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Stazzo Chivoni

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07020 Luogosanto, Olbia-Tempio
Sardinia, Italy

A Slow holiday in Sardinia: homemade wines, gorgeous garden, rustic suite, sumptuous breakfasts... hike among cork oaks, snooze in a hammock

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Cordiality, tranquillity, simplicity, at the end of a long winding road. Built in 1850, modernised in 2003, the plain granite 'stazzu gallurese' still keeps its reed-woven ceiling, its corner fireplace, its little windows: there's no artifice here. This charming Milanese couple swapped the city for nature and beaches (eight miles off), lone cattle grazing, peasant foods and homemade wines: life in the slow lane. He is a garden designer and has created an ornamental and a vegetable garden in harmony with the landscape; she is a translator. They give you your own bright sitting room with a rustic bohemian décor – vine branches and sea shells, a comfortable sofa, a simple table and chairs – off which is a sweet bedroom with soothing colours and polished cement floor. The bathroom has a bath with a curtain and a washing machine; all is spotless, frill-free. Breakfasts, in contrast, are sumptuous: yogurts, fruits, pastries, cakes, quiches, cheeses, eggs and cold cuts, brought to the pergola in summer. Discover a hinterland of cork oaks and wild olives, return to a hammock slung between the trees.

Features
Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Working farm
Or vineyard.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.

Local points of interest from
Leo Rescigno:

  • Relax on sandy beaches or snorkeling rocky bays within 20 km.
  • Great farmer's markets for delicious cheese, cold cuts and fruit.
  • Visit the eldest wild Olive tree in Europe (4.000 years old).
  • Sailing & Surfing in the blue sea between Sardinia and Corsica.
  • Wine tasting in the region of Vermentino.
  • Visit the archaeological site of La Prisgiona (1.400 b.c. nuragiccivilisation).
Points of interest
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"We stayed for 3 nights in this totally relaxing and peaceful B&B. Our hosts were charming, hospitable & gave us lots of local information. The simple bedroom had a very comfortable bed. The sitting room was full of interest with lovely decorations. Breakfast outside was fabulous with a surprise every day. Great birdwatching across the valley.Excellent value, highly recommended. We loved it and will be coming back "
June 2012
"When we return to Sardinia this is the place we will come back to. A simple bedroom, bathroom and sitting room in tranquil surroundings tucked away in a valley.Charming helpful hosts ,delicious breakfasts with new laid eggs and other delights. Great birdwatching with owls and hoopoes .A very friendly cat to keep you company and a garden to sit in .Quiet beaches, walks and interesting villages within easy distance. We left there bronzed and totally relaxed. "
June 2012

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Booking enquiries: Leo Rescigno www.bbsardinia.it
+39 328 6914505 (landline)

Accommodation:
  • 1 Double
Price:(i) 60 to70 per night


Booking info:

Minimum stay 2 nights.

Meals:(i)

Restaurant 5km.

Closed:

Rarely.

Address:

07020 Luogosanto, Olbia-Tempio

Accommodation:(i)
B&B 1 Double room
Price: (i) 60 to 70 per night
Booking enquiries: Leo Rescigno www.bbsardinia.it
+39 328 6914505 (landline)

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