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Luxury Stunning Villa In Private Grounds With Pool, 360 Degree Panoramic Views

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Modern Trullo in Ostuni, Brindisi, Puglia, Italy - private pool, 5 bedroom, 5 bathrooms ,large grounds, amble parking

The Trullo is to a very high luxury standard after having been been refurbished to the highest standard using all natural stone, carefully blending traditional and modern architecture whilst incorporating the original trullo and lamia to create a unique luxury property. You will only find Trullo construction is southern Italy they are unique to Apuglia.

The original building is thought to have been constructed over 400 years ago and has walls which are 1.4m thick. The property now consists of 4 trulli and three lamia all traditionally constructed in stone. Trulli are cone shaped dwellings with very thick walls the larger Trullo is 5.5metres high. The villa comprises of 5 bedrooms all with their own bathrooms lounge seating up to 10 with 42 inch TV and sky facilities and a kitchen areas with seating for up to 12 people. Entrance hall and a work desk in the inner hall, games room with 55 inch screen and round sound system including sky with free WIFI. The external is terraced with a pool and seating areas for breakfast, dinner and just chilling. Outside has,lighting, external speakers set with 3 pergola one for dining and the other two for sun lounging . There is also a outside barbecue with a preparation area.

David Grier
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Italian
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17 July, 2018

About David Grier

We rebuilt this Trullo between 2006 and 2012. It was challenging and it was full of difficulties, original built for a young family they are now teenagers and seem to enjoy the property even more.

We now have a beautiful property with its own olive grove and this year produce excellent olive oil and in bulk. The trullo is a place for relaxation and to reflect on the quality of life.

The Trullo grounds are now maturing as can be seen with the updated pictures. We now have have a luxurious home in a natural environment. if you wish to relax and recharge the batteries this is the property for you. It is difficult to understand the benefits of a Trullo this is not only relaxing but it is a home and with modern facilities in a quality Trullo .

David Grier purchased this villa in 2006

Why David Grier chose Ostuni

We purchased the property as the quality of food and red wine in the area was superb. I was amazed by the construction of the trullo's which is unique to Puglia.

We found the total experience of the area very relaxing. For me it is one of the best places to chill, whether it is the food , the surroundings or the quality of the light I do not know but a week in Puglia always recharges the energy levels.

There is a great mixture of things to do from the beaches nearby to the ancient architect. The property is with in easy travelling distance of Ostuni, Cisternio and Martina Franca. Both Alberobello and Lecce are about 45minutes away.

The biggest reason for loving the area is the climate and pace of life coming from the north it becomes incredible relaxing.

What makes this villa unique

The gardens are now mature and the effect is one of total relaxation and harmony. if you are a morning person a cup of coffee and then outside to watch the butterflies hovering over the Lavender, this is one of the best ways to start the day .

During the day the lovely pool which is deep enough for the tallest guest whist the surrounding edge allows the children to walk all round the pool .

The evening after dinner is for the those who love the stars , switch off the external lighst and the sky is amazing.

The full benefits can only be appreciated by standing of the terraces

. The property is a full refurbished Trullo with 4 cones, lamies and has vaulted ceilings in other rooms. The original Trullo is supposedly built around 1400

The refurbishment is to a very high luxury standard with all modern requirements in the bathrooms . The Trullo are an amazing piece of archtecture but also keep the place cool.

It is constructed with local stone and the effect is that the building generates its own peacefulness and the location at the side of the woods enhances the general well being of the total location.

The location is ideal for visiting the local towns and beaches

Guestbook comments from the owner

Simon Davies An amazing place to stay. Highly recommended.

Michele Buckley Just returned from the most amazing stay at this Villa, it is truly spectacular. Everything about it is elegant, stylish and luxurious. The surrounding towns offer lots to explore and great places to visit and great restaurants. Fab fab fab!!

