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Masseria Ferrantino

Puglia, Italy

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A very family-friendly villa in Puglia, this very comfortable villa basks amid private olive groves, with a great new loggia in the garden overlooking the pool and the olive groves. Within easy reach of sandy beaches and inexpensive restaurants.

In brief

  • Sandy beaches nearby
  • Great outdoor living areas
  • Contemporary design

About the villa

Superbly constructed by master craftsmen, with perfect attention to period detail from its vaulted ceilings to the hand-carved sandstone walls, this is a modern luxury villa in Puglia, with the footprint and simple elegance of the region’s traditional farmhouses. Huge timber doors fill the arched gateway into the courtyard, which is large enough for a game of badminton and houses a pizza oven, barbecue and big dining table under pergola shade. An external staircase leads to a sun drenched roof terrace, an arched portico shelters the doorways to three en suite bedrooms, and shuttered French windows link the al fresco space with an open-plan living room and kitchen, where stainless steel and contemporary art complement country style furnishings. A guest annexe provides a further two bedrooms, while additional outdoor space comes in the walled garden which surrounds a fifteen metre pool looking out over the olive groves with a lovely al fresco lunch spot. In addition to the guest annexe there is a new garden suite, with a spacious double bedroom opening to a private terrace. Further recent additions include a pool loggia with soft seating and space for sunbeds and is also a great spot for outdoor cinema. 

Masseria Ferrantino is within short drive of shops and a great bakery 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. Extensive recent improvements include the addition of a loggia with outdoor sofas, fitness equipment and outdoor cinema, a built in barbecue with adjacent kitchen garden and an air-conditioned garden suite. 

Villa details


MAIN HOUSE - Ground Floor

  • Open plan sitting room with dining and kitchen area opening to pool dining terrace
  • Utility room
  • Master double bedroom with bathroom en suite and separate shower
  • Double bedroom with shower room en suite
  • Twin bedroom (can be made as king size bed) with shower room en suite
  • Note: all bedrooms in the main house open directly onto the courtyard and do not interconnect internally


  • Furnished Terrace


  • Double bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Twin bedroom

Garden Suite

  • Double bedroom with shower room en suite opening to terrace


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair
  • Children's toys
  • Children's books
  • Stairgate

Cooking Outdoors

  • Built in barbecue
  • Preparation area
  • Pizza oven
  • Sink


  • Basic Italian SKY satellite TV with sport
  • WiFi
  • DVD Player
  • DVD library
  • Sonos sound system inside and out
  • Selection of books
  • Stereo system for iPhone/iPod
  • Outdoor cinema (projector and screen)

Games and Sports

  • Table tennis
  • Bicycles
  • Yoga mats
  • Yoga terrace
  • Pool inflatables
  • Beach umbrella
  • Fitness equipment including weights, skipping ropes, kettle bells

Keeping Cool

  • Fans in all bedrooms and living room
  • Main House: Air conditioning in three bedrooms in main house
  • Guest Annexe: Air conditioning unit in entrance hall between both bedrooms

Kitchen Essentials

  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Coffee machine
  • Nespresso machine

Private Pool

  • 15m x 6m
  • 1.2m x 2.5m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • Pool loggia
  • Pool towels
  • Changing room and WC
  • The pool is open from 09 May - 18 September
  • The pool area can be closed off from the bedrooms by closing gate from the courtyard to the garden where pool is located.

Something Special

  • Kitchen garden
  • Chapel

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Safe
  • Heating (payable locally)

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome pack
  • Maid service 3 hours per day 2 day(s) per week
  • Linen change 1 day(s) per week


  • Cook service
  • Pre arrival grocery shopping
  • Boat Excursions

Important Information

There is a late check-in fee of €50.00 for arrivals from 8 pm to 11.30 pm, and €100.00 for arrivals later than 11.30 pm.

For parties of up to 10, the Garden Suite will be closed

There is an approx. 1km uneven road access to the villa 

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 - 19:00. Departure by 10:00.


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



  • Riding 5km
  • Tennis 12km
  • Golf 20km


  • Restaurant 2km
  • Bar 2km
  • Martano 5km


  • Otranto 13km
  • Lecce 22km
  • Gallipoli 35km
  • Santa Cesarea 20km
  • Galatina 16km


  • Alimini Bay 8km
  • Baia dei Turchi 8km
  • Torre Sant'Andrea 12km
  • Torre dell'Orso 15km


  • Brindisi 65km
  • Bari 170km


  • Otranto 13km
  • Lecce 22km
About the area


Average weather

Italy’s sun-kissed south is remote and quiet, with a gorgeous coastline and perfect summer weather that make relaxing in your villa that teeny bit better. Go beyond the lazy villa days, and this southern beauty has a wealth of culture and history that’s just waiting to be explored. Towns here are UNESCO-listed and its tiny trulli houses are world-famous. Discover an olive-tree studded countryside, relax in rural masserias, admire mysterious works of architecture and spend every day indulging in the most simple, but soul-stirring, food.


Please note that there is a European tourist tax payable on arrival. 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.