GALA LIVE AUCTION 2022
Casa San Marco
Enjoy a 7 night stay (Saturday to Saturday) “Under the Tuscan Sun” at Casa San Marco in Cortona, Italy. This quintessential, medieval Tuscan hill town is ideally situated two hours north of Rome and 90 minutes south of Florence. Cortona is well-known for being the setting of the best-selling book and movie, “Under the Tuscan Sun.”
Casa San Marco is a 4 bedroom (4 queen beds and double sofa bed), 2 bath villa that sleeps 8 and overlooks the stunning Church of San Francesco, along with the beautiful valley below. Amenities include TV, free WiFi, dishwasher, washing machine, hair dryer, and breathtaking terrace views.From the street, you’ll enter a small foyer and climb a set of century-old stone stairs to the first floor of the Casa San Marco. This floor has a living room, two master bedrooms and a library/den. Both the library/den and one of the bedrooms have access to the terrace with magnificent valley views. Past the living room is a spacious, completely remodeled kitchen. Off the kitchen is the newly remodeled bathroom. Another set of stairs lead to the second and last floor of Casa San Marco, where you’ll find two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom with washing machine.
Your trip can be personalized with other activities and tours (not included in the price of the main trip): Cooking Classes; Welcome Dinner Wine Tours; Excursions/tours in Rome; Visits to nearby hill towns; Tours of local artisan olive mills; Bicycle tours of Tuscany and Umbria;Spa and salon services; Personal Chef services; Museum tickets, Train tickets, car rentals
Airfare and ground transportation not included.
Deep Creek, MD Lakefront Retreat
Relaxation awaits at this extraordinary lakefront home in Deep Creek, MD. Surrounded by the finest of western Maryland’s natural beauty, even your personal boat will find tranquil harbor in the dock slip provided. Adirondack chairs on the private lakefront patio are the perfect place to unwind before or after enjoying the new hot tub. The spacious patio features a propane fire pit with seating that accommodates 10-12 people. The lovely interior features two family rooms, full kitchen, four bedrooms (including two master, one queen and one duo bunk), plus a sleep sofa and 3.5 baths. Includes use of three kayaks, two paddle boards and a canoe. Ample parking is provided for six cars. Up to two well trained pets are welcome.
Exquisite Chef’s 5-Course Dinner at Award-Winning Citron Restaurant
Enjoy a spectacular and one-of-a-kind Chef’s 5-Course Dinner for 6 Guests - with Wine Pairings! This will be a memorable evening with your family or friends - one you will talk about for a long time. We guarantee you will become a regular Citron patron (unless you are already)!
Citron Restaurant is a Baltimore County waterfront dining destination at the base of Greenspring Valley and offers a lively casual bar, several dining rooms, and entertaining spaces. Citron is a beautiful restaurant, offering abundant indoor and outdoor dining. The menu features fresh seafood, juicy steaks, delicious sushi, and house-made desserts. Plus handcrafted cocktails, craft brews, and an award-wining wine list and an extensive selection of top-shelf spirits.
A Baltimore County Greenspring Valley gem, Citron has an upscale, contemporary menu and offers innovative takes on classic favorite Chesapeake dishes. Passion and creativity remain the driving forces of their kitchen and business. Charles and his wife, Susan, own and operate Citron.
Gorgeous Home on North Captiva Island, Florida
Relax with a one-week stay on beautiful North Captiva Island, Florida. This private island community is only accessible by ferry, private boat, or small plane, and is reminiscent of old Florida as it once was during a simpler time. Travel by golf cart or bicycle on our sandy native trails. Here you will find no cars, no crowds, or paved roads. The vacation home has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bath house with a private pool and views of the Gulf of Mexico, the state wildlife preserve, and spectacular Gulf sunsets. It is only a short stroll to the beach-about 120 yards. The home sleeps up to 11 people, with 2 master suites with king beds, one spacious bedroom with a queen bed, another bedroom with bunk beds, and a sleeper sofa in the living room. You’ll find all the amenities including an elevator, deluxe kitchen, laundry room, wireless internet, screened-in porch on the upper level, ping pong table, hammocks, cushioned chaise lounges, and gas and charcoal grills. Pack your bags… paradise is waiting!
