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CHARMING QUIET APARTMENT IN CENTRE OF FLORENCE,TERRACE, A/C, WIFI

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Advertiser since 2007
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Speaks English, French
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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CHARMING QUIET APARTMENT IN CENTRE OF FLORENCE,TERRACE, A/C, WIFI

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Florence Historic Centre - LA PERGOLA

1 bedroom, 1 sofa bed, 1 bathroom, 2 living-rooms. Sleeps 2/4. Central location.

Elegant and comfortable apartment with terrace in the historic center of Florence. Completely refurbished in 2014. Two blocks from the Duomo. Centrally located in one of the oldest streets in Florence in the Via La Pergola area. Walking distance to all major sights, Uffizi Gallery, Statue of David, Ponte Vecchio etc. And near the best shopping streets! The apartment is spacious, airy and bright. It is very quiet and peaceful which is very rare for the center of Florence. It is in a delightful city-center small 'neighborhood' with its own good, reasonably-priced restaurants, coffee-bars and artisan shops. It is near the open-air food market of Sant'Ambrogio and the Piazza dei Ciompi antiques area in Santa Croce.

The apartment has been restored with immense care, using the finest Tuscan materials, with fine tiles, parquet floors and marble bathroom. It is really well furnished and decorated. A small terrace leads directly off the bedroom. The very large entrance hall with wooden beamed ceiling is set up as a second living-room in addition to the main living room and contains the green double sofa-bed (see photos). Because of the lay-out of the apartment, there is privacy for all. The apartment is 75 sq. metres/805 sq. ft. - about 50% more space than the usual 1-bedroom apartment in Florence! It has a really spacious feel with plenty of room to spread out: 2 living rooms, dining area and terrace. Unlimted fast Wi-Fi Internet access. Really good Air-Conditioning. 2 flat-screen LCD TVs. DVD. The apartment is on the third floor (in US terms fourth floor) without elevator. That is the only drawback of this perfect apartment. The apartment is ideal for 2 or 3 persons but it can accommodate up to 4 persons using the double sofa bed. Rental rates are all-inclusive: all utilities, A/C, Wi-Fi, linen, final cleaning, taxes. NO hidden charges.

Discounts for stays of 2 weeks or more. Special rate for long stays.

• We provide an information sheet with information about the apartment, shops/supermarket, the open-air market, restaurants, coffee-bars, pastry shops, public transport, taxis etc.

• We are available by freephone if you have any problems during your stay.

Parking: There is an enclosed 24-hour car-park garage (for payment) 3 minutes walk from the apartment.

Check-in: between 4-8 PM (16.00-20.00). If you would like an earlier check-in, please ask us and we will do our best.

Check-out: between 8-10 AM (8.00-10.00).

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
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Speaks English, French

About Owner

I designed this apartment myself. It was a major restructuring job. I enjoy meeting my guests from all over the world and making sure that they are well-looked after.

Owner purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Owner chose Florence Historic Centre

This area is my favorite in Florence. It is completely central - so you can walk everywhere to see the sights - and at the same time it has a real 'small neighborhood feel' which is unique in the city centre. In the neighborhood you have restaurants, coffee bars, small shops and pharmacy, and yet you are only a few minutes away from the big tourist sights. The Sant' Ambrogio open-air food market is a short walk from the apartment as is the Piazza dei Ciompi Antiques area. The Church of Santa Croce and its vibrant area is a short walk. I am happy to give you tips on restaurants etc.

What makes this apartment unique

The peace and quiet - even though you are in the middle of the oldest part of Florence. Everything is within walking distance - no need for a car. The 'neighbourhood' feeling and the great neighbourhood coffee bar - Mingo - run by two very friendly and helpful brothers. There are two great restaurants about 1 and 3 minutes walk from the apartment - Accadi and Acquacotta.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I've been meaning to write for a long time but am just now finding the time. Thank you so much for allowing us to rent you apartment in

Florence - it suited us perfectly! My family and I found it very comfortable and the location was terrific. I will be sure to

recommend it to my family and friends if they should ever take a trip to Italy. Thank you also for all your help in making our stay so

enjoyable. It was a pleasure working with you!
Jul 2010
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 105 holidaymaker reviews

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Florence Historic Centre Florence
san diego, US
5

Beautiful, classy, elegant, spacious, perfect.

