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Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
5 minutes from Galatina, Corigliano D'Otranto and Cutrofiano. 20-30 minutes to the unspoilt beaches on the Ionion and Adriatic coast. Only 25 minutes from Lecce.
Our beautifully restored spacious studio with character features behind the church of San Lorenzo. Walking distance to local bars, restaurants and supermarkets and a short drive to local markets where you can pick up bargains.
There is a private courtyard with outdoor eating space. We also have Wi-Fi internet access. Mosquito screens on all windows and doors and lockable external shutters.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Nearest beach||Gallipoli 15 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brindisi 80 km, Nearest railway: Lecce 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The very large studio is on the ground floor at street level. It is a fully restored spacious room with high barrel vaulted ceilings with period features. There is a king size bed, sitting area with TV and DVD and free Wi-fi internet access. The kitchen area has a fully fitted modern kitchen with washing machine. There is also a dining table and chairs seating 2/3. Separate luxury bathroom with shower, two sinks and toilet. There is ample space for a couple and possibly a child. All fittings are to a high standard. We have put in two fantastic ceiling fans to keep you cool in the summer and central heating for the winter (which you may not need as barrel vaulted rooms stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter). Rentals are all inclusive of linen and towels, all electricity and cooling or heating.
|Further details outdoors|
We have provided a table and chairs in the outside landscaped courtyard area planted with shrubs and herbs making it more secluded for your enjoyment for outside dining or relaxing with a book and a glass of wine.
The Puglia/Molise region
Salento is a great all year round destination. In Spring, Summer and early Autumn there are many unspoilt rocky or sandy beaches to go to with crystal clear water and there are also many interesting and friendly towns and villages to visit all year. Sogliano Cavour has local bars, 4 restaurants, 3 supermarkets, butchers, a fishmonger, pharmacy, local specialist shops and a post office, all within walking distance of our apartments. There is also a large pine forest and a riding centre. There are beautiful beaches within a 30 minute drive of our apartments both on the east and west coasts. There is also what is called "The Maldives of Salento" near the most southerly point of Santa Maria di Leuca .
Olive and wine growing are the main agricultural industries in the area and you can also buy local handmade pottery which is sold all over the Salento region. There is a summer opening swimming pool nearby (small entrance charge) with a pizza restaurant attached.
The towns of Galatina, Cutrofiano and Corigliano D'Otranto are all within a five minute drive from our apartments and all have a variety of cafe bars and restaurants and historic churches.
Lecce is an exciting place to visit and is only 30 minutes away by car. It is rich in historical and religious heritage and is known as the 'Florence of the South' because of its baroque architectural style.
You can visit local markets and come "home" and perfect your Italian cooking skills.
Every year, at the beginning of June there are many celebrations. In August, Sogliano Cavour hosts the Locomotive Jazz Festival over 3 nights. During the second week of August the patron of Sogliano Cavour, San Lorenzo the Martyr, is celebrated followed by a festival with lots of food to eat and live music.
After a day on the beach you can spend the evening partying in a different town as each Salento town has music and food festivals.
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24 Aug 2013
"Appartamento verde, semplicemente perfetto!"
Io e il mio ragazzo abbiamo alloggiato 7notti nell'appartamento verde, devo dire assolutamente perfetto molto carino l'arredamento, ricercato e caratteristico, Katy ha curato i dettagli.. co… More
29 Jul 2013
"Superbe chambre d'hôtes dans les Pouilles"
Le Studio Violetta est un havre de paix, idéalement situé dans l'extrême Sud des Pouilles entre mers Méditerranée et Adriatique. Très fonctionnel, ce studio est doté d'un mobilier, un… More
26 Jul 2013
"Posizione perfetta per visitare il Salento e ambiente curatissimo"
Lo Studio Violetta è delizioso!Kathy e Ray l'hanno curato nei minimi particolari, con gusto e attenzione, creando un'atmosfera di grande piacevolezza.Hanno pensato a tutto, anche all'o… More
4 Jul 2013
"A Great Position for seeing the Salento region of Puglia"
Positioned 1/2 way between the east and west coasts of "the heel of the boot" in Puglia Italy, this apartment in Sogliano Cavour is ideally situated to see this part of Italy. Within 20-30 … More
29 Sep 2012
"the perfect holiday retreat"
My wife and I stayed at Studio Violetta during the first three weeks of September 2012 and had a most enjoyable, relaxing and peaceful holiday. The studio was perfect in all respects ie accomodation, … More
20 Jul 2012
We stayed at Studio Violetta for 5 nights during July 2012. The accommodation has been renovated to a high standard, spacious with lots of character features. Kathy and Ray work very hard to make the… More
4 Jul 2012
"Perfect spot for a Puglian getaway"
We had a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable stay at Studio Violetta in Sogliano Cavour in the last week of June. Sogliano Cavour is a small town, but has a few bars and restaurants which you can visit if you don't want to drive one evening and the locals are very friendly. The apartment is in a great location for exploring the Salento region of Puglia, as beaches on both the west and east coast are within a 20 to 30 minute drive and beautiful baroque Lecce is also only a 30 minute drive away.
The owners, Kathy and Ray, were very approachable and friendly hosts and gave us information on the local area when we needed it, as well as home grown fruit and vegetables on occasion!
The apartment is very well-equipped, spacious and comfortable. It was also kept cool by two ceiling fans which were extremely welcome in the unusually hot June that we encountered. It was also lovely to use the small seating area outside for our morning coffee or to sit outside in the evening.
I would recommend this apartment to anyone - the rental price is very reasonable for its facilities and the location is perfect for exploring the heel of Italy and finding some great beaches.
18 May 2012
"Beautiful Rental with Lovely Host"
We stayed with Kathy in Studio Violetta for 2 nights and wished we could have stayed longer. She was so welcoming, and offered anything we could possibly need for our stay. The studio was newly renova… More
21 Nov 2011
Hi,We have booked Studio Violeta for 10 days in August. The conditions were better than you can expect in any 4stars hotel, everything is new in the studio, the price very low for this period. It is v… More
We are very happy that you very much enjoyed your stay in our Studio Violetta and that you felt you could forget about all your worries during your holiday. This is what we want for all our guests. Thank you very much for your wonderful review.
4 Nov 2011
"Beautiful spot, perfect for Salentine Holiday"
My Partner and I stayed here for a week in August, it was a lovely base from which to explore the Salento part of Puglia. From Sogliano Cavour we were able to drive to both Coasts in no time and also go to the Cape where the three seas meet, which is amazing. The Coastline by Galatone is amazing and was our favourite spot for relaxing in the Mezzegiorne. A bit of a walk through the forest to get to the water, but absolutely worth it for the crystal clear waters at the end of the track. There is even a small beach bar which sells sandwiches, coffee and ice-cold beer. There is good parking at the apartment, DVD's to chill out with and good cooking facilities for when you get back from exploring the local area, all the fixtures are top spec, and Ray and Kathy are great hosts, full of information on the area. There are a couple of local Pizza restaurants which are amazing, great local markets where you'll find amazing fresh produce, Puglia is an undiscovered gem!
Thank you for staying in Studio Violetta. We really appreciate your comments.
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