Our representative in Sardinia, Rebecca Lewis Lalatta, gave Cathy Hawker lots of useful information about the buoyant property market on this wonderful Mediterranean island.
Carol Lewis appreciated Gemma's candid interview. We beleive it important that our vendors are aware of the challenges and hesitancy of some of our buyers. That said, we are optimistic that 2016 is going to be a strong year for the Italian property market.
Fantastic exposure for our Chianti castle in this weekend's Financial Times. With a readership spanning 170 countries this was a great opportunity and has generated a lot of interest.
We are very proud of our Sardinia Representative, Rebecca Lewis Lalatta, appointed by Royal Authority to organise one of Italy's most traditional events at the forthcoming Queens Jubilee. Download the article for the full story.....
Our series of advertisements in the Financial Times has generated some excellent leads for our vendors. If you would like us to advertise your property in the Financial Times next spring then please email Gemma on firstname.lastname@example.org
We were delighted when the Sunday Times asked us to show the journalist Mia Aimaro Ogden some of this beautiful island's property hot spots. Our local representative Rebecca Lalatta Lewis showed Mia wonderful Costa Smeralda villas as well as bargain restoration projects.
Two of our wonderful Florentine properties featured in last week's Sunday Times - great exposure for both properties - one with our contact details - the other with our partner Aylesford's contact details. Lots of new enquiries!
Bricks & Mortar's article on Tuscany gave us the opportunity to explain how the market has really picked up this year thanks to the exchange rate and well priced properties.
New York based journalist Troy McMullen interviewed Gemma to gain an understanding of the current market conditions in Italy and to understand the process of purchasing a property in Italy.
Liz Rowlinson contacted Gemma to help her with her article on the wonderful corner of Tuscany - the Argentario peninsula. This was a great opportuinty to get some exposure for our growing portfolio in this area, including some fabulous off-market listings.
Journalist Mary Wilson was delighted when we offered her the opportunity to visit the majestic Villa Michele in Florence and what a fascinating interview with the owner.
Fred Redwood was delighted when we arranged for him to interview the Origo family about their wonderful estate La Foce in the Val d'Orcia. It was also an ideal opportunity to get some exposure for the properties that we have in the area
Our wonderful castle in the heart of the Chianti area looked magnificent as the lead property in this Tatler article. A great opportunity given the increasing number of buyers we are receiving from the Far East.
A great way to start the year with an opportunity to tell the Sunday Times about the great properties on the market at knock-down prices and such a fabulous property as the lead photo!
When Casa & Country Luxury Real Estate agency were chosen to coordinate the sale of Villa Tucci, a 17th century Villa near Lucca owned by one of the worlds leading bathroom designers, the international press wanted to know more. Hugh Graham reports for The Sunday Times on how Mr Lefroy-Brooks created a property as luxuriously unique and exclusive as his brand.
One of our properties was chosen to feature in an article titled 'The worlds best homes with vineyards for sale '. The property chosen for the article is a beautifully restored farmhouse with vineyards, state of the art wine cellar, guest accomodation located in the Chianti.
Full details of the property : Farmhouse with vineyard For Sale
The Telegraph chose to feature one of properties for sale in Lucca for an article titled 'Worlds Most Unusual Holiday Homes'. The property they chose is a charming 18th century restored mill built over a stream. The property offers an excellent investment opportunity.
Casa & Country were approached by the New York Times in regard to their exclusive listing of the prestigious villa 'Il Palagio'. The villa for sale is situated in Fiesole, an exclusive suburb of Florence, only a short walk from the centre.
Over the past few years we have proviced our services to some of the big names in Russia, and the word must be out - as we were recently approached by 'The Telegraph' to feature In an article entitled 'Bling comes to the Chiantishire'. We felt this to be a good opportunity to provide our opinion on the 'hot topic' of Russian's buying in Tuscany and talk about our experience with the Russian market.
Jeremy Onslow-Macaulay has been interviewed by one of Italy's most established and historical boradsheets ; Il Giornale. The article titled 'Italia, dimora da sogno' covers a range of topics related to current market conditions, such as emerging markets and what type of properties are being sold.
Casa & Country were proud to be featured again in the London Evening Standard. Cathy Hawker interviewed Jeremy Onslow-Macaulay for her article on the current property market in Tuscany for the Home&Property Abroad section. Jeremy is quoted in the article drawing comparisons between the much sought-after Chianti Classico area and the Val d’Orcia to the south of Siena.
Gemma contributed to Nicola Venning’s article on property in Florence. The prices of properties in and around the city remain high because they continue to be very sought-after by Italians and foreigners alike. The article also features an interview with our client and Florence property owner ; Natalie Ruccelai.
UK Managing Director Gemma Bruce was interviewed by the Evening Standard for a interesting piece on up and coming areas in Tuscany & Umbria, and her take on the Tuscan property market. The standard chose one of our exclusive Chianti country farmhouses to feature in the piece.
Working with our London partner, the prestigious agency Aylesford International, we have managed to feature two of our properties. The wide readership of the publication has made the phone ring with lots of enquiries.
Liz Rowlinson's article on restoration projects gave us a great opportunity to remind buyers that taking on some renovation work will mean to you snap up a Tuscan bargain.
We were delighted that journalist Mia Aimaro Ogden was able to come to Sardinia to visit a selection of properties with our local representative Rebecca Lewis Lalatta. Mia's article reflects that the island not only has waterfront property on the Costa Smeralda, but many alternatives for buyers and investors.
Our Sardinia area representative, Rebecca Lewis Lalatta, came over to the mainland last week for an exciting event in Siena which the Italian newspapers reported on.