Perched on the cliffs in untouched natural surroundings
La Casa Esmeralda is situated in the vicinity of Porto Rafael on a unspoiled stretch of coast, where its natural state is intact and wild; it is an isolated house with only one neighbour, a few metres from the water, in surrounding countryside that has no equal in Sardinia or even in the Mediterranean area as a whole. A country road leads from the main road to the house, shaded parking is provided.
The house lies high on the cliff and is surrounded by rocks and a variety of plants, such as myrtle, juniper, ilex and strawberry trees. From the front of the house, you can gaze at the islands of Maddalena, Caprera, Spargi, and Santo Stefano, and, in the distance, the mountain peaks of Corsica. The nearby Porto Rafael is a small and trendy sea-side resort. You will find two cafés and a grocer. A larger supermarket and wide choice of shops can be found in Palau, a 10 minute drive from there.
The descent to the sea takes about 7 minutes. It is a lovely walk through the mediterranean macchia (bushes). There are wonderful walks to be had along the coast. The villa covers approximately 180 square metres and follows the slope of the land which allows for an upper and a lower ground floor. On the upper level the large living room opens onto a generous terrace, the kitchen and three bedrooms. The lower level has two bedrooms, each with a private terrace. All windows open onto the sea.
The house has no air conditioning since there is never any need for it; the maestro wind is more efficient. The house is comfortable, in excellent condition and in perfect working order; it provides an opportunity for total immersion in nature and complete distancing from the stress that people end up living with for most of the year. It is a house for people who want just what it offers.
Activities & Places of Interest
Porto Rafael: the village was built in the 60ies by count Rafael Neville, a member of the international jet-set. Following his footsteps a number of villas were built around the small port by people in search of unspoilt coasts and cristal clear water. The Costa Smeralda and the jet-set seaside Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo are at a distance of 30 to 40 km from Punta Sardegna.
The national park "Arcipelago della Maddalena" and the islands of Caprera, Spargi, Budelli, La Vezzi and Cavallo, are a natural site of unusual beauty. They can be visited by boat over the day. The village of La Maddalena is the oldest settlement of the area. You can cross the channel by ferry, even for dinner in one of the restaurants of La Maddalena.
The Yacht Club de Porto Rafael rents out small sailing boats. The clear waters of the bay are considered a paradise for amateur sailors. Only a quarter of hour drive from the house you can discover a number of beautiful beaches. Just to name one of them, Isola die Gabbiani attracts many surfers.
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HOLIDAY HOME AMENITIES
- Direct access to the sea
- Internet WIFI connection
- Washing machine
- 4 ring gas hob
- Large fridge with freezer
- Iron and ironing board
- Terrace covered with a loggia
- Car park
Porto Rafael 2 km
Palau 10 km
Olbia 40 km
Porto Cervo 43 km
Private access to the sea, sailing, surfing, fishing, sightseeing, walks along the coast.
Please note: the Google Maps are only approximative, the exact address will be given after finalized booking.
Choose your holiday home
Upper ground floor:
1 large living room and terrace
2 double rooms with en suite bathroom
1 bedroom with 3 beds with en suite bathroom
Lower ground floor:
1 twin bedroom with en suite bathroom and private terrace
1 bedroom with 4 beds with en suite bathroom and private terrace
Terrace equipped for outdoor life
Weekly rates in €
|Casa Esmeralda||18 Aug 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
13 PAX 13
|12900 EUR €||Calendar||Request BookingCasa Esmeralda|
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Extra set of towels during the week: EUR 5 per set.
Extra set of tablecloth and napkins: EUR 5 per set.
Security deposit, telephone to be paid in euros on the premises:
- Security deposit: EUR 500.
- Telephone: metered.
Bed, bath (3 towels per person, beach towels) and kitchen linens, electricity, gas, Internet WIFI connection, maid service (4 hours twice a week), final cleaning, a welcome pack (2 bottles of wine/one red and one white, 3 bottles of mineral water, bread, cheese and tomatoes) all included in the price.
In the house you will find salt, pepper, sugar, oil and vinegar. Washing up liquid and new sponge, dishwasher detergent, soap powder for the washing machine, a soapbar in every bathroom, toilet paper at arrival, detergent for the bathrooms are provided.