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Updated: 20-Sep-2016
Villa Spina in Carovigno, Brindisi, Puglia, Italy - Sumptuous 4 bedroom Villa with private pool. Private and peaceful but not isolated. Great sea views!

Villa Spina, 140 m² of comfortable living, consisting of 4 bedrooms, open space kitchen, dining and living area and is set on 5,500 m² estate populated with centuries-old olive, almond and various fruit trees. Very large 5m x 12m swimming pool. Only 5 mins from the beaches. Both the ground floor and roof terraces offer fantastic views of the sea and the surrounding countryside. The villa provides spacious accommodation which sleeps up to 8 adults. Ample supply of hot water provided by mother nature. The fully air-conditioned villa comes fully equipped for both indoor and outdoor living. Charcoal barbecue is available for preparing your best steaks or select from the vast choice of fresh fish available from the local market place. All you need to bring are your clothes and swimming suits (optional). Please note the pool is open from beginning of May to end October.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

A retired Canadian living in Austria for the past 35 years. Worked with the United Nations for 30 years prior to my retirement.

I am reasonably fluent in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. I can communicate in several other languages but cannot claim to be proficient.

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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

The villa lived up to our expectation and we could not have asked for anything more. Everything was great from the pool to the bedrooms to the landscaped grounds. Particularly enjoyed having morning coffees on the terrace with the early morning sun shining down and enjoying the relaxing seaview. The kids definitely enjoyed the pool and running around on the grounds. Absolutely breathtaking! Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great getaway destination

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I plus our two teenage kids spent two wonderful weeks in August at Villa Spina. The four bedroom house offered everybody privacy in their rooms while the open design of the common areas made for great family interaction. The facility, including the generously sized pool, were in top condition, which further enhanced the experience. Easy access to various towns and villages as well as the sea makes the spot ideal if you're looking for a relaxing time among the olive trees away from clubs and crowded tourist areas. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Although we were a little early in the season - we had a wonderful holiday at this great spot. The layout of the facility was perfect - 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and spacious open concept kitchen, dining and living room area - all on one floor. Having said that - we spent most of our time outside either beside the pool, or on the large patio area enjoying a BBQ, the view of the sea and lovely garden as the roses and many of the other plants were already in bloom. We enjoyed visits to Carovigno, Ostuni and Lecce.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed there for two weeks. The house is very clean and the layout of the house is great. There are 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms and this allowed my spouse and I to have our 'wing' and the kids had their 'wing'. The kitchen, living room and patio are all open concept so I always had an eye on the kids.

The pool was my favourite part, it is perfect for exercise and to play because it is the same depth so we could always touch the floor. The area is very quiet, and while you have dinner on the patio you have a view of the ocean.

You do need a car to get to places, but I guess that comes with wanting the peace and quiet we were looking for. It is safe and the grounds are big enough for the kids to run around and enjoy themselves within the gates of the house.

You are only a few minutes away from really good Italian restaurants and the market at Carovigno (great finds for souvenirs and good food to bring home and cook). You must try the restaurant Fantasy, everything was delicious (we went 3 times!) and they have good 'to-go' pizza to enjoy at home with some good wine.

We went to the beach a few times, but enjoyed being at the house with the pool just as much. It was easy to go for day trips to Brindisi, Bari etc and we saved a lot of money because we'd usually come home for a late supper.

I'd recommend this home if you are going on a family vacation, if you want more of a party and nightlife vacation you might not enjoy the location. Next time we want to take the ferry to go visit the Greek islands for a few days while we are there.

Villa Spina allowed us to have one of the quietest and relaxing holiday we have had in years, we are already planning to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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From the Owner

The sea, olive trees, the colorful vegetation and the tranquility of the area led us to buy a piece of land in Carovigno and build our home away from home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Brindisi at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Mezza Luna at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Brindisi at 20 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Fasano at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Carovigno at 5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : SS379 at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Il Casteletto at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Santa Sabina at 5 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Upon request, cooking classes can be organized with a first class Italian cook. Payment, very reasonable, for this activity is strictly between you and the chef.

Riding stables offering both English and Western saddle riding are only a few minutes drive from the Villa.


Only minutes driving time from Puglia's finest beaches. Torre Santa Sabina, Specchiolla and Torre Guacetto are just a few kilometers drive away providing a combination of golden sands or rock formations stretching for kilometres along the Adriatic coast. Ideal for swimming, wading, deep-sea diving or snorkelling.


