Perfect Cheerful Top Floor Apartment Near Duomo-Sunny-Charm-Welcome Basket-Wifi(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
Call us 1.888.308.6123 (North America). We welcome your inquiries and questions and will respond within one business day.
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FLORENCE ITALY PERFECT SOLARE APARTMENT
Freshly remodeled, sunny apartment in the historic center provides walkability to the sites. The top floor position yields lots of light, making it a cheerful, pleasant apartment.
Apartment is on the 4th floor (5th Floor North American designation). No elevator, 66 steps.
Located near Piazza San Lorenzo it's an easy walk to the Duomo, the train station, the Church of San Lorenzo and Medici Chapels. The Mercato Centrale nearby offers vast varieties of Italian food specialities, cheeses, hand made pasta, artisan olive oils and fresh fruits and vegetables.
This is a very central location so you can be back 'home' within a matter of minutes from most of the historic center sites. The neighborhood has many convenient shops, there is a small supermarket within 2 blocks, a mom-and-pop grocer, a pizzeria, several restaurants, a pharmacy and a bakery within one block.
The building is small with only two apartments per floor. The Solare apartment has an enviable top-floor position, commanding all three windows across the top floor of the building.
The building dates back to the 15th century so the building's stairwell shows some wear, with old stone steps that have been well used for centuries. It's not an impressive entrance, there are no architectural details or adornments since this was, and still is, a working class neighborhood.
The apartment is on the 3rd floor Italian/4th floor North America designation. There are 66 steps and no elevator. The greeter will help you carry your luggage upstairs on arrival.
As you reach the top floor a skylight over the stairwell admits light. On each floor the residents have put personal, neighborly touches on their front door or a little flower pot next to their door, so it feels homey and welcoming compared to a large, bustling impersonal apartment building.
A special feature that delights are the nice views from the windows in the living room and bedroom. Gaze out at timeless views of the distant hills that surround Florence. It's a bright, pleasant apartment.
The living room, bedroom and hallway have parquet wood floors, easy on the feet. The living room is cozy, with wood bookshelves, flat screen TV, IPod dock, multistandard DVD player with a small selection of English language DVDs. A comfy sofa and two arm chairs provide comfortable seating for four people. There is a pull-down double size Murphy bed in the living room. During the day it folds up flat behind the sofa. Since it is double size it's best suited for one adult or two young children. The living room door can be closed off, if you use the pull-down bed, a feature we appreciate so that guests in the bedroom can get up and move about the apartment without waking up other members of their travel party sleeping in the living room.
The bedroom has a queen size bed with a comfortable, good quality mattress. A large, handsome armoire provides good clothing storage space. Here too you can enjoy views across rooftops towards the hills. Night stands with small reading lamps are on either side of the bed.
The bathroom has a fully enclosed shower with adjustable sprayer and also a fixed rain style shower head. The shower stall is standard Italian size, but a bit small by U.S. standards. Plenty of natural light too from the window as well as good lighting over the medicine cabinet mirror.
The newly remodeled kitchen is delightful. It has a window facing the light well with a flower box, a nice touch. Full size refrigerator with separate freezer compartment, all amenities and thoughtfully appointed with pots, pans, utensils. The dining table is positioned in front of the kitchen window and can seat four people. It's a pleasant spot for eating and the table also provides good work surface for catching up on emails since apartment has free WiFi.
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Member since: 1999
- On floor 4
- 592 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Fully enclosed shower, sink, toilet, bidet.
- Tourist Attractions
- Sight Seeing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $326.44
- Final Cleaning Fee $48.97
- Short stay supplement* $87.05
*Short stay supplement applies stay of less than 1 week. Remove for longer stays. Florence Hospitality tax paid on site. The prices on this advertisement may differ slightly from the official rates on our website.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2009
About: This property is offered by Italy Perfect. We are a family business with a mission! We want you to love Italy as much as we do. We offer online booking and a variety of payment options: VISA, MasterCard, check, wire or cash. We are based in North America, we can answer your questions in English or Italian. We look forward to hearing from you!
Why Duomo, Florence, Italy:
We like the excellent location, proximity to the historic sites and restaurants. It is a sunny and cheerful apartment, very comfortable.
- Primary: +1 8883086123 Ask for Lisa, extension #3.
- Secondary: +1 4152215018 8:00 am-5:00 pm Pacific Time
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Sunny living room with comfy sofa, flat screen TV, big window
Cute, cheerful bedroom, large armoire. See Tuscany hills in distance from window
Kitchen table seats 4. Pleasant position in front of flower planted window boxes
This is the living room's pull down "Murphy" double bed, easy to put up & down.
There is one step in the bathroom.
Looking the other way out living room window.
A favorite restaurant on the same block. Good authentic home-style cooking.
Yummy pastries, brioche, cookies from the bakery at the corner.
The Duomo is only a few minutes walk from apartmen
Step back in time: inside the peaceful San Lorenzo church cloister loggia.
Mercato Centrale has wonderful fresh foods & takeaway too.
Bright, pleasant living room. Complimentary welcome basket with wine, goodies.
High quality country style kitchen is fully equipped, good counter space too.
Bright modern bathroom with fully enclosed shower.
Within 2 blocks you'll find a pizzeria, bakery, cafe, casupermarket, pharmacy.
This is the building. Top 3 windows across is apartment.
Pizzeria-Bakery just at the corner. So convenient for takeaway!
Tiny Church of St. Barnabus on the block, built in the 14th century.
Piazza San Lorenzo nearby has stalls for leather goods, scarves, souvenirs.
Supermarket around the corner is very handy
Mercado Centrale, Florence's most famous covered market, is a short walk.
At each turn in the neighborhood you'll discover fascinating historical sites.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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