Trullo Le Fate
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What Oliver loves…
- Surrounded by olive groves and fruit trees, stay in an original trullo house alongside a beautiful villa
- The owner has created exquisite and stylish interiors whilst retaining its natural character
- It’s just a ten-minute drive to the historic town of Ostuni, known as La Città Bianca with its labyrinth of lanes and stunning views towards the sea
- Discover the crystal-clear sea of the Adriatic within 20km or head west to the idyllic Ionian shores in under an hour
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In the Puglian countryside, surrounded by landscapes of olive and fruit trees, Trullo Le Fate is a stylish home in a wonderful setting just a short drive from Ostuni, one of northern Salento’s most enchanting towns and UNESCO-protected site.
The original trullo dates back to the mid-19th century when it was still common for locals to live in trulli across this part of Puglia. It has been lovingly renovated in 2019; climb into the cosy raised bed in the alcove or sit back in the pretty armchair in a relaxation corner and there’s even a characterful shower room. Personal touches such as little objets d’art and antique furniture add both quality and warmth.
Two further bedrooms can be found in a new home, created beside the trullo and built from stone allowing it to blend in perfectly with its surroundings. The owner, an interior design enthusiast, has styled this house beautifully, choosing each feature with the greatest care from the intricate tiles in the kitchen and the beautiful prints scattered throughout to the exquisite old Italian lamps that have been brought back to life. Air-conditioning and underfloor heating have also been added and even the towels and bed linen are of the finest quality.
Doors from the kitchen-diner open out to a lovely veranda looking out to the swimming pool, extensive lawn and olive trees beyond. The gardens around the home have been landscaped with pretty stone walls and little steps leading down to the poolside area. Enjoy relaxing days in the Puglian sunshine, sipping wine from the vineyards of Salento al-fresco or preparing a feast by the stone barbecue. The vast grounds also feature fruit trees with all sorts of seasonal delights and there’s even a little kitchen garden for guests to visit.
La Città Bianca, the white-washed hilltop town of Ostuni, is just over a ten-minute drive away where you can explore the maze of historic lanes, discovering awe-inspiring architecture, steep alleyways, colourful trattorias and catching magical glimpses of the Adriatic sea. Equally as near is Ceglie Messapica, a food lover’s dream with some wonderful restaurants dotted around the picturesque old town and surroundings, including the Michelin starred Al Fornello da Ricci.
Well-known towns such as Locorotondo, Martina Franca and famous Alberobello with its 14th century trulli are all nearby whilst the Adriatic coast can be reached in twenty minutes. Sandy beaches, lidos and rocky ledges await, many surrounded by incredible natural beauty such as Lido Morelli and Torre Guaceto.
Heading west, within an hour you can also reach the turquoise seas of the Ionian. This part of Alto Salento offers you such a variety of wonderful Puglian experiences.
What you should know…
- One of the double beds is a raised bed in an alcove in the trullo - have a look at the photos so you can appreciate its charm
- The grounds are slightly terraced in parts with little stone steps leading from the trullo down to the villa and swimming pool
- The trullo also has open steps leading either side to the flat roof – beautiful aesthetically but not suitable for children to climb
- This property sleeps 6 guests comfortably, whilst a further 2 guests may be accommodated on a sofa bed - please see the 'Features' tab for full details
Main Villa Interiors
- Kitchen-diner with double sofa-bed. Doors leading to covered terrace
- Two double bedrooms
- Two bathrooms with showers
- Laundry room
- Raised double bed (in alcove)
- Small area with armchair
- Bathroom with shower
Outside Grounds (approx. 7000m2)
- Swimming pool (4m x 10m), open from May to October
- Poolside shower
- Barbecue, fridge and small sink
- Covered dining terrace
- Extensive rounds featuring olive and fruit trees
- Exterior lighting
- Access to kitchen garden
- Underfloor heating
- Perimeter and house alarm
Trullo Le Fate is located in the Puglian countryside in northern Salento, perfectly situated between the towns of Ostuni and Ceglie Messapica, just twenty minutes from the Adriatic coastline.
Ostuni (7km), also known as 'La Città Bianca', is a beautiful hilltop town with a maze of narrow lanes, alleyways and steep staircases where you can discover historic architecture, white-washed houses with colourful doors and trailing flowers, pretty restaurants as well as amazing views of the surrounding olive groves and Adriatic sea. The 15th century cathedral can be found at the very top and well worth the effort. Look out for the vibrant market on the edge of town on a Saturday morning where locals gather to buy all sorts of regional produce.
Also close by is Ceglie Messapica (7km), a picturesque town dating back to medieval times which has a particularly good reputation for its cuisine. Discover some great shops selling local delights as well as food and drink festivities across the year. There are some very good restaurants in and around the town ranging from authentic trattorias to the Michelin starred Al Fornello da Ricci. Ceglie Messapica doesn’t tend to attract the crowds of some of the other more famous towns in this region so there’s a real sense of authenticity as you wander around.
There are some incredible beaches along the Adriatic coast, around twenty minutes by car. Look out for Torre Guaceto (30km) with its nature reserve featuring sand dunes and lagoons or discover the sandy beaches of Lido Morelli (20km) and Torre Pozzelle (18km).
