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Masseria Torre Maizza (Puglia)  

A former farmhouse: English-Italian hotelier Rocco Forte is the most recent to take a stake in wave of masserie turned swanky hotels in Puglia. The perfect blend of old and new, the former 16th-century farmhouse turned Masseria Torre Maizza now comes complete with a rooftop terrace, loads of bougainvillea-covered white walls, a day spa, and 40 decadently appointed rooms and suites by Olga Polizzi.

12 Italian Relics That Were Converted Into Luxe Hotels

From a 13th-century convent along the Amalfi Coast to a 16th-century mansion in Rome, these buildings are a far cry from what they were once used for

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest