Villas Perfect for Art & Culture

Italian culture is steeped in the arts. These villas are well-situated for visiting museums and other cultural sites. Some even offer the chance to live in amidst Italian art and touch the walls of history. All these properties will leave you inspired and restored.

Ca di Pesa

Chianti, Tuscany

  • 10 - 20 Guests |
  • 12 Bedrooms |
  • 8.5 Baths

Ca di Pesa is dramatically positioned in the famed Conca d'Oro vineyards of Chianti, minutes from Panzano. Lovely pool & bocce court. Private cinema, cantina for wine dinners, pizza oven. Layout works equally well for up to 10 or up to 20 guests.

Casa Mahler

South of Perugia, Umbria

  • 10 Guests |
  • 5 Bedrooms |
  • 5 Baths

At Casa Mahler you can enjoy a bit of everything; the luxury of living in-town, the peace of the sun-filled Pool Terrace, dinner served on a panoramic Roof Terrace, the chance to explore cities and hilltowns alike. Mix & match to your own taste.

Casale di Fiesole

Near Florence, Tuscany

  • 8 Guests |
  • 4 Bedrooms |
  • 5 Baths

Casale di Fiesole is ideal for a villa vacation immersed in the Tuscan countryside. Easy access to Florence. Delightful view from pool and orchard. Appealing, flexible size and layout, ideal for couples or family. English-speaking House Manager/Cook a real asset.

Casale Pieve

Near Siena, Tuscany

  • 8 Guests |
  • 4 Bedrooms |
  • 4.5 Baths

Never-before-available private home of exceptional and refined taste, contemporary design. Under-the-radar location in Crete Senesi south of Siena. Storybook sunset views. Walk to charming village. Private spa. Local staff.

Il Mandorlo

Near Cortona, Umbria

  • 12 Guests |
  • 6 Bedrooms |
  • 6.5 Baths

Il Mandorlo is a luxurious home well-suited to those who appreciate art and design. Expansive views of Val di Chiana. Fabulous outdoor living, garden with pool. Ensuite accommodation with 3 masters. Ideal for visiting Tuscany and Umbria.

Il Maniero

Furore, Amalfi and Environs

  • 8 - 10 Guests |
  • 4 Bedrooms |
  • 4 Baths

Majestic setting in hills between Positano & Ravello with panoramic views, large pool, multiple terraces. Elegant family home welcomes both couples & families for year-round enjoyment. Delightful local staff is included. Walk to excellent restaurant.

La Francigena

Near Siena, Tuscany

  • 12 Guests |
  • 6 Bedrooms |
  • 6.5 Baths

La Francigena has designed for independent-minded guests with great style and relaxed elegance. Spacious cooks kitchen, lovely indoor/outdoor flow and idyllic pastoral views. On a paved road, convenient for touring. Eco-friendly climate controls.

La Limonaia di Celsa

Near Siena, Tuscany

  • 9 - 10 Guests |
  • 5 Bedrooms |
  • 5.5 Baths

Lovingly restored farmhouse with pool, tennis, and endless grounds for running and walking. Excellent choice for two families with two master bedrooms. Superb staff is flexible, accommodating and helpful. Excellent access to Siena & Monteriggioni.

Le Due Case

Near Orvieto, Umbria

  • 8 Guests |
  • 4 Bedrooms |
  • 5.0 Baths

A beautiful home with stylish decor throughout. Ideal for four couples, or families with older children. Sundrenched pool for relaxing and swimming, Great location outside Orvieto with excellent train access to both Florence and Rome.

Palazzo Alvera Altana

San Marco, Venice

  • 8 - 15 Guests |
  • 7 Bedrooms |
  • 7.5 Baths

A sumptuous private home on the Grand Canal with spectacular 360-degree views from the Altana. Accommodates guests in style with flexible layout. An elegant setting for parties and celebrations. A la carte staffing according to your needs.

Palazzo di Castello

Castello, Venice

  • 12 Guests |
  • 6 Bedrooms |
  • 8 Baths

Stunning contemporary designer home in a chic Venetian neighborhood. Luminous, canal-side setting with exceptional views. Shaded dining terrace plus rooftop altana. Elevator. Excellent cook on request. Walk to Biennale, Arsenale, one stop to Lido.

Palazzo Santa Croce

Positano, Amalfi and Environs

  • 9 Guests |
  • 5 Bedrooms |
  • 6 Baths

Sumptuous and impressive vacation villa in desirable Positano with a birds eye view of ocean and village. private spa with heated, jet-stream pool, private terraces and gardens. Dedicated full-time staff includes excellent cook.

Via degli Orti

Near Trastevere, Rome

  • 6 Guests |
  • 3 Bedrooms |
  • 3 Baths

For your 'live locally' Roman experience. Chic modern designer home with an expansive terrace. Flooded with light. Excellent kitchen and baths. Quiet setting. Real Roman neighborhood for walking and biking to restaurants, shops, cafes.

