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Tenuta Villa Oleandro

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
6 nights minimum
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In an idyllic setting, nestled in a valley among olive groves and pinewoods and with views down to the Adriatic Sea, La Casa Lavanda is a lovely semi-detached villa/apartment attached to the imposing owner-occupied Villa Oleandro with private pool and an array of outdoor spaces. We offer the discerning traveller privacy, tranquillity, total relaxation and a gorgeous swimming pool. Spacious, well-appointed accommodation with private swimming pool (shared with the owners). The apartment consists of double bedroom with four-poster bed, dressing room, living room (with sofabed), shower room and fully equipped kitchen (electric oven, gas hob, refrigerator, washing machine, dining table and chairs). In addition, a welcome hamper will greet you on arrival; a selection of goodies to get you star...In an idyllic setting, nestled in a valley among olive groves and pinewoods and with views down to the Adriatic Sea, La Casa Lavanda is a lovely semi-detached villa/apartment attached to the imposing owner-occupied Villa Oleandro with private pool and an array of outdoor spaces. We offer the discerning traveller privacy, tranquillity, total relaxation and a gorgeous swimming pool. Spacious, well-appointed accommodation with private swimming pool (shared with the owners). The apartment consists of double bedroom with four-poster bed, dressing room, living room (with sofabed), shower room and fully equipped kitchen (electric oven, gas hob, refrigerator, washing machine, dining table and chairs). In addition, a welcome hamper will greet you on arrival; a selection of goodies to get you started - essentials such as Extra Virgin Olive Oil, condiments, garlic, milk, eggs, bread, etc, and there will be one or two surprises as well. Self-contained and fully independent, La Casa Lavanda at Villa Oleandro benefits from a wealth of outdoor space for relaxing and alfresco dining while enjoying views to the Adriatic. The 300 sq metre stone/grass Upper Terrace that fronts Villa Oleandro has three pergolas covered with grape vines and flowering plants that provide much-welcome shade and is refreshed by Adriatic breezes. The terrace has a private area where guests can relax, a barbecue for outdoor cooking and a marble-topped table for alfresco dining that in high summer enjoys sun at breakfast time and shade until late afternoon when the sun returns with the full warmth of sunset. A staircase from the stone/grass Upper Terrace descends to the Sun Terrace (Middle Earth) with ample space for sunbathing and more outdoor dining options. Further steps lead from the Sun Terrace to the 250 sq metre Pool Terrace. To the side of the Pool Terrace is an informal grassy terrace with a small fruit orchard. The property is 100 metres above sea-level and about 3 km from the beautiful Calenella Bay. Set in 4 hectares of olive groves and pine woodland Tenuta Villa Oleandro is a haven of tranquility with glorious views upto the Foresta Umbra and down to the Adriatic Sea. Olive farmers permitting, in the summer months our valley enjoys breathtaking peace and quiet! Places of interest, shops, markets & restaurants can be found in nearby Vico del Gargano, Rodi Garganico, Peschici and all along the extensive coastline. To find out more about the Gargano visit our Villa Oleandro eu website. Villa Oleandro is referred to by the locals as a 'toretta' (little castle) because of its impressive terraces and prominent position overlooking the valley that passes from the Foresta Umbra down to Calenella Bay. In our corner of paradise, surrounded by an ocean of olive trees and pine woods, we farm 280 olive trees producing our very own Extra Virgin Olive Oil.More
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Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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1 - 5 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We travel a lot but I think the welcome we received from Ian and Margaret (Margarita) was the warmest and most thoughtful we've ever enjoyed. It set the scene for a delightful week in a charming apartment overlooking a quiet and beautiful, olive-laden valley leading...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Mariategui
Management response:Responded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here; we enjoyed it too! Margherita & Ian

Reviewed 27 June 2018

STOP SEARCHING!!!!!! If you are looking for peace and tranquility in the heart of the beautiful Gargano, I'm willing to bet you won't find better than Villa Oleandro. Ian and Margherita have created a beautiful haven for themselves and their two dogs and three cats....More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank tesaco
Management response:Responded 4 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! It was our absolute pleasure to have you here!!

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This apartment is pleasantly old fashioned in style but very comfortable and well-equipped. The kitchen is one the best equipped we have seen. Owners friendly and helpful, provided great food shopping on arrival, also freshly picked figs and grapes. The apartment is part of, but...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank scottishviewsWales
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Lovely apartment (*fully equipped, big kitchen, with door opening up to small patio- great for cross-ventilation; * sitting room with comfy sofa and chairs, with double doors (also front door to apartment) opening to big terrace with amazing views over the olive-tree filled valley); *...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We arrived tired and in need of a relaxing break to a warm welcome, from Ian and Margerite. The location is stunning, set amongst olive groves with uninterrupted views and offering peace and tranquility. Our accommodation was spacious, charming and ticked all boxes in terms...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Deni5edeni5e
About the Owner
Margherita C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2011
Availability
December 2018
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About the neighbourhood
Although 'away from it all' the rest of the world is not so far from Villa Oleandro. The beach at Calenella Bay is just 5 minutes down the road and Vico del Gargano is a mere 10 minutes drive away. Here the fresh fruit and vegetable market is a marvel of choice and colour and the indoor fresh fish market a revelation and education. The excellent local butchers, bakers and mini supermarkets complete the food supply options and then, of course, there are numerous pizzerias and restaurants in which to savour the local cuisine. San Menaio 15 mins, Rodi and Peschici 20 mins and Vieste 30 mins offer a further plethora of choices. The Gargano in Puglia, known as the spur of Italy, is a little known region that is packed full of marvels, natural an
Getting around
- Gargano National Park - a natural treasure trove of flora (inc. many orchid species), fauna, woodlands, forests, lakes, wetlands, miles of rugged coastline, beautiful beaches and the Tremiti Islands marine reserves. - Boat excursions to visit the Gargano coastline, sea caves & Tremiti Islands. - Places of interest inc. Paleo-Christian burial sites, 'trabucco' (ancient fishing structures,) Saracen look-out towers, historic town centres. - Religious destinations inc. Monte Sant'Angelo and San Giovanni Rotondo. - Sun, sea, sand and sports on the lovely beaches around the stunning Gargano coastline. Climate - usually hot in summer; cold in winter interspersed with some lovely sunny days. Food: Mediterranean, Southern Italian, Gargano.
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