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Luxury Villa, WIFI, Walk into Town , Near Sea, Brindisi AIrport 20km, Bari 90km

San Vito dei Normanni, Brindisi, Italy
  • Villa1614 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights

AirCon, 12m X 5m Private Pool, 1.4km to nearest cafes,shops.Bari Airport 90km

Just 7km to nearest beaches, the newly restored 1800 sq ft Villa is the last on a quiet dead end country road walking distance to town. The well lit road leads into town and the nearest restaurant (Xfood) is 1.4km. There are several shops, and cafes as soon as you enter town and the Historical Center is 2.4km by foot. Unique architectural details,Rustic decorum, and all the Luxury comforts; the Villa Grace really feels like home.Villa Grace has beautiful hand worked original stone walls, wood beamed ceilings, and terracotta flooring. This two story home has a Private 5 by 12 meter mosaic tiled pool with stepped entry; great for swimming proper laps. Boasting 1600 sq ft of pool deck and lounge areas there is plenty of room for outdoor living. The poolside dining terrace has a large BBQ grill and a retractable awning. Escape the sun's rays under a large Bamboo covered gazebo with lounge furniture. Unique tropical gardens, banana trees,cacti, and hand worked rock walls surround the pool area. We have 6 sunbeds, and plenty of outdoor garden furniture to lounge on.

Inside, stretch out in the spacious open floor plan and large separate TV/Living room. Villa Grace is decorated with 18/19th century antiques in a rustic decorum. The large fully equipped kitchen has all new appliances, Whirlpool dishwasher, American full size refrigerator, 5 burner stove, Bosch oven, toaster, and American coffee maker. Everything you will need to cook a gourmet meal is provided. Enjoy a late night together downstairs, while the children sleep soundly upstairs. Two bedrooms have balconies with stunning views of the property, both have king size beds, and all 3 bedrooms have air conditioning. Relax on the reclining couches in the living room and watch TV on our 40in Smart TV flat with NetFlix. We also have over 100 English novels so you don't have to carry so many books from home.

We provide for all of the essentials in the villa such as: toilet paper, hand soap, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, sponges,trash bags, laundry soap, and softener.

We provide for pre arrival grocery run, just provide a list of items to be stocked. We live in town so should an emergency or just restaurant reservations be needed we are always available.


A vehicle is essential and car hire is available at the airports.

Brindisi airport is 20km

Bari airport is 90km

Ryanair offer direct flights from London Stansted to Brindisi and Bari, or to many UK regional airports via Milan Bergamo.

Easy Jet fly Gatwick to Brindisi in July and August.

British Airways have direct flights from London Gatwick to Bari

Alitalia have indirect flights from London Heathrow, & City to Brindisi.

3 Bedrooms:

Master Bedroom has an 18th century antique king size bed with new top of the line mattress and large en suite bathroom, 9kg washing machine, A/C, and large balcony.

2nd Bedroom has a king size bed new top of the line mattress,and glass door leading to balcony with stunning view of the pool, A/C.

3rd Bedroom 2 twin bed with new top quality mattresses, and a crib for infants, and A/C.

2 Bathrooms:

Enjoy a Bubble Bath, the downstairs bathroom has a full size bathtub and shower.

The Master bedroom bathroom has a large tiled shower box with powerful rain shower and washing machine.


Enjoy cooking in this very large professional kitchen with all new appliances. Full size American refrigerator, 5 Burner stove top, electric oven,coffee maker, toaster, and dishwasher. Everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal is provided.

Living Rooms:

Enjoy the two large comfortable reclining couches, 40 inch Flat screen TV, with Satellite cable with English language, DVD Player. We provide with hundreds of movies, music, and at least 100 novels; we have a book swap program.


Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:

Linens and towels/beach towels are included and changed weekly. We provide for a weekly maid service. The pool is cleaned twice a week.


Barbecue, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.

Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

Air Conditioning, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Satellite, Telephone, TV.


The villa is situated on 3/4 acre of land. There is a very unique desert style garden with hand worked stone walls surrounding the pool area. 1600 sq ft of pool deck space and lounge areas, plenty of room for everyone.There is a large covered gazebo poolside to escape from the suns rays and great for kids to play under. There is a dining terrace with glass door leading to the dining/kitchen area; very convenient for Barbecuing and dining. The 5 meter by 12 meter private pool is mosaic tiled and great for swimming laps.

