Traditional 18th century farmhouse skilfully renovated and converted into a wonderful B&B with private swimming pool and garden. The property is located in the heart of Puglia region, 5km from the medieval town of Oria, half hour drive from Brindisi international airport and 20 minutes from sandy beaches on the Ionian Sea. The entire building is a white spot in the middle of a fenced plot of land - measuring approx one hectar - with centuries old pine forest apart from many other fruits trees and plants of different species. The property has a L shaped floorplan for an overall net space of 560 square meters: the short side is main house on two floors while the long side comprises 5 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms (used to run B&B), a studio and a spacious utility room. There are wonderful ...read morewhitewashed vault ceilings throughout the entire property. The main house comprises a wide hallway with sitting room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the groundfloor. The first floor is connected through an internal staircase or through the ancient external staircase. First floor has a hallway with a big fireplace opening on the terrace, a kitchen and a spacious living room. The roof terrace boasts a wonderful views across the typical apulian country, with olive trees and the skyline of Oria with the medieval castle and basilica. Detached to main house there is the B&B which comprise a wide reception with bar, a spacious covered terrace, five spacious bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, an artist's studio and an utility room. Apart from main building there is the ancient chapel of St. Domenico, dated back to 17th century, and around which the original farmhouse developed. The chapel has not been renovated yet but ancient frescos are still visible. In the garden there is a 10x5 swimming pool, spaces for sunbeds, a pizza oven and lots of places where to relax in the shade during hot summer days. The masseria comes with artesian well for water supply, septic tanks for sewage, connected to electricity mains, wi-fi internet connection, A/C units throughout the entire property and alarm system with cameras.
The property is a rare opportunity to acquire a turn key property, the perfect hideaway for a large family and eventually for further development as B&B accommodation.close