Not your usual UK-operator of villas and guest homes, this ultra-exclusive travel consultancy operated by Ian Holmes and Meryanne Loum-Martin offers luxury villa rentals, real etaste sales and interior design services. A former travel journalist for Conde Naste, Holmes offers the expertise of someone who's travelled all-over-the-world and come back with all the right tips for once-in-a-lifetime vacations. His partner has been running private villas rentals for most of fifteen years, formerly a lawyer, she now runs the hospitality and design management side of the company in addition to being a restauranteur and gallery owner.
Private world offers a â€ślifestyle encompassingâ€ť approach to first class travel including full transportation arrangements for high-end yacht rental, jet charters and VIP concierge service during all villa stays.
An unparalleled collection of locations includes avant-garde properties in exotic destinations ranging from Beijing and Bali to Palm Springs and Palm Beach. Each house is meticulously inspected to ensure tasteful accommodations and high-end furnishings as well as a desirable location befitting for the companyâ€™s upscale clientele. The company even features Pritzker Prize winner Glenn Murcuttâ€™s Great Ocean Road in Australian.