Reference: Traditional Farm house in Salento
- Condition: Completely restored/Habitable
- Habitable surface: 58 m²
- Energy efficiency class: NA
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Rooms: 3
- Land: 7000 m²
- Terrace: 50 m²
Brindisi BDS: 73 Km
Crotone CRV: 150 Km
Bari BRI: 172 Km
Lamezia Terme SUF: 209 Km
- 3 Km Nearest town facilities:
- 20 Km Beach:
BEAUTIFUL original 2 bedroom Farmhouse
OLIVE TREES and VINES on 7,000 sq m (1,75 acres)
Close to the CHARMING town of Casarano
20 % extension possible
Pool is possible to install
20 min to the beaches of the IONIAN SEA
40 minutes to Lecce - the Florence of the South
75 min to Brindisi international airport
The Casolare, it is truly beautiful! Not only it retains the shapes and charms of a time gone by it also sits among an exceptional maintained grounds with vineyards and olive trees all around it on land of 7,000 sq. m.
The accomodation comprises of 2 bedrooms, dining room featuring a charming period fireplace, a kitchen and a small bathroom for a total of 50 sq. m. In addition, on the outside, an approximately 19 sq. m of living space can be created on where once stood a veranda on the side and rear of the property, hence an delightful extra space can be created overlooking the vineyards. Also on the outside there is a well and a very practical old style oven where it has seen, I am sure, many pizzas and bread making.
Overall, this is a great opportunity to acquire one of the few left original Casolare in the south Salento that with a little makeover will make the perfect home.. With its tranquil location, vineyards and olive trees all around you this ,will make a perfect place where to immerse yourself away from the fast pace of modern life.
Why wait ,come and test the sweet taste of southern Puglia!!
Only 2 miles from the charming hill town of Casarano ( 20,000 inhabitants) deep in the magical Salento region of Apulia, CasaPuglia proudly present on the market this delightful farm house and period cottage immersed in the beautiful country side of Casarano.
It is only 1 hour 15 min to the international airport of Brindisi (58 miles), 40 minutes from the Medieval city of Lecce , the latter will stun you with its baroque art,15 medieval churches and Roman Amphitheatre, it is also close (10 miles) to the most famous beaches of the Ionian sea like Torre San Giovanni and Posto Rosso and from the jewel of the Ionian Sea - Gallipoli. The cottage is also close the birth place of the traditional an mystical dance of the Pizzica that , only 15 miles away in the town of Melpignano, every year it is celebrated with a festival in the now world famous Notte della Taranta (Night of the Taranta) .
WHAT MORE TO SEE:
The townhouse 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 Trullo houses of Alberobello- an UNESCO World heritage site: the beautiful white town of Ostuni, located on top of a hill with fantastic seaviews; 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; cosmopolitan Brindisi with its sea front promenade and ferry traffic to Albania and Corfu; 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 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.
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 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. Muoro Leccese is smaller and also represent a small town/village with a fine architectural history. Cutrofiano popular for French holiday home ownerships. 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.
By air there are two international airports, served by Ryanair, Easyjet , BA and others, both easily reached; Brindisi in approximately 1. hour 45 minutes and
Bari in the north by the motorway in approximately 2 hours 30 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 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 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, dining at the many country and sea side restaurants, night clubbing at the beach clubs of Apani and other places..
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. Scuba diving and fishing is available in Santa Sabina. Torre Guaceto nature reserve also extends out to sea so the coastline presents a heaven of sea life, ideal for snorkelling.
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.
Southern Italy is warm and friendly and the temperature in Serra Nova is temperate all year round. Even in the cold of January it doesn't drop much below 15c. Serra Nova has a micro climate
The temperature in Apulia is very temperate. The summer months can get to 40c ideal for those sun lovers. May, June and July, Sept tend to be 25 to 30c. March, April and October in the 20c.
Winter temperatures; Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb. ranges from 10c to 25c, it depends on the sun. We have had weeks of endless sunshine during the "Winter". Places like Ostuni, Fasano and Cisternino are very hilly and can even have occasional snow falls. The temperature can differ between these towns by 10c.
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. Where ever you are in Apulia you can reach the beaches within 30 minutes
WHU BUY IN APULIA:
Apulia has until recently been called the hidden treasure of Italy, unknown to most tourists who come & stay in Rome, Florence, Venice and at the Italian Riviera. However, all this is rapidly changing because of massive investments in the infrastructure, such as the improved motorways, enlarged airports and the introduction of low cost airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet. The property prices are low in Apulia and low means value for money at bargain prices for the international buyers. We see more and more foreign visitors coming to Apulia and in our opinion investments will show good growth in value because of the increased demand. Also from north Italians as Apulia has become the most popular holiday destination for Italians. But rest assure, no tourist villages will ever be built because in Apulia the cost line is protected and people are against modern developments which do not fit into this historical landscape. Therefore, with increased demand for a fixed and limited number of properties prices are bound to rise.
WHY BUY FROM CASAPUGLIA?
Firstly we are an English speaking agency based in the middle of Apulia with local experience and can guide you to get the right property at the right price for you.
Secondly we have personally inspected every property that we recommend to buy and do not list hundreds of properties but a smaller selection of properties which we believe offer good value to the buyer. In Apulia many properties are offered at unrealistic prices but we say no to sellers who want us to list properties for sale at silly prices.
We have many years of international property experience, including 10 years in London, and see investments in Apulia through an international perspective. We have been active in several EU property markets and specialises in property management to ensure well maintained property for growth in property value.
We have a comprehensive range of local services:
- acting for the buyer - and not for the seller - by searching the market for the right property, negotiate the price and give advice through the buying process leading to completion of the purchase
- property management; we look after your property when you are away and ensure it is in perfect condition when you arrive. We will prepare a maintenance plan for annual maintenance and repairs of you property, which is essential to maintain and increase the property's value
- project management; we can act as you local representative and manage any renovation or refurbishment. We will also advise on any value added measures which could further enhance the capital growth of your property.
- lettings- we can assist you in the letting of you property and check in your tenants, deposit taking, checking out & inventory control.
Refer also to our webpage www.casapuglia.com.
We look forward to hearing from you soon!