Global Homes: Sprawling Italian Villa by the Sea

Aptly named Villa Gemma, this magnificent 300-square-meter home near Sardinia, Italy shines like a jewel among its surroundings. Thanks to its position overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the European estate enjoys waterfront views from the pool and across the interior.

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Immobilsarda, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Mediterranean Villa on Costa Smeralda

What feel like acres of lawn surround this jewel of a villa near Sardinia, Italy. The home and pool's location on an upper part of the yard treats swimmers to a prime vantage point overlooking Costa Smeralda.

Villa Includes Pool, Sea Views

This swimming pool, sparkling like a gem amidst green grassy lawns, is actually one of two pools on the property. Both have the sweeping backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea.

Blue Skies & Crystal Clear Water

The turquoise water of the swimming pool echoes the blue hue of the Mediterranean Sea in this home's incomparable setting on the Sardinian coast.

Sun-Soaked Sitting Area

Worries? What worries? This view, of Costa Smeralda in Sardinia, is guaranteed to bring instant bliss.

Bright and Airy Living Room

This home is designed by renowned architect Lesuisse. The interiors are mostly white to match the light-filled location of the residence. In this living room, huge sliding doors join indoor and outdoor spaces with white curtains offering more privacy when needed.

Living Room Flows Into Dining Space

There's an airy flow inside this luxury villa designed by architect Lesuisse. Wood details pair with a crisp, white palette and walls that open completely to the scenic outdoors. The result: a home whose mood matches its beautiful setting.

Library With Lovely Arches

The beautiful architecture of this home, designed by architect Lesuisse, includes arches that flow gracefully into one another and frame work spaces, shelves and windows.

Mediterranean Master Bedroom

Mediterranean style is simple and elegant in this bedroom where curtains pull back to reveal blue sea views. Whitewashed ceiling beams keep the feeling light and bright in the smaller room.

Bedroom Opens to Pool & Patio

Subtle details make this Italian villa a cut above. In this bedroom, two kinds of wood create a pretty diamond design in the doors.

Home Office With Sea Views

With vistas like these, suddenly work becomes much less of a chore. The arched windows serve as a frame for lovely views of Costa Smeralda.

Bedroom With Blue & White Mural

A modern mural makes a colorful splash on the back wall of this guest bedroom. There are five total bedrooms in the home, each with lovely wood details and primarily white palettes.

Guest House With Open Lounge

An intriguing walkway made of pavers nestled into the grass leads down to this tucked-away guest residence that looks as charming as a hobbit hole.

Lounge Allows for Large Gatherings

In addition to the main residence, this stunning estate also includes a separate guest house with a bedroom, bathroom and outdoor lounge.

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