Spacious villa with large private pool and tennis court - Ref:110002

This spacious five bedroom villa and trullo is located in three acres of private grounds. It has has fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and, for star gazers, has clear views of the night sky. Great for the larger family or groups of friends holidaying together. Sleeps 12

Villa Gioia is in a very private, rural setting with panoramic views over the local countryside.  The accommodation is spacious, comprising of a traditional villa with 4 trulli cones under which there is a small dining area (seats 4), kitchen (hob, sink, washing machine, feature fireplace), storage room and bathroom.

GROUND FLOOR is extremely spacious and has an open plan layout which comprises:

Lounge: has an open fireplace, seating for 10, a flat screen TV, DVD player and huge selection of DVD's for all ages and a CD player.

Dining area: contains a large pine table with seating for 14+ plus a smaller pine table with seating for 6.

Reading area: Large, L- shaped comfortable couch for relaxing, reading, listening to music.

There is a large selection of books,"Italia" magazines, children's board games and wide selection of DVD's.

The hallway leads to:

Bedroom 1: King size bed, bedside cabinets, large wardrobes, chest of drawers, spacious ensuite with shower cubicle

Bedroom 2: Double bed plus single bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe, chest of drawers, large ensuite with shower cubicle.

Kitchen: The main kitchen is well equipped and has a four ring gas hob, full size electric oven, dishwasher, an American style fridge -freezer, plenty of crockery, pots and pans, etc.

Family bathroom: has a whirlpool bath, large sink, toilet and bidet. A further three bedrooms and bathroom are reached via a spiral staircase.

Trullo area: The kitchen is adjoined to the trullo which consists of a small dining/breakfast area, storage area and a second kitchen which houses the washing machine and has a serving hatch to the conservatory. There is also a small bathroom with a sink and toilet.

FIRST FLOOR:  A further three bedrooms and bathroom are reached via a spiral staircase.

Bedroom 3: Furnished with a double bed, wardrobes, chest of drawers and door leading to large balcony/terrace

Bedroom 4: Furnished with a  double bed and bedside lamp

Bedroom 5: Furnished with bunk beds, wardrobe, bedside table with lamp and door leading to large balcony/terrace.

Study: Furnished with a desk, printer, and wardrobe

Bathroom:  Contains a sink, toilet, bidet, and shower

OUTSIDE there are over three acres of grounds in which there is:

Conservatory:  Furnished with a large table with seating for up to 20, and large hammock.

Outdoor cooking: Large BBQ, pizza oven, worktop and sink all under a covered area.  

Pergola  with table and seating for outdoor dining.  Outside there is a tennis court,  large swimming pool with slide and diving board.

Swimming pool:  12m x 6m   with diving board and slide and ample sun loungers and chairs. 

Balcony/Terraces: There are uninterrupted views of the sky from the pool terraces and bedroom balcony, and with little light pollution make them ideal spots for setting up the telescope for stargazing evenings.

Changing Room:   This is near the tennis court and has two showers 

Orchard: In addition to olive trees there are vines and numerous other fruit and nut trees.

A cot and high chair are provided for younger children.



Baby Extras

Baby Package available - please inquire for details

Baby Friendly

Changing mat

High chair


Travel cot





Family friendly

Baby friendly

Groups of Friends

Child Friendly

Indoor Entertainment

Board Games

DVD Player

I-Pod/Bluetooth Docking Station






4 ring hob




5 ring hob



Washing machine

Other Amenities

Alarm system


Iron & ironing board

Mosquito screens

Tom Tom / GPS available

Central Heating


Jacuzzi Bath

Safety deposit box

Outdoor Facilities


Swing ball

Tennis Court

Pizza Oven


Vegetable Garden



Swimming Pool

Outdoor Pool


Pool shower

Nearby Activities


Dark Skies for Stargazing

Hiking/Walking/Nature Trails

Scuba Diving







Nearest Airport



Property Type






Start Date End Date

An initial deposit of 50% of the total rental is payable to secure your booking and full payment must be received at least 8 weeks before the start of your holiday. Payments can be made by bank transfer or sterling cheque. The booking deposit is non-refundable unless we are able to re-rent the property for your booked dates - our full cancellation policy will be sent to you with your booking form.

There is a security deposit of £700 which is returned to you after your stay by bank transfer providing nothing has been broken or damaged.


