‘A perfect slowness. I will cherish our stay at Casa Poggio as one of my finest holidays ever.’ – Frederik D. 

‘What better place could we have chosen to celebrate all that is good in life? Thank you Tessa and Nick for sharing your beautiful house – restored with impeccable style and attention to every detail of family life.’ – Jim Webber 

‘We loved the fireflies, the stars at night, the constant birdsong even at night time, the views, the space, the cooking facilities, and the location so close to many other wonderful places.’ – Keira Langman

Bee eaters, golden orioles, rollers, red backed shrikes. All elicited shouts of excitement.’ – Kit Peel

‘Beautiful setting, beautiful views, gorgeous restored farmhouse. Price very reasonable for such a lovely house. Plenty to do in the region but also perfect for lazing in the garden. Tourist free region, and easy driving to beautiful hilltop towns. I can’t recommend this enough.’ – Emma A.  

‘A super villa that could easily hold a large family group but for us, just two, it was an excellent retreat. We’ll be returning for sure.’ – David Foster 

‘We saw 2015 in looking out over the whole Lazio plane, lit up by fireworks – couldn’t think of anywhere we’d rather be.’ – Sue Mulherin

'We've stayed in a number of different villas in Italy over the last five years, but this was definitely the best.'  – Helen Beddow

‘Loved the house and really felt it should be in one of the glossy magazines that you left and we enjoyed.’ – Ralph Sperring

‘We would love to return in the spring and do lots of walking and just be there, it is a special place in this mad world.’ – Lisa & Allister Henry

‘We had an absolutely beautiful time in your gorgeous house.  I literally cried with joy when I saw it!’ – Victoria Robinson

‘I have to admit to taking a liking to fresh figs for breakfast.’ – Michael Brewster

‘Tessa’s “tour guide” of suggestions were terrific. All the recommendations of places to eat lived up to their descriptions, especially the Orto Bio restaurant (the best meal we have had in Italy so far).’ - Andrew Tierney

‘Everything about this holiday exceeded our expectations. We are still reeling from how incredible your house is and how much love and attention you have fed into it.’ – Claire Paling

‘We have all loved our holiday from ages one to seventy four. The plunge pool was a huge hit and swimming in the river was idyllic. We spent the whole morning pretending to be otters!’ – Delia Peel

’I doubt that we could add anything to the previous comments other than to confirm that this is an exceptional spot. The views from the terrace are outstanding – and yes, you can see the Dome of St Peter’s on the horizon (208 degrees SW).’ – Michael and Ann W.