Great 2-Room Flat 2 Blocks from the Duomo!(25 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
'Gea' is on the 3rd floor (without elevator), and measures 40 sq. meters / 430 sq. ft. It sleeps maximum 2, is fully furnished, airy, and has plenty of sunlight. One enters into the living room with two large windows facing south, onto the piazza. The small but all new kitchen corner is fully equipped: stone counter-top, stovetop, microwave, dishwasher, and fridge with freezer. There is a table for 4/6, and a comfortable sitting area. To one side is a full bathroom, with all new fixtures including a great walk-in shower. To the other side, the double (twin or king size, your choice) bedroom, with one large window also on the piazza. There is a small laundry/utility room, with washing machine.
The apartment has newly laid hardwood “Doussier” floors and is furnished in a contemporary style. Thick walls and double-glazing ensure quiet, and thermal insulation. There is central heating, air conditioning, Wireless Internet access, TV, and DVD. Kitchenware and linen are supplied. Maid service is available on request.
An independent and fully equipped 3 bedroom apartment, also owned by us and named 'Achille', faces 'Gea' on the same 3rd floor landing, and can be rented together with it, to accommodate a larger group of 7 persons. Please see our website for details. Our Skype buddynames: 'florenceapts' and 'emylina'.
Keywords: apartment, flat, central, renovated, sunny, airy
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Member since: 2010
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Live Theater
- Sight Seeing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
|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
- Refundable Damage Deposit $211.62
- Final Cleaning $52.90
- Taxes Not included
-- 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:
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 16 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...
- Primary: ++39 055-293460
- Secondary: ++39 3483540644
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Bedroom with huge wardrobe
Lovely kitchen corner
Bedroom - window side
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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