Traditional 13th century 3 bedroom spacious apartment just next to the Arno and Piazza Santa Croce.
Lovely quiet and private space within the heart of historical Florence; The apartment is located less then 5 minutes walk from Ponte Vecchio and Piazza Signoria, and approximately 10/15 minutes walk to the Duomo.
This first floor apartment is on Corso dei Tinori. A lovely and typical street known for its 12th and 13th century history of tinting wool and silk next to the river and the 'Arte dei Tintori'. There are wonderful bars, restaurants, trattorias, gelato shops and typical caffés surrounding this area.
The apartment has been carefully and traditionally renovated, and has air conditioning and heating in every room. It has a quirky and interesting lay out with original beams, stone exposure, original shutters, antique furnishings and original flooring in places.
Access to the third bedroom and second bathroom is through a 1.6m beamed study. Living room and second bedroom look out to each other across a courtyard and double French shuttered doors.
Fully functional and equipped modern bathrooms and kitchen and expendable dining space within the living area with TV and ipod speaker doc etc.
PLEASE NOTE CLEANING CHECK IN, CHECK OUT AND LINNEN IS NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE HERE €150 MUST BE PAID ON ARRIVAL FOR STANDARD CHECK IN TIMES TO CONCIERGE WITH ANY CITY TAX DUE IN ADDITION.
Travelling to the apartment:
There is no access to this street with a car during the day, however you can again access between 7:30pm to 7:30am (when green light on only) or of a Saturday. If you wish to stay with a car you can park short stay along the Arno in blue spaces, and pay at meter - though I would only recommend this for short stay as it becomes very expensive after first hour, however it is free there from 8pm to 8am.
The nearest garage is 2 minute walk away - 'Garage Verdi', in G. Da Verrazzo street, number 9/11 paying 21,00 or 29,00 Euro, according to the car size and getting reduction if you stop longer than three days. Opening hours: 6.00 -24.00 Opening hours for holidays 06.30-12.30 and 19.30-24.00.
The house can be accessed at all times on that street by bus or taxi - there is a bus stop on the street which can runs bus service no. 23, direction SORGANE)
Santa Maria Novella train station is approximately 15 - 20 minute walk: Directions; once you have walked out of the station, turn right on to Via de' Cerretani and walk until you reach Piazza del Duomo. (You can't miss this Piazza!) Walk along Via del Proconsolo and keep straight on until you reach Via dei Leoni. At the junction with Via de Neri turn left, and proceed over the traffic lights at the crossroads with Via de Benci, keep going straight until you finally reach the Corso dei Tintori, No. 23! If you are unsure weather you have arrived at the right door, you will see 'Connaire' listed as a name on one of the bells.
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