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Villa Specchia

Villa Specchia | Puglia
Sleeps    12
Bedrooms  6
Bathrooms    6
7 Reviews
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Service Daily maid service and weekly linen change
  • City AM: "stunning"
  • Large grounds and pool
  • Walking to restaurants and shops
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 The beautiful pool.  The house seen from the pool area.  Part of the extensive private gardens.  The pool furnishings are stylish and of the highest quality.  The outdoor dining area.  The dining area verlooks the garden and the pool.  One of the large reception rooms.    Impeccable furnishing and decoration.  The reception room seen from above.  Another reception room.  Another  living room with TV and open fireplace.  Beautiful antique doors leading to the formal dining room.  The dining room also accesses the garden terrace.  You may decide to take your meals outside!  The large, well-equipped kitchen.  The kitchen is beautifully decorated with antique tiles.  The kitchen also accesses an internal courtyard.  One of the large bedrooms on the ground floor.  Antique doors lead out and into the en-suite bathroom.  The large en-suite bathroom.  Another bedroom on the ground floor.  Its en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath.  The corridor from the kitchen.  The third ground floor bedroom after the corridor.  Its own en-suite bathroom.  Another of the ground floor bedrooms.  Its en-suite bathroom.  The staircase near the front door leading to the first floor.  The fifth en-suite bedroom on the first floor.  The original well in the grounds of Villa Specchia.  One of the Salento's beautiful beaches  Looking out to sea at Balelido, near Torre Mozza.  The Roman amphitheatre in Lecce.  Piazza Duomo in Lecce.  A view from one of Otranto's beaches to the other.  A seafront promenade on the defensive walls of Otranto  The best way to buy fresh fruit and vegetables in Puglia!  Our favourite place for people watching sipping an aperitif.  The main Piazza in Specchia.  The pretty palazzi and their balconies in Specchia.

A luxuriously appointed villa with stunning grounds and pool.

Villa Specchia is one of the most desirable homes in the Salento peninsula. Opulent interiors, extensive manicured gardens, a glorious pool and daily service combine to create an exclusive privileged atmosphere. Should you ever wish to leave the considerable comfort of your surroundings, however, a gentle stroll will take you to the bars and restaurants of the charming town from which the villa takes its name.

"A++ on the whole experience and the fabulous Villa Specchia." Ebaa Alawaji, USA, July 2014

Villa Specchia in the press:
City AM, 9th September 2012 >>

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About the Property

Inside: accommodation is all on one floor with the exception of one of the bedrooms. The entrance leads to a very large sitting room with three separate sitting areas. To the right, the dining room leads through to a wonderful covered terrace with views of the garden and the pool. On the opposite side of the living area are two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (one with Jacuzzi bath). Near the front door is another double en-suite room and the staircase leading to a first floor with a fourth en-suite double bedroom. Beyond the living room is the kitchen, the laundry room and the fifth en-suite double bedroom. The sixth bedroom with en-suite shower room, has external access only and is situated across the courtyard from the kitchen. The interiors are all richly decorated with impeccable taste.

Outside: the villa is situated in 25 Hectares (62 Acres) of private walled gardens, and is perfectly secure and peaceful. Cars are left in secure parking inside remote controlled gates. Guests will be sure to spend much of their time between the wonderful covered and furnished patio and the green lawns surrounding the large pool. The pool furnishings are naturally of the highest quality. The internal courtyard of the Masseria traps the sun beautifully on a spring morning and the extensive gardens invite leisurely strolls, or simply long reading sessions in the shade of a tree.


Accommodates (max) 12 Dishwasher 
Bedrooms 6 Microwave oven 
Doubles 3 Satellite TV 
Twins 0 DVD Player 
Double/Twins 3 Stereo 
Bathrooms 6 ADSL Wi-Fi Internet 
... of which en suite 6 iPod docking station 
Daily cleaning * Barbecue 
Cook  Private Parking 
Heated outdoor pool **14x7 Think Puglia local support 24/7 
Air Conditioning  12-man rib with skipper 
Open fireplace  Walking distance to restaurant(s) 
Washing machine  Walking distance to shop(s) 

=yes/present     = optional/on request    

*a housekeeper provides daily maid service for 7 hours a day from Monday to Saturday.
**There is an extra charge of €525 per week for heating the pool if requested.

Pool open all year round

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The double bedroom accessed from the courtyard also has two divans which may become single beds on request (and for a small extra charge) bringing the total occupancy up to 14.

An extremely authentic and quality Puglian experience.

Exploring the local Area

Undoubtedly a superb feature of Villa Specchia is its proximity on foot to the centre of the charming village of Specchia from which the villa takes its name. The baroque centre of Specchia has been largely restored to a very high level, and has attracted a good selection bars and restaurants serving high quality Puglian fare.

Specchia is on an elevated knoll dominating the rolling Salento countryside. The nearest beaches around Ugento and Peculose on the Ionian coast are within about 25 minutes drive, as are the charming villages of Leuca, Tricase and Castro Marina. Lovers of culture will not want to miss a visit to the stunning baroque jewel of Lecce, the dramatic walled island of Gallipoli, or the defensive city of Otranto, all of which are within very comfortable "day-trip" distance.


Brindisi Airport: 100km-62miles-1hr30
Bari Airport: 215km-130miles-2hr45
Restaurants and shops: 5 minutes walk
Beaches at Ugento: 15km-9miles-25mins
Lecce: 52km-33miles-50mins
Gallipoli: 38km-24miles-45mins
Leuca: 19km-12miles-25mins
Otranto: 39km-24miles-40mins

Villa Specchia | Puglia

Ebaa Alawaji, United States of America, 9 July 2014
"A++ on the whole experience and the fabulous Villa Specchia."

Malcolm McAuley , United States of America, 6 July 2013
"The villa was exactly as billed - beautiful... we loved our stay... It was an overall experience that was lovely. I especially enjoyed the village and the ability to walk into the center and get whatever we needed."

Mrs Agnew, Australia, 11 June 2011
"Spectacular. We came from half a world away and landed in another world."

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