The trullo offers genuine traditional summer living. The 150 year old trullo has been used as a holiday home for the owning couple who spends two summer months at the property every year. The well maintained trullo has one double bed, kichen appliancies and several niches for storage including a loft. Outside is a wide terraced area and a simple summer kitchen with a sink and an outbuilding with a WC.
The trullo is connected to mains electricity and has its own fresh water rain system for collection in a large water cistern.
The land is approximately 5.000 sq m ( 1,25 acres) with 60 olive trees and a few figs, nut and other fruit trees.
The opportunity is to extend with 20 % and create one extra bedroom, 1 bathroom and a modern kitchen. A pool of up to 10 m x 4 m is possible to make, all subject to planning permission. CasaPuglia can assist here, also to obtain fixed priced building contract and act as your local project manager.
It's a privileged, tranquil location in the sought-after Lamie di Olimpia, located between Fasano and Locorotondo, which is well known for its marvellous sea views and valley views. From the property its a possible walk 15 minutes in beautiful surroundings to the small village centre. here you find two small grocery stores & bars; cafe and a well known butchers. Plus the village water pump and church. Also close to the nearby villages of Laureto, San Marco and Selva di Fasano. 10-15 minutes drive to the nice towns Locorotondo and Fasano, for beautiful sights, great dining and shopping.
Locorotondo is a beautiful small town on top of a hill of 14 000 inhabitants well known for its round historical centre. It is located in the country side in beautiful Valley D'Itria with large vineyards and an abundance of trulli dwellings.
Fasano is an attractive hillside historical city of 40 000 inhabitants. It has sea views towards the Adriatic sea. Excellent public transportation by train to Bari or Brindisi.
The nearest restaurants are located in Laureto (3 km), where there is a selection of three restaurants. In nearby Canale di Pirro, San Marco and Selva you will have additional 10 restaurants from country inns, local pizzerias and fine dining.
By car it is less than one hour to either of the two international airports; Bari in the north is reached in about one hour and Brindisi in the south in about 50 minutes. There is also a train service from Bari airport connecting to Fasano (1 hour 20 minutes). To the station it is about 20 minutes drive
The nearest sandy beaches are located in the famous pretty fishing village of Savelletri and can be easily reached in 20 minutes. Along the coastline there are public beaches as well as several beach clubs in the Capitolo area (10 minutes to the north) or south to popular Torre Canne.
The property has local stores and cafébars in walking distance of 1,3 km. Further down the small country road its 3 km to the Laureto mini village centre with a grocery, fruit & vegetable stand, bar/café, a butcher and a Tobacco/lottery store. Its a further 2 km to the nice shopping galleria of Quinto Colore, with a friendly. well stocked supermarket, large chemists, fashion stores and a coffee shop. In Locorontono you can visit local wine producers and buy your wine off premises.
WHAT TO SEE:
The property has the advantage of being centrally located between areas of interest such as the mile long caves of Castellana; the archaeological excavations of the Roman Egnatia by the Adriatic coast line; the Trullo houses of Alberobello- an UNESCO World heritage site: the beautiful white town of Ostuni, located on top of a hill with fantastic sea views; the medieval town of Oria; the wealthy baroque town of Martina Franca; the petite and charming Cisternino, the Zoo Safari Park of Fasano (lots of fun for children and adults alike); the caves of Polignano a Mare, well known also for its tasty ice cream; Grottaglie famous for its beautiful ceramics and old stone carvings; the famous baroque city of Lecce which is called the Florence of the south.
By air there are two international airports, served by Ryanair, Easyjet , BA and others, both easily reached within the hour; Bari in the north and Brindisi in the south. Both cities have ferry traffic to Greece, Albania and Croatia so it's possible to make weekend trips across the Adriatic Sea.
Bari being the Commercial capital city with 250 000 inhabitants offers the best shopping, a grand opera house, called the Petruzzelli teatro; a large medical city centre with many museums. Just north of Bari lies a little town called Giovinazzo a true gem, right by the sea. Further north is Molfetta Outlet, a famous shopping galleria and 20 minutes further is Traini, a sophisticated town with a beautiful half moon bay & marina. Continue north to Castel del Monte, which is the mystical castle built by Frederic II in the 14th Century.
Within a 2,5 hour drive to the north lies Gargano, the peninsula called the spur of the Italian boot. Gargano forms a large nature and wild life Reserve and offers hiking and scenic trips around the peninsula. From here there are daily boat trips to the small Tremiti islands.
Being south, Apulia has warmer weather than Northern Italy and even in the"winter months" of December to February the average number of sun hours per day is 4 and in June-August 10-11 sun hours per day! This means you can enjoy a long season of nice weather in Apulia. When you plan to buy a holiday home in Apulia think of that you will spend a lot more time outside than in the inside compared to at home. Therefore you will need plenty of terrace space, pergolas etc at your Apulian property and also cooking facilities outside is very practical.
The water temperature in beginning of May is in average 19 degrees, up to 27 degrees in August/September and 19 degrees in November. This means you & family will spend time at the beach. Where ever you are in Apulia you can reach the beaches within 30 minutes!
WHY BUY FROM CASA PUGLIA:
Firstly we are an English speaking agency based in the middle of Apulia with local experience and can guide you to get the right property at the right price for you.
Secondly we have personally inspected every property that we recommend to buy and do not list hundreds of properties but a smaller selection of properties which we believe offer good value to the buyer. In Apulia many properties are offered at unrealistic prices but we say no to sellers who want us to list properties for sale at silly prices.
We have many years of international property experience, including 10 years in London, and see investments in Apulia through an international perspective. We have been active in several EU property markets and specialist in property management to ensure well maintained property for growth in property value.
We have a comprehensive range of local services:
- acting for the buyer - and not for the seller - by searching the market for the right property, negotiate the price and give advise through the buying process leading to completion of the purchase.
- property management; we look after your property when you are away and ensure it is in perfect condition when you arrive. We will prepare a maintenance plan for annual maintenance and repairs of you property, which is essential to maintain and increase the property's value.
- project management; we can act as you local representative and manage any renovation or refurbishment. We will also advise on any value added measures which could further enhance the capital growth of your property.
- lettings- we can assist you in the letting of you property and check in your tenants, deposit taking, checking out & inventory control.
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We at team CasaPuglia look forward to hearing from you soon!
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