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Will Sanderson

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, italian

Large Town House Extensive Sea Views Dining & Sun Terraces Near Cathedral.

6 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Centro Storico House Rental Photos and Description

House in Old Historic Centre, Centro Storico, Ostuni, Brindisi Province, Puglia, Italy - In Old Moorish "Centro Storico" Of Ostuni, "the Jewel Of Puglia" Air conditioned

"Vista Adriatica" is a charming three bedroom town house in Ostuni's Centro Storico. Sleeps 6. Extensive Sea Views. Roof/Sun Terrace. Air conditioning. 100m from Cathedral. Enjoy the proximity of fresh bread and cakes, coffee, Lounge bars and restaurants, without traffic. 3 bedrooms with King size or twin beds. Living/Dining room with sofa bed. Kitchen, En-suite to bedroom 2. Bathroom with shower, Roof/ Sun Terrace. Wi-Fi. Central heating. A lovely house -wonderful position to enjoy being at the heart of Ostuni, the white city, “The jewel of Puglia”, with its wonderful old city to explore by day or enjoy in the warm night air. Relax in old bars, or the sophisticated modernity melted into the solid stone.The local fish, meat and vegetables are exceptional so you can barbie overlooking the vast panorama of the Adriatic, or enjoy the restaurants nearby. No wonder the Italian designer set choose to holiday here.The Centro Storico is on a hill with a pleasant summer breeze.

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Will Sanderson (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, italian

About Will Sanderson

"From the start of booking to the return of our deposit the owner has been top class. His one concern being that we have everything we need plus giving very helpful advice for trips, eating etc." Trip Advisor 5 star review.

"One more thing – the proprietor, Will Sanderson, is a true gem and the ultimate in hospitality. He very patiently acquainted us with the nearby town, showing us the supermarket, fish store, the better bread store and the not-so-better bread store, the best place to get local wine and the restaurants and night spots. Then, going one step beyond, he stepped in to help us through a medical emergency and assisted us in arranging some emergency flight plans, for which I am most grateful. If you book this villa, consider Will one its assets." Trip Advisor 5 star review

Reviews

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based on 6 traveler reviews

Large Town House Extensive Sea Views Dining & Sun Terraces Near Cathedral.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Ideal location, great town house.

  • 5 of 5

Will was helpful and explained everything so settling in was easy. It's a lovely house with views to die for. Located in the centre of the old town it was a perfect base for our holiday. The property was clean and well presented and I would wholeheartedly recommend this as a base for exploring Ostuni, one of the friendliest towns in Italy.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stylish, clean and in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week in the very beautiful city of Ostuni. The location of the property is quite magical with great balcony views of the Adriatic on one side and stepping straight out on to a quaint narrow white street on the other side! The house itself was very tastefully furnished and very well equipped. We enjoyed the air conditioning as a refuge form the heat and found the shaded balcony the perfect place to sit and eat and enjoy a glass of frizzante.

Ostuni is a wonderful place with numerous restaurants to choose from and some interesting history and culture. Our older teenagers enjoyed the freedom of being in the centre of the town which was lively in the central square in the evenings but felt extremely safe and welcoming.It's nice to get away from cars although be prepared to walk up a lot of steps from your car with your food shopping! Good exercise!

Will was very pleasant and helpful and clearly has the formula for providing what's needed for a great holiday. We're all missing Ostuni now and would love to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Great Ostuni House

  • 5 of 5

It was great to stay in an authentic Italian house in the centre of Ostuni old town. We stayed in Ostuni for 10 days as our son was getting married there. The property was clean & well maintained & was right in the middle of the old town very close to some wonderful restaurants & classy bars. The owner (Will) met us and put us at ease straight away with his friendliness & was very helpful. Other members of our family also stayed in other properties owned by Will & they were all as impressed with their property and host as we were. We would without hesitation recommend this property to family & friends.

Cheers Will for a fantastic stay.

Steve. Durham.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Wonderful holiday lovely house great host

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful holiday. The house has great character and is in the historic centre of Ostunii lots of good restaurants in walking distance. Will ,the owner, was so welcoming when we arrived. He could not have been more helpful but was never intrusive. Our holiday was so fabulous we definitely want to pay a return visit.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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matlock
5

Ostuni gem

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment in the Centro Sturico medieval part of Ostuni. Breathtaking views from terrace over Adriatic. Excellent recommendations from Will, the owner, who is on hand to give advice when required, for restaurants and bars within walking distance. Very quiet despite being in the midst of the old town. Ostuni not far from other picturesque towns such as Locorotondo and Caravigno in the area but Ostuni itself is the gem.

A great place to relax, eat good food and drink local wine at affordable prices. Try the Gipas 111 cocktail bar two minutes walk away near the cathedral. The owner knows how to make a cocktail.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Stockholm
5

Great staying!!

  • 5 of 5

Ostuni is a fantastic little genuine town with nice restaurants, populous squares and lovely atmosphere.

The apartment was perfectly located in the old part along a narrow walking street and a couple of nice restaurants around the corner. The apartment is nicely furnished, has a fully equipped kitchen, newly installed air conditioning in all rooms, a balcony and a large roof terrace. Top class.

