Portion of a historical building in Salento for sale

Apulia - Melpignano, 20 minutes from the sea | La Ballata del Sole Ref. code HLGD

Portion of a building, partly to be completed, 20 minutes from the seaside

Euros 495,000 Euros 450,000
Portion of historical building for sale in Salento area, Puglia

Details and accessories

  •   Surface: 644 mq
  •   Bedrooms: 5
  •   Bathrooms: 7
  •   Large terrace and outdoor spaces serving the apartments on the ground floor
  •   Conditions: rennovated
  •   Energy efficiency rating: G
  •   EPi: 233.2
  •   Fireplace
  •   Guest apartments
  •   Terrace


Nearest town: Km 0.1
Motorway: Km 1.6
Airport: Km 77
Sea: Km 20
Lake: Km 19


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06049 Spoleto (PG) - Italy

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Brief description

Portion of a building, partly renovated and partly to be completed, 20 minutes from the Salento seaside. It has a net saleable area of 644 sq.m. developed over 2 floors and includes 3 apartments, plus an area to be completed on 2 floors. It features living areas, 5 rooms and 7 bathrooms.

Geographic position

This property is located in Melpignano, also known as “Borgo della Taranta” (the village of the Taranta). It is also one of the nine municipalities where you can listen to people speak Griko, the dialect of Italiot Greek spoken in Salento (province of Lecce) and Calabria.

Melpignano is also included among Italy’s authentic villages. It is surrounded by olive groves and pastureland, and it’s also known for its quarries of Leccese stone.

Ballata del Sole is located in the centre of Melpignano, a few steps away from Palazzo Marchesale De Luca and the Mother Church.

We are in the heart of Salento, 26 km from Lecce and 21 km from Otranto, meaning a 20-minute drive. Gallipoli and Brindisi are 36 km and 67 km away, respectively. This means that they can be reached in about forty-five minutes.

The nearest airports are Brindisi (77 km, meaning less than one hour and fifteen minutes away) and Bari (195 km, meaning about 2 hours away).

Description of buildings

This property has a common entrance through the central patio. It has a net saleable area of about 644 sq.m developed over two floors, besides a small cellar, a large terrace and outdoor spaces.


Part of this property has an entrance on the right-hand side of the impressive atrium of a historical building and develops entirely on the ground floor.

Here you find the first apartment, which consists of:


Apartment 1 - renovated

- a hall

- a living/dining room

- a bathroom serving the living area

- a kitchen

- additional dining area

- two bedrooms

- an additional bathroom.

The kitchen gives access to a private outdoor area.


The entrance opens up to a beautiful patio shared with the rear portion of the historical building. This portion of the property develops over two floors and is divided into two apartments and an area to be completed on the ground floor. The first floor is to be completed and can be divided based on the owner’s requirements.

These two apartments consist of:


Apartment 2 - renovated

- a living room with a kitchenette

- a living room

- a bathroom

- two bedrooms.

Portion of an exclusive garden.


Apartment 3 - renovated

- a living room with a kitchenette

- a study

- a bedroom

- a bathroom.

Portion of an exclusive garden.


Area to be completed (Ground floor)

A large room with a vaulted ceiling, another room, a bathroom.

An internal staircase connects this floor to the first one.

Portion of an exclusive garden.


Area to be completed (First floor)

Large area that can be divided based on the owner’s requirements. It features beautiful vaulted ceilings.

It can be accessed through the internal staircase from the ground floor and from the outside.

This area includes a beautiful panoramic terrace.


The indicated surface is the net saleable area.

The net saleable area is equal to the walkable area (including the internal partitions), increased by 10% due to the incidence of the load-bearing walls.

The surface occupied by the staircase is calculated once.

State and finishing

This property is partly renovated and immediately habitable, and partly to be completed.

It has maintained some characteristics of the ancient building, such as the beautiful star vaults and the original flooring in some rooms.

The part to be completed can be divided and finished based on the owner’s requirements.

External areas

The rear portion of Ballata del Sole features a wonderful terrace overlooking the Palazzo Marchesale and the Mother Church.

Moreover, apartment 1 has a small private courtyard, whereas apartments 2, 3 and the area to be completed on the ground floor have access to an outdoor area (about 40 sq.m each).

Use and potential uses

Ballata del Sole has an excellent position since it’s located in the historical centre of one of the most authentic villages in Salento, 20 minutes away from the beautiful beaches.

Thanks to this strategic position, you can use one apartment as your residence and transform the remaining ones into an accommodation business.

Distances e posizione

  •   Nearest village 0.1 Km
  •   Otranto 21 Km
  •   Lecce 26 Km
  •   Gallipoli 36 Km
  •   Brindisi 67 Km
Sea and lakes
  •   Mediterranean Sea 20 Km
  •   Laghi Alimini 19 Km
  •   Brindisi Airport 77 Km
  •   Bari Airport 195 Km
  •   Dual carriageway 1.6 Km

Apulia - Italy

Neighboring regions:  Campania, Molise, Basilicata, Adriatic and Ionian Seas

Main centers:  Lecce, Gallipoli,Tremiti Islands, Gargano, Salento.


Characteristics: is a region of southern Italy, famous for its beautiful beaches that alternate with sheer cliffs (the coast of Salento, Gargano, Gallipoli). The region boasts in fact 860 km of coastline bathed by an enchanting sea.

Characterized by enchanting art places, with throughrock-hewn churches, Romanesque cathedrals, ancient castles and baroque buildings, are enriched with wild nature, with national parks and protected areas.

Apulia is also known for offering high quality food and wine, ranging from extra virgin olive oil to wines, from Altamura bread to the local sausages. Famous large expanses of olive trees.

The climate is typically Mediterranean, with warm summers, mitigated by the sea breezes, and mild winters.


Property offer: The Typology that best characterizesApulia is that of trulli, traditional rural buildings with cone-shaped roofs made of stone, especially found in Itria Valley and in the area of Alberobello. Trulli are flanked by structures of greater importance like the ancient farms, the villas overlooking the sea in Gallipoli, Otranto, Ostuni; the sumptuous Baroque buildings and farms of olive grove and vineyard.


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