Placed on a rise with views overlooking the countryside and the Ionian Sea in the distance, this villa for rent in Puglia welcomes you to experience traditional country life. Set in and around the Gravine National Park, the area is home to amazing coastal scenery of caves, ravines and sunny countryside.
The two-story villa features salon-style rooms on the ground floor, along with a bright indoor dining area perfect for entertaining.
There are three bedrooms (one main bedroom, one double and one single), and two bathrooms with an additional basement area consisting of a professional kitchen, a living room which can also double as a bedroom, and a bathroom.
Surrounded by organic olive and citrus groves, the property is a productive working farm that is as lovely as it is useful. There is a seasonal vegetable garden that provides the property with goodies for la cucina and woodfired ovens on the expansive grounds for dining al fresco. There’s a large sunny courtyard and rambling gardens around a swimming pool, all with lovely views.
Optional private chef, cooking classes and grocery shopping, and yoga lessons.
Wifi throughout, climate control, kitchen and bath essentials, laundry facilities, bicycles available for guests use, private parking.
Adjacent to the National Parco delle Gravine, the villa is in a strategic position to visit the most interesting and distinctive sites of Apulia and Basilicata.
Placed between the Ionian and Adriatic coasts, it’s a thirty minute drive south from the harbor town of Taranto and ten minutes from the ancient town of Massafra, dominated by the 15th century castle.
A mix of rich, layered cultures from over two thousand years of invasion, conquest and settlement, the area features some of the most interesting cultural sites in southern Italy.
The charming and unique UNESCO trulli dwellings in the Valle d’Itria and the medieval “White City” of Ostuni and Monopoli are a 45-minute drive, with the stunning Baroque city of Lecce 90 minutes south. Cisterno, Martina Franca and Locorotondo are within thirty minutes.
Don’t miss the spectacular underground caves of Castellana Grotte an hour north. The nearest beaches, Bahia del Sol in the Marina di Pulsano on the Ionian side and Paragrafo Beach on the Adriatic sea are within a short ride and the big city port town of Brindisi is an hour east with the capital city of Bari just over an hour’s drive north.
Puglia, Italy. Nearest Airport: Brindisi (85km) or Bari Airport (90km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall
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