About the property
- Villa1829 sq. ft.
- Separate WC's0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
Sleeps up to 9 / 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2+ large terraces, covered patio, BBQ
Set in an elevated position providing stunning panoramic views over Genn'e Mari beach, the sea and the surrounding hills, Villa Barretti is a detached villa providing private, peaceful accommodation for up to eight / nine people.
4 bedrooms (3 x double, 1 x full-size bunk beds), 3 bathrooms (2 x en-suite) with a spacious sea-facing living room and all amenities including air-conditioning (in the bedrooms), washing machine and dishwasher.
It features 2 large paved and 2 further terraces - all with spectacular views, a covered patio, shaded decking, a large 12 metre infinity-style pool and a BBQ
The nearest beach is a 10-15 mins walk down a path that avoids roads.
The capital Cagliari is 30km away and the resort of Villasimius is 15 km.
The pool and one of the en-suite bedrooms are on a separate terrace from the main accommodation, down a flight of steps accessed via a gate, affording protection for toddlers.
Ample parking for 2-3 cars
Nearby beaches / facilities: There is a gorgeous sandy beach that is accessible by a path in10-15 mins. It avoids going on or crossing any roads. There is a golf course about 15km away in Villasimius, a horse riding centre, and boats can be rented there too
Shops / restaurants / bars / nightlife: There is a good supermarket / fishmonger / butcher / ATM/ cafe / bar / pizzeria at about a 20-25 minute pleasant walk down the hill and along the beach. There are other restaurants nearby, but you will need a car to reach them. Da Barbara in Solanas is the close and well reviewed.
Accommodation: The property is on four terraces, and accommodation and the pool are arranged over the top two. The main villa is on the top terrace, the pool is on the lower terrace which is accessed via a gate, so small children can be managed. n.b. one of the en-suite bedrooms is separate from the main house, on the lower (pool) terrace and so is unsuitable for unsupervised children.
Please note that during high season we are only able to accept bookings starting and finishing on Saturdays. Outside high season there is flexibility.
n.b. there are small additional charges payable locally for excess electricity consumption (>100KwH / week) and laundry (optional).
Rebecca Barrett or Peter van der Lee
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- Response time:
- within two days
- English, French, french
- Calendar last updated:
- May 21, 2018
Why Rebecca Barrett or Peter van der Lee chose Sinnai
we bought this property because of its setting - spectacular views over the sea and surrounding hills and so peaceful
What makes this Villa unique
* Fabulous setting with panoramic views overl the surrounding hills, beach and sea. * South-west facing for all day sun and spectacular sunsets. * Large (12m) pool overlooking the sea * Quiet, secluded location for peace and privacy. * Un-spoilt area with great beaches and countryside.
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Lovely villa with stunning views
Just returned from a 2 week stay at Villa Barretti and everyone of our party (4 adults and 3 teens) have had a fabulous time. The villa is lovely, bedrooms and lounge are all very comfortable and kitchen, whilst small, is well equipped containing everything you need. The majority of our time at the villa was spent outdoors either eating and drinking on the terraces or enjoying the lovely pool and lounging in the sun. The views are stunning and we particularly enjoyed these at nighttime where the sunsets are beautiful and views of the stars breathtaking. Our trips out were to the local beaches, supermarkets and restaurants in nearby Solanas, Villasimius and Costa Rei. Highlight of our holiday was hiring a boat for the day to tour the beautiful coastline, stopping frequently to enjoy the snorkelling. To be honest, I was nervous about booking this holiday, having no experience of booking direct with villa owners but Rebecca and Peter were both very prompt in their communications with us and everything went without a hitch. Francesco was also very friendly, informative and helpful whilst we were at the villa. All in all a superb holiday, thank you Rebecca and Peter for sharing your lovely villa with us.
Thanks for your kind review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Barretti.
We try hard to make sure your stay goes as smoothly as possible and that the villa has all that you need to make your holiday special, so it's pleasing to know that it helped to create an enjoyable holiday. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon.
Wonderful house in a stunning location.
Absolutely lovely house for our family group of 8 adults. Surpassed our expectations and provided a wonderful base for an extremely happy week in a lovely setting. The villa was very attractive and comfortable - real care has been taken to ensure that most visitors needs are met. The manager, Francesco ,was very helpful and accommodating and the villa was immaculate when we arrived. We had outstandingly beautiful weather so every meal and most living was done outside on the wonderful terraces but the sitting room would have been a happy alternative had we not been so lucky! The kitchen is small but very well equipped - garlic press, cafetiere, tea pot, food processor, salad spinner, plenty of pans, cutlery and plates, a cool box for picnics - not many (if any) things missing from the inventory. Bedrooms are attractive with very comfy beds and the bathrooms are spacious and well appointed. The outdoor spaces and the pool are fantastic - pool large enough for a proper swim and all with a fabulous view of the sea for good measure. Torre delle Stelle has, among other things, a beautiful beach, two beach bars, an excellent fish shop and a quirky but astonishingly well stocked supermarket - it is entirely feasible to walk down to it via the path - though I probably would not relish the trip back up with my shopping. The surrounding beaches were beautiful and we all loved exploring the area - not that it was necessary to go anywhere if you decided to stay put for the week. Everyone hugely enjoyed the holiday - no mean feat with 8 people ranging in age from 68 down to 22 - and we would certainly like to think that we will return to both Sardinia and Villa Barrett - many thanks for creating such a lovely holiday home.
thanks so much for your kind review. we try hard to make your stay as special as possible, so it's very pleasing to get good feedback like this. hopefully you'll choose our villa for your next trip to sardina!
