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

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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CHARMING QUIET APARTMENT IN CENTRE OF FLORENCE,TERRACE, A/C, WIFI

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 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. Refurbished in 2014. 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 (see photos). This gives a very spacious feel to the apartment. The green double sofa-bed is in the second living room. Because of the lay-out of the apartment, there is privacy for all. The apartment has a really spacious feel - 75 sq. metres/805 sq. ft. The apartment is ideal for 2 or 3 persons but it can accommodate up to 4 persons using the double sofa bed. Unlimted fast Wi-Fi Internet access. Really good Air-Conditioning. Rental rates are all-inclusive: all utilities, A/C, Wi-Fi, linen, final cleaning, taxes. NO hidden charges. The apartment is on the third floor (in US terms fourth floor) without elevator. That is the only drawback of this perfect apartment.

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

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

• Our English-speaking representative is 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).

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
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Speaks french, english

About Owner

I designed this apartment for my own use. It was a major restructuring job. I have since moved to the Tuscan countryside about 60 miles south of Florence where I grow olives. I enjoy meeting my guests from all over the world and making sure that they are well-looked after.

Owner purchased this apartment in 1995

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.

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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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 100 traveler reviews

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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
average rating of 4.95 based on 100 reviews
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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
michigan usa
5

lots of space

  • 5 of 5
This is a very large apartment and could easily accommodate 4 or 5 people, there were 4 of us. Cesare was great with getting back to us quickly and everything was covered. We would rent this apartment again in a heartbeat. The little outdoor balcony is nice to have. Most important the apartment was clean and the shower was great!!! Thank-you Cesare for a wonderful experience.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. Other guests have also said that the apartment can comfortably take 4 persons. We think it is ideal for 2 or 3 persons, but it can accomodate up to 4 using the double sofa bed (or the baby crib!). I am glad you enjoyed the apartment and your stay in Florence. Thanks again for everything - it was a complete pleasure having you stay. Grazie!
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Historic Center Florence
Ireland
5

Beautiful apartment in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5
My husband, teenage son and I stayed here and loved it. It is a beautiful apartment. It has a wonderful location and is an easy walk to all the main tourist places like the Duomo, Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. The apartment was sparkling clean, not a speck of dust anywhere. It has obviously been re-decorated recently so everything was fresh and looked great. The main bedroom is huge with lots of storage space. Our son slept on the large sofa bed in the entrance hall which is got up as a second living-room and has independent storage space. He said it was very comfortable, and certainly it was private because of the clever use of floorspace. The kitchen was small but very well-equipped. We ate in every night except once and had great meals with fresh produce from the open air market about 5 minutes away. The dining area is off the kitchen and is spacious and very pretty but we often ate on the small terrace. The bathroom was huge and really nicely decorated. Wi-Fi worked perfectly. The location as said was fabulous. We loved the area the apartment is in. We became regulars at the Mingo coffeeshop down the street and had a wonderful meal at the Acadi restaurant - both of these are about 1 minutes’ walk from the apartment. The Mingo does great cappucino! We all loved taking an evening stroll to Vivolis for ice-cream - it is about 5 minutes or less from the apartment in a straight line and has the best ice-cream we ever tasted. We were very happy with everything and have nothing but praise for the owner who was always available and helpful (he does not live on the premises): he recommended a lot of things we would never have found (including Vivolis ice-cream!). We felt very lucky to have found this beautiful apartment and it really made our stay a pleasure. It exceeded our expectations in every way.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Historic Center Florence
Ontario, Canada
5

A Gem in Florence

  • 5 of 5
Upon a arrival at the apartment a greeter helped us up the stairs with our luggage. The apartment was spacious and spotless. The kitchen was very well appointed and we cooked three meals during our stay. The laundry was brand new and well appreciated after a week of travelling. The terrace off the bedroom made us feel as if we lived in a genuine Florentine neighbourhood. The location was excellent. A short walk from the Duomo with restaurants, coffee shop and grocery nearby. The small details made a big difference. The owner called on our arrival to ensure everything was okay, taxis were arranged and an information card was provided containing everything you might need while in Florence. Our experience in this wonderful city was enhanced by this fantastic accommodation.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed the apartment including the new laundry - we did a full refurbishing this year. Good to hear you liked the restaurants and coffee bar near the apartment. We hope to see you again. Grazie!
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Historic Center Florence
Manchester UK
5

Authentic charm and good location

  • 5 of 5
The apartment itself was just perfect! Although well located, close to the Duomo and other tourist sites, it was a real haven of peace and authentic charm. We were so grateful for the excellent air conditioning, given the soaring temperatures outside! The owner gave us plenty of helpful advice and information about local shops, restaurants and buses etc. which helped us spend many happy hours discovering Florence and eating lovely food! A real find - would definitely recommend!
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! I am glad you liked the location near to all the sites but still quiet and peaceful. I hope you and your family will come back again. Grazie!
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Historic Center Florence
5

Assolutamente perfetto!!

  • 5 of 5
We feel very lucky to have discovered this gorgeous apartment in this beautiful city. It says one bedroom but we were a party of 3, the extra room is an additional living area but works perfectly as an additional bedroom making this place exceptional value. My friend who slept in the fold out double bed said it was extremely comfortable, as was the HUGE bed in the also enormous main bedroom. From start to finish the communication with the friendly owners was excellent, in fact some of the most professional, welcoming and detailed information we have ever experienced, and we travel a lot. I cannot reccomend highly enough, as the numerous other highly positive reviews confirm! Beautifully furnished, decorated, comfortable, great facilities all round and extremely well positioned. An extra bonus was the super lovely people in the area, the local cafe is a real gem...molto buono caffe...the owner was very kind in allowing me to pratice my poor Italian!..?...e ho bisogna di pratico!.....in a very short time I felt like a welcome local, priceless! :). Was sad to leave....Book early as is deservedly required and start looking forward to your Firenze experience, AMAZING!!! Grazie Tanto, ci vediamo, ma not soon enough!!
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Your review made my day! Thank you for the great comments about the apartment and the service. I am glad you liked the coffee bar near the apartment - it is a great way to feel part of the neighborhood. Good to hear to hear the sofa bed was comfortable - new mattress! Come back soon. Grazie!
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Map

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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Availability & Rates

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Historic Center Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
MID-YEAR
Sep 27 2014 - Mar 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
€100
€600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest
 
HIGH SEASON
Mar 28 2015 - Sep 25 2015
4 night minimum stay
€115
€700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €7 per night, per additional guest
 
MID-YEAR
Sep 26 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
€100
€600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

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

3rd and 4th persons: 7 Euro per night each; 35 Euro per week each.

Longer stays: 2 persons
High Season - 2 wks: €1300. 3 wks: €1750. 4 wks: €2240.
Mid-Year - 2 wks: €1100. 3 wks; €1575; 4 wks: €1960.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

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:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Garage ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • 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:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • cycling
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.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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