Vacation Rentals

  • NEW MARLBOROUGH, MA: Unique weekend, vacation, or all-year residence in Berkshires, easy 2.5-hour drive from NYC or Boston. A historic New England church converted to modern 3-bedroom, 3-bath residence with 2-story living room and a large great room perfect for parties or a studio for artist or musician. For photos and details, see: millriversteeple.com or call 201-567-1413.

  • ROME: Bright, quiet, spacious apartment. Wi-Fi. Elevator. Walk to major tourist sites, Metro San Giovanni. 2 double bedrooms, 2 baths. $850/week. www.casacleme.com. 212-867-0489. Lm603@columbia.edu.

  • TUSCANY: Gorgeous apartment in lovely hilltop village of Casole d’Elsa near Siena. 2 BR, 1 BA, sleeps 4–6. Beautifully appointed. Wi-Fi. Large eat-in kitchen, private garden overlooks 11th-century church. $650–750/week. Columbia alum owner Lyn (PH ’90): 404-371-8287, info@imagesoftuscany.com, or see photos/details at www.imagesoftuscany.com/apartment.htm.

  • TUSCANY, ITALY: Spacious, comfort-filled, antiques-furnished family villa with garden in charming 13th-century castle town. Utterly tranquil, yet immersed in Tuscan village life. Contact Victoria de Grazia: vd19@columbia.edu; www.hilltownholiday.com.