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Churchside Flat In Central Florence

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 215 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Private apartment with kitchen, washing machine, air conditioning, heating and wifi access. The Flat is equipped with a double bed and a sofa.

All of this is located in the famous Oltrarno area, an area that's still central yet away from the crowds.

The Space

Two-room flat equipped with a double bed (160cm wide and 200cm long) and a sofa bed (120cm wide and 180cm long), private bathroom, kitchen, small terrace, washing machine, LCD TV, Free wifi access, 45sqm furnished in a modern Tuscan style to ensure that you have a comfortable stay.

The flat is perfect for 2 adults but is also suitable for a family with 2 children or for 3 adults. It is located on the first floor (18 steps), reachable through a small private courtyard.

The two small windows come with insect screens and so does one of the two doors that grants access to the apartment, providing ventilation without having to worry about mosquitoes.

On the small terrace you will find the washing machine and a sink where you can wash and dry your clothes while you wander around Florence.

The flat has high ceilings and is equipped with air conditioning (during summer) and heating (during winter).

Guest Access

You will have exclusive access to the property, nothing is shared.

[Flat's Equipment]

* Wifi (1GB per day)

* Blankets, Linens & Towels

* Toaster, Coffee Maker & Kettle

* Oven & Stove

* Dishes, Cups, Glasses & Cutlery

* Hair Dryer

* Washing Machine, Iron and Ironing Board

and so on... basically you just need to bring your clothes! :)

Interaction with Guests

We will respect your privacy and we will not access the flat during your stay. In any case we live in Florence, therefore you can easily get in touch with us in case you need help and/or information.

The Neighborhood

The flat is inside the historic centre but is not overcrowded, which makes it more relaxing. The area surrounding Piazza del Carmine

is filled with well-known restaurants and bars, like the 'La Dolce Vita' or the 'Antico Ristoro di Cambi' to name a few.

The Brancacci Chapel is home to the famous frescoes by Masaccio and Masolino, considered the first masterworks of the Italian Renaissance.

Getting around

Florence is a relatively small city filled with pedestrian areas, so it's easy to walk everywhere while it's quite difficult to drive and (most of all) park in the city. Therefore, we suggest, in your best interest, to NOT reach Florence by car.

​[Distances on foot to the major attractions]

Ponte Vecchio 10 minutes;

Palazzo Pitti and Boboli Gardens 8 minutes;

Cappelle Brancacci 1 minute;

Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Vecchio 15 minutes;

Duomo, Giotto's belltower and Baptistery 15 minutes;

Accademy 20 minutes (15m by bus);

Basilica Santa Maria Novella 9 minutes;

[Distances on foot to the major points of interests]

Supermarkets 10-15 minutes;

Minimarkets 3-5 minutes;

Restaurants, Bars, Trattorias, Pizzerias and a few take-aways are within 3-5 minutes walk;

Florence SMN (main station) 15 minutes (10 by taxi);

FLR Airport is roughly 20 minutes away by taxi.

Other Things to Note

​Arrivals after 10 pm need to be arranged at the time of booking.

Since you will have exclusive use of the entire property, we are sorry to inform you that we are not able to offer luggage deposit prior or after your stay.

To see Florence properly without having to run from place to place, we suggest that you stay a inimum of three days and that's also our ideal minimum stay. Anyhow, short stays (1-2 nights) can be accepted when close to the arrival date or when longer stays are not possible.

Each guest must be identified and registered in accordance to the Italian Law. For such reason every guest is required to show a valid ID upon arrival.

Guests under 18 years old are not accepted unless staying with their parents.

This apartment is owned by a friend who lives abroad, we run it on his behalf but we do not own it;

A damage protection insurance will be requested upon booking.

For any other info you might need, please contact us.

More Details

Owner
Alessandro & Natasha
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Alessandro & Natasha

We got married on October 2011, I am a Florentine born and raised while Natasha moved here from a small city close to Novosibirsk, Russia.

Natasha likes shopping... I like football, she loves reading and I love music, we both love eating, travelling and watching some TV shows like Big Bang Theory for example.

I'm the tech savvy person and she's the handy person, so the worst mistake you can do is ask Natasha to help you with your pc or ask me to help you with the washing machine. :)

Amenities

Ponte Vecchio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 215 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bed is 160cm wide
    Sofa Room - 1 double , Sofa bed, 140cm wide
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Notes:
A damage protection insurance will be requested upon booking.

Reviews

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Churchside Flat In Central Florence
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Perfect stay! 10 stars if possible!

  • 5 of 5

Imagine waking up to sun rays gently reflecting off terra-cotta bricks of a church built in 1268 with the faint sound of doves cooing in the background. You step out of the apartment courtyard to go have your morning espresso and are greeted by a view of the dome of San Frediano. Sound like a fantasy? Well, it's real! Do yourself a favor and make this charming flat your home during your stay in Firenze! My husband and I stayed 5 nights and we are already planning our next trip and hoping to stay here again! Everything from the booking and communication with Natasha and Alex was so easy. If you're feeling nervous about booking an apartment instead of a hotel, let me assure you that our hosts were so gracious and helpful. Both speak excellent English as well! As for the accommodations, the apartment is clean, fresh, and boasts modern amenities with perfect hints of charming Italian architecture to highlight its special place next to the church. Nestled in a peaceful piazza, you're literally steps from a supermarket and just two blocks from Ponte Alla Carraia which will take you straight into the main tourist attractions across the river; although we highly recommend checking out the Oltrarno area! Staying here definitely added to the magic of Florence and we couldn't have asked for a better rental!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When your first review is like this what can we say more than thank you a million times? :) Thanks again guys, it was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to see you again soon. Alex and Natasha
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Florence (FLR)
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Firenze SMN
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
il Pescatore
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $35.85
Additional Guest Fee $11.95 per person per night
Damage Deposit $1.2

A damage protection insurance will be requested upon booking (59 US$). You will be provided a link where you can purchase the damage protection insurance. Failing to purchase the insurance might lead to booking cancellation.

The city tax is not included in the rate and has to be paid cash upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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