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Beautiful Villa In Stunning Countryside Near Coast With Private Pool And Wifi

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Bedrooms 5
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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Perfugas Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa Sleeps 4 And Optional Separate Villa Sleeps 6 exclusively for your party.

Imagine rolling hills, unspoiled and peaceful countryside, cows grazing under a clear blue sky. Hear the wind in the trees and the sheep's bells gently ringing in the distance. Feel the warmth of the sun on your skin whilst relaxing on our pool terrace. Refresh yourself in our swimming pool ... Tempting idyllic setting? We invite you to visit Villa Nuraghe.

This beautiful country villa is situated in one of the most unspoiled areas in Northern Sardinia. The peaceful area provides a perfectly relaxing holiday.

This 5000 m² property is approached by a private drive and is enclosed by dry stone walls & lockable gates. You will no doubt be intrigued by our very own bronze age monument in the form of a 3500 years old Nuraghe (Tower built by the Nuraghic civilisation).

This Holiday property has two separate houses quite near each other, (never rented separately and only for the exclusive use of one party of guests).

The Main villa is priced as advertised on this site, whilst we have priced the second house as an optional extra and per person, so that whatever size of party you are booking for, it is economical and tailored to your needs. You will not be paying for empty accommodation you will not be using! See additional pricing information.

This 2 bedroom en suite villa comes with all the modern conveniences (free wi-fi , dishwasher etc.) and luxurious details to make your stay a memorable one.

The “romantic / colonial atmosphere” master bedroom has a four-poster bed and its own black and white marble en suite bathroom, complete with a large walk-in shower.

The second bedroom is light and airy with 2 single beds and its own red and white marble bathroom.

The modern lounge comes equipped with free and unlimited wifi internet access, a freeview satellite TV and DVD player, a CD player with Iphone / Ipod dock and a selection of cds and dvds.

Our library is very well furnished and includes a thorough client information pack with various local guides, maps and our personal recommendation for visiting the “not to miss” sites as well as discovering the little known treasures of this region.

The kitchen / dinner has a full size dinning table seating 8 + people . This fully equipped kitchen includes everything to make this villa a home from home : dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, orange squeezer, iron, hairdryer etc.

The Annex is the optional accommodation for larger groups, though exclusively for your use. So if you do not want the extra accommodation it will remain empty during your holiday.

This annex house has two bedrooms en suite (again, with marble showers) one with a double four poster bed and the other with two single beds, as in the main villa. There is a comfortable living room with a simple kitchen, fridge, dining table and sofas. There is also a fold-down small double bed if you need extra accommodation. This house or 'stazzu' is the original farm house on this site and has been restored lovingly to include many original features, such as the bread oven, and antiques that were found during restoration.

This house can be used as semi-independent accommodation for say, in-laws or a group of family or friends. Washing and dishwashing machines, BBQ and Oven are shared with the main Villa.

Many of our guests enjoy exploring the extensive and natural grounds partially wooded with cork oaks, Mediterranean shrubs and helping themselves to the grapes, figs, almonds and wild asparagus that grows here.

We also have a herb garden that you can freely use for authentic Italian cuisine.

Enjoy alfresco dining and barbecues outside on our vine covered patio, complete with a dining table that seats 8 +.

Cool down in our above ground swimming pool equipped with a skin friendly salt electrolysis cleaning system or relax with a good book on our pool terrace.

Relax whilst enjoying the superb views from a garden settee, hammock or a swing chair from sunrise to sunset. There are many terraces, shady trees and sunny areas for you to enjoy a great holiday.

Whether you imagine having fun around a great dinner table with friends or "en famille" whilst enjoying the views from the patio or have a romantic week with privacy and tranquillity assured thanks to the walled gardens & gated drive, Villa Nuraghe will have you delighted.

Price Includes:

- bed linen

- bath towels

- beach towels provided for you to use at the beach and around the pool.

- electric and gas consumption

- final cleaning of the villa and stazzu annex

I (Malcolm the owner) will welcome you, giving you a tour of the property and answering any questions you might have.

I live locally during the rental season and are available, if needed, for information or help.


When you decide to start planning your holiday at our villa; if you are unable to find the flights you want that correspond to our Saturday to Saturday reservation policy, do contact me.

If you need to book alternative accommodation either side of your holiday with us; guests of Villa Nuraghe enjoy a substantial discount at a hotel with swimming pool in Valladoria close to the town centre shops and restaurants and also a short distance to beautiful beaches.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Malcolm Buteux
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Malcolm Buteux

Hello and thank you for showing an interest.

