I'm a New York-based writer who bought the house in 1991, slowly renovated it and have been renting it since 1998. I'm the author of Chronicle Publishing's Rome and Tuscany Walks and provide renters with all the information they need to enjoy the area. I manage the house from New York with the help of terrific local workers I have know for many years.
A working chestnut farm into the late 1980s, Casa nella Selva still has its original chestnut beams, and is simply and comfortably furnished with a mix of country pieces, including many original to the house. There are three comfortable bedrooms and two modern tiled baths, terracotta floors throughout, beautiful wooden…