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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The apartment 'Flora' is situated in Piazza del Duomo in the heart of Florence’s historical centre, on the 4th level ( no lift ) of a prestigious XVI century palace that once belonged to the Ghiberti family, one of Florence’s most important historical families, with easy steps well worth the journey. Assistance is provided to help with luggage upon arrival

From October 25 2009, Piazza del Duomo is a pedestrian area with all the advantages that an area like that can offer

Spending time in my apartment is to be accompanied by the shadow of the magnificent dome of Brunelleschi, the grandeur of Giotto’s belltower and the splendour of Vasari’s frescos, in an unforgettable dream that Florence will dream with you and bring you great joy and an even greater desire to return.
Flora directly faces the Duomo, giving you the sensation that you could reach out and touch its magnificent green and white marble facade.

The apartment has been completely restored in Florentine style, but with all modern comforts. Flora is a charming and elegant apartment comprising: a living/dining room with a comfortable sofa, a modern and fully-equipped kitchenette, 1 bedroom with a double bed (140x200), 1 bedroom with 2 single beds ( 85x200) that can be transformed into a double bed. 1 modern bathroom with shower, complete the description of the apartment. The apartment also boasts a splendid skylight with electronic controls that offers you a bird’s eye view of the famous Brunelleschi dome.
All modern comforts are provided: air conditioning, LCD TV,Dvd, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave oven, safe, WiFi and cable internet dsl, security door and intercom.

FINAL CLEANING: Euros 50 upon arrival ( check-in ).

STAY TAX
The city of Florence has decided to extend the “Stay tax” (introduced in 2011) also to private rentals (on top of Hotels, B&B and so on..)
The tax is 2.50 EURO PER NIGHT/EACH GUEST for a max of 7 nights ( see my rental agreement for more info ).

If you need more bedrooms or have a larger group (max 7 people), please see my adjoining apartment at VRBO Property number 88148 / Homeaway 88148ha

Keywords: Apartment, great view, new, elegant,one level, panoramic views,rooftop,Duomo, modern kitchen,5 star

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) or two single beds on request, Double Beds (1) cm 140, Twin or Single Beds (1) or one king bed on request, Baby Cribs on request (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

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  • The bathroom is well designed.You have a very confortable shower, bidet, hair-dryer and hair-straightener. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Window in front of the Duomo, LCD TV, safe, security door and intercom...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Flora faces directly the famous Cathedral of Florence called 'The Duomo' and is ever-present throughout your stay. There is no traffic allowed around the Duomo (since October 2009), so there are no scooters, trucks, or buses to break the spell of this magnificent setting...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    The apartment has 3 individual A/C units - all with remote controls and all very quiet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    A drying rack is provided...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Flora apartment has two electric rings...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    The washer machine is in the unit with instructions in English provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-fi is available in the apartment and it's free 24 hours with password....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Italian coffee maker ( Moka machine ) and American coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pots, pans, kettle and alll kitchen utensils are available for guests....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The modern kitchen has Italian designer cabinets and contains a refrigerator, dishwasher, stovetop with two fire ( being powered by electricity, there are no risks of gas ) and a microwave...moreless

  • Microwave:

    It's a combi microwave ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$168
$1,118 $3,578
Low season
Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$145
$950 $3,131
High season
Dec 20 - Jan 10, 2017
3 night min stay
$168
$1,118 $3,578
Low season
Jan 11 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$145
$950 $3,131
High season
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$168
$1,118 $3,578
Low season
Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$145
$950 $3,131
High season
Dec 20 - Jan 10, 2018
3 night min stay
$168
$1,118 $3,578
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$168
$1,118 $3,578
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

Rental price per property and up to 4 pax.

Please take note that the rates do not include electricity and final cleaning.

Electricity Euros 0,40 x kw (avarege price per week euros 15 in winter, 30 euros in summer)

Winter season: Heating included in the rental price.

Final cleaning Euros 50 upon arrival

Stay Tax: 2.50 euros per person per night for a max of 7 nights


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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Location

7.45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Aeroporto di Firenze Galileo Galilei
56 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
9.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ugolino Golf Club
0.75 Miles
Nearest Train
Stazione SMN
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Firenze Sud
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Abetone
55 Miles
Nearest Beach
Versilia

Car: Not Necessary

Nearby Facilities, Flora apartment is situated in the historical heart of Florence and all the museums, art galleries and monuments are few minutes on foot. Tours of the Cupola, the Roof, and the Campanile of the Duomo are within 50 meters of the apartment. There are also banks, post offices, an hospital, chemistries, supermarkets, shops, live theater and cinemas

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1810

About the owner: My name is Luca and I was born in this magnificent palace in front of the Duomo and now with pleasure I propose my apartment for those who are attracted by the beauty of Florence and its history.

Why the Owner Chose Duomo, Florence, Italy:
The entire top floor of the building belonged to my family for over 200 years

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The best location in the Florence’s historical centre,


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, italian
 

Photos

  • Skylight view of the Duomo

    Skylight view of the Duomo

  • The Flora: Entrance hall

    The Flora: Entrance hall

  • The Flora: Dining-living room

    The Flora: Dining-living room

  • The Flora: Dining-living room

    The Flora: Dining-living room

  • The Flora: Main bedroom with two single beds

    The Flora: Main bedroom with two single beds

  • The Flora: Main bedroom with two single beds

    The Flora: Main bedroom with two single beds

  • The Flora: Main bedroom

    The Flora: Main bedroom

  • The Flora: Second bedroom

    The Flora: Second bedroom

  • The Flora: Second bedroom

    The Flora: Second bedroom

  • The Flora apartment

    The Flora apartment

  • The Duomo

    The Duomo

  • The palace on the right corner and the Cathedral

    The palace on the right corner and the Cathedral

  • Skylight view of the Duomo

    Skylight view of the Duomo

  • The Flora: Dining-living room

    The Flora: Dining-living room

  • The Flora: Dining-living room

    The Flora: Dining-living room

  • The Flora: Main bedroom with two single beds

    The Flora: Main bedroom with two single beds

  • The Flora: Main bedroom with king bed

    The Flora: Main bedroom with king bed

  • The Flora: Window view of the Duomo

    The Flora: Window view of the Duomo

  • The Flora: Second bedroom

    The Flora: Second bedroom

  • The Flora: Bathroom

    The Flora: Bathroom

  • The Duomo

    The Duomo

  • The palace on the right corner and the Cathedral

    The palace on the right corner and the Cathedral

VRBO #68449

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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