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Rare Trullo Villa, modernized, Private Pool, 4.5 Acres OliveTrees, Full Air-con



Updated: 23-Nov-2016
Villa near, Ostuni, Ceglie, Puglia, Italy - Unique Trullo Restoration, not many completed to this high standard

Extremely stylish, private and spaciously 12 cone 400 Year old Trullo. Fully Air-conditioned, WiFi, Completely restored by its Irish owners, with local stone masons in traditional stone method's roofs and walls up to 3ft6 thick, no expense spared, oasis of tranquility surrounded by Mediterranean grounds, 4.5 acres of olive groves and vineyard to explore. The land is dotted with plum, pear, apple, lemon, cherry, almond and fig trees different seasons. Local towns are 'very' Italian, Good markets and good shopping, local food and restaurants are great, manageress will meet and greet and look after your needs. Welcome food pack provided. No light pollution, so the stars at night are amazing, for the midnight swim! Local Manageress will look after you, Meet greet , any problems or advice, emergencies etc on call 24/7. Hi Spec Alarm monitored by Security Co.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner


Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a beautiful piece of paradise at your trulli, we enjoyed every minute, thank you for thinking of everything

E & R Pawlowsk USA

"Richard, we really love your Trulli, it's a real jewel" Lu from Holland

"Hi Richard, wanted to write to you and thank you for renting us your lovely villa. Having built a couple of houses myself can appreciate the detailed work that has gone into the design making it very special, We also loved the area and had some great meals - the best in Port Nova. I have rented villas for the past 30 years and this is in my top 3 ! Best Regards John fm UK

We have a wonderful time and a good rest - just what was needed. Your trullo is stunning and had everything we needed.We surprised and pleased by the contents of the welcome pack; we've never seen anything like it at any other villa. Liz said you liked to exceed expectations and you certainly did. Many thanks for such a wonderful holiday.

Best wishes Barbara - Fm UK -
Apr 2009
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


The Perfect Break!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful week away in Puglia and for us the accommodation was perfect.It was wonderful to stay in an authentic house from the region and yet have all the modern luxuries that made our stay just right! We were a party of 6 in total and so the division of the rooms worked perfectly..we couldn't hear each other once in our own little "areas" yet could be communal to eat and relax by the pool.Our welcome by Marina was lovely and she explained everything very clearly.

Due to the recent illness of a memeber of our party we wanted to just relax and be together which this holiday certainly gave us the opportunity to do.

The property was very clean and well maintained including attention to the pool on more than one occasion.

We decided to use a different route for our journey back to Brindisi airport and would recommend going by San Vito as this was much quicker.

The information was thorough and clear though not quite up to date regarding the wifi which was actually excellent but the blurb had lead us to believe there wasn't any at the house...may be just needs up dating.

For a relaxing holiday in an interesting and not overly explored area I would certainly reccommend this accommodation.You do need to be prepared to drive though as there wasn't really anywhere to walk to which wasn't a problem to us but something to be aware of.

All in all this accommodation gave us exactly what we wanted from this holiday and we are all left feeling more relaxed and "chilled out" because of it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Puglia 5* experience

  • 5 of 5

My international friends and I enjoyed a wonderful vacation in this modern and luxuriously comfortable home that provided every facility that we needed to relax and enjoy our vacation. We were welcomed to the Trullo by the caretaker who left a thoughtful care package of groceries and food that we would need to get our vacation started and carefully walked us through everything we needed to know about the property. The caretaker was also available at short notice for any queries. The property has been thoughtfully renovated, has a wonderful kitchen for cooking and bedrooms are spacious, with comfortable beds and bathrooms and excellently maintained. pool is private and also excellently maintained, as are the grounds, which are secured. The Trullo is within easy proximity to the coast, to nearby "white city" of Ostuni, the and with access to the motorway for more adventurous exploration to other wonderful parts of Puglia in Southern Italy. Restaurants in neighbouring towns provided excellent food, service and value and Puglian wine exceeds it's reputation. We highly recommend visiting and enjoying this beautiful home and it's surrounding areas.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Southen Italy

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property exactly as described really unusual but the infinity pool was just amazing. The house was very clean and it had everything we needed the location was so central for day trips and trips to the beach. Myself my wife and our 3 kids had a top class holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We ended up here by luck, chance, destiny, fate !! We love the area because it is private, quiet, peaceful, safe, tranquil, and the neighbours are good. Our restoration is unique. There is easy access to all the hustle and bustle of the local towns and the best beach's in Italy. Food and Wine and the local restaurants, the markets, its deep down Real Italy. Statistics for Puglia show 350,000 foreign visitors last year, 1,650,000 Italian visitors.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : brindisi at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : san michelle salentino at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : brindisi at 35 Kilometres Nearest Golf : lecche at 35 Kilometres Nearest Train : ostuni at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : main high way at 14 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : san michelle salento at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : santa sabina at 16 Kilometres Car: necessary

Puglia is a beautiful region with excellent local restaurants, medieval towns and three UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Matera, Alberobello and Castel del Monte.


