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The terrace of the Lilies – Home 7509688 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Apartment / 1 bedroom / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

Bright and comfortable apartment, it renovated, preserving the characteristics of an old historic building. Cotto-bricked floors. rooms with exposed beams, living room with marble fireplace peperino use with bioethanol facility; sofa bed and a large dining area, 2 bathrooms, one with a shower, room with a view of the Duomo, WiFi internet, air conditioning; equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer, oven and dishwasher, coffee lounge, blender, toaster, Brita; bathroom with shower and second bathroom with sink and another toilet, linen provided, for the room, to the bathrooms and kitchen.

The apartment is very quiet and fairly aired, because it is situated near the Arno River; in each case it is equipped with air conditioning system, individually adjustable in every room.

The apartment is newly renovated and refreshed, is located on the third floor of a historic house, built in 1550, called House Acciaioli, with the collaboration of the architect Giorgio Vasari, who had to draw

Bright and comfortable apartment, it renovated, preserving the characteristics of an old historic building. Cotto-bricked floors. rooms with exposed beams, living room with marble fireplace peperino use with bioethanol facility; sofa bed and a large dining area, 2 bathrooms, one with a shower, room with a view of the Duomo, WiFi internet, air conditioning; equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer, oven and dishwasher, coffee lounge, blender, toaster, Brita; bathroom with shower and second bathroom with sink and another toilet, linen provided, for the room, to the bathrooms and kitchen.

The apartment is very quiet and fairly aired, because it is situated near the Arno River; in each case it is equipped with air conditioning system, individually adjustable in every room.

The apartment is newly renovated and refreshed, is located on the third floor of a historic house, built in 1550, called House Acciaioli, with the collaboration of the architect Giorgio Vasari, who had to draw up the stairs.

It has a perfect location for those who want to spend an unforgettable stay in the heart of Florence: from Borgo Santi Apostoli, where it is located, the Via Tornabuoni, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Pitti, the Uffizi, the Duomo are within walking distance in a few dozen meters.

If you wish, you can provide a booking service for museums and exhibitions. A map of Florence and a few tourist books in various languages ​​are available to guests.

In the area you will find many typical restaurants where you can pamper yourself with the typical Tuscan cuisine, and some wine bars and wine shops, where you can taste the best wines of the area. The owner will be happy to advise you on typical restaurants, the most interesting museums, although less famous, and the most romantic tourist paths.

Location description from owner

The Tuscany region

Borgo Santi Apostoli is an ancient street in the city that takes its name from the church of the Holy Apostles.

The street was outside the Roman walls, but there was included in the Carolingian era. The north side of the road still has a compact style, typical of buildings set against a time to a single curtain wall.

The street is full of historic architecture, in large parts dating back to the fourteenth century, as numerous palaces, which at that time replaced the tower houses for wealthy families of Florentine merchants.

A little further on is the square of the Limbo, where the church has a facade, and where it is on the side of Borgo Santi Apostoli, the building of the old public treme, built in 1826, as evidenced by an inscription carved.

Florence

The Santa Maria Novella neighborhood is located along the Arno river, named after the Dominican basilica and contains part of the historic city center from the Republic Square to the Old Bridge.

Reached in ten minutes from Santa Maria Novella railway station, it contains chese and museums worth alone a trip to Florence.

The Church of Santa Maria Novella was started in 1246 for Dominican friars of the order was completed in 1360. The façade, in white and green marble Gothic-Romanesque style, was completed by Leon Battista Alberti who designed all the top.

Within the splendid masterpieces such as the Trinity by Masaccio, frescoes by Filippino Lippi and Ghirlandaio in the Tornabuoni chapel, a Crucifix by Giotto and Brunelleschi's wooden crucifix. Entering the church you are entitled to also access the Museo di Santa Maria Novella, with the beautiful Green Cloister frescoed by Paolo Uccello and his school.

In the Chapter Room, known Spanish Chapel, is a famous fresco by Andrea Bonaiuto. Not far from the church is the Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, where the perfumes, soaps, essences prepared according to ancient recipes are for sale in a neo-Gothic setting.

On the square in the Leopoldine complex it is located 900 Museum's newest museum of the Florentine scene dedicated to Italian art of the twentieth century.

Not far from the Marino Marini Museum is located inside the former church of S. Pancrazio, it is completely dedicated to Marino Marini, one of the greatest Italian sculptors of our century. The visit includes the Rucellai Chapel, the extraordinary Temple of the Holy Sepulchre, the work of Leon Battista Alberti.

Rucellai Palace dominates the nearby Via della Vigna, built between 1446 and 1458 by Bernardo Rossellini, designed by Leon Battista Alberti, on behalf of Giovanni Rucellai. Alberti is also credited with the loggia front.

The other jewel of Renaissance architecture is Palazzo Strozzi, commissioned by Filippo Strozzi the Elder to Benedetto da Maiano, who began work in 1489; this was later replaced by the Chronicle, who built the cornice and courtyard.

Palazzo Strozzi is one of the most authentic expressions of the Florentine Renaissance. And 'home to a small permanent museum and important art exhibitions.

Davanzati Palace, dating back to the mid-fourteenth century, was bought in the early '900 by the antiquarian Elia Volpi that restored it and furnished it to make the reconstruction of an ancient Florentine house.

Inside it is in fact the Florentine House Museum: in the various rooms, often painted and with wooden ceilings, are preserved carved and inlaid furniture, chests, chests, paintings, tapestries, sculptures, pottery, household items and for the kitchen.

Moving towards the Arno river here is the Holy Trinity church, built in the second half of the eleventh century, expanded and transformed into the Gothic style in the early '300. The facade, a sharp stone, was built to a design by Buontalenti at the end of '500.

Inside the Sassetti Chapel, with frescoes depicting stories of St. Francis of Assisi, and the table with The Adoration of the Shepherds by Domenico Ghirlandaio (1483-86).

Santa Trinita is in the end of Via Tornabuoni, the most elegant Florentine shopping thoroughfare, on which overlook beautiful buildings such as the Palazzo Spini Feroni, Palazzo Antinori, Palazzo Larderei, Palazzo Bartolini Salimbeni.

 Finally at the side of St. Saviour's Church in All Saints is located at the entrance Cenacolo del Ghirlandaio, located in the former refectory of the convent: it depicts the Last Supper by Domenico Ghirlandaio, which the sinopia is also visible.

 

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Shower room, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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House rules

Only small pets, after agreement with the owner.

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About the owner

Maria Silvia M.
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Languages spoken: English


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 19 Aug 2016. Located in Province of Florence, the average weekly rate is £466.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 22 May 2017.

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