A perfect combination of privacy, comfort, beautiful natural Mediterranean garden with great views, serious swimming, sun and (unusual for Puglia) cooling hill top breezes. Easy access to beaches of both Adriatic & Ionian seas, and all Puglian ancient towns and sites
This charming secluded Trullo is set in three acres of gated grounds overlooking the beautiful Vallee D'Itria. Sweeping countryside views give a real feeling of privacy and tranquillity despite being only 4km from the ancient centre of Ceglie Messapica. The grounds are planted with venerable old olive, fig, walnut & almond. Pomegranates, peaches, prickly pear, and fruit of all kinds are yours for the picking. It is strategically placed to access the beaches of both the Adriatic and Ionic seas, and to visit the entrancing old towns of Ostuni, Cisternino, Locorotondo and Martina Franca, Alberobello (the Trulli town),and Lecce ('the Florence of the South').
Let as a single property the accommodation is provided in two adjacent buildings, the Trullo and the Lamia, and a third (the wooden 'Casetta'), situated by the swimming pool. Each unit has separate entrance, bedroom, shower room, seating, fridge & electric kettle. The spacious shared kitchen/dining room is in the Lamia, with wooden refectory table seating 8. Glass wall to wall doors open fully on to the garden.
The outdoor living area consists of the large deck with comfortable wooden loungers and dining table seating 8. There is an additional outdoor kitchen area with traditional wood burning oven,electric and wood barbecue, marble preparation slabs, with the herb garden close by. An outdoor lounge with further comfortable seating for 8 is under a covered bamboo gazebo.
An additional large covered veranda was completed in 2014.
Plenty of sun, shade and stunning sunsets. Sip your cocktails on the roof terrace for spectacular views over the valley.
The private 14m x7.5m salt-water pool overlooks the valley. It is surrounded by a large cool-stone terrace with loungers & hammocks. A spacious wooden deck overlooks the pool for comfortable al fresco lounging & dining.
Bookings are generally Saturday to Saturday but out of season there may be flexibility. Electricity in colder months is charged as used. Returnable (if all well) security damage deposit of £250 on booking.
We welcome longer lets and will reduce rates substantially if you decide it is just the place to write your book (or even if you want to stay for 3 weeks) Rates out of season are negotiable depending on length of stay.
We offer a free 'users guide' with all booked rentals, giving full information about the house & the locality, including the best places to eat, walk, bike, swim, visit , etc Rental agreement will be sent before confirming reservation.
Francesco and Maria will be your very courteous local hosts . They speak fluent English and French as well as Italian. They are close by and will welcome you on arrival and be there for you, should any need arise. Pick up from the airport can be arranged but car hire is recommended.