FEATURED ITALIAN VILLA:
Il Casolare is a not a typical Tuscan farmhouse. It has been so beautifully restored and meticulously and lovingly maintained, that it is extraordinary. The farm has been in the owner's family since 1970. In 2007, the present owner lovingly renovated the house, built in the 1800's. She lives on the property, speaks English well, and is a rich resource of information about the best shops, the best chefs, and the best day trips.
FEATURED SPANISH VILLA:
CASTELL DE LA REINA JUANA,
This historic family castle is located in a small village between Figueres and Girona. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the castle offers panoramic views, and as soon as you walk through the door, you are struck by a sense of peace and tranquility, and authenticity. The owners have taken great care in renovating the windows so that each room of the castle is filled with light. A large terrace is built on several levels, with inviting chaises and a table with an umbrella for enjoying a meal al fresco after a wonderful day exploring the Spanish countryside.