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CHARMING QUIET APARTMENT IN CENTRE OF FLORENCE,TERRACE, A/C, WIFI

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Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
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CHARMING QUIET APARTMENT IN CENTRE OF FLORENCE,TERRACE, A/C, WIFI

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Historic Center Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 sofa bed, 1 bathroom, 2 living-rooms. Sleeps 2/4. Central location.

Elegant and comfortable apartment with terrace in the historic center of Florence. Completely refurbished in 2014. Two blocks from the Duomo. Centrally located in one of the oldest streets in Florence in the Via La Pergola area. Walking distance to all major sights, Uffizi Gallery, Statue of David, Ponte Vecchio etc. And near the best shopping streets! The apartment is spacious, airy and bright. It is very quiet and peaceful which is very rare for the center of Florence. It is in a delightful city-center small 'neighborhood' with its own good, reasonably-priced restaurants, coffee-bars and artisan shops. It is near the open-air food market of Sant'Ambrogio and the Piazza dei Ciompi antiques area in Santa Croce.

The apartment has been restored with immense care, using the finest Tuscan materials, with fine tiles, parquet floors and marble bathroom. It is really well furnished and decorated. A small terrace leads directly off the bedroom. The very large entrance hall with wooden beamed ceiling is set up as a second living-room in addition to the main living room and contains the green double sofa-bed (see photos). Because of the lay-out of the apartment, there is privacy for all. The apartment is 75 sq. metres/805 sq. ft. - about 50% more space than the usual 1-bedroom apartment in Florence! It has a really spacious feel with plenty of room to spread out: 2 living rooms, dining area and terrace. Unlimted fast Wi-Fi Internet access. Really good Air-Conditioning. 2 flat-screen LCD TVs. DVD. The apartment is on the third floor (in US terms fourth floor) without elevator. That is the only drawback of this perfect apartment. The apartment is ideal for 2 or 3 persons but it can accommodate up to 4 persons using the double sofa bed. Rental rates are all-inclusive: all utilities, A/C, Wi-Fi, linen, final cleaning, taxes. NO hidden charges.

Discounts for stays of 2 weeks or more. Special rate for long stays.

• We provide an information sheet with information about the apartment, shops/supermarket, the open-air market, restaurants, coffee-bars, pastry shops, public transport, taxis etc.

• We are available by freephone if you have any problems during your stay.

Parking: There is an enclosed 24-hour car-park garage (for payment) 3 minutes walk from the apartment.

Check-in: between 4-8 PM (16.00-20.00). If you would like an earlier check-in, please ask us and we will do our best.

Check-out: between 8-10 AM (8.00-10.00).

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014

About Owner

I designed this apartment myself. It was a major restructuring job. I enjoy meeting my guests from all over the world and making sure that they are well-looked after.

Owner purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Owner chose Historic Center

This area is my favorite in Florence. It is completely central - so you can walk everywhere to see the sights - and at the same time it has a real 'small neighborhood feel' which is unique in the city centre. In the neighborhood you have restaurants, coffee bars, small shops and pharmacy, and yet you are only a few minutes away from the big tourist sights. The Sant' Ambrogio open-air food market is a short walk from the apartment as is the Piazza dei Ciompi Antiques area. The Church of Santa Croce and its vibrant area is a short walk. I am happy to give you tips on restaurants etc.

What makes this apartment unique

The peace and quiet - even though you are in the middle of the oldest part of Florence. Everything is within walking distance - no need for a car. The 'neighbourhood' feeling and the great neighbourhood coffee bar - Mingo - run by two very friendly and helpful brothers. There are two great restaurants about 1 and 3 minutes walk from the apartment - Accadi and Acquacotta.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I've been meaning to write for a long time but am just now finding the time. Thank you so much for allowing us to rent you apartment in

Florence - it suited us perfectly! My family and I found it very comfortable and the location was terrific. I will be sure to

recommend it to my family and friends if they should ever take a trip to Italy. Thank you also for all your help in making our stay so

enjoyable. It was a pleasure working with you!
Jul 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 109 traveler reviews

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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p156288
Historic Center Florence
san diego, US
5

Beautiful, classy, elegant, spacious, perfect.

