Walking around ancient Brindisi: Villa Via Saponea!
Villa Via Saponea is a building dating back to the beginning of the last century, consisting of spacious vaulted rooms, appropriately renovated and restored with skillful mastery and old techniques, revealing an enveloping and communicative expressive capacity
In an old town palazzo, in the heart of the historic town centre of Brindisi, stands this splendid residence of innovative character in perfect union with the architectural tradition of Apulia. Villa Via Saponea is a building dating back to the beginning of the last century, consisting of spacious vaulted rooms, appropriately renovated and restored with skillful mastery and old techniques, revealing an enveloping and communicative expressive capacity. Finally, the furnishings provide the touch of class that makes this property unique, as does the small exterior patio where the pool reigns supreme and is protagonist of every relaxing moment. The property, located in the heart of the historic town centre, is the perfect location for visiting the major tourist destinations in the area, thanks to the proximity of the railway station and buses, within walking distance, or the Salento Airport, only a few minutes away by car. A short distance away are the famous towns of Alberobello, Ostuni, Cisternino, Bari, Locorotondo, Castellana Grotte, Fasano, Grottaglie, Martina Franca, Polignano a Mare, Gallipoli, Otranto and Lecce, all worthy a visit.
The property has just one floor, consisting of a large open-plan living room with kitchenette, dining area and seating area with double sofa bed, leading out to the patio with swimming pool. A ladder leads up to the loft equipped with a single mattress. A short corridor leads to the first bathroom with a shower and then to the pool-facing master bedroom which is located on a higher level and is reached via a handy staircase from a room with a large stone bathtub and a bathroom with shower. The corridor continues to a further double bedroom
The 40 sq m external patio is perfect for relaxing in absolute privacy: you can swim in the pool or just laze under the Salento sun. There is a relaxation area and a table for delicious breakfasts. It is completely paved and planted with succulents on two sides of the pool.
The pool area is ideal for lazily relaxing under the warm Apulian sun. The patio is furnished with sunbeds. The regular-shaped pool measures 4 x 3 m with a constant depth of 1,20 m. It li lined in sand-coloured PVC and access to the water is via large steps. Guests will love the colours and the night lights, ideal for outdoor dining illuminated by the intense blue of the beautiful pool.
Brindisi has been known since olden times as the “Gateway to the East” as it was a landing place first for the Roman troops and then for the merchants of the Serenissima. Its port still registers important connections to and from overseas countries. Recently requalified and restored, the port of Brindisi stands out as one of the major destinations for cruise and business tourism. Among the numerous historical sites to visit are the Alfonsine Castle, located on a small island at the entrance to the port, and the 13th century Swabian Castle, on the other side. There are numerous testimonies of the Roman era such as the Virgilian steps with towering Roman columns. The coastline of Brindisi is dotted with fine sandy beaches and numerous nature reserves, including the important WWF reserve of Torre Guaceto where it is possible to bathe. In the interior, the Murge and the Valle D’Itria dot the landscape with characteristic trulli and old farms..