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Ostuni, Brindisi, Italy
  • Villa2690 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights


Marco Cristofori

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english, french, spanish, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 06, 2018
About Marco Cristofori

I'm builder and interior decorator. My city-home is Bologna but I like Puglia very much because is culture rich, hospitable and famous for the quality of its food. In the photo I'm with my daughter Diana who does not live with me.

Marco Cristofori purchased this Villa in 2007

Why Marco Cristofori chose Ostuni

In the serenity of a secular olive grove, our Masseria Zumpicchio has been built around 4 ancient “Trulli”, using the traditional materials of the zone and respecting the local style, but adding all the modern comforts. The living room with fireplace looks out onto the large Swimming Pool, surrounded by a stone terrace of 40 square meters, and there is an internal dining area and an external one, an open Veranda covered from the shed, offering therefore the possibility to have supper inside or in the coolness of the open space. The kitchen is well equipped (oven and dishwashers), there is an annexed laundry and a graceful bath with washbasin, wc and bidet. In the living room you have a modern television and in all the house you have WIFI, and the Masseria got 20.000 square meters of private land with olive and fruit trees, granting the most absolute privacy and tranquility. The main room with double bed, the “Canopy Room”, has been obtained restoring the biggest Trullo, and has its independent exit and en suite bathroom, wide and with a great angular shower that can be used also like bath tub. The second room with annexed bath is occupied by the owners. Within a short distance from the villa and on the terrace that surrounds the swimming pool, there is one independent construction, annexed to an existing old little trullo, the “Trullino Room”, hosting a pleasant room with a double bed with canopy and a bathroom complete of shower. The Villa is located in Itria Valley, 10 km from the town of Ostuni, just 40 minutes from Brindisi airport and 1 hour drive from Bari. The loca

What makes this Villa unique

The main house is for 6 persons. You can rent one more trullo for two more persons (bedroom and ensuite bathroom) in the garden 50 m. from the main house 800 euro/ week. Please note: the rate that comes out automatically is for the main house only (6 persons).


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • 1 queen
      • 1 queen
      • Every room with independent entrance from the garden.


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        combination tub/shower
      • Shower room 1
        toilet, shower, bidet
      • Shower room 2
        toilet, shower, bidet
      • Toilet 1
        toilet, bidet
      • toilet, shower, bidet

        Location Type

          • Rural


              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking
                      • Sunbed
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Vacuum Cleaner
                      • Washing Machine
                        Washing machines at the disposal of all tenants


                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Room
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • Books
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television


                                      • Boat
                                      • Garden Table & Chairs
                                      • Golf
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        2 hectares / 5 acres
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Porch / Veranda


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • smoking allowed

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Private Pool
                                                Important note to parents: The swimming pool and the staircase to the roof are left open with no barrier or fence, so please be vigilant and look after your children.


                                                  • marina
                                                  • autumn foliage
                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • festivals
                                                  • caves
                                                  • museums
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • ruins
                                                  • theme parks
                                                  • zoo

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • disco club
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • Babysitter
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • laundromat
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • hunting
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • water skiing
                                                              • wind-surfing

                                                                14 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Lovely house

                                                                Ziya M.UK

                                                                A lovely house with a pool situated amongst olive trees. We were here for a week and although peaceful and quiet we were interrupted almost every day by the owner visiting for one reason or another, the pool cleaner and on two occassions delivery of water by a truck!! The house is lovely and cool and the kitchen is well equipped. There is seating for al fresco dining which we took full advantage of including cooking on the bbq. Would definitely recommend staying here.

                                                                Peaceful, cosy, very relaxing

                                                                Verena F.

                                                                Nicely decorated house. Beautiful Trulli country. We had a fabulous time. Marco is very helpful and always within reach.

                                                                Great place to relax and to visit Puglia

                                                                Emmanuel C.

                                                                We were there with our two kids (1y and 2.5y) and we had a great stay at Marco's house.

                                                                Marco was very welcoming and helped us on the first evening with our dinner. He was always not very far to help during our stay. He had kindly bought all the equipment we needed for our kids. He sent us back by mail something we had forgotten.

                                                                House is beautifully furnished with antiques; this is so much nicer than what you would expect in rented houses.

                                                                The inside of the house (bedrooms, bathrooms, dining room and living room) is big, well decorated and very comfortable. Lots of light throughout the place which is great (and unexpected) for a truli. Only the kitchen could be a bit bigger with more equipment.

                                                                Pool area is very nice, surrounded by Olive trees, shaded and sunny at the same time. You may find the stone steps not ideal for young children but we had no issue.

                                                                Nice outside dining area.

                                                                Ultra quiet place. Perfect for relaxing.

                                                                It's perfectly in the middle of 3-4 very nice villages. And convenient location to visit Puglia.

                                                                A perfect place for a lovely secluded holiday

                                                                Janet V.

                                                                My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at this villa. The trulli conversion is spacious, clean and well furnished and equipped, and surrounded by olive trees as far as the eye could see; a perfect place for a lovely secluded holiday. A car is essential but the villa is within easy driving distance (7-10 km) of four historic towns with shops and many good restaurants. There is a small supermarket a few kilometres away. The owner, Marco, is friendly and helpful and lives unobtrusively nearby. He gave us several gifts of produce to make us feel welcome.

                                                                nous et la famille "gatto" dans la maison de Marco

                                                                patrick c.

                                                                Nous avons passé des vacances inoubliables dans ce charmant trulli au milieu d'une nature magnifique peuplée d'oliviers, de noyers, d'amandiers... et d'une charmante famille de chats : maman chat et 3 chatons que nous avons vu grandir sur le toit du trulli, puis sortir dans la nature pour jouer dans les arbres. Nous n'oublierons pas cet endroit très dépaysant qui se prête merveilleusement bien à ceux qui ont besoin de repos et de calme. Le trulli est bien situé pour visiter la région sans faire trop de kilomètres. Un grand merci à Marco pour sa gentillesse et son excellent accueil.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Merci beaucoup pour vôtres très gentiles paroles. Pour moi à été un plaisir de vous avoir hôtes. J' espère vous voir encore.

                                                                Wenn Träume wahr werden.........

                                                                Alles war perfekt geregelt. Wir wurden von Marco(Besitzer) halbwegs im Empfang genommen und er hat uns zur Anwesen geführt und alles gezeigt. Früchte, verschiedene Getränke im Kühlschrank und einen Blumenstrauss standen zur WELCOME bereit. Mann fühlt sich HERZLICH wilkommen. DANKE Marco


                                                                Ostuni, Brindisi, Italy

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

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                                                                La piscina è aperta dal 01 maggio al 31 ottobre. N.B.: Le tariffe esposte sono relative alla villa con tre camere da letto. Se si desidera anche la quarta camera con bagno en suite (trullo indipendente a 50 metri dalla villa), occorre aumentare le tariffe esposte di euro 800 / settimana. Se le immondizie non saranno portate via dagli ospiti verranno addebitati 50 euro per il servizio. Ogni persona in più delle 6 (o delle 8 se si affitta anche la quarta camera) 20 euro/persona/giorno.

                                                                14 Reviews
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