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Elegant Refurbished Apartment In Florence, Wifi, A/C, Elevator

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Spacious Apartment

Elegant and comfortable apartment close to the city centre just outside the ztl area, therefore, hassle free if you have a car. We are at a 15 minute walking distance from city centre and 25 minutes walking distance from Duomo, Uffizzi Gallery, Piazza Signoria, Statue of David, Ponte Vecchio etc and great shopping too! You can take the bus if you prefer. It is a pleasant walk with pastry shops and coffee bars along the way. The apartment is spacious, airy and bright. There is a baker, butcher, laundromat, wine-shop, grocery store close by. Very convenient and ideal location far from the noise but at walking distance from all attractions. The beautiful Villa Fabbricotti, Stibbert Park and Museum is right behind us and at walking distance to Giardino del'Orticoltura with its beautiful conservatory.

Our apartment has been newly refurbished. We used high quality fixtures through out. It is elegant and comfortable with up-to-date amenities. Brand new designer bathrooms with new fixtures. The spacious double living room has a large sofa bed and can be closed with sliding doors. This offers complete privacy and is used as the 3rd bedroom. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom. The other bathroom is in the hallway.

The apartment has 2 balconies and has a spacious feeling. Unlimited wifi access, air conditioning, linen and taxes are all included. There are NO hidden costs. It is on the second floor WITH elevator. The size is 115 square meters.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Rita
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Rita

I designed this apartment for our young family. We had to move due to work reasons unfortunately. We also have a villa with private pool close to beautiful beaches in Southern Tuscany. See property number 833916. Please contact me if you want more information.

Rita purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Rita chose Florence

I chose Florence because I truly feel that it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Our location offers absolute convenience and the old neighbourhood feeling. The apartment is close to the city centre yet far from the madding crowd!

What makes this apartment unique

It is bright and spacious, close to everything you might need and at walking distance to the centre. You won't need your car! The Stibbert park is behind our building. There is a parking garage close by. Please contact me for further information.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I had a very pleasant four week stay in this apartment In

January. The apartment is spacious, attractive, and pleasantly warm. There

is baker's shop opposite ,a pleasant park nearby which has an attractive

coffee shop, and which houses a very interesting museum. The bus stop for

the centre of town (number 4)is four hundred yards away, and it takes about

fifteen minutes to get to the city centre.



We were able to gain immediate access to the museums and churches, and this

is a definite advantage in the winter months. Rita, the owner, was

unfailingly helpful, and extremely efficient during the planning

negotiations, and Evelyn, the apartment manager was helpful and very

capable at all times, particularly when we both contracted influenza.. We

can thoroughly recommend this apartment without reservation.
Jan 2015
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Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I had a very pleasant four week stay in this apartment In

January. The apartment is spacious, attractive, and pleasantly warm. There

is baker's shop opposite ,a pleasant park nearby which has an attractive

coffee shop, and which houses a very interesting museum. The bus stop for

the centre of town (number 4)is four hundred yards away, and it takes about

fifteen minutes to get to the city centre.



We were able to gain immediate access to the museums and churches, and this

is a definite advantage in the winter months. Rita, the owner, was

unfailingly helpful, and extremely efficient during the planning

negotiations, and Evelyn, the apartment manager was helpful and very

capable at all times, particularly when we both contracted influenza.. We

can thoroughly recommend this apartment without reservation.
Jan 2015
  • 1 of 2

63 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveller reviews)

Victoria, BC Canada
5

Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had the privilege to stay at Rita's apartment in May 2017, the apartment was charming and super convenient. Richard (manager) was awesome and always ready to help, we cannot thank him enough for arranging cabs and recommending great places to eat, it made our stay all the better. We would love to come back some time!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easy to navigate to, great information from host

  • 4 of 5

Lovely apartment in a residential neighborhood of Florence. I appreciated it was out of the madness of the tourist district. It was very easy to book, thank you Rita, Richard whom checked us in was very helpful with good information. The apartment was very nice with lots of high end touches. It was a little loud from the neighbors, train, and street traffic, even late at night and early in the morning. Overall a good experience.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfect appartment, spacious, functional and very pretty.

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect apartment: is 25 m walking from the main piazzas, is spacious, has plenty of space for relaxing and hang out. We were 3 adults and my 4 and 1/2 years old daughter.

She had enough space to play even hide and seek !

Richard is a sweetheart, very available and very helpful. Rita is wonderful and also very communicative.

I will go again and I strongly recommend it.

ENVE from San Francisco

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Christmas in Florence

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful family Christmas in Rita's lovely apartment. It is both spacious and homely and equipped with everything that is needed. The location is just perfect; close enough to walk to the city but far enough away to be very quiet and relaxing. There is a very convenient small supermarket just yards away and a bakery store across the road. We ate one night at Trattoria Fratelli Briganti (which was booked for us by Richard, Rita's trusty concierge!). We would highly recommend this lovely traditional family-run restaurant, just a short walk from the apartment.

