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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Martis, Province of Sassari, Sardinia

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Rachel N
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3 reviews
“WE LOVED IT!”
Reviewed 27 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

After many holidays in Italy we decided to visit Sardinia. It was a good decision. Sardinia is a large island, with plenty to see and explore. From the stunning coastline and beaches, beautiful churches, and excellent museums to small villages where people get along with living their lives. After two weeks, we felt we had explored the area, but there was so much more of the island that we would still love to see.

Chris and Jill were the best kind of hosts. They ensured we had privacy and were respectful of “our space”. The accommodation was fully equipped with everything we needed. It is the little things that make a difference such as a night light to help you negotiate the stairs safely in the dark, a welcome pack of food and wine, and even inflatables to use in the pool.

We were invited to help ourselves to any fruit in the orchard and Chris gave us gifts of lemons and almonds to bring home.

Chris came to the rescue one night when our car hit a large brick about half an hour from home at midnight. He drove out to us, helped us try (unsuccessfully) to repair the tyre, took us back to the villa, and then to a garage the next day. He then drove us back to the abandoned car, helped us change the wheel, and followed us back to the garage. All of this required Chris to get out of bed, to lose sleep and a large chunk of the following day. His kindness was matched by the men at the garage who repaired the wheel and wouldn’t take payment.

The people we met in this area of Sardinia were friendly, welcoming, and generous. They appreciated attempts to speak Italian, and most meals in restaurants ended with a complimentary drink of mirto, made from the Myrtle bush.

If you are fortunate to stay in Martis at Chris and Jill’s wonderful property, Il Granaio, you should visit the local bar L’Anglolino, where you will be warmly welcomed by Franco and Rita, and where you can eat some of the best pizza we’ve ever tasted. The village has a bank, a post office, a women’s clothes shop, several bars, two small supermarkets, and a vibrant community feel about it.

Good places to visit are Sássari, the centro storico of Castelsardo (Aragona is a fantastic restaurant, with wonderful view over the sea and spectacular sunsets), the beach of San Pietro di Mare at Valledoria, the amazing rock formation known as L’Elefante near Castelsardo, the intriguing La Rocca at Sédini, the beautiful churches of Santíssima Trinità di Saccargia near Ploaghe and San Pietro del Crocifisso near Perfugas, the nuraghic remains at Santu Antine near Toralba, the port town of Palau, the mountain town of Nuoro (the Museo del Costume is superb), and the second city of Gallura, Tempio Pausania.

We loved Sardinia, and we loved Il Granaio.

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Melissa C
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“Beautiful and relaxing place in Sardinia”
Reviewed 15 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Our stay at Il Granaio was amazing! We only had a few days there but it was just what we needed. My boyfriend and I were a bit worried about being away from the beach, however the lovely pool area made up for it. We spent a lot of the time chilling out in the orchard. Our apartment was stunning and massive, much more than we expected. No nightlife up in the village, just bars but we knew that when we booked. So quiet, a real break from our life in South London! A car is very important, we looked into doing some travelling too but the bus service is limited in this area. We did make it to the beach at Valledoria and it was pretty stunning. Chris and Jill were welcoming and made us feel so special, they left us some wine and food when we arrived. I also loved the home decor around the villa, the beautiful little features showed a considerable amount of thought. Jill said there were a few days left in September so we may book again for a week and this time we will probably hire a car. Our flights were a bargain and so was this apartment. Great break, thanks guys!!

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Management Response
19 Jun 2017
Hi Mel, It was a pleasure meeting you two. It was such a shame you couldn't have spent longer as there is so much to see. We really appreciate feedback from our guests, it is the only way to generate interest as we are just a small concern. There are still 10 days free mid-September so hopefully we will see you again. I would recommend the best car hire company you can afford as they seem more reliable. Just come through our website if you decide to come back. Thanks again Chris and Jill Johnson
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lynnedbel...
Lewes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Perfect for a complete getaway from everyday living!”
Reviewed 8 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Just had week staying at Il Granaio, this is our second time to this location, and it did not disappoint! Jill & Chris were so good as usual, always ready to help you if there was anything you needed, they have such excellent knowledge of the surrounding area which is invaluable if you are not sure about what and where to go. We are certainly going back again, maybe even later this year, if they are not fully booked up! Thank you again Jill and Chris for making our holiday so complete.

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Management Response
8 Jun 2017
Hi Dave and Lyn. Thank you so much for the review, it was a pleasure seeing you again! Please, please consider a return visit in September where we have some days still free. It is a great time to come , the sea is still warm and the pace is a slower still! Jazzie the dog is missing your daily pampering!! Chris and Jill Johnson
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Jasper123...
Lewes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Nice relaxing holiday in a lovely rural environment!”
Reviewed 15 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This was our first time in Sardinia, we wish we had booked an extra week as there was so much more to see. You definitely need a car for this holiday, like they say on the website, it is in the middle of nowhere just outside of a tiny village. This was just what we wanted, away from everything! Although we hardly saw the owner Chris he was there when we needed him and he gave us all the additional information we needed. He was also kind enough to bring us some fresh eggs and tomatoes from the farm next door. The grounds are breathtaking with a lovely orchard and lots of private places to escape too. We spent most of our afternoons down at the pool which was bigger than we thought and simply fantastic as it was so hot that week.
You have to drive to find restaurants but the village has a bar that serves pizzas on the weekend and will do you food midweek. We chose to explore and found some great places to dine on the coastline over at Castelsardo. To conclude, our stay was superb, relaxing and very good value for money. Bright, really spacious, clean, fully equipped and incredible value for money, it really was a great choice for our holiday and we would recommend for like minded couples.

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Management Response
18 Jul 2016
Hi Dave & Lynne! Thanks so much for the positive review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us - dusty the cat is missing the treats!
As we told you, this is our first year on the formal websites so all of the feedback is very important to us in order to keep the standard as high as possible.
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Connector...
1 review
“Perfect Easter escape in Sardinia”
Reviewed 30 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We had booked 4 nights in Nulvi Sardinia but were let down with a double booking at the last minute. They kindly contacted colleagues at ilgranaio who were actually not opening until June. We arrived with no other choice, but were so pleased to find a beautiful large modern villa with everything we needed, the place is huge! Chris and Jill made us so welcome (and jazzy the dog!) Our bedroom was upstairs in an open plan room, great because we could keep a check on my 7 year old daughter below. The pool was in a lovely garden down in a field but too cold to swim in March.
It really is in the middle of nowhere which suited us. It is a drive to a big supermarket although there is a little village shop. We ventured out to Valledoria for meals and beaches but once again just a little cold this time of year. Even though we were only here for a few days we felt relaxed and revived. Chris & Jill gave us some homemade pickle and jam to take home, they really pushed the boat out for us so we wish them luck for this coming season and hope to come back for longer in early September.

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Management Response
1 Apr 2016
Well thank you so much! Sorry we were not fully open for you, this is our first season since the renovation. Your little girl was a sweetheart, we hope to see you in September. Regards Jill & Chris at IL GRANAIO
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