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Perfect Views of Florence-2 Big Terraces-Stunning Views-AC-Free Wifi-Washer-Lift

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 3

Call us 1.888.308.6123 (North America). We welcome your inquiries and questions and will respond within one business day.

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Take in the splendor of Florence with vast views and an expansive terrace. Take in all 360 degrees of historic sites, from San Miniato to the Duomo to the hills of Tuscany.We call this apartment Amore because of the way you will feel as you look outside from your own piece of Florence.


Florence`s Oltrarno is prized for it many wonderful restaurants and fine Florentine craft workshops. The apartment is a short walk up the street or via steps that rise from the river. As you walk a bit of a steep hill , you are soon rewarded by the spectacular views!

The Amore is located on the top floor, with elevator. A sofa bed in the living room can sleep one. It is flanked by two upholstered arm chairs. An antique bureau greets you as you step into the apartment. Enjoy the marvelous views of historic Florence.

The dining area seats four. There are wood floors throughout the apartment. French doors by the dining table lead out to the terrace.

The main terrace is on two levels, paved in terracotta tiles. The lower level, accessed off the dining area has a table and four chairs. Views from this terrace faces towards the south, with wonderful views of Florence`s Oltrarno area as well as the center of the city. The kitchen window has views out onto this terrace. A flight of stairs leads to the upper terrace which has two recliners for sunbathing, and a small table and chairs.

Watch the light as it moves across the buildings and enjoy living with fabulous views of Florence that few get to experience. These terraces will surely be the setting for many wonderful hours where you can enjoy meals, coffee or cocktails under sunny Florentine skies, certain to make for special memories of your Florence stay.

The living & dining room furniture is comfortable and basic, (Most likely you will be spending your time outside on the well appointed terraces!)

The kitchen is small. It has microwave, 4 burner gas stove, refrigerator with separate freezer section, dishwasher. The washing machine is in the kitchen.

The bedroom has a divisible 'king', two single beds that can be made up separately or joined to form a bed that is 10 inches wider than a North American Queen and 6 inches narrower than a King. It is nicely appointed with an antique cornice detail and a painting over the bed that lends a romantic touch. Another surprise is the little terrace off the bedroom with two chairs and more beautiful views.

The bathroom is accessed off the living room. It has a bathtub with shower attachment, toilet and bidet.

See what the experts say about us! Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Italy Experience Maker award, Travel & Leisure Magazine Italy All-Star award, Better Business Bureau A+ perfect rating, SlowTravel Preferred, Vacation Rental Managers Association professional.

Keywords: Florence Vacation Apartment Rental

More Details

Lisa Byrne
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Lisa Byrne

This property is offered by Italy Perfect. We are a family business with a mission! We want you to love Italy as much as we do. We offer online booking and a variety of payment options: VISA, MasterCard, check, wire or cash. We are based in North America, we can answer your questions in English or Italian. Email us for additional information or if you are ready to reserve. We look forward to hearing from you!

Lisa Byrne purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Lisa Byrne chose San Frediano

Nice location, fantastic views, walkable to the sites.

What makes this apartment unique

Remarkable views that are truly stunning.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at Amore in July, 2015 and vowed we would be back with family and friends. In July, 2017 and we made good on our promise - renting three units. Amore was just as we remembered in 2015!
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San Frediano Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Check in from 8pm-10pm with advance arrangement & €50 fee. No check in after 10pm.
  • Florence hospitality tax paid in cash on arrival.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , can be split to form 2 single beds
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Words alone won't do

  • 5 of 5

When I first reserved this apartment, the photos spoke for themselves. And for months we looked forward to our 7 October days in Amore. Once inside the incredibly well-located unit, though, it was clear that reality vastly superseded the website! The views have to be among Firenze's very best. Seriously. Inside, the furnishings and appointments were fine. Slightly small kitchen, but that didn't keep us from preparing Italian meals to enjoy on one of three balconies. Groceries, bars, museums, and shops of Otrarno and Santu Spiritu are literally just down the street--downhill! We highly recommend this rental and think highly of the professional Italy Perfect team. Ciao!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay! The Italy Perfect Team
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Florence Amore apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautifully located, only a couple of blocks from the Ponte Veche, great grocery store within a block, so close to the best sites in Florence. Many restaurants to walk to & shopping along the Arno river and just a short walk into a great shopping district.