Richard was extremely helpful during our stay - nothing was too much trouble for him.

Dealing with Rita was a pleasure and everything went very smoothly.

We travel a lot and have stayed in many properties and I can safely say that this is one of the nicest. If you stay here you will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Roswell, New Mexico
5

Lovely stay at Casa Della Gioia

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Rita's apartment for 2 months. It was a great place to be for our "Italian vacation". Rita was absolutely delightful to deal with - she was very helpful with anything we needed, very quick to respond and was always available to give suggestions. We could not have asked for a better host. Richard is also great and met us on our first day to give us all the details of the apartment and then show us around the neighborhood. He even took us to a restaurant and got us a table for dinner our first night. He was always quick to respond to anything we needed and gave us great suggestions for things to do. The apartment is in a fairly quiet neighborhood, which we loved after being in the hustle and bustle of the city each day. The walk is very easy and we enjoyed walking into the city center and taking in all the sights and sounds. The apartment is spacious and has very nice appliances and the kitchen is well equipped with everything you could need. My husband loved that he had English news channels to keep up with what was going on at home while we were gone. There is a great grocery store right by the apartment that is very inexpensive. There is also a street market every week day that has fresh fruits and vegetables and is fun to walk through. We had everything we needed close by - a deli, a coffee bar, a gelato shop, the grocery store, a bakery and even a barber shop. The apartment was comfortable for our stay and we felt like it was home for our two months. It was very clean and everything was in good working order. The air conditioning was wonderful when we first arrived and the weather was hot, but the heater kept us nice and warm when the weather turned much colder. There are two terraces that we used to sit outside and have coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening. It was a wonderful location for all our side trips with the bus stop close by to take you directly to the train station if you did not want to walk. We would highly recommend staying at Rita's apartment for a short stay or a long stay. We were sad to say goodbye!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great apartment with everything that you need, spacious, comfortable and in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This property is about a mile outside of the main centre of Florence and is perfect for getting in and out of the city, we walked, but there are buses close by. The main railway station is also just over a mile away too. The apartment has absolutely everything that you need and is spacious throughout. Richard meets and greets guests and has an excellent knowledge of the city, places to go, things to do and, more importantly, he can tell you where to get amazing, real Italian ice cream, (a few minutes walk away). Richard can not do enough to help and is on-call to meet any of your needs. There is a very reasonable super market just around the corner a great bakery across the road and a championship winning pizzeria close by (the bakery and pizzeria were both closed for the holidays when we were there unfortunately!). We had a truely great experience and recommend this as a great base to explore this amazing city.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. It was so easy to communicate with you throughout which made organising your stay a breeze. Grazie!
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Location

From the Owner

I chose Florence because I truly feel that it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Our location offers absolute convenience and the old neighbourhood feeling. The apartment is close to the city centre yet far from the madding crowd!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Florence at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Florence at 2.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Firenze sud-A1 at 5 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Florence is one of the most stunning and well known cities in the world. It offers great food and wine and has breathtaking history, art and architecture. It is perfect for a short city break or longer stay all year around. The small airport so close to the city and the proximity to the train station is ideal. Shopping is fantastic in this city where most of the world's renowned designers come from! Please don't forget Fiesole which is a jewel with the most amazing views.

Florence is close to Pisa, San Giminiano, Siena, Lucca, the Chianti wine region etc. this makes for perfect day trips. The proximity of the high speed train makes it easy to go to Rome and Venice too.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£425
for 3 nights
From
£131 **
£796 **
 
 
Mid season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£400
for 3 nights
From
£122 **
£712 **
 

Additional pricing information

If more than 4 guests £ 12.63 per person per night
Final cleaning £33.69
Refundable Damage Deposit £168.44

Your security deposit of 200€ will be refunded within 7 days from checkout. A 25% deposit is required to secure booking. The rest is payable 2 weeks before arrival. Check-in time is at 4 pm.Check-out is before 10:30 am.For check-in after 8pm there is a surcharge of 30€. All inclusive rate such as A/C, heating, water, linen, wifi, towel. NO hidden cost. There is only a final cleaning charge of 40€

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Facilities

From the Owner

It is bright and spacious, close to everything you might need and at walking distance to the centre. You won't need your car! The Stibbert park is behind our building. There is a parking garage close by. Please contact me for further information.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 115 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Sliding doors offer complete privacy.
  • The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. The second bathroom is in the hallway. The 3rd bedroom which can also be used as a second living room has sliding doors and offers complete privacy. The double sofa bed is very comfortable.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Golf
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • We have mosquito nets on most windows. The double living room is very spacious. It has a sliding door whereby one section can be closed off to offer complete privacy. This acts as a 3rd bedroom. If you need any suggestions in organising your stay, restaurants, theatre, museums, day trips etc please feel free to ask.