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New 5 Bedroom Villa Set In One Acre Garden, Tennis, Heated Pool And Sea Views

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs2
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Castelsardo, North Coast, Sardinia, Italy - Central Location Just Outside Castelsardo On Northern Coast 300 Metres From The Sea Front

Our villa is brand new for 2015 and has been rebuilt from the ground up from an original villa dating back many years. Villa Della Felicita translates to mean the Villa of Happiness and from the moment you arrive you get a feeling of contentment and happiness. We have tried to make the property light, modern and from an environmental perspective as eco-friendly as possible which is very much in keeping with the philosophy of the overall island. This means extra features like the latest solar power energy system (Sardinia has over 300 days of sunshine a year!), low energy hot water systems, a salt water pool (whilst more expensive to install it means you and your children can enjoy soft-water bathing with no red eye issues and best of all you are not drenched in Chlorine which is nasty stuff- the salt levels are nothing like the sea as they are very mild). We also have a comprehensive organic garden and a 350 sqm astro sports area with tennis, football, putting and much more. Many more images can be seen here: (just cut and paste this link into your browser)

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Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Florindo

My family and I have been lucky enough to travel most of the world and yet we always come back to Italy- more specifically Sardinia - for us its the best family location in the world. Italy is a country steeped in history and culture with breath taking architecture, landscapes and seascapes all of which, can be enjoyed with wonderful wine and exquisite food. Sardinia is the jewel in the crown.

Sardinia is a safe, beautiful, sophisticated, island where one minute you can be in the hustle and bustle, rubbing shoulders with A-list celebrities- the next, you can be on your own, as though you are on your very own deserted island of paradise.

To-date I have never met anyone that has not fallen in love with this island- described as the hidden gem of the Mediterranean.

Florindo purchased this villa in 1949

Why Florindo chose Sorso

The people of Sardinia have the longest live spans of anyone on earth- that's a great starting point for a relaxing place to have a villa and as a place to go on holiday!

They put it down to the purity of the food and the special mystic qualities associated with the many natural water springs, dotted all over the island

Also my father is Italian and I am a Sardinian citizen myself.

The location of this property is excellent. You are central on the northern coast very close to the sea front (300m away). You are just minutes away from beautiful beaches, towns, villages and marinas- all unspoilt.

You are surrounded by places to visit such as Stintino, the Paradise Coast, Coasta Smeralda and even the island of Corsica is only a few hours away.

What makes this villa unique

Your own private villa is the best holiday experience you can have. We have tried the hotels, we have tried the resort accommodation, we even tried boutique B&B- nothing remotely compares to a home from home- that's how we want you to feel when you are there.

There is nothing like spending a day on one of the worlds most beautiful beaches then going home to your very own luxury villa- welcome to Villa Della Felicita- the villa of happiness.

Some features- large astro sports area including tennis court, putting green, seasonal swimming pool ,table tennis, football, organic garden and much more.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sorso in Province of Sassari

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • The villa is designed for families. No teenage parties please
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WCs
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The villa has 3 ensuite bathrooms of a good size plus a family bathroom and 2 separate toilet/ washrooms plus an outside shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 5 double bedrooms - 2 on the ground floor and 3 on the first floor. Two double beds downstairs and two double beds upstairs (including Master Bedroom), one bedroom with a single bed and a 3/4 bed. Every bedroom has new individual air conditioning units
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Notes on accommodation: This is a very modern, new, airy property with plenty of light and full air conditioning through-out. There are four main living areas- those being the main living room, a second, a large 35 sqm first floor sun terrace and a covered 40 sqm ground floor patio terrace with outside kitchen area including cooker, sink, food preparation area and ample seating. Property available from April 2014. Call +44 (0) 7843-486179 for details. Outside: Secure remotely controlled electric gates open to a lengthy lit driveway which leads up to the villa and car park, both surrounded by beautiful 1 acre secure gardens. On the left of the driveway you have a typical Mediterranean organic orchid containing lemon, lime, fig, apple, pear, nut and olive trees amongst others. On the right you have an organic vegetable garden where various vegetables are grown depending on the season which includes tomatoes, onions, aubergines and much more. The gardens provide a great source for home grown fresh organic produce which is simply sensational when attempting your favorite Italian dishes (even our children love them) In front of the villa you have a 40 sqm patio area with an outside kitchen so you can also cook and eat outside. This leads on to a large 10m x 6m seasonal swimming pool with no harsh chlorine. Leading to a 350 sqm astro turf sports area with tennis, football, putting green, table tennis, basketball and much more Utility Room: Ironing board, iron, washing machine, cleaning equipment, clothes horse Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Local but totally non intrusive assistance is available should you need it (within 5 miles of the villa). All towels and linen are included with cleaners coming in weekly on change over plus the pool is regularly maintained. Arrivals after 10pm at night will incur a local surcharge for the meet and greet service, to be paid locally


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Wonderful family holiday at a beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

We don't often write reviews, but the effort the owners put into ensuring we had a great stress free stay was exceptional. This continued once we arrived with the local help provided (when required) available during our entire stay.

