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Heart of Florence- Chic Safe Street - Lift+View- Quiet Apt with 2 Balconies!

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Last updated: 08/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Duomo apartment description

Duomo panoramic apartment in the most central and safest location!

This super comfortable quiet apartment is in the elegant and vibrant Via Roma, a short street between the Baptistery and Piazza Repubblica, in front of fashion store Luisa Via Roma, next door to the Savoy Hotel and to boutiques like Gucci, Prada and Miu Miu and the historic caffe Gilli. One block away from the Duomo and the new Hard Rock Cafe.
At the same time very central and quiet, as the apartment is located on the backside of the building, where the only noise heard is the bell chime of Giotto's bell tower.

If you climb up Brunelleschi's Dome or Giotto's Bell tower, you can easily take pictures of the balcony and the windows of the apartment.

The apartment is on the 4th floor of a building erected by architect Giuseppe Rossi in 1892, with a concierge and a step-free elevator. Completely on one level.

Fully renovated with parquet floors, it is bright, spacious and well distributed. The master bedroom has a queen bed, a large cabinet and a balcony with a stunning view. The second bedroom has new twin beds, which can be made up to form a comfortable double bed, a chest of drawers and a large window with a view. The bathroom with window, situated between the bedrooms, has a huge shower with a new marble floor and a crystal cabin.
The spacious living room has a top quality Italian sofa for lounging, that opens to become a comfortable queen bed, besides a large armchair and a Sat Tv screen. The dining table opens up to seat up to six people.
The kitchen is compact and has a small window. It features top-of-the-line appliances including gas stove, dish washer and microwave oven, fridge and lots of cabinet. It is fully equipped with coffee machines, toaster, pots, pans, dishes and wine glasses.

All major churches and museums are nearby: the Baptistery and the Duomo are around the corner, Accademia with Michelangelo’s David is 5 minutes away, like Medici Chapels and Libraries and St. Mark’s church and museum. Looking to the river Arno, Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, Bargello, Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace and Boboli Garden.
Train and bus stations are easy 10 minutes’ walking distance, for day-trips to Pisa, San Giminiano, Chianti, Siena, Cinque Terre or the sea.

Restaurants, shops, cafes, bakeries and wine shops abound in the neighbourhood. The enchanting food halls of the Mercato Central are just a few minutes away.

All modern comforts are provided:
Elevator - Concierge - Wi-Fi internet - Intercom - LCD TV and Satellite TV - DVD - AC - Washing machine - Gas Stove - Microwave - Dish Washer - Flatware - Bed linens and towels - Ironing set - Hairdryer - Cot and High chair - Parking and baby sitting on request - Museum reservations - Guided tours, Wine tasting and cooking lessons on request

3 NIGHTS MINIMUM BOOKING. We welcome your inquiries & will respond within 1 business day. The calendar is Not up to date.

Keywords: Balcony, panoramic view. Elevator, no steps. Quiet, new, modern. Luxury building. Chic, safe area. 5 star

Property Type

  • 5 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 75 m²
  • Elevator : absolutely no steps to reach the elevator

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only:

            Well educated smokers can be accepted it they respect the rule not to smoke inside the apartment, and use the 2 balconies....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            The doors of the elevator are rather small, suited for a stroller, but not for a wheelchair of an adult...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Den


          • The master-bedroom has a 'larger than a queen' very comfortable italian bed, exact size 195 cm long x 165 cm wide. The twin beds are 190 cm long x 85 cm wide. Baby Crib is a nice large Chicco crib, size 124x64x79 suitable for babies till 11,5 Kg. Sleep Sofa. The double sized sofa-bed is a high quality Italian design with a comfortable mattress...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1


          • The very large shower has a new wonderful marble floor. Even when taking the shower you can enjoy the view of the Cupola and the bell tower from the window....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Coffee Maker:

            American coffee machine and Italian espresso machine, moka with sugar. We will teach you how to use and you will love it! ...moreless

          • Microwave:

            A compact microwave oven for heating up or melting butter, with the grill function for a slice of pizza...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All modern cooking utensils are provided, including kettle, toaster and parmesan grater...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            The modern kitchen has Italian designer cabinets and a small window to keep air fresh....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            A quiet in-built dish washer is provided together with dish washer tablets....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Table salt and pepper, rock salt, sugar, napkins and Scottex paper...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Compact refrigerator with a tiny deep frozen compartment...moreless

