About the property
- Apartment1076 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Living-rooms. Washer. Dryer. Jacuzzi. Free Wifi. A/C
Really beautiful top-floors apartment with elevator. Rooftop Terrace with amazing 360° panoramic views of Florence. Prestigious historic building in the city center. Beautifully furnished and decorated. All modern conveniences: A/C in every room. Free Wi-Fi. Internet points. Sat TV. DVD. New fully-equipped kitchen. Separate washer and dryer. Dishwasher. Jacuzzi. From your bedrooms, you can see the Duomo and look out over some of the famous private gardens in Florence. It is so quiet it is like being in the country but you are in the middle of Florence, within walking distance of all the sights. Ideal for 4 persons (2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms). Enjoy a thoroughly Florentine stylish experience! Excellent discounts for stays of 7 days and longer.
Centrally located in one of the most charming parts of the historic center of Florence, in the Borgo Pinti area, within 15 minutes or so walk of most major sights (but there are also buses if you prefer). And the best shopping streets! It is in a delightful city-centre 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. Spa and swimming pool are up the street. Gym nearby. Rental rates are all-inclusive: all utilities (including central heating or A/C), Wi-Fi, very high-quality linen and towels, final cleaning, Florence City tax. NO extra charges. Discounts: 2 weeks or more. The apartment is in mint condition (completely restructured and restored in mid-2013). Perfect for honeymoons or special occasions.
The apartment is on 2 levels (floors 4 and 5, the top floor): the dining/living, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and ktichen are all on floor 4, the same level as the elevator. Upstairs, floor 5, there is the open-space living room and bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, a little 'writer's corner' and stairs to the terrace. Because of the lay-out of the apartment, there is privacy and space to spread out. The apartment has a really spacious feel - over 100 sq. metres/1100 sq. ft. The apartment could comforably take 6 people but we have a normal maximum occupancy of 4 persons to enhance your experience. Exceptionally we will take 5 guests depending on the composition of the group.
• Dining/living room
• Very fully-equipped new kitchen with dishwasher, separate washer and dryer and all electrical appliances including microwave and American and Italian coffee-makers.
• 2 very comfortable bedrooms with beamed ceilings. One bedroom has a large double bed with en-suite bathroom. The other bedroom can either be a large double or a twin (2 single beds), and has its own private bathroom literally 2 paces away. Both bedrooms have views of the Duomo and overlook private gardens.
• Floor 5: Open-space living area with a double sofa bed which has a genuinely comfortable mattress. Adjoining bathroom with Jacuzzi with stunnning view of Florence! If a guest does not want to share a bedroom, this area can be used at night as a sleeping area with complete privacy. There is also a 'writer's corner' on this level.
• Panoramic small rooftop terrace with amazing 360 degree views of every monument in Florence: perfect for a drink or snack at the end of the day. Seating for 4, and a canopy for shade.
• A/C in every room.
• Wi-Fi and fixed ethernet connections throughout.
• Beamed ceilings, marble bathrooms, beautifully decorated.
The apartment is in a beautiful and impressive building, dating back to the 15th centrury. The apartment has been fully restructured and restored with immense care, using the the finest Tuscan materials, with tiles, beamed ceilings and fine features in wood and wrought iron by master craftsmen. It is beautifully decorated and furnished in an understated way: everything is of the highest quality, with top-class Italian linen, towels etc. It is airy and bright.
When you leave the apartment, all of Florence is at your doorstep!
Check-in: By appointment, 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 but we cannot guarantee it. If you want to arrive later than 8:00 PM, please contact us BEFORE booking to make sure this is possible. There is also an extra fee for late arrivals.
Check-out: by 10 AM (10.00) at the latest.
Parking: An enclosed parking garage with attendants is less than 1 minute walk from the apartment. This is a real advantage as otherwise it is impossible to park or bring your car into the historic center. Contact us for details.
