Bringing Five Star Service into a Private Home

Mitch Willey, founder and persident, Time & Place

Nate Coe

Relax next door to Taylor Swift in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Stay in the perfect hide-away with  phenomenal volcanic views and cool cavernous interiors, transformed from a working bakery, in Santorini, Greece. All this is possible with Time & Place.


Mitch WIley, an international lawyer who owned homes around the world, knew there must be a better way to travel. With two young daughters in tow, he was constantly out at restaurants where the girls only picked at their food. So in 2001, he brought the concept of the concierge villa rental to the United States.

Over twelve years, his company, Time & Place has refined its portfolio over and over to meet the needs of the stylish and sophisticated travelers who stay in hand-picked homes.

See, today's luxury guests want the best and they understand what it looks like. They want to travel with their families in privacy, with personalized service. Time & Place delivers those iconic experience.

That's because guests are introduced to their concierge as soon as they make a reservation. Whatever information he/she receives goes toward cultivating the exact experience that the guest craves. If you want a cultural trip, you may get an after-hours museum tour, complete with your personal docent. If it's a culinary objective, you can meet with a private chef in your own apartment.

But each trip is indicative of the place you are staying. Your Paris adventure can't happen in New York because Time & Place concierges are brilliant locals who understand what is unique to their home. Because when Time & Place offers personalized concierge service, it means exclusive dinners at culinary speakeasy in Buenos Aires and tickets to that sold out (wink!) event for you and your guests.

Still if you want to just hang out at home during your vacation, who could blame you? The villas and homes of Time & Place are almost as fantastic as the destination. When Time & Place carefully selects its homes, founder Mitch Willey travels the globe and approves each one. That means Mitch often sees 20 homes before he accepts one into the portfolio.

By the time guests arrive in their vacation home, they feel like they're reuniting with an old friend, a concierge who knows their interests, and has their favorite wine chilling for them.

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