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Traditional trullo with pool, just minutes from Alberobello - wi-fi connection

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights


Martina Franca Villa Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroomed trullo tastefully finished. Comfortably sleeps up to 6 people

With the Adriatic sea just 20 minutes away and situated just 600m from the edge of Alberobello (UNESCO World Heritage Site) this trullo is perfectly located for exploring Puglia.

Renovated in 2011 and the finish of this trullo is lovely.

The 2 pretty bedrooms have a romantic feel with pretty mosquito nets, candles and lovely soft furnishings.

The twin room has doors leading out onto the patio area.

There is a new kitchen with dishwasher and espresso coffee machine.

The new stone built bathroom is in keeping with the original trullo.

There is a very spacious living/dining area with bed sofa where a further 2 guests can sleep comfortably.

2 log burning open fires, one in the kitchen and one in the living area, create a lovely atmosphere in the cooler months.

The original features have been preserved throughout Trullo Papavero and every detail has been considered to ensure your stay is very comfortable.

Enjoy the hand carved furniture which was made by the owners father.

In the 4 acres of private land you will find fruit trees and a selection of vegetables and you are free to enjoy these throughout your stay.

In a separate area at the back of the property there are hens for fresh eggs.

The infinity pool, trullo and grounds are private only for your use.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Susan Gardner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, italian
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Traditional trullo with pool, just minutes from Alberobello - wi-fi connection
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Our holiday in Trullo Papavero near Alberobello

  • 5 of 5

Trullo Papavero is a beautiful traditional beehive house. We were welcomed by the lovely owners, Tao and Rosina and shown how everything worked. They had left supplies of food and a bottle of the local wine so that we did not have to rush out to the shops until the next day. The trullo was spotless and well equipped and also most tastefully furnished. We appreciated the soap and sweet herb smelling towels ready for us. We had free range of any vegetables from the garden and practically lived off the delicious tomatoes and figs. We loved collecting the eggs from the five hens in their pen in the side garden. The pool was excellent and we noticed that it was cleaned daily for our use.

We enjoyed visits to the local restaurants and pretty hilltop towns all of which were listed in the very useful property manuel.

The only disappointment for us was the stormy weather which was unexpected. We would certainly recommend this property to anyone wanting to relax in a blissfully peaceful and comfortable place.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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A wonderful peaceful Trullo in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week at Trullo Papavero, starting with a lovely welcome from the owners, who gave us a basket of goodies to get us started and told us to help ourselves to the fine produce from the garden (tomatoes, courgettes, aubergines, the best figs I have ever tasted, not to mention daily eggs from the resident chickens). The trullo had everything we needed and we spent lots of time reading by the pool. It was great to be staying within walking distance of the town of Alberobello - where we found some excellent restaurants. It was tempting to stay put in the trullo, but we ventured to Lecce, Matera and the Zoo Safari in Bari - all excellent trips. I would definitely recommend this area and the lovely Trullo Papavero.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Trullo bellissimo!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week in this absolutely beautiful and very well kept Trullo. The house and its surroundings are perfect to spend a quiet and very relaxing holiday. The short distances to all the beautiful historic towns makes this property even more attractive. We enjoyed spending time in the pool,which was always kept very clean, the kids had so much fun getting the fresh eggs every morning and harvesting the fresh fruits and the vegetables from the garden. The owners and rhe trustee of the trullo are very lovely people. We could ask them everything and could count on helpful tips to discover the area. We recommend the Trullo papavero to everyone, we had a perfect holiday.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We arrived for our two week vacation on 3 June and were welcomed by both Susan, our agent, and Rosanna, the property owner. Rosanna left us a well stocked supply of "goodies" which kept us going for quite some time. Very generous indeed! These two ladies and Teo, Rosanna's husband were just oh so helpful during our stay. Nothing was any bother to them and all of our requests and inquiries got an immediate response. We fell in love with the Trullo. It was just enchanting, superbly maintained and decorated with all the little finishing touches that make you feel at home. Great outdoor areas for picnics, patio and outdoor dining and a lovely pool, cleaned daily. We had full access to their vegetable garden but unfortunately it was a bit early in the season as there was a lot of stuff not yet ready but we did have a daily supply of fresh eggs!

The Trullo was a great location for travel to all the surrounding towns. We were only a 7 minute walk from two excellent restaurants and in Alberobello itself we would highly recommend Trullo D'Oro and La Cantina.

We would definitely recommend this property and our agent, Susan Gardner and would hope to be back here again some day. If you choose this Trullo we believe you will find it just as good as we did! Enjoy!


Vivienne (Dublin, Ireland)

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Wonderful Trullo!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay at Trullo Papovero. The pictures are accurate but actually it is much more beautiful than photos convey. Susan and the owners have really thought of everything one could need in the house to make it welcoming and special. We were told the vegetable garden was ours for the picking, and so every night we had a big, fresh salad, and even some early strawberries. Heaven! Also fresh eggs from the hen in the morning. Even though it was rainy when we were there, it was still a very pleasant stay and the area is gorgeous. Rosanna, the owner, came by within minutes with a basket of firewood, apologizing for the weather!! The pool was lovely during the few sunny hours and the grounds, filled with olive trees and hay bales, were stunning and perfect for my morning run. The house is close to the road which is a two-lane, country road but also quite heavily traveled. However, I think that most of the houses in this area are similarly located and it didn't bother us much. We would go back and highly recommend this beautiful trullo!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Bella Bella Bella

  • 5 of 5

Where do we start?!? We, (parents with a 2 year old) had a fabulous week at the Trullo Papavero, our only regret was we couldn't stay longer!

The trullo is maintained at a very high standard and the pictures can't do it justice, you need to see in real life. Susan was a great help before and during our stay. Teo and Rosanna (owners) have renovated their family trullo to a very high standard and the garden, swimming pool and chickens make the trullo a wonderful experience for a young family (and parents alike). They make a point of welcoming all their guests and were lovely hosts.

The trullo is located close to Alberobello, a beautiful little town with good restaurants (can't really go wrong), it is still a drive into town, the roads are too dark and Italian driving is less than safe!

We look forward to our next trip to Puglia and can not recommend Trullo Papavero highly enough to couples and families alike.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! The trullo is a real fairytale, that is for sure and it was so lovely to have you all staying there. Keep in touch and I look forward to hearing the news of your new arrival in October.... Grazie mille and I look forward to seeing you in Puglia again. Susan
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Rates & Availability

Martina Franca Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
November - May
Oct 2 2016 - May 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
May 28 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
July - August
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
September - October
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

200 euros security deposit for damages. This is refunded on day of departure after inspection.
Accidental damages are not taken into account i.e. glasses, plates.
All linen, towels, bed towels and cool bag for beach are included.
Private gardener maintains the garden.
Substantial welcome pack on your arrival

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Martina Franca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Door leading to patio area and garden
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedrooms are tastefully decorated in keeping with this beautiful trullo. The Italian owners present this trullo beautifully with exceptionally pretty handmade bedlinen.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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