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Tropical Oasis,Walk into Town ,WIFI, Near Sea, Brindisi Airport 20km, Bari 90km

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

AC, 40ft X 17ft Private Pool, 1.4km to nearest cafes, shops .Bari Airport 90km

Just 7km to nearest beaches, the newly restored 1800 sq ft Villa is the last on a quiet dead end country road walking distance to town. The well lit road leads into town and the nearest restaurant (Xfood) is 1.4km. There are several shops, and cafes as soon as you enter town and the Historical Center is 2.4km by foot. Unique architectural details,Rustic decorum, and all the Luxury comforts; the Villa Grace really feels like home.Villa Grace has beautiful hand worked original stone walls, wood beamed ceilings, and terracotta flooring. This two story home has a Private 5 by 12 meter mosaic tiled pool with stepped entry; great for swimming proper laps. Boasting 1600 sq ft of pool deck and lounge areas there is plenty of room for outdoor living. The poolside dining terrace has a large BBQ grill and a retractable awning. Escape the sun's rays under a large Bamboo covered gazebo with lounge furniture. Unique tropical gardens, banana trees,cacti, and hand worked rock walls surround the pool area. We have 6 sunbeds, and plenty of outdoor garden furniture to lounge on.

Inside, stretch out in the spacious open floor plan and large separate TV/Living room. Villa Grace is decorated with 18/19th century antiques in a rustic decorum. The large fully equipped kitchen has all new appliances, Whirlpool dishwasher, American full size refrigerator, 5 burner stove, Bosch oven, toaster, and American coffee maker. Everything you will need to cook a gourmet meal is provided. Enjoy a late night together downstairs, while the children sleep soundly upstairs. Two bedrooms have balconies with stunning views of the property, both have king size beds, and all 3 bedrooms have air conditioning. Relax on the reclining couches in the living room and watch TV on our 40in Smart TV flat with NetFlix. We also have over 100 English novels so you don't have to carry so many books from home.

We provide for all of the essentials in the villa such as: toilet paper, hand soap, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, sponges,trash bags, laundry soap, and softener.

We provide for pre arrival grocery run, just provide a list of items to be stocked. We live in town so should an emergency or just restaurant reservations be needed we are always available.


A vehicle is essential and car hire is available at the airports.

Brindisi airport is 20km

Bari airport is 90km

Ryanair offer direct flights from London Stansted to Brindisi and Bari, or to many UK regional airports via Milan Bergamo.

Easy Jet fly Gatwick to Brindisi in July and August.

British Airways have direct flights from London Gatwick to Bari

Alitalia have indirect flights from London Heathrow, & City to Brindisi.

3 Bedrooms:

Master Bedroom has an 18th century antique king size bed with new top of the line mattress and large en suite bathroom, 9kg washing machine, A/C, and large balcony.

2nd Bedroom has a king size bed new top of the line mattress,and glass door leading to balcony with stunning view of the pool, A/C.

3rd Bedroom 2 twin bed with new top quality mattresses, and a crib for infants, and A/C.

2 Bathrooms:

Enjoy a Bubble Bath, the downstairs bathroom has a full size bathtub and shower.

The Master bedroom bathroom has a large tiled shower box with powerful rain shower and washing machine.


Enjoy cooking in this very large professional kitchen with all new appliances. Full size American refrigerator, 5 Burner stove top, electric oven,coffee maker, toaster, and dishwasher. Everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal is provided.

Living Rooms:

Enjoy the two large comfortable reclining couches, 40 inch Flat screen TV, with Satellite cable with English language, DVD Player. We provide with hundreds of movies, music, and at least 100 novels; we have a book swap program.


Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:

Linens and towels/beach towels are included and changed weekly. We provide for a weekly maid service. The pool is cleaned twice a week.


Barbecue, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.

Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

Air Conditioning, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Satellite, Telephone, TV.


The villa is situated on 3/4 acre of land. There is a very unique desert style garden with hand worked stone walls surrounding the pool area. 1600 sq ft of pool deck space and lounge areas, plenty of room for everyone.There is a large covered gazebo poolside to escape from the suns rays and great for kids to play under. There is a dining terrace with glass door leading to the dining/kitchen area; very convenient for Barbecuing and dining. Boasting one of the largest pools in the area,the 5 meter by 12 meter private pool is mosaic tiled and great for swimming laps.

