Garden Living, Garden Dreaming
On a ridge atop the beautiful countryside of Sicily sits this renovated old masseria, with a magnificent garden that includes a sun terrace with aromatic and flowering plants. Start the day at this table, enjoying a breakfast buffet of Sicilian omelettes, pastries and cheeses.
A couple fell in love with the Sicilian island of Pantelleria and rendered the dammuso of their dreams out of a property owned by the family since the 1970s. Set amongst beautiful ruins, the grounds contain places for gathering – or hiding away.
Wake up to the best of Tuscan al-fresco life at this 9th-century farmhouse, nestled within rows of vineyards and olive groves. This is one of those “You’ve never fully lived until you’ve…” kind of places.
Lazy days in the sun? This restored farmhouse that is ideal for large groups of friends or families has a 15m infinity pool in a private garden filled with olive trees, lavender and old pines. There’s even a pétanque pitch to fuel some friendly competition.
Located on fourteen acres of the far west shores of Cornwall, this country cottage is nestled into the fields with spectacular views across the Camel Estuary. From the house, you’ll be part of them.
On 200 acres where a 12th-century monastery used to stand, remains an enchanted land that has passed through the hands of monks, counts and kings. Come explore its orchards (and take its complimentary fruit!).
This five-acre property is dotted with heritage orchards, ancient glacial landscapes and dense forest. Our personal nirvana: a lazy morning under the terrace, blue moon wisteria above, and fruit trees all around.
The Amalfi Coast is beloved for its lemon groves, among many of its charms. Perched above the bay of Sorrento, you’ll be immersed in these beautiful fruit trees that cluster around the courtyard and perfume the air around its refreshing pool. Limoncello spritz and a dip, anyone?
Let’s paint a picture: 360° views of rural Tuscany, a pond with hammocks and a formal Italian garden worthy of landscaping awards. And see that little white table under the oaks? Consider it your new favorite café.
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