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Spacious And Bright Flat With Terrace Near The Train Station And Ponte Vecchio.

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Our apartment is in an elegant late 1800's apartment in the main luxury hotel district in the centre of Florence. It boasts large windows, high ceilings and a large terrace with plenty of room for eating al fresco. It is on the second floor wide and gradual staircase (no lift at present) and has three double bedrooms, one further double with a bed on high platform and three bathrooms and sleeps 6-8 comfortably. Many shops, restaurants and local ammeniities are available within minutes of the apartment.


Owner
CHERIE BURLAMACCHI
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian, spanish understand
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2017

About CHERIE BURLAMACCHI

I am in my forties, English, brought up in South Yorkshire, I studied languages and business studies at the University of Swansea and then law at the college of Law London Store Street and Sheffield University. I worked for ten years in the UK and Italy in a patent office as a Trade Mark agent. I moved to Italy in 1996 when I got married to my Tuscan husband, the present house we bought on the birth of our second child we throughly modernised it and changed the location of the kitchen. We are renting it now as we have moved to Shanghai for my husband's job, but are not ready to sell it as we intend to return someday. We now have three children, two girls and a boy.

My interests are reading, cooking, travelling and design.

CHERIE BURLAMACCHI purchased this apartment in 2001

Why CHERIE BURLAMACCHI chose Santa Maria Novella

We chose this property for its quiet yet central location and because it spoke to us. It needed a lot of work but it had good bones, a vaulted ceiling, a fireplace, big windows, large rooms and a pretty and well positioned terrace.

I knew it was right instantly as there was a magnificent wisteria in full bloom growing up from the garden below when we viewed the flat.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment offers space, light, elegant proportions and the chance to sit outside most of the year drinking,eating and relaxing with friends.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria Novella in Centro Storico (Quartiere 1)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , Platform bed, only suitable for teens and flexible adults.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Spacious And Bright Flat With Terrace Near The Train Station And Ponte Vecchio.
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews
5

Simply wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Well positioned, beautifully furnished and well appointed apartment in walking distance to the historical centre.

Loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review Agnes, really glad you enjoyed it. Do cone back. Best wishes Cherie
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5

Perfect! Great location. Wonderful apartment/home with character & style.

  • 5 of 5

We booked the apartment on the back of all its 5 star reviews. We're now adding our 5 stars. Perfect in every way. The terrace is just wonderful & a great sun trap, even in November. Fantastic attention to detail through out the apartment to make your stay extremely comfortable, easy & hassle free. We felt very safe. Beautifully clean with everything you'll need at hand. Spacious, quiet & bright. Plus, an extremely lovely & helpful owner & house keeper. Our 3 kids aged 14, 17 & 19 loved it & now want to move to Florence. We'll be booking another visit soon. Thank you Cherie & Kate.

Gareth & Charlotte Davies

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver, Co
5

Clear bright beautiful well equipped. It was perfect for our family.

  • 5 of 5

We traveled with two teenagers who each had their own room and bathroom which was a luxury for us. Kate left a loaf of bread with jam and butter and milk to start our day off with and plenty of coffee and tea to boot. Really beautiful and such a nice location. Close enough to Ponte Vecciho but far enough away from the crowds. A real gem.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our country villa in the heart of Florence

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Cheries Florence apartment was nothing short of amazing. When we arrived in Florence we were greeted by Kate, the caretaker, who quickly oriented us to property and gave us recommendations to all the local resources especially the local geleteria ( delicious gelato). The apartment itself looked like something from a romantic movie set. With vaulted ceilings and generous room size, the apartment was spacious for its city location and more like a country villa. We could walk to everything from the Central Market to the Ponte Vecchio and Uffizzi. But the highlight was certainly the outdoor living space. Early morning coffee and late night glasses of wine were enjoyed best out on the terrace under the iron pergola with its awning. Our stay in Florence was made even better knowing each night we would come home to this wonderful apartment. Thank you Cherie for sharing your beautiful home with us. We'll be back!

