Daniele was very friendly and quick to respond. We booked his cottage 2 1/2 hours before our arrival, and he was very accommodating. That being said, upon arrival it was clear that the space hadn’t been cleaned for some time. Daniele mentioned that he didn’t think anyone would be renting the space and he wasn’t prepared - this would have been useful information a few hours prior, as we would have selected other accommodations. This “villa” is really a small mountain cottage. The photos indicate bed linens, but they aren’t included with the rental; see “no essentials” in the More list. We made the mistake of booking too quickly and assumed items in photos were included in the rental. The toilet seat was broken and slid around, the interior back door cannot be closed because the handle is broken and they’ve “never fixed it.” Thankfully, Daniele found some dusty linens and towels we could use, but since there wasn’t a washing machine, our allergies suffered during our stay. The wood burning stove heater in the kitchen was slightly effective in taking the chill out of the kitchen and gave the house a campfire smokiness. I do not recommend staying here in the colder months. This cottage would be perfect for someone who wants to get away from city life and leave technology behind. The only sounds you could hear were the neighbor’s rooster, birds, a dog and distant gunfire of hunters in the forest. The recommended drinking water was from a fountain a short walk from the house (tap water quality isn’t controlled in this region). We had to park on the narrow street because the entry was too overgrown inside the gate. The local restaurant, Il Signorino, was good, as were the local cafes. This would be a fun experience for a summer stay in the mountains, as long as you know to bring fresh linens.