In a country steeped in history and culture this is a collection of properties as perfect for a relaxing poolside holiday as they are for exploring the many regions of Italy. From the Northern Lakes, through Tuscany and Umbria to Sardinia these villas offer a diverse choice of holiday options.
Built in the late 19th century by Poggi, one of Florence’s greatest architects, the Villa is to the south of the city and just outside the town of Impruneta, famous for its terracotta. Fifteen minutes from the centre of Florence and thirty minutes from the airport, this impressive Florentine country estate provides the unusual combination of a wonderful rural location with easy access to this magnificent renaissance city.
A wonderfully restored 3 bedroom apartment in the heart of the City, famous for being the place where the "Camerata Fiorentina" met and gave birth to what is now known as Lyrical Opera. It is ideally located between the Arno River, Uffizi Gallery and Santa Croce making it a perfect base from which to explore this enchanting City.
This imposing and splendid villa dates back to the 15th century and was built by a renowned Florentine family involved in the wine industry. The property underwent extensive restoration in the years between 1700 and 1800 and over the last 20 years by the present owners. The gardens to the villa are very special and created by a famous landscape designer and include a pool area with an oval pool measuring 20 x 7meters, a pergola covered sitting area and sun terraces.
Located on a hillside just outside Florence sits this imposing Renaissance style 8 bedroom villa. Surrounded by parkland the grounds feature a swimming pool, small theatre, tennis court and soccer pitch. With superb interiors which benefit from air conditioning and wi fi this is a wonderful property from which to explore this beautiful City and surrounding areas.
This superb 6 bedroom Villa is in the heart of the historic city of Rome and is exquisitely furnished with Italian designer furnishings. It is set in a peaceful and beautifully landscaped garden with an 8 metre outdoor swimming pool and is considered the best located private villa in Rome. The villa benefits from all modern amenities, has luxurious interiors and is a perfect destination from where to visit one of the world’s most famous cities. It is only a 10 minute drive from the Vatican City and a short stroll from the wonderful Doria Pamphili Park.
This stunning 4 bedroom Palazzo is situated on the Grand Canal close to the Gritti Palace, Harry’s Bar and the main designer shopping street. The palatial drawing room opens onto a balcony overlooking the Grand Canal and the Palazzo’s own water gate. Decorated to the highest standard with Fortuny fabrics and Venetian antiques this is a very special place. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and the villa is fully air-conditioned.
We are proud to introduce you to this magnificent 19 bedroom property built in 1640 for the Orsini family on the ruins of two Imperial Roman villas and situated in 6,000 square metres of private parkland. It later was fully restored to it’s current splendour by J Paul Getty who used it as a private seaside home. During the renovation the Roman ruins were uncovered and are now open for guests to visit along with a small museum.
A truly unique experience, this 13 bedroom 16th century castle truly gives you the opportunity to live like a king. The Castle is located on the Tuscan coast with views across to the Island of Elba and offers all modern amenities with luxury air conditioned bedrooms, modern bathrooms, internet access and beautiful gardens with private swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
This traditional 7 bedroom Tuscan Manor House sits in large private parkland just 5 km from the sea between the towns of Talamone and Orbetello on the Maremma Coast. Outside are many olive and pomegranate trees as well as cork oaks and formal gardens. Here also is the 14 metre swimming pool with sunbathing areas and outdoor dining.
On the western shore of Lake Como on the outskirts of the charming village of Argegno is this elegant 6 bedroom Belle Epoque villa. The property has an elevated position and therefore benefits from superb lake views. There is a secure garage for three cars and large fully enclosed grounds with electric gates and sweeping driveway.
This recently refurbished 7 bedroom villa sits on the Western shore of Lake Como. From the gardens there are beautiful views across the lake to the historic town of Bellagio. The property offers outstanding levels of quality and service, is fully staffed and guests have use of a Riva motor launch, private spa, gym and heated infinity pool.
This 5 bedroom property was completely renovated in 2014 destined to provide the perfect villa vacation in a luxurious setting. The style is sophisticated and charming with quality furniture and attention to the smallest details, and fitted with all latest modern amenities. Situated in the beautiful grounds is the 12 x 5 metre swimming pool with solar heating.
