Tenuta Acquarossa consists of two separate properties, which can be let separately or together. Rented together they can provide ample space for large parties up to 14 people. When rented separately they are however completely private as the houses are ca 70 meters a part . They only share the access road, but each house has its own separate and private entrance, parking, gardens and each property has its own private pool.
Trullo di Sotto can accommodate 8 people. It is approximately 120 sq.meters and consists of 3 bedrooms and 2 living areas, one of which can be used as a bedroom, open kitchen with adjoining dining room and 3 bathrooms with shower and toilet, two of which are en- suite. Two of the bedrooms have double beds, while one bedroom has two twin beds that can be converted into a double bed on request. The living room has a sofa bed and can be used as a bedroom for two people. On request a cot can also be provided for any of the bedrooms.
Trullo di Sopra can accommodate up to 6 people. It is about 100 sq.m. and consists of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with shower and toilet , both en- suite, open-plan kitchen and living area . Both bedrooms have double beds and two single beds in the living area can be made up for up to two people . On request a cot can be provided int the master suite.
Both house are surrounded by paved terraces and right outside the main entrance there is a large dining table under a covered pergola where you can enjoy delicious food cooked on the garden grill. In each garden garden there is a swimming pool (9,5 * 4,5 meters) , with a terrace overlooking the valley , equipped with 4/6 sun loungers and large sun umbrella where the sun shines from dawn to dusk . The house, garden and outdoor areas are nicely lit so that you can enjoy long summer evenings outdoors. The garden is filled with olive trees and fig trees (just eat straight from the tree in August - figs like you've never tasted them!), pear trees, almond trees and of course hundreds of lavender bushes that give the garden a lovely scent.
There is parking within the property gates for 3/4 cars.
Both properties are tastefully decorated to a high standard ensuring you a comfortable and luxurious holiday experience. All mattresses are new of this year and give you a good night's sleep. Up to 1.5 meters thick walls ensure a comfortable indoor temperature day and night , even in the hottest months. The kitchen and bathrooms are well equipped and there is also a Nespresso machine (but remember to bring coffee capsules ). The property is connected to the public water network , so you can safely drink delicious water straight from the tap. In addition, there is also a wi - fi connection .
About the services offered
Included in the rent is a welcome service, undertaken by our English speaking Italian partner. He will meet you in the city and take you to the property at the agreed time. He will give you a brief introduction to what you need to know and will also be your contact person on the spot if anything should happen you need help with. You will also find a welcome pack with some bread , cheese , ham , olives , crackers, butter and a delicious bottle of local wine on arrival.
The rental price also includes linens , shower and bath towels and beach / pool towels for all guests, changed weekly for stays of 2 weeks or more . Final cleaning is included in the price for all stays, while for stays lasting two weeks or more, there is a light weekly cleaning of the property in connection with the change of linen and towels. If desired, additional cleaning can be purchased for an hourly rate of 12 Euro. This must be agreed in advance. English speaking babysitter or chef to come to your home and cook are also available but must be arranged in advance, price on request.
About the weather
Puglia has stable dry and lovely weather, and summer starts in May and lasts until October. July and August are the hottest months and temperatures can reach over 30 degrees. However, the property is approximately 340 meters above sea level, ensuring a gentle wind and a dry climate, even in the hottest months. The swimming pool is not heated but will usually have comfortable bathing temperature from mid-May to September. Beach season is also from May to September
How to get there
The location of the property is such that a car is necessary. Cars can easily be rented at the airport or in train station in both Bari and Brindisi .
The nearest airport is Brindisi (about 40 min) while Bari airport is about 1 hour's drive away. Ryanair, Lufthansa and Easyjet fly direct routes from many English and other European airports. Alitalia and Ryanair fly domestic routes from either Rome or Milan to these airports 10 to 12 times per day.