Myself and my family stayed in Villa Il Turco in June this year for my birthday and honestly had a perfect trip.
We were met by Viola who manages the property, who was amazingly helpful and so friendly. She really couldn't have done more, and very kindly stopped by a couple of times to check we had everything and answer any questions we had.
We also enjoyed the restaurant situated a couple of yards from the villa enormously, and indeed the wine ;) which was staffed by the friendliest, most helpful team.
The food was delicious and we were shocked by what good value it was when the bill came.
The villa itself is BIG. It is very traditional with huge doors and windows which keeps the inside nice and cool when closed, however being sunshine worshipers we spent 90% of the time outside on the lovely patio or by the private pool with a stunning view of the neighboring vineyard.
Florence is about a 45 minute drive (if you take the scenic route!) and...