A Modern Day Farm: Masseria Moroseta
In a traditional white stone farmhouse, with a sunning view over olive groves and the sea, Masseria Moroseta is an all-around project that combines the authentic lifestyle of rural Apulia with a modern design, flair and hospitality. With cooking classes and walks in the stunning surroundings nature or in the traditional surrounding towns, guests can immerse themselves in the heart of Southern Italy for an unforgettable experience.
In the heart of the Apulia countryside lies a magical place between the wilderness of the olive groves and the beautiful Apulian coast. A few minutes away from the picturesque beaches and a short drive from the historical towns of Cisternino and Alberobello, well know for their traditional Apulian houses, the scenery is rich with old Apulian farmhouses known as Masserie, among which:
Masseria Moroseta is the first architectural project of designer Andrew Trotter, that conveyed his fascination for the Apulian landscape and traditions in a modern villa inspired by the ancient farmhouses of the region. With an almost metaphysical structure, Andrew and owner Carlo Lanzini envisioned an innovative architecture that wouldn't feel out of place in the stunning setting: the clean, sharp lines of the Masseria are today immediately recognizable and have become a staple of the Ostuni region, but are nevertheless perfectly blended in the surroundings.
To further pursue the combination of innovation and tradition, all the materials for the construction have been locally sourced, including the renowned local sandstone tufo, the original component of Apulian architecture.
This is a modern day farm grounded in history.
As the traditional structure of an Apulian farmhouse would be, the Masseria is built and centered around a courtyard with arches, limestone floors and white sandstone walls; here is the salon of the Masseria and the veranda where guests can appreciate stunning views of the surrounding landscapes and of the blue sea. The rooms are also meant to sustain the hotter days of Southern Italy's summers, with v
Masseria Moroseta intends to make the most of the regional traditions and the incredibly fruitful territory.