Apartment in Central Florence
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Ref. 16546 - Elegant and original, this open-plan apartment is situated on the second floor of a traditional Florentine building (without a lift) located close to the Palazzo Pitti in the Oltrarno district, one of the city's most beautiful areas.
The 112m2 apartment is capable of accommodating up to 6 guests. With Florentine tiled floors and exposed roof beams, the decoration gives the apartment a typically Florentine feel. The 15th century chimney (useable) and the furnishings provide a classic and original touch which will make sure you have an unforgettable stay.
The functional and well-equipped kitchen features a gas hob and an electric oven, and will provide everything necessary to meet your culinary requirements. The living room features a spacious dining table for 6 people and a comfortable sofa surrounded by chairs and armchairs where you can relax with friends or family.
There are two bathrooms available, one with a jacuzzi style bath and the second with a box shower. The sleeping area consists of three bedrooms. The first, located on the ground floor, contains a single bed and a small sofa-bed. The other two bedrooms are located in open loft areas – one contains two single beds, whilst the other has a double bed.
The nearest bus stop to the apartment is Pitti, served by lines C3 and D.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 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 6.04 km, Nearest railway: Santa Maria Novella Train Station 1.1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Fridge|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Cot and highchair available free of charge on request.
Check-in between 14:00 and 20:00.
Check-in outside these times, until 00:00, is available for an extra charge of €30.
Check-out by 11:00.
The availability of the above mentioned equipment must be confirmed directly with the owner prior to the arrival date, otherwise the availability cannot be guaranteed.
In Short: residential, peaceful, green area, lots of shops.
Highlights: Basilica Santo Spirito, Giardino Biboli, Cappella Branacci.
Getting around: tram T1 and electric bus line D to Santa Maria Novella station.
Why stay: good transport links with the city centre and lots of shopping options.
Description: This district is located to the south-east of the River Arno, with the Santo Spirito square and its beautiful church as the centre. The square was originally used by the Augustinian monks to give their sermons, to celebrate festivals and for all kinds of demonstrations. Nowadays it is home to the local market which is held every morning and with additional stalls for natural products and antiques on Sundays. In the summer months it also hosts a number of concerts and shows and is one of the liveliest squares in the district, with a very unique atmosphere of restaurants, different bars and a variety of night life. The square is also home to the Basilica of the same name, the work of Brunelleschi. Nearby is the Palazzo Guadagni (1505) which houses the Florence library on its ground floor. Further areas of interest include the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens. The Palazzo Pitti is a remarkable renaissance building that was built by the Pitti family to rival the Medici family structure. Its interior is well worth a visit with some beautiful paintings including the works of Raffaello, Tiziano, Correggio, Rubens and Pietro da Cortona. Close at hand visitors can take a stroll through the Boboli gardens that were created as a park for the Pitti Palace, and are one of the greatest examples of Italian-style gardens, considered by many as an open-air museum. It is also an opportunity to visit one of the most surprising and strangest examples of Florentine architecture the Grotta Grande. To the west of the city, the Torquato Tasso square and the Carmine Church, is the famous location of one of the most famous renaissance works of art, the Capilla Brancacci, that was decorated by Masaccio and Masolino. Today the district of Isolotto is one of the greenest areas in Florence. It is a particularly young part of the city, especially in the west where its rural centre later grew into an industrial then a residential area. It boasts more modern architecture than the rest of the city and includes the new Florentine tram that leads directly to the city centre. A number of shopping centres are located in the area that is served by a very good public transport communication to the rest of the city.
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