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Perfect Private Terrace Real Florence Neighborhood Great Value Great Restaurants

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View towards living room from the terrace. Pietra serena around the door.

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ponte Vecchio apartment description

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Appreciate real Florentine living in the typical neighborhood of San Frediano with the special feature of a quiet terrace and garden, a rare situation in central Florence.

Location
San Frediano is a village within the city of Florence. Inside the ancient city walls, the neighborhood has served the city with craftsmen for centuries. You'll see examples even on your street. This neighborhood is know for its restaurants. It is a few blocks outside the most popular tourist neighborhoods so you will experience local 'village' life without tour groups passing through. the Quercia building dates from the 1500s.

Exterior
Quercia is located in a narrow building with grey 'pietra serena' stone doorway. On the ground floor and in the back of the building, there are no steps to reach the apartment. Because the apartment is at the back of the building, it is quiet.

Interior
A has a railroad-style layout, a long hall connects the bedrooms to the living/dining room and terrace beyond. Ancient masonry is exposed on part of the hall wall, together with the vaulted brick ceiling in the first bedroom, the typical Tuscan floor tiles and kitchen evoke the echo of centuries of Florentine and Tuscan history.

The heart of the home is a the 'great room' with open kitchen, dining room and modern sofas organized in an L shape, allowing all guests to sit comfortably. Light flows into from the terrace and garden just outside the living room. In warm weather, about 6 months of the year, the terrace forms an outdoor living room. It has table and chairs for dining and even lounge chairs for, well, lounging. And, it has screens, a very unusual thing in Italy.

The living room also has the television with only local Italian channels, wifi router, and air conditioner. The bedrooms are also air conditioned.

Very nice pieces of original, local art are found throughout the apartment.

The compact kitchen has everything needed with full sized refrigerator, gas stove-top, oven, microwave, dishwasher and drip coffee maker.

Moving from the living room towards the entrance you find the master bedroom with queen sized bed, wall of closets and ensuite bath with shower cabinet. The bathroom has heated towel racks, so nice in cool weather.

Between the master bedroom and the twin bedroom, there is an internal patio with a wall of windows that brings in light and good also for bicycle parking. this is where the washing machine is located.

The twin bedroom also has an en-suite bathroom with shower. In this room there can be one bed or a second bed can be pulled out from under the first. New, thick mattresses. The twin bedroom has a high, vaulted masonry ceiling that probably harks to a time when this ground floor was a stable.

Keywords: Apartment, Florence, Firenze, Vacation Rental

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 860 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Second bed can be stowed under the other, trundle...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Two full bedrooms

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining table in kitchen as well as on terrace....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Italian and drop coffee makers...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Entertainment

              • Television

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    320 sq foot private terrace and garden...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Low Season
                  Nov 1 - Nov 16, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  €148
                  €955 €3,115

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

                  Holiday
                  Dec 16 - Jan 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €1,230

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add €18 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  €190
                  €1,230 €3,940

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add €18 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • 4 night supplement *note €55
                  • Service Cost €125
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Supplement for 4 night stay E55, remove for longer stays. Children count as guests. The official rates are on our website http://www.italyperfect.com/florence-san-frediano-apartment/quercia.html The only valid price is the Euro price displayed on our website.


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                  Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2000

                  About: This apartment is offered by Italy Perfect. We are a family business with a mission! We want you to love visiting Italy as much as we do. We are sisters Lisa and Pat Byrne who lived in Italy in our youth and now travel there frequently for business and pleasure.


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                  Photos

                  • View towards living room from the terrace. Pietra serena around the door.

                    View towards living room from the terrace. Pietra serena around the door.

                  • The comfy living room has an L-shaped sofa, where all guests can relax.

                    The comfy living room has an L-shaped sofa, where all guests can relax.

                  • Compact but complete with full frige-freezer, gas stovetop, oven, dishwasher

                    Compact but complete with full frige-freezer, gas stovetop, oven, dishwasher

                  • Master bedroom with queen-sized bed. Door to en-suite bath on the left.

                    Master bedroom with queen-sized bed. Door to en-suite bath on the left.

                  • Long hallway from the living room to the front door.

                    Long hallway from the living room to the front door.

                  • Twin bedroom has more very nice art.Twin bedroom has more very nice art.

                    Twin bedroom has more very nice art.Twin bedroom has more very nice art.

                  • Front door of Quercia building.

                    Front door of Quercia building.

                  • Local craftsman with an incredible and beautiful selection of frames.

                    Local craftsman with an incredible and beautiful selection of frames.

                  • The street features a historic devotional altar to Mary, painted in the 1600s an

                    The street features a historic devotional altar to Mary, painted in the 1600s an

                  • Leading away from the gate is the old city wall.

                    Leading away from the gate is the old city wall.

                  • The terrace is quiet and private.

                    The terrace is quiet and private.

                  • Tuscan style kitchen and dining area.

                    Tuscan style kitchen and dining area.

                  • In master bedroom there is a wall of closets.

                    In master bedroom there is a wall of closets.

                  • Master bath has handsome grey and white marble tiles. Step-in shower and heated towel racks.

                    Master bath has handsome grey and white marble tiles. Step-in shower and heated towel racks.

                  • Central patio for washer, bikes. Bicycles not included.

                    Central patio for washer, bikes. Bicycles not included.

                  • A second bed is stowed under the first. Legs pop it up to about the same height as the first bed.

                    A second bed is stowed under the first. Legs pop it up to about the same height as the first bed.

                  • Ensuite bath in twin bedroom.

                    Ensuite bath in twin bedroom.

                  • At the end of the local street a popular restaurant.

                    At the end of the local street a popular restaurant.

                  • Small local restaurant

                    Small local restaurant

                  • The San Frediano gate in the city wall. Peek inside to see doors that are three stories tall.

                    The San Frediano gate in the city wall. Peek inside to see doors that are three stories tall.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2001.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

                  €148 - €190 per night (EUR)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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