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Apartment with garden, Wi-Fi, AC, parking, 2 km from Ponte Vecchio, garden

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2/4/5 beds, 2 bathrooms, Small garden, big privacy.

In the heart of Florence, extremely peaceful, all kinds of comfort

Ideal geographical context

fully renovated

It is possible to reach the old town centre by foot walking inside the heart of old Florence, in the historic district of San Frediano where there still are the old artisans workshops; always by foot, you arrive at the Cascine park where every Tuesday a characteristic market takes place with many stalls (apparel, flowers, cosmetics, delicatessen...).Very near there is the Boschetto park. Bus and tram are 100 meters away. As an extra, we have a small, enclosed and private parking space with remote. Bar, tobacconists, greengrocery, delicatessen, oven, pizzeria and the supermarket is within our block. Church and drug store can be reached in 5 minutes. You can, in the summer time, eat in the garden.

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Gianna Piazzesi
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 October, 2017

About Gianna Piazzesi

The house was built by my grandfather, and my family has lived there forever

Why Gianna Piazzesi chose Florence

The apartment is very close to the city centre but it is not within the city wall (therefore, it is extremely calm) and it is in a family cottage. In this house my father, my uncles, my cousins and I were born, therefore it is my home...the family home; it has been restored for my son that has lived there until last year.

What makes this apartment unique

Exceptional privacy, entering the house you go through the garden which is packed with flowers and you immediately perceive a sense of peace. Looking out the windows a big olive tree transmits a feeling of serenity.


Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Francavilla road
Car: not necessary

The house is located in a well served area

To reach it by car, take the highway and exit at North Florence.

With the train, from the central station you can arrive, either with the tram line (stop is at 100 meters) or the bus (stop is at 80 meters).

With the air plane, the shuttle service takes you to the central station where you take the tram line.

Every Tuesday at the Cascine Park a characteristic market takes place with many stalls, The Park can be reached by foot in a few minutes. The neighbourhood is served well with supermarkets, drug stores, restaurants, pizzerias, and ATM. The Monticelli district is well served and is the only zone of Florence that has a tram line that passes every 4 - 8 minutes.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4) in Florence

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • qualsiasi richiesta di differenti condizioni dei futuri ospiti, sarà valutata concordata e successivamente accettata
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • There are 2 bathrooms, one with a shower enclosure and a separate toilet; the other with a sink and toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
The house is on the ground floor of a cottage from the early ninety hundredths completely restored, the apartment offers all kinds of comforts, the small garden and the exceptional privacy gives the tourist the possibility to travel with small children and pets. I am always at your disposal to help travellers resolve any issue. Cascine park (10 minute by foot) offers the chance of unforgettable hikes.


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(49 traveller reviews)

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Apartment with garden, Wi-Fi, AC, parking, 2 km from Ponte Vecchio, garden
average rating of 4.7959185 based on 49 reviews

it was a lovely spacious property

  • 5 of 5

the house was lovely,the owner was very accommodating ,lovely welcome pack on arrival,it was an ideal setting for us to get about but not in the centre of things.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie mille, Ospitarvi nella mia casa è stato un grande piacere, il mio unico piacere è che gli ospiti ricordino la vacanza a Firenze con nostalgia, e cerco sempre di fare migliorie sia alla' ospitalità che alla casa, speriamo di rivederci ancora grazie gianna
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Wonderful apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful 3 weeks in this apartment. The location is very handy - close to the tram stop and within walking distance to the old historic centre and many convenient stores nearby. The apartment is clean and very well appointed. The car park is handy as is the lovely front garden. The owner, Gianna, welcomed us like family. When we arrived the kitchen table was full of beautiful goodies - fruit, food and wine and her hospitality continued throughout our stay there. She was always available to help us with any questions we had. We really enjoyed our stay in Florence and this was due much to our comfortable accommodation and our beautiful hostess. I would thoroughly recommend this lovely apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words, I am very happy that your holiday in the house was happy. I always try to do everything possible so that my guests feel like in their home, and I always try to bring improvements to my home because all is well. I hope Florence remained in your heart and that you want to come back in my city, and of course in my home, a hug gianna
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San Francisco

Enjoy Firenze like a local and book this place ASAP!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were greeted by Gianna and her husband with a lovely bottle of Chianti and a thoughtful supply of fruit, milk and other essentials.

