Apartment in Central Florence
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Ref. 2559 - This apartment is situated on the third floor of a tranquil building with a lift in the centre of Florence, only a few steps away from the Santa Maria Novella Church. The Duomo, Vecchio Bridge, Uffizi Museum as well as some of the most famous shops in Florence are all only 5 minutes walking distance. Florence Exhibit centre and Fortezza da Basso are also close by. The Santa Maria Novella Central Station and the last stop for principal urban and extra-urban bus lines are both just a few meters away. Within 200 meters in any direction you will find all the shops and restaurants you might need during your stay. The apartment includes a large living room with a double sofa-bed and fully equipped kitchen, two double bedrooms (two single beds provided, according guests needs), large bathroom including shower and a terrace with views of a patio. Equipped with: air conditioning/heat, satellite TV, hi-fi, safe box, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, oven, American coffee machine, washing machine, iron and ironing board, small children's bed, sheets, blankets and towels.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Peretola Florence Airport 5.02 km, Nearest railway: Santa Maria Novella Train Station 180 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
Check-in until 22:00.
Late check-in after 22:00 will incur an additional charge of €30, to be paid to owner upon arrival.
In Short: on the banks of the River Arno, central and very lively.
Highlights: Piazza Di Santa Maria Novella, Fortezza Da Basso, Parco Delle Cascine, Cappelle Dei Medici.
Getting around: electric bus line C2 to Santa Maria Novella station and the centre, shuttle Volainbus from Autostation SITA to the airport.
Why stay: active night life, many places of interest, good tranport links with the airport and city centre.
Description: The area of Santa Maria Novella is located in the north-east of the historical city of Florence and after the centre is one of the most important parts of the city as the home of the major train station that receives the majority of Italian and foreign rail traffic in and out of the city. Its central location allows travelers to visit the main monuments close at hand without having to take buses or taxis on arrival. The Santa Maria Novella square is at the very heart of the district, surrounded by historical buildings, gardens, obelisks and fountains. From the Middle Ages onwards it was often used to host parties and public events. The square is home to the beautiful Basilica de Santa Maria Novella that was built in the XIV century and is one of the most important expressions of Florentine Renaissance. In the interior visitors can appreciate some of the most noteworthy works of art of the first Renaissance period such as the magnificent Trinidad del Masaccio. The area is also home to the Teatro Comunale, the Congress Palace and the Fortaleza da Basso; the largest fortress existing within the city walls, and currently used to host handicraft fairs or the Pitti immagine fashion exhibition that attracts professionals from all over Europe. It is a particularly lively part of Florence and the meeting place for many young people in summer with a number of bars and discos. A little further away from the station is the area of San Lorenzo that stretches around its Basilica that was consecrated in the year 393. San Lorenzo is also an interesting cultural and leisure destination, including the famous chapels Capillas dei Medici and the Biblioteca Laurenziana with its beautiful cloister, as well as a busy market held in the same area. For those looking to get away from the bustle and after a little relaxation a visit to the Parco delle Cascine is highly recommended, one of the largest public parks in Florence. There is also the possibility to have a quick dip under the stars, perfectly possible at the Pavoniere swimming pool located in the park, where it is also possible to enjoy a drink and aperitif.
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