Luxury apartment Florence, Italy in the historic city center near Duomo and Piazza della Republica. This luxury apartment is a part of an ancient palace in Florence, Italy called Palazzo delle Stelle, located only a 10 minutes walk from the Duomo and Piazza della Republica in the historic city center of Florence, Italy. This beautiful luxury apartment was built in the 16th century by Cosimo 1st de' Medici and it was a home. It was also the laboratory of the sculptor Giambologna from 1600 to 1608, during which time he created, among other works of art now in the Loggia de' Lanzi in Piazza Signoria, the equestrian statues of Cosimo 1st and Ferd...inando 1st, to be seen respectively in Piazza Signoria and Piazza Santissima Annunziata. This luxurious apartment has now been restructured to its Renaissance splendour and is available to rent for weekly or longer periods. It measures 190 sq mt and has been furnished with taste and elegance, with the finest quality materials being used. The first floor apartment is composed of a completely frescoed living room measuring 80 sq.mts, a dining room, modern kitchen, the master bedroom and a second twin bedded room, both with ensuites. The living area , the 'Salon' has lounge seating for about 15 people. The room has an extremely high frescoed ceiling, large gilded mirrors, columns and massive windows that let in lots of light. From the salon you can either enter into the dining room or the hallway which leads to the bedrooms, both extremely quiet as they face the courtyard. The 'Urn Room' is the dining room which takes it's name from the large urn that resides there. The dining table comfortably seats 6. There is also a TV in this room. A spiral staircase leads up to a loft space that can either be utilised as a small office or studio or storage space. The dining room leads of into the kitchen which is completely modern and newly renovated. You have a brand new oven, stove with 4 gas burners, microwave , large fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. The Master bedroom is called the 'Landscape Room' as there is a charming landscape scene painted behind the bed. This rooms looks out in the central courtyard garden with large ensuite bathroom featuring double washbasins and an elevated bathtub. There is a shower over the bath. There is also a TV in this room. A small room sits next to the main bedroom which was originally the chapel of this luxury apartment. This small room has been converted into a library but is perfect for a family that has a small child and wanted to be close. The second bedroom called the 'Room of the Lilies' has twin beds though on request these can also be joined to make a matrimonial bed. This bedroom also features an ensuite bathroom with toilet, bidet and shower.These rooms are joined by a spectacular corridor that looks over the courtyard. It is decorated with a magnificent piece of art and chandeliers. A third bathroom with a toilet only is located in the corridor next to the main salon is for guest use. The apartment is in a fantastic central positon. There is a supermarket only 2 minutes away and the produce markets of Sant' Ambrogio offers not only wonderful fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and bread but also an intersting look into the italian culture. On the same street you will find a couple of Florence's best restaurants and of course here you are walking distance to anywhere in the city. The Piazza Santa Croce is also a 3 minute walk away and if you felt lazy there is the bus very close by to take you to the train station. If you have a car there are parking stations in the general vicinity.Read more
Apartment Palazzo delle Stelle Florence, Tuscany, Italy
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