This was our second trip to Sardinia, the first time we stayed at a resort hotel which was expensive and to be honest we felt could have been anywhere in the world- all a bit false, which meant we missed so much.

This time we able to have a true Sardinian experience. We visited Stintino, Castelsardo, Alghero, Asinara, Costa Paradiso, Le Pelosa Beach and much more. We engaged in the local foods, villages and markets and lived like true Sardinians- I lost 1/2 stone in weight even though I felt like I was constantly eating! The food is wonderful, authentic and most of all, very healthy.

Lastly I would say, the villa and grounds are even better than the pictures, in a very nice setting very close to the sea

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Everything we hoped and more

  • 5 of 5

This is a place that looks even better than the pictures.

When the gates first opened our children were definitely wowed and I smiled with relief as you never know until you arrive.

By the time I walked through the villa door even my husband showing his approval, which is very rare. I would describe it internally as stylishly appointed with a modern twist.

After our week stay, I would say it's a beautiful villa inside and out perfect for families who have children and teenagers to occupy.

We visited many of the places close by, lots of wow moments, Stintino and Castelsardo my favourites. The long local beach great for a morning run.

Giovanni and Rhonda were great and provided help and information at the drop of a hat. Thank you, it was a great stay which we all enjoyed

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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great luxury villa

  • 4 of 5

The villa was to high standard with very nice facilities and large private garden. the only negative is the is not possible to walk anywhere due to the nearby busy road with no every where had to be by car

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peter Thank you for your kind review. I am so glad you and your party were really impressed by the villa and the facilities on offer. I did not appreciate the World Rally Championship was in Sardinia during the week of your stay or that one of the stages came right past the villa. During this week long event I am told there is a significant increase in traffic past the villa made up of the teams and huge fan base following the rally cars around the island. All villas on the northern coast would have been affected as there is only the single coastal road. As commercialisation has not hit Sardinia (which is the main attraction), the path issue exists everywhere on the northern coast and southern coast as far as I know. Instead, they have all the stone shepherd paths heading into the hills which you can access from the villa. This is why, if you ever watch TV programs on the island such as the recent Gino D'Acampo documentary you will note you never see him or anyone else on a path- there are very few- (plenty of shepherd tracks). Instead, the presenters are always in cars travelling to a specific destination or stood on a beach. That said, the villa is a couple of minutes away from Europes longest sandy beach, 7km. This is a beautiful place to walk and explore. Supermarkets and all the other things to do are also within a few minutes of the villa. One of the benefits of the villa is all the onsite facilities which make it self-contained. Without a car you miss out on so much of what makes Sardinia so special which is why I always recommend a car. I do apologise you had difficulties with your hire car on arrival at the airport- I did have the same problem on my first trip- I have complained but they insist the same credit card for booking online must be presented at time of hire car collection. Regards Alex
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Excellent family holiday villa!

  • 5 of 5

I booked the villa for a week for a family holiday as it appeared to have everything to suit our group - 3 years up to 70 years! It did not disappoint! Beautifully light, spacious and airy and decorated with Italian style and flair and superbly maintained.

The outside amenities were fantastic and we made good use of them all. Loved the little putting green!

We were lucky with the weather, average mid 20s, so bravely used the pool a couple of times.

The orchard provided lemons perfect for G&Ts and a few ripe figs too!!

Alex could not have been more helpful from my first enquiry with excellent emailed information on the villa, the locality and Sardinia.

Rhondda and Giovanni were very helpful throughout although, sadly, I didn't meet them as my daughter arrived before us. Provisions were bought in and lasagnes made for our first evening meal - thank you both so much.

Alex's recommendations were superb and we had great takeaway pizza & pasta from La Chica Piperita nearby.

Castelsardo, Alghero & The Grotte di Nettuno definitely worth visiting. Typically British we were the only people on the stunning 7Km beach at Marina di Sorso, but it was late in the season. Sea still warm enough for a swim though! We didn't get to the local beach, not easy to walk the busy part of the road with a lively 3 year old. Next time!!!

Do try an Agriturismo if you can. Check first if you have vegetarians amongst your group like us. A. Bedda Ista was superb and worth the drive into the mountains for lunch with superb views, and much veggie food!