  • 5 out of 5
I can't think of enough superlatives to describe this wonderful apartment. It's absolutely beautiful....sort of like living in a fine home while on vacation. The furnishings are very tasteful and the bedroom is enormous. The bathroom is attractive and efficient. Though located in the city center, it is blissfully quiet day and night. The air conditioning works very well, which was important in August. There are two front rooms, live half living rooms a small kitchen and separate attached eating area. The kitchen has a washing machine, and it's fun to hang your clothes on the clothesline out the kitchen window! An apartment of this quality would cost double this price in a major city in the US. I felt so lucky to be staying here for a whole week!

It is a great location, a five minute walk from the duomo. We had no problem walking to the train station, art galleries and sights....all very easy and close enough to walk back to the apartment to rest or take a quick nap.

The owner could not have been nicer or more helpful. Very accomodating and had excellent suggestions. Book this this place before someone else does!!!
  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Florence Historic Centre Florence
small town of Grand Bend near Lake Huron
5

Beautiful quiet apartment

  • 5 out of 5
The owner was easy to deal with and very accommodating. The location is very central to most major sites and we found walking to everything very easy. The is a supermarket close by and several wonderful restaurants which Cesare recommended on the information he provides. The apartment can only be described as beautiful. Two large living room areas and the bedroom is sumptuous and very comfortable. There is a small balcony with a view over the rooftops from the 3rd floor location. The apartment really exceeded our expectations. The kitchen is narrow but was very well equipped including a washing machine. There were 2 flat screen TV's, AC and WiFi that worked very well. The bathroom was beautifully tiled, clean and modern. The only little oddity was that the toilet, bidet and shower are all together, but everything was clean and efficient. Thanks for a wonderful stay Cesare!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Florence Historic Centre Florence
Ithaca NY
5

A True Home Away From Home in Florence

  • 5 out of 5
I cannot imagine a better place to stay in Florence than this beautiful, light and airy apartment. On top of that you'll experience hospitality from the host that is matchless.

My husband and I spent a week in Florence and found the apartment ideal in every way, from its beautifully appointed rooms and generous size to its unbeatable location that is both romantic and picturesque and close to the main sights. We appreciated having a quiet place to rest after hours of sightseeing with modern amenities like air conditioning and fast internet. On top of all this our host was incredibly helpful from the time we reserved to after we returned home, offering advice, tips and even making our museum reservations. I highly recommend this apartment.
  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Florence Historic Centre Florence
5

Fabulous! A Wonderful Experience

  • 5 out of 5
What a delightful visit we had in Cesare’s beautiful apartment! Marzio met us upon arrival after a long flight to help with luggage and David phoned a few minutes after our arrival to fill us in on the neighborhood and to answer any questions. The information in the apartment about restaurants, sites, and the neighborhood was very detailed and well organized.

The location is on a charming street near all the sites and the wonderful Sant’Ambrogio market where the locals shop. The kitchen was so well appointed that we felt sure the owner must have lived here for a while and left everything one might need to prepare meals.

The bedroom is spacious with a very comfortable bed, nice linens, more than enough storage for a long stay, and a small balcony to enjoy a glass of wine in the evenings. The bathroom was light with plenty of hot water and excellent pressure. In addition to all this, the apartment was absolutely spotless. At the end of our trip, Marzio returned to help with luggage and, thankfully, Cesare guided us through some confusion we had about our train tickets. Stay here!
  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write the great review. It was a pleasure to help with the train tickets. I am very glad you enjoyed your stay.
Grazie
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Florence Historic Centre Florence
5

This is one of the best apartments ever!

  • 5 out of 5
This is one of the best apartments ever! Great location, close to the main attractions of Florence but still has maintained its charm. Clean and well-kept, we had a very comfortable stay in this gorgeous apartment. Not to mention the gracious and accommodating host, it's one of the highlights of our sojourn in the part of Italy. I'll definitely go back here and if lucky enough, this lovely apartment would be available at that time.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! Grazie.
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Charming Quiet Apartment in Centre of Florence,Terrace, A/C, WiFi
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Florence Historic Centre Florence
5

Beautiful charming apartment in central Florence

  • 5 out of 5
This is a really beautiful apartment in the middle of Florence. The location is fantastic – a short walk to all the sights. The apartment is super charming with a little terrace, exposed wooden ceiling beams in one of the rooms, and everything is super clean, beautifully decorated and well maintained. The apartment is full of light,and spacious (more than appears from the pics). Wi-Fi and aircon worked great and the apartment was fully equipped including basics on arrival like juice milk and bottled water which we did not expect. Very comfortable ultra large bed with wonderful linen in the huge silent bedroom. Staying here is a real Florentine experience – good places for coffee, pastries and gelato are very near, and there is a great bakery down the street. 2 excellent restaurants with Italian home cooking are 1 and 3 minutes walk!