The apartment is great for 2 people, beautiful patios overlooking the city, great views! There is a small elevator in the building, so once you get to the entrance, easy enough to get your luggage to the apartment. Taxi's cannot get to the front entrance, luckily we had a driver pick us up, he found a place to park & allowed us to walk down the street with our luggage to get to the entrance. Most taxi's will drop you at the end of the street & it is an uphill walk to the entrance. The other thing to know, the TV is Italian speaking stations only, Wifi is weak, best pick-up is in the bedroom or on the patio outside the bedroom. Bed is very firm and the kitchen is small, but very workable.

Overall, we loved it & would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Barbara, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay! The Italy Perfect Team
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We had a wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time we will never forget. The apartment is so beautiful.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay! The Italy Perfect Team
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Tennessee, US

Better than expected

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have picked a more perfect and romantic place to spend our honeymoon and Christmas. The apartment was comfortable and had everything we needed. The terrace above was a spectacular place to eat breakfast. It was also a great place to stop by in the afternoon as a break from walking around, as well as at night. It's truly a panoramic view of the city. The greeter that was nice enough to let us in at 11pm. He also gave us a map and pointed out some great restaurants nearby and important nearby sights he recommended. He pointed out the Uffizi, Academy of Arts, Michelangelo's Plaza, and other places.

The apartment was about a three minute walk down some steps to the Ponte Vecchio. Before reaching the Ponte Vecchio, around the corner is a grocery store, wine shop, and a very nice place to eat called Golden View, which is on the Arno and overlooks the Ponte Vecchio.

Our surrounding area was very safe and in a great part of town. I would recommend Italy Perfect to a friend, and we are even hoping to return to this apartment for an anniversary or something someday!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Please come again. The Italy Perfect Team
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Exceptional Apartment

  • 5 of 5

When evaluating accommodations, the most helpful reviews often deal with the prosaic, important information that reveals crucial details regarding physical comfort. I firmly agree with the previous reviews about the great condition of the apartment and of its stellar location. In addition, the greeter, Emanuele, was kind, patient, and professional. All of the tangible pieces are there, such as cleanliness, elegance, and security,

It is evident that many who stay at Amore seek the right words to describe the intangibles that encompass the visual and emotional impact of this apartment. If you come to Florence you come for the beauty of it. At Amore, Florence is laid out before you like a feast. The apartment provides a 360 degree view of the mountains, the valley, and the river. In life, especially in Italy, there are those times when you feel intensely how fortunate you are. I am sure that my friend and I are not the only ones to feel that way while at Amore.

This apartment has terraces that face the Dome across the river. Throughout the day, from your bird's eye view you can glimpse the movement of the bells in spires across the city. You are literally on top of the world. Many thanks to the apartment owners and to Italy Perfect for such an unforgettable experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, please visit us again! The Italy Perfect Team
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Ontario, Canada


  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Amore in July, 2015. What an absolute pleasure - the apartment was actually lovelier than the pictures depicted! The moment we walked in we gasped at the vistas of Florence. Three fantastic terraces, each offering a unique view. The small terrace off the quiet, spacious bedroom is covered and cool for morning coffee. The large terrace off the living area is where we spent most of our time. The upper terrace is fabulous for evenings to soak up the panoramic 360 sights. All terraces had well-kept flowers that brightened the areas, windows had electronic shades to block out sun during day. The apartment was very clean with living area surprisingly spacious, generous room in the bathroom and all essentials in the kitchen. The location was flawless - easy access to grocery store and wine store and the Oltrarno district was a welcome change from busier areas. Minutes away from the Ponte Vecchio, historical sites and fabulous restaurants and shops. The stairs leading up were a great way to burn off pasta and sweets! We will be back - next time bringing family and friends!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Ponte Vecchio
Nearest Point of Interest
Piazza di Santo Spirito
Nearest Point of Interest
Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Train station
Nearest Point of Interest
San Lorenzo Church & Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary

Duomo, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Bargello all within 4 to 10 minute walk.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $365.41

Minimum booking period: 3 nights

The price includes linens, 1 set of towels/person, utilities, final cleaning, personal welcome during standard hours and free WiFi. Mid-stay cleaning included for stays of 2 weeks or more.

Date of heat on/off is determined by the government. Please go to for information on local hospitality tax paid in cash at check in.

Check-in is between 12:00n - 8:00pm. To check in before 12:00n, please reserve the night before.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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