Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Ostuni - Trullo Delle Olive
An Authentic Trullo Set In Olive Groves In The Heart Of The Atria Valley.
This beautiful trulli was completely renovated and extended in 2007 by its English owners to create a 3 double bedroomed, 2 bathroomed holiday home. The home is set in 3 acres of olive and almond groves in a lovely rural setting. There are delightful countryside views and a real feeling of privacy and tranquillity despite being only 10 minutes from the bars, restaurants and shops of Ostuni. We have tried to give the property a relaxed, natural feel without compromising the beauty and simplicity of the original structure or of the surrounding countryside.
The home consists of trullis with a torre ostunese, a small square building - the original two hundred year old stone built trulli which has 1 large double bedroom, 1 bathroom and a living/dining/kitchen (with double sofa bed) and the newly built extension (also a trulli built by local builders to compliment the existing building) which has 2 double bedrooms, a bathroom and a living/dining/kitchen. They have separate entrances. This arrangement makes them ideal for groups where 2 guests would prefer increased privacy, for example two couples one of which has two children or a family with grandparents.
The trullis have fully stocked kitchens and large bathrooms. The new extension also has a dishwasher. Both parts also have access to a large utility room with a washing machine, iron, ironing board etc. The garden furniture is by Emu and of very high quality. The pool which was completed in 2008 has a large terrace around it with sun loungers and a huge umbrella. There is also a separate outdoor, partially covered eating area with a large table and chairs and an outdoor cooking area with bbq, sink and work area. This makes it ideal for alfresco dining or just sipping a cocktail as you watch the sun set over the hills. There is also a large terrace in front of the trullo which has a large outdoor sofa and coffee table perfect for relaxing with a pre dinner drink. The whole property is beautifully lit up at night so you can enjoy the warm evenings for as long as you want to.
The property is approached down a long rural lane and has large gates at the entrance and a shaded parking area. The grounds are premoninantly olive and alonds groves so are not manicured gardens but provide a fantatsic sense of space and privacy. If you happen to be at the house in Sept/Oct please feel free to pick and eat the almonds.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
About Jeff Marlow
I currently live and work in London, in the City, with my partner Alex. We have two cats and wish we could spend more time in Italy!
Jeff Marlow purchased this villa in 2004