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Il Salento, peaceful Old Mill with pool, citrus groves, terraces, near the sea

People13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Il Salento Villa with pool, citrus groves,15' to sea, 5 bedrooms 13+1 persons, Wifi, A/C, BBQ

Holy Spirit Mill, 1600 refurbished old Mill, is a peaceful and charming location in the center of the village Surano in Salento, south of Apulia, only 15' minutes to the carribean sea of Castro. 5 big bedrooms, 5 private bathrooms, 13/14 bed places with children, private pool. Salento is said " the board of Apulia" for its big level extension and considered earthquake-prone 0 as graphics on Google. It is only 15 minutes driving to reach the crystal waters of Castro Marina on the Adriatic Coast. Bright and spacious with old citrus groves, private pool, Barbecue, WiFi, Air Conditioning, heating, fireplace, in the bedrooms and in living room. Fully refurbished, it belongs to the XVII century, with traditional stone high stars ceilings. It is the ideal place to host groups of families with children for a group that can arrive with an extra cost to 14 people (6 or 8 adults plus children or kids) with a comfortable accomodation. Please read all the notes on price list. 5 spacious bedrooms, all with private bathrooms and shower enclosure. 2 doubles, 3 triples (25 square meters in size). All rooms have their own private entrance on the courtyard of the villa with citrus trees. Equipped with every comfort, Wifi, air conditioning, heating for the winter, digital TV, fireplaces , is located in the historic center of 'Surano', a small town south of Salento, 15 minutes driving, to reach the sea of Castro Marina, along the charming streets shortcuts campaign paved, dry stone walls, olive, myrtle, figs and prickly pears. Holy Spirit Mill, was the Mill of the village, part of the great 'Farmhouse Holy Spirit' where it produced everything necessary for the needs of inhabitants. After recovery and restructuring, looks like a charming villa of 330 square meters indoor and 1,100 square meters of outdoor garden with pool of 5x10 , citrus trees and large courtyard reserved, outdoor shower near the pool. Outdoor living room with sofa and armchairs. Lunch outside protected by a gazebo made of reeds and with teak table and comfortable chairs for 10 people. Plus there are other tables and chairs. The villa is very close to the picturesque village square with the 'old Mother Church, the noble Manor House with Frantoio ( oil mill) active where you can buy excellent extra virgin olive oil, the narrow streets of the village. A few steps away are bars, pizzeria, shops for food with local produce and a supermarket at the town. At 150 meters, close to the Mother Church there is the restaurant 'La Bersagliera', with typical Salento cuisine, a cozy and charming very well attended by Italian and foreign tourists, where you have the option of dining in all seasons. "Surano" is the ideal place as geographical location to reach the sea of the Adriatic coast from Castro Marina to Otranto or to Santa Maria di Leuca on the Ionian side coast. Then there is Santa Cesarea Terme, with excellent spa, Andrano, Marittima, very nice villages or sea localities with well equipped beaches of rock. Surano, during summer time shines with the typical 'illuminations' salting lining the central square that welcomes various festivals with dancing the 'pizzica', the dance of Taranta, typical of Salento. Not far from "Surano" you can visit many other villages, close to one another; so much around the country with the secular ancient woodland named "Bosco Belvedere". Local markets outdoors with local products neighbors Wednesday in Poggiardo, Saturday Maglie, Monday and Friday in Lecce. You can also visit the renowned wineries in the neighboring countries and test our wines produced from grapes of Negroamaro and Primitive, now in great demand all over the world and winners of Vinitaly, the most inportant itlian wine fair in Verona. Mulino Santo Spirito is in an excellent position for exploring all Salento. It's just 15 minutes of car to the Medieval Castro, 20 minutes drive to the white fortress medieval city of Otranto on the Adriatic sea, said the Door of the East, where the sun rises first then in other place in Italy, and 30 min from Lecce, famous to be 'the capital of Baroque style The Apulian Florence. Salento is rich of history since the III rd /IV th century before Christ birth. So it's fantastic to discover the origins of this land, the ancient Messapia, visiting the halls of the Archaeological Museum, an interesting historic cultural path, also for children, very close to us at 10 minutes driving far away ; you can also arrange guided visits to the Archeological Zone of the Valley of the Warriors, booking them 15 days before or even at the time. Closed to Surano there is also a fantastic and famous Botanic Garden with at least 4.500 different species of succulents. The closest town is Maglie, just 6 km up the road, that is a jewel of Baroque, famous locally for its alive center town and all the fashionable activity ( be utiful shops for Italian Style cloths) that goes with that. The Ionian coast, starting from Santa Maria di Leuca to Gallipoli just 40 minutes drive away with caribbean sand beaches .