Phil M.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and well appointed apartment ina great neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 couples share the apartment for over two weeks. It really worked good for us. Each couple had their own bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen was well equipped with everything one needs for cooking for a large group. We made great use of the washing machine and dryer. The appliances were of the highest quality. We used the outdoor area several evenings for wine and snacks. The location is excellent. It’s a short walk to train station, car rentals, shopping, and restaurants. Best of all is that it’s only a 10-15 minute walk to downtown Florence. The only caution that I would have is that it is on the second floor. If stairs are a problem for you, you will have to climb 2 flights up. The cleaning service does a good job, and the on site point of contact provided great advice on local services and orientation to the area. It’s safe to say that if we go back, we’ll try to book this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Muscatine, Iowa
5

Beautiful, classy apartment exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We loved your apartment! We are four women who have traveled a lot with our husbands, but also enjoy exploring the world with each other. We called this a "girl" trip in spite of the fact that we girls range in age from 60ish to 70ish. Since we walked everywhere, we were pleased with the location of this apartment, and the secure feeling we had even walking at night in this area. It was an easy 15-20 minute walk to most major attractions, as long as we didn't get sidetracked by the many interesting shops or piazzas along the way. We appreciated the architectural details in the apartment, its cleanliness, comfortable furnishings, book collections, and ample wine glasses which, by the way, were put to good use. The patio was charming and perfect for morning coffee. We made reservations one evening at Trattoria Armando which was recommended in the welcoming literature, and we were very pleased. A big thank you to Cherie for always responding to us quickly while we were making the arrangements, and to Kate who had to rearrange her schedule because of our late arrival. We would highly recommend this property and thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Trattoria Armando
"This is a relaxed and elegant place to come for a traditional home style cooked Tuscan meal...."
Procacci
"Full of old world charm and delicious bite sized panini, the truffle ones are the best in Fl..."
Nearest Airport
7.1 Kilometres
FIRENZE PERETOLA
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
CURTATONE
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
UGOLINO
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
SANTA MARIA NOVELLA
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
A1 CERTOSA
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
ARMANDO
Car: not necessary

THE APARTMENT IS AN A PARTICULARLY CONVENIENT LOCATION CLOSE TO ALL THE MAIN ATTRACTIONS AND IN THE VERY HEART OF FLORENCE. IT IS CLOSE TO BORGO OGNISSANTI IN AN AREA OF ELEGANT BUILDINGS FROM THE 17 AND 18 HUNDREDS. IT IS CLOSE TO THE VESPUCCI BRIDGE, AND PONTE VECCHIO IS A SHORT WALK ALONG THE RIVER, THE DUOMO IS ABOUT 20 MINS AWAY ON FOOT. THERE ARE MANY SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS IN THE AREA, MANY ONLY A FIVE MINUTE WALK AWAY. I PARTICULARLY LIKE THE TRATTORIA ARMADO IN BORGO OGNISSANTI AND A TRIP TO THE OFFICINA PROFUMO SANTA MARIA NOVELLA IN NEARBY VIA DELLA SCALA. SEE MY REVIEWS.

Please note Florence is in Tuscany not Lombardia as written on this site by home away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria Novella, Florence

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
low season 2017
7 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£560
for 3 nights
From
£160
£1,080
£3,580
 
 
Christmas 2017
18 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,580
for 6 nights
From
£250
£1,830
£6,080
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,580
for 6 nights
From
£250
£2,080
£6,080
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
low season 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 16 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£620
for 3 nights
From
£180
£1,080
£4,080
 
 
High Season 2018
17 Mar 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£800
for 3 nights
From
£240
£1,580
£4,080
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£680
for 3 nights
From
£200
£1,330
£3,580
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £80
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

There is a local Florence tourist tax of Euro 2.50 per person over 12 per night up to a max of 7 nights. Kate will collect this tax at check in with your police registration details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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