The Umbrian/Tuscan border is an area steeped in history with magnificent Renaissance architecture. Both villas are within easy reach of a rich tapestry of cultural delights.
'Must sees' include Piero della Francesca. His "Madonna Del Parto" is in nearby Monterchi.
There are other frescos by Piero Della Francesca in Arezzo, San Sepolcro, Perugia and Urbino.
Visit the Fra Angelicos in Cortona, the Giottos in Assisi, the Pinturicchios in Gubbio and Spello.
See the Byzantine Mosaics in Ravenna.
Browse Arezzo's monthly Antique Market.
Modern art lovers will enjoy the world renowned Burri collection in Citta di Castello.
Festivals include: the International Jazz Festival in Perugia, Preggio Opera Festival, Chocolate Festival in Perugia, Film Festival in Montone.
Local harvest festivals take place all year round to celebrate the harvesting of olives, wine, mushrooms, truffles, chestnuts, meats and cheese.
Wine tours/tasting, truffle hunting/tasting, art and cultural tours can all be arranged on request.
A selection of birds also share the property with us; owls, goldfinches, hoopoes, pheasants, harriers and swallows.