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Built in traditional Sardinian style, apartment Casa di Volpe is set in a quiet location within pretty gardens on the hill above Pittulongu on the beautiful North East Coast. The apartment is single storey, with nothing above and sleeps 4 people. It has two double bedrooms, the main bedroom has a double bed, and the second bedroom has twin beds. There are two shower rooms. The living area is open plan, with a well stocked kitchen with fridge/freezer and dishwasher, the living area has a large L shaped sofa and coffee table.
Case di Volpe benefits from a large private furnished covered terrace, ideal for relaxing and dining. it has a dinning area with a dinning table and four chairs, and a lounge area with a sofa, two chairs and a coffee table. Off this is a private small garden, whilst a spiral staircase leads to an upper solarium terrace again furnished with a sofa, two chairs and a table perfect for enjoying a cooling aperitif and for soaking up the view over the beautiful Golfo di Olbia towards Isola Tavolara. .
We can also provide a cot and high chair at no extra cost, but this must be confirmed at time of booking.
The apartment offers unlimited free wifi, and optional air conditioning/heating.
This is our own apartment which we use whilst holidaying in Sardinia, so is furnished to a high standard, and is professionally maintained, by our local English representative. We lock all our personal belongings away in the third bedroom, so there are no locked cupboards or owners belongings in our guests way.
Additionally, the apartment has use of a communal pool with life guard (June to early September) with sun terrace with views over the Gulf.
There is also a covered private parking space.
We also provide a selection of novels to read, children's games, a freezer bag for picnics on the beach, a beach umbrella, and buckets and spades for the children. To start you offer we provide a welcome pack on arrival with tea, coffee, sugar, water and wine. There is also a lock box for the keys, which allows you instant access whatever time you arrive.
The apartment is ideal for a family holiday or for a couple wanting a quiet romantic break. Ideal summer holiday rental or throughout the year. For more information log onto our website www.apartmentsinsardinia.co.uk
Please feel secure that we are not an agency, and that the write up and photos are taken by us and written by us about the property that you would be renting.We have been letting out this villa since 2009, and have a proven track record of happy holiday makers, many of whom return to us on a regular basis. With my long standing experience all guests receive comprehensive paperwork throughout the booking process, and when you arrive you will find an information folder. Along with a welcome pack of wine, water, milk, tea, coffee and sugar. Additionally, we and our English representative in Sardinia are always available to you.
Casa di Volpe is situated in Pittulongu, which is perfect all year round, and is an ideal base for guests who want a stunning location, yet be close to good amenities. Pittulongu is known for its 1.5km beach of white sand, this is our nearest beach and is just a 10 minute walk away. Locally to us are some of the best beaches in Europe, all with beautiful white sand and crystal clear waters. Locally we have a well-stocked supermarket, a fish and bread shop, as well as some great restaurants and bars. The nearest restaurants are situated along the beach, and all offer a good selection of pasta, pizza and fish and views over the bay.
Olbia is just a 10 minute drive away, and is a bustling city and port (although more the size of an English town). Here you will find all the facilities you would expect, a good selection of shops, restaurants, bars, banks, a fantastic archaeological museum, roman remains and a hospital.
Olbia airport is just 20 minutes drive, Alghero airport is 1.5 hour drive straight across the island, and Cagliari is a 4 hour drive down south.
Pittulongu is also ideally sited to explore the beautiful coastline, the renowned Costa Smeralda, or Emerald coast, the marinas of Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo, and the unspoilt and little known interior of the island.
For our booked guests exclusively we have arranged family friendly yacht charter on a 41ft catamaran, or a motor boat, both with English speaking Skippers.
Available on request at very good rates from June to September.
Water sports, tuition and hire of paddle boards, windsurfers, dinghies and ribs are available locally.
Sardinia is a paradise for sports enthusiasts with a wide range of sports available locally from cycling to caving to golf on one of the prettiest golf courses in the world, the renowned Pevero Golf Club.
There is a fun water park nearby.
Getting to Sardinia, and Olbia specifically is very easy and quick from the UK, other European cities, and even Russia, North America and Canada.
Even better with three airports on the island, and four major ferry ports, you can choose between flying and catching a ferry.
Sardinia is often called the 'Caribbean of the Mediterranean', but is just a 2.5 hour flight time from most European cities, so unlike the Caribbean there is no long haul flight, and better still no jet lag!! An early morning flight into Olbia will get you to our location before lunch, so by early afternoon you could be swimming in the sea or the pool.
Olbia benefits from both an airport and ferry port so you have the choice of either flying, or driving and arriving by ferry. Flying into Olbia is the best solution, as the airport is only a 20 minute drive, so a nice quick and easy transfer when you arrive. Olbia airport is south of the city, and we are north along the coast.
Easyjet flies into Olbia from London Gatwick, Luton, as well as Bristol and Manchester.
Meridiana flies into Olbia from London Gatwick.
BA flies into Olbia in season from London Heathrow.
In season June to October there are also charter flights from Birmingham and Stanstead.
You could also consider a two location holiday flying into Olbia and spending time with us, and then going onto Corsica, or down south to Cagliari, or onto mainland Italy, all of which are served by Easyjet flights.
Olbia ferry port is even closer, so the other way to get to us is by ferry from mainland Italy, or indeed from France via Porto Torres on the west coast.
We always advise our guests to hire a car, as it seems a shame to come this fantastic island and not be able to explore the beautiful coastline and the unspoilt interior. With this in mind we have an exclusive arrangement with UK based price comparison site www.rhinocar.com. when once your booking is confirmed with us,we will send you a special discount code to get 10% off.
Payment in UK Pounds Sterling only. Note prices are per week.
Easy quick and safe payment is via bank electronic transfer which allows for a 'real time' paper trail.
Please note that the price quoted INCLUDES white linen, white towels, T Towels and final clean for the number of guests specified at the time of booking. Any additional linen and towels required for additional guests will incur a charge of £15 per person. During your stay if you require additional linens, towels and cleaning this can be arranged locally, and paid for in Euros direct to our representative. The apartment is cleaned before each changeover. You just need to take your own swimming towels.
The only extra charge is for optional air conditioning/heating, which is available at a cost of £50 per week, unfortunately we have to charge this due to the high cost of electricity.
Breakage deposit of £200 payable with the final balance, and returned when the apartment has been checked, and you are home.
As Olbia Council now charges a Tourist Tax, we the property owner’s have to charge this tax to all guests over the age of 12 years. The tax charge is £1.80 per person per night. This Tax charge will show as a separate item on your invoice, and will be payable with the final balance and breakage deposit one month before departure.
Casa di Volpe is generally booked for full weeks, but we may consider shorter breaks out of season.
In high season July and August the changeover day is a Saturday, but it is always worth checking to see if we have flexibility out of the main season.
Arrival after 2pm, departure before 10am.
Deposit of 50% payable at time of booking (non refundable) with the balance due one month before departure.
Deposits are non refundable but very happy to try and offer alternative dates
For early bookings received before December 1st, a reduced initial deposit of 25% payable at the time of booking (non refundable), then 25% on January 1st, with the final balance and breakage deposit payable one month before departure.