Parco Dei Trulli is an attractive and well-presented 3 double bedroom character property consisting of an original trullo with a more recent large Lamia adjoining it and situated within a large fenced plot of approx 26,000sqm (about 6 acres) mature olive groves, it has a potential guest trullo 80 metres distant from the main house which is now undergoing light restoration. There is a large established garden separating the two buildings with stone built gazebo and plenty of room for a swimming pool.
The property is situated along a gravel road in the countryside but between two towns each less than ten minutes away. The nearest neighbouring property is 350 metres away. The surrounding area has a handful of interesting ancient trulli set amongst manicured olive groves, it resembles a country park. The area is particularly suitable for equine activities, dog walking, cycling,. In Puglia, touristic accommodation in traditional Trulli is most sought after by Italian and European holidaymakers alike.
Main house character features include;
Large kitchen with inglenook cooking area, stone pillars and wood beam, integrated country style cupboards, woodburning stove.
Arched hallway entrances
Solid wood doors with Suffolk latches
Stone fireplace with woodturner
Barrel vaulted stone ceiling in Trullo bedroom
Bathroom with trullo cone
Arched stone window and door surrounds
Original parabolic stone pizza oven in barrel vaulted annex accessed through coverewd piazzale
Hacienda style arches in covered piazzale adjoining kitchen
The main house has been recently renovated both Inside and outside also to add full double glazing and mosquito netting throughout.
Central heating is by LPG boiler with 800ltr inground tank. A 7000lrs water cistern supplies tap water. Fast wireless internet and a sophisticated alarm system are fitted with scope for expansion designed into the circuit.
The completely fenced land has approx 120 mature olive trees which produce a good quality oil, the olives are grown organically and all the land /tree maintenance and harvesting is taken care of by a reliable local farmer who weighs the olives then pays back the market value minus his labour. There is currently still an EU farming contribution based on quantity of olives produced. There are many fruit trees including Fig, Cactus, Almong, Walnut, Medlar fruit,, Pomegratate. Herbs and other foodstuffs thrive such as wild asparagus, chili peppers and wine grapes
A substantial newly built reinforced block construction horse stable is situated 60metres from the main house, it is 20sqm concrete floor area with lighting and a surrounding hardstanding gravel courtyard, fencing of which is in progress. This could be repurposed by a new owner for a variety of private or business uses such as workshop, dog kennels, cattery, etc.
The main house is entirely habitable and consists of 135sqm plus covered piazza adjoining of 30sqm In the main house installation of water and drainage has been recently added to the room marked A on the planimetria which could now either revert to being another bedroom or study, or become en-suite with the main house Trullo bedroom, An additional en-suite is possible adjoining the master bedroom, while the third double bedroom already has a basin and shower fitted.
The guest trullo has a single cone, a barrel-vaulted living room and attached area the size of a double bedroom . Current planning laws allow for a 20 percent house extension which could be added to the pool progetto, hence providing another bedroom and hallway to the guest trullo.
Parco Dei Trulli is well positioned at 30 minutes to the airport and beaches, yet bars, shops and restaurants are less than ten minutes away as are major shopping malls and leisure activities such as go karting, horse riding, water park. A nearby Masseria holds summer evening open air events such as cheese and wine tasting, animal petting etc.
The UNESCO world heritage site of Alborobello is forty mins drive and can be reached by country road which passes through scenic landscapes on its way to Ostuni.
The property offers considerable scope for bed and breakfast accommodation use for holidaymakers and would equally be ideal as simply an impressive family home in the Puglian countryside.
- Country: Italy
- Province / State: Brindisi
- City / Town: San Michele Salentino
- Property ID RPPIPU23320
- Price €245,000
- Property Type House/Villa
- Property status For Sale
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathrooms 2
- Size 160 m2
- Land area 26,000 m2