The Apartment is located in Via dei Servi, one of the most characteristic and evocative streets of Florence, between Piazza Duomo and Piazza S.S. Annunziata, two of the most beautiful squares of Florence. It is placed at the beginning of the street at very few steps from the Cathedral, in the pedestrian area surrounding the Duomo and the inner historical core of the city. The main artistic sites are very close to Via dei Servi and reachable on foot in few minutes. also is the railway station.
There are four large windows looking onto Via dei Servi, offering a striking and enchanting point of view on the Dome designed and realized by Filippo Brunelleschi. The Apartment is located at the second floor (it corresponds to the third one in american designation) in an ancient building provided with an elevator very useful for people and suitcases. The building dated back the Renaissance period, it has been renovated in last years, preserving the original elements of the ancient florentine houses of the Renaissance.
The Bargellini-Guarnieri Catalogue describes the building as simple but provided with "delicate cornici" on the facade. It has been built over more ancient houses owned by the Tedaldi family and in the middle of XVI Century it was owned by the florentine Biffi family, from which its name "Casa dè Biffi". Later, the building was owned by the Pagani family. At the level of the second floor the facade is decorated with a coat of arms, maybe coming from the Pagani family.
The Apartment contains 2 wide double Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. It is 84 mq wide (904 sqft) and the ceiling 4 meters height (13.1 ft) is built with the original wooded beam. Furniture is a comfortable classic/modern stylish set: many elements and lamps derive from the family which purchased the property and lived in some years ago; they are authentic pieces from italian and international design. The Living Room (24 mq / 258 sqft) houses both a living area (bookshelf, TV/DVD, 1 sofa 2 single beds convertible), both a dining area with a modern cristal table with 6 sitting places. Two classical design carpets by modern hypoallergenic production enhance the environment, and many horse subjects english engravings dress up the walls. Two big windows overlook onto Via dei Servi and the Dome.
The kitchen is fully equipped and stocked with quality appliances: gas stove, extractor fan, traditional oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, and many optionals (plates, pots, cutlery, glasses, cups, kettle, drip coffee maker, toaster and others). It contains a four places dinner table. In front of the kitchen there is a small laundry corner with a washing/dryer machine.
Both Bedrooms are double rooms with queen-size beds. One is placed on Via dei Servi side overlooking onto the Cathedral and the Dome; the other is placed on the internal side, with a small terrace which overlook onto a bright internal court.
In the internal Bedroom there is a small ensuite bathroom provided with shower. The Bedroom is decorated with two big oil on canvas reproducing landscapes of San Miniato, a small historical tuscan town close to Florence, from which the family of the apartment ownership originates: that is the reason for the name of the apartment. It is equipped with a queen-size bed (160x200 cm / 63x78 in). The furniture is a modern interpretation of classical tuscan style by the famous italian Architect Giovanni Michelucci.
The street side Bedoom has comfortable bamboo furniture, oriental paintings, and silk engravings. It is equipped with a queen-size bed (170x200 cm / 67x78 in).
The master Bathroom is located between the two rooms and is Jacuzzi equipped.
The Apartment is provided with internet connection and WiFi facilities.
Up to 6 people can stay in, but for 2/4 people the apartment offers the best luxury experiences, and our guests can live for some period in Florence as if they were authentic florentine citizens....Read more
Duomo luxury Apartment, Elevator+WiFi (N. 1) Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
The Apartment is in the inner core of the monumental area of Florence, at few steps from the Duomo and the top Museums and Galleries. It is also close to the Railway Station (ten minutes on foot) and many restaurants and supermarkets are available in the neighborhood.
More About This Location
Nearest train station: Firenze Santa Maria Novella, 0.37 miles Nearest airport: Florence Airport, 4.97 miles Nearest ferry port: Livorno, 50.02 miles Car is not necessary
Last updated on May 05, 2015
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Additional notes from the owner
- The exposed Rates are referred to 2 people. $15 per person per night are added for more than 2 guests.
- The price is all inclusive except for the City Tourist Tax: €2.5/person/night for the first 7 nights: it will be paid Euro cash before Check out.
- A refundable Deposit of € 300 cash (or $ 400 equivalent) is due at the Check in, and it will be refunded cash at the Check out.
- A rental agreement valid by italian laws will be signed in double copy by the owner and one of the guests at the Check in.
- Due to the legal italian requirements for registering the presence of foreign citizens in Italy, is requested a copy of the guest's passport who sign the rental agreement; for the other guests are requested at Check in only the following data: Name, Surname, Birth Date, Citizenship and Place of Birth.
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