Historic estate for sale at short distance from Ionian Sea, a prestige property centered around the saracen watch tower and surrounded by a wonderful and unique botanical garden. Like most of farmhouses along Salento coastline it has been built around the 16th century watch tower used to prevent saracen invasion and later it developed in a small rural community farming the surrounding land owned by the landlord. In 1800 was built the first floor (measuring approx 500 square meters) where the Baron was used to spend summertime, the time for harvesting. Actually the buildings covers an overall surface of about 1700 square meters, most of them surrounding the wonderful courtyard still paved with the original stone and centered around a centuries old fountin. The land measures about 18 hectares and includes a pinewood and lots of trees and plants of different species that makes the property unique and reserved.