Extraordinary villa for sale in Puglia at short distance from one of the nicest beaches along the Ionian coastline. The property consists in a two storey nineteenth-century villa with private chapel perfectly centered into three hectares of a botanical garden. The property is an extremely interesting investment because has high potential in developments since located into touristic-residential area in the municipality of Manduria. The villa has been built in the middle of 1800 and apart from very few modernizations in the years it is still authentic with its typical Pompeiian red faÃ§ade, the external decorations and the two staircase leading up to first floor. The first floor is accessed through the two staircases and a balcony on the front and comprises a hallway with sitting room, three spacious bedrooms (actually one en-suite), a kitchen and a dining room for an overall net space of 153 square meters. Kitchen, dining room and a bedroom have direct access to the spacious terrace (100 square meters) overlooking the back garden. From kitchen then is also possible to go downstairst to ground floor or upstairs to roof terrace. Groundfloor is much bigger than first floor, has its own independent access and comprises six spacious rooms with vaults, four utility rooms (barrel vaults) and a portico on the back (just beneath the upperfloor terrace) for an overall net space of 260 square meters. The entire property boasts traditional ceilings with vaults, electricity is connected and heating is provided by stoves. Few steps far from the villa there is still a private chapel with fountain, an ancient gazebo and another building, not finished, which can be revovered. Close to the chapel there is a small forest with different species of local trees, almost a rarity into a private property. The land has a huge development potential because about 19.000 square meters of land are included into residential area so it is possible to build numerous villas and apartments, extend the existing villa, build pools, develop the area with apartments to rent out or running an accommodation business. The property is located at short distance from Manduria, on the road to the beaches of San Pietro and Campomarino.