Podere Salento Melendugno, Lecce, Italy

  • Villa
  • 5 BR
  • Sleeps 10
  • from € 4500 wk
What we like about this property

This stunning estate is a highly expressive and unusual structure that combines equal parts glamour, drama and a modern take on antiquity. We love the beautifully crafted stone construction and old world elegance re-imagined for modern living.

Description

Located on over fifteen acres of olive groves and wild countryside in the Salento Penisula at the southern tip of Italy’s boot, this striking estate is a unique reinterpretation on classic ancient architecture. Newly built, it beautifully balances traditional medieval and Moorish influences and aesthetics with 21st century luxury.

Constructed entirely of locally sourced Pietra Leccese limestone and marble using age old techniques, the cloistered colonnades and graceful vaulted ceilings are romantic and elegant. 

The large entrance gates open into a lovely interior courtyard with a central fountain that leads into the main living area with a large central fireplace and glass doors on both sides that open out to amazing views of the property. With an eclectic and exotic mix of European antiques, Middle Eastern decor and hand crafted contemporary furnishings, the interiors are eye catching and sophisticated.  

The house features two self contained sleeping wings with two bedrooms each plus one full bedroom off of the dining area with a private terrace and sleeps a total of ten. The large en suite master bedroom wing features a dressing room with daybeds and a magnificent free standing copper bath and private terrace entrance.

The fully equipped gourmet kitchen seats up to ten comfortably inside or up to fourteen poolside under the shaded pergola complete with Burmese teak loungers and dining areas. An additional outdoor kitchen with wood burning pizza oven and BBQ is ideal for entertaining and the roof terrace offers breathtaking 360 degree views of the countryside and the Ionian Sea in the distance.

The beautifully landscaped and walled gardens feature an edible kitchen garden among the olive and fruit orchards and provide complete privacy and tranquility. This is a special home that exudes warmth and sophistication and will dazzle you with its exceptional style and rural beauty.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

Concierge services with optional private chef and grocery shopping, spa treatments and tour arrangements available upon request. Wifi throughout, home cinema with Sky satellite TV and DVD player, iPod docking and stereo audio system. Daily housekeeping, laundry facilities. Aromatherapy Associates personal care products and luxury linens. Complimentary recreational equipement available: Bicycles, trampoline, badminton, table tennis and children’s games.

AROUND

Located at the southernmost part of Italy’s heel, known as the Salento Peninsula, the estate is within a short drive from a number of authentic and charming Italian villages, the closest of which is Carpignano Salentino. The stunning baroque city of Lecce, known as the Florence of the South, lies 25 minutes to the North and the lovely UNESCO port town of  Otranto is 15 minutes to the South. The Adriatic coast is within ten minutes with some of the best beaches including Torre Del Orso Santa Andrea and Alimini as well as those of the Ionian coast. Further south are the luxurious seaside resorts of Leuca and Santa Cesarea Terme.

LOCATION

Lecce, Italy. Nearest Airport: Brindisi International Airport or Bari International Airport

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Podere Salento

from 4500/ wk
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
Bedrooms5 Bedrooms
Bed Type3 Doubles, 3 Twins
KitchenFully equipped gourmet kitchen
Bathrooms4 Bathrooms (2 en suite)
Accommodate10 Guests with the ability to accommodate up to 12 with extra sofa beds
InternetWifi throughout
Pet friendlyNo
RatesLow season rates start at €4500 per week up to €12,500 per week high season.
Minimum Stay1 Week
ViewLovely garden and rural views
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