Nestled on the waters edge of Como’s western shore is this unique 9 bedroom estate which is only accessible by boat so affording complete privacy. The estate comprises 3 hectares of superb gardens with manicured lawns, towering sculpted cypress trees and an array of plants and shrubs. There are walkways throughout the grounds and many comfortable seating areas scattered throughout, ideal for a quiet read of for simply enjoying the superb lake views. The estate comprises three houses plus staff quarters. There is an all weather floodlit tennis court with viewing platform and a superb L shaped 3.5 x 12 x 8 metre heated infinity pool with waterfall.
This stunning 8 bedroom holiday property sits on the edge of the lake and is equipped with all modern conveniences including air conditioning. It is built over two floors and can comfortably accommodate up to 14 guests. The villa is set in 800m² of private land and situated only a few metres from a public (gravel) beach. A public footpath runs between the shore and the property boundary.
Among the most elegant villas in Costa Smeralda, this 5 bedroom property is located in the Cala di Volpe area surrounded by the thick greenery of the Pevero Golf slopes. The villa boasts a roof top Jacuzzi, a sea-view swimming pool, a very large barbeque and a parking lot.
This is a brand new 5 bedroom property located near the village of Castelsardo, halfway between the vibrant locations of Alghero and Costa Smeralda. It is an area of long white beaches with a backdrop of rocks and Mediterranean vegetation. The property is right on the beach, a small cove with golden sand and rocks, which is accessed directly from the garden, and is very private and tranquil.
This is a new 5 bedroom villa of true elegance where the character is magnificently highlighted by the beautiful furnishing and décor. The property is on the Pevero Golf area and it affords a magnificent view over the whole Cala di Volpe bay and it almost blends with the surrounding nature of olive trees, Mediterranean essences and aromatic herbs.
This beautiful brand new 6 bedroom villa sits in a wonderful position just 800 metres from Porto Cervo Marina. It is in a very private and quiet location with large lawned gardens, lots of outdoor terrace space and lovely sea views. The interiors are stylish and modern with a minimalist style and all furnishings and fittings are of the highest quality. The 12 x 7 metre swimming pool with shallow entry for children and a Jacuzzi area is surrounded by a large terrace offering lots of sunbathing and relaxing space.
This lovely 6 bedroom villa is located in the lower part of the Pantogia Area in Porto Cervo. The property boasts an enchanting sea view overlooking the Pevero Golf. It is located a few minutes away from the most beautiful beaches of the Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo Marina and Piazzetta of Porto Cervo.
This 7 bedroom modern villa of exceptional beauty and incomparable sea-view boasts an amazing garden and a flow-through extra-large swimming pool that, coupled with large floor to ceiling windows, infuses a sensation of infinity between interior and exterior. The architect design conveys a perfect synthesis between tradition and comfort with granite rocks and beautiful Mediterranean garden. The 30 metre swimming pool can be heated upon request.
This is a brand new and truly super modern 5 bedroom villa located in Porto Cervo Marina just a few steps from the beautiful sandy beaches of Dolce Sposa and Cala de Flores. The property is in a prime location within an area of very exclusive properties and a short path of no more than 300 metres leads to a beautiful sandy cove.
This beautiful 4 bedroom villa with 3 bedroom guest house sits within a luxuriant 8,000 square metre garden with direct access to a fine sandy cove with its private dock. The outdoor is very generous in its size with a perfectly manicured Mediterranean garden, a large swimming pool with Jacuzzi, direct access to the beach with it's own private pier.
This is a very beautiful 5 bedroom property in a fantastic landscaped garden featuring generous outdoor spaces through verandas and terraces as well as a 13 metre swimming pool and a whirlpool. The property is located only 500 metres from a white sandy beach and comprises of an imposing building designed for summer outdoor life.
This luxurious modern 4 bedroom family villa is a brand new construction, boasting a panoramic and stunning position overlooking the sea just 800 metres from Porto Cervo Marina. It is situated at the front of a new villa development at Cala Granu, has private parking and is surrounded by lawns interspersed with Mediterranean plants and an ancient olive tree. The 8 metre swimming pool is at the front of the villa and has sun loungers and views to the sea.
This is a superb 7 bedroom property located in the upper town of Porto Cervo, affording a magnificent sea-view over the resort and the marina. It is an elegant and large property boasting a beautiful landscaped garden and generous outdoor space including a 10 metre swimming pool. The villa is Mediterranean in character and an ideal location for relaxation and local nightlife as well as retaining quietness and full privacy.
