Michele - Quiet penthouse with sleeping loft
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
“Michele Apartment”, one among the “Poggio Imperiale Apartments”, is situated inside a traditional villa built in 1860 by the ancestors of the present owners, in a green and residential area, at number 10 of the prestigious Avenue Poggio Imperiale. The building's beautiful wide terrace faces Porta Romana, the South Roman's Gate of the Medioeval Walls and the entrance of Boboli Gardens. 10 minutes walking distance from Pitti Palace and Old Bridge.
"Michele" apartment is a two rooms apartment on second floor in the back of the Villa. It includes one bedroom with a double bed or two twins bed in sleeping loft, living room with fold out sofa bed, breakfast nook and completely equipped kitchenette (eletric burners, fridge, microwave, coffee machine, moka, kettle, toaster). Independent gas heating, air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi internet connection, in-house self-service laundry room with 2 washers, 2 dryers and iron.
The apartment is decorated with ecological and traditional materials such as terra-cotta, wood, marble and warm colored honey bee wax and limestone plasters combined with family furniture, offering a charming atmosphere and maintaining the building's original antique character.
“Poggio Imperiale Apartments” offers different fares for short or long term rentals. Perfect for families or small groups of friends, once they have a confortable space to stay together; ideal for couples who are looking for a romantic and intimate holiday in a cosy atmosphere; suitable for alone travellers' holliday in a green safe area, walking distance from the main monuments, in a district full of shops, good traditional restaurants and outdoor sports (jogging, bycicle and tennis).
Parking spot in a garage in front of the building available on request and on payment.
Baby cot and high chair available on request and on payment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||10 km, 6 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The building, a 1860 villa, built by the anchestors of the present owners, is located along the prestigious viale del Poggio Imperiale, the ancient boulevard that runs from Porta Romana square to the Medici's Villa of Poggio Imperiale.
Located on the left bank of the Arno river, this green residential area is right outside the "limited traffic" zone defined by medieval walls and at the border of the historical district "Oltrarno"(www.diladdarno.it), renowned for art, Florentine life, small artisans and commerce.
The closest and most famous touristic sites and monuments are Porta Romana, Pitti Palace Boboli Gardens and Florence's oldest bridge Ponte Vecchio.
The Viale Machiavelli (called by Florentines "viale dei Colli", Hills Promenade), one of Italy's finest promenades, runs from Porta Romana and winds its way up to Piazzale Michelangelo offering a spectacular view of Florence and the Arno valley.
Nearby the churches of Santo Spirito, Santa Maria del Carmine, San Miniato and Forte Belvedere.
If you plan on renting a car while visiting Florence for daily excursions in and around the lovely hills of Tuscany, parking is available (by reservation and on payment) in a garage in front of the apartments or at the paid parking lot located in Porta Romana.
You can stroll into town or take advantage of the numerous bus lines that depart from and return to Porta Romana. Taxis are also located in the square of Porta Romana.
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