Nice two bedroom apartment with a veranda overlooking Piazza Santa Croce. From $3,960 per week
Florence Apartments Apartment 4
This light-filled penthouse beauty just off the elevator offers stunning views of architectural treasures and the surrounding hills from every window. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open onto a gracious terrace overlooking Piazza Santa Croce The living and dining room, with working fireplace, tromp l’oeil, and lovely, comfortable furnishings retain the structure and the columns of the Palazzo’s Renaissance loggia.
Located on the fourth floor (with elevator)of Antellesi Palace, which dates back to the second half of sixteenth century , in a perfect position inside Piazza Santa Croce, in the heart of Florence city center. The facade of the building is one of the most relevant elements of the entire Square. The walll decoration consists of beautiful paintings which represent allegorical illustrations, cherubs, flowers, arabesque and plant elements. In this district there are streets full of shops, delightful restaurants and within a few minutes walk it's possible to reach the most important monuments of Florence.
Th apartment on one level in classical style (120sq.mt - 1291 sq.ft), can host up to 4 people and offers 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and an half bath. A the entrance is the living room furnished with couch, flat screen Tv and dining area. Follows on the right is the first bedroom with double bed (mattress 160cm - can be divided) and bathroom with bathtube/shower , next to this bedroom is the second bedroom with two single beds (mattress 90 cm - can be joined together) . The living room has direct access to a spacious terrace which offers a stunning view over the Square and is furnished with outdoor table and chairs. The modern and well equipped kitchen is located at the entrance on the left.
Independent heating ,air conditioning: a split for each bedroom( 2 split), 1 split in the living room, 1 ceiling fan in the kitchen.
Master bedroom with queen size bed that can be divided into twins and a second bedroom with twins that can be joined to form a queen. Modern bathrooms: one with tub/shower and one with shower. Guest powder room off the living/dining room. Ample closets and storage, fully-equipped kitchen. Thermostatically controlled independent heating and air conditioning.
2 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms 1291 sq.ft)
The apartment is located in the Santa Croce district on the eastern edge of Florence’s historic city centre. The area takes its name from one of the city’s most remarkable churches. The Santa Croce neighbourhood provides a rare glimpse of “old” Florence with lively markets and tiny leather and artisan workshops, including the flea market (Mercato delle Pulci) at Piazza dei Ciompi. The Mercato St. Ambrogio, the city’s second main food market after the Mercato San Lorenzo, is within close walking distance too. Furthermore, the area is just a stone’s throw from some of the city’s main cultural attractions such as the Bargello Palace, which houses one of Italy’s most important museums, the Casa Buonarroti, (the former home of Michelangelo), Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and Ponte Vecchio, not forgetting the magnificent Santa Croce church and museum. You will also enjoy the largest selection of boutique shops, bars and typical restaurants and pizzerias within the city. Three of the finest and most expensive restaurants, Cibreo, Pinchiorri and Alle Murate are located nearby. There is also a good choice of mid-priced options. By night, Santa Croce becomes one of the liveliest parts of town and with its pedestrianised streets and illuminated buildings it transforms into the perfect venue for an after-dinner glass of wine or evening stroll. For those choosing an apartment in this area Santa Croce offers several food stores, supermarkets, laundrettes and individual gift shops as well as being adequately served by the local public transport service.
- Property Type
- Florence Apartments
- Within walking distance of a village
- Gym in building
Security deposit: For stays equal to or lesser than 15 days, all clients will have to grant € 300.00 with a valid credit card 7 days before check-in for a pre-authorization. For stays between 16 and 30 days, guests will have to pay €1000.00 7 days before check-in. Prepaid and/or debit cards are not accepted. For rentals over 30 days, special conditions apply.
Tourist tax of 3,00€ per person (over the age of 12) per night, for the first 7 nights
Recommended Local Restaurants
Boccadama- Piazza di Santa Croce 25R Tel. 055 243640 http://boccadama.com Right underneath the apartment. Nice informal place on Piazza Santa Croce. Nice wine list as this place started out as a wine bar. Good prices. Try the lasagna
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. They just won their first Michelin star.
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 is just a short walk from the apartment. 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 http://www.borgointhecity.com/en/la-bottegadel-buon-caffe/#0 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 238272 Great sandwich shop.
55% of the rental.
Most of the year.
Prices include all taxes, agency fees, foreign exchange fees, and credit card fees.
2018: from November to March and August $3960 per week or for two weeks, $5010, or for three weeks, $6416, or $7940 for 31 days.
From April to July, September to October and Christmas (December 20 - January 10). One week $4955, Two weeks, $6270, Three weeks, $8031 31 days, $9936
All of the staff were friendly and helpful. One suggestions: provide two comfortable chairs (lounge chairs) for the terrace. It is wonderful to sit out there but seating could be more comfortable.
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