Free Welcome Hamper

A complimentary welcome pack for your arrival which will include milk, eggs, butter, orange juice, water, wine, beer, fresh fruit, cheese, cold meats and bread. If you have anything additional or specific that you would like to have provided at the villa (a dietary requirement or maybe for a special surprise for one of your party) we will try and accomodate them.

All linen and towels changed on a weekly basis.


Swimming Pool

Please note that the swimming pool is open from the end of May to the beginning of October.

Large well equipped family villa
We stayed at villa Guila in August 2017. The villa is a great size and very well equipped with everything you need for a great stay. The pool and outside area is particularly nice and we made good use of the outside wood oven. This is a great villa for exploring Puglia but a car is essential as it is quite remote. Excellent service from Puglia Holiday Rentals and deposit as it was refunded really quickly.
Susie LucasSep 2017
Management comment
Thank you for your 5 star review. We are pleased you enjoyed your 2 week stay at Villa & Trullo Gioia. Lots of our guests enjoy making pizzas in the huge pizza oven and it is also a great way to slow roast a joint of meat too. The property is in the countryside but within 10 minutes drive you are in reach of Martina Franca, Cisternino and Ceglie Messpica. All towns worth visiting. If you do want to just pop out for something you have forgotten there are two village shops in approx 5 minutes drive. We were pleased to refund your deposit the same day you provided us with your bank details. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we hope to welcome you back to Puglia again sometime.
Very comfortable villa
Spacious and comfortable villa, very good equiped, well maintained, quiet but central location, ideal for family vacation and excursions into mid-Puglia. The lack of air conditioning may cause warm nights in the upper bedrooms.
Dirk SmetJul 2017
Management comment
Thank you for your review and it was a pleasure to have you stay. Villa and Trullo Gioia is a real home from home. There fans available around the villa should anyone find it warm at night.
What a wonderful holiday home
We have thoroughly enjoyed our week here and only wish we were staying longer! It's so easy to slip holiday relaxed mode here, which is just what we all wanted. In fact the house is so homely and well equipped that it's hard to drag yourself away; but we're glad we did as we've really enjoyed visiting the area. Highlights include Martina Franca by night (Summer Festival), beautiful Lecce, Ostuni and Locorotondo. We've eaten like kings. I particularly liked Tre Trulli's anti-pasta - its also a great place for kids to run around - both out and at home. Lazy Summer days in the pool, eating delicious fruit from the garden and enjoying the dolce vita - what more could you ask for? This is also one of the best equipped houses we've ever stayed in - fantastic games, DVD collection and the kitchen is better equipped than ours at home! Thanks again for a wonderful stay, we've love it. Froome family, Aug 2015
One of the best equipped houses we've ever stayed in.Aug 2015
Love Puglia
All eight of us loved the pool and tennis court. Made good use of the outdoor kitchen. Lovely trip to Torre Guaceto, Ostuni and Martina Franca. Waterpark was a good day out, but get there early. Mostly ate at home, local produce all good. Love Puglia.
All eight of us loved the pool and tennis courtAug 2014
Fantastic villa
Had a great time in Puglia learning the Italian way of things, driving is very interesting and parking where you like! Fantastic villa, we made lots of use of the tennis court with our own version of Wimbledon! Lovely pool - a real life saver on hot days. Made lots of Pizza and loved BBQ's too. Thanks for looking after us.
We made lots of use of the tennis courtJul 2014
It's lovely to swim at night
I loved the pizza oven. We made quite a few. I really enjoyed the pool and it's lovely to swim in at night. It really is a lovely place
Its a really lovely placeJul 2013
Fantastic time
Fantastic time, great memories! Kids loved the tennis court and pool. Lovely villa, so well equipped. Will miss our BBQ and pizza evenings
A pool with a slideAug 2013
Pluckrose Family
Thank you for sharing your lovely house with us. The pool, tennis court and DVD collection have been our 'stay at home' highlights. Our favorite trips have been to Martina Franca market to buy fantastic fresh food and eating at local restaurants - Sagitario & Madonna dell Arco (once we had found it!). A lovely area and we will be back. Thank you!
Thank you for sharing your lovely house with us.Aug 2011
Ed & Lizzy Flavel
The house being so homely we were very happy to return! Enjoyed exploring further than last year. The beach was beautiful - sea warm and sand was golden
We were very happy to returnJun 2011
Rob & Anne
A wonderful house in a beautiful location. Loved the pool and the tennis court. Everybody was helpful and we were given a warm welcome.
Loved the pool and tennis courtNov 2011