Masseria San Nicola Specchia

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Specchia (LE)
Puglia Italy

Masseria San Nicola is a historic Apulian masseria dating back to the 17th century, fully restored to preserve original features whilst offering the latest in luxury, comfort and design.

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • 10 guests

Best for: Families and group of friends.

From: €3250/week


  • Pool
  • Is the pool heated?
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer

The Property

Situated in one of the most picturesque villages in Puglia, Masseria San Nicola offers an authentic experience immersed in the authentic Apulian lifestyle. Masseria San Nicola is a historic Apulian masseria dating back to the 17th century, fully restored to preserve original features whilst offering the latest in luxury, comfort and design.


Once owned by one of the most important noble families in Puglia, the Pisanelli Family, it was purchased by the current owners just a few years ago, who transformed it into a contemporary and luxurious holiday accommodation after a meticulous restoration.

Surrounded by 500 meters of land, orange, pear and palm trees, the 300 square metres home offers 5 double bedrooms en-suite and is spacious enough for up to 10 guests.

The property has been tastefully decorated carefully mixing the traditional Apulian style with furniture, objects and artifacts from Burma, where the owners have lived for a period of time. Doors and tables in recycled antique Burmese teak sit peacefully under the traditional vaulted ceilings in "tufo" and "pietra leccese", the local stone.

The property is divided into 4 units. The main body is occupied by the living and dining area, the master bedroom en-suite with own dressing room, guest toilet.

The spacious open plan dining and living area is the perfect place to entertain large groups. The fully equipped kitchen is the ideal convivial place to prepare meals to be enjoyed around the dining table for 12 or in the patio al-fresco.

A second independent unit located at the end of the courtyard contains a double bedroom, bathroom and own kitchenette.

A third independent units contains two interconnecting bedrooms each with own bathroom.

Lastly, at the right end side of the main entrance gate is a fifth double bedroom en-suite.

The bedrooms are all vary spacious, each decorated with an eclectic mix of Burmese and Apulian features, including night lamps by the Apulian Parisi brothers, which resemble those which can be admired at the world-famous light festival in Scorrano every year at the beginning of July.

For your comfort, the villa is equipped with cooling and heating system throughout.

Property registration number (CIS - Codice Identificativo Struttura): LE07507791000000666)

Property size: 300 m²

Bedrooms Configuration

King size bedroom en-suite (shower)
Twin / queen bedroom en-suite (shower)
King size bedroom en-suite (shower)
Twin / queen size bedroom (shower)
Queen size bedroom (shower)

Facilities and Services

I-pod docking station, Washing machine, Dishwasher, Fridge/freezer, Oven, Coffee machine, Heating, Cooling system
Wine and olive oil tasting. Cooking classes. Boat tours. Private Chef. Breakfast service. Private transfers. Small private parties and events with outdoor capacity for 100 guests.

Pool and Spa

Heated, salt-water pool. 11 x 4 m. Depth 0.50 to 1.80m.

Special Touches

Under the entrance hall you can find an ancient water cistern, still in use today.

Good to Know

There is currently no TV.



Brindisi Airport: 101Km
Bari Airport: 222Km
Taranto Airport: 145Km

The masseria is located in the town centre of Specchia, voted one of the most picturesque villages in Italy, and next to the church of San Nicola.
Shops and services are just 100 meters ways and easily reachable on foot.

The nearest large supermarket is located 500m from the property.

Lecce, known also as the capital of Baroque in Puglia, is 50Km away, and is an unmissable destination together with Gallipoli, on the Ionian Coast, and Otranto on the Adriatic Coast.

Booking Enquiry

Additional Information

Rates Table

2023 PeriodRate per week
4 May to 1 June€3500
1 June to 6 July€5500
6 July to 14 July€5100
14 July to 31 August€6650
31 August to 28 September€5500
28 September to 2 November€4500
2 November to 21 December€3250
21 December to 4 January€5200

Booking Conditions

Refundable security deposit: €750 cash on arrival.

- all utilities
- one weekly change of all linen
- housekeeping three times a week
- tourist tax

Not included:
- pool heating: €500

Min 7 nights stay.
Turn-over day: Saturdays.
Check-in: €4.00pm
Check-out: €10.00am

A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

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Rates may vary without prior notice.

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