Hillcrest Guest House, St. John, US Virgin Islands, www.HillcrestStJohn.com, 340-776-6774.
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Charming cottage and studio on beautiful 14 acre grounds of 18th Century French country chateau. Heated pool, tennis, bicycles, garden, much more. www.chatvau.com.
Paris Vacation Rentals. Great prices, large selection, excellent locations, personalized service. www.VacationInParis.com, 800-403-4304.
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Paris—7th. Metro Vaneau. Elegant 900 sq ft 3rd floor 1BR apartment with open view, washer/dryer, elevator, renovated kitchen and bathroom. Sleeps 4 w/ sleeper sofa. Weekly maid service. Located on quiet street, near Rue de Sevres and St. Germain. 1,100/week. 2 week minimum. email@example.com.
France, Paris-Marais: Exquisite, sunny one bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer. Weekly maid service. WiFi. $1350 weekly. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Languedoc. Stunning views from rooftop terrace of beautifully restored medieval village house. Sleeps 4-7, WiFi, walled garden. Mediterranean, Carcassonne, hiking, vineyards. See www.caussi.com. 646-552-8661.
FRENCH RIVIERA. Beautiful townhouse in authentic village in the backcountry, near Gorges du Loup, St Paul de Vence, Tourrettes sur Loup, etc. Incredible views from all windows, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, well appointed. Sleeps 4. $1400/wk. email@example.com.
Paris. Luxurious, large, sun-filled belle epoque apartment just off Place St. Michel on Left Bank. 4th floor. Lovely details, fully equipped, cleaning 2x/wk. Sleeps 5. Minimum week, $4,450. Call 617-491-0006.
Paris 7th. Fifth floor, quiet, studio sleeps 3. Balcony. View Eiffel Tower. www.parisgrenelle.com. 207-752-0285.
Paris-Marais: Renovated 17th-century, tri-level, top-floor, courtyard apartment. Central, quiet, exposed beams, hardwood floors, fireplace, fully equipped. Non-smokers. Week/Month. 206-723-6538; www.acrossthewater.net.
Poet’s house, Dordogne River Valley. Two-bedroom stone farmhouse, ancient barns, rose garden, views, tranquility. http://www.vrbo.com/632234.
Burgundy. Harvard alumni-owned 18th-century village house overlooking historic chateau in the Burgundian countryside. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, gourmet kitchen, cable, WiFi. 30 mins to Beaune. Bicycles available. Discover the best food, wine & historic sites. $1,500/week year round. www.franceburgundycottage.com.
Paris 6th: Elegant Left Bank apartment by the Seine. Walk to Notre Dame, Louvre and Luxembourg Garden. firstname.lastname@example.org, 609-924-7520.
Provence: Stunning updated farmhouse, Mediterranean/mountain views. Antiques. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. 609-924-7520. email@example.com.
Loire Valley B&B and cottage, self catering, for rent. French Country Charm. www.le-clos-de-ligre.com.
London, Regent’s Park Modern 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment full kitchen in private courtyard. Very centrally located. firstname.lastname@example.org, 314-517-6420.
TUSCANY: Private luxury villa for 8, beautiful pool and gardens, www.LuxuryVillaTuscany.com.
Beautifully restored 18th century Tuscan farmhouse between Lucca and the sea. Convenient to Florence, Pietrasanta, Cinque Terre. Private, 4+ acres of olive groves and gardens. 65’ pool. Perfect for vacation or sabbatical. Go to: www.vrbo.com/458345.
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Tuscany: Just south of Siena, beautifully restored 11th C. Abbey set on 40 hillside acres of vineyards and rose gardens. 8 double bedrooms with 7 ensuite bathrooms, 3 kitchens, large marble pool, excellent staff—perfect for anniversaries and reunions. See photos at FineVillas.com, Abbadia listing, and call 917-287-1966.
Tuscany: Ancestral Villa Sweeping views, olive groves, vineyards. Antiques. Updated kitchen, baths. Pool. 609-683-3813, email@example.com.
Rome—Bright Elegant Apartment. Beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Tuscan Villa [sleeps 4] & Fienile [sleeps 6]. Private gardens, stunning views. Equidistant from Florence, Siena, Arezzo (30-45 min. by car/train). Photos/Book online VRBO.com #207356 + #157259.
Charming Tuscan Farmhouse for Two. In the heart of the Chianti Classico region. For information and photographs, please visit: VRBO.com/168839.
Tuscan Sabbatical Retreat in the heart of Chianti; Long-term rental. For information and images, visit: sabbaticalhomes.com/84113.