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IL Gelso

IL Gelso
16 reviews
IL Gelso
Suite over looking the pool and patio
Sitting room over looking the pool and patio
IL Gelso
Perfect place for a sun downer
Double bedroom with dressing room
Twin room with dressing room
Ready to start cooking
Lazy days
Trullo dining room
Time for a swim
Some where cool to sit
Trullo kitchen
Sun down
Trullo kitchen
Jack and Jill bathroom
Sitting room
Dining room
Dining Al Fresco
Double bedroom
Just olive trees
Parking area
IL Gelso
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Trullo -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Alberobello, Province of Bari, Puglia
The villa' IL Gelso' is set in a large private garden planted mainly with olive trees and fruit trees. There is a spacious patio area surrounding the beautiful salt water swimming pool. Two large gazebo's on the patio, one for dining under al fresco, with a wooden table and chairs seating eight . The second has a seating area built in for relaxing and watching the sun go down. Completing the outside space are sun loungers, deck chairs a hammock , shower and a BBQ The trullo has large spacious rooms throughout and has been lovingly restored maintaining many original features.We have furnished the rooms in a stylish comfortable manner mixing old and new creating a relaxed ambience. The villa is perfect for a discerning group of friends or a family looking for stylish luxury .The villa sleeps 6 adults plus 2 children / babies.
About the Owner, Anita C
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 12 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2006
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL16751
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

What an amazing villa. I had been looking forward to staying here for ages. The villa is even more lovely than in the pictures. Perfect size for our family, three beautiful bedrooms and always good two bathrooms. Anita has been so helpful from the very beginning, dealing with my many emails and queries. It was really nice to meet Anita...

Helen B
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We had high hopes of this booking from the images, and they were exceeded. The trullo is fabulous: neutrally decorated and modern feeling but retaining the detail and character of the original building. Two of the bedrooms have ceilings that are the underside of the cones, and they look like inverted stone tortoise shells. The layout suited us perfectly: two...

Portland, Oregon
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Il Gelso is just as beautiful as the pictures portray it to be. The pool, in particular, is awesome, with plenty of outdoor space for lounging, dining, etc. Location is ideal; very private yet just a quick 5 minute drive to adorable Alberobello; supermarket just 5 mins away, easy access to nearby towns (Locorotondo is definitely worth a visit) and...

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  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
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28 Apr 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
April June
7 nights
2 Jun 2018 -
15 Jun 2018
7 nights
16 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
7 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Change over days in High season Saturday
Change over days in Mid and Low season please ask for details
Rental rates include,linens, towels, pool towels, water, gas and electricity.( fair usage policy applies)
Underfloor heating for cooler months charged on usage (metered)
Linens and towels changed weekly for guests staying longer than one week.If required linens can be changed more frequently at an extra charge.
The rental charge is for the whole property, for up to eight guests, including children
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About the neighbourhood
Alberobello is the Capital of the Trullo a Unesco world heritage site. A very pretty market town with excellent restaurants and bars.There are two major festivals in Alberobello, the' Folklore Festival' the first week in August. an international dance festival .The religious festival of St Cosimo and Damiano 27th&28th of September with street markets,bands , processions and a firework display.

Within easy access are
Martina Franca -------- An elegant town with wonderful Baroque architecture, very good shopping
Cisternino -------- Pretty town with stunning views over the Valle D' Itria
Locorotondo -------- Famous for its white wine, visit the Cantina Sociale
Ostuni --------- The' White City' perched on a hill with views over the sea.
Car advised
How to get there
Flights into Bari or Brindisi with Ryan Air from London Stansted
British airways and Alitalia also fly into Bari from Gatwick
.Both airports are approx 40 mins drive to Alberobello.
If flying with Ryan Air discounted car hire is availble with Hertz, other rental companies Europcar,National,Maggiore and Sixt have rental outlets at the airports.
Autoeurope is a very competative company
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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