Lot 8: Two Weeks in Tuscany

4 People14 Nights$15,000 Value

Four lucky guests will spend fourteen nights in the dreamy Tuscan region in a modernized 17th-century farmhouse, well-known as Rigo Salcio in Lucignano, Italy. Oozing character and atmosphere reminiscent of Frances Mayes’ acclaimed novel, Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy, this private estate is conveniently located between Siena and Cortona. A cook is available at guests’ request, while one dinner for four is included with your winning bid. Two mid-week cleanings with a change of linens are also provided, along with other services upon request.

Because this is such a coveted property, a date for travel must be determined within 30 days of the close of the Swan Ball auction. However, there are several convenient travel windows available during the next two years—either from August 15 to October 1, 2019 or from April 15 to May 15, 2020.
So, grab your Italian translation books, folding easel, canvases, paintbrushes, acrylics and oils, and get ready to fulfill the dream of a lifetime!

DETAILS: Available August 15, 2019–October 1, 2019 and April 15, 2020–May 15, 2020. Dates must be locked in within 30 days of auction with owner Alex Zanetti. Maximum 4 person occupancy. Includes one dinner (including beverages) for 4 guests and 2 mid-week cleanings with a change of linens. Other services also available upon request are at winner’s expense. rigosalcio.com

This lot is to be auctioned Live at the Swan Ball on June 8, 2019. If you are unable to attend, you can submit an absentee bid here.

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