Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Luxury Trullo - 2 spacious wings, Private heated pool, WiFi, Games Room

Bedrooms 6
Space 1,959 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms (sleeps 11)

A spacious luxury trullo property that is unique to this region of Italy. This is a character property with trulli cones, vaulted ceilings, stone walls and stone and marble floors. The property is well designed, retaining all the character of the traditional trullo whilst offering very spacious and flexible accommodation spread across 2 wings. The layout offers a rare opportunity to benefit from some independent living with additional cooking/bathroom facilties and relaxation areas or indeed enables smaller parties to spread out and enjoy the luxury of more space. We are set up for families with babies making this a popular choice for young families. The trullo has a large private solar heated pool, a poolside gazebo and comfortable high quality sunbeds, all set in an enclosed garden in an elevated position. The property has both covered and open patio areas on both the south and east aspects for alfresco dining with high quality stone/aluminium garden furniture. The games room and wireless internet are additional attractive features. Set in a stunning location with panoramic views across the countryside to the Val D'Itria

Getting to Trulli Sulla Collina: Bari and Brindisi airports are conveniently located, both within an hour from the villa and Naples an easy 3 hour drive with greater frequency and cheaper flights. Direct flights to the region daily from Stansted (Ryan Air) and 3 times weekly from Gatwick (BA and Easy Jet)) or fly via Milan or Rome. Car hire is essential. (Google Earth Grid Ref. N 40° 45.156 E 017°14.215).

Family Entertainment: Knowing how important it is to have varied entertainment Sulla Colina offers guests access to a separate games room a great refuge for teenagers, with darts, table tennis, table football, giant connect 4. In addition we provide 2 flat screen TV's and DVD's, one being set up with WII console and a varied selection of films to suit all ages, library books are also available. We have a couple of small trikes for toddlers as well as pool inflatables and beach toys. We also provide bikes for guest use as this is a truly wonderful region to explore and very safe with minimal cars on the surrounding country lanes near the property.

Internet Access: The property offers wireless internet access

Activities , we are happy to arrange some special activities for you to increase the enjoyment of your stay e.g. Cookery lessons in pizza/pasta making, a Puglian chef to prepare and serve you in the trullo, help with car hire or indeed sporting activities on the coast. see the link

More Details

Jenny Turner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Jenny Turner

I am married with 3 children, 2 grown up girls of 22 and 19 and a son of 12. I used to run my own business that focused on supporting organisations to develop excellence in customer service - something I am passionate about. This focus on a positive service experience is at the heart of what I look to achieve for our guests. I know myself how I want to be treated and I look to ensure our guests get a really positive and memorable experience when they choose to holiday in our villa.

Jenny Turner purchased this villa in 2004

Why Jenny Turner chose Tarent

We fell in love initially with the position of this property with its truely stunning views across rolling hills. Compared to the many others we looked at this was the one that stood out from the crowd. We have not been disappointed. The views during both day and night are spectacular - it really offers peace and tranquility and yet is only 5 minutes drive from Alberobello. The other attraction as well as being a trullo that exudes character, was its' unique layout being in 2 wings. We love to holiday with friends but also value a degree of privacy and independence at times which this offers. The icing on the cake is the close proximity to Alberobello, a thriving and totally unique town with a wonderful atmosphere and many good quality restaurants where we love to try the local wines and thoroughly enjoy all the wonderful italian culinary delights.

What makes this villa unique

The Layout - we can offer something a little different for the more discerning guests that want the enjoyment of holidaying with other family or friends but also wish to have some personal space and privacy.

The stunning views afforded to you as you sit by the heated pool relaxing in the peace of the countryside

A pool that is enclosed offering greater peace of mind when travelling with young children

A management team that share my vision of providing a truly memorable experience for our guests and go above and beyond in meeting requests for various leisure pursuits - whether it be pizza making lessons, a private chef or for the more active golf or sailing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time at your villa in Puglia. We stayed there with our whole family (9 persons). The rooms were all very well equipped and the garden and the terrace were beautiful. The best thing for our three little children (3, 3, and 6 years old) was the swimming pool. They spent so much time in the water, swimming or playing with the little plastic boat.

The landscape around your villa is very beautiful. We liked the "Trulli" and the pretty little towns, Alberobello, Martina Franca, Ostuni and most of all Locorotondo. We had our meals either on the terrace or at the restaurants in Alberobello which were very good. Our favorite was the very friendly restaurant "Fidelio".

We were also very pleased with the agent in Puglia, especially as we arrived nearly two hours late (problems with the flight). The supermarket was closed and our grandchildren were too tired to have a meal in a restaurant. So the agent led us to a place where we could order pizzas to take away and he waited with us until the pizzas were ready.

