Masseria di Stelle

Puglia & Basilicata, Italy

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From £4,932 per week

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This beautiful stone villa is a beautifully appointed luxury family villa, perfectly located for exploring Puglia’s towns and sandy beaches and within easy reach of excellent restaurants.

In brief

  • Sandy beach nearby
  • Contemporary design
  • Short drive to shops and restaurants

About the villa

Masseria di Stelle is in an ideal location for exploring the delights of Puglia, both its charming towns including Otranto and Lecce, and the stunning sandy beaches of the coast. The property is extremely comfortable and perfect for families, with a luxury country feel to the interiors. The accommodation in the main house is all on one floor, with a well-equipped kitchen and breakfast area, and a bright and spacious living/dining room with open fireplace. The beautiful master bedroom boasts a four poster bed and in-room copper bath, along with an en suite with walk-in shower. There are two further bedrooms in the main house, one with a four poster king size double bed and an en suite shower room, the other is an additional room with a large single bed that connects with the Master bedroom.  In the guest house there is a double bedroom and a bedroom with three single beds (two of which can be put together to make a double) which share a shower room. Outside there is a covered veranda with soft seating, and a partly covered dining area with outdoor kitchen area and gas barbecue. The outdoor living areas overlook the large private swimming pool and pretty patio area furnished with Vincent Sheppard furniture and sun loungers. 

This magnificent property is much appreciated by CV clients for the consistent standard and generous size of the bedrooms and shower rooms, the impressive and very private courtyard, large pool and the quiet surroundings.

Shops and a great bakery can be found in Carpignano, and inexpensive informal 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.  

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Villa details



  • Open plan sitting room with kitchen and dining area
  • Utility room
  • External access to wing for 5 people as below:
  • Master double bedroom opening to terrace with in room bath and full shower room en suite with double basins
  • Single bedroom (can be open to the master bedroom)
  • Bathroom
  • Double bedroom with shower room en suite


  • Double bedroom with queen size bed
  • Triple bedroom with three single beds
  • Shower room



  • Cot and highchair


  • Gas barbecue
  • Pizza oven


  • Smart TV
  • WiFi
  • DVD Player
  • DVD library
  • CD player
  • Selection of books


  • Board games


  • Air conditioning in all bedrooms
  • Pedestal fans in kitchen/living room


  • American fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Coffee machine
  • Hob
  • Oven


  • The pool is open from mid May until the end of September
  • 15m x 5m
  • 1.25m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • Outdoor shower


  • Bathroom amenities


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Hairdryers for all bedrooms
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Underfloor heating included

Service & Staffing


  • Maid service 2 hours per day 2 day(s) per week
  • Linen change 1 day(s) per week
  • Towel change 1 day(s) per week

Important Information

For bookings of up to 5 people up to 30 May and from 12 September, the Guest House will remain closed.

The middle bedroom in the main house can also be used as an open lounge suite for the master bedroom if not needed as a separate bedroom.

Please note this is a “no smoking” property. There is no smoking inside and outside anywhere within the gates to the courtyard – so that means there is no smoking anywhere around the pool or outdoor dining area or roof terrace. 

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 2000hrs-2200hrs are on request. If it is possible there is a fee of €30 payable locally in cash. 




  • Shops and restaurants in Carpignano Salentino 3km


  • Otranto 15 minute drive
  • Lecce 20 minute drive
  • Santa Maria di Leuca 45 minute drive
  • Alberobello 1.5 hour drive


  • Torre dell'Orso 10 minute drive
  • Alimini 15 minute drive
  • Torre Sant'Andrea 15 minute drive


  • Brindisi Airport 45 minute drive
  • Bari 1 hour 45 minute drive
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.

Find out more about Puglia

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 delighted to offer our own allocation of scheduled seats on British Airways from London Gatwick to Brindisi. 


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