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TASTEFULLY RESTORED TRULLO IN A QUIET RURAL SETTING NEAR OSTUNI IN PUGLIA

Simon Proctor

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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TASTEFULLY RESTORED TRULLO IN A QUIET RURAL SETTING NEAR OSTUNI IN PUGLIA

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Ostuni - Villa Antonio

Large Swimming Pool, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Kitchen, Living Room and 'Snug'

Villa Antonio is a trullo, a type of property found only in the region of Puglia in the heel of Italy. Its high conical roofs and heavy walls help to keep it fresh in the summer and warm in the winter.

To keep you cool outside it has a new 15metre 'infinity' swimming pool with a 50cm toddler's area set in gardens at the top of a hectare of fields sloping away into the Valley d'Itria at the front. At the back there is a large private sheltered barbecue area. To the side is the drive which winds its way from the gates where there is parking for 5 cars.

The main entrance is into the kitchen which has a large table for 8 people. An archway leads through to the living room which has a built-in sofa that converts to a 7th bed. Another arch leads to the 'snug', the room at the centre of the house, featuring a fireplace and 2 stone benches. Off the snug is the main bathroom, a double bedroom through an almost hidden arch by the fireplace and another bedroom with 2 bunk beds. From that bedroom a door leads to the master bedroom which has a very high conical ceiling and a pretty en-suite bathroom.

This area is for gourmets - the restaurants in the nearby towns serve typical regional food and are not expensive. But the shops and markets all sell the local produce so for the cooks the variety and quality is just amazing!

Set somewhat above sea level the area is slightly cooler than down at the sea so beach lovers can travel to a variety of beaches on the Adriatic coast and, after a day in the heat, retreat back to the hills where it is easier to sleep in the fresher air of the Vallet d'Itria. Alternatively you can enjoy the heat of the day at the villa and cool off in the pool.

PLEASE NOTE: HIGH SEASON BOOKINGS ARE SATURDAY-SATURDAY ONLY UNLESS BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
We loved everything about the villa, pool, surrounding area and location.



1. The Welcome Basket: It was just that and created a really good impression on arrival - we particularly loved the local olive oil and wine!

2. We were impressed with the outside security gates and new drive. Also the mossi-protection and security at all the doors and windows.

3. The very large patio and BBQ area.

4. Of course, the wonderful pool and pergola area - a big wow factor!

5. The bead curtain for the door.

6. We breakfasted on fresh figs from the tree (hope that was in order!).

7. The history and write-ups and recommendations that we had downloaded from your website.

8. Your revised website with all the new photos etc - definitely impressive.
Sep 2013
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Simon Proctor

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2012
Speaks German, Italian, English
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An Italian-English couple we wanted to invest in a little bit of history of south Italy. Even though we live in England we intend to retire to Italy and the trullo represents our growing interest in the area where we intend to live.

Simon Proctor purchased this villa in 2010

Villa Antonio has a history. We are in the process of researching it but it is mentioned in the Story of the Trullo for the uniqueness of its trullo cones.

The walls of the trullo average 1metre thick - so in the summer it keeps cool even when it is 30-35degrees outside.

The fireplace-snug makes it so cosy.

The narrow opening nextto the fireplace leading to the lamia bedroom gives it the feeling of a secret room.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Reviews

Tastefully Restored Trullo In A Quiet Rural Setting Near Ostuni In Puglia
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
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Tastefully Restored Trullo In A Quiet Rural Setting Near Ostuni In Puglia
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1042691
+44 791 7266164
Ostuni Brindisi area
5

IT WAS A DREAM!!!

  • 5 out of 5
So beautiful place... with a very big and private swimming pool! Very nice and quite, with two gazebo and a bbq area. i went with my family and our holiday was a dream..... i hope on thi summer i'll come back again!!!
  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tastefully Restored Trullo In A Quiet Rural Setting Near Ostuni In Puglia
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1042691
+44 791 7266164
Ostuni Brindisi area
4

SMALL PARADIZE, LOST IN THE MIDDLE OF PUGLIA !

  • 4 out of 5
Amazing trulli, gorgeous swimming pool, place of charm, tranquillity and pleasure. Real Italy with food, wine, sea and great cities to visit ! The only point to be upgraded is the kitchen which could be more equipped. But no doubt a place to go !
  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. You are right about the kitchen it is a bit 'rustic' in fact it is being fully rebuilt this winter with new cupboards, stove, oven, large fridge etc. But it will still retain the trullo charm with the original stone floors and wall. Please come back and see it when it is finished.
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Brindisi
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Brindisi
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Cisternino
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Torre Canne
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Gallante
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Gallante
Car: necessary

Villa Antonio, actually a 'trullo', is situated in the heart of the Valley d'Itria which lies between Ostuni, Martina Franca, Ceglia Messapica and Cisternino.

These nearby towns all have fine historic centres, market days, plenty of shops and arts festivals in the summer. Ostuni, known as the 'white city' and perched like a beacon on a hill, is a particularly popular tourist attraction with its multitude of narrow winding streets.

Villa Antonio is in a rural position high up between the areas of Gallante and Santoro.

The easiest way to get to it is via the main road, the SP14 which runs between Ostuni and Martina Franca.

At a crossroads 8km from Martina and 20km from Ostuni, one of the few on this road with traffic lights, where there is also the Gallante supermarket and bar, turn southwards on the Contrada Foggia di Sauro.

After 2km on this rough road on a right-hand bend there is a left turn uphill. Take this road which is single-track for 1km and, having passed houses on either side of the road, at the top of the hill just after a left hand bend are the gates for Villa Antonio on the right in front of you.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Ostuni, Brindisi area

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
MidSpring
1 Apr 2014 - 13 Jun 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,218
for 7 nights
£1,218
 
 
Jun-Jul Discount
14 Jun 2014 - 18 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,634
for 7 nights
£1,634
 
 
High
19 Jul 2014 - 13 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,830
for 7 nights
£1,830
 
 
MidAutumn2013
14 Sep 2014 - 30 Nov 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,218
for 7 nights
£1,218
 
 
Low2013
1 Dec - 31 Dec
7 night minimum stay
£820
for 7 nights
£820
£2,320
 
 
LowWinter2014
1 Jan - 31 Mar
7 night minimum stay
£970
for 7 nights
£970
£2,770
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,070
for 7 nights
£1,070
£3,070
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning £70
Refundable Damage Deposit £500
Notes PLEASE NOTE: HIGH SEASON BOOKINGS ARE SATURDAY TO SATURDAY ONLY UNLESS BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ostuni in Brindisi area

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Hob
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    En suite bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , access only from master
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , with en suite
    Lamia bedroom - 1 Double Bed , very private
    Childrens bedroom - 2 Single Bed , bunk-beds
    Living room - 1 Single Bed , sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Patio
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • hospital
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • snorkelling
  • wind-surfing
  • sailing
Notes:
The trullo also has two beautiful new cane-covered gazebos..one with large stone sofas (cushions provided!) and the other with a stone dining table. So you can eat and drink outside while being protected from the strongest rays of the sun. The trullo is not on mains water. Like all houses in the area water is stored in a large underground cistern which is new for summer 2013. The water is not suitable for drinking so you need to buy bottled water. If in the rare event that cistern runs empty you should call the agent to get him to order more water which comes in a 'water lorry'.

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