Apartment in Central Florence
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Ref. 16946 - This spacious and cosy apartment is located in one of the city's most beautiful areas, in the Santo Spirito district, next to the Giardino di Bóboli and Palazzo Pitti.
Situated on the first floor of a building (with a lift) in Via Toscanella, the 80m2 apartment can accommodate up to 4 people, making it perfect for families or groups of friends. The carefully planned décor is unconventional and glamorous, ideal for lovers of originality.
The spacious living room features three sofas, one which is a double sofa-bed. In the same part of the apartment you can relax and watch the LCD television or check your emails using the Wi-Fi internet connection.
To one side you will find the rustic style kitchen that contains a dining table and everything you need to prepare a nice plate of pasta to enjoy with your fellow guests. The sleeping area is situated on the upper floor and features a spacious and cosy double bedroom. To begin the day right, the originally decorated bathroom features a rain effect shower.
The apartment is located next to the Pitti bus stop, from which line D will allow you to quickly reach almost any part of the cradle of the Italian Renaissance.
|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||Nearest airport: Peretola Florence Airport 6.03 km, Nearest railway: Santa Maria Novella Train Station 1.06 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Check-in between 14:00 and 20:00.
Late check-out between 20:00 and 00:00 available on request.
Check-out by 11:00.
Cot and highchair available on request at no extra charge.
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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