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Two Bedroomed Trullo, Private Swimming Pool, Countryside Views & Wifi Internet

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Nov-2016
Trullo in Martina Franca, Taranto, Puglia, Italy - Peaceful Country Lane Location Just 7km From Martina Franca And Locorotondo, 10km From Alberobello

Beautiful restored trullo previously lived in permanently by the owners as their family home and now offered for holiday rental. The spacious and homely accommodation comprises of a living area and open plan kitchen/dining area, large main bedroom with king size bed and en-suite shower room, twin bedroom (can be made up as a double on request) and main bathroom. To the rear of the property is a verandah providing the perfect place for shaded al-fresco dining, and leading out to the private swimming pool of 10 x 5 metres. Steps lead up to the roof terrace which is perfect for watching the sunset, as well as taking in the 360 degree panoramic countryside views which stretch across to Locorotondo, Cisternino and Martina Franca. The trullo sits in its own grounds of 10,000sqm and is situated at the end of a quiet no-through country lane with olive groves and vineyards. The location provides wonderful open countryside views, and is just 7km from the beautiful Baroque town of Martina Franca and stunning hilltop town of Locorotondo. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alberobello is just 10km away, and just a little further are the popular towns of Cisternino and Ostuni. Beaches on both the Adriatic and Ionian coasts are easily reached within a 45 minute drive. The airports at Bari and Brinidisi are both roughly a 70 minute drive. The English owners live just down the road from the trullo and as such are available for help and advice if required, such as restaurant recommendations, suggestions of places to visit etc etc, whilst of course insuring your total privacy at all times.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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Speaks English, Italian

9 Reviews

4.9
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 glorious weeks on holiday here. Nicholas and Sarah made us incredibly welcome (including an arrival hamper) with handy tips for the area, and toys for the kids! The Trullo was very homely, and the pool was perfect for our two small kids. Beautiful countryside and a 15 min drive to Martina Franca, and 20 minutes to Locorontondo. We had a great 2 weeks, thanks Nic and Sarah!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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LOVELY TRADITIONAL HOUSE IN PERFECT LOCATION

  • 4 of 5

Lovely house in a rural location with beautiful views. Although it's very private and quiet, it's convenient and close to some of the best and prettiest towns in Puglia. The house was very clean and well maintained with a lovely west facing shaded veranda with uninterrupted views to the spectacular sunsets. Lovely swimming pool. Good towels and sheets and a comfortable bed. Kitchen equipped with all the basics you need to cook at home but it's not far to go if you want to eat out. (We didn't but just visited the local markets to buy delicious fresh food and cooked on the bbq). Nick and Sarah live close by and are on hand if you need any help which was reassuring but they also respect your privacy too. Would definitely recommend this trullo for anyone looking for a quiet relaxing, Puglia experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Rural Charm

  • 5 of 5

Recommend the Trullo Martinese without reservations. We were two couples for just under two weeks and the trullo suited us perfectly. Everything exactly as advertised. One large bedroom with en suite. A smaller bedroom in the original trullo with bathroom across the entry. Very functional kitchen with large fridge. All perfectly maintained and well-equipped. Wifi worked perfectly.

It was exceptionally hot when we were there, more like August than late June, so the pool was most welcome. Again, perfectly maintained and sparkling with lovely plantings all around. Beautiful at sundown. There were abundant figs and plums when we were there. Strawberries just going out of season. Plenty of rosemary and sage for the picking. The outside barbecue served us well.

Clearly the trullo was a labor of love for Nicholas and Sarah and it shows in all aspects. They are gracious hosts.

The location is rural with working farm to one side of the property, so a car is an absolute necessity as indicated in the description. The lanes are narrow and bordered by stone fences, so a small car is to be desired! Plenty of places within easy driving distance including Martina Franca, Ostuni, Alberobello, ... Beaches in either direction toward the Adriatic or on the Taranto side.

Photos are fully representative.

If you are looking for walking distance to shops and restaurants, this is not the place, but if you want a country retreat with the luxury of a beautiful pool you will surely not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Finally found our perfect holiday; Trullo was in excellent secluded countryside position but close enough to visit either coast within a day. The beautiful towns of Locorontondo and Martina Franca are within easy reach with plenty of great restaurants where you can sample the local food and wine. Trullo was extremely well equipped and even when the temperature hit over 35 degrees remained cool day and night with the no need for noisy air conditioning. Pool is a great size for swimming or just floating on a lilo taking in the scent of the lavender and herbs planted in the extensive grounds. No better way to finish the day than watching the sunset sitting on the roof terrace. What a fantastic relaxing and fab holiday.

Thank you to Nicolas and Sarah for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

superb standard, truly peaceful, spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived, Nicholas and Sarah welcomed us and showed us around the property. They thought of everything, making the arrival very easy and welcoming. They were the perfect hosts during our whole stay, always willing to help yet at the same time respecting our privacy.

The place is beautiful, well decorated to very high standards, and has everything from the coffee maker to games and things for the pool. The pool is big with a great view (and no-one to bother you). If you love outdoors, this is the place. From the roof, we enjoyed astonishing sunsets with a glass of wine.

