Tenuta San Vito

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Sleeps: 10 - 15 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids

Listen to the children play as you are surrounded by centuries old olive trees in the glorious countryside. Set in beautiful Puglia, just a 15-minute drive from idyllic beaches with crystal-clear sea, Tenuta San Vito is the perfect home for a family holiday for all ages.

This has been the owners’ family home over the generations. The original farmhouse dates back to the late 18th century and has been extended in more recent years to create a two-storey villa with seven bedrooms on an estate with four acres of land. The owners have taken great care in its restoration, using traditional natural furnishings, locally-made fabrics as well as modern features especially in the two contemporary and well-equipped kitchens. 

The home is sometimes rented out as two apartments, so each level is self-contained with its own entrance, yet we are delighted to offer it for exclusive use for a large family or group of friends. The upper level benefits from two bedrooms, a kitchen-diner and an incredible outdoor terrace with views over the beautiful estate and beyond. Downstairs, the ground floor has four double bedrooms, a studio with a sofa-bed, a large kitchen and a spacious living-dining room.

You can choose whether to sip your morning coffee on the upper sun terrace or under the wisteria covered patio whilst lunchtimes can be enjoyed around the barbecue or wood-fired pizza oven. Depending on the season, you can pick mandarins, lemons, figs or plums or help yourself to tomatoes, aubergines or whatever may be growing in the vegetable garden. As well as olive trees which may be up to 600 years old, the vast estate also features cork trees, palms and hibiscus among many other colourful plants. This really is a glorious and peaceful place to be.

The inviting salt-water infinity swimming pool is surrounded by a lovely sun terrace and also features a small toddler section for families to enjoy. Kids will also love the flood-lit tennis courts and basketball net, the goal set up in the garden, racing along the paths using the ride-on vehicles and go-karts, table football and the ping-pong table. The owner’s old childhood playground is still there for guests to use and a charming playhouse and mud kitchen have been added for hours of wonderful play.
 
Hear the sounds of birds singing, crickets chirping and donkeys braying in this enchanting countryside setting, yet you are only a five-minute drive from the local town where you can explore the historic streets, try some incredible artisan food and enjoy the restaurants. Puglia’s idyllic coastline is only 15km away with the nature reserve at Torre Guaceto or the beach clubs of Specchiolla just a short drive.

Head out on the cycle trails straight from the estate which lead as far as Brindisi, passing authentic trulli in the surrounding countryside or drive to Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its large number of traditional Puglian homes. Ostuni and Cisternino are also historic towns worth visiting whilst kids will be enchanted by the water park and zoo within an hours drive.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Each floor has been designed to be rented out separately, linked by external stairs, yet we are delighted to offer Tenuta San Vito for exclusive use only
  • This is a working olive farm - you may be fortunate enough to watch one of the farmers at work at certain times of year or maybe just tending to the fruit trees and vegetable garden across the estate
  • A cat sometimes live on-site
  • When minimum occupancy is booked, certain rooms may not be accessible (subject to owner's discretion) - best to enquire with us beforehand

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Internet BBQ Tennis Court Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV Bicycles Provided Outdoor Games Table Tennis Table Football

The Villa

Ground Floor - 10 people
- Living-dining room (split-level)
- Kitchen-diner, well-equipped including dishwasher, large fridge-freezer with ice dispencer, Nespresso machine (30 pods provided), kettle, toaster, juicer, microwave and dining table. Doors opening to outdoors
- Utility room
- 2 x master bedrooms with double beds (and space for cots)
- Double bedroom with queen-size double bed and sofa-bed
- Double bedroom
- Studio with queen-size sofa bed
- Family bathroom
- Large shower room

First Floor (separate entrance via external stairs) - 5 people
- New kitchen-diner, well-equipped including dishwasher, kettle, toaster, Nespresso machine (30 pods provided), microwave and dining table
- Master bedroom with double bed and two-seater sofa
- Bedroom with bunk beds (and extra single bed if needed)
- Shower room
- Large terrace

Outside Grounds

- Salt-water swimming pool (11x6m, 1.4m deep) and toddler pool (3x3m, 0.7m deep) with poolside terrace. Secure infra-red barrier can be activated if needed
- Various al-fresco dining areas
- Upper terrace (with lockable gate)
- BBQ and wood-fired pizza oven
- Playground with open trampoline, slide, swing and mud kitchen
- Playhouse
- Tennis court
- Football goal
- Various rackets and balls
- Ride-on toy vehicles
- Gardens and paths
- Fruit trees and vegetable garden
- Olive farm
- On-site parking

More facilities...