Villa Astor

Sorrento, Amalfi and Environs

  • 12 - 20 Guests |
  • 10 Bedrooms |
  • 11 Baths

Villa Astor is unmatched on the Coast for location and luxury. Set on a dramatic cliff overlooking Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples. Breathtaking ocean views. Private pool set in botanical garden. Six sumptuous suites. Superb service from staff of 5.

Villa Balbiano

Near Como, Lake Como

  • 12 - 28 Guests |
  • 14 Bedrooms |
  • 16 Baths

Villa Balbiano is unabashed in its luxury and opulence. Outstanding views, elegant simplicity and beauty of the grounds. Full staff with on-site House Manager, indoor and outdoor pools, private boathouse and pier. Sophisticated and up-to-date.

Villa Clara

Near Parioli, Rome

  • 8 Guests |
  • 4 Bedrooms |
  • 4 Baths

Sumptuous Art Deco villa in Rome's most prestigious neighborhood adjacent to the Villa Borghese. A refuge from the city with country estate amenities; panoramic roof terrace with pool, Roman Spa with pool, sauna, steam. All ensuite accommodation, full staff.

Villa d'Orcia

Val d'Orcia, Tuscany

  • 16 - 19 Guests |
  • 8 Bedrooms |
  • 8.5 Baths

A modern designer villa, impressive inside & out. Stunning heated pool, hot tub, alfresco dining with pizza oven. Hilltop setting affords extraordinary, panoramic views of the countryside. All ensuite for complete comfort of all guests.

Villa delle Vigne

Chianti, Tuscany

  • 18 Guests |
  • 9 Bedrooms |
  • 9 Baths

Classic Chianti location between Florence and Siena. on a working wine & oil estate. Captivating views all around. Each detail an expression of the owners' exquisite taste. Spacious, accommodating all ages. Full of charm and style with superb staff.

Villa di Renai

Chianti, Tuscany

  • 12 Guests |
  • 6 Bedrooms |
  • 6.5 Baths

Historic and elegant villa with stunning vistas of Chianti. Lovely dining & seating options, great cook or enjoy the well equipped kitchen. Excellent location for day trips to Florence and surrounding hill towns. Superb vacation rental for 5 - 6 couples.

Villa di Torno

Near Como, Lake Como

  • 12 Guests |
  • 6 Bedrooms |
  • 6.5 Baths

Spacious, light-filled elegant villa on the edge of a charming village. Direct, Lakefront property with private dock, child-friendly pool and alfresco living/dining. Stunning sunset views. Flexible layout and equivalent accommodation.

Villa Isabella

Near Siena, Tuscany

  • 14 - 32 Guests |
  • 16 Bedrooms |
  • 18 Baths

Villa Isabella epitomizes luxurious living in a noble Tuscan villa and is especially well-suited to large celebratory groups of all ages. The estate offers gracious accommodation with the amenities of a boutique hotel in a central Chianti setting.

Villa La Cassinella

Near Lenno, Lake Como

  • 13 - 17 Guests |
  • 7 Bedrooms |
  • 11 Baths

Villa La Cassinella is Lake Como's most luxurious home. Extensive lake frontage and extensive, spectacular, manicured gardens. Heated pool, tennis court, gym, cinema. Superb staff of nine includes house manager, professional chef, sommelier/butler.

Villa Maria Taglioni

Near Como, Lake Como

  • 14 Guests |
  • 7 Bedrooms |
  • 8.0 Baths

An extraordinary private estate directly on Lake Como. Stunning Neo-Classical architecture with all mod cons including year-round climate control, heated pool, elevator, garage. Full staff with excellent cook. Complimentary water-craft.

Villa San Giacomo

Positano, Amalfi and Environs

  • 16 - 24 Guests |
  • 8 Bedrooms |
  • 12 Baths

Distinctive atmosphere brings history into the present. Spacious and airy palazzo with private pool and garden. Full staff includes excellent chef. Eight ensuite bedrooms, all with direct access to terraces. Panoramic views.

Villa Sola Cabiati

Near Tremezzo, Lake Como

  • 12 Guests |
  • 6 Bedrooms |
  • 6.5 Baths

Villa Sola Cabiati offers a unique experience of Lake Como. Stunning lake views. Lovely pool with poolhouse. Private boat dock for excursions. Golf, guided hikes, water-sports, tennis all available. Enjoy fine dining at home with professional chef.

Ville del Lago

Near Como, Lake Como

  • 26 Guests |
  • 13 Bedrooms |
  • 14 Baths

An oasis of beauty and refinement on Lake Como's waterfront. Comprises two historic Villas of the 19th century, two pools, four boats, staff of five. Full AC, underground parking. Ideal for multigenerational gatherings and destination celebrations.

Vista Pantheon

Centro Storico, Rome

  • 8 Guests |
  • 4 Bedrooms |
  • 4 Baths

Stunning home for eight who want style, privacy and convenience in Rome. Elevator to fifth floor. Huge outdoor living/dining terrace with view of Pantheon. New interiors. Between Spanish Steps and Piazza Navona. Minimum stay one week.

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