Important notes on accommodation

We do not allow smoking inside the house. We do not allow an increase in occupancy during your stay or visitors.

We provide for all of the essentials such as: toilet paper, hand soap, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, sponges,trash bags, laundry soap, and softener.


Jacquelyn Ashley

Member Since 2011
Premier Partner
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english, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Jacquelyn Ashley

I am retired military and am from Colorado. I met my husband while working here in San Vito. He is a Chef and we decided to stay here in San Vito to start a family.

Jacquelyn Ashley purchased this Villa in 2008

Why Jacquelyn Ashley chose San Vito dei Normanni

Location, Location, Location..... its close enough to walk to town but it feels secluded and private because its on a dead end road with no thru traffic. You can reach the beaches and highway access in 7 km and town is 1.5km to the main road.

What makes this Villa unique

We live in town and are available 24/7 in case of emergency or for restaurants reservations. Happy to help. My husband and I reconstructed our home over 4 years. It has been a labor of love and we are happy to invite you to be our guests.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, Can be arranged with 2 single beds or one queen size
      • All of the bedrooms have air conditioning.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Downstairs bathroom
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Master bedroom bathroom
        toilet, shower

        Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Town
          • Village


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                        40 inch Smart TV Over 100 books to read
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                        FREE WIFI
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                        Sheets are changed once a week
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                        towels and beach towels changed once a week
                      • Tumble Dryer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Coffee Maker
                            French press
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Gourmet Kitchen
                          • Kitchen
                            Everything you need to cook a gourmet meal will be provided. If you need something just ask.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                            American full size
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                    We have about 100 books and we have a book swapping program
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                    Scrabble and Taboo
                                  • Music Library
                                    We have music CDs available
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Netflix, and American Forces Network
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                    40 inch flat screen
                                  • Video Library
                                    We have hundreds of movies available


                                      • Balcony
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Deck Furniture
                                      • Golf
                                        Masseria Caselli 7km away
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Tropical gardens surround the pool area
                                      • Outdoor Furniture
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Porch / Veranda
                                      • Tennis
                                        Campo Pioggio Reale 5km away


                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Private Pool
                                                12 meter by 5 meter 2.2 meters deep, Mosaic tiles

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Private Chef


                                                      • playground
                                                      • bay/sound
                                                      • churches
                                                      • festivals
                                                      • library
                                                      • nude beach
                                                      • caves
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • theme parks
                                                      • water parks
                                                      • winery tours
                                                      • zoo

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • beachcombing
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • photography
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • laundromat
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                  • swimming


                                                                      • We do not allow smoking inside the house. We do not allow an increase in occupancy during your stay or visitors to the villa at any time. We provide for all of the essentials such as: toilet paper, hand soap, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, sponges,trash bags, laundry soap, and softener.

                                                                        House Rules

                                                                        Check-in: 2:30 PM

                                                                        Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                        29 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        A beautiful villa with wonderfull hosts in a perfect location to see Puglia!! Highly recommend!!

                                                                        Larry W.

                                                                        We just finished two perfect weeks at Villa Grace! The home, with a pool, is very beautiful and comfortable with enough room for 2 families and 6 people to live comfortably. Jackie, Vincenzo and Grace are absolutely wonderful and perfect hosts. Vincenzo restored the house and his work is spectacular and made it even more special to stay here. They are very helpful in all you need for directions, restaurant recommendations etc. Most importantly, this beautiful villa is perfectly located to see Puglia. In 15 mins you can be to a beautiful sandy beach on the crystal clear Adriatic Sea. In 10 mins you can be on the state highway to any of the many places you would want to see such as Alberobello and grotto at Castellana,( both are great places for families with small children) Ostuni, Lecce, Bari, Brindisi, Gallipoli,Otranto and the many beautiful small towns such as Martina Franca and Locorotondo. Most of these are within an hours drive with Gallipoli about 1hr and 15 mins away. You then return to this beautiful villa and a dip in the pool to relax and enjoy the setting. Finally, San Vito is a cute small town with everything you need from good restaurants, close by markets and the charm of rural Italy. We very highly recommend Villa Grace as the perfect vacation home!! Thank you so much Jackie, Vincenzo and Grace! We so enjoyed our time with you and look forward to seeing you again!! Janet and Larry

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We loved having you stay in our villa. Thanks for taking such good care of our home. Very happy that you enjoyed your vacation. We cant wait to meet again.

                                                                        Jackie, Vincenzo and Grace


                                                                        Paul R.

