Luxury apartment with original frescoed walls located in one of the most elegant and noble palaces of Florence's Oltrarno neighborhood. It can accommodate up to 7 people in 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms
Florence Apartments Apartment 7
Apartment located on the first floor of a beautiful historic building on Via Maggio, inside one of the most prestigious and noble palaces of Florence’s historical centre. The amazing palace was built around 1470 following a design attributed to the famous Renaissance architect Baccio d'Agnolo and presents a majestic courtyard, three sides with arcades, adorned with statues. There is a doorman present in the building from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 1pm, and from 2 o 6pm.
The property is a real house museum and is totally one of kind. Entirely frescoed with paintings dating back to the eighteenth century, it retains its original terracotta flooring from the 500’s and boasts 4 bedrooms in antique style. Measuring 400 square meters, the apartment can accommodate up to 7 people and has 5 bathrooms. Guests can enjoy the 3 spacious double bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom and a small single bedroom, also with ensuite bathroom. The bedrooms are as follows: the master bedroom with double bed is completely frescoed and has an ensuite bathroom with spa bath, a twin bedroom in the loft just down the corridor from the master bedroom with television. This open pace has a frescoed ceiling, two comfortable beds (they cannot be put together) and an ensuite bathroom with bath, the third bedroom is also a twin (the room was decorated with columns) and has a two comfortable beds (they cannot be joined) and two different ensuite bathrooms, one with wooden shower and the other with a bathtub, the small single room (more suited to a young man or child) because there is not much space due to the room being narrow and wardrobe occupying part of the space). Nevertheless the bedroom has ensuite bathroom with shower. The apartment boasts wonderful communal areas consisting of a living room with majestic tapestry, a second sitting room and further living room frescoed with corner bar, a large dining room with a table to seat for up to 7 people, a fully equipped kitchen, a cloakroom / ironing room, a bathroom for staff and a double bedroom. Guests will find all the comforts they need and the amazing accompanying décor features antique furniture, fine fabrics, tapestries and fine carpets and objects’ d'art. The apartment is equipped with air conditioning in each room (mobile unit in the master bedroom), TV in the bedroom (except in the bedroom in the loft) and Wi-Fi internet connection
Since the property is to be considered as a museum; not only for its magnificent frescoes, but also for every piece of furniture, each one is ancient, unique and of inestimable value, it's not possible to organize events in the property that is specifically designed to accommodate up to 7 people.
The apartment is located in the Oltrarno district in Florence’s historic city. The name “Oltrarno” literally means “beyond the Arno” and this district which stretches along the south bank of the river represents a different facet of Florence to that which is found near the Duomo. The Oltrarno perhaps displays the true character of Florence and in general is slightly quieter, greener and more relaxed than the other districts of Florence.
Traditionally an artisans’ quarter, the Oltrarno still boasts today many lovely antique shops and artisans’ studios (particularly furniture and leather-workers) and Via Maggio remains the focus of Florence’s thriving antiques trade. Over time the Oltrarno became a rather chic area and many aristocrats chose this neighbourhood to build their villas and palaces.
- Air Conditioning
- Coffee machine
- Ironing Set
- Microwave oven
- No smoking
- Satellite TV
- Personnel available
- Washing machine
4 Bedrooms/5 Bathrooms 400 m2/4305 sq. ft.
Florence city centre is a ZTL zone which means a “limited traffic zone” and therefore special rules apply to when you can enter this area. This particular apartment is in fact located within the ZTL zone so this means that if you are thinking of coming to Florence by car and wish to drive around and park, then you will need to pay special attention to the road signs, CCTV cameras and access cameras (they will show either a red/green light) in order to avoid receiving fines. Guests who need to travel within the ZTL zone by car to reach their apartment are advised to contact one of the private garages in the centre (the one nearest the apartment you are staying in) and obtain a temporary access permit. Upon arrival at the garage, guests must specify they need access for the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.
- Fully equipped kitchen with 4 burners
- Small fridge with Freezer
- Italian Coffee Pot
- Flat screen LCD 32'' TV
- Wi-Fi Internet connection
- Individual Heating System
Additional services available
- Maid service and change of linens
- Laundry service
- Extra bed
- High chair and cot for small children
- Flower Delivery
- Personal shopper
- Private transfers with driver
- Excursions and guided tours
- Wine tours and tasting
- Italian language lessons
- Italian cooking lessons
4 Bedrooms/5 Bathrooms 400 m2/4200 sq ft.
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- Within walking distance of a village
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- air conditioning
Doorman, Maid service available
For rentals less than 60 days requires a guarantee of credit card (not debit card) for € 1,000.00 City tax (2€ per person only over the age of 12 - per night for the first 7 nights)
Located in central Florence
Recommended Local Restaurants
Santo Bevitore-via Santo Spirito 64-66red Tel. 055.211.264 www.ilsantobevitore.com
Very good trattoria. Food is creative, atmosphere informal, décor good, and prices are very reasonable. It is very popular, so make reservations.
