CASA RELAX IN MONTI DEL DUCA Street in MARTINA FRANCA
Monti del Duca’s House is located few kilometers away from the tourist town of Martina Franca in Strada Monti del Duca.
The country side around it is scattered with ancient round stone houses called Trulli whose conic roofs with strange symbolic signs painted on them end up with stone pinnacles looking towards the blue sky ; Strange old signs on the roof painted with white lime will draw the attention of spiritual seekers to those mysterious charming esoteric symbolism that blends art and magic architecture. The land has got hundreds of beautiful old farming houses called Masserie , wide open green pastures for cattle breeding , centuries-old olive trees, and aromas of Mediterranean plants that immerse the guests in the Spirit of Nature and in the warm colors of Puglia.
Guests can book as a bed and breakfast for short stay (only in spring and autumn) or as a residential holiday rentals with weekly agreements.
‘MONTI del DUCA’ country estate renovated with new furnishings, is 200 sqm large with large verandas everywhere. The House is surrounded by a green area of 5000 square meters enclosed by ancient dry stone walls, and it ‘s just five minutes (by car) from the town.
IT IS MADE OF TWO UNITS
The apartment, overlooks the garden and the sparkling blue pool , is made of : three double bedrooms, a large living room and Kitchen with a double bed sofa in it, two full bathrooms one of them in the master bedroom .(air conditioning in the bedroom. In the glass-enclosed porch there is a single emergency bed and a baby camping cot … The kitchen has a large refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, washing machine, television, wooden ironing board, computer desk steel cookware, potteries, paintings on the walls. A small bath room for the cleaning services ; drawers for linens and a pie for various detergents. The covered veranda near the living room has got wooden Oven for pizzas …or , bread or buoscuits
Dependance has a smaller bedroom with four beds,( two singles in the loft with ladder Wooden access), a ready double bed Sofa on the ground floor, a small bathroom with toilet, shower and sink, the heat pump for air conditioning. Fit for a couple and two children. Or simply for teenagers. A large wooden veranda ( 60mq) closed with glass windows and wooden ceiling. In it there is an independent large kitchen 50sqm , a stone and wood made bar + a small Fridge, electric oven, TV, sofa and tables with chairs . Both the units are connected by the large wooden veranda,
Extra Info: The bedrooms are paved with wooden panels ( parquet) made of cherry, oak, beech wood. The garden is 5 thousand sq suare meters, a natural stone sand football ground of 600 square meters and an equipped swimming pool. Jogging around the garden or ecological walks along the country paths. ……
3rd UNIT WITH AN INDIPENDENT GATE IS POSSIBLE FOR A LARGER GROUP OF HOSTS AS IT IS SHOWN IN THE WEBSITE
A smaller cottage made of 45 square meters on the ground floor and 40 on the attic. Accomodation : A couple and two children or teenagers. ( two double beds and a single one ( 5 totally) , Two complete bathrooms, a kitchen corner; a very large porch 60square meters and a large yard of 200 square meters in front of the Porch.
ACTIVITIES In the nearby Area
A Horse riding center two kms from Monti del Duca’s House; Beautiful sandy beaches both on the Adriatic and Ionian coasts. Savelletri, Spa in Torre Canne 25 kms away from Martina Franca, located on the Adriatic side . Gandoli, California Beach and many other beaches are on the Ionian Salento Coast with wonderful bays all along . The nearest ones are 7 kms from the city of Taranto and 35 kms from Martina Franca.. From the middle of July to the 12th of august the touristic town of Martina hosts a music festival mainly Operas ( lyrical music and piano concerts or other musical instruments. ) : There is a movida night life in the historical centre of Martina franca with good and cheap restaurants.
PLACES TO VISIT
During the stay you ‘can reach and visit:
• Taranto, called the city ‘of the two seas; famous for its Aragonese castle with its powerful towers that are reflected in the waters of the channel and the opening bridge . The town is known worldwide for hosting the ancient Magna Greek civilization. Archological ruins are preserved in the museum where precious ancient jewels are saved and shown to the visitors belonging to the fourth and fifth centuries before Christ
• Martina Franca, a hilly town with baroque buildings, famous for the music ‘Festival of Valle d’Itria’ and its traditional rural buildings called TRULLI, is located at 531 above sea level overlooking a beautiful valley called ‘Itria’ with trulli.
• Alberobello, the city of ‘Trulli ‘
• Crispiano, the city ‘of the hundred Farms also famous, along with Faggiano, at Christmas time, for her suggestive living nativity scene in the ravines
• Grottaglie, the city ‘of ceramics that has got the port of Taranto Airport.
Famous are the ceramics produced by local craftsmen.
Other provinces in Apulia are possible touristic and cultural paths to admire such as the ancient castles of Frederick II, (1200 ac middle eve) Lecce famous for its Baroque, ancient cathedrals, eighteenth-century farms which show up their sober rural architecture, the murgese stone, long and beautiful sandy beaches; all marked by a powerful and evocative suggestion,
During the summer, you can reach the sandy beaches of the Ionian Sea, as Chiatona, Castellaneta Marina, Ginosa Marina and Marina di Pulsano and so on…, And those of the coast like Adriatico Coast, Rosa Marina, village Valtur etc that can be reached in half an hour by car.
For further information and / or reservations please contact us.
CASA MONTI DEL DUCA
Via Monti del Duca 156, G
74015 Martina Franca (TA)
How to reach us
By plane from the airport of Brindisi or Bari.
– From Brindisi: freeway Brindisi – Taranto – Martina
– From Bari: Highway Bari – Brindisi – Lecce. Exit for Fasano – Taranto martina-
State Railways of any Italian town to Taranto and then to Martina F.
Departing from Bari: take the motorway Bari – Brindisi – Lecce. height of Fasano follow the sign for Locorotondo – Martina – Taranto.
Once you reach the center of Martina ask the Via Monti del Duca. It takes the passing by the Church ‘Ave Maria’ by Martina called, ‘The Health’, From Health take the road on the right straight on for 5 km to the cartel.
Starting from Taranto: continue for Martina.
At San Paolo, (a small village before reaching the town of Martina Franca), go on according to a detailed map that can be viewed by clicking here