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LOVELY, LARGE, AFFORDABLE APT WITH MAJESTIC VIEW-PONTE VECCHIO

Rachel Camarda

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Rachel Camarda

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015
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LOVELY, LARGE, AFFORDABLE APT WITH MAJESTIC VIEW-PONTE VECCHIO

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Alto Mugello Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Large 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with amazing view of River Arno, Ponte Vecchio

THIS MAJESTIC, WARM AND WELCOMNG APT WITH AN INCREDIBLE VIEW OF THE PONTE VECCHIO, RIVER ARNO AND UFFIZI GALLERY IS EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED FOR YOUR STAY IN BELLA FIRENZE. 3RD FLOOR APT WITH ELEVATOR IN AN ELEGANT, QUIET 1700 CENTURY BUILDING OVERLOOKING THE HISTORIC CITY CENTER IN AN IDEAL LOCATION IS PERFECT FOR YOUR VISIT TO THIS SPECIAL CITY. PALAZZO PIITI, PIAZZA SANTO SPIRITO, VIA SAN NICCOLO AND DELIGHTFUL FLORENTINE TRATTORIA'S ARE JUST A FEW OF THE ATTRACTIONS A STONE'S THROW AWAY.

THE BRIGHT DALYLIGHT AND WONDERFUL FLORENTINE FURNISHINGS MAKE FOR A PERFECT ACCOMOMDATION, LARGE 2 BEDROOM 2 BATHROOM APT WITH OPEN LIVINGROOM AND DINING AREA IN THE MIDDLE ALLOW FOR PRIVACY, FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN MAKES EASY A QUICK PLATE OF SPAGHETTI WITH FRESH BASIL, TOMATOES, AND MOZZARELLA FROM THE LOCAL FARMERS MARKET IN SANTO SPIRITO. ONE BLOCK AWAY IS THE NEW, UP SCALE GROCERY STORE, SAPORI E DINTORNI.

ALL IN ALL IT'S A PERFECT AP IN A PERFECT LOCATION FOR A PERFECT VISIT TO FIRENZE

Keywords: LARGE 2 BEDROOM APT WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEW, IDEAL LOCATION, AFFORDABLE, LOTS OF DAYLIGHT, 3RD FLOOR WITH ELEVATOR

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Rachel Camarda (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015

About Rachel Camarda

RACHEL CAMARDA IS THE PROPERY MANAGER AND OWNER OF A SMALL RENTAL AGENCY CALLED FLORENTINEFLATS, BORN IN SEATTLE, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON GRADAUTE WHO HAS BEEN LIVING HER LIFE FOR THE PAST 26 YEARS IN FIRENZE, CAN TELL YOU WHAT IT'S REALLY LIKE TO 'LIVE UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN' ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR MUSEUM AND RESTAURANTS RESERVATIONS, AND A WEALTH OF INFO FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS, PERFECT CONTACT PERSON WHO LIVES JUST A 5 MINUTE BIKE RIDE AWAY

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 28 traveler reviews

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LOVELY, LARGE, AFFORDABLE APT WITH MAJESTIC VIEW-PONTE VECCHIO
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
Austin, TX USA
5

Fantastic Apartment in Florence

  • 5 of 5

We spent just under 14 days around Easter in this great apartment overlooking the Arno in Florence. The view itself was worth the price of the apartment. Open the tall windows and look directly across to the Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. There is a fantastic grocery store within a 4 min walk and a couple of great restaurants (try the Trattoria Bordino) are nearly at your door-step. The furnishings in the two bedroom, two bath unit are not elaborate, but very functional. And oh, by the way, the elevator was great! The small kitchen was fine for fixing breakfast before exploring everything Florence has to offer. Really never needed a car. Rachel was great, very helpful, even as we fought our jet lag.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Fremont, CA
5

Great location, grand apartment, glorious view

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week in this fabulous apartment in the Oltrarno. Rachel was fabulous and accommodating - even when we arrived 6 hours late because one of our flights was canceled. The apartment was truly amazing - 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large living and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. We loved this area and ate all dinners within a 10 minute walk of the apartment - all wonderful. To walk over the Ponte Vecchio and be at 'home' within 5 minutes was such a treat - as was watching the New Year's Eve fireworks from the apartment windows. Everything about our stay was perfect and we would definitely stay here again. No car was necessary as the train station can be reached within 15 minutes. We have already begun to mention the apartment to various friends who are planning on traveling to Florence. I researched many, many apartments for our trip and know, without a doubt, that I chose the very best for our price range. Thanks again Rachel!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Location! Classy! Great spot!

