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Peaceful retreat with modern comforts in the hills of Ostuni. Private pool /WIFI

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully restored Trullo-Lamia with swimming pool, sleeps 4-6. / WIFI

Bright air-conditioned villa with private swimming pool (10x5m) with outside shower, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Sleeps 4 comfortably, but could be extended to 6. For two persons only, the price is reduced by 10% per week (except July/August). More info at www.ottosentieri.com

Otto Sentieri is situated in 5 acres of olive and almond groves in the tranquil hills of Ostuni, with no direct neighbours and only 20 min. drive from the Adriatic Sea.

We have panoramic views of surrounding towns and villages.

Enjoy the beautiful, restored Trullo-Lamia and the extensive walled grounds, with:

large dining areas inside and out

2 shower rooms with toilet

air conditioning / fireplace with wood burning stove

internet (WIFI) / TV

fully equipped kitchen, appliances including: dishwasher, microwave, toaster, oven

washing machine

We have a new outdoor tiled patio area which surrounds the house approx 70sq mt with shade, BBQ and seating.

A welcome pack with local produce is provided upon arrival.

Owners website www.ottosentieri.com

More Details

Owner
Bob & Helga
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

Why Bob & Helga chose Brindisi

Our villa is on a hilltop overlooking Ostuni and the the Valle D'Itria. The property had been lived in until the 1960s and was in need of major renovation. Fortunately, the nephew of the owners was now an architect and he shared our vision of an authentic renovation but using modern materials. The old trullo for example was used as a 'palmento' - a room where grapes were pressed and the juices stored for wine-making. All of this was lovingly preserved and is now a popular feature of the house. We were keen to preserve the old traditions too and now include almond and olive harvesting among our autumn routines. This local produce is on display in the villa and makes the ideal gift for friends. We may not be able to identify precisely the exact trees of origin, but we can certainly guarantee that everything is home produced.

What makes this villa unique

Being on a hilltop, we do not suffer the sometimes oppressive heat of the Summer months and instead enjoy a unique micro-climate where warm Spring and Autumn weather combines with the hot Summer to give a long season for holiday visitors. The villa is secluded and tranquil, yet is near enough to local facilities so as not to be isolated. The nearby village of Casalini for example, boasts 3 small mini-markets, a bar, a post office with ATM, a petrol station and 4 superb restaurants, each of them offering a different dining experience. Most guests will spend the first few days of their holiday relaxing by the pool before venturing out into the great wide world of Puglia. We provide advice and suggestions and regularly book restaurants and guided tours for our guests, all at no extra cost as we are keen to make your stay as enjoyable as possible without of course being over-intrusive. Because we value your privacy, we do not live on site during your stay, so that you can enjoy the full, peaceful holiday experience with your friends and family.

We look forward to welcoming you to Puglia.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfetto! Grazie.
May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Brindisi
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Casalini
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Brindisi
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Ostuni
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Casalini
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Torre Canne
Car: necessary

We are ideally situated in the cool hills between the beaches of the Adriatic and the historic sites of the Itria Valley, including the UNESCO World heritage site of Alberobello. The area is renowned for its local wines from Locorotondo as well as its gastronomic restaurants, many of them family run. Long sandy beaches in Torre Canne and Torre Guaceto are punctuated by secluded rocky inlets and isolated coves. Beach side restaurants and bars offer delicious seafood snacks. The early evening passeggiata typifies the social and cultural spectacle on view throughout the region. There are many open air theatres in historic town squares. Villa Otto Sentieri is ideally situated to profit from the sun, the sea, the rolling hills, and the markets and restaurants offering fresh local produce. It is a short drive from the airports of Brindisi and Bari and also the hypermarkets in Mesagne and Fasano. Daily shopping is done in our local village which also boasts 4 excellent restaurants.

Amenities

Ostuni Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet , washing machine
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Each bathroom is self contained, with washbasin, toilet, bidet and shower. There are ample electrical points and large wall mirrors. The main bathroom also doubles as a laundry room, complete with automatic washing machine.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , King size bed
    Trullo Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • The main bedroom could be used as a family room, with the simple addition of a cot or single bed. There is a large wardrobe and chest of drawers, ample storage space. The double window is fitted with a mosquito grill and may be left open in the evening. The bedroom overlooks olive trees and distant hills. Mosquito nets to all beds. For extra sleeps: 2 extra single beds can be used in the living area (with sideboard) or 1 in the master bedroom and 1 in the living area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We live nearby and are always available to answer your questions about area information, restaurant booking, etc.

Reviews

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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic 2 weeks at Otto Sentieri as family holiday with 2 children.

The property was more than we expected with a home from home fully equipped kitchen and also reading books and children’s games as an extra thoughtful touch.

The pool was a great size for our family and was regulary maintained by Bob who was also a great source of knowledge for the local area and beyond.

Anybody considering a holiday in this region we would not hesitate to recommend Otto Sentieri with Bob and Helga as their hosts!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Fantastic, peace, space, service and location

  • 5 of 5

This was our sixth year at Otto Sentieri, and every year it gets better! We love the quiet location and the acres of olives and almonds in which the Trullo is set. Bob and Helga are perfect hosts, on hand swiftly if needed. The pool (cleaned every other day) is excellent and the accommodation very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay at Otto Sentieri

  • 5 of 5

We've had an excellent stay at Otto Sentieri. Bob and Helga are a delight

- very helpful and nothing is too much trouble! The villa is clean and

comfortable and had everything we needed. Also the location is beautiful,

quiet and the perfect place for a 'get away from it all' retreat.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

A Hidden Gem!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic villa and location! Perfect for a family holiday. We loved

everything about it. What a gem of a place :-) Wonderful hosts, Bob &

Helga, very knowledgeable and helpful. Good to know that they are nearby if you need them, but they respect your privacy.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Prachtige plek, sfeervolle woning!

  • 5 of 5

Net terug van een heerlijke vakantie in Puglia, mede dankzij deze hele fijne woning! Het huis is heel rustig gelegen op een prachtige olijfgaard met zwembad. Alles wat je nodig hebt, is aanwezig. Ook voor onze 2 kleine meisjes werd alles klaargezet; babybedjes, kinderstoel, aankleedkussen… Het huis is schoon, goed verzorgd en heel sfeervol. Bob en Helga zijn goed te bereiken en geven je goede tips en veel informatie! Wij komen hopelijk snel weer terug! Dank voor de goede zorgen.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Shine on you crazy diamond

  • 5 of 5

This anthem of Pink Floyd applies to our stay in Otto Sentieri: nice and complete house, quiet and romantic hideaway, smooth swimming pool to chill, close to all beautifull typical Puglian villages (and restaurants) and last but not the least Bob and Helga: very helpfull but not pushy hosts where you can only dream of!

Normally we visit a place and house only once, but fot this chilly place where dolce far niente rules, we really like to make an exception!

Diamonds are a girl's best friend, but this diamond is everybody's friend!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $11.95 per person per night
Damage Deposit $239.01

For payments with bank transfer: see our website: www.ottosentieri.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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