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PERFECTLY PRIVATE CITY COTTAGE

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luisa

Speaks italian, english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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luisa

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PERFECTLY PRIVATE CITY COTTAGE

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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 4

This lovely and quiet apartment has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, and can sleep up to 4 people. The two bedrooms are bright and modern, one with a queen size bed and the other with two single beds. The living room has a comfortable couch, flat screen TV, and a dining corner with a table for four people. The bathroom is complete with shower. The kitchen is well equipped and leads to the spacious terrace that allows guests to relax in a quiet garden atmosphere. Parking is available on request.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

luisa

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2009
Speaks italian, english

The Perego family lives just next to the property :)

As it is located in a private garden , the Cottage is really safe and quiet . Parking area in the garden.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday apartment rental in Florence Historic Centre, Italy

Perfectly Private City Cottage
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
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Perfectly Private City Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3469552
Florence Historic Centre Florence
4

Great flat within walking distance of city center

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
Had a great stay here. Pictures captured the apartment exactly. Had a bit of a hard time finding the driveway when we drove there, mainly because it was on a one way street and we hardly had any time to find it as we drove by. But the host was patient with us and we made it in okay after a few passes. Had a bottle of Chianti waiting for us and some great directions for places around the area like food stores and restaurants. The center of Florence was only about a 15 minute walk from the flat, which was great as it was not in a very busy area but still close enought to walk. All in all a good flat and what we expected.
business
Perfectly Private City Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3469552
Florence Historic Centre Florence
York
5

Great location, secure parking,

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
Absolutely perfect for our stay in Florence. One of the reasons we chose this property was that we were able to park on site in a securely locked courtyard at a nominal price - far cheaper than having to find a garage.
The cottage is like a mews flat in its own courtyard behind a block of older flats - it feels very secluded and private although you are in the heart of the city.
The terrace is large and ideal for enjoying the wine thoughtfully left by the owners.
Check in was very easy and straighforward with all information left for us even though Joanna herself wasn't able to be there and a nonEnglish speaking neighbour (and Im afraid my italian isn't any better) had to let us in.
Location was perfect - a 15-20 min stroll to the heart of the city - and with so much to look at, we were happy to enjoy the walk. A supermarket (small but with all you need for a holiday) is 5 minutes away and we found both a fantastic gelataria (De Medici - one of the best ever) and restaurant - Da Tito within a 5-10 minute walk.
The apartment was spotless and everything we could possiby need for our stay.
Would gladly reccomend and would be delighted to stay there again ourselves.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Perfectly Private City Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3469552
Florence Historic Centre Florence
Illinois
4

Comfy and well-appointed!

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
I stayed in the Cottage apartment for a girl's trip this summer. The apartment is darling, clean, and had everything we could have possibly wanted for a comfortable stay. We LOVED the terrace and spent a few nights enjoying a glass of wine and cheese from the area. The owner even left us a bottle of Chianti, which was a lovely and welcoming touch! We stayed in Florence and took a few side trips to Venice, Rome, and Pisa. The location of the apartment was an easy 15 minute walk to the train station, so made it nice for our quick trips. It's a little farther into city centre, but not a bad walk. Coming home in the evening was a bit of a concern so we took cabs, an expense we had not figure on. There is a bus system, but we couldn't figure it out and didn't find much help from the locals. A suggestion could be to include some information at the apartment about the busses, along with the info about the restaurants and market, which we found very helpful! We would definitely consider another visit to Firenze with a stay in the Cottage!
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Perfectly Private City Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3469552
Florence Historic Centre Florence
4

Adorable, Comfortable Cottage & Great Location

Adorable, Comfortable Cottage & Great Location
  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
My husband, two teenage children & I loved this cottage. The lounge/dining was small but very cosy. The beds were extraordinarily comfortable & the kitchen was fully equipped. We had a washing machine, detergent and everything that you needed. The cottage also came with wifi. Luisa the owner was very helpful, kind & her English was exceptional. She suggested some wonderful restaurants and was always happy to provide recommendations. She even put a bottle of champagne and water in the fridge for us which was very thoughtful and appreciated. The cottage is very secure behind locked gates and a garage if you need it. We were minutes away to the centre of Florence & it was very convenient to drive out from for day trips. Overall, a wonderful cottage & location. We would definitely stay here again, highly recommended.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Perfectly Private City Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3469552
Florence Historic Centre Florence
5

Great place to stay, I highly recommend

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
My wife, parents and I stayed here just before Easter. It's a great location, very secure with gates and a large driveway. The accommodations were perfect for us. Kitchen, clothes washer, beautiful rooms, with very comfortable beds, and amazing decorations (even a live orchid in the living room). It’s a short walk to the center, ponte vecchio, Duomo, etc… The manager, Louisa, speaks impeccable English, and answered all of our questions, gave us places to shop, and even gave us a lesson in Italian! We’ve never been to Florence before, but we’ll be staying here if we come again.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Florence's Peretola Airport
Nearest Train
0.8 Miles
Santa Maria Novella Train Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
A1
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Viareggio
Nearest Barpub
Throughout the city
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Abetone
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Golf Club Ugolino
Nearest Restaurant
Throughout the city

Our cottage is a located near the main ring road which runs around the historic center of Florence on what was once the perimeter walls of the old city. It is a perfect location for families arriving by car, since there is no need to navigate through the confusing maze of streets in the center of the city. Simply arrive at your apartment, park the car, and head out on foot. This is the most relaxing way to see the city! Return home to your apartment at the end of the day to sit and relax on your private garden terrace.

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Availability & Rates

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

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • town ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Historic
General:
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Wireless Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Hob
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • very comfortable beds
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Terrace ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • live theatre
  • ruins
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • festivals
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • antique hunting
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Notes:
Parking is available in the private gated garden right outside the apartment door. The cost is 15 euro per night - how convenient!
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