Ostuni Villa Rental Photos and Description
Sleeps 6. 3 bedroom villa set in three acres of olive grove. Private Pool. Sea views of the Adriatic and Carovigno castle from the roof terrace, 10 mins drive to the sandy beaches. Air conditioned. Wi-fi. Three bedrooms with king size beds, or twins, with three en-suite bathrooms. Great location situated between Ostuni, Carovigno and the beaches. Splash in the pool, relax on the ample veranda or roof terrace or walk among the lemons, figs, grapes and olives.
This holiday home has all the character of stone vaulted rooms and conical trullo but with the convenience of a newly renovated, well insulated design. Modern bathrooms and kitchen with professional cooker. Look out from the veranda over the pool to the Aloes and Olive trees, or from the roof terrace, great for evening parties, to the Adriatic or the beautifully lit Carovigno and its castle. Seven minutes drive to Ostuni, the white city, "the jewel of Puglia" with its wonderful old city to explore by day or enjoy in the warm night air. Relax in old bars, or the sophisticated modernity melted into the solid stone. Carovigno has a lot to offer from gourmet to great value restaurants with fantastic food and low prices. Italians choose to holiday here. The veranda has an outside kitchen, popular in southern Italy, and we have two barbecues. The local fish, meat and vegetables are exceptional so you can go into town later and chill, or just watch the sun go down, poolside.
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
Weekly rental charges include pre-arrival clean, linen and towels, gas and electricity and a welcome hamper. Wood is provided for barbecue cooking. A cot and high chair are available upon request. Air-conditioning is available in July and August at no extra cost. The buildings are well insulated and stay cool. This is a non-smoking villa. Sorry, no pets. .
There are Mosquito nets on all windows, doors should be kept closed if possible.
Ostuni, the "Citta Bianca" is a magical place especially in the evenings. The architecture is a mix of all things southern Mediterranean. It looks like a north African town. Eating, drinking and relaxing out in the open air late into the night is a joy, for all ages. In July and more so in August the main Piazzas of Ostuni and Carovigno have live entertainment of all sorts of high quality, culminating in the Saint Oronzo horse parade in Ostuni on August 25/26th. Martina Franca has an Opera festival in July. Ostuni and Carovigno are working towns that operate all year round. This is a mainly agricultural area. Northern Puglia grows most of the dram wheat for the pasta of Italy, & the region makes as much wine as Australia but, this particular area is best known for it's olive oil. Olive tress are everywhere which give the view a green 'carpet'. The soil here is highly fertile and wonderful vegetables are available. The Markets tend to be on different days in different towns. Carovigno's is Tuesday morning, Ostuni has a full market on a Saturday morning and a vegetable market on a Wednesday morning. There are good supermarkets and smaller specialist grocers, butchers, fish vendors, cheese makers, wine, and fresh pasta shops in both towns.
There are blue flag beaches within a ten minute drive, (Torre Pozzelle is visible from the olive grove), and many other lovely beaches and coves to swim, snorkel, and sunbathe. In the summer evenings the coastal villages come alive with music, street vendors, ice cream parlours, restaurants and bars.
The beautiful Baroque towns of Lecce, Martina Franca, Locorotondo and the Famous Trulli of Alberobello are all a short drive.
50% of the rental fee is due on booking to secure rental. Full payment to be received no later than eight weeks before arrival. A refundable breakages deposit of £300 is required, to be paid along with full payment, to be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection). Once you confirm you wish to book with us we will send you an email with confirmation and payment details.