Quattro Leone-Piazza dell Passera Tel. 055.218. www.4leoni.com
Great setting. If the weather is good and you want to eat outside, the atmosphere here is one of the best in town. Good pasta and grilled meats.
Osteria Personale-Bogro San Frediano, 167red Tel 055.933.1341 www.io-osteriapersonale.it Very hot right now. Very creative food, casual atmosphere, nice décor. Choose a tasting menu. No pasta.
Olio e Convivium-Via di Santo Spirito 4 Tel. 055.265.8198 www.conviviumfirenze.it This is the way all Italian restaurants should look inside. The slow food ingredients are the freshest.
La Pentola dell’Oro-Via di Mezzo24-26r Tel 055.241.808 www.lapentoladelloro.it This is something a little different. The chef specializes in historical recipes from the renaissance. The restaurant is a little crowded inside, but the food is good.
Frescobaldi Wine Bar-Via del Magazzini4r Tel. 055.284.724 www.deifrescobaldi.it Great place, right down town You can accompany your food with any of the Frescobaldi wines by the glass. The atmosphere is very nice, too.
Coquinarius Wine Bar-Via delle Oche 15r TYel. 055. 23.02.153 www.coquinarius.com Quite a serious wine bar, very near the cathedral. Has some great pasta and salads, and is one of the few places in Florence that serves all day..
Borgo San Jacopo-Borgo San Jacopo 82r Tel 055.281.661 www.lungarnocollection.com/en/eat-drink-e-shop/restaurant-borgo-san-jacopo-florence/
The Ferragamo’s Family’s fine dining restaurant in the Hotel Lungarno. This restaurant is very pretty, as is everyone who works there. The food is creative and/or a lighter version of Tuscan fare. There is also a wide choice of fish dishes, which is rare in Florence.
Alle Murate- via del Proconsolo 16 r. Tel: via del Proconsolo 16 r Tel+055240618
www.allemurate.it/?lang=eng This fine dining restaurant is open to visitors during the day and in the evening (upon request); an audio-guide provides information on the frescoes and archaeological ruins visible here. The menu is also influenced by the past, with its emphasis on traditional, regional cuisine. A unique experience!
Osteria Caffe Italiano- Via Isola delle Stinche 11 Tel. 055289368 www.osteriacaffeitaliano.com In the Sante Croce area. These fine premises are part of a historic building. Wood furnishings predominate in the three small dining halls where the cuisine is largely based on Tuscan recipes. There is a fine wine list.
Enoteca Pinchiorri- via Ghibellina 87 Tel. 055242777 http://enotecapinchiorri.it/la-cantina/
Florence's temple of gourmet dining, this elegant Michelin 3 star restaurant boasts a legendary wine list that will delight wine enthusiasts. The chef uses Tuscan specialties as the inspiration for his highly skillful, imaginative and innovative cuisine. One must keep in mind that this is not just going out to dinner, but an actual experience, including fantastic food, unbelievable service, an unpanelled wine program, and a large dose of theatre. Be prepared to pay 500 Euro per person, and if everything is working in harmony, the experience is well worth it.
Ora D’Aria- via de' Georgofili 11/13 r Tel. 552001699 www.oradariaristorante.com/en/odaprofile_en.html
The dining room at this one star Michelin restaurant faces the open-view kitchen, allowing a continuous exchange of dialogue between chefs and diners. The cuisine focuses on mainly Tuscan produce served in dishes that blend traditional skill with contemporary style.
Il Santo Graal- via Romana 70r Tel. 0552286533 055 2286533 0 055 2286533 55 228653www.ristorantesantograal.it/room.html
An elegant and minimalist ambience pervades the Santo Graal. This gourmet restaurant run by a young chef brings new life to Tuscan traditions with his intense flavours and reinterpretations of local culinary favorites.
La Bottega Del Buon Café Bistrot - via Antonio Pacinotti 40r Tel. 0555535677
You will have to get off the well-worn tourist trail to find this Michelin one star gourmet restaurant! The cuisine focuses on high quality produce, often served as very simple dishes that are not only from Tuscany. A plainer and less expensive menu is available at lunchtime. Very nice décor.
All’Antico Vinaio- Via dei Neri 65r 055 2382723
Great sandwich shop.
Boccadama- Piazza di Santa Croce 25R Tel. 055 243640 http://boccadama.com
Nice informal place on Piazza Santa Croce. Good prices. Try the lasagna.
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2017 Rates: from $4289-$5033 per week, or from $6845-$8252 for two weeks.
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