Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
"Il BELVEDERE" apartment:
entrance authentic '400 stone staircase. Spacious lounge with high exposed vaulted stone ceiling 42" flat tv with 1 double sofa bed and a single bed leading to the fully equipped open-plan Italian kitchen with a sea view.
Access to big bathroom
1 big bedroom with 1double bed and a single. Make up area. En suite adorable bathroom.
Private access to the 360º panoramic terrace 70 mq! 4 sun beds, water supply, kids pool.
Many houses pretend to be in the centre, but "Lost in time" is absolutely in the '400 century heart! right in the centre of fashionable areas such as 'Riccardo's cafe' & 'Osteria del tempo perso' with 1 michelin star, etc.. Art and handi-craftshops open till late. Parking close by. Internet point/ fax/printer - 10 minutes walk in a wonderful bar with terrace.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pilone, Torre Guaceto, Costa Merlata, Villanova 7 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brindisi or Bari 25 km, Nearest railway: Ostuni 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
- 42" Philips LCD flat screen,
- DVD/DVX with USB slot. So, if u have an I-pod or a MP3 u can directly see your pictures or listen to your favourite music!!
- make up area. Big mirror and shelves. Or you can use it as a ?studio spot.
- not need your uk adaptor in your luggage. New! British plugs fitted in the house!
- no need soap, bath shower, shampoo. New! already in the shower!
|Further details outdoors|
- Stunning 360º view terrace with barbecue, sun beds, table, chairs, water supply, kids' pool (?not only!). If too lazy to go to the beach... enjoy the sun with a drink and a good book!
- Sunny balcony. On the left view of the narrows Ostuni' streets, on the right the sea line.
The same balcony in the night will be a great spot to look at the movement of the Ostuni 'movida'. You'll love for the spectacular vista!
-Taking the stairs on the right free or secured parking space.
In the house "LOST IN TIME" there are 3 large luxury apartments.
THEY CAN BE LET TOGETHER AS A HOUSE OR SEPARATELY as they are completely self-contained: Il BELVEDERE maximum 6 adults -63826. IL VICOLO maximum 3 and IL CAVÓ maximum 3 -63828
The Puglia/Molise region
Puglia the heel of italy, famous for its untouched and natural wildlife with villages full of baroque and romanic churches and palazzi. Unspoilt by mass tourism.
within a short drive from o s t u n i there are many places of interest to suit all, keeping adults and chldren amused:
?"Alberobello" famous for its trulli (cone-shaped-houses) protected by Unesco as a unique world heritage site are and the medieval mysterious "Castel del Monte" in the bari area.
?"Grotte di Castellana" stunning italy's largest underground cave network.
?Fantastic "Zoo Safari" - fasano with a small theme park: roller coaster, log flume,vertical ride drop, etc.
?5 major golf courses in apulia at fasano "san domenico": 1015 minutes drive away from ostuni, a challenging 18 holes per 72 course golf club with great views of the adriatic. "barialto" 30-40 minutes renovated for its architecturally designed course winding through palm trees and 5 lakes. Etc...
?"Lecce" has wonderful baroque architecture and fine boutiques. Plus the famous "piccolo" theatre.
?"Cisternino E Martina Franca" has numerous jazz festivals and plus the local fayres.
?"Polignano a Mare" a cliff top town with an elegant well-known restaurant inside an original cave on the sea.
?Water park "Acqua-in" definitely worth a visit: water slide, 2 flumes, swimming pool, bar, cafe - lamaforca beach.
Lonely Planet Italy: "Stunning town of stark, whitewashed buildings", "the seemingly disordered tangle of narrow cobblestone streets, many little arched stairways between the houses, recalls a North African Arab medina".
Rough Guide: "One of he most stunning small towns of southern Italy a gleeming white splash of sun-bleached streets and cobled alleyways".
Lonely Planet Puglia e..: "Ostuni has a commanding position, its maze of tightly packed streets twisting around a dramatic 15th century cathedral encircled by medieval ramparts It is the most popular Murgia town, maninly due to its proximity to the coast. In recent years it has become devilishly chic, and has the BEST after dark scene in the region".
