Trullo | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The villa' IL Gelso' is set in a large private garden planted mainly with olive trees and fruit trees. There is a spacious patio area surrounding the beautiful salt water swimming pool. Two large gazebo's on the patio, one for dining under al fresco, with a wooden table and chairs seating eight . The second has a seating area built in for relaxing and watching the sun go down.Completing the outside space are sun loungers, deck chairs
a hammock , shower and a BBQ
The trullo has large spacious rooms throughout and has been lovingly restored maintaining many original features.We have furnished the rooms in a stylish comfortable manner mixing old and new creating a relaxed ambience. The villa is perfect for a discerning group of friends or a family looking for stylish luxury .The villa sleeps up to 8
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Capitolo approx 20/25 mins drive|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bari and Brindisi both approx 40 mins drive, Nearest railway: Monopoli appprox 30mins|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
The villa 'ILGelso 'has beautiful large light airy rooms throughout.The accommodation comprises of a master bedroom en suite, french doors leading out onto the patio . One double bedroom with its own separate dressing room leading into the Jack and Jill bathroom. One twin bedroom also with separate dressing room and access to the Jack and Jill bathroom.A beautifully appointed lounge with two sofas one being a double sofa bed and a large rattan chair.There are lovely views onto the garden and swimming pool.A spacious comfortable dining room seating 8 . A very well equipped kitchen with top of the range modern equipment and an excellent range of good quality crockery, glasses and cutlery. We have taken great care to furnish and dress the trullo to a very high standard
|Further details outdoors||
Salt water swimming pool is approx 12 mts x 6 mts .Deep end 2 mts shallow end 90cm with steps.
Swimming pool available from May to October inclusive. Pool towels provided
Private gated garden with TV entry system
Welcome pack provided on arrival . Shopping can be done for you prior to your arrival if required
English to Italian adapter available
Docking station for I Pad/phones
High chair and cots available
Microwave available on request
Central heating available for cooler months on request at an extra charge.
No smoking in the house
The Puglia/Molise region
The region of Puglia is to be found in the South East of Italy, it streches its self between the Adriatic and the Ionian seas forming the heel of the Italian boot .There is approx 500 km of coastline with a diversity to suit everyone from the rocky coves and caves of Polignano a Mare down to the long sandy beaches of Torre Canne a big family beach, to deserted sandy coves, private lidos, and the truly wonderful nature reserve of Torre Guaceto.
The landscape is one of undulating hills and wide open spaces punctuated with white towns and villages. The trullo with its conical roof is only to be found here in Puglia, the Capital of the Trullo is Alberobello.
Puglia renowned for the kind southern character, the natural openness of the people, a truly wonderful cuisine and exquisite wines.A region of rich red soil,vast olive groves with trees carved by nature, vineyards almond groves and fruit orchards in abundance. Rich in cultural heritage with historical and religious festivals throughout the year.Architecture spanning Baroque Byzantine and Romanic an eclectic mix,.an insight into the history of modern day Puglia.
Alberobello is the Capital of the Trullo a Unesco world heritage site. A very pretty market town with excellent restaurants and bars.There are two major festivals in Alberobello, the' Folklore Festival' the first week in August. an international dance festival .The religious festival of St Cosimo and Damiano 27th&28th of September with street markets,bands , processions and a firework display.
Within easy access are
Martina Franca -------- An elegant town with wonderful Baroque architecture, very good shopping
Cisternino -------- Pretty town with stunning views over the Valle D' Itria
Locorotondo -------- Famous for its white wine, visit the Cantina Sociale
Ostuni --------- The' White City' perched on a hill with views over the sea.
Castellana --------- Castellana Grotte caves, a wonderful example of stalactites and stalacmites.
Bari -------- Bari is a vibrant city with excellent shopping , a sea port with a
maritime history.The patron saint is St Nicholas (Father Christmas ) who's ashes were
stolen by Bari sailors in 1087 from Asia Minor, still remain in Bari.
Zoosafari --------- A theme park and theatre a great day out for children
Egnazia --------- Remains of a Roman port along with a museum