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GELSO - elegant apartment in a historic farmhouse

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Francavilla Fontana, Province of Brindisi, Puglia
The Apartment:
Spacious two bedroom apartment perfect for either a family holiday or two couples who are looking to share an apartment. The apartment has been converted from the old storage barn adjoining the stable block serving the 400 year old farmhouse.
The stylish, central living area has a dual aspect that provides a bright and airy space with beautiful views from the kitchen, dining and sitting areas.
The en-suite bedrooms lie to either side of the living area, providing two separate, private areas in which to retreat for some quiet time.
There is air conditioning in both bedrooms (providing either cold or warm air depending on the weather).
The apartment has access to both the main internal courtyard garden and the rear terrace overlooking our grove of approximately 35 olive trees.

The Farmhouse:
Masseria Giulio is listed as a r...
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Listing #HL7055616
About the Owner
Ian A
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2016
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing week in the Masseria Giulio. Beautiful rebuild Masseria up to modern standards. Lovely swimming pool, garden where you could pick your own fruit/vegetables and very helpful owners Ian and Lucy.More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank JSL61
Ian A, VR Owner at GELSO - elegant apartment in a historic farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks very much for your kind words. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay here and that you had some time to relax after your busy adventure! It was lovely to meet you all and spend some time talking about your trip. We...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We have a truly relaxing stay, Lucy and Ian when's out of their way to make us welcome. Beautiful peaceful surroundings, gorgeous pool, lots of areas to relax in shade and sun. Clean, well catered kitchen in apartment and a fab welcome box full of...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank kayrh0des
Ian A, VR Owner at GELSO - elegant apartment in a historic farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks Kay. Glad that you had a great stay here and were able to do some serious unwinding!

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Reviewed 23 August 2018
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Date of stay: August 2018
Ian A, VR Owner at GELSO - elegant apartment in a historic farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 12,170 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The property is ideally located almost mid-way between the Ionian and Adriatic seas so there are a host of beautiful beaches nearby (including the beach that The Telegraph rated as the best in Italy). This means that we can chose which coast we visit based on the wind direction and whether we want to swim, body board, look for crabs in rock pools or just relax on a sandy beach. Similarly we are central to the main tourist sites with the Itria Valley lying to the north, Taranto and Matera to the west, Lecce and Gallipoli to the south and Brindisi to the east. This means that you can see far more of this region within an hour's drive than if you were staying in one of these areas. The masseria is in a beautifully tranquil location and provides a real escape from the hustle and bustle... more
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Directions will be provided upon booking. (Brindisi Airport is approximately 25 minutes away / Bari Airport just under 1.5 hours)
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