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Luxury Villa Nestled In Beautiful Garden. Very Private. Wireless Internet

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Stupendous Infinity Pool. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.Air conditioning.

A spacious 200 sq. met Independent 3 double bedroom 2 bathroom villa set in beautiful walled gardens of 500 sq. met. Approached through electric gates with video screening inside the villa, situated at the end of a road containing only two other villas. It is very secluded allowing a high level of privacy.

Al fresco living is really the Puglese way of life especially in the summer months. The villa is covered by large verandas on 3 sides, one part with blinds to shade from the sun, there are very comfortable seating and dining arrangements here. A covered outside kitchen has a wood burning pizza oven and an open bar-b-que along with a preparation area.

The mosaic tiled infinity pool is 6 x 12 met and entered by built in steps which are also great for sitting/lying on. There is a low diving board, depth varies from 1.5-3 metres.Sun beds are dotted around on the paved patio.The pool and surrounding area is lit for evening swimming.

A large wood and sail pergola sits at one side of the pool for when you wish to escape the sun rays.The garden is mostly lawn with an irrigation system, the more formal areas have pebbled pathways to stroll around consisting of various plants and trees including Palms,Olives,Figs,Nespole,Almond,Pomegranate,Mandarin and Feyoia. There are 5 fountains around the property. Close to the pool there is an outdoor shower and cloakroom facilities.

Roof chill lounge area complete with lounging bean bags is an ideal place for enjoying pre and post dinner drinks while star gazing and wishing on the falling stars.

The living area of the villa is open plan. All rooms have air conditioning with remote controls. The kitchen is very well laid out with filtered drinking water on tap. Fridge/freezer, dishwasher,oven,5 ring gas hob, washing machine .Extending dining table, closed, seats 6 open, seats 12 with additional chairs in the garage along with a larger fridge/freezer.

The lounge area has 2 x 3 seat sofas and an armchair. An open fire, Unlimited broadband, 48'' plasma TV, Blue ray video player. Sky, including movie channels, most can be viewed in English. CD player and many DVDS and books.

Master bedroom has a King size bed, bedside drawers, lamps, two wardrobes and en-suite facilities with large walk in shower.

Bedroom 2 Has a queen size double bed, bedside drawers, lamps, double wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 has two 3' Bali style beds, shelving and drawer units, lamp and a double wardrobe.

The family bathroom has a large bath, sink, toilet, bidet and large independent shower.

In the bedroom wing corridor there is a tumble dryer.

There are hair dryers.

All windows in the villa are double glazed, have mosquito nets and steel shutters along with rolled metal blinds.

There is also an alarm system which is connected to the vigilanza office, should you want to use it.

The property is very well maintained, painted annually, weekly gardeners, it is a home.

More Details

Annette Chaplin
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
8 November, 2017

About Annette Chaplin

Life is London has always been very fast paced with retail showrooms, travelling to design fares and all the daily hassel of running a business. Puglia gave us the opportunity to re-claim ourselves, find tranquility, beauty in nature and to understand and live 'La Dolce Vita'.

Annette Chaplin purchased this villa in 2004

Why Annette Chaplin chose Francavilla Fontana

The relaxed life style we could create here made it the villa for us.

What makes this villa unique

Puglia is steeped in History and traditions of a past time, It fills, for many, something that is missing with the pace of life today. it allows you to kick back and chill, the life is simple, the food fabulous and the local wines......... It has the finest sandy beaches in Italy with the Ionian Sea being clear with hues of blue and green. It has many coves which ensure in the summer months that the sea is always warm. The Adriatic is cooler and the beaches are a mixture of sand and pebble.

The light here is incredible, so bright it naturally gives an endorphin kick when you wake.


Nearest Airport
41 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4.5 Kilometres
Francavilla Fontana
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Strada Pronicale
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Kilometres
Via Mulinn
Nearest Beach
28 Kilometres
San Pietro in Bevana
Car: necessary

In the summer months there is nightly entertainment in both the baroque town of Francavilla Fontana (4.5 k) and the medieval town of Oria (8k). Entertainment takes the various forms of music, dance, the local Pizzica is a dance that tells the story of the journey between dreams and hopes,an ancient tradition. Also there is theatre.and open air cinema in the piazzas, summer 2013 saw Skyfall amongst others to watch whilst enjoying the local Ice cream.There are also the famous Medieval games where all contestents are dressed to do battle in costume to honour their quarter in Oria in August.There are always fireworks to celebrate celebration! Being nestled between the Ionian and Adriatic seas, allows you to choose depending on the breeze, just a glance at the trees to see, which beach to visit, both a 25 minute drive from the villa.Further afield you have beautiful Byzantine city of Leece(53k) from which you see the influences that have made Puglia so unique. A good drive to observe how Puglia changes from North heading South, enjoying a super lunch whilst gazing at where the 2 seas meet is Santa Maria de Leucca (104k). Heading north you have the Zoo at Fasano (50k) and the remarkable caves of Grotte di Cattellana (53k).

