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Borgosesia, Italy
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Waking up in such paradise it's a dream coming true! I had the best time. The place is soo beautiful , stylish and authentic . You can feel the true herritage of the family living there. Claudia ( the owner ) and her family are unique people and gave me the best welcoming . I have just met them but...

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words , I shall share our veg garden with joy on your next trip :) hope to meet you soon again Claudia

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed August 24, 2014

August 2014 my husband and I (Klaus-Peter&Yona) spent two wonderful weeks at Primaluce. Originally we planend to stay only a week, but we enjoyed the place so much that we expended for a week more. We think, we finally have found our place n Tuscany. Back at home we miss the scent of rosemary and many other herbs in the...

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

Thank you Yona and Klaus, to have taken the time to write such kind words regarding our place and your stay with us . I was sorry not to have met you and only shared emails while I was on holiday myself. years since I didn't treat myself to one in August. Marcelino and Tes are so part of the...

Reviewed August 28, 2013

Last Spring my husband and I along with two other couples spent two glorioust weeks in one of the Settignano Tuscany Homes. Claudia Mazzini, the owner and world's greatest host, treated us like royality. She and her cook prepared Tuscan dinners for us almost every day harvesting fresh vegetables and herbs from the green gardens that grew outside her kitchen...

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

Thanking you so much for such a wonderful review. It is so satisfying when my job, which mainly deals with peoples spare time. is appreciated. it is so little and precious to everyone that having the chance to make it pleasant is to me a privilege. I do hope to have you back some day and thank you for sending...

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed April 1, 2013

We have visited Italy at least 40 times the last 35 years, mostly staying in rented apartments in the larger Florence area or Liguria. This time we stayed for 2 months off season in our favourite area and what has become our favourit place abroad: Claudia´s wonderful estate overlooking Florence in the most spectacular way. And it is a Place...

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

Thank you Flemming and Eva for having chosen to spend some time with us in Settignano: a "less travelled way". It has certainly made the difference to us sharing our property with you and Assie. You are so very welcome to come back and I do hope my life, by then, has switched to a little more of a steady...

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Reviewed February 15, 2013

My husband and I had the great pleasure of staying in Primaluce in October 2012 for a week. Claudia was a most gracious hostess, beginning with her warm greeting. The Primaluce suited our needs very nicely. The king size bed was very comfortable, nice bathrooms and plenty of large fluffy bath towels. The house was scrubbed clean. The weather in...

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

Thanking you both for your encouraging words regarding your stay. Primaluce, the name of the house you were staying in, means dawn and I would like to send you this poem in remembrance of your holiday. wishing you more lovely vacations. Claudia DAWN AND SUNSET Those who don't feel this Love pulling them like a river, 
those who don't drink...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed October 11, 2012

We (Bill & Shelly Felegyhazi and Luke & Hope Somerlot) had the amazing experience of staying in Primaluce with the marvelous Claudia and lovely daughter Nerina as our hosts. With fantastic views of Florence and the Tuscan countryside, this charming villa on what was once the grounds of the fabulous Villa Gamberaia, made a fantastic and very comfortable "base camp"...

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

I thank you all for having been such enthusiastic clients and I very much appreciate the compliments on our dinners which I enjoy preparing. Sharing with people who travel from so far some our our local culinary traditions is a natural and easy way of "getting in contact" and this is what hosting is all about. Hope to have you...

US in London
Reviewed August 30, 2012

This was our second summer with Claudia and her family at their amazing homestead--this stay for 2 weeksLuxurious guest houses, amazing pool, gorgeous grounds and views of Florence, which is easily accessible by bus from the village. It is a perfect place for our kids (8; 5) and friends to base ourselves for our once-a-year get together. Claudia has become...

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing on Trip Advisor, it's very important to the business and encouraging to me. I hope you have a lovely year and hope to have you back next summer. My Very Best Claudia

Weston, Connecticut
Reviewed July 13, 2012

Awesome views and property. Charming villa Beautiful pool and patio. Walking distance to small village with lovely Enoteca. Bus in village to central Florence; or easy to call taxi. We enjoyed a retreat from the city after touring. Comfortable bedrooms with I suite bathrooms and ac! We especially enjoyed the private chef arranged by the owner. All exceeded our expectations!

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claudiamazzini, Proprietario at Settignano Tuscany Homes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the enthusiastic review it is stimulating in continuing this activity which is new to me after being an interior for over 20 years it's wonderful to take care of my clients in a different way. And it give me the opportunity to meeting g new people all the time. Hope to have you back sometime....

Orlando, Florida, United States
Reviewed June 26, 2012

My family (wife, 2 daughters, and dad) spent 10 great nights in the Vespro home. The magic started with the view of Florence from our backyard. Although only 15 minutes from downtown Florence, you feel you are at a country retreat. Claudia, the owner, welcomed us with an amazing dinner and was there throughout our stay to help with taxi...

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Thanking you again for your kind and encouraging words, we are trying to do our best in this new activity and guests like you are very stimulating in continuing in there direction we have taken. hoping to have you back. All my Best Claudia

North Arlington, New Jersey
Reviewed June 26, 2012

My welcome to Settignano could not have been better. My son and his family were delayed and Claudia asked if I needed anything. I asked for a glass of wine and went to unpack. When I returned I found a bottle of wine and sparkling water, a loaf of bread, and a plate with delicious cheese and small tomatoes along...

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Thanking you again for your kind and encouraging words, we are trying to do our best in this new activity and guests like you are very stimulating in continuing in there direction we have taken. hoping to have you back. All my Best Claudia

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Settignano Tuscany Homes are charming houses located in the Florentine hills a stone's throw from the historic center.From this place you can enjoy the privileges of the Tuscan countryside surrounded by olive trees and at the same time experience the city of Florence and its artistic beauties without wasting time in transport. The houses were designed by the same owner who is an experienced interior designer with excellent taste. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Settignano Tuscany Homes

Address: Via del Rossellino 15/17, 50135 Settignano, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Settignano
Number of rooms: 3
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Settignano Tuscany Homes Italy
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“Primaluce for a couple or for a small family”
 of 5 bubbles 966YONA2014, Aug 24, 2014 | Read review
“Both bedrooms in Primaluce had very comfortable beds, very nice bathrooms all tastefully furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles flynstream, Oct 11, 2012 | Read review
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