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"What a glorious apartment? First the view: My husband, adult daughter, and I walked into the spacious entry area and directly in front of us was the Arno and all of Florence. You can see nearly every major site from the Ponte Vecchio to the Uffizi Tower to the Santa Croce Cathedral. And not just from the living area. Both bedrooms have large windows that capture the view. The smaller bedroom is particularly captivating as a desk faces the window, providing a perfect place to read, write, or daydream.
After the view, you notice the size of the apartment. It is extremely spacious. The entry is a room itself. The living room accommodates two sofas, a coffee table, a table with four chairs (enabling you to eat while enjoying the view), book cases, and armoires. Both bedrooms are also large with an enormous amount of storage space. And they are separated by the living area so that privacy is ensured. The beds in both rooms were very comfortable.
The master bedroom has a bathroom with a large tub and two sinks in it. (It also has a hand-held shower that was awkward to use.) Another charming bathroom (wonderful window with a roof-top view over the toilet) is off a laundry area.
I haven’t even mentioned the kitchen. It too is large—lots of counter space and cupboards, room for a table and two chairs. Good gas stove; adequate refrigerator. We had breakfast each morning in the apartment and could have used the kitchen more, but opted to eat out. Which brings us to the next wonderful thing about the apartment: the location.
We loved being in the Oltrarno area. Everyplace we wanted to go was within easy walking distance yet we were away from the hordes of tourists. We ate in restaurants every night of our three weeks in Florence and never left the Oltrarno area. We discovered many wonderful places that were not filled with tourists and had delicious food at reasonable prices. A couple places were so good that we returned several times.
A few more items about the apartment: Having a washing machine was much appreciated—as was the air conditioning. In our final week, the temperatures were blistering and having a conditioner in each room was a godsend.
What have I not mentioned? Rachel! She was waiting at the apartment entrance when our taxi dropped us off. We were given an excellent introduction to the apartment. Throughout our 3-week stay she answered every question we had; she suggested itineraries and taxis. Her immense charm and energy are wonderful!"
Guest: BarbDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 8, 2015