Claire Hatvany had the best holiday ever! it is an amazing house
Oct 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ostuni in Province of Brindisi

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Guest are expected to celar any rubbish into the external bins before departing
  • We are flexiable on departure if there are no other guest coming into the property but ask guest to remember to consider others.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , double wash basins
    Shower room 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , double basins in bathroom
    Shower room 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , double basins in bathroom
    Shower room 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , full wet room
  • En-suite 1 with Phillip Stark sanitary and wet room. En-suite 2 with double basin and shower. Bathrooms 3 with shower and double basin. En-suite 4 with shower and double basin En-suite 5 with shower. All bathrooms have power showers.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , This is a king size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This is a king size bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , This is a king size bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , this is a standard double bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 with king-size bed and fitted large wardrobe. Bed 2 with 4 poster kingsize bed, free standing wardrobe and air-condition. Bed 3 with 2 cast-iron twin beds, fitted wardrobe. Bed 4 with kingsize bed and fitted wardrobe. Bed 5 with twin sofa bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The accommodation has been refurbished in stone using traditional building practices and finished to a very high international standard and quality is present in all areas of the property there are 4 trullio and one lamia. The furnishings and fittings also reflect the quality with design and style. The fittings are a combination of italian and english furnishings carefull sourced . The internal has used a number of designers products and it is all finished with peacful and tranquil colours.The trullo's height provide a sense of space and allow the property to remain cool. This has been carried on to the outside areas with tiling and lightening that allows a feeling of luxury through out. The pergola's outside have maintain the feeling of luxury and relaxation that is equal with the inside and the 600sm terrace allow space for everyone. Outside: The 600 sm terracing has been landscaped with 3 covered pergola's one for dinning and the other two for sunbathing.All of the terraces have manicured olive trees and planted with lavender and herbs that create their own delightful scents of the Mediterranean. The private swimming pool measures 13m x 5m and has the latest in filtration technology, this allows swiming against the current. The pool is designed from a depth of 1.2m with a surrounding ledge in the pool that allows all levels to feel comfortable. At its deepest the pool measures 2.2 metres, it is surrounded with non-slip stone. There are large areas for sunbathing and an external shower for pool users. The kitchen terrace has its own seating with a round table for early morning or late breakfasts. The dinning area which seats 10 is adjacent to the built in barbecue which includes an external preparation area. All of the terraced areas have subtle lighting and integrated sound system. Utility Room: Utility room is only available on request, washing machine and washing area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are changed weekly and include pool towels, the property is also cleaned weekly. Additional linen and towel changes can be arranged but this is an additional cost. The property has the ability to assist in any special needs or trips. Other: There is a large inner hall with a working desk that is ideal for computer working. The games room has a 55 inch plasma screen, Sky, playStation and game consoles with a Bose round sound system. Free WIFI.


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Luxury Stunning Villa In Private Grounds With Pool, 360 Degree Panoramic Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

4consecutive years speak volumes

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 superb family holidays in Villa Gabriella in consecutive years. It does what it says on the tin. Actions speak louder than words.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing villa

  • 5 of 5

David was very easy to deal with from start to conclusion, even able to adjust our travel times with a gift of olive oil from the property .Annalisa was great and very attentive as well.

The Trulli villa was beautiful, well appointed and comfortable. Country setting defiantly needs a vehicle to go to town, Ostuni 5 minute easy drive to a wonderful town. Pool and surroundings were wonderful, although our weather was not great for utilizing the outdoors we were still able to enjoy the sitting areas.

All areas to visit are between a 5 minute to an hour and a half drive.

Will be back

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

The villa is beautiful, fully equipped with lots of space. The house is private and set overlooking a valley with the hills beyond.

You do need a car, scooter or bicycles. There are few cars on the road.

The surrounding towns are beautiful medieval spots with wonderful markets and restaurants.

My friends and I went sightseeing during the day - except for one when we spent the day on an olive farm, collecting the olives behind the olive tree shaker and taking them off to the oil press.

Most lunches were late and consisted of perfect breads, cheeses, meats and fruits foraged from the markets. Often several bottles of the local wines would have us nodding off late in the afternoon -

Which of course lead us to waking up hungry around nightfall and ready to set off to one of the many interesting restaurants nearby. The food was excellent everywhere - someplaces expensive - someplaces -cheap - but I don't recall anyone not being happy with their meals.

The area around Ostuni is beautiful. Besides the unusual architecture of the region, you are also close to Pompeii.

I hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa Gabriella

  • 5 of 5

Villa Gabriella is the most stunning property. Beautifully designed and decorated in keeping with the trullo style of its location with modern touches. Every bedroom and bathroom is gorgeous. The kitchen has everything you could wish for and fabulous crockery.

Outside is just lovely with tons of different spots to relax and drink expressos or sip cocktails. Our children had a blast in the pool and exploring the gardens. I can't wait to go back, it really is the best villa we have ever stayed in.

It is amazing to sit outside the villa snuggled amongst all the cushions on a beautifully starry Italian evening and it was always breath taking coming back to the villa in the evenings after dinner.

