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Private Villa with Pool a Tranquil Setting, originally a Baglio. Family friendly

People13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Villa in Alcamo, Trapani, Sicily, Italy - Views of Vineyards and Mountains 15 Minutes from the Beach

'Villa Mamma' sleeps 10+2 people, with 6 bedrooms. There are three double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, fitted to a very high standard. Also a further double bedroom, two smaller bedrooms, one with twin beds, cot and high-chair available. Located centrally is a luxurious family bathroom adapted for disabled persons. A large open plan living-dining-kitchen room is ideal for creating a friendly holiday atmosphere, this leads directly out into a courtyard on one side and on the other leads outside to the garden with private swimming pool. The house is surrounded by undeveloped open countryside offering the occupants complete privacy. There is an outdoor dinning area situated under a covered veranda which includes a BBQ and pizza oven. This property has been restored to a very high standard all fixtures used have been sourced from high quality supplies. With local marble used extensively throughout the property giving a cool clean feel in Summer and deceptively warm in Winter.


Owner
Francesca and Russell
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Francesca and Russell

We are a Sicilian family, our family has lived here for many generations. Our house has been built with you in mind - finished to a level that we would be happy to live in. We want you to have the perfect holiday and relax, in total tranquility.

Family values are very important to us, when you are here with your family we want you to enjoy our house.

Why Francesca and Russell chose Trapani province

This is a family property that has been in the family for generations. Originally a farm house now a high specification family home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at Villa Mama in August 2014. We were a part of a party of 5 adults and 5 boys between the ages of 3 –7 years! We spent a couple of nights in Palermo ( Mango Pizzeria was fantastic) and then drove to the villa. On arrival we were greeted by the owners with a wonderful selection of fresh melon, figs, strawberries and grapes picked from their land. The large villa was amazing and perfect for a group of our size. The children and adults all loved the glorious swimming pool and in the rest of the villa there was everything we needed there for all of us. The rooms were clean, spacious and very well laid out. A car is essential in this location I would say – especially if you want to make the most of the amazing coves scattered along the coast. Our favourite spot was in Scopella! Fantastic for snorkelling. Thank-you for a great holiday!"
Sep 2009
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Location

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

15 minutes from the beach.

Travel:

Nearest airports are Palermo and Trapani, both approx 45 minutes by car.

Further Details:

The property is surrounded by undeveloped open countryside. Only grape vines and windmills for company.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Alcamo in Province of Trapani

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Three en-suite bathrooms all with showers, wc, bidet and basin. One main bathroom with shower, wc, basin fitted out for disabled persons. All fixtures and fittings are of a superior quality.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/13 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, on the first floor a double room with en-suite. Bedroom 2, double room with en-suite. Bedroom 3 double room with en-suite. Bedroom 4 double room. Bedroom 5 with three single beds. Bedroom 6 - small room, reserve beds for 10 plus 3.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Notes:
Airconditioning is available in all the rooms. Unlimited Wifi access is available. Outside: Private pool. Barbecue. There is an outdoor dining area situated under a covered veranda which includes a BBQ and pizza oven. Utility Room: Washing machine, toilet and shower. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided and changed mid week.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews
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Villa Mamma is a lovely rural retreat. Not too far from shops and restaurants.

  • 4 of 5

The villa is lovely, Renato left us a whole box full of freshly picked produce on our first day, he also came occasionally with some freshly laid eggs. The pool is a great size for swimming and ball games. The kitchen was fully kitted out with plenty of everything you need to cook and eat here. We used the BBQ and the wood burning pizza oven, which was a really great way to cook. The grass surrounding the pool area was cool to walk on a hot day, the breezes came across the valley which helped to keep the 30+ degree temps reasonable. We all had a great week and the only minor complaint is that the beds were a bit firm for our liking. Aircon in all rooms was a big bonus and the villa is full of character surrounded by farmland and mountains with beautiful and panoramic views from the pool area. Our thanks to Francesca and Renato

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious, well constructed & very clean

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this property with my wife and four children. The house is immaculate and it's a very quiet area, only 5 minutes from town. Pool was great and they cleaned it every day. I am definitely going back here.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa Mamma : An amazing oasis

  • 5 of 5

This house is the most beautiful property we have ever stayed in.

The photographs do not do the house justice! It is so much more beautiful in real life. In particular, the living area is much bigger. I would highly recommend Villa Mamma for a group of friends or family travelling together. There is space to hang out together, but also to get away from each other!

The house had the perfect configuration for our group (4 couples, one single person and 4 kids) with 6 bedrooms.

And the warm welcome from Francesca and Renato, made us feel like we were visiting friends.

The house is just a dream. And everything was supplied: dishwasher tablets, washing powder, toilet roll, and a load of food to start us off: tea, coffee, meat , bread , fruit, wine and beer.....The bbq and pizza oven in the garden made eating at home a pleasure. And there were fresh beans and peas from the garden. And fresh herbs from the garden that could be thrown into salads.

The location of the house , about 5k outside Alcamo, means a car is essential, and an assertive driving style helps! The location means that you can go to Alcamo for an authentic Italian country town vibe (we highly recommend Algatopardo restaurant in Alcamo) , or to Castellare del Golfo (about 15k) for a more touristy atmosphere. And it was the perfect base for travelling a bit further a field.

We were in Villa Mamma for the first week of May, and a week was not enough to see all of the sights that we would have liked to see.

The personal touch provided by Francesca and Renato really added to the experience, and the advice that gave us about what to see and do, was invaluable.

Overall, a brilliant property , run to an extremely high standard by the very attentive Francesca.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Just AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Mamma with 5 children last year and it was absolutely AMAZING. I am just trying to book another few weeks for 2016 in Sicily which prompted me to write this late review. We want to try another side of the island otherwise we would definitely stay again. It was a perfect, fantastic villa, brilliant pool and wonderfully tranquil location. We explored so many parts of the island from this location with no problems. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Best Property We've Ever Rented

  • 5 of 5

We've rented properties all over the world for 25 years, and Villa Mamma was, without a doubt, the best house we've ever stayed in. The house and pool were immaculately presented, the location superb and tranquil, and the kitchen incredibly well equipped. Add in the wood fired pizza oven, the huge built-in barbecue and some added surprises that we won't spoil here, we would love to return and would be happy to recommend the house and the area to anyone.

Francesca and Renato were incredibly welcoming and helpful, and Francesca speaks very good English.

Alcamo is within easy reach and is itself a lovely town.

We needn't have gone any further if we hadn't wanted too, but within an hour of Alcomo are a range of the most amazing places and beaches to visit. All of this within 40 minutes of Palermo airport. If you're thinking of visiting Sicily, then you'll be hard pushed to beat Villa Mamma.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Alcamo, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
31 Mar 2018 - 26 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,097
for 7 nights
£2,097
 
 
Early summer
27 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,253
for 7 nights
£2,253
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,409
for 7 nights
£2,409
 
 
Autumn
2 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,253
for 7 nights
£2,253
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1
for 7 nights
£1
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
The electricity is free for the first 250kw then €0.50/ kw and gas is charged €4 per m3, if you are careful this is plenty for your stay, however if for example you leave the air conditioning on all day and night then there may be an electricity charge. Extra Final Cleaning euros 150 to be paid on arrival
Deposit: euros 400
Note book early to avoid disappointment. Please contact owner.
We are sorry but if there is a cancellation (by the renter) and the property is not rebooked the deposit cannot be refunded.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, vacate property before 10.00hrs arrive after 16.00hrs.

Please check prices and availability.
All prices are quoted in Euros and payable in Euros.
The first element of the gas and electricity are free, the charges are to prevent an excess usage

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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