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

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa near, Ostuni, Ceglie, Puglia, Italy - Unique Trullo Restoration, not many completed to this high standard

Extremely stylish, private and spaciously 12 cone 200 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.

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

About Richard


Richard purchased this villa in 2005

Why Richard chose Ceglie Messapica

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.

What makes this villa unique

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,

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ceglie Messapica in Province of Brindisi

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • 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
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 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 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • 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
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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average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Wonderful property and location

  • 5 of 5

Good central location. Lovely olive grove setting. Trulli was unique and beautiful with everything we needed. Teenage children loved pool even in October. Great Welcome book very helpful and nice little welcome pack. Marina the manageress & her husband, very accommodating. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautifully restored Trullo with a fantastic pool and outdoor area.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Trulli Porta Blu. The Trulli is very comfortable and well equipped and the pool area is delightful, full of character with the massive old olive tree providing welcome shade. The Trulli is in its own private grounds within open countryside, with other dwellings dotted around but not overlooking the property. The nearest town/shops are a few miles away. It is well looked after with a very obliging English speaking manager, Marina. The pool and garden are regularly maintained and the Trulli was immaculately clean. There are so many interesting places to visit in the surrounding area, enough to fill three weeks if you wanted. You will fall in love with this place and the friendly locals.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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This Trullo is amazing !

  • 5 of 5

We had the time of our lives. The Villa was immaculate, and the caretaker's couldn't have been more accommodating. We would highly recommend this Villa, and plan to visit again some day.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful immaculate property. Pool perfect temperature for those long hot days. Some great restaurants within 15 minute drive or just have a BBQ.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Beautiful Trullo - fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

This trullo is beautiful and the surrounding gardens are lovely. We had a fabulous holiday exploring San Michele Salentino, Ostuni and Alberobello, all very beautiful towns. The trullo is very comfortable and very well equipped. The pool was amazing in the intense heat, very refreshing and very well maintained. We had a slight issue with a stray puppy that had ventured onto the property but Marina and the pool man dealt with it very quickly and nothing seemed to much to ask. Marina was very accommodating when we arrived early and we were able to access the property while the cleaners were still there. She is a credit to the owners. I would wholly recommend this property to anyone and cannot wait for an opportunity to return.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

The trulli is well maintained and beautifully done out. The property was lovely and clean on arrival and the welcome basket of local goods is very thoughtful. The caretaker, Marina and her husband were incrediably helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them. We really appreciated being shown around the property on arrival by her.

The pool is superb and it is great to have so much land to wonder around in. The local area is brilliant, lots to explore and the locals are very friendly and welcoming towards children, wherever we went they fussed the baby!

Would recommend that guests use a satnav from the airport as the directions can be confusing if you don't know the area!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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The Trulli of Alberobello
Auchan S.P.A.
Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
san michelle salentino
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
main high way
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
san michelle salento
Nearest Beach
16 Kilometres
santa sabina
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


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Ceglie Messapica, Puglia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nightly Rate
7 Apr 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nightly Rate
15 Apr 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
mid special
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer mid
16 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer high
26 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
sholder 1
2 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
sholder 3
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
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

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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