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Florence View Luxury Apartment just steps from Ponte Vecchio

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

Luxury apt of 80 sqm beautifully renovated, bright, quiet 5-minute walk from Ponte Vecchio. Placed over the church of Santa Cristina you will be immersed in history with all amenities and a breathtaking view from the Uffizi to the Duomo. The apartment is spacious and characterized by open spaces. The large windows make it very bright and allow you to enjoy the view over the city. Free and unlimited Wifi.


Owner
Roberta
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2018

About Roberta

In this house I lived wonderful emotions! I am married to Paolo, I have two daughters, a dog, a cat and I work in marketing.I love to travel and feel at home everywhere. I hope that the hospitality of my apartment will make your stay unforgettable.

Roberta purchased this apartment in 2005

What makes this apartment unique

Our house is located inside the former monastery of “Agostiniani Scalzi” and above the Church of Sant’Agostino and Santa Cristina, from the 17th century.

The apartment is spacious and characterized by open spaces. The large windows make it very bright and will allow you to enjoy the city views.

The main bedroom is equipped with a very comfortable double bed, fitted wardrobes and a large bathroom, finely crafted with travertine marble with jacuzzi. The view from the bed is unique!

A sofa bed (1.50x1.90) is located on the mezzanine that opens onto the living room. This area is bright and there are no window blinds so skylights on the roof will allow you to fall asleep watching the stars of Florence sky.

The kitchen is steel and ebony and is equipped with 4 burners, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, an espresso machine, kettle, all cutlery, pans and pots you need during your stay.

The apartment also has a laundry room with washing machine, drying rack, iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner, a sink and a shoe rack.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15.00 / Check-out: 10.00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The room is equipped with a comfortable double bed, cupboards finely crafted and a large bathroom in travertine marble, with jacuzzi. The view from the bed is unique! The sofa bed (1. 90x1. 50) is located on the mezzanine open on the living room. The area is not darkened, but the skylights on the roof will allow you to fall asleep looking at the stars of the sky in Florence
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • Toys
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Florence View Luxury Apartment just steps from Ponte Vecchio
average rating of 4.75 based on 9 reviews
5

A beautiful marriage of modern conveniences and old world charm

  • 5 of 5

Roberta and Paulo were the best. When we arrived they spent a lot of time going over where we were, things to see and how to get about. They were wonderful! The apt is located 2 minutes from the Ponte Vecchio. Right where you want to be. Internet was great, AC was great and the bathrooms were beautiful. The apartment has such charm. Stayed for three days would absolutely come back!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I look forward to meeting you again! Thank you for coming Roberta and Paolo
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5

Outstanding location and property - a must on your shortlist

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this great apartment, which has the best location, is spacious and well equipped, clean and gives the full Florence-experience. The location to good restaurants, not overrun by tourists is great. Also, the view from the apartment is unrivaled and is better than on the pictures.

The owners are really attentive to your needs and goes out of their way to help you.

A must on your shortlist.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waco, Texas
5

Gorgeous Views From Florence Hilltop

  • 5 of 5

Architecturally beautiful apartment with gorgeous views of Florence. Great location -- close enough to walk throughout Florence, but the hilltop is removed from street noise. We appreciated the steep walk as a cardio workout! Restaurants, bars, wine shops, excellent gelato, and grocery are nearby. The second bedroom, located in a loft overlooking the salon, is charming but does not provide privacy. Traveling with family, it worked fine for us. Roberta and Paulo are welcoming hosts, communicating in timely fashion and providing helpful recommendations. We look forward to returning soon!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Allan it was a really pleasure to host you and your beautiful family! I hope to see you soon. Roberta
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4

