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1 of 32Casa Mare, perfect Puglia villa, for relaxing, exploring, enjoying, pool and beach!
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This seaside villa, benefiting from a beach location, swimming pool, air-conditioning and all the comforts of a family home provides a peaceful haven for a relaxing holiday in the heart of Puglia. Casa Mare is a spacious three bedroom (sleeping 6 – 8), detached villa, standing in it’s own walled, private gardens just a stones throw from the Adriatic sea. Completely refurbished and fully equipped, with the added benefit of air-conditioning, a 12m x 6m solar heated swimming pool, free wi-fi internet, flat-screen tv and Satellite TV, (and the Casa Mare cats), Casa Mare is the perfect place to relax at any time of the year. Whether you want to relax by the pool or on the beach, explore the Port of Brindisi, the historic towns of Lecce and Otranto or simply enjoy La Dolce Vita the way the Itali...This seaside villa, benefiting from a beach location, swimming pool, air-conditioning and all the comforts of a family home provides a peaceful haven for a relaxing holiday in the heart of Puglia. Casa Mare is a spacious three bedroom (sleeping 6 – 8), detached villa, standing in it’s own walled, private gardens just a stones throw from the Adriatic sea. Completely refurbished and fully equipped, with the added benefit of air-conditioning, a 12m x 6m solar heated swimming pool, free wi-fi internet, flat-screen tv and Satellite TV, (and the Casa Mare cats), Casa Mare is the perfect place to relax at any time of the year. Whether you want to relax by the pool or on the beach, explore the Port of Brindisi, the historic towns of Lecce and Otranto or simply enjoy La Dolce Vita the way the Italians do, Casa Mare is the place for you.
The private, solar heated swimming pool (12m x 6m) is perfect for cooling off on hot summer days, or for the more energetic for swimming lengths! The pool is surrounded by patio and has lawn area and flower beds close by. Behind the pool you will find a bougainvilla covered gazebo. perfect for a shady siesta or evening aperitivi. Relax with a glass of wine, star-gazing on balmy summer nights. There is an outside bar near the gazebo and swimming pool. The lemon tree will provide freshly picked lemons for your G&T or freshly made lemonade for the children!. Other fruit trees provide freshly picked fruit subject to seasonal variations. Local markets mean you can always get the freshest produce.
The spacious villa remains relatively cool on hot summer days but benefits from air-conditioning when needed. To the front of the house there is a spacious covered verandah with patio dining table and chairs. An ideal spot for eating alfresco. A further alfresco eating area can be found under the leafy arbor, cool and shady even on the hottest days. A gas fired barbecue is also available.
An extensive library of English books, CDs, videos and DVDs, together with jigsaw puzzles and board games are provided for your entertainment. Casa Mare has all the home entertainment facilities you might require, including large flat screen TV, tv programmes and films available via media server, DVD / CD players.
All the bedrooms are full-size spacious rooms, one with a super-king bed, one with a queen sized bed and the third with a standard double bed. Additional single beds are available as are 2 baby cots (with bed linen provided) and 1 high-chair. All bedrooms have ample storage and are equipped with hair-dryers.
On your arrival at Casa Mare you will find a Welcome Basket, including specially sourced local products, home made goodies such as lemonade, limoncello, marmalades, chutneys and pickles – there’s always everything you need for a light supper and continental breakfast on your first evening / morning, including a freshly cooked meal from the Puglia Chef. You will be personally welcomed by Bob and Debbie, the English owners. During your stay, Bob and Debbie will be on hand in their apartment beneath the villa, providing a concierge service when you need it, but promise not to intrude on your holiday. As one guest put it “They are there when you need them, invisible when you don’t.” Bob and Debbie are available during your holiday to help in anyway to make your time at Casa Mare special and memorable. They can make restaurant recommendations and reservations for you, provide directions to places you want to visit, arrange boat trips, etc. But rest assured, you will be left in peace to enjoy your holiday at Casa Mare. Before you arrive, if you wish, we can shop for you and stock the kitchen. We can arrange with Val and Mino, from the Puglia Chef, for lunches and dinners to be catered for you if required.
A quiet location but ideal for a beach stay, to recharge ones batteries or for day trips. Need a car if the latter. House is excellent and well provisioned - terrific kitchen. Hosts Debbie & Bob went out of their way to assist us, even...More
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Management response:Responded 21 September 2017
We enjoyed having you stay at Casa Mare and would love to see you back one day.
In August in southern Italy there isn't much more you could ask for than accommodation right on the coast, in a quiet neighbourhood, with a pool and excellent facilities and an easy walk to pleasant bars or beachside family run restaurants, without the paraphernalia of...More
About the Owner
Debbie and Bob L
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
Interaction with guests:
Debbie and Bob, the owners, live on site. We are on hand to help with any enquiries you may have, provide concierge services and assist with any problems that might crop up.
We have our own private garden, our guests have exclusive use of the pool and patio / gardens surrounding the pool.
We are available when you need us but do not intrude on your holiday.
Close to Lecce, the Florence of the South, and to the Port of Brindisi. The historic centres of Ostuni, San Vito dei Normanni, Cisternino, Ceglie and others are all within an easy drive. Fasano Zoo Safari and Alberobello, home of the Trulli, the port of Otranto, Gallipoli and and many other beautiful towns/cities are all within 1 hours drive.
Wine tours and many other activities and tours with a local English speaking Italian guide, can be arranged.
There is a Water Park near Gallipoli. Lendinuso is walking distance and has a wonderful bakery/corner store open all year and a great butchers (seasonal) as well as markets, geletaria, pizzeria and other entertainment in the season. Torre San Genarro is also close by, twenty minutes walk or 5
There is very limited local public transport, you really do need a car to explore the area and visit the sights.
We do have an arrangement with a local taxi service and can organise taxis for you to and from the airport or to restaurants.