Villa has eleven hectares of the olive groves in the ragusana countryside in the south-eastern Sicily bordered naturally reserve, immersed in the right in the heart of the DOP Monti Iblei and the most authentic Baroque architecture.
Villa Santa Margherita was built in the unique, historical place where the Byzantine, Greek and Arab culture have crossed. The estate is situated several kilometres away from Chiaramonte Gulfi, one of the most beautiful towns in the Sicilian south-east. Chiaramonte Gulfi can be definitely called a Sicilian balcony, as here you can admire the most noble and fascinating views. Not far from the town there is a place where the ancient caves are located. Those caves belong to the first inhabitants of this place – Sikani. It is still possible to find the traces of their stay, that are dated back to the 6th century BC. In one of the caves near the Villa there is a preserved image of Christ's and Santa Margherita crucifixion which gave the name of the Villa. According to the ancient legend, the Santa Margherita was protecting the city and its inhabitants from the evil snake which was destroying surrounding field's crops. The place of worship is date back at the beginning of the Cristian era.
The history of the estate has always been linked to the production of wine and olive oil. Witnesses are pits originally used for the collection of wort. Also, there is the stone mill for producing olive oil, dated 1815 year.