Nestled amongst 400 year old olive trees, this traditional Italian country house, Masseria Il Trullino, offers a serene hideaway and high standard modern comforts for a peaceful family or friends holiday.
Situated in the heart of the Salento countryside, Masseria il Trullino is close to the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean sea and its capital Lecce, also known as the ‘Florence of the South’. It was completed in November 2008, crafted by artisans from Pietra Leccese, the local stone using traditional techniques featuring impressive stellar ceilings.
The Masseria, a ‘U shape’ one floor building, is built in a traditional layout, with all rooms opening onto the internal large courtyard, the heart of the Masseria.
- fully fitted modern kitchen
- dining and living area with superb fireplace
- utility room with washing machine and extra small fridge as well as iron/ironing board
- 1 master bedroom with four poster bed
- 1 double/ twin room
- large family bathroom with his and hers sinks, rain shower and separate bath tub
- 1 guest toilet with shower
The modern kitchen is fully equipped with electric fan oven, microwave, fridge/freezer; Italian coffee/cappuccino machine. The antique oak table sits 6 to 10 guests.
The kitchen/diner and living room open onto both the internal courtyard and outside garden.
Guest Annex (accessible via an independent entrance):
2 double/twin rooms sharing 1 large family bathroom with bathtub and shower. One room with TV/DVD player.
Guest Pajara (traditional stone hut with a flat roof) :
Independent unit 25 metres from the main building.
1 double/twin bedroom with en -suite bathroom (shower).
Heating: gas central heating.
Dining: Al fresco dining available in the walled courtyard , in the outside garden or under an olive tree (you can choose one among 200 of them!). Gas outdoor barbecue. Roof terrace for aperitifs at sunset with spectacular views over as far as eye can see olive groves and white-stone villages.
Caretaker: The Masseria’s own Caretaker is at hand should you require assistance or in case you experience problems during your stay.
Gardener and pool maintenance: these services are carried out on a weekly basis.
Extensive grounds: 2 hectares of ancient olive trees.
10X5m Infinity pool with outdoor shower (open from June to September, or longer depending on weather conditions); the pool is located inside the walled courtyard. The maximum depth of the pool is 1.50m.
Outdoor hot tub. Trampoline. Kids' playground including swings,slide and sand pit. Two mountain bikes, two kids bikes and a kid's scooter.
3D TV, TV Sat, iPod docking station, Radio, DVD.
Gas and/or Wood
Check in at 16:00; check out 11:00. No smoking.
Good to know
The Masseria is set in five acres of olive grove, which produce hundreds of litres of superior extra virgin olive oil.
- One travel cot is available for babies and toddlers up to three years old.
- Toys, kids books, two car booster seats are available to use.
- All bedrooms offer air conditioning. Moreover, one extra ventilator is provided.
- Mosquito nets have been installed on all windows.
- The Masseria is alarmed and linked to a security service.
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