Puglia

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Villa Bettina

Villa Bettina
Puglia
An architect’s holiday home, complete with an infinity pool and idyllic outdoor living areas, Villa Bettina has been designed as the perfect modern oasis in Southern Italy, only 16 km from the beach.
people
6
bedrooms
3 BR
bathrooms
2
airport
Brindisi 50 km
villa concierge
pool
wifi
near a beach
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OVERVIEW

The contemporary villa sits on a hill within Puglia’s coveted Valle d’Itria and offers sweeping views of rolling hills, olive groves and vineyards. The villa is fringed by local vegetation, cacti and fragrant blossoms, which create a wonderfully tranquil ambiance for you to relax under the covered terrace or next to the vast pool.

The villa was designed by a renowned architect to bring together Puglian architectural traditions with a modern layout and sensibility. The interior’s crisp white walls are accented by furnishings and art objects from India, Africa and Italy. There is excellent flow between the living, dining and kitchen zones of the large, barrel-vaulted central room, divided by a fabulous glass and bronze fireplace.

Beyond this are three bedrooms, one master with en suite and two doubles that share a large elegant bathroom. These are all individually decorated in beautiful Indian fabrics and Italian artwork.

The villa excels at outdoor living with a spacious thatched-roof terrace with built-in seating, sun loungers and hammocks. If you need to cool down, simply slip into the inviting infinity pool. When the sun goes down, there’s no need to head inside, you can prepare your evening meals in the outdoor kitchen and dining area with a barbeque and glass dining table.

The home is an excellent base for discovering the authentic character of Puglia. A short drive away are the picturesque hilltop towns of Ostuni, Ceglie Messapica, Martina Franca and Cisternino. Pristine beaches with crystal waters are reachable in less than 30 minute, as are six Michelin-starred restaurants. These additional assets complement your stay in this sublime and little touristed part of Italy.

If you are planning a vacation with extended family or friends, Villa Bettina is ideally located next door to Villa Caterina and Le Lamie is only a five-minute drive.

Outdoors
- Villa is set within a large private garden with unique cacti, flowers, local vegetation and olive groves and rolling fields beyond
- An external covered dining patio with an outdoor kitchen and barbeque
- Two rustic-chic living areas with a thatched roof, built-in sofas, sun loungers and hammocks
- Unique lake-style infinity pool
- Sunny terrace equipped with luxury loungers
- Shaded private parking
Indoors
- Attractive living area with a vaulted ceiling, long sofas, a glass and bronze fireplace and artwork from around the world
- Wi-Fi, flat screen TV with SKY cable channels, interior and exterior sound system
- Dining area with table for eight and stocked with classy tableware
- Well equipped kitchen with high end German appliances and a beautiful glass topped dining table, direct access onto the garden
- Three bright, individually decorated bedrooms, the Master with an en-suite bathroom
- One bathroom has a unique Roman-style stone bath

DETAILS

Amenities
- Wi-Fi throughout
- Bose stereo and I-pod docking station
- TV with SKY channels
- Mosquitos screen on each window
- Laundry room
- Fans
- Security cameras
- Bathrooms have bath set with hand soap and shower gel, high quality towels and hairdryer
Staff included
- Maid service on Tuesday and Thursday
- Welcome pack which includes fruit, vegetables, estate olive oil, tomato sauce and pasta, cold cuts and cheeses, taralli, white and red Apulian wine and water.
- Pool and garden maintenance

Staff | Service on request
- Extra maid service
- Cook
- Baby sitter
- Beautician
- Grocery shopping

FLOORPLANS

To receive the floor plans of this villa contact Katharina or Gaia at contact@excellence.villas
Distances
• Closest village with shops, bank, restaurants Ostuni, 10 km - 15 min drive
• Nearest commercial and private airport Brindisi 50 km - 45 min drive
• Nearest beach club, White Ostuni Beach Club 16 km - 25 min drive
• Cisternino 10 km - 15 min drive
• Ceglie 10 km - 15 min drive
• Martina Franca 10 km - 15 min drive
• Locorotondo 18 km - 20 min drive
• Alberobello 25 km - 30 min drive
• Lecce 90 km - 1 hour and 15 min drive
• Polignano a Mare 50 km - 40 min drive
• Borgo Egnazia 38 km - 40 min drive

Things to do
• Ostuni, the 'White City' awarded every year with the Blue Flag and five sails of Legambiente
• Cisternino, which is part of the prestigious club of the most beautiful towns in Italy
• Ceglie, with its 14th-century Piazza Vecchia, tattered Baroque balconies, and lordly medieval castles, the little whitewashed town of Ceglie Messapica is a jewel
• Martina Franca, known for its Baroque architecture and the festival of the Itria Valley
• Alberobello, famous throughout the world for its houses, called trulli, UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Lecce, the Baroque city known as the Florence of the South
• Brindisi, with its convenient location to the East and with the natural harbour of the Adriatic Sea
• Locorotondo, is officially one of the most beautiful villages in Italy
• Polignano a Mare, a charming rocky center overlooking the Adriatic sea
• Castellana Grotte, with world famous karst complex of Castellana Grotte
• Fasano, a city that marks the border between Salento and the Terra di Bari and home to the "forest" the biggest safari zoo of Southern Italy and the Archaeological Park of Egnazia
• Lido Morelli, a long beach with fine sand and clear sea located in naturalistic park called 'Parco delle Dune Costiere'
• Natural Oasis of Torre Guaceto - Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area and Natural Reserve of the state of international interest with large expanses of open sandy beaches
• The local antique markets are beautiful and characteristic, every second Sunday of the month it takes place in Ostuni, on the third Sunday it is the turn of Martina Franca and you will find others in nearby towns. http://www.nonsoloferrivecchi.it/mercatini/mercatini-della-puglia/
Grottaglie - first Sunday of the month, viale Matteotti
Ostuni - second Sunday of the month, Porta San Demetrio
Martina Franca - third Sunday of the month, via Della Libertà
Monopoli - fourth Sunday of the month, piazza XX Set
To receive a complete overview of activities and sightseeing in the area, contact Katharina or Gaia at contact@excellence.villas We will promptly email you an exhaustive document.

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