The Trullo is a perfect building, very well thought out. Even though it was warm outside (imagine, it was August in Southern Italy!), we never missed an air conditioning unit even once. Truly amazing architecture.

Thanks - there is a high risk of us returning to this beautiful Trullo Martinese.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovingly restored Trullo in a tranquil setting

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a 2 week stay at this tastefully restored Trullo in Martina Franca. The owners Nick and Sarah and their young son Gianluigi met us upon arrival and showed us around the property. They also provided us with information about the local area, local restaurants and things to see and do. The Trullo was spotlessly clean and very well maintained, the pool was a good size and very much appreciated throughout our stay. We have stayed in many villas throughout Europe and can honestly say that this was the most peaceful setting of any of them. It was centrally located for the towns of Martina Franca, Locorotondo and Alberobello. We also visited Lecce and Matera both of which were just over an hours drive away. We went to the Castellana Grotte which was beautiful and approximately a 40 minute drive away as was Ostuni, a beautiful town and Polignano Di Mare, another beautiful town on the coast. We enjoyed many meals out in the surrounding towns. Nothing was too much trouble for Nick and Sarah and they made us feel very welcome. We had a lovely holiday and would not hesitate to recommend this Trullo to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bari and Brindisi airports at 75 Kilometres Nearest Train : Martina Franca at 10 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The trullo is located inland and is roughly equal distance from the coastlines of both the Adriatic and the Ionian Seas. Beaches on both coastlines are reputed to be among some of the best in Italy and can be easily reached within a 45 minute drive.

Travel:

As the property is located in the countryside car hire is essential. The nearest airports are Bari and Brindisi, and both are approximately a 60-70 minute drive from the property.

Distances:

The property is ideally located for exploring all of the main towns of interest in the area. Martina Franca and Locorotondo are both just 7km whilst Alberobello is just 10km away. The popular towns of Cisternino and Ostuni can also both easily be reached within a 20-30 minute drive. The stunning city of Lecce is approximately a 75 minute drive, and the Sassi cave town of Matera is 2 hours.

Further Details:

The English property owners live locally, and have actually lived permanently in this property for the past 9 years, and are therefore able to provide a wealth of knowledge when required regarding all aspects of the surrounding area, towns, places of interest, restaurants etc etc, whilst of course respecting your total privacy at all times.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Mid Season
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
High Season
29 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Late Season
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
End Season
30 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

A damage deposit of £200 is payable at the same time as the balance payment, and this damage deposit is refundable and returned to you in the week following your holiday assuming no such damages have occurred. The property has gas central heating for use if required in the cooler months out of high season. The cost of this is not included within the rental price. Use of the gas central heating is charged at €150 (Euro) per week and is payable locally during your stay if required.

Changeover Day:
We are happy to be flexible on arrival and departure days, subject of course to availability.

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted are in GB Pounds Sterling per week. For stays of over a week but less than 2 weeks (ie 9 or 10 days) we will calculate the total price as pro-rata of the weekly rate applicable. We are happy to accept stays of less than a week but due to the costs involved regret we cannot offer a discount from the weekly rate. Payment can also be made in Euros using an agreed exchange rate at the time of booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

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

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • town

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom with suite comprising bath with shower over, ceramic wash basin on marble plinth, wc and bidet. Exposed stone vaulted ceiling. En-suite to bedroom 1 has a walk-in shower with exposed natural stone wall, stone wash basin and wc.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms), plus cot available if required Notes on bedrooms: Bed1; Large bedroom with kingsize bed, furniture to include wardrobes, matching chests of drawers & bedside cabinets. Feature exposed stone wall, door leading straight out to verandah. En-suite shower room with walk-in shower, stone wash basin and toilet. Bed2; Twin beds which can be made up as double on request. Lovely stone vaulted ceiling. A cot can be provided if required.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: All windows are fitted with roll down mosquito nets, and both outside doors have external security doors with built-in flyscreens. The property does not have air conditioning, we have never found the need for it as the thick walls keep the trullo cool in the summer months, however electric fans are provided. The second bedroom is a twin room but can be made up as a double room on request. A cot and highchair can be provided if required. Outside: The property is located at the end of a quiet country lane, which it shares with working vineyards and olive groves. The trullo sits within its own grounds extending to 10,000 sqm, previously a vineyard, and enclosed by traditional dry stone walling. In the front garden area is a variety of fruit trees including peach, plum, apple, pear, cherry, pomegranate and fig. The verandah at the rear of the property offers shade from the sun and is the perfect place for al-fresco dining, with wooden dining table and chairs. Off the verandah is a paved sun terrace surrounding the private 10 x 5 metre swimming pool. Alongside the verandah steps lead up to the roof terrace which provides beautiful panoramic countryside views, taking in Martina Franca, Locorotondo and Cisternino in the distance. At the bottom of the land is our own small olive grove. Charcoal barbeque. Off road parking for 2-3 vehicles. Utility Room: Housing the washing machine and a selection of inflatable toys for the swimming pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are all included. (1 bath towel, 1 hand towel and 1 pool towel per person). The property is cleaned and the towels and linen changed weekly, including mid-stay for those staying 2 weeks or longer.

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