This small but dignified masseria (a traditional Puglian manor farmhouse), a five-minute stroll from the old centre of Fasano, has been converted into a refined b&b. Dating from the 19th century, it’s an architectural gem, with chunky limestone walls, barrel- and cross-vaulted ceilings, stone fireplaces, arches, alcoves and niches. Outside, an inviting sunken pool is the centrepiece of the courtyard, edged with olive, lemon and pomegranate trees. With just four rooms and two suites, stylishly done in natural materials and earthy colours, with a softly Romantic touch that compliments the period of the architecture, the atmosphere is secluded and intimate. In fine weather, you can eat breakfast out on the pergola-shaded terrace.
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