We all are very sure that we will come back to your wonderful place!
May 2015
  • 1 of 15


Martina Franca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1959 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 11 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , West wing
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , West wing
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet , East wing
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , bidet , East wing
  • Bathrooms are equivalent to being ensuite in the trullo being situated right next door to bedrooms and are well appointed. In the west wing the 2 bathrooms are again situated either next door or opposite the bedrooms.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , West Wing room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , West Wing room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , East Wing room
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , East Wing room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , West Wing room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , West Wing room
  • Large airy bedrooms with marble or natural stone flooring. Furnished to a very high standard with antique and modern furniture and pictures from local artists. Plenty of wardrobe and drawer space in all rooms. All mattresses are new and high quality, beds are dressed with good quality egyptian cotton linen. All bedrooms have either desk/floor standing fans. The rooms are not air conditioned as the house has been built in stone, with high ceilings which keeps it cool in the summer. Mosquito nets are fitted to bedroom windows and mosquito plugins are available. We are able to provide 2 cots should this be needed. Bedroom 1 - spacious, traditional Italian styling (west wing) Bedroom 2 - spacious, rustic style, local antiques and art (east wing) Bedroom 3 - pretty double, light and airy (west wing) Bedroom 4 - south facing (east wing) Bedroom 5 - pool/patio aspect (west wing) Bedroom 6 - good size single + room for cot (west wing) Bedroom 5 - south facing, wardrobe & drawers
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
The fabulous 10 x 5m heated tiled pool is a feature of the property that is set in an enclosed walled landscaped garden in an elevated position with stunning views across the Val D'Itria (Open from end April to end Oct subject to weather). The pool has been enclosed sympathetically to retain the character and views, but does provide a greater degree of security and safety for families with young children, with its stone walls and pretty iron fencing with lockable gate. The pool is equipped with 10 aluminium sunbeds and benefits from a pergola providing permanent shade with an aluminium table and 4 chairs. The pool is cleaned regularly throughout your stay to ensure your maximum enjoyment. The villa has 2 patios, both with covered and open areas. The south facing patio is large with a stone table and seating for 10. The east facing patio has a large aluminum circular table with seating for 6. Large parking area with shade at the rear of the property. A large BBQ is available.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

71% Complete
28% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Luxury Trullo - 2 spacious wings, Private heated pool, WiFi, Games Room
average rating of 4.7105265 based on 53 reviews

A wonderful villa for a perfect family holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We spend two weeks in the amazing villa , Trulli Sulla Colina, near Alberobello. We are a Dutch extended family of 3 generations, 12 people, 6 adults and 6 children, age 8, 6, 5 ,4, 3, and 1 year. We felt at home.

The house was clean, toys for all the kids, good beds and soft towels.

It was comfortable having two very complete kitchens to cook for a big family. We ate very often altogehter at "home".

The first week the weather was not that good, so the pool was cold. The second week the sun came and the solar heating did her work well. We could all relax. A top priority was to have a safe place for all the young children, - the fence off lockable swimming pool area, with its non slip pool surround.

Thanks Jenny for your good service. We would like to recommend Trulli Sulla Cortina to all our Dutch friends and relatives.

Gonny Vos

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So delighted you had such a good time. We so want for our guests to feel at home and do try and focus on all the details that make the difference around both comfort and safety. We always have found that the 2 wings with the 2 kitchens etc is a real bonus for large families as you have all the benefits of communal living but with the room to spread out and achieve some independence too. Glad you enjoyed the heated pool. Hope to see you with your friends and relatives for a return visit. Jenny
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Perfect holidays with the whole family

  • 5 of 5

It was our second stay at Trulli Sulla Colina with our whole family and we enjoyed it again. The main attraction is the swimming pool, especially for our grandchildren - 5, 5 and 8 years old. After a long breakfast in the wonderful garden we spent much time with swimming, playing kicker and table tennis and eating cherries from the trees in the garden. In the afternoon we visited the nice little villages in the surrounding.

In Alberobello are nice restaurants. Our favorites were "Gli olivi" and "Fidelio" with its nice and friendly owner Francesco. This year his son Alessandro and our grandson became friends and played football together.

One day we had a problem in the bathroom and immediately somebody came and solved it.

Finaly we can say we had great holidays, everything was perfekt and we are sure, we will come back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you continued to enjoy everything at the trullo, we agree the pool and gardens are lovely and wonderful to be able to roam and pick cherries. Look forward to hearing from you again. Jenny
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful relaxing trullo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week as part of our honeymoon and it was stunning. The location is so beautiful and relaxing and the trullo itself is very rustic yet has everything and more that you would need. We were met beforehand and taken over to the trullo and Theresa was really helpful with restaurant recommendations and places to visit.

It is so peaceful at the trullo that sitting by the pool is really relaxing and you can watch the wildlife too.

Overall it was a turkey lovely stay and experience we will definitely be returning and would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So delighted that our trullo was such a memorable part of your honeymoon and that you got to benefit from the wonderful relaxing location
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Ecublens, Suisse

Beautiful house with a very nice view

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the holiday house for easter with a large family. The fact that we could split over two houses and have some privacy was great. The view was also very impressive. The pool was still a bit cold, but some of us did go for a swim. It is nicely secured for children, therefore we could enjoy being outside without worrying. Situated one hour from Bari and Brindisi, and 5 minutes from Alberobello the region gave us enough to explore.

