Savills | Starda Provinciale 14, 72017 | Properties for sale
2,690.98 sq ft(250 sq m)
Asking price €500,000(£431,901)

Starda Provinciale 1472017


    Key features

    • 10 room Masseria
    • Character building
    • Grants available
    • 5 ha land
    • Olive trees

    Masseria to develop. Possible to extend, making 10 bedrooms plus, and a pool. Lovely grounds covering 5 hectares. Grants available for renovation. Project management available. Close Ostuni.

    About this property

    • This property is located in the best part of Valley DäItria, approximately 15 minutes to famous Ostuni with all amenities, 30 minutes to sandy beaches at Torre Santa Sabina and 45/120 minutes to Brindisi/Bari international airports

      The road to this amazing property is private and the historical Masseria is completely hidden in a beautiful location. The land of five hectares has olive trees and the typical Mediterranean vegetation with lots of trees, bushes and green plants.

      The building is 300sq.m gross, structurally sound and needs complete refurbishment and modernization- to make a large private residence or as a guest house. The main building could be extended 95sq.m. In addition, there is the possibility to split the land into separate parcels of approximately one hectare and build new villlas of 100sq.m each. Grants of 40% for all cost would be available for a touristic development.

      The property is located in the best part of Valley D'Itria with short distance the the finest towns- Ostuni, Cisternino, Locorotondo and Ceglie Messapica.

    Local information

    • From the masseria, the beaches of the Adriatic Sea are easily reached in approximately 30 minutes. Villa Nova, Dina Marina and Torre Santa Sabina are examples of several seaside places with many beaches, restaurants and cafes.
    • A further 10 minutes to the south is the beautiful nature reserve TORRE GUACETO by the sea. It offers an attractive escape from beach resorts as here you find unspoiled beaches and no cars allowed. The parking is at the visitor's centro and there are organized nature walks, cycle trekking and snorkeling trips.
    • The masseria has the advantage of being not far from main areas of world interest such as the beautiful "white city" of OSTUNI, located on top of a hill with fantastic sea views. It is 15 minutes to this town with all amenities; the mile long caves of CASTELLANA; the archaeological excavations of the Roman EGNATIA by the Adriatic coast line; the Trullo houses of ALBEROBELLO - an UNESCO World heritage site: 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 15 -20 minutes and has countless medical churches and a great richness of architecture. In town there is also the famous Roman amphibian theater 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.

    Additional information

    • 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 socialize 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 day time and night time. The town houses 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 Martigignano to the south of Lecce antique Greek is still spoken by the villagers.
    • MAGLIE is like a mini Lecce and with many fine buildings. MURORO 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 center 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, 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.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 center 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 TRANI, 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 wild life 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 socializing; 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, dining at the many country and sea side restaurants, night clubbing at the beach clubs of Capitolo.
    • SPORTS:
    • As Apulia is a peninsula and surrounded by the two seas- the Adriatic in the north and the Ionic in the south - water sports dominate in the area; sailing, yachting, water skiing, kite-surfing swimming & beach life. Golf is available with five good courses and San Domenico is world class PGA 2014 Challenge Final). Tennis, horseback riding, hiking and bicycle tours are other options for the active minded. Squash clubs are located in Bari, Bitonto and other places.
    • THE WEATHER:
    • Being south, Apulia has warmer weather than Northern Italy and even in the "winter months" of December to February the average number of sun hours per day is 4 and in June-August 10-11 sun hours per day! This means you can enjoy a long season of nice weather in Apulia. When you plan to buy a holiday home in Apulia think of that you will spend a lot more time outside than in the inside compared to at home. Therefore you will need plenty of terrace space, pergolas etc at your Apulian property and also cooking facilities outside is very practical.
    • The water temperature in beginning of May is in average 19 degrees, up to 27 degrees in August/September and 19 degrees in November. This means you & family will spend time at the beach. Wherever you are in Apulia you can reach the beaches within 30 minutes!
    • Directions: By air there is a choice of two international airports, served by Ryanair, Easyjet , BA and others, both easily reached; Brindisi in the south in approximately 35 minutes and Bari in the north by car on the motorway in approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.