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Trulli 200 Years Old Modernised to a High Standard, WIFI, private pool.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Trulli With Private Pool and wifi

Converted from old farm buildings this 5 trulli complex has been beautifully restored to the highest standards of workmanship and sympathetic reconstruction.

Two double bedrooms with deep, comfortable mattresses, one with en-suite shower room plus a single bedroom which can accommodate a sixth person if required. Both bathrooms are modern with simple stone and white porcelain furniture.

A dining room with modern glass table and designer chairs for six people. Stone kitchen with hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave, hand blender, coffee machine, processor and implements for the person who loves to cook.

Large sitting room with fireplace. Safe and alarm.

Doors from all the rooms go out to the inner courtyard where you can sit under the fig tree. A separate utility room with sink and washing machine is situated outside the house, so no noise. Terrace with stone table and chairs for six under a pergola overlooking the hills towards Martina Franca and Locorotondo across the Valley D'Itria. Stone path winds down to the pool 12m x 4m with stairs for easy access. Fence around the pool area makes it safe for families with children. Covered gazebo where you can eat by the pool. Lights in the trees for nighttime. Established olive, walnut and fig trees in the field around the pool and designed garden with local, Mediterranean plants.

Parking area under trees for shade. You have your own drive from the road up to the house with a large security gate. WiF both internal and external, television, dvd and music centre.

The walls and floors are constructed from local stone and there is underfloor heating for rentals in the winter time. Fans are available for summer but trulli are cool in the summer even when it is very hot outside.

More Details

Owner
Sharon Bierer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Sharon Bierer

Family from Denmark, UK and America who love this part of Italy so much that they have made it their second home. We run a small charity sending dental volunteers to Burma to treat orphans and Henrik is an NHS dentist.

Sharon Bierer purchased this villa in 2006

Why Sharon Bierer chose Brindisi

Because we know the Contrada and the neighbouring two families who are locals that have lived in the area for generations. We have become friends and they hoped that when this property went up for sale we could keep it within our small group of owners.

What makes this villa unique

Quiet, peaceful, extremely beautiful, yet close to the shops and buzzy, lively Cisternino, the centre of the 'in' crowd in the Summer months.

The views are wonderful.

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Brindisi or Bari
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Masseria Cantone
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Bari
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Cisternino
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Masseria Cantone
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Torre Carne
Car: necessary

Contrada Fantese is an old masseria (old farm), consisting of only three properties/homes. Our neighbours are locals who farm the land and mend the surrounding trulli. It lies in the middle of the valley d'Itria, surrounded by fields and there are superb views of Locorontondo and Cisternino from the garden. The area is close to all the famous towns of the area, Martina Franca, Alberobello, Ostuni and Ceglie Messapica (renown for its restaurants). The sea is about 25 minutes drive away with beautiful sandy beaches. The area is full of wild flowers, olive, fig, walnut and almond trees and local vineyards.

Cycle on the famous Italian cycling routes (2 minutes from the villa), visit the Bhole Baba buddhist centre for yoga and meditation, run through the countryside, visit the vineyards, cheese shops.

Amenities

Ostuni Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Stone bathroom with modern, white furniture. Wet room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , But has a pull out bed which attaches to the single bed.
  • All with hanging space, chest of drawers, reading lights and bedside shelving. In two bedrooms, there is a door directly out to the inner courtyard.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch Furniture
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Baby and child friendly. Large welcome basket provided to start you off. Wine, water, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, loo rolls, foil, cling film, paper towel, pasta, passata, parmesan, biscuits, fresh bread, butter, tea, instant coffee, milk, dishwasher tablets, washing powder, washing up liquid, soap in every bathroom. Baby facilities, cots, changing tables with baby bath, toys, dvds, books, night lights, bottle warmer, bottles, zippy cup, high chairs, stroller, wendy house, trike, pool toys, bed guards, mattress protectors, baby alarm etc

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Trulli 200 Years Old Modernised to a High Standard, WIFI, private pool.
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5

Perfect accommodation in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a weeks holiday. It was our first time in Puglia and it was the ideal location to explore the best of the region. The Trulli itself was idyllic and a wonderful home full of character and little touches that meant that we felt comfortable and had a perfect holiday. Sharon, the owner, was incredibly helpful at all stages of the booking and I would certainly recommend it to anyone looking to visit Puglia

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delightful people to deal with, hope to see them again. Thank you for saying such lovely things.
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5

Beautiful Puglia, wonderful Trullo house - a home from home

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely, beautiful setting in the rolling hills, with extensive views of Trullo dotted rural landscape and with Locorotondo in the distance - even prettier at night. The house, pool and gardens are pretty, and give a very authentic Puglian emotion - everything outside and inside the house is elegantly framed. The rooms are large and airy under the stunning Trullo domed roofs and the house feels nice and cool even on 36 degree days. We panicked when there was no AC but there are fans and we felt very comfortable day and night. The furniture/beds good quality, comfortable and the level of equipment for kitchen, TV/movies/games, bikes, towels, umbrellas/torches was exceptional - one of the best equipped Villas we have stayed in. Great to have Mosquito nets on all doors and easy to use alarm system. The owners and the housekeeper were there to welcome us and close by, and proactive at being in touch if you need something.

