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Are you searching for Italy? Dreaming of a villa in Tuscany, Stanley Tucci's food inspirations...

June 14, 2021

Are you searching for Italy? Dreaming of a villa in Tuscany, Stanley Tucci's food inspirations...

There is so much to Italy. Are you Dreaming of a villa in Tuscany, Stanley Tucci's food inspirations... or simply going there the first time?

Post Covid travel should cause us to reconsider travel - slow trav, care for the environment - Regenerative travel is to truly immerse yourself in a destination, slow Travel, live like a local,  a Villa stay is the  perfect solution  our specially curated portfolio of villas and experiences  Offering idyllic locations and views, perfect setting for family occasions or simply  a charming vineyard stay just for you.  If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that I have personally visited and chosen 

So you’ve heard of House Hunters…well I have lived the real thing “House Hunters Italy...my version”. For the past 20 years I have been in Italy more than 50 times, following leads, driving up dirt roads in Tuscany, winding roads in the Val d’Orcia, country lanes in Puglia, mountain ridges in the hills of Umbria, and more….finding the perfect villa to match your dreams…and create memories.

As travel becomes a glimmer of opportunity again, perhaps you dream of getting together with family?  

No matter the age or size of your family, nor their location in the world, a family holiday in a villa in Italy creates priceless memories.  

Choose between a wonderful apartment in Florence, Rome, Venice or a unique  location in the countryside. We specialize in creating bespoke trips. Our villas range in size from 3 bedrooms to 10. Want to invite the extended family? No problem sleeping more than 30 with several villas to allow privacy for all but re-found together time, that we all miss so much just now.

so Family Friday posts are going to feature various personal favourites from the top of Italy to the toe! from the canals of Venice,  from motor valley and food spots of Emilia Romagna, the vineyards  of Piedmont, the colourful villages of CinqueTerre, past the walled town of Lucca to the heart of Tuscany, passing Umbria enroute, through Rome and beyond to the Amalfi coast, cross the boot to Puglia, down through Basilicata and Calabria to Sicily… 

 

beautiful agriturismo in Chianti is set amidst the vineyards at the edge of Panzano´s world famous Conca d´Oro. A working wine estate producing organic wines. This villa in Tuscany offers four apartments with one bedroom each plus two double bedrooms. see link in bio 

 

The former barn has been totally restored- furnished with high-quality pieces that together with stylish furniture create lovely cosy and warm atmosphere. sleeps 4 (+1) in three bedrooms, ( 2 double, 1 single) 3 bathrooms

The most difficult decision in the morning will be whether you will have breakfast in the elegant and bright living room or on the spacious open air terrace to take advantage of the Stunning views onto the surrounding vineyards 

 

This lovely villa in Tuscany, located in the heart of Chianti, Sleeps up to 10, Main villa allows for 6, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, plus 4 more in the guest apartment.  set amidst the vineyards of Chianti, with its well known wineries, winding roads and lovely views.
What could be more relaxing than a lazy day at the new built pool, a short walk to a nearby winery where you can taste high quality Chianti Classico wines, bringing home a few for your dinner al fresco on one of the several patios around this villa. 

 

This villa in Chianti is spacious and wonderful for a large group. This luxurious stone farmhouse belongs to a prestigious organic winery within the famous vineyards of Panzano in Chianti and is suitable for 10 or 12 people.

 

Chianti known for its wines around the world… a great place to stay for a while, live like a local, get to know the vineyards, the markets, the little roads winding through the oak groves, and surprising you with sudden views onto endless vineyards.

 

Cortona, made famous due to the book Under the Tuscan Sun, by Frances Mayes, now well known in its own right. A wonderful location to visit not only the beautiful Val d’Orcia, but the hill towns of Umbria, Siena and so much more.  

 

near Cortona, Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, on hillside near Cortona, stunning views, walk to town*, wifi, a/c

The house takes its name from the charming cherry tree-lined driveway which leads up to this recently restored two-story stone farmhouse near Cortona.

 As you come down the driveway( whose entrance is tucked away near the famous Bramasole villa from the book by Frances Mayes, "Under the Tuscan Sun", you already note the beautiful view of the valley spreading out below. The entire front of the house, has beautiful large full size window/doors to allow you to take advantage of the vistas.

 

Recently renovated Tuscan Luxury villa for up to 20 guests in 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, private swimming-pool, spa, jacuzzi, sauna, air conditioning and internet wifi located in the heart of the Chianti region famous for it's wine and wonderful countryside.Superb for large groups, family reunions, weddings in Italy. #Tuscanvilla, #destinationwedding

 

high end villa for 8 persons enjoys a very quiet location and outstanding views

 

The lovely travertine pool (chlorine free, 12 x 6 m) and the stylish pool area in white travertine stone are very spacious and elegantly lit during the night.

Please help yourself in the rich vegetable garden, select your fresh herbs in the herb garden and pluck ripe apricots, peaches, figs and plumbs from the numerous trees. A fantastic experience!

