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Breathtaking View Roof Top Apartment

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

VIA DEI RUSTICI 6

Located in the hearth of Florence, surrounded by the Santa Croce church e Signoria Square, an elegant top roof apartment will give you the chance to have an overview of this magnificent city. The flat is inside a historical building, which was the house of the embassy of the Duch of Milan in the 15th century. It is situated on the 4th floor and you would need to reach it through 86 steps (without elevator), but this would only be an insignificant sacrifice compared with the 360°view on Florence that you will be able to admire.

The property develops on two levels, on the first floor you can find the double bedroom with bathroom and the master bedroom with his bathroom en suite, this two rooms are very bright and have all the facilities you need. A charming staircase leads you to the second floor, a unique and fascinating area that consist of a lounge, a dining area and a full equipped kitchen. Nine windows, that are spread all around the walls, illuminate the whole room and offer a breath taking view with two panoramic terraces, furnished for outdoors meals. All the materials used for the construction are unique and ancient: the pavements are made of Florentine terracotta and the ceilings of wooden beams. The apartment is exceptionally convenient for anyone looking to see most of Florence's sights in a short while; easily , without car, bus or taxi , you can enjoy this wonderful city , all is within max 10 minutes by walk . This is a prime location for sightseeing and entertaining, the area is vibrant but very safe and has plenty of shops , restaurants and theatres all very close. The apartment is absolutely quite, up here there are only birds singing and tower bells noises. It’s a magical place!!

The apartment is also located two blocks far from one of the best italian restaurant: the famous Enoteca Pinchiorri.

We have other properties in the same area , all very close , we can host up to 8 people in two flats in the same block , see also listings 268721 just behind the corner . .

More Details

Owner
Donatella landi
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Donatella landi

My name is Donatella and I was born here in Tuscany. I’m really enthusiastic of my properties in this magnificent historical and cultural heritage such as the city of Florence. We have owned flats in this area since 1997 and we are firmly convinced that everything around has maintained its traditional Florentine style.

I speak English fluently therefore I’m available for any information and advice, in order to give you the best service for your holydays.

We hope that you'll enjoy your stay and come here again.

Donatella landi purchased this apartment in 1997

Why Donatella landi chose Florence

Santa Croce's area is certainly one of the most charming parts of Florence and with the view of the apartment you can admire a unique landscape of this magnificent city

What makes this apartment unique

360° view on all the city of Florence, all museums and historical buildings are only few minutes walking. Real Florentine lifestyle down the typical streets with nice shops, restaurants and wineries.

Amenities

Santa Croce Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Breathtaking View Roof Top Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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Magical!

  • 5 of 5

Our family LOVED our time in Florence! Iida the house manager met us for a late checkin and was wonderful. The apartment was perfect in every way. Accommodations were as pictured and location was fantastic! Short walk to Uffizzi and Sante Croce...lots of great restaurants close by. We were aware of stairs to apartment...anyone who struggles with stairs may have a problem. However the climb is worth it! Was so lovely to enjoy the 2 patios and breathtaking views in the daylight and evening. We hope to return again and stay longer next time! Thank you for sharing your magical city and apartment with us!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is a gem

  • 5 of 5

This property was so beautiful and so comfortable! Owner had a bottle of wine and crackers waiting for us upon arrival. It was such a stunning apartment and there are TWO balconies. Naps on the couch, wine on the terrace. You will not find a better place to stay in Florence!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfection

  • 5 of 5

I wrote my first review of this wonderful apartment in 2014 and everything I raved about then, holds true today.

It is the perfect apartment in the historic centre of Florence. Incredible views from every window, 2 terraces..one perfect for breakfast, the other perfect for drinks and al fresco dining. Best of all, they are private, with nothing overlooking them...not easy to find in a bustling city like Florence!

The apartment is beautifully furnished and has every amenity you could possibly need.

Everything in the city is within easy walking distance.

Donatella and Gianni are the most amenable and generous of hosts, Mariano the property manager is the most genial of fellows, and Neti the cleaner is most pleasant and hardworking.

The stairs at first seem daunting, but that is all soon forgotten when you step into the airy sun filled upper room with huge windows on all sides. You get used to the stairs very quickly, so they are a non starter unless you have severe mobility issues.

We cannot imagine being in Florence and not staying in this magical apartment. We consider ourselves very fortunate to be able to do so, and recommend it without reservation.

As I write this, the church bells are ringing and the sun is pouring in through the terrace doors. What more could you ask for? Perfection!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great time in Florence

  • 5 of 5

My family of four stayed at this condo for 4 nights over a weekend which held a festival in Florence. The apartment was very nice with two beds, two bathrooms. The AC worked really well which was a relief as the temperature in Florence reached the mid 90's. The steps up are a work out but worth it once you reach the top floor and the two terraces. The location is central and easy to walk to all of historic Florence. Our host Donatella went out of her way to secure tickets for a local sporting event. Thank you for all your efforts!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed at this wonderful apartment while in Florence visiting the city. The views are amazing and the ringing of the bells is magical! We felt very much at home here,and enjoyed our stay immensely. If given the chance we would do it again. The steps are really no problem if you are a walker. The location in the city is perfect, close to everything yet private and so comfortable. A small super market is around the corner.

We will always remember our stay here, very special and fond memories:)

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Put it this way, I welled up and just about cried when Mariano took us to the top floor; the 360 degree view of Florence is breathtaking! It was everything and more than I could've imagined. Top the bottom this is a fabulous apartment. From our initial dealings with Donatella to our final goodbye with Mariano, it was absolute perfection!

I will never stay anywhere else, and I will plan my next trip to Florence around availability of this apartment.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Santa Croce Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
high season
Mar 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$338
$2,026
$5,992
 
 
low season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,438
$3,595
 
 
High season
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$338
$2,026
$5,992
 
 
low season
Jan 15 2018 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$261
$1,569
$4,707
 
 
mid season
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$305
$1,830
$5,491
 
 
high season
Apr 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$349
$2,092
$6,275
 
 
low season
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
$261
$1,569
$4,707
 

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