1 queen bed
1 sofa bed
A really peaceful and relaxing setting in the middle of Tuscan countryside. Get location for driving to Pisa, Siena, Florence etc. Didn't meet Haidee but had a wonderful time and the appartment was great. Some big dogs which were a bit intimidating at first but no problem. The pool was lovely and had it all to ourselves much of the time. We were a little bit disappointed as many of the restaurants were closed despite information otherwise. We walked to La Casa Mia on a few occasions only to find it shut. This is the only place close enough to drive to for food. Il Galli gallio was excellent for food.
We supposed to spend 6 days but we cut short our stay mostly because the place was very warm and when we asked the host if she can provide us with a fan she never got back to us. Overall the host is not communicative at all and she never bother to came and introduce herself even if she was everyday in the apartment upstairs.
The apartment was very pretty and clean, with everything we needed. We had our own little grass terrace overlooking a beautiful hill with a little church on top. The shared pool was also great - much needed in the August heat. And Haidee (and her mother) were very helpful - booking a restaurant for us for our first night. (The restaurant in the village isn't open on Monday nights, but I'd really recommend it.) The only issue we had was with the couple of boxer dogs kept in a compound just across from our terrace. Most of the time they were friendly and simply inquisitive, but on our last night they barked every half hour from about 10pm, until 7am. We didn't get much sleep.
We had a fantastic stay at Haidee's place. We were in the bottom storey. It had its own kitchen and outside space and we spent a few evenings either on the sofa or outside with a bottle of wine. The location is very peaceful, I would say hiring a car is a must as it is very remote but that was part of the charm. Haidee was a great host, met us when we arrived and made us feel very comfortable and then left us too it. The information pack she left pointed us to some excellent authentic places too eat. All in all the accommodation provided an private, peaceful, romantic environment with great food and wine relatively close by.
We had a great time at this apartment. The apartment itself is kitted out well, with everything you need for a great stay. There is a laundry and cleaning room above the property and it has excellent internet connection. As it was getting a little colder, Haidee was kind enough to sort out fire wood so that we could have a fire each evening which really made the experience for us.The location is amazing, with large oak trees around the property and vineyards/olive groves. We often walked in the local area and just took it all in( there is a great path at the bottom of the property that will take you through woods, vineyards and along a little river, beautiful) A 10 min walk from the apartment is a great little restaurant called A Casa Mia. People travel from all over to sample its delights of traditional Italian cooking, so great that its on your doorstep ( make sure you book in advance, Haidee was kind enough again to do this for us) The road going down to the property is a little off road but for our hire car, absolutely no problems, even in the rain. The outdoor swimming pool, although we only dipped our toes in, had a beautiful view of the church opposite and vineyards, and was a great place to capture the late sun. There are two cute dogs on the property, who may have a little bark to greet but certainly aren't providing a chorus of sound like some of the other comments made. We felt we had our privacy at all times but when we needed anything or had any issues, a quick mail/text to Haidee and it was sorted straight away, so cant recommend enough. We will be back.
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Hello I am Haidee and I live in beautiful Florence! I love to share this magic piece of earth with you.. a house surrounded by nature, in the heart of the Chianti region.
Languages: English, Italiano
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