My indulgence: laying by the pool watching the swallows dive for water whilst chilling.

My treat: a 45 minute flight to Rome leaving in the morning from Brindisi airport for shopping, lunch and people watching and being back at the villa by 18.00 for a chilled Prosecco.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Francavilla Fontana in Province of Brindisi

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large bath. Large independent shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Outside.
    Bathroom 4 - Outdoor Shower , Outside.
  • En- suite facilities to bedroom one Two sinks Bidet Toilet Large walk in shower Family bathroom Large bath sink bidet toilet Large independent shower Outdoor cloakroom with sink and toilet Shower by the pool
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom one with King size bed Two side tables with drawers Lamps Two double wardrobes Bedroom two with Queen size bed Two side tables with drawers Lamps One double wardrobe Bedroom three with two single beds Shelving and drawer units Lamp One double wardrobe
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Luxury Villa Nestled In Beautiful Garden. Very Private. Wireless Internet
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews

Relaxing week in Puglia

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted with the villa which has excellent accommodation and a superb pool. Everything we needed was provided and the facilities are of a high quality.

The villa provides a good base for exploring Puglia and is a ten minute drive to Francavilla Fontana which has supermarkets and an abundance of restaurants and cafes.

Our local contacts Zohar and James were incredibly helpful. Overall we had a great relaxing week.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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An exquisite villa in beautiful grounds

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful villa set in wonderful gardens with a private and good sized pool that is the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday. Everything you could want is provided and to an exceptionally high standard.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, i am so pleased that you enjoyed your time at my home.
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Home away from home!

  • 4 of 5

Our group of 4 spent a fun week in Puglia this September. Upon our arrival we were met and shown around the villa, and we appreciated the welcome package of food and wine waiting for us. The information binder was very helpful directing us to places to buy groceries, go for dinner, and see the sights. The town of Francavilla Fontana was close by which was very convenient for grocery shopping. We enjoyed cooking our dinners in the forno oven outside and spending evenings sitting out on the covered deck. The villa was in a quiet location with a very private yard and pool area. It was clean, the beds were comfortable, the bathrooms modern, and the kitchen well equipped. When we had questions our local contacts replied quickly and were very helpful. We went out every day visiting the sites in Puglia, the villa was in a great location as a starting point for our daily travels. We would recommend this villa as a place to stay during your next visit to Puglia!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lui, Thank you for your lovely review. So pleased that you settled in so well and used the forno outside, it's an evening's entertainment in itself!
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One of the best holiday villas we have stayed in.

  • 4 of 5

The stylish villa with delightful, mature garden and super pool was enjoyed by our party of six to sixty-six year olds. The local water park was sometimes a bit noisy although I expect that is only during August. Maintenance problems were quickly sorted by the management team who were also happy to make reservations for us in local restaurants. Whilst Puglia is of course unpretentious it has some beautiful old towns that are still great value for money. Our six year old palaeontologist was in dinosaur heaven when we found the dinosaur footprints in Altamua. All in all one of the best holiday homes we have stayed in.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, so pleased you enjoyed your time at my home. Zohar and Andrea still talk about what a lovely family you are.
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A beautiful property set in the heart of rustic Puglia

  • 4 of 5

A wonderful 2 week vacation in the very Rustic Puglia giving us the chance to experience a very real part of Italy. With easy access to the coast below, or wonderful trips to the North to some wonderful Masseria and the unique Trulli - for us one of the wonders of the world, our trip was a foody, winey and visual heaven.

The team supporting the villa accommodated our every whim and even organised a memorable meal with 2 brilliant and humble chefs for our Mum's 70th Birthday. The villa is great and the pool tremendous. The local swim/funpark was useful for the kids and the local town had supermarkets, delis, bakeries, a pharmacy and very helpful Italians. Memorable.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jonathan, The neighbours are still asking after you, you and your family really embraced the Puglia experience and they all fell in love with you, my cats included! Thank you for your review.
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Very relaxed Secluded Luxury Villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is beautifully designed and equipped. It is set in a large well laid out garden with a sheltered swimming pool. The villa is about 15 minutes drive from Francavilla town and around 40 minutes from the best beaches.

A great for a quiet relaxing break.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Francavilla Fontana, Puglia

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

A security deposit of £300 will be required with balance payment and refunded within 10days after vacating the villa subject to damage.
Rates inclusive of one weekly clean prior to arrival.
Mid week cleaning can be arranged and paid for locally.
Check in Saturday after 16.00 pm
Check our Saturday by 10.00 am
A fair share of electricity is included but there may be a charge for excessive use,

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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