Fantastic Holiday Home
A spectacular holiday home. Great for our family getaway.
Incredibly toddler and baby friendly. Child safe with a secure pool, comfortable baby bed, bunk room and highchair.
Very clean and well maintained.
Loved the view and easy access to the gorgeous beach.
Highly recommended. Will definitely be back! Thanks for an amazing holiday.
Fantastic villa! Great for young & old!
We read the reviews before we booked, but I think our group would like to do more justice to this fantastic place - we were a group of 8, covering three generations and had an absolutely fantastic time using this beautiful villa as a base. The unexpected and highly welcome plus points: Incredible views from the top and bottom terraces (spent many an evening mesmerised by the dramatic sunsets!), so many different places to sit, could find a shady and pleasant place any time of the day, lots of novels, cook books, DVDs, magazines (English, French, German) and games provided - we needn't have taken so much of our own! There were two sets of Scrabble too! Lots of recliners at the pool. Lots of trays for carrying food and drinks out, lots of kitchen equipment, even the enthusiastic cooks among us never ran out of types of crockery! An Italian coffee maker is provided, no need to take your own. The mattresses were surprisingly comfortable, and even though we were there at a time when nights were relatively cool, there were enough blankets provided. We discovered lots of plastic beach toys for kids in the laundry, including for batting games - fantastic! (Most of the blow-up things had holes though). Just really well thought through.
There were rather less positive aspects too, which are no so bad if you take them into account beforehand: the TV connection didn't work at all during our stay there, despite the Francesco's valiant attempts, and the Wifi was only just about good enough for texting, definitely not for fast enough for surfing / streaming. The footpath to the beach is really quite steep and adventurous and one of us was unpleasantly surprised by a large aggresive wild cat. A good solution was to drive to the road below then park at a little lot, taking the path under the road for an easy 2 minute walk to the beach without having to drive through all the dusty Torre delle Stelle roads. On nights too cool to eat outside, note that there is no dining table indoors!
As we were there late Oct/beginning November, most everything was closed during the week, but on the other hand we had entire beaches to ourselves (the Costa del Rei beaches are a dream!). All in all a really wonderful holiday!!
Great place, great location
We, couple with a 2 year old, and my brother stayed for one week in July. The house is well equipped and ideally situated. With the fantastic weather (35 day temp) the air con in the rooms was also very welcome.
The pool area (with bedroom and own bathroom) was well maintained and we spent many an hour by the pool enjoying the view.
The beach is a bit of a walk if you have children but we found it just as easy to drive and park (lazy but the walk back is quite steep). The beach is very busy on the weekends but during the week it was pretty quiet.
The area is well served by small supermarkets, pharmacy and places to eat. A quick drive up the coast provides more options with regards to beaches etc.
The locals are very friendly.
Overall is was a fantastic holiday, in a wonderful location, staying in a great place.
Thanks for the kind review We're very pleased you enjoyed Villa Barretti and had nice holiday.
what a holiday!!
We had a great stay here in September 2008 with our family.
Fantastic outdoor living spaces, with a big garden over four large sun terraces (including some olive trees!). The villa does indeed enjoy 'stunning' views over the beach and sea beyond (no hyperbole here then!) and is nice and private. It's away from the road and there's a path to the beach so no need to worry about kids. It looks south so gets all-day sunshine (unlike another place we stayed at). The view from the large airy lounge is also superb. Gorgeous pool ( we had no problems).
This area of Sardinia is delightful, with lots of great beaches and places to explore. In September there were no crowds at all. Local facilities are very good, but you need to drive to them. Mostly we stayed in.
The house was very clean, nicely finished and well equipped, especially the kitchen which makes a change from some places!
The owners have obviously responded to earlier feedback as cleaning is now included, as is an electricity allowance and the local english-speaking agent is fantastic. Highly recommended!
Situated on a south-facing hill overlooking the pristine beach at Torre del Stelle, Villa Barretti is surrounded by natural scenery and features outstanding views over the sea. Its southerly aspect means you will enjoy un-broken sunshine from early morning to sunset. The large 12m infinity-style pool enhances this aspect.
Accessed via a private road, you will enjoy privacy and seclusion. The local beach can be reached via a foot path that avoids roads, and is sheltered, gently sloping and safe.
The outdoor living space is complemented by a large lounge that also looks out over the sea and 4 bedrooms. The bedrooms are air conditioned and there's a TV, washing maching and dishwasher.
Torre del Stelle is in an unspoiled region, and is less than an hour from the airport. Attractions like watersports, scuba, horseriding, golf, walking, sailing etc. are all available nearby. The area features many other beautiful white sandy beaches and natural environments.
Please note that in peak months we are only able to accept bookings from Saturday to Saturday.
Additional pricing information
Deposit of 30% secures booking. Balance 8 weeks before arrival. Security deposit €500 payable on arrival. 100 KwH electricity included, additional units charged at 0.3 Euro / KwH (to discourage leaving aircon running all day in empty bedrooms). Cleaning charge included. Optional linen rental charge of €15 / person / stay. please enquire about special long stay winter rates