Secluded Luxury Villa with Private Pool & Stunning Panoramic Seaviews

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Those in search of a luxurious home from which to explore the relatively undiscovered region of Puglia will find an absolute gem in Villa Silvana.
Beautifully designed and presented with great attention to detail, its three floors offer both independence and convenience for large families holidaying together.
This superb Eight-bedroom property is bright, bold and fabulously indulgent. and Perfectly positioned on one of Fasano's hills overlooking the deep Blue Adriatic sea, within walking distance of local restaurants and three of Puglia’s most talked about villages and only a short drive to the sea.
Whether you are here to sight-see, simply chill out with family and friends or celebrate a special occasion together, you will find that Villa Silvana ticks all these boxes and many more.
From a broad, shaded terrace under the villa’s impressive arches, you will find a large marble mosaic table for all guests to enjoying al fresco dining together, floor to ceiling French doors lead through into a truly dazzling kitchen-diner and large comfortable living room. Keen cooks will adore the traditional Italian Mammas kitchen, as well as finding all the state-of-the-art appliances, while the bar stools along the stone breakfast bar, and oak table and benches will ensure you are never short of company as you concoct your favourite dishes.

Meanwhile the light-filled lounge is effortlessly stylish yet invitingly cosy with comfortable chesterfield sofas, a further antique dining table and chairs and a traditional large fireplace with wood burning stove. It is a relaxing place to catch up on some movies, either with Sky, the internet or DVD’S for all the family, after a busy day’s sightseeing or family fun in the pool.
Villa Silvana’s eight gorgeous bedrooms are spread on either side of the main living areas. Each one is individually styled with a particular colour theme. There are Two adjacent bath/shower rooms, fitted to the highest specification.
If you would like additional bathrooms they are also available please enquire when booking
All rooms have terraces with panoramic views across the vineyards and olive groves down to the cobalt blue sea
The beautiful large villa has been Constructed from “Tufi”stone so characteristic of the area, its elegance and charm are instantly engaging and guests can’t help but relax into the gentler pace of life here, the property is set within pretty, wild natural gardens brimming with shrubs and cacti, olive amd palm trees. There are large dining areas on all terraces of the villa, with beautiful handcrafted marble mosaic tables, underneath traditional wooden styled pagodas.
There is a winding stone pathway leads you down the terraces to the delightful 14m pool with its stylish sun loungers, bamboo parasols and uninterrupted sea views.
From the immaculate outside terraces, planted with fragrant herbs, succulents and beautiful Olive and palm trees, to the beautifully presented, colour-themed bedrooms, this wonderful property has been crafted with incredible attention to detail.
Villa Silvana has been imaginatively designed and appointed to a very high specification. This distinguished Traditional property is a blissful retreat for all its guests. Private and secluded, it is a wonderful venue for an unforgettable celebration or simply a friends and family luxury holiday.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 300 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    we have found If kids have a creative place to play and explore, with lots of interesting things to do and look at, they’ll be less likely to seek their own stimulation by exploring areas you might not want them to get into. so therefore we supply toys, board games, DVDS, books and satelitte TV. For overall house safety, we have installed a smoke detectors, lowered the hot water thermostat to an appropriate level and installed safety switchs & a mains-operated circuit breaker. In the pool area we have installed a fence and gates on all levels off all terraces, making sure to meet the requirements of Standards for swimming pools and outdoor gardens with terraces...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We know your pets are part of your family, That is why they are considered, there is plenty of out door space and out houses, however hey are not allowed inside the house, please enquire for further details...moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 19

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 double, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    ON THE MIDDLE FLOOR...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king

    Top Floor named Sogni Da favola...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 3 twin/ single

    Top Floor named Sogni Da favola...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 1 king

    Lower ground named Bellavista...moreless

  • Bedroom 8: 2 twin/ single

    Lower ground named Bellavista...moreless

  • Villa Silvana stays cool and fresh in the summer and stays cozy and warm with log burning stoves in the winter, making visits pleasurable all year round.The Villa have been fitted with the highest quality specifications from the utilities through to the finest quality Italian linens, where modern comforts blend with traditional pugliese settings. All our bedrooms are safe, peaceful places to relax and sleep, they each have a good selection of unique antique furniture and guests can expect memory foam, tempur style mattresses on all beds for added comfort, plus finest quality Italian bed linen, pool towels, hairdryer, ironing facilities, DVD entertainment system, with an extensive choice for all ages, Plasma TV, Italian Satellite and a good selection of board games and books and a full guide book of everything there is to see and do in the area with restaurant guides, local tips and all the information you need for enjoying your stay....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    ON THE MIDDLE FLOOR ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


