Trulli Gianpaolo

Puglia, Italy

  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
  • Enchanting trulli house
  • Val d’Itria location
  • Picturesque garden
  • Private pool
  • Simpson family extras available

In a peaceful rural setting, equidistant from the glorious white city of Ostuni, charming Cisternino and fashionable Martina Franca, this converted trulli house has been beautifully restored and renovated with artistic flair and loving attention to detail. The vaulted ceilings, simple elegant furnishings and use of Apulian stone give the inviting interior a warm, up-lifting feel, with natural materials used throughout to further enhance its appeal. The comfortably arranged accommodation is on a single level and offers three bedrooms (two en-suite), spacious living and dining areas and a charming fully-fitted kitchen with delightful views over the Puglian countryside and the villa’s elegant pool terrace.

Outside, the picturesque gardens are a harmonious blend of traditional Mediterranean planting, pretty pathways lined with lavender, and the fragrant aromas of rosemary, citrus and thyme. A lovely open terrace affords ample space for lounging and dining with an attractive shaded area for leisurely al fresco lunches away from the midday sun.

The Val d’Itria is one of Puglia’s most sought-after locations and the region’s highlights are all within easy driving distance of the property. Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Fasano and the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Alberobello all offer a unique insight into Puglia’s rich cultural history and there are some charming restaurants tucked away amongst the narrow streets of the historic town centres. Explore on foot, or hire a bicycle and enjoy the beautiful 30km trail that meanders through this magical part of the Val d’Itria connecting some of its ancient towns and villages. The dazzling hill-top town of Ostuni, is also close by; rising up from the Puglian landscape, it is well worth the climb to the top to enjoy a cooling gelato and the mesmerising views. The sandy beaches of the Adriatic coast, with their crystal-clear waters and well-equipped beach clubs, are within a 20-minute drive and the stunning coastal towns of Monopoli and Polignano a Mare are accessible in around half an hour. For day trips, the baroque wonders of Lecce and extraordinary limestone cave dwellings in Matera can be reached in less than an hour and a half. But whether you decide to spend your days relaxing at Trulli Gianpaolo, or to venture out and explore, a stay in this delightful villa is a unique and enchanting experience.


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Accommodation

Layout

  • 3 bedroom villa (sleeps 1-5)

One floor

  • Living area with sofa bed, TV (satellite channels), fireplace and direct access to the swimming pool area
  • Kitchen with hob, coffee machine, fridge-freezer, dishwasher
  • Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, direct access to the garden
  • Double bedroom 
  • Small double bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Terrace with panoramic views of the Val d'Itria

General

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Air-conditioning in bedrooms only
  • Iron, ironing board, hairdryer, bath towels provided
  • Board games and books
  • Outside compartment with washing machine
  • Barbecue
  • Outside shaded dining area
  • Private swimming pool 10m x 4m (depth 1.20m - 1.40m)
  • Entrance driveway and large private parking area
  • Unpaved concrete road leads up to villa
  • A daily tourist tax applies for the first two weeks of your stay only, which means that an average of €1.50 per person (12+ years) may be charged. This should be paid in cash during your stay.

Simpson family extras

  • Complimentary cot and highchair available
  • Car seats and booster seats can be provided at a supplement, subject to availability
  • To pre-book any of our family extras please call 020 8392 5747

WiFi

  • All properties with WiFi are able to support basic functionality such as web browsing and checking emails*

* We aim to offer an uninterrupted service but sometimes due to factors beyond our control reliability can be affected.


Location

  • Minimarket-cafè 25min walk (high and low season) - road unpaved and not lit at night
  • Restaurant with typical homemade Apulian cuisine and pizzeria 25min walk - road unpaved and not lit at night
  • Martina Franca 13min drive
  • Beach 15min drive
  • Cisternino 15min drive
  • Ostuni 20min drive
  • Brindisi airport 50min drive
  • Bari airport 60min drive

Flights

Although this property is booked on an accommodation-only basis, we can arrange your flights for an extra charge of £25 per person, plus the cost of the flights themselves.

Below are the flight options available, including the most convenient airports in Italy to help you reach your destination as quickly and easily as possible.

Bari

Departure airport Airline Flight days Seasonality
London Gatwick British Airways Saturday All season
London Gatwick easyJet Saturday All season
London Stansted Ryanair Saturday All season
Liverpool Ryanair Saturday All season
Manchester Easyjet Saturday 03/08 - 26/10

 

Brindisi

Departure airport Airline Flight days Seasonality
London Heathrow British Airways Saturday All season
London Gatwick easyJet Saturday All season
London Stansted Ryanair Saturday All season

Car hire

Although this property is booked on an accommodation-only basis, we can arrange car hire for you.

Based on the number of people travelling, the following hire car(s) are available:

  • 2 guests – 1 group B, Fiat 500 or similar*
  • 3 guests – 1 group C, VW Polo or similar*
  • 4 guests – 1 group D, Peugeot 308 or similar*
  • 5 guests – 1 group F, Fiat Tipo SW or similar*

* All our cars include comprehensive insurance with zero excess. For this particular destination, the undercarriage is not included in the cover.

Car specifications

Group B – 1.2 litre engine, 2 medium suitcases*

Group C – 1.6 litre engine, 2 medium and 1 large suitcases*

Group D – 1.6 litre engine, 3 large suitcases*

Group F – 1.6 litre engine, 3 large and 2 small suitcases*

The following cars are available as alternatives. Please call our travel specialists for details.

Group H – Alfa Romeo Giulietta AUT or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 3 large suitcases*

Group G – BMW Gran Tourer Station Wagon or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 3 large and 2 small suitcases*

* Suitcase sizes are based on a large suitcase being approximately 75cm x 41cm x 31cm, a medium suitcase of approximately 65cm x 46cm x 29cm and a small suitcase of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.

 

Customer feedback

Trulli Gianpaolo was exceptional and the service received from Kitty and Simona first class. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in what was a ‘Trulli’ peaceful and beautiful location! Thank you Simpson Travel for a very memorable stay.
Mark W – July 2019

 

Beautiful trulli villa in a beautiful, off the beaten track location.
Joanna Oliver – June 2019

Our choice of Italian properties is diverse, ranging from simple charm to genuine luxury and style. Much of our portfolio is privately owned, and price alone is therefore not a universal guide. We contract all our accommodation in person, and each property has its individual appeal.

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There’s a different side of Italy to discover on a holiday in Puglia – the land of the trulli, ancient olive groves and historic towns that take you on a journey from Byzantine to Baroque. And then there are the countless beaches and beach clubs that capture the diversity of this absorbing destination: unspoilt, unpretentious and full of creative flair, where the generosity of the locals is matched by the excellence of its cuisine.

To complete the picture, explore our collection of handpicked villas and Partner Hotels to fully immerse yourself in the local culture.


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