COVID 19  – OUR BOOKING MEASURES  – Delayed balance payments for all holiday rental bookings up to 30th November 2020 To help our guests at this difficult time, for bookings with an arrival date up to 30th November 2020 you can secure your stay with just a deposit.  We will then remind guests to pay their balance 2 weeks prior to arrival and to pay within 7 days. At this point it should be clear what the current travel situation is. Bookings between 1st March & 15th September 2020 If a guest is unable or decides not to travel, they are obliged to accept a credit for the value paid which will be valid for 18 months. After this 18 month period the credit will be considered to have expired. Bookings for holidays from 1st December 2020 onward For the time being, our normal booking conditions would apply for all bookings with an arrival date from the 1st December onward. However, we will continually review our policy as the situation in relation to COVID-19 unfolds. Booking conditions available on request. NB: All nightly rates advertised will be discounted by 15% up until 30th November 2020. In addition, our standard discounts on 6 nights (10%) and 7 plus nights (20%) will continue to be applied.

PLEASE FIND OUR SAFETY MEASURES FOR ALL RENTAL PROPERTIES AND GET IN TOUCH FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON HOW WE CAN FURTHER ASSIST YOU.

Property Sales & Holiday lets – Tailor-Made Hospitality Events & Location Scouting

With over 300 shortlisted properties in our area of focus Lunigiana, Northern Tuscany and bordering regions: Cinque Terre – Golfo dei Poeti – Alpi Apuane – Versilia – Appennino Tosco-Emiliano and selected territories across Italy.

Naomi Smith your licensed Italian Agent with residency and roots in Lunigiana for over 30 years – Master Public Art & Design Bauhaus University & a broad professional experience across the Tourist, Hospitality, Art-Design & Lifestyle fields will assist you on your discovery of Lunigiana and its bordering landscapes, historically, culturally and within its modernity and future growth.

Our focus is directed at the foreign market, we offer 360° services to prospective buyers, homeowners and guests:  Sales, Holiday Lets, Specialized Hospitality, Events & Location Scouting. Our assistance is extended to increase  the maximum potential of your real estate in collaboration with professional management, maintenance & design services. We also offer our capacities in coordinating events, activity holidays, and offering specialist hospitality within Boutique properties.

We open our doors to those who wish to discover Lunigiana and bordering regions on their travels, holidays, purchase a property, find a home, create a nest or stage an event. We will offer you a network of local and not so local shortlisted professionals in all sectors  at your service to provide you with a platform from which to take off in Italy. Focusing on contemporaries’ sustainable lifestyle & design concepts – collaborating within innovative travel and property development projects, working towards evolving sustainable ideas within rural communities.

THE GLOBAL CONNECTION

THE GLOBAL CONNECTION

Pianta has a multicultural identity with an informed awareness of contemporary cultural trends which fuels our work at a local grass root level to create experiences, individuate holiday locations and match properties with people from all backgrounds. Pianta has grown from a network of international & interdisciplinary contacts with interest in local investment, our aim is to facilitate cultural exchange & rural development.

A GREEN MIND

A GREEN MIND

As a young creative & contemporary real estate & tourism business our mission is to develop platforms in support of sustainable tourism and lifestyle ideas. Playing an active role in the evolution of our rural community and landscape into the future, conscious and appreciative of our natural environment we try to use minimum resources to protect nature and blend the traditional with the modern for nature and our community to thrive.
AN ART IN HOSPITALITY

AN ART IN HOSPITALITY

Combining Italy’s excellence in hospitality with our creative identity, we like to facilitate experience & participation alongside aesthetics and taste when designing an event, holiday or tour. The slow-food concept, & local eno-gastro culture celebrations, play a key role in presenting landscapes & lifestyles. Site specific and tailor made are keywords in everything we do, making visions real and inspiring you with our ideas.

OUR SERVICES

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SALES

SALES


By your side threw each step, with an understanding of your individual needs, looking after your interests with personal and professional care before, during, and after the purchase, collaborating with a network of trusted legal professionals and technicians. Working to find the ideal Italian property that fits your brief . Our local knowledge is at your disposal.

HOLIDAY LETS

HOLIDAY LETS


Practicing the art of hospitality within inspirational properties for your pleasure.

With enough notice, we will find the location and property that will tick all your boxes, for your family, friends or colleagues: tailor-made requests, home to home welcoming’s, or formal receptions. Shortlisted properties with an honest, transparent and professional service. For premium & high season choices do not delay contacting us.

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT


Pianta InCantiere management & maintenance combined, 100% “hands on” approach with the guidance of an authorized estate agency. Mark and Naomi are on call 24/7 assisting guests, homeowners and your property, preceding problems for you. Coordinating projects to the finish you had in mind. A price range for all needs and budgets, seasonal packages & discounts for long term contracts. Contact us for a chat at our office or at your property.

