Savills | Carovigno, Brindisi, Puglia, 72012 | New homes for sale
130 sq m(1,399.31 sq ft)
Guide price €500,000

Carovigno, Brindisi, Puglia72012

  • Under offer

Key features

  • 3 Double bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Sea view
  • Large garden

Elegant 3-4 bedroom villa with panoramic sea views. Newly built to the highest standard, with pool, 8,500sq.m. of garden and located approximately 5 minutes to beautiful beaches.

About this property

  • This stunning villa is located in a fabulous elevated position between Carovigno and the sea.

    You enter through elegant electric gates up a sweeping paved driveway surrounded by olive and fruit trees . The villa is strategically placed at the the highest point of the 8,500 sq.m. plot taking full advantage of the wonderful sea view.

    Steps lead up to the huge veranda and the entrance of the house. The entrance hall has floor to ceiling storage on the left and family bathroom on the right. The hall leads you into the spacious living room with it's barrel vaulted ceiling and welcoming open fire. This property also benefits from a pellet burning "termo-camino" which provides central heating and hot water.

    The primary bedroom is to the left of the lounge and is large and full of character with beautiful barrel vaulted ceiling and glass doors out to the large covered patio. The bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and both have a sea view.

    The second bedroom to the right of the lounge also has barrel vaulted ceiling and double doors looking out over the pool and the sea.
    There is third large bedroom again with barrel vaulted ceiling to the rear of the lounge .
    The kitchen is bright, spacious and colorful with doors that lead out to the outdoor barbecue, kitchen and entertaining area.

    There is a huge storage room at the back of the house with barrel,vaulted ceiling that could be easily converted into a guest bed and bathroom.

    The house is surrounded on three sides by a huge veranda with plenty of eating and relaxing spaces and welcome ceiling fans for cooling in the summer months.
    The rear of the house has another eating area where you can enjoy the morning sun and shelter on windier days. There is also a handy outdoor shower room.
    There are stairs leading to the flat roof terrace with breathtaking 180 degree views over the sea.
    Under the stairs is a large and secure storage area for all the outdoor furnishings.
    The pool is is in front of the house enjoying views of the mature garden and sea, and has a discreet telescopic glass cover which easily retracts at the touch of a button.

    The entire house has been built to the highest standard for damp free year round living.
    The windows are double-glazed and all have secure, lockable shutters. It has an alarm system and an artesian well. Solar panels on the roof provide hot water. The termo-camino log burner also provides central heating and hot water in winter.

Local information

  • LIFESTYLE AND WHAT DO DO IN THE AREA
  • The area has many small towns, local restaurants and bars that serve locally caught fish.
  • Within five minutes you can be in the lively seaside resorts of Torre Santa Sabina and Specchiolla. The beaches are ideal family places. Shallow coves and protected areas make the visit to the beach a pleasure. There are also many beach clubs and water sports are offered, including kite surfing. The beaches are deserted in the winter and very rarely busy at other times than July and August, the main holiday months.
  • The ancient forest of olive trees surrounding Serranova are magnificent and it's fantastic to cycle or drive through.
  • Unlike most other areas of Apulia, Serranova and Torre Guaceto have mainly flat land. There is one main dual carriageway down the coast and the rest of
  • Carovigno is a great local town with fabulous restaurants catering for all , from local puglian fare to michelan star. Santa Sabina and Specchiolla are the closest sea side resorts with restaurants right on the sea.
  • The beaches are ideal family places. Shallow coves and protected areas make the visit to the beach a pleasure. There are also many beach clubs and water sports are offered, including kite surfing.
  • The fabulous beaches of Torre Guaceto are only a 5 minute drive from the villa.The beaches are deserted in the winter and very rarely busy at other times than July and August, the main holiday months.
  • The ancient forest of olive trees surrounding nearby Serranova are magnificent and it's fantastic to cycle or drive through.
  • Unlike most other areas of Apulia, Serranova and Torre Guaceto have mainly flat land. There is one main dual carriageway down the coast and the rest of the roads have been unchanged for hundreds of years.
  • Northern Italians choose Puglia as the most popular destination. Walkers and Bikers can enjoy the wonderful sand dune beaches of Torre Guaceto, Lecce, Brindisi and Alberobello. Those looking for more modern history can visit the WW2 landing sites at Gallipoli or Taranto.
  • Holiday in southern Italy in April and May is amazing The warm temperature combined with the evening rain turns the hedgerows and fields around Torre Guaceto and Serranova into a spectacular site of colours. Wild flowers of all shapes and sizes.The beaches are small and exclusive and there are no hotels or fast food places in site for 20 km.
  • Apulia rises in altitude the further north you go. The area around Torre Guaceto from the very southern tip of the heel up to Serra Nova is very flat. Once you get to Ostuni the landscape changes.

