RECENTLY BUILT FAMILY FRIENDLY VILLA WITH POOL AND WI-FI, 300 M FROM SANDY BEACH

Angela

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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RECENTLY BUILT FAMILY FRIENDLY VILLA WITH POOL AND WI-FI, 300 M FROM SANDY BEACH

Torre delle Stelle Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, sleeps max. 5

Gorgeous newly built detached villa with private pool with salted water in the south east coast of lovely and unspoilt Sardinia. The villa is within the sought after village called 'Torre delle Stelle' which literally means the Tower of the stars after the ancient tower that dominates the whole area, and all the streets named after stars and constellations.

The villa has recently been built by my husband to a very high standard in compliance with the most recent Italian regulations in terms of health and safety. The position it occupies is particularly happy as it is at very short walking distance from the local amenities (the nearest bar, shop and restaurant are 100 m away), from the gorgeous beach (300 m away - walkable by children), and from the park.

Accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises of dining living room with cooking area and one guest cloakroom with washing machine on the ground floor, 3 bedrooms (one double, one single and one twin) and 2 shower rooms (one en-suite to the master bedroom) on the first floor. The villa is surrounded by a paved area and has the benefit of off street parking, built-in BBQ and outside shower. Given the very easy walking distance from shops, restaurants and the beach, it is perfectly feasible to holiday in my villa without having to hire a car. However, please do enquire regarding opening days and times for the period prior to Easter as the shops may be closed from Monday to Thursday. However, they are open from Easter to onwards for 7 days a week. From June to September there are also 2 bars on the nearby beach and water toys can be hired during the high season. Villa Ami can be let in conjunction with property n. 10800.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hello Angela, we had a fabulous time at villa Ami. The four of us had had a very hectic few months before our holiday in Sardinia, and the villa was the perfect place for complete relaxation and peace. I don't think we've ever been so lazy! I loved the privacy, and the only decisions we had to make were whether to stroll to the beach or not, and whether to eat out or cook in. We had no regrets about not hiring a car, just ploughed through our holiday reading in peace.



All in all, a really special place.



Many thanks

Liz
Jul 2010
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Angela

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My name is Angela and I am married with Karim. We have lived in the UK, where both our two children (12 and 14) were born, for a long time and we just loved it. 7 years ago we decided to move back to Sardinia as we were missing the sun and my family too much as I am originally from South Sardinia. 15 years ago, before the children were born, Karim and I went on a tour in Torre delle Stelle and simply fell in love with the uniqueness of this enchanting environmentally protected area. Shortly afterwards we purchased our first villa in the village which we started to let straight away as our use of it was limited to only 3 weeks a year. Given the success we had with the rentals, we decided to invest more in Torre delle Stelle and Karim built Villa Ami. I have to be honest my contribution was minimum, he has done a great job all by himself.

Torre delle Stelle is perfect for families with young children, the villa is child friendly and the beach which is literally at 300 m (walkable) away is absolutely gorgeous and the perfect setting for making friends. Most owners are professionals from Cagliari that spend their summers and their weekends in their villas so there is a sense of community that adds to the loveliness of the area. Pretty much everything food-wise is available to buy in Torre delle Stelle again at short walkable distance, around 100 m. However, full assistance is provided for anyone wishing to do a 'big shopping' in a bigger supermarket. In Cagliari there are two amazing markets where you can buy all sorts of seasonal fruit and vegetables, fresh fish, meat, home made bread and cakes and etc. It is a real feast of colours and lovely smells, as well as a good chance to meet the locals going about their daily routine. I would advise anyone going to spend a day in the lovely Cagliari to visit one of the markets! Cagliari herself deserves a day, the beautiful old part called 'Castello' (Castle) apart from being full of monuments dominates the entire town

Angela purchased this villa in 2010

As mentioned in the 'About you' section, I did not buy this villa, my husband built it according to the latest building and safety regulations. The villa was in fact built 4 years ago and everything, electricity, water and etc is fully certified. The property is therefore practically brand new and has been built bearing in mind what a family would normally want when renting a villa on which to spend a holiday: walking distance to gorgeous beach, walking distance to bars, cafes and restaurants, walking distance to play area and last but not least a pool with salt water (no chemicals!) on which the children can play while the parents read, sunbathe, or enjoy a glass of good wine either from the terrace or from the living area without losing sight of their children. Villa Ami is all this and you can definitely do without a car.

Real walkable distance to a sandy beach: 300 m.

100 m away from shops, restaurants and cafe.

New built with private swimming pool and total privacy.

Ideal for families with young children.

No need for a car.

Safe environment.

