IL CONVENTO with pool
Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Old Monastery dated 600 B.C. where a community of monks used to live in the old times. It has been completely renewed and kept with the original decorations but with a contemporary touch, kept the same way to recall the 6th century and to preserve the natural touch so our guests will appreciate the actual feeling of the monastery. Located near the heart of Monopoli where by just a bicycle ride you can have a look at the old buildings and churches with lots of history and a great cultural interest. Nearby you will find supermarkets, restaurants and bars. The Monastery is surrounded by a garden of around 10.000 sq. meters with many centuries - old olive groves. With huge trees surrounding the building you will enjoy a great microclimate and a fresh breeze during the summer. The large garden has a lawn and lots of fruit trees. The house consists of two king size bedrooms with antique furniture on the ground floor. A big bathroom with shower.
There is a kitchen and a large living room with fireplace on one side and, in the old part of the house, there are also two spacious living rooms with fireplace. A stone staircase takes you to the upper floor where you find three large bedrooms, one with king size bed, one double bedroom with french bed and one with twin beds and bathroom. They all face the garden and the swimming pool. Outdoor dining space with a big sitting area where it is possible to eat under the shade of the olive trees. There is also a barbecue.
Distances: 8 kms from the sea and Monopoli town center, 20 kms from Alberobello, 10 kms from Polignano a Mare, 8 kms from Castellana Grotte. Easy to reach also the towns of Cisternino, Locorotondo and Martina Franca. Sleeps 12.
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About us: Anna Sardella Trulli&Dimore Charme&Relax
Over the years TRULLI & DIMORE has become known for its professional and competent approach to the property market, so that selecting and offering holiday homes properties was a logical extension of our existing real estate business. Trulli e Dimore holiday rental is specialized in renting charming and well refined Trulli and Villas (almost all with a swimming pool) or luxury Apartments, all of them entirely renovated and located in the enchanting and unique region of Puglia, the “heel of the Italian boot”. All of our rental Villas/Trulli, have been carefully selected for their comfort and character in order to respond adequately to your requirements . All of these holidays homes are spread all over the Itria Valley, the Murge hills and near the Adriatic Sea. We have holiday rental solutions in Alberobello, Castellana Grotte, Monopoli and Polignano a Mare, which are some of the most popular towns in the Puglia region.
Our philosophy is to offer a unique vacation in total relax, in typical holiday homes such as Trulli, completely renovated but at the same time keeping the original atmosphere, Villas, Apartments, all provided with every comfort, furnished with great taste and style, located in the unique scenery as is Puglia. We are at your complete disposition to be able to connect you with the wonderful beauties of Puglia, a land full of enchantment, where to experience delightful local cuisine and wine, marvelous beaches, scenic coastline, authentic countryside, charming landscapes, quaint villages, medieval hamlets, vibrant cultures whose traditions can be traced to ancient times and many others characteristics that will delight every traveler. We offer a full concierge service and would be happy to help you plan your perfect holiday with extras such as Chefs, English speaking babysitters, Massages, private tours, cooking lessons or winery visits, boat hire and anything else you may desire.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Beaches in Monopoli 8 km|
|Nearest Amenities||500 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bari-Palese 60 km, Nearest railway: Monopoli Station 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (3)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The villa has a park with olive trees and oak trees, very charming garden for a relaxing holiday. At 8 kms from the sea, 6 kms from Castellana Grotte, 20 kms from Alberobello, 12 Kms from Polignano a mare, 10 kms from Conversano.
50% deposit to secure the booking.
The balance is payable 4 weeks before arrival.
There is a refundable deposit of € 300,00 against damages.
Linen (including beach towels) costs 10€ a head per week, payable locally
Weekly cleaning is 200€ a week, more frequent cleaning can be arranged at an additional cost
Grocery shopping service - we will pre stock your fridge for you on receipt of a shopping list. All items at cost (receipts provided) plus a 10-20€ fee (depending on quantity.
-We can arrange weekly cleaning, a cook, English speaking babysitters, private cooking lessons or wine tasting sessions, boat hire (with or without skipper) and offer a full concierge service.
-- Massage on request : Thai massage, Candle massage , Couples massage , Californian massage and others
The Puglia/Molise region
Know as “Coast of the Trulli”, we are situated south of Bari, in one of the most beautiful areas of Puglia, a land rich in cultural sites, sea and tradition. Here you can see the Trulli of Alberobello, the Grottos of Castellana, the historical centre of Polignano with breathtaking views from its balconies, the mediaeval Conversano, Monopoli with its monumental churches, Cisternino with its alleys and “Grills”, the 'White City' of Ostuni, the zoo in Fasano, the Terracotta of Grottaglie, and Matera with its 'Sassi' (cave dwellings). ). Not to be missed is Capitolo by the adraitic coast, where you can enjoy the local life during the day among the rocky coves and the free beautiful sandy beaches, the private beach clubs which offer all the main facilities, where the fun goes through the night, with its fully equipped beaches turning into nightclubs.
Safari at Fasano, Grottaglie, famous for its pottery and the stones of Matera amongst others.
Not to be missed the sea; the best choice of beaches is in the Capitolo area (part of Monopoli) which has a huge selection of beaches, from rocky coves to long sand beaches and both private beach clubs with facilities as well as free beaches. Many of the private beaches turn into bars and nightclubs after dark, providing a very lively nightlife in the summer months. Monopoli has good restaurants, shops, a weekly street market and interesting churches in a pretty medieval old town.
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