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This Colorado Rental Looks Straight Out of Tuscany

Can't make it to Italy? Vail might be the perfect alternative.


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When you think of Vail, Colorado, fashionably outfitted skiers gliding down snow-covered slopes and a lively après ski scene often come to mind. But what if we told you you could get a postcard-perfect Tuscan escape in the heart of Colorado as well? Rolling hills dotted to the horizon included.

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That's precisely what this storybook-like seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom rental in the heart of Colorado offers. Fittingly called "A Piece of Italy" the beautiful villa available from the Plum Guide has Tuscan-inspired architecture both indoors and out, with a warm yellow exterior, natural stone details, and exposed beams and wood floors.

Inside, the master bedrooms are outfitted with super king-sized beds for maximum sleeping space and relaxation. The dreamy rooms also have stone fireplaces and balconies looking out to sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.

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But la dolce vita doesn't end there, other indoor amenities include a cozy cinema room, a huge indoor gym kitted out with stellar workout equipment, a spa, hot tub, pool table, and a giant kitchen with a wood-fired pizza oven, copper pans, and of course a barista-quality espresso coffee machine. It's the ideal spot to perfect your Cacio e Pepe pasta recipe, or if cooking is off the table then a home chef can be arranged.

The villa's outdoor spaces are equally as stunning. There's a huge outdoor pool with a pergola and chaises nearby as well as a hidden-away plunge pool.

Adventurers wanting to venture out of the property will be pleased to know the area's a real hotspot for outdoor action, with vast mountain slopes for some of the best skiing in North America and charming hiking trails to take on in the warmer months.

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Interested? The villa is priced starting $5,089 per night.


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