So, why Ostuni? unique in its gender: the white city, set between olive-oil-trees facing the adriatic sea, has great sandy beaches and fine authentic italian cuisine.
Ostuni has got "the blue flag", also the lively pilone 1 and 2, both with bars and facilities nearby.
villanova port, monticelli with its posh 'quarto del mare' bar/beach resort.
costa merlata, an other favourite.
Torre pozzella, gorgeous unspoilt torre guaceto a wwf protected natural reserve; with various activites: birdwatching, walking, cycling, bathing, etc... (all beaches - 3 miles).
If u like the idea of getting purposefully lost wondering around the cobbled sundrenched streets of a medieval walled town, stumbling across amazing restaurant (with ridiculously low prices) and trendy bars, whilst catching glimpses sea of turquoise sea through the gaps between the beautiful old whitewashed townhouses, then Ostuni is 4u!!!
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30 Oct 2013
"A beautiful and peaceful apartment in the heart of Ostuni old town"
Ostuni old town is a very peaceful and romantic place, full of beautiful views, stone flagged streets, plants and tiny bars and restaurants. It is also kept meticulously clean - not something that can… More
20 Oct 2013
"Great apartment in a beautiful town!"
This apartment is right in the middle of the historical part of Ostuni. There are lots of restaurants and bars nearby, but it is still pretty peaceful. The view from the rooftop is amazing and you are… More
My dear, Thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you had a great time. Thanks for being such good guests! Looking forward to have you again with no thunder storm!! x Graziella
21 Aug 2013
Ho soggiornato insieme alla mia famiglia dall'11 al 19 agosto in questo angolo di Ostuni che definirei meraviglioso. Che dire dell'appartamento? Bellissimo, di gran lunga superiore alle aspe… More
Mia cara, La ringrazio tantissimo per aver dedicato il suo tempo a scrivermi. la prego mi ricordi che se torna le offro uno sconto del 10%. Sicuramente aggiungero' le cose che possono servire in cucina a cui magari non ho pensato. Le auguro un buon 2013. x Graziella
12 Jun 2013
"Just Fabulous. A little Jem"
What a fantastic little place. the pictures dont do justic for how nice this place is.
The apartment its self was very comfortable and extremely clean. It has every thing you need. myself and husband stayed here and can not recommenend it enough.There was plenty of room for the two of us. ( its big enough for family of 3 or 4 but only 1 large bedroom, the other room is a lounge with the sofa bed. ) The only very small crictism is that the outside furnature needs replacing. But apart from that its just amazing. The roof terrace is out of this world.
We were welcome by a gentlman called francesco, who was very polite and helpful, he also meet us just as we left to collect the keys. Graziella, the lady who owns the place was very helpful when booking and made everything really easy and straight forward.
please do not hesitate to book this place. Its a little jem.
My dear, Thanks a lot for your beautiful review. The last week of July, I replaced all the outdoor furniture. I'm looking forward to see you again of course with a 10% discount. Many thanks! I wish you a beautiful end of 2013. x Graziella
19 Jan 2013
This apartment is in a great spot in the heart of the old town in Ostuni. Fantastic views of the sea from the roof terrace, and opposite an excellent restaurant, what more could we ask for?
19 Jan 2013
"So good we stayed twice"
This was our second year at Il Belvedere. The apartment is in a prime area of Ostuni, directly opposite the best restaurant in town, with a terrace view of 360 degrees and without being overlooked. The sea to the front and the town behind. Very well appointed internally. Fantastic for people watching taking their 'passegiata' and then for joining in with them later. All the bars and restauramts you will ever need are within a 5 minute stroll. Wonderful beaches 20 mins drive away.
3 Aug 2012
"Most helpful host in the most charming little town in Italy"
Graziella has been very patient answering all my questions regarding the accomodation and transport. The studio is nice and new and I think the size is OK for a couple or a family with one child. Since cars are not allowed in the city you have to park a few hundred meters away, but it's well worth it. This little town is breathtakingly beautiful. We are looking forward to going back there.
Katalin, you're really welcome. I'm glad you had a great holiday!! I love my guests and it's part of my Southern Italian culture to be helpful as much as possible. :)
You meant to rate the studio VICOLO 63828. Anyway, it's under the same management. No problem ;) Thanks again
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