The stairs were not a problem but even so we were helped with our bags when we arrived and left. The area is safe and has its hidden treasures but I will let Cesare our kind and gentle host introduce you to them in his own wonderful way. … Grazie Cesare!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay in the apartment and in Florence and that you liked the neighborhood. I hope you will return. Grazie!
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Firenze Sud - A1 motorway
Car: not necessary

Florence is one of the most popular destinations in the world and deservedly so. Stunning art and architecture, great food and wine, and the beauty of the surroundings make Florence the ideal city for a short city-break or for a longer stay all year round. Florence is a lively city, with open-air markets and a vibrant street life. The Sant' Ambrogio open-air food market is a short walk from the apartment as is the Piazza dei Ciompi Antiques Market. The world-famous San Lorenzo Market is within easy walking distance of the apartment. There are numerous theatres and music throughout the year.

From Florence, you can easily explore nearby gems like Siena, San Gimignano, the beautiful Chianti wine region, the Cinque Terre, Pisa and Lucca. A trip to Fiesole, in the hills above Florence, is about 20 minutes by bus and goes through amazing scenery. Take advantage of the high-speed rail network to visit Rome (90 minutes) and Venice (2 hours 5 minutes) while using the Florence apartment as your base.

Parking: An enclosed parking garage with attendants is about 3 minutes walk from the apartment. Contact us for details.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Florence Historic Centre, Florence

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
MID-YEAR
1 Nov 2014 - 27 Mar 2015
3 night minimum stay
€345
for 3 nights
From
€105
€660
€2,130
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest
 
HIGH SEASON
28 Mar 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
3 night minimum stay
€390
for 3 nights
From
€120
€765
€2,480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest
 
MID-YEAR
1 Nov 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
€345
for 3 nights
From
€105
€660
€2,130
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning:3 nt stays only €30
Notes All-inclusive rates: utilities, A/C, central heating, Wi-Fi, linen, towels, Baby crib/cot, final cleaning,taxes.

Prices are for 2 persons. Extra guests €5 per person per night. Cleaning fee: €30 (applies only to 3 night stays).

Discounts for 5 or 6 nights.

Longer stays: 2 persons
High Season - 2 wks: €1300. 3 wks: €1800. 4 wks: €2240.
Mid-Year - 2 wks: €1100. 3 wks; €1575; 4 wks: €1960.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Florence Historic Centre in Florence

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom entirely tiled in marble.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Crib/cot - 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Large Double Sofa bed
  • Bedroom 1, the Master Bedroom, is very large, light and airy. Very large built-in wardrobes. Very well furnished. Parquet floor. Air-conditioned. Bedroom connects directly with small terracotta-tiled flowered terrace. Bedroom 2: 1 Large Double Sofa Bed in second living room/large entrance hall. Because of the way the apartment is laid out, there is privacy for all. Crib/cot: please contact us to ensure it meets your requirements. The apartment is ideal for 2 or 3 persons but it can accommodate 4 persons in comfort using the double sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The apartment is beautifully decorated and furnished. It is bright and airy. Parquet floors in living room, bedroom, entrance hall/second living room. Tiles in dining area and kitchen. The large entrance hall with beamed ceiling is set up as a second living room in addition to the main living room. This gives a very spacious feel to the apartment. The second living room contains the double sofa-bed: because of the lay-out of the apartment, there is privacy for all. The apartment is ideal for 2/3 persons but it can accommodate up to 4 persons in comfort using the double sofa bed. Charming small flowered terrace leading off the bedroom. The apartment is on the third floor (in US terms fourth floor) of a very old house. There is no elevator. This is the only drawback of a flat that most guests consider otherwise perfect. Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access - included in the price. Really good Air-conditioning throughout - included in the price.
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