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I stayed here with my spouse, mother-in-law, and 2 young children (3 years and 5 years old) for 5 nights. We had a wonderful time. The house is very spacious, and the property is stunning. We enjoyed the character of the home so much... the spiral staircase, the fireplace (it smoked some into the house, but I've been assured it doesn't typically do this), playing checkers on the game table, the archways and stone walls. We also loved the property - playing tag with my daughters in the olive grove, watching them swing together on the swing from a giant tree, and enjoying the sunrise over an expansive scene of hills and olive groves.
Giada is a great host, very responsive and helpful in every way.
The only thing is that renters should consider that there are additional fees for heat/electricity/firewood and cleaning, as mentioned in the homeaway listing. For us, cleaning was 150 euros and the heat/electricity/firewood came out to just under 190 euros (for 5 days in late November... perhaps it would be less during another time of year that is warmer). Still totally worth it, but it's good to have a clearer idea of numbers going into the rental.
All in all, it was a magical stay, and we are so grateful we found this beautiful villa for our days in Tuscany.
We enjoyed Fontanaro and the hospitality of Alina and her brother Giovanni very much. Our cottage was cosy, tastefully furnitured and very clean. We loved the scenery, the wonderful pool with an even more wonderful view, the green gardens around us with fig trees and tomato vines (we were also allowed to pick the fruits and vegetables), the very good white and red wine we got as a present, and the presence of the other guests at the organic farm. We were also very fond of the atmosphere of deceleration, friendliness and sustainable farming. We didn't try the cooking class, since our trip was way too short. Hope to do so next time, for we surey want to return! :)