Perfect Bright Florence Historic Center- Good for 2 Couples or Families-Elevator(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)
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FLORENCE ITALY PERFECT VESPUCCI APARTMENT
The Vespucci apartment is located in the historic center near the Ponte Amerigo Vespucci bridge. It is on a street one block from the Arno river. Luckily, the street the apartment is on in a limited traffic zone so it is notably quiet, something that is a rare find in such a prime Florence historic center location. Enjoy strolling along the scenic Arno river, delight in seeing the Tuscan hills in the distance and teams of rowers gracefully making their way upriver. An easy walk away is the produce market in the Cascine Park where you'll feel like a local buying fresh produce & delicacies for meals back at the apartment.
Special “Perfect” Vespucci Apartment Services: Vespucci apartment owner Cynthia, an American who married her Italian sweetheart, has lived in Florence for decades. She provides a warm and welcoming greeting when you arrive at the apartment, followed by a helpful walk around the neighborhood to show you where to find the grocery store, alimentari (deli), cafes and gelateria with her local "insider" tips. For stays of 5 or more nights Cynthia will invite you into her home (in the same building) for an evening prosecco and appetizers. For stays of 7 or more nights, a complimentary dinner for up to 4 people at a local favorite restaurant will also be included. Additional services are available such as a private Italian cooking lesson with Cynthia.
Take a walk through the Vespucci apartment by viewing the video. See link above.
The apartment was renovated in 2007 so the kitchen and bathrooms are fresh and up-to-date. It is a comfortably furnished apartment just perfect for a family or two couples who want to escape the hustle and bustle since it just a few blocks walk to the major sites of historic interest. It is a thoughtfully furnished, clean and comfortable apartment.
The apartment is on the 4th floor (U.S. designation) with elevator. The apartment hallway is of grand proportions: wide, high, well lit. Off this area is a small balcony that overlooks the back gardens of the neighboring apartment buildings. Enjoy sitting on the balcony, taking in views of everyday life of the Florentines, sipping your coffee & reading the paper on lazy mornings.
The living room and second bedroom are to the right off the hallway. The kitchen, master bedroom with adjoining bathroom and the second bathroom are to the left off the hallway. A storage room at the end of the hallway is perfect for storing luggage.
The cheerful living room has two comfortable love seats. The windows overlook the street below with pleasant, unobstructed views of trees and rooftops. There is a dining table in the living room expands to seat up to six people. Two additional chairs can be brought in from the kitchen. Handsome polished terazzo floors in the living room, hallway and bedrooms are typical of the era the building was built. The kitchen has attractive terracotta tiles.
The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a large window. The bedroom is extremely quiet since it faces the back of the building. A bathroom adjoins this bedroom.
The second bedroom has two twin beds and a window overlooking the street. It gets lots of light and because of the limited traffic zone, minimal noise. The second bathroom is across the hall.
Both bathrooms have a fully enclosed shower, sink and toilet and have been recently remodeled.
The kitchen is very nice with a large window that admits plenty of light. There is good countertop space, new appliances, a large (by Italian standards) refrigerator with separate freezer compartment, dishwasher, microwave, gas 4-burner stove, electric oven, a small table with seating for two and an attractive Tuscan terra cotta tile floor. The kitchen comes equipped with pots, pans, dishes.
Please see link below for more photos, information, map showing location, guest comments
***4 NIGHT MINIMUM BOOKING PERIOD, 1 WEEK MINIMUM EASTER, CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR'S WEEKS***
We honestly do not take shorter stays.
We have done our very best to fit our pricing into the 'Book It' and ‘Detailed Price’ rate system provided by this advertisement, but the results aren’t precise. For example, their system doesn’t count children as guests and we do. Their currency conversion calculation is usually wrong. Consequently, we apologize that we have to say that the price provided by this advertisement is just an estimate. Please contact us for an exact price quote and you can find our prices on the ItalyPerfect website linked into this ad in the Links for More Information.
Member since: 1999
- On floor 4
- 1507 sq. ft.
- Elevator : Yes there is an elevator
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Baby crib with advance arrangement, €25/week or portion thereof
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Each bathroom has a shower, sink, toilet, bidet.
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Sight Seeing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- 4 nite supplement note* $79.23
- Greeting & cleaning/week $121.49
- Refundable Damage Deposit $528.20
- Tax Rate 5%
*4 nite supplement, we will remove for longer stays. 5% 'tax' represents HomeAway-VRBO commission. Prices on this advertisement may differ slightly from the rates on our website. Florence Hospitality tax paid onsite.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: 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 the Owner Chose Porta al Prato (Florence, Italy):
Roomy, pristine apartment Layout is great for two couples since there are two equivalent sized bedrooms & bathrooms Close to the sites, which are an easy walk away, but away from the noise
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Arno river strolls Proximity to wonderful Cascine open air market Real neighborhood feel
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Sunny living room with views of rooftops & trees. Comfortable sofas.
Roomy entry with a little balcony, good for drying laundry.
Two comfy love seats in the living room, relax & plan the day's excursions.
Master bath adjoins master bedroom.
Second bathroom with large enclose shower, heated towel racks in winter
Enjoy Arno river strolls, take in views of the Florence hills in the distance
Fresco painted by Ghirlandaio for the Vespucci family in the Chiesa d'Ognissanti
Della Robbia lunette above the doors of the famous Chiesa Ognissanti
No wonder Italian food is so tasty
Scarves cleverly displayed in frames at the Mercato San Lorenzo.
Pop downstairs to the cafe directly across the street for a cappuccino
Kitchen is a cook's delight. Fully up-to-date with all amenities & sunny window.
Grand proportions in well-lit hallway that runs down center of apartment
Light filled master bedroom with adjoining bathroom.
Second bedroom has two twin beds. Desk is handy for checking email on free WiFi
Views of neighboring gardens from the little terrace, kitchen, master bedroom
Nearby Borgo Ognissanti ceramic shop with beautiful renaissance architecture
Watch rowers up and down the Arno river just one block from the apartment
Cascine open-air market has a bountiful variety of fresh produce
Italian leather gloves are a timeless gift
Wine bars in Florence are a great way to sample Tuscan wines
Where else but Italy can you find an entire supermarket aisle of olive oil?
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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