Torre Piccola is a historic tower house with modern interiors in the old town of Nardo, Apulia. This heritage-listed tower has been converted into a holiday apartment, which expertly combines the historic substance of the building substance, an open spatial concept, and minimalist design. The centrepiece of the apartment is the loft-like high tower room, lit via two broad skylights. On the ground floor there is a kitchen, a dining area with a fireplace, and a living area. A filigree staircase leads up to the sleeping gallery with a double bed. On this level you will also find a single bedroom with an historic vaulted ceiling and the bathroom. One more staircase up you reach the roof terrace, which extends over two levels. Equipped with sun loungers, a dining area and a barbecue, it’s the perfect place to enjoy la dolce vita – both during the day and in the evening.
What to do
Nardo is a lively town with a baroque centre. You can also visit the towns of Lecce, Otrano, Gallipoli nearby – and the protected coastal area of Porto Selvaggio. The beaches are 5 km away and can be easily reached by car, Vespa or bicycle. The Salento region offers a variety of leisure activities, including swimming, sailing, golf, hiking, cycling, cultural treasures and a rich culinary scene, a great variety of wines and ancient olive groves.
Why we like this house
A perfect mix of historical flair, modern architectural elements, and lovingly selected furnishings.
This house is great for
Couples and small families. Not suitable for small children.
Details of the property
Region/Town: IT – Italy, Apulia, Nardò
Name: Torre Piccola
Scenery: In the old town
Number of guests: Max. 3
Architecture: Old & new, Listed building - old
Design: Stubenrauch Biondini Architettura