We will go the extra mile to make your stay in Florence unique and enjoyable:
• Make museum and restaurant bookings;
• Give information on day-trips from Florence, tours, and events taking place during your stay in Florence.
• Book visits to Tuscan wineries in Chianti, Montalcino (home of Brunello wine), Montepulciano etc
• Organize limo service with driver for your arrival and departure, or for touring the unique Tuscany countryside: Chianti or Brunello wineries, the Cinque Terre, Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa and Lucca. Or visit the famous fashion outlet malls outside Florence.
• Want to do something unique like ballooning over Tuscany, go to a special opera, concert or jazz evening, or find the best place for salsa dancing in Florence - just ask us!
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- within one hour
- english, french, dutch
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 19, 2018
I completely restructured and renovated this property. It is in a beautiful historic building (15th century, with 18th century makeover!) and doing the restructuring took a lot of time organizing the best Florentine craftsmen and artisans for furnishings and drapes (nearly everything was custom made for the apartment). It was a long process, but I hope you will think it was worth it.
Owner purchased this Apartment in 2013
Why Owner chose Santissima Annunziata
The historic building is beautiful, and the small panoramic terrace has extraordinary 360 degree views of Florence. The bedrooms overlook private gardens and you can see the Duomo from each bedroom. The peace and quiet in the apartment is amazing.
What makes this Apartment unique
This area is my favorite in Florence. It is central - so you can walk everywhere - 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 near 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 Market. Piazza Santa Croce and its vibrant area is nearby (but not too near!). I provide an information sheet with recommendations for local restaurants etc.
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Fantastic Apartment in Florence
We spent 2 weeks at Cesare's apartment in Florence and can only echo what other people have already written. Cesare has thought of everything. The apartment does not seem like a typical rental as it features high-end amenities throughout. Lots and lots of room with the ability to spread out from the main floor that has a kitchen (including washer and dryer), a dining area with quality dishes and glasses, one bedroom with bathroom, and a second bedroom across from a hall bathroom. The bedrooms are both large and have more than ample storage. The Duomo is visible from both bedrooms. The second level includes a living room, bathroom, and nook with a desk. There are stairs that lead to the terrace above. The terrace offers room for 4 and a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. Beautiful by both day and night. Great air-conditioners. Perhaps the greatest feature of the apartment is Cesare himself. There is a hotline phone in the apartment you can use to reach him with questions about anything Florence. You need tickets to a museum? Cesare can set you up. You need a recommendation for a restaurant? Cesare is the man. Need a taxi to the airport or train station? Cesare always gets you one you can count on. The apartment, located on Borgo Pinti, is just a 10-minute walk to the Florence action center. The Tom Hanks movie Inferno was being filmed during our entire stay in Florence, and they were actually filming on Borgo Pinti one day. All in all, if you are searching for a wonderful apartment for your stay in Florence, you can stop your search now.
Thank you for the incredible review! As I told you, it was a real pleasure having you and your party stay, and much fun. I am glad that you liked the apartment so well. I think you got the best out of Florence. Thank you for everything. GRAZIE!
Great Location! Great Owner!
Our first trip to Italy was phenomenal, much in part to Cesare and his beautiful apartment. Cesare made sure we had all the information we needed prior to our trip. Everything you would need to know about restaurants, tours, museums and of course, gelato were emailed before we left Ohio. The apartment was large enough to accommodate four adults. The view from the terrace was amazing and we enjoyed several warm afternoons taking in the view. The apartment is centrally located and was no more than a 10-15 minute to almost all the sites in Florence. The train station is only a twenty minute walk as well. We decided to cook our own meals on several evenings and the kitchen and dining room were more than adequate. One small complaint is the lighting in the stairway up to the apartment. Make sure to have your cell phone flashlight handy as it gets pretty dark near the bottom even during the day. All in all, this is is a fantastic apartment that is stocked with everything you need to be comfortable. As many others have stated, the bonus is Cesare. He is willing to help in any way. I highly recommend this apartment for your stay in the wonderful city of Florence.