Family Friday post Covid travel

 

So you’ve heard of House Hunters…well I have lived the real thing “House Hunters Italy...my version”. For the past 20 years I have been in Italy more than 50 times, following leads, driving up dirt roads in Tuscany, winding roads in the Val d’Orcia, country lanes in Puglia, mountain ridges in the hills of Umbria, and more….finding the perfect villa to match your dreams…and create memories.

As travel becomes a glimmer of opportunity again, perhaps you dream of getting together with family?  

No matter the age or size of your family, nor their location in the world, a family holiday in a villa in Italy creates priceless memories.  

Choose between a wonderful apartment in Florence, Rome, Venice or a unique  location in the countryside. We specialize in creating bespoke trips. Our villas range in size from 3 bedrooms to 10. Want to invite the extended family? No problem sleeping more than 30 with several villas to allow privacy for all but re-found together time, that we all miss so much just now.

Contact us directly to discuss  various personal favourites from the top of Italy to the toe! from the canals of Venice,  from motor valley and food spots of Emilia Romagna, the vineyards  of Piedmont, the colourful villages of CinqueTerre, past the walled town of Lucca to the heart of Tuscany, passing Umbria enroute, through Rome and beyond to the Amalfi coast, cross the boot to Puglia, down through Basilicata and Calabria to Sicily… 

What about a beautiful agriturismo in Chianti is set amidst the vineyards at the edge of Panzano´s world famous Conca d´Oro. A working wine estate producing organic wines. This villa in Tuscany offers four apartments with one bedroom each plus two double bedrooms.

The former barn has been totally restored- furnished with high-quality pieces that together with stylish furniture create lovely cosy and warm atmosphere. sleeps 4 (+1) in three bedrooms, ( 2 double, 1 single) 3 bathrooms

 

villa in chianti

 

The most difficult decision in the morning will be whether you will have breakfast in the elegant and bright living room or on the spacious open air terrace to take advantage of the Stunning views onto the surrounding vineyards 

This lovely villa in Tuscany, located in the heart of Chianti, Sleeps up to 10, Main villa allows for 6, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, plus 4 more in the guest apartment.  set amidst the vineyards of Chianti, with its well known wineries, winding roads and lovely views.
What could be more relaxing than a lazy day at the new built pool, a short walk to a nearby winery where you can taste high quality Chianti Classico wines, bringing home a few for your dinner al fresco on one of the several patios around this villa. 

Villa in Chianti

This villa in Chianti is spacious and wonderful for a large group. This luxurious stone farmhouse belongs to a prestigious organic winery within the famous vineyards of Panzano in Chianti and is suitable for 10 or 12 people.

Chianti known for its wines around the world… a great place to stay for a while, live like a local, get to know the vineyards, the markets, the little roads winding through the oak groves, and surprising you with sudden views onto endless vineyards.

 

Cortona, made famous due to the book Under the Tuscan Sun, by Frances Mayes, now well known in its own right. A wonderful location to visit not only the beautiful Val d’Orcia, but the hill towns of Umbria, Siena and so much more.  

near Cortona, Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, on hillside near Cortona, stunning views, walk to town*, wifi, a/c

The house takes its name from the charming cherry tree-lined driveway which leads up to this recently restored two-story stone farmhouse near Cortona.

 As you come down the driveway( whose entrance is tucked away near the famous Bramasole villa from the book by Frances Mayes, "Under the Tuscan Sun", you already note the beautiful view of the valley spreading out below. The entire front of the house, has beautiful large full size window/doors to allow you to take advantage of the vistas.

 

Recently renovated Tuscan Luxury villa for up to 20 guests in 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, private swimming-pool, spa, jacuzzi, sauna, air conditioning and internet wifi located in the heart of the Chianti region famous for it's wine and wonderful countryside.Superb for large groups, family reunions, weddings in Italy. #Tuscanvilla, #destinationwedding

high end villa for 8 persons enjoys a very quiet location and outstanding views

The lovely travertine pool (chlorine free, 12 x 6 m) and the stylish pool area in white travertine stone are very spacious and elegantly lit during the night.

Please help yourself in the rich vegetable garden, select your fresh herbs in the herb garden and pluck ripe apricots, peaches, figs and plumbs from the numerous trees. A fantastic experience!

Agriturismo - we've got you covered

A lovingly restored agriturismo near Cortona. A true "Under the Tuscan Sun" experience, this wonderful restored farm estate lies at the foot of Cortona in a little village of the Tuscan countryside. All rustic-style rooms and apartments have elegant furnishings and tiled floors. Air-conditioned rooms have a private bathroom with toiletries, while apartments have a kitchen with oven and dishwasher.

There are two separate building each divided into 2 independent apartments. Each apartment can be rented separately or the whole property can be rented out as a single unit which accommodates 20+5 people in 4 independent apartments. 

 

 

 

 

 


 






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