It is a palace owned by the family Borsellino, Baron Scunda, which stands in the main square of Cattolica Eraclea and only 13 kilometers away from the seaside and archaeological area of Eraclea Minoa.
The original building of 1800 was rebuilt 'ab imis' from the ground up, while safeguarding the original portal in stone of 1800 that was caged and kept intact despite the reconstruction of the building, which took place in 1978.
The works were followed by the famous Florentine architect Ettore Chelazzi that has maintained the original architectural and historical style, but has added the unique partticularities and details, such as the famous 'Serena stone' in the prospectus of Florence, the Florentine tile and other details such as the main staircase that make unique this imposing building, built with the most stringent architecture and earthquake standards .
Once you cross the threshold this leads to a wide staircase that takes you to the main floor.
The cellar floor with access only from inside covers an area of about 230 square meters.
On the ground floor, however there are some storerooms that give access to both on the Piazza Roma and also the Via Marchese Borsellino, a well-kept courtyard garden and a small Museum of Country Life from the 1800s with over a hundred of original Sicilian artworks from the 1800s and 1900s in addition to the fine and antique wooden barrels, the entire floor has an area of approx 440 square meters of indoor and outdoor (inner courtyard).
On the first floor, therfore the main floor with a large triple living room giving entirely on the main facade of the Piazza Roma that has three balconies. All the roofs of the hall are 'caisson' made of fine wood by a wise local cabinetmaker.
Also on the first floor there is a large dining room, a study, a living room with a wall bookcase and fireplace, a guest bedroom with master bathroom, a room of closets, another bathroom and a kitchen with an adjacent laundry room and adjoining daily dining room. The entire floor has an area 360 square meters.
On the second floor there is the sleeping area with three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, a total of 200 square meters, and a large loft overlooking the main facade (Piazza Grande) of about 150 square meters.