  • Whether our bathrooms are small or large, you will have a space that rejuvenates and refreshes you. So therefore we provide everything you would want to find in your bathroom like Egyptian cotton bath towels, bath robes, toiletries(, moisturiser and hand soap- Crabtree and Evelyn) Obviously all the sanitary necessities and good showers plus the little extras like a beautiful candle and a good book....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The jewel in the crown of Villa Silvana are the grounds, offering a feast of perfumes and colours, and the large blue mosaic swimming pool (14x7). There is a delightful seating area with water jets inside the pool for cooling off, and it is completely private and secluded but still has wonderful views. Both the pool and gardens have been designed to blend sympathetically with the land and are planted in typical Puglian style; wild and natural rather than formerly landscaped. Most importantly the pool is only for Villa Silvana guests so it is always quiet and relaxing. Surprisingly even the noonday sun is never too much because of its fantastic hilltop position; the heat is always tempered by the gentle winds whispering in over the Atlantic, allowing you to laze on the many pool loungers, under the palm umbrellas all day long. The property has discreet cleaning staff, waitress service, chef who can offer some amazing menus, plus excellent Concierge /House Manager...moreless


  • Books:

    over 500 books with styles and choices for all...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    2 sony Dvd players...moreless

  • Games:

    large choice of children and adults Board games...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Huge music library for all tastes...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is an abundance of eating areas on every level inside and out enough for all the familes to sit together or apart. beautiful hand made mosaic marble tables and wrought iron chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    In the main Living room, although beacuse the houses walls are so thick it is always very cool inside and no needed...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Computer Available:

    On Request and Printer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    The huge stone hearth,with big chimeny is the center piece of this home...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas Central heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    'Super Pro plus' uninterupted 22mb fast Satellite interent...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Beautiful clean crisp white Italian fine linens with a themed matching bedspread, enhancing the personal design of every room...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Enormous living room, with comfy chesterfield sofas, antique tables and chairs and great fireplace with a log burning stove, Plus a 50" plasma with a big entertainment system...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking:

    Space on the bottom terrace for four cars, under the shade of the tree, plus further space on the top level, behind security alarmed electric gating...moreless

  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    White soft heavy good quality Egyptian cotton plus pool and beach towels...moreless

  • Tumble Dryer:


  • Washing Machine:

    Large 10 kilo Ariston...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Two wooden burning Jotul Stoves, heat up upstairs and the main living areas...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Two good family sized dishwashers...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    The Villa has a relaxed elegance and lived-in luxury, the Italian kitchen feel like a space you'd be happy to spend long stretches of time in & has everything you will need for every type of cooking...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    in the main family Kitchen there are two, one gas, one electric for whatever your preference of cooking...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Large double fronted chrome, family fridge and freezer, plus a further two large fridge freezer in the other two smaller kitchens...moreless

  • Stove:

    All kitchens have good Smeg gas hobs...moreless

  • Toaster:

    large toasters for big groups...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles:

    avaiiable at 50 a week plus safety helmets...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Beautiful sailing yaght available to take you for a days pleasureable sailing, enquire for booking...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf:

    near by courses are san domenico and torre cocarro under 10 minutes drive from the villa...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    stunning natural gardens for being one with nature. olive groves and vineyards...moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Newly built. large with space for alot of cooking...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    organised water sports and scuba diving, enquire for booking...moreless

  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    The jewel in the crown of Villa Silvana are the grounds, that flow down the hill side into the olive groves and vineyards below, offering a feast of perfumes and colours and its large 14m-7m swimming ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


Write a review 4.9
from 45 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2016
5 night min stay
Mar 1 - May 31, 2017
5 night min stay
l'inizio dell'estate
Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Changeover Day: Saturday

Aug 1 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • final clean $551.37


Prices are for the property per week in Sterling.

There are Discounts for long lets in any season

A separate Security Deposit will be required through paypal, refundable 1 week after departure OF 500 POUNDS STERLING

Guests may arrive on any day of the week out of peak seasons

Arrival times are no earlier than 5PM.

Check-out is no later than 11 am on the departure date.

