Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Pretty House is a delightful cottage with one very large 4-bedded room, one double bedroom, two bathrooms with shower, living room with kitchenette.
The property is countryside, completely fenced, with a gate that separates it from a small quiet street, which leads to the center of Villamassargia, a walk of 500 meters.
It is an accommodation suitable for individual tourists, group of friends, two couples with or without children, families searching for a relaxing holiday.
The jewel of the house is a large veranda in front of the living room / kitchen, inside a 1000 sqm garden full of flowers and plants: vines, olive trees, palm trees, wisteria and prickly pears. This covered porch is the most desirable for a pleasant summer vacation: outdoor dining with BBQ, comfortable chairs, a sofa, and lounge chairs for your reading, your rest and work on your tan. Everything always in the open air, in 'shade of a canopy of wisteria.
Veranda 1: a very large veranda with table for 6 people, chairs, sofa and lounge chairs.
Living room and kitchenette: a full furnished Kitchen, table for 6 people, sofa in front the fireplace
Double bed room: double bed, (or two single), closet
Bathroom 1: shower, bidet, WC, sink
4 bedded room: a very large bed-room with one double-bed under the garret, 2 single beds, 2 cabinets, table, lounge chair in front the fireplace (35 mq).
This bed-room has a own private porch and direct access.
Bathroom 2 – shower, sink, wc.
Veranda 2 : full covered veranda with table and chairs.
The location of Villamassargia allows both to enjoy the relaxing country side in the middle of nature, as well to reach the sea in just 18 km. The coast is beautiful and very varied: white sand beaches, but also small bays and coves surrounded by rocky cliffs. We can point to the beaches of Plagemesu, Fontanamare, Masua, Cala Domestica, Buggerru, and also those of Porto Pino, Porto Botte and Sant'Antioco.
We recommend visits to abandoned mines, and to the remains of the civilization Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman in Sant'Antioco and Iglesias
The location is suitable for the tourist which loves nature and history as well fragrances and flavors of the food and wines of Sardinia.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fontanamare 18 km|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cagliari 45 km, Nearest railway: Villamassargia 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details outdoors|
Pretty House is a sweet cottage of 100 sq.m., countryside, submerged in a flowered fruit garden of 1000sqm, well protected and encircled side to side. Inside parking for two cars. Two verandah and barbecue.
Pretty House is located in Villamassargia, a small town characteristic of the sweet Sulcis-Iglesiente, laying between hills and plains. It's the best starting point for visiting this south west side of Sardinia, still untouched, with the wild sea shores still not covered by cement and buildings. You can find here wild creeks and sea rocks, but also large, white, and quiet sandy beaches. It's an area rich of nature, wilderness, genuineness.
The history of Sulcis-Iglesiente is a history of poor but audacious and boastful shepherds, fishermen and miners. You can visit the old mines in MINIERE VISITABILI. Do not forget the fish restaurants of Isola di Sant'Antioco and Carloforte,
A SARDINIA NOT CROWDED BY TOURISTS, THEREFORE A MAGIC SARDINIA!
The Sardinia region
Coast/Beach - 15 km from Gonnesa coast (beach: Funtanamare, Spiaggia di Mezzo, Sa Punta ‘e s’arena, Porto Paglia); 20 km from Portoscuso (where you can take a ferry boat to S.Pietro Island; 30 km from S. Antioco Island; http://www.sardegnatipica.it/costa-buggerru/costa-masua.php
Carbonia, 20 km (M. Sirai); S. Antioco (tophet – catacombs); Siliqua, 15 km (Acquafredda Castle); medieval town of Iglesias, 10 km; Fluminimaggiore, 20 km (Antas Temple)
Nuraghi: N. Seruci (Gonnesa); Village of nuraghi in Fluminimaggiore; Su Nuraxi (Barumini 70 km); Nuraghe Arrubiu (Orroli, 80 km).
Old mines and caves
Mines: Porto Flavia, San Giovanni, Monteponi (Iglesias), Montevecchio (Arbus, 60 km).
Caves: Santa Barbara (Iglesias – Gonnesa); Su Mannau (Fluminimaggiore); Is Zuddas (Santadi, 25 km).
Villamassargia is a little town in the middle of a big valley all around the Cixerri River. The country is rich of Mediterranean plants and overall of olive threes. Here nature is generous and there is the opportunity of tasting a big variety of biological food: olive oil, honey, milk and cheese. The first economical activity in Villamassargia is textile small industry thanks to a very old tradition.
History: In medieval times, Villamassargia was the richest village of South- West Sardinia. The memory of this glorious past is kept in the Historical Park of S’Ortu Mannu (there are huge number of olive threes planted in 1300) and two Romanic Churches in downtown: Santa Maria della Neve and Nostra Signora del Pilar.
At the beginning of XX century Villamassargia was a miners’ town: many of its inhabitants worked in Orbai Mine, where today there is still an old village.
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