Apulia Calabria and Basilicata - Melendugno
Villa Letizia – Melendugno - Apulia
5 Bedrooms – Pool
With its plentiful play areas around the pool, Villa Letizia makes an ideal holiday destination for larger families with children.
Location and Surrounding Area. Villa Letizia is set in a magical area of Puglia in the southern heel of Italy. It is about 10 km south of Lecce and only a couple of kilometers from the renown blue flag, white sand beaches of Torre dell'Orso and San Foca. The coastline offers caves and hidden sandy coves for the adventurous and well-equipped beach bars for the less adventurous. San Foca was once a fishing village and its picturesque harbour is an important tourist port as it lies roughly halfway between Brindisi and Otranto.
Beautiful baroque Lecce has to be seen to be believed. It's the perfect destination for wandering around little lanes and admiring the distinctive 17th century architecture. It has a delightful historical centre and an excavated Roman amphitheater.
The city of Otranto is about 20 km away and offers all the splendours of an original Greek settlement. The city's story is perhaps best told in the cathedral with its large-scale mosaics dating back to the 12th century and the bones of the 813 martyrs displayed behind the altar.
The nearest international airports are Brindisi (70 km) and Bari (200 km).
The Property. The modern design of this beautifully decorated villa is in keeping with the surrounding area and offers its guests peace and tranquility. Upstairs, there are five light and airy double bedrooms with tasteful wooden floors. The master bedroom has its own bathroom and the other two spacious rooms share a bathroom. The bathrooms are well designed and have marvelously luxurious feel to them. ONe of the bedrooms has a double sofa bed.
The ground floor houses an open-plan living room with comfortable sofas facing a flat screen TV and a cozy fireplace alongside. The stone flagged floors are cool to the touch in summer and the large windows and patio doors open out onto the gardens and swimming pool. There is charming, round, wooden inlay dining table that can easily seat six to eight house guests. Most summer dining tends to be al fresco and the shady veranda running along the side of the house is fully furnished to enjoy both evening aperitifs and starlit meals. The kitchen area features a central island and is fitted with all modern conveniences. There is an extra bathroom with a shower on the ground floor.
The large gardens are immaculate and there is plenty of space to play in. The large pool has easy-access steps at one end, ideal for keeping an eye on lively children. The poolside area has a hammock, deck chairs, sun loungers and a pretty outdoor shower. Children can run free and play on the slide, seesaw and other outdoor toys. There is a table football in the recreation area of the veranda.
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- 5 Double bedrooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- 1 Further external bathroom
- 1 sofa beds
- Delightful garden
- Equipped patio with lounge and dining areas
- Swimming pool with sundeck area and external showers
- Play areas for children
- Equipped island kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, freezer
- Washing machine
- SAT TV, DVD and stereo
- WI-FI internet
- Central heating
- Baby cot
- Recreation area with table soccer in the verandah
- Alarm system and electronic gate
- Covered parking
- Bed and bath linen provided