Vineyards have become a status symbol for luxury buyers worldwide. But they also attract those interested in serious pastimes, producing and enjoying their own wine, or looking for an investment opportunity.

In Italy, the island of Sardinia is known for several varieties, including the rich white wines produced around Olbia in the northeastern Gallura region. Growing demand, limited supply and a lifestyle close to nature make winemaking attractive to both large-scale enterprises and niche producers.

this estate vineyard covering about 17 acres, or 42 acres, on the surrounding hills. Overlooking the sea, it’s about 15 kilometers (less than 10 miles) from the Costa Smeralda, where the wealthy elite meet movie stars and dock their superyachts.

Although built in 2002 and recently renovated, the colonial-style farmhouse retains old-world rustic charm with chestnut-beamed ceilings, Spanish terracotta floors, stone fireplaces and interior archways. Materials include oak interior fixtures, hand-crafted railings and locally sourced granite.

487 square meters (over 5,200 square feet) of internal space includes a ground floor living area with large windows overlooking the gardens. Dining room, double living room with stone fireplace, open kitchen, TV area, bathroom, study with loft and one bedroom with bathroom complete this level.

Upstairs is a master suite with walk-in closet, spa bath and two balconies.

The basement contains a tavern room, an open kitchen, a double lounge with a large fireplace, a guest bathroom and an en-suite bedroom for a total of five bedrooms and six bathrooms.

Outdoor living areas include a shaded porch for alfresco dining and a veranda BBQ area.

Approximately two-thirds of the property is occupied by vineyards. The rest is allocated for flower beds and gardens. There are 40 fruit trees and 20 olive trees.

The underground cellar is used for processing wine and storing tools and machinery. The 80 square meter (approx. 860 square feet) residence sits above the basement, and there are permits for a second, slightly larger home.

Rarex the founder Fernando Velez is the listing agent. Price available upon request.


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