Villa Carretto

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village

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Villa Carretto is the ideal base for a holiday in Puglia which is in the heel of Italy’s boot. This spacious, contemporary home sits on the coast overlooking the Adriatic Sea and is close to shops, cafes and pretty beaches.

The villa has plenty of space and can sleep up to ten people across the five well-decorated bedrooms over three floors. The master bedroom is located on the first floor and has an en-suite bathroom and a roof terrace with amazing sea views. There are also two vast, open-plan living spaces each with their own kitchen, dining area and comfortable sofas. One of these living spaces is located on the lower ground floor alongside two of the bedrooms making this home ideal for two families or groups travelling together as it offers privacy if needed.

The large living spaces of Villa Carretto are great for socialising in the evenings watching a film together or playing a board game. If you are travelling with older children, they could happily use one of the living rooms as their own space, leaving you to relax over a glass of local wine.

The stunning views of the sea are also visible from the garden which has a private pool, covered dining terrace and cosy seating areas. The garden is planted with lavender and fragrant herbs which let off a beautiful scent in the early evening adding to the ambience of this pretty space.

Within walking distance of the house, you will find two gorgeous beaches and a range of shops and places to eat out dotted along the coastline just a short drive away. As well as these local beaches and amenities there are over a dozen more beaches and coves close by!

There are also many villages and towns near to the villa and a little further afield; the closest town is Monopoli which is filled with historic buildings, shops and has a picturesque harbour. The beautiful white-washed town of Ostuni is also close by and can be reached in 30-minutes by car and the larger cities of Lecce and Bari are both just over an hour away.

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What you should know…

  • Villa Carretto has lots of amenities and beautiful beaches nearby so a car is not really needed, though if you wish to bring one to explore further there is parking available
  • The bedrooms on the lower ground floor have their own kitchen and living room; this could be a great solution for groups travelling together but looking for a little privacy too

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Hairdryer Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV

Villa Interior

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living space with sofa, TV, dining table, fully-fitted kitchen with hobs, double oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster
- Bedroom with double bed
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Bathroom with shower, sink and toilet

First Floor
- Bedroom with double bed with en-suite bathroom with shower, sink and toilet and roof terrace

Lower Ground Floor 
- Additional living area with sofas, small kitchen with oven, hob and fridge and a dining table 
- Bedroom with double bed
- Bedroom with two single beds 
- Bathroom with bath, double sinks and toilet

Outside Grounds

- Private pool
- Garden with paved areas, hanging baskets and pretty flower borders
- Poolside seats and sun-loungers
- Covered dining terrace with sea views
- Roof terrace
- Outdoor shower
- Parking

Facilities

- Wifi
- Air-conditioning
- TVs
- Washing machine
- Iron and ironing board
- Hairdryer

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Carretto
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Sailing Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Villa Carretto is a beautiful coastal home in Puglia which is lovely region, rich in culture, in the south of Italy. Near to the house there are local shops, cafes and restaurants as well as a Blue Flag beach meaning you have all you need on your doorstep.

When you want to leave the vicinity of the villa there are numerous villages, towns, beaches and natural attractions nearby, so you will never run out of things to see and do. The closest beach is under 2km away along with the local shops and eateries. For a larger town with more shops, restaurants and cafes you could visit Monopoli which is a thriving town with a busy harbour and historic buildings to explore.

If you want to get a feel for the unique culture of this area then you could visit the town of Alberobello which is further inland. This quaint town is famous for its dry-stone houses called ‘Trulli’ which have distinct cone shaped roofs. The town is filled with these pretty, rustic buildings and it is a lovely place to wander around. The town has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site to preserve the buildings. If you are an art lover, make sure to visit the Basilica which houses a Caravaggio painting and many more works of art.

Also in this direction is one of Puglia’s best attractions; the Grotte di Castellana which is vast network of caves, tunnels and caverns. This breath-taking attraction can be seen by following the 3km route with a guide and along the way you are able to see huge caves, stalactites and fossils. The Grotte has been here for 90 million years and is a must-see!

If you wish to visit a larger city for the day, Puglia has two to explore. Bari is the largest city in Puglia and has a lively port plus monuments and buildings dating back to the 11th-century. A walking tour is a good way of taking in some of the sites as the city is so large and the old winding streets create a bit of a maze. The other large city in the region is Lecce which is a little further away but the beautiful Baroque architecture, museums, churches and wide range of restaurants all make the drive worthwhile.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Brindisi

(67km)

Nearest Airport 2 Bari

(68km)

Nearest Village

(1.5km)

Nearest Town Monopoli

(6km)

Nearest Restaurant

(1.5km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(1km)

Nearest Supermarket Monopoli

(6km)

Nearest Shop Monopoli

(6km)

Nearest Beach

(1.5km)

Region

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.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Puglia is a great place to take children on holiday; with so much open countryside and a never ending coastline filled with beaches and little coves for swimming there is always something to see and do in this beautiful region.

Just minutes from the villa there are two gorgeous beaches, both with lovely clear water. There are also seafront cafes and restaurants for a quick and easy bite to eat on a day out to the beach. These are not the only beaches nearby, along this stretch of coast there are more than 20 beaches all filled with their own character and features. A number of these beaches offer water sports and activities which kids will love, ranging from boat hire to jet skiing. Some beaches even offer dolphin swimming trips which would be an incredible experience for children and adults alike.

If you wish to spend a full day on child-focused activities than a brilliant place to visit is Zoo Safari Fasano which is only 15 minutes away by car! This park has everything you could need for a day out with children; there is a huge zoo with all kinds of animals, a safari experience and even a full-sized theme park. At the park, you can spend the morning visiting the animals, have a break for lunch at the café and then hit the rides at the theme park.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Services Available

  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service 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

Extra services available (payable locally):

- Additional cleaning
- Additional linen
- Baby cot & highchair

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

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit Credit card details are required 2 weeks prior to departure for pre-authorisation.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Please note that late arrivals after 8.00 p.m. are subject to an extra charge of €80, payable locally upon arrival.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Changeover day Flexible.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €200, payable locally. 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, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Minimum stay 7 nights in July and August. 4 nights during all other periods.
Heating costs included? Yes.
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? Wi-Fi connection included.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Baby cot and highchair are available upon request only and subject to an extra charge, payable locally.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 £2,937 £3,661 £5,138
Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - £7,058
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £2,937 £3,661 £5,138
Sep 26th 2020 - May 31st 2021 £2,202 £2,744 £3,851
May 31st 2021 - Jul 10th 2021 £2,937 £3,661 £5,138
Jul 10th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - £7,058
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 £2,937 £3,661 £5,138
Sep 25th 2021 - Jan 9th 2022 £2,202 £2,744 £3,851

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 €3,047 €3,770 €5,330
Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - €7,322
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €3,047 €3,770 €5,330
Sep 26th 2020 - May 31st 2021 €2,284 €2,826 €3,995
May 31st 2021 - Jul 10th 2021 €3,047 €3,770 €5,330
Jul 10th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - €7,322
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 €3,047 €3,770 €5,330
Sep 25th 2021 - Jan 9th 2022 €2,284 €2,826 €3,995

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020 $3,451 $4,175 $6,037
Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - $8,293
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $3,451 $4,175 $6,037
Sep 26th 2020 - May 31st 2021 $2,587 $3,129 $4,525
May 31st 2021 - Jul 10th 2021 $3,451 $4,175 $6,037
Jul 10th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - $8,293
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 $3,451 $4,175 $6,037
Sep 25th 2021 - Jan 9th 2022 $2,587 $3,129 $4,525

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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