Air conditioning.

Wi-fi.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.5
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Recently built family friendly villa with pool and wi-fi, 300 m from sandy beach
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews
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Recently built family friendly villa with pool and wi-fi, 300 m from sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482905
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Torre delle Stelle Cagliari
Cambridge
5

Villa Ami

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful stay at Villa Ami in April. Although it was before the local tourist season was in full swing and not all amenities were open, we were prepared for this following advice from Angela and previous reviews. We had a hire car and were able to ensure that we always had supplies, even on the days when the local taverna and supermarket were closed.

The nearby beach was idyllic and we often got to enjoy it all to ourselves. The local restaurant was very good and the discovery of Barbara's a 10 minute drive away in nearby Solanas was a brilliant find!
We also loved visiting Villisimius and the wonderful gelatarias there too.

The villa itself was ideal for our family of four and although the pool was a little cool to say the least in April, it was still a favourite activity!

We found Angela and Karim and Francesco incredibly friendly and helpful and are already looking forward to retuning next year.
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Dear Nicola,
Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Villa Ami. I am really delighted to hear that you and your family made the most of your holiday and enjoyed everything. You know how biased I am when it comes to Torre delle Stelle as I totally adore the place and my villas. Barbara is definitely my favorite restaurant in the area and I am looking forward to go back sometimes soon.
One thing I did not tell you yet is that the pool is now filled with salted water, so no more chemicals are sued to treat the water. The feeling is totally different! Karim is studying feasible options for having the pool heated. Hopefully something will be worked out before next year though I doubt that there will be any need for the water to be heated in May! I will keep you updated on this anyway. The sun is now shining in all its glory and I cannot wait to be able to spend again a long weekend in Torre delle Stelle. I very much look forward to meeting you and your family again next year. Kindest regards from us all and very best wishes,
Angela and Karim
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Recently built family friendly villa with pool and wi-fi, 300 m from sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482905
+39 3479264309
Torre delle Stelle Cagliari
5

Beautiful villa in great location

  • 5 of 5
Villa Ami is a very well equipped and comfortable holiday home in a great location. The lovely beach is very short walk away, with a well stocked supermarket and restaurant all close by. We had a very relaxing and enjoyable two weeks soaking up the sun, scenery and very laid back atmosphere. Although we did have a hire car and had day trips to a waterpark and Villasimius, it wasn't essential. The help and support we had from the owner, Angela was first class and Villa Ami comes highly recommended.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mike, Thank you so much for the review. I am very pleased that your hyolidays were satisfactory at all levels.
It really was lovely meeting you and your family, we thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent with you.
Greetings from Karim as well.
I do hope that we will have an opportunity to meet again some time in the future and I wish you all the best to you.
Thanks again
Angela
business
Recently built family friendly villa with pool and wi-fi, 300 m from sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482905
+39 3479264309
Torre delle Stelle Cagliari
Benderloch, Argyll Scotland
3

Beautiful but with drawbacks

  • 3 of 5
Positives: The Villa is lovely and exactly as pictured. The Coastline from Cagliari to Costa Rey ( the area that we explored) is stunning! The abundance of wild flowers at this time of year is spectacular!
Negatives: We found the bed in the master bedroom impossible to sleep on, the mattress was the hardest we've ever encountered. My husband spent nights 2 - 7 on the sofa and I was in the spare single! Villa listings states a car is not required. This may be the case in July and August when the shops and cafe's are open in Torre Delle Stelle but during our trip the shop was only open for the first 2 days, and nothing else was open. Had we not had a car we would have had no way of obtaining food. Torre delle Stelle must be an entirely different place in the summer but be warned in April, it was like staying in a ghost town. A very odd experience. We weren't looking for nightlife, just somewhere to buy food and drinks!
If you do visit this area, a must see is Punta Molintas just outside Villasimius. It is a lovely small beach surrounded by incredible rock formations. This is where we spent most days as exploring the rocks kept our sons busy. There were several shops cafes and bars in Villasimius but it is a 30 - 40 minute drive from the Villa. I'm glad we saw the beauty of this part of Sardinia but I wouldnt reccomend visiting at this time of year unless you are prepared to travel for food and appreciate complete solitude.
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Elizabeth,
I am really sorry that instead of replying to me when I sent you the email to see how your holiday went you preferred to go straight to the reviews link I sent to you. I am especially sorry that your reviews contains complaints you never made to me directly neither when you were in Torre, nor once you left. Had I been informed I would have definitely done my best to deal with them and make your stay more comfortable. You met Francesco a couple of times during your stay and did not say anything to him either. You also had my mobile number, I wished you called me as I deal immediately with situations that cause discomfort to my guests as holidays are really sacred to me. You never said anything about the matress, which by the way is a rather expensive one, and of the same make and quality of the single beds, being all orthopedic. I am therefore very surprised that you found the single bed more comfortable, and especially that your husband slept in the sofa as it is 70 cm long and 30 cm wide! He must have been really uncomfortable.
Having said that, I respect other people's preferences so had I known that you found the matress too hard to sleep on I would have changed it immediately with another one I have in a nearby villa (the one by the entrance). Unfortunately i cannot solve problems unless I am informed of them. I have waited to reply to your review because I wanted more people to use the matress and asked for feedback through Francesco, no complains fortunately.
As for the shops I am really sorry, I was not aware of it, the shops are usually open every single day of the week starting from Easter week and until the end of October, and that is why my villa is available only from Easter. The week before your arrival, Easter week, the shops were open every day, but then since Easter was very early this year and there was hardly anyone in Torre delle Stelle, the owners decided to close monday to thursday until the 19th. You have been very unlucky but believe me I would never have left you and your family stranded in Torre delle Stelle without a car, I would have rather lend you my car or done the shopping for you....
I just wish you had given me or Francesco a call and given me a chance to make your stay more comfortable.

