Masseria San DavideIT1671

Putignano · Puglia

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You will love

  • The stunning walled salt-water pool
  • The original charm of this Apulian masseria
  • Being so close to a town
  • The proximity to the amazing Castellana Caves
  • the complimentary welcome drinks and breakfast


Tucked away in the midst of an an olive grove, behind thick dry stone walls and hedgerows to preserve its privacy, this newly renovated masseria lies just a few hundred yards from the centre of Putignano, a lively town near Alberobello, at the very heart of the land of trulli.

Formerly a traditional farmhouse, Masseria San Davide has been converted into a splendid luxury villa for 8 people with all modern comforts, exquisitely decorated with classic simplicity and neutral colours, to enhance the original stone features. The internal courtyard has a delightful porch all along its perimeter which makes it the perfect spot in which to enjoy an evening aperitif with family and friends. A few steps down you enter the pool area; spend some time wandering around the beautiful manicured garden, discovering the hidden secrets of this Apulian oasis. Fancy some exercise? Under the pleasant shade of one of the pergolas you have a selection of gym equipment and, when it gets too hot, take a refreshing dip in the magnificent pool, just a few steps away.

A gentle stroll takes you to Putignano for restaurants, shops, cafes, history and culture – common features of many Italian towns. Alberobello, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is just a few minutes' drive from your masseria, with a unique concentration of distinctive whitewashed trulli. Castellana Grotte is just down the road from your villa, a visit to these magnificent underground caves is highly recommended, especially on a particularly hot day. Every summer weekend, an air show takes place here, inspired by Dante's Inferno. The Dinosaur Park, the Astronomical Observatory and Indiana Park add further appeal to this place, especially for children. The Zoo Safari in Fasano is also close at hand and it is Italy's largest of such kind. Under half-an-hour's drive is the Adriatic coast, offering a variety of rocky and sandy beaches, to suit every taste.  

Insider Tips

This masseria enjoys a great situation allowing guests to visit many places of interests and attractions such as Castellana Grotte, Fasano Zoo, Alberobello, the coast and the Valle d'Itria. The grounds are large and surrounded by olive groves, giving you the impression of being in the open countryside whilst a few minutes' walk to the village of Putignano, its shops and restaurants. A particularly good one is Lo Scinua'. Also, many extra services are available on request at this property to complement your luxury holiday in Puglia. 


Ground floor:
Open plan living room, piano, open fireplace, French door to garden.
Small office/ reading room.
Fully equipped kitchen.
Dining room, French door to patio with garden furniture, covered terrace with summer kitchen and outdoor dining facilities.
Double bedroom (1.80m), integral Hydro-massage tub, French door to patio area and garden.
Shower room, WC.

First floor:
Second living room, open fireplace, garden view.
Double bedroom (1.80m), ensuite shower room, WC.
Double bedroom (TV, Safe, walk-in closet).
Double bedroom.
Shower room, WC.

Large private grounds comprising mature olive trees, shrubs and flower beds, feature plants and lawn areas. Internal paved courtyard with covered terrace, summer kitchen, outdoor dining facilities and built-in BBQ. Courtyard laundry room with shower, WC. Private 11m x 12m salt water pool (L-shaped with depth: 1.40 - 2.80m; Roman steps, night lighting, trampoline). Pool house with shower room, WC, summer kitchen, wood oven. Pergola with outdoor dining facilities. Outdoor gym area under a pergola, sauna. Ample parking for several cars in the front garden.


Included: 2 hours daily maid service. Winter heating. WiFi internet. Pool towels. Welcome drink. Welcome breakfast after 1st night. Concierge service. 

Extras: Additonal maid, laundry, chef, baby sitting service, cookery classes, personal trainer, massages, boat/ bike/ car rental, airport transfer. These services must be requested in advance.


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About The Location

  • Town/Village
  • Putignano 800 metres (no pavement)
  • Castellana Grotte 7km
  • Alberobello 12km
  • Polignano a Mare 21km
  • Locorotondo 20km
  • Martina Franca 27km
  • Airport
  • Bari 60km
  • Brindisi 80km
  • Railway
  • Putignano 2.5km
  • Harbour / Ferry
  • Taranto harbour 56km
  • Shop/Restaurant
  • Putignano 800 metres (minimarket)
  • Beach
  • Polignano a Mare 22km
  • Activity
  • Tennis 2km
  • Golf Savelletri di Fasano 30km
  • Water sports
  • Cycling
  • Attractions
  • Caves in Castellana Grotte 5.5km
  • Dinosaur Park 8km
  • Trulli in Alberobello 13km
  • Locorotondo historical village | Polignano a Mare walled town 20km
  • Zoo safari Fasano 23km
  • Scavi di Egnazia archaeological Site 30km

Special Conditions

Refundable security deposit of 4000 to be paid by credit card on arrival and refunded within 7 days of departure, less any damages | Minimum rental periods: Sept - June min 3 nights | July min 1 week | Aug min 2 weeks

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