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Beach side villa & private pool.



Updated: 19-Oct-2016
With private pool & close to beach, 6 ensuite bedrooms, sleeps 15

Private villa in forest setting.

Private pool.

Beautiful sandy beach is 100 mts. from villa

Local town, bars and restaurants only minutes away.

Large private garden with lots of space and seating areas.

Large wood B.B.Q and out door dining area

All bedrooms have own bathroom and Air Conditioning.

Well equipped kitchen.

Cook available.

Off street parking.

Here are some information sites for local activities.

www.waterparadise.it www.aquafantasy.it www.termedicastledoria.it www.newkyaksardinia.com

www.castlesardo.co.uk www.algherosardinia.net www.sardengaturismo.it www.sardegne.com

www.palausardinia.com www.focedelcoghinas.com

  • Sleeps 16
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My husband Tom and I live in Ireland and fell in love with the forest and beach while on holidays with our children.

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12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

Worksop, England

Ideal family beach house.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great relaxing holiday. The house seems much closer to the beach than is suggested in the description.

Everyone could come and go to the beach as they pleased which is important for a group of 15.I swam in the sea every morning before breakfast! The weather was perhaps the best we have experienced in comparisons with previous visits to Spain, Portugal, Greece, France etc.

With six bedrooms and 16 beds make sure that the mix is right as obviously there will have to be some sharing.

Food in the area is wonderful & I recommend the nearest restaurant Pinetta, a few minutes away.

The location is such that there is access to a fresh water lagoon adjacent to the sea which proved a boon to the younger children. The open air pool has a thatched roof which helps to keep off the pine needles. However, it means that the pool can seem a little cool at times!

I would highly recommend this property & I hope to return soon.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear James,Thank you for your review for Villa Maria.It is lovely to get feedback especially when it is positive.It is difficult to know what people want in a holiday home and I sometime worry that what we offer is not what was expected.The roof over the pool is new this year and i am interested to hear that the water is cold.I think we can divert hot water from the house system to warm up the water.Next years big project.! I hope you are feeling refreshed and full of energy after your visit to Sardinia.
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excellent property

  • 5 of 5

superb location in forest gave good cover for heat of the day, very close to beach. villa in general good order (some issue with a/c). Ideal family holiday villa in great area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Hopefully the new A.C. units have been fitted by now. Next year's work to be done includes painting and shutter upgrade do do the villa should look better .
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Great house and amazing location

  • 5 of 5

The location of this house could not be better. It is a minutes walk down quiet forest roads to a lovely beach. You can also walk or drive to the town of Valledoria where there are many shops, cafes and restaurants. The sea could be pretty rough at times with big waves but overall a fun beach for all the family. It was great to be able to pop back to the villa during the day for lunch or a siesta or a dip in the (very cold!) pool. Or for a relax and read in the hammocks.

The house benefits from having all en suite rooms-a definite plus for travelling with a large extended family. The outdoor eating area was fabulous and we spent many hours relaxing.eating and drinking there. The kitchen was small but we managed ok and it was well equipped Wi fi was hit and miss but at least there was some wi fi which we did not have in the other Sardinian properties we stayed in. Overall a great house and location. I would definitely recommend staying there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. I am happy that you had a lovely holiday. We are upgrading the pool this spring and if we can we will move it to a sunnier location. Otherwise we will fit some solar panels.
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parfaite pour des vacances entre amis avec enfants

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine de vacances à 4 couples et 4 enfants en très bas age, notre objectif etait deprendre du bon temps, de se reposer, de profiter des enfants, de la mer, le tout facilement. La villa était tout à fait appropriée à ce genre de vacances, elle est bien insonnorisée, les chambres sont spacieuses, la cuisine un peu petite mais celle de l'exterieur avec barbecue et lavabo et immense! l'extérieur de la villa est très agréable, plein de recoins , ombragé, convivial et sécuritaire! la piscine, quoique un peu froide est très propre et sa taille suffisante. Angela est une propriétaire honnête, sympathiqu, qui répond relativement rapidement aux mails/sms, on peut lui faire confiance et si elle peut aider,elle le fait! la maison est gérée par une de ses amies sur place, qui répond rapidement en cas de problème techniques, ce qui est parfois le cas dans une maison de vacances, peut utilisée à l'année et très occupée l'été. le wifi laisse à désirer mais cela permet de se déconnecter pdt les vacances ! nous ne sommes pas décus de cette location, bien au contraire!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. I am very happy that you had a great holiday.You are welcome back anytime.
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Great Holidays

  • 5 of 5

It was a nice time being around this area. The beach is close to the house and the restaurant and shop is close in walking distance. The pool was clean and refreshing as were the hammocks in the garden. The inside area of the house was very comfortable as was the outside area.

