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“Outstanding, beautiful and peaceful villa”
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Casa Vaddeddi- The living room
Casa Vaddeddi-Fireplace
The pool
The olive tree
The sunset from the deck
Winter from casa Vaddeddi
Casa Vaddeddi-The bedroom
Casa Vaddeddi-View on the garden from the bedroom
Casa Vaddeddi-Side towards the hills
View toward the sea
Casa Vaddeddi-View of the rirserva from  the terrace
Ruins in the riserva of Vendicari
View on the Iblei
Sailing in Marzamemi
Marzamemi at night
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicily

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Bpqc
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Outstanding, beautiful and peaceful villa”
Reviewed 22 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed for 8 days and enjoyed it very much. The hosts were very kind and helpful and made our stay very pleasant. The Vila is in a quiet rural location with lovely fruit and nut trees everywhere. It is a very modern building with all you could need and has lovely outdoor eating areas. The view out to sea from the terrace is wonderful. There is lots of space for families and a great pool to cool off in. You need a car to see all the wonderful attractions nearby like Noto, Siracusa and beaches at Vendacari reserve. We would happily go back to Casa Vaddeddi next time in Sicily.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
23 Sep 2015
Dear Ben we are very happy about all that you have written.
You all are perfect host.
We hope to see you and your family soon by Casa Vaddeddi.
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Johan R
Laarne, Belgium
1 review
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“Superb views from a nice house”
Reviewed 3 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We rented the house early April and found it a marvelous place to spend a relaxing week. It is located on the country side between the lemon and almond trees, but with a view on the see from the balcony. So it is a very quiet place with hardly any disturbance of cars or other people. A supermarket is only 10 minutes away (close to Noto) and you can easily visit all of southern Sicily from here.
The house is very modern and well equipped, perfect for the four of us, as our teenagers could use the upstairs bedroom. We enjoyed the different spots to sit in the garden around the house (as the weather was a mix of hot sun and a sometimes chilly wind). The pool was already open, but the water was still too cold to use it. The heating system (which is also the airco) was very useful for the cold evenings. There are 2 good mountain bikes available.
The only complaint our teenagers had was that the speed of the Internet is not always very good, but isn’t that what is holiday is about ? ;-).

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Liked best: The great view from the house
Liked least: The speed of the Internet
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Joerg W
Plankstadt, Germany
2 reviews
“Amazing views”
Reviewed 21 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We have rented the house for 14 days and enjoyed our stay a lot. The key memories are the sun dawns on the hills of Sicily, watching falling stars while we were swimming in the pool, the sheep silently moving across the neighbor fields in the evening and the upper terries with the view to the sea.
The reception was very warm and friendly. The best supermarkets we can recommend are in Avola. Also try the Kukua Beach in Fontane Bianche and swimming in the Cavagrande! A must have!

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Liked best: The views and the style.
Liked least: Directions to supermarkets.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
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footloose...
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“A great place to chill for few days.”
Reviewed 29 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

The house is in a very private location, with fantastic views of the sea from the balcony (moonrise over the sea one evening) and sunset over olive trees and distant hills from the terrace. The house is one of the nicest we’ve stayed in - looks good, with a clever minimalist design that works well for a couple, and would be fine for a family of four once the kids are old enough to enjoy the steep staircase. The pool provides an additional sitting area and a way of cooling off with a long thin shape that means you can swim properly in it.

You can drive into Noto in ten minutes, with a supermarket and petrol station on the left as you drive in, and some impressive baroque architecture.

The Vendicari nature reserve gives access to a beautiful coastline - a great bay (deserted when we arrived), and an abandoned tuna fish processing factory that looks like a ruined temple! The Cassible river north of Noto has a fantastic limestone gorge you can walk down into (or just look at) from a car park reached from a side road north of Avola Antica.

