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Peaceful retreat with modern comforts amidst the hills of Ostuni. Private pool.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully restored Trullo-Lamia with swimming pool, sleeps 4-6. / WIFI

Bright air-conditioned villa with private swimming pool (10x5m) with outside shower, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Sleeps 4 comfortably, but could be extended to 6. For only two persons, the price is reduced by 10% per week (except July/August).

Otto Sentieri is situated in 5 acres of olive and almond groves in the tranquil hills of Ostuni, with no direct neighbours and only 20 min. drive from the Adriatic Sea.

We have panoramic views of surrounding towns and villages.

Enjoy the beautiful, restored Trullo-Lamia and the extensive walled grounds, with:

large dining areas inside and out

2 shower rooms with toilet

air conditioning / fireplace with wood burning stove

internet (WIFI) / TV

fully equipped kitchen, appliances including: dishwasher, microwave, toaster, oven

washing machine

We have a new outdoor tiled patio area which surrounds the house approx 70sq mt with shade, BBQ and seating.

A welcome pack with local produce is provided upon arrival.

Owners website www.ottosentieri.com

More Details

Owner
Bob & Helga
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2017

Why Bob & Helga chose Brindisi area

Our villa is on a hilltop overlooking Ostuni and the the Valle D'Itria. The property had been lived in until the 1960s and was in need of major renovation. Fortunately, the nephew of the owners was now an architect and he shared our vision of an authentic renovation but using modern materials. The old trullo for example was used as a 'palmento' - a room where grapes were pressed and the juices stored for wine-making. All of this was lovingly preserved and is now a popular feature of the house. We were keen to preserve the old traditions too and now include almond and olive harvesting among our autumn routines. This local produce is on display in the villa and makes the ideal gift for friends. We may not be able to identify precisely the exact trees of origin, but we can certainly guarantee that everything is home produced.

What makes this villa unique

Being on a hilltop, we do not suffer the sometimes oppressive heat of the Summer months and instead enjoy a unique micro-climate where warm Spring and Autumn weather combines with the hot Summer to give a long season for holiday visitors. The villa is secluded and tranquil, yet is near enough to local facilities so as not to be isolated. The nearby village of Casalini for example, boasts 3 small mini-markets, a bar, a post office with ATM, a petrol station and 4 superb restaurants, each of them offering a different dining experience. Most guests will spend the first few days of their holiday relaxing by the pool before venturing out into the great wide world of Puglia. We provide advice and suggestions and regularly book restaurants and guided tours for our guests, all at no extra cost as we are keen to make your stay as enjoyable as possible without of course being over-intrusive. Because we value your privacy, we do not live on site during your stay, so that you can enjoy the full, peaceful holiday experience with your friends and family.

We look forward to welcoming you to Puglia.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfetto! Grazie.
May 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ostuni in Puglia

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , washing machine
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Each bathroom is self contained, with washbasin, toilet, bidet and shower. There are ample electrical points and large wall mirrors. The main bathroom also doubles as a laundry room, complete with automatic washing machine.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King size bed
    Trullo Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • The main bedroom could be used as a family room, with the simple addition of a cot or single bed. There is a large wardrobe and chest of drawers, ample storage space. The double window is fitted with a mosquito grill and may be left open in the evening. The bedroom overlooks olive trees and distant hills. Mosquito nets to all beds. A sofabed for 2 extra sleeps can be used in the living area (with sideboard).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We live nearby and are always available to answer your questions about area information, restaurant booking, etc.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

5

Fantastic, peace, space, service and location

  • 5 of 5

This was our sixth year at Otto Sentieri, and every year it gets better! We love the quiet location and the acres of olives and almonds in which the Trullo is set. Bob and Helga are perfect hosts, on hand swiftly if needed. The pool (cleaned every other day) is excellent and the accommodation very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay at Otto Sentieri

  • 5 of 5

We've had an excellent stay at Otto Sentieri. Bob and Helga are a delight

- very helpful and nothing is too much trouble! The villa is clean and

comfortable and had everything we needed. Also the location is beautiful,

quiet and the perfect place for a 'get away from it all' retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Hidden Gem!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic villa and location! Perfect for a family holiday. We loved

everything about it. What a gem of a place :-) Wonderful hosts, Bob &

Helga, very knowledgeable and helpful. Good to know that they are nearby if you need them, but they respect your privacy.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Prachtige plek, sfeervolle woning!

  • 5 of 5

Net terug van een heerlijke vakantie in Puglia, mede dankzij deze hele fijne woning! Het huis is heel rustig gelegen op een prachtige olijfgaard met zwembad. Alles wat je nodig hebt, is aanwezig. Ook voor onze 2 kleine meisjes werd alles klaargezet; babybedjes, kinderstoel, aankleedkussen… Het huis is schoon, goed verzorgd en heel sfeervol. Bob en Helga zijn goed te bereiken en geven je goede tips en veel informatie! Wij komen hopelijk snel weer terug! Dank voor de goede zorgen.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Shine on you crazy diamond

  • 5 of 5

This anthem of Pink Floyd applies to our stay in Otto Sentieri: nice and complete house, quiet and romantic hideaway, smooth swimming pool to chill, close to all beautifull typical Puglian villages (and restaurants) and last but not the least Bob and Helga: very helpfull but not pushy hosts where you can only dream of!

Normally we visit a place and house only once, but fot this chilly place where dolce far niente rules, we really like to make an exception!

Diamonds are a girl's best friend, but this diamond is everybody's friend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Great location, perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

Propert is in a lovely, peaceful location. Accommodation has all the facilities you can think of, children were ecstatic that the wifi reception was good but the lure of the pool trumped even that! Close to Cisternino and Ostuni. Also good base to venture further. Bob and helga were a fountain of knowledge on everything local. Couldn't have asked for a nicer introduction to Puglia. Am sure we will return in the not too distant future!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£884
for 7 nights
£884
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,221
for 7 nights
£1,221
 
 
Indian Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Early Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£673
for 7 nights
£673
 
 
Autumn
28 Oct 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £168.44

In order to avoid additional fees for you as a traveller, we do not offer the possibility to pay with credit cards of through the HomeAway payment service.

We require a deposit of 30% to secure your booking. The balance is to be paid in full by bank transfer 8 weeks prior to the booking period. Please note that rental rates are up to 4 people sharing. With five to six people add €60 per extra person per week.
Outside of July/August for a booking for 2 people only, we will reduce the rental price by 10%.
For our cancellation policy please contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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