I have to say that was such a lovely personal touch, we had stayed at other VBRO places and they did not have a welcome basket. Gianna is very sweet and accommodating. Her husband was just as adorable.

Such a great location, the apartment was a 5-minute walk and 12-minute Tram ride from Firenze’s historical center. No need for a car!

The kitchen is well equipped; the beds are comfortable. It also included a beautiful garden. It is a 2 floor building, but the upstairs apartment was empty, so we had complete privacy.

There’s a little supermarket right around the corner. We did some cooking so that was nice to have so close by.

We would totally stay there again and recommend it to friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie, grazie e ancora grazie. Sono felice che il soggiorno nella mia casa sia stato felice e che la vostra vacanza sia stata piacevole, cerco sempre di apportare miglioramenti al mio modo di ospitare amici e non turisti e quando ci riesco sono molto contenta. Spero di poterti dire a presto, ancora grazie judj un caro abbraccio gianna
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Toronto ON Canada

Excellent apartment, great location, fabulous host

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I stayed in Gianna's apartment for 2 weeks. It was great. Gianna is a terrific host and made our arrival easy.

The apartment is exactly as promised, the pictures are accurate. It's a good location, a bit outside the historical centre but easy transit options. The bus and tram are both less than a five minute walk and the trip to the centre is about 12 minutes.

It's nice to be away from the hustle and bustle.

The kitchen is well equipped, the beds are comfortable.

If I'm lucky enough to come back to Florence this is where I'll stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sam, thank you, I am very glad that the stay in my house has been good, the thing I like most is that my guests have a comfortable stay, and I try to always pleasant novelty orrire. Again, thank you accommodate you has been a pleasure and I hope that Florence makes you feel so much nostalgia, so you'll want to come back, a hug gianna
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Highly recommended apartment in Firenze

  • 5 of 5

"Highly satisfied with the rented apartment, It was clean and comfortable. Well equipped kitchen Very Friendly and helpful owner, who gave us a warm welcome. Highly recommended."

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Buen apartamento y muy bien situado

  • 5 of 5

He pasado una estupenda semana en La Toscana. El apartamento esta muy bien. Aire acondicionado en los dormitorios, la cocina esta muy bien equipada, tiene lavadora, lavavajillas y microondas y todo lo necesario para cocinar. Su propietaria, Gianna es muy agradable y simpatica. Nos preparó una cesta de bienvenida, con fruta, galletas, helados, agua, vino, etc. Y para la despedida un bonito regalo. La ubicación es la ideal para los que viajen con coche, no hay problemas de aparcamiento y se puede circular por la zona. (Para el que no lo sepa, no se puede circular por el centro de Florencia). Para ir al centro se tarda unos 20-30 minutos caminando o con el tranvia que esta a tres minutos andando de la casa, y tarda unos 10. Y hay un supermercado a la vuelta de la esquina. Lo recomiendo. Volveria.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4), Florence Area

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5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Spese di pulizia £35.73
Refundable Damage Deposit £89.34
Pet Fee £0.89
Stay tax £2.23 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Tariffe scontate in relazione alla durata, Tariffe x 4 persone - x 5 supplemento, Deposito cauzionale, Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione, Consegna delle chiavi da parte del proprietario non presente durante il soggiorno, ma sempre reperibile e all'occorrenza in 15 minuti in casa.Parcheggio privato chiuso con cancello e telecomando € 10,00 a notte.Soggiorno minimo 5 giorni. Per affitti superiori a 30 giorni contattare sempre il proprietario tramite e mail.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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