A farmhouse turned luxury vacation rental, Masseria Petrarolo in Puglia combines rustic warmth with elegance. Nine bedrooms in the villa and pool house are set in olive and citrus groves.
How would you describe Trulli del Trappeto in a nutshell?
Combining 19th-century trulli with an olive mill, Trulli del Trappeto is a historic property with lots of stories to tell. It is located on a large masseria surrounded by nature within walking distance of Locorotondo.
What is the story behind Trulli del Trappeto, what was your inspiration to create it?
The moment we saw it, we instantly fell in love with the house and its serene feeling. It combines the spaciousness of the old olive mill with nine trulli — the whitewashed cones that are characteristic of the area.
An extensive renovation made the property not only livable but comfortable and elegant, without losing its original atmosphere. It really tells a story and retains the name it was given by the people who used to work here — the “Trulli of the Olive Mill”.
How would you describe the atmosphere & the interior design of Trulli del Trappeto?
The atmosphere is welcoming, inspirational and creative, as well as having an understated, luxurious feel. There’s an eclectic mix of old and new while always keeping in mind the history of the house.
From the sofas to the internal doors and the bathroom features, you will find artisan design elements throughout the house. The vintage decor and artworks complete the interior and make guests feel at home.
To you personally, what is so special about Trulli del Trappeto?
The combination of the high trulli and the olive mill makes Trulli del Trappeto unique.