Cleaning and Linen
All towels (bath and pool) and linen are provided.The property is cleaned prior to arrival and after departure.Additional maid service can be arranged on request, at an agreed price to be paid locally.There is a washing line behind the outdoor kitchen.
Italian chef can be arranged for cooking classes and private dining Caretaker can arrange Bike Rentals, babysitting, extra cleaning, help with stoking up the pizza oven - please ask for details and costs.Welcome pack on arrival containing essentials for first evening/breakfast - please advise if you would like costs for additional babypack. All trulli are fully equipped, provide hair dryers, irons, ironing boards etc.
As the family who owns these Trulli have children with ages ranging from a few months to 21 years old, they are child friendly with various combinations of toys CD players etc. Ask for availability when booking.
Notes on accommodation
Pool is really cool. Fully lit at night underwater lights -I haven't seen one as good - mosaic tiled, infinity edge, all edges have been rounded no sharp edges, kids area 3 mtr/10foot circle 0.6 / 2ft deep, pool area 1 mtr 3ft3 for small kids to 2 mtrs adults jump in. Area fully lit at night total length 50 foot x 17 foot. Kids should always be supervised in pools, if in doubt arm bands on all the time. We have equipment for Kids , Cots, High chairs, Bed gates for sides, sterilizer, foods processor, ice cream maker !! - there is some toys down there please ask , also PS3 with games Xbox with games, Every room has air con, Big new Stainless steel BBQ, Hi Spec alarm which is monitored by a security company , we installed this for the periods when the house is unoccupied, if you set the alarm off the security car will be around in 10 mins!
Wheelchair accessible all around the house, the driveway is graveled.
NEW Gas BBQ, EMU high quality outside furniture, 8 pool loungers, pool 8 seater table, outside breakfast table 4 seats, BBQ, 4.5 acres of 200 year old olive trees, fruit trees seasonal, fig, cherry, plum, apple, lemon, line, amounds, capers, you are free to pick what you want - prickle pear cactus has to be handled very carefully, we also have a small vineyard. please note: Different trees come in and out of season at different times. We have an old stables and farm outhouses which we do not use.
The best beaches in Italy, fantastic coastline of different beaches, caves, grottos etc etc with good serviced facilities in the summer, parking, sunloungers, restaurants, toilets etc etc. water at the beach is normally very warm like the Caribbean.
Golf course in Brindisi - 40 mins. Tennis club 20 mins.
Think 2 hours away in the winter - haven't tried it yet !!
Special interest holidays
Fantastic Restaurant, Local 4 star hotel with restaurant 4 mins drive away. also have lunch, coffee and wifi access. chief will come and cook local in-season fare - in the house for you! Real Italy, food, restaurants, beaches, wine, relaxed and peacefull!
How to get there
Car is essential.
Brindisi Airport – 54 km - 40 mins roads
Bari Airport – 118 km - 1hour 20 roads & motorway
Naples - 3hours 30 - mostly motorway
Pescara 4 hours - mostly motorway.
Restaurant 20 minutes walk (opening times may vary according to season). better to drive unlit road no one around. San Michelle Salentino 2km Small town. Ceglie Messapica (bakery, supermarkets, Michelin* restaurants) 5km. Ostuni –2km bakery, supermarkets, restaurants). Cisternino 20km. Beaches 20km.
22 page information pack, on booking we will send you details of all we have discovered in the area to see do and eat!
Credit card bookings accepted. 30% on booking - balance asap. Deposit 300 euro, you pay for, gas and electricity, which is expensive in Italy. Credit Card can be taken over the phone in advance if it is more convenient.
Holiday villa swap considered - of similar high 5 star standard.
Year purchased: 2005 Why the owner chose a home in this location We ended up here by luck, chance, destiny, fate !! We love the area because it is private, quiet, peaceful, safe, tranquil, and the neighbours are good. Our restoration is unique. There is easy access to all the hustle and bustle of the local towns and the best beach's in Italy. Food and Wine and the local restaurants, the markets, its deep down Real Italy. Statistics for Puglia show 350,000 foreign visitors last year, 1,650,000 Italian visitors.
Unique benefits of the property
You will stay in an remarkable restored traditional 200 yr old Trulli villa, with exceptional work from local stone masons, but with all the mod cons delicately included, this type of building is unique in the world to this area (cost us a small fortune) !!