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Stunning Masseria with enclosed private pool
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Stunning Masseria with enclosed private pool
mediterranean garden surrounding the beautiful enclosed swimming pool spacious covered dining gazebo overlooking the pool
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Stunning Masseria with enclosed private pool
mediterranean garden surrounding the beautiful enclosed swimming pool
spacious covered dining gazebo overlooking the pool
Dining alfresco
beautifully restored traditional Masseria
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Comfy seating area on 1st floor veranda  overlooking spectacular countryside
Elegant 'L' shaped Living Room with seating for 10
Masseria stone floors throughout
Dining room with high curved ceiling
Spacious master bedroom with high domed ceiling
direct access to garden or veranda from all bedrooms
ground floor bedroom with wheelchair access to garden and pool
Large twin/triple bedroom with feature fireplace
superb views from upper bedroom windows
Fully equipped modern kitchen
Brick built BBQ close to dining gazebo
spectacular views from 1st floor bedrooms and veranda
Polignano al Mare, local seaside town
UNESCO heritage site Alberobello just 20 minutes
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5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Castellana Grotte, Province of Bari, Puglia

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gardeniin...
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“A beautifully restored historic building in a peaceful rural setting and with a fabulous pool!”
Reviewed 14 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

I stayed at the masseria for a week in early October (it was warm enough to eat outside and to use the pool). I understand that the restoration of this historic, listed farmhouse has only recently been completed and I was bowled over by the quality of the workmanship, the large, airy, light and well designed rooms and the very modern facilities. The decor of the house is fascinating, too - an eclectic mix of old English, French and Italian furniture combined with artefacts from around the world. The house is in the countryside, surrounded by orchards of grapes, olives, almonds and cherries. It is very quiet. Castellana is a couple of kilometres away with all shops and markets needed for a self-catering hoiliday. Puglia is a great area to explore, the sea is a mere half an hour away. Go for it!

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Liked best: The house itself.
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Quinny S
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“The best holiday house I have ever stayed in”
Reviewed 2 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Set in a beautiful, rural, location but close enough to visit many places of interest, this extraordinary house felt like a luxurious treat. It has been decorated in such a thoughtful and classy way that I felt pampered even though I was not in a hotel.
In fact I would love to keep it a secret, but I cannot recommend it highly enough to adults travelling alone or families with children of any age.
I will definitely go back.

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Liked best: The house, the pool and the tranquility
Liked least: That I could not stay longer
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Liked best: Cool and airy rooms, beautiful decor, huge pool
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: The wonderful pool and its peaceful location
Liked least: Nothing we didn't like but perhaps more could be made of the outdoor patio area e.g. an outdoor sofa or a couple of comfy chairs?
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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london
Reviewed 23 April 2012 for a stay in January 2012

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Travelling group: With Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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