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January 15, 2011

Invitation to Tuscany – Featured property: Casa Marta

Casa Marta

Featured Property

Exclusive Villas for rent with pools in Tuscany, Amalfi, Sicily, Italy, Umbria from respected agency. Local knowledge, on-site reps to help. www.invitationtotuscany.com

This is an independent upper floor apartment with tall, airy rooms with Victorian proportions. It is approached from an open fronted courtyard and has a pleasant, walled, furnished garden at the rear with beautiful views of the estate. Living room with wood-burning stove, large eat-in kitchen with dishwasher, ground-floor laundry room. Secluded garden and furnished pergola.

The estate buildings form a small complex with some farmhouses, the villa and agricultural buildings in a beautiful position on top of a hill, with extensive views of the surrounding countryside. Wide, sandy floored cypress lined avenues traverse the forested hills of the estate, often terminating in belvederes at the most impressive viewpoints. Through the tangled woodlands, across the cultivated plain below, one can see Siena and the Chianti hills in the distance, and there is a rare abundance of wild flowers and animals.

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