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Your quiet haven at Ponte Vecchio - Views, terraces and luxuriously renovated

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 2-6, 3 Terraces Views over Rooftops of Florence

Situated right next to the buzzing Ponte Vecchio, this newly renovated 1100 sq ft / 101 sq m apartment on the top floor of a Renaissance building will charm you with its exclusive location. Reopened in May after a complete renovation, the layout will blow you away. Luxurious furniture, Carrara marble and the omnipresent sunlight add to the beauty of this quiet and light apartment. Two exclusive terraces offer relaxation and spectacular views over Florence

Location - location - location! The terraces offer spectacular views of Florence and all its sites (Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, Piazza Michelangelo), offering an additional 860 sq ft / 80 sq m of living space.

Tasteful and inviting furniture that makes you feel right at home. The apartment has two bedrooms and a comfortable pullout couch in the living room to comfortably accommodate 6 guests. Two private marble bathrooms with showers connect to the bedrooms. The third bathroom is accessible from the living room. The open marble kitchen offers utmost independence and beautifully blends into the living space. Large windows allow for amble light and an incomparable setting.

The elevator takes you up to the 6th floor and there's one flight of stairs to reach the 7th floor. Surrounded by luxury boutique hotels, plenty of bars and restaurants are a stone throw away. Parking (Lungarno Garage) is located on the opposite side of Ponte Vechio, about a 5 min walk away. There's a large supermarket right on the other side of Ponte Vecchio.

Please contact us and we will be happy to meet and greet you personally. Certainly we rest at your complete disposal for all questions or suggestions on what to do and see whilst your in beautiful Tuscany.

It feels great to exit this quiet oasis and be immediately emerged in the feel and buzz of historic Florence. Ponte Vecchio is right there and it's up to you if you wish to linger in the quiet and more authentic little streets with its local stores, bars and restaurants, or if you would like to join other visitors on the main streets to see the Duomo, the Piazza Signoria and the Uffizi - all within 5 minutes walking distance. Or you cross Ponte Vecchio and get lost in the Santo Spirito area, where locals like to shop and dine. In all cases, you are a stone throw away from all important masterpieces.

In Florence you will get around by foot, although you may always ask the concierge of one of the three luxury boutique hotels right next to the apartment to call a taxi.

We are at your complete disposal to answer any questions. We have endless tips for the city and its surroundings! Please also let us know if you are interested in Itineraries or a Personal Shopping Experience, as we have a highly recommened Personal Concierge at hand.

More Details

Owner
Karin Honsberg
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Karin Honsberg

With the help of a renown interior designer, my husband and I have lovingly renovated this beautiful and light apartment and we are renting it out to world-wide guests that enjoy traveling in style. Having worked all around the world in the luxury hotel sector, we know what guests expect and need to truly enjoy their stay. My husband is Italian and I am German.

Karin Honsberg purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Karin Honsberg chose Historic Center

It has always been our dream to own a property in Tuscany and especially in Florence. The beauty of this part of the world is overwhelming. We have lived in Florence for over three years, decided to buy our dream apartment next to Ponte Vecchio and have lovingly renovated it. The location is perfect and every part of the city can easily be reached within no time. In May 2013 we started renting it out to trusted guests.

What makes this apartment unique

Location - the three terraces with blooming flowers and a lemon tree, plus views of the whole city - the warm light that falls into the apartment during the day. The apartment is luxuriously furnished, light, quiet and very clean. Its biggest draw is the unbeatable location right next to Ponte Vecchio and its interior design.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We usually have a few helpful suggestions, but in your case you have really thought through everything we needed, from the soft towels to the laundry supplies, to the Nespresso pods etc., those things made it easy to get acclimated. The design & quality of your property is apparent to anyone who has owned or designed a resort property. We hope to stay with you again! If you are ever in Southern California please let us know!
Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci Florence Airport:
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Fusion Bar
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Golf Club Ugolino, Impruneta
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Santa Maria Novella Central Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Fusion Restaurant, Borgo San Jacopo Restaurant
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Car: not necessary

It feels great to exit this quiet oasis and be immediately emerged in the feel and buzz of historic Florence. Ponte Vecchio is right there and it's up to you if you wish to linger in the quiet and more authentic little streets with its local stores, bars and restaurants, or if you would like to join other visitors on the main streets to see the Duomo, the Piazza Signoria and the Uffizi - all within 5 minutes walking distance.

Or you cross Ponte Vecchio and get lost in the Santo Spirito area, where locals like to shop and dine. In all cases, you are a stone throw away from all important masterpieces.

In Florence you will get around by foot, although you may always ask the concierge of one of the three luxury boutique hotels right next to the apartment to call a taxi.

We are at your complete disposal to answer any questions. We have endless tips for the city and its surroundings!

Amenities

Duomo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , Carrara White Marble, access from Main Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Carrara White Marble, Access from 2nd Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Access from Living Room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd Bedroom, kitchenette, walk-in closet, marble bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main bedroom, terrace, walk-in closet, marble bathroom
  • The apartment is perfect for 2 to 6 people. Both bedrooms sleep 2 (4 total) and have their own Carrara marble en-suite bathroom with shower. 2 more guests may comfortably sleep on the luxurious pull-out couch in the living room (6 guests total).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
Notes:
Please ask us for a perfect Private Concierge Referral (Itineraries, Personal Shopper)

Reviews

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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location close to the Ponte Vecchio. Short walk to great restaurants and sight seeing.The apartment was nicely appointed and had been recently renovated. We were very comfortable. The owner was extremely helpful and accommodating. Her restaurant recommendations were superb. It was a great find.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at stunning Casa Ventura. Two years ago we were lucky enough to find it and there was no question as to where we would stay on our return trip to Florence!! Karin is the most wonderful hostess with creative ideas and such a helpful manner. The apartment itself is just beautiful with generous living space, wonderful outdoor spaces and views, great bedrooms and bathrooms. It is very well appointed with everything a traveler might need. Just as importantly, it is perfectly situated just off the Arno River very close to the Ponte Vecchio. We're already looking forward to our next visit to Casa Ventura.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
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5

💜💜💜

  • 5 of 5

Karin and her home are beautiful. Florence was amazing with this little retreat above the city. Every amenity made it feel like a palace. We would stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA
5

Perfect location and a beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this wonderful apartment in mid September. The apartment is well designed and has top of the line furnishings and amenities. It is quite clear that a lot of thought and care went into its final design. Just beautiful.

Karin was very helpful in giving us a recommendations on restaurants. She will not steer you wrong!!

The location is perfect. Head out for a day of sightseeing, return to the apartment and enjoy a glass of wine on the roof top terrace in the early evening. Walk to any of a dozen wonderful restaurants to end your night. Perfect apartment in a perfect city. We look forward to returning soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Boston MA
5

Perfect oasis in Florence!

  • 5 of 5

Traveling with our daughter's family of two young sons, this apartment was perfect! So conveniently located and Karin was so helpful with absolutely everything. A wonderful grocery store nearby, the fabulous terraces to enjoy coffee then wine, the air conditioning, the views, so many restaurants to choose from. Don't change a thing - we hope to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Stunning property. Great location. Great views. Well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. The location is close to everything. The views from the terraces were stunning. The place has been updated. Importantly, the air conditioning worked great in very hot weather. Karen was so helpful and accommodating. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

End Cleaning Fee $176.74

Additional Costs:
Cash end-cleaning fee of Euro 150, payable upon arrival.
Tourist Fee for all travellers older than 12 years of Euro 2,50/Day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.