New in our portfolio

Price Starting from € 4600 per week (more information) Price on request.
Sleeps 8 (+1)
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 5
Accessibility This property is not suited to less mobile guests, although there is a spacious bedroom on the ground floor with no stairs.
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Il Borgo


The vaulted ceilings, original frescoes and terrazzo floor tiles offer lofty Italian authenticity, complemented by a fresh Scandi design aesthetic


The beauty of Il Borgo is found in its exquisite location - just a short stroll from the village’s delightful bars and restaurants and less than ten minutes from the magnificent coves and beaches of the Adriatic. But it is also to be found in the complementary marriage of soaring Italian architecture and classic Scandinavian interior design within.

Sleeping eight guests in four spacious en-suite bedrooms, the original frescos and terrazzo floor tiles have been meticulously restored while the interior edit is one of carefully considered Scandi minimalism by the Scandinavian fashion designer owner. Soft paint colours complement the tactile materials of stone, wood, linen and seagrass, while light pours in and encourages guests to venture out into the Mediterranean garden with its balconies and terraces, dining and sitting ‘rooms’ and its small but inviting pool.

The house encourages playful exploration thanks to its layout across different levels. Guests have so much space in which to rest and relax with a kitchen that will make the most reluctant cook want to at least lean on the beautiful island and chat. This is a property that is made for sophisticated yet relaxed holidays with family and friends.

The clear water and rocky coves and beaches of the Adriatic coastline are practically on the doorstep, along with the Baroque towns that dot the Puglian interior, offering a host of places to discover from this tranquil yet social Salentine house.

Rooms description


Bedrooms

There are four double, en-suite bedrooms: one on the lower floor and three on the upper floor which is accessed by two flights of external stairs. The bedrooms celebrate the building’s beautiful architectural features, such as vaulted ceilings and carefully restored patterned floor tiles and wall frescoes. Decorated in soft, muted colours, the focus is on comfortable beds, a careful edit of furniture such as a chair or a mirror, celebrating the enormous ceiling height and the sense of space and serenity. One of the bedrooms has a single daybed as well.

Bathrooms

There are five bathrooms in total: four of them en-suite, a fifth one on the lower floor along with a guest loo, and an outdoor shower by the pool. Making the most of the quirkiness of the space, the showers are in niches or by a window and are simple in decoration with high-performance fixtures and fittings and beautiful stone basins.

Kitchen

The kitchen is on the lower floor at one end of an open-plan room that includes a dining table and a spacious living area with doors to the outside. Lit by two pendant lamps that hang from the high vaulted ceiling over the stone island, it is expertly equipped with everything guests need. Its unfussy minimalism is softened by the use of beautiful natural materials and it offers plenty of space for everyone.

Living rooms

The living areas on the lower floor have lots of different places to sit and relax on furniture that is both comfy and aesthetically pleasing. The Scandi interior design fits perfectly with the building’s grand proportions and guests have several outdoor spaces they can sneak off to, to chat or read in blissful solitude.

Other rooms

There is a spare shower room, a guest loo and a laundry room, all on the lower floor.

Facilities


Cleaning

Amenities

private pool, air conditioning, espresso machine, nespresso machine, sonos music system, hob/stove, oven, fridge, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron+board, wifi, central heating, barbeque, hairdryer

Accessibility

This property is not suited to less mobile guests, although there is a spacious bedroom on the ground floor with no stairs.

Outside

Il Borgo is in a village with free parking readily available on the quiet street in front of the property with it. At the back of the house is a Mediterranean garden with beautiful, paved paths and terraces on different levels, including a shaded dining terrace with a table for 12 and a roof terrace with lounge chairs. An outdoor seating area looks towards the house and the 6.8m x 3m pool (max depth 1.4m) has an outdoor shower and sun loungers around it.