Additional information

  • WHAT MORE TO SEE:
  • The villa has the advantage of being not far from main areas of world interest such as the mile long caves of Castellana; the archaeological excavations of the Roman Egnatia by the Adriatic coast line; the Trulli houses of Alberobello- an UNESCO World heritage site: the beautiful white town of Ostuni, located on top of a hill with fantastic sea views; the medieval town of Oria; the wealthy baroque town of Martina Franca; the petite and charming Cisternino, the Zoo Safari Park of Fasano (lots of fun for children and adults alike); the caves of Polignano a Mare, well known also for its tasty ice cream; Grottaglie famous for its ceramics and old stone carvings; and last but not least the famous baroque city of Lecce which is called the Florence of the South. Lecce can be reached in 40 minutes and has countless medieval churches and a great richness of architecture. In town there is also the famous Roman amphibian theatre which is used for music and drama performances in the open during the summer season. Lecce is a wonderful town for long walks, enjoying the fantastic atmosphere, bars, outside restaurants and, naturally, great shops.
  • Further to the south, inland Salento have a number of historical charming villages with ancient history. The advantage to stay in a village is to be able to socialise with Italian neighbors, to walk to the cafe and buy a newspaper and a cup of coffee in the morning and having all amenities within reach daytime and nighttime. The townhouses often come with a garden and roof terrace. and its fascination to open the simple door from the street - and inside almost like a little palace with a garden!
  • In Sternatina and Martignano to the south of Lecce antique Greek is still spoken by the villagers.
  • Maglie is like a mini Lecce and with many fine buildings. Muro Leccese is smaller and also represent a small town/village with a fine architectural history. Cutrofiano popular for French holiday home ownership. Ruffano has many fine old buildings for sale, waiting to find new owners and to be restored. Surano has a small town centre with very nice antique buildings for sale. Spongano again is a small village surrounded by olive groves. Here you can see secluded great villas and country retreats owned by foreigners and families from North Italy who come to relax in rural Salento.
  • The east coast of Salento is rougher than the south west and for people who enjoy the sea and fishing. Somewhat more elegant than the east coast. Castro is beautiful with its location on top of the cliff by the sea and many villas with direct access to the sea. Santa Cesarea Terme is a spa resort, very popular with a beautiful setting and bay.
  • The cost from Santa Maria di Leuca to Gallipoli has many fine sandy beaches. The villages are perhaps not the prettiest but room for the beach life, pizzerias, and restaurants and disco music summer time.
  • Santa Catarina well known also for its many fine villas in the area, some antique.
  • The sea outside of Porto Cesareo further up the coast is probably the most beautiful and fantastic sunsets.
  • GETTING THERE:
  • By air there is a choice of two international airports, served by Ryanair, Easyjet , BA and others, both easily reached; Bari in the north by car on the motorway in approximately 1 hour 15 minutes and nearby Brindisi in the south in approximately 20 minutes.
  • There is a train station at Brindisi (distance 12 km) and possible to take the train from Bari airport via Bari central in 1 hour 25 minutes.
  • MORE TO SEE IN APULIA:
  • Bari being the commercial capital city with 250 000 inhabitants' offers the best shopping, a grand opera house, called the Petruzzelli teatro; a large medical city centre with many museums. Just north of Bari lies a little town called Giovinazzo a true gem, right by the sea. Further north is Molfetta Outlet, a famous shopping galleria and 20 minutes further is Traini, a sophisticated town with a beautiful half moon bay & marina. Continue north to Castel del Monte, which is the mystical castle built by Frederic II in the 14th Century.
  • Within a 2,5 hour drive to the North of Bari lies Gargano, the peninsula called the spur of the Italian boot. Gargano forms a large nature and wildlife Reserve and offers hiking and scenic trips around the peninsula. From here there are daily boat trips to the small Tremiti islands.
  • LIFESTYLE AND CULTURE:
  • The Italian lifestyle means many things but especially socialising; the home is used for sleeping and breakfasts, the Italians go out for enjoyments and dining. There are so much you can experience, like early morning markets in the small towns. music festivals, religious carnivals, the beach life, historical tours in the main towns, cooking classes, learning a bit Italian at language schools in Lecce.
  • Directions: The property is easily reached from the coastal motorway between Bari in the north and Brindisi in the south.