- Wi-Fi
- New 55” smart ultra HD TV (ground floor)
- New 43” smart HD TV
- Children’s outdoor toys
- Bikes on request
- Ping pong
- Table football
- Tennis court
- Basketball net
- Football goal
- Various rackets and balls
- Playground
- Washing machine x 2 and dryer
- XBox
- Netflix

Location

About the surrounding area of Tenuta San Vito
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Tenuta San Vito is set in beautiful gardens on a vast working olive farm – a complimentary bottle of the estate’s olive oil is of course provided on arrival!

It’s only a five-minute drive to the local town where you can explore the historic streets, buy some incredible artisan food such as locally made mozzarella and pasta as well as dine out in a variety of restaurants.

The marvellous beaches of Puglia are less than half an hour away. Start off at Torre Guaceto (15km), a nature reserve free from development where you can experience sand dunes and lagoons in complete tranquillity, surrounded by fascinating flora and fauna. In the summer you can hire bikes to follow some spectacular trails through the reserve.

Just to the south, Guna Beach Club (18km) is for those looking for a beautiful setting yet with facilities such as sunbeds and umbrellas as well as a café-bar. To the north is Specchiolla (14km) with its white sandy beaches as well as private beach clubs and restaurants.

For a break from the beach, explore the wonderful city of Ostuni (17km) with its excellent restaurants (including four featuring Michelin stars), stylish bars and rustic trattorias as well as the picture postcard town of Alberobello (50km) which is a UNESCO World Heritage site for its vast number of Trulli. Cisternino (32km) also has its own character and charm, many free summer concerts and some great restaurants.

Brindisi (24km) is also worthy of a visit with its wonderful historic centre, Baroque churches, palm-tree lined boulevards and a great sea-front promenade. It is especially beautiful at night, a great place to go for an excellent meal out before driving home in under half an hour.
 
Don’t forget there are some great cycling trails straight from Tenuta San Vito leading as far as Brindisi and you can also see some authentic trulli en route without having to head to the more touristy destinations. The owners have some old bikes you can use if you let them know in advance or you can rent them in the local area.

Other activities including horse-riding only 15 mins away and plenty to keep kids entertained if you can drag them away from the estate or beaches. Zoo Safari is within an hour and the water park at Cellino San Marco is even nearer.

For spectacular days out, head further south to the amazing Torre Sant’Andrea (100km) where you can swim in the turquoise waters of this natural paradise or bathe in the rock pool of Grotta della Poesia. For a change of scene away from the coast, the incredible town of Matera in Basilicata (140km) is just over 90 minutes away by car, with its fascinating history and cave dwellings.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Brindisi

(24km)

Nearest Airport 2 Bari

(120km)

Nearest Village

(2km/5-minute drive)

Nearest Restaurant

(2km)

Nearest Supermarket

(3km)

Nearest Beach Specchiolla

(14km)

Nearest Town/City Ostuni/Brindisi

(17km/24km)

Region

There’s a reason Puglia is the region of the moment, or rather several: the excellent food, exuberant architecture dotted in the South, the breathtaking coastline and heaps more. Puglia is much bigger than you might first expect, but you’ll get both a wonderful and varied Italian experience here.Use our travel guide as a nifty sidekick (think of us like the Robin to your Batman) to help you plan the holiday of a lifetime. 


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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

If you can manage to lure the kids away from the family-friendly estate, there are lots of great activities across the region.

It goes without saying that the beaches are wonderful for children with white sands and crystal clear waters, often gently shelving. The Puglian coast is only 15km away with a great choice of beaches whether you prefer private clubs with sunbeds and café-bars or the wilder natural choices such as nearby Torre Guaceto where you can hire bikes in the summer.

