AT THE HEART OF FLORENCE WITH PRIVATE GARDEN AND PARKING

christina farina

Speaks french, portuguese, italian, spanish, english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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AT THE HEART OF FLORENCE WITH PRIVATE GARDEN AND PARKING

Campo di Marte Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This charming and unique apartment sets on the ground floor of a historic building right at Florence's Historic Center. It is strategically situated just 5 minutes walk from Piazza Santa Croce, and 15 minutes walk from Piazza Signoria and The Ufizzi.

This accommodation has been restored and converted into an adorable apartment, very well furnished and with modern facilities. The highlight is its private, sunny garden with dining table for 'al fresco' meals. Private parking is also available.

There is a cosy living room , dining room at a veranda facing the garden, well equipped kitchen with everything you need to cook a delicious Tuscan meal, a master double room with fresco ceiling with in suite bathroom, a double bedroom with 2 single beds, a studio with 2 single beds plus one bathroom with shower. All bathrooms are made with Carrara marble.

The market of Santo Ambrogio , the most characteristic food market in Florence is only at 5 minutes walk. It is a nice way to wake up in the morning, have a lazy breakfast with a true cappuccino or espresso and take a tour around fresh and exquisite season vegetables and fruits or local cheese just smelling the flower's newest aromas.

All around, there are many restaurants and bars where local Fiorentini go for a quick coffee, lunch and dinner meals, with a vast selection of places running from wine bars, wooden oven pizzerias, local trattorie and famous restaurants.

From there, you can also rent bikes to visit Florence everywhere you want to go!

The famous FLEA MARKET of Florence is located in Piazza dei Ciompi at only 10 minutes walk from the apartment. It opens every day from 9 to 19.30. If you're lucky enough to go there on the last Sunday of every month, the stalls extend into the surrounding streets. Here you can find furniture and objects from the past, prints, coins and jewellery. It's worth a trip if only to get insights on Italy's past through the artifacts displayed in these cluttered stalls.

Cooking classes and/or Cooking services are also available on request.

Fun cooking classes on Tuscan Recipes, good tips and the pleasure to have learned and cooked your own Tuscan meal!

Or if you just want to relax and enjoy a wonderful typical meal at home, just choose from different menus and let me know.

Ask for more details.

I live close by and available 24/7.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
christina farina (Owner)
Advertiser since 2000
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Christina is the most thoughtful, knowledgeable host I have ever met after 40+ stays around the world. She was on time, great communicator, talked us in, sat with us for an hour and gave us all kinds of directions and advice about Florence, I had never been to Florence and did not do the research I should have done before going there. Christina solved almost all of those issues by patiently explaining the layout of the City, transportation system, using a map,,restaurant recommendations grocery shopping, etc., etc. She demystified one of the iconic City's in the world and made our five day stay very rewarding.

Her flat is exactly as advertised, very comfy, air conditioning, and Christina supplied power conversion units for our US equipment. Linen supplies very generous, laundry convenient, beds Italian comfy. it's all good. I would love to return one day soon, You cannot do better than Christina's place.



Agosto 2013
Aug 2013
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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5
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At the Heart of Florence with Private Garden and Parking
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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At the Heart of Florence with Private Garden and Parking
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+39 3687 254745 (Italy)
Campo di Marte Florence
5

Perfect two month vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Our two month stay in the apartment was wonderful! The apartment was very nice, very clean, and in a perfect location for us. While we were in a local neighborhood, with very few tourists (which we loved), we were within a ten or fifteen minute walk of all the best sights. We used the dry-cleaners/laundry which was seven minutes away, by the market--and it was excellent. We shopped at the Sant' Ambrosia market, the local grocery and bakery, and it was all close, good, and convenient. About seven minutes from the apartment was a tiny corner restaurant, Il Giova, and they had the best food we had in Florence. We ate there at least three times a week. It was delicious and so reasonable. Actually there were so many good restaurants in the immediate area, that we often walked home just to eat in the neighborhood. Best of all, our landlady, Christina, was a delight. Because she had lived in the apartment, she knew the whole area well, and gave great recommendations. She was also very attentive, and gave prompt help whenever we needed it. We would absolutely stay there again--maybe for another two months, if we're lucky! We highly recommend this apartment.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 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: Grazie Linda,
It was a great pleasure to have you and Jeff here! At the end of your stay I could see how local you both have turned to be FIORENTINI :-)
I wish you a wonderful Venetian stay!!
Saluti
Christina
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Campo di Marte Florence
Washington DC
5

Wonderful Stay in Florence

  • 5 of 5
My trip to Florence in April 2012 was one of the best ever. Christina was very hospitable to myself and family. The apartment was just like it was described and pictured. It is located perfectly. It is no more than a 10-20 minute walk to everything. And the market (5 min walk away) was the absolute best. We went there every morning and purchased fresh foods, jewelry, goods, and clothing!! I can't wait to go back. The italians are very delightful and love children.