  • 5 of 5
I can't think of enough superlatives to describe this wonderful apartment. It's absolutely beautiful....sort of like living in a fine home while on vacation. The furnishings are very tasteful and the bedroom is enormous. The bathroom is attractive and efficient. Though located in the city center, it is blissfully quiet day and night. The air conditioning works very well, which was important in August. There are two front rooms, live half living rooms a small kitchen and separate attached eating area. The kitchen has a washing machine, and it's fun to hang your clothes on the clothesline out the kitchen window! An apartment of this quality would cost double this price in a major city in the US. I felt so lucky to be staying here for a whole week!

It is a great location, a five minute walk from the duomo. We had no problem walking to the train station, art galleries and sights....all very easy and close enough to walk back to the apartment to rest or take a quick nap.

The owner could not have been nicer or more helpful. Very accomodating and had excellent suggestions. Book this this place before someone else does!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Historic Center Florence
5

Top Quality apartment in unbeatable location

  • 5 of 5
We could not have picked a better or nicer apartment for our first visit to Florence. It was ideal in every way. Location - we walked to all tourist sites within 10 minutes and some like the Duomo and Statue of David are even nearer. Very good restaurants a few minutes away. The apartment was comfortable, very clean (the best we have come across in a rental apartment), top quality furniture and equipment. WiFi was quick and I connected no problems. Two flatscreen TVs. Everything worked fine. The price was right. What's not to like! We stayed a week and when you stay that long you really appreciate the extra space. We are recomming the property and its helpful owner to colleagues and friends and on social media (they should get a FB page). If ever we go back to Florence, this is where we'll stay.
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Historic Center Florence
5

A wonderful apartment in the heart of Florence

  • 5 of 5
We had a fantastic week in Florence. The apartment was just as described on the internet and everything was really clean and everything we needed was provided. The owner emailed us loads of information from which bus to catch from the airport on arrival to which restaurants to eat in (our favourite was Accadi which was 2 doors down the street where the food and service were brilliant). It only took about 5 minutes to walk to the centre of Florence from the apartment so getting about was so easy. We've recommended it to all our friends and will return ourselves in the future.
  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review of my apartment. I am so happy you enjoyed the apartment and the great location. And the meals at Accadi restaurant! I hope you will return soon to Florence. Grazie!
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Historic Center Florence
UK
5

Superb apartment and wonderful location

  • 5 of 5
This was a superb apartment with a wonderful location. It is about 6-7 minutes to the Duomo and Uffizi (in different directions) and although it is in the city centre the street is not crowded. The owner phoned us on arrival and the key-holder explained the essentials (not much to explain because it was all straightforward). We loved the space and had a wonderful bedroom and very clean bathroom. The weather was good and we were able to enjoy the small terrace occasionally. We loved the space of having 2 sitting rooms and dining room. We used the kitchen hardly at all but it was well equipped with 3 different types of coffee-makers and even a teapot! We received an information sheet on booking and when we arrived which contained an excellent list of restaurants. The apartment was very comfortable and very clean. It was very well decorated and designed and maintained. It is a gem and I would like to be there now. Finally, it is superb value for the money!
  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your detailed review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and liked my list of restaurants - these are favorites of mine (in some cases very old favorites!). Some are very simple and others are more stylish but all are good places whatever the price and value for what they offer. Grazie!.
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p156288
Historic Center Florence
5

Fabulous Apartment in Florence

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I spent two weeks in this fabulous apartment. Great location and we were able to walk everywhere? The apartment was very clean, spacious and comfortable. There were no surprises-the apartment was exactly as stated on the website! Cesare was very helpful by providing information on restaurants, museums and tours. He went above and beyond by calling an early morning cab for us. We would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed the apartment for your stay of 2 weeks. I hope you will return.
Grazie!
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Historic Center Florence
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5

