ExteriorVilla Martina is a traditional Puglian farmhouse, set in the magnificent countryside just 3km (a 30minute walk) from the charming World Heritage town of Alberobello. However, within the serene grounds of Villa Martina surrounded by rolling vineyards and a small oak forest, you will feel like you are a world away from civilization.The farmhouse features iconic elements of local architecture, including 11 carefully restored trulli cones. Four bedrooms, each with their own private bathroom means the villa can comfortably house groups of up to eight people. The property also features a stunning private pool (11mx5m, 1.20m depth) surrounded by hundred year old olive trees and a huge garden.In order for guests to really make the most of the culinary delights of the region, the staff at Villa Martina organizes a range of gastronomic excursions. These include for example: trips to local markets with an executive chef and culinary guide, olive grove tours and oil tasting, bread, pasta or mozzarella-making classes, private cooking lessons and more... If food isn´t your thing then how about cycling? Villa Martina also organizes 7-day bike tours, completely customizable by you. You can select your own routes with help from an experienced guide who will also share suggestions about places to visit in the region, shops and restaurants. InteriorVilla Martina is neither hotel nor bed and breakfast but a warm country home that blends both rustic and contemporary styles and offers the unique experience of living in a trullo, found only in the area of Puglia. There are four double bedrooms with private modern bathrooms, each room is fitted with a double bed and is slightly different with its own design, layout and personal touches like the carefully chosen antiques from the region and hand carved stone fixtures.The master suite is positioned in the centre of the property with its own large trulli cones creating an authentic atmosphere of intimacy with the classic bright white wash and arches of Puglia. The room is spacious and the bathroom includes double washbasins and a large bathtub. Two other double bedrooms with their en suite bathrooms can be found next to the living room, while the fourth junior suite is located next to the main kitchen. There is also a fifth room along with its ensuite bathroom featuring a double sofa bed, which can be requested in the case that your party might be larger than 8 people. This will increase the accommodating capacity to 10.There are two kitchens at Villa Martina. One is a fully equipped professional kitchen for pre-arranged culinary lessons with the executive chef and the other, also fully equipped, is for daily use by guests. A large outdoor dining table means there is plenty of space for al fresco meals in the shade of climbing bougainvillea or beneath a magical starlit sky. Other amenities include: free Wi-Fi access in every room, air conditioning and dehumidifier in every room, parking, washing machine, iPod dock. This luxury villa in Puglia for 8 guests, with its authentic trulli style, will make for a truly magical holiday. Especially recommended to a group looking for relaxation or who would appreciate the culinary experiences or cycling on offer.
Additional amenities include: accessibility wheelchair accessible, pets considered, heating....Read more
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