Additional images and information is available at www.northcaptiva.com. The unit is #115 Sea Glass.
Luxury AQUA•TERRA Mimosa House
7-Night Luxurious Vacation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bequia
Discover one of the world’s best-kept secrets and explore a destination where dreams of tropical paradise really do come true. Welcome to St Vincent and The Grenadines and the enchanting island of Bequia, surrounded by stunning sapphire waters, making it the ideal cruising ground for a luxury yacht charter. We’ll swim and snorkel on the deserted beaches of uninhabited tiny islands, as well as visiting some of the larger, better-known beaches in the southern Caribbean.
TradeWinds’ AQUA•TERRA Mimosa House is a 7-night vacation for two split between a villa and a sailing catamaran. During an AQUA·TERRA experience, half your weekly stay will be aboard a Luxury Class catamaran, sailing the captivating blue waters of the Northern Grenadines, with the other half spent at the newly renovated historic Mimosa House villa, enjoying the laid-back Bequia lifestyle ashore.
While in the villa you will have a dedicated Chef and Butler as part of this unique all-inclusive luxury vacation. The pristine luxury Mimosa House resort is both private and secluded, ideal for a complete paradise experience.
While at sea, prepare to be pampered by your attentive Captain and a Chef as you are sailing in the stunning Grenadines! You will drop anchor in stunning secluded bays, ideal for exploring the mesmerizing underwater world that awaits you.
So set sail for fun and excitement on your all-inclusive luxury yacht charter sailing in some of the finest cruising grounds in the Caribbean.
• Package is for up to two people
• A professional Captain and Chef team on a 7-night all-inclusive stay/cruise
• All taxes and cruising permits
• All meals and beverages served on-board/at the villa
• Well stocked open bar service and wine list on-board and at the villa
• Water sports activities: snorkel equipment, a 2-person kayak, a stand-up paddle board and Hobby Cat (tutorials and lessons included)
• Travel to and from the embarkation point
• Two meals when guests are asked to dine ashore
• Scuba diving for certified divers is charged at $100 per person per dive
• Crew gratuities
Vacation starting 6 May 2023 can be rescheduled to alternative dates, subject to availability, within May and Mid December. Must book within 90 days of the auction and travel within two years.
Enjoy a seven day stay at the Palms of Wailea in Maui. The fabulous Keawakapu Beach is just a short 10 minute stroll from the Palms at Wailea. This beach is world-famous for its great snorkeling and long walking beach. The Palms at Wailea is a gorgeous property lush with tropical landscaping. There is a large community pool and hot tub that is perfect for sunbathing and offers a magnificent ocean view. This is a beautifully decorated ocean view, ground floor, 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo with a full kitchen, washer and dryer, high speed wireless internet, cable TV and DVD player, and is fully air-conditioned. The unit sleeps up to four people, with a king bed in the master bedroom and twin beds in the guest room. The ocean views from Palms 1101 are magnificent. Enjoy outside dining from a large lanai with a private barbecue.
Winter Park Retreat
Enjoy a one week stay in Fraser, CO at a luxurious ski chalet near the Winter Park Resort for up to 14 people. Winter Park Retreat is a spectacular 4100 square foot, 5 bedroom plus office, living room, family room, 3.5 bath, 5 car garage home, which offers the best of everything. Built on a hillside in The Enclave at Winter Park Ranch, a small private development of 6 homes, it has fabulous views of the continental divide, Byers Peak, and the Winter Park/Mary Jane ski resort from every room in the house. It is also close to the Devil’s Thumb cross country ski resort. In the summer it offers easy access to Rocky Mountain National Park, rafting on the Colorado river and innumerable hiking and biking trails. The home has a master bedroom with a king bed, 2 bedrooms with queen beds, and 2 bedrooms with a bunk bed and a twin bed with pull out trundle bed in each. The family room also has a pull-out sofa sleeper. The family room has a gas fireplace and there is a large 6 person hot tub on the deck to relax in after a day of skiing. Perfect for sharing with a large extended family, 2 or 3 families or 5 couples.
Images and additional information available at www.vrbo.com/95560