Historic house in Otranto
from £90 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £90 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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Castle / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 4622067
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Castle / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
As part of a group of typical Salento houses, this dwelling – renovated by a famous local architect in 2004 – is reachable through the picturesque narrow streets of the historic centre of Otranto, in a peaceful pedestrian area. Its three terraces overlook the whole surrounding landscape, from the harbour to the castle and from the tower (Torre del Serpente) to the Romanesque basilica.
Lying on the hammock or the soft seats in one of the terraces, you can easily go into another world, ravished by the sweet smell of the sea and the heat of the sun.
The house has got three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two kitchens – inside and outside, a barbecue and three terraces completely furnished for relaxation and to meet your friends.
The house is comfortable and spacious and spread over two levels connected by a glass lift.
On the first floor there is a living room at the entrance, an internal kitchen, a wide bathroom and two bedrooms: the first one is a double room with a big wardrobe and a bed whose head is a window facing east; the second one is a twin bedroom with a wardrobe and a set of bunk beds. There is also a sofa bed – a double one – in both the living room and the kitchen.
On the second floor there is a bathroom and a single bedroom with a wardrobe.
The furniture has been made of stone and wood by local craftsmen under the supervision of a famous architect.
The house is provided with:
1. air conditioning;
2. iron and ironing board;
5. fully equipped kitchen;
6. washing machine.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brindisi 50 km, Nearest railway: Lecce 25 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (2), Single Beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Otranto is a small seaside town in the extreme eastern point of Italy. Due to its ideal geographical position, Otranto has always been the place where different civilisations, cultures and traditions have come into contact. If you go walking in its historic centre, you can easily discover its ancient origins by admiring its Messapian, Greek and Roman architectural testimonies.
Far from the noisy and polluted industrial areas of Italy, nowadays Otranto keeps on looking East. This heavenly place, where it seems time has stood still, shows the traces of an ancient history on both its land and its extraordinary people's faces. Don't give up the pleasure of enjoying the unique atmosphere of this enchanting town!
Otranto, a town rich in waters, where even the majestic walls which fortify it may tell you stories of past civilisations; where its ancient monuments cherish the memory of bygone echoes which don't want to leave this place praised by poets and writers; where its wonderful sea spumes amid the rocks – a shelter for gulls – and its delightful beaches become bright with dancing fires in summer moonlit nights; where travellers and dreamers hope to go back home enchanted and fascinated by the history and legends of this picturesque and evocative place. Otranto: a bridge between the West and the East, a bridge between reality and dream.
From the cliffs of Frassanito to Porto Badisco – where Virgil imagined Aeneas's landing place, passing by the lakes of Alimini and the evocative bays and beaches of Baia dei Turchi and Orte, the beautiful coastline is full of quaint natural landscapes embellished by towers and manor farms hidden in the olive groves or the luxuriant Mediterranean scrub.
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Calendar updated:13 Feb 2016