This 5 bedroom villa is a chic, one of a kind property located on the hills overlooking the Pevero Golf Course and the bay of Cala di Volpe. Carved on the hill, it opens onto its magnificent terrace and the swimming pool affording a breathtaking view. Simplicity and use of local, handcrafted materials are the Architect Savin Coulle’s signature, enhancing both the interior and the exterior details and shaping the elegant and exclusive character of this villa.
This charming 9 bedroom villa is located on the hill of Miata, an unrivalled location amidst sculpture-like granite rocks in Porto Cervo, just above the Pitrizza white sandy beach. The estate is a true luxury, modern villa of exceptional beauty and incomparable sea-view boasting a beautiful Mediterranean garden and a flow-through extra-large swimming pool that coupled with large floor to ceiling windows infuses a sensation of infinity between interior and exterior.
This is a semi detached 5 bedroom property that sits on the hill of Pantogia, boasting a breathtaking sea view of the Grande Pevero Bay. This completely renovated property maintains the Sardinian style while offering a fresh and contemporary décor.
A modern 5 bedroom property located in the countryside area of Porto Cervo at no more than 10 minutes drive from downtown. An estate for lovers of beauty and design and in an enchanting location away from the glitter and yet in the true heart of it.
An impressive 6 bedroom home, offering guests a wonderful location in northern Sardinia near to Porto Rotondo. Immaculately maintained by the owner, the many modern amenities include a Jacuzzi, underwater music in the private swimming pool and an intercom telephone system throughout the house. With its many facilities and access to nearby tennis courts and the private beach (a 150 metre walk through the garden) this is wonderful for a family holiday or a group of adults. The last 3 photos are of the nearby beach.
This prestigious 6 bedroom property bordering the sea is surrounded by a wonderful and area of 11,000 m2 . A few meters from the villa is direct access to the clear sea.
This 7 bedroom property is located in down town Porto Rotondo and shows an eclectic flair in its irregular shape and decor. It affords a beautiful sea-view and a small sandy cove is a short walk away as is the lively and vibrant city centre.
This beautiful 4 bedroom villa is located in Porto Rotondo, in a most convenient location in between a sandy beach and the town with all its restaurants, shops and entertainment. The property is on one floor and comprises a large living room opening onto the covered terrace equipped for both relaxation and outdoor dining, the swimming pool and the garden.
This is an amazing new and modern stye 6 bedroom property located in an exclusive resort area 15 km south of Costa Smeralda Airport. It affords an extraordinary sea-view and it is no more than 500 metres from a beautiful, white sandy beach. The lively resort and Marina of Puntaldia are within minutes driving from the villa.
This is an amazing brand new and contemporary style 7 bedroom property located in an exclusive resort area 15 km south of Costa Smeralda Airport. It is a front line villa affording an extraordinary sea-view and it is only 300 metres from a beautiful, white sandy beach. The lively resort and Marina of Puntaldia are within minutes driving from the villa.
An amazing, 8 bedroom secluded retreat in one of the most beautiful areas of north Sardinia near the elegant resort of Puntaldia and around 25 km from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport. This is a contemporary, grand property with direct access to a sandy cove and crystal sea. A perfect and unique location for a family or romantic escape, a rare opportunity of beauty and elegance within a truly fascinating natural environment. *Please note that this property has no swimming pool*
Elegance and style make this superb 800 year old Borgo a wonderful retreat for any special occasion whether it is to spend time with the family or a group of friends, to celebrate a wedding or hold a corporate event. The entire estate is comprised of 22 suites thus accommodating a total of 44 guests in a 9-bedroom manor house and 4 additional houses with 5, 4, and two 2 bedrooms. The Borgo sits in 7 acres of immaculately maintained grounds including beautifully manicured gardens with superb views, ponds and fountains. There is a 60ft swimming pool, a Boules court, a very impressive gym with sauna, hammam, 2 large changing rooms and hot tub, mountain and road bikes and a private tennis court.
This 3 bedroom villa is a beautifully restored old barn on a small family farming property that was once part of the large noble estate and Castle of Coiano in the Val d’Elsa area. Exceptionally decorated to a very high standard this is a small private country home that is set within a beautiful garden with lake and private salt water pool. The villa has its own pretty furnished veranda which is a beautiful shady spot for dining and relaxing and in the park garden there is a further gazebo with cushioned seating.