We are an English / French couple. We have lived in Perfugas for most summers for the last 10 years. We have enjoyed hunting the hidden gems of this region and share our discoveries with family and friends. Running a holiday villa is a natural progression from that.

Please feel free to contact us for any further information you would like to have about the property or the area.

Kind Regards,

Malcolm and Valerie

Malcolm Buteux purchased this villa in 2011

Why Malcolm Buteux chose Sassari

We first fell in love with the Anglona and Gallura regions when we were house hunting more than 10 years ago. This stunning countryside, surrounded by red tinted mountains is what attracted us first. The proximity to the beach and the warmth of the local people won us over.

What makes this villa unique

What makes this villa truly unique is that it is set in a natural, rural environment that is so tranquil that it is rare to even hear a car. And yet you are only 25 kms from the seaside.

You also have your very own bronze age monument on-site in the form of a 3500 years old Nuraghe ruin (Tower built by the Nuragic civilisation. They are also the people who built the sacred well you can see in the centre of Perfugas).

Our pool is rather unique in having a salt electrolysis system that leaves your skin, hair soft and your eyes clear.

We have introduced a flexible and economic pricing structure that is tailored to your accommodation needs. Which means that couples of small families need only rent the main villa, whilst larger groups can choose to rent additional accommodation for up to 6 people by room, making a holiday here economical for larger groups.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The villa and area has so much to offer - for me the silence and black sky at night were a shear joy, but, just being able to melt into the landscape was equally great.

I think the danger is that there are so many things to see and do

that you can easily get drawn into sitting in a car and spending all

day chasing the horizon.

However, for me it was a great place to chill out, read, write and

draw and enjoy the quiet with loads of wildlife for company. We would rate 10 out of 10 for both facilities, welcome, your help and attention.
Sep 2013
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Beautiful Villa In Stunning Countryside Near Coast With Private Pool And Wifi
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First Holiday With Baby

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed this September with our 9 month old baby. It was our first family holiday, we had been looking forward to it for ages and it very much lived up to our expectations. Malcolm was the perfect host, he provided a cot, highchair and a baby bowl, as well as a makeshift baby bath, all of which were very useful. He also helped book a table at a local agrotourismo, which was a highlight of the trip. The location of the villa is very remote so suits those looking for a peaceful holiday. We liked this as it didn't mater if our baby made noise which could have been difficult if we had close neighbours. There are various beaches and pretty towns within about 30 - 40 mins from the villa which made for great day trips. Overall we would very much recommend a stay at Villa Nuraghe.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well-maintained villa in wonderful rural setting

  • 5 of 5

We - a couple with two kids - found Villa Nuraghe just as described. The villa was spotless clean and tidy, well stocked with all the essentials one needs in a household. In fact, in a decade of renting holiday villas, we have never come across one that well stocked. In addition, there is a very good selection of water and beach toys, parasols etc. Also, there is a wealth of touristic information readily available in the villa.

Malcolm was always there when we needed any advise, had plenty of ideas on activities. He is very nice, friendly, supportive, understanding, accommodating, ... but he was never intrusive in any way, always leaving us with perfect privacy. The villa is in a peaceful rural setting with sheep and occasionally cattle to see in the distance while enjoying our meals on the shaded patio. This peaceful, quiet setting obviously means one needs a car for any food shopping - but that is exactly what we had been looking for.

The pool has just the right size to play around with the kids. The private grounds are very sizeable, great for exploration along the tracks Malcolm had hacked through the thicket.

We highly recommend Villa Nuraghe to anybody who wants to stay "away from everything" but with easy access to everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Excellent property exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

We thought that the most important thing that made this a great holiday was the consideration and attention that owner Malcolm gave to one of our party who has mobility problems. He spent considerable time before we booked explaining how to overcome any mobility aspects of the property ( which in fact were very few) This personal contact was so much better than dealing with a paid representative of a company and if future potential customers have any reservations on any count I can give assurance that Malcolm will spend whatever time is needed to resolve any issues. The villa itself was excellent as were the facilities and condition of all equipment where we lacked for nothing. The outdoor facilities were great with a range of different seating areas which would allow larger groups to spread out rather than being crowded together. The pool was fine for a cool off and was maintained in a very clean condition and there was a very ample supply of loungers . beds and towels for those wishing to visit the numerous delightful and quiet beaches and there were many useful booklets to guide trips away on very well surfaced and traffic free roads. The only concern about car travel in this area is that the roads in old parts of towns are very difficult for other than small cars and many have restrictions on entry enforced by cameras and computers which send fixed price penalty notices to offenders - beware the TVA signs ( Traffico a Veicolo Limitato). If you are looking for a very relaxed holiday in tranquil settings this is the place. Others have mentioned the sound of the sheep bells as they are lead morning and evening from pastures for milking ( so we asume as they are certainly not bred for meat) This is quite a sonorous treat and certainly not a nuisance