Salento is famous also for food and beverage and its excellent production of Extra Virgin Oil and our "primitivo" and "negramaro" Wines, winners of Vinitaly, the famous fair in Verona. So you can visit and taste our wines directely in the Cellars, as Castel di Salve, Guarini or Menhir, closed to Surano. You can also have dinner, by reservation. In Surano at a few steps from the house, you can also visit an Oil Mill and have a visit to the old olive groves.

More Details

Property Manager
Patrizia Carrone
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

About Patrizia Carrone

My name is Patrizia, my roots are in this land I call Magic, as my website "salentomagico." After 32 years of living abroad and then to Milan, I decided one day to come back here, among these wonderful people, simple, hospitable to relive the atmosphere of other times that I have always carried in my heart. A life surrounded by nature, the scent of orange blossoms and flavors, the tastes of genuin food. A splendid sea at your doorstep. My partner follows me excited. We bought a farm and other historic homes, we have restructured them and we thought that renting our homes to tourists coming from all the world, could be a great way to let people know this wonderful land, rich in history, great nature, great food and with wonderful sea.

Patrizia Carrone purchased this villa in 2014

Why Patrizia Carrone chose Lecce province

I 'm sure that people here could really have relax, as the house is comfortable, charming, full of light and sunshine, rich of citrus and orange trees .

Restored with all comforts but paying attention to maintain all the original characteristics of the tipical ancient salentin houses, what people love to find in Salento. A bit of history as it was the old Mill of the village and this enchanted me !!

What makes this villa unique

Open spaces, citrus beautiful view of the countryside yet convenient situation in the old town with all the facilities and amenities at a few steps. The locals are warm and simple, the country is simply fantastic with ancient and magnificent olive groves and the sea is just a few minutes, caribbean! It 's full of light and sun with the most beautiful shade that you might have: the natural trees shade...

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Magnifique maison parfaitement rénovée en plein coeur du village de SURANO, où nous avons eu la chance de séjourner pendant deux semaines au moment de Noël. Accueil très chaleureux de Patrizia et Roberto nous ayant donné d'excellents conseils et sont restés toujours très disponibles tout au long du séjour. La maison est superbe et très agréable, l'aménagement est parfait. Toutes les chambres sont bien chauffée et climatisées, chacune est bien indépendante des autres, avec sa propre salle de bain. La maison est grande, avec ses petits coins tranquilles, ce qui convient parfaitement pour trois familles. Les habitants de Surano sont réellement adorables et accueillants. À déguster absolument à moins de 100 m de la maison : le pain et les gâteaux du boulanger du village. Séjour pendant la fête de Noel avec ses illuminations et ses feux d'artifices très sympathiques. La Nativité vivant dans la belle et à proximité Specchia, les cheminées à la maison et dans les restaurants. Une belle atmosphère. Le temps chaud et ensoleillé avec des pics de 21 degrés nous a également permis d'aller sur les plages et découvrir le littoral et la mer des Caraïbes et sable blanc . Les agrumes plein de fruits dans les jardins que nous avons recueillies chaque jour pour faire un bon jus pour nos enfants. Fantastique! Le marmelades de Patrizia, excellent! Déjeuner à l'extérieur dans le jardin avec un soleil chaud en Décembre ... ce était super! La région du Salento est très belle ! À voir absolument : - Longer la côte de Castro à la pointe - Otranto pour son histoire - Santa Maria Di Leuca et la pointe Ristola et le plages de Pescoluse pour le coucher de soleil et ses eaux cristallines véritablement étonnantes . Les champs d'oliviers à perdre de vue - Lecce (la "Florence" du sud) - Alberobello et ses trullis (certes, un peu loin mais ça vaut le coup d'œil) En bref : séjour dans une magnifique région où tout est fait pour passer d'agréables moments pour petits et grands... Prévoir une bonne voiture pour rayonner sur l'ensemble du sud des Pouilles.



