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Great accomodation in the florence

Bedrooms 3
Space 968 sq ft
Property type apartment


About the property

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms + living with sofa, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)


The apartment just two minutes from the Old Bridge, via dè guicciardini is limited area traffic ,no cars, no motorbike so much more quiet!!!

It is in the street that connect Ponte Vecchio and Pitti Palace, in the third gallery on the right, the palace where Machiavelli house was situated. It is a very quiet, inside apartment.

It is located on the Oltrarno side of the river, with an excellent location for shopping and sightseeing.

It is few steps from the Pitti Palace and the Boboli gardens, the largest park in Florence.

In the gallery is situated the most famous ceramic shop that is a showroom that introduces the art of Tuscany ceramics. Their ceramics, fruit of the job and the hands of the man on the earth, is rich of colours and shows the same fruits and plants that make this region so loved and admired. Between their typical products, they have oil bottles, cookies box, wine jugs and other ceramic items to use or for decoration.

The apartment is located, in an accomodation of 5 floor(s). It is a few minutes walk from the Old Bridge-The historical site is less than 50 m.

Apartment for 5-7 persons, it has 4 rooms , of which 3 Bedroom(s), kitchen, Living room, Dining room, 2 bathrooms, Terrace. Surface area : 90 m2 / 968 sqft

Year of construction : 1900, Date of last renovation : 2007

Apartment is in a house, close to railway, lively area.

Supermarket in Piazza Pitti less than 50 m

new supermarket Via Barbadori less than 30 m

Shops: less than 50 m, Town centre: less than 50 m, Train station: 500 m/1425 ft, Taxi rank: less than 50 m,

Restaurant: less than 50 m, Bus stop: 50 m.

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More Details

Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2018

About The Owner

I'm an architect and I have done university in florence,then I have decided to live in this beautiful city with my husband that came here nine years ago and now we have two doughters and a boy, we hope that the children enjoy here.I have a ceramic shop and I make mostly of the design of pottery that you can admire if you came in my gallery.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2007

Why The Owner chose Oltrarno

We have decided to do an investment, and I have renovated the apartment like my personal taste.It is very confortable for families and I hope to live here one day.

What makes this apartment unique

It is a perfect location for people that want to walk every where in the city without car.It only two minutes walk from ponte vecchio, pitti palace , 5 minutes from uffizi and duomo , 15 minutes from train station.


Oltrarno Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa bed is ok for two people,too . It is 58 inches large
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
ceiling fan


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Great accomodation in the florence
average rating of 4.7910447 based on 67 reviews

Our stay in Florence

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful location and easy to get around! Grocery store and everything you need was very near. Mery was extremely helpful and full of hospitality! Would stay again and again!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Great location, great host, loved the balcony.

  • 5 of 5

Location near Ponte Vecchio was perfect. Mery, the host, was very helpful showing us how everything worked, helping with taxi arrangements, and available for questions and concerns. Apartment was great! Plenty of room for 4 people, and we loved the window overlooking the street and the balcony out back.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Beautiful Apartment in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely our time here. Hoping to make it back one day. We are hoping that she will still be renting properties.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Florence Gem

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Florence for only 2 nights, but now wish we had stayed longer! There is just so much to see and do! This apartment is in a great and convenient location and Mery, the owner, was so nice! We were a group of 5 and had plenty of space! 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a common area and kitchen. It can be somewhat drafty when it’s cold outside, but there are extra blankets provided! There is also a washing machine for washing clothes provided! The apartment also has 2 gates to get into it, so the extra security is nice—and you have to check out Mery’s pottery in the store below it!

It can be somewhat noisy at night since you are close to the street, but the trade off is that you are so close to everything! There’s an excellent coffee and pastry shop across the street and you are literally steps from the Ponte Vecchio, a bridge full of jewelry shops and more!

You can walk to Accademia and see David easily in about 15 minutes. There was a line in March, but we got in within 10 minutes! You are also very close to The Pitti Palace, which you have to stop and see!

All in all, this apartment is exactly what you need: affordable, safe, has all the amenities and is close to the attractions that you come to see!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very hospitable! Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Mery is a wonderful hostess. The accommodations were plenty for our party of 7. The location was just steps from Ponte Vecchio. The lift was great for our multi-generational group. We hope to return to Firenze!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay in Florence

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed five nights at one of Mery's apartments above the ceramics shop.The apartment was clean, spacious and secure. The location was perfect - situated between Ponte Vecchio and Pitti Palace on a charming street with many restaurants and shops. It was within easy walking distance of all the attractions in old Florence.

Mery was a great host and very friendly. We enjoyed our conversations with her. She even gave us a bottle of wine as a welcoming gift. Her ceramics shop was great and we bought several pieces from her. Next time we are in Florence, we will definitely stay there again. Thank you, Mery.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

final cleaning fee $58.85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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