Cave house | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
"il CAVÓ" apartment with truly magnificent natural stone ceilings. Absolutely cute. Open-plan-kitchen patiently made in the rock. A masterpiece! 4 chairs, 1sofa-bed and a single bed. Divided by a few steps a cosy bathroom/shower, wc, bidet made of sweet Italian mosaic.
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 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 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pilone, Torre Guaceto, Costa Merlata, Villanova 7 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brindisi 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
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
- 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|
Private street. If you like you can sit outside on the bench. Mr Narduccio takes care of all the plants outside which give a touch of nature. Down of the stairs free or secured parking for your car. No need to remind you where the best restaurant are. You have to pass along them on your way home! ;-)
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 max 6, IL VICOLO max 3, IL CAVÓ max 3
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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