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!