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Owner: A Rogers Property Manager: Puglia Holiday Rentals

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, italian

Villa with large pool, panoramic views, internet, table tennis & a warm welcome

6 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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Overview

Tarent Villa Rental Photos and Description

Three spacious bedrooms, separate lounge and kitchen / diner

Nestled in the Valle d'Itria between the towns of Martina Franca, Ostuni and Cisternino this modern villa lies in two acres of private grounds containing a vineyard as well as many other fruit trees. The comfortable sofas placed around the open fireplace and the well stocked bookcase create a warm welcoming atmosphere to the lounge which also has a TV, DVD player and a collection of DVDs; the large kitchen/diner with seating for six is well equipped for preparing and cooking meals which can be eaten either indoors or al fresco at one the many outside dining areas. The three spacious double bedrooms, one with twin beds, and the bathroom are off the hallway. Outside the 12m x 6m pool is surrounded by wide sun terraces, ample loungers and chairs for sunbathing as well as a covered gazebo or escape from the sun and relax in the secret' garden.The roof terrace has a panoramic vista of the surrounding countryside and the fabulous evening sunsets.

Locality: Located between the hill towns of Martina Franca, Ostuni and Cisternino Villa Bella Collina is situated on a hill in the midst of picturesque trulli, the cone shaped dwellings typical of the Valle d'Itria area, and where even on the hottest days you can enjoy refreshing breezes.

Given its location you will find a wide choice of restaurants, gellaterie (ice cream parlours), bars, shops and of course the evening passeggiata to enjoy.

Beaches: Situated between the Adriatic and Ioian seas there are plenty of sandy beaches to visit or the more rugged coastlines further south towards Lecce, and enjoy some of the mouthwatering locally caught sea foods at one of the waterside restaurants.

House book: There is so much to do that you will wonder what happened to the time. Our house book will help you get started as it is loaded with local information on where to go and what to do.

Our agents are always available to assist you during your stay.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner: A Rogers Property Manager: Puglia Holiday Rentals (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, italian

Why Owner: A Rogers Property Manager: Puglia Holiday Rentals chose Tarent

This property is the perfect villa to relax and soak up the Puglian countryside and has all the comforts of home.

There is plenty of space for children young and old to run around and when you are ready to venture out there is easy access into the main towns nearby.

What makes this villa unique

The villa is situated on the Appian way so perfect if you like cycling and for viewing all that nature has to offer.

There is a delightful easy walk to the Galante Cafe/Bar and corner shop, which is approx 15/20 minutes max away via the quiet country lanes, or just 5 minutes taking the quickest road by car.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We all loved the pool, great fruit trees and wonderful surroundings. Fireworks, shooting stars, figs and almonds from the garden, catching lizards and the pool to ourselves.... perfect. Recommend cooking with produce from one of the local markets, cant beat freshness or takeaway from Cafe Galante deli 5 minutes drive away.
Aug 2015
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Villa with large pool, panoramic views, internet, table tennis & a warm welcome
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

A wonderful stay in a wondeful place.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Bella Collina is beautifully situated at the top of a hill. This gives fantastic views and also a lovely cooling breeze, which is very welcome in the Puglian heat. The views from the roof are amazing and we loved going up there during our stay. The villa is large, spacious and extremely well equipped. I have never stayed in a holiday villa with such a well equipped kitchen before - there was even a knife sharpener!

The pool was beautiful and really big too. We just loved it. The outdoor poolhouse with toilet, shower and a fridge for drinks was really useful.

Jackie from Puglia Homes was fantastic and I would recommend booking through them just for the terrific customer service. Any little queries were answered immediately and she was really friendly and helpful. Can't recommend highly enough.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Perfect Family hideaway base on top of the hill

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing and wonderful stay at Villa Bella Collina.

Informative and friendly welcome. Jackie sorted a small hiccup with the water during our stay promptly.

The Kids were ecstatic with the pool and inflatables provided, so were we. The olive grove and fruit trees (figs, pears, apples, grapes, almonds) has ripe fruit that we enjoyed.

Well kept tidy and clean throughout. Rooms were spacious and kitchen equipped well enough for us to cook lovely fresh produce from Martina's market. The villa is set on a hill so benefits from a breeze even in the heat and also means you have great 360 view,especially from the roof terrace. At night we had the vista of the heavens and were lucky enough to see firework displays in Locotorondo & Ceglie Messapica.

Martina Franca is beautiful, as is the surrounding countryside and other local towns. Cafe Galante is great local store or place to pick up a very nice lunch.

We will definitely return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Villa Bella Collina is a special space for those wanting to get away from it all. We also love the fact you can walk to the local café/bar and corner shop. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Puglia Holiday Rentals
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Wiggers' review

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was a lovely one. We were asked wether we wanted an early check in, how wonderful! At arrival Jackie Lear explained everything very nicely and she gave very good tips what to do and what to visit in Puglia. And we did!

The villa was very clean, tidy and spacious. And the pool was really very clean too and had crispy cold water, a must in hot Puglia.