Some of the best beaches in Italy are within driving distance with sandy or rocky beaches, caves, grottos and scenic drives. There are multiple Lido beaches with good serviced facilities in the summer including parking, sunloungers, restaurants and toilets.


a Car is essential.

Brindisi Airport – 54 km - 40 mins roads

Bari Airport – 118 km - 1hour 20 roads & motorway

Naples - 3hours 30 -mostly motorway

Pescara 4 hours -mostly motorway


Restaurant 20 minutes walk (opening times may vary according to season). better to drive unlit road no one around. San Michelle Salentino 2km Small town, restaurants, bakery. Ceglie Messapica (bakery, supermarkets, Michelin* restaurants) 5km. Ostuni –2km bakery, supermarkets, restaurants). Cisternino 20km. Beaches 20km.

Further Details:

We will send you a 22 page information pack on the Trullo and the surrounding area on booking along with directions


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
12 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
shoulder 2
1 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 1
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 2
1 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer High
23 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 3
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 4
1 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
Credit card bookings accepted. 25% on booking - balance asap. Deposit 300 euro, you pay for, gas and electricity used over the allowance of 50 euro per week . Credit Card can be taken over the phone in advance if it is more convenient.

Changeover Day:
Saturday in high season. departure time, before 10 am , arrival time after 4pm
this allows cleaners, gardener, pool-man, and any repairs and maintenance to be done.

Notes on prices:
Long winter lets - call for price. November - April rental by the month for a few months possible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 23-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

You will stay in an remarkable restored traditional 200 yr old Trulli villa, with exceptional work from local stone masons, but with all the mod cons delicately included, this type of building is unique in the world to this area (cost us a small fortune) !! WiFi, (Italian standard is not great), En-suite bathrooms, serious Air-con, monitored alarm system with mobile response, very good kitchen, BBQ , toddler pool, all baby equipment, Private on 5 acres, no light pollution at night, caretaker, PS3, good equipment throughout, Great Mosaic tiled infinity edge pool, Big kitchen for Trullo,

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • 3 ensuite bathroom, off bedrooms, with, toilet, basin, power showers and 1 with bath.2 with bidet. Stone wall tiles and Stone floors , all built under individual stone cone roof , towels provided


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Child Bed, Day bed under a cone roof alcove - not a room kids love it
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/9 (3 Bedrooms) + Day bed + settee Notes on bedrooms: 1 bedroom double with French doors to the pool terrace. En-suite,toilet, shower bidet flat TV, CD. 1 Bedroom 2 or 3 beds en-suite bath,toilet,bidet, shower French doors to terrace 1 very small room, single room , can be made up as Dbl bed room en-suite toilet & shower.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Pool is really cool. Fully lit at night underwater lights -I haven't seen one as good - mosaic tiled, infinity edge, all edges have been rounded no sharp edges, kids area 3 mtr/10foot circle 0.6 / 2ft deep, pool area 1 mtr 3ft3 for small kids to 2 mtrs adults jump in. Area fully lit at night total length 50 foot x 17 foot. Kids should always be supervised in pools, if in doubt arm bands on all the time. We have equipment for Kids , Cots, High chairs, Bed gates for sides, sterilizer, foods processor, ice cream maker !! - there is some toys down there please ask , also PS3 with games Xbox with games, Every room has air con, Big new Stainless steel BBQ, Hi Spec alarm which is monitored by a security company , we installed this for the periods when the house is unoccupied, if you set the alarm off the security car will be around in 10 mins! Outside: Gas BBQ, EMU high quality outside furniture, 8 pool loungers, pool 8 seater table, outside breakfast table 4 seats, BBQ, 4.5 acres of 200 year old olive trees, fruit trees seasonal, fig, cherry, plum, apple, lemon, line, amonds, capers, you are free to pick what you want - prickle pear cactus has to be handled very carefully, we also have a small vineyard. please note: Different trees come in and out of season at different times. We have an old stables and farm outhouses which we do not use Utility Room: Kitchen has good quality equiptment. Pizza oven not useable at the moment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaner per week rental. Linen, towels and pool towels provided, more if you want it, Please ask Other: Alcove with small bed/daybed - suit kids. another alcove with setee bed Gas BBQ outside.

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