Very well decorated, contemporary 3 bedroom apartment in the centrally located Oltrarno district.
Florence Apartments Apartment 5
The apartment is located on the third floor, without elevator (61 steps) of a building in Via dei Bardi, an important street in the historical city center, near the beautiful Lungarno Torrigiani, where you can enjoy a walk along the river, admiring the beautiful surrounding landscape.
Roomy apartment of 200 mq / 2152 sq ft arranged on two floors, with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and can sleep up to 5 people. From the cozy entrance, climbing up 4 steps, you can reach the bright and spacious living room with two sofas in white leather and an elegant surround sound TV system. The dining room table is made of glass and can seat 8 people. Adjacent to the living room, the kitchen is fully equipped and has a breakfast bar, where you can have a fast lunch. From the kitchen you have access to the terrace which is furnished with a table and two chairs. The boiler and washing machine and dryer are also located on the terrace. Down a few steps you can reach the master bedroom with double bed (not dividable) of 180x190 cm / 5 ft 10 x 6 ft. In the bedroom there is an ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi tub. The bathroom, with two sinks is enriched with beautiful black and white marble reliefs on the wall.
Going up the glass spiral staircase you can reach the upper floor, with the other two bedrooms and the second bathroom. The first bedroom is a double (140 cm x 190 cm / 4 ft 7 in x 6 ft 2 in) decorated in shades of lilac, the second one is decorated in shades of blue and has a bed of 120 x 190 cm / 3 ft 11 x 6 ft 2 in. The bathroom has a shower. The third bathroom is between the kitchen and the living room. The whole apartment is decorated in a contemporary style, in shades of black and white and bright colours that create an interesting color contrast. There is air conditioning in all rooms.
- No Elevator
- Maintenance services
- Washing machine
- Coffee machine
- House linens (sheets & towels)
- Ironing Set
- Air conditioning
- No Smoking
- Electric kettle
3 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms 200 mq /2152.78 sq. ft.
The apartment is located in the Oltrarno district in Florence’s historic city centre. The name “Oltrarno” literally means “beyond the Arno” and this neighborhood which stretches along the south bank of the river represents a different facet of Florence than that of the area 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. Indeed many tourists tend to choose the Oltrarno for this reason. Traditionally an artisans’ quarter, the Oltrarno still boasts today many lovely antique shops and artisans’ studios (in particular furniture and leather-workers) and Via Maggio remains the focus of Florence’s thriving antique trade.
Over time the Oltrarno became a rather chic area and many aristocrats chose this neighbourhood to build their villas and palaces, the largest of these being the Pitti Palace, which became the home of the various Grand Dukes. Today this sumptuous palace houses several important museums which rank amongst the best in Florence. Other major sights the Oltrarno has to offer are the Cappella Brancacci with its fabulous frescoes, Piazzale Michelangelo with its breath-taking views over Florence, the magnificent church of San Miniato, (one of the highest points in the city of Florence and also one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany) together with the most famous and oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio, home to a glittering array of jewellery shops and goldsmiths.
Extending up the hill from the Pitti Palace are the formal Boboli Gardens, an outdoor museum of garden sculpture that includes Roman antiquities as well as 16th and 17th century works. The Oltrarno is famous for its wine bars such as Olio & Convivium, authentic trattorias serving typical Tuscan cuisine, including Il Santo Bevitore, I 4 Leoni, and Il Magazzino, not to mention the wonderful fresh produce market held every morning in Piazza Santo Spirito. For those choosing an apartment in this area the Oltrarno quarter also offers a variety of grocery stores, pastry shops, bakeries, gift shops, and much more.
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 their need for access in the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.
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