Important notes on accommodation

We do not allow smoking inside the house. We do not allow an increase in occupancy during your stay or visitors.

We provide for all of the essentials such as: toilet paper, hand soap, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, sponges,trash bags, laundry soap, and softener.

More Details

Jacquelyn Ashley
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Jacquelyn Ashley

I am retired military and am from Colorado. I met my husband while working here in San Vito. He is a Chef and we decided to stay here in San Vito to start a family.

Jacquelyn Ashley purchased this villa in 2008

Why Jacquelyn Ashley chose San Vito dei Normanni

Location, Location, Location..... its close enough to walk to town but it feels secluded and private because its on a dead end road with no thru traffic. You can reach the beaches and highway access in 7 km and town is 1.5km to the main road.

What makes this villa unique

We live in town and are available 24/7 in case of emergency or for restaurants reservations. Happy to help. My husband and I reconstructed our home over 4 years. It has been a labor of love and we are happy to invite you to be our guests.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in San Vito dei Normanni in Province of Brindisi

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We do not allow any visitors to the villa, outside of your rental party
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master bedroom bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Can be arranged with 2 single beds or one queen size
  • All of the bedrooms have air conditioning.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • swimming
We do not allow smoking inside the house. We do not allow an increase in occupancy during your stay or visitors to the villa at any time. We provide for all of the essentials such as: toilet paper, hand soap, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, sponges,trash bags, laundry soap, and softener.


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Tropical Oasis,Walk into Town ,WIFI, Near Sea, Brindisi Airport 20km, Bari 90km
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews

A beautiful villa with wonderfull hosts in a perfect location to see Puglia!! Highly recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished two perfect weeks at Villa Grace! The home, with a pool, is very beautiful and comfortable with enough room for 2 families and 6 people to live comfortably. Jackie, Vincenzo and Grace are absolutely wonderful and perfect hosts. Vincenzo restored the house and his work is spectacular and made it even more special to stay here. They are very helpful in all you need for directions, restaurant recommendations etc. Most importantly, this beautiful villa is perfectly located to see Puglia. In 15 mins you can be to a beautiful sandy beach on the crystal clear Adriatic Sea. In 10 mins you can be on the state highway to any of the many places you would want to see such as Alberobello and grotto at Castellana,( both are great places for families with small children) Ostuni, Lecce, Bari, Brindisi, Gallipoli,Otranto and the many beautiful small towns such as Martina Franca and Locorotondo. Most of these are within an hours drive with Gallipoli about 1hr and 15 mins away. You then return to this beautiful villa and a dip in the pool to relax and enjoy the setting. Finally, San Vito is a cute small town with everything you need from good restaurants, close by markets and the charm of rural Italy. We very highly recommend Villa Grace as the perfect vacation home!! Thank you so much Jackie, Vincenzo and Grace! We so enjoyed our time with you and look forward to seeing you again!! Janet and Larry

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you stay in our villa. Thanks for taking such good care of our home. Very happy that you enjoyed your vacation. We cant wait to meet again. Jackie, Vincenzo and Grace
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A well equipped villa with a lovely pool

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 5 and from start to finish the owner (Jacqui) was available and provided excellent advice regarding the property and local area. She even took time to take us to the local Wine Shop where we stocked up with the local offering - priced between Euro 1.10 and 1.80 a litre - great value and no headaches!! The villa is well equipped and whilst located slightly out of town the roads are quiet albeit a car is essential to fully appreciate what the region has to offer. The locals are very friendly with the town being less commercialised than most. The pool is large (very clean) and garden area has plenty of places to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Thank you Jacqui for letting us enjoy the property and making us feel so comfortable during our stay - take care and best wishes from The Grand and Groves families x

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Family Break

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Grace in early/mid June with our two grown up children and had a wonderful, relaxing week away from the hustle and bustle of city and work life.

Jackie and her family were the perfect hosts, from booking through to checkout the process was a breeze and nothing was too much trouble for Jackie.

Even though we never managed to walk into town, which is a cute place and best visited after 8pm, the house is conveniently located for access to a wonderful beach at Torre Guacheto and the delights of Lecce, Ostuni and Alberobello which are all worth a visit.

Wish we had stayed for 2 weeks to explore even further.

