Michelangelo’s Tuscan Estate for Sale

Michelangelo’s Tuscan estate, complete with 200 olive trees and the original olive oil mill, is on the market for $9.27 million. The purchase also comes with a copy of the original deed, signed by Michelangelo himself.

The villa was built in the 11th century and purchased by the artist in 1547, and it stayed in the family for three centuries. The current owners have “lovingly restored” the building to preserve its rich history, including its two guest apartments and ancient Etruscan driveway. The 12,000-square-foot main house of the villa is comprised of 10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, and several functioning fireplaces. The kitchen is equipped with the original hearth, and several bedrooms and living rooms have original barrel-vaulted brick ceilings and wooden ceiling beams. The villa has incredible sweeping views of the countryside, and is located near Castellina di Chianti, not far from Siena.

Don’t miss your chance to own this incredible piece of history! Here is a link to the listing.

Turkish Waterfront Property

SAKARYA, BALIKESIR

TURKEY

 

$2,150,000

Description

This beautiful stone house has a view of the sea and a lovely under-terrace courtyard. This house built in 1890 is rich in history and it is also newly renovated with high ceilings. This home has plenty of space for the whole family with its spacious rooms and two-story layout.

Amenities

Waterfront

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Luxury Travel Destinations: Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal is overflowing with culture, breathtaking beaches, and an old world charm. The capitol city is filled with rich history, beautiful museums, street art, and tourist attractions.

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The Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon is the go-to luxury hotel in the city, which first opened in 1959 and joined the Four Seasons family in 1998. It is considered Lisbon’s premier luxury hotel and is located right in the heart of the city. It provides glorious views of the cities stunning historical sites and makes for a perfect starting point to explore the cities unique architecture.

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273 out of the 282 rooms contain a private terrace, which grants guests access to views of historical landmarks such as St. George’s Castle, the 25th of April Bridge (often compared to San Fransisco’s Golden Gate Bridge), the Tagus River, and Old Town. There are 3 different room types with 8 different configurations.

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There are more than 1,000 pieces of art in the interior of the hotel, and the hotel even has an app to guide you through the pieces. The food is exceptional at the Varanda Restaurant, and the Ritz Bar contains both indoor and outdoor seating along with casual food, high end Portuguese cuisine, and fantastic drinks. See the renowned street art of Lisbon with a private guided tour provided by the hotel.

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Amenities include state of the art fitness facilities, spa, swimming pool, L’Occitane bath products, wifi, a 24 hour business center, 24 hour in-room dining, multi-lingual 24 hour on call concierge, family friendly activities, and more.

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Photo Courtesy: http://www.fourseasons.com/Lisbon

Luxury Travel Destinations: Bali

With summer right around the corner we decided to highlight some of the most luxurious travel destinations around the world. Sometimes we all need a vacation, and these resorts define what it means to get away.

First up, Bali and the Mulia Villas located in Nusa Dua.

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This Indonesian island is the definition of paradise, surrounded by clear blue oceans and white sands. It feels like something right out of a fantasy, and the island offers numerous benefits to its tourists. The Mulia Villas in Nusa Dua offers breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean as well as the Balinese Geger Temple.

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The property is a tropical oasis made up of 108 modern, stylish villas located on 75 acres in the hills of Nusa Dua. The resort offers complete privacy for its guests and in addition each villa is assigned a private butler on call to take care of during your stay. There are villas ranging from one bedroom all the way up to the grand six-bedroom Mulia Mansion.

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Each villa has its own garden and contains a hydrotherapy swimming pool, granting you access to a water therapy session at your leisure. Each villa also includes a Balinese-style pavilion. Bathrooms include both indoor and outdoor shower options and a jacuzzi tub.

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The resort complex has 9 restaurants and bars that guests at the Villas are free to visit. The resort staffs over 100 chefs from around the world that specialize in every type of authentic cuisine you can think of.

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There are several activities on site included in your room rate, from a high tech gym staffed with personal trainers, yoga, and pilates instructors, to a Mulia Kidz Club filled with ingenious games and stimulating activities. The large holistic spa is filled with 20 treatment rooms and luxurious extras such as a steam room, ice room, hydrotherapy pools, and a spa.

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Photo Courtesy: themulia.com