Charming period villa for sale in Puglia, a rare example of conservative renovation mixed with high-end modern features. Located just outside the vibrant city of Francavilla Fontana, the villa is surrounded by typical Apulian countryside with mature olive trees and Mediterranean scrub.
The property is accessed through a driveway with two rows of pine trees leading up to the villa. The facade boasts the original features of the typical Italian villa, built at the beginning of 1900 as a pledge of love by a local gentleman to his love. Lots of renovation work has been focused on recovering the original open stone facade, covered by weeds over the years, and characterized by a clean and geometric design and quite rare two big trifora windows.
The access to the villa happens through a front covered veranda which leads to a spacious hallway connected with a very bright living room opening to the back terrace and the infinity pool.
From the hallway, you can get access to the three very spacious bedrooms (one with en-suite), bathroom and a useful toilet. The double living room is extremely bright all year round due to big opening on the back garden which guarantees strict contact with nature any time of the year. The living room also has a traditional working fireplace.
Through a hallway in the living room, you get access to the kitchen and the roof terrace.
The kitchen is a mixture of tradition and modernity: on a very old colored paving, you find a very modern kitchen with high-end appliances including an induction hob with retractable extractor, washing machine, big refrigerator, led lights and much more.
Also kitchen bost a big window overlooking the garden and the pool area to serve delicious dinner al fresco during hot summer nights. An internal staircase leads up to roof terrace from where you can enjoy views across the countryside.
Outside there is a big open terrace on the back with a 9×4 swimming pool which completes the perfect stay in such little jewel villa in the heart of Puglia.
The garden measure 3400 square meters, enough to guarantee privacy without the hassle to look after it. It is fully fenced and with various local plants.
The villa boasts traditional vaulted ceilings throughout, high-end finishes, heating, and cooling system with convectors, hot water supplied by solar panels installed on the roof, water is supplied by an artesian well, internet wi-fi, alarm system with video surveillance controlled by remote.
It is also possible to extend the villa up to 20% of the existing building.
Although the property is located within the countryside it is only a few minutes drive to Francavilla Fontana and Oria for provisions, amazing restaurants, and cafes.
Within 20 to 40 minutes one has access to a choice of local destinations like Ostuni, Martina Franca, Lecce, the Itria Valley, and Brindisi airport.
The nearest beaches are either along the Ionian coastline (20 minutes) or the Adriatic (40 minutes).