Every review for La Corbina is positive and glowing and now that we've spent a week there in June, we know why! It is one of the most amazing places we've stayed at with some of the loveliest and interesting hosts we've met in our travels.
Home: meticulously renovated true Tuscan farmhouse (done by Paul, the owner!) with every modern amenity you would need and more (i.e.: wireless surround sound to stream your iTunes!). Amazing chef like kitchen with every appliance for a simple breakfast to a gourmet meal. Paul and Nicole also provide a lot of the ingredient to help get you started, including great wine from the vineyard down the street to superb olive oil from their own backyard olive grove!
Grounds: abundant garden for veggies and fruit, many outdoor areas to hang out and eat from as well as a pool/lounge area overlooking the whole valley. We really liked it that Paul and Nicole lived in the other farmhouse on the property. We still enjoyed absolute privacy when we wanted yet it was awesome to have them close by to help with anything. They were so valuable in helping us plan our schedule while there. But the place is so lovely that you will probably be very torn in leaving it to sightsee!
The location is secluded (would suggest a car with some decent horsepower) but you are rewarded with peaceful silence and out of this world views of the hills and valleys. It is also still very central to a lot of the big towns in Tuscany (i.e.: Siena, Florence etc).
Thank you Paul and Nicole for sharing your home with us.
Karman, Jae and Anita