Merci encore pour tout Patrizia et Roberto
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Surano in Surano

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 13 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • first deposit by bank transfer . Balance, final cleaning security deposit cash upon arrival. Utilities charged at consumption extra
  • Total respect of the house rules that you will find at home and obbliged to accept as garbage, pool, use of kitchen, security of children
  • forbidden to use any oil or sun cream in the pool which can dammage and obblige the owner to close it for 48 h That has a cost.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Outdoor Shower , Outdoor shower near the pool
  • 5 wc bathrooms with shower, over, bidet. 3 en suite. 2 reserved.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 5 big bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, maximum 13/14 people Notes on bedrooms: 5 spacious bedrooms, all with private bath. 2 doubles, 3 triples, one of these can be quadruple (25 square meters in size). The two triple rooms have one double bed and one single bed. Room Pomegranate can become a family room with 1 double bed plus 2 single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: The outdoor area of about 1100 square meters, has large spaces in the shade of an old citrus grove of lemon trees, orange, mandarin. It has a dining area sheltered by a gazebo covered with reeds with teak table and chairs for 10 /12 people and barbecue. Living area with sofa and chairs outside, an ancient colonnade that invites to the pool area. The pool area, surrounded and protected by the typical dry stone walls that make it very private, has great berseau with comfortable sofa in stone and is equipped with sun loungers, outdoor shower and the natural shade of citrus. Private and exclusive pool. Utility Room: The house has a large technical room in the courtyard . Instead it has a private laundry room next to the kitchen . Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: towels and linen are included From the living you enter the large kitchen - dining room and trough the hallway you enter the bedroom area. The living room and large kitchen overlooking the main garden with large glass doors with mosquito nets.

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Il Salento, peaceful Old Mill with pool, citrus groves, terraces, near the sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Amazing Holiday!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the absolute best week at the house in Surano! The house itself was perfect - beautifully designed, super comfortable for families and with an amazing set up with the kitchen and outdoor area right next to each other so the kids could play. Patrizia was so helpful all throughout the week as well - helping us with dinner reservations, babysitters and recommending the best beaches for each day. She really made us feel welcome and helped us to get the most out of visiting this incredible corner of Italy. We will definitely be back!!! One of the best holidays we have had for a long time! Thank you Patrizia!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Vanessa, thank you for your warm and beautiful words. Me and Roby can say the same about you, your family group, and really has been a pleasure to have such a nice and young families in our home. Sure we hope to have you bck again soon for your next holidays! Thank you again and best wishes to you all. Pat and robi
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Une propriété unique et tellement agréable!

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons séjourné dans la villa de Patrizia et Roberto dans cette région atypique qu'est le Salento dans les Pouilles. Chaque jour passé dans la maison nous faisait l'apprécier plus, très calme, très agréable, avec une atmosphère sereine se dégage des lieux qui se communique à tous!

Nous étions deux familles et tous le monde était bien installé, la propreté de la maison impeccable!!

En plus Patrizia donne de bons conseils pour visiter la région et de très bonnes adresses de restaurant! Buona La Bersagliera ! et Le Stanzie !

Bref un séjour réussi dans un environnement local bien marqué.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family meeting at the stunning Holy Spir

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful family vacation at the Mill. It’s a stunning villa, recently renovated, functional, with a great attention to detail and ideally designed spaces for the pleasure of sharing while preserving privacy and tranquility. Surano is a small town very pleasant and centrally located to explore the region of Salento, which has enchanted us for the beauty of the sea, hinterland and villages. Patrizia and Roberto welcomed us with great professionalism, communication has always been excellent and thanks to their advice our vacation was even more beautiful. An experience to recommend totally.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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High Standard

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Pat. I truly enjoyed my stay here and felt you have put together a most exceptional property. I also appreciated your personal attention and help in our requests. I will be happy to be a reference for you on the quality of the property. It would have been nice to get to know you and Roberto better and it is too bad time did not allow that. Do let me know if your travels take you to NY, Seattle or Los Angeles and it may be nice to meet again. I really recommend it to anyone who wants a relaxing holiday, with beautiful places, rich in history and surrounded by beautiful countryside and a caribbean sea. Again thank you, Best regards, Sara

