Living the Real Rural Italy in Tuscany’s Lunigiana

Nov 11, 2019 324

BY: Silvia Donati

For ITALY Magazine’s series about ‘True Stories of Buying a Property in Italy’, we’ve interviewed Chris and Eva Lock, who moved from the U.K. to Tuscany’s Lunigiana 14 years ago, when they decided to buy a farmhouse to restore. Still mostly untouched by mass tourism, Lunigiana has given Chris and Eva the chance to enjoy the “real rural Italy”, while setting up an online Italian-themed apparel and accessories business, which they run from home.   

Renovating the house posed some challenges, especially when it came to communication and permits, but it all worked out, and now Chris and Eva are well established into the local community and happy with their decision to live a new chapter of their lives in a new country.

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