A unique stone villa that is one of the unique wonders of the world, located on one of the most famous beaches in Puglia

Reference: Villacalaporto218
€ 850,000
1 1 185 m2

This stone villa dates back to the 14th century when it was used as a store for merchandise from Venetian vessels depositing their goods for sales. The building known as the Monachile is steeped in history along with the bay known as Lama Monachile Cala Porto. This is where you see the buildings built into the rocks, grottos where people once lived that are now luxurious restaurants overlooking the sea.

Polignano today has become a vibrant cosmopolitan seaside town with many elegant shops and restaurants. It makes a perfect spot for a holiday home and also ideal for all year round living.

Calaporto is currently used as a restaurant and cocktail bar and is a very popular destination for lunch on the famous beach, or a special evening out right on the sea. It is a successful established business that provides a very good annual income.

Upon obtaining planning permission it would be possible to convert the property back to residential use, there is space to put in a plung pool or jacuzzi with direct views over the beach and the cliffs. It could become an exclusive unique residence or an exclusive unique luxury micro-hotel.

The main ancient stone building extends to about 70 sqm with the covered veranda extending to about 45 sqm, the main roof terrace is about 60 sqm with a further smaller roof terrace of about 10 sqm, all with spectacular views over the famous beach and houses built into the cliffs.

This is a an opportunity to own an historical part of Polignano a Mare, an opportunity that comes around very rarely in a lifetime! It is a five star investment opportunity in a prime location!


  • Rental Income

  • Unique Historical part of Polginano a Mare

  • Located on the Beach

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Mignon Potenza was established by Donna Mignon, originally from the UK but with a real passion for Southern Italy – the people, the warmth, the lifestyle, the food, the sun and the beautiful Adriatic coastline. Donna has lived in Puglia for the past 5 years where she works and raises her son – she believes that Puglia is the ideal place to live and raise a family.Donna has over 15 years commercial and residential property experience in the UK and across Europe. A Chartered Valuation and Investment Surveyor working for over a decade for one of the top 10 Chartered Surveying firms in the UK focusing on Strategic Investment Asset Management.In addition she acted as Consultant for International Investment with a primary focus on Italian Real Estate Investment, representing clients from across Europe and the US looking to purchase in Italy.Donna’s passion for all things property related and all things Italian blends perfectly to help you.Her expertise is not only in residential and commercial property arena, mainly specializing in Shopping Centres, from Investment Analysis, Valuation to Agency work in the UK and Italy.In addition to her mother tongue English, Donna also speaks French and Italian. For her language abilities, real estate experience and expertise and her overseas contacts Donna is always being approached to market Italian real estate abroad – this provides her with a unique insight into available real estate in Italy at any time.Mignon Potenza offers a completely integrated service to buying property in Italy – including full management of the buying process in addition to key support services.

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