This property is ideal for families with kids and I definitely recommend it.

-Marek 13 Y.O

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, relaxing place

  • 5 of 5

House is located just next to beautiful beach. Ideal for families with kids. Relaxing place, restaurants and shops within walking distance. Garden with pool under pine trees - great place to relax in hot summer day.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you enjoyed your holiday.It makes all the work preparing the villa so worthwhile to hear such positive feedback.
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From the Owner

My husband Tom and I bought Villa Maria in 2007 when we spotted it while on holidays the previous Summer.We fell in love with the villa and its siutation and its odd shape. It reminds me of a child's sandcastle. I always dreamed of a house in a forest or beside the sea. We covered both with Villa Maria.Needless to say the transformation of the villa from a two apartment building to a family friendly villa has taken longer and cost more than we anticipated. It is a work in progress. Each year we upgrade some part of the villa to improve its appearance or comfort.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Alghero or Olbia at 75 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Porto Torres at 40 Kilometres Nearest Train : Porto Torres at 40 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : San PIetro a Mare at 200 Metres Car: recommended

Villa, close to beach ( and Valledoria) and sleeps up to 15.With own pool .In northern Sardinia. Located in a pine forest close to Valledoria in Sardinia. Just 200m from a beautiful clean sandy beach. Close to beautiful historic town of Castlesardo.Great for water enthusiasts or for a beach holiday.Local restaurants and shops are within walking distance.The villa has a large garden which is sheltered by pine trees.The upper terrace is suitable for sunbathing and admiring the sea view.Easy travel distance to Castlesardo,Porto Torres, Alghero, Costa Paradiso, Costa Smerelda,Sassari and close to ferry to Corsica. Thermal Spa in Castle Doria for the adults' relaxation and two water parks for younger visitors.



Rental rates

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27 Aug 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
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1 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
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4 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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july 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
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august 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
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2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Price includes electricity, water, gas, bed linen, towels and final cleaning..All beds will be made up and ready when you arrive. A robot is programmed to clean the floor of the pool but dust,leaves etc. need to be scooped off

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Updated: 19-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

For me the best thing about Villa Maria is its situation beside the sea.The minute we arrive I relax. I hear the sea and the wind in the trees. The birds waken us in the morning and entertain us during the day. It is a quick walk to the beach for a dip before breakfast or to cool down during the day. I love the warm air and the feeling of heat on my cold Irish bones. away. My ideal day is spent in a hammock with a good book and cold wine. My ideal evening is with family and friends, sitting around the table eating good food and drinking more good wine.We have tried to make the villa welcoming to all, to make it comfortable and relaxing.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • village


  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 200 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • all bathrooms have a shower,wash basin and toilet.Please note that the terracotta floors are not waterproof and shower curtains and floor mats must be used at all times.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed, 2 sets of bunks
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, extra child bed availav]ble
  • Alll bedrooms have ac and own shower room. Two bedrooms are on ground floor. Bedroom 1- opens directly to garden and has one double and one single. Bedroom 2 -one double and one child bed.. Upstairs. Bedroom 3. One double. Bedroom 4 Two singles. Bedroom 5 -two sets of bunks. Bedroom 6 - one double.Baby cot also available.


  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 14 garden chairs


  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available


  • The kitchen dining & living areas are open plan. There is direct access from this area to outside dining area . Large purpose built BBQ is located at the rear of the house & has sink facilities close by. A raised breeze way is close to the dining area for comfortable lounging during the hottest hours of the day. Hammocks are dotted through the garden tied to the many pine trees . Sun chairs are near the private pool & on the terrace on the first floor. The beautiful beach is 200m away & supermarkets are close by in Valledoria. There is a network of roads through the forest & it is a delight to walk through. A wide range of restaurants in the locality some within walking distance. Because of local planning laws to protect the forest environment the pool is a surface mounted pool with wood decking surround. Water heating is provided by solar panels.A washing machine is provided & all laundry can be line dried.Daily cleaning & a local cook can be provided at extra cost.

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