Montestigliano was recommended to me by a friend, who said great things about her stay there in 2010. I looked at other sites in the general area, but nothing seemed better than her recommendation. I emailed the Manager, Francesco, who advised me on the best villa to meet the needs of my family (self, husband and 2 teenage daughters). He recommended Casa Massimo (there are numerous renovated cottages on the estate), and we were not disappointed. The villa had everything we needed for a very comfortable week's stay in the Tuscan countryside, and bucket-loads of charm as well. The whole estate is picture-book perfect. There are numerous walking trails, including one to the nearest village where good coffee can be had. 2 pools (one designated for families) operate in the warmer months.
We did not miss having a TV. Good WiFi kept us connected with the world (when we wanted to be).
The estate is a short drive from the nearest small town for essential supplies, and less than ... mehr