EVENTS – LOCATION & VENUE SCOUTING

EVENTS – LOCATION & VENUE SCOUTING

Our insider knowledge and local contacts across the bordering landscapes we promote, become our core resource when proposing venues, properties, or specific locations to stage your event or respond to a specific activity-purpose. Pianta In Cantiere will give you a list of possibilities, organizing necessary viewings and taking care of all budgeting and logistic issues for you, negotiating every minimum detail. We strive to source and inspire your brief to its maximum potential.

Design Orientation

Design Orientation


Pianta In Cantiere offers you a rich background in design together with 30 years of property maintenance & building experience an ideal platform to develop your real estate. Our design solutions are dedicated to maintaining our carbon footprint at minimal environmental impact. We are committed to the natural landscape to lead our design approach – not the other way around. Listening to your thoughts we aim to inspire you with our ideas.

Home Staging

Home Staging


Looking beyond the surface – framing the highlights of your property: professional photographic services, virtual tours, videos and drone footage. Collaborating with experienced and qualified Artists and Designers to showcase your property at its best, reflecting contemporaries’ lifestyle trends. Please contact us for quotes and packages.

 INSIDER TOUR OPERATORS - EXCURSIONS AND TAYLORMADE EXPERIENCES

INSIDER TOUR OPERATORS - EXCURSIONS AND TAYLORMADE EXPERIENCES


Live and breathe destinations and specialties. Let yourself be enthralled by people, places and local culture, our goal is to provide you with authentic and stimulating experiences through activities that reflect our local regions. Discover new places through “tailor-made” itineraries with your passions and personal interests in the foreground. Rely on us for original and refined proposals. We are available before and after the booking of your accommodation as well as for those already in the area.

SUPLEMENTARY SERVICES

SUPLEMENTARY SERVICES

To enrich your stay, we offer to coordinate complementary holiday activities and services. On request: personal concierge, cook or chef at home, a range of qualified guides, babysitting, additional cleaning, shopping at home before and during the stay, taxi / driver, beauty / holistic services … To complete your holiday after booking consult the list of additional services provided by us to make your holiday more complete, let us focus on the finishing touches.

ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS & SPECIALIZED HOSPITALITY

ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS & SPECIALIZED HOSPITALITY

Trekking – Yoga – Dance – Theatre – Art – Languages – Holistic Practices – Food & Wine. Planta offers services in facilitating activities, workshops & themed retreats – International collaborations to create specific holiday packages within suitable and evocative locations catering for all budgets. From Barns to the Castles, fields to workshops … Contact us to expand and target your ideas finding proposals suitable for your needs.

SALES & HOLIDAY LET HIGHLIGHTS

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WHO WE ARE

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Bicultural Italian-English has lived in the Lunigiana area most of her life, studied Fine Art Sculpture in the Uk and then Public Art at the Bauhaus University in Germany. Her Art-Design studies, multicultural background, alongside her insider knowledge of Lunigiana and Italian culture at large are all attributes used to find the property you are looking for. Naomi is also a licensed estate agent which is a legal requirement in Italy to carry out the profession.

Naomi Smith

Estate Agent
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Graduated in photography from the London College of printing, she now has her own studio in a creative quarter of Massa. Pianta Collaborates with Elisa to ensure quality images of their properties. Also, together with Naomi they offer a home staging service to market your property at its highest potential and increase visibility on both the holiday rental and sales market. Elisa is also available for events, weddings & private parties.

Elisa Figoli

Photographer
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Graduating from Pisa Uni. Civil Engineering specializing in Structural Design - Earthquake Proof Structures and now based in Viareggio. Has worked on the reconstruction works in Aquila following seismic events of 2009 and the seismic improvement of San Francesco’s monumental complex in Lucca. Also Vice President of Viareggio Carnival Foundation, organization dealing with one of the most famous Italian folkloristic events.

MARCO SZORNETY

Engineer
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Fine Art Sculpture graduate, Falmouth Uni, with 30 years’ experience as Artisan-Builder using wood, stone & metal, specializing in renovation work and property maintenance in the UK & Italy - now an exclusive collaborator as property Manager & maintenance expert for Pianta - adopting a complete hands on approach to safeguard and develop your property combined with the close support of an authorized estate agency and design professionals.

MARK BUCKINGHAM

Property Maintenance & Management:
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Has been working for over ten years in both public and private construction, soil protection, land planning and hydrogeology. Indispensable professional figure in a territory such as the Lunigiana where the knowledge of the ground and the subsoil is an element of safety both in the construction of new homes and in the development and design of sustainable bio and eco solutions.

Emanuele Michelucci

GEOLOGIST:

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