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IL Gelso

IL Gelso
5.0 of 5 stars
12 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
Trullo kitchen
Jack and Jill bathroom
Sitting room
Dining room
Dining Al Fresco
Double bedroom
Just olive trees
Parking area
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Rental Home /
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
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: 25 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2006
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL16751 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We holiday in Italy every year and Il Gelso is definitely the best house we have stayed in. It feels very luxurious and everything you need to have a relaxing holiday has been thought of and provided. It is very clean and well kept. In fact it feels as if it has only just been renovated. It's a very private... more

Bath, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
74 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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We had to meet the owner, Anita, in the nearby town of Alberobello, calling beforehand, & followed her to the trulli. A rather odd arrangement, when we could have met at the property. Still, the trulli was clean and comfortable, and the mild weather meant we were lucky enough to use the excellent pool in the early part of the...


Management response:

Thank you for your review, we appreciate guests taking the time to comment on their stay.We have made every effort to make sure of our guests comfort. The trullo has king size beds with bedding appropriate to the time of year. In the cooler months we add a duvet along with the top sheet and the quilted bedspread. There are... more

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Akron, Ohio
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

I just can't say enough good about Il Gelso. The owner, Anita, has thought of every detail. You will not be disapointed. It is beautifully decorated and immaculately kept. Even though it has been a rental for some time, it is in like new condition. It is a spacious five cone trullo, with a new addition connecting the historic trullo... more

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Additional amenities & feature info
The villa 'ILGelso 'has beautiful large light airy rooms throughout.The accommodation comprises of a master bedroom en suite, french doors leading out onto the patio . One double bedroom with its own separate dressing room leading into the Jack and Jill bathroom. One twin bedroom also with separate dressing room and access to the Jack and Jill bathroom.A beautifully appointed lounge with two sofas one being a double sofa bed and a large rattan chair.There are lovely views onto the garden and swimming pool.A spacious comfortable dining room seating 8 . A very well equipped kitchen with top of the range modern equipment and an excellent range of good quality crockery, glasses and cutlery. We have taken great care to furnish and dress the trullo to a very high standard
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Dates Min stay Per week
May 1, 2016 -
May 20, 2016
May 2016
7 nights
May 21, 2016 -
Jun 17, 2016
May June 2016
7 nights
Jun 18, 2016 -
Jul 1, 2016
June July 2016
7 nights
Jul 2, 2016 -
Aug 26, 2016
July Aug 2016
7 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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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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