Boca do Lobo wants to take you to an incredible journey through the world everysingle day and the final destination today is Italy with our Special Article 10 Luxury Villas in Italy – Exclusive Design.
Villa Le Scale
On the island of Capri, Villa Le Scale was once the home of an Italian aristocrat. Crammed with artworks and antiques, the property is nonetheless fully modernised and includes a gym and swimming pool. It sleeps 14 guests in seven suites.
Villa Le Scale, Capri On the island of Capri, Villa Le Scale was once the home of an Italian aristocrat. Crammed with artworks and antiques, the property is nonetheless fully modernised and includes a gym and swimming pool. It sleeps 14 guests in seven suites. Sleeps: 14 in seven suites Costs: From €19,600 (£16,550) per week in low season, including breakfast; from €26,425 (£22,319) in high season.
Villa Luca, Tuscany A former hunting lodge, Villa Lucca is a spacious 12-bedroom property that is popular with guests hosting family parties. As well as its own swimming pool (complete with pool attendant) the residence features a courtyard with fountains, fish pond, banqueting hall, library, billiard room and gym. Sleeps: 23 in 12 bedrooms Costs: From £30,000 per week.
Torre de lo Grado
Torre de lo Grado, Amalfi Coast Built as a protective watch tower, Torre de lo Grado is just 200 steps from the main square in Praiano on the Amalfi Coast. It feels completely private though, with access to its own beach provided and the helipad on the roof providing an ideal spot for sunbathing – unless you’ve parked there of course. Of crucial importance to anyone looking for an authentic Italian experience, it also comes with an outdoor pizza oven. Sleeps: Up to 10 people in four bedrooms Costs: From £576 per night.
San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge
San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, Italian Dolomites Standing at 1,200metres and overlooking the three Dolomite valleys of Val Pusteria, Val Badia and Val Aurina, San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge was originally built in the 16th century as a hunting lodge. Now it welcomes demanding guests with an array of impressive features – a helipad, min spa, outdoor whirlpool, wine cellar with over 1,500 bottles of local wines and a private golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus are all available for guests’ usage. Beyond the villa boundary, mountain climbing, white-water rafting and cycling entertain. The lavish features were introduced by villa owners the Barbini family – Stefano was previously CEO of Escada, while Giorgia is granddaughter of the founder of Brioni. Sleeps: Up to 10 guests in three double bedrooms and one double-bunk room for four children Costs: From €2,400 (£2,027) per day based on two guests, with the price increasing by €100 (£85) per additional adult guest and €50 (£42) per additional child .
Il Coccetto Tuscany
Il Coccetto, Tuscany One for those in search of tranquility, Il Cocceto is set within the wine estate of Tenuta di Trinoro within the Tuscan Val d’Orcia, near Montepulciano and Montalcino. As such it’s also a good option for wine lovers. Housekeeping and breakfast preparation are taken care of by staff each day so there’s little to do but take a dip in the heated 17-metre pool or graze in the shaded dining area. Sleeps: 12 adults and two children in six bedrooms Costs: From £8,100 per week.
Corte del Lago
Corte del Lago, Lake Como It’s location that sets Corte del Lago apart. On Lake Como, home to some of the most expensive property in Italy, the area is exceptionally exclusive (and home to neighbours such as George Clooney). As for the villa itself, it includes a heated pool, chef and its own private boat with an English-speaking captain should residents want to take to the lake before them. Sleeps: 14 in seven bedrooms Costs: From €17,500 (£14,780) per week.
La Civettaia, Tuscany The home of racehorse trainer Luca Cumani, La Civettaia is near the Tuscan villages of Castel Falfi and Ghizzano; Siena, Pisa and the seaside resort of Forte dei Marmi are all accessible. Once derelict, the property was restored to its original state after its 2003 purchase and its interiors feature furniture by local craftsmen and an imposing mural by artist Scott Wilson. Sleeps: 10 adults and two children in five bedrooms Costs: From £4,500 per week.
Villa Claudia, Tuscany Also in Tuscany, Villa Claudia is an hour’s drive from Florence and Siena but sits peacefully on 130 acres of vineyard and woodland. Decorated in traditional Tuscan style, with white-washed and stone walls, wood-beamed ceilings and cotto floors, the space also has a saltwater swimming pool, a fully equipped gym and outdoor heating should guests feel a chill when dining al fresco. Sleeps: 10 people in five bedrooms Costs: £6,738 per week at all times.
Giu al Trullo
Giu al Trullo, Puglia Near the market town of Cisternino and driving distance from the Adriatic coast, Giu al Trullo’s defining feature is its roof formed of cones. Metre-thick walls keep the property cool but there’s also a pool area and spacious garden for anyone who wants to lounge outdoors. Sleeps: Six in three bedrooms Costs: From £1,095 per week.
Castello Gubbio, Umbria Built in the Middle Ages, this huge castle comes with an abundance of space, character and heritage. Owned by the same family since 1830, it lies on a 1400-acre estate with centuries-old trees, large lawns and an impressive pool. Its impressive capacity means it’s especially popular for groups looking to host wedding parties or other events. Sleeps: 30 in 14 bedrooms Costs: From £6,490 per week.
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