This is a beautiful, recently redecorated spacious 4 bedroom villa on 2 floors. The newly finished salt water pool is strategically placed and guests can enjoy the sun from dawn until dusk. The property also has its own private gated lake with a furnished decking area and wonderful cushion seating feature. The lakes is surrounded by its own private woodland and is safely fenced all the way around.
This impressive 10 bedroom villa is typically Italian, furnished with traditional antiques yet possessing every modern convenience. It sits in large private grounds including well tended formal gardens, woodland and olive groves. It’s origins are in the 16th Century and since then has been extended and benefitted from a full restoration in the 1980’s.
This is a beautifully restored 9 bedroom private property on a large working country estate in the heart of the Maremma region surrounded by undulating hills, olive groves, extensive vineyards and woodlands. The pool area which has its own covered patio, bathroom and kitchen with bar facilities. Guests have access to a nine hole golf course, tennis courts and the equestrian centre of the estate.
This lovely 7 bedroom private property on a large working country estate in the heart of the Maremma region surrounded by undulating hills, olive groves extensive vineyards and woodlands. The property is positioned close to historical centres such as Massa Marittima and coastal gems such as Bolgheri and the famous Antinori Estates. A wonderful area for wine and food with some highly prestigious vineyards and restaurants close by.
Perhaps one of the most exceptional properties in Tuscany this 12 bedroom hamlet near to Lucca has everything to create a perfect occasion be it a family holiday, corporate event, special celebration or wedding. The focal point is the huge Peschiera, an original fish pool with fountain as well as the beautiful grounds and 16 metre swimming pool.
The former olive press on this superb 4 villa estate has now been lovingly converted to make a comfortable and luxurious 4 bedroom holiday home. Each detail has been carefully thought out from the high quality linens to the wireless internet access and satellite television. A beautiful villa just 90 minutes from Florence.
This exquisite 6 bedroom villa is one of 4 unique properties on this private, gated estate just outside of Lucca. It is surrounded by terraced olive groves and has a small lake with an island accessed by a wooden bridge as well as a 14 metre swimming pool. The interiors are of the highest quality with full air conditioning, a central sound system and wireless internet access.
This elegant 19th century 11 bedroom traditional villa is the centerpiece of a magnificent country estate a few minutes from the walled town of Lucca. It is surrounded by olive groves and open parkland and has a 12 x 4 metre floodlit private swimming pool and a delightful shady loggia. Each of the rooms is finished to a very high standard and the entire villa is air conditioned and has wireless internet access.
This beautifully restored 8 bedroom villa, with 4 bedroom guest house available upon request, sits at the heart of a 16th century estate containing 3 other villas close to the walled town of Lucca. The 12 metre pool sits in manicured parkland and there are two terraces for dining “al fresco” as well as an outdoor hot tub. The entire villa benefits from air conditioning, satellite television and wireless internet access.
A superbly renovated 17th century 6 bedroom villa within walking distance of the village of Vorno. Just 5 minutes drive from the centre of Lucca this lovely property is located in spacious private grounds with a 12 x 6 metre swimming pool. The renovation has been completed to a very high specification and include many modern innovations including state of the art sound system throughout, internet access, satellite television and air conditioning combined with superb quality and stylish furnishing.
This old farmhouse situated on the borders of Umbria and Tuscany has been lovingly restored by its owners and transformed into a fantastic property with the help of an award winning architect. Nestled on a hill overlooking Lake Trasimeno, this 6 bedroom villa on an estate of 7 acres is a rare find. Set amongst forests, olive groves and with some fantastic nature bike trails located nearby. All bedrooms have full air-conditioning and there is wi fi internet access throughout.
This charming and traditional 5 bedroom Tuscan villa sits in beautifully tended gardens and is just a 10 minute drive from the spa town of Montecatini. Outdoors is a summer dining terrace as well as several other sitting areas. Behind the villa and in an elevated position is the 15 x 5 metre swimming pool, which is surrounded by a terrace with sun loungers and parasols.
These 2 adjacent villas sit in the heart of the Tuscan countryside just 10 minutes from the spa town of Montecatini. They represent an ideal solution for large groups of friends or family looking for a venue in which to celebrate a special occasion or simply spend some time together.