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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45 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Bari and Brindisi
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Bari and Brindisi
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Fasano, Cisternino and Monopoli
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Savelletri, Capitol and Torre Canne

Car: Recommended

Villa Silvana is in a prime position, literally in the centre of all the interesting tourist attraction, in the centre of Puglia and endless beaches, Mediterranean climate and exquisite cuisine. Puglia, has a landscape that is dripping with History from roman times onwards which is evident in its extraordinary array of architecture. The Normans endowed Puglia with splendidly ornate cathedrals and the baroque exuberance of some towns are testament to the Spanish legacy. But if there is one symbol of Puglia that stands out it's the imposing castles and mystical Trulli that are built all over the province.

Here the tourist industry still remains wonderfully primitive, which is amazing considering how much this region has to offer.

The Fasano / Lamia di Olimpia area

Villa Silvana's apartments are ideally situated for exploring Puglia's beautiful architecture, wonderful tourist attractions and the interior landscapes.

Art lovers can discover original art work both in the villa and around the neighbouring towns and villages, gourmets can taste fresh puglian food bought to their tables by the local chef or in the surrounding baroque and antique centre’s and sip excellent fresh home made wine on their private verandas looking out to sea or taste other delicious Puglia wines in the local “enoteca’s”, sportsmen can enjoy activities such as cycling in the hills, fishing and golf and all can relax in our beautiful Villa

There is an abundance of delightful towns all within close proximity to Villa Silvana. They all have an authentic Italian feel with year round street festa's, weekly market days and charming old centers dating back hundreds of years.

Only a few kilometers, down the hill, is Fasano, a beautiful ancient town which was subject to the Knights of Malta for many years. The hills (Selva di fasano) are a naturally wooded area rich in oak trees and perfect for stunning country walks.

A few kilometers drive into the interior are the towns of Ostuni, Martina Franca, Cisternino, Locorotondo and Alberobello.

Ostuni is an exquisite town known as the 'White City' because of its white washed streets surrounded by medieval walls, a visit is highly recommended. Martina Franca is a town with a tangible Moorish flavour, it has a medieval center adorned with some of the most subtle examples of baroque architecture that you'll find.

Cisternino and Locorotondo are both small charming towns, with whitewashed historic centers both obviously influenced by the Greeks. Also you can view the Valle d'itria from here, where some of puglias prettiest landscapes can be seen.

Of course the Trulli have always been an important tourist attraction for Puglia, their intrinsic beauty has capture the heart and soul of many. Alberobello is also only a short drive from the apartments, there is over a thousand of these magical limestone dwellings, standing out against the bright blue sky, they create a beautiful exotic scene, almost like a fairy tale, it is impossible to see anything like it, anywhere else in the world.

Also just a few kilometers away is the zoo-safari Fasanolandia. This is the greatest animal park in Italy, where 1000's of animals can be observed, kept free, in a completely protected area. There is also a dolphinarium and an amusement park for all ages.

If you are a lover of long leisurely lunches and relaxing dinners, where the wine flows, the food just keeps coming and the bill is surprisingly cheap, then you’ll be glad to know that the Restaurants, Trattoria’s, Osteria’s, Pizzeria’s, bars and cafes in Puglia are not only incredibly reasonable, but well renowned for their freshness and taste. The food, its preparation and consumption is the focal point of Italian life, so when you eat out in any establishment you will never feel like you’ve eaten merely to refuel but rather to experience a sensory delight. We can recommend some fantastic restaurants, some even within walking distance.

Whether you want the latest Gucci designs, antiques or just a good rummage around a local market, there is something for everyone in Puglia. Because of Villa Silvana’s prime location, strutting your stuff in Passegiata with the locals or being seen to be seen and enjoying the shops, is easy, as the apartments are near many of these small towns, that come alive at night.

