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What Oliver loves…
- The blend of privacy with separate patio and living spaces allocated to the bedrooms, whilst providing ample communal living opportunities by way of enormous breakfast table and courtyard dining space
- Luscious, green tranquil gardens and grounds; fragrant with fig trees, prickly pears and wonderful pool
- Rural location for the ultimate secluded get-away whilst being a short drive from all the amenities of Martina Franca
- On-site owner will ensure your every need is catered for whilst you have utmost freedom and privacy
Located a short drive outside of Martina Franca, in the Puglia region of Italy, Villa Battaglini offers the quality and design reflecting an authentic Italian get-away house. Set within its private, sumptuous grounds, this owner-occupied home is a secluded treasure tucked away in green tranquillity.
The finish throughout is impeccable, with every little hallmark of style thoughtfully considered. Lovingly restored, this original villa blends traditional style with subtle, contemporary verve and charisma!
Accommodating twelve guests over six bedrooms, with an option of a sofa bed for an additional guest or perhaps a child in the group, the bedrooms and living areas are simply brimming with charm.
Entering the estate guests will have to catch their breath as they swing into the long, elegant tree-lined drive and pull up to this characterful home. The outdoor spaces are luscious and stunning, meticulously designed with understated flair.
The beautifully cloistered veranda is offering privacy and shade, through to stunning outdoor courtyard eating area, little private nooks for morning coffee and breakfast through to private pool amid fragrant plants and fig trees, this is a little taste of authentic Italian charm.
Air-conditioned throughout, Wi-Fi is provided, while guests will have complimentary water, breakfast served to them and can take advantage of their private patios leading off the bedrooms.
The Deluxe room offers a king size bed - a tranquil and calm space offering something worthy of an interiors magazine. Quality is abundant, apparent in the wonderful lighting, crisp bed linen, fluffy towels and window-side armchairs looking over the wonderful green gardens. This room comes with an en-suite shower room.
The Superior Room likewise has a king size bed, its private patio and en-suite, as well as the option to add another bed if needed. Neutral oatmeal tones, subtle lighting, a lovely writing desk, comfortable sofa - these bedrooms are designed with the utmost ease of their guests in mind.
The Suite room offers both a sumptuous bedroom as well as its private living room, with a sofa bed. Providing the ultimate in privacy, it has a private entrance and roof terrace, with a stunning view of the Valley of Itria.
With its discreet and thoughtful layout, this villa is suitable for either a family or group of adults or a set of couples holidaying together, offering both sociable eating spaces as well as privacy and independence. Living spaces are sublime: this villa even comes with a beautifully restored wine cellar, making this place an ideal spot for a glass of local wine and some antipasti.
The living room, so tastefully finished, is a space to unwind: comfortable seating and wonderful views, guests will always find a selection of books and magazines on offer.
The breakfast room has a large communal dining space and the breakfasts themselves are full of fresh local delicacies: fresh pressed juices, fragrant figs and oranges, fresh local bread and salamis to name a few. This space was once a fully operational Palmento - where farmers used to produce their olive oil and wine. The thick, ancient walls of this superb building meaning that in the Summer months it remains cool and fresh, while in the winter it is warm and insulated.
The outdoor spaces are peerless, ideally set up for outdoor dining. The outside fireplace provides a stunning ambience in the evening - imagine sitting back with a glass of wine from the on-site wine cellar in hand. Here, guests are truly taken care of.
The private pool is especially beautiful when lit at night; fig trees and prickly pear trees make this such a fragrant and sumptuous spot.
The owner lives on site and offers guests every convenience including daily breakfast and light cleaning, while remaining a discreet presence. He has passionately restored this original farmhouse space and is a wealth of knowledge on Puglia and its surrounding region.
What you should know…
- Whilst being ever so discreet and private, guests should be aware that this is a semi-catered villa with the owner living on site
- This villa has plenty of privacy yet with the common breakfast areas and communal outdoor dinning spaces, it is ideal for those after a group experience
- Italy is incredibly child friendly, guests of this villa however should be aware that toddlers will need to be monitored by the pool side area
- The steps may make this a less suitable option for those with mobility impairments
Villa Battagliani is a recently renovated farmhouse which can accommodate up to 12 people in 6 suites with en-suite bathrooms.
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Lounge area
- Six suites with double bed, sofa and en-suite bathrooms
- Private chapel
- Rooftop terrace with sitting area
- Salt-water swimming pool
- Private garden
- Spacious outdoor areas with barbecue and dining facilities
- Parking on site
Located just a short drive from Martina Franca, in the heart of Puglia, guests will enjoy the wonderful, vibrant Southern Italian way of life.
Martina Franca's pretty, historic centre offers a winding maze of alleyways and an intermix of architecture: whitewashed simplicity nestled alongside baroque extravagance.
Built on a hill in the verdant and lush Valle d'Itria, visitors will enjoy the surrounding countryside as an antidote to the narrow lanes of the ever so photogenic Martina Franca.
Steeped in history, the main entrance to the old town is through a grand historical gateway, Porto Santo Stefano. In the main piazza and park outside the town walls, locals will gather to natter.
The centre of Martina Franca is charming and worth roaming around observing local daily life; you can still see the pointed roof buildings which are a local tradition; eighteenth-century palaces, a little age-worn, jostle among humble dwellings - within the true spirit of Puglia.