There are other great beaches on the Ionian side, around an hour away. Turquoise coloured seas, rocky beaches and sandy shores make this area just as popular in the summer. Campomarino (52km), near the protected dunes and forests, is one of the best beaches with its fine sand and clear sea.
Alberobello (33km), a UNESCO World Heritage site with trulli dating back to the 14th century, as well as picturesque Martina Franca (24km), Locorotondo (25km) and Cisternino (17km), one of Italy’s ‘Borghi più Belli’, are all within easy reach.
Across this region you will also find horse-riding, cycling, mountain biking, incredible walks, golf, a variety of watersports as well as olive oil and wine-tasting.
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There’s a reason Puglia is the region of the moment, or rather several: the excellent food, exuberant architecture dotted in the South, the breathtaking coastline and heaps more. Puglia is much bigger than you might first expect, but you’ll get both a wonderful and varied Italian experience here.Use our travel guide as a nifty sidekick (think of us like the Robin to your Batman) to help you plan the holiday of a lifetime.
And don’t forget we’ve got a selection of villas in Puglia that will add that extra special touch to your trip.
A warm welcome awaits families in Puglia and there’s plenty to keep youngsters busy in this lovely area.
Firstly, the beach is only a 20-minute drive away. There are long sandy bays, rocky ledges and lidos often with sun-beds, umbrellas and summer restaurants. The crystal-clear water is lovely for swimming as well as snorkelling and there are some wonderful walking paths, bike trails and watersports along the coastline.
The Ionian coast, around an hour away, is also a great place to visit – Campomarino is especially known for its sandy bay and gently-shelving sea, perfect for a family day out.
The local towns of Ostuni and Ceglie Messapica can be visited with a gelato in-hand as well as plenty of cafes in the summer months where you can seek shade and have a break from all the exploring. Alberobello is an especially magical place with its medieval trulli to enchant all ages.
For a change of scene, spend a hot summers day at one of the waterparks which can be found in northern Salento or visit Zoosafari, around 30km away in Fasano. There are also lots of activities at the Ciuchino Birichino Adventure Park, about 20-minutes away, with activities such as tree-top climbing courses, rock climbing and archery.
The caves across the region are also fascinating to discover, the nearest being Grotte di Montevicoli near Ceglie Messapica.
Baby and Toddler Equipment
- Plastic crockery
- High Chair(s)
Kids Activities Close-by
- <1hr to Airport
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Breakfast Available
- Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
- Transfers Available
- Breakfast 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 pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
Extras available at this property (payable locally):
- Airport transfers
- Change of linen
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!
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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
Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.
All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.
These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.
|Security deposit||€500 paid to the owner upon arrival and refunded after departure, subject to full inspection.|
|Arrival time||3.00 p.m.|
|Departure time||10.00 a.m.|
|Energy costs included?||Yes, up to a threshold after which charges apply (payable locally).|
|Heating costs included?||Yes, up to a threshold after which charges apply (payable locally).|
|Linen & towels included?||Yes. Mid-stay linen/towel change on request at an extra cost, payable locally.|
|Pool towels included?||Yes. Mid-stay towel change on request at an extra cost, payable locally.|
|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.|
|Minimum stay||6 nights (can be less in low season, on request).|
|Pets welcome?||Not allowed.|
|Smoking Allowed?||Outside only.|
|Pool opening dates?||The pool is open approximately May to 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.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Weddings and other special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges. Stag/hen parties are not permitted.|
|Other Ts and Cs||One highchair and cot are available, on request.|
Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:
|Mar 27th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||£1,937|
|Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||£2,076|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020||£2,491|
|Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||£3,113|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Sep 1st 2020||£4,151|
|Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020||£2,698|
|Oct 1st 2020 - Mar 1st 2021||£2,076|
|Mar 1st 2021 - Apr 1st 2021||£1,937|
|Apr 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021||£2,076|
|Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021||£2,491|
|Jul 1st 2021 - Aug 1st 2021||£3,113|
|Aug 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021||£4,151|
|Sep 1st 2021 - Sep 28th 2021||£2,698|
Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:
|Mar 27th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||€2,007|
|Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||€2,150|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020||€2,580|
|Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||€3,225|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Sep 1st 2020||€4,300|
|Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020||€2,795|
|Oct 1st 2020 - Mar 1st 2021||€2,150|
|Mar 1st 2021 - Apr 1st 2021||€2,007|
|Apr 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021||€2,150|
|Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021||€2,580|
|Jul 1st 2021 - Aug 1st 2021||€3,225|
|Aug 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021||€4,300|
|Sep 1st 2021 - Sep 28th 2021||€2,795|
Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:
|Mar 27th 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||$2,215|
|Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||$2,374|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020||$2,848|
|Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||$3,560|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Sep 1st 2020||$4,747|
|Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020||$3,086|
|Oct 1st 2020 - Mar 1st 2021||$2,374|
|Mar 1st 2021 - Apr 1st 2021||$2,215|
|Apr 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021||$2,374|
|Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021||$2,848|
|Jul 1st 2021 - Aug 1st 2021||$3,560|
|Aug 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021||$4,747|
|Sep 1st 2021 - Sep 28th 2021||$3,086|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
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