LOCATION Overlooking the emerald sea, The Ulivi Estate is a unique waterfront home in the exclusive village of Porto Rafael. The property has a secluded, private setting overlooking the beautiful archipelago of La Maddalena and the turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Built in harmony with its Mediterranean surroundings, the property encompasses nearly 3 hectares of beautiful grounds leading down to a private sandy beach shaded by olive and oleander groves.
THE PROPERTIES AND GROUNDS The property is divided into two magnificent estates, the main villa and the guest villa. The main residence is a chic, white-stucco villa built in 1969. Architect Michele Busiri Vici to reflect the surrounding natural beauty. Some of the many highlights include superb open-plan living spaces with spectacular sea views over the archipelago and a sublime master suite with a terrace surrounded by sculptural granite rock formations and native flora, with access to the beach. The secondary villa, which is privately situated, features four en suite bedrooms and several pergolas with amazing coastal outlooks. The property also benefits from having its on well water sourced from a 143 metre deep well. Additionally the direct meandering stone path that leads to the beach (within 50 metres) is something very unique on the north east coast of Sardinia.
THE LOCATION The Ulivi Estate is just steps from a sheltered beach and minutes from the yacht club of Porto Rafael and the upscale boutiques and charming cafés of the Piazzetta. The glamorous resort of Porto Cervo—the heart of the Costa Smeralda—is only a short drive away. Exclusivity, privacy, and serenity are the hallmarks of Porto Rafael, a beautiful coastal hamlet on the northeast coast of Sardinia, framed by pristine pink sand beaches, verdant hillsides of Mediterranean maquis shrubland, and alluring natural sculptures of granite rock formations.