Spacious and sunny apartment with spectacular view of the Alps (when weather permits) on the fifth floor (elevator available) of a distinctive building on a quiet, tree lined street in Città Studi, the University area of Milan, a stone’s throw from Milan Polytechnic, decorated with craft works collected during the many travels. Free crib for your baby. Walking distance from I.R.C.C.S. or INT Milan and Istituto Besta. It offers a spacious master bedroom with a Swiss pear wood sliding doors walk-in closet, a second, large and quiet bedroom with a single bed, a bright and large living room with a convertible sofa (sleeps two), a functional bathroom decorated with vintage Russian circus posters and a fully fitted colourful kitchen.
High speed fiber-optic WiFi INTERNET connection, washing-machine, cable TV, Tivoli Radio, stereo set with Sony radio, Denon CD player, Philips DVD player, electric iron, hair-drier, traditional Moka and Illy coffee to prepare your own espresso.
Pasta, rice, olive oil, spices, coffee powder, tea leaves and tea bags, unrifined sugar and other consumables will be offered to you for a fine cup of tea or a delicious spaghetti dish.
Two ATM tickets to get your first bus, tram or metro will be left for you while you get in touch with the city during your very first day in Milan. A UK plug adapter will be also available at home, just in case you need it. Please, remember to leave it at the end of your staying.
1. Master Bedroom
The master bedroom, with original early twentieth century hardwood oak floor, features a double bed, chest of drawers, armchair and a spacious walk-in closet with Swiss pear wood sliding doors.
2. Second Bedroom
The second bedroom features a single bed, wardrobe, armchair, library, computer area with printer and scanner (stationery articles are furnished). A pack and play crib for a small child is available upon request . A set of linen will be provided for the crib. For child policy please refer to the house rules.
A cosy light-yellow room decorated with vintage Russian circus posters where to take a relaxing shower while listening to music (a round Philips radio is hanging on the wall ). Medecine chest provided with essential medecines. Three pieces of towel per person will be furnished.
This fully fitted red kitchen includes oven, microwave, very many Italian coffee machines to make a perfect Italian coffee, fridge-freezer and all cooking utensils. Moreover, cooking essentials such as spices, oil, salt, pasta, rice, sauces, coffee, tea, and unrefined sugar are at your disposal.
5 . Living room
The spacious living room with hardwood oak floor is furnished with a sofa bed (Queen size), a dining table with 4 leather chairs, a piece of furniture decorated with Japanese paper where dishes and other crockeries are stored, an ARCO Castiglioni (1962) floor lamp, a bookcase full of English, French, Spanish, Portuguese books and dictionaries, tourist guides (wine tourism, Touring Club red guides etc.) DVD’s, HD ready TV, CD’s and a stereo set.
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS
Feel free to ask any question regarding your stay in Milan: I will be happy to help you feel comfortable in Milan. Two ATM tickets to get your first bus, tram or metro will be left for you while you get in touch with the city during your very first day in Milan. A UK plug adapter will be also available at home just in case you need it! Please, remember to leave it at the end of your staying.
POINTS OF INTEREST
The flat is ideally located for sightseeing, for study reasons (Polytechnic of Milan and other Unimi Faculties at walking distance).
Piazza Duomo is just 15 minutes by bus no. 61 stopping in front of the entrance to the building.
Porta Venezia Gardens and Museums (PAC and GAM Milano) 10 minutes by tram no. 5.
Triennale di Milano can be easily reached by bus no. 61 stopping in front of the entrance to the building.
Hammam della Rosa is just 10 minutes walking.
Milan Polytechnic is 5 minutes walking.
Unimi Medicine and Agriculture Faculties are 2 minutes walking.
I.R.C.C.S. or INT Milan and Istituto Besta are at 2 minutes walking.
Navigli area, famous for the movida, can be reached by MM2 underground from Piola Station, 10 minutes walking
There are just five rules:
1. smoking is not allowed (a carbon monoxide and smoke detector is installed in the apartment)
2.check-in from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
3. please no pets
4. please separate your waste according to instructions:
A. foods and organic waste in the brown container go near the oven in the kitchen
B. unsorted waste go into the large steel container near the kitchen window
C. the glass goes into the container with the label "GLASS" in the balcony
D. plastics goes into the container with the label "PLASTIC" in the balcony
E. Paper and cardboard go into the container with the label "PAPER" in the balcony
If your waste is not correctly separated into the categories of paper, glass and plastics, as per instructions given , Euro 50 (fifty) will be deducted from your deposit of Euro 250.
