Trulli Di Gennaro

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Sleeps: 2 - 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1
Oliver Approved

Overview

Recommended Pool
Pets on Request
Romantic

Trulli di Gennaro is a sleek, contemporary and cutting edge take on an original structure, offering unparalleled rustic charm within comfortable and high-quality finishes, in the heart of Italy’s “heel” - Puglia!

The outdoor spaces at this vibrant home are sublime: arranged over several layers, with separate pavilions, including an outdoor kitchen, dining room and vivacious, elegant lounge.

The glistening pool is framed by elegant stone walls and pristine lawns, overlooked by the gracious pergola, offering shade and tranquillity behind its billowing curtains, sumptuous trellis and chic banquette seating. Surrounded by fragrant jasmine, bursting with luscious, flowering plants, offering a separate dining pavilion for poolside meals, this garden is an oasis of style and tranquillity.

Imagine sitting back and enjoying a local glass of wine and antipasti as the sun softens over the rural landscape, or a continental style breakfast after a refreshing swim: al fresco dining executed at its finest!

The original stone, cone-shaped Trulli structure has a charming, fairy tale appeal to it, with original entry door framed by terracotta plant pots, the building is designed to remain cool in summer and warm in autumn. The interiors are tastefully executed remaining faithful to the original design, offering abundant rustic appeal with a little dash of contemporary finesse!

The palette is earthy and warm, finished with taupes, whites and beiges for a sedate and restful feel: this charming home offers a true escape from the strains of modern living and the bustle of the crowds. The kitchen is bijou and stylish, finished with natural raw materials whilst the living spaces provide graceful comfort very much in tune with the original spirit of the building, with the arched shaped doorways, open fireplace and uncompromising natural finishes: this unique and characterful, historic home is a far cry from an anonymous chain hotel!

Trulli di Gennaro can accommodate four guests across two double bedrooms, finished with a tone understated, discreet luxury! With the quality and finishes a guest would expect to find in a boutique hotel: crisp quality linen, fluffy thick towels.

This Trulli home provides the most of hotel grade quality, within a private home, all the charm of a restored, historical building, finessed with peerless contemporary comforts and discreet luxury!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • A car is recommended to benefit from all this stunning region has to offer, there is secure parking on site
  • Unobtrusive owners reside in a separate house nearby, but they will respect your privacy and may come in quite handy for local tips
  • The second bedroom is on the first floor under eaves - accessible by steep and narrow staircase
  • Air conditioning is only featured in the bedroom on the first floor

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hairdryer Heating

Trulli Interior

Ground floor
- Kitchenette with oven, freezer, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster and dishwasher
- Small sitting area with fireplace
- Compact double bedroom
- Bathroom with shower 


First floor
- Double bedroom (accessible by steep and narrow staircase)

Outside grounds

- Swimming pool (5 x 10 m, depth 1,20 to 1,80m), open approximately from beginning of April to end-October
- Gazebo with table and loungers
- Small gazebo with table and chairs
- Sun beds
- Garden
- Parking space
- Outdoor kitchen with utensils
- Outdoor shower

Facilities

- Hairdryer
- Washing machine and dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- Stereo
- Air conditioning only in the bedroom on the first floor

Location

About the surrounding area of Trulli Di Gennaro
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Nestled a short distance from Castellana Grotte, in the heart of the Puglia countryside. This small town is primarily known for its caves; a key attraction in southern Italy’s natural heritage, set at the mouth of the Itria Valley, close to charming villages such as Alberobello, Cisternino and Polignano a Mare. The caves themselves began to form about ninety million years ago. Sixty meters deep, the caves are a mysterious underworld of fossils, stalactites and stalagmites and canyons.

This sumptuous home is in the “heel” of Italy, in the very heart of Puglia with its wonderful soft light and far-reaching horizons; with the Ionian Sea on one side and the Adriatic on the other, there are miles upon miles of golden beaches. The Valle d’Itria is known as being one of the most beautiful areas of Puglia where the cities of Bari and Brindisi can easily be reached.

The region is known for its olive oil production, as evidenced by the surrounding stretches of olive groves as well as its distinctive white-washed hill towns, centuries-old farmland and hundreds of kilometres of Mediterranean coastline.

The capital Bari is a vibrant port and university town, whilst Lecce is the ‘Florence of the south’ - known for its baroque architecture and “Trulli” - stone huts with cone-shaped roofs that were originally homes; today they can be visited in their preserved form, and provide something of a fairy tale-esque experience for younger members of the group!

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bari Airport

(65 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Brindisi Airport

(85 km)

Nearest Village Castellana Grotte

(4 km)

Nearest Town/City Monopoli

(20 km)

Nearest Restaurant Castellana Grotte

(4 km)

Nearest Supermarket Castellana Grotte

(4 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Castellana Grotte

(4 km)

Nearest Beach

(20 km)

Region

Puglia, located in the picturesque heel of Italy's boot-shaped peninsula, is a region that captivates visitors with its unique charm and rich cultural heritage. Boasting a diverse landscape of sun-soaked coastlines, rolling vineyards, and historic towns, Puglia offers an enchanting blend of natural beauty, architectural wonders, and vibrant traditions.

