Cascina del Forno is truly a gem hidden in the hills of Piedmont. We spent a week here with friends and we felt that we truly had a taste of the real Italy, away from the crowds and the well worn paths of so much of the rest of the country. Our party consisted of two couples and the layout of this home was very conducive for all of us, very private and quiet. The home is well appointed and had everything we needed. It's clear the owners put a lot of thought and care into its design and construction (restoration). The personal touches were all so creative, truly giving you the feeling that you were staying at a family home. Not over done, just enough to show that this is a well cared for, loved home. The location of the home was gorgeous. Sitting off of a very quiet road in the hills overlooking Mombercelli and the surrounding hill side communities with spectacular views of the views of the Alps in the distance when the weather permitted . There was easy access to cafés, groceries and no shortage of fabulous restaurants within a 10 minute drive; not to mention the proximity to some of the most fabulous wineries in the world. The worst part of Cascina del Forno was having to leave it!