Alberobello is worth making a day trip for, in the trull-dotted (original pointed roof homes) Valle d'Itria; pretty hilltop towns such as Locorotondo and Ostuni offer a taste of authentic white-washed local town life.
From soaking up the atmosphere in downtown Martina Franca to sampling the cured ham that is the pride of the town, to meandering through the Valle d'Itria to the pretty hilltop towns, visitors will have a genuine taste of real Puglian living.
Salento Airport Brindisi
Bari International Airport
Shops and supermarkets
Restauranst and bars
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.
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, 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.
Amongst our pick of the beaches for families would be the four kilometre stretch of Torre Lapillo, an arc between two 16th century watchtowers; the shallow incline of the bay is ideal for smaller children.
On the southern most “stiletto” point of the heel Pescoluse is nestled - known as the Maldives of Italy. The wild pine tree backed Baia Dei Tuchi is another popular spot for children. Hiring parasols and sun loungers is simple, and the beachside cafes offer wonderful fresh, pressed juices and gelato.
For slightly older children, there is ample opportunity for water sports, boat trips and diving. A particularly attractive spot would be the Grotta della Poesia, for those seeking an adrenaline thrill by rock jumping into the turquoise sea pool from the natural bridge.
For days out, just a short trip away, 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.
Alberobello is an enchanting day trip for children to discover the local culture, namely the curious cone shaped houses named trulli, particular to the region. Children will be fascinated by these fairytale like homes, like something out of Snow White, and the myriad of souvenir shops will also prove successful.When a little seclusion is required, back at the villa children’s needs can be provided for by the on site host, whilst the magical lawns, gardens and pool will provide hours of fun and exploration.
Kids Activities Close-by
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Breakfast Included
- Breakfast Included
- Light daily cleaning Included
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
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.
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
A tree lined drive greets guests as they approach this characterful wedding venue situated in Puglia, at the heel of Italy. The charmingly restored farmhouse, tucked away outside Martina Franca, is surrounded by peaceful gardens planted with fig trees and fragrant prickly pears. A grassy area framed by birch trees surrounds the sparkling pool and provides a wonderfully spacious setting for a symbolic ceremony which can later be transformed into a magical dining place beneath strings of twinkling lights. There is a chapel in the grounds which would be ideal for a more intimate civil ceremony, with a smaller celebration afterwards on the charming covered patio, followed by dancing in the wisteria scented courtyard.
The poolside area can host up to 200 people while the covered patio would be ideal for smaller groups.
Dancing can take place in the old courtyard with music playing until as late as you like with no noise restrictions at this villa.
A civil ceremony is possible at this villa in the on-site chapel. Alternatively, a symbolic ceremony could for large groups could take place in the gardens.
The owners can provide details of an English-speaking celebrant.
Where to Stay
12 people can sleep at the villa.
Accommodation for up to 60 guests is available near the villa.
The owners are able to supply details of local transport firms.
The venue can provide a wedding planner.
The venue is able to suggest suppliers for anything else your event might need.
The venue exclusively provides all the catering themselves.
A marquee is not required in the case of bad weather as the covered patio area can become closed and rainproof if necessary.
Events between May and October are recommended.
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||Credit cards details are requested as a guarantee.|
|Arrival time||1.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.|
|Departure time||11.00 p.m.|
|Energy costs included?||Yes.|
|Linen & towels included?||Yes.|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Yes.|
|Smoking Allowed?||Outside only.|
|Insurance||Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.|
|Minimum stay||7 nights.|
|Internet access?||Wi-Fi internet access included.|
|Tax||Included in the rental price.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Weddings and any other special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Jul 19th 2019 - Aug 1st 2019||£8,257|
|Aug 1st 2019 - Sep 1st 2019||£8,681|
|Sep 1st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||£7,199|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||£5,717|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Mar 1st 2020||£4,870|
|Mar 1st 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||£5,293|
|Apr 1st 2020 - May 1st 2020||£5,717|
|May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||£6,987|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020||£7,622|
|Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||£8,257|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 30th 2020||£8,681|
|Aug 30th 2020 - Sep 29th 2020||£7,199|
|Sep 29th 2020 - Oct 30th 2020||£5,717|
|Oct 30th 2020 - Jan 19th 2021||£4,870|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Jul 19th 2019 - Aug 1st 2019||€8,805|
|Aug 1st 2019 - Sep 1st 2019||€9,256|
|Sep 1st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||€7,676|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||€6,096|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Mar 1st 2020||€5,193|
|Mar 1st 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||€5,644|
|Apr 1st 2020 - May 1st 2020||€6,096|
|May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||€7,450|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020||€8,127|
|Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||€8,805|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 30th 2020||€9,256|
|Aug 30th 2020 - Sep 29th 2020||€7,676|
|Sep 29th 2020 - Oct 30th 2020||€6,096|
|Oct 30th 2020 - Jan 19th 2021||€5,193|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Jul 19th 2019 - Aug 1st 2019||$9,915|
|Aug 1st 2019 - Sep 1st 2019||$10,424|
|Sep 1st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||$8,644|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||$6,865|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Mar 1st 2020||$5,848|
|Mar 1st 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||$6,356|
|Apr 1st 2020 - May 1st 2020||$6,865|
|May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||$8,390|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020||$9,153|
|Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||$9,915|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 30th 2020||$10,424|
|Aug 30th 2020 - Sep 29th 2020||$8,644|
|Sep 29th 2020 - Oct 30th 2020||$6,865|
|Oct 30th 2020 - Jan 19th 2021||$5,848|
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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