Pete and Ann Brocklehurst

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Absolutely delightful

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a holiday in Sardinia in a quiet and rural setting with only passing lizards and birds and butterflies as outside companions then look no further than this Villa. We also had a visit from a local tortoise.

It is very well equipped with plenty of spare plates, knives, forks etc and all in very good order and condition. The rooms are a good size with plenty of storage space although you hardly need to take any clothes. There are 2 good shower areas with very hot water from the solar system.

Outside, there are a number of places to sit and lounge around. Long chairs by the pool; chairs under the old cork trees for the evening sun ; a lounger at the top of the garden and a hammock at the front. There is also a veranda at the front with a large wooden table and chairs: just take your pick.

If you fancy a trip to the nearest beaches ( about 30 minutes away), there are sunshade umbrellas and a mass of children's buckets and spades. Badminton is available for the keen people.

The area is steeped in historical remains many within easy reach. None more so than the 3,500 year old stone tower in the garden.

We had a delightful holiday made even more pleasant by the owner, Malcolm, who was helpful and friendly without ever being intrusive. He is a mine of local information for anything not covered by the extensive folders of local maps, brochures and guides which are in the villa.

This is a villa that fully lived up to our hopes and expectations.

Go there and enjoy it.

Stephen and Clare Waine

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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A special place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Villa Nuraghe is just a fabulous place to be able to stay! It really is a peaceful oasis on the wonderful island of Sardinia. The villa is extremely well equipped and highly maintained villa in spectacular countryside, with enough surrounding land for us to be able to relax with our at times quite boisterous 5 and 3 year old boys! The swimming pool was a real hit and we loved being able to explore the garden and make use of the provided games too.

The nearby villages of Perfugas and Erula have good fresh, local produce on offer (wine/cheese/bread and of course Ice Cream!), and there are numerous other places to explore nearby including thermal pools and swimming ponds. There are any number of beaches within reach to suit whatever you might fancy on any particular day, and the Sardinian food doesn't disappoint.

Malcolm the owner went out of his way to make us feel welcome and to give us all the information we needed to make the most out of our stay.

Overall, this really is a special place to stay, summarised by our 5 year old who asked when we were leaving, 'when are we coming back?' . Hopefully soon....

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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A peaceful paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Sardinia and it did not disappoint, it's been one of the best holidays we've had. Where do we start? Well let's start with the local area around the villa. Remote and peaceful with no immediate neighbouring villas, but only a couple of minutes away from the village of Erula where there is a shop for supplies. We visited a few of the local beaches close by and always managed to be distracted on the way by either a church, castle, terme, gorge or Nuraghe. The whole area is littered with history and geology, Malcolm suggested two museums for us to visit which explained much about the islands rich story.

The villa itself was perfect, just what we were hoping for. Bright, well equipped with everything you need. Comfy double bed with crisp cotton sheets and brilliant ensuit shower. Outside of the villa the garden was an oasis for relaxing, with many different areas carefully planned out to take advantage of the wonderful views all around. The pool was heavenly refreshing to cool down in, with its crystal clear soft water. Whilst relaxing anywhere around the villa you will hear the soft but busy chattering of birds, the distant calls of a cuckoo or two and the gentle tinkering of bells which adorn the local cattle.

The local roads were heavenly for early morning cycling before the temperatures crept up, the road surfaces were much better than anticipated and it was a perfect area for both climbing and descending.

If we had to name one thing that would of made our holiday even better, it would be that we had two weeks there instead of one.

Thank you Malcolm for being the perfect host, we had a fantastic time and look forward to returning next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Alghero and Olbia airport (equidistant)
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
In Erula
Nearest Ferry
58 Kilometres
Porto Torres
Nearest Restaurant
9 Kilometres
in Perfugas
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
San Pietro
Car: necessary

- At an 1H15 drive from Olbia ( Easyjet) and Alghero (Ryanair), this villa is ideally located for exploring all the fantastic beaches of the northern coast as well as the many towns and inland places of interest .

