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“Absolutely gorgeous. Best B&B experience ever.”

Review of Fondo le Teglie

Nestled in the green hills of Umbria
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11 reviews
Nestled in the green hills of Umbria
Front terrace and living area
Open space living and dining area
Fully equipped kitchen and lounge area
Study
Master Bedroom
Master Bathroom with shower and tub, two pedestal sinks.
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5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Sismano, Province of Terni, Umbria

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Laura C
Rome, Italy
1 review
“Absolutely gorgeous. Best B&B experience ever.”
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

I don't usually write reviews but this gorgeous, renovated farmhouse was absolutely stunning. It was surrounded by the most peaceful and picturesque Umbria hills but close enough to some of the little hill towns in the area that there was plenty to see and do. Everything was absolutely top-notch, modern, and perfect: gorgeous kitchen, bathrooms with every convenience, luxurious bedding. Our host Susan was available for everything and anything. A warm and cozy environment all around. You could not choose a better place to stay in Umbria. I would return in a heartbeat.

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Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bret T
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“Amazing, outstanding villa!”
Reviewed 13 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Susan,

My wife and I are truly impressed by your beautiful villa. We can only imagine the persistence and tenacity it took to restore it. You should write a novel, "Under the Umbrian Moon"!

I asked Katia and the kids what they liked most about their stay:

Katia: “Its peaceful and family atmosphere, being able to spend time together with my family, getting to know Susan (and her warm hospitality), the lovely décor, and the villa’s rustic/contemporary ambiance …”

10-year-old daughter: “Its fanciness, being able to relax ... and free wi-fi...”

8-year-old son: “The pool...”

Bret: “The top notch landscaping; taking meals on the veranda while enjoying stunning views of lower Umbria’s gentle rolling hills; the huge, wood-burning oven and learning about cooking by wood-burning fire; admiring the fine Italian craftsmanship it took to convert a 300-year-old farmhouse into a fantastic vacation villa; waking up to birds chirping; and especially… getting to know Susan (a fellow Georgian) whose charm and passion for her job is apparent for all who are privileged to stay at Gusto del Paese!”

Thanks again for your hospitality, graciousness, and time spent with you in your amazing villa!

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Liked best: See above
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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lsinnclar...
Atlanta, Georgia
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“Everything was perfetto!”
Reviewed 6 August 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Our extended family of 6 adults spent a week at Fondo Le Teglie and it was like being in heaven on earth. The house, pool and grounds were clean, well maintained and every detail for our comfort had been thought of - robes and flip flops for the pool, a welcome basket with wine and goodies, fresh vegetables from the garden, and lilies and white rose arrangements in every room. The views are spectacular.
Owner Susan has extensive knowledge of the entire region, including guides you can contact, spa services, tours, and a notebook of details about area restaurants and attractions. On Susan's suggestion, we had Senora Dina come cook for us one night and that was a fun evening of delicious food.
We spent our week enjoying mornings and evenings at the villa and adventuring out to the many interesting nearby towns during the day. It really was one of the best weeks our family has ever spent anywhere, and we love to travel.
La Famiglia Clark ("Americans from America, as we were called a time or 2) HIGHLY recommend Fondo Le Teglie!

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Liked best: Pretty much everything about the villa and the surrounding area.
Liked least: The evening we ran out of good grappa.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Orinda, California, United States
Reviewed 29 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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Reviewed 19 June 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Travelling group: Extended Family
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