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Casa Lecce

Bedrooms 3
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Fascinating house with character, perfect for a holiday for a couple

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Francesco

Welcome everybody!

We avoid boring details records, educational etc., about the undersigned. In fact, I am essentially an enthusiast, absolutely sure and grateful for the privilege of living in a unique land like Italy, where every square kilometre is full of history, art and charm. The variety of manufactures, gastronomy, and landscapes to visit offer only excellence.

Well, have a nice holiday in the beautiful Salento!


Lecce House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15.00 / Check-out: 10.00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The main bedroom is located in a wonderful typical room with ceiling of 5 metres and original Lecce stone exposed. This large bedroom is complemented by a bathroom and makes the house perfect for a romantic holiday for a couple. It has air-conditioning, furniture and sculptures of stone making this house very pleasing. In the 2 living areas, you will find 2 comfortable sofa beds, ideal for children or 2 couples.
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Wonderful. An elegant, comfortable, well equipped apartment close to the centre storico of fab Lecce

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is elegant and ideal for a couple. It is very well equipped and has air conditioning. The location, just outside the walls of Lecce's Centro Storico is very good. It's close to lots of lovely restaurants and lively bars. Light sleepers might be annoyed by barking dogs nearby.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful apartment in lovely Lecce!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a magical month in Francesco's gorgeous apartment in the fantastic city of Lecce. We became part of the community and lived like locals - and we didn’t want to leave!

I was studying in Lecce for the month and the location was absolutely perfect - a few steps from the university and all the delights of the Centro Storico, with all the conveniences right on our doorstep - great delis, grocery stores, shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. The apartment was quiet and calm but close to all the sights. Lecce is a small but lively city and you can walk everywhere from the apartment – the Duomo, Piazza Sant’Oronzo and Santa Croce were all just a few moments away. And with our bikes we could explore the city or arrive at any destination in no time.

Francesco’s apartment is beautifully and sympathetically decorated with Leccese sculpture, local art and lovely antique and contemporary furnishings. The original stone ceilings are very tall and simply beautiful. The apartment is fitted with everything you need for your stay, including a fast wifi connection (grazie Francesco!!). There is also a lovely little private courtyard for hanging laundry or enjoying a morning coffee in the sunshine.

But best of all was the support and help of Francesco, the proprietor. Even though we never met, Francesco truly went above and beyond to make our stay special and to help us with great suggestions. His warmth and genuine kindness came through his emails and messages, and I now consider him a friend. I can’t wait to go back to Italy to meet him! We did meet Annarita the caretaker, who was very helpful, friendly, efficient and available whenever we needed her. I can’t recommend Lecce and the apartment enough. All in all, it was an incredible experience and we look forward to returning. It holds a special place in our hearts.

Un appartamento bellissimo in un locale perfetto di uno delle citta’ piu’ belle d’Italia – e quindi del mondo! Non manca di nulla in quest’appartamento ben arredato – wifi, bici, e tutti i servizi di cui si ha bisogno, con un ambiente tranquillo e suggestivo. I negozi, gli alimentari, i bar, i ristoranti, e il bellissimo centro storico sono a due passi dalla tua porta. Ma sopratutto il servizio di Francesco e’ la cosa piu speciale. Lui e veramente simpatico. Io sono molto grata per la sua gentilezza e amicizia. Annarita e’ anche gentile e disponibile. Insomma, un’esperienza veramente indimenticabile.

