June 10, 2023

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Whether you’re looking for a gorgeous estate overlooking the Tuscan countryside or a charming French villa on the Champs-Elysees, our treasure trove of luxury rentals featuring private pools, attentive staffs and bespoke furnishings will appeal to the most distinguished travelers. So, if you’re planning a trip to Italy or France, trade in the hotel for one of these high-end homes.

The WOW House Company

From seaside retreats to stunning castles, The Wow House Company offers prestigious rentals throughout Italy and France.

Italy, Villa Eleonore: Surround yourself with formally laid out gardens at your home away from home in the heart of Tuscany. Villa Eleonore features eight double bedrooms, a library, billiard room and an outdoor oasis boasting a private stream, stunning views and a private pool.

France, Villa Puisseguin: If you are thinking of exploring epicurean cuisine, the Villa Puisseguin, in the Southwest region of France offers convenient access to Saint-Emilion’s famous wineries. Enjoy al fresco diner on the beautiful grounds of the five-bedroom estate.

Luxury Retreats

From personalized concierge services, to handling your itinerary, to hand picked private parties perfect for a group holiday, Luxury Retreats offer some of the world’s most luxurious estates.

Italy: Villa Giulia. Savor the splendors of the Amalfi Coast from Villa Giulia sitting high atop the cliffs of Positano. Renovated with spectacular Mediterranean décor, the indoor pool and work out center is a perfect fit for fitness buffs.

France: Villa Loya. This contemporary villa, overlooking the sea and bay in the Cote d’Azur, exudes the most lavish lifestyle. The stunning 8-bedroom, Villa Loya, offers a plethora of open-air lending way to al fresco dining and open-air evenings lavishing the French Rivera.


Seeking more space on their travels, brothers Brent and Brad Handler created a private club with offering exclusive homes with vast accommodations and charming character. The club offers hand selected luxury homes available exclusively to member and guests. Carefully curated experiences ensure guest receive the most personalized services.

Italy: Villa Pinianna. Stay in the grand 16th century Lake Como palazzo, and join a guest list that includes such famous names as Napoleon Bonaparte. Situated on 18 picturesque acres, Villa Pinianna features a custom-built boat dock, private pool, on site spa and dedicated butler service.

France: Place du Trocadero. Paris’s private luxury apartment located in the chic 16th Arrondissement boasts complimentary breakfast prepared by your housekeeper, light lunches and snacks as well as grocery store runs. Live like a true Parisian in this stunning contemporary space. After an immersive day soaking in the sights, return to your posh apartment and relax in the serene gardens.

Exceptional Villas

A distinctive team of travel professionals have been handpicking each luxury home since 1992, earning them a stellar reputation. Exceptional Villas myriad of expertise in the country ensures your matched with accommodations suiting your personal taste.

Italy: Machiavelli Villa. What could be more enchanting than spending the week in a 15th century villa located on a scenic private estate, outside of Florence? Sleeping up to 24 guests, Machiavelli Villa not only awards sweeping views of the Tuscan landscape, but it also boasts frescoes designed by Michelangelo. From the terrace’s opulent furnishings to the Mangiacane Winery lying within the estate, this castle-like property is what fairy tales are made of.

France: La Bergerie. Located in the exclusive golf resort of Terre Blanche, La Bergerie is one of the most exclusive homes in the South of France.  Accommodating 16 guests, the high-end estate offers an oversized dining area, home theatre, heated outdoor pool, and private gardens.

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