Tuscan idyll (for cat nuts)

Castel del Piano, Italy
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Hi - we are an Anglo-Italian couple, now semi-retired and spending most of our time in Italy. We travel to the UK regularly however, and to other places more occasionally. We are always on the lookout for people to look after our small

Home & location

Le Sassaie ('The Boulders') is a smallholding of about 10 acres, mostly olive grove, some three miles by road from Castel Del Piano ('CDP') in southern Tuscany. The altitude is 500 meters, making it slightly cooler than the coast. This year

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


If you are here during the summer, we would ask you to water the plants on the terrace and round the flanks of the house, every other day. Ditto for the vegetable garden, thirty meters from the house. This can be a pretty zen-type

Meet the pets

  • Mirtillo

    8 years

  • Bianca

    7 years

  • Pick (Piccolino - 'small')

    6 years

  • Grigia

    7 years

  • Splendido

    7 years

  • Nerina

    7 years

  • Mamma Miccia

    12 years

  • Pointy

    7 years

  • Pinocchio

    8 years

  • Mamma Tigrina

    8 years

Sitter feedback (3)


Lia and Andrew are an amazing couple! They were really generous, communicative and welcoming, and made us feel immediately at home. Their cats are such

Stayed · 28 Nov - 14 Dec 2018

I and my partner..even my mom who came on the very last weekend, enjoyed Tuscan idyll to the core. Andrew and Lia are the lovelies of hosts while their house

Stayed · 26 Apr - 13 May 2018

A lovely warm and comfortable house in a stunning Tuscan location. This is a heaven for a catlover who appreciates a quit place to relax and enjoy the

Stayed · 23 Feb - 01 Mar 2018

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