          • Dining:

            The table opens up on both sides to seat up to 6 people...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Garage:

            We have a special agreement with the closest parking garage in the pedestrian area, which makes a discount to our guests, allowing to enter and exit the pedestrian area....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Each bedroom has a powerful A/C unit with remote control and very quiet, the cool air expands to the sitting room which is not hit by direct sunlight...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            A new high quality Indesit washer on the balcony with typical outside clothesline and a drying rack is provided on the balcony of the sitting room...moreless

          • Heating:

            Independent heating system, each room has its own radiator. The bathroom has a comfortable towel heater....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Italian linens and towels provided. A fresh set of sheets and towels each week....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            2 drying racks are provided in case it rains, clothes dry very quickly....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            New four burner cooker...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room seats 5
          • Iron & Board


          • Satellite / Cable:

            Satellite TV to keep updated on sports and international news (CNN, BBC and other channels)...moreless

          • Books:

            Books on the history of art of Florence and Tuscany and Italy in general...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            DVD and CD player with italian opera on request ...moreless

          • Toys:

            A big box of Lego and monopoly...moreless


          • Computer Available:

            Printer: in case you need to print your boarding cards or important documents, we are ready to do that for you. No computer is available in the apartment. There are adpters to switch on yours....moreless

          • Mobile Phone:

            We suggest that you have your own cell phone enabled for Italian use before departure for Florence by contacting your cell phone provider before you leave for Italy...moreless

          • Broadband Access:

            Wireless Broadband: WIFI is available 24 hours throughout the apartment ...moreless

          • Internet:

            WIFI internet connection...moreless

          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Balcony:

            2 balconies, one with a spectacular view off the masterbedroom. A smaller one outside of the living room, overlooking the inner yard of the building where bikes are stored....moreless


          • Historic
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Family

          Location & View

              • Monument View:

                Duomo with Brunelleschi's Dome and Giotto's Bell tower rise from the balcony of the master bedroom together with the top floor of the Church Orsammichele. it is very private and quiet...moreless


              • Live Theater
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Winery Tours
              • Synagogues
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Restaurants
              • Cycling
              • Tennis


              Write a review 4.9
              from 21 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              High Season
              Sep 21 - Oct 24, 2014
              3 night min stay
              Fall Season
              Nov 4 - Dec 12, 2014
              3 night min stay
              Winter Holidays
              Dec 13 - Jan 10, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Low Season
              Jan 11 - Feb 28, 2015
              3 night min stay

              Rates are based on 3 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest

              Mid Season
              Mar 1 - Apr 10, 2015
              3 night min stay
              High Season
              Apr 11 - Nov 2, 2015
              3 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Included


              Xmas and New Year's period 7 nights minimum stay

              Final Cleaning and Electricity charges: Euro 30 per guest

              Possible reductions for 2 guests in low season

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              Last updated: 08/03/2014
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              700 Metres
              Nearest Train
              Santa Maria Novella train station
              90 Kilometres
              Nearest Beach
              70 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              Caffè Gilli

              Car: Not Necessary

              Tours of the Duomo, the Cupola and the Campanile are within 150 meters of the apartment.

              As you can see on the map, the entrance to the building is in Via Roma 4 where the symbol of the Bus stop is. 60 meters from the Baptistery and 100 meters from the Cathedral.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1968

              About the owner: I grew up here and I'm now honoured to be able to offer the apartment we renovated for our family who live abroad, to those travellers who wish to discover the Florence of the real Florentines and the best tips of my hometown

              Why the Owner Chose Duomo:
              My father bought the floor to be our family home, because he had fallen in love with the view, light and quiet of such an unbeatable practical location with all comforts of elevator and concierge. Our family still lives in this property and in case that gives you the benefit of a 24 hours assistance.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              View from both bedrooms and balcony is simply breathtaking, especially at night! You can lie on the bed and enjoy the view! Location ideal, safe central and prestigious, and at the same time very quiet to take a pause between morning and afternoon outings. The Medical service of Florence is in the building. They accept all major, travel/medical insurance policies.

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              Speaks: french, german, spanish, english

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Friday, September 12, 2014

              €130 - €260 per night (EUR)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 08/03/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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