The house is very authentic and the 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms make it convenient for a large family or 2 -3 couples. Most evenings we spent on the lovely patio having a BBQ or a meal prepared in the well equipped kitchen.

Our most favourite part though was the amazing pool outside (you can swim proper lenghths)with the beautiful garden and plenty of lounging space to enjoy the amazing food and wine available locally. You must ask Jackie for the "wine on tap" shop and the directon to "Don Famiglia" baker.

A couple of minor things, which did not impact on our overall enjoyment, but although the bed in the master bedroom looked nice it was a bit wobbly and we found the mattress not too comfy and we would like to have had a couple of umbrellas by the pool as there wasn't a lot of shade in the midst of the day but it did not prevent us from enjoying our stay.

Would we come again? Yes definitely as soon as we find a window of opportunity amidst other travel plans and we have already recommended it to some friends and family.

Thank you again Jackie, Vincenzo and Grace for making us feel welcome and renting out your lovely Villa Grace.

Hope to see you again soon :-)

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great getting to know you all and look forward to you coming back. Sorry the mattress was not to your liking,the Master Bedroom mattress is of the highest orthopedic quality, new, and firm, which our taller guests find supportive. We will definitely call a carpenter to resolve the wobble of the 18th Century wooden bed frame. We encourage all of our guests during their stay to let us know of any needs or issues with the Villa so we might have the opportunity to rectify any situation. We always aim to please our guests, improve our villa so everyone has the perfect vacation. Best wishes Mai Family
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  • 5 of 5

Jackie was awesome from the first moment we met!!!The property is is really well looked after and the pool and seating areas are really well done.

Highly recommend!!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Vacation,Beautiful Villa,Spectacular Pool

  • 5 of 5

We were so impressed by the Villa. It was spacious and had everything we needed.We arrived late and the fridge was stocked and all the ammenities were supplied. The pool was the highlight and the tropical plants surrounding the pool created the most relaxing atmosphere. It was very private, but close to town and easy access to the highway for day trips. Lots of great sighting and great food and wine. The village has a beautiful downtown with lots of night entertainment.

We had one of our best family vacations and we plan to go back. Thanks to the great owners. Highly recommended!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house and superb pool and outside space

  • 5 of 5

Very well maintained house and grounds. Very quiet and private.

Fantastic sized swimming pool.

Lovely hosts with plenty of information.

San Vito is a lively town reachable by car in just a few minutes. Plenty of places to eat and drink. Would also be able to walk but it was unseasonably hot (over 35 every day) while we were there so we didn't try it. The route is very well lit and not very busy.

Visited a lot of towns in the area by car but also used the train from San Vito (right outside of town and very remote) and also Carovigno train station. You do need a car to get to both.

Shorter trips were around 4 euros each way and Bari was 7 euros each way.

We visited Bari, Lecce, And Polegnino which was our favourite place.

Thank you Jacqui for introducing us to the wine shop !!!!

Eating out was very good value in all of the restaurants, we particularly enjoyed Xfood, Nonnas (which you need to book) and the "butchers shop" (can't remember the name) but Jacqui will know where I mean. We also had some great barbecues.

All in all a fantastic holiday was had by all, a great way to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversaries, Thank you !!!

Anita, Martin, Maria and David

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking such good care of our home. Congrats on 30 yrs of matrimony, we are sooo happy you had a great trip. We would love to have you back. Best wishes
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Kilometres
ExFadda Cafe and restaurant
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Masseria Caselli
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Car: recommended


The villa is 7 km to nearest beaches and the beaches on this coast have earned European Blue Flag 4 years in a row

How to get there

Nearest airport is Brindisi 20km

Bari Airport is 90km


Safe and well lit walk to nearest Pub, Cafe, Bakery, Shops, Gas Station 1.5km

Brindisi airport is 20km

Bari airport is 90km

Ostuni is 12km

Lecce is 45km

Further Details

San Vito dei Normanni has free music and festivals all summer long. There are plenty of restaurants, clothes shops, and pubs. San Vito is a lovely small town (25000 people) with all the modern conveniences you will need.

We have a new restaurant called 'X food' that is 1.3 km from the villa.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in San Vito dei Normanni, Puglia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
June 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July 2019
22 Jun 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July August 2019
6 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £353.86

Check out time is 10am. Check in 3pm, or check with owner depending on reservations this can be adjusted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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