About Us

Main Contacts for Sale details


Allesley Properties is a British Property company based in Coventry, UK. John Holden is its CEO.

    After a long career both in the private and public sector John Holden founded Resource Development International ltd (RDI), a distance learning organization that reached 20 offices in all continents. John Holden sold RDI in 2011 and the company became the second private University in the UK. At the moment John Holden is CEO both of Allesley Properties, and of Online Business School.

  • Mobile: 07980900709
  • Mail: jh@allesleyproperties.com


    Consultant and facilitator, has been working with John Holden for the last 20 years, before as Manager of the Italian office of RDI, now as managing director of Allesley Properties italian office and as project manager for Caparrua – South Italy Villas.

  • Address: Via Leonardo da Vinci 27, Firenze
  • Mobile: +39 3482631566
  • Mail: info@southitalyvillas.com

Allesley Properties have also selected some external professionals who are able to assist the process of purchasing a property in Italy. You can contact them if you need proper legal or linguistic assistance.


    Real Estate and Fiscal Advisor based in Cetraro. He is the main point of contact if you wish to get information or to organize a visit to buy your Caparrua property

  • Address: Via della Libertà 54 – Cetraro (CS)
  • Mail: michelangelo.ferraro@virgilio.it


Avv. Massimiliano de Benetti

    senior partner of the Law Firm De Benetti & Co., is qualified as Italian lawyer (Avvocato) and member of the Law society of Padua. He did part of his training with an important international Law Firm based in London. He then consolidated his experience with a Law firm based in Padova focusing on the areas of Contract Law, Company Law and Probate Law. He achieved the Doctorate in Contract and Obligation Law in 2008 and worked as contract Researcher with the University of Padua. He did also teach as adjunct professor in a Master in Technology Transfer of the United Nations. He has an excellent knowledge of English language.

  • Massimiliano has many years of experience in assisting foreign clients in the process of buying and funding their properties throughout italy. You can read his clients’ testimonials on the Law Firm website (www.debenettilaw.com)
  • Mail: m.debenetti@debenettilaw.com


Notary for the transfer of the property.

dr. Espedito Claudio CRISTOFARO

    Notary in San Marco Argentano for the last 30 years, he is one of the professionals with the highest reputation in Cetraro. In Italy, all acts to transfer a property require, by law, the assistance of a Notary.

  • (only Italian language) Office Phone: +39 0984512612
  • Mail: cristofaroclaudio@libero.it


dr.ssa Simona VAIRO


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For any enquiry on the purchase of one the villas or if you simply want to find out more about Caparrua or organize a mini-tour to Cetraro and Caparrua.



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Caparrua – South Italy Villas is a project developed by Allesley Properties limited.

Managing director: Eduardo Giordanelli

mobile +393482631566

Real Estate e Fiscal Advisor: dr. Michelangelo Ferraro

Via della Libertà 54 – Cetraro (CS)