Other activities including horse-riding only 15 mins away, Zoo Safari within an hour and the water park at Cellino San Marco even nearer.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Potty
  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Basketball net
  • Bikes
  • Football net
  • Footballs
  • Playground
  • Slide
  • Swings
  • Tennis rackets
  • Trampoline
  • Children's books
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Bicycles Provided
  • Outdoor Games
  • Table Tennis
  • Table Football
  • Toys

Services Available

  • Maid Service Included

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Included
  • Complimentary Olive Oil on Arrival

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services

Services included at this property:

- Maid service 2h/day

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 (up to 10 guests) or €800 (up to 15 guests) paid via PayPal to the owner before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm.
Departure time 10 am.
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price. A/C is also included, within reasonable use.
Linen & towels included? Linen, bath & pool towels are included in the rental price, with mid-stay change for stays longer than a week also included.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Changeover day Saturday in June, July, August & September. Flexible during all other periods.
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Minimum stay 7 nights in June, July, August and September, 4 nights during the rest of the year.
Heating costs included? Included in the rental price.
Tax Included in the rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 £1,878 £2,401 £3,285
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 £1,214 £1,551 £2,126
Dec 31st 2019 - Mar 27th 2020 £1,214 £1,551 £2,126
Mar 27th 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 £1,878 £2,401 £3,285
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 6th 2020 - - £3,285
Jun 6th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - £5,217
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - £5,217
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - £3,671
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 £1,878 £2,401 £3,285
Oct 31st 2020 - Mar 26th 2021 £1,214 £1,551 £2,126
Mar 26th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 £1,878 £2,401 £3,285

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 £2,203 £2,816 £3,864
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 £1,430 £1,828 £2,512
Dec 31st 2019 - Mar 27th 2020 £1,430 £1,828 £2,512
Mar 27th 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 £2,319 £2,964 £4,058
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 6th 2020 - - £4,058
Jun 6th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - £6,183
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - £6,183
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - £4,347
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 £2,203 £2,816 £3,864
Oct 31st 2020 - Mar 26th 2021 £1,430 £1,828 £2,512
Mar 26th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 £2,319 £2,964 £4,058

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 €2,090 €2,613 €3,655
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 €1,351 €1,688 €2,365
Dec 31st 2019 - Mar 27th 2020 €1,351 €1,688 €2,365
Mar 27th 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 €2,090 €2,613 €3,655
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 6th 2020 - - €3,655
Jun 6th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - €5,805
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - €5,805
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - €4,085
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 €2,090 €2,613 €3,655
Oct 31st 2020 - Mar 26th 2021 €1,351 €1,688 €2,365
Mar 26th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 €2,090 €2,613 €3,655

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 €2,451 €3,064 €4,300
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 €1,591 €1,989 €2,795
Dec 31st 2019 - Mar 27th 2020 €1,591 €1,989 €2,795
Mar 27th 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 €2,580 €3,225 €4,515
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 6th 2020 - - €4,515
Jun 6th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - €6,880
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - €6,880
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - €4,838
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 €2,451 €3,064 €4,300
Oct 31st 2020 - Mar 26th 2021 €1,591 €1,989 €2,795
Mar 26th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 €2,580 €3,225 €4,515

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 $2,331 $2,854 $4,077
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 $1,506 $1,844 $2,638
Dec 31st 2019 - Mar 27th 2020 $1,506 $1,844 $2,638
Mar 27th 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 $2,331 $2,854 $4,077
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 6th 2020 - - $4,077
Jun 6th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - $6,475
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - $6,475
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - $4,557
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 $2,331 $2,854 $4,077
Oct 31st 2020 - Mar 26th 2021 $1,506 $1,844 $2,638
Mar 26th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 $2,331 $2,854 $4,077

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 22nd 2019 - Nov 2nd 2019 $2,734 $3,347 $4,797
Nov 2nd 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 $1,775 $2,173 $3,118
Dec 31st 2019 - Mar 27th 2020 $1,775 $2,173 $3,118
Mar 27th 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 $2,878 $3,523 $5,036
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 6th 2020 - - $5,036
Jun 6th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - $7,674
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - $7,674
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - $5,396
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 $2,734 $3,347 $4,797
Oct 31st 2020 - Mar 26th 2021 $1,775 $2,173 $3,118
Mar 26th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 $2,878 $3,523 $5,036

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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