Beautiful quiet apartment

  • 5 of 5
The owner was easy to deal with and very accommodating. The location is very central to most major sites and we found walking to everything very easy. The is a supermarket close by and several wonderful restaurants which Cesare recommended on the information he provides. The apartment can only be described as beautiful. Two large living room areas and the bedroom is sumptuous and very comfortable. There is a small balcony with a view over the rooftops from the 3rd floor location. The apartment really exceeded our expectations. The kitchen is narrow but was very well equipped including a washing machine. There were 2 flat screen TV's, AC and WiFi that worked very well. The bathroom was beautifully tiled, clean and modern. The only little oddity was that the toilet, bidet and shower are all together, but everything was clean and efficient. Thanks for a wonderful stay Cesare!
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Firenze Sud - A1 motorway
Car: not necessary

Florence is one of the most popular destinations in the world and deservedly so. Stunning art and architecture, great food and wine, and the beauty of the surroundings make Florence the ideal city for a short city-break or for a longer stay all year round. Florence is a lively city, with open-air markets and a vibrant street life. The Sant' Ambrogio open-air food market is a short walk from the apartment as is the Piazza dei Ciompi Antiques Market. The world-famous San Lorenzo Market is within easy walking distance of the apartment. There are numerous theatres and music throughout the year.

From Florence, you can easily explore nearby gems like Siena, San Gimignano, the beautiful Chianti wine region, the Cinque Terre, Pisa and Lucca. A trip to Fiesole, in the hills above Florence, is about 20 minutes by bus and goes through amazing scenery. Take advantage of the high-speed rail network to visit Rome (90 minutes) and Venice (2 hours 5 minutes) while using the Florence apartment as your base.

Parking: An enclosed parking garage with attendants is about 3 minutes walk from the apartment. Contact us for details.

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Rates & Availability

From €100 Per night

Historic Center Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
MID-YEAR
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
€100
€600
€2,000
 
 
HOLIDAYS
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
€115
€700
€2,400
 
 
MID-YEAR
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
€100
€600
€2,000
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Mar 28 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
€115
€700
€2,400
 
 
MID-YEAR
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
€100
€600
€2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes All-inclusive rates: utilities, A/C, central heating, Wi-Fi, linen, towels, Baby crib/cot, taxes.

Rental rates are for 2 persons; extra persons 5-10 Euro extra/night depending on season and length of stay. Ask for price quote.

Discounts for stays of 5-6 nights.

2-week stays:
High Season: €1250.
Mid-Year: €1100.

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Historic Center Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 805 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Bathroom entirely tiled in marble.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Crib/cot - 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large Double Sofa bed
  • Bedroom 1, the Master Bedroom, is very large, light and airy. Very large built-in wardrobes. Very well furnished. Parquet floor. Air-conditioned. Bedroom connects directly with small terracotta-tiled flowered terrace. Bedroom 2: 1 Large Double Sofa Bed in second living room/large entrance hall. Because of the way the apartment is laid out, there is privacy for all. Crib/cot: please contact us to ensure it meets your requirements. The apartment is ideal for 2 or 3 persons but it can accommodate 4 persons in comfort using the double sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The apartment is beautifully decorated and furnished. It is bright and airy. Parquet floors in living room, bedroom, entrance hall/second living room. Tiles in dining area and kitchen. The large entrance hall with beamed ceiling is set up as a second living room in addition to the main living room. This gives a very spacious feel to the apartment. The second living room contains the double sofa-bed: because of the lay-out of the apartment, there is privacy for all. The apartment is ideal for 2/3 persons but it can accommodate up to 4 persons in comfort using the double sofa bed. Charming small flowered terrace leading off the bedroom. The apartment is on the third floor (in US terms fourth floor) of a very old house. There is no elevator. This is the only drawback of a flat that most guests consider otherwise perfect. Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access - included in the price. Really good Air-conditioning throughout - included in the price.

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