We had a car with us and took us easily to the sea and all fantastiks beaches. Here we recommend the Riserva Naturale Torre Guaceto which is a fantastic nature reserve with wonderful beaches and Il Capitolo if you want a little more pulse.

Will is the perfect host very keen that we enjoyed and that everything worked. When the main power went (you should not wash clothes, run the oven, iron, dry hair and have all lights lit simultaneously;) he came after five minutes and showed us where the power switch was.

A perfect staying and we will absolutely return.

Ronny & Anna

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Special interest holidays:

We can provide various courses for a few hours or more. eg Yoga, Art, Stained Glass window making, Local History, Restoration, Tennis coaching, etc.

Coast/Beach:

Coast/Beach

Nearest beaches are ten minutes drive away, and there are many more easily accessed from the main coast road. The beaches are sandy and tend to be within coves of limestone which rise 2 or 3 metres out of the sea.

Villanova (10mins by car) is the larger of the nearby small fishing villages along the coast, Santa Sabina being 15 minutes by car.

Travel:

A vehicle is not essential but best and car hire is available at the airports

Brindisi airport is 18 miles (29km) and takes 25 minutes.

Bari airport is 45miles (72km) and takes 75 minutes.

Ryanair offer direct flights from London Stansted to Brindisi and Bari, or UK regional airports via Milan Bergamo.

Easy Jet fly Gatwick to Brindisi in July and August.

British Airways have direct flights from London Gatwick to Bari

Alitalia have indirect flights from London Heathrow, & City to Brindisi.

Distances:

The beaches and harbour at Villanova take 10 minutes by car. and there is also a bus service.

The beaches and harbour at Santa Sabina take fifteen minutes by car.

Brindisi is a 30 minute drive, Lecce one hour (less on the train from Carovigno or Ostuni railway stations), Otranto 90 minutes by car

Further Details:

Ostuni, the "Citta Bianca" is a magical place especially in the evenings. The architecture is a mix of all things southern Mediterranean. It looks like a north African town. Eating, drinking and relaxing out in the open air late into the night is a joy, for all ages. In July and more so in August the main Piazzas of Ostuni and Carovigno have live entertainment of all sorts of high quality, culminating in the Saint Oronzo horse parade in Ostuni on August 25/26th. Martina Franca has an Opera festival in July. Ostuni and Carovigno are working towns that operate all year round. This is a mainly agricultural area. Northern Puglia grows most of the dram wheat for the pasta of Italy, & the region makes as much wine as Australia but, this particular area is best known for it's olive oil. Olive tress are everywhere which give the view a green 'carpet'. The soil here is highly fertile and wonderful vegetables are available. The Markets tend to be on different days in different towns. Carovigno's is Tuesday morning, Ostuni has a full market on a Saturday morning and a vegetable market on a Wednesday morning. There are good supermarkets and smaller specialist grocers, butchers, fish vendors, cheese makers, wine, and fresh pasta shops in both towns.

There are blue flag beaches within a ten minute drive, (visible from the roof terrace,) and many other lovely beaches and coves to swim, snorkel, and sunbathe. In the summer evenings the coastal villages come alive with music, street vendors, ice cream parlours, restaurants and bars.

The beautiful Baroque towns of Lecce, Martina Franca, Locorotondo and the Famous Trulli of Alberobello are all a short drive.

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Rates & Availability

Centro Storico House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September £100 off
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$196
$909
 
 
October £100 off early booking
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
$144
$646
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$152
$1,041
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We accept card payments. 50% of the rental fee is due on booking to secure rental. Full payment to be received no later than eight weeks before arrival. A refundable breakages deposit of £200 is required, to be paid along with full payment, to be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection). Once you confirm you wish to book with us we will send you an email with confirmation and payment details.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Check-out by 10.00am please. Check-in after 4.00pm but we are flexible. You will be met by an English speaking key holder who will explain the facilities of the house.

Notes on prices:
CARD PAYMENT WELCOME

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Amenities

Centro Storico House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Family bathroom off little hallway off living/dining room at bottom of spiral stairs to bedroom 3 has bath with shower above, basin, WC, and bidet. Ensuite to Bedroom 2 has shower, WC and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: King size or Twin Beds. Also we can add a cot in this room. Hair dryer. Wardrobe. chest of drawers. Two chairs. French doors, sea views. Bedroom 2, with King size or twin beds and en-suite. Bedroom 3 King size or twin beds, extensive sea views.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Notes:
Outside: A door leads outside from Bedroom one to the Dining terrace (with pergola, dining table and chairs for 6) and from here stairs lead up outside to the roof terrace which can also be accessed from bedroom three. Here there are six sun loungers. Bedroom two has a very small balcony more for air and light than sitting on but a tranquil shady spot for reading a book. Utility Room: Utility room with washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included. Lounger/beach towels are provided. Cleaning and fresh linen weekly. Other: From the entrance door through a lobby we enter the living/dining room off which are bedroom one and two, the kitchen and door to hallway below bedroom 3. Off this hallway are the utility room, family bathroom and the spiral staircase to bedroom 3.

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