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'Trullo della Luna', charming typical farmhouse with swimming pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Nov-2016
Located in its own olive grove, few kilometers from the sea (Torre Guaceto)

'Trullo della Luna' is a farmhouse, the typical building house you can find in Valle d'Itria: it’s a classic four-cone rural trullo. Only the local peasants once used this type of building, now its shapes are appreciated by the entire world and are representative of this Italian region and its ancient culture. This area of Apulia is becoming a new-Chianti, a place where the nature fuses its beauty into the controlled, quiet human environment. I bought this trullo when it was completely abandoned. As I am an architect, I saw it as if its dry-stone blocks were the ruins of an ancient temple, and I have restored it with a great enthusiasm. My aim is to rent it for holiday stays and use it for my familiar purposes. Please visit our web site linked below for further information; it is worth taking a visit (if there is not the link in this page, drop a line and we will send it by email).

I lend my car to our guests!: It is absolutely a necessity to have a car for staying in Trullo della Luna. It is a detached villa in a rural area and a car is needed for any simple movement. If you desire to have our Fiat Panda, just confirm you want it! I don't ask any fee for this. I leave it parked near the Brindisi airport so anyone coming by plane in half a hour can be on the edge of my swimming pool sipping a drink! In the confidential area of my web site there are all the instructions for finding it and use it. In the priviledged section of my private web site, dedicated to my guests, you will find accurate details about the route from Brindisi to the trullo and the shortcut to the sea and to the main attractions. The car is a Fiat Panda. The insurance covers all risks (car driver included). At the end of the stay you'll simply leave it in the same place. I will ask you to fill up again with gasoline! The offer is valid only for parties up to 3 people. Please don't ask any discount if you don't want the car.

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Let me point out the importance of this ancient rural architecture: I delighted to visit and study all the ancient ways of doing the trulli (trulli is the plural of trullo). I verified how all small constructive solutions are a concentration of popular wisdom.

The original cones are made without the use of any plaster and the craftsman who was committed to do this type of activity was always a specialised workman.

Nowadays there are only few specialists for doing all these details. I have funded the restoration of Trullo della Luna having clearly the aim to preserve all these aspects.

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Please visit my PRIVATE WEB SITE!: you will find further details about Trullo della Luna, its location, the various activities that are possible during a holiday in the area. You will find also further information about the rental system, already experienced in my other properties I am currently renting through the web.

If you can't see the web link in this advertisement, please drop a line by email and we will send it. Alternatively you can google 'www.archirent.it'. The link in the homeaway.co.uk circuit is at the bottom of the page, before reviews.

See in Venice 'Nati's House' (#8044), in Florence 'Magenta apartment' and 'Renzo's Apartment' ( # 13546), in Bologna 'Ca' di Vale' (#885480).

A wide area of the web site is a log-on area reserved only to the confirmed guests with plenty of precious details and tips for your holiday. It would be convenient for you planning your holiday accommodation with me, you may save time and money and I can help you with a personal and friendly approach. See also Paolo’s blog and you are welcome to Paolo's Facebook page (Paolo Devescovi - owner and administrator).

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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17 Reviews

4.8
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

5

Trullo della Luna

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant holiday at the Trullo della Luna. It is a perfect getaway and situated in Puglia, a very beautiful part of Italy . We found the trullo without any problems at all - fantastic directions! A car is a necessity not only because the trullo is in a peaceful, quiet location, but also because there is so much to see. It has been renovated wonderfully, it was a pleasure to stay in. I would happily recommend this property to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a fantastic two weeks at Trullo della Luna. It is probably the best Italian property we have stayed in. The trullo has been beautifully restored and although compact, was quite large enough for our party of five. We combined a mixture of sight seeing and making the most of the beautiful pool and its surrounding area. We would definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy you enjoyed the Trullo della Luna. You will be always welcome.
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5

A Trulli Lovely Break

  • 5 of 5

We (family of 5, children 7 months, 4 & 7 years old) have just returned from a two week stay at the Trullo.

We had a fantastic time at the property and in the region.

The property itself is clean and well-maintained and is an authentic Trullo, so quirky and cosy on the inside, but equipped with mod-cons such as air-con in the sleeping areas. The outside of the Trullo is a good, large space, with various areas for sunbathing and of course the pool to cool down in. We made good use of the Barbecue.

In terms of the location, the Trullo is almost central in the region and well placed for exploring the sights. We managed to get to all corners of Puglia, plus a hop over to Basilicata to see Matera and generally the sights are 45mins to an hours drive (Alberobello, Locorotondo, Martina Franca, Ostuni, Lecce etc.). The local roads can take some getting used to, but if you head right out of the property towards Latiano you're on the Autostrade before too long and make good progress on the main roads. A good GPS would be worth the investment if planning lots of exploring, it saved us any head-scratching. San Michele Salentino, the nearest town, has a charming centro that is worth the short trip for lunch and a wander.

We also spent many lazy, sunny hours, simply relaxing by the pool and enjoying being cut-off from the news back in the 'real-world'. The Trullo is a great choice for a relaxing break.

Paolo, the owner is very easy to deal with and the property managers down in Puglia, Mrs Costanza and David her (English) husband are also very amenable and quick to respond when needed.