The only downside is that the area has a large population of flying biting insects that were particularly active in late afternoon and early evening. Our solution was to use plenty of insect repellant and spend the evening on the balcony (most of them didn’t seem to fly that high). A good place to stay despite the bites!

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Liked best: Just a nice place to be
Liked least: Insect population
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Meg44Aixe...
Aix en Provence
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“Could be great…..but…….”
Reviewed 3 December 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We chose Casa Vaddeddi because we like a minimalist style and because of its location….olive and lemon trees, etc. close to the Vendicari reserve,and Noto and it had a swimming pool. We asked before we rented whether it would be possible to swim and were told it depended on the weather. To be expected…

We have mixed feelings about this rental property… and all the other reviews seem glowing!
It is indeed in a pleasant part of the country in terms of views, is close to Vendicari, not as close as expected to Noto… but that could be because of a whole bunch of new roundabouts leading in to the city.
It certainly looks nice and could have been great. However it has some shortcomings which we found very dissappointing…….
1) Bathroom…. Another reviewer commented on the sliding door to bathroom. My reaction was ‘who cares’! When we got there, we did! Basically each side of the bathroom has a sliding wall, not a pocket door. No handle to pull it, nothing to hold it in place, no way to have it fit tightly in place. No privacy! OK for a couple, sort of! Definitely not possible for 2 couples sharing! One side opens 50cm from the head of the bed, the other 1 meter from the couch.
2) Living room….. there is only 1 small couch, seating for 2…..where are the other 2 supposed to sit??
3) No indoor dining area……we brought a table inside… We were there at the end of Oct so temperature dropped rapidly in the evening.
4) No lighting…… one small insignificant light on either side of the living space, one hanging in the middle of the bed. So not possible to read.
5) Stairs…. Were extremely steep and almost impossible coming down because of the inclination of the step.
6) Impossible to sit outdoors…..this was very disappointing! Anytime we tried to sit outdoors to eat we were totally surrounded by flies. We had to spray every time we left the house as so many came in any time the door was opened. There is a sewage treatment plant opposite……we wondered if that contributed. We did buy fly spray and repellant cream after we got there. Another reviewer did mention it but it was far worse than we could have imagined.
7) Swimming pool… as I had displayed interest in us swimming while there if the weather co-operated we were rather surprised to return one day and find that the steps to get in had been removed. We sent a text to the owners but no response….. next time we went to the pool the cover for the winter was on!
8) The place had minimal information. No instructions as to how to use anything, no help with how to find closest supermarkets etc.
The key holder lived 30mins away and couldn’t even tell us where to dump the rubbish!

We would not rent this house again, nor would we recommend it to others.

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Liked best: the surrounding countryside, the closeness to the Vendicari reserve
Liked least: The numerous flies outside and within the house.Couldn't leave windows open.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
5 Dec 2013
First of all we are very sorry that you do not appreciate the beauty of the house and the place.
-We use sliding door in many our design and it could like or not.
-The couch is for 3 person but you have a lot of seats and another 4 person couch upstairs in front of the terrace on the sea.
-In summer till september in Casa Vaddeddi you stay always outside but you have 3 little table that you could use inside.
-All around the house we have 8 light . In that days as you know has rained a lot and the light has gone in all the house. Probably the electricall planel reset the function but we where not there for arrange it. We are very sorry about that.
-The stair are steep because Casa Vaddeddi is minimal and we can't place a different stair but we have had many families with small boys and except one time no one said us something.
-Unfortunatly you have found many flies ,but it could depend from the seasons and by the natural place :We are near sea ,but in the full countryside with farms around.
- The swimming pool in october is closed and we asked to our service maintenance and the day before yours departure was raining. We closed the swimming pool in full october only the last day of yours journey and we could not imagine that the weather could have changed so fast.
We are sorry about that.
-You have written and contacted us before your departure and during your stay. Always we have replayed at the moment we had the message .
-The use of the electric fire is very simple like air conditioning and laundry machine.
-The house keeper unfortunatly don't speak english.
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