Villa Orion is a stunning 3 bedroom villa in Puglia with pool. Contemporary throughout, it is furnished in a modern, minimalist style. Being within walking distance of the nearby town, it's also a great option for those that like to eat out.
Inside the property offers all the creature comforts guests could want during their holiday. It boasts 3 good sized double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms as well as two living areas and two kitchens with dining areas. It's the perfect set up for a family staying with friends or perhaps two smaller families who want to stay together but who also prefer to have a degree of independence. Rest assured that if you all want to sit and relax together, each living area is large enough to accommodate you all comfortably. You enter the property via a living area. This has a fireplace, opposite which sits a comfortable sofa. Stylish black and white photos are arranged on the wall behind. This fireplace is a really fantastic feature and goes all the way through to the double bedroom which sits behind it. This bedroom shares a bathroom with another double bedroom which sits adjacent to it. Moving through the living room, there is a dining room with table for eight. A small kitchen sits to the right of this space. Whilst small, it's a lovely room and is well equipped with gas hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave and good sized fridge / freezer. The last of the three double bedrooms is situated to the right of this area along with a second bathroom. Both bathrooms are modern and stylish with biege and cream tiling. Both have showers. Finally, at the end of this corridor is a second living and dining area. Painted and furnished in neutral colours throughout, the owners have cleverly added splashes of colour through the paintings and pictures that adorn the walls. Outside there is a fantastic salt water swimming pool (13m x 4m with a depth of 1.2 to 1.6 metres) surrounded by lawns. Steps lead into the pool at the shallow end making it a good option for those with younger children. The gardens have an abundance of fruit trees including pear, apple, orange and lemon as well as fig and almond. Guests are very welcome to help themselves to the fruit when in season. There is also a lovely herb garden with fresh chillies, parsley and basil, making that Italian home-cooked food taste even more delicious. There is also plenty of seating including a comfortable veranda measuring 25 square metres, ideal for a spot of breakfast, as well as a small outdoor kitchen area with BBQ. The property has secure electric gates on entry.
The villa is situated just a short drive from the centre of Mesagne in Brindisi, a 15 minute drive to the nearest beaches on the Adriatic coast and a 40 minute drive to the Ionian coastline. In fact, it is even possible to walk into the nearby town which is about a kilometre away. It's also located near to the main road between Ostuni and San Vito di Normanni and is just a short drive from Brindisi airport. Mesagne is a lovely town with a historic centre, a museum and plenty of shops and restaurants. It's walls date to the 15th century but the town pre-dates this. An 11th century castle shows its roots go back much further. It boasts many local festivals celebrating Italian food.
A note from Jo
As much of Puglia is so rural, it's hard to find properties where you can walk to restaurants but this is an exception to the rule. Guests are able to walk to Mesagne from Villa Orion, where there are a good selection of shops and restaurants to choose from. Always a bonus if you don't fancy cooking one evening!