There is nothing to fault. We were so happy there.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Helen, thank you for the kind words a bottle of olive oil is on your way . many thanks David
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
32.5 Kilometres
Masseria Torre Maizza
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The property produces its own olive oil which is used by you on your visit.For those with a interest in wild flowers between Apriil and May there are up to 100 different specimens within the Olive Grove.


Both coasts are within a easy drive west cost 10 min, Costa Merlata 10km. Santa Lucia/ Torre Pozzella 12km. Torre Pozzella consists of a succession of small coves, protected by rocks. It is a wild and unspoiled area of breathtaking beauty. Monticelli / Camerini 9km. You can find a peaceful fantastic sandy beach. Pilone 9km. A stretch of sandy coast with high dunes covered with juniper trees. This is a regional nature reserve. Lido Morelli 9km. Long sandy beach.


The nearest Airport is Brindisi which is 30 mins and Bari is 60 min to the north. The train stops at Ostuni which is 15 minutes from the property, this allows people to fly to Rome and get a direct train to Ostuni, or to Bari and get a taxi to the Villa. Car hire is recommended and is easily available at the airport or from the station. The advantage of a car is that all of the local towns are a short drive.


Ostuni: You can reach the town of Ostuni, which is well known as Città Bianca for the whiteness of its houses. The old town goes back to the 13th century and in amongst the architecture and churches. 10m. Cisternino 15m. The pretty old medieval town is well worth a visit.

Martina franca This beautiful baroque city sits high above the Valle d’Itria and is the most elegant town in central Puglia.

Lecce. This is the major Baroque master piece of southern Italy. A must for everyone to visit.

Further Details:

Ostuni is the closest towns and has adequate supermarkets as well local merchants. There are also adequate cash points and banks. You can reach the town of Ostuni, which is well known as Città Bianca for the whiteness of its houses. The old town goes back to the 13th century and in amongst the architecture and churches are some fantastic restaurants and interesting bars.There are numerous shops in the narrow streets selling typical products of the region including pottery and ceramics. There are numerous festivals throughout the months of July and August.


The pretty old medieval town is well worth a visit and is the place to be seen on summer evenings when you may purchase meat from the local butchers and have it cooked for you at one of the little trattorie in the old town.

Martina franca: This beautiful baroque city sits high above the Valle d’Itria and is the most elegant town in central Puglia. You need to head for the old centre, easily found through a magnificent arch leading from the main square and where you will find plenty to interest you. Locotronda. It’s easy to see how it got its name. The tiny streets wind their way around the hill, with little alleys here and there darting in and out seeming to imitate a maze. You cannot fail to be intrigued by the quite unique architecture, houses with pointed sloping roofs high enough to enclose vaulted ceilings. We think the centro storico it is one of the prettiest in the area and it is also one where you can find several good restaurants.

Lecce: This is the major Baroque master piece of southern Italy. A must for everyone to visit, either during the day or in the evening. Lecce has great places of interest in Centro Storico with endless architecture, art galleries, shopping and entertainment in the evenings with excellent restaurants. Lecce also has its own series A football team


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Ostuni, Puglia

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 4
12 Aug 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
9 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 6
28 Oct 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Nightly Rate
12 Jan 2019 - 2 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 1
3 Feb 2019 - 23 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 2
24 Mar 2019 - 25 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 3
26 May 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 4
30 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nightly Rate
1 Jan 2020 - 1 Jan 2020
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,338.76

Booking Notes:
All guests will be met outside Ostuni and taken to the Villa. There will be a starter pack of food and drinks to allow the guest to relax and go shopping the following day. The Villa manager will run through the entire house all of the equipment to minimise and provide local knowledge. They will also answer any questions. There is a security deposit of 1500€ property has to be returned with all rubbish placed in dust bins and left in a general good order . Arrival is between 13.00 and 18.00 alternatives have an additional charge of 25€ paid locally.

Changeover Day:
Bookings have been changed to THURSDAY TO THURSDAY and the entry time is 4pm and departure time is 10am unless otherwise arranged with the owners. Subject to the next booking this has flexibility IF YOU WISH OTHER TRANSFER DATES PLEASE ASK..

Notes on prices:
Pricing is based on a THURSDAY TO THURSDAY long weekends will be available outside high season on off peak for 5 day minimum. Prices included all services other than heating. The property has sky and broad band included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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