Please be aware that a number of nearby amenities - pharmacies, supermarkets, restaurants, for example - may be closed or have limited opening hours during low season.

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Kids

Best Suited For: Children
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers

Trulli di Gennaro is a charming, comfortable home for small families; the gardens are a magical enclave of natural beauty and seclusion, where families can adjust the pace and reconnect away from the strains of modern life.

Babysitting services can be provided for an extra fee; parents may wish to pamper themselves with a chef-prepared meal or a beauty treatment, safe in the knowledge that their little ones are cared for.

Children will enjoy visiting the local caves, with their intriguing history and archaeological preserves, these are one of southern Italy’s key attractions!

Puglia, the “heel” of Italy, is a family-friendly destination; whether it be hilltop or coastal towns, long sandy beaches with clear waters and the beautiful coastline, as well as the sumptuous rustic local cuisine, children will be welcome!

Southern Italians are very family-minded, and highchairs and children’s cutlery will be provided in most restaurants, whilst the piazzas in the evening are full of youngsters roaming and playing together whilst their parents watch on from courtyard al fresco restaurants.

For days out, just a short trip from Bari, families can take advantage of the zoo safari, Fasanolandia. Children will be thrilled to be so close to big cats roaming free, with giraffes bending down to peer into the car windows and monkeys jumping on the bonnet.

For scuba diving and snorkelling, there are multiple water sports centres, including Scuba Diving di Levanto Stefano and Orca Diving. Underwater exploration is so accessible in the calm, warm seas of southern Italy.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Babysitting Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Baby sitter
- Spa treatments
- Wine tours
- Personal trainer
- Car rental
- Grocery shopping
- Boat excursions
- Cooking classes
- Horse riding

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1000 charged to client’s credit card by the owner upon arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection Or, a €79 or €99 non-refundable insurance fee charged to client’s credit card by the owner upon arrival.
Arrival time 16:00 - 20:00
Departure time 10:00
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pets welcome? On request only and subject to prior agreement with owners (charges may apply).
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Minimum stay 14 nights from beginning – mid-August. 7 nights from mid-July – end-August. 4 nights during all other periods.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Internet access? Wifi connection included.
Other Ts and Cs Air conditioning is featured only in the bedroom on the first floor.
Changeover day Friday from mid-July to end-August, flexible during any other periods.
Other Ts and Cs Cots and high chairs are available at extra cost.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately beginning of April to end-October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Pool towels included? Yes.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 13th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £1,383 £1,728 £2,418
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 14th 2024 - £2,186 £3,059
Jul 14th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 - £2,304 £3,224
Aug 2nd 2024 - Aug 3rd 2024 - - £3,224
Aug 3rd 2024 - Aug 18th 2024 - - £3,786
Aug 18th 2024 - Aug 23rd 2024 - - £3,541
Aug 23rd 2024 - Aug 25th 2024 - £2,530 £3,541
Aug 25th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - £2,016 £2,821
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 8th 2024 £1,613 £2,016 £2,821
Sep 8th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 £1,448 £1,810 £2,533
Sep 28th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 £1,062 £1,327 £1,857
Sep 29th 2024 - Dec 15th 2025 £1,012 £1,265 £1,771

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 13th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €1,522 €1,902 €2,662
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 14th 2024 - €2,406 €3,367
Jul 14th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 - €2,536 €3,549
Aug 2nd 2024 - Aug 3rd 2024 - - €3,549
Aug 3rd 2024 - Aug 18th 2024 - - €4,167
Aug 18th 2024 - Aug 23rd 2024 - - €3,898
Aug 23rd 2024 - Aug 25th 2024 - €2,785 €3,898
Aug 25th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - €2,219 €3,106
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 8th 2024 €1,775 €2,219 €3,106
Sep 8th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 €1,594 €1,993 €2,789
Sep 28th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 €1,169 €1,461 €2,044
Sep 29th 2024 - Dec 15th 2025 €1,114 €1,393 €1,949

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 13th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $1,645 $2,057 $2,878
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 14th 2024 - $2,601 $3,641
Jul 14th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 - $2,742 $3,838
Aug 2nd 2024 - Aug 3rd 2024 - - $3,838
Aug 3rd 2024 - Aug 18th 2024 - - $4,506
Aug 18th 2024 - Aug 23rd 2024 - - $4,214
Aug 23rd 2024 - Aug 25th 2024 - $3,011 $4,214
Aug 25th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - $2,399 $3,358
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 8th 2024 $1,920 $2,399 $3,358
Sep 8th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 $1,724 $2,155 $3,015
Sep 28th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 $1,264 $1,579 $2,210
Sep 29th 2024 - Dec 15th 2025 $1,205 $1,506 $2,107

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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