Price per week Please call for prices
Sleeps 8
Living Space

4 Bedrooms:
Main House
2 double bedrooms with super king size beds and en suite shower rooms
Twin (can be made into a double) bedroom

Open plan sitting and dining room
Well-equipped kitchen with handmade cabinets
Wine cellar

Master double bedroom, en suite bathroom and shower


Swimming pool (10m x 4m)
Outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and BBQ
Outdoor dining area
Rooftop terrace
24hr cooling system/heating in winter
Wine cellar

Domestic Services

Daily maid service for 3 hours per day
Cook on request – payable locally. Please give plenty of notice.
A selection of wines specially chosen by the owner are available to guests – payable locally


Masseria Jade is located in the South of Italy in the ‘heel of the boot’, in an area called ‘Salento’.

Spongano is the nearest town, a 10 minute cycle ride away. Spongano has a bakery, cafe shop and a trattoria.
There is also a shopping centre, a 5 minute drive away for delicious deli bits
The nearest sea access is at Castro, a 10 minute drive or 30 minute bike ride
There are plenty of other beaches and lidos within easy reach by car
Otranto is 20 minutes by car
Lecce is 25 minutes by car
Leuca and Gallipoli are 35 minutes by car


Fly to Brindisi airport, the house is a 55 minute drive
3 hour boat ride to Corfu

Local Information

Salento is in the ‘heel of the Italian boot’. A sun-kissed territory all year around, it is a treasure trove of unique art, exquisite Mediterranean cuisine and genuine hospitality. The area here is very unspoiled, authentic and friendly. Small shops sell ‘Nonna’s’ homemade pasta and regional delights, whilst the charming, family-run restaurants use home-grown vegetables and ‘just off the boat’ seafood.

The coastline of Puglia is arguably the best in all of Italy, lined with sandy beaches, azure seas and well equipped with delicious seafood restaurants and other facilities, it’s perfect for families.

Castro is the nearest seafront town, with it’s historic 16thC castle telling stories of the splendour of the past. The charming streets are lined with shops, bars and restaurants. Boat hire can be found here, or for those who prefer a skipper, take a tour and dip in and out of the majestic caves along the coat of Salento.

The beautiful baroque city of Lecce, often called the Florence of the South due to it’s spectacular architecture, is less than half an hour away. Culture vultures won’t want to miss the Basilica di Santa Croce and Roman Amphitheatre along with some wonderful piazzas- the city also has a vibrant, authentic nightlife. It is wonderful for picking up treasures of local art, pottery and antiques to take home.

The owner of Masseria Jade is a wine-specialist and can advise on the best vineyards to visit.

Our View

Masseria Jade or ‘House of Jade’ reflects the surrounding colors of the land as well as the owner’s Chinese roots. Set in 2 hectares of olive groves and constructed from local stone, the main house and separate annexe surround a central outdoor living area and garden. The covered dining area with pizza oven and BBQ is perfect for late suppers once the heat has gone from the day. For star-gazers the illuminated roof terrace has magical views over the surrounding countryside and is the perfect place to retreat to after a day exploring.
Inside, the rooms are simply and comfortably furnished with high quality linens and towels. We particularly loved the master bedroom in the separate annexe. A beautiful tapestry hangs behind the master bed, softly draped in muslin, with a generous en suite bathroom.
This is a wonderful house to explore the fabulous food and culture of this fascinating part of Italy.

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