  • 5 of 5

This place was just as advertised. Amazing location. Very spacious. Well-equipped. Rachel was super-helpful and always ready and available with good tips and advice. Parking at the nearby lungarno garage was easy and relatively affordable for the area. This is really in the centre of Firenze, but on the side of the Ponte Vecchio which encourages looking around the Oltrarno area (which so many tourists miss out on and never should) - but is steps from the Ponte Vecchio so nothing is missed. Stayed with a newborn, 2 year old, and had a couple of in-laws come and there was plenty of space for the 4 adults and two kids. Everything was great and easy, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Home in Firenze!

  • 5 of 5

Treat yourself and when you visit Firenze, rent an apartment - no, rent THIS apartment. You will know you have come home when you open the door. Our party of five were not only thrilled with the amazing location and the outstanding views, but this apartment is inviting, beautifully decorated, spacious and generously comfortable. Rachel was such a help from the first contact in writing until we met her upon arrival. We cannot thank her enough for all she did to make this stay so perfect. I would absolutely encourage anyone I know coming to Firenze to stay here- you can walk to everything, there are plenty of places to eat nearby and the best gelato is just at the base of the Ponte Vecchio, just two blocks away. Don't just stay in a hotel for a visit, live in Firenze in this apartment for your stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Atlanta, GA
5

Your friends from Atlanta, Georgia USA

  • 5 of 5

My dear Rachel, A year late in this review but the memories are like yesterday. We have had a few bleeps these past 12 months but all is well. What a fabulous person to take care of her guests in Florence. We appreciate everything that Rachel did for us and the apartment was perfect. What a view!!!! Convenient to everything. We dived into the renaissance head first and were able to trudge home with dinner in hand. We would rent it again tomorrow. Thank you for such a wonderful month in Florence.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Florence at its best

  • 5 of 5

We were in Florence for two weeks in June 2014 to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary—this gem of an apartment could not have been a better choice for a romantic and relaxing vacation. The building is young by Florentine standards, and spacious, with high ceilings, a lovely foyer, and a very comfortable formal living room with a table that seats 8 to 10. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the cookware and china you will need, and the bathrooms are just fine—the smaller one with a good “American” shower, and the master with a tub and beautiful period trimmings. Both bedrooms have masterful windows overlooking the Arno—we left the French doors open all the time to circulate the air and maybe encountered one bug in two weeks. There are also functioning air conditioning units if it gets too hot. The master bedroom is lovely with plenty of closet space and a comfortable king platform bed. You will be most comfortable here. It’s on the 4th landing, and the elevator comes right along.

But the show is outside. This apartment is right on the Arno, directly across from the Ufizzi, and 150 paces from the Ponte Vecchio. It is a perfect location. Even our Florentine cousins were envious! From the windows, you can see a bit of the Duomo, the new lighting on the Ponte Vecchio, and the crowds milling on either side of the river. It is a short walk to so many of Florence’s attractions and to wonderful restaurants, bars and gelato. It’s in such a central location that you can go out in the morning, bring your bags back at noon and have lunch and a nap, and go out again as the shops reopen. You are blocks away from the Pitti Palace, the Piazza Signoria, the Straw Market, and the Piazza de la Republica. That is, if you can stop looking out the windows of your spectacular Italian apartment! We can’t wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From €200 Per night

Alto Mugello Apartment Rental Rates

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€1,250
€4,000
 

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Notes August and Nov through to March 15th are considered low season for me. Ask about reduced rates for these months and long stays of more than 1 week!
I require a deposit of approximately 30 % to reserve the dates requested!
The prices listed are the Max. requested for high season. 1 month is considered 4 weeks or 28 nights,
Prices are reduced for low season requests..... Nov. Dec. January, Feb August
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Amenities

Alto Mugello Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Italian tiled blue bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , Bright rooftop view of florentine tiled roofs
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large, lovely bedroom with majestic view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 queen or 2 singles, view or River Arno,
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • tennis
Notes:
LOVELY FLORENTINE FURNISHINGS AND PAINTINGS , STUNNING PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE PONTE VECCHIO, UFFIZI GALLERY, RIVER ARNO , SURROUNDING HILL TOWNS FROM 3 LARGE WINDOWS, IDEAL FOR WEEKLY TOURISTS, GROCERY STORE JUST ONE BLOCK AWAY, PARKING IN PRIVATE GARAGE, YOU COULDN'T GET A BETTER LOCATION AND APT FOR YOUR WEEK IN BELLA FIRENZE

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