The developer of these luxury villas for sale in Basilicata, near the Puglia border in the south of Italy, creates only a small number off-plan homes each year. These villas in Basilicata are stunning, hand-crafted stone houses built to exacting standards by artisans using traditional techniques.
The Basilicata masserias are set in a breathtaking landscape overlooking lakes and reminiscent of Tuscany. Each unique property is a beautiful blend of traditional craftsmanship and elegant timeless interiors, set in at least 1.3 hectares (3.2 acres) of private land with private swimming pool and its own olive grove or on its own hill.
The luxury 3-6 bedroom villas in Basilicata are situated a few minutes form the city of Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage site, representing a great investment opportunity in one of the fastest growing regions in Italy. Matera was also used by Mel Gibson at the main location for his epic film The Passion of the Christ.
Basilicata is located in the heel of Italy’s ‘boot’. The location is steeped in history as well as being near Bari and Brindisi international airports with regular flights from all major European capitals including London and within easy drive of many lovely beaches.
Your unique luxury home in Matera makes an attractive investment for several reasons:
- Fabulous climate, lifestyle, people, food and wine
- Beautiful, unique, elegant design with top-quality finish
- Great choice of styles customised to suit each individual owner
- Management and maintenance service to take care of every last detail
A property in southern Italy – Custom-designed to your specification
The design of these elegant 3-6 bedroom houses is based on a traditional Southern Italian fortified farmhouse design, but with all the technology and comfort of a 21st-century home. Using ancient skills and beautiful local stone, the developer builds only a handful masserie (traditional Southern Italian farmhouse built around a cloistered courtyard) each year for discerning owners. The luxury villa is made completely of local white stone – pietra leccese, and each limited edition home is bespoke to the style and preference of the home-owner, while maximiseing living space and providing modern luxury.
The plots range from 1.3 to 4 hectares (3.2 to 9.9 acres) of private land and come with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
There are many different styles of masseria to choose from, but features may include
- Large living area with kitchen
- Utility room
- Mosaic tiled infinity pool
- Dry stone walls
- Underfloor heating
- Vaulted ceilings in every room
- Stone fireplace
- Ceiling height is 15 feet / 4.5 metres
- Paved courtyard
- Satellite internet connection
- Electronic gates
For certain villa designs, additional features are available on request – if you would like a tennis court or an underground spa with Jacuzzi or an underground wine cellar, this can easily be done for you.
There is a unique lifestyle option: free seasonal organic fruit, vegetables, oil, wine and other local produce for as long as you own the property.
Basilicata; The Real Italy
Basilicata is a small region bordered by Campania to the east, Puglia to the north and east and Calabria to the west. There are two beautiful but contrasting coast lines; a small stretch on the Tyrrhenian sea, and a longer stretch on the Ionian sea. This is the most mountainous region in southern Italy, it has a wonderful climate, being continental in the mountains and Mediterranean by the coast.
Basilicata is not one of Italy’s better known regions which is a good thing for those who are fortunate to discover the region. Miles of white sand beaches, small authentic fishing villages and vine covered cliffs reaching out to the Azure Seas and the mountainous backdrop make the coastlines here unforgettable.
The luxurious off-plan houses for sale in Basilicata are close to Matera, and conveniently situated:
- 10-15 minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage City of Matera
- 25 minutes from the beautiful beaches on the Ionian coast
- 45-60 minutes fro m Bari International Airport
- 80 minutes from Brindisi Airport
- 2hours from the Amalfi Coast
- 3 hours and 45 minutes from Rome
Your own luxury home in southern Italy – Ownership
The luxury houses for sale in Basilicata come with freehold ownership.
Build time is about 12-15 months, depending on what time of year the project starts.
Payments are staged throughout the construction process. The first payment is a deposit of 25%, after which the land with planning permission will be transferred to you.