The Residence Ambra is located on the 4th floor of the historical residence called Palazzo Coli Bizzarrini, once known as Francesconi. Dating back to 1520, the project and the early stages of construction of this fabulous building can be traced back to one of the most famous architects of the Renaissance period, Baldassare Peruzzi, and the actual building work was carried out by Pietro Cataneo. The palace was actually left "incomplete" in some parts and this has become one of the building’s main features and quite a charm for the people who choose to stay there. In 1906, the Coli Bizzarrini family bought the property and enhanced it’s original beauty thanks to a long and detailed restoration programme. This included restoring the magnificent frescoes and paintings which span a time frame of more than three centuries. The palace has been meticulously and beautifully restored by the present owners to create 8 luxury apartments. Each apartment allows guests to enjoy the magic atmosphere of Siena. The apartments overlook the rooftops and medieval narrow streets of this wonderful city which creates a charming blend of art and history that continuously fascinates the onlooker. The present owners have recreated the original atmosphere of a time long ago, but at the same time have brought new life to every room to provide a cosy and elegant home from home experience. The apartment of 100 m² has one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and one full bathroom with shower, a spacious lounge / dining room with original beamed ceiling and a fully equipped kitchen. The Residence Ambra can comfortably sleep up to 4 people and being on the 4th floor of the building, it not only has beamed ceilings which have been beautifully renovated and restored to their former glory but also enjoys a splendid view over the rooftops of Siena. The spacious living room, elegantly furnished with period furniture and fabrics, overlooks Piazza Gramsci and has air conditioning and a plasma TV. The apartment can be reached by using the elevator located in the courtyard. Pricing Information: Included in the price: utility bills, condo expenses, taxes, daily cleaning and tiding 1 hour per day, final cleaning Excluded from the price: For rentals over 30 days all clients must sign an Italian Rental Contract which is obligatory under Italian law for which the cost is equal to 1% of the total rental fee, plus 32,00 Euros for revenue stamps. For rentals of 61 days or more the utility bills are charged based on meter readings. Security Deposit: On arrival guests will be required to provide credit card details as a guarantee for the security deposit for the following amounts: - For rentals of 14 days or less: 1000,00€ - For rentals of 15 days or more: 2000,00€ - For rentals of 60 days or more the deposit shall be equal to 2 month’s rent. Tourist Tax: Applied to non-residents overnight stay within the municipal territory, for a maximum of 6 nights (even non-consecutive), in the calendar month in the same tourist facility. The Tourist Tax rate for period residences is 5,00€ per person per night and has to be paid upon arrival (cash). Destinations: Palazzo Coli Bizzarrini is located in Piazza Gramsci in Siena's historical center, just a short walk (less than 200 metres away) from the Piazza del Campo, the Duomo and all the other major tourist centers and cultural attractions. Furthermore, just near Palazzo Coli Bizzarrini is a small shopping center with many elegant boutiques and several restaurants serving typical Tuscan cuisine. Main distances from the apartment: Florence and (International Aiport) is 70 km away. Siena and the Chianti region is about 20 km away. Pisa and (International Aiport) is 140 km away. Rome and (International Aiport) is 230 km. More facilities: Well equipped kitchen with 4 ringed hob Big fridge/freezer Toaster Coffee pot Courtesy shampoo and soaps Plasma Tv Free internet wi-fi Independent heating system Emergency maintenance service Fax Service Postal Pick Up and Delivery Service
Additional amenities include: bathrooms 1, double beds 1, bedrooms 2, sleeps 4, single beds 2.TripAdvisor property ID 2044092...Read more
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