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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nice house in Surano / Puglia

  • 5 of 5

A nice renovated house, suitable if you want to rent a house together with other families. Good kitchen and a nice patio with a dining area and pool. The pictures on the page correspond well with reality. Surano is a nice village with restaurants / grocery store within walking distance and is a good starting point for exploration of Puglia.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your beautiful opinion about my house. I really hope to have you and your family back again in the future. Sincerely Patrizia
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Amazing property for a family gathering

  • 5 of 5

The property had been decorated and equipped to a very high standard. It contained everything we could have wanted and was exceptionally clean and well maintained. The terrace and pool were stunning, providing a wonderful outdoor living space. With 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms the accommodation was perfect for our family reunion. Patrizia met us on arrival and was extremely helpful. She advised on places to visit and even made reservations on our behalf. I would definitely recommend this property to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear P. and L. I thank you very much for your review. Even for me it was a treat to have a family together as beautiful as you are. I really hope to have you again for a nex time in my home for another holiday meeting. My best regards Patrizia
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Location

Special interest holidays:

Fishing, fishing pier, scuba diving. Watersports on beaches. Stroll through olive groves. Food and wine tours. Wine tastings in excellent wineries. Art tours with guides. Boat tours to the Caves. Tennis. Spa. Golf. Cookery Courses, Painting, Working lathe for terracotta.

Coast/Beach:

5 km to Castro Marina beaches. well equipped or free.

20 km to Otranto beaches of sand, well equipped or free

25 km to Santa Maria di Leuca beaches well equipped or free.

Travel:

Brindisi Airport. 90 km

Bari Airport 180 km

Distances:

Lecce, Art Town, the Baroque Capital, 40 km

Maglie, Historic Town, 13 km

Otranto, Medieval town 20 km

Castro, Medieval Village 5 km

Marittima, historic village 4 km

Spongano, historic village 2 km

Further Details:

Many trattorie, tipical italian restaurants in Village or in the closed villages or by the sea sides. Local shops for pottery or linen. Salento is a big producer of beautiful pots and linen, towels.

Bank is 1 km far away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Surano, Puglia

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,708
for 7 nights
£2,708
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
October Warm Aut.
1 Oct 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,175
for 7 nights
£2,175
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Time
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
10 night minimum stay
£3,392
for 10 nights
£2,441
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Time
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,175
for 7 nights
£2,175
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
May
1 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,574
for 7 nights
£2,574
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
June High Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,708
for 7 nights
£2,708
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
July Peak Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,288
for 7 nights
£4,288
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
August Peak Summer
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,643
for 7 nights
£4,643
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,708
for 7 nights
£2,708
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
October Warm Aut.
1 Oct 2018 - 7 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,219
for 7 nights
£2,219
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £221.93
Additional Guest Fee £17.75 per person per night
Damage Deposit £798.96

Please Note:
Final cleaning and balance cash upon arrival. Security deposit cash or by bank transfer before arrival .
Sheets and towels provided on arrival, maximum 2 supplies even for more than 2 weeks. More changes request, there is an added cost of € 15 for set, of laundry.
Pool cleaning included in price, 2 times x week.
Extra charge:
Final Cleaning € 250,00( sanitation and cleaning the house, garden, pool, beds made; linen supply, laundry; use of WIFI unlimited).
Security deposit € 900,00 refundable usually within 7 days from departure. Add 100 € for more of 2 weeks of permanence.
Extra charge: (According to the National Decree Law that regulates the transient tourist leases with tax coupon) all the cost of the house payed at consumption charged by National Companies rates (gas € 1.00 for mc3; Water € 2.90 for mc3; Electricity € 0.50) after the meter reading which will be done upon arrival along with the traveller and the owner and again before departure.
However you are kindly requested to leave the house in order. important to respect the rules of the daily waste garbage. Otherwise it will be withheld from the deposit an additional amount for the extraordinary disposal charged .
Check in from 4,30 p.m. - Check out before 10 a.m.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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