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Beautiful, Spacious Villa with Large 15 x 5m Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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About the property

Villa in Ostuni, Brindisi, Puglia, Italy - Everything You Need For A Peaceful And Authentic Italian Holiday Experience

A tranquil and spacious country home, privately situated in a five acre olive grove, with many almonds, figs, pomegranates and pears in season. Uniquely and beautifully furnished in a relaxed mediterranean style. Ideal for three couples or a family group. Each of the bedrooms has its own distinctive character and it's own large private bathroom with shower. The kitchen is exceptionally well equipped with hi-spec appliances (large Smeg oven, large fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine) and large dining table comfortably seating 8. The living room, kitchen and master bedroom, all have large glass doors that lead out onto the covered terrace, which is ideal for lounging and dining during the hot summer months. WiFi included.

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017


Having both worked in the creative worlds of design and advertising, we now work in the healing arts. I am a five Element Acupuncturist and Lawrence a craniosacral and massage therapist.

We wanted to find a piece of heaven to rest and recharge. We found it here in Puglia in a beautiful olive grove, where we have renovated a two cone trullo and stone lamia to create Casale Dell' Oliveto.

ANGELA PORTER purchased this villa in 2010

Why ANGELA PORTER chose Brindisi area

Puglia was a revelation to us back in 2010. A beautiful and unspoiled part of Italy with a wonderful climate, great food, beautiful coastline, friendly people and so, so much to explore and enjoy. From the UK, it is easy to get to all year round.

Property and land is still available to anyone who enjoys a project and has the vision to create something unique and beautiful.

What makes this villa unique

It's so very peaceful here in the countryside and yet nearby there are beautiful villages with exciting markets, wonderful architecture, beaches, restaurants and more.

The villa has a lot of room – private corners here and there to read or relax. A big pool, a choice of eating areas, the BBQ and a kitchen fit for a chef.

The garden is getting well established, especially the walled herb and citrus garden. Parsley, basil, rosemary, thyme and chillis are plentiful and, we've just had our first lemons!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic place, better than the photographs, made for a wonderful holiday. We are a family of five, with two teenage children & one student. We had the most wonderful holiday here. The house was better than we could have expected.Everything was perfect. Sid

We thoroughly recommend this place. Just to say we had a fantastic time at the villa - kids loved the pool, house is beautifully done and we really enjoyed Puglia. Will definitely be back. Jonathan.

The house itself is very well laid out and all of the furniture and furnishings are very tasteful. The pool was also really wonderful, especially with the great hot days that we had. It made for a most relaxing holiday. You have obviously thought through very well what is needed, and you made it one of our best holidays. Thank you. Jon.

This is a seriously stylish villa with an incredible pool... We could not recommend this villa highly enough... The owners have thought of everything to ensure a memorable holiday.
Apr 2012
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(9 traveller reviews)


Spectacular stay

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place Casale dell'Oliveto is. It is beautifully furnished and decorated both inside and out whilst never losing sight of its main purpose: as a place to relax in comfort within stunning surroundings. The pool is a great size; allowing adults to swim lengths in a futile attempt to work off the local (utterly delicious) food, and children to splash around on the steps in the shallow end. It was also a perfect temperature in early August.

The outside seating and dining area, the verandah, the rooftop and the walled garden offered plenty of variety over our two week stay to lounge and eat in different spots around the house. In fact one is regularly discovering new aspects of it - all thought through with admirable foresight and indeed taste by the owners.

Inside the house stays fairly cool even in the mid-summer Puglian temperatures whilst the vast bathrooms and walk-in showers are the perfect place to cool down before one's sundowners.

Ceglie Messapica is only a 10 minute drive away and provides supermarkets as well as pretty cobbled streets and mouth watering gastronomy. Ostuni and Martina Franca are both extremely picturesque and very close. The coast is no more than 30 minutes away and there are some pretty stylish beach clubs, especially near Savalletri. However when you've got a pool like the one at Casale dell'Oliveto to go back to, the sand, pebbles and swathes of people are often left behind rather quickly!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lots of beautiful memories have been created for our family.

  • 5 of 5

We have really had an amazing holiday at this stunning Villa! Thank you Lawrence and Angela....it truly felt like one home to another!

You have both carried out an enormous project, with everything thought out! All the details were noticed and appreciated. Felt spoilt!

We will definitely come back

Bally, Gary and Wee Amara


  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you your review. As we work hard to make sure our guests have a unique and special holiday, we greatly appreciate your comments. We are very proud of what we have achieved and it's so nice to hear that you appreciated the detail. Would be delighted to have you revisit our beautiful villa in 2017 and in future years. We’ve certainly found there’s always more to discover in beautiful and charming Puglia.
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Beautiful Villa in amazing Italian countryside

  • 5 of 5

To say that we were excited about our stay was an understatement.

The villa had been a recommendation from a friend who had enjoyed their stay immensely as well.

We were there to celebrate my wife's (significant age) birthday with the bonus of it also being mine and my Father in Laws whilst we were there, three birthday celebrations in all.

