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Review 1692: La Bella Toscana, Villa Camporbiano

www.labellatoscana.net

Recommended
Review by B Brown from SC

3bed/3bath villa near San Gimignano, Tuscany West


When

May 28 to June 4, 2005, One week

Location

In the country, pleasant setting, somewhat isolated. The rental portion of the villa was private; the owner had an apartment on the first floor. The area of San Gimignano and the location of this villa was in the most beautiful area of Tuscany that we were able to visit. Great location to use as base of travel by rental car to the surrounding areas.

Nearby Amenities

No amenities in walking distance, you will need a car. Great restaurant around the corner toward San Gimignano. Nearest grocery was the coop in San Gimignano. Excellent restaurants in San Gimignano, including the owner's.

The House/Apartment

Very historic building, recently remodeled. Very peaceful setting. Each of the three bedrooms had its own private bath. Our traveling group was three couples so this was ideal, however, one of the bedrooms was equipped with a shower that was very small; a large person would find it difficult to use. Kitchen was very well equipped.

Garden

Nice sitting area was private, but with no view. Pool was above ground; not shared with any others.

Furnishings/Cleanliness/Living Areas

Excellent furnishings, enough chairs for our party, well cleaned when we arrived, bedding was comfortable. No fans or air conditioning; but rock structure of building and open windows kept it cool at night.

Bedrooms/Bathrooms

Beds were comfortable, bedrooms were nicely decorated and we had private baths in each bedroom. As noted earlier one of the showers was too small for a large person.

Kitchen

Excellent kitchen, full furnished. We used it to cook full meals with no problems.

Problems or Bonuses

No surprises, the property was exactly as advertised by the agency.

Agency and Representatives (and price)

We searched listings by a number of agencies and felt the ones by La Bella Toscana offered the best value. We were very pleased with their responsiveness and ease to work with from the US. All transactions went well. We corresponded by email with no problems.

Do you recommend this vacation rental to others?

Absolutely would stay there again and recommend to friends for a good value.

Things to do in this area

We especially enjoyed sightseeing by car.

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