- SQM 140
Location: The property is located in the countryside of the small village of Barbarano del Capo, behind "Leuca Piccola", an historical-monumental complex located on the outskirts of the village.
House: Cava, composed by an old part (ancient tower) and a new one (modern tower), lies in an ancient small quarry, in Salento called "Le tagliate", created with the purpose to reclaim and to extract stones for the construction of the typical dry-stone walls.
Spread over two floors, the house consists of:
- First floor, which is accessible from the internal staircase as well as from the outside, has one double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and an private bathroom; a hallway, which opens onto a small terrace located above an ancient oven at garden level, give access to a second bedroom with two French-single beds (cm120) and another bathroom.
-Ground floor: the living-in and fully equipped kitchen has a large glass window which opens onto a furnished and covered terrace overlooking; a large, comfortable and charming living room; a corridor and the small bathroom, which have been excavated out of the tufo rock, gives access to a small bathroom and the third bedroom with tufo walls and barrel-vaulted ceiling.
Furthermore, adjacent to the kitchen, within the tufo wall, an area for bbq; 2 shaded parking spaces.
Personal Note: the owner, an architect in love with Salento, has given to Cava the perfect combination between modernity and tradition. It is a special place for a family holiday or friends gathering in the tranquility of the countryside and jet very close to the sandy beaches and clear sea; the garden walls which naturally enclose part of the property are the authentic expression of the past and seclude the house from the world; the typical landscape is crossed nearby by a romantic and small train “Ferrovia del Sud Est” which, few times a day and never on Sundays, makes its way through it off stage. Just around the corner from Leuca Piccola which used to be pilgrimage rout to Leuca. All this make this property special and very bucolic.
A little bit of history: “Leuca piccola” was along the” Via dei Pellegrini”, an ancient route which lead, and still does, to the close by Sanctuary of S. Maria di Leuca "De finibus terrae". It is one of the oldest sanctuaries in the world as not only this region was the closest to the Terra Santa but it was also the last stop the pilgrims made, to restore and rest, before reaching Leuca.. The grandeur of this sight deceived many pilgrims who thought to have reached the Sanctuary of Finibus Terrae, hence its name “Leuca piccola”. A stone plaque witness an ancient and no longer existing inn. Its engraving: “10 P” refers to a famous maxim: Parole Poco Pensate Portano Pena, Perciò Prima Pensare Poi Parlare, which means Little Thought Words Bring Pena, therefore First Think Then Speak!
3 Bathroom, 3 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room
Bedrooms1 Twin, 2 Double, Baby cot upon request, Bed linen
CookingCooking utensils, Dish washer, Kitchen stove, Oven, Refrigerator, Outdoor dining area
Heating/CoolingAir conditioning, Floor heating, Floor heating system (gas) ground floor, Floor heating-cool system, Air dehumidification system, Hot/cold air-co in the double bedroom
OutsidePrivate Terrace, Outdoor shower, Furnished terrace, BBQ, Garden, Privatly owned plot of land
EntertainmentWi-Fi Internet, TV (Satellite)
ParkingParking on premises
Shopping prime necessità raggiungibile a piedi
Morciano di Leuca km 2,5
Località Ciolo km 9,5
Novaglie km 11
Tricase Porto km 14
Andrano km 19
Castro km 24,5
Santa Cesarea km 29
area of di Otranto km 53
Le Cesine km 74
Santa Maria di Leuca km 10
Località Felloniche km 9,5
Torre Vado km 7
Torre Pali km 12,5
Torre Mozza km 21,5
Torre San Giovanni km 25,5
Punta della Suina km 35
Otranto km 48
Lecce km 62
Gallipoli km 39
Golf-Acaja km 70
Brindisi Airport km 110
Bari Airport km 231
Railway - SudEst Morciano-Barbarano-Castrignano-Giuliano km 1,2