Thanks again Alex for a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa has everything we needed for a perfect holiday. There were 3 generations and we were all entertained. There are beautiful views from all sides and it is peaceful. It is very well maintained and I cannot recommend it enough

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing family holiday

  • 5 of 5

It was the first property we looked at in June last year and were so impressed by what we saw we contacted Alex the owner to book for August this year. When we arrived we were not disappointed, everything was as described and even better "in the flesh". Alex could not have been more helpful before the holiday and Rhondda & Giovani were fantastic on arrival and throughout our stay. Our ages ranged from 7 to 67 and we all enjoyed the facilities available to us at the villa, the pool was a particular favourite. We visited some wonderful places and ate some fantastic food. Everyone has already said they want to return next year. Again a great big thank you to Alex, Rhondda & Giovani for such a memorable holiday our family will talking about for a long time.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

PADI dive centre 5 minutes away- I understand the full PADI open water qualification can be obtained in a week- I am thinking about it.

(The children and I snorkel off the various beaches and that is enough to totally amaze- it is another world and we spend days and days exploring this way- never did it before Sardinia)

Horse riding schools

Cookery schools

Sea and Harbor Fishing

Climbing and trekking

Cycling & Mountain Biking


All sorts of boats to hire

Top Vineyards with tours and tasting

Plus much more


The villa is 300 metres from the sea- as with most of Sardinia a car is best in order to fully explore this largely non-commercialised island.

The more famous beaches like La Bagnu or Eden are 5 minutes by car. In reality the entire northern coast is a wash with beaches, coves and gullies. No matter what time of year you travel, you will find all sorts of beaches to suit your needs such as empty beaches, busy beaches, rocky beaches, sandy beaches, diving beaches, fishing beaches and more.


The viila being centrally located on the northern coast means you have many choices.

The main airport at Alghero to the west is 35-40 minutes away- navigation is straight forward as its an island- head north, south, east or west in your general direction of travel and you will arrive. To the east is Olbia, the other main airport, which is 70-80 minutes away.

By ferry of Porto Torres is 30 minutes away

On arrival head for Castelsardo and you know you are 5 minutes away from the villa.


(By car)

Castelsardo - 5 mins

Sorso- 5 mins (authentic Sardinian small town with nice market)

Isola Rossa- 20 mins (beautiful harbor fishing village)

Paradise Coast- 30 mins (stunning snorkeling and seascapes)

Alghero- 35-40 mins (nice large harbor town with lots of interesting little shops)

Stintino- 35-40 mins- (stunning harbor- world famous La Pelosa beach)

Costa Esmeralda- 60-70 mins- (haunt of the very rich and famous-expensive!)

Corsica- (2.5 hours with ferry)

Further Details:

The villa was completed in March 2014- any more images can be seen here: (just cut and paste this link into your browser) The external photos provided are extremely accurate representations of the final look of the villa (in fact it will look even better). To book call 44 7843 486179 or view more info here.

Video here:

With this villa you have lots of choices.

If you choose, on arrival you can simply close the electric gates and stay put for a week or two.

You have more than enough onsite to occupy everyone. From the great private sports facilities, tennis, golf putting, basketball, pool, table tennis, football, a large swimming pool, orchards, vegetable gardens, full Internet wi-fi everywhere, smart TV's, DVD's, Xbox 360, games, full air-conditioning, outside eating, luxury accommodation, a separate apartment and much more.

If you do want to go out for the day then again you have so many choices. I love going round the various local markets- there is usually one on somewhere locally most days of the week.

Day trips to Stintino, the Paradise Coast, Costa Esmeralda (my 21 year old daughters favorite) or one of the many white or pink sand beaches, or maybe fishing down at Castelsardo harbor- all these things are within very easy reach.

Then there is eating out- again you have many choices. You are surrounded (within 5-10 minutes) with possible places. You can have wonderful home cooked Italian food from 3-4 euro's per ahead or both traditional and upmarket places in villages, along the road-side and by the sea from 8 euro's ahead and up.

If you want a feast then you can visit one of the many famous agriturismo farmsteads which offer traditional Sardinian dishes and homemade cured meats, vegetables, wines and lots of specialty dishes (make sure you are all hungry!)

Arrivals after 10pm at night will incur a local surcharge for the meet and greet service, to be paid locally


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Discounts available for bookings of more than a week. If you would like to book this property we require a 30% deposit payable on booking-balance payable 60 days prior to your arrival. Deposit of £300 to cover damages to be paid a week prior to departure - this will be returned as soon as we hear from our customer service rep there's no damage (usually within 24-48hrs). Our lovely local customer service rep will welcome you to the house on your arrival.

Changeover Day:
Change over days in general is Saturday

Notes on prices:
Discount for bookings of more than a week. Prices are per week and include final cleaning. Energy, towels and linen included.

Change over day
Generally change over day will be only on Saturdays but it will be possible on certain occasions to arrive and depart on different days. The villa will be available around 14.00 and must be vacated on day of departure by around 10 am.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.