Ostuni Old Mill Masseria | Puglia
“Surrounded by centenarian olive trees, this beautiful Ostuni Masseria has been recently renovated and holds its unique charm thanks to the 2.000 year old oil mill and on-point decor”.
Built inside the walls of an over 2000 year-old oil mill, this Ostuni Masseria features 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a living and dining area and a kitchen.
On the ground floor, guests can find the property’s main structure with 3 ensuite bedrooms, 1 guest bedroom and bathroom. On this floor is also the living area, where an open fireplace shares the focal point of the space with the traditional round wood dining table. Connected to this area is the beautiful marble counter-top kitchen. The induction cooker, oven, double sink and SMEG fridge call guests to prepare a delicious meal or just enjoy a cup of coffee sitting by the kitchen table and enjoying the outside breeze.
On the upper floor, accessible only through the outside staircase, rests a romantic ensuite bedroom as well as two terraces that offer unique views both of the city and Ostuni’s city center. Hidden on the lower floor lies the Masseria’s most extraordinary feature: the original 2.000 year-old mill. In this property, all rooms directly access an outside space. Furthermore, the floors that can be either heated or cooled.
With a roughly 1-acre private garden consisting of millenary olive tress, a heated 15x7m swimming pool, an outdoor kitchen and dining area made out of precious natural stone accomodate guests for a relaxing outdoor time.
The residence is located in the plains of the famous city of Ostuni, also known as “the white city”. The Masseria stands between Ostuni’s city center, full of traditional whitewashed stone houses, and the Adriatic Sea. The area being a UNESCO World Heritage site.
In Villanova, at just 3,5km from the property, guests can reach the nearest shops, restaurants and bars. A number of picturesque villages and small cities of the Valle d’Itria hills are within driving distance. These include towns such as Alberobello and Cisternino. Other alluring towns, like the baroque Lecce and seaside Monopoli and Polignano a Mare are also a 50-minute drive away.
Services & Activities
The rental includes daily house cleaning. Golf, water-skiing, tennis, horse riding and sailing are some of the extra activities available in a 5 to 20-minute reach.