Del Bologna - Quiet penthouse with sleeping loft
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
“Del Bologna 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.
“Del Bologna Apartment” is a two room apartment on the second floor on the back of the Villa. It includes one bedroom with a double bed or two twin beds on a sleeping loft, living room with fold out sofa bed, breakfast nook and completely equipped kitchenette (electric burners, fridge, microwave, coffee machine, moka, kettle, toaster). Independent gas heating, 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 bees' 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, allowing them a comfortable space to stay together; ideal for couples who are looking for a romantic and intimate holiday in a cosy atmosphere; suitable for single travellers' holiday in a green safe area, walking distance from the main monuments, in a district full of shops, good traditional restaurants and outdoor activities (jogging, bicycle and tennis).
A parking place in a garage in front of the building is available upon request for an additional fee.
Baby cot and high chair available upon request and for an additional fee.
|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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