The Marocce, charming country house in Spongano, charming village with ancient traditions and festivals in the heart of Salento. And 'near the sea of Castro (3km), the Baths and the caves of St. Caesarea and the golden beaches of Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca.
(The property includes a main villa and a studio, our pajara called La Capperaia because surrounded by beautiful and fragrant capers plants)
The villa is enclosed by 10. 000 square meters of lush garden surrounded by dry stone walls (typical fence of Salento) and olive trees and the whole house, the Caperaia and the pool have flowering plants, figs, prickly pears, plants of capers, pepper trees and aromatic plants.
The villa has a strategic position: every day in no time you can get a different beach choosing the most beautiful. And 'close to the Spas for treatments and body care.
The marvelous swimming pool is set in the white Lecce stone and has comfortable and relaxing sunbeds.
In the pool area there are two gazebos one with a large marble table for 10/12 people and a smaller one with 4 armchairs to relax and read.
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The Marocce enchants for the color of the olive trees, the symphony of nature and the magic of light and quiet.
Inside you will find comfort, nature and confidentiality; out countries propose: events, festivals, exhibitions, musical concerts, flea markets, dances, pinches, parties with fairy lights baroque, nightlife, narrow streets with craft shops.
The villa has a beautiful living room with wood burning fireplace and American kitchen overlooking a fantastic lamia (Salento terrace) for "al fresco dining" under a natural shade of bougainvillea, with a wooden table that comfortably accommodates 10 people , view on olive trees, prickly pears and lemons.
The sleeping area has three double bedrooms with air conditioning and ceiling fan, two en suite and a bathroom with a side (one of the bedrooms can become double).
In the basement there is another double or twin room with private bathroom not available for guests.
In the basement of the villa there is also a room with a wood stove for those who want to dabble in making pizza, possibly in mid season.
In the garden, several parking places and two covered under a pergola of vegetation.
In front of the house under the pergola a pleasant relaxation, reading and meditation and always in front of the house a nice round table with four chairs and a bench in masonry.
La Capperaia, entirely made of stone built at the behest of the owner imitating the pajare, typical buildings of Salento for the storage of tools in the olive groves, charming, located in front of the pool, is an open space with kitchenette, double bed in masonry, fireplace ancient stone that allows a pleasant and romantic stay even in cold weather, with air conditioning. On request we can add two beds. The bathroom is made of local stone.
The whole house is equipped with heating system including the basement but is made available only at the express request of the guests and the consumption of methane is charged to them.
The beds in the villa are 6 and 2 in the Capperaia where on request it is possible to add two more beds. Total 8 + 2.
Basically if the guests are 10 the accommodation will be as follows:
6 in the house, and 4 in the Capperaia (double bed with the addition of two beds). Guests will have to adapt to this accommodation. If preferred, the alternative can be the use of the master bedroom in the basement that has no air conditioning, and two people in the Capperaia.
Beside the pool a large gazebo, with a beautiful stone table for 10 people, and another gazebo with 4 armchairs and small tables to converse and read in the pool area. Also in the pool area there is a delightful stone table for 4 people to play cards, write or make board games.
There are 10 Marbles beds available.
In the pool area there is an outdoor shower and next to the Caperaia there is another outdoor shower and a tub with shower.
Between the gazebo and the Capperaia, in the garden there is a magnificent barbecue area in typical local stone with sink, gas stove, traditional barbecue and gas, fridge and cabinet with everything you need for a lovely equipment on the stone table under the gazebo (where we ask you not to put candles directly on the table without protection). All this to allow you to enjoy the pool even during lunch or dinner.
The use of the house and the pool is exclusive
RATES ARE TO 8 PEOPLE extra persons are charged separately.
A great place to build your ideal holiday: history, sea, culture, traditions, relaxation, spa ... a house where you can really feel local people and enjoy the best of a unique place in the world!