Traditional Sardinian Country House (Stazzo)
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House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Stunning typical old Sardinian country house (Stazzo Zirrulia) furnished to a high standard with original features.
The house is semidetached, situated over a hill overlooking the sea, with the La Maddalena Archipelago on the Northeast side and the hills and the Liscia river valley on the South side. It is easy to reach with only a short drive from Palau, Porto Pollo and the majority of the beaches of the area. North Gallura is blessed with continuous breezes and winds making it ideal for sailing and windsurf sports. The house position gives the occupant a fantastic opportunity to decide which beach to go to just by looking outside at the wind direction! To reach the house there is a 1.5km panoramic trail through virgin countryside from the main road to the scenic town of Palau.
The house is composed of four rooms over a total of 85 square meters and it benefits from an ample terrace with outdoor furniture. It is surrounded by the native Mediterranean scrub and has a nice space all around with flowers, herbs, olives trees and a lemon tree.
Inside there is a large kitchen with all appliances and utensils, a family bathroom with a shower and a big living room with a large sofa bed (sleeps two). There is also an open fire place, a dinner table with chairs (sitting 6) and some nice antique Sardinian pieces of furniture. The main room of the house has a beautiful original stazzo style roof with bamboo and wooden beams and there is also an original granite floor. The house is listed as an historical typical farmhouse (stazzo) built in 1871.
The fine sized bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe with ample storage facilities a comfortable double bed and a second single bed can be put in on request. In the room there is also a comfortable arm chair with a bookshelf making a cozy reading corner.
The house is equipped with all the modern cons and has complimentary wifi connection.
The prevalence of natural material such as stones and wood make the this house a perfect place to relax, the thick stone walls and the bamboo roof make it cool in the hot summer days with not need for air conditioning.
The house is perfect for romantic escape, family vacation, or simply to explore the natural beauty of the north Sardinian countryside. It is a perfect sunny get away option and with a short drive you can reach the nearest busy villages Palau or Santa Teresa G. and experience the buzzing atmosphere there as well as taste local cuisine in some fantastic restaurants. We will be very happy to help with any tips and any advice you need to make your stay at Zirrulia a memorable one!
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porto Liscia 6 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Olbia Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Olbia 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, Sea view|
|General||CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Sardinia region
Sardinia is a fantastic Island, a bit of a Continent, with lots of history, culture and beautiful nature to discover. Gallura, its northernmost part facing the Bonifacio Strait, is a region with a traditional country living and traditional architecture called STAZZO of which our house is a stunning example.
This type of house follow the natural dramatic landscape of the area made of beautiful Mediterranean Scrub and wonderful granite rock morphologies.
The coast line is famous for its beaches and little islands that are busy only during August and July months and look like heaven the rest of the year.... Perfect for an autumn and springtime escape when the temperature are not so hot …...
The area around the property is in the San Pasquale countryside. In the area there are a lot of wild tracks for walking or mountain biking tours. Nature governs everything and the place is ideal for geology tourism, bird watching and botanic walks.
The nearest beaches (Porto Pollo, Valle dell'Erica, Porto Liscia) are famous in the area for sailing and windsurfung and kitesurfing. But also for diving or for the simplest and relaxing beach experience! Come and visit us and we will be able to help with some local knowledge and fantastic tips to make your holiday unforgettable!
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