orange villa giurdi
About the home
The villa is placed right at the centre of the village of Giurdignano, in the Otranto area.The villa can accommodate up to 8 people (with 3 bedrooms). Part of the charm of this house is the construction that reflects Salento's style, using all local stone and material. It has a loft style living room with a fire place and a big table that can sit 10. There are 3 bedrooms located on two floors with 2 bathrooms. In the dining room there is also a sofa bed for 2 people.There is also a fully equipped kitchen.
The courtyard is equipped with a table that seats 6, for outside meals and a BBQ. This area has beautiful orange and lemon trees that keep the shade during the summer nights.
The position of the house gives all guests the possibility to meet the local people, always very warm with foreigners.
Also, although this part of Italy is very quiet, it is good to know that the location of the house offers its guests a very secure environment. The summer nights are normally cool and dry, full of pleasant scents. The silence of the place is quite impressive even on the busiest August nights.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Otranto, 5km|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player, Boat available for guest use|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
Rooms with fan.
Further details outdoors:
Garden with old trees, amaca.
There is the possibility to have a maid service every day that charges 10 euros per hour. There is a final cleaning charge of 100 euros.
A gardner that takes care of the plants is included in the price. Upon request he can also transport people to/from the airport for an extra charge and organize boat trips with the house's fishermen boat moored in the port of Leuca.
Any day changeover apart from July & August which are Saturdays only. There is a deposit cheque to be given at the beginning of the stay and will be returned at the end if there have been no damages to the house. Time of check in: 3 p.m. Time of check our: 10 a.m. In lower season these hours can be more flexible.
The Puglia/Molise region
Puglia is in the south of Italy, a region surrounded by the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea.It' s famous
for ancient history, the ruins of Greek and Romans temples and prehistoric monuments; for the marvellous rocky and sandy beaches, the beautiful and unique baroque style of its cities, and for the fertile land that gives oil and wine of excellent quality.
Penisola Salentina is rich with incredible towns: Lecce is the most famous. You can visit the castle, the marvellous churches of Santa Croce and Chiesa del Rosario and the Palazzo Vescovile. It's nice to see the market on Mondays and Fridays around the central Piazza St Oronzo, with local produce and ceramics from Grottaglie, the original home of terracotta. Lecce by night is amazing.
The Otranto / Giurdignano area
Otranto was a Greek colony which became subject to Roman rule. The town was a stronghold of Catholic civilization, resisting Turkish invasion on many occasions. Otranto was liberated by Ferdinand of Aragon who then fortified it. Today, you can visit the Aragonese Castle, the bastions and the gates to the town.
You can also visit the Cathedral of Otranto and its chapel where the bones of Otranto’s 800 martyrs are shown, as well as the crypt and mosaic floor (the biggest in the world) created by the monk Pantaleone.
One of the most ancient towns in Salento, you can see a prehistoric menhir towers over an underground Byzantine crypt.
Giurdignano is a small village of 1000 inhabitants situated in the beautiful country side surrounded by olive trees just 5 km away from the beautiful sea of Otranto. It is famous for the presence of megalithic monuments, such as dolmen or menhir, the early medieval ruins of the monastery "Le Centoporte", of several criptas, of which the most famous the church-cripta of San Salvatore, of two hipogean tombs of the eneolitic period (II millennium B.C.).
The coast is long and varied .The sea is uncontaminated and turquoise( TURK’S BAY is an incredible beach).
How to get there
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Giurdignano is located 50 minutes from the airport of Brindisi and 30 minutes from the city of Lecce, famous for its baroque architecture. A car is necessary to move around the area as public transportation is limited. Car rental is found in Brindisi at the airport and in other locations. Taxis and private drivers are available in Otranto. A bicycle rental service is available including a tour guide.
You can find details on all the airlines that fly to Brindisi and the car rental companies
Activities near Otranto
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|8 Sep 12||29 Sep 12||€ 790||-||-||1 Week|
|29 Sep 12||6 Oct 12||€ 690||-||-||1 Week|
|6 Oct 12||27 Oct 12||€ 690||-||-||Flexible|
|27 Oct 12||5 Jan 13||€ 690||-||-||Flexible|
|5 Jan 13||23 Mar 13||€ 590||-||-||1 Night|
|23 Mar 13||25 May 13||€ 490||-||-||1 Week|
|25 May 13||29 Jun 13||€ 690||-||-||1 Week|
|29 Jun 13||20 Jul 13||€ 790||-||-||1 Week|
|20 Jul 13||3 Aug 13||€ 990||-||-||1 Week|
|3 Aug 13||24 Aug 13||€ 1690||-||-||1 Week|
|24 Aug 13||7 Sep 13||€ 1390||-||-||1 Week|
|7 Sep 13||5 Oct 13||€ 690||-||-||1 Week|
|5 Oct 13||28 Dec 13||€ 590||-||-||1 Week|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
There is a final cleaning charge of 120 euros.
Any day changeover apart from July & August which are Saturdays only. There is a deposit cheque to be given at the beginning of the stay and will be returned at the end if there have been no damages to the house. Time of check in: 3 p.m. Time of check out: 10 a.m. In lower season these hours can be more flexible.Enquire now
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