Masseria Coloniale

Puglia & Basilicata, Italy

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Looking to book for 2022? Please enquire here for pricing.

From £3,448 per week

The departure day for Puglia is Saturday. Package your villa with flights for full protection.

Our view

Combining country chic with contemporary comfort, this luxury villa in Puglia basks in lovely landscaped gardens and boasts a large private pool among excellent al fresco facilities. Within very easy access of excellent restaurants and beaches.

In brief

  • Sandy beach nearby
  • Large private pool
  • Exquisitely furnished
  • Very private, yet within easy access of amenities and beaches

About the villa

Rising from gardens green with lawns, shrubs and climbers with open, far reaching views over the surrounding countryside, Masseria Coloniale is a beautiful pale stone villa, its loggia arches and fountain courtyard displaying all the grace of traditional Puglian architecture. Leafy pergolas and mosaic cobbles complement its timeless exterior, while vaulted ceilings and flagstone floors continue the cool elegance within the villa, where understated styling is a beautiful blend of contemporary furnishings in soft greys and creams, rustic chic pieces and more than a touch of romance. With air conditioning and WiFi throughout, the single storey villa has five uncluttered bedrooms, stylish bath/shower rooms, an airy sitting room with doors to two sides, and a charming and well-equipped dining kitchen. One bedroom is in the main house and two are located in each of the bedroom wings.  Outdoors, a summer kitchen is complete with a gas barbecue and wood-burning pizza oven, and there is a covered dining area overlooking poolside lawns, a sunken trampoline and table tennis, and a gorgeous swimming pool, a full eighteen metres long. 

Shops and a great bakery can be found within 5km in Carpignano, and inexpensive family friendly restaurants can also be found in Carpignano and in and around other local villages. Many local villages host atmospheric food festivals and concerts. Beautiful sandy beaches including Alimini and Torre dell'Orso with beach clubs are within easy driving distance and surfing, kite surfing, SUP, kayaking can be enjoyed. Day trips on yachts can be enjoyed from Otranto during the season. Cycling is also very popular and bicycles (with guides if required) can also be hired. Salento, this area of southern Puglia is a unspoilt pocket of southern Europe dotted with beautiful towns, villages and superb restaurants. Interesting half day trips include visiting the picturesque old town and beaches of Otranto and Gallipoli and the magnificent baroque town and upmarket shopping of Lecce

This important property is much appreciated by CV clients for the consistent standard of the bedrooms and shower rooms, the impressive and very private gardens and pool area. With two bedroom wings, it is particularly suited to two families.

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Villa details



  • Living room
  • Open plan kitchen with dining area
  • Cloakroom
  • Utility room
  • Double bedroom with bathroom en suite and separate shower

MASTER WING - GROUND FLOOR (Accessed externally)

  • Master double bedroom with bathroom en suite and separate shower and dressing room
  • Twin bedroom
  • Shower room

GUEST WING - GROUND FLOOR (Accessed externally)

  • Shared shower room
  • Double bedroom
  • Twin bedroom



  • Cot and highchair


  • Gas barbecue
  • Pizza oven
  • Outdoor kitchen


  • TV with Sky and Sky Sport
  • WiFi
  • DVD Player
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Stereo
  • Printer


  • Sunken trampoline
  • Table tennis


  • Air conditioning throughout


  • American fridge/freezer
  • 2 Dishwashers
  • Hob
  • Oven


  • 18m x 6m
  • 1.2m x 3m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • The pool is open from 11th May until 5th October


  • Bathroom amenities


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Underfloor heating

Service & Staffing


  • Maid service 2.5 hours per day 7 day(s) per week
  • Linen change 1 day(s) per week
  • Towel change 1 day(s) per week

Important Information

Fewer of you? Please note that for parties of up to 6 guests up to 07 June and from 07 September, two bedrooms will be closed off.

2 additional children can be accommodated for no extra cost on the day beds in the Master bedroom.  Please request at the time of booking. Occupancies of up 10 plus 2 children on day beds in the Master bedroom will have access to 5 bedrooms in the Main House. 

CV Representative

An English speaking CV Representative in Italy will visit during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.


Arrival from 16:00. Departure by 10:00. Please note any late arrivals between 8pm-10pm are on request. If it is possible there is a fee of €30 payable locally in cash.


Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website.




  • Nearest shops 5km Carpignano Salentino
  • Nearest restaurants 8km Martano


  • Otranto 15km
  • Lecce 25km
  • Gallipoli 50km


  • Alimini Beach (sandy) 6km


  • Brindisi 70km
  • Bari 195km


  • Lecce 30km
About the area


Average weather

If a building can be a symbol for a whole region, then the trullo stands for Puglia—also known as ‘Apulia’ in English. Think of a Puglia villa holiday and those round, whitewashed limestone buildings with their comical, conical roofs always spring to mind. But there’s more to the region that is the narrow heel of Italy’s boot than trullo country around Alberobello. Discover baroque beauty in Lecce, Emperor Frederick II’s mysterious architecture at the Castel del Monte, and total relaxation on a Puglia villa stay in a rural Masseria.

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Essential Information

Please note that there is a European tourist tax payable on arrival to the House Manager. This only applies to guests over 12 years and the amount varies from €1 .50 to €5 per person and is set by the local council. Further details will be advised prior to arrival

Having a barbecue in Italy is one of the best ways to cook your food but you may find that due to long drought periods in high season barbecuing may be restricted in some areas. You will be informed if this happens by your house staff or local representative.


CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.


Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport.