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Torre Chianca, Lecce: Artistic building 70 m from the wonderful Salento Sea

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

The villa is 50 m from the sea, featuring a wonderful sandy shore and crystal-clear waters. It overlooks the main square of Torre Chianca with a market every Sunday, as well as shows and typical events in summer. It has a large garden with comfortable outdoor spaces to enjoy a meal and relax. All the materials are typical from the place and offer an evocative view of this small peninsula. The outdoor area features seats of local stone and wood, an appealing shaded veranda, a barbecue, and two showers. It is possible to park two cars in the outdoor area. Inside, there is an ample living room, an eat-in kitchen with a dining area, a double bedroom with bathroom, one master bedroom with a bathroom, washbasin and bidet, and a large bathroom with two showers. On its 140-m², the villa can accommodate six people (two in the living room). By a convenient staircase, you can go from the living room to the sunny terrace, which offers a nice sea view. It is ideal for children. The prices are all included. Booking deposit: 30% of the total amount. Check-in at 05:00 p.m. – Check-out at 12:00 p.m. Place to visit: the sunflower field around the tower. Thanks to UNESCO, at Torre Chianca, there is a field planted with sunflowers, which bloom in August. Another place to visit is the Idume River that flows into the Adriatic Sea. The basins are part of the spectacular Rauccio Park. A little further, in the direction of Casalabate, you can visit a historic monument.

Agostino Guarascio
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Agostino Guarascio

I am a painter, sculptor, and an architect. I graduated in Florence, but I have never forgotten the Salento Sea, so I came back to Puglia. I have personally refurbished this house, including the furniture and decoration elements.

Why Agostino Guarascio chose Torre Chianca

This is a house full of positive energy, built with imagination, respect for nature, and creativity. The owners are artists; therefore, beside the smell of the sea, you can breathe art in every corner. It has an enviable location and has been furnished with natural materials, some of which were found on Torre Chianca beach. It is ideal for those who love peace, silence, nature, and privacy.

What makes this villa unique

The sea is so close that you can breathe its smell at any moment. You will enjoy a panoramic view of the sea, absolute privacy, and a tastefully furnished house.


Torre Chianca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Coin Cabine
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Main bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - bidet , Wash basin
    External shower - toilet , 2 outdoor showers
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
It is an artistic residence in all respects. Besides the stone, wood, glass, and other materials, there is an excessive use of recycled natural elements, reinvented, and given a new life. It breathes the scents of Salento, a few steps away from the sea that you hear from the house.


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Torre Chianca, Lecce: Artistic building 70 m from the wonderful Salento Sea
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Superbe maison et excellent emplacement

  • 4 of 5

Très belle maison spacieuse, joliment décorée et parfaitement équipée. Parking privé très appréciable, terrasse ombragée superbe, barbecue très utile, très bon débit WiFi, plage de sable fin à 50m, proximité de Lecce où tous les commerces existent.

La famille accueillante est charmante et serviable, nous avons même eu le droit de partager un apéritif préparé par leurs soins absolument délicieux.

Nous enlevons cependant une étoile car le soir, des animations ont lieu sur la plage (en haute saison) et il y a (actuellement) des travaux sur le parking en face de la maison ; les bouchons d'oreilles étaient nécessaires pour pouvoir dormir.

Un excellent séjour en famille !

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House with special design and decoration

  • 4 of 5

Agostino was a very helpful host, as an architect he has designed the house and created all the works of art; which is very unique. Unfortunately, I have to subtract one star because the house was not really clean... walking barfoot in the house resulted in black feet; the floor was very dirty.... and although the house is close to the beach, the area seemed kind of frightening (no neighbors besides empty houses and strange people walking around at night).... but anyway, nothing happened and we enjoyed very much the area and our vacation week...

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Maison originale et endroit calme

  • 5 of 5

La maison est un vrai bijou et correspond absolument à la description de l'annonce. Tout est propre et soigné, les pièces sont spacieuses et il y a suffisamment d'espace de rangement. La famille a investi beaucoup d'heures dans l'architecture intérieure et dans la décoration de cette maison; dans chaque coin ou sur chaque mur on trouve un chef d'oeuvre fait par le propriétaire. La mer est à deux pas de la maison, l'eau est propre et claire, la plage déserte pendant cette période en octobre. Le propriétaire et ses parents sont très aimables et ont donné beaucoup de conseils précieux pour ce qu'il y a à faire et à voir dans la région. Quant aux restaurants et aux magasins, il faut aller plus loin, car dans le village même il n'y a plus rien d'ouvert en dehors de la saison. Mais on trouve tout à Lecce qui est à 10 minutes en voiture. Cependant, le meilleur repas a quand même été celui préparé et cuisiné par la maman d'Agostino, un vrai régal typiquement leccese!

A voir dans la région:

- Lecce et ses magnifiques édifices du baroque

- Gallipoli

- Monopoli

- Otranto

- Castro: faire un tour en bateau, visiter la grotte de Zinzulusa

- Roca vecchia: se baigner dans la Grotta della poesia (piscine naturelle)

- visiter la grotte Castellana

- Alberobello: flâner entre les trulli

- dolce far niente sur les plages (autant belles du côté adriatique que du côté ionien)

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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sehr schönes Haus in direkter Strandnähe

  • 5 of 5

das Haus ist komplett eingerichtet mit sehr schönen architektonischen Highlights (entsprach exakt der Beschreibung), der Kontakt zum Vermieter war sehr nett, das Haus war sehr sauber

am sehr schönen Strand ist man nach 30 Metern Fußweg, zur nächsten größeren Stadt ("Lecce" mit sehr empfehlenswerter schöner Altstadt mit netten und guten Restaurants und Bars) sind es mit dem Auto nur 10-15 Minuten

alles in Allem uneingeschränkt zu empfehlen, in der Nachsaison (September) ist der Ort sehr ruhig und leer

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

io, mio marito e wild (il nostro lupo cecoslovacco) siamo stati in questa casa meravigliosa dal 5 al 13 agosto 2016

la casa dista 20 metri dal mare caraibico, quindi vicinissimo! ci sono sia spiagge libere che spiagge attrezzate.

data la vicinanza noi in pausa pranzo tornavamo sempre nella casa per pranzare.

la casa è piena di magia. e in ogni angolo della casa c’è un opera d’arte.

casa grande, con un bellissimo giardino privato, una veranda stupenda dove poter cenare in assoluta tranquillità.

dal terrazzo della casa si vedono tramondi stupendi e si vede tutto il mare a 360°.

Agostino e la sua famiglia sono persone gentilissime e sempre pronte a rispondere ad ogni

domanda, o consigli su dove mangiare bene nei dintorni o su cosa visitare.

grazie agostino perchè per quella settimana ci hai regalato un angolo di paradiso.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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La meraviglia della creatività

  • 5 of 5

Sono passati ormai alcuni mesi da quando abbiamo soggiornato nella casa del sig. Agostino a Torre Chianca. Eppure spesso ci ritroviamo a ripensare all'originalità di questa casa, alla sensibilità e all'accoglienza del proprietario e della sua famiglia. Non vogliamo soffermarci sull'ingegno creativo che si respira in ogni agolo della casa e di come ogni giorno ci meravigliavamo a scoprivamo nuovi dettagli e particolarità poichè vogliamo lasciare a voi, futuri ospiti, la sorpresa! Agostino e la sua famiglia hanno saputo far fronte a tutte le nostre richieste con disponibilità e sensibilità, dimostrandoci quell'accoglienza speciale che ci ha fatto sentire coccolati e a nostro agio.

Raccomandiamo vivamente questo posto a famiglie, gruppi di amici o coppie perchè possiate vivere un bellissimo soggiorno in un'oasi di verde fronte mare. La casa è molto grande e fornita di ogni comfort: una cucina accessoriata, spazioso soggiorno, bellissimi bagni arredo, camere spazionse e comode in cui ritagliarsi la propria privacy, ampio giardino fornito di docce esterne, barbecue e, sotto al pergolato, di una lunga tavolata da condividere con amici. Senza dimenticare la terrazza da cui abbiamo avuto vissuto l'emozione di ammirare l'alba. L'atmosfera, rilassante e gioiosa, parla dell'anima della Puglia che Agostino è stato in grado di far rivere con le sue mani!

Buona permanenza a tutti!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carissimi Raffa e Luigi, leggere la vostra recensione è stato davvero emozionante . La soddisfazione dei miei ospiti è la gioia piu' grande per me e l'obiettivo principale del mio lavoro. E' l'unica cosa in grado di ripagare anni di lavoro, di progetti, di fatiche. Il vostro entusiasmo e la vostra stima, saranno il miglior carburante per il motore della mia fantasia. Grazie infinite, sono davvero felice e soddisfatto, non avrei potuto chiedere di meglio.
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Bar Simone
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
190 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Masseria Ospitale
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Torre Chianca
Car: necessary

Along the Adriatic Sea coast, from Brindisi to Lecce, lies the Torre Chianca marina. This marina in Lecce takes its name from the tower, which was one of the most imposing lines of defence of Charles V. Torre. Chianca is ideal for a quiet holiday with long beaches and low cliffs alternating with the beautiful Salento Sea and a temperate climate. A good road network connects it to the main tourist destinations such as Otranto, Gallipoli Santa Maria di Leuca, among others. From Torre Chianca, you can reach the capital of Baroque, located 9 km away. In Lecce, you can visit the most important Baroque buildings in the city, such as Piazza del Duomo, the church of Santa Croce, the Roman amphitheatre in Piazza Sant'Oronzo, and much more. Armida Villa is located just 9 km from the Baroque city (Lecce), 10 km from the Lepore Airport, 20 km from the fortified city of Acaya (Headquarters of the Mediterranean Peace Forum and UNESCO world heritage), and 11 km from the only 18-hole golf course and spa in Salento. The building is close to the beaches and the protected natural park of Oasi Delle Cesine WWF. The old watchtower, whose construction started in 1569, is one of the most imposing structures on the Salento coast with an 18 metre height and 15.60-metre length. During World War II, it was used as an artillery location. The Idume and Fetida rivers are also interesting where algae and sago pondweed grow. Here, the underground Idume River flows into the sea. Along the banks, there are thick reeds, salty Salicornia steppe, and plants such as narcissus.




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $61.53

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.