Claudia Bicego is one of the owners of Sovigliano, a wonderful farmhouse conversion in Chianti, Tuscany, which has four B&B rooms and four apartments. The farmhouse is set on a large piece of land with wonderful views, and guests share use of the swimming pool and grounds, and can get all their meals on site. A week in an apartment costs from 700 euros.
A recent addition to the One Off Places portfolio, The Invergarry is a brand new luxury retreat in the Scottish Highlands. Luxurious, private and contemporary, it's an exquisite bolthole, designed just for two, with a private hot tub and surrounded by magical scenery. Once a gardener`s cottage in the early 1900s, the Invergarry has been imaginatively converted into a sumptuous retreat for two. Combining original features with modern ones, and offering an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily love, it's a wonderful escape.
Kate Bissett, author of this week's guest blog, looks after a collection of One Off Places in Andalucia, Spain. Ranging from little mountain cottages and garden apartments, to stylish villas and village houses, she can offer something for everyone. Kate is also very knowledgeable about the area, and knows 'all things Estepona', hence this blog post, which is sure to inspire you to visit this lovely part of Spain.
This week's guest blog post is from Lucy Crane, owner of the glorious El Olivar, a stylish four bedroom villa in Andalucia, Spain.
Think of inland Andalucía and images of geranium-filled, white-washed villages baking in the summer heat spring to mind. But once the summer heat has faded and the autumn fiestas are over, the Serranía de Ronda offers the smart traveller a tranquil world of wild beauty, incredible culture and unforgettable gastronomy.
Vanessa Hawes is the owner of two fabulous One Off Places in Campania, Italy. Read her story about her discovery of Italy's Cilento region. If it doesn't make you want to jump on a plane right now, then nothing will!
Eleven years ago we hitched up the caravan, bundled in the german pointer and set off to warmer climes from Le Marche. We headed south to the beautiful region of the Cilento. Sitting in a little bar in Santa Maria di Castellabate watching the sea crash over the rocks one late September evening we decided it can't get better than this.