Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
A wonderful villa situated in the Sardinian countryside. It is only 4km from the centre of Alghero and 3km from Alghero airport. Villa Patrizio offers a fantastic family holiday home.
Finished to a traditional standard. 5 bedrooms, 4 double beds and 1 bunk bed. 2 bathrooms. Views of olive groves from living room.
Christmas and New Year:
Ulimited source of free wood for the log fire and gas and central heating included during the course of a winter stay
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Alghero 3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alghero 3 km, Nearest railway: Alghero 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Inside the villa is furnished in a traditional Sardinian style with modern twists.
Mobile internet for use with a laptop. (laptop not provided) short instillation required. 20 euros for 100 hours of use.
In the sun room is a table with 4 chairs.
In the lounge there is a 50 inch tv with a dvd player and in the childrens room there is a 32 inch tv with a dvd player.
There is a bathroom with a shower, toilet, bidet, and sink upstairs and downstairs is a bathroom with two sinks, shower bath, toilet and a bidet.
There are 4 double beds and 2 bunk bed.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a large pool that the whole family can enjoy, a Gazebo where you relax, read books, listen to music or enjoy meals. There are 8 sun loungers on the pool deck, perfect for working on a tan. The villa can be enjoyed at night as well as in the day as there are lights on the gazebo, around the pool and barbecue, in the pool and up the drive. The house is situated on 1.5 acres of land. There is also a slide and swing set.
The villa has two entrances, an electric gate at the front (main entrance) and a gate at the back (back up in case of power cuts). Which is locked with a chain. This provides safe and secure parking.
The nearest supermarkets are at the edge of Alghero 3km away (this cannot be walked).
The pool is open between June & October.
The Sardinia region
Situated in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Sardinia with its approx. 1.800 kilometres of coastline, is one of the most popular destinations for people who love aquatic sports and seaside holidays, not only for its natural beauty and geographical position but also for its history.
The many waves of invaders who plundered and settled in Sardinia during the thousands of years of Sardinian history, came from the sea.
For this reason the Sardinians, until recently, have never loved the sea and they built very few villages along the coast. The most important villages were built during the period of the Roman domination and before that under the Phoenician-Punic domination. Some examples are: Karalis (Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia), Nora, Tharros, Olbia and Turris Libissonis (Porto Torres) on the Northern coast of Sardinia.
The sea around this large Mediterranean Island (second only to Sicily in size among all Mediterranean Islands) is among the most beautiful and transparent in all the world. In fact D.H. Lawrence in his famous book 'The Sea and Sardinia' wrote that Sardinia was a land like no other and the Sardinian writer, Marcello Serra entitled one of his famous books "Sardinia: Almost a Continent", in order to underline the uniqueness of the Sardinian landscapes and the large and deep differences among the Island's various regions which make Sardinia similar to a continent
The north-west Sardinian town of Alghero is a lively and pretty city. Thanks to flights connections, now Alghero is directly linked to main Italian and European cities like Pisa, Milan, Rome, London, Barcellona and Frankfurt.
Alghero is indeed a unique gem in Sardinia and Italy itself. The city origin and current zest is Catalan, Genoese and Sardinian.
Followed the overthrow of the Genoese Dorias family (originators of the city in 1102) by the Aragon in 1354, the city is a unique mixture of Mediterranean cultures. Thanks to that, the old town is showing strong traces of the Spaniard culture being the local dialect, the Algherese, close to Catalan. Its atmospheric narrow streets named both in Catalan and Italian, and bright churches, bring a colourful light to the city together with antique houses with fashion iron made balconies, bakeries and fashion shops, all shaped in strong and bright stones.
Alghero is undoubtedly a unique Mediterranean and Medieval citadel, with that special futures of being a coastal Coral Riviera as in its seabed can be found one of the richest coral fauna of the world, and shops, bars, and restaurants are a constant reminder of this special gemstone being all decorated with this characteristic red, pink, and blue-sky jewel.
Several towers divided the old from the new town. The main city sightseeing are Porta Terra, one of these massive towers also known as the Jewish Tower as it was created by a Jewish community in 1492, the magnificent Catalan-Gothic Cathedral of Piazza del Duomo one of the finest Mediterranean architectures, the nearby 16th century Governor's house Palazzo Abis, the charming 14th century Church of San Francesco, the austere Palau Reial, and of course the sandy beaches and the long pine tree marina surrounded with bars, restaurants, disco-clubs, campsites and resorts offering diving course and excursions.
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25 Oct 2011
"A true piece of Sardinia - great outdoor area"
We are two danish families who travelled together, four adults, a boy aged 7, three girls aged 10-11 and a girl aged 15.
Plenty of room for two families both for doing things together and being able to retire more privately.
We almost lived 12 hours outdoors every day, using the outdoor kitchen - lots of wood, the fantastic pool and lovely sunbeds.
The garden was perfect for us - rustic and lush. Some days the next door dogs went into the garden to help the Michele and his sons with watering the plants, maintaining the house, etc.
We only had minor language-difficulties as Michele just understood Italian, but he was very kind and helpful.
Pool was cleaned twice a week, and linen/towels cleaned once a week.
We stayed two weeks at Villa Patrizio and we loved the house, and the kids especially loved the pool, -but also the beautiful rural area around the house situated close to Alghero.
We hope to come back soon again
31 Aug 2011
"Relaxing family holiday, everyone had a fab time."
The villa is very spacious and rooms comfortable, the huge bathroom was a bonus for everyone. The kitchen well equipped to make large sumptous meals for everyone. Two things that could be looked at:
1 .felt pads could be added to the chairs in the dining area. The bedrooms are below the living area everytime a dining chair was moved you could hear it in the bedrooms below, not ideal for young kids trying to sleep.
2. the electricity went off on numerous occasions, dont know whether this is a problem just for the villa or a more general problem.
A welcome hamper might also be a nice addition when renting the villa. Michael (neighbour who met us at the airport) very kindly went out to get us some milk after arriving very late off the flight.
The outdoor area is amazing, plenty of room for everyone under the gazebo. The pool area is great and very clean, the pool guy was there twice in a week.
Would recommend the villa to others looking for relaxing break in comfortable surroundings.
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