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This important brand new 3 bedroom apartment is Located in the 'piano nobile' of count Franchini Stappo's Palace. Built in the 'Firenze capitale' architectural style, this property is very sunny bright and spacious, and, quite an unique feature for an historic building, it has a modern and functional elevator. The apartment (153 yards,140 square meters with 14,7 feet high ceilings) is fully air conditioned and high speed WIFI covered (Telecom Fibra, the fastest connection available in Italy) and located in the center of Florence a short walk from the Duomo at the noble floor of a 1850 aristocratic building. An Elevator has just been installed and it is ready to use. It is very rare to find an historic building in the center of Florence which has an elevator. This apartment has very luxury features such as top end bathrooms (Devon & Devon equipment), top quality beds and mattresses, quarter-sawn white oak floors in a herringbone pattern throughout, high end kitchen, very high ceilings (14,7 feet! 4,50 metres!), beautiful rich stuccos and many antique paintings and furnitures ect. NO cheap quality furnitures. As a matter of fact, this apartment was until very recently the private home of a count of local aristocracy and has now been completely renovated to add a touch of freshness to the classic style. The very large windows of the big drawing room and of 2 of the bedrooms look into a nice large historic street with some trees and classic buildings. This very bright sunny and spacious three large bedrooms property is articulated on one level only, it is fully air conditioned (every room can choose its temperature) and has a top speed WIFI. The third bedroom is separate by a corridor which grants a quiet sleep even amongst a group of friends or a large family with children. The house is in the most beautiful safe and sought after residential area in the historical centre of Florence. It is very close to Four Seasons hotel, next to the beautiful Piazza d'Azeglio (one of the very few playgrounds for children in the green), and a short walk from the Duomo, Santa Croce, the Synagogue and the main museums and popular shopping and restaurant areas of Sant'Ambrogio. One of the best ice cream maker is just on block away and the wonderful freshfood market of Sant'Ambrogio just 2 bloks away. There is also an organic food shop and restaurant 50 metres away. It is a very Florentine part of the town, where real Florentines still live. It is possible to rent a private parking for 25€/day in the historic garden downstairs. An important factor to consider in order to chose this property is that this property is always maintained up to a 'as new' conditions. As a matter of fact, the owner is very attentive to all details; regular in depth professional cleaning, frequent periodical renovations and interventions make this property always IDENTICAL to the photos you see on this site and appliances and fornitures are in excellent status
The queen beds of the second bedroom are 140 cm wide. There is a foldable single bed which can be placed in the master bedroom suitable for a teenager child. (width 75 centimetres).
There is the possibility of having an extra crib on demand or a child bed....moreless
The shower in the second bathroom is very large.
You can check out on google the luxury tub of the first bathroom. It is the Aurora model of devon and devon (just google Aurora devon and devon)...moreless
Renters must be over 25 years old unless accompained by adults.
Stricly non smokers no pets...moreless
last minute may 2015 May 2 - Jun 2, 2015 2 night min stay
high season 2015 Jun 3 - Nov 2, 2015 2 night min stay
low season Nov 3 - Dec 15, 2015 3 night min stay
Christmas 2015 Dec 16 - Jan 6, 2016 3 night min stay
low season Jan 7 - Mar 20, 2016 2 night min stay
high season Mar 21 - Nov 3, 2016 2 night min stay
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Next to beatiful Piazza d'Azeglio and a short walk from the Duomo, (0,6 mile) in a very lively and though very quite neigbouroughs, one of the few areas very close to a children playground in the green. Plenty of restaurants, bars, bakeries, fresh food market, supermarkets, traditional ice cream makers. walking distance from all the museums and historic attractions.
Two blocks from the best fresh food market (S. Ambrogio).
Year Purchased: 1850
About the owner: Former European Union official at the European Commission, now retired to manage family properties. Speaks fluent English and French and he is used to deal with people of different cultures.
Why the Owner Chose Santa Croce: This property is always maintained up to a 'as new' conditions. As a matter of fact, the owner is very attentive to all details; regular in depth professional cleaning, frequent periodical renovations and interventions make this property always IDENTICAL to the photos you see on this site and appliances and fornitures are in excellent status. It is a family property built around 1850 and in the family since then.
This property give the opportunity to live in an antic building with all contemporary comforts amongst which a brand new elevator. (please don't ask if there is central heating. OF COURSE there is central heating and AIR CONDITIONING and all others facilities!)
Family property since 4 generations (150 years)
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: It is a great opportunity to live in an autentic historic palace of local aristocracy in a very florentine area known as Piazza d'Azeglio. Unique Bighteness, huges windows and very high ceilings (4,50 Metres!). The property is PERSONALLY and carefully managed by the owner and this guarantee an unique and fast responsiveness to the guests questions and needs.