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Su Domu Grogu
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Su Domu Grogu
The house overlooks the village square The spacious roof terrace has panoramic views across the valley
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25 reviews
Su Domu Grogu
The house overlooks the village square
The spacious roof terrace has panoramic views across the valley
The large kitchen is the heart of the house
Well equipped kitchen and utility room
The kitchen has an open log fire
Main bedroom
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom with balcony
Twin Bedroom
Twin room
The sitting room
The sitting room
Dining room looking through to sitting room
The village of Sagama
Roof terrace in evening light
View of village from roof terrace
The nearby town of Bosa
The River Temo in nearby Bosa
Torre Columbargia beach nearby
S'abba Druche beach nearby
Porto Alabe beach nearby
Culputitu beach nearby
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Tresnuraghes, Province of Oristano, Sardinia

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John M
Wirral, England
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24 reviews
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“Yellow House - Blue skies.”
Reviewed July 7, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We have retrurned from a week at Su Domu Grogu wishing we could have brought some sun home with use. Car hire was straightforward in Alghero. Then the journey to Sagama was stunning - a winding coast road, a pull off to watch gryfon vultures circling then through hills to the traditional hill top twon of Sagama. The church bells start at 7am and finish at 10pm chiming the hours and half hours. We soon got used to them but it was harder to get used to the noise of sets being laidin the lanes and alleys of the village, however they will soon be finished adding to its attractiveness. Meals were a pleasure whether in the kitchen, on the roof terrace in the shade of the pergola, or in the first class restaurants of nearby villages. Morning walks before the sun was hot, and evening strolls through the atmospheric village were delightful. During the day we visited beachs, nuraghi and spectacular mountains. Su Domu Grogu is a spacious beautiful house with comfy beds. A added faility - a young couple have opened a small general store a few minutes walk away. We watcched the Italy v England match in the village bar and friendly locals offered us tissues after tyhe penalty shoot out.

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Liked best: Relaxing and convenient atmosphere
Liked least: As a rather elderly person the 'favourite' beach was a steep climb without a walking stick
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26Jane26
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
“Spacious house in lovely quiet totally Sardinian hill top village yet not far from beaches”
Reviewed June 18, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

Sitting on the roof terrace enjoying the sunshine and looking at the lovely views - bliss. House in the middle of village and only 20 mins away from beautiful beaches on this unspoilt coast. In June we had a couple of days with the beaches to ourselves. Wonderful flowers on coastal path. Bosa nearby town is pretty and has all amenities. Great place for a relaxing break.

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Northwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2011 for a stay in September 2011

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Liked best: Size, feeling, location, views, church bells.
Liked least: Church bells
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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Management Response
5 Oct 2011
We have found that the neighbours have been generous to a number of our house guests. One of the many special things about Su Domu Grogu is its location in such a unique, friendly and, above all, Italian village.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 12, 2011 for a stay in June 2011

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Liked best: The house and its location.
Liked least: The bells
Travelling group: With Friends
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
5 Oct 2011
Glad you had a great time! And that you enjoyed the lovely sandy beaches nearby! We're going to do a "Guide to Local Beaches" for future visitors.
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Abergele, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 8, 2011 for a stay in August 2011

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Liked best: the fact that it was such a pleasant rural setting.
Liked least: No ristorante or pizzeria in the village.
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Management Response
5 Oct 2011
Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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AnerleyBo...
Kingston Upon Thames
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“A lovely house in a beautiful Mediterranean island”
Reviewed June 5, 2011 for a stay in February 2011

I stayed in Su Domu Grogu with a few friends in the middle of a (very uncommon) snowy February and before the refurbishment work was complete. Consequently I saw the house and the village of Sagama at their least picturesque. Nonetheless, I liked the house a lot and I had a fine week.

The house is large and comfortable, built in the 1930s I think, for a large extended family. It’s well decorated and furnished, and has solid masonry walls throughout - quiet and coolness are built in. The rooms are large and well-proportioned, as are the hall and landings; the space and airiness impressed me immediately. It's altogether unlike the typical modern holiday villa.

Su Domu Grogu doesn't have a garden but it has a terrace by the front door and a large roof terrace. Both terraces and all the rooms face south, looking down on the high street and the church piazza. The roof terrace has a rustic loggia roof, providing much-needed shade - the sun in spring, summer and autumn is hot and constant.

The house is opposite the village church and looks south across its piazza to open countryside and the Monte Ferru massif twenty kilometres away. The piazza is the physical and social centre of the village, of course. It was landscaped and refurbished in 2010 and it is a wonderful social space, especially in the evenings, especially during the passeggiata.

Sagama has one tiny shop, no bar or restaurant and no other holiday homes or villas. The lack of entertainment didn't seem very important. For shopping we went to the nearby villages, where the walls of many houses are decorated with remarkable murals - some religious, like the one on Su Domu Grogu, some contemporary/quirky/bizarre. For urban entertainment we went down to Bosa, the nice riverside port about 10mins away.

We went for several runs around Sagama and a few cycle rides (there are a couple of bikes in the garage below the house). The surrounding countryside is a rolling green plateau several hundred feet above sea-level.

We didn't have time to visit the island's rock-climbing areas – boulders, mountain crags and sea-cliffs - which are dotted around within driving distance of Su Domu Grogu. We didn't visit the nearby Bosa Rowing Club but rowers and rowing clubs from around Europe regularly do, attracted by the atmosphere and good rowing water of the estuary. We went to Oristano to see Sa Sartiglia - a marvellous 500-year-old festival and equestrian tournament.

The nearest beach is about 10mins drive away, and the coast is typically Mediterranean, with rocky outcrops and small sandy beaches.

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Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups Rugged travelers
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Management Response
5 Oct 2011
Looks like you had an active time, even in winter! The horse festival, Sa Sartiglia, in Oristano is extraordinary! The whole old-town is transformed, people in national dress, amazing horse acrobatics. We've put a picture on the advert.
We think the house is quite a bit older - probably 19th Century. Look forward to welcoming you back in a warmer time of year.
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Rhianwen...
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Great accommodation in beautiful, unspoilt Sardinia”
Reviewed June 3, 2011 for a stay in September 2010

Stayed in Su Domu Grogu for a quiet autumn break last year. The house is huge and very well equipped, so it was strange just having the two of us there! However, we chose this villa because it's great value and we wanted to go somewhere sunny and unspoilt - we certainly weren't disappointed by the charming village of Sagama.

The directions and advice that we received from the owner were very helpful, they also gave us some ideas of beaches to go to and places to eat out.

To visit rural Sardinia you will definitely need to rent a car, but it's worth it - we really enjoyed driving around and found some stunning beaches. The nearest town is quite pretty and has supermarkets, shops, restaurants and cafés, but aren't any shops in the village.

A great location to relax (on the beach or on the large sun terrace) and get away from it all. I really hope that we can come again but next time I would bring a group of friends to fill the place and make the most of it, as there is plenty of space for eating, drinking and chilling!

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Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists Large groups
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Management Response
5 Oct 2011
Look forward to welcoming you back, bringing some friends so you fill the house a bit more! And a little shop has opened up in the village now.
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