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Tuscany in the summertime means endless blue skies, taking in gorgeous views while eating gelato and sunbathing on some of Italy’s finest beaches. What more could you ask for? Here are a few things to expect in the summer months and activities to do!

The best time to travel to Tuscany is in the beginning part of the summer from mid-April to June. This time of year offers great weather and fewer crowds. If you want to spend the end of your summer in Italy, July and August make for the perfect beach weather or hanging out by the pool. We won’t deny that it can be sweltering hot in July and August, so avoid the cities if you can’t bear the heat.

If you are looking for a beach getaway, Tuscany offers some of the finest beaches in Italy. The Versilia

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Paris, Brussels, Calais, London, Zurich - where will you go this summer? There are so many enticing travel destinations that Eurostar and Eurail are offering summer travel packages so that you can tour Europe without the hassle of renting a car. Let these high-speed trains whisk you around all of your favorite cities and European dream destinations. Both railways are offering up to 37% off of their international passes, leaving room in your budget to eat, play, and shop to your heart's content. In Paris, see iconic works of art at The Louvre, or visit the many sites on the Champs-Elysees. While in Paris, take the chance to see our many listings there, including our stunning one bed, one bath rental centrally located in the 4th Arrondissement. The listing

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Handsome Properties is proud to announce the debut of our sister company, Handsome Homes! Handsome Homes is a full-service property management firm located right inside our headquarters at 285 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Handsome Homes will be working to find amazing rental properties and pair them with qualified renters.

The four services that Handsome Homes offers are: 

1. INSPECTION SERVICES

For homeowners in need of periodic property walk-thrus, we provide weekly inspections to ensure your home remains problem-free. 

2. LEASING SERVICES

For prospective tenants on the search for a residence, you will have the best of the best looking for your perfect home.

3. LISTING SERVICES

For homeowners needing assistance

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Behold a masterwork in luxury building, located in beautiful and historic San Jose, Costa Rica. This private estate is located inside Eco Residential Villa Real, one of the most prestigious gated communities of Costa Rica.


All on one floor, the villa accommodates 4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, and 1 half bathroom. Featuring a modern, open floor plan, buyers can expect high ceilings, open terraces, a pool and gardens. The kitchen is fully equipped with high-end appliances. This property also includes a tennis court with extraordinary views from the hilltops of Costa Rica.
 

 
Eco Residential Villa Real is located in a small town call Santa Ana not too far outside the downtown San Jose area. Santa Ana is known for keeping alive its unique architecture

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Looking for a getaway? This property is the perfect place to rent for a week spent relaxing and unplugging with close friends and family. Right off the coast of the Pacific Ocean, this home is surrounded by beautiful beaches and jaw dropping island views. For added luxury, the property has a private stairway to white sandy beaches right beneath your doorstep.

At 8,000 sqft, this oceanfront villa has 6 bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms, and 1 half bathroom. With its newly renovated interior this property offers an authentic Costa Rican feel with modern appliances and luxuries. Amenities include an infinity pool with sun deck, entertainment area, guest apartment, and private gym.

Playa Flamingo offers many excursions to make your vacation relaxing

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This eight-bedroom, five-bathroom, 10,818-square foot mansion offers a spectacular piece of land, luxurious amenities, and incredible views. The elegant estate includes an infinity pool with a pool house, a movie theatre, and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow an abundance of light into the home. The property also has plenty of land for additional expansion and with its gorgeous, unique exterior and wide-open spaces, this is a property you will not want to miss out on! 

The city of Escazu is just a 10-minute drive from Costa Rica’s largest city, San Jose. Escazu is an exclusive part of the city that offers privacy and luxurious living. This particular property has easy access to all main highways, making for convenient transportation. The city

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This stunning five-bedroom, six-bathroom villa sits on almost half an acre of scenic land right on the coast of Tuscany, Italy. The first floor of this three-story villa includes two living rooms, a dining room, a kitchen, and a guest bathroom. This property also includes a pool and pool house area. If you are looking to invest in a property or find a vacation home, this thriving seaside town is worth considering.  

This villa is in the heart of Forte Dei Marmi, which is the perfect location to enjoy long walks, a nice beach day, and shopping in Italian boutiques. It is known for being one of the most trendy seaside villages in Tuscany. 

Forte Dei Marmi has seven miles of fine sandy beaches, as well as amazing nightlife with excellent

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With breathtaking views of the hilltops and vineyards this luxurious estate is located in the heart of the golden triangle of the Luberon in the South of France. This 12 bedroom 12 bath estate offers 7535 sqft. of living space along with 40 acres of land. The three level contemporary home includes a garden, guesthouse, and large pool area. With its unique stoned exterior, open space living, and extraordinary views this is a property you wont want to miss out on! 

Whether you are looking for a good investment or a vacation home the wonderful countryside of France offers many things to do and places to see! The location of this particular property is only 5 minutes away from hilltop villages and shops, 45 minutes from the Avignon train station,

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Looking for a romantic getaway in the city of lights this Valentine’s? Why limit yourself to just one day! Make the month extra special for you and a loved one by renting a luxury apartment for the holiday.  Here are a few apartment rentals we think will have you saying ‘ooo-lala’!

INVALIDES APARTMENT IN THE 7TH ARRONDISSEMENT

Exceptional panoramic views are the hallmark of this furnished 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in the 7th arrondissement. The decor and furnishings, a mixture of contemporary and antiques, are beautiful and comfortable. The apartment is on the 5th floor with an elevator and boasts views of the entire Invalides area including the Dome, the Church, the gardens, the Seine, and from the Eiffel Tower. The building is extremely

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Looking for a warm weather getaway this winter season? Introducing The Coakley House, a nine bedroom, stunning property available for rent on the beautiful Andros Island of the Bahamas.

The Coakley House has a rich history dating back to the 1940s when it was built by a European entrepreneur named William Sigrist as a wedding gift to his daughter. Eventually sold to the British Government, it was then used the home as a private residence for the Commander of the Royal Navy and many formal receptions attended by Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth. A new dock has recently been built and can accommodate a large size yacht.

The beautiful estate also offers a small private beach. The sweeping patio of the Coakley House offers breathtaking views of

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