The owners agent Ottavio met us in the center of town and we then followed him to the villa in our rental car.

After a pleasant drive on some lovely windy roads we arrived on the gravel road leading to the villa.

Charming is a complete understatement and the first views of the property were all we hoped it would be.

Ottavio then went through all the security and features of the house, gave us a bottle of local fizz and left us to it.

All I can say is that the pictures whilst lovely dont do the property justice until you see it with your own eyes!

Everything was as described and the house was clean, with all modern conveniences yet still with all the old world 'trullo' charm.

There are many sofas, nooks and places to 'hide' from the sun and where a 2yr old daughters schedule will allow plenty of opportunities for peaceful afternoon naps.

Its location leant itself to plenty of day trips to all the local (and not so local) towns and we found many amazing restaurants (great recommendation guidebook put together by the owners) and sight seeing opportunities.

The Italians love children and were so welcoming to us and our toddler.

Angela and Laurence were even able to locate a travel crib for our daughter to sleep in.

Overall the villa was amazing, in an amazing location and in an amazing part of southern Italy.

Totally recommended!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Birthday celebrations

  • 5 of 5

Having spend a week in this beautiful villa with our daughter, husband and grand daughter. This was to celebrate our daughters 40th birthday.

The villa was everything and more as the description sated. Perfect to relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside. The villa was spotlessly clean well maintained and furnished to a high standard (lovely antiques!). We were very lucky with the weather so we visited local towns and villages.

Would highly recommend this for a family holiday or just adults.

We would love to go back to explore more of beautiful Italy.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

For Easter last year (2014) we had a fabulous 10 nights in Casale Dell'Oliveto. We were all able to relax together in the house and garden while learning some Italian, revising for A'levels, drawing, playing, cooking, dancing and listening to music. Grandma, 3 girls and 2 parents. The weather was bright, lovely and warm and certainly hot enough to eat out in the garden for breakfast every morning. On the couple of days it was overcast we explored the local countryside. We had an adventure along the coast, where we were the only one's on a stunning windswept beach and paddled in the water (bit too cold for swimming). Lots to see in the local towns and villages and beautiful sunsets and light across the Puglian countryside.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spending time in paradise

  • 5 of 5

You would not think that someone who has such an unbelievably good taste and has decorated this charming and spacious villa in a way, that from minute 1 you know: I should have rented this place for the whole summer! - you would not think, that the owners of the house rent it. Well they do and I am tempted to not tell too many people in order for us to be able to rent it again, next time we are heading to Puglia :-)

Extremly high standard in terms of facilities (beautiful pool, gorgeous veranda, pretty pretty furniture, top kitchen, bread oven...), aesthetics, location (15 minutes to Ostuni or Ceglie Massapica) - a real paradise!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid 2017
27 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High 2017
23 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 3 2017
10 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 1 2018
27 May 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High 2018
22 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2018
9 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
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 £500

Booking Notes:
A deposit of around a quarter of the total rental, secures your booking.

Full payment is required 2 months prior to arrival.

We aslo require a £500.00 security deposit which if there is no serious damage, is refundable on your return.

The Wi-Fi here is ideal for emails and research but, subject to 1GB daily download limit and therefore unsuitable for streaming or large downloads.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is Saturday during peak periods.
Arrival time from 4pm, (it may be possible to arrive slightly earlier by prior arrangement)
We request you depart by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Rental includes: linens, towels, pool towels, gas and electricity. In winter months there is an extra charge for heating.

Outside peak periods it may be possible to arrange a short break or a different arrival and departure day. If you require a last minute break (within two weeks of the rental period) a discount may also be possible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ceglie Messapica in Puglia

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • All of the 3 bedrooms have a large en-suite bathroom with shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 7 (3 Bedrooms) & a cot on request Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom, en-suite with king size bed, has doors leading onto outdoor terrace. Trullo bedroom, en-suite has a double bed. Tiled bedroom, en-suite, has a super king bed or twin beds An extra fold out bed and a cot can be provided on request.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Note to parents: The swimming pool and the staircase to the roof terrace are not closed off, so small children should be supervised at all times. Outside: The 15m x 5m private swimming pool (unheated) is fringed by the olive grove and set in a large terrace with comfortable sun loungers and deck chairs. After swimming, you may wish to retreat to the sofas under the bamboo shaded pergola to relax or enjoy your lunch from the BBQ. Space, privacy and tranquility can be enjoyed in secluded areas around the house, within the surrounding olive grove, terraced areas and the walled herb and citrus garden, which is located next to our original wood burning oven. The large roof terrace is the perfect place to start your day with yoga or a coffee, and then the ideal place to enjoy a sundowner before dinner. During your stay, as well as herbs from the kitchen garden, please help yourself to the plentiful figs, pears and almonds when in season. Utility Room: Large upright fridge-freezer, washing machine, butler sink, storage cupboard. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, pool towels and bed linen are provided. Weekly clean and linen change. Welcome Pack. Information pack with details on restaurants, beaches and places to visit. For any assistance you can contact our english speaking manager, Ottavio.

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