CR100LEC - Magnificent Historical Castle in the h
Apartment, Entire place - Casamassella, Italy
he Castle is located in the historic heart of Salento, and only 3 km from Otranto, it is the ideal place for a delightful holiday. The sea is nearby and easy to reach. The perfect situation that mingles with the cultural discovery of Salento and its beautiful sea. The Castle, with its balconies and magnificent Italian garden, guarantees maximum tranquillity and privacy to its guests.
An elegant staircase leads to the upper floor of the palace, with the fascinating main reception room, the sitting room and the library. The master bedroom and the other bedrooms are also in this level, each one different from the other in size and position, furnished with care and elegance. Two of these rooms are communicating with small sitting room, others on the upper floor have beautiful balconies, from which you can admire the delightful garden, and the sea on the horizon. The rooms can offer hospitality to a total on nine guests. Each room in the palace has an antique fireplace, and original period furnishing.
The kitchen, which is on the entresol, has a laundry. Its spacious and splendid balcony with a pergola of special wines, open on to the meadows and pathways of the park, a magic place where ancient trees and floral plants embrace the elegant architecture of the colonnade. Perfumed citrus fruits between cypress trees, antique roses, vines, coloured bougainvilleas, palm trees and exceptional oak trees.
The Castle was erected about 1200 as a fortified residence, under the reign of Carlo d’Angiò. When it was turned into a noble palace, in 1700, it was enriched with balconies and windows. The super façade is characterized by a magnificent console balcony, set in a nook above the main door.
As soon as you enter the Castle, you seem to go back in time to the remote and noble period, when the palace represented the centre of all the activities of the surrounding hamlet. From the main courtyard, you can admire the fascinating internal view, which has been accurately restored, but keeping its original aspect. Medieval ogival arches and architectonical elements of the 18th century, blend harmoniously together, creating an elegant and fascinating ambience, which leads into the Mediterranean garden, with its pergola colonnade.
Through spacious glass windows, you enter the banquet halls of the palace with the character of antique manor houses, the banquet halls surround the guest with a warm and welcoming light, and leads him through a romantic winter garden, to the outside, where pleasant inviting pathways are steeped in greenery.
The Castle offers different possibilities for vacation, it is possible to rent:
the entire castle which includes 24 beds;
the apartments situated in the UPPER FLOORS which include 16 beds;
the apartments which are in the FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR which can accomodate 13 people;
the apartment at the GROUND FLOOR with 8 accomodations;
a 'SUITE' with 3 beds.
|Space offered||Entire place|
|Bed type||Real bed|
- Washing machine