The only drawback would be the humidity in the big house during the first days, but after a few days of heating, it improved much.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the house, views and pool. Being traditional stone houses they take a while to warm up at the start of the season and do respond well when being lived in. The humidity in this wing was likely due to a delay in being able to run the heating due to an issue with the thermostat which got fixed on the morning of your arrival.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great property big garden everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the first 10 days of April in the house with 10 people and three generations.

The house has an excellent location, but you need a car. It was clean has very good music installations, toys for the kids, good beds, soft big towels. We felt at home.

It was comfortable having two very complete kitchens to cook for a big family, and we ate very often altogether at “home”. The children (4 and 6) could safely play in the enormous garden and we didn’t have to worry about the swimming pool (gated). The bigger played a lot of table tennis.

I loved taking my breakfast at the small terrace before the kids were awake and enjoying the sunrise and the beautiful nature.

We were very lucky with the wetter and we could use the swimming pool (I must say we’re Dutch).

Allison, the local agent, received us and arranged a pasta evening. She’s kind and offered us a late departure, what was appreciated.

The only negative thing of our stay was the humidity of the big house in the beginning, but the heating was good, so after a few days this problem was resolved. We didn’t have to pay for the heating. Thanks Jenny.

In short, we had a very good holiday and we can recommend the house in Alberobello without hesitation.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had such a lovely holiday and felt at home with the property, gardens and the pool. Delighted you got to enjoy the Puglian sunshine as would agree, there's nothing quite like sitting on the trullo patio in the early morning sun just listening to the countryside sounds and enjoying the wonderful views.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great house in a stunning location. Everything required for a large party to enjoy Puglia.

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything our party of 11 (5 adults and 6 kids) needed to enjoy a great holiday in Puglia.

Situated in beautiful countryside a short drive from Alberobello and with easy reach of Bari airport.

The house itself is very comfortable, staying cool despite the heat outside. Very clean, with all mod cons and a nice mix of new and antique furniture. The pool area is very well presented with beautiful tiling, plenty of sun loungers and lovely views over the surrounding countryside.

Easy drives to old towns like Locorotundo, Martina Franca, and to the coast at Canne Torres.

Alberobello has a selection of good restaurants, as well as supermarket, post office etc.

A car is a necessity as there are no shops or restaurants within easy walking distance.

Alison, the local agent, was very helpful, giving us tips and advice and organising a home pasta making lesson and dinner.

Lots of books and toys to keep everyone occupied as well as bikes, table tennis, darts etc in the games room.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you all had such a good time and thrilled you mentioned in particular the tiled pool and the pool garden. We had this all refurbished this year and have to agree it does look quite spectacular. So glad you enjoyed the pasta making evening and managed to explore so many of the beautiful towns. We look forward to welcoming you back.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Bari / Brindisi/Naples
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Selva di Fasano
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
SS16 Bari to Brindisi
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Adriatic Coast
Car: necessary

The property is situated within 3 acres of olive and almond grove in a hill top position in rural countryside but within 5 minutes of Alberobello. The approach to the property is down very pretty, quiet stone walled lanes, ideal for walking and cycling. It's position offers some of the most fantastic views across the Val D'Itria and being in this position the property benefits from a cooling breeze during the hot summer months. The nearest town Alberobello which is a UNESCO heritage site and a unique and fascinating place to explore with its' thousands of trulli. Restaurants and coffee bars are plentiful, good quality and very friendly, being full of character, many being trulli buildings. There are many small shops to explore - ranging from good quality clothes shops through to traditional bakers, butchers etc There are large and well stocked supermarkets on the outskirts of the main historic centre and about 5 minutes from the property. These stock branded goods as well as having excellent delicatessen counters for wonderfully fresh Parma ham, olives, sun dried. Tomatoes, cheeses etc etc

The Thursday market in Alberobello is a must, the array of fresh fruit and vegetables is fantastic and the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of how the locals live is a real cultural experience.

We also offer many activities and leisure past times to make your holiday even more enjoyable from cookery classes, to a Puglian Chef preparing a meal for you, to car and bike hire, please see link below

(Google Earth Grid Ref. Latitude: 40°45'9.50'N Longitude: 17°14'12.49'E)


Rates & Availability

Martina Franca Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 28 2018 - Jun 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 2 2018 - Jul 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer Peak
Jul 14 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Low Summer
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Sep 29 2018 - Nov 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $649.86

We are happy to consider mid week bookings out of the main seasons.
I am happy to consider sunday changeover in June, July and August as flights are less expensive for guests on a sunday
Additional costs for heating based upon metred usage
The pool is open from end April until end October and is solar heated
No refunds on cancellation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Contact Owner

You might like these similar properties