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70sqm Flat + 40 Sqm Terrace+ Exclusive Use Swimming Pool + Internet Wi Fi

Overview

Property

Updated: 14-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

About the property

Flat + Pool in Siracusa area - Country Side, 6km From Siracus

Casa Carlotta is a 70 sqm nice 2 bedroom flat, fully restored in 2016, it enjoys two spacious terraces and a large and huge swimming pool! Its is located in the country side, only 6km from the city of Siracusa and only 8 min' driving distance to the sandy beach of Arenella. Car park inside the property. Casa Carlotta is made of a bright living room, nice kitchen that looks on the first terrace, a double bedroom, another bedroom with 2 single beds and 2 small bathrooms each one with shower, bidet, sink. Our guests can benefit from air-conditioning, washing machine and illimited wi fi connection.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Giuseppina Bianca
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
14 February, 2017

5 Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

5

Private base to explore Sicily or relax by pool

  • 5 of 5

Casa Carlotta was the perfect base for our family's first trip to Sicily. The pool is a great size and the recent work means there is plenty of inside space if you need to retreat from the sun. The cottage is close enough to Syracuse with its markets, dining, historic sites and shops, but located far enough from town to make it enormously peaceful and relaxing. From here we visited the South Coast for a short Inspector Montalbano-themed route, visited the outlet centre in Agira and I even went for a day trip up to the route of the Targa Florio up in the North. As others have said, you will need a car here.

Don't be put off by the arrangements for payment. Stéphanie is responsive by email ahead of the date and met us on arrival in town to guide us safely to the cottage. We loved it so much we left our security deposit as a downpayment for the following year!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write a review. Your honest comments are encouraging and help us remain enthusiastic when welcoming our guests. It will be a pleasure to see you again in May 2017 😊
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5

Lovely cottage fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

We planned 2 weeks in Sicily and spent1 week in this lovely cottage, we were so happy when we found out the huge pool and the welcoming atmosphere of the property. We would like to thank both Stéphanie for her warm welcome in a perfect English and the owners, Vanessa and Marco, always ready to help us understand how small things work like air-conditioning and the oven. The location was also perfect to visit Syracuse city which is 15 mn' drive. We will definetely come back!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

We planned 2 weeks in Sicily and spent our first week in this lovely cottage, we've been so happy when we found out the huge pool and the welcoming atmosphere of the property. We would like to thank both Stéphanie who welcomed us in a perfect English and the owners who have been so kind during our stay, always ready to help us understand how small things work like air-conditioning and the oven, The location was perfect also to visit Syracuse city which is 15 mn' drive. We will definetely come back.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa in Sicily countryside
5

Great getaway for families with children

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful holiday! A quiet, clean and modern villa with a lovely swimming pool. Beautifully kept grounds with jasmine and olive trees and lots of privacy. Courteous and polite owners. It's around eight minutes' drive from a lovely beach (Arenella) and a short drive (about 20 minutes) to the old city of Ortigia in Siracuse.

The location, surrounded by working farms, suited us brilliantly. Just 40 minutes from Catania airport. The welcome pack was much appreciated with an enormous yummy pasta dish and some of the olive oil made on site! Please note that you definitely need a car to rent this, and stock up on bottled water because you are not able to drink the tap water. It's not exactly aimed at children ( little elements such as duvets that do not have duvet covers, layout of the kitchen etc ) but actually the villa worked out really well. The second bedroom is very cosy. Swimming pool has plenty of shallow bits for little ones to splash about in and is far enough away from the terraces so that outdoor spaces are safe for kids to play, and the owner's children delighted ours!

If there are any criticisms it is the way in which the payment is done (wired deposit and then cash when we arrived). Also, got a bit nervous about who exactly we were dealing with because the person who replied to our emails enquiring about the property was in fact the agent managing the property (she didn't seem to have a job title, company name, or surname) and not the owner. That said, she turned out to be very amiable and real! Also the directions to the beach, which is so very close, were terrible. some people have not managed to find it at all during their time here. If anybody mentions a traffic circle, just remember that means a junction and not necessarily roundabout!

All in all a lovely holiday home at a reasonable price.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Modern villa with super pool

  • 4 of 5

Just had a great week at the Casa Carlotta. Sweet villa with very comfortable beds, property was very clean on arrival and had everything needed for the stay. Nice to get a welcome meal awaiting for us as we were late in from our flight, and some small bits for breakfast. Stephanie was very welcoming and gave us lots of very useful information. The pool is stunning, extremely large for a small villa and very clean and there are great out door facilites. We missed a proper inside lounge as sofa was in a central hall but good weather meant we were outside a lot. An outside BBQ would have been useful. Villa well placed for Syracusa, in avery quiet rural area, we didnt find an easily accessed sandy beach, but plenty to do otherwise. If you are looking for a relaxed holiday, time at the pool chilling with some sight seeing then this would suit well.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Catania at 60 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The closest sandy beach is only 8 min' drive! It is the beach of Arenella, you have also other sandy beaches 15 min' driving distance.

Travel:

A car is essential. Catania is the closest airport and about 1 hour by car. Palermo is a 3 hour drive.

Distances:

The cottage is located in the countryside only 6 km from the city of

SIRACUSA and 8 mn' driving distance to the sandy beach of ARENELLA

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
low season
20 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£296
for 5 nights
From
£59
£339
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
mid season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£272
for 5 nights
£381
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
mid season
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
6 night minimum stay
£472
for 6 nights
£550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
mid season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
£501
for 6 nights
£584
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
high season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£635
for 7 nights
£635
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£514
for 5 nights
£720
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
mid season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£501
for 6 nights
£584
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
mid season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
6 night minimum stay
£464
for 6 nights
£542
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£296
for 5 nights
From
£59
£339
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Changeover day flexible.
Check-in time: from 2:30 pm to 8 pm, an extra of EUROS 20 is asked for any check-in beyond 8pm (no check-in during the night)
Check-out time: by 10 am.

Booking Notes:
Deposit upon booking: 30% by bank transfer. Balance: upon arrival in cash (euros).
Security deposit: € 100 in cash upon arrival (fully refundable provided that there are no damages).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Small bathroom 1 with shower + sink + wc + bidet Small bathroom 2 with wc + sink + bidet + shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed + wardrobe + flat screen tv +satellite + air-conditioning/heating Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds or double bed + wardrobe + flat screen tv + air conditioning/heating

Outside

  • Garden

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Self-catering accommodation. Please note that the property is divided into 3 different cottages fully independent (each has its own swimming pool, garden, terraces etc), only the entrance of the property and the car park area are shared. The pool is available until 7pm as we need to clean it every evening  Outside: Large swimming pool, + 4 outdoor beds + outdoor shower, open from May 1st to October 31st On the terrace of the cottage, there is an outside table with chairs that seat 4. There is also a spacious outdoor sofa. Utility Room: washing machine available Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are changed once a week Pool towels are also provided but not beach towels Cleaning before arrival and after departure is included in the price

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