There are three elements to almost every ideal destination vacation: sun, views of sparkling waters, and vibrant cultural experiences. Is it any wonder, then, that islands have always made for the greatest escapes? Here are six where you can stage your next getaway—and then take up permanent residence surrounded by the sea.
Stunning detached house overlooking the sea situated in the wonderful glimpse of Praiano, in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, between Amalfi and Positano. Surrounded by greenery and surrounded by the sea, this beautiful property has been completely renovated by an architect of international renown. The elegance of the finishes meticulously studied in detail and the unique location make it a unique residence of great charm. The unit of 200 square meters on one level includes a spectacular living room with central fireplace, three bedrooms tastefully designed, each with its own bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. A beautiful garden behind the house and a beautiful terrace with a stunning sea views give an additional value to the property. The access by car close to the entrance of the dwelling and the private box not far make it extremely comfortable. The property includes an outdoor laundry room, easily convertible into a maid’s room with bathroom, and 50 sqm of garden immersed in the Mediterranean.
Near the historic town of Tricase, Masseria della Corte is an ancient property, that has been recently carefully renovated, preserving the agricultural style of Salento. Close to the small village of Depressa, surrounded by 6 hectares of land, the farm shows its strong charm, that reminds to the traditions of the past, though offering all the modern comforts, including a beautiful swimming pool.A large living room, a comfortable kitchen and 5 bedrooms with their bathrooms are connected through large patios, that also brig to the outdoor spaces. The surrounding lands are planted with olive trees and arable land, while many fig trees are spread around the landscape.Not far from the main building, an old barn is the subject of a beautiful renovation project, where six bedrooms with as many bathrooms are going to be built.A few kilometers from the splendid rocky coast of Tricase and just over an hour from Brindisi airport, the position of the Masseria is ideal to be reached in a short time from the main Italian and European cities, thus it can be considered as a peaceful heaven away from city stress.
Lovely detached house surrounded by greenery in via Reginaldo Giuliani, a few steps from the Capri square. The property is completely renovated with high quality finishings in shades of Turquoise that evoke the colors of the sea and sky of Capri. It consists of a living room overlooking large landscaped garden. Same faces even for cooking that converges on the outside. The garden is divided into two levels. On the first level there is a scenic outdoor dining while the second level is a panoramic terrace/solarium includes the provision for the Jacuzzi. The apartment has a spacious and comfortable sleeping area composed of a double bedroom with en-suite bathrooms. A large second bedroom, and a third smaller bedroom each with its own bathroom. The property includes a convenient laundry service and all furnishings essential to habitability.
There are homes that are out of time and that become icons of a universally recognized style. Palazzina Parisi, built in the 1930s by the architect Pier Luigi Nervi, represents the perfect combination of rationality and elegance. It is very large, located in the San Lazzaro area, one of the most prestigious areas of Lecce, Palazzina Parisi in fact preserves the prospects of the original construction and develops around the helicoidal staircase that leads from the majestic entrance of the ground floor to the first floor. Currently, it consists of 4 units in excellent conditions; 3 ground floor apartments of approx. 90 sqm, 72 sqm and 120 sqm, and the main apartment on the first floor of approx. 330 sqm, also served by an internal staircase that from the courtyard, through the beautiful level terrace, leads directly to the dining area. The solarium is directly connected to the apartment and is easily accessible. The property also includes a garage.
Strategically located close to two bays, we have this charming villa with an extremely functional layout. The villa is on two levels. On the first floor there is a panoramic living area overlooking the sea of Marina Piccola, the Castiglione and the city centre of Capri, a lively landscape that becomes even more spectacular at sunset. The dining room is equally panoramic and also has access to the balcony that leads to the wide terrace. The terrace is divided into a dining area and a lounge area where you can enjoy the magnificent view. A maid’s room, kitchen and bathroom complete this first level. On the upper level there are 3 bedrooms two of which are extremely panoramic, the master bedroom has also direct access to a private balcony. Two bathrooms serve the rooms on the upper floor. The villa has also a comfortable guest house with en-suite bathroom. At the back of the property a large vertical Garden separates the villa from the adjoining properties. The villa also has a basement floor that may be suitable to various designs.