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Trullo Tranquillo Ostuni

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Garden, Pool and Veranda
Trullo Tranquillo overview from private garden.
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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
5 nights minimum
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The ideal location for your stay in the stunningly beautiful Ostuni region. The charming and ancient trullo is the integral and heart of this 3 bedroom villa which has its of your own private swimming pool set in its own private garden! You are only 5 min from the city and 15 mins from the beach resort at Pilone. The trullo has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large kitchen-living room with access directly onto a very large veranda and views of the garden. In the kitchen there are all the conveniences you will need, plus a sofa-bed and large family table for the few times of the year when you will dine inside or to quickly have breakfast before you head off to the beach. The sitting area of the kitchen also offers a modern TV and DVD player for your relaxation in the late evening, watching a vi...The ideal location for your stay in the stunningly beautiful Ostuni region. The charming and ancient trullo is the integral and heart of this 3 bedroom villa which has its of your own private swimming pool set in its own private garden! You are only 5 min from the city and 15 mins from the beach resort at Pilone. The trullo has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large kitchen-living room with access directly onto a very large veranda and views of the garden. In the kitchen there are all the conveniences you will need, plus a sofa-bed and large family table for the few times of the year when you will dine inside or to quickly have breakfast before you head off to the beach. The sitting area of the kitchen also offers a modern TV and DVD player for your relaxation in the late evening, watching a video or listening to music. Outside the kitchen the veranda offers both covered and open space for relaxing, reading or sunbathing. The whole of the roof area is accessible also as a sun terrace and as somewhere to enjoy the sunset and have an early evening drink. There are good panoramic views of the valley and surrounding area as far as the town of Ostuni from this viewpoint location.There are 5000 sq meters of land surrounding the house where you can feel free to stroll or eat the fruit growing there when in season. There are almonds, pears, pomegranate and of course olives.The trullo sits equidistant from some of the most interesting towns and villages in Puglia. All the towns of Ostuni, Cisternino, and Ceglie Massappica offer stunning southern Italian streets, churches and castles to visit, as well as the usual range of fine restaurants, pizzerias and bars. Within 30 minutes drive you can also take in Martina Franca with its magnificent atmosphere, fine basilica, opera festival in July and fine views of the Salento peninsula. Within an hour from the trullo you can also visit Bari with its great Cathedral, named after St Nicolas, as well as the football stadium, of the same name, which is home of one of the Italian Serie A's greatest teams. Brindisi is also worth a visit at only 30 minutes away and formerly the end on the Via Appia which left from Rome taking the legions on their way to conquer the Levant. Just beyond that is Lecce, about 45 minutes away, which is a must for lovers of Baroque architecture and grandeur. A car tour of the southern-most part of the peninsular will take over an hour but is worth the journey especially a visit to Gallipoli and the few villages on the way to Santa Marie del Lueca, where a dialect of ancient Greek is still spoken. The Greek past must be explored with a trip to the museum of Grecia Magna in Taranto, taking in,on the way from the trullo, a visit to the ceramic capital of the south is in Lagrottaglie. Just to the north and a little into the region of Basilicata you should take the opportunity to visit the city of Matera, looking like a film set of biblical Jerusalem - it has been the location for many films including Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking can happen outside of the house and around the pool and on the veranda.However the greatest care should be shown when disposing of the spent cigarette. Do not throw into the garden ever! Fires can begin and cause devastation and great danger to yourselves and the rest of the rural community. The same care needs to be shown when barbecuing also an disposing of spent charcoal. The forestry police will trace any fires started by accident and prosecute those found responsible.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Brendan M
Languages spoken:English, Italian, Norwegian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2007
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2019

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Date of stay: September 2019
Brendan M, VR Owner at Trullo Tranquillo Ostuni, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2019

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Reviewed 30 July 2019

We had not appreciated quite how lucky we were to stay in a genuine, beautiful Trullo until we realised that simply entering and looking inside one is regarded as a tourist attraction in some areas to see what these traditional local houses had been like...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Mark K
Reviewed 17 June 2019

An adventure to locate but definitely worthwhile. A slice of paradise, peaceful, with the pool the star of the show. Well equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, we spent most time outside lounging by the pool, with shade available all day. The copious instructions reminded us of...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank geoffandmerise
Brendan M, VR Owner at Trullo Tranquillo Ostuni, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

Dear Geoff and Merise! Thank you for the splendid feedback on your time at Trullo Tranquillo Ostuni. I have taken full note of your issues with finding the locations for those not using SATNAV coordinates and also those like your family who arrive by car...More

Reviewed 18 January 2019

If you want a quiet and relaxing stay, the breathtaking Puglian countryside is perfect! This Trullo-house is fresh and newly renovated, yet cozy and picturesque. I will surely come back!

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Sjur M
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We went to nearby Casalini very nice little village not to populated few restaurants. Cisternino another nice place the churches were lovely to go in and the architecture was very nice to see plenty of cafe to go in Quiet a busy town. Ostuni another...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank ssbmoses
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We had a great 2 week holiday at this property. There were so many interesting places to visit and on return the pool was a marvelous way to cool down. The comfortable outdoor area is perfect and the trullo itself amazingly cool even in a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

A lovely Trullo between the olivetrees! a peace of paradise and a true Trullo Tranquillo! It's central position gives you the advantage of getting to all the lovely places in max. 1.5 hours drive tot the far south of Puglia! Ostuni, Cisternino, Otrantando are all...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank muize
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Trullo is a good place for visiting and exploring the lovely towns around Ostuni and the beaches are only 15 to 20 minutes away. Trullo Tranquillo has all you need and the pool is great. We spent a lot of time under the outside...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank swissalex63
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was our third visit to Trullo Tranquillo, but the first time in the spring. The Tranquillo was lovely and warm for our arrival. Since our last visit there has been some alterations to bedroom and kitchen furniture and these improvements were for the better....More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank MangoWales
brendan_macbride1960, VR Owner at Trullo Tranquillo Ostuni, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks for that third time review...we are happy you appreciated the changes...we are always trying to put our guests comforts uppermost when we make improvements. Welcome back again anytime and make it your fourth trip. Regards and thanks for your wonderful endorsement and the stars....Brendan

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St Neots
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

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Date of stay: August 2016
brendan_macbride1960, VR Owner at Trullo Tranquillo Ostuni, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The towns and cities are a delight and a great source of local pride. Ostuni and Cisternino are exceptional for their medieval architecture and great views to the sea and across the Valle d’Itria. There is also the baroque spendour of Martina Franca with it’s cathedral of St Martin and it’s Opera Festival running from 21 July to 11 August each year. There are many beach resorts within a short drive, which are well equipped for small children seen from the S.S 379 called often Tourist Villages. The town of Fasano is not particularly interesting except that it has a great safari park and mini Alton Towers, a bit dated but great for the little ones. Ostuni will provide you with the perfect opportunity to relax in it’s many cafes restaurants in the old city, some of which are built into the...
Getting around
Being in the country you will require yourown transport to enjoy the region at its best. The trullo is an ideal centre for bicycle bases tour but again you will need to bring your own or arrange rental in Ostuni. This can be arranged in advance should you wish. Busses and trains are good from Ostuni to Bari, Brindisi and Lecce if you choose not to travel by car to these cities for a day out. Flights serving the region fly from both Bari and Brindisi from many European destination in the summer months.
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