Our Tuscan home comes with a vineyard!

David Merrick, a management consultant from Beaconsfield, recently bought a holiday home in Italy. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company Here he tells us about it and how the information provider the Italy Buying Guide helped him with his purchase: So why did you decide to buy in Italy? We have been to Italy [...]

By | September 14th, 2012|Articles|

What makes Tuscany so special?

Tuscany is known as the ‘Garden of Italy’, embracing the beauty of endless hills and framed by unique coastlines. For many centuries Tuscany was the best kept secret in the Mediterranean Sea, and still today we think it’s the best location to live and enjoy life every day of the year but what really makes [...]

By | July 20th, 2012|Articles|

Cricketing fun for Italy property developers

Florence stages its annual cricket festival in May, but Italy property seekers will be hearing chirps rather than the echo of leather on willow as it is the insect of that name that takes centre stage.Staring on Ascension Sunday (May 24th) in Parco delle Cascine, the event focuses on the traditional notion of the crickets [...]

By | May 18th, 2009|Articles|

Chance for Tuscany property seekers to bottle it

Property on wine-growing estates is one way to invest in Tuscany property, it has been stated.In an article on viniculture and property, the Daily Mail reported that the choices available to those buying in the region include an apartment for £268,120 on a managed wine estate, according to property agent Luca Santoro of House & [...]

By | May 1st, 2009|Articles|

Wheely good time for Tuscany property seekers

Fans of boating races will be able to enjoy a slightly unusual one in Tuscany next month - it's on land.Tuscany property investors can see the Barchini Boat Race in the village of that name, where four crews, each representing a different part of the town, drag and push their vessel on wheels through three [...]

By | April 30th, 2009|Articles|

Fractional ownership hailed as Tuscany property alternative

Tuscany property seekers may wish to consider fractional ownership as a means of acquiring restored real estate in the Italian region, it has been suggested.Writing for the Independent, Janet Street-Porter said the popular practice of acquiring a ruined old home and restoring it has become harder to do in recent years, due to a diminishing [...]

By | April 23rd, 2009|Articles|

Tuscany property seekers in marathon opportunity

Pisa stages its annual marathon in May, allowing runners and spectators alike to enjoy a feast of architecture, culture and at least a little athleticism.Listed by Run Abroad as one of '101 races to run before you die', the event takes place this year on May 17th, with the 26-mile challenge starting in the nearby [...]

By | April 15th, 2009|Articles|

Flower power for Tuscany property seekers

The annual Florence International Iris competition is to take place from May 4th-9th, the Italian Iris Council has said.Tuscany property seekers hoping to enjoy some floral splendour can see the show at the Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence, where growers from around the world will have cultivated and planted their irises.An international jury will judge the [...]

By | March 30th, 2009|Articles|