We have just returned home in Italy after spending a 5-week long beautiful summer in the house of Kate and Dave. Actually, we went from one home to another, because their house is not just a place to stay - it’s a place to call home! The emails exchanged with Kate prior to our arrival answered all our questions - she even helped us out with some advice on sights to see in the area. The house was clean and just as it is described and everything we needed was there - just like it says in the description - Internet, washer, dryer, hair dryer, coffee maker, microwave, ..... even an iron! (Thanks Kate, but I didn’t even touch it - I was on vacation!!) And a TV was added under our special request (I wanted my kids to be able to listen to spoken English as much as they could during this long vacation). At one point, there were five of us staying there: plenty of room, privacy, the kids slept in the futon which turned to be our very large, wide, comfortable couch all the time. We could go outside and pick the cute little tomatoes from the garden and the sage for my husband’s spaghetti sauce! But the best about being in this house was the total availability of our landlords for anything we needed. They were just a call away and sometimes even less than that: the lights went out in the whole street one night and we weren’t even out the door yet to see what had happened that Dave was at our front door with a flashlight!
The Fuppi family thanks you Dave and Kate for making this vacation such a special one by allowing us to return in the evening, after all our sightseeing, HOME!!