Il Poggetto is a steal at the price you pay. Situated in the middle of Tuscany, on a small hilltop within a very small village, you are away from the main tourist areas and the only visitor in town.
The apartment itself is spacious with everything you need. Recently renovated, it has tasteful finishes and overlooks the rolling hills of Tuscany. There are no shops and no petrol in the village. Only about 15 very old stone buildings that house about 6 Italian families that works in the surrounding vineyards. The closest town is about 15km away (Gaiole in Chianti).
You can go for long walks along winding country lanes with vineyards on the one side and forest on the other side. The trees closed overhead and block out the sun. We used Il Poggetto as a base to visit the surrounding towns and attractions. A weekend stay is great because there are market days on the town square of Rada in Chianti on Saturday mornings, which is about 30km from the apartment. Check with the...