You will find a brochure hanging on the bulletin board in the kitchen in case you have doubts on how to separate your waste.
5. kindly note that my neighbours are very friendly. Please respect them by avoiding excessive noise especially at night.
A security deposit of Eur 250,00 will be held at the end of your staying in case of minor incidents such as broken items or unreturned keys.
For short stayings exceeding 30 days, a short- term rental agreement will have to be signed.
Immediately before your check-in, you will be required to submit a scanned image of your I.D. in order to comply with Italian public security laws. For the same reason related to Italian public security laws, you are kindly requested to declare ANY member of your group occupying the apartment, including children (from 2 to 12 years old) and infants (below 2 years old).
Please treat the property and the furnishings of the apartment as if it were yours.
All guests with children are kindly requested to consider the following child accommodation policy of “A stone’s throw from Milan Polytechnic”.
“Infants” refers to guests under the age of 2 years
“Children” refers to guests aged from 2 to 11 years
2. A pack and play crib can be provided for free on request for infants or children and placed in the second bedroom. One set of linen for the crib will be provided. Infants or children occupying the crib will be hosted free of charge.
3. Where the second bedroom is occupied by a child, (2 - 11 years), 50% of extra people supplement, if applicable, will apply.
4. Where the second bedroom is occupied by guests of 12 years and above, normal extra people supplement, if applicable, will apply.
This is a very quiet and exceedingly safe area, embellished with Milan University beautiful buildings of the early twentieth century and with stylish Art Nouveau buildings. It is very well located, very close to Milan Linate airport and to the three main train stations (Centrale, Porta Garibaldi and Lambrate), at just 15 minutes by bus to Piazza Duomo and Via Montenapoleone and at a stone’s throw from Milan Polytechnic.
The apartment is comfortably situated in a lively street full of student bars where to stop for a quick cappuccino or a snack or at walking distance from a gathering place to eat, drink, work, reflect, relax or to discuss about travel, rights, experiences and sustainable lifestyles. Well-famous restaurants are also at walking distance where to taste delicious fish food, a tasty Malian restaurant or a characteristic Milan restaurant.
I will be happy to help you to get the most of your staying in Milan with recommendations during the check in.
There are also many local shops and supermarkets close by (Carrefour just 5 minutes away open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mon-Sun) so you will not starve ! If you do not feel like cooking or going out for dinner, you can a Japanese sushi bar to have delicious sushi delivered to you (MySushi card is on the bulletin board in the kitchen).
HOW TO GET THERE
+ From Malpensa Airport+
Take the Malpensa Express to Cadorna Station and then bus 61 (direction Largo Murani)
Malpensa Express to Cadorna Station and then Metro (M2 – Green Line, direction Cologno Nord or Gessate) for 8 stops (up to Piola Station) + 10 minutes walk
+From Linate Airport+
Take bus 73 up to Viale Corsica Via Lomellina stop + bus 93 at Via Lomellina Via Sismondi
Take a taxi from Linate airport, it will not cost more than Euro 10-15
+From Orio al Serio Airport (Bergamo)+:
Take the Orio Express to Central Station + tram 5 just in front of the Central Station (direction Ortica)
Orio Express to Central Station + Metro (M2 – Green Line, direction Cologno Nord or Gessate) for 3 stops (up to Piola Station) + 10 minutes walk
+From Central Train Station+
Take tram 5 just in front of the Central Station (direction Ortica)
+From Porta Garibaldi Train Station+
Take tram 33 (direction Rimembranze di Lambrate) up to Via Pascoli Piazza Leonardo da Vinci stop and then 5 minutes walk
A map of Milan public transportation will be provided together with two ATM tickets offered to you for your first two trips.
Please remember to leave JUST the map at the end of your staying for next guests!
Bikes of Milan bike sharing are located within seconds from the apartment (159 Gorini Strambio point – photo provided). Car sharing is also available (CarToGo, Enjoy, E-vai, GuidaMi)