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Charming Historic villa with private citrus gardens and private pool, protected by the gate for little children, vaulted ceilings and stone fireplaces. The villa is a peaceful historic Masseria ( country house ) of great charme, belonging to the XVIII century, published in one of the most beautiful book: Historic Houses in Salento edited by Grifo. Located in the middle of the ancient village of Spongano, with all comforts, Pool ( 8 mt lng X 4 mt large), Air conditioning, WiFi, Bbq, It is located in the village, in the historc centre, with green all around and enjoy of all the facilities at walking distance. Sleeps from 10 adults plus 2 or 4 children
Price is for 10 people. Each extra guest, pays an extra cost of € 30 per day.
IPeovided in price: bed linen in beds already prepared, complete towels. poolsun towels, cleaning of the pool 3 times per week, use of WiFi unlimited.
€ 250 final cleaning. ( sanitazion, laundry, deep cleaning of pool, garden.
€800 security deposit refundable. Cancellation police: No Refund
Following Italian and Regional law for temporary rental a house non hotel facilities accomodation, all the utilities are extra at consumption payed the last day. The meter readind will be done together with the owner, upon arrival and, again, before departure. Rates published on the National Companies bill.
Total 6 double bedrooms,5 bathrooms. Ground floor: 3 double bedrooms plus 1 Suite with 2 bedrooms annex with bathroom en suite in the main bedroom, (Total 5 bedrooms in ground floor). First floor on the big terrace: 1 double bedroom with bathroom en suite.
Far away to the sea, just from 10 to 20 minutes drive to reach the crystal clear waters of Castro and the white sand beaches of Otranto. The villa is the ideal place for family gatherings who want to spend a holiday in relax, away from the crowd that populates the coasts, but having the sea very closed. The Masseria, with its ancient architectures, the majestic star and arch vaults, stone fireplaces , the “secret gardens” ( the garden inside where the bedrooms overlooking) rich in citrus, figus, apricot, really offers those who live it, a unique, intimate and romantic atmosphere. Enjoy of the big festival from April 30 to May 6 with majestic baroque lights! Many festivals in June, July and August animate the ancient village with stalls, tastings, concerts in the squares and dance of "Pizzica", famous Salento dance. Arrival from 16.30 to 11 p.m. Later, there is an extra cost of € 100,00.
The Salento region, called "the Puglia board" for its flat extension is considered at risk 0 of earthquakes.
Spongano is one of the most delicious small ancient villages, linked to the agricultural tradition of Salento that enliven the flat and uniform hinterland. The farm, for its historical value, has been published in one of the most important books of historic houses in Salento, Grifo editions. Totally restored in 2012 year. Very well equipped with all comforts, AIR conditioning, WiFi, BBQ, TV sat, old Fireplaces, heating for the winter. Outdoor areas: gardens - citrus groves, a big terrace at the first floor of 170 sqmeters. The advantage of the villa is that it’s located in the middle of the village. It is accessed from the private alley at the top of the main road. This makes it rather hidden and private, in a strategic position for those who love being in the green countryside, relaxing but staying in the town center with every service at few steps like bar, bank, supermarket, restaurants in the square, pizzerias, bakery, pharmacy, etc . All within walking distance. Also it’s position has the advantage of being located 2 km from the highway that leads to every destination very easily. Many nice villages closed to visit. The archaelogical Museal System of Vaste and Poggiard, just 2 km far away, the Messapic cities, the worrier Valley, can be visited with ad hoc organized tours.
"IL GIARDINO DEGLI ARANCI" has 280 square meters of indoor area and 800 square meters of outdoor area. Private pool, 8 meters for 4.30, protected by a gate, for little children, "secret" gardens with citrus, fruit trees, bougainvillea. The villa consists of a main body and an annex dependance on the ground floor with gardens and a large terrace of 170 sqm on the first floor with a double bedroom with bathroom en suite. All bedrooms overlook the "secret" garden, inside the house (typical of the Salento farms), a cozy and private place for relax, complete with table with armchairs. Here, another independent exit leads to a private court that emerges on a small square with a comfortable coffee shop. The photographed bedrooms (picture with captions):'Orange Blossom', 'Citronella', 'Mint on terrace', 'Lavender', Suite Bouganville. All with bathrooms en suite, except Citronella which has private bathroom in front of.
The outdoor areas are well equipped with tables, armchairs and sun beds. There is the main outdoor living area, facing the kitchen, furnished with a dining table and armchairs for 10 seats, plus another table for 4 and another table with armchairs in the shade of lemon trees, orange trees, mandarins, pomegranates and bougainvillea. From here there is access to the pool area with outdoor shower where, in addition to comfortable sun loungers there is a sitting area with sofa and armchairs and other tables with chairs, placed in the shade of citrus.The village is surrounded with ancient olive groves, dry stone walls, megalithic monuments, baroque churches. The Parco delle More, (the blackberry park) between olive trees is an ideal place where travellers can enjoy for walking or jogging or have bike rides. Spongano is fortunate to have all around about 300 km of sea coast, so traveller can visit a new beach every day, with a time distance which can go from 10 minutes driving to a maximum of 40 minutes to reach the opposite sea Ionian coast.
Distance of the Villa to the sea places : The house is located 10 minutes drive from the most beautiful stretch of the Adriatic coast, Castro Marina, called the Pearl of Salento. The area is famous for its caves: the Green cave, the enchanting cave Zinzulusa, Porto Miggiano in Santa Cesarea Terme, Baia Marittima, Marina di Andrano near the small Acquaviva beach. Magnificent boat trips to visit our coast in Adriatic and Ionian side. From Castro to Santa Maria di leuca, the west coast, to visit Il Ciolo, Marina di Novaglie, the Lake Cave and many others . You can reach the most beautiful beaches of Salento and the UNESCO site. At the seaside you can enjoy water sports, guided diving, snorkeling, choose from 300 km of beautiful coastline, the stretch of sea best suited to your needs, with sand or suggestive rock that can be high or low. Nearby parks:You will live in the protected area of the Belvedere forest, between Tricase - Otranto, where you can enjoy a countryside full of olive trees, Il Parco delle More, among myrtle plants, figs, prickly pears, conifers, pine trees, oaks, a scrubland extraordinary Mediterranean.
The sea at a few steps, the nature bursting around, the relaxation of living in the historic center of a quiet village, the history that you breathe and you can relive with guided tours, genuine food km0, excellent wines that you can try with tastings in the most renowned wine cellars such as Menhir, Castel di Salve, Guarini or visits to renowned olive oil mills of extra virgin olive oil, makes this farm unique and its strategic geographical position. You can also taste the typical cuisine of Salento, true slow food at km 0, book for cooking classes or comfortably at home, with a dedicated cooker. Also excellent wine taste in our renomate cellars as Menhir, Duke of Castel di Salve. We are renomate for our rosè wine of our native vines of Negroamaro and Primitivo. You can also have special cultural Tour nearby to visit ruines and paint in the Museum Circuit in the closed area Vaste and Poggiardo with specialized guides in the history of art and english language. You can visit our Undreground historic Oil Mill, have a dinner in the ancient Masseria Le Stanzie of a paericularly suggestive beauty with its own production of food, oil and wine.
What to do also: nice shopping also in Poggiardo, Maglie, Tricase, Lecce ( the famous enchanting Baroque Capital). Artisan terracottas, local drapes with fine linen shopping. Best towns to visit advised by the owner.
Water sports, gym, also with personal trainer, organized fishing, Horsback on the beach, boat trips even to Greece, Pizzica dance classes, dance much loved and practiced in Italy .
Private driver. Private cooker. Private housekeeper. All extra at payment.
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