All in all, we had a lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. You will always welcome to the Trullo della Luna again or to any of my other properties in Italy (central Venice, Florence, Bologna). Paolo
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4

Way Better than Expected

  • 4 of 5

This place was great. We really enjoyed trullo life. We went out on various local excursions but the best part of our holiday was the tranquillity of lounging by the pool and exploring the garden. It felt great to be so far away from everyone else. We also enjoyed use of the car, perfect for the situation. Locals seemed really friendly and tolerant of out poor Italian language skills. House was well equipped with lots of handy extras. Would definitely book again

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Trullo amazing...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the "Trullo Della Luna" for 4 nights in September and I cannot recommend this accommodation highly enough. It is just perfect.

Set in the Olive groves, the location is peaceful and only a short drive from the main sights in the area.

We visited lots of beautiful places on our holiday in Italy but nothing compared to driving up the path and returning home to such a magical place.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great! I wait you again in my Trullo della Luna or in any other property I rent for tourist!
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5

Like a fairytale

  • 5 of 5

Trullo Della Luna was a magically wonderful place to stay- a completely unique property like no other. The trullo reminded me of something I might see in a children's fairytale book. We had no neighbours during our stay and woke to birdsong each morning and the wonderful view of olive groves. Roomier than I had anticipated, restored with great integrity and character. We felt like it was a real privilege to stay there. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable bed, simple but essential amenities provided. Felt like we were guests of a friend not staying in an anonymous clinical rental property. Lots of personal touches. Modern bathroom . Paolo offered exceptional customer service via email and everything was delivered as promised. Costanza also provided a warm personal welcome to the trullo to hand over the keys as we had arrived by train to Brindisi station. A car is essential. We used the Fiat Panda offered ( included in price) and covered more than 800 km! Matera was a particular highlight well worth the journey of 1 1/2 hours from the trullo. We definitely recommend using a guide to visit the sassi in Matera. Nadia from the Matera tourist bureau comes highly recommended- English speaking 40 Euros for 2 people. We enjoyed the use of Trullo della Luna's barbecue several times purchasing from local butchers. Trust all of Paolo's suggestions- especially dinner at the pescheria Fortunato! A property for those who enjoy a stay with a difference..and a little bit of magic!! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: No better words can be written about our trullo, thank you very much. I am so happy you enjoyed every aspect of it. That part of Apulia is really a magic place! And it's a great satisfaction knowing that our efforts to make things smooth for guests, gave positive results. Paolo
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Brindisi at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : San Michele Salentino at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Brindisi at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Ostuni at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : San Michele Salentino at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 20 Kilometres Car: necessary

Trullo della Luna is located in the interlard of Ostuni, south east of the famous Valle d'Itria, the trulli-area (Alberobello, Cisternino, Locorotondo), not far from the Torre Guaceto National Marine Reserve, a park with seven kilometres of uncontaminated sea-coast with plenty of small crystal waters bays and white sand beaches. The environmental protection leaves new innovative ways of enjoying and being part of the nature: excursions, snorkeling, sailing, wind-surfing etc. Many daily trips are also possible: Alberobello, Fasano, Matera, Ostuni, Oria, Mesagne... all beautiful tourist goals. Our trullo is completely immersed in a beautiful olive grove. When we bought it, we though it is the best place to have relaxing moments. Our private exclusive swimming pool, just aside of the trullo, will help you sampling the silences and the beauty of this place.

Perfect for those who love beauty of landscapes, cultural visits, local traditions, sunbathing at the seashore and sports like snorkeling, biking, etc.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low season (no swimming pool)
29 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
14 night minimum stay
£891
for 14 nights
£479
£1,530
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
1 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£614
for 5 nights
From
£109
£803
£2,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
13 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£698
for 5 nights
From
£126
£921
£2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Very high season
17 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£803
for 5 nights
From
£147
£1,068
£3,271
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£698
for 5 nights
From
£126
£921
£2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£614
for 5 nights
From
£109
£803
£2,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Final cleanings £67
Refundable Damage Deposit £168

Included facilities: welcome meeting; assistance; hot water, electricity, heating, gas, stove; air conditioning, barbecue; safe; fully equipped kitchenette, refrigerator; linen and towels changed once a week; initial and final cleanings. Very faint aerial signal: don't count on a stable connection, we do not offer connectivity.

Prices are up to 3 people, for a 4th, 5th and a 6th person add +10 €/day/each. See the 'rates' page in our private web-site (drop a line and we will send it by email or google 'www.archirent.it').
Credit card & bank payments need no charges (+5% only for non-SEPA bank transfer orders). Free car on demand. See our policy in our private website. Damage deposit: 200.00 €; Final cleanings: 80.00 €

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Nov-2016
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Facilities

Property Type

  • farmhouse

Theme

  • Away From It All

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 people
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, double alcova in the trullo (2 people)
  • main room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, main dome (2 people)
  • Trullo della Luna is composed by a main dome-shaped room where there is a sofa bed (2) and three vaulted 'alcova', on one side, two of them form a small bedroom with another sofa-bed (2), from the other side there is the kitchenette. In the new amplification on the rear of the building there is a bedroom with a double bed and the bathroom with wash basin, WC, bidet, shower. Outside the building there is another important 'room', a sort of yard, once used for goats and sheep now a beautiful place with a table and a wooden pergola.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • FREE CAR on demand: If you want to use my car let me know it. The car is for free (just add gasoline at the end of your stay!). I am sorry to give this opportunity only for parties up to three people: the Fiat Panda is a small car and there is room enough for three people only and some luggage to bring. I absolutely can't discount the rental price in the case you refuse the car. The offer is not valid for Low and Mid Seasons. For the booking procedure (through our 'booking request' automatic form) and our terms and conditions policy see my private site.

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