is a a sandy beach with crystalline water just waiting for you.

In the area, there are many UNESCO World Heritages and amazing sites to visit.

Property summary

Property number A1275


Cava Grande SNC
96012 Avola, Siracusa

Type Country house
Transaction For sale
Bedrooms 0
Floor area 480 sq.m.
Land area 130000 sq.m.
Price 390,000 €

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Broker information

Broker Sicilian Houses
Via Garibaldi 39
90018 Termini Imerese (PA)
Contact Ms. Marie Wester
Phone +39 328 444 8589

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