There are many markets on in the surrounding villages that we can recommend


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: My name is Michael I am an artisan from Southern Ireland, I am a plaster and carpenter by trade but I like to work with all materials. My wife, Susanna is a makeup artist in the British and American film industry, we have been living in Puglia now for more than 15 years and we have a beautiful daughter Isabella We have always been great fans of Italy travelling here for work and pleasure over the years, but many reasons led us to Puglia. Originally we were drawn to the Heel of the boot, because of the lure of adventure and to explore its undiscovered secrets, but then Susan worked on a movie with the famous Italian director and actor Roberto Benigni and all her colleagues after the job was finished, advised her to visit Apulia, as it is the favourite destination for Italian tourists It’s so hard to explain to other’s why you feel so passionate about another land, maybe it is the fact that Puglia feels like the rest of Italy did 50 years ago or somewhere you can escape the stress of life nowadays or its probably Puglia’s seductive wildness, clear blue sea and unspoilt coastline, we were desperate for this after leaving behind the grey miserable skies and being overworked in my mundane job. Susan sometimes still works as a makeup artist but also enjoys to stay at home with our little girl and paints and exhibits her artwork and I have set up a small company with local Italian friends and artisans.We are enjoying one of the best lifestyles and quality of life that there is. The foundation of our local society is the family and community; its very obvious to us our italian friends close family ties and we’re very privileged to be included in so many families here, friends are never slow to break into song or dance when the mood strikes them. For sheer vitality and passion for life, Italians have few equals and, whatever Italy can be accused of, it’s never plain or boring living here, its just wonderful

Why the Owner Chose Selva di Fasano BR, Italy:
Why Villa Silvana? By staying in the accommodation, you sustain the environment by creating employment to enable people to remain in our local village and continue with their traditional way of life, which is far more environmental and sustainable than modern life, which is beginning to encroach on southern Italy. During your stay you will experience traditional village life, plus Puglian cooking, the possibility of enjoying our Local festa's and Sagra's, we will be on hand to host you in the true Puglian style. Also you will notice where our attention to detail is evident in every single part of the residence, We have put pure Love, sweat and tears into this beautiful house, building most of it ourselves and when needed our local talented artigans. This is not just a business or a holiday home, you can see this has been our passion and the romance with this stunning country and beautiful region of Puglia, when you come to stay. We want to share it with others and most importantly we have tried very hard to meeting the high standards of quality and we really want to guarantee you a great holiday

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Gloriously spacious and immaculately presented, this wonderful house is ideally located in the heart of Puglia, Located just a few kilometres from the historics villages of Fasano, Cisternino and Locorotondo, offering a wealth of culture, history and traditional Italian hospitality at your fingertips. Villa Silvana truly has a prime position , literally in the centre of all the interesting tourist attractions provide so much to enjoy, art lovers can discover original art work both in the villa and around the neighbouring towns and villages, gourmets can taste fresh puglian food bought to their tables by the local chef or in the surrounding baroque and antique centre’s and sip excellent fresh home made wine on their private verandas looking out to sea or taste other delicious Puglia wines in the local “enoteca’s”, sportsmen can enjoy activities such as cycling in the hills, fishing and golf and all can relax in our beautiful Villa.

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Speaks: english, italian



  • Privacy and seclusion guaranteed

    Privacy and seclusion guaranteed

  • Beautiful blue boudoir, at Villa Silvana

    Beautiful blue boudoir, at Villa Silvana

  • Beautiful bedrooms fitted with the finest of italian linens & soft fluffy towels

    Beautiful bedrooms fitted with the finest of italian linens & soft fluffy towels

  • Dining for 20 people

    Dining for 20 people

  • Views stretching down across the olive groves and fasano town to the sea

    Views stretching down across the olive groves and fasano town to the sea

  • romantic rooms, share perfect moments together

    romantic rooms, share perfect moments together

  • breakfast on one of the many terraces

    breakfast on one of the many terraces

  • Peace and tranquility at Villa Silvana

    Peace and tranquility at Villa Silvana

  • Lower ground terace pagoda and artisan made mosaic table

    Lower ground terace pagoda and artisan made mosaic table

  • local beach Polignano al Mare

    local beach Polignano al Mare

  • Villa Silvana at Night

    Villa Silvana at Night

  • Uninterupted views- Olive groves & Vineyards stretch down to the clear blue sea

    Uninterupted views- Olive groves & Vineyards stretch down to the clear blue sea

  • sunbathers paradise

    sunbathers paradise

  • Master suite, with bed, chairs, tables and plasma tvs

    Master suite, with bed, chairs, tables and plasma tvs

  • One of the three twin bedrooms

    One of the three twin bedrooms

  • Villa Silvana's studio suite

    Villa Silvana's studio suite

  • Sunlounge heaven

    Sunlounge heaven

  • Family fun by the pool

    Family fun by the pool

  • Relaxing under the shade of the olives

    Relaxing under the shade of the olives

  • Our wild and natural poppy gardens in spring

    Our wild and natural poppy gardens in spring

  • Beautiful Bouganvillea surrounds every terrace

    Beautiful Bouganvillea surrounds every terrace

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