Grazie Francesco, alla prossima volta!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your words Lili, i'm very glad you liked your stay in Lecce. I'm also proud that there are young, tasteful, people like you and Robert who can appreciate an house like this and an incredible city like Lecce. Many compliments for your approach to italian lifestyle, you have the perfect spirit to live and enjoy our crazy and beautiful country! It was a pleasure to know you and Robert(o), very nice people! Dato che il tuo italiano è ottimo (anche Robert è molto bravo), vi saluto nella mia lingua, augurandovi una splendida estate e una meravigliosa continuazione! Ripeto che è stato davvero un piacere conoscervi e sono sempre più convinto che chi sa viaggiare (come voi), sa vivere! Grazie a voi, tanti salutoni e alla prossima! Ciao!!!
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Great stay, it was all perfec

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, clean and stylish. The city is wonderful and also the coasts of Salento. Francesco has been very kind since the beginning. Very recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superbe appartement typique en plein centre

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans ce magnifique appartement en plein centre de Lecce.

Pour commencer, l'appartement est très bien situé, à deux pas d'une des portes (porta Napoli), permettant d’accéder rapidement au centre historique de Lecce. De nombreux commerces se trouvent à proximité (supermarché, bars, restaurant, boulangerie, épicerie ouverte tard le soir etc..).

Concernant l'appartement, il est d'une belle architecture, avec des murs en pierre et de haut plafonds, ce qui lui donne beaucoup de charme.

Il est spacieux, et possède tous les équipements nécessaires pour passer un agréable séjour. La chambre principale dispose de la climatisation, ce qui nous a permis d'affronter un épisode caniculaire ce mois d’août sans souffrir de la chaleur, malgré des températures extérieures proches des 40 degrés.

La literie est confortable, et le propriétaire met à disposition le linge de maison ainsi que les serviettes de toilette et de plage.

Enfin pour finir le propriétaire est très sympathique, il est très réactif et nous a donné de très bons conseils concernant notre séjour à Lecce.

Nous étions un couple avec un enfant de 3 ans, et nous recommandons fortement ce logement, nous y retournerons sans hesiter.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Splendido soggiorno in questa casa d'atmosfera a due passi dal centro storico di Lecce.

  • 5 of 5

Siamo appena tornati da una vacanza nel Salento. Abbiamo soggiornato in questa casa cosi' particolare e suggestiva, dotata di ogni comodita'. E' stata ristrutturata con molto gusto e cura dei particolari.

In pochi minuti a piedi si raggiunge il centro storico di Lecce ( meraviglioso!!!) ed e' incredibilmente bello passeggiare per i vicoli pieni di gente, di locali ma soprattutto di splendide chiese e di eleganti palazzi barocchi.

Un discorso a parte meritano anche i proprietari, persone squisite e premurose , come pure la sig.ra Patrizia che si occupa dell'accoglienza , dolcissima!

Ci torneremo sicuramente!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5







  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much S., I'm really glad you liked the house and your stay in Lecce! I'm also proud to receive this great review in Japanese :) Thank you very much and best wishes!
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Acaya Golf Resort
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Barbecue Restaurant
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
San Cataldo
Car: recommended

Lecce is amazingly lively during the day and the evening. The city offers many art exhibitions outdoors and fascinating shops open until the evening. It is framed by the stunning Romanesque and Baroque works and illuminated at night in a suggestive way. You will find the joy of the people that walk through the streets of the centre. Lecce by night is a wonderful experience to have, hopefully with a trip to the sea.

In fact, this impressive house is located close to Porta Napoli, a wonderful starting point to walk along the famous historic centre of Lecce. A few steps away, you will find a breathtaking square of the Episcopal centre of Lecce, the incredible Piazza S'Oronzo, the Porta Rudiae, the Basilica of Santa Croce, and many other historic/artistic places of this lively city, with its amazing local shops. The area of Porta Napoli offers the possibility of a quiet stay with all comfort available, just a few steps away of experiencing the lively historic centre of the Lecce!

Staying at Lecce also means to be able to visit all the wonderful seaside resorts of Salento, whether on the Adriatic or the Ionian coast! Spoiled for choice: Torre dell'Orso (a must-see), Otranto, Santa Maria of Leuca, Gallipoli, Porto Cesareo, Porto Selvaggio, etc.! The very convenient San Cataldo is just 15 min away from Lecce.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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