Villa Marianna

Villa Marianna, lovingly named after the owner’s mother, was an old trullo and barn complex that has been beautifully restored to create a villa that offers two exceptional examples of Pugliese architecture. In one part of the villa guests can enjoy the cool, cosy living of a traditional trullo. Adjacent to the trullo building is the newly restored ‘lamia’ a modern and luxurious mini-apartment from which guests can enjoy cooking and dining under the pergola overlooking the pool and endless country views.

The trullo offers kitchen diner and a snug living room, three bedrooms and a bed alcove enabling 8 people to sleep comfortably in this part of the villa. The trullo overlooks the beautiful garden and relaxing external lounge space.

The lamia has a large double bedroom with double bed, a modern bathroom and spacious kitchen diner with sofa and TV. The bedroom also overlooks the gardens, however is accessed via the kitchen which overlooks the pool and barbeque areas.

The Villa is located just a short drive from the popular town of Cisternino, a favourite for trendy bars or long lazy lunches. We urge guests to stop off at Bar Vignola (aka History Bar) and enjoy a morning coffee or early evening aperitivo while enjoying the breathtaking views over the Valle D’Itria. Similarly the property is well located for guests to enjoy the sights of all the famous Itria Valley towns, such as Ostuni, Locorotondo, Martina Franca and Alberobello, while being just 20 minutes from the beaches of the adriatic sea.

  • 4 doubles bedrooms (sleeps 8-10)
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 2 kitchens
  • 2 internal living/dining spaces
  • 2 external seating/dining areas
  • landscaped gardens
  • swimming pool and sun loungers
  • dishwasher and washing machine
  • air conditioning
  • TVs and WiFi
  • Cisternino 5 minute drive
  • Martina Franca 10 minute drive
  • Alberobello 20 minute drive
  • Ostuni 30 minute drive
  • Bari airport 1 hour drive
  • Brindisi airport 40 minute drive
  • Lecce 1 hour 30 minute drive

Guests will drive through the typical local farmlands and residential country areas to reach Villa Marianna. The villa is not isolated, it is part of a tiny agricultural complex of homes, some still inhabited. The trullo backs onto some friendly neighbours however the villa complex and garden itself enjoy total privacy.

Through a secure electric gate guests can park their cars in the ample shade of the parking pergola before admiring the central gardens that divide the trullo and lamia. Past the trullo and located in total privacy and tranquillity is the small but perfectly functional pool, allowing guests to cool off when the Pugliese sun gets a little too overpowering.

The Valle D’Itria and surrounding areas are easy to navigate however you will require a hire car to get about. The property is located almost equidistant (approx. 60 minutes) between Bari International airport and Brindisi airport. You can fly to one or the other using British Airways, Alitalia, Ryanair and EasyJet among other airlines although they may only fly during peak season.

This part of Italy is not well equipped with taxi services, however if you do require a driver or taxi please contact VillaPuglia directly for help and information.

Similarly, if you would like to book any tours or catering for your stay please contact VillaPuglia directly at the point of booking or before arrival.

Once you arrive at the property our local hosts can give you directions to the nearest mini markets and services. You can use our Whatsapp number to request a dropped pin or directions to anywhere, just send us your location and the directions of the service required.

If you have any special requirements or questions about the property or would like to reserve interest for particular dates that are currently unavailable you can get in touch by clicking below or by using our contact us page.

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