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
DINING AREA / LOUNGE
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.
BEDROOM OF RELAXATION
With double bed, bedside lamps and alcove for storage of clothing, chair
BEDROOM OF DREAMS
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.
OUTSIDE AREA IN GENERAL
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.
Groups of Friends
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Iron & ironing board
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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.