Traditional, charming Toretta / Trullo with private pool - Ref:110089

Trullo Formosa is a charming, authentic, chic, 3 bedroom toretta with a trullo cone in the middle which originates from the 15th century. Situated close to Ostuni come relax in this magical place with large private pool and stunning countryside. Sleeps 5 in bedrooms and 2 on a sofa bed.


On entering the property admire the typical Pugliese style, which is furnished for your comfort and decorated to complement its surroundings.

Entering from the outside into the


The area is light and spacious with a large dining table which seats 6 people and a dresser that contains all the crockery for your dining needs.

The lounge area has two comfortable sofas, flat screen TV and DVD player and plenty of books and DVD's, both in Italian and English for guests use.

The window looks out onto the side of the property.  There is a pellet stove for heating.

The kitchen, bathroom, and night area are all off the lounge:


The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven, gas hob, full size dishwasher, sink and large fridge freezer.  There is sufficient crockery, pot and pans for you to prepare delicious food.  The window looks out to the rear of the property.  In the kitchen you will also find herbs, spices and olive oil which is hand picked from the trees in the land and cold pressed ready for you to enjoy.


The bathroom contains a shower, WC, bidet and wash hand basin.  Here you will also find the washing machine.  The window looks out onto the rear of the property.

A short spacious corridor leads to the night area where you will find a pellet stove:


The night area has a wonderful chandelier which is hanging from the centre of the trullo cone and is a feature of this quaint area. There are lots of alcoves with items of interest.  


With double bed, bedside lamps and alcove for storage of clothing, chair


With large single bed, bedside lamp, bedside cabinet, chair and lovely magical lighting.

At the end of the corridor is:


With large double bed, bedside lamp, alcove for hanging clothes and hanging rail nearby.  There is a small flat screen TV and a chair

Leading from the end of the night area corridor is


This bathroom is impressively spacious and is decorated with taste.  There is a double wash hand basin with mirror and light above. Through an archway there is a large walk-in shower with small dresser with mirror above, WC and bidet


** Should you require it more storage for the bedrooms can be found in the two large chests of drawers in the night area. 

*** There is a sofa bed available, therefore the property sleeps up to 7 people.




Dine al fresco under the covered veranda overlooking the pool with seating for 6 people or relax on the comfortable outdoor seating whilst sipping a glass of wine with snacks on the nearby the coffee table.

There is also an outdoor sink and preparation area with the brick built BBQ just a few steps away.  In the summer there is an ice making machine outside for guest use.


The kidney shaped pool measures 10m x 5m and is entered via Roman steps at the shallow end or via a pool ladder in the deep end.  Surrounded by sufficient sun loungers for 6 people it is the perfect space to enjoy the sun or, if you prefer, you can doze on one of the hammocks in the lawned area next to the pool under the shade of the trees.  On the veranda you will also find the pool shower.

The pool is cleaned every day.


At the end of the day why not relax under the stars together in the large circular fire pit area.


All guests are welcome to wander in the vegetable garden and help themselves to the fresh vegetables.


There is sufficient covered parking for 2 cars with further space available on the driveway.


There are plenty of paved or graveled areas that lead out the land which measures 23,000 sqm and is fully fenced.  Here you will find ancient olive trees as well as cherry, apricot, almond, fig, pomegranate, walnut and prickly pear.  On the veranda the wonderful grape wine entwines itself through the veranda at the side of the property.

Explore the land and share the discoveries with your family and loved ones.

At night the property is well lit and includes some charming lighting in the trees and bushes.



PRIVATE GROTTE (CAVE) - not included in the rental but available subject to the owners availability

Under the owners property is a private cave, which if you ask them to see it they are only to happy to show you.  Long before refridgerators and ice boxes existed items were stored here to keep cool.  When it snowed, the snow was taken and stored where it stayed frozen for months.

Today the owners offer at extra cost to treat you to a dining experience to remember is this special place.  Please ask for more details



The owners are available should you need them and live at the end of the lane.  However they respect your privacy and are happy to check you in when you arrive and return when you are ready to leave at the end of your stay.


The property has been featured in the book on Trulli Style as well as used for photoshoots. 





