- 1 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- sleeps 4
Description from the owner
...Light illuminates and pours through the skylights and open windows of this very lovely, small apartment in the center of Florence.
Situated on the top floor with a private security entrance, this lovely apartment has been completely restored while preserving the original beautiful Florentine high-beamed ceilings and tiles.
The apartment is divided on two levels. On the first floor one finds the living room/kitchen and full bathroom complete with a bidet and Jacuzzi tub. An antique stairway of Pietra Serena leads you to the second floor to the master bedroom. The master bedroom is furnished with a lovely handmade closet, and dre...Read more
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
Located on Borgo Ognissanti, between Via Santa Lucia and Via Massa Fineguerra, you have just a short walk to the Florence train station of Santa Maria Novella and Sita bus station for your day trips to the historic hill towns. It is a block up to the Arno River, Cascine park (Tuesday market) and the famous bridges. It is a few blocks from Piazza Repubblica, Centro/Duomo and the state museums. This is a prime, typical Florentine location filled with great restaurants, small shops, bookstores, enotecas (wine), and fruit markets. The Teatro Communale, home to Zuben Meta's Maggio Musicale, is a five minute walk for opera and theater lovers. The famous Ognissanti church (the Jewel of Florence) is only a block away. There is a big parking garage nearby, if you come in by car and for those who wish to rent a car, there are many car rental agencies located on the street. Borgo Ognissanti has easy access in and out of the city, which is a plus from the closed historical center.
To give you some background on the history of the neighborhood, this neighborhood was known throughout history as the neighborhood of the artisan as it continues to be today. When one wanders along this famous street, it is amazing to think how the past echoes the present, knowing that famous people lived here and walked this road. Two families stand out above all others, one being the painter Sandro Botticelli who was one of the most illustrious inhabitants of Borgo Ognissanti and the family of Vespucci, the famous explorer. The Church of Ognissanti, one of the oldest churches in Florence, which is filled with the art of Botticelli, other Florentine artists and is known for its original patron, the Vespucci family.
Another bit of trivia about Borgo Ognissanti is that the once famous ancient Palazzo that now houses the Hotel Goldoni, on the corner of Borgo Ognissanti and Via Massa Fineguerra, was home to Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart when he visited Italy. This famous Hotel Goldoni, was already in existence in this ancient palazzo and it had the honor and the pleasure to be his residence in Florence during his stay in 1770.
Location Type City, Downtown, Town
AvailableUnavailable Last updated: November 19, 2013 ◀▶
Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in EUR) (change)
|Date||Nightly Rate||Weekly Rate||Monthly Rate|
|All other dates ||$164|
|3 night min stay | Any day check-in | $41 per person per night for more than 4 guests|
|Can't find rates for your travel dates? Contact the owner|
- Cleaning fee | $110 per stay
- City/Skyline Views [?]
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Stove
- Oven [?]
- Washing Machine
- Dish Washer
- Suitable for children - Ask
- 700 square feet