Thanks Christina for helping make this trip so memorable. You are the best! We are coming back to see you May 2013!
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • 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: Thank you very much for your detailed review. I hope it will help future guests !
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Campo di Marte Florence
Hingham, Massachusetts, USA & Florence, Italy
5

Wonderful Visit

  • 5 of 5
My family came to visit and I was looking for, most importantly, an apartment near my own and the centro. Christina was so wonderful and accommodating to our last minute request, and my parents were extremely pleased with the apartment. I have been living in Florence for a few months, and this apartment had more amenities than most, the internet actually worked! The location is wonderful, which allows for easy access to all the main sights, and very close to a few wonderful restaurants up on Via de' Macci. The apartment was better than imagined, very clean and roomy. I have three teenaged sisters, and they were very pleased with the apartment, as they were able to escape to their own room, but it would be perfect for young children too, as there is a walled garden. I was even able to meet the housekeeper, Celia, who is equally wonderful! My parents said that if they were to return, they would definitely want to stay here again, and will be recommending the apartment friends traveling abroad.
  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Campo di Marte Florence
Charlotte NC
5

  • 5 of 5
We spent a week in Florence, using this apt as our base. It is truly spacious, light and very well kept. It is conveniently located, as described, with a market nearby and many restaurants within easy walking distance. By Florence standards, this is a bargin at 1350 Euro. Chritina, the owner, is a delightful woman who was very helpful in arranging our visit. I would definitely stay here again when we return to Florence.
  • Submitted: May 24, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Campo di Marte Florence
San Francisco, CA
5

  • 5 of 5
This apartment was a fantastic find! My mother, mother-in-law, and husband stayed there for 10 days in November.

Christina was very courteous and helpful, even adjusting her schedule when our arrival flight was delayed. She was more than accommodating.

It is located right across the street from a wonderful restaurant that is higher price but higher quality and filled with locals! Did you know that it is also on the same street as Michelangelo's house, which is now a museum? Take a look, as you'll see some familiar paintings (the Ecce Homo and the Queen Elizabeth I portrait), even if it isn't filled with masterpieces that everyone goes to the Uffizi to see.

Gay patrons will be happy to note that it is a very short walk to the best gay bar in the city: Y.A.G.

Straight patrons will be happy to note that there is nightlife in the neighborhood.

In both cases, the apartment is far from the loud noise of pedestrians at night, but close enough to imbibe with the locals.

Electricity and heat is high if you like it warm in the house and bathe every day, like most Americans. We used a lot so we spent a lot. It was not a problem for us, as we were mindful that the dollar is weak and energy costs are high.

The third bedroom does NOT have a dresser and is private so long as the curtains are drawn. My mother-in-law didn't seem to mind, and Christina came up with a great solution to use part of the linen closet next to the room for her things.

We're definitely staying here again when we come to Florence!
  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Map

Il Duomo of Florence
Ponte Vecchio
Uffizi Gallery
"Make reservations on line for Gli Uffizi and other major museums in Florence and avoid lines..."
Historic Center of Florence
Boboli Gardens
Campanile di Giotto
Basilica di Santa Maria Novella
Piazza della Signoria
Medici Chapels Museum
Stazione Santa Maria Novella Firenze
"Take a look at www.trenitalia.it for train schedules"
Siena
Bargello Museum
San Miniato al Monte
Florence Tourist Office
Palazzo Pitti (Pitti Palace)
Chiesa di Santa Croce
Caffè Cibreo
Gucci Museo
"Very close to this museum, only at 10 meters away, try a wonderful restaurant called Vini e ..."
Santa Maria del Carmine
Palazzo Strozzi
Gelateria Venchi
Osteria Vini e Vecchi Sapori
"Best place to eat in Florence! Lunch and Dinner...You Must make a reservation!!"
Trattoria Zaza
Santa Maria Novella Perfumes and Pharmacy
Palazzo Vecchio
Pitti Palace
Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Peretola Airport
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Santa Maria Novella Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golf Ugolino
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Car: not necessary

Cooking classes and/or Cooking services are also available on request.

Fun cooking classes on Tuscan Recipes, good tips and the pleasure to have learned and cooked your own Tuscan meal!

Or if you just want to relax and enjoy a wonderful typical meal at home, just choose from different menus and let me know.

Ask for more details.

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Availability & Rates

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Campo di Marte Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
high season
Mar 30 2014 - Nov 1 2014
4 night minimum stay
€205
€1,435
 
 
low season
Nov 2 2014 - Dec 20 2014
4 night minimum stay
€185
€1,295
 
 
christimas & new year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 2 2015
4 night minimum stay
€205
€1,435
 

Additional information about rental rates

final cleaning fee €50
Notes utilities not included
200 euro booking deposit
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Amenities

Amenities

Campo di Marte Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom 1 wc, bidet, shower, bathtub, Carra Marble Bathroom 2 wc, shower, Carra Marble
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • cinemas
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • museums
  • health/beauty spa
  • duty free shops
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • hot air ballooning
  • cycling
Notes:
Private parking space with no extra cost.
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