“Casa Maria Laura – Poggio Sereno” March / April 2015
We wanted to treat our grandchildren to a Tuscan holiday experience and having stayed in Cortona before, we sought out a suitable villa nearby. Casa Maria Laura was the perfect choice providing location, suitable amenities and the classic Tuscan design. Nestled into the hillside near Camucia, the property provided panoramic views over the countryside and tranquillity.
The landscaped gardens were in immaculate condition and well maintained by the owners who kept the lawns mowed, the shrubs trimmed and flowering plants in pots adding the touch of colour. Inside we found the same attention to detail to maintain an authentic Tuscan villa experience. Owners Giovanni and Claudia deserve great credit for this.
When we arrived in mid-March 2015, we were met by Claudia and daughter Maria Laura and shown through the house. Cakes for the grandchildren, eggs from their property, lemons from the garden and a bottle of wine...