                                                                        Jackie was awesome from the first moment we met!!!The property is is really well looked after and the pool and seating areas are really well done.

                                                                        Highly recommend!!!

                                                                        Excellent Vacation,Beautiful Villa,Spectacular Pool

                                                                        jackie n.

                                                                        We were so impressed by the Villa. It was spacious and had everything we needed.We arrived late and the fridge was stocked and all the ammenities were supplied. The pool was the highlight and the tropical plants surrounding the pool created the most relaxing atmosphere. It was very private, but close to town and easy access to the highway for day trips. Lots of great sighting and great food and wine. The village has a beautiful downtown with lots of night entertainment.

                                                                        We had one of our best family vacations and we plan to go back. Thanks to the great owners. Highly recommended!!

                                                                        Beautiful house and superb pool and outside space

                                                                        Anita H.

                                                                        Very well maintained house and grounds. Very quiet and private.

                                                                        Fantastic sized swimming pool.

                                                                        Lovely hosts with plenty of information.

                                                                        San Vito is a lively town reachable by car in just a few minutes. Plenty of places to eat and drink. Would also be able to walk but it was unseasonably hot (over 35 every day) while we were there so we didn't try it. The route is very well lit and not very busy.

                                                                        Visited a lot of towns in the area by car but also used the train from San Vito (right outside of town and very remote) and also Carovigno train station. You do need a car to get to both.

                                                                        Shorter trips were around 4 euros each way and Bari was 7 euros each way.

                                                                        We visited Bari, Lecce, And Polegnino which was our favourite place.

                                                                        Thank you Jacqui for introducing us to the wine shop !!!!

                                                                        Eating out was very good value in all of the restaurants, we particularly enjoyed Xfood, Nonnas (which you need to book) and the "butchers shop" (can't remember the name) but Jacqui will know where I mean. We also had some great barbecues.

                                                                        All in all a fantastic holiday was had by all, a great way to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversaries, Thank you !!!

                                                                        Anita, Martin, Maria and David

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Thanks for taking such good care of our home. Congrats on 30 yrs of matrimony, we are sooo happy you had a great trip. We would love to have you back.

                                                                        Best wishes

                                                                        The perfect combination for a relaxing holiday

                                                                        carol c.Dublin, Ireland

                                                                        We loved Villa Grace. It was the perfect combination of a comfortable house, amazing pool area and hosts that went out of their way to make sure guests have a wonderful stay. Our biggest problem was dragging ourselves away from the beautiful, private and quiet pool area so there were many days we gave in and just stayed and soaked it all up. We did spend time in San Vito which is a very non touristy town with lovely squares where we enjoyed morning coffee or evening drinks watching the local life. Nearby Ostuni and brindisi and Lecce which is a little further were interesting and attractive towns. We spent 9 days staying here and loved every minute. Looking forward to returning already.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We truly hope you will come back. We wish you all the best

                                                                        Gorgeous Villa,Gardens, and Pool Great Location!!!

                                                                        me m.

                                                                        We had an amazing vacation, the villa exceeded our expectations.The villa was spacious for 6 of us, highly maintained, and had all the comforts and items we needed. The owners were very helpful and kind. The pool was the highlight and the outdoor living area was comfortable and convienent for coming and going into the kitchen being the heart of our vacation. We loved the food and the local village had great restaurants and lots of evening entertainment.The villa was easyly accessable and most evenings we walked into town. Beautiful towns and beaches nearby. And it was great being so close to the airport as the second part of our party arrived later.

                                                                        We definitely reommended this villa and this town. We look forward to a return visit


                                                                        San Vito dei Normanni, Brindisi, Italy

                                                                        Coast/Beach The villa is 7 km to nearest beaches and the beaches on this coast have earned European Blue Flag 4 years in a row How to get there Nearest airport is Brindisi 20km Bari Airport is 90km Distances Safe and well lit walk to nearest Pub, Cafe, Bakery, Shops, Gas Station 1.5km Brindisi airport is 20km Bari airport is 90km Ostuni is 12km Lecce is 45km Further Details San Vito dei Normanni has free music and festivals all summer long. There are plenty of restaurants, clothes shops, and pubs. San Vito is a lovely small town (25000 people) with all the modern conveniences you will need. We have a new restaurant called 'X food' that is 1.3 km from the villa.


                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        Check out time is 10am. Check in 3pm, or check with owner depending on reservations this can be adjusted.

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