Loved it. The location is also a highlight as Cisternino old town is a hidden gem in Puglia - lovely square, cafes, restaurants, boutique shops - but most of all great people, ambience - bustling at night but not too busy, not too loud, just gorgeous Italian vibe. And Locorotondo, Alberbello, Ostuni etc all close. Lovely walks nearby also good for running/bikes - there is 22km trail that runs through Itria Valley next to the house!

We stayed in our 2nd week in a larger more expensive (+50%), stylised Trullo - but honestly missed this house and it's home from home quality and great location.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful review to receive, thank you. I hope they will be back as they were lovely guests and left a spotless house for us at the end!!
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5

Fantastic Home/Trulli/Fantastic Hosts

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 days here recently, and loved it. The Trulli has been renovated to such a high standard and is truly luxury. The pool was fantastic at any time. The location was great, with a reasonable drive to the beach and a short drive to some lovely villages in the Valle d'itria. We couldn't recommend it highly enough.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have had a run of lovely Australian guests! This family were so easy and despite the heatwave seemed to really get out and enjoy the area. So pleased they enjoyed themselves.
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Fabulous holiday in a beautiful Trulli!!

  • 4 of 5

We had 7 nights at this beautiful Trulli and we loved our stay here so much! The nearest town, Cisternino, was delightful. We were in a great position to visit all the places we wanted to.. Polignano a Mare, Ostuni, Martina Franca, Gallipoli, Alberobella. Sharon and her family and friends were wonderful and added to our amazing holiday. I highly recommend this Trulli for an authentic Puglian holiday! ❤️❤️☀️☀️🇮🇹🇮🇹

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Utterly charming Australian family who want to return - they will be welcome any time. Could not hope for better guests.
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5

Beautiful place. Perfect for us. Very relaxing and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful part of the world. Kids entertained along with adults. Easy to be active or tranquil. Lovely views. Trulli had everything you needed and we had lots of fun and laughter.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This great family had children who made the most of all the kid friendly facilities and really enjoyed the field with trees and outside space. Delighted they enjoyed themselves so much.
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A wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing holiday rental property! It successfully blends wonderful architecture and fabulous interior design with a house jam packed with everything you could possibly need for a great family holiday. I struggle with finding child friendly holiday homes that I still feel are decorated to a high standard - this property manages to do both.

The owners have thought of absolutely everything and they plus their wonderful housekeeper, could not have been more helpful before and throughout our stay.

The trulli has been designed to maximise the beautiful Puglian light with lots of windows, glass french doors and glass at the top of a number of the trulli conicals. and Waking up in the master bedroom with the morning light streaming through the conical roof was so relaxing and a fabulous way to wake up each morning.

The trulli has a number of french doors opening onto a secure courtyard area with table/chairs/sofas and a beautifully fragrant fig tree which provides a great location for pre-dinner drinks or breakfasts.

The trulli is very well stocked with everything you need for a holiday both in the kitchen and also including things like a DVD collection, books, local information, and lovely touches such as Italian cookbooks and a wonderful welcome basket. Also for those travelling with children the owners have thought and supplied everything from travel cots, buggies, bed guards, potties etc all the way to safety guards on sockets and table corners!

The pool is a lovely size with good seating and well equipped with toys for the pool to keep the children happy. It is fenced off with a padlocked gate so safe for children.

The trulli is set in beautifully landscaped gardens with a number of fruit and fig trees and great views over to both Cisternino and Martina Franca. It is well located to explore the region and near a number of great restaurants. The site is accessed up a driveway with a lockable gate and the house has an alarm so security is great.

Overall the trulli far exceeded our expectations and played a large part in our concluding that this was our best family holiday to date. We will definitely be returning both to Puglia but also to this fabulous trulli.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You can't fault a guest who takes the time and trouble to write out a list of all the restaurants he has found in the surrounding towns and donates them to you for future guests!! This family really made the most of the house and pool, whilst travelling everywhere with their little ones. So pleased they enjoyed themselves, especially as they clearly had very high standards for decor and facilities, delighted we were able to meet them and more!!
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $337.47

All the terms are in our written contract which renters will have before they have to make any contractual or financial commitment. Holidaymakers should read the terms carefully in particular that whilst there is a fence around the pool, there is no lifeguard on duty at any time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.