Roof Garden, Riverside, Garage
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 9
We are the best choice in Florence center (the historical monuments are reachable on foot) for families (4-6 persons) traveling by car (parking included) and 3-4 pairs of friends (3 bathrooms with windows!) .
The direct management of our home can offer the best quality / price ratio, particular care in cleaning and in setting (including the need for cooking and the breakfast on the first day) and individual advice for your stay.
Ultimately it is not the usual house for tourists, but a real house, complete with all (as in your home!).
Latest available weeks in spring / summer 2014: hurry up ! !
WHAT WE OFFER IN MORE DETAIL:
LARGE: 140 sqm+36 sqm in 2 covered terraces + garage, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 kitchen (table for 8 people) and 1 large living room. My guests said that the apartment is much bigger and cared about how it looks in the photos.
COMFORTABLE: concierge service ('Marcello'), hot water, FULL air conditioning and central heating, 32 inch LCD TV, with CD / Blue Ray, washing machine, dishwasher, etc. ...
ELEGANT: antique furniture, crystal chandeliers from Bohemia, hardwood floors, 3 large closets handmade by Florentine artisans, curtains and carpets. Paintings of Florentine painters of the early 900's school post-macchiaioli.
The house will be decorated for the Christmas holidays.
ROOF GARDEN: the large covered terrace on the river Arno (24 sqm) is furnished with sofas, armchairs and a wooden table for dining. The second covered terrace with access from the bedrooms (12 sqm) is equipped for the services (clothes horse, smoking).
CENTRAL: We are one of the most noble of Florence, one of the favorite by the Florentines. The main monuments can be reached on foot, following the tree-lined park along the river, with outdoor bars and restaurants. At 30 meters the bus stop for those who prefer not to walk (the passage of the bus is frequent).
SHOPPING: 50 meters there are all the shops: supermarket (open on Sundays), bakery, pharmacy, newspapers, .... In the fridge you will find a first supply for breakfast.
EASY CONNECTIONS: the railway station and the airport can be reached by public transport (bus stop is 30 meters away) or by taxi at a cost of 10-14 € (station) and 14-18 EUR (airport) .
GARAGE: The availability of the private garage (included) is a great convenience in Florence.
REVIEWS: We are not present as much of this channel. Contact me to get the references of my clients.
SPECIAL PRICE: winter (excluding holidays) and stays longer than 6 days or families (ask the owner)
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:
This is the perfect accommodation for weekly stays for families and groups of friends (2-3 pairs). Ideal starting point for visits in Chianti (20 minutes drive) and in other tourist cities of Tuscany: Siena, S. Gimignano, Lucca, Pisa, Arezzo, Volterra, all reachable in less than 1 hour. At the same time you can also reach Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio (tourist VIP International).
With high-speed trains in 90 minutes you can reach the center of Rome for daily visits to the main monuments.
We can put you in touch with a tour guide to take advantage of the services or organized tours for small and customized tours or even buy all the tickets of museums without queuing (with possibility of delivery at the apartment).
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio 85 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze 8 km, Nearest railway: Firenze Santa Maria Novella 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contain well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Tuscany produces wines, including Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino.
Seven Tuscan localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the historic centre of Florence (1982); the historical centre of Siena (1995); the square of the Cathedral of Pisa (1987); the historical centre of San Gimignano (1990); the historical centre of Pienza (1996); the Val d'Orcia (2004), and Medici Villas and Gardens (2013). Tuscany has over 120 protected nature reserves, making Tuscany and its capital Florence a popular tourist destinations that attract millions of tourists every year. (In 2007, the city became the world's 46th most visited city, with over 1.715 million arrivals).
The centre of Florence was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. It is located among a number of avenues within its former Medieval walls and is home to some of the most important cultural features of the city. The history of the city in this area dates back to the year 59 B.C with the construction of a village (Florentia) for the settlement of the soldiers of the Roman army. From this moment onwards it began to flourish. A number of different dominations have passed through its streets and are reflected in a great wealth of interesting architecture: Byzantine, Ostrogoths and Lombards for example. This was the birthplace of the Renaissance, and is known as one of the universal cradles of art and architecture where names such as Dante Alighieri, Brunelleschi (most important Renaissance architect) Boccaccio and Leonardo Da Vinci first appeared. Today the centre of Florence offers a whole range of cultural, tourist and leisure activities. It is considered a paradise for shopping and entertainment with top fashion boutiques, historical cafeterias and busy open air markets as well as numerous options for night life including clubs, discos, American bars and a variety of meeting places for an aperitif. The Piazza del Duomo is located at the heart of the city with the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, the Campanario de Giotto, and the Battistero de San Giovanni. A walk down to the river Arno leads to the Palacio Medici Riccardi, the Basilica de San Lorenzo de Brunelleschi and the Galleria dellAccademia that houses a number of famous works of art including the famous pieces of David de Michelangelo. Another worthwhile visit is the Piazza de la Santissima Annunziata with its Ospedale degli Innocenti, the very first orphanage in Europe and one of the very first Renaissance structures. Two very famous buildings, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Galleria degli Uffizi, are also just a short distance away, and an absolutely stunning must-see for any art or architecture lovers.
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5 Jan 2014
Very spacious, well appointed and cosy apartment,overlooking the river .Quiet and private . Each bathroom was well appointed as well as kitchen.We were also made to feel welcome with a christmas tree , lit up and xmas decorations in the loungeroom.The owner went out of his way to met us , even though we arrived at an unscheduled time , later in the evening.
We manage the home personally as if it were our own (in fact it was) updating the furniture and details (plants, flowers, decorations, supplies for the kitchen ...) depending on the season. The aim is to offer a family-style hospitality and always treated in detail. Christmas is not Christmas without a big tree and decorative lights, a typical Italian cake and a bottle of wine Chianti !!
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