Baby Friendly

High chair

Travel cot





Family friendly

Child Friendly

Groups of Friends

Indoor Entertainment



DVD Player



4 ring hob



Washing machine

Coffee Machine



Other Amenities

Iron & ironing board

Mosquito screens

Outdoor Facilities


Pizza Oven

Covered Parking

Vegetable Garden



Swimming Pool

Outdoor Pool


Pool shower

Nearby Activities


Spa Treatments

Hiking/Walking/Nature Trails

Nearest Airport



Property Type






Elderly Friendly Properties

Pets Welcome

Start Date End Date Nightly Rate (£)
01 May 2020 13 Aug 2020 410
14 Aug 2020 05 Sep 2020 440
06 Sep 2020 31 Oct 2020 410

The price is based on 5 persons.

Extra persons possible, please get in touch for a price, but normally 50 gbp per day per person.

A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking with the balance to be paid at least eight weeks before the commencement of your holiday together with a £500 breakage / damage deposit.  This is returned to you after your stay by bank transfer.

The price includes all utilities including linen, towels, pool towels, wifi, daily pool cleaning and the final clean when you leave.

There is a minimum stay of 4 nights.

A small welcome pack will be provided on your arrival and at the property.

The owners harvest their own olive trees and including in the rental price you will find olive oil in the kitchen ready for your use.

The pool is open from May onwards each year and is cleaned every day during your stay.

A really perfect holiday
We spent a wonderful week at La Formosa, and were welcomed warmly by Maria Antonietta who showed us round her beautiful house. Fantastically designed and decorated we were comfortable and well looked after. The stunning outside with lovely pool and great towns nearby made it an excellent location. A really perfect holiday!
AbbyApr 2017
Trullo Formosa, Ostuni
We had a wonderful few days and would definitely return
TraceyAug 2017
Posto Magico
Dimora tipica ristrutturata in maniera esemplare, elegante e molto confortevole. l essenzialità e la semplicità tipiche di queste strutture sono state completamente preservate. gli esterni il giardino e la piscina valgono già di per sè il viaggio. location ottimale per raggiungere in pochi km sia il mare sia i centri storici tipici meravigliosi. oasi di pace, silenziosa e rilassante ma ottimamente collegata con ostuni ceglie cisternino locorotondo martina franca .. e ovviamente il mare. Vito e Maria Antonietta, riduttivo definirli "i padroni di casa", sono l 'anima di questo posto: persone meravigliose, assolutamente discrete, gentilissimi e dotati di forte spirito di ospitalità. io e la mia famiglia abbiamo un ricordo bellissimo di questa vacanza e.. un pò di invidia per chi avrà la fortuna di stupirsi vedendo per la prima volta questo posto magico...
GaiaJul 2016
The lights in the trees at night are magical
Maria Antonietta and Vito were caring and very charming hosts who were always available if needed but also respected our privacy. They even had a little surprise for my parents' when they found out that they were celebrating their wedding anniversary. Very thoughtful! The property is as charming as the owners. It is furnished and decorated with love throughout and we felt very comfortable inside and outside. The house is generally very well equipped (heaps of glasses, cutlery, pottery, etc.). The lights in the trees at night are magical and the covered terrace is a beautiful spot to hang out even if the weather is not at its best. The property is conveniently located to all the beautiful towns of the Valle d'Itria and not too far from some beautiful beaches. A little grocery shop is in near proximity- very handy at times. All in all a truly lovely stay. Only the weather could have been better. We would not hesitate to return!
IsabelSep 2016
La maison est encore plus belle en vrai.
Décorée avec grand goût, munie de toutes les commodités, ouverte sur l'extérieur avec ses sofas et fauteuils sous une pergola, agrémentée d'une piscine quotidiennement entretenue ainsi que de hamacs fort pratiques pour la sieste, dotée de deux barbecues ainsi que d'un foyer en plein air pour se réunir autour d'un feu en soirée, entourée d'un large terrain planté d'oliviers et de figuiers ainsi que d'un potager dont nous avons pu goûter les incomparables tomates et primeurs. Et le vrai plus est la présence d'Antonieta et de Vito, d'une gentillesse extrême et toujours disponible pour nous assister et nous conseiller en véritables anges gardiens. Même si nous étions davantage portés sur un séjour relaxant et statique, la région regorge de petits villages escarpés ravissants ainsi que de splendidesplages de sable fin . Nous garderons un grand souvenir de ce séjour ainsi que de la générosité de nos hôtes.
.Sep 2016
Management comment
Thank you for your wonderful review, the place has a truly magical feel.