Notes

Availability & Pricing


New in our portfolio

weekly prices
from 1 May 2024 to 31 May 2024 € 4700
from 1 June 2024 to 30 June 2024 € 5100
from 1 July 2024 to 31 July 2024 € 5700
from 1 August 2024 to 14 September 2024 € 6000
from 14 September 2024 to 31 December 2024 € 4600
Price on request.
Cleaning: EUR 250 per week

Security deposit: EUR 500 to be paid to SU before arrival as specified in the booking confirmation.
Deposit: 30% upon booking, balance 30 working days before arrival.

In off-season from November to April stays only on request.
Sustainability For every booking we make on this property, we will plant a tree through our charitable partner, Trees for All.
Arrival & Departure Saturdays arrival as of 4 PM - 7 PM and departure latest 10 AM.

Leisure & Activities


Activities

Aside from beach and town trips, the interior of the Salentine Peninsula offers excellent cycling routes as well as celebrated vineyards, several of which offer tours and tastings. For a round of golf, Golf Club Acaya is 41km away.

Specials

We would be delighted to help you plan the details of your stay at Il Borgo in advance. The following are available on request: private chef, daily cleaning, driver, bike and boat rental, massage therapist, yoga instructor and tourist guide.

Happenings

More information

Please take a look at our SpecialPuglia Tips.

Surroundings


Location


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Surroundings

The house is on a quiet street in a village where there are cafes and several restaurants. The Adriatic, with its stunning mix of clear water, rocky coves and sandy beaches, is just ten minutes away while the Ionian coast is only 40 minutes in the other direction. Head to Castro (16km) from where you can take a boat to the Grotto Zinzulusa – a cave full of colourful stalactites and stalagmites. Many of the towns of the Salento region offer a rich history that can be explored through their byzantine and baroque architecture that includes palaces, chapels and churches. Lecce, otherwise known as the Florence of the South, is a must. Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in southern Italy, it is heralded for its baroque splendour and the incredible light as the sun bounces of the white stone.

Travel

Air The nearest airports are: Brindisi[BDS] (88km) and Bari[BRI] (200km). Train The nearest train station to the property is in Otranto (6km). Road Take the SS16 from Lecce.

Distances

Otranto (6km); Castro (15km); Galatina (30km); Lecce (40km); Santa Maria di Leuca (43km); Nardò (53km); Galatone (54km); Gallipoli (67km); Porto Selvaggio (67km); Punta Prosciutto (77km); Brindisi (88km); and Bari (200km).

Your villa and Covid-19


To prevent any possible spread of Covid-19 and to enable you to enjoy a safe and relaxing holiday, all our villas are cleaned to the highest standard possible, and according to the latest Italian health and safety regulations.

Perfect hygiene: to ensure an exceptional level of hygiene in all our villas, we’ve worked with our owners to create a Covid-19 villa management protocol. Based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation, and in compliance with current Italian national law, this protocol goes above and beyond our usual rigorous cleaning standards.

Prior to arrival, your villa will have been fully sanitised, including all surfaces, objects, kitchen items, curtains, sofas, throws, pillows, toys, and in and around the pool. You are welcome to ask for a detailed list of the entire cleaning procedure we do after each departure and before welcoming new guests to the property.

The owner of this house has complied with the following standards:

  • To ensure the necessary information concerning social distancing and the use of masks is available to all guests
  • To guarantee availability of and accessibility to hand hygiene systems with hydro-alcoholic solutions and soaps in all inside areas of, and pertaining to, the villa
  • To guarantee cleaning and disinfection of all areas according to national authority guidelines. Further information is available on request
  • For the swimming pool: to guarantee the efficacy of the water treatments, while respecting legal limits (the parameter for free active chlorine in the pool is between 1.0 – 1.5 mg/l; combined chlorine ≤ 0.40 mg/l; pH 6.5 – 7.5 or equivalent oxygen)
  • For air conditioning systems: to guarantee the air re-circulation function is switched off and, according to the manufacturer’s instructions, with the plant in off-mode, to clean the air filters of the heating/cooling plants that use heat pumps, fan coils and convectors, at the end of each stay

For more general information about Covid-19 in Italy, please click here.


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