Masseria Caposella is located on the edge of the Natural Park of Ugento, the largest area of Mediterranean scrub in Salento, just 4 km from the magnificent beaches of Torre San Giovanni and one km from the first houses of the country, is surrounded by hundreds of hectares of olive groves crossed by convenient and fast roads.
Founded in the fifteenth century as a large fortified sheepfold, is now, after a careful restoration respectful of ancient construction techniques, intended to accommodate guests of the farm of which it has always been part. Caposella preserves the memory of its ancient rural history; at the end of the nineteenth century, for example, when great-grandfather Adolfo Colosso, agronomist, collector and entrepreneur, kept part of his flocks there.
The Caposella Masseria appears at the edge of the Parco Naturale Litorale of Ugento, the most extensive area of Mediterranean maquis in the Salento, only 4 km from the magnificent beaches of Torre San Giovanni and one kilometre from the first houses of the little town; it is surrounded by hundreds of hectares of century-old olive groves crossed by convenient and fast communication routes.
Founded in the fifteenth century as a fortified sheepfold, it is today, after a knowing renovation that has respected ancient building techniques, with the intention of welcoming guests to the farming business that it is part.
The Masseria is divided into six independent units, some of which eventually communicating with each other. Each house, entirely decorated with furniture and materials made by local craftsmen, using natural materials and fibres, is formed by a living room with kitchenette and sofa bed, one or more twin/double bedrooms, bathroom with shower and outside pergola for exclusive use. Each area is equipped with wi-fi and air conditioning. Respecting the pace and style of the ancient way of life, TV is provided only in the living rooms and not in the bedrooms.
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The farm is located on the edge of the Natural Park Litorale di Ugento, the largest area of Mediterranean vegetation in Salento, just 4 km from the beaches of Torre San Giovanni and 1 km from the first houses of the country. The farm is surrounded by hundreds of hectares of olive groves crossed by convenient and fast roads.
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