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Piedmont: Italian patrimony

Piedmont shows itself to the world as a wonderful land in which nature and picturesque landscapes colour mountains, hills and lakes. Great Estate proposes you some charming properties there.   What about Piedmont? We can start with a brief introduction

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Picasso’s “Antro del Minotauro”: from the French Riviera to Brunei

Picasso’s Villa in the French Riviera, known as “L’Antro del Minotauro” and last residence of the founder of Cubism, has been sold at auction for more than 20 million euros.   An overwhelming wisteria waterfall wrapping and painting violet the

Buy prestigious properties in Italy: thanks to the “flat tax”

In a previous article we talked about the flat tax: an optional lump tax introduced by the last budget law on the income of rich foreigners who want to buy prestigious properties in Italy and move their residence here after

Gate-away.com: The Results of 2016, Growing Number of Foreign Clients Looking for a Second Home in Italy

Gate-away.com, one of the most authoritative international portals (which promotes Italian properties exclusively to foreign buyers) for many years, used by the Great Estate Group as a tool to offer its prestigious properties to the international customers, has just published

“Tuscany Gustando” VII Edition is Back to Montepulciano, Siena: Tuscany Meets the Flavours of Trentino Alto Adige

“Tuscany Gustando” is back with its VII edition, that will be opened Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 November 2016, at the old town of Montepulciano (Siena). “Tuscany Gustando” is more than a traditional market, it is a moment of a

Beautiful Locations for Weddings of Your Dreams in Umbria: Some Jewelleries of Great Estate

Great Estate presents some locations for fairy-tale weddings: The Renaissance villas and Medieval residences are only some of the charming places for an unforgettable “royal family” wedding. When we think about the term “Investment” some key concepts from the financial

Salone del Mobile has had a record number of visitors – Up 20% from Last Year

The Salone del Mobile in Milan has been “sold out” in the first few days, an increase of 15-20% more visitors than last year. A positive outlook then for the Expo 2015. A substantial number of (about 2/3rds) visitors are

Renzo Piano reveals his last project .The Harvard Art Museums in Massachusetts

SV The latest project to be unveiled by architect Renzo Piano, is the restoration of the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which will be launched on the 16th of November. The renovation and expansion will provide greater access to

Stocklom design week from 3 to 9 February: We Celebrate Design in Stockholm

Edited by MA February 3 to 9 is Design Week in Stockholm, where the whole city is abuzz. It’s a packed couple of days with the main theme, of course, being Swedish design. Having specialist and selected attendees will make

Synergistic gardening, an easy way for “natural” cultivation of land

Synergistic gardening is becoming extremely popular in Italy because of the returning of rural tradition, focused on preferring of natural products that, therefore, are useful for our body. Unlike traditional cultivation, requiring the heavy use of chemicals, the synergic gardening

Charity lunch organized by “Comitato per la vita “Daniele Chianelli”

On November 29 at 1 p.m. at Villa Corneli (Palazzone-San Casciano dei Bagni) will be held a charity lunch to support the non-profit association that for many years helps people to fight with cancer. It is an opportunity to make

Bassetti ‘Imagine’ bed linen collection: When the Bed makes for good Design

Edited by alessandra Conforti Bassetti ‘Imagine’ bed linen collection: When the Bed makes for good Design Edited by Alessandra Conforti Furnishing a home is complex, we should never leave out the little details that can give elegance, and charm, small

Marina di Scarlino hosts the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship

Nautors Swan sailing and yachts world championship have chosen the Scarlino Yacht Service as the Swan Mediterranean Service Centre. Swan owners and all sea lovers are offered several services; •18 highly qualified staff • technical advice and servicing as well

Luxury resort in St. James (Caraibi)

Great Estate Magazine has selected the best properties for you from Great Estate & Chesterton Real Estate Group on the national and international market. A beautiful prestigious villa of 600 sqm overlooking the Caribbean Sea with a tropical garden and

Vivien Leigh’s house is for sale in East Sussex

Edited by MA For sale is this prestigious villa that was once owned by Vivien Leigh, in which the actress lived after her divorce from Laurence Olivier. It’s the latest, of these mega villas that have been offered for sale

New horizons for the surveyor conference on new professional standards

A conference took place on July the 9th in Rome entitled “The technical and legal surveyor: the new horizons”. The conference was organised by CNGeGL, the Surveyors Foundation, CIPAG and GEOWEB, under the patronage of the Ministry of Justice. The

Maison & object 2014.Returning in September this year, is the most important French interior design fair

Edited by CA Returning on the 5th of September 2014, will be the latest and most prestigious interior design trade fair in France which takes place twice a year in Paris. After September’s fair, it will return to Paris again