Kind regards
Angela
business
Recently built family friendly villa with pool and wi-fi, 300 m from sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482905
+39 3479264309
Torre delle Stelle Cagliari
Schallbach
5

Ruhe und Privatsphäre pur

  • 5 of 5
Das Haus hat unsere Erwartungen übertroffen. Wir konnten sehr gut abschalten und unsere Kinder sich so richtig im Pool austoben. Von den Nachbarn sieht und hört man nichts. Bei Bedarf ist Kontakt möglich in der nahegelegen Pizzaria. Sehr gute Einkaufsmöglichkeiten im Ort. Alles in allem eine sehr schöne Zeit.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
37 Kilometres
Cagliari
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Cagliari
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Cagliari
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
terra mala
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Genn'e mari
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Torre delle Stelle
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Villasimius
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Torre
Car: not necessary

Torre delle Stelle is situated on the South-East coast of Sardinia 35 km away from Cagliari, Sardinia's main town, and its airport. The village is environmentally protected and its beauty has been enchanting visitors since it was created 30 years ago to the point that it has now become one of the most sought after areas of South Sardinia. Torre delle Stelle has 2 easily accessible sandy beaches, Genn'e Mari and Cannesisa and a few sandy and rocky coves that can be reached by boat. There are shops, restaurants, bars and pizzeria at short walking distance. However, since Torre delle Stelle is only partly inhabited all year round the shops and restaurants are not open every day of the year. They are however open every day (7 days a week) starting from Easter weekend to end of October. For the rest of the year the shops and bars nearby are open from Friday to Sunday included. It is therefore possible to stock up with groceries and food, or else go to the supermarket on the way to Cagliari which is a 15 minutes drive away. Beach bars are open from June to September due to local regulations. The bar near the villa is however open from Easter to October. The nearby beach is absolutely gorgeous and the sea is very safe for children I have been holidaying here since my youngest child was 6 months old and my eldest 3 and I still believe that it would have been difficult to find a better location. My son enjoys fishing on the rock formation which is right at the end of the beach, and snorkelling and scuba diving are a real delight. There is also a scuba diving school in Torre delle Stelle which is ideal for anyone looking to learn to scuba dive but also for those of you that have already practiced this sport and would like to have an excursion organized for you. There is a war ship 1.5 miles away from the beach, and 56 m down the sea that can be visited by expert scuba divers. Thanks to its position Torre delle Stelle is the area of Sardinia that enjoys the longest summer to the point that it has its own micro climate. Other amenities in the village include: diving centre, tennis courts, football and basketball grounds, playground.

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Availability & Rates

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Torre delle Stelle Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 6
Jul 5 2014 - Aug 29 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
 
 
Rate 7
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 12 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
 
 
Rate 8
Sep 13 2014 - Sep 26 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
 
 
Rate 9
Sep 27 2014 - Nov 1 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Please note that rental rates are given in GBP but payments are also accepted in euros.
Prices are based on max. 5 people sharing, 2 adults and 3 children
Prices are inclusive of electricity, gas, water, bed linen, towels and welcome pack.
The only extra cost is the final cleaning of £160.
Changeover day is saturday from June to September.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Torre delle Stelle Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Parking Off Street
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Security System
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , en suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Travel cot available
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • The master bedroom has its own en suite shower room
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • golf privileges optional
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
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