Perfect Place in Florence
I spent the month of March, 2018 in this lovely apartment. It has everything you need, a real home away from home. It is very centrally located, so you can walk to anywhere in Florence in 20-30 minutes. Cesare, the owner, is most kind and does everything to help you if you need it. There are several wonderful family run restaurants close by, and cafes and bakeries too. I highly recommend this apartment, and will return there again when I come back to Florence.
Thank you Cesare, for a fantastic stay in Firenze!
Great place with terrific owner!
We had a great time in Florence! The apartment was lovely and very spacious for the four of us. Both of the bedrooms had views of the Duomo if you looked properly and the view from the upper patio was terrific! Unfortunately we were there during a cold spell(it was February after all!) and so we didn't spend much time on the patio.
The home was just as described. The owner Cesare was so accommodating and easy to reach. He provided helpful information and was exceedingly responsive with perfect English.
Location was very good, not quite in the heart of the action but an easy 5-10 minute walk put you in the heart of it! It was very nice that it was quiet at night. One thing to know-the two bedroom doors squeak quite a bit so if you need to get up to use the bathroom or get a drink of water during the night, the noise may wake other sleeping guests. Also, be aware that the washing laundry cycles take about two hours, not including drying, so plan accordingly(somewhat typical in Europe). The building was very secure and as four women together we felt very safe.
We cooked in all four nights and while the kitchen is not large, we were able to make our meals with two in the kitchen pitching in. The full size fridge was a nice change after several very small refrigerators.
The greeter Marzio was prompt in both our coming and going. Very nice man although speaks very little english. Everywhere in Italy it's helpful(and polite) to know some basic words and phrases, such as good day/good evening, do you understand English? Where is X? Please and thank you.
Great time and would definitely stay at Cesare's apartment again! Thank you Cesare for sharing your beautiful home!
Cesare and Marzio could not have been kinder or more helpful. The apartment is absolutely beautiful, very comfortable, and centrally located. Everything we could have possibly wanted was provided. We walked everywhere and it didn’t take more than 10-15 minutes to get to the Duomo, Uffizi, Accademia and other attractions. Florence is an amazing city. We leave with very fond memories.
Great location: fabulous apt with rooftop terrace with an awesome view of Firenze.
Rooftop terrace with awesome view of Firenze: whole apt. Thoughtfully designed with everything you could possibly need. Cesare was super attentive in his recommendations for trips, cafes etc. All accessories were of really good quality on this lovely apt - definitely home away from home. A quiet place to return to each evening. Thanks Cesare.
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. Reduced cost for our guests. Contact us for details.
Additional information about rental rates
Rates include: utilities, A/C or central heating (normal consumption), free Wi-Fi, linen, baby crib (cot). Weekly cleaning IS FREE if you stay 2 weeks or more. Florence City Council tax: 3 Euro per person per night. Children under 12 are exempt. It is payable for the first 7 nights only so maximum payable is 21 Euros per person no matter how long you stay. Maid service available (daily or as required): costs extra. DISCOUNTS: Please contact us BEFORE making a booking as we offer excellent DISCOUNTS on stays of 10 NIGHTS OR MORE which the rate chart does not show or calculate. The discounts are not available after a booking has been made. Send us an inquiry by clicking on the "CONTACT OWNER" button. HIGH SEASONS DISCOUNTS (2 PERSONS): 1 WEEK: 120 EURO/NIGHT; 2 WEEKS: 110 EUR0/NIGHT; 3 WEEKS OR MORE: 100 EURO/NIGHT MID-YEAR DISCOUNTS (2 PERSONS): 1 WEEK: 110 EURO/NIGHT; 2 WEEKS: 100 EUR0/NIGHT; 3 WEEKS OR MORE: 90 EURO/NIGHT. FOR DISCOUNTS FOR 3/4 PERSONS, PLEASE CONTACT US