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Villa Blanca

Leuca, Puglia
Villa Blanca, luxury villa with pool in Puglia, Italy
Sleeps    10
Bedrooms  5
Bathrooms    5
17 Reviews
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Service 7 hours per day, 6 days per week.
  • Fabulous infinity pool
  • Gorgeous views
  • Quality throughout
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 The views!    The large infinity pool has a Jacuzzi corner.    A shardy spot amongst the Mediterranean pine trees...  The outdoor living area with the dining area behind.  Lunch overlooking the pool.  The shaded outdoor dining area.  The TV room with access to the terrace and pool.  The other side of the living area with TV and fireplace.  A comfortable and spacious sitting area.  The large, stylish living room.  French windows lead out onto the shaded terraces overlooking the pool and the sea.  Another sitting area...  ...leading to the another drawing room.  From the living area to the dining room.  The bright dining room.  Going form the living area to the kitchen.  The super-modern kitchen will please even the most demanding chef!  Or you can let us organise a local cook for you!  The master bedroom.  One of the large bathrooms.  A double bedroom.  With its en-suite bathroom.  Another double bedroom.  Back to the lovely living areas...  A mixture of antique furnishings and designer fittings.  Another shaded seating area on the terrace.   An external staircase to the roof.  Fully-furnished shady terraces surround the villa and the pool area.  The superb pool area with uninterrupted views of Leuca and the sea.  ...and plenty of space to relax.  Breathtaking views over the pool and down towards the coast...  The fabulous infinity pool  The facade of the villa from the pool.  The house at night.  One of the Salento's beautiful beaches.  One of the extraordinary Liberty villas in Leuca.  Gallipoli is home to numerous impressive Baroque churches and palazzi.  The fantastic Salento coast.  A sea-front fish restaurant at Marina di Novaglie on the Adriatic coast.  The fabulous beach at Torre Mozza, with Balelido in the background.  The beautifully intricate facade of Lecce's cathedral.  The impressive interior of Lecce's cathedral.

A seductive, stylish villa with spectacular sea views on the southernmost tip of Puglia.

Villa Blanca is one of the most desirable luxury coastal villas available for rent in the Salento! Everything, from the fittings and the furniture, to the living spaces indoors and out, to the superb pool and the mesmerising views, is of a very high quality. If that were not enough, glorious sandy beaches, excellent fish restaurants and the exclusive seaside resort of Santa Maria di Leuca are just a stone’s throw away.

“What did we most enjoy about visiting Puglia? The villa! We had the holiday of a lifetime, the kids are already clamouring to go back... The housekeeper was incredible. She's sweet, unobtrusive and incredibly hard working. The cook was superb." Felicity Blunt, UK, August 2014

Villa Blanca in the press:
Condé Nast Traveller, October 2014 >>
Sheridan Road Magazine, July 2014 >>
AOL Online, 3 June 2014 >>
Ocean Home Magazine, April-May 2014 >>
OK! Magazine, 11th September 2012 >>
The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, March 2011 >>

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Inside: one's first impression of the interior is of calm luminosity, effortless elegance and unostentatious quality. The bright living areas extend over two large interconnecting spaces: a sitting room with fireplace and TV, and a drawing room. Both feature a mixture of antique furnishings, sumptuously comfortable sofas and some splendid designer light fittings. French windows lead out onto the shaded terraces overlooking the pool and the sea. The dining room, extending from the living areas, leads to a study and the top-quality modern semi-professional kitchen. The main sleeping quarters comprise three delightfully proportioned bedrooms (two with en-suite bathrooms, the other with an adjacent bathroom). Accommodation at Villa Blanca is completed by two further double en-suite bedrooms accessed from the terraces near the main outdoor dining area.

Outside: Villa Blanca stands in its own 4-hectare (10 acres) park, in which there are 2 other houses belonging to the same owner. Fully-furnished shady terraces flank the villa, providing guests with a dreamy Mediterranean outdoor living experience. The pool area is superb, offering uninterrupted views of Leuca and the sea, while the large, panoramic infinity pool incorporates a Jacuzzi corner. The beautifully tended gardens give way to the surrounding parkland, cooling pine trees and a green backdrop that sets the villa off perfectly!


Accommodates (max) 10 Air Conditioning 
Bedrooms 5 Washing machine 
Doubles 4 Dishwasher 
Twins 0 Microwave oven 
Double/Twins 1 Satellite TV 
Bathrooms 5 DVD Player 
... of which en suite 4 Stereo 
Daily cleaning * ADSL Wi-Fi Internet 
Cook  iPod docking station 
Caretaker in the grounds  Private Parking 
Infinity pool (LxW in metres) 18x11 Think Puglia local support 24/7 
Hot-tub ** 12-man rib with skipper 

=yes/present     = optional/on request    

*from 8.30am -1.30pm and from 5.30pm to 7.30pm every day except Sundays and Bank Holidays.
**whirlpool corner in the pool.

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The villa is located about 2km above Santa Maria di Leuca. You can walk into town and to the beach, though there is quite a steep climb back and sections of the road are without pavement.

Exploring the local Area

Leuca is at the southernmost tip of the Salento peninsular, where the Ionian and Adriatic seas meet. It has long been a magnet for the wealthy classes of Puglia, who came to build lavish seaside homes here in the early 20th century. The legacy of this is a superb collection of Liberty style buildings and a large marina that form a very pleasant backdrop for the visitor today.

There are many fabulous sandy beaches, coves and grottos to explore within a few miles drive of Leuca. These can be even better visited from the water, and it is easy to arrange boat or yacht rentals in the marina.

Within easy driving distance is delightful Baroque Lecce, the fortified island town of Gallipoli and lovely Otranto.


Brindisi Airport: 116km-72miles-1hr45
Bari Airport: 235km-146miles-3hr15
Santa Maria di Leuca: 0.5km
Nearest beach: 5 mins drive
Nearest shops and restaurants: Leuca, a 5 mins drive, or a 20 minute walk.
Lecce: 70km - 44miles - 1hr

Villa Blanca, luxury villa with pool in Puglia, Italy

Colm Gaynor, Ireland, 20 September 2014
"We had a fantastic stay at Villa Blanca. It was beautiful and kitchen well equipped. The maid in Villa Blanca was the best we have ever encountered. She did an amazing job and was very helpful. We had a truly relaxing holiday."

Felicity Blunt, United Kingdom, 16 August 2014
"What did we most enjoy about visiting Puglia? The villa! We had the holiday of a lifetime, the kids are already clamouring to go back... The housekeeper was incredible. She's sweet, unobtrusive and incredibly hard working. The cook was superb."

Fabienne Napoli, Hong Kong, 2 August 2014
"We considered everything excellent: the Villa, the housekeeper, ...absolutely wonderful!"

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