Lovely and Modern Apartment

  • 4 of 5

We spent two nights in Roberta's beautiful Florence apartment! The apartment is bright and inviting and has all the modern conveniences. There is a ton of lighting both natural and artificial...I have actually never seen so many light switches!. The master bedroom has a beautiful view. The apartment is up a very steep street - we're in pretty good shape for a couple of 60+ but we found it fatiguing after a long day of sightseeing. In addition, you must carry you luggage up a steep flight of stairs to the apartment which was okay for us but I could definitely see it as a challenge for some. Roberta was great about providing us information on the city in advance so we made sure to reserve tickets to the sights we wanted to see. She was flexible with our arrival time and greeted our son (who arrived first). We did have to re-set the breaker for the air conditioner half a dozen times while we were there but Roberta showed us how so it was not inconvenient. Overall, I would recommend Roberta's apartment (assuming the hill/stairs) are not a concern. Roberta is a warm and gracious hostess and she communicated with us before and throughout our visit.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment, great location, amazing city!

  • 5 of 5

Roberta and Paolo's apartment was absolutely gorgeous! Bright, warm and welcoming after, or during a day of sightseeing. It is incredibly conveniently located to all the major sites of Florence as well as grocery shopping and restaurants and the views could not be beat!

Roberta and Paolo's warm reception, incredible hospitality, enthusiasm for the city, help and suggestions made the vacation that much better. We would recommend this apartment to everyone and hope to go back again one day ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lisa and Scott it was a real pleasure to meet you! I hope to see you again...maybe in New York! Best Roberta
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5

Beautiful, quiet, private apartment

  • 5 of 5

Roberta and her husband were so helpful and welcoming, they made us feel at home in their home right away. They met us there, carried our luggage up the stairs, gave us a tour and provided a map with suggestions of places to see and great restaurants to try. You can tell how much they love their city and their home. The apartment itself is spectacular. It has all the amenities, including a Jacuzzi bathtub! After weeks of showering in tiny tiny shower stalls we were pretty excited about the tub :) Modern kitchen, stainless steel appliances, washing machine, two bathrooms, large comfortable bed, everything about this place is perfect. The views of Florence from all the extra large windows are amazing. We will definitely be back. Thanks Roberta!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Melissa, it was so nice meeting you and Jamie! You are very special guests!!! I hope to see you again. Best Roberta
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Airport of Florence Amerigo Vespucci
Nearest Barpub
450 Metres
Rifrullo/Zoe
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Port of Livorno
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Golf Club Ugolino
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Station of Florence Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Firenze Sud
Nearest Restaurant
450 Metres
Antica Porta/ Restaurant Golden View
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Abetone (PT)
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi / Versilia
Car: not necessary

Our apartment is located in an oasis of peace in the heart of the city, an ideal location for visiting Florence and its artistic treasures. The area is surrounded by historical monuments of the most important (Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce, Palazzo Pitti), museums (Uffizi Gallery, Bardini, Academy), gardens (Boboli, Bardini Garden and the Rose Garden) and wonderful vantage points of the city ( Forte Belvedere and Piazzale Michelangelo). The district of San Niccolo reached on foot in five minutes, it's a quaint place in the city of Florence. You can spend pleasant moments in the restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs where to enjoy a drink immersed in the history of Florence!

The apartment is located in a ZTL and surely you will not need a car, but for those who decide to come by car it is advisable to reserve a garage. Contact us to help you find a parking area.

If arriving by train, from the Santa Maria Novella station, you can reach the apartment on foot in about 20 minutes. crossing all the historical center, we strongly suggest a taxi as to enjoy the fantastic view, to reach the apartment you are faced with a small slope that may be uncomfortable with the luggage!

From the apartment can be reached in 25 minutes by taxi.

Five minutes walk away is a supermarket open every day with excellent typical Italian products. Nearby, also ATM and pharmacy.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in San Frediano, Florence Area

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
 
Alta 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£362
for 2 nights
From
£159
 
 
Alta 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£397
for 2 nights
From
£176
 
 
Altissima 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 15 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
£573
for 2 nights
From
£265
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£265
for 2 nights
From
£110
£750
£2,779
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £264.63
Pulizia £44.1
Stay tax £2.21 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 11 years.

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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