Key featuresBeautifully restored 3 bed property Centro storico CarovignoVaulted ceilingsRoof terraceRear gardenCentral heating and coolingOpen fireplaceCentrally located off main piazzaWalking to Restaurants and bars25 km to Brindisi airportProperty descriptionAmazing opportunity to acquire a fabulous property just off the piazza in the beautiful centro storico of Carovigno. The property has been renovated to the highest of standards and is absolutely ready to move in.
There are two possible entrances from street level.The main entrance leads to the lower level where the old stables have been transformed into a vast open plan kitchen and living room with exposed stone star vaulted ceilings. The lounge area at the front has a large stone fireplace and to the rear you will find the dining area and the made to measure kitchen.The floors are polished trani stone and there is underfloor heating throughout. Floor to ceiling glass doors lead out to the private rear garden and provide the kitchen with plenty of natural light. There is a family bathroom on this level.
A spiral staircase leads to the first floor. Here you will find a another lounge and bathroom plus three bedrooms all with high star vaulted ceilings.The principle bedroom has a walk in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with barrel vaulted ceiling . There is heat pump system that provides heating and cooling in all rooms. This floor benefits from it’s own street level entrance and entrance hallway.
The spiral staircase continues up to the large private roof terrace. It is the perfect spot for an evening aperitvo and could be a great entertaining space with the addition of an outdoor kitchen and gazebo.
There is free on street parking outside the property and also a public carpark a few minutes walk away.
The centro storico of Carovigno boasts lots of great restaurants from local trattorie to Michelin star.
It is still developing and there is currently a lot of investment with new wine bars and eateries opening every year. It is definitely the time to buy !
There is a nice piazza and centro storico and norman castle, perfect for an evening passeggiata!
You also have the advantage of being only 6km from Ostuni the beautiful citto bianca. Ostuni is a tourist town full of restaurants and bars and where there is always something going on.
The many beaches are easily reached in just 10 minutes.
Brindisi airport is an easy 25 minute drive.WHAT MORE TO SEE:
The property has the advantage of being not far from main areas of world interest such as the mile long caves of Castellana; the archaeological excavations of the Roman Egnatia by the Adriatic coast line; the Trulli houses of Alberobello- an UNESCO World heritage site: the beautiful white town of Ostuni, located on top of a hill with fantastic sea views; the medieval town of Oria; the wealthy baroque town of Martina Franca; the petite and charming Cisternino, the Zoo Safari Park of Fasano (lots of fun for children and adults alike); the caves of Polignano a Mare, well known also for its tasty ice cream; Grottaglie famous for its ceramics and old stone carvings; and last but not least the famous baroque city of Lecce which is called the Florence of the South. Lecce can be reached in 40 minutes and has countless medieval churches and a great richness of architecture. In town there is also the famous Roman amphibian theatre which is used for music and drama performances in the open during the summer season. Lecce is a wonderful town for long walks, enjoying the fantastic atmosphere, bars, outside restaurants and, naturally, great shops.Further to the south, inland Salento have a number of historical charming villages with ancient history. The advantage to stay in a village is to be able to socialise with Italian neighbors, to walk to the cafe and buy a newspaper and a cup of coffee in the morning and having all amenities within reach daytime and nighttime. The townhouses often come with a garden and roof terrace. and its fascination to open the simple door from the street – and inside almost like a little palace with a garden!
In Sternatina and Martignano to the south of Lecce antique Greek is still spoken by the villagers.
Maglie is like a mini Lecce and with many fine buildings. Muro Leccese is smaller and also represent a small town/village with a fine architectural history. Cutrofiano popular for French holiday home ownership. Ruffano has many fine old buildings for sale, waiting to find new owners and to be restored. Surano has a small town centre with very nice antique buildings for sale. Spongano again is a small village surrounded by olive groves. Here you can see secluded great villas and country retreats owned by foreigners and families from North Italy who come to relax in rural Salento.The east coast of Salento is rougher than the south west and for people who enjoy the sea and fishing. Somewhat more elegant than the east coast. Castro is beautiful with its location on top of the cliff by the sea and many villas with direct access to the sea. Santa Cesarea Terme is a spa resort, very popular with a beautiful setting and bay.The cost from Santa Maria di Leuca to Gallipoli has many fine sandy beaches. The villages are perhaps not the prettiest but room for the beach life, pizzerias, and restaurants and disco music summer time.
Santa Catarina well known also for its many fine villas in the area, some antique.
The sea outside of Porto Cesareo further up the coast is probably the most beautiful and fantastic sunsets.GETTING THERE:
By air there is a choice of two international airports, served by Ryanair, Easyjet , BA and others, both easily reached; Bari in the north by car on the motorway in approximately 1 hour 15 minutes and nearby Brindisi in the south in approximately 20 minutes.
There is a train station at Brindisi and possible to take the train from Bari airport via Bari central in 1 hour 25 minutes.
- Country: Italy
- Province / State: Brindisi
- City / Town: Carovigno
- Property ID RPPIPU37970
- Price €400,000
- Property Type House/Villa
- Property status For Sale
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathrooms 3
- Size 156 m2