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La Sorgente di Francesca

Via di Montetrini 34/37, 50065 Pontassieve, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Izmir, Izmir, Turkey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

While it is somewhat hard to find the location, the villas itself were great designed with a taste of Italian Countryside. We rented a three bedroom villa, and it was very comfortable. It also includes a kitchen where you can cook for yourself including barbecue in the garden. The toilets & bathrooms were very clean. The beds in our villa... More

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zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Its been 3 weeks since we left la Sorgente di Francesca and I echo the words of all of my 30 wedding guests who stayed here when i say it is an absolute dream. Words cant describe how amazing this place is. We stayed here for a week and had our wedding here too, which was organized by weddings italy... More

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Vail, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for only one night and I wished it had been for much longer!!! The setting is idyllic, sitting atop a hill overlooking grape vines and olive groves. I spent my morning in the cobblestone courtyard enjoying a cappuccino, soaking up the sun, and checking my email (the courtyard is the only place that has email), while my... More

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We stayed at La Sorgente di Francesca for a week in June and absolutely loved the place. We were 4 adults and 2 kids. The kids had so much fun here and we enjoyed the pool every day. The location is great and only 20 minutes by car to get to Florence. The restaurant up the street is absolutely worth... More

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Roma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We stayed at this B&B for a long weekend in June. I booked for a group of 12 people (3 kids) and we stayed in a total of four different rooms, all very nice. The place, an old farm house and a manor house is simply fantastic and very well restored and extremely well kept. The staff is very friendly... More

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Lazise
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

I stayed in this charming B&B with my family last year and fell in the with the place as soon as I saw it. Wonderful position and beautiful internal renovation. Monica was extremely helpful and made our stay wonderful. It is the perfect place to enjoy the Tuscan lifestyle - great views, glass of wine relaxing by the pool. I... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2011

We rented the entire property at La Sorgente di Francesca to have our close friends and family with us for our wedding. With the help of a wedding planner (Helga of weddingsitaly.com) we were lucky enough to find this gem and immediately I fell in love with the photos. I did get jitters on the way, hoping that it was... More

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London, England
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2009

This bed and breakfast offers stunning spacious rooms, overlooking the beautiful countryside of Pontassieve. Staff are very helpful and kind I am so glad I chose to spend my days surrounding my Tuscan wedding in this amazing place. Will definitely be back for an anniversary!!

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connecticut, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2009

We just returned from a week-long stay at La Sorgente di Francesca. We couldn't have found a more beautiful spot, more lovely accomodations, or better hosts. Located in Pontassieve, not far from Fiesole and Florence, La Sorgente is nestled on a hilltop surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and absolutely gorgeous views of the Tuscan countryside. Monica and Massimo, a lovely... More

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Additional Information about La Sorgente di Francesca

Also Known As:
La Sorgente Di Francesca Pontassieve, Italy
Address: Via di Montetrini 34/37, 50065 Pontassieve, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Pontassieve
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Pontassieve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Sorgente di Francesca bed and breakfast is a small borgo located in the gentle hills of the ancient village of Fiesole, just a few km from Florence and from its artistic and architectonic beauties.Il Borgo is composed by an ancient farmhouse with tower dated back to 1400, and by an elegant Villa whose basic structure maybe always dated back to the XV° century. In the farmyard in front of the farmhouse there are other two ancient buildings in stone where are Alexandra B&B and Monica B&B. Each B&B has a private outside area on the farmyard with umbrellas, tables and chairs.The entire estate has just been completely restored. A conservative restoration where the using of new materials has been reduced as far as we could, trying to recover the original features built hundred years ago. A conservative restoration linked to the most modern technologies to give our guests the possibility to live a piece of history with all the comfort of our times.The interiors of the bed and breakfast have been furnished with particular care combining ancient furnishings and accessories perfectly restored by old and experienced artisans with modern elements of fine design as the lights and lamps of the famous Terzani collection.From each part of the bed and breakfast, as much from the apartments as from the halls and the rooms you may enjoy a breathtaking view on the Tuscan hills. A magic place, where silence and tranquillity are just broken from the rumors of animals and from the dives of our guests into the beautiful swimming pool located just a few steps from the bed and breakfast.La Sorgente di Francesca also has 3 beautifully renovated holiday apartments in a perfect traditional Tuscan style. All apartments are located in ancient stone buildings adjacent to the farmhouse. La Sorgente di Francesca apartments may accommodate from a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 6 guests. ... more   less 
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