For Sale €350.000 - Restored Trulli, Trulli
The beautifully restored five cone trullo and additional lamia combine many features. From its humble 18th century origins, it has been restored to it natural beauty using special machinery, modern comforts added, and located in an area that is both easily accessible and tranquil, without being isolated.
The trullo is located in the conservation area of the Valle d’Itria, with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Constructed from local limestone, many of the walls are over a meter thick. The adjoining land, which includes olive, oak and fruit trees is bordered by dry stone walling.
The trullo property has three private double bedrooms with either, cone or arched stone ceilings, two of which are equipped with air conditioning, this also provides supplementary heating during the cooler months. The third bedroom is located in one of the original trullo cones, due to the thickness of the walls it retains an even temperature, keeping cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The master bedroom has en-suite facilities with shower. The family bathroom includes a full size bath.
The comfortable lounge is fitted with a 27 kilowatt thermocamino/open fireplace which can either run on pellets or logs. The integrated boiler provides hot water for the traditional cast iron radiators fitted to each room. The communal areas feature exposed stone wall and three meter high natural stone cone ceilings. Storage cupboards are built into the central hall way that links the bedrooms. The dining room with its massive cone ceiling comfortably seats six. The kitchen, between the dining room and lounge, has two separate cone ceilings and is fitted with marble work tops, integrated appliances including dishwasher and two refrigerators, together with a gas hob and an electric oven.
The trullo has a sixteen thousand litre fresh water tank and fifty thousand litre grey water tank, which can be used for irrigation. Internet connection is provided through a 4g router enabling TV streaming and other internet services. The property is approached through double wrought iron gate sand a 70 metre gravel drive way lined with olive trees and a variety of shrubs, providing access to a gravel parking area adjacent to the trullo for seven or eight cars.
The arable land included in the trullo has 24 olive trees producing excellent extra virgin olive oil. Outside, the paved pool terrace features a 9.5×4.5metre, blue tiled, inground swimming pool with a maximum depth of 2.2 metres. The pool terrace can easily accommodate eight sun beds/sun loungers. There are several sunny or shaded seating areas surrounding the trullo to enjoy alfresco dinning and relaxation.
All doors and windows are double glazed chestnut frames with integrated insect screens and decorative wrought iron security grills. The property also benefits from a remotely monitor-able alarm system with door/window sensors and internal passive infrared detectors.
The trullo is easily maintained and can be occupied and enjoyed year round.