Diamora Manor House,, Gioia Del Colle, Puglia | Property for sale | Savills
9,687.52 sq ft(900 sq m)
Guide price €2,500,000(£2,102,498)

Diamora Manor House,Gioia Del Colle, Puglia

    Key features

    • 900 square metres
    • 3 bedroom suites
    • 8 reception rooms
    • Manicured garden
    • Large swimming pool

    Beautiful property with pool and all contents included, including antique furniture and paintings.

    About this property

    • This property is offered for sale including all its contents, which represent a substantial value, as antique furniture and paintings of world-known, modern artists.

      Located outside Gioia del Colle, a town well-known for its historical palace and DOC wine region, the nearest International airport is Bari (35 minutes), to the Ionian sea 30 min, to the UNESCO world heritage sites Alberobello (30 min) and Matera (45 min).

      Dimora Gallo is an original fortified construction from the 17th century and of a rare and valuable example of rural noble architecture of that time. The building has recently been renovated by the well-known architect Berlocco, Altamura, in close cooperation with Architect Accoliti Gil, Rome.

      The building is surrounded by Italian style elegant, manicured gardens with a pond, palm trees, oak trees and pines. There is also a private church from the 19th century.

      The accommodation comprises eight reception rooms, 3 bedroom suites and a range of additional rooms.
      The property lends it self for corporate use, elegant VIP hosting, for weddings and similar functions or as a very exclusive private residence.
      Due to security reasons no floor plans or video clips are public, but can be obtained upon request.

    Additional information

    • The AREA
    • The villa has the advantage of being not far from main areas of world interest such as the world famous trulli houses of ALBEROBELLO - an UNESCO World heritage site; MATERA, also an UNESCO World heritage site, and the European Cultural city in 2020, with international fame for its ancient town and dwellings carved into the rock thought to be the first ever built settlement in Italy; the beautiful town of ALTAMURA, famous for its bread making and bakeries dating back to the 15th century: outside town is also the museum built close to the site of the Neanderthal man (150,000 years old) found by cave seekers 30 years ago; the mile long caves of CASTELLANA; the archaeological excavations of the Roman EGNATIA by the Adriatic coast line; 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 sea side 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 has countless medical churches and a great richness of architecture. In town there is also the famous Roman amfibi 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.
    • The distance to the IONIAN SEA is approximately 40 km (30-35 minutes) and offers many nice seaside villages from Lido Azzurro to Castellaneta with the large nature reserve Stornara in-between.
    • 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 neighbours, 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 grooves. 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. Some what 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.
    • By air there are two international airports, served by Ryanair, Easyjet, BA and others, both easily reached; Bari in the north by car (63 km) on the toll motorway in approximately 35 minutes and Brindisi in the south, approximately 80 minutes.
    • 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 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 t