Porto Rafael Paradise | Porto San Raphael | Sardinia | Italy
Province of Olbia-Tempio
Charming, tasteful and exceptional property with spectacular views of the sea and archipelago of La Maddalena, and a short walk or drive to five different beaches.
This is a charming, tasteful and exceptional property with spectacular views of the sea and archipelago of La Maddalena, and a short walk or drive to five different beaches, just above Porto Rafael. The villa opens on to a lovely terrace with daybeds and loungers on a wooden deck around an infinity pool. There are several covered sitting and dining areas, as well as a covered loggia with BBQ and pizza oven.
This is a very warm property with beamed ceilings, stone floors, arched doorways, brick fireplaces and vintage wooden doors. The furnishings are stylish, with roll-arm sofas, and many antique pieces from Bali. Amenities include sauna, private parking for several cars, air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV and home theatre.
Porto Rafael owes its name to Rafael Neville, Count of Berlanga, who in the 1960s fell upon this fascinating stretch of unspoilt coast and fell in love with it. The passion of the Spanish noble is still tangible today with its squares and characteristic alleys. Several celebrities built houses in the area, choosing it above the more lively Porto Cervo, because there was no tourist hotel, and it is quiet, secluded and private. Along with the chapel, the centre of Porto Raphael includes a small delicatessen, one or two little bars, restaurants and boutiques, and at the beach beyond the Piazzetta, a wooden pontoon for incoming tenders.
The surrounding beaches in this area are stretches of pink sand framed by granite rocks moulded by the winds, true natural sculptures. The sea bed is a paradise for diving experts. The shoreline, with its pink granite shades, is the frame for lovers of sailing, water skiing and windsurfing. Facilities are also available for horse riding, tennis and mountain biking.
All on one level: Large living room with doors to terrace. Large kitchen with central table: rear terrace from kitchen, with steps to covered loggia. Guest cloakroom with shower. Master bedroom with wooden floors, doors to terrace, dressing room and large shower, opening onto courtyard with sauna and outside shower.
Double bedroom with en-suite shower and access from terrace (this room can connect with Master bedroom). Double bedroom with en-suite shower accessible from inside or from terrace at front of the house. Two double bedrooms with en-suite showers, accessible from garden. Independent apartment with twin bedroom with shower,
- Infinity swimming pool
- Home theatre and satellite TV
- Sound system
- BBQ & pizza oven
- Daily housekeeping
- Cook, baby-sitter, chauffeur on request
- Food & drink delivery on request
- Airport transfers on request
- Yacht charter available
- One year’s membership of Close Circle
- Palau (ferries to La Maddalena): 2 kms
- Porto Cervo: 34 kms
- Poltu Quatu: 33 kms
- Santa Teresa Gallura ( ferries to Corsica) : 26 kms
- San Pantaleo: 27 kms
- Porto Rotondo: 44 kms
- Porto Torres (ferries to France): 117 kms
- Golfo Aranci (ferries to Italy): 47 kms
- Olbia (airport & ferries): 42 kms
- Nuoro: 145 kms
- Cagliari: 295 kms
- 2 minute drive to Spiaggia di Cala Inglese
- 5 minute drive to Spiaggia Sottopororafael
- 6 minute drive to Spiaggia di Cala Martinella
- 8 minute drive to Spiaggia La Sciurmara
- 12 minute walk to Spiaggia di Nelson
- Just above Porto Rafael
- About twenty minutes from Porto Cervo
Please contact us for availability and pricing details
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