Raffle Drawing: Win a seven-night stay for six in Tuscany!

BMFI’s signature travel raffle is back!

One grand-prize winner will receive a seven-night stay at the picturesque Tuscan Beauty with up to five lucky guests, along with $800 cash (a total value of nearly $5000). A second-prize winner will receive a staycation gift package full of experiences to travel the world in their own backyard.


About the Villa

Savor a taste of la dolce vita from the sanctuary of your stunning Italian villa. Perched in the hills near Cortona, your two-story Tuscan home has been lovingly restored with three bedrooms, a private pool, and a fully equipped Italian kitchen. Vaulted wooden beams, stone detailing, and a charming wood-burning fireplace make for elegance and relaxed comfort.

A sun-flooded living space opens directly onto the outdoor terrace with breathtaking views of the valley below. Prepare an authentic Tuscan meal in the outdoor stone oven, best savored alfresco on the spacious stone terrace. Feel yourself unwind as you stroll the shaded gardens and arbors then cool off in the private pool overlooking the rolling hills.

  • Unwind with a private pool and gardens overlooking the rolling hills and valley
  • Discover the nearby medieval towns of Cortona, Arezzo, and Montepulciano
  • Savor an optional private wine tasting or day-trip to world-famous Florence
  • Immerse yourself in Italian art and culture with handpicked experiences available to add on
  • Benefit from Premium Guest Services for trip planning

Experience the timeless romance of the region with unforgettable local experiences curated by your dedicated concierge. Wander the sweeping vineyards and local wineries as you sample the finest in Tuscan varietals. Just minutes away by car the medieval hilltop towns of Cortona, Arezzo, and Montepulciano are yours to discover. Explore cobblestone streets, Roman ruins, and Renaissance frescoes, then return home for breathtaking views of the valley under the setting Tuscan sun.

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Second-Place Staycation

BMFI’s second-place prize is a cornucopia of staycation-ready experiences, treats, adventures, and items. The Main Line is a location rich for exploration, and this package will help guide you to new discoveries in your own backyard. The second-place prize package—worth more than $2,000—includes goods and services from the following partners:





  • Brandywine Museum of ArtFour tickets to The Brandywine Museum of Art, presenting Wyeth and American art (Not valid during annual Antiques Show)
  • The Bucks County Children’s MuseumAdmission for four to The Bucks County Children’s Museum (Not valid during special events)
  • Delaware Art MuseumTwo passes, each of which admits a family of up to 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18 (Not valid during special events, expires August 2025)
  • Michener Art MuseumFour guest passes to The James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown and a copy of The Pine Street Hotel: A History of the Old Bucks County Jail 1884-1985
  • Wharton Esherick MuseumFour passes to Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern (Reservations required; expires June 2025)
  • Mütter MuseumA dual membership in Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum, including free admission and a tote bag
  • The Rosenbach Museum & LibraryA Mary Shelley Level Membership to The Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Museum of ArtTwo admission tickets to the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Not valid for ticketed special exhibitions; expires June 2025.)
  • Mercer Museum & Fonthill CastleTwo guest passes to either the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle (Not valid for special programs; expires December 2024)
  • The StoogeumAdmission for two to The Stoogeum, the first and only museum of Three Stooges memorabilia, open only by appointment




  • Northbrook Canoe Co.A 1.5-hour canoe trip on the Brandywine River
  • Mt. Cuba CenterFour general admission passes to this lovely public garden highlighting the beauty and value of native plants, along with a copy of Trilliums at Mt. Cuba Center
  • Shofuso Japanese Cultural CenterFour admission passes to Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center including the House and Gardens (Not valid for special events)
  • Longwood GardensTwo tickets to one of the world’s great gardens right here in Kennett Square (Not valid for ticketed special events; expires September 2025)
  • WinterthurTwo general admission passes to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (Excludes special events)
  • ChanticleerTwo admission tickets to visit Chanticleer in Wayne (Open April through October)



Villa Accommodations and Amenities

3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms

bedroom in the Tuscan Beauty Villa

Tuscan Beauty Bedroom

Bedroom Configuration:
  • BEDROOM 1: Double size bed · Private bathroom · Walk-in shower
  • BEDROOM 2: Double size bed · Shared bathroom · Walk-in shower
  • BEDROOM 3: Two twin size beds · Shared bathroom · Walk-in shower


  • Washer
  • TV
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless internet
  • Pool
  • Bbq area
  • Garden or backyard
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen


a bedroom from the tuscan beauty villa

Tuscan Beauty Bedroom

Villa Photos

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pool at the Tuscan Beauty villa

Tuscan Beauty Pool


living room at the Tuscan Beauty villa

Tuscan Beauty Living Room


living room at the Tuscan Beauty villa with open sliding doors to the Tuscan hills

Tuscan Beauty Living Room


kitchen at the Tuscan Beauty villa

Tuscan Beauty Kitchen


patio with seating area at the Tuscan Beauty villa

Tuscan Beauty Patio


Tuscan Beauty Patio with view of the villa

Tuscan Beauty Patio


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The Fine Print

Purchase raffle tickets at the Box Office and online at Raffle tickets are $150 each. No more than 300 tickets will be sold. Proceeds benefit Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Thank you for your support.  

Grand Prize Rules:

Drawing to be held no later than October 4, 2024. Need not be present to win. BMFI will contact the winner. Winner will finalize trip arrangements with LuxGive. Once booked, villa is non-transferable. Lodging for up to 6 guests and $800 spending cash is included. Airfare and expenses (other than lodging) are not included. Experience must be booked within 12 months of purchase date, subject to availability and blackout dates (travel year-round with the exception of Christmas and New Year’s weeks). Saturday to Sunday reservations required for most of the year. Extensions are available on request and for a fee. Primary guest must be at least 25 years of age. Winner is responsible for a refundable damage deposit due at redemption. If property is sold or no longer available at the time of your requested stay, LuxGive reserves the right to substitute your accommodations with a property of equal or higher value. Please see your winner certificate for full terms and conditions. Winner benefits from Premium Guest Services for an unparalleled vacation experience. Directors and employees of BMFI are not eligible.  

2nd Prize Rules:

Drawing to be held no later than October 4, 2024. Need not be present to win. BMFI will contact the winner. Winner will be responsible for claiming the prize in person at BMFI. There are no substitutions, and the prize has no cash value. The respective donors of the goods and services are responsible for providing the services/items indicated. BMFI is not responsible for any of the services/items beyond the initial transfer of the raffle prize to its recipient. Directors and employees of BMFI are not eligible. 

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