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Pretty self catering apartment / private terrace:

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
San Gimignano, Tuscany
Apartment Gelsomino / La Fonte 519595 ( Details below )
Gelsomino: This bright, two roomed apartment has a private terrace which runs the length of the apartment which also has beautiful, origianl brick vaulted ceilings. One end of the terrace overlooks the garden, the other overlooks the rolling hills of the surrounding valleys. There is a large sitting room/dining room where there are two sofas and a dining table which seats 4. The kitchen has a two ringed electric cooker, a fridge/freezer, a microwave, an electric kettle and toaster.
La Fonte does not have central heating so if guests book in early spring or late autumn, they may require electric heaters which we provide.
The bedroom is spacious with a queen sized bed and shower room en suite. French doors lead onto the terrace from both of these rooms.

La Fonte is a tradit...
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Listing #FKN2524035
About the Owner
maria b
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

It was our first trip to Tuscany. La Fonte was perfect place to stay. Its charm , the pool, the location and views were fabulous! What made our trip the ideal vacation was mostly due to Maria - owner of La Fonte. From the night...More

Thank Pendograss
Management response:Responded 29 December 2017

Thank you Maureen. You were all such wonderful guests. It was such fun having you stay at La Fonte and I do hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you agian. There are lots more lovely places to visit and restaurants to enjoy on...More

Joel and Lynda
N. Y.
Reviewed 27 October 2013


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Reviewed 28 September 2013

We stayed a week at this beautiful villa in the Tuscan countryside. La Fonte met all our expectations and was ideally located for day trips to Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, the Chianti area, and the various Tuscan hill towns. Maria, our host, is a very...More

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
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  • Cleaning fee: $80 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $166 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rate of Euro 115,00 per night is for two (2 ) guestsElectricity is metered and charged separately and not included in the daily rate .Cancellation policy: 50% of total due on booking. Balance of 70% due 60 days before arrival.
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About the neighbourhood
La Fonte is set on the top of a hill which overlooks, rolling valleys, vineyards and olive groves. The villa is in a large 'English' style, well kept garden and is approached along an avenue of cypress trees which are over 100 years old. This traditional Tuscan country villa is ideally situated for guests to discover Tuscany and all it has to offer. All the major tourist attractions,cities and monuments are within a half or whole day car trip. Very good local shopping is nearby ( 4 km ) a great train service, restaurants to suit all pockets and tastes and a car hire are
all available in Certaldo ( 4 km from La Fonte ) Parking is on the property and free. Wine tasting, horse riding,cooking courses, walking trails, an 18 hole gold course
and the coast where there is a huge c...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa or Florence: 81.0 km
Railway: Certaldo: 4.0 km
Ferry: Livorno: 113.0 km
How to get to “ La Fonte “
Exit Airport direction FLORENCE. On the Fi Pi Li Highway. After 40 Km. Exit Highway at EMPOLI OVEST & proceed direction SIENA / POGGIBONSI.
Proceed South thro’ villages & thro’ Castelfiorentino Direction Certaldo.
Before you reach Certaldo the Road curves sharply to the right & then goes thro’ several tunnels & arrives at a roundabout. Take the FOURTH exit direction GAMBASSI.-
Proceed for 1/2 Km and take the SECOND exit a sharp LEFT Direction PANCOLE . After 2 ,5Km, you pass a small church on the Left. After 200 metres you enter an Avenue of cypress trees & “ LA FONTE” is immediately on your RIGHT
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 96.0 km.
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