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Apartment in centre of Florence, balcony and terrace with amazing view

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom apartment to sleep 4 in Central Florence near Duomo

The apartment, (55 square meter - 592 square feet ) is situated in the historical centre of Florence. It is located at the 4th floor (without elevator). From the balcony and the roof terrace you will enjoy a wonderful view over Florence and its monuments. From the living room five stairs take you on the lovely roof terrace with the view of Duomo, Campanile di Giotto, Battistero, San Lorenzo church (Medici Chapel) and the hills around Florence. The apartment has a living/dining room, a bedroom, a fully equiped kitchen, large enough for you to self-cater (seats 4) and a modern bathroom with shower. The apartment has parquet floors, air conditioning and heating, wi fi internet access, coffee, espresso, tea. There are many travel guides in the unit for easy reference. All main museums and monuments of Florence can be visited within walking distance. It has a lot of light and fresh air, and the views are spectacular. Even the shower has a window with a view! Most of the major attractions are easily reachable within walking distance (Duomo, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Galleria dell’Accademia). The stairs (73) are a bit of a challenge, but think of them as your private gym...


Owner
Giovanni Paxia
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Giovanni Paxia

I have been dealing with management activities for many years in companies operating in consulting and design services for cultural and educational Private and Public Companies.

I worked with several companies and organizations for the design and delivery of classroom modules in organizational behavior

Giovanni Paxia purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Giovanni Paxia chose Duomo

First time I saw this property, I realized it was the perfect place for everybody wants to spend some days in Florence. The apartment is bright, calm and close to everything.

What makes this apartment unique

It's quite unique to find in Florence an apartment with a balcony and a terrace where you can enjoy a view of Cathedral S. Maria del Fiore, the bell tower of Giotto and the Baptystery and the church of San Lorenzo.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Duomo in Centro Storico (Quartiere 1)

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Even the shower (large and comfortable) has a window with a view!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The shades in the bedroom do a great job of keeping it dark when you want it to be.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Notes:
A mobile telephone is available in the apartment. Booklet with instruction for using the house equipment

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(139 traveller reviews)

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Apartment in centre of Florence, balcony and terrace with amazing view
average rating of 4.9280577 based on 139 reviews
5

We really enjoyed our stay. The apartment was clean and well equipped. Great location. Two terraces.

  • 5 of 5

Apartment seemed quite large for two people. The bedroom was large with a terrace on the roof. The bed was quite comfortable. The living room was comfortable. I think the couch opens into a bed but we didn't try it. There is another terrace on the roof from the living room. The kitchen has a 4-burner gas stove, an oven, fridge, dish washer, washing machine and a microwave. There was a toaster, a kettle and 4 different kinds of coffee makers. The owner had made sure there was lots of coffee and tea bags. There was soap for the shower, washing machine, dish washer and sinks. There were spices, oil and vinegar. Lots of plates, glasses and pots and pans. This was the best equipped apartment we have ever rented.

The only negative side to the apartment are the 72 steps up. We left the apartment after 12 days in much better shape than when we started, but the stairs never got easier.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

My new home in Florence

  • 5 of 5

This place is truly perfect. It has two stunning terraces with views that are so amazing. I have been to Florence many times, but when I return I shall stay at Giovanni’s place. It is high up and wonderful. Location is perfect, you have a giant view of the Duomo and all the food is at your door step. Giovanni was a delightful gentleman who put so much care into our stay. Everything you need is here. Thank you Gio!! Your home is magical.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great balcony in a great location in Florence

  • 5 of 5

Very centrally located with a great balcony in the center of Florence. Several others have already noted the number of steps but they lead to a great apartment and view at the top of the building so they are well worth it. The owner was very helpful in showing us nearby restaurants and things to do and the apartment is so well located they were all a short distance away.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Location perfect, so central for all sights

  • 4 of 5

Florence truly is an amazing place, so much incredible architecture & art, loved it & would have enjoyed a longer stay

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The apartment is in a great central location, close to everything Florence has to offer

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very authentic and very suitable for a long term stay with amazing views from the rooftop terrace. Giovanni is an excellent host and very accommodating.

We would return anytime.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, convenient home with a view

  • 5 of 5

Everything was so easy. Giovanni was out of town so Helen met us at the apartment. Helen, an expat, explained where everything was and gave us the “how to” booklet.

Internet was fast and the house had everything you needed including feather pillows!

The apartment is at the top of the building but there are plenty of landings to rest and it does get easier.....but what a view! The roof deck is the perfect place for an afternoon rest with a Campari and a book and we had breakfast on the balcony every morning. I liked hearing Firenze coming to life.

The house is perfectly located. There are lots of restaurants nearby, we ate a lot in at the restaurant right outside the front door, their pizzas were great. There is a Conad supermarket 4 doors down on the way to the Doumo and the market is around the corner on the left.

Loved the house, the host and the little touches like the mobile phone for local calls, washing machine with powder etc.

All in all a great stay that I will be repeating.

Thank you for everything.

Deryn

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Firenze Peretola
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Via de' Ginori
Nearest Ferry
115 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
3.5 Kilometres
Circolo del Golf dell'Ugolino
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Firenze SMN
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A1 Firenze Sud
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Sergio Gozzi
Nearest Ski
85 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: not necessary

If you like cooking, you will find everything you need in Mercato Centrale di San Lorenzo (central market), the main market for food, 100 mt from home. The market was built in the second half of the XIX century, at the time when Florence was capital of the nation. The market offers meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, cheese of the best qualities at cheap prices. It is the traditional market used by people living in the town. It is open only in the morning till two pm. If you prefer to do the shopping in a self-service minimarket, there are two great supermarkets right near by.

Close to the front door (to the left leaving the building) there is one of the most equipped cd-DVD shops in town (Alberti). And a TIM shop (mobile phone service).

Many restaurants and pizzerias are available nearby.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Duomo, Florence

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
From
£83
£527
£1,404
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£316
for 3 nights
From
£105
£702
£2,107
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rental rate includes TAXES (see below), electricity, gas, heating and air conditioning, final cleaning,internet access).

FLORENCE CITY TAX: 3 Euro per person per night up to a maximum of 7 nights (after that, no tax).
Children under 12 are exempt.
THIS AMOUNT IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE.
We collect it and pay it to the City Government every month.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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