GPS navigational coordinates will be provided.

Villa Spina is only a 20 minute drive from Brindisi airport or 45 minute drive from Bari airport. Ryanair has daily flights to both these airports.

Also, Alitalia offers reasonably priced flights to either Brindisi or Bari.


Carovigno is only a 2 minute drive away. Ostuni, the White City, is only a 10 minute drive. San Vito Dei Normanni lies 10 minutes away. Brindisi, the provincial capital, is only a 15 minute drive. Alberobello, reknowned for its numerous Trulli is only a 20 minute drive and Lecce, the "Florence of the South" is only a 40 minute drive.

Further Details:

Carovigno offers all necessary services, such as well stocked supermarkets, local bakeries, fresh fruit and vegetable shops, banking facilities, petrol stations, numerous restaurants serving delicious local fare to suit all tastes and pockets (including Michelin starred restaurant Già Sotto l'Arco in the main square).

If you want a greater variety of shops and restaurants, just head out towards San Vito or Ostuni and if you want to visit some shopping malls, follow the road to Brindisi where two huge malls, with over 200 stores, are just waiting for you to spend your money.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October 2016
2 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
May 2017
13 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
June 2017
28 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
July 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
August 2017
30 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
September 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Final cleaning £80
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 50% will guarantee your reservation, with the balance due no later than 8 weeks prior to the start of your stay. A refundable security deposit of £500 is also required when paying the balance. This will be returned to you once the inventory has been checked and the final cleaning carried out. Please allow up to 10 working days after your departure.
Changeover Days are normally Saturday to Saturday but this can be discussed.
Check-in time is normally 4pm and departure is by 10am. These times are relatively fixed in order to allow for cleaning and changing of bed linens. Times can also be discussed.

Notes on prices:

Fair-use electricity consumption, 100 Kwh per week, is included in the rent. Consumption over this amount will be charged at 0.40€ per Kwh.
There will be a charge of £300 if keys are lost or not returned prior to departure. This is to cover the costs of replacing all locks and keys and the remote controls for the electric gate.

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Updated: 20-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 140 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Outdoor Shower
  • Bathroom 1 - walk-in shower, toilette and sink Bathroom 2 - bathtub with shower head, toilette and sink Bathroom 3 - toilette and sink with outside shower


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - King size bed + two built-in wardrobes Bedroom 2 - King size bed + 2 built-in wardrobes Bedroom 3 - Two single beds. + 2 built-in wardrobes Bedroom 4 - Pullout day bed which sleeps 2 + 2 built-in wardrobes A camping bed is available for a ninth person Travel cot is also available


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Villa Spina is a 140 m² retreat consisting of 4 bedrooms, each circa 18 m². An open plan kitchen, dining and living area, approximately 60 m², make for spacious and comfortable relaxation areas. There are three wall-mounted A/C units which are hardly ever used as the villa is naturally cooled by the prevailing northern and southern breezes which flow through the house. All bedrooms have their own access to the terrace and pool area. A travel cot and high-chair are also available. Hot water is provide by the sun with a 250 litre roof-top hot water tank. For the rare overcast days, an electric hot-water boiler will ensure your uninterrupted comfort. There are two fully equipped bathrooms inside the villa. There is another enclosed WC under the stairs going to the roof-top terrace with a shower on the outside. These are easily accessible from the pool area. Outside: Villa Spina has 100 m² of terraces around the pool facing the beautiful Adriatic sea. An extendable teak table with 8 teak high-back chairs are provided for outside dining. A barbecue is also at your disposal. Also facing the terrace is the private 5m x 12m pool. The area around the house and most of the pool area is laid with grass, flowers and shrubs. You will also find a fruit orchard (still growing) intermingled with various edible spice plants. Centuries-old olive trees together with almond, fig trees and pomegranates populate the rest of the land. So whatever is in season during your stay can be picked and eaten fresh from its source. Oleander and hibiscus bushes which are in bloom almost all year-round make for a fantastic array of colours . Cleaning / Towels / Linen : Bed linen and towels are all included. However, if you plan on using the available travel cot, for your own piece of mind, please bring your own baby blankets. The villa will be thoroughly cleaned before your arrival

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