Live like a Florentine local at the stylish villa Medea. Set in a landmark building in the heart of old Florence, the two-level, five-bedroom apartment blends historic architecture and modern furnishings to striking effect. Boasting modern amenities and even its own terrace, Medea offers hotel-worthy luxury in the privacy of a home.
If youve rented a car, you can leave it in the buildings garage; otherwise, let the elevator whisk you up to the villa. Take comfort in the apartments air conditioning or heating, or take in fresh air from the al-fresco dining area on the terrace. Flip on the sound system for a little atmosphere and relax in front of satellite TV or browse via Wi-Fi. Even the youngest guests are catered to with a high chair and crib.
Though it still has beautiful old stone walls and beamed ceilings, the villa has been converted to a stunning loft-like space. In the double-height living room, striped sofas sit around a fireplace under panels of contemporary art and a minimalist metal staircase, and a sleek office nook offers a private place to catch up on emails. Enjoy a meal at the long contemporary dining table or perch on a stool pulled up to the streamlined kitchens stainless steel counters.
Each of the five bedrooms at Medea has an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning, plus memorable accents like wire chairs or modern art. Four of the bedrooms have king beds; one of them has a Turkish bath and terrace access, and another has its own mezzanine area with a sofa and TV as well as terrace access. The fifth bedroom has two twin beds.
Thanks to the villas location in the heart of the city, the dining, shopping, museums and galleries of Florence are only minutes away. If youd like to take a day trip or two, the historic cities of Lucca and Siena are each a 60-minute drive away. If youre continuing your trip in another part of Italy, Rome is a 165-minute drive away.
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Bedroom 1 King size bed, En-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and Turkish bath, Air conditioning, Access to terrace
Bedroom 2 King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, Mezzanine with sofa and TV, Access to terrace
Bedroom 3 2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Bedroom 4 King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Bedroom 5King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Fully equipped kitchen
Daily morning housekeeping
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Activities and excursions
Daily continental breakfast
Mid-week linen change
Additional housekeeping service
Maximum 10 guests
Pets not permitted
Security deposit required
Villa is rented on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday
60 minute drive to Lucca and Siena
165 minute drive to Rome
Additional amenities include: hairdryer, housekeeper, turkish bath, cd player, heating system, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture....Read more
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