Baglio Occhipinti is a conventional stone residence positioned in Vittoria, Sicily, Italy, renovated in 2022 by Fausta Occhipinti.
An historical baglio of 600 surrounded by nature restored to make sure all comforts.
The time period Baglio signifies a fortified farm and the etymology is present in each Arab, Latin and Greek tradition. The stone partitions surrounding Baglio Occhipinti are the start of the story of a territory and of a practice learn and interpreted by Fausta Occhipinti, landlady and panorama architect, who wished to protect its origins and the custom of hospitality.
Il Palmento and the renovation challenge
The manor home finds its nook stone within the millstone of over 160 sq. meters: the gathering tank of the pulsating life musts of the Baglio is right now a front room that welcomes its visitors additionally for breakfast, dinner and moments of conviviality. The restoration challenge noticed the seek for staff and craftsmen able to constructing with historical strategies, comparable to perimeter dry partitions: true artistic endeavors.todologie, come i muri a secco perimetrali: vere opere d’arte.
Your entire renovation challenge relies on a scenic imaginative and prescient that takes under consideration the angle escapes of the Baglio with an interpretation of the theater backdrop. The extraordinary, white and fixed gentle of the Sicilian solar is the pure narrator of every floor.
The inside furnishings
The identical consideration was paid to the inside furnishings, searching for handcrafted furnishings parts able to enhancing and narrating the custom of the world, such because the Caltagirone ceramic, the kitchen sinks or the big wooden oven. The latter is the beating coronary heart of the kitchen and the house: conventional recipes are ready right here comparable to “scacce ragusane”, a country and attractive dish based mostly on focaccia full of cheeses and greens grown within the Baglio. The preparation of the “scacce” is a second of conviviality and communion with the visitors who’re spontaneously concerned.
Pictures courtesy of Fausta Occhipinti
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– by Matt Watts