Homes in Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna landscape

The sophisticated region of Emilia-Romagna offers every geographical delight as well as some of the best food in Italy. Rural homes in its hills offer exceptional value for money too, says Fleur Kinson. Photos by Getty Images   If you’ve never heard of Emilia-Romagna, that’s only because this happy, prosperous place feels no need to […]

Homes in Veneto

Torri del Benaco, Veneto

Romantic little cities, sleepy hills, shimmering rivers and long Adriatic beaches – Veneto has no shortage of enchantment. Seekers of urban apartments and of rural retreats should take a closer look, says Fleur Kinson Photos by Getty Images   You’re a well-travelled italophile. You know all about Venice, and Romeo and Juliet’s Verona. But you […]

Homes in Piedmont

Langhe Piedmont

Snow-dusted Alps, vine-striped hills, elegant towns and some of the best food and wine on the planet – Piedmont has an embarrassment of riches and is a superb place to buy a home… Words by Fleur Kinson. Photos by Getty Images   With some of the shortest travel times between Italy and the UK, Piedmont […]

Homes in Puglia

Trullo, Alberobello, Puglia

Sea, sun and hospitality abound in this southern region – as do beautifully-built homes at affordable prices. No wonder the high heel of Italy’s boot keeps going from strength to strength, says Fleur Kinson Photos by Getty Images   Once a sleepy backwater adored by Italian holidaymakers but relatively unknown to visitors from further afield, […]

Homes in Abruzzo

Lago di Barrea, Abruzzo

Abruzzo is spacious and unspoilt, and has some of Italy’s best-value property – it’s little surprise that the market is hotting up right now By Fleur Kinson. Photos by Getty   Halfway down the eastern side of the Italian leg, Abruzzo confidently unfurls between the high Apennines and the blue Adriatic. This is a region […]

Spotlight on…Le Marche

Sponsored by Property For Sale Le Marche I love Le Marche. In 2007, I moved my family here from New York, including two small children, and we’ve enjoyed a terrific lifestyle ever since. I started after a career in marketing that included corporate marketing jobs, a stint in venture capital and 12 years as […]

Homes in Luxurious Locations – Part 1

Italy is the perfect place to buy a luxurious property – its buildings are heart-meltingly beautiful and its market is reliably sound for investment. Your money will be well-placed here. Fleur Kinson offers some tips for big-spenders… Okay, you’re lucky enough to have some cash to splash. You know that property is one of the […]