- 20 mins drive from some of the most beautiful beaches in the mediteranean sea. Sardinia is famed for its amazing beaches and this is rightly deserved as they vary from little secret coves to long stretches of amazing white beaches. The water is crystal clear and ideal for snorkeling.

- However this region's best kept secret (and seldom visited by tourists) is the surrounding countryside and mountains providing beautiful walks/natural swimming pools /rock climbing etc.

- Archaeological sites and museum in Perfugas itself . Many more sites of cultural interest in surrounding villages.

- Folkloristic events and fiestas all year round in the Anglona region (traditional singing and dancing, craft fair etc.)

- Guided canoe trips, wind/kite surfing lessons, diving tuition within 30 minutes drive of the villa.

- Wildlife lovers will be enchanted : so many animals can be seen. Mostly various birds, lizards, hedgehogs, turtles etc. Foxes and wild boars are mostly seen at night.

- Supermarkets, local wine and cheese co-operatives selling local produce with restaurants, cafes and shops close by.

- Free internet at the local cafe/bar as well as ATM, pharmacy and GP.

Whatever your holiday style and with our client information pack, you will be spoilt for choice of places to go and things to do .


Rates & Availability

Perfugas Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Autumn
Oct 2 2016 - Oct 29 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $24 per night, per additional guest
Oct 30 2016 - Nov 26 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $24 per night, per additional guest
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $34 per night, per additional guest
High Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $38 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $34 per night, per additional guest
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
Late Autumn
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $24 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $24 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $243

Our price includes all linen (sheets etc), bath towels, beach ones, electricity consumption, gas consumption and the final cleaning. So the price quoted has no hidden or extra cost. In this era of expensive hold luggage , you only really need to bring some clothes !

The Annex Villa is priced per person per night for a minimum of 7 nights. There are 2 double rooms en suite, one double bed and one with two single beds, and a comfortable small double fold down sofa in the living room.
To reserve these additional rooms in the annex villa, simply enter the number of people in your party and the price will be automatically calculated for you. Booking is a for a minimum of 7 nights as with the main villa. Please contact me via the enquiry part of this site or by email if you have any questions regarding booking the annex villa and for the type of bedroom you require.

For families of 5 people with young children who cannot sleep separately in the Annex I may, at my discretion, put an extra bed in the main villa, at no extra cost to you.

NB: If you prefer to book and pay via the traditional method (30% now and the remainder due 8 weeks before arrival to our bank account in the UK), click on "contact the owner".
If you click "Book Now" HomeAway / YapStone immediately charge 100% of total payment due via your credit card. There may be additional charges through your own bank if you pay by European credit card (i.e non British).

See the prices for both villa and annex by clicking on the Prices tab and then clicking on View All Prices.

Notre prix comprend tout le linge de maison ( draps etc),serviettes de bain et serviettes de plage, la consommation électrique et la consommation de gaz ainsi que le nettoyage final. Donc, le prix indiqué n'a aucun surcoût caché ou supplémentaire. En cette epoque de surcharge pour les bagages en soute, vous n' avez vraiment besoin que d'apporter quelques vêtements !

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Perfugas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 165 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Annex Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Features shower enclosure, toilet and basin.
    Annex Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Features shower enclosure, basin and toilet.
  • Both main villa bathrooms have marble floor & wall tiles, giving a luxurious feel. The showers enclosures in the Annex villa are also marble tiled with ceramic floors. Bathrooms are divided from the main bedrooms with a feature rustic wooden wall of reclaimed antique painted pine. The Main villa has a back-up gas boiler for hot water if the solar heating is affected by bad weather. This is very rare (perhaps 3 times in the last 4 years and usually in early Spring. Please note this back-up heating does not apply to the Annex villa which is solar heating only and will mean sharing the showers in the main villa. But as I said it is rare and usually only for a day or two. There is no additional fuel charge for this service.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 double bed - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 single beds - 2 twin/ single , May add 1 single bed for parties of 5 with a young child.
    Annex Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , En suite bathroom. Four poster bed as in the main villa.
    Annex Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , En suite bathroom
    Annex sitting room 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , comfortable small double fold down sofa bed.
  • If you are a party of 5 with young children, I may put a single bed or a cot in the twin bed room of the main villa, as it would be unreasonable to expect a very young person to sleep on their own in the Annex. There will be no extra charge for this but please contact me so we can discuss your requirements.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Saturday to Saturday booking only.

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