The ideal location for a small family or perhaps two couples, a two bedroom and a one bedroom contemporary villa set in private gardens around a courtyard with pool. Just 10 minutes from Cortona and 75 minutes from Florence these are perfect for exploring southern Tuscany
This beautiful 9 bedroom Tuscan Villa is situated near Cortona, with views over the undulating countryside. Set in manicured grounds with a traditional style swimming pool and olive groves the villa has been sympathetically updated and each bedroom has its own bathroom or shower room as well as CD player, air conditioning and hair dryer. Other features include a comfortable lounge, tennis court, indoor and outdoor dining areas and a covered outdoor sitting space with open fire. This villa is available either as fully catered or self catering, either way you choose the English speaking managers are on hand to make your stay comfortable, interesting and completely unforgettable.
This stunning 17the century Palazzzo was built as a gift for the then reigning Pope. The historical gardens are world famous and open for private visits when the property is not rented. The current owners have totally restored this 12 bedroom property to its former glory adding 21st century essentials such as modern bathrooms and air conditioned bedrooms while maintaining the integrity of the building. There are several outside dining options and sunbathing areas together with a fenced 15 metre swimming pool.
Located in a tranquil rural setting just minutes from the local village with shops and pharmacy is this beautiful 8 bedroom Tuscan villa. Set in fully enclosed private grounds with electric gates and surrounded by woodland this is an idyllic setting for a relaxing family holiday. The large gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. The 12 x 6 metre heated (upon request) swimming pool is surrounded by sun terraces and there is a brick built flower covered pergola to provide shade when needed. The villa has a spacious outside dining terrace with views over the garden. There is full air conditioning and wireless internet access.
This elegant and charming 3 bedroom air conditioned villa is just a few minutes from the nearest town yet has a tranquil setting surrounded by woodland. The large fully fenced grounds are accessed by electric gates and there is a video entry phone. The lower terrace is the location of the 12 x 7 metre heated (upon request) overflow pool and a separate sunken Jacuzzi. There are high quality wooden sun beds and large parasols for shade. The wet bar with barbeque and a dining area are also located here together with guest cloakroom and shower.
A stunning five bedroom villa set in huge private grounds with a separate two bedroom guest house, all fully air conditioned. This newly built property is in a quiet setting with fully enclosed gardens with electric gates and video entry phone. You are just a few minutes from the local village with shops, bank, supermarket and pharmacy. The main villa and guest house are located at either end of the superb 12 x 7 metre heated (upon request) pool. The pool has spacious sun terraces furnished with wooden sun beds and parasols, there is also a large sunken Jacuzzi and a pergola covered dining area with barbeque and wet bar.
This is a beautifully restored 4 bedroom private country home set in its own park gardens on a small working country estate just outside the delightful hilltop town of San Miniato in the Province of Pisa. In an elevated position the villa enjoys spectacular views over the surrounding olive groves and vineyards of the property itself and the superb Tuscan countryside that surrounds it.
This former 16th Century Capuchin Convent has been recently renovated to the very highest standard. It sits in 60-acres of land and includes 13 acres of walled gardens nestled in the splendor of the magnificent Umbrian countryside with views over Lake Trasimeno. With 10 beautifully appointed en suite bedrooms, wifi and air conditioning throughout, tennis court, spa, 20 metre swimming pool, gym and state of the art cinema the property offers elegance and luxurious comfort thus ensuring an unforgettable experience.
This 6 bedroom property is a charming, rustic country villa just off Lago Trasimeno on the border of Tuscany and Umbria. Very well restored and beautifully decorated, it sits in a slightly elevated spot, and is set in perfumed herb and rose gardens, olive groves and is located just outside the delightful hill town of Agello.
This fantastic 7 bedroom 11th Century Abbey was the summer residence of Pope Leo the 13th in around 1880. Located off the beaten track and close to Perugia, this historic property is set on 1,500 Acres of Nature Reserve Estate with 3 small lakes and 5 medieval castles. From here you can enjoy country walks and nature rambles, taking in the beautiful scenery and local wildlife. There is a covered gazebo ideal for Al Fresco dining next to the 15.5 x 7.5 metre salt water infinity pool, with a vast sunbathing terrace for lounging.