If we come again, we certainly will visit this villa!!!! Thank you Jackie for all your information and printing our flight tickets, super!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, we understand how precious your holiday is and strive to make it that bit extra special where ever possible. Villa Bella Collina is in a perfect position to just relax by the pool or venture out to explore. The little countryside cafe/bar/shop just five minutes away by car is a real jem for just popping out to.
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Beautiful villa in a beautiful area - è perfetto!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this beautiful villa last summer with friends and enjoyed the generous facilities/equipment, clean and easy living spaces and helpful attention of the local and very knowledgeable agent. The pool is well kept and a delight to relax around- pool bathroom really handy to save going indoors- and it has a fridge for cold drinks! This location is brilliant for evening trips into any of three nearby towns- or you can just walk/cycle down to the local shop/ bar which is fun. We plan to be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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What a stunning location we found Bella Collina to

  • 5 of 5

What a stunning location we found Bella Collina to be in! Gazing out over the green Valle d'itria from the roof terrace, watching the pink and orange sunset in a darkening deep blue sky, glass in hand, it is hard to imagine a more tranquil and relaxing atmosphere. While the rest of the family get on with a bbq in the spacious and varied outdoor areas, with gorgeous food from local markets, you can see the White cones of the old trulli houses and the rough stone walls fade gradually in the balmy dusk. For me this was the most magical part of our holiday and and one of those memories that you keep with you for a very long time. A very special place.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Great villa with fabulous pool

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Villa Bella Collina with another couple in June and it was a great place for a house party. It is very well set up - fabulous pool, well equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms and charming patios for al fresco dining. Set in its own olive grove with spectacular panoramas of the countryside, you can enjoy walking/cycling around the surrounding area. And then by car there are loads of local treasures to explore - we particularly enjoyed the local markets and the evening passagiato around Ostuni, Cisternino and Ceglie. And look out for the local festas - the Italians certainly know how to party!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
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Map

Nearest Airport
52 Kilometres
Brindisi (Bari 95km)
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Galante Cafe/Bar & corner shop - delicious coffee
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Martina Franca or Ceglie Messapica
Nearest Restaurant
9 Kilometres
So many in Martina Franca & Ceglie Messapica
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Torre Canne
Car: necessary

Surrounded by the baroque town Martina Franca, the 'White City' of Ostuni and Cisternino and lying between the Ioian and Adriatic Seas there will always be something new and exciting about this region for you to discover. Enjoy the Sunday passeggiate, the delicious hand made ice creams and mouth watering pizzas, all of which can be found just a short drive away. Further afield visit the trulli and cave homes at the UNESCO sites of Alberobello and Matera, the natural limestone caves at Grotte di Castellana, the safari zoo in Fasano which also has a panoramic train through the bear and hippo enclosure, and an amusement park with rides for both children and adults. With over 800 kms of coastline there are plenty of beaches, from long sandy stretches to the more rugged coastlines to choose from and where you can dine at the numerous restaurants offering freshly caught seafood.

Other Activities: Ten Pin Bowling, Theatre

Golf: There are two golf courses, San Domenico (par 72) and Coccaro (par 27), in Fasano, about a hour's drive away.

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Rates & Availability

Martina Franca Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July SPECIAL DEAL
Jul 2 2016 - Jul 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,113
 
 
August
Jul 30 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,768
 
 
September
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 12 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,506
 
 
Mid September
Sep 13 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,172
 
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,047
 
 
April
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,172
 
 
May
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,303
 
 
June
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,565
 
 
July
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,637
 
 
August
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,768
 
 
Sept
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,506
 
 
October
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,303
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $655

A breakage deposit of £500 is payable with your final payment and will be refunded once our agent has confirmed there have been no breakages/damages.
All contracts and monies are made with the owner A Rogers.
A Rogers employs Puglia Holiday Retnals to take bookings

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Amenities

Tarent Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Villa Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Pool Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Villa Bathroom: This spacious bathroom also has a heated towel rail, large wash basin with overhead cabinet and mirror Pool Bathroom: This is just outside the pool bedroom and also has a large changing area and fridge so you have nice cold drinks near the pool. All towels, including beach towels, are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Pool Bedroom - 1 king
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom: Furnished with a good quality king size bed, ample wardrobes, dressing table, bedside cabinets, ceiling fan Pool Bedroom: Furnished with a king size bed, ample wardrobes, bedside cabinets, writing desk, ceiling fan and French doors leading out to the sun terrace and pool. Twin Bedroom: Furnished with comfortable twin beds, ample wardrobes, bedside cabinets, ceiling fan and All beds are made up with fresh linen on a weekly basis. TO SLEEP 7 PEOPLE We have a comfortable pull out single bed, which can be put into any of the 3 bedrooms on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There are ceiling fans in all rooms and the outside terraces have tables and chairs for al fresco dining. A cot and high chair are available on request. There is also a small 'corner' shop a few minutes away where you can buy food and household goods. Out of season long term rentals are considered, minimum of 1 month, please email for details. We have a full size table tennis table, basketball hoop and swingball for your enjoyment. Please note that the TV is for playing DVD's only and does not have an aerial connection. BIKE HIRE CAN ALSO BE ARRANGED FOR YOU

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