Among centuries-old olive trees and cherry trees is Masseria Don Bonifacio, whose main nucleus dates back to 1861.
Country house of the De Bellis family of Castellana Grotte, which belonged to its capostite, cav. of work, Saverio De Bellis, industrialist and philanthropist, is currently owned by the descendants De Bellis - Chieco.
It is about 4 km from the famous caves of Castellana; it is close to the splendid sea of Polignano and Monopoli.
You can easily reach places very suggestive and known as Alberobello, Locorotondo, Martina Franca and Ostuni.
The Don Bonifacio Masseria offers 3 lodgings, made out of old farmhouses like the barn, the stable and the so-called garage; all have the peculiar characteristics of the area: floors with typical chianche and stone on vaults, walls and architraves.
The names of the accommodations recall memories of distant family memories: "Maiorana", "Nearco", "Morello".
"Morello" recalls one of the two elegant horses that towed the family carriages.
The Morello apartment is a nice accommodation for 4 people, equipped with a bright living area consists of living room with sofas and TV cabinet, dining table with chairs, antique pantries and equipped kitchenette.
There are two bedrooms available: a spacious double room with a window to the garden, a sofa and antique furniture, and a bedroom with two beds, also decorated with furniture from 1860.
"Nearco" recalls the second horse that pulled the family carriages. It consists of a bright living room characterized by a relaxation corner with sofas, coffee table and TV. One of the sofas if necessary becomes a double bed. As you enter on the right you will find the typical manger, which at the time characterized the stable for the animals. The bedroom, in the luminous corridor, has a walk-in closet, an antique dresser and an internal atrium window.
"Maiorana" recalls instead a fortified farm of the Chieco family.
It has a large and airy living area: a living room furnished with period and style furniture, sofas, fireplace and a dining room with kitchen wall equipped with all appliances, table and chairs.
Guests are welcomed in two comfortable bedrooms: one double with window on the garden and one with two single beds, furnished with desk and antique wardrobe. The three solutions have at their disposal beautiful bathrooms with crystal shower boxes.
The three apartments are naturally equipped with every comfort: air conditioning, television both in the living room and in each bedroom, internet, equipped kitchenette. Outside the three verandas house tables complete with chairs, garden lounges and sun loungers, where you can relax under the warm sun of Puglia.
A spacious courtyard, as it was once used to create, protects the garden in front of the accommodation with swimming pool and gazebos, under which to enjoy pleasant moments of relaxation that only a wonderful land like the Apulian countryside can offer.
Inside the court there is also a comfortable barbecue built following the construction techniques of the past and a laundry area.
On the other side of the large room, there is the dining room and the kitchen equipped with all useful appliances.
The apartment is equipped with every comfort: air conditioning, television in the living room and in each bedroom, internet, kitchenette.
There are hours of sweet quiet between a refreshing dip in the pool and a well deserved "siesta" lying on the sun beds under the warm sun of Puglia.
The private outdoor veranda will be the place to chat amiably with your loved ones, eat outdoors, read a good book or simply laze in a wonderful rural setting.
A spacious courtyard, as it was once used to create, protects the garden in front of the accommodation with swimming pool and gazebos, under which to enjoy pleasant moments of relaxation that only a magnificent land like the Apulian countryside can offer.
Inside the courtyard there is also a comfortable barbecue built following the construction techniques of the past and a laundry area (shared with the guests of the other lodgings).Get the full listing »