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Attic full of light and silence, in the oldest district of the historic center
There are a double bed on the mezanine and three sofa beds under the mezanine: in one double and two single ones.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
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You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 6
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Let me tell you about myself! I am Paola, married with three children, the first of which was born and raised in the historic center. I studied computer science and work as a systems analyst at a school. I speak German, English and French, I spent long periods abroad and I like to learn about foreign people and show curiosity and corners of a city that is inclined to to be shy and reserved. I love to travel and learn about other corners of the world. I love photography and every trip is a new opportunity. I also love reading, music and sports. Sailing is a family hobby and if possible, we will be happy to show you our beautiful coast from the sea!
Paola purchased this apartment in 2012
Why Paola chose Genoa Historical Centre
DESCRIPTION The loft is on the fifth and last floor of an ancient building, that is part of the World Heritage, since it is one of the oldiest in its district. There is no lift, hence, if you don't have..."good legs", this is nothing for you! On the other hand, once you have gained the top you will have the impression of floating over the old town, since the space is overwhelmed by a beautiful light the whole day long, coming from the skylights. From here there is a glimpse of the rooftops, but most of all you can reach for the blue color typical of Genova, that has given the name to the world famous Blue Jeans cloth. The loft has recently been entirely renovated, including bathroom, roof, floor, windows, plumbing, electrical and heating system. It is modernly furnished. However, it preserves ancient elements such as the structural logging that holds the roof transversing the entire space, that is dated at the construction years of the building (1200). The roof is pitched and in the highest part of the room there is the mezzanine, on which there is a double bed. There are also a double sofa bed and two ottomans convertible into single bed. There is a large, fully equiped kitchenette , complete with all appliances : dishwasher, fridge , oven, microwave , espresso machine, etc . You will of course also find wifi , iron , hair dryer , vacuum cleaner , TV and washing machine. THE DISTRICT The loft is located just in front of the aquarium, only a few meters away from the driveway , so you can download your bags comfortably , even in the rain , because the car will stop next to a porch. Despite its centrality, the apartment is quiet and very peaceful. Vico Morchi is in fact a short pedestrian alley with barely any activity at street level, that joins the aquarium area and Via San Luca , a lively street with many commercial activities, restaurants and groceries. You will find all you can need at just a few steps!
What makes this apartment unique
MORE ABOUT THE DISTRICT Vico Morchi is a small secondary, pedestrian alley, connecting the Expo with the aquarium and Via San Luca, the main artery in the Middle Age, for those who came to the city from the west. In Via San Luca there are numerous palaces and patrician buildings, which still retain traces of fresco paintings that the best painters of the Genoese school of 1500-1700 made on the walls and ceilings of the rooms, as well as oil paintings and sculptures. The existence of the original arcades in Via San Luca explains how several parades of vehicles and horses passed through it, impressive parades of Popes, Kings, solemn appearances of Doges and their courts. Spectators and passersby stood in the arcades and the road remained available throughout the procession. The development of trade and the subsequent need of closed spaces led to the abolition of the arcades and their arrangement in stores. PARKING The old town is a no traffic area, so almost no building can be reached by car. Parking in town can be very expensive - about 2 euros /hour and at least 25 euros /day. I have the possibility to reserve a parking place at 15 euros per night, about 500 m from my apartment, which means 7 min by foot. THE SIXTH BED IS FREE OF CHARGE The apartment is a single room, ideal for a couple or a family with two or three children . We have added a sixth bed that we will be happy to offer without additional expenses for the sixth person. (Fill out five persons only in the request, in order to get the correct price, but then inform me about the sixth person! ) Children under three are free. SERVICES You will find pots and pans, towels , sheets, blankets and duvets. There are also books and games for entertainment. There is no air conditioning (the walls are thick and keep the apartment cool) , but the loft is insulated and the skylights provide not only light but also air and fresh. Electricity, water and gas are included in the price. Breakfast is not provided.
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