Lovely Flat, a Stone's Throw from the Duomo!(38 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Apartment, 3 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5) + Attached Unit available
“Achille” is on the 3rd floor (no elevator) and measures 123 sq.meters / 1324 sq.ft. It sleeps maximum 5, is fully furnished, and is light and airy. Ideal for a family of 4 or 5. The entry hall leads into a large living room with fireplace and facing north onto a large, sunlit, plant-filled courtyard. The adjoining master bedroom faces the lovely courtyard and has an ensuite bathroom (tub/shower) and independent toilet. To the other side, the double bedroom also faces the same courtyard, and has a bathroom (shower). The additional single bedroom can also serve as a study. The large “sunken” kitchen/dining area is 9 steps down into a charming and cozy ambiance. It has an open-beam ceiling, a high-tech stainless steel workspace with lots of counter space; it includes stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, and fridge with freezer. The dining table is for 6. There is a small laundry/utility room, with washing machine.
The apartment has newly laid hardwood “Doussier” floors and is furnished in an interesting mix of classic and modern styles. Bathrooms are decorated with Stucco Veneziano and have all new fixtures. Thick walls and double-glazing ensure quiet, and thermal insulation. There is central heating, air conditioning, Wireless Internet Access, Digital TV, satellite hook-up and DVD. Kitchenware and linen are supplied. Maid service is available on request.
An independent and fully equipped 1 bedroom apartment (sleeps 2), also owned by us and named 'Gea', faces 'Achille' on the same 3rd floor landing, and can be rented together with it, to accommodate a larger group of 7 persons. (See listing #302215.) Please see our website for details. Our Skype buddynames: 'florenceapts' and 'emylina'.
Keywords: apartment, flat, elegant, renovated, central, comfortable
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Member since: 2010
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- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- King size beds (1) Is by default located in the master bedroom, however it can be divided into two single beds when necessary., Twin or Single Beds (3) The twin bedroom has two single beds that can be (comfortably) connected into a king bed when necessary. The third single bed is located in a third bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) Available on request without additional fees....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Sight Seeing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
A large, eat-in, sun-filled kitchen, with original wood-beamed ceiling, fuses old florentine tradition with a high-tech 'Arclinea' steel pro-kitchen with lots of space for preparing and cooking....moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
4 night min stay
May 1 - Jul 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Final Cleaning $106.96
- Refundable Damage Deposit $213.91
-- Stays of up to 30 days: All utilities included in price.
-- Monthly rate: All utilities calculated and charged at end of stay.
-- Tourist Tax: Euro 2,50/per guest (over 12yrs) /per day (max 7 days) paid at departure.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: When Emily Rosner took a semester off from her studies at New York University to travel around Europe, she had no idea that she'd end up meeting the man who would become her husband, Maurizio. In 1970 when she arrived, Florence had an exciting atmosphere with the numerous anti-war movements that students were organizing. It was far different from suburban Long Island, where Emily was from. She soon found herself a part of a group of 20 or more students that would meet every night and discuss politics over dinner. Among them was Maurizio. As do many expats who arrive in Florence without a plan, Emily went out looking for work, first finding a job at a disco, and then at a leather shop in Santa Croce.... ----- Article from 'The Florentine' - Oct 22nd, 2009 The rest is history! Maurizio and I got married and had two boys, Jacopo and Arturo. In the beginning, I taught English and developed audio/visual courses to teach English to children. We opened our bookshop in 1979, and it has become a watering hole for the entire Florentine expat community, a must-stop for English-speaking tourists, and an important textbook supplier for foreign study programs. After being in Florence for most of my adult life, I still find time to appreciate the city. I often stop while riding my bike across Ponte alla Carraia, taking a moment to enjoy one of the most splendid views of the river and the city. When I am walking around the city center, I make a concerted effort to look up and notice the details of the buildings. Florence never ceases to surprise me, in all of its beauty!
Why the Owner Chose Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence, Italy:
In 2007, we decided to move to a hill overlooking the city. This was our home for more than 20 years!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The area is extremely central and lively, restaurants, bars and shops! It is also located in an extremely central position, just minutes away from all major attractions...
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This is the living room: there's a beautiful wood-burning fireplace!
A fully equipped high-tech kitchen...
The master bedroom suite...
...master suite bathroom
This is the TV-room, the couch is also a comfy single bed for the 5th guest
The Queen of the neighborhood, Santa Croce
Also nearby is the old fish market, nowadays a flea market, very cute...
Warm and cozy in winter...
...with its WC and...
The twin beds can be attached to make a king size bed
Guest and Twin Bathroom, a walk-in shower is hidden behind the marble slab...
Last but not least, the entry hall
Just around